Castle Bromwich Social Media Surgery

Tuesday 11 April 2017

12:30PM - 2:00PM 5 people signed up

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens

Chester Road Castle Bromwich Birmingham

B36 9BT venue details and map
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We're sorry to be stuffy and give you some terms and conditions. The main thing on our mind is we don't want anyone to copy socialmediasurgery.com, what it does, or how it does it. This is easy and shouldn't get in your way. If you use this website you are agreeing to our rules. If you don't agree to them, please don't use the website.

Acceptable use

  1. Don't be rude or defamatory.
  2. Respect copyright. Don't rip off other people's work without attribution.
  3. Don't set out to make like difficult for us and our infrastructure.
  4. Treat other people with the respect you would expect.
  5. We reserve the right to switch off accounts, suspend use and edit content at our discretion.

Surgery Managers

This website is a place created by Podnosh for people to publicise, manage and monitor their own social media surgeries.

Your surgery manager is a good person and we don't expect them to do anything besides very social things. If you have a question about a surgery your first port of call is your surgery manager – after all it's their surgery, not ours.

If you have a problem with your surgery manager please contact us.

This website

This website is made by the people at Podnosh in Birmingham, UK.

We care about the "Social Media Surgery Plus" name and logo, the website's look and feel, our software code and scripts, and our social computing techniques and how we apply them to monitoring help given at social media surgeries. All these things are unique to Podnosh and are our property. You can use them only as follows:

You can use this site for free to publicise and manage one social media surgery to support local community groups, voluntary organisations, active citizens or charities.

If you want to use this site to run several surgeries – and monitor the help given and online activity as a result of sites created or assisted with at your surgeries – contact us.

Personal information and privacy

  1. When you sign up, we will store your name and email address. Passwords are encrypted and we do not have access to them.
  2. Your email address will only be shown to the administrators of this website and the surgery manager of any surgery to sign up to attend. We will not share your email address with anyone else.
  3. We store information about the dates of surgeries you sign up to, surgeries attended and the help you receive at the surgery.
  4. You can request data we hold about you by contacting hello@podnosh.com or writing to: Podnosh, 75 Harborne Road, Birmingham B15 3DH, United Kingdom.

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You can cancel your account at any time via your dashboard. This will remove any information we hold about you in the website.


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Volunteers and local partners are offering social media help to voluntary organisations, community groups, charities, clubs and societies in a relaxed, informal setting.

No boring speeches, no jargon.

This surgery can also offer help with using data or government open data to gather evidence or make a case. Besides that we can offer advice and practical help to blog, use video or social networks like Twitter and Facebook to give a real boost to campaigning organisations, often for no or little cost.

So these experts are offering you approachable one-to-one help and support because they believe it can help. You might just want to see what is possible and go away and think about it. You might be itching to set up a blog and start using it. Perhaps you think video might help you tell your story but don't know where to start? All is possible.

There'll be no lectures, just people with knowledge, ideas and a passion to help you make best use of the internet for your group or organisation.

You're welcome along to receive help, or volunteer to give it but if you're coming along to offer some help don't forget your laptop!

People signed up to attend on Tue 11 Apr


Help given at Castle Bromwich Social Media Surgery

  • Nick Booth helped Noel Moran to also taught me about the settings on my phone - seeing you can switch accounts is quite useful. Recorded on Tuesday 11 April 2017
  • Nick Booth helped Mo Ball to organise differnet gmail accounts and photos and start using her phone for taking pictures for the shard end community group and website. Recorded on Tuesday 11 April 2017
  • Nick Booth helped Noel Moran to I cam to you for advice about reorganising photographs in the google cloud - it turned out that sharing a gmail account often means we ened up seeing each others stuff. next steps is focusssing on putting all images in the organisations gmail account photos cloud thing. Recorded on Tuesday 11 April 2017
  • Nick Booth helped Noel Moran to to find his old picasa picture in google plus and start using google plus for other things Recorded on Tuesday 7 February 2017
  • Nick Booth helped roger leek to sort out a problem ion his community group website Recorded on Tuesday 7 February 2017
  • Nick Booth helped Mo Ball to and also this Recorded on Tuesday 7 February 2017
  • Nick Booth helped Mo Ball to create a link between our hyperlocal blog and the facebook page and also how to switch of apps in my ipad and keep it running smoothly. and generally all round good guy. Recorded on Tuesday 7 February 2017
  • Steph Clarke helped Damian Baxter to manage a club facebook page and website Recorded on Monday 7 November 2016
  • Nick Booth helped roger leek to get hios head around google docs and think about using facebook pages more. Recorded on Monday 7 November 2016
  • Steph Clarke helped Scott Baldwin to I found it very useful I've got information on things I don't even know I didn't know - it broadened my horizon on the world of social media and has given me a new direction to take to enhance my viewing audience for my website / facebook account. Recorded on Monday 7 November 2016
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