Derby City Social Media Surgery  

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Volunteers are offering social media help to voluntary and community groups in the Derby City area in a relaxed, informal setting.

Tools like blogs, podcasts, video and social networks can give a real boost to voluntary sector organisations. In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere individuals can find one-to-one help and support from local experts who give their advice freely because they want to make a difference.

As an organisation 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, or perhaps you think Facebook or Twitter 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

The Derby Social Media Surgery takes place at the Community Action offices on Charnwood Street. It's free to attend event and aimed at voluntary sector organisations and local charities who require help, advice, hints and tips on specific social media problems.

A limited number of places are available so please register to attend.


Help given at Derby City Social Media Surgery

  • Aidan Kelly helped Aidan Kelly to Helped Hamaari with advice on how to create a facebook page, and what it's for Recorded on Wednesday 18 April 2012
  • Simon Hancox helped Bill Grange to Looked at personal twitter profile. Discussed lists, hashtags and the importance of asking people questions in an attempt to engage people. Suggested Bill speak to their website developer to look at displaying twitter feeds etc to make it less static. Recorded on Thursday 8 March 2012
  • Aidan Kelly helped Tony Brown to Talked about facebook timeline for pages, how to use hash tags in Twitter. Also covered news and events, where volunteer audience is and how to engage with on facebook. Recorded on Thursday 8 March 2012
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