Manchester Social Media Surgery  

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What's a social media surgery?

Social media surgeries are informal drop-in sessions where anyone from the voluntary and community sector can come and pick the brains of our 'surgeons' (helpful volunteers who understand the world of Twitter, Facebook and the rest).

Speak to experts and get tips and practical advice about how social media could help your organisation. Solve any issues you are having with your organisations existing social media or see how you could use it better.

It's completely free, there's tea and coffee on tap, and you can have a conversation rather than being stuck in a classroom.

This is not a structured social media training session - if you are looking for social media training for beginners see the Manchester Community Central training pages for the next session:

Who's involved in the Manchester social media surgeries?

manchestersms is hosted at the offices of Macc. Macc support voluntary and community groups in the city of Manchester to build their skills and knowledge to grow an active sector.

People helping at the surgery are all volunteers giving up their time. (If we don't have enough surgeons for the day we will need to cancel the surgery and will let you know.)

Who are they for?

Surgeries are for people from Manchester's voluntary and community sector who have a specific social media issue they would like help with. (The sessions aren't formal social media training)

Can I help at these surgeries?

By all means! If you'd like to help, just sign up and we will be in touch.

Please note that the surgeries work on a purely voluntary basis and are dependent upon volunteers offering time and skills to support the session. This is not a social media workshop – the session is more about offering an arena where you can ask questions on particular areas of social media that you may be stuck with.

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