Richmond, North Yorkshire Social Media Surgery  

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Are you a voluntary group or organisation that has heard about social media, but not sure how to get started using it in your work?

Come along to meet with both experienced users and others like yourselves in a friendly and informal atmosphere. You will be able to discuss your specific needs with someone who can steer you in the right direction, helping you think through your strategy and showing you what the best social media applications would be for your specific needs.

We cover Facebook, Twitter, blogging, Flickr, Tumblr and other applications, as well as add-ons that can make the process even simpler.

The George & Dragon will be providing sandwiches and chips to order and, of course, the bar will be open throughout the event!

Free wifi is available in the pub, if you wanted to bring your own laptop, but this is not a requirement, as the "experts" tend to bring their own equipment to demonstrate to you on. A pen a pad would be very useful though, as from experience, there will be a lot of information and ideas you will want to jot down!

The best thing of all: this event is completely free!


Help given at Richmond, North Yorkshire Social Media Surgery

  • Paul Webster helped Rachel Benson to I helped Rachel Benson understand a wide range of social media websites, particularly to get her org more visible and to embed video content on the website, tag pictures on Flickr, use RSS feeds for news and look at a Fbook page for the org. Recorded on Tuesday 18 January 2011
  • sarahhartley helped Stacey Arling to Stacey a volunteer from the Alzheimers society wants to engage with a younger audience (particularly army) to publicise fundraising activities and get people doing different sort of fundrisers from the usual coffee mornings. She's already well away of Fac Recorded on Tuesday 18 January 2011
  • sarahhartley helped Paul Fisher to Paul Fisher from Age Concern (plus other orgs) looking to publicise activities as widely as possible for an older audience. Already produce a newsletter but needs ways of feeding back, commenting and debating in a public way which would help raise local i Recorded on Tuesday 18 January 2011
  • Graham Richards helped Catherine Calvert to understand how to set up a forum group for rural advisers using Yahoo Groups Recorded on Monday 17 January 2011
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