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One in every 9 people on Earth is on Facebook. Is your organization getting some of that attention?  Many of your customers (donors, dealers/distributors, and employees) are there already. Take advantage of this platform to engage them!

Get Social: Facebook features two hour long, instructor-led workshops. Students must bring their own laptop or tablet to class, where they will practice the session’s skills using their Facebook accounts. Class size is limited, so participants get personalized instructor support and attention.  Take the workshops you need to build your social media skills, one step at a time.

Let’s Get Social!

Learn The Basics: Facebook

Learn how to create a page for your organization, draw initial traffic to it, increase your Likes and start creating an engaged community on Facebook.

In Get Social: Facebook – Learn The Basics you will learn and practice:

  • How Facebook works
  • Personal vs. business on Facebook
  • Ways to maximize your Page
  • Creating a content plan: what, when, how and why
  • Staffing and resources
  • Case studies
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The Next Level: Facebook

Once your Facebook Page has been established and your audience is starting to grow, it’s time to take your presence up a notch and increase the number of people who follow your page. Learn how to use metrics to determine how well your marketing is working, gain insights into topics that will keep your audience’s attention, and explore the advertising options on the platform.

In Get Social: Facebook – The Next Level you will learn and practice:

  • How to grow your audience
  • Using Insights to measure your activities
  • Easy, low-budget advertising options
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About the Instructor: Kate Brodock

Kate Brodock is founder and principal at Other Side Group, an integrated marketing and communications firm she started in 2008 that develops digital and social media marketing programs for major brands.  She is also president of Girls in Tech, a global non-profit for women in technology and entrepreneurship. She brings to this course her expertise in working with clients to develop marketing strategies and content production plans fit for today’s digital landscape, bridging traditional and new marketing concepts.

Most recently, Brodock held the position of executive director of digital and social media for Syracuse University, where she was responsible for setting campus-wide strategy and policy in the space. She has also held positions with Bose Corp, Ignition Ventures and Priority 5 Group and was an active leader in the marketing and start-up community of Boston for many years, and continues to do so in Syracuse.

Brodock holds an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship from Goizueta Business School at Emory University, an MA in International Relations from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and BAs in Political Science and History from University of Rochester.

Kate Brodock

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Class location to be announced.

Get Social: Facebook participants will receive free parking at the University Avenue Garage. Details about getting your parking stub validated will be sent along with your registration information.

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  • $99 for 1 course
  • $175 for 2
  • $263 for 3
  • $350 for 4

Contact the TEDCenter to receive a special discount code for registering for multiple courses.

Cancellations must be received two business days prior to start of class for a full refund minus a $3 service fee.  However you may switch to another Get Social class with no additional charge.