Basic Basic Social Media for Tourism & Creative Businesses with Bethia Thomas, 17th May

Thursday 17th May 2018
Trenderway Farm, Nr. Polperro
10am – 4pm
£15

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest – the list is almost endless.

Have you set up a social media account ‘because that’s what you should do’ – and have never used it since? Or, you really don’t see the point in sharing pictures of your lunch?

If you’re a little daunted by the prospect of using social media to grow your business, then this is the day for you.

Set in the beautiful and tranquil surrounds of Trenderway Farm, this is an informal and very basic introduction to the various platforms available, looking at who your target audiences are and the best ways to reach them online. The day will include a hands-on workshop with a social media professional, helping you to set up an account, publish your first posts and put together a strategic content plan for the months to come. You will leave feeling a little less bewildered, a bit more enabled and you may even want to post a picture of your lunch… which by the way is homemade and delicious and included.

Bethia Thomas (www.bethiathomas.com) along with the Cornwall 365 team will walk you gently through basic basic social media, including a tasty lunch to keep you fuelled – please let us know of any dietary requirements in the booking form.

 

 

FAQs

What do I need to bring?

All participants to bring with them:
1) A laptop and charger
2) Some digital photos associated with your business, for uploading onto social media accounts
3) A profile photo or business logo
4) An accessible and working email address

5) Old passwords for old accounts if you can find them

Who is this for?

This event is for tourism and creative businesses in Cornwall. As spaces are limited, we are only able to accept one booking per business.

What’s the refund policy?

If you’re no longer able to make it, we will refund your ticket up 7 days before the event. If you’re unable to attend but don’t let us know, we will not be able to refund your ticket.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Public transport options are limited, so the best way to get to Trenderway Farm is by car. We are happy to help link attendees together for potential car shares – if you have a space in your car, or you are looking for a space, please let us know by emailing info@cornwall365.org.uk.

Parking is available on site

Directions:

How to get here from East and West

From Saltash / Plymouth

Cross the Tamar bridge and continue on A38 until roundabout signposted to Looe. Follow signs to Looe, pass through Looe and follow signs to Pelynt.

After West Waylands on your left you will come to a junction signposted Pelynt, turn right. After about a mile turn left into the lane signposted for Trenderway Farm. Take the lane between the fields until you reach a left hand bend. You will see a large red barn to your left and the gravelled car park directly in front. Please park on the gravel.

From St Austell / Liskeard via Pelynt

When approaching from the A390 (either from Liskeard, the A30 or St Austell) pass through Pelynt heading south towards Looe and Polperro. About 1 mile outside Pelynt you will see a vegetable stall on the left at Ashen Cross. The turning to Trenderway is shortly afterwards on the right and is clearly signposted. Take the lane between the fields until you reach a right hand bend. You will see a large red barn to your left and the gravelled car park directly in front. Please park on the gravel.

Postcode: PL13 2LY

 
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