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DMEX: An introduction to Social Media for media freelancers
Monday, February 14, 2011 from 9:15 AM to 12:30 PM (GMT)
Manchester, United Kingdom
This insight-filled half-day workshop is a beginner’s guide to using Social Media for media freelancers. It will focus on how Social Media is changing how we the use the web to communicate, collaborate and create. It'll provide an insight into how Social Media & Web 2.0 can be harnessed in your day-to-day as TV, Radio and Journalism professionals.
After attending this workshop you will know:
- How to use social media to profile your work and build your online reputation
- How to move from creating content for a predominantly TV audience to developing multi-platform content optimised for viral promotion on the web through social networks and mobile phones
- The key social media platforms for a media professional
9:15am - Arrivals
9:30am - Training session begins
12:30pm - Training session closes
DMEX is funded by the Digital and Media Skills Programme, delivered by Vision+Media in partnership with Skillset, and supported by the Northwest Development Agency. As such, the cost of this half day training session is just £20 (plus booking fee), a small percentage of the typical cost of training of this type.
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Vision + Media
Vision+Media exists to help grow the digital and creative industry in England's Northwest. We do this by delivering projects and programmes that help creative companies and individuals (at all levels) in TV, Radio, Publishing, Music, Games, Film and Digital and Creative services. We help productions find locations and staff in the region. And we also support creativity and culture e.g. film festivals and archives.
Vision+Media formed after a merger between North West Vision and leading media skills and training provider Media Training North West. We are the Regional Cluster Organisation for the digital and creative industries supported by the Northwest Regional Development Agency, as well as the North West's screen agency, a member of Screen England, and partner with UK Film Council.
We are a private company with a team of 48 with our head office at Salford Quays.