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Spectacular Social Media Workshop For Businesses That Want Results!

Room 1.03, 2nd Floor, North Teaching Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ

Monday 12th November 2018
9:30am - 12:45pm 

Why Social Media for Business?

Social Media is vital for the business that wants to get found online by people who actually need their products or services. 

How to use Social Media for Online Networking and Prospecting. 
Social selling isn't just posting pictures of cute animals or telling everyone what you had for lunch! The purpose is to publish content that helps your fans/followers/connections to get to know you and work out whether they like you and trust you enough to buy from you. 

Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to gain a competitive advantage by using social media to reach their ideal customers. Stop broadcasting sales pitches, start building relationships.

Presented by Jo Shaer of Lollipop Local, this workshop will give you a non-techy beginners' guide to the basics on:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

Date:   Monday 12th November 2018 9.30am to 12.45pm (Refreshments Provided)
Venue:   Room 1.03, 2nd Floor, North Teaching Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ
Cost to attend: Members £37.50 + VAT and Non-Members £74.16 + VAT


"Jo’s Social Media Workshop was very informative and Jo’s enthusiasm for social media was inspiring." 

"I feel the whole group benefited from Jo's experience and... tips and tricks...  it has helped our company improve our followers and social media profile."

"I would highly recommend this course to anyone with business social media pages as Jo really understands these platforms and we learned a great deal."

About Jo Shaer: Jo is a Certified Google Partner and Level 6 Google Local Guide, as well as a member of Essex Chambers of Commerce. She is the MD and founder of Lollipop - a lead generation and digital marketing agency based in Leigh-on-Sea. Lollipop is Trading Standards Approved and the team specialise in generating traffic, leads and customers - with the focus on outcomes not outputs. 

Jo Shaer has been teaching social media to business owners since 2010. She says: "Successful social media is about humans talking to humans, not sales teams hunting and badgering prospects. I don't teach theory, just practical techniques that I have used personally to great effect - for the growth of my own business and for clients.

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