Social Media Workshops

February 17, 2017

Be Social.
Basic concept:
Is our business community ready for the extra traffic that free park access to Waterton is going to bring?  If people are sitting in line waiting to get into Waterton and want to choose a different location we want Pincher Creek to be the first & best choice that pops up.  How will they be looking while sitting in their car waiting- on their smart phones.  Will your business appear?  Castle Wildland Park is coming!  When people are looking for information on the park will your business pop up their screens? Will Pincher Creek look like a vibrant interesting community that is worth checking out?

Session 1:  (Feb 28)
Introduction to the Social world for business

Setting up your account & which accounts are for who/what/when?
Facebook for Business 
Instagram
Twitter
ATIS quick overview 
Register HERE for this session. 
*please read the FAQ's at the bottom of this page 

Session 2: (Mar 28)
Destination set up
– Tourism businesses
Travel Alberta’s ATIS
Trip Advisor
Alberta SW Business Directory
Intro to Google, why to attend the next session
Register HERE for session 2

Session 3: (Apr 28)
The Power of Google

What google can do for your business!
Google My Business
               - business verification
               - get my business on the map, in the right location
               - what are adwords?
Google Analytics
Register HERE for session 3

Session 4:  (May 16)
Next step Social Media
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
(scheduling, insights/analytics/cross posting/content)
Register HERE for session 4

Session 5:  (June 20)
So what & now what?
Review why are we doing this?!!
Creating Content
Photography & Videography for business on your smart phone
Tips & Tricks
Register HERE for session 5

Time: 
8:30am-10:30am – course
10:30-11:30am Q & A, one on one available for those attending the course

Location:
Pincher Creek Provincial Building, downstairs conference room

REQUIREMENTS
A laptop or smart phone (with your email on it) is required to attend the session.  We do recommend you bring both.  A very limited number of laptops may be available.

REGISTRATION
All sessions must be pre-registered through Eventbrite or by calling Marie at the Town Office 403 627 3156 ext 236 economic@pinchercreek.ca

FAQ’s:
Do I have to attend every session?
No, you don’t however it is recommended.  Please note session 2 is targeted towards tourism based businesses.
Cost?
Free, as long as you have a Town of Pincher Creek business license or are a Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce Member
How many people per session?
There will be a maximum of 15 people per session, if sessions book up we will endeavor to run a second session


These sessions are made possible with support from the Town of Pincher Creek, Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce & Alberta Southwest!  Thank you! 

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