Last night I was incredibly lucky to talk at the inaugural Creative Duck Event at The Hotel du Vin in Henley on Thames. The Creative Duck are a new collective whose aim is to bring together the creative community in & around Henley-on-Thames – a place where people can exchange ideas & learn together, with regular meet-ups and inspiring guest speakers.
I was asked to come along and give a talk on Demystifying Social Media and Using Social Platforms to Help Build Your Business Brand. Over the course of the one hour talk I discussed:
- Who I am and what Hello Henley is?
- The reasons why your business should use Social Media
3. Where to start – it can all be so confusing…
4. My Top Three Tips
5. I also discussed Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest in great detail – while looking at the dreaded Algorithm – plus hashtag use, shadow banning, business accounts on the more visual platforms, like Pinterest – and much much more!
It was absolutely amazing working with the Creative Duck team (Sarah, Joey, Jo and Nicola), who I would now happily call my friends! And Senior BBC Journalist Sophie van Brugen who asked me some great questions and kept my nerves steady (thank you Sophie!). It was also amazing to chat to so many wonderful women (and a couple of gentlemen) about their businesses and their social publishing problems to date. I’ve arranged to meet up with a large handful of people for a consultation, which is super exciting. We also gave away a free week of social posting as part of a draw – the lucky winner was Carolina Ballon-Forrester, who owns Kittyrama. I can’t believe my luck, animal businesses at my forte!
You can watch the talk in its entirety on the Creative Duck Facebook Page – see the link below. References of note: the book – Profitable Media Marketing by Tim Cameron-Kitchen and a fantastic Facebook Ad webinar I was lucky enough to attend, given by Author, Blogger and Social Media Guru, Natasha Courtenay-Smith. You should look her up, she is excellent! http://www.natashacourtenaysmith.com
Aspen is available for Social Media Talks and Workshops – email firstname.lastname@example.org