Nuts & bolts – Facebook & Twitter for Business (for #SocEnts)

Date(s) - 14/01/2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Clay Factory


Take control of your social media and digital marketing and make it work for your business without it taking over your life.


Most businesses will be using Facebook as one of their main social channels for their digital strategy but may not understand how to make best use of its functions to reach and grow their audience.


Advertising on Facebook is something that is becoming more popular with users to ensure that their posts are being seen. We will show you how you can be using Facebook advertising in the most beneficial way possible.


This session will cover:


  • Creating interesting posts and videos to attract attention
  • Explaining the changes of Facebook pages for businesses
  • The benefits of Facebook advertising, including audience targeting
  • How to use Facebook Ads manager to manage and analyse your Facebook adverts and their success


Twitter is an exciting place to be if you know what you are doing. In this workshop we will cover:


  • How Twitter can be used intelligently in your business with up-to-date information about the latest tactics and tools
  • Understand how you can use Twitter for sales, marketing, customer service and learning
  • Tips to help you be more productive with Twitter
  • Suggestions for resources to help you keep learning about Twitter, because it is constantly changing


This 3 hour workshop is part of Cosmic’s Dose of Digital – a series of half-day workshops for social enterprises and community businesses, seeking to develop their digital skills and knowledge.


Bring along your laptop, tablet or phone – this is a hands-on session where we will show you some tips and tricks and you can have a go for yourself. Make sure you have any passwords available.


NB: we are running a Strategic Digital Marketing workshop in the morning. Book on both and make a day of it (lunch is NOT provided but there is a vegetarian cafe on site, or you can bring your own). Alternately, you can send along a colleague or volunteer who might be responsible for your overall marketing strategy, to the morning session. We encourage every social enterprise seeking marketing/website support from Cosmic to start with this morning workshop. We can then give additional 1:1 support to eligible participants where necessary.

This FREE workshop and FOLLOW-UP support is for social enterprises and community businesses who are eligible and have registered on the free #EnhanceSE Social Enterprise programme – check your eligibility and register here for the programme: It will only take a minute or so. You will also need to book here on Eventbrite to register for this workshop.


Any questions about the workshop or the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme, please contact: Helen Vines, Cosmic –


At this stage, we do not have any places available for partner organisations such as business support agencies, solicitors, banks or accountants, nor for private, commercial businesses. If you are not eligible for Enhance Social Enterprise Programme, check out Cosmic to see what other events we are running for a wider audience.


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The Heart of the South West Enhance Social Enterprise Programme is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.