Stand Out Online: A Twitter & LinkedIn Intensive

Date: Tuesday, October 8
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: The Center for Social Innovation, 601 West 26th Street
Hashtag: #StandOutWksp

Now more than ever your online presence matters. As budding creative professionals it’s essentially required that we be on LinkedIn and Twitter. We all know this, but it can be overwhelming and time consuming to make your profiles the best they can be, especially without knowing all the nuances of each platform.

This class will take you through everything you need to get started and take your Twitter and LinkedIn profiles to the next level, helping you stand out in your job search and in general (even if you’re not looking!). Class size is extremely limited to ensure everyone gets the individual attention and time they need to leave the event with new and improved profiles and a solid understanding of how to maintain them.

Twitter Topics Include

  • Optimizing your Twitter bio
  • Participating in Twitter chats
  • Using Lists to sort who you follow
  • What is a #hashtag and when to use them
  • How to get the attention of people you admire via Twitter
  • Management tools like Tweetdeck and Hootsuite
  • Common Twitter etiquette

LinkedIn Topics Include:

  • Writing a stellar headline
  • Developing your summary
  • Adding rich media and widgets
  • Recommendation etiquette
  • Making your profile higher in search results
  • Skills & Expertise breakdown

Testimonials

“Emily has a lot of great advice for soon-to-be and recent graduates. Not only is providing you with great insight, but she presents it in a fun way. All of it is very easy to understand, and all of it is very achievable. Good tips on getting connected #IRL!”

“Emily knows Twitter like the back of her hand and has really helpful advice. Take her class if you want to get serious about improving your Twitter connections and brand.”

“Class was really helpful in learning new ways to use social media to market yourself and stay on the radar of employers. Emily had a lot of creative ideas that I wouldn’t have thought of myself, and she brought a great energy to the class. Never felt intimidated and the class would be a great step to building (or starting) your own network! Recommend!”