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Arts Admin 101-Live Webinar/Seminar Brownbag Lunch: Twitter Basics for Arts Administrators

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Venue:  

Address:
245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 0S6

Registration deadline: January 9, 2018

Price: $10 members$30 non-members

Twitter is where people share their opinions, connect with others who share their passions, and find out what’s current in the world right now–it’s also one of the best platforms to share relevant content. Because Twitter users expect short, useful information, it can be a great way to drive followers to your website, promote older content pieces, and engage with other influencers.

In this webinar, we will guide you through the chaotic but valuable world of Twitter. For those who tune in, you will learn the basics of managing your Twitter account and how your organization or group can use this tool to better communicate with your members, followers and the community at large.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the demographics of Twitter
  • Develop a social media strategy, with a focus on Twitter
  • Best practices for creating content
  • Managing your time on Twitter

Instructor: Dawn Bourbonnais is Volunteer Manitoba‘s Manager of Communications & Outreach. She oversees VM’s internal and external communications, manages the website and referral services, and is responsible for increasing awareness of Volunteer Manitoba’s mission–to encourage and promote volunteerism across the province. She also manages Volunteer Manitoba’s social media profiles.

Prior to working for Volunteer Manitoba, Ms. Bourbonnais spent the past 15 years working in the not-for-profit  and arts sector, most recently in the music and film industries. She is a communications specialist with a talent for interpreting what others mean to say and what some want to hear.

Dawn has also managed volunteers for a many festival and community events held in Winnipeg, and is especially fond of the volunteers at the Jazz Winnipeg Festival (whom she has been managing since 2004).

 

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