Twitter and LinkedIn Breakout Sessions

Happy New Year, SMC-ers!

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As your calendars are quickly filling up for the upcoming semester, please consider the two breakout sessions that we’re offering for Council members in upcoming weeks. By popular demand, Twitter and LinkedIn will be our focus. These sessions are designed to be short, one-hour courses to help those starting or maintaining accounts on behalf of the University. Should you attend? Read on.

Twitter for Business 101: Are you new to Twitter? Are you on Twitter personally, but nervous about representing your school or department? This session is designed to have our News & Public Affairs team provide an overview of the platform, explain the differences between personal vs. brand accounts, review University guidelines and share basic strategies about how to engage with followers. (This session is ideal for users who are thinking about Twitter or recently created an account.) Scheduled: Friday, Feb. 14, 10:30 in Stokes Hall N203 Conference Room. Space is limited, so please email social@bc.edu to reserve a seat.

LinkedIn 101: LinkedIn has become the social site for professional networking. Are you putting your best professional foot forward? LinkedIn expert Kelly Alice Robinson from the Boston College Career Center will explain how to get the most from this platform. (This session is ideal for users who are interested in creating or enhancing a LinkedIn group or personal account.) Scheduled: Monday, Feb. 24, 2:30 in Stokes Hall N203 Conference Room. Space is limited, so please email social@bc.edu to reserve a seat.

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