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Trade Secrets Training: Social media for freelance writers and your clients

23 October, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The strategy, analytics and free tools that help you market your business

Want to understand how to use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to raise your profile and win business as a freelance writer? Want to help your clients with their social media content too?

In this workshop, we’ll start with a quick brainstorm to establish where you want your business to go next, and how social media can help you get there. Then we’ll consider the pros and cons of different social media platforms.

You’ll learn how to use free tools to:

  • find out more about your audience
  • understand the best times to post social media content
  • schedule content even when you’re not around
  • create a content calendar
  • discover what works best for you and your clients.

We’ll talk about content, style and strategy. We’ll have a look at copywriters who have social media down to a fine art. We’ll discuss blogs and video, and throw in a bit about Instagram and Pinterest too.

Michelle Nicol will be sharing tips and tricks from her own adventures in using social media to build her freelance copywriting and training business, as well as her experience in leading the 26 Characters Social Media team.

And afterwards, please join us at the Betsey Trotwood pub next door for a spot of writerly networking and catching up.

When: Monday 23 October 6.30 – 8.30pm
Where: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA
Fee: A bargain £100 if you get an early bird ticket before 30 September. A lowly £150 if you leave it a little later. These prices are for members of 26 (if not, all you need to do is join).
Your call to action: Please email training coordinator Rachel Marshall. She’ll tell you what you need to do to secure your place. If you’re not already a member, join 26 – it’s only £26 a year.

Do book your place now. We’d love to see you in October for this latest 26 Trade Secrets session.


23 October, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London, EC1R 3GA United Kingdom
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