The First Learning Social Media By Doing Course – A Success!

The Learning Social Media By Doing Course - logoBy all accounts, yesterday’s first Learning Social Media By Doing Course was a success!

Put on specifically in response to requests by attendees of the Social Media Starter Course for a more practical follow-up course, the half-day workshop was aimed at giving beginner to medium level social media users a hands-on introduction to social media tools.

And hands-on they got!

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Is That A Degree Qualified Social Media Consultant?

Social Media Academic Qualification - UK

I don’t know about you but I think Social Media has started off the year with a bang!

From being talked about at the World Economic Forum in Davos to cropping up on Twitter accounts of the great and the good, it looks like participatory media has finally arrived in the UK.

You want more examples?

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Presenting A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media at #smc_mcr

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media

There has already been much discussion on the web about the incredible meeting of minds that was the first Social Media Cafe of the year last night at The Northern.  You can read Manchester Evening News blogger Sarah Hartley’s 5 takeaways at the Mancunian Way blog which includes links to videos.

The first in the unconference format, myself and all the other speakers were bowled over by the enthusiasm of all who attended.

I presented a well attended Beginner’s Guide to Social Media session, slides after the jump:

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And We’re Off, Manchester’s Social Media Cafe Opens For Business

Manchester’s Social Media Cafe Opens For BusinessLast night’s Social Media Café event at The Northern exceeded my expectations.

Firstly, turn out was impressive, I’m not sure of numbers but there were at least 50 people in the audience.

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