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Social Media 101

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Friday May 29

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$ 170  

Do you feel lost when it comes to the world of social media? Would you like to learn how to use Instagram and Facebook to connect with other artists, share your artwork, or network with other creatives? Would you like to begin a side biz selling your art online, and/or boost sales for your current art business? Not interested in starting a business or selling your art? No worries--this workshop is also perfect if you would just like to learn how to interact with other artists, improve your photo taking and editing skills and creating artful online communities and connections! In this workshop, you'll learn:
* how to set up an Instagram account and Facebook page
* how to take beautiful photos that showcase your artwork, and/or your art business in a way that is natural and personal
* how to enhance your Instagram profile so you can build a following
* the difference between #hashtags and @tagging people on social media (and how/when to use them!)
* how to create and engage with a Facebook group (for social or business purposes)
* how to interact with your audience using stories, IGTV, and live videos
* the difference between a personal and business account on Instagram
* the features of a business account
* how to sell your art and advertise your workshops/offerings directly from your Instagram
* how to take the next steps in converting your followers to customers by creating an email list


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

*Smartphone (don't forget your charger!)
*Laptop and/or tablet
*Some of your artwork (or photos of your artwork on your phone/laptop that you have taken ahead of time)
*optional: notebook/journal and pen if you like to take written notes (I am a visual artist and process ideas better when I write things down and/or doodle while I write notes!)

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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