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We’ve delivered successful social media training for clients spanning newsrooms, NGOs, universities and small businesses, and we’d love to work with you too.

After attending any of our training sessions you’ll be better informed and better equipped to make use of effective social media strategies and tools that will bring you closer to achieving your objectives.

On our courses you can expect to learn:

  • Why social media matters and why you can no longer afford to ignore it
  • How to engage with and grow your social media audiences
  • How to produce and promote effective social media content
  • How to use free tools to monitor, measure and refine your efforts

We offer highly customisable training so as to provide exactly the kind of input our clients need. On request, all of our courses can be adapted or combined and run over longer periods if required.

Social Weaver’s on-demand social media training courses:

1| Social media for journalists (one day)
Learn how to use social media to find story ideas, breaking news, fresh angles and additional sources to enable more compelling storytelling. Find out how other journalists and media organisations are using social media to maximise engagement and drive traffic to their platforms. We offer practical guidance on how to implement and adhere to your media organisation’s specific social media strategy and/or policies. Read more and request

2| Social Media Bootcamp (one day)
This course covers the basics of understanding and using social media in South Africa. You will learn how to connect and engage with people who are interested in what you do (or offer), how to get smarter with your content and how to monitor and measure your efforts so you can achieve the results you desire. Recommended for small businesses, NGOs or anyone interested in using social media more strategically. Read more and request. 

3| Mobile content creation (one day)
This hands-on course focuses on how to use your smartphone or tablet to create compelling content for social media. Learn how to get the most out of your smart device to shoot, edit, and publish high quality and highly shareable content. Discover which apps and accessories you need to get your content flying. Recommended for journalists or anyone interested in unleashing the full potential of their smart devices. Read more and request.


Note: All courses include a digital resources pack containing training content, e-books, how-to’s, videos and other useful related content.

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