Social Media Tips and Tricks - Make your digital marketing and social media fabulous with digital expert Hollie Whittles, Director of Purple Frog Systems and FraggleWorks

Event details

Join us for this free, in-person networking event, make great connections in an informal setting at this lovely venue, whilst picking up first class tips on utilising social media to enhance your business profile. In this session, we'll look at:

• Which social media channels should you be on?

• Let’s look at the popular ones

• How to create your Social Media Strategy

• How to create your Social Media Calendar

• Overview of Tools to help you• How to create good images and videos

By the end of the session, you'll have picked up some great ideas which you can easily implement across your business' social medial platforms, as well as making new business acquaintances!

Hollie Whittles is the National Policy Skills champion for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

She is also is a multiple award winning TEDx speaker, author and Director of two digital companies – Purple Frog Systems and FraggleWorks. Spending more than 7000 hours speaking to audiences across the UK and internationally, she has helped hundreds of businesses to digitally transform.

In 2023, Hollie was nominated as a finalist in 2 categories of the Digital Women awards being held in October. In 2021, she was awarded in the UK Spotlight Awards for her work in the UK Business Technology Community by CompTIA.

In 2020, she was named as one of the top 40 Women in Tech by Digital Women and won the national WomanWho awards in the business networking category. She was presented with a certificate from the British Computer Society for her work in the UK digital industry in 2018. In 2014, Hollie was voted one of the Top 50 Women in Tech by PCR Online and was Woman of the Year finalist.

Your host for the day will be Sue Tonks, owner and inventor of Hydroveg Kits and FSB's West Midlands Regional Chair.

The venue is a short walk from Birmingham New Street station. There is parking on site Q Park Mailbox, Royal Mail Street Birmingham B1 1RD.

Enter through Malmaison Hotel via steps at the front or a ramp. Take elevator in Malmaison to level 1 – Spaces occupies the whole of level one. All facilities are on one level, including a disabled toilet.

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