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Online Training: Introduction to Twitter Workshop

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What you will learn

Twitter is one of the most powerful -- and fun -- tools for people who care about politics, but it’s also one of the most daunting for new users. In this focused, hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to navigate Twitter confidently and use it to accomplish your goals.

Understanding Twitter (Monday, April 3 -- 3pm to 4:30pm EST)
Learn how to navigate Twitter like a pro from your computer or your smartphone. You’ll learn:

  • how to find Twitter accounts you want to follow;
  • exactly what all the symbols (e.g. @, #) mean;
  • how to understand -- and use -- hashtags; and
  • how to send different types of tweets, including with hands-on demonstrations and practice.

Twitter and the News (Tuesday, April 4 -- 3pm to 4:30pm EST)

It’s the rare TV news show that does not reference Twitter, whether tweets from viewers, the host, or public figures. Learn how Twitter influences what the media covers -- and what that means for your activism. You’ll learn:

  • how the media and elected officials use Twitter;
  • how Twitter helps to shape public debate, especially during live, major events; and
  • how to use Twitter to track the political issues most important to you.

Twitter Tools and Measurement (Wednesday, April 5 -- 3pm to 4:30pm EST)

Increase your effectiveness -- and your confidence -- with Twitter by taking advantage of free tools and Twitter’s analytics platform that shows your highest-performing content. You’ll learn:

  • free or low-cost tools you can use to make posting to Twitter or keeping track of Twitter easier, and
  • how to use Twitter’s free analytics tool to track the performance of your account or your organization’s. more resources, and get all of your remaining questions about Twitter answered.

You may also be interested in a copy of The Laws of Public Policy by Morton Blackwell.


Starts Monday, April 3
Mon. 3 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tue. 4 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wed. 5 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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$10.00 discount for early registration until 4/1/17

Your Cost: $10.00

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