Getting Started With Social Media

Course Outline

  • Session 1 – Twitter

    • Review general concepts
    • Actions For Students:
      • Sign up for Twitter account (don’t import your email contacts or follow Twitters suggested users/groups at this point).
      • Find and follow @selectivesocialmedia, along with other members of the class and selected individuals as you like.
      • Using members of the class, experiment with @, d, and # functions
      • Explore the search function to discover topics of interest.
      • Especially at first, be selective in the people you follow, i.e., folks you know personally, people with specific expertise in your hobby or professional arena.
  • Session 2 – Facebook

    • Review Twitter and Selective SM site
    • Intro Facebook
    • Review:
      • setting up profile
      • creating lists
      • privacy settings
      • profile/Timeline features
      • add friends and ‘like’ groups
    • Log in and explore Facebook group for the class.
  • Session 3 – LinkedIn
  • Session 4 – Google Plus
  • Session 5 – Blogging