What is the course about?
This course is aimed at people who want to use Twitter to promote their business. You will learn how Twitter can be used to reach out to your target audience and engage with the wider online community. You’ll get opportunities to practice your Twitter skills during lessons.
What will we cover?
An overview of Twitter.
Explore Twitter’s key features and tools.
Set up and managing your own Twitter account.
Use retweets, hashtags, DMs and @mentions.
Who to follow and how to attract new followers.
Linking Twitter to your other social media accounts.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use the core features of Twitter.
Set up a Twitter account.
Manage your Twitter account
Post tweets, retweets to your Twitter feed.
Identify the possible risks associated with social networking.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is suitable for beginners and people with previous Twitter experience. You should be able to follow spoken instructions, read written instructions and information, and discuss work with your tutor in English.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course consists of demonstrations, practical activities and discussions. One to one guidance and support will be given throughout. Each student has their own computer.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Course handouts will be provided by your Tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other social media related courses such as introduction to Facebook, social media for business, LinkedIn: a short introduction, LinkedIn: a detailed introduction, Instagram: a short introduction, Blogging: write your own blog using WordPress, Video blogging with YouTube, Facebook for business, social media content strategy.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details