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Introduction to Facebook and Twitter (Westchester,IL)

435 Digital

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CDT)

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You are finally ready to jump in and see what everyone is talking about. In this introductory class, we’ll walk you through the two leading social networks—Facebook and Twitter. In 2.5 hours, you will learn how to:

•    Understand how each social network works and what distinguishes them.
•    Set up a profile on each social network.
•    Find friends, family, colleagues and peers on each social network.
•    Customize your privacy settings on each social network.
•    Share links, photos and videos on each social network.
•    Incorporate social media into your daily life.

So that we can jump right in together, you should have already registered accounts with Facebook abd Twitter.

While a wifi-enabled laptop is not required, we recommend that you bring one so that you can follow along with our presentation. We'll also be providing handouts and a link to our online tutorial as well.To ensure an intimate learning environment, the seminar is limited to 20 people.

It will be held in Westchester, IL at the Two Westbrook Conference Center, which is within minutes of both 294 and I-88. The security guard at the entrace of Tower Two can direct you to the Conference Center. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the session.

Our seminars are designed and led by Tracy Samantha Schmidt, who also blogs about online marketing strategy at Previously, Tracy was the editorial director of ChicagoNow, the Tribune’s network of 350 blogs.  She also taught several graduate-level classes on social media at DePaul University and has presented at conferences nationwide. Previously she reported for Time Magazine.

Have questions? Email Tracy directly at or call her at 312-222-3099. For more information, please visit

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Two Westbrook Conference Center
Link 2-5
Westchester, IL 60154

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CDT)

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435 Digital

435 Digital is a consulting group that specializes in social media strategy, SEO, web design and customized training sessions.

Our group is comprised of experts from across Tribune Company. For more information, please go to

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