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Social Media Surgery: Hands on advice & help

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  • Back by popular demand, we're planning our fourth Social Media Surgery.

    Do you need a hand in learning social media and web basics, like posting photos on Facebook, writing a tweet, or updating your blog? Or maybe you have questions about how to track the clicks on your links, or use Facebook Insights? Or maybe you want to chat with someone about your social media strategy? Or maybe you’re a social media pro yourself, and want to share your experience with others?

    Started in the UK, the basic idea of a Social Media Surgery is that it’s an informal event where anyone in the community with questions about how to use social media (“patients”) can come and sit down with someone who is more experienced in that area (“surgeons”, aka “doctors” as we would say) and get friendly, personal advice.

    The event will run as a drop in. Stay for 20 minutes or stay for the full 2 hours. We'll have refreshments on hand.

    On hand to help answer your questions will be several of the NetSquared Victoria team who have experience using platforms and tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite,, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, Wordpress, NationBuilder, and Google Apps.

    Let us know if you want to see anything specifically or want to host a surgery station.

    If you’re curious to learn more about Social Media Surgeries, you can find more info here: and here

    We'll post more details soon.

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  • Lori E.

    Thanks for asking me to take part again this year as a social media surgeon. I am really looking forward to connecting with everyone!

    2 · November 22

    • Johnny Z.

      Are you going to use anesthesia?

      1 · November 22

    • Lori E.

      LOL - Could be a great new tool!

      November 22

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  • Lee S.
    Event Host

    Looking forward to it! Lee Sentes, Director, Development Action

  • L.A. A.
    Event Host
  • Dan P.
    Event Host

    Looking forward to building a NetSquared Victoria community.

  • Ruby

    Accountant wanting to catch up to the latest social media trends and analytics.

  • Nancy A. +1

    Hi - I am responsible for technology programming at UVic. I am looking for a space in which to... more

  • Chris M.

    Looking to expand my horizons on social media and beyond.

  • Lori E.

    Hi! I'm Lori - Principal of PR4Good, a local communications­ firm. I also volunteer with... more

  • Atsuko U.

    I work in the fundraising dept at UVic. I am looking forward to meeting new people and learning... more

  • NetSquared­
    #NPtech lover!, Organizer

    @NetSquared community manager

  • Will I. +1
  • NTEN Community T.

    We're the NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Network Community team!

  • Anita B.

    Expanding my technical skills to do good work at local not-for-profit­ organizations.­ Currently... more

  • Jonathan S.

    Helping commercial and nonprofit organisations present their information. Glad to see Net2Vic... more

  • Kat

    Interested in all all aspects of tech and business and how the two mesh to make organizations.­.. more

  • Raouldy H.

    Here to learn something new.

  • W. W.

    Social media volunteer with The Vancouver Island Strata Owner's Association.

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