What is Social Media? How do I make the most of it?

DateTuesday 24 Nov 2015

18:00 for 18:30


Bridge Suite, Park Inn, 2 St. Mary's Street Bedfordshire, MK42 0AR

SpeakerGeorgia O'Keefe and Mike O'Keefe.

You are warmly invited to attend a FREE evening talk at The Park Inn, Bedford (opposite Bedford College) on Tuesday 24 November 2015.

"What is Social Media? How do I make the most of it?" is the topic of a talk and demonstration by Mike and Georgia O'Keefe.

Have you been told that Social Media is vital and you need to use it but not sure how or why?

Do you find that you are just doing it because it's what everyone says?

Or you may not even be using it because there's so much to learn! We understand... Let us take you through the processes step by step and help you to understand why it is a part of the marketing mix, what you can do to make it more time-efficient and also help you to realise how it could really benefit you!

This presentation is aimed at the non-technical but business minded individuals who would like to get more out of their online presence or gain an insight into what you can achieve from Social Media and online marketing.


Mike O'Keefe

Mike has been working in IT for 30+ years and has plenty of knowledge in strategy building. Photo He has also previously been asked to present at a number of events for a number of organisations including schools, colleges, universities, small business groups, networking groups, seminars, major organisations and as a key note speaker for many large organisations including Barclays Bank. With the online world evolving Mike has a website development company where he also involves advice on SEO, email marketing, website management, email hosting, junk mail filtering and now Social Media. Social Media is growing and Mike's skills in the other online areas help to make sure it's a part of a marketing mix.

Georgia O'Keefe

Georgia has presented many training courses for various companies, including Buckingham Palace, Photo to help them manage their Social Media campaigns or even find their feet to begin with. Working side by side in a partnership she helps them to feel comfortable using the platforms. In 2013 and 2014 Georgia won FSB Beds Young Business Person of the Year and in 2014 was delighted to win the FSB Overall County Winner for Bedfordshire. Keeping up to date with Social Media changes is really important which is why Mike and Georgia run a Social Media training/networking group in Biggleswade called 24-7 Business Networking (www.24-7.so). This allows people to keep up-to-date with training and share ideas, as well as learning something new every meeting.


There is free parking to the rear of The Park Inn Hotel. Note: Please give your vehicle registration at reception on arrival otherwise you may incur a penalty charge. Parking spaces are also available at a £1 charge on the Bedford College Campus. There are also free parking areas in the locality.

Everybody is welcome - please bring friends and colleagues.

6.00pm Registration, refreshments and networking
6.30pm Introduction
"What is Social Media? How do I make the most of it?"
7.20pm Opportunity to question the speaker
7.45pm Thanks
Opportunity to network and talk to the speakers
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