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Occasion tip : Profit from social media


An effective way to unfold the phrase about your occasions is thru the sensible use of social media. You may take a look at social media engagement to gauge which occasions will likely be common in addition to rising the variety of folks you get to attend.

Former ALW greatest Occasion winners Phillip Island Group and Studying Centre Inc. (PICAL) used their social media successfully earlier than, throughout and after Grownup Learners Week.

‘In arising with concepts for occasions we went again and checked out all of our Fb posts and all of the suggestions and feedback folks had made on our Fb web page about what matters they had been desirous about. Then we took that listing and regarded on the logistics and practicalities of which of them we might supply.

‘One of many issues that drew folks in was our Fb posts. We used aesthetically pleasing photographs for our promotions and picked the precise instances to publish them and that vastly elevated our visitors. The variety of our Fb followers jumped by 50% throughout Grownup Learners Week. It additionally helped that our native paper ran a full-page story on the Wednesday earlier than Grownup Learners Week began.

‘We provided 21 totally different actions throughout Grownup Learners Week that attracted between 7 and 30 folks per session. One girl who got here to the primary Grownup Learners Week occasion loved it a lot that she got here to each single considered one of our different occasions in the course of the Week. Now she’s a agency advocate and promoter of PICAL.

‘We had regulars come to our occasions, some individuals who had been as soon as in a blue moon, however we additionally noticed plenty of new faces. The cooking occasions are all the time common particularly as a result of folks can eat what they’ve made. However the one which shocked us for recognition was the essential residence upkeep class. We had 12 folks come alongside to study issues like the right way to cling a heavy portray on a wall and the right way to change a faucet washer. Folks simply don’t study these expertise anymore, which is why these ‘rent a hubby’ franchises are bobbing up in all places. However folks actually wish to discover ways to do these issues themselves.

‘All the actions had been 2 hour taster classes and we used them to check demand for programs sooner or later. We made notice of these ones the place folks mentioned, ‘We want you’d run an entire course on this.

‘Grownup Learners Week was extremely profitable for us. We hoped it could be and we put plenty of power into selling it as onerous and so far as we might.’

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