Boosting Your Sales on Social Media

Category: Social Media Sales & Marketing

£20.00 +VAT

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For Tourism Businesses – at a Special Subsidised Rate

A great opportunity to get up to date with all the latest tips and techniques for using the main social media platforms to reach new audiences, boosting your sales …

… and for helping you stay one jump ahead of the competition in 2019!

Please note:
This course starts at 10.30am and finishes at 4.30pm.
Refreshments and networking from 10.15am.


Special Price – Please Reserve Your Place Now

Visit LincolnWe’re delighted to confirm a preferential, subsidised delegate rate for this course of just £20 + vat is available to Lincolnshire tourism businesses.- only a selected number of places is available at this special rate!

Our normal price for attending this course is £135 + vat.

To reserve your place on this course, please contact Hayley Toyne, Visit Lincoln on hayley@visitlincoln.com or 01522 823784.

Alternatively, please contact us here at Tourism Growth on training@tourismgrowth.co.uk or 01923 465522.

You can see more details in the ‘Booking Instructions’ section, below.

Course Programme 

10.30am Welcome and introduction

Building sales on Facebook

  • Boosting traffic and sales
  • Using Custom Audiences, Lookalike Audiences
  • Special promotions and competitions
  • The return on your investment

Reaching your audience on Twitter  

  • Using Twitter Ads
  • Your objectives – your campaign
  • Targeting the right audience
  • Setting a budget

12.45pm Lunch break

Instagram for business

  • Advertising on Instagram
  • Using Facebook Business Manager
  • Competitions and promotions
  • Best practice examples

Using Pinterest for maximum effect

  • The benefits of Pinterest for a tourism, hospitality or leisure business
  • Growing your audience
  • Selling on Pinterest
  • Contests and competitions

Embracing Google+ 

  • The importance of having a G+ account
  • Using Google Ads
  • Google My Business, Local Finder
  • Integrating other Google services

Using LinkedIn

  • Setting up a company page
  • Attracting followers
  • Posting company updates
  • Driving engagement and sales

Review

4.30pm Finish

Booking Instructions 

Introduction 

Visit Lincoln and Tourism Growth are offering this course – as part of the Cycle England Initiative – to tourism businesses looking to use social media to maximum effect and boost their sales online.

Funding to subsidise delegates attending is provided by Visit England’s Discover England Fund.

How to Book 

Spaces on this course are strictly limited and one place per business may be booked.

You can book this course online at the Visit Lincoln website. Alternatively, and to reserve your place on the course, please contact Hayley Toyne, Visit Lincoln on hayley@visitlincoln.com or 01522 823784.

You can also contact us here at Tourism Growth on training@tourismgrowth.co.uk or 01923 465522.

Who is this for / not for

Who is this course for

  • Owners or managers of tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses
  • Sales and marketing executives or managers – directly employed by a tourism, hospitality or leisure business
  • Those responsible for using social media and online marketing to promote their business
  • Those who may already be using social media well for the business, but who want to take it to the next level – building brand, engagement, reputation, sales and ‘bookability’
  • Please note – all delegates must be directly employed by a tourism, hospitality or leisure business, or own a tourism, hospitality or leisure business (where the core function is the provision of food, drink, accommodation, travel or leisure services)

Who is this course not for

  • Those who have no control over their business presence online
  • Anyone not directly employed by a tourism, hospitality or leisure business
  • Complete beginners – anyone who has no experience of social media
  • Those who may be ‘good at social media’, but have little or no responsibility for decision-making or sales improvement in the business
  • Anyone whose social media activities are managed by an external head office or marketing agency – or who does not have the authority to implement new ideas or make changes to content
  • Marketing, sales or social media consultants, trainers or agencies

Facilitator

Your Course Leader - David Allen

Your Course Leader - David Allen

David has been training and coaching managers, business owners and their teams in the tourism, hospitality and leisure sector for over 25 years.

His specialisms include sales - particularly online sales and marketing, making tourism businesses 'more bookable', social media, reputation management, revenue generation across the business, budgeting, forecasting, cost control, customer service, product standards and team development.

David has a very strong track record and reputation, working with Tourism Growth around the UK, for helping business owners and managers to drive up sales, productivity and profits.

Hugely popular, David brings great energy to his courses, and is dedicated to ensuring that delegates leave with a wide selection of hints, tips, tools and techniques to use back in their businesses.