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Social Media: More than Marketing

Social media is everywhere, but can we use it more effectively than we do?

While many of us to log onto Facebook, Instragram, Snapchat and Twitter everyday how many use these tools to their full potential to communicate with our audiences and learn new skills as makers? 

In this session we explore how social media can benefit us as individuals and craft practitioners.  This session will explore not just how these tools can be used to market our brands and our business, but how they can be used to share our practice, build communities of learning that teach new, beneficial skills, and develop personal relationships based on engagement.

In addition we'll explore some of the challenges of social media, how rapid social media growth may have a downside.

Join social media experts from within and outside the craft community for this essential seminar to learn more about these ubiquitous tools.

6-8pm Tuesday 6th September
Craft Victoria, 31 Flinders Lane Melbourne
$20 Craft Members and$40 Non Craft Members



Helen Blunden, Learning specialist at Activate Learning Solutions

Helen is the Managing Director of Activate Learning Solutions and has over 23 years of experience within learning and development across private, public and not-for-profit organisations.

Helen has a passion for enabling people to learn beyond the traditional tools.  She believes in the power of networks and communities supported by social tools that drive collaboration, meaning and engagement in the work.

Cat Rabbit, textile artist and designer at Cat Rabbit

Cat is a Melbourne based textile artist and designer. I share a fluff-filled home studio with her cat, Porco. She makes plush sculptural works of my imagined characters and the worlds they might live in.

Cat Rabbit image by On Jackson St
Places are limited, so book your ticket early.
Image above: Immeasurable Heaven/Self by Jasmine Targett


Earlier Event: August 28
Craft Hatch Market
Later Event: September 13