Fri, Aug 5, 2016
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Garage at Gather
409 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23219
Using Social Media to Build Your "Real Life" Network
“I'd like to add you to my professional network...” Sound familiar? Social media networks are often criticized for fostering weak associations and inauthentic relationships, for keeping people from being “in the moment.” But what if social media tools can actually enhance and amplify your networking and relationship building efforts in real life?
Join us on Friday, August 5th at Gather RVA Downtown to hear one of Richmond's most connected and media savvy consultant talk about how to make the most out of social media, and how it can help you find in-person opportunities to engage.
Whether you are a confident social media user or not, understanding how to leverage platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to connect with other designers, collaborators, clients, or prospects is crucial to building your design business.
Christina is the founder of TFB Agency, a marketing consultancy with a focus on social media. She began her career at The Martin Agency, developing social strategies and building communities for Kraft’s Cool Whip and Stove Top, Walmart, GEICO and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She went on to work on the social media team at Capital One and and then to Big River, where she built a social media and content strategy offering and worked on the sweetFrog, Virginia Farm Bureau and Wicked Taco accounts. She is an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and serves on the boards of the Richmond Ad Club and Richmond CenterStage.
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