Creative social media courses for a symphony of sales and engagement

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As part of miacademy, we are so excited to be launching a series of social media courses to help you to unleash your creativity, fight your fears and grow your social media skills.

Online courses that get real results

There are so many untapped opportunities for creative businesses to use social media to influence, promote and build a following.

This programme is designed to give music industry businesses quick and effective ways to entertain and excite their audience about their services and products.

We will help busy music professionals find the right online marketing tactics to confidently use digital methods to grow their businesses and show their creativity.

Learn from a leading expert

Social Media Marketing Awards winning entrepreneur, Hel Reynolds, has years of experience in helping creative people find strategic, easy and quick ways to nail it online.

 Hel has bags of awards for her work, & is the woman behind ground-breaking projects like @CommsCartoons & #31DaysOfCreativity. You can see an example of her Creativity Coffee Break newsletter here.

Comms Creatives have helped brands like Macmillan Cancer Support, Scottish Power and Manchester City Council get lots more social media engagement. They’ve worked with loads of organisations like NUS, Welsh Government and the NHS, to create unique, pioneering social media strategies.

You’ll also get support with booking, tech and learning materials from Comms Creatives Business Manager (and Hel’s sister), Lesley.

So, without further ado – we’d like to present the courses that we’ll be offering. All of the following sessions will be tailored to suit music industry businesses, and will take place via Zoom:

Facebook for your music industry business

Business are not making full use of the functions of Facebook and can grow an engaged army of fans with a few creative techniques and tactics

This course will cover:

  • What goes down a storm on Facebook and what bombs
  • How to use Facebook Groups to save you time and grow your fanbase
  • Harnessing the power of Facebook Stories – content that self-destructs after 24hours
  • Idea for posts that will inspire your audience
  • Top tips

Instagram skills for your music industry business

Business know their customers live on Instagram but need tips and inspiration to use it to get people buzzing and chatting about you, and to actually sell products and services.

This course will cover:

  • The businesses killing it on Instagram
  • How to use Stories, Reels and IGTV Inspirational content that you can learn from
  • Idea for posts that will grow your audience
  • Top tips

Email marketing for your music industry business

Sending individual emails is one thing, but email marketing can seem complicated and time-consuming. We show you that it’s easy, and a guaranteed way to gain new customers and build loyalty among your existing fanbase.

This course will cover:

  • An introduction to email marketing using MailChimp Building loyalty and fans with an interesting newsletter
  • An email strategy that will help you grow your customer base
  • Automation: attract new customers while you’re getting on with other work
  • Practical set-up guide – how to do it in the least time possible
  • Q&A

How do I sign up? 

There are limited spaces available at each course, so please contact Alice at your nearest convince to secure your spot. Once we’ve collated a list of people who are interested, we will work together to find the best dates and times to suit attendees.

Please note: these courses are completely free for members of the MIA, and members will also be given priority. However, non-members are welcome to get in touch to find out more.