Using What You Know About Social Media
Our live webcast series got you In the Know about social media and
public health! Now it's time to start
Using What You Know!
Registration is now open for the newest training opportunity for our public
health partners: Using What You Know About Social Media! These
online one-hour "lab" sessions will focus on increasing knowledge of specific
social media channels. Limited to only 25 participants each session, this series
will provide public health professionals with hands-on technical assistance. You
not only will increase your capability and comfort but also will learn how you
can expand your messaging and outreach options with several popular social media
The fourth session,—Using What You Know About Social Media: How to Create and Manage a LinkedIn Group will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 2–3 p.m. eastern daylight time (EDT).
About the LinkedIn Online Lab
Creating a group on LinkedIn is an excellent way to manage and facilitate engagement among your public health partners and stakeholders.
This training will discuss the process for creating, managing, promoting, and growing a successful LinkedIn group.
- How to setup a LinkedIn group
- Setting up privacy settings
- Sharing information and moderating discussions
- Best practices and challenges with managing a LinkedIn group
- How to evaluate if your LinkedIn group is successful
Registration is required
Any public health professional can register for the lab; however, space is limited to 25 online "seats" and we will give priority to staff from
HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis focused organizations
We will send an e-mail to all registered participants confirming their participation and providing session access information
Each tutorial will include a short overview, demonstrations, participant activities, and time for questions and answers
Participants need to have a dedicated PC or laptop and telephone line
After the participant's registration is confirmed, a conference number to dial in to the lab will be sent
Certified Public Health (CPH) credits are available
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credits are available
We look forward to your participation!
Looking for More Hands-on Help with Using the Latest in Social Media?
The Using What You Know About Social Media series continues. Look for more information about these future sessions soon!
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 2–3 p.m. EDT—Using What You Know About Social Media: How to Create a Pinterest Board for your Organization
In the Know and In the Know II webcast archives are available for viewing on the CDC NPIN site
and presentations are available on
Follow @CDCNPIN and use #SM4PH to help spread the word!
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