Advanced Twitter skills

This course is aimed at journalists, editors, writers and producers who need to follow multiple streams of information and use Twitter in more powerful and creative ways.   

Course tutor: Sue Llewellyn
Book nowDate: 20 June 2013
Time: 2.00pm to 5.30pm
LMG Training Centre, Southwark, SE1 8NJ
Number of places: 10
Cost: £125 (+VAT)

This course takes takes place in an IT suite

What does the course cover?
  • A brief reminder of the basics
  • Analysis of how you're doing so far and tips for improvement
  • Creating and finding super useful lists
  • Using Tweetdeck to monitor news and conversations from multiple sources in real time
  • Advanced tips and techniques
  • How to make the most of a wide range of useful Twitter tools and mobile apps

What will you learn from the course?
  • How to filter useful news streams from the river of noise
  • How to locate rich content and eyewitnesses in a big breaking story
  • How to find great people and top lists to follow
  • How to increase your followers and maximise engagement
  • How to work out an effective strategy, the basic metrics and how to measure success

About Sue Llewellyn

Sue LlewellynSue is a former BBC journalist who spent 15 years in the TV newsroom as a producer and reporter. For the past four years she has been delivering board level digital strategy and social media training across the BBC, RTE, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Immediate Media Group and many others. 

Sue pioneered the introduction of ‘Twitter Masterclasses’ in the BBC Newsroom and has personally trained around 4000 journalists, including many of the top names in British broadcasting, and her popular courses are widely regarded as being 'inspirational' and super useful.


"Sue trained a large number of BBC journalists on Twitter and how to use it as a news tool. Her courses were universally regarded as invaluable, interesting and fun.

I'd heard that Sue Llewellyn gave exceptional Twitter training and it proved to be true. She has the curious mind and chatter of a journalist with a helpful dash of geek to see you through the tech bits." Michael Greenwood, Trinity Mirror

"Sue combines a strong understanding of journalism with a deep knowledge of developing social media. And she is a delight to deal with,"
Kevin Bakhurst, editor, BBC News channel

"Sue is a very effective and enthusiastic speaker who knows how to adapt her presentations to the needs of different audiences. She is an expert on all aspects of social media and knowledgeable about trends in broadcast journalism.

"Sue's experience as a trainer and her background in TV enable her to illustrate her talks with examples drawn from real life and to suggest pragmatic solutions. She can talk the talk and walk the walk,"
Mike Mullane, head of news, sport and new media, EBU
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