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 last session in the series,—Using What You Know About Social Media: How to Create a Pinterest Board for your Organization will be held Tuesday, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 2–3 p.m. eastern daylight time (EDT)..
About the Pinterest Online Lab
Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that allows organizations to boost organic search engine ratings and increase referral traffic. This training will discuss the process of creating, managing, and promoting a striking Pinterest page.
- Create a Pinterest account
- Setup a highly visible Pinterest board and connect with Pinners
- Promote Pins and monitor results
- Navigate around the challenges of Pinning
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 in Public Health (CPH) and Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) credits are available to eligible participants. There are two ways to receive credits for the training:
View the live webcast and complete the evaluation
If you are not able to participate in the live session, view the archived version of the training on cdcnpin.org and complete the evaluation. The training will be posted online shortly after the webcast
We look forward to your participation!
Looking for More Hands-on Help with Using the Latest in Social Media?
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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