The international phenomenon Social Media Week hits Joburg next week, we are hosting three banging social media talks on Monday 22 September from 9.30am to 1.30pm.
Venue: Livity Africa/ Live SA offices, 73 Juta street, Braamfontein, 2001
The program on the day
Mon, Sep 22 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
SOCIAL MEDIA AS A DRIVER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS: A CONVERSATION WITH JAMAL EDWARDS OF SB.TV #SMWSOCIALMAVEN
Jamal Edwards’ story is an inspiration for the entrepreneur in all of us. At the age of 15, he founded SB.TV which he still runs as CEO. What started as a UK online music channel has quickly grown into an innovative and exciting music and lifestyle media platform with global reach.SB.TV now has over 200 million YouTube views and has featured interviews with a varied list of guests from politicians such as David Cameron and Ed Milliband to globally recognized artists such as Nicki Minaj and Jessie J as well as urban stars like Giggs & Drake.
Join us as we welcome Jamal to Social Media Week Johannesburg with a fireside chat hosted by the British Council Connect ZA,
Mon, Sep 22 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
INSTAFAME: A DISCUSSION WITH SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP INSTAGRAMMERS #SMWINSTAFAME
There’s no doubt that Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms in South Africa right now. However, there are a few people who have taken their love of photo taking and sharing to another level by utilising this platform to build new business models, create brand awareness, connect with like-minded communities or to just have plain fun. Join the Mail & Guardian’s Stefanie Jason as she sits down with some of the most innovative Instagrammers in the country as they discuss how they have leveraged the platform to InstaSuccess.
Mon, Sep 22 – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
MASTERCLASS: BLOGGING – FROM BEGINNER TO BOSS! #SMWBLOGGING
Blogging is the present and the future of journalism and storytelling, and it can help anyone reach their professional and personal goals. Your blog can be a platform that allows you to tell your story, to expand your network, and create a platform where you can reach people everywhere. This class will teach you how to go from a beginner to a boss as a blogger, showing what it takes to start it up to being successful. In this masterclass, you will walk away knowing:
What you need to consider before starting a blog and as you go along + How to pick a name and the right site to start your blog + How to figure out who’s reading your site + Things to do to promote your site and get people interested in reading it over and over again. This class is for those who want to start blogging and don’t know where to start, along with those who are blogging but feel a bit overwhelmed, unfocused and unsure. Hosted by Awesomely Luvvie.
FOR COMPLETE SMW SCHEDULE VISIT: http://socialmediaweek.org/