Sharpen Your Social Skills for Summer

Learn how to develop creative content for social media, make your photos stand out, and sharpen your Instagram skills.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Hosted by and the SocialGov Community of Practice

Sharpen Your Social Skills for Summer — A SocialGov Community of Practice Meeting in set white text against a light blue background with overlapping, wavy pink and blue lines off to the side that reference the ocean.

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Join the SocialGov Community of Practice for our Summer Meetup to learn more from your social media colleagues about photography for social media, developing creative content, and Instagram tactics. In this session you will also have in person networking opportunities before and after the session.

We’ll be joined by social media experts from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and U.S. Marine Corps Installation Command.


12:30 - 1:00 pm — In-person networking, talk to others IRL (in real life)

1:00 - 1:45 pm  — Session 1: Instagram Best Practices with Sgt. Stephanie Ramirez, Army Reserve Social Media Manager, U.S. Army Reserve Command

~~~ 15 minute break ~~~

2:00 - 2:45 pm — Session 2 - Make photos stand out on social media with Mr. J.R. Arce, Social Media Lead, Marine Corps Installation Command

~~~ 15 minute break ~~~

3:00 - 3:45 pm —  Session 3 - The creative process behind @USCPSC and tips for getting management on board with new engagement strategies with Joe Galbo, Social Media Manager for @USCPSC, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

~~~ 15 minute break ~~~

4:00 - 5:00 pm — In-person networking, talk with others IRL

The SocialGov Community of Practice includes 1,200 digital specialists at more than 160 federal, state, tribal, and local agencies who are dedicated to improving the creation, adoption, and evaluation of engaging, collaborative and responsive digital programs.

Our team will send a reminder email prior to the event that will include your link to join the video.

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