We are going to be covering all the essential elements of social media, generating leads, as well as how to leverage other people and technology to free up your time and grow your business. Create each of the following accounts before your arrival so you can spend time at the Internet Quickstart Academy learning how to use them.
Pre-Event Action Steps
Step 1: Get Your Website and Professional Email Set up
If you haven’t had a Kickoff call yet, request one by emailing us.
Step 2: Create a Personal Facebook Profile (Tutorial)
You won’t be using this for business, but it is required to have in order to set up the business page. Make sure to have your login details handy for quick access at the event.
Step 3: Create a Facebook Business Page (Tutorial)
Watch the step-by-step tutorial for setting this up for your business.
Step 4: Create a Personal Linked-In Account
Create a personal account for LinkedIn. Download the “LinkedIn” App on your smartphone. No further action is needed. Make sure to have your login details handy for quick access at the event.
Step 5: Create a Craigslist Account
Download and install the “CPlus for Craigslist” app on your smartphone. No further action is needed. Make sure to have your login details handy for quick access at the event.
Step 6: Create an Instagram Account
Download and install the “Instagram” app on your smartphone. No further action is needed. Make sure to have your login details handy for quick access at the event.
Once you have those five accounts and your website set up, you’re done with your first action steps and ready to hit the ground running on the first day of the event!
If you need additional help setting these things up, you can come to the optional Tech Support session held each morning at 8:00am before the Internet Quickstart Academy begins. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earbuds with Microphone
Bring a pair of earbuds with a microphone for recording video. They can be wired or wireless.
Smartphone and Laptop
Please be sure to bring a laptop and smartphone. Don’t forget your chargers as we’ll be using your equipment a lot on both days!
Personal Wi-Fi (Optional)
Wi-Fi will be provided but if you have a personal Wi-Fi device, such as MiFi or Verizon Jetpack, we highly recommend that you bring that with you to enhance your online experience.