Social Media Fundamentals (Wanneroo)

Workshops - Mindarie

This workshop is presented in partnership with City of Wanneroo.

Using social media is one of the most important ways to promote your business and an active, optimised online presence is vital. This workshop will cover an overall strategy for using social media and then dive deeper into platform-specific content to ensure you are making the most of social media without spending all of your time doing it.
Topics will include:

  • Identifying your key messages and audiences on social media
  • Understanding the different types of content (e.g. promotional, informational, brand-building)
  • Knowing how social media algorithms work and what this means for you
  • Optimising a Facebook business page, and understand what to post and when
  • Ensuring your Instagram profile is optimised, and creating a content strategy
  • Learning about tools you can use to schedule posts on Facebook and Instagram
  • An overview of Pinterest and LinkedIn and how they can be used to promote your business
  • Creating a content calendar for your social media strategy

This is a fundamentals workshop for participants who have a basic knowledge of social media.

Sunset Coast Rate Terms & Conditions

  • Only one person per business is eligible for the discounted Sunset Coast rate. Other people from the business are welcome to attend at the member or non-member rate.
  • A business can select a maximum of two workshops from the six available Sunset Coast workshops at the discounted Sunset Coast rate. Businesses are welcome to attend more workshops at the member or non-member rate.
  • Only tourism and hospitality businesses are eligible for the discounted Sunset Coast rate.


Karen Priest’s extensive career spans 30 years' in the tourism and hospitality sector in the United Kingdom, South Africa, New Zealand and Western Australia. She has served on several tourism industry boards and committees, including Tourism Council Western Australia (TCWA), and is known for developing and implementing strong growth strategies using her effective leadership, sales, marketing, communication and presentation skills.

Karen is the Principal of Smart Tourism, a boutique marketing consultancy which provides strategic solutions and advice to the tourism industry. She has an extensive hotel management background and gained significant destination marketing and management experience working in senior roles with various regional, state and national tourism agencies.

With her passion for tourism marketing and helping businesses succeed she is highly regarded by the industry as a specialist in her field. 


Tourism Council WA is working with our partner venues to ensure best practice hygiene and social distancing practices are adhered to during this workshop. If you are feeling unwell or have recently returned from interstate or overseas please do not attend this workshop.

Dec 02, 2020
13:30 - 16:30
The Marina Mindarie
33 Ocean Falls Blvd
Mindarie WA 6030
Oct 22, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
Member price (inc. GST) $75.00
Non-Member price (inc. GST) $150.00
Price Detail Once registration is received, a confirmation email and tax receipt will be issued. Payment for the order must be completed using PayPal/credit card at the time of registration. Government Departments requiring an invoice can contact Tourism Council WA (TCWA) to arrange. By registering for this event, you agree for your information to be shared with event partners at the discretion of TCWA. Only employees of current financial members of TCWA are eligible for the Member Rate. Prices are inclusive of GST. Cancellation Policy: If minimum numbers are not met, you will receive notification of the cancelled event/activity and your payment will be reimbursed. Any cancellations made within 4 working days of the scheduled course will not be refunded or credited, however name changes will be accepted. Cancellations or name changes must be made in writing. Payment must be received prior to the event to confirm registration.


Social Media Fundamentals (Wanneroo)

- Mindarie

(inc. GST)