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WCC Q&A Social Media
Feb '16

World Cultures Connect Online Q&A - Social Media For International Reach

Looking to build your presence and arts connections online? Got an event coming up abroad and want to spread the word? When should you post your news, on what channels and how to get the best response?

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Learn how to raise your profile and achieve international reach effectively through social media. It doesn't need to be all consuming of your time if it's done well. Find out how to discover and engage with social media networks and make the content you post relevant for your arts activities. Create impact and influence with savvy tips and tools to make the most of your social media.
Join us on Wednesday 24 February, 9:00am GMT/ 4:00am EST/ 10:00 CET, with social media pros, Vanessa Eden of VOU, Fiji and Selam Kebede of Mihewar, Ethiopia, for a discussion on creating an effective social media strategy to help you present your work internationally.
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ebdf9868-1c1a-42e1-a33c-7e61792e7ffeCommunication Ecosystem Engineer, Selam Kebede, is Research Analyst at Gro Intelligence, Nairobi and the Co-Founder of online presence and marketing solutions consultancy Mihewar Ethiopia. Coming from the world’s least connected countries and having studied and lived in one of the most digitally advanced countries she has a strong understanding of how digital technology and especially mobile and the Internet are important building stones to see a country forward. She is a specialist in strategy for user experience and digital presence.

Mihewar was founded in 2015 and is an all-in-one, omni-channel, integrated marketing platform, designed specifically for companies ready to conquer the global market with their products and services, with a clear focus on capturing leads and transactions across multiple online channels. They have worked with companies including soleRebels and Addis House.

e60e0af5-90b4-4b0b-8dfd-d8d18dc94176Vanessa Eden is Marketing and Arts Administrator at VOU Dance in Fiji. She is originally from the UK where she spent 10 years working in the NGO sector as a Researcher and Information Analyst. She is passionate about supporting and developing Fijian and Pacific arts and has worked with Fiji Arts Council on Wasawasa Festival, the Heritage Arts Exhibitions and the Fijian delegation to the Melanesian Arts Festival. VOU is Fiji’s leading dance company and school, delivering explosive and vibrant Pacific experiences. As well as performing hundreds of shows across Fiji, VOU travels to events and festivals as far and wide as Australia New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, USA, Canada and China. VOU will be touring Europe later in 2016!
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