Social Media Training for Business

Is it time to up your social media game? look no further – communications hub offer one-to-one and small group social media training sessions!

Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, TikTok….has social media got you feeling a little overwhelmed??? Rest assured, you’re not alone! Your business certainly doesn’t need to be on ALL of the available social media platforms, but it definitely needs to be on some.

It also needs to maintain a good presence, post engaging content and try to build a relationship with its followers. Sounds easy, right?

Luckily, with a little guidance it can be!

Social Media Training

At Communications Hub we have over five years of experience in delivering training to a wide variety of existing, start-up and voluntary organisations. We work with the CETB, LEO, Skillnet and various Community Led Groups and specialise in the delivery of one-to-one and small group social media training sessions.

All of our sessions can be tailor-made to suit your particular requirements and skills, guaranteeing the maximum return on your time and commitment. We deliver social media training on all social media platforms, as well as offering courses in content creation for social media, including graphics, video and Search Engine Optimisation. All of our social media training courses can be delivered in person or online.

For more information on any of our courses or to discuss the creation of a course to suit your business needs, please get in touch


Social Media Workshops Online

It’s a strange time for many businesses right now – my own included! Luckily for me, it’s been a busy few weeks delivering social media workshops online.

There has been huge demand for online courses and for many businesses who are so busy with the ‘day job’ usually, it has been a good opportunity to upskill.

The need to have a strong presence online has never been more important and to that end I’ve been running a series of social media workshops in conjunction with IRD Duhallow CLG and Skillnet Ireland

So far, we’ve delivered successful online courses in Advanced Facebook, Instagram for Business and Creating Online Content. This week, we’re offering two different courses –

On Tuesday 21st April we’ll run a 2 hour Social Media for Business Course from 12-2pm aimed at new or existing businesses keen to develop their online presence.

Social Media for Business

On Thursday 23rd April we have a 2 hour workshop in Canva running form 12-2pm. This workshop will help businesses to develop good quality online content and graphics.

Canva Workshop

For more information on any of the courses or to book your place, see the following link:

The courses will be delivered by Karen Twomey from Communications Hub who has a Masters in PR and New Media and specialises in delivering one-to-one and group Digital Marketing training.

Social Media Training April

Just because we’re all stuck at home isolating doesn’t mean we can’t still use the time to upskill! So, if you’re in the mood to learn some now social media skills and help promote your business online, check out our upcoming online social media training courses in conjunction with IRD Duhallow CLG and Skillnet.

The online social media courses will be 2 hours in duration and delivered through Zoom. Content covered will include the following:


  • Overview of Instagram use in Ireland and the demographic of users
  • Setting up a business profile and linking to Facebook
  • Creating content – images, graphics, videos, Instagram stories and use of hashtags/tagging
  • Creating advertising campaigns on Instagram (and linking campaigns to Facebook)
  • Posting from smartphone/switching between accounts (eg. private to business, etc.)
  • Reading Instagram analytics in terms of reach, interaction, etc


  • This workshop will give businesses an understanding of content creation and skills to effectively implement a content marketing strategy, with particular focus on social media platforms. 
  • We will look at the principles of photography and videography and basic apps/software to compliment the creation of same eg. Canva, Pic Collage & FilmoraGo. 
  • The workshop will also help businesses to develop a bank of engaging text/keywords/hashtags for the enhancement of online engagement and search engine optimization.


  • This workshop is specifically designed for those looking to set up a social media presence for an existing business. 
  • The topics covered will include: Creating a Marketing Plan, Overview of Social Media use in Ireland, Setting up and growing Social Media pages – creating pages, posting/scheduling content, running paid campaigns.

Social Media Stats Ireland

We ran a successful online Advanced Facebook workshop last week but if Facebook is your area of interest, keep posted as we may run another over the coming weeks!

For more information on any of the above courses feel free to message me on or to book your place contact IRD Duhallow.

Karen Twomey has an MA in Public Relations with New Media and delivers one-to-one and group training sessions in all things digital marketing. Follow @communicationshub on social media/Youtube or check out for regular updates.

Start your own Business Social Media Workshop

Following on from the success of our last Start your own Business Social Media Workshop, we’re delighted to announce that we will be running another course starting on Tuesday 24th March 2020.

The course will cover all aspects of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, including setting up accounts, posting content, growing audiences and running paid ads.

social media workshop

We’ll also cover how to put together a Marketing Plan, create good online content and how to maximise SEO through good content marketing.

The course is aimed at those already in business or in the process of starting up a business who wish to gain some practical knowledge on digital marketing, social media and content creation.

It offers a practical workshop environment with a small group setting, allowing time to deal with individual queries and business needs, ensuring participants leave with relevant skills for their own area of expertise.

The course will run on Tuesday nights from 7pm – 9.30pm at Cork Training Centre, Bishopstown, Cork and bookings can be made here.

Karen Twomey has an M.A. in Public Relation with New Media and provides one-to-one and group training sessions in all things online. For more information, see

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Social Media Workshops 2020

New year, new skill?

Digital Marketing Courses Cork

2019 has been such a busy year for us in terms of delivering digital marketing and social media training. The one thing that stood out over the year is the growing demand for practical workshop based courses specifically tailored for those in existing businesses or start-up businesses.

With that in mind, we’re delighted to be offering two new four week workshops in Social Media for Business for 2020 in conjunction with the Cork Training Centre and Mallow Night School.

Both courses will be starting in mid/late January and will cover the following:

Week 1

 Overview of social media use in Ireland and the demographic of users
 Introduction to Digital Marketing and how it interacts with Traditional
 Facebook for business use – creating pages, posting/scheduling content,
running paid campaigns

Week 2

 Instagram for Business – creating business accounts, posting/scheduling
content, running paid campaigns
 Content creation tips – using apps to edit pictures, create posters/flyers, basic video editing skills

Week 3

 Twitter for Business – creating business accounts, posting/scheduling
content, running paid campaigns
 Hootsuite – introduction to setting up a Hootsuite account which is a free tool that allows the scheduling of social media posts into Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & LinkedIn

Week 4

 LinkedIn for Business – creating profiles and business pages, posting content, running paid campaigns
 Creating an Online Marketing Plan – 1) Know your Goals 2) Know your
Audience 3) Create Content 4) Monitor & Measure

For more information on any of these courses or to enquire about setting up a one-to-one or group training session, please contact us. We’d be delighted to talk through the options with you!

Social Media Training

COMMUNICATIONS HUB specialise in Digital Marketing Training, Social Media Training and Online Management for Business. 

Social Media Training

Now that the summer is upon us, we’re winding down after a busy few months of Digital Marketing courses in Cork.

Although, we’re not relaxing too much as September is gearing up to be a very busy month with courses running in Cork Training Centre, Mallow College of Further Education and IRD Duhallow!

The summer months can be a quieter time for many businesses and so it’s a great opportunity to take some time to re-evaluate and even upskill.

social media training

Communications Hub offer one-to-one tailor made social media training workshops ranging from 2 hours upwards and covering a variety of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and website blogging.

We can look at putting together online marketing campaigns, running paid adverts, using keywords/hashtags, as well as creating professional looking online graphics and videos.

With 86% of Irish people now researching goods and services online prior to making a commitment to purchase, it has never been more important for businesses to have an effective and targeted online presence.

For more information or to put together a social media training workshop for your business, contact us on and we’ll be delighted to help your business stand out online!

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Social Media Training Charleville


Time to improve your online skills?

We’re running a group training session in social media in Charleville E-Centre on Wednesday 15th May from 9.30am to 12.30pm. We’ll be covering the following

  • Improve Social Media Skills
  • Learn to Create Better Online Content
  • Run Social Media Marketing Campaigns
  • Improve Online Following

For more information get in touch!

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Social Media Training Charleville

Karen Twomey is a Digital Marketing Consultant with Communications Hub  and specialises in providing Digital Marketing and Social Media Training for businesses.  For further information Tel: 087 7642576 or email:


Social Media Training Sessions Cork

Time to improve your online skills?

I’m currently putting together a number of training sessions that can be delivered on a one-to-one or small group basis designed to help those in business to make the most of their online presence and marketing.

The courses focus on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, which are the top four most used social media platforms in Ireland right now (By the way – Instagram is now the fastest growing social media platform in terms of accounts and usage in Ireland!).

Social Media Training Sessions Cork

Social Media Training Sessions Cork

While most businesses have an online presence of some description, the demand now tends to be for help with how best to manage that presence.  This can be anything from training on content creation, SEO and implementing targeted  social media campaigns.

As every business is different and will have different goals and targets online, these more personalised online training sessions tend to be the most effective for business owners in terms of practical tips and take home points – they also have the added advantage of being more time effective than longer courses too!

Communications Hub have delivered digital marketing courses and social media training to all different types of clients over the years including those in existing businesses, start-up businesses, community organisations and those in the public eye, such as politicians.

The type of online presence and content needed by clients may vary depending on the type of organisation involved but the skills needed don’t and no matter what your online capabilities are, we can put together a training session to suit your needs.

So what are you waiting for?  Make today the day you help move your business ahead online and future-proof your marketing!

Social Media Training Sessions Cork

For more information on Communications Hub’s digital marketing and social media training sessions please contact us or keep an eye on our website and social media accounts for regular updates!


Facebook Training Workshop Mallow

Time to improve your online skills?

This upcoming Facebook for Business Workshop in Mallow will help you improve your use of social media, increase your online reach and help you to create effective content.

Facebook Workshop Mallow

The workshop is one of a number of social media training courses that will take place in CoWork Mallow, with an Instagram for Business workshop scheduled to take place on Wednesday 20th March.

Spaces are limited to 6, cost €60 per person and must be pre-booked by emailing or phoning 0877642575.

Take the first step today, and help your business stand out from the crowd!

Karen Twomey is a freelance Social Media Consultant with Communications Hub  and provides one-to-one and group social media training sessions as well as social media management.


Facebook and Instagram Workshops Cork

Want to improve your online skills?

Facebook Training

I’ll be running the following Instagram for Business and Facebook for Business workshops in the fab newly launched Co-Work Mallow building located at 1 Landscape Terrace in the heart of the town.

Facebook remains the number one social media platform for both business and personal use in Ireland, however Instagram is growing steadily in popularity and has now become the fasted growing social media platform in Ireland (and worldwide!)

So, in terms of business, Facebook and Instagram are fantastic marketing tool that all businesses should be utilising.  They are cheap and effective in terms of marketing and allow any business to target audiences both at home and worldwide.

They provide invaluable market research in terms of their free analytics, which include a breakdown of the gender, age and locations of your followers.  We can also access the exact actions those who interact with online adverts, allowing us to assess if our marketing is effective and reaching our target audience.

My social media training workshops are delivered to small groups and designed to give those attending practical take home tips in terms of:

  • Growing Online Following
  • Creating Online Content
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Implementing Online Marketing Campaigns

The following courses will be running in Co-Work Mallow:

  • 13th March 2019 – Facebook for Business Workshop (3 hours)
  • 20th March 2019 – Instagram for Business Workshop (3 hours)

For more information or to book your place on an upcoming Facebook for Business or Instagram for Business workshop, email or phone 0877642575


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