Social Media Bootcamp
Understand the foundations of great social media and how you can maximize your success -- for free!
Social media plays an increasingly large role in politics, media, and culture.
This action-packed bootcamp will give you all the information necessary to use social media and messaging strategy to advance your goals -- even if you're not "tech-y" or a "social media person."
Learn the nuts and bolts of succeeding online for free thanks to the generous and dependable support of Leadership Institute donors.
Click enroll or preview a video below to get started.
PreviewBuilding Your Online Brand in 3 Steps (9:46)
StartHow Many Social Media Sites Should I Be Using? (2:44)
StartHow to Get More "Likes" (5:42)
StartCreating Your Best Content with Maurice Lewis (23:05)
StartHow to Make Memes on your Phone (5:13)
StartMobile Photography Tips You Should Know (4:17)
StartThe Power of Storytelling in Politics (3:39)
StartCreating a Meme in Adobe Photoshop (4:52)
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- Ted Cruz, US Senator, Texas
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- Rand Paul, US Senator, Kentucky
Stephen Rowe is a Deputy Director at Leadership Institute where he trains thousands on digital and political technology across the country every year.
Before joining LI, Stephen was the Editor-in-Chief of Hypeline where he executed its start-up, website re-design and achieved over 12 million page views in one calendar year.
Stephen has been listed on multiple 30 under 30 awards. His work has been featured on Fox News, Fox Business, The Blaze, The Daily Caller, The Washington Times, Townhall, Breitbart, and The Daily Wire.
Stephen grew up in Montana, the "Treasure State".
Follow Stephen on Twitter: @rowebotz
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Founded in 1979 by its president, Morton C. Blackwell, the Leadership Institute (LI) teaches conservatives the nuts and bolts of how to succeed in the public policy process.
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