Social Media Course (Brisbane)

Learn how to put social media to work for marketing your business

How do you get social media to work effectively for your business?

This one-day social media course in Brisbane will take the mystery out of social media marketing and give you the tools, ideas and confidence to get it working.

It’s a small class with an experienced trainer. We put it in plain English. We won’t bamboozle you with tech talk and marketing jargon.

Course runs at Fishburners, Brisbane’s new hub for startups in the centre of the city.

Platforms we cover in our Social Media Course







Facebook and Instagram are the most popular social media platforms, so we spend most time on them.

What you’ll learn

In this crash course you’ll learn for each of the major platforms (Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and blogging):

  • how the platform can be used for marketing
  • strategies for long-term success
  • practical tips for quick gains
  • the kinds of content that works


You’ll also learn about social media planning:

  • starting with a strategic approach
  • which platforms to choose
  • we’ll brainstorm content ideas
  • and we’ll help you start your own plan


Finally you’ll get an understanding of key issues around social media:

  • how to measure and track what’s working
  • how to use sharing platforms and save time
  • how to handle negative comments


You’re welcome to download the detailed Social Media Course outline:

How we teach the course

We make it simple and clear by identifying best practice principles in social media and showing examples of businesses large and small who have successfully used social media. We also get you thinking by using inspiring videos, creative exercises and live demonstrations.

This course is also available for corporate / in-house training.

Meet your instructor

social media training Brisbane Phil Stubbs

Social Media Trainer & Founder

Phil Stubbs grew up in Brisbane and graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce. He moved to Sydney to work in advertising, including a stint with leading agency The Campaign Palace. He set up and taught advertising courses at Charles Sturt University and the University of Western Sydney. At UWS he won the Vice Chancellor’s award for his work with social media. Read more about Phil.

You can call Phil directly on 0403 517242 or email him.

What people say about our Social Media Course

Who the course is for

This social media course is for people who want to get greater clarity about where and how they should be spending their time on social media.

In terms of level, it’s appropriate for people who are ‘Beginner’ or more experienced (up to ‘Intermediate’.)

Attendees typically are: small business owners, people with marketing, communication and PR responsibilities, folks launching new creative ventures, career changers and people returning to work and upskilling.

The only pre-reqs are that you are keen to learn and have used the internet.

We’ve trained people from

Inside a class

We offer

Strategic thinking

Experienced trainer

Practical tips

Learning resources

Plain English delivery

Small, friendly class

About the venue

A big thank you to Fishburners Brisbane who have provided the venue for our course. Fishburners is Australia’s largest community of tech startups and a not for profit organisation. They support over 300 startups in Brisbane and Sydney. Entry to Fishburners is via the Brisbane Information Centre at 167 Queen Street.

Find out when it's on

Sign up to our email (via the 'Notify me' button below)

Media School Brisbane

Fishburners, 155 Queen St, Brisbane

Got questions? Read our FAQs. Or call the instructor Phil on 0403 517242.

Share on