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Internship Blog: March

This month marks the half way point of my internship – it’s gone so quickly!

Networking
On the first of the month, I attended a local networking event while Natalie was at Facebook HQ, brushing up on the latest tactics and strategies to help our clients. This was the first networking event I had attended on my own, so it was nerve-wracking. However, it was good to get an opportunity to meet some of the clients that I had previously only spoken to via email and social media.

International Women’s Day
We also celebrated International Women’s Day by holding an evening networking event. This was designed to encourage conversation between women in business. Natalie also gave some advice about how to use Instagram stories to optimise views and engagement, which everyone found useful.

Awards
We also got some exciting news in March – we have been nominated for two Wiltshire Business Awards ! Natalie has been nominated for Best Business Person and Naturally Social is short-listed in the Best Micro-Business category. If you are interested in hearing more about the awards and our nominations, scroll down to see our last blog post.

We have been nominated for two Wiltshire Business Awards

Social Media Strategy and Facebook Ads
This month I have started to apply what I’ve learnt over the past months to some different projects. I have been creating a social media strategy for one of our clients. This has been a good opportunity to use what I learnt on Natalie’s training courses. I have also started making mock-ups of Facebook ads for us and our clients. The kind of things that need to be considered when creating Facebook ads are who you want to target and how you can appeal to that audience, where the people you want to target might live and what their interests are.

Meetings
As well as the work I have been doing in the office, I have also been sitting in on client meetings with Natalie. At the start of the month we visited the Wiltshire Air Ambulance air base. It was great to see first hand what it is they do and hear about their aims for the future. I also had the chance to visit Gloucestershire Golf Union and hear about their plans for upcoming events.

I will keep you updated on what we get up to in my April internship blog – I’m sure it will be just as busy!

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