NEW Social Media Workshop + Best of the Web

Since teaching our first two sold-out social media classes, I’ve been keeping in touch with students from each class and fielding questions from new students about what they’d like to see in upcoming classes. Their requests and follow-ups inspired me to not only come up with a full curriculum of classes (online and off) that I’ll be teaching this fall, but to add a few more social media classes to my schedule this summer. So on Tuesday, July 29th, I’ll be teaching another session of my Social Media Summer School. The first two classes went so well and I enjoyed being able to connect and share information and techniques with people so much that I’m thrilled to offer a third and updated class. I’ve been doing some new testing and measuring on our own feeds and am excited to add some new tools and ideas to this version of the class. So if you’re in the NYC area or want to plan a long-weekend getaway to learn and have fun, I hope you can join me in Brooklyn! In two hours you’ll walk away with a social media plan that’s tailored to your business, your voice and your style- with real tools and resources to make it happen and trusted techniques for testing and tracking your success. I’m so excited to get back in the ‘classroom’, but until then, I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. If you need some weekend reading, below (after the class details) are our must-read links from the web this week! xo, grace

Design*Sponge Social Media Workshop
Date: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Time: 7 pm- 9:30 pm
Place: Makeshift Society Brooklyn (55 Hope Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211)
Tickets (Limited to 20 spots): $150 (Purchase your ticket HERE)

Details: Click here to read more about the course and what you’ll learn.

Here’s what students are saying about the course so far:

“I dropped everything and booked my ticket to NYC to take this workshop offered by the Design*Sponge team. My 2,000 mile journey was not in vain. I found the content of the workshop relevant to my needs as a blogger and learned so much from Grace’s firsthand experience. Grace provided helpful tips, their research on trends and their own real-world experience on staying relevant in the constantly evolving social media landscape. If you’re looking for finger-on-the-pulse information on how to leverage social media effectively, hop the subway to Brooklyn (or in my case a flight into LGA) and spend an evening with the Design*Sponge team.”
-Suzanne Miller of La Porte Bleue

“Grace is refreshingly honest, pulling back the curtain of Oz to reveal the details of how she works, what she’s learned from nearly a decade of running a design site and where she sees content and social media trending in the future. As a brand marketer I’ve attended numerous social media seminars over the years, from the useful to the useless, and Grace’s was definitely worth the investment, helping to spark a slew of new marketing ideas.”
-Ruth Gallogly



  1. Julie says:

    FYI the “6 people try to explain cool” link isn’t working

    1. Grace Bonney says:


      Sorry about that, it’s fixed :)


  2. Kate says:

    I really wish I was able to attend something like this! It sounds fantastic :)

  3. I’ll be driving in from Montréal for the workshop and I have to say it is one of the things I looking forward to the most during my 5 days Big Apple gateway. :) v.

  4. Tracy says:

    Do you have any upcoming workshops in LA?!

    1. Grace Bonney says:


      I’m afraid not, but I do have online courses launching soon :)


  5. Olivia says:

    Hi, do you have any upcoming social media workshops scheduled for NYC?


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