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  • Writer's pictureTom Garside

Update - No to social media - what happened next

Update - No to social media - what happened next

On the 26th of January 2021 Language Point decided to stop using social media.

We deleted our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts (full disclosure we still use LinkedIn).

We were told 'that's utter madness, you'll lose customers, lose traffic to your website, there's a pandemic how are you going to connect to the outside world? You need Facebook, you can't do business without it!'

So, we thought we'd update you on what actually happened next:

- traffic to our site increased

- site visits were longer

- site visits resulted in more form submissions

- we regained hours of time which had been previously spent managing social media

- we live a troll free life

- we're happier

Tom Garside is Director of Language Point Teacher Education. Language Point delivers the internationally recognised RQF level 5 Trinity CertTESOL in a totally online mode of study, and the RQF level 6 Trinity College Certificate for Practising Teachers, a contextually-informed teacher development qualification with specific courses which focus on online language education or online methodology.

If you are interested to know more about these qualifications, or you want take your teaching to a new level with our teacher education courses, contact us or visit our CertTESOL FAQ and CertPT FAQ pages for details.



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