LEARN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
Fast-track your social media marketing skills, get job-ready competencies and a globally recognized certification. This cutting-edge, interactive short course is delivered 100% online, in bite-sized learning units.
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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
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14 Hours Self Paced Learning
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Social Media Marketing Course Overview
More than mere 'lessons', this course is an interactive selection of unique learning formats, delivered though toolkits, videos, podcasts, webinars and essential reading. This is a thorough exploration of what social media means today. Exam completion leads to Associate Level Certification.
↗5 Interactive Modules.
↗Associate Level Certification.
↗14 Hours self-paced learning content.
↗FREE DMI Membership included.
↗Practical Toolkits and Templates.
Key skills and competencies you will gain
↗Social Listening↗Social Intelligence↗Social Media Marketing↗Social Community Building↗Brand Storytelling↗Building Personas↗Enhancing Creativity↗Content Marketing↗Strategic Thinking
What you'll learn
5 Modules • Approx 14 hours Learning content
Module 1 - Revealing Insight: Social Customers
Just who are your customers? Learn how to research their needs and preferred platforms. Find out what resonates best and listen out for their pain points.
Gaining Insight with Social ResearchKey Concepts of Social Selling Understanding Your Buyer Building Customer Personas Social Listening and Social Intelligence
Strategy research template
How to manage your online reputation
Buyer persona template
Building Customer Personas
Glossier (Skincare & Beauty)
Risqué Brand Tone on Social Media -Where to Draw the Line?
Module 2 - Social Apps and Building Communities (NEW)
For many businesses, content is the brand experience. Listen to how your customers give feedback. Develop deeper pre- and post-sale relationships. Explore the growing trends of social influencers and the importance of Customer Experience (CX)
Facebook and Instagram for MarketersLinkedIn for Marketers Twitter and Pinterest for MarketersIntroduction to Social Video Growing and Engaging an Audience Using Social Media
Facebook: Shaping the Digital Future
How Can You Sell On Instagram?
7 Easy Steps to LinkedIn Success
9 Ideas For Social Media Video
The Evolution of Digital Video Marketing
An In-Depth Look at Marketing on TikTok
Module 3 - Social Content: Brand Storytelling
Celebrate your brand, share and listen. Develop feedback loops to help you find what works best. Test, adjust and repurpose across different social platforms.
Purpose of Content MarketingContent Creation & Repurposing Creating and Curating Content for Social Selling Developing Your Brand Story Essential Skills: Project Management
Digital Media Tracker & Planner
Digital Marketing Campaign Brief
Project Management Gantt Chart template
4 Lessons from Lewis Capaldi
Webinar: Brand Storytelling
Module 4 - Creativity: Designing Social Content
Eye catching graphics. Winning headlines. Messaging that resonates. Enhance your creativity by finding and testing what works best for your audience.
Graphic Design Best PrinciplesWalkthrough: Canva
Toolkit: Social Media Style Guide and Template
Content Production Budget Tracker
Social Media Calendar Template
Email Content & Copywriting Checklist
10 Steps to Creating a Social Media Strategy
Brand Strategy & Planning with venturethree
The Power of Design led content Marketing
Fundamentals of Design: Graphic Design
Graphic Design: Brand Style Guide
Module 5 - Thinking Strategically: Social Sharing
Content has many forms, from pure engagement to full funnel ecommerce. Deliver the right message, on the right channel, at the right time. Gain critical strategic insight over the power of your content.
Measuring Content Performance Content Scheduling and Promotion Adding Insight for Buyers Sharing Content to Build Engagement Essential Skills: Becoming a Strategic Thinker
Content and Channel Matrix Template
Social Media Calendar Template
Seek > Sense > Share Toolkit
How to use Anders Pink for Content Curation
CMO Webinar: Planning for the Future of Marketing
Reading: Social Media Demographics Guide for Digital Marketers
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How is this short course assessed?
It’s trouble free. The assessment is undertaken online, with a 40 question multiple choice exam. You can take this in the comfort of your own home.
Successful completion leads to an Associate level certification.
Who is this course aimed at?
Small business owners, marketing professionals, product managers, entrepreneurs or anybody looking to skill up quickly in Social Media Marketing.
The bite-sized structure of the course is specifically designed to fit around your lifestyle and other commitments.
Do I need to have a marketing background?
No. We will walk you through the fundamentals. You don’t need any specific marketing background to undertake and succeed with this course.
How long does it take to complete?
You’ll have 12 weeks to complete and depending on the DMI Track course, approximately 7-14 hours of content. You then take a 40 question multiple choice exam online. This leads to an Associate level certification.
What if I want to learn more?
Become a Certified Digital Marketing Associate
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