Raise your social strategy to industry best practice by attending this intensive online training course. Gain from the singularly most developed social media marketing workshop available, with training materials honed over the course of training 10,000+ delegates. Get up-to-speed with the latest developments to maximize your results.
Key learning benefits
Develop an unbeatable social media strategy
Use well-established tactical frameworks to create campaigns that work for your business
Use best-practice content strategy
Build an engaged, target-audience community with top content tools and skills
Save time and money
Master proven budget and management applications that improve all-round efficiency
Our live online course format
100% live & trainer-led
This course is formed of a program of live classes that emulate a classroom experience. You can benefit from real-time interaction with an expert trainer, and your fellow class participants.
Interactive group exercises
Every class includes live Q&As and group exercises with fellow course participants
Ask questions as they pop up and benefit from one-to-one time with the expert course trainer. You can also take advantage of post-course support from our training faculty.
This focused course will take you through the latest hands-on skills for creatively engaging social media, featuring the latest techniques to maximize your results.
Learn how to take a strategic approach to your social media campaigns and boost the impact of your marketing initiatives with in-depth advice that will help you deliver positive, measurable results on all the major networks, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and more.
This specialist course is full of best-practice advice gathered during our trainers’ real-world experience in social media marketing. Regularly updated and full of inspirational, real-world case studies, this course is unmissable for anyone who wants to create social media campaigns that count.
You will leave the course with the ability to apply expert tools and techniques to promote your brand or client online.
Social media planning
Measuring success: Find out how to define targets and choose the KPIs that will measure them
Reaching the right people: Establish user personas that define your target audience
Social media landscape: Choose the right social platform for your target audience
What and when to post: Explore which content is most suitable for your audience and when you should post it
Budgeting and planning: Investigate how to organise your resource requirements
Keep it legit: Ensure your campaigns don’t cross any ethical or legal lines
Incorporating social: Make social media an integral part of wider marketing initiatives
Content alignment: Ensure your content supports all aspects of your social media plan, including goals, resources and scheduling
Scheduling content: Explore how an editorial calendar can help ensure that content is ready at the right time
Choosing the right media: Find out how the right blend of media can boost your campaigns
Becoming a thought leader: Learn why engaging with the community can make your brand a sought-after influencer
Don’t overdo it: Examine the way in which post timing and frequency effects your audience’s response
Should you blog? Take a look at the benefits of corporate blogging with practical tips on how to do it
Understanding Facebook: Find out more about the world’s biggest social
media platform, including statistical information about its users
Should you set up a Business Page? Discover the pros and cons of setting up a Facebook business page and find out exactly how to do it
Messenger opportunities: Find out how the Facebook Messenger platform tools can help boost your organic reach
Using Facebook ‘likes’: Revise the fundamentals of increasing audience
engagement and traffic with ‘likes’ and other traditional Facebook methods
Get more clicks: Explore how to create must-click content with best-practice content tips and tricks
New Facebook features: Get up to speed on all the latest tools and changes on Facebook
Facebook marketing rules: Learn the do’s and don’ts of Facebook’s
Understanding Instagram: Find out more about Instagram’s users and how
the platform compares with Facebook
Instagram business pages: Explore how to get the most out of Instagram’s
Getting started: Discover the best way to set up your Instagram account
Instagram features: Discover how to use Instagram’s features to maximize
the potential of photo and video posts with best-practice tips and tricks
Tagging photos:: Learn how to give your brand maximum exposure with
Instagram’s photo-tagging feature
New Instagram features: Explore what’s new in Instagram, including LIVE,
Instagram Stories, Archive and more
Reach out to influencers: Identify how influencers with an avid Instagram following can help promote your brand
Save time and money: Explore the range of tools available to help you manage your Instagram activity
Advertising on Facebook and Instagram
Posting ads on Facebook: Discover the benefits of advertising on Facebook and the practicalities of how to do it
Targeting in Facebook: Learn how to target your audience with a detailed review of Facebooks’s options for filtering users based on demographic, interests and other information.
Facebook’s Power Editor: Discover how Facebook’s Power Editor enables you to set up custom and lookalike audiences based on previous interaction.
Facebooks’s ad spend options: Find out how to control and maximize your budget ad spend and when to use smart bidding, CPC and CPM
Designing Facebook ads: Explore how to design content that stands out
Instagram ads: Examine Instagram’s advertising options and get expert advice to make your content work on that platform
Measuring success in Instagram: Take a detailed look at Instagram’s tools for measuring audience engagement
Is YouTube right for you? Find out if YouTube is the right video channel for your campaign
YouTube channels: Learn how to establish a branded YouTube channel
Must-share video content: Explore how to make stand-out video content
What’s new on YouTube: Get the latest information on YouTube developments, including YouTube Live and VR180
Finding viewers: Discover how to drive organic traffic to your YouTube channel
Advertising on YouTube: Understand the ins and outs of YouTube
Advertising and how to do it
Twitter changes: Understand the importance of recent changes to Twitter’s timeline and how to prepare for any algorithm changes in the future
Customising Twitter profiles: Learn how to add branding to your profile
Media and tagging in Twitter: Explore how multimedia content and hashtags can boost your tweets’ reach
Twitter followers: Find out how to get committed followers
Twitter tools: Cut down the time spent managing your Twitter feed by choosing the right tools for you
Twitter ads: Get expert help to make the most of Twitter’s advertising tools
Creating LinkedIn profiles: Learn why a consistent approach to profiles works best and how to ensure your employees develop their personal profiles in line with best-practice guidelines
Expanding LinkedIn networks: Identify the best way to build your network, including how to reach out to targeted industry professionals
LinkedIn post targeting: Delve into LinkedIn’s wide array of targeting tools to ensure your updates appear in the right feeds
LinkedIn messaging add-on: Discover the pros and cons of LinkedIn’s paid messaging tool for connecting with people outside your network
Building LinkedIn Groups: Understand the role of LinkedIn Groups and examine methods for establishing your own community
Using LinkedIn Pages: Explore how LinkedIn Pages can increase your company’s presence on the network
LinkedIn ad options: Decide if LinkedIn’s paid advertising options will work for you
TikTok marketing & advertising
TikTok’s latest updates: Up-to-the-minute debrief on the fast-growing platform’s latest deployments
Marketing on TikTok: Explore TikTok’s opportunities for marketers
TikTok targeting: Find out how to create a targeted audience for your TikTok content
TikTok marketing best practice: View examples of successful campaigns by top brands
Marketing on Pinterest: Explore Pinterest’s opportunities for marketeers and view examples of successful campaigns by top brands
Do you need a Pinterest business account? Find out what Pinterest business accounts have to offer
Find shareable content: Explore the process and importance of conducting a visual audit when selecting which assets to share
How to use Pinterest as a traffic source: Discover how to use Pinterest to drive traffic to other online real estate
Pinterest features: Gain top-level insight into Pinterest’s features, including Rich and Promoted Pins, plus Lens and Collaborative Boards
Snapchat’s latest updates: Find out what’s new in Snapchat and the shape of likely future developments
Marketing on Snapchat: Learn how Snapchat can help promote your brand organically and via paid ads
Snapchat features: Discover the opportunities of platform features, such as Snap Maps and sponsored Geofilters
Targeting on Snapchat: Find out how to create a targeted audience for your Snapchat content
Reaching out to bloggers: Find out how bloggers can help promote your products and brand, and how you can engage their help with individual campaigns
Top tools: Discover tools that will help you manage multiple outreach campaigns
Analytics for social media
Tracking success: Find out how to measure performance with proven metrics
Google Analytics: Learn how to monitor pageviews and online traffic using Google Analytics’ toolset
Onboard monitoring: Explore the tracking tools built into each social media platform
Additional resources: Discover free sources of advice and third-party tools that will help you analyse performance
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Andrew McCauley is the original Social Media Bloke. Named as #17 ?Most Influential Social Media Marketer ? by BuzzSumo in Nov, 2016, one of the 'top 100 Most Influential Twitter Users' by Forbes and an Amazon best selling author.
Kristin Kane Ford
Kristin has been involved in social media and marketing since 2007. She is the owner of a social media and social recruitment business. Kristin has been speaking and training on social media since 2010 and has been recognized in many media outlets.
Daphne is a social media consultant who has over 5 years of training, coaching and workshop experience. With over 15 years of experience in the social media and web-based marketing fields, she is the perfect fit for teaching Imparture courses.
Jacqueline is a Lead Trainer & International Business & Digital Marketing Consultant who has utilized her rich seam of experience to teach & deliver compelling content across a variety of disciplines, including marketing, recruitment, sales and analytics.
As a digital marketing specialist with experience in marketing strategy, content management and social media management, I've found my role in coaching as the most rewarding. My passion is working with SME's and business owners. Besides forming ongoing new relationships, gaining insights from the diverse industry exposure has been enlightening and contributed to my expertise. The most rewarding aspect of being a coach is to share my knowledge, and empower others to take ownership of their marketing activities for self-sufficiency and sustainable growth.
Will I receive any certification after completing the course?
A certificate as proof of your attendance on the course is available on request.
How can I pay?
We accept payment via Credit Card, Debit Card, BACS, Cheque or Invoice.
Will the same trainer be leading each module?
No, the trainer may vary for each of the modules related to this online course based on their expertise.
When will I receive my log-in details?
You will receive full log-in details and clear step-by-step instructions to join the Online Learning course seven days prior to the first class.
Do I need to share my video during a class?
You will be able to see your trainer via a video stream, together with most other delegates joining you on the class. However, it is completely up to you as to whether you share your own video.
What equipment do I require?
A laptop with browsing capabilities; a webcam and microphone to participate in group exercises.
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