Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The Advanced Social Media program is designed to build advanced skillsets in social media marketing by following a clear, structured, expert-recommended learning path. You’ll master the various facets of social media marketing—including social media strategy, online reputation management, influencer marketing, content marketing and web analytics, and you’ll acquire extensive project experience and the capability to manage and strategize social media marketing initiatives.
    The program gives you access to live, instructor-led online classes conducted by social media expert trainers. You will also get access to high-quality e-learning content, simulation exams, a community moderated by experts, mentoring sessions, and other resources to help you become a social media specialist.
    Once you complete the program, you will receive an Advanced Social Media certificate from Simplilearn, validating your ability to lead the social media efforts in your organization.
     

  • Who should take this Advanced Social Media course?

    If you’re seeking a leadership role in social media marketing, this Advanced Social Media course is the right opportunity for you. The following professionals are best suited to become social media specialists:
    • Marketing managers
    • Digital marketing executives
    • Content writers
    • Marketing and sales professionals
    • Management, engineering, business, and communications graduates
    • Entrepreneurs and business owners
       

  • What are the social media marketing tools can I get hands-on exposure through this social media training course?

    As part of this course, you will gain insights into tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Pinterest. These are widely used tools with large number of users and also most popular for social media marketing purposes.
     

  • What projects are included in this program?

    Project 1 - Building A Social Media Strategy
    You will get hands-on experience about social media challenges, strategy building and creating a campaign message. You will have to build a sustainable social media strategy and establish business goals, which will serve as the foundation of your campaign.


    Project 2 - Converged Media
    In this project, you will develop the ability to increase the effectiveness of campaigns by learning how and when to trigger additional boosts or efforts from other areas of converged media. You will learn about the role of converged media in social media, understanding paid, owned, and earned media, and putting converged media to work.
     
    Project 3 - Content Marketing
    You will learn how to use customer profiles or personas to determine which types of content to develop for upcoming social media campaigns. You will apply concepts such as role of content marketing, building a content plan, matching content to consumer intent and generating content ideas.
     
    Project 4 - Visual Social
    You will learn how to generate a wide range of visual and video-based content ideas suited to a campaign or brand. You will also know about the impact of great visuals and leveraging images and videos in social media.
     
    Project 5 - Social Sharing
    You will learn about understanding the psychology of social sharing, building content and get insights around your current brand positioning and social conversation.
     
    Project 6 - Storytelling
    You will brainstorm and outline a story narrative, that both defines your brand identity as well as pushing consumers toward a defined conversion point.
     
    Project 7 - Influencer ORM
    You will learn about social media challenges, strategy-building guide and creating a campaign message. It also highlights the importance to establish a social media listening strategy that identifies potential reputation issues as well as potential amplification opportunities and to leverage that knowledge for further positive exposure of your brand.
     
    Project 8 - Social Selling
    Helps you establish a clear and relevant consumer journey for your brand and to identify the ways in which you can best serve potential customers on each step of that journey.
     
    Project 9 - Social Measurement
    You will learn about the basics of social media measurement and social media specific metrics.
     
     

Tools covered

Analytics Tools
Facebook Analytics YouTube Analytics
Social Media Tools
Buffer Hootsuite Social Studio

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Faculty Introduction

      00:42
      • Faculty Introduction
        00:42
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to Social Media

      23:56
      • 1.01 Introduction to Social Media
        00:41
      • 1.02 Modern Communication
        03:40
      • 1.03 Social Media Landscape
        01:54
      • 1.04 Social Media and Content Marketing
        04:52
      • 1.05 Reputation Management and Monitoring
        07:32
      • 1.06 Customer Engagement
        05:17
      • 1.07 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 02 - Social Media Strategy and Planning

      40:45
      • 2.01 Introduction
        00:45
      • 2.02 Social Media Impact On Business Goals
        03:58
      • 2.03 Social Media Marketing Integration
        02:08
      • 2.04 Strategic Business channel Part A
        15:50
      • 2.05 Strategic Business channel Part B
        12:51
      • 2.06 Define Your Target Audience
        02:22
      • 2.07 Types of Content to Post and Promote
        02:00
      • 2.08 Key Takeaways
        00:51
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03 - Social Media Channel Management

      42:36
      • 3.01 Introduction
        00:43
      • 3.02 Social Networking
        15:52
      • 3.03 Microblogging
        03:42
      • 3.04 Media Sharing Videos
        06:35
      • 3.05 Media Sharing Images
        06:55
      • 3.06 Other Services
        07:59
      • 3.07 Key Takeaways
        00:50
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04 - Social Media Management Tools

      09:29
      • 4.01 Introduction
        00:40
      • 4.02 Impact On Business Goals
        01:18
      • 4.03 Buffer
        01:53
      • 4.04 Hootsuite
        02:09
      • 4.05 Social Studio
        01:17
      • 4.06 Link Shortener
        01:17
      • 4.07 Key Takeaways
        00:55
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05 - Social Media Measurement and Reporting

      13:36
      • 5.01 Introduction
        00:34
      • 5.02 Key Performance Indicators
        05:49
      • 5.03 Social Analytics Tools
        06:44
      • 5.04 Key Takeaways
        00:29
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06 - Social Advertising

      17:17
      • 6.01 Introduction
        00:29
      • 6.02 Social Advertising Key Factors
        04:36
      • 6.03 Advertising Campaign in LinkedIn and Facebook
        11:51
      • 6.04 Key Takeaways
        00:21
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 1 : Introduction to Social Media

      48:03
      • 1.001 How Social Media Has Changed Businesses
        14:23
      • 1.002 The Emotions of Sharing
        08:47
      • 1.003 Air Canada's Campaign
        07:34
      • 1.004 Influencers and Evangelists
        05:23
      • 1.005 Inspiring the Readers
        11:56
    • Section 2 : Building a Sustainable Social Media Strategy

      1:03:34
      • 2.001 Social Media Challenges
        10:46
      • 2.002 Strategy Building Guide
        15:33
      • 2.003 Establishing and Benefitting
        13:52
      • 2.004 Creating a Campaign Message
        11:15
      • 2.005 Planning and Benefiting from a Diversified Posting Strategy
        12:08
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 3 : Converged Social Media

      45:14
      • 1 The Role of Converged Media in Social
        14:18
      • 2 Understanding Paid, Owned, and Earned Media
        10:47
      • 3 Putting Converged Media to Work for You
        09:52
      • 4 Two Choices of Social Exposure
        10:17
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 4 : Content Marketing in a Social Media World

      1:33:08
      • 1 The Role of Content Marketing in Social
        08:46
      • 2 The Viral Value Pyramid
        09:01
      • 3 Building a Content Plan
        07:47
      • 4 Three Key Areas of Focus
        13:36
      • 5 Matching Content to Consumer Intent
        14:23
      • 6 Select the Right Type of Content
        07:18
      • 7 Generating Content Ideas
        10:05
      • 8 Trending Topics on Social Channels
        07:45
      • 9 Unlocking Content’s Full Potential
        14:27
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 5 : Visual Social Media

      51:21
      • 1 Understanding the impact of great visuals
        11:05
      • 2 Leveraging Images in Social Media
        04:24
      • 3 Image-Based Marketing Types
        14:36
      • 4 Leveraging Video in Social Content
        07:27
      • 5 Different Lengths of Video
        05:23
      • 6 Video Based Marketing
        08:26
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 6 : Understanding and Sparking Social Sharing

      1:03:26
      • 1 What Makes Social Sharing so Valuable
        15:40
      • 2 Building Content That is Inherently Shareable
        15:00
      • 3 Psychology of Social Sharing
        14:19
      • 4 Brainstorming Your Social Content Ideas
        03:45
      • 5 What do Customers Love about you?
        14:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 7 : Storytelling An Essential Part of Your Social Narrative

      1:00:59
      • 1 Why Storytelling is Essential in Social Marketing
        12:21
      • 2 Finding Your Focus and Your Story
        09:44
      • 3 Story that Involves Problem Solving
        09:57
      • 4 Understanding Consumer Stories and Their Role
        13:37
      • 5 Matching Customer Story to Motive
        15:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 8 : Influencer Marketing and Online Reputation Management

      1:18:41
      • 1 The Role of Social Media Listening
        10:20
      • 2 Reputation Management And Response
        18:32
      • 3 Finding Influencers and Evangelists
        13:59
      • 4 Engaging with Influencers and Evangelists
        14:44
      • 5 Engaging with Paid Influencers and Evangelists
        07:47
      • 6 Influencer Collaboration
        13:19
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 9 : Social Media Selling

      31:53
      • 1 Understanding the Role of Social in the Sales Cycle
        13:08
      • 2 How Sales and Marketing Function as a Team in Social Selling
        08:53
      • 3 How Does Sales Support Marketing?
        09:52
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 10 : Social Media Measurement

      33:07
      • 1 The Basics of Social Media Measurement
        16:16
      • 2 Social Media Specific Metrics
        16:51
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 1 - Course Introduction

      02:26
      • 1.01 Course Introduction
        02:26
    • Lesson 2 - Establishing a Video Marketing Strategy

      24:03
      • 2.01 Lesson Introduction
        02:11
      • 2.02 Introduction to Video Marketing
        02:42
      • 2.03 Crafting Your Video Marketing Strategy
        02:49
      • 2.04 Videos Storytelling
        01:13
      • 2.05 Making videos people want to watch
        02:34
      • 2.06 Optimum Length for Videos
        01:38
      • 2.07 Optimizing your videos
        00:36
      • 2.08 Keyword Research
        01:49
      • 2.09 Creating Amazing Videos
        01:41
      • 2.10 Optimizing Videos for Search- Google and YouTube
        02:04
      • 2.11 Building Authority with YouTube Channel
        01:38
      • 2.12 Promoting Your videos
        00:25
      • 2.14 Creating Tent Pole Events Videos
        01:08
      • 2.15 Scheduling Your Videos
        00:46
      • 2.16 Key Takeaways
        00:49
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3 - Gaining Exposure and Measuring Impact

      21:50
      • 3.01 Lesson Introduction
        01:58
      • 3.02 Introduction to Media Platforms
        02:13
      • 3.03 Promoting Owned Videos
        01:26
      • 3.04 YouTube Channels
        01:59
      • 3.05 Social Media Promotion
        01:51
      • 3.06 Promoting Earned Video
        01:53
      • 3.07 Video Influencers Vloggers
        02:36
      • 3.08 Promoting Paid Media
        01:53
      • 3.09 Using Customer Journey Models
        02:06
      • 3.10 Measuring Impact
        02:31
      • 3.11 YouTube Analytics
        00:46
      • 3.12 Key Takeaways
        00:38
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4 - YouTube Advertising

      19:19
      • 4.1 Lesson Introduction
        01:58
      • 4.2 YouTube Advertising Key Players
        01:48
      • 4.3 YouTube Video Ad Formats
        02:33
      • 4.4 Scheduling, Targeting, and Remarketing Video Ads
        03:51
      • 4.5 Placing Reserved Media
        00:41
      • 4.6 Key Performance Metrics
        03:01
      • 4.7 Optimizing YouTube Ads
        02:31
      • 4.8 YouTube Ads: Best Practices
        01:56
      • 4.09 Key Takeaways
        01:00
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5 - Leveraging Mobile Video

      14:15
      • 5.01 Lesson Introduction
        01:40
      • 5.02 Mobile Video and Live Streaming
        01:53
      • 5.03 Mobile Video and Digital Marketing Strategy
        02:11
      • 5.04 Mobile Videos: Target Audience
        02:50
      • 5.05 Videos People Watch and Share
        01:50
      • 5.06 Vertical Videos
        01:25
      • 5.07 When To Make Mobile Videos
        01:28
      • 5.08 Key Takeaways
        00:58
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 6 - Promoting and Measuring Mobile Video

      15:45
      • 6.01 Lesson Introduction
        02:02
      • 6.02 What Makes Mobile Videos Unique
        02:15
      • 6.03 Mobile Video Opportunities for Brands
        01:52
      • 6.04 Where and How to Promote Mobile Videos
        01:44
      • 6.05 Mobile Video Advertising
        01:14
      • 6.06 Mobile Video Ads: YouTube
        01:54
      • 6.07 Mobile Video Ads: Facebook and Instagram
        00:41
      • 6.08 Mobile Video Ads: Case Studies
        01:09
      • 6.09 Measuring the Success of Mobile Videos
        02:06
      • 6.10 Key Takeaways
        00:48
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 7 - Youtube: How-Tos

      42:42
      • 7.01 Lesson Introduction
        01:54
      • 7.02 Demo: Uploading a Video to YouTube—Desktop
        02:13
      • 7.03 Demo: Using Youtube Studio--Mobile
        01:51
      • 7.04 Demo: Using Youtube Studio Beta--Desktop
        05:41
      • 7.05 Demo: Using YouTube Studio—Mobile
        01:55
      • 7.06 Demo: Editing a Video on YouTube
        02:52
      • 7.07 Demo: Optimizing a Video on YouTube Studio
        06:20
      • 7.08 Demo: Creating a YouTube Channel
        03:21
      • 7.09 Demo: Checking the YouTube Channel Settings
        03:26
      • 7.10 Demo: Optimizing a YouTube Channel
        05:46
      • 7.11 YouTube Channel: Views and Subscribers
        02:06
      • 7.12 Factors that Make a Great Video
        03:02
      • 7.13 Monetizing Your YouTube Channel
        01:39
      • 7.14 Key Takeaways
        00:36
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 8 - Instagram: How-Tos

      17:18
      • 8.01 Lesson Introduction
        01:53
      • 8.02 Shooting and Editing a Great Video
        02:30
      • 8.03 Editing in External Apps
        01:03
      • 8.04 Video Categories
        01:27
      • 8.05 Video Types
        01:20
      • 8.06 Demo: Instagram’s Video Editing Options
        04:26
      • 8.07 Demo: Instagram’s Video Filters
        02:14
      • 8.08 Monetizing Your Instagram Videos
        01:32
      • 8.09 Key Takeaways
        00:53
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 9 - Video Ads on Different Social Media Channels

      14:35
      • 9.01 Lesson Introduction
        02:27
      • 9.02 Video Ads on Facebook and Instagram
        03:08
      • 9.03 Video Ads on LinkedIn
        01:38
      • 9.04 Video Ads on Twitter
        02:52
      • 9.05 Video Ads on Snapchat
        02:17
      • 9.06 Video Ads on Pinterest
        01:15
      • 9.07 Key Takeaways
        00:58
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10 - Impact of GDPR on YouTube Advertising

      06:48
      • 10.01 Lesson Introduction
        02:02
      • 10.02 GDPR's Effect on YouTube Advertising
        02:24
      • 10.03 GDPR’s Impact on the Video Advertising Ecosystem
        00:41
      • 10.04 GDPR and Audience Targeting in YouTube Advertising
        00:52
      • 10.05 Key Takeaways
        00:49
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 11- Video Advertising for B2B Marketeers

      09:07
      • 11.01 Lesson Introduction
        01:54
      • 11.02 Impact of Video Advertising in B2B
        01:56
      • 11.03 Video Advertising in B2B Examples
        01:06
      • 11.04 Best Channels for B2B Videos
        02:05
      • 11.05 Challenges B2B Marketeers Face in Video Advertising
        01:24
      • 11.06 Key Takeaways
        00:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 12 - The Future of Video Marketing

      10:13
      • 12.01 Lesson Introduction
        02:21
      • 12.02 Future Trends in Video Marketing
        01:35
      • 12.03 Three-Sixty-Degree Video
        01:21
      • 12.04 Augmented Reality
        01:15
      • 12.05 Virtual Reality
        02:55
      • 12.06 Key Takeaways
        00:46
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 01 - Course Introduction

      02:07
      • 1.01 Course Introduction
        02:07
    • Lesson 02 - Understanding Facebook

      13:59
      • 2.01 Introduction
        01:30
      • 2.02 Role of Marketing in the Future
        01:07
      • 2.03 Social Media Landscape
        02:33
      • 2.04 Facebook Introduction
        03:53
      • 2.05 Starting Your Facebook Journey
        02:00
      • 2.06 Facebook Options for Business
        02:13
      • 2.07 Key Takeaways
        00:43
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03 - Understanding the Facebook Algorithm

      16:31
      • 3.01 Introduction
        01:47
      • 3.02 The Facebook News Feed and Organic Reach
        04:58
      • 3.03 The Facebook Algorithm Today
        04:21
      • 3.04 Top Ranking Factors in the Facebook Algorithm
        03:44
      • 3.05 The Future of the Facebook News Feed
        01:03
      • 3.06 Key Takeaways
        00:38
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04 - Groups, Pages, Messenger, and Facebook Live

      1:04:04
      • 4.01 Introduction
        01:41
      • 4.02 Facebook Groups Set Up and Business Use
        13:06
      • 4.03 Facebook Pages Setup, Business Use, and Best Practices
        06:19
      • 4.04 Anatomy of a Facebook Page
        23:23
      • 4.05 Facebook Pages Best Practices
        02:57
      • 4.06 Facebook Messenger: How to Use for Business
        08:38
      • 4.07 Facebook Live: Set Up and How to Use for Business
        07:10
      • 4.08 Key Takeaways
        00:50
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05 - Managing Facebook

      25:57
      • 5.01 Managing Facebook
        01:50
      • 5.02 Facebook Business Manager
        05:38
      • 5.03 Publishing, Scheduling, and Moderation
        09:39
      • 5.04 Facebook Page Insights
        04:02
      • 5.05 Demo: Facebook Productivity Tools
        02:12
      • 5.06 Facebook Pages, Groups, and Events Policies
        01:53
      • 5.07 Key Takeaways
        00:43
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06 - Facebook Marketing Tools

      17:01
      • 6.01 Introduction
        01:53
      • 6.02 Facebook's Social Plugins
        03:06
      • 6.3 Facebook Rights Manager
        01:52
      • 6.04 Set Up Facebook Local and Facebook Place
        05:19
      • 6.05 Facebook and Non-Facebook Marketing Tools
        04:10
      • 6.06 Key Takeaways
        00:41
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 07 - Understanding Facebook Ads

      19:26
      • 7.01 Introduction
        01:44
      • 7.02 Global Advertising Spend by Media
        02:04
      • 7.03 Facebook Ad Campaign Structure, Ad Objectives, and Targeting
        06:59
      • 7.04 Facebook Ad Placements, Ad Formats, and Budgeting
        05:33
      • 7.05 Facebook Ad Performance, Testing, and Tools
        03:06
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 08 - Creating Your Facebook Ad

      24:03
      • 8.01 Introduction
        01:49
      • 8.02 Facebook Ad Manager
        00:52
      • 8.03 Demo: Create Your Facebook Ad Campaign
        05:06
      • 8.04 Demo: Create Your Facebook Ad Set
        06:41
      • 8.05 Demo: Create Your Facebook Ad
        05:44
      • 8.06 Facebook Ad Images and Text
        01:37
      • 8.07 Facebook Ad Review Process
        01:39
      • 8.08 Key Takeaways
        00:35
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 09 - Facebook Targeting

      15:28
      • 9.01 Introduction
        01:48
      • 9.02 Targeting in Facebook Pre and Post GDPR
        12:55
      • 9.03 Key Takeaways
        00:45
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10 - Facebook Tracking and Reporting

      11:22
      • 10.01 Introduction
        01:42
      • 10.02 Facebook Conversion Tracking and Facebook Pixel
        07:25
      • 10.03 Facebook Analytics
        01:35
      • 10.04 Key Takeaways
        00:40
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 11 - Facebook Commerce

      16:04
      • 11.01 Introduction
        01:35
      • 11.02 Setting up Your Facebook Shop
        08:59
      • 11.03 Creating Your Facebook Catalog
        03:42
      • 11.04 Using Facebook Dynamic Ads
        01:11
      • 11.05 Key Takeaways
        00:37
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 12 - Facebook Best Practices

      16:47
      • 12.01 Introduction
        01:40
      • 12.02 Optimize Your Facebook Page
        03:42
      • 12.03 Best Practices in Pages Posts and Ads
        05:05
      • 12.04 Facebook Ads in the Sales Funnel
        03:32
      • 12.05 Best Practices Facebook Images and Ad Copies
        02:11
      • 12.06 Key Takeaways
        00:37
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 13 - Facebook Privacy and Security

      06:24
      • 13.01 Introduction
        01:44
      • 13.02 Facebook Ad Policies
        01:54
      • 13.03 Data Use Restrictions
        00:26
      • 13.04 Facebook Ads Post GDPR
        01:14
      • 13.05 Ads Politics or Issues of National Importance
        00:31
      • 13.06 Key Takeaways
        00:35
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 14 - Facebook Blueprint Examinations

      04:12
      • 14.01 Introduction
        01:30
      • 14.02 Certifications and Badges
        00:46
      • 14.03 Exam Process and Fees
        00:43
      • 14.04 Facebook Planning Professional Certification
        00:17
      • 14.05 Facebook Buying Professional Certification
        00:17
      • 14.06 Key Takeaways
        00:39
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 1 Twitter Marketing

      2:23:10
      • 1 Understanding Twitter
        18:32
      • 2 Using Twitter as a Marketer
        18:25
      • 3 Customer Service and Engagement Via Twitter
        32:32
      • 4 Marketing on Twitter
        20:45
      • 5 Understanding Twitter Advertising
        15:47
      • 6 Twitter Ad Options
        12:04
      • 7 Increased Character Limit
      • 8 Walkthrough Retweeting and Retweeting With A Comment Demo 1
        01:32
      • 9 Walkthrough Using Advanced Twitter Search Demo 2
        05:22
      • 10 Walkthrough Joining or Creating Hashtag Conversations Demo 3
        04:04
      • 11 Walkthrough Building a Twitter List Demo 4
        04:56
      • 12 Walkthrough Creating and Curating a Twitter Moment Demo 5
        07:09
      • 13 Walkthrough Adding Location to Tweet Demo 6
        02:02
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 2 Pintrest Marketing

      1:59:01
      • 1 Understanding Pinterest
        17:09
      • 2 Pinterest Presence and the Algorithm
        24:12
      • 3 Marketing with Pinterest
        25:04
      • 4 Putting Pinterest to Work
        23:10
      • 5 Pinterest for Pitching and Outreach
        14:20
      • 6 Walkthrough Creating a Pinterest Board Demo 1
        05:40
      • 7 Walkthrough Moving Pins from One Board to Another Demo 2
        03:05
      • 8 Walkthrough Creating and Uploading a Great Pin Image Demo 3
        03:33
      • 9 Walkthrough Searching for Pins from a Specific URL Demo 4
        02:48
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3 LinkedIn Marketing

      55:01
      • 1 Understanding LinkedIn
        14:56
      • 2 Your LinkedIn Presence
        24:21
      • 3 LinkedIn Groups and Prospecting
        15:44
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4 Instagram Marketing

      1:13:10
      • 1 Understanding Instagram
        10:23
      • 2 Setting up Instagram
        15:41
      • 3 Marketing Through Instagram
        16:50
      • 4 Leveraging Instagram
        30:16
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5 Snapchat Marketing

      1:13:10
      • 1 Understanding Snapchat
        19:15
      • 2 Getting Started with Snapchat
        14:30
      • 3 Marketing with Snapchat
        21:46
      • 4 Snapchat Advertising and Partnerships
        17:39
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 1 : Introduction to Content Marketing

      44:42
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:56
      • 1.2 What's In It For Me
        01:18
      • 1.3 What Is Content Marketing
        02:09
      • 1.4 How to Become a Best-in-Class Content Marketer
        01:23
      • 1.5 Develop a Clear Vision
        02:49
      • 1.6 Develop a Business Case
        03:36
      • 1.7 Document your Content Marketing Strategy
        01:36
      • 1.8 Create a Editorial Mission Statement
        02:04
      • 1.9 Target Customers based on their Intent
        03:26
      • 1.10 Target Key Influencers
        02:30
      • 1.11 Produce Help, Hub, and Hero Content
        01:31
      • 1.12 Produce Engaging Content
        01:41
      • 1.13 Use Content Marketing Tactics
        01:42
      • 1.14 Use Social Media Platforms
        01:42
      • 1.15 Help Customers Find the Information
        01:30
      • 1.16 Help Key Influencers Impact the Buyer’s Decision Making Process
        02:51
      • 1.17 Measure Content Effectiveness
        01:53
      • 1.18 Measure ROMI
        03:15
      • 1.19 Improve by Experimenting with New Initiatives
        03:26
      • 1.20 Improve by Becoming Sophisticated and Mature
        02:16
      • 1.21 Key Takeaways
        01:08
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 2 : Developing a Vision of Content Marketing Success

      33:23
      • 2.1 Introduction
        00:19
      • 2.2 What's In It For Me
        00:59
      • 2.3 Vision for Successful Content Marketing
        02:17
      • 2.4 The Michelin Guide Story
        08:10
      • 2.5 Hindustan Unilever
        05:23
      • 2.6 Volvo Trucks
        07:16
      • 2.7 Dell's Take It Easy
        06:17
      • 2.8 Key Takeaways
        02:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 3 : Developing a Business Case for Content Marketing

      51:10
      • 3.1 Introduction
        00:28
      • 3.2 What's In It For Me
        00:42
      • 3.3 Content Marketing Budget
        01:33
      • 3.4 Objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
        12:25
      • 3.5 Challenges and Impact
        10:45
      • 3.6 Best Practices
        10:40
      • 3.7 Benefits and Financial Impact
        06:26
      • 3.8 Build your Business Case
        02:56
      • 3.9 Compare the Value of Content Marketing
        03:21
      • 3.10 Key Takeaways
        01:54
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 4 : Creating a Successful Content Marketing Strategy

      50:13
      • 4.1 Introduction
        00:16
      • 4.2 What's In It For Me
        01:15
      • 4.3 Creating a Successful Content Marketing Strategy
        03:23
      • 4.4 Model for Creating a Successful Content Marketing Strategy
        08:00
      • 4.5 Content Marketing Strategy - Two-Step Model
        08:29
      • 4.6 Two Step Model - First Phase
        14:22
      • 4.7 Two-Step Model - Second Phase
        10:03
      • 4.8 Benefit of Two-Step flow Model
        02:03
      • 4.9 Key Takeaways
        02:22
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 5 : Creating a Remarkable Editorial Mission Statement

      37:05
      • 5.1 Introduction
        00:20
      • 5.2 What's In It For Me
        00:44
      • 5.3 Editorial Mission Statements
        12:21
      • 5.4 Create Remarkable Content
        06:53
      • 5.5 Top Global Ad Campaigns
        07:49
      • 5.6 Remarkable Editorial Mission Statement
        07:30
      • 5.7 Key Takeaways
        01:28
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 6 : Targeting Customer Intent Instead of Demographics

      34:28
      • 6.1 Introduction
        00:17
      • 6.2 What's In It For Me
        00:45
      • 6.3 Target Intent over Demographic
        02:46
      • 6.4 Target Customers on Mobile Devices
        04:56
      • 6.5 Target Intent on YouTube
        03:46
      • 6.6 Know Your Customers' Intent
        10:23
      • 6.7 Have a Mobile-friendly Website
        01:47
      • 6.8 Video are Preferred Over Text
        08:11
      • 6.9 Key Takeaways
        01:37
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 7 : Targeting Key Influencers

      36:57
      • 7.1 Introduction
        00:18
      • 7.2 What's In It For Me
        00:43
      • 7.3 Importance Of Influencer Marketing
        07:14
      • 7.4 Process Of Augmenting With Influencers
        20:26
      • 7.5 Case Study—Orange France
        06:03
      • 7.6 Key Takeaways
        02:13
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 8 : Producing Help, Hub, and Hero Content Consistently

      27:45
      • 8.1 Introduction
        00:24
      • 8.2 What's In It For Me
        00:46
      • 8.3 Help Content
        09:10
      • 8.4 Hub Content
        07:45
      • 8.5 Hero Content
        08:43
      • 8.6 Key Takeaways
        00:57
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 9 : Producing Engaging Content More Frequently

      24:41
      • 9.1 Introduction
        00:22
      • 9.2 What's In It For Me
        00:44
      • 9.3 Producing Engaging Content
        03:24
      • 9.4 Engagement Through Video and Text
        03:49
      • 9.5 Text Vs Video
        03:51
      • 9.6 What to Seek
        08:38
      • 9.7 Checklist - When to Use Video or Text
        02:28
      • 9.8 Key Takeaways
        01:25
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 10 : Using Effective B2C and B2B Content Marketing Tactics

      1:19:16
      • 10.1 Introduction
        00:24
      • 10.2 What's In It For Me
        01:29
      • 10.3 B2C and B2B Content Marketing Tactics—Usage
        02:47
      • 10.4 B2C and B2B Content Marketing Tactics—Effectiveness
        01:34
      • 10.5 Email Newsletters
        04:33
      • 10.6 In-person Events
        04:00
      • 10.7 Illustrations/Photos
        03:14
      • 10.8 Social Media content
        07:11
      • 10.9 Infographics
        02:41
      • 10.10 Videos—B2C
        03:17
      • 10.11 Videos—B2B
        02:56
      • 10.12 Online Presentations
        03:21
      • 10.13 Microsites
        03:13
      • 10.14 Website Articles
        02:56
      • 10.15 Blogs
        02:40
      • 10.16 Webinars
        02:45
      • 10.17 Case Studies
        02:15
      • 10.18 Mobile Apps
        03:07
      • 10.19 Print Magazines
        03:10
      • 10.20 Digital Magazines
        01:40
      • 10.21 Books
        03:37
      • 10.22 Podcasts
        02:04
      • 10.23 White Papers
        03:58
      • 10.24 Research Reports
        02:32
      • 10.25 E-Books
        02:20
      • 10.26 Branded Content Tools
        01:39
      • 10.27 Virtual Conferences
        02:11
      • 10.28 Key Takeaways
        01:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 11 : Building Successful B2C and B2B Social Media Platforms

      1:09:44
      • 11.1 Introduction
        00:17
      • 11.2 What's In It For Me
        01:07
      • 11.3 Social Media Platforms
        02:24
      • 11.4 Facebook
        15:22
      • 11.5 LinkedIn
        15:02
      • 11.6 YouTube
        05:47
      • 11.7 YouTube - Create Great Content
        08:26
      • 11.8 YouTube - Develop a Programming Strategy
        11:09
      • 11.9 Twitter
        08:12
      • 11.10 Key Takeaways
        01:58
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 12 : Helping Customers find the Information They Seek

      54:47
      • 12.1 Introduction
        00:17
      • 12.2 What's In It For Me
        00:47
      • 12.3 Optimizing Your Content For Your Web Site
        03:45
      • 12.4 Creating A Google-friendly Web Site
        11:15
      • 12.5 Optimizing Web Pages For Keywords
        12:38
      • 12.6 Optimizing Video Content
        06:37
      • 12.7 Micro-moments
        17:46
      • 12.8 Key Takeaways
        01:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 13 : Helping Key Influencers Impact the Buyer’s Decision-Making Process

      37:28
      • 13.1 Introduction
        00:20
      • 13.2 What's In It For Me
        00:53
      • 13.3 Influencing the Influencers
        04:12
      • 13.4 Schmooze Optimization
        02:57
      • 13.5 Nurture Key Relationships
        01:46
      • 13.6 Example - WineWorld
        03:00
      • 13.7 Four Key Influencers
        03:16
      • 13.8 Engaging Digital Presence
        01:36
      • 13.9 Keys to Success
        05:04
      • 13.10 Work together with influencers
        02:55
      • 13.11 GE with influential YouTube creators
        04:52
      • 13.12 Creations in support with GE
        05:21
      • 13.13 Key Takeaways
        01:16
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 14 : Measuring Content Effectiveness

      48:22
      • 14.1 Introduction
        00:23
      • 14.2 What's In It For Me
        00:59
      • 14.3 Sales and Sales Lead Quality
        01:03
      • 14.4 Touchpoints in the Customer Journey
        01:12
      • 14.5 Turning Touchpoints into Quality Leads or Sales
        04:12
      • 14.6 Focus on the Right Metrics
        11:51
      • 14.7 Value Your Best Customer
        05:21
      • 14.8 Attribute Value Across the Journey
        14:03
      • 14.9 Prove Marketing Impact
        06:50
      • 14.10 Key Takeaways
        02:28
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 15 : Measuring Return on Marketing Investment

      38:40
      • 15.1 Introduction
        00:23
      • 15.2 What's In It For Me
        00:52
      • 15.3 Return on Marketing Investment
        06:21
      • 15.4 The Power of the Press Release
        07:23
      • 15.5 Test A - ROMI Revisited
        08:29
      • 15.6 Test B - Impact of a Budget Cut
        06:20
      • 15.7 Test C - Impact of Using Multimedia
        07:24
      • 15.8 Key Takeaways
        01:28
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 16 : Improving by Experimenting With New Initiatives

      27:21
      • 16.1 Introduction
        00:22
      • 16.2 What's In It For Me
        00:44
      • 16.3 Creating Engaging Content
        14:56
      • 16.4 What is Effective and What is Not
        09:33
      • 16.5 Key Takeaways
        01:46
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 17 : Improving Effectiveness by Becoming More Sophisticated or Mature

      41:05
      • 17.1 Introduction
        00:21
      • 17.2 What's In It For Me
        00:52
      • 17.3 Content Marketing Maturity
        07:08
      • 17.4 Get Value from Editorial Meetings
        09:15
      • 17.5 Content Marketing in Organizations
        04:33
      • 17.6 Content Marketing with SEO and Social Media
        04:55
      • 17.7 Leverage Paid Advertising
        02:48
      • 17.8 Sophisticated Content Marketers
        03:38
      • 17.9 Analytics Tips
        05:46
      • 17.10 Key Takeaways
        01:49
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 18 : Content Marketing in the Foreseeable Future

      48:49
      • 18.1 Introduction
        00:15
      • 18.2 What's In It For Me
        00:45
      • 18.3 Content Marketing Forecast
        02:48
      • 18.4 Impact on Content Marketing Strategy
        01:07
      • 18.5 Video Sharing Platforms—Audience Segments
        01:39
      • 18.6 Video Sharing Platforms—Content Genres
        00:57
      • 18.7 YouTube vs Facebook
        05:05
      • 18.8 YouTube Best Practices—Part A
        08:26
      • 18.9 YouTube Best Practices—Part B
        10:07
      • 18.10 Virtual Reality
        04:38
      • 18.11 Facebook Best Practices
        04:45
      • 18.12 Instagram and Twitter Best Practices
        05:35
      • 18.13 Key Takeaways
        02:42
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 1 : Introduction to Digital Analytics

      16:54
      • 1.001 Introduction to Digital Analytics
        16:54
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 2 : Building Blocks

      25:54
      • 2.001 Advanced Building Blocks
        04:21
      • 2.002 Building Blocks -Google Analytics
        21:33
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 3 : Fundamentals of Digital Analytics

      45:14
      • 3.001 Digital Analytics
        08:02
      • 3.002 Digital Analytics Maturity Model
        14:39
      • 3.003 Using the Digital Analytics Maturity Model
        13:59
      • 3.004 The Three Heads of Online Analytics
        08:34
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 4 : Business Perspective

      44:52
      • 4.001 The Customer Journey and its Various Approaches
        09:23
      • 4.002 Designing for Persuasion
        09:37
      • 4.003 Defining Business Goals
        11:32
      • 4.004 Key Performance Indicators
        14:20
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 5 : Methodology - Lean Six Sigma

      25:33
      • 5.001 Introduction to the Analysis Perspective
        05:28
      • 5.002 Lean Six Sigma Principles -Define and Measure
        09:29
      • 5.003 Lean Six Sigma Principles -Analyze, Improve, and Control
        10:36
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 6 : Data Analysis Fundamentals

      16:22
      • 6.001 Data Analysis Fundamentals
        16:22
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 7 : Analysis Perspective Providing Insights

      35:22
      • 7.001 Analysis Perspective Providing Insights
        18:29
      • 7.002 Expressing Exactitude or a Sense of Scale
        16:53
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 8 : Enabling Capabilities

      52:06
      • 8.001 Tag Management System
        19:51
      • 8.002 Vendor Selection
        08:18
      • 8.003 Qualitative Data
        09:27
      • 8.004 Competitive Intelligence and Other Tools
        14:30
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 9 : Managing Analytics

      41:02
      • 9.001 Introduction to Managing Analytics
        13:47
      • 9.002 RACI Matrix
        07:53
      • 9.003 Agile Management
        19:22
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 10 : Audience

      15:48
      • 10.001 Audience
        15:48
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 11 : Acquisition

      44:55
      • 11.001 Acquisition
        09:55
      • 11.002 Campaign Tracking
        07:14
      • 11.003 Google Analytics Standard Channels
        14:33
      • 11.004 Marketing Automation and Growth Hacking
        13:13
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 12 : Behavior

      28:43
      • 12.001 Behavior
        11:46
      • 12.002 Customer Engagement
        16:57
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 13 : Conversions & Onboarding

      50:40
      • 1 Conversions Funnel
        15:23
      • 2 Experimentation and Testing
        13:12
      • 3 Conversion Scenarios
        13:46
      • 4 Attributions
        08:19
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 14 : Retention and Expansion

      25:15
      • 14.001 Retention and Expansion
        10:39
      • 14.002 Expansion Scenarios
        14:36
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 15 : Advocacy

      15:15
      • 15.001 Advocacy
        08:13
      • 15.002 Facebook and LinkedIn Insight
        07:02
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 16 : Privacy and Ethics

      17:23
      • 16.001 Privacy and Ethics
        17:23
      • Knowledge Check
    • Section 17 : Wrapping Up

      08:23
      • 17.001 Wrapping Up
        08:23
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  • Once you complete of the following requirements, you will be eligible to receive the advanced program certificate that will testify your acquisition of a social media marketer’s skillset.

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    Social Media Foundations Yes   NA
    Advanced Social Media Yes   Required
    Advanced Content Marketing Yes Score > 75% Required
    Advanced Web Analytics Yes   Required

    • Complete 85% of the OSL course
    • Attend one batch of LVC
    • Complete five projects: three from Advanced Social Media and one each from Advanced Content Marketing and Advanced Web Analytics
    • Complete the Advanced Social Media simulation test and receive a minimum score of 75%
       

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Stephen Cullen
Stephen Cullen Business Advisor (Marketing) at CEIS, Glasgow

Extensive, relevant, and professionally presented

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Nayeli Singh New York City

Not only do you learn the technical side of setting up social media, this course also teaches how social media relates to your business.

Catalina Stevenson
Catalina Stevenson New York City

The course format is very pleasant. A valuable coverage on the shift of communication trends from mass to social.

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Daphne Yang New York City

Very concise, clear explanations, great place to start on learning social media.

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