: Social media is now a necessary part of any organization's marketing, sales, recruiting, or public relations initiatives. Organizations that use social media effectively create long-term brand advocates from social media followers; while others spend their time in crisis management.
This program includes 3 modules:
Marketing and PR
Brand Yourself with Social Media
Social Media Marketing
Marketing and PR – when it comes to marketing in business, knowing about money isn’t the only aspect. In our course we will teach you the marketing tricks of big business and learn how to apply them to your brand or small business. The rules of marketing and strategies learned in our course will teach you about the pioneering of future marketing as well as a step-by-step action plan for using these marketing techniques to effectively communicate with buyers directly, raise visibility, and increase sales.
We will take the latest social media tools, marketing trends and apply them to real-life examples in your business to equal success. In our course you'll build your skills in each lesson and master cost-effective marketing strategies. We will look deep into newly popular tools such as Infographics, photo-sharing using Pinterest and Instagram, as well as expanded information on social media such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Whether you're new to advertising or looking for a refresher, this course will make you marketing pro. And by the time you're done, you'll have a personalized plan of action for increasing your sales—all on a shoestring budget. This course is not only for business owners! In our course you will learn the single resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, nonprofit managers as well as those working in marketing or publicity departments to help you build a marketing and PR strategy to grow any business.
Brand Yourself with Social Media-Are you looking to demonstrate more value to customers or employers? By using today’s hottest social media platforms you are able to build the powerful personal brand that gets you what you want.
In this class, offered by our accredited school partners, you'll learn to use social media to attract new business and grow your readership. From Facebook to Pinterest to video sharing, this class will teach you the techniques and ideas that are practical, easy, and effective for your brand. Networking and social media is a business tool that needs to be utilized, but do you know how to properly use it to fit your brand? You'll learn how to choose today’s best social media tools for your personal goals, make the most of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter—and leverage new platforms like Pinterest and Google+, build a personal brand campaign and measure the success of your social media branding.
Social Media Marketing-Social media has created an opportunity for businesses everywhere to promote and grow with just a simple push of a button. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this class will give you a solid foundation and understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business. You'll learn about the most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them to promote your business. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success.
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Angela Caban is the educational mentor for this program. She is a professional writer, owner of AC Consulting Services and founder of the Homefront United Network. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and her Master of Human Resources Management. Angela has been writing since 2008 and has been published in various online and print publications, she has also contributed work as an author to two award winning books. She started a military family support website in 2010 when her husband deployed to Iraq with the Army National Guard. She currently runs her consulting business full time and has also worked with small business professionals and television networks such as PBS and A&E Networks.Certification
: The purpose of the NISM certification exams are to assess candidates’ knowledge in the six content domains of general social media practitioners as defined by the current NISM Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) social media vocation studies.
The minimum qualifications to sit for the NISM SMS certification exam are a minimum of 2 years of business experience related to social media, candidates with experience in community management, social media management or related vocations are ideal candidates for the SMS certification. However, all applicants who have at least 2 full years of business experience related to social media in their application will be allowed to sit for the exam.
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.