Social Media Hacking - Grow Your Following
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Social Media Hacking - Grow Your Following

Social Media Blueprint: Use The 80-20 Principle To Master YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter & WordPress In No Time!
3.9 (122 ratings)
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Last updated 7/2016
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Master These Social Media Hacks In Order To Shortcut Your Learning Curve (YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook & WordPress)
  • Create A Superstar LinkedIn Profile That Will Attract Viewers To Connect With You
  • Network Effectively On LinkedIn Using 3rd Party Apps Or By Connecting With Influencers
  • Build A Targeted Following On Twitter With Just 20 Minutes Per Day
  • Master Twitter Automation Techniques That Save You Half The Time
  • Create A Magnetic Facebook Fan Page That Attracts & Engages Visitors
  • Find Out The Techniques To Boost Your Engagement On Facebook
  • Use 3rd Party Apps To Automate Various Tasks Across Social Media
  • Get More YouTube Views and Subscribers
  • Set Up Your WordPress Website to be a More Efficient Blogger
Requirements
  • Laptop & Internet Connection
  • No Prior Social Media Experience Required
Description

You need help with social media, right?

You're in the right place. In this course, you'll learn tips, tricks, strategies, and tools to grow your social media presence.

Why should you take this course from us?

150,000+ Students have enrolled in our 60+ Courses!

Over 5,000 Five Star Reviews!

Comprehensive Social Media course covering YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter & Wordpress

Have a look at our curriculum & preview lectures to see the value of this course!

Social Media is an extremely powerful tool. As a matter of fact, as a manager, freelancer or entrepreneur, regardless whether you do business online or offline, if you're not high on Social Media you are going to lose out.

Here are some of the results that we have achieved on Social Media thus far:

  • YouTube: Over 20,000 subscribers for VideoSchoolOnline
  • Twitter: 2,000+ Twitter followers
  • LinkedIn: Over 1,000 connections & dozens of successful meetings with entrepreneurs
  • Facebook: A combined 5,000 fans on our 2 Facebook Pages
  • Udemy: 150,000+ students enrolled in our 60+ courses

Things haven't always been this way and we didn't stumble over a magic pill that made all these people follow us. This has been the result of consistent hard work. However, this doesn't mean that we didn't work efficiently - in fact this is what we aim to teach you in this course.

We're strong believers in the 80:20 principle - you don't need to master every aspect on Facebook or YouTube in order to get results. You just need to know the 20% of actions most people use to generate 80% of their results, the so-called HACKS.

Here what you'll learn in this course:

  • Youtube Traffic Hacks: Boost interactions, skyrocket your views and increase your subscribe rate 3 times!
  • LinkedIn Influencer Blueprint: Create a superstar Profile & network with top entrepreneurs and influencers in your field
  • Twitter & Facebook Roadmaps: Get 1,000s of followers by perfecting a tweeting strategy and creating a magnetic Facebook Fan Page

As a bonus, you will also get: 

  • An entire section on Wordpress Hacks for more website traffic and increased conversions
  • An entire section on 3rd Party Tools that you can use in order to be more efficient & automate your Social Media Strategy
  • Numerous Case Studies & PDFs

With the Udemy 30-day Money back guarantee and our strong background, enrolling in this course is a no-brainer. Have a look at our curriculum and preview lectures and join us in unlocking your Social Media potential!

Who this course is for:
  • Entrepreneurs/Freelancers That Don't Want To Invest In Social Media Campaigns And Don't Have The Time To Thoroughly Learn Every Social Media Platform
  • Productivity Fans Who Believe In The 80:20 Principle And Want To Learn Social Media In The Fastest Possible Way
  • Social Media Managers Who Want To Learn The Most Important Hacks That Will Transform Their Jobs
  • Anybody Who Wants To Access A Comprehensive & Versatile Social Media Course
Course content
Expand all 67 lectures 03:37:46
+ Introduction
4 lectures 13:44

In this video, you'll learn more about your Social Media Hacking Instructors - Phil Ebiner & Dragos Stefanescu. They will cover their journey with Social Media and what each Section of this course contains.

Preview 04:36

Ready for a quick win to get your YouTube channel growing faster? In this social media hack tutorial, Phil shows you how to add a subscribe pop-up to your YouTube channel whenever someone visits your channel page.

Preview 02:01

Ready for a quick win to get your Wordpress website better? In this social media hack tutorial, Phil shows you how to easily make your website mobile friendly with the Jetpack plugin.

Easily Make Your Website Mobile Friendly
01:44

In this Social Media Hack, Dragos will show you how to get a LinkedIn Database with only a few clicks. This database will have a lot of valuable information that you can then use for lead generation or whatever purposes fit your business.

Quick Hack: Get A LinkedIn Database
05:23
+ YouTube Hacks
8 lectures 22:44

Welcome to a new section of the social media hacks course. In this video, Phil talks about what you'll be learning in this new section on YouTube!

Section Intro
00:50

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you grow your YouTube subscribers using a branded watermark that links to your channel page.

Preview 02:02

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you find the best keywords to use for your own videos by getting them from the most popular videos related to your topic.

The Secret Way to Find the Best Keywords and Tags
03:15

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you get more subscribers by interacting with your fans more efficiently.

Speed Up your Community Interactions
02:08

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you get more views and subscribers by directing YouTube viewers to your channel or another video with YouTube Cards. This is also a great way to get YouTube viewers into a sales funnel on your own website.

Using YouTube Cards to Get More from Your Viewers
02:42

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you improve the quality of your YouTube videos with music. But finding free-to-use music is difficult. Here are Phil's favorite 3 places.

Top 3 Places to Find Free Music to Use for Your Videos
02:55

It's time to take action! Phil challenges you to improve your YouTube channel in this video.

Action Item - Grow Your YouTube Channel
01:06

Dive deeper into how Phil got his first 15,000 subscribers. In this video, Phil talks about the one thing he did (having to do with analytics) that turned into rapid channel growth.

Case Study - How I Got My First 15,000 Subscribers
07:46
+ Facebook Page Hacks
9 lectures 30:19

Social Media Hacking must include a Section about Facebook. Find out the Facebook Hacks we'll be covering in this section by watching this lecture!

Introduction
00:58

One common Social Media Hack relates to Cover Photos. This is especially important when it comes to your Facebook Fan Page. In this lecture you will learn exactly how to construct a FB Page Cover Photo that will bring leads to your Website and boost your engagement.

How To Create A Cover Photo That Converts Fans
05:24

A few examples of Facebook Cover Photos that show others' Social Media strategy. This will give you concrete examples to follow.

Preview 00:02

On Social Media, you need an identity. Find out how to get a Facebook Vanity URL in this short Hack Lecture.

How To Get A Vanity URL
02:40

Do you know how messages are spread across on Facebook? Do you know how it prioritises your posts? In this Social Media Hack, you'll find out exactly what criteria FB uses to do this.

Understanding The Way Facebook Operates
04:13

How often do you post on Social Media? And what kind of posts do you use? Find out all the different types that work on Facebook in this lecture.

Content Strategy Hacking: Frequency & Types Of Posts
05:35

Would you like your FB Page to show more engagement? In this Social Media Hack you will discover several ideas to boost the interactions on your Facebook Page.

Here Are Several Techniques To Boost Engagement
07:32

Here's a quick Social Media trick: if you use this, you will boost your engagement to your Facebook Page. It's simple. Just watch the lecture and implement the actions!

Hack: Secret Technique To More Engagement
03:02

Social Media is all about content planning! In this lecture you will be called to action to do just so for your Facebook Page.

Action - Plan Your Content Strategy!
00:53
+ LinkedIn Profile Mastery
10 lectures 34:39

Your Social Media presence won't be complete unless you have a great LinkedIn profile and network. In this video, you will find out exactly what this section will teach you.

Introduction
01:15

Your LinkedIn Profile Photo will be crucial to you attracting a professional following on Social Media. Find out how to rock Profile Photos in this lecture.

How To Have An Amazing Profile Photo
03:40
PDF: Amazing LinkedIn Cover Photos
00:02

A lot of people don't know about this quick Social Media Hack - In this lecture you will find out how to customise your Professional Headline in order to attract more visitors to your profile and build your network.

Preview 06:09

Vanity URLs are important regardless of the Social Media platform you are using. Getting one on LinkedIn is quick and easy. Find out how to do it in this lecture.

Get An Identity On LinkedIn
03:26

Your LinkedIn Summary will act as a magnet to people who are visiting your profile. This is where you can let them know about your other Social Media platforms, ways of being contacted and why they should engage with you in the first place.

5 Steps To Write A Magnetic LinkedIn Summary
06:08

Who doesn't want to gather more Social Proof on Social Media? It's all about being social at the end of the day, right? In this lecture you'll find out how important it is to do this on LinkedIn and what are the different ways you can achieve this.

How To Gather Social Proof On LinkedIn
02:47

Rich Media is becoming the cornerstone of Social Media. Find out how you can include a lot of Social Media into your LinkedIn profile in order to make it an immersive experience for your visitors.

Why Rich Media Is Crucial For Your Profile
04:00

A quick Call To Action to improve your LinkedIn Profile starting right now.

Action - Make These 3 Main Changes To Your Profile
01:31

This is a Case Study about how one of my previous Udemy students completely revamped his profile on LinkedIn and expanded his reach in just a few months.

Preview 05:41
+ LinkedIn Hacks
6 lectures 13:47

How well do you network on Social Media? There isn't probably a better place to do this than on LinkedIn. Find out what we'll be covering in this Networking Section.

Introduction
01:03

Would you like to network with just one swipe? Here's an app that you can use to do just that!

Face-To-Face Networking Made Easy With This App!
02:10

Social Media is all about follower count, friends numbers or connections lists. LinkedIn is no different. It's important to show that you're well connected, but also to know how well connected others are. This quick hack will enable you to do just that.

Beyond The (500+): See How Many Connections People Actually Have
02:37

How much time do you spend on Social Media daily? Would you like to engage your LinkedIn community and cut that time in half? This quick hack will show you how to achieve this with just 2-3 mins daily.

Consistently Engage Your Network In Just 5 Minutes A Day!
02:49

On Social Media and in life it's important to strike a great first impression. In this lecture, you will find out how to send connection invites to prospective clients or leads in an efficient manner that will increase your chances of connecting.

How To Send Connection Invites With Increased Chances Of Connecting
03:54

It is Action time! Apply the knowledge in this Section and improve your Social Media presence via LinkedIn!

Action Time!
01:14
+ Twitter Fundamentals
7 lectures 24:36

Tweet tweet tweet! One of the most conversational Social Media platforms is here and this Section will cover it's fundamental features. You will find out how to build a targeted following and maintain it throughout.

Introduction
00:46

A quick lecture on how to set up your Twitter profile. This is important to do before you actually get to create a following.

The Twitter Profile Sales Pitch
05:27

Social Media is all about consistency. However, when it comes to Twitter, a lot of people ask "What should I tweet about?". After this lecture you will have a clearer thought process when it comes to your Tweeting strategy.

How To Effortlessly Find Content To Tweet About
05:17

Ah, this is what everyone wants to know: How do I create a large following on Twitter? In this lecture we'll approach exactly that and show you how you can do this on Twitter.

How To Grow A Following On Twitter
02:51

Your Social Media effort is in vain if you don't make it targeted. Let's get clever with our following in this quick Twitter Hack.

Getting Smart With Targeting Your Followers
04:24

Would you like to retain your followers? Would you like to interact with them consistently? Find out how to do just that in the following lecture.

How To Engage Your Audience And Stop Unfollows
05:05

It's action time and you should be building your Twitter following straight away. Watch this quick lecture and get going!

Action - Get Your First 100 Followers!
00:46
+ Twitter Hacks
7 lectures 22:28

Create a system with Twitter by watching this Section where we cover different Twitter Hacks.

Introduction
00:57

In this Social Media Hack, I will show you how to schedule content for Twitter. There is no way you can be efficient and post large volumes of information on these platforms without scheduling, so this will be an essential tool in your Social Media strategy.

How To Be Efficient In Scheduling Content
03:08

Here's the practical video for scheduling Social Media posts via Hootsuite or Buffer.

Demo: How To Schedule Tweets With These 2 Tools
04:13

Would you like to automate your content sharing on Twitter? It's actually one of the Social Media platforms where this makes a lot of sense to do. This is what you'll find out in this lecture!

Here Are 2 Creative Ways To Automate Content Sharing
04:15

A quick demo on how to automate your Twitter posting using these 2 tools.

Demo: Use These 2 Tools To Automate Content Sharing
05:23

Building a large following on Social Media and Twitter is great, but not all followers engage with you all the time. Find out how to constantly declutter your following on Twitter through this simple hack.

Use This To Declutter Your Following
03:17

Action Time! Create a number of tweets and schedule them in. This is the first step to a consistent tweeting strategy.

Action - Schedule Your Tweets For The Next 7 Days!
01:15
+ Wordpress Hacks
8 lectures 11:25

Welcome to a new section of the social media hacks course. In this video, Phil talks about what you'll be learning in this new section on Wordpress!

Section Intro
01:04

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you focus on writing your Wordpress posts. If you are constantly distracted by other websites or things on your to-do list, this is a must watch hack!

Distraction Free Writing
01:34

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you add links to your Wordpress posts quicker. This will decrease your bounce rate and create a more enjoyable experience for your visitors.

Inserting Links the Easy Way
02:02

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you edit the metadata of your posts quicker. Change publish dates, authors, tags, and much more easily.

Preview 01:07

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you protect your wordpress website with one of the best plugins for protection.

Protect Your Website
01:24

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you get more social media shares by adding a social sharing counter to the side of your Wordpress website posts and pages.

Get More Social Media Shares
01:08

It's time to take action! In this video, Phil challenges you to improve your Wordpress site.

Action Item - Improve Your Wordpress Site
00:48

In this case study, learn how Phil increased the monthly viewers of his website by 10,000 by writing fewer posts and focusing on long-form posts and guides.

Case Study - How I Increased my Monthly Web Traffic by 10,000 Visitors
02:18
+ 3rd Party Tools
5 lectures 14:00

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you design better graphics for social media more easily. Seriously, anyone could do it!

Create Beautiful Graphics for Social Media with Canva
01:04

This tutorial in the social media hacks course will help you more efficiently post to all of your social media accounts from one place.

Easy Social Media Scheduling with Hootsuite & Buffer
01:59

Would you like to automate repetitive Social Media tasks? With IF-This-Then-That you can do it. Follow this video to find out what kind of "recipes" you can expect.

Use This Tool To Automate Social Media Tasks Online
04:33

Ever read an article on Social Media and forgot to save it? That's where Pocket comes into play. This nifty tool will allow you to save content for later and have it all stored in a centralised place. Find out its features and importance in this quick hack.

Use Pocket To Always Have Content Worth Sharing
03:25

If you use Gmail often and don't connect with every person you communicate with, then you're missing out on potential Social Media followers. Find out why this plugin is super helpful in this quick hack.

Use This Nifty Tool To Connect Via Gmail
02:59
+ Instagram Marketing Tips and Tricks
3 lectures 30:04

In this video, I chat with Jack Wilson about rapidly growing my Instagram following to promote a new digital product that I've created. He has built a solid following of his own and is working on a new project called Optimize U, doing all of his marketing and brand-building with Instagram.

Instagram for Marketing - Interview Part 1
09:52

In this video, I chat with Jack Wilson about rapidly growing my Instagram following to promote a new digital product that I've created. He has built a solid following of his own and is working on a new project called Optimize U, doing all of his marketing and brand-building with Instagram.

Instagram for Marketing - Interview Part 2
11:17

In this video, I chat with Jack Wilson about rapidly growing my Instagram following to promote a new digital product that I've created. He has built a solid following of his own and is working on a new project called Optimize U, doing all of his marketing and brand-building with Instagram.

Instagram for Marketing - Interview Part 3
08:55