Social Media for Business

Learn how to use Social Media Strategies to achieve your business goals.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 3 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 10/2012 English

Course Description

SOCIAL MEDIA such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook has grown significantly in the last years. Businesses are winning work from Twitter and LinkedIn. Facebook is being used in place of traditional advertising, yet a few years ago, to communicate with customers you picked up the phone or wrote a letter. This workshop shares secrets on the next steps to using digital marketing tools and how they can generate business for you.

SOCIAL MEDIA ENVIRONMENT This section looks at an overview of the social media environment and why there is a lack of adoption by businesses. BENCHMARK: HOW TO USE THE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS: BALANCE SHEET We look at a tool to benchmark social media activity within an organization and its external application. ENGAGE CUSTOMERS Engaging customers is an issue on social media. This section reviews ways to create community and write for social media. Different tools are considered including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Blogging.

INTEGRATE & MANAGE We look at how to build Social Media activities into the business, management issues and software available to integrate social media platforms. MEASURE & MONITOR This section showcases different tools for social media metrics. From understanding what should be measured, to monitoring social conversations. ACTION PLAN The workshop finishes with a review of best practice and creating a practical action plan for your business.

Take this Social Media and Business course and learn how to use social media for business.


What are the requirements?

  • General Internet and Social Media Awarness

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand Social Media for your Business
  • Create a Social Media Strategy
  • Measure and Monitor the Results

What is the target audience?

  • Internet Marketers
  • Professional Marketers
  • Business Owners
  • CMO

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Section 1: The Social Media Environment
Introduction to Social media-Beyond the basics
Social media environment-Different purposes
Social media environment-Overview, business adoption
Social media environment-Benefits for business 1
Social media environment-Benefits for business 2
Benchmark Balance sheet
Section 2: Engage Customers with Social Media
Creating community & writing for social media
Engage customers-LinkedIn part 1
Engage customers-LinkedIn part 2
Engage customers-LinkedIn part 3
Engage customers-Facebook part 1
Engage customers-Facebook part 2
Engage customers-Twitter
Engage customers-YouTube
Engage customers-Blogs
Engage customers-Foursquare
Engage customers-Integrated case study
Engage customers-Writing for digital media
Section 3: Integrate and Manage
Integrate & manage: Building social media activities into the business part 1
Integrate & manage part 2
Section 4: Measure and Monitor
Measure & monitor-tools for social media metrics part 1
Measure & monitor-tools for social media metrics part 2
Measure & monitor-Free tools
Measure & monitor-Paid for tools
Section 5: Best Practice & Action Plan
Best practice & planning for your business
Action plan-Social media objectives
Section 6: Continue Learning Winning Marketing Strategies with Oxford Learning Lab
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