How To Build A Social Media Fan Base of 50K+ With No Budget

Social Media Marketing Is Mandatory For All Businesses- Learn How To Connect To Your Customers For Little To No Money.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Social Media and Social Media Marketing Is A Must For Any Small Business.

- Did You Know That Over 65% of Americans Use Some Type of Social Media Platform Almost Daily? 

-Did You Know That Over 71% of People That Follow You On Social Media Will Purchase Your Products Or Goods?

In This Course You Will Learn:

  • Why Social Media Is Vital To Your Business Marketing Plans
  • Who Is Using Social Media And What Platforms They Are Using
  • Demographic Information So You Can Fine Tune Your Marketing Efforts
  • The Hidden Secrets To Successful Posts In Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
  • How To Engage Followers And Get Increased Interactions

This Course Comes With A 30-Day, No Questions Asked, 100% Refund.

Scott Ford, M.Ed. is an award winning instructor that has reached thousands of people around the world with his educational videos. His content is used by colleges and public schools within the US and around the globe. He has built a following of over 50,000 fans across his social media platforms and all for little to no money.

Although Scott is relatively new to the Udemy platform his online courses on MrFord'sClass has reached close to 3 million people and averages over 140,000 views per month. 

A partial lists of the institutions using Scott's Educational Videos:

  • IVY Tech Community College
  • Kentucky Community & Technical College System
  • University of West Florida
  • Virginia Community College System
  • PEARSON eCollege
  • Florida State College
  • St. Petersburg College
  • TAFE SA Government of South Australia
  • Wayne Community College
  • Guilford Technical Community College
  • University of Texas at Tyler

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a basic understanding of computers
  • You need to know how to go to websites
  • You need an computer connected to the Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Describe the three largest social media platforms
  • Pick the most relevant platform(s) to use to help your business
  • Use best practices today to give your business a social media boost

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed specifically for those who are new to social media
  • This course is NOT for experiences social media users.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction: Social Media for Low To No Budget

Introduction: Welcome to Social Media for Low to No Budget

Section 2: Why Social Media Is Important

In this lesson we look at how customer service has changed in this digital age. We also explain why you and your business needs to be part of the new world of social media. 


This video looks at demographic information in regards to social media. We examine social media users by age, gender, income levels, education, etc. This is all information you need to know when making a decision on what social media platforms you should invest time into. 


Getting started in social media can be daunting. This video shows you the specific demographic information for the major social media platforms. When you are done with this lecture you will know where to focus your efforts to get the best ROI. 

5 questions

Customer service has changed with the creation of social media. What are some important things you should know. 

Section 3: The Basics Of Twitter

Welcome to Twitter. In this video we look at what Twitter is and who is using it. When you are done with this lecture you will have a better understanding of Twitter demographics. This will help you decide if Twitter is right for you. 


Just like all social media there are rule....guidelines that help give your efforts the best chance. In this video we look at some proven methods to get interactions. While nothing is guaranteed the principals you learn in this lecture will give you the best chance for Tweets that get interactions. 


The best Tweets are pointless if no one reads them. In this video we talk about the methods to build a following on Twitter. You will learn how to tag your Tweets and how to find others in your field. You will also learn a valuable lesson about following others. 


You post the Tweet. You have gained a following, but how are your Tweets doing. In this video we look at the tools and analytics you can use with Twitter. 

Section 4: The Basics Of Facebook

Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. In this video we drill down into the specific demographic that make up the typical Facebook user. We look at the trends of users and give you the complete picture so you know if Facebook is the social media platform for you. 


All social media has best practices when it comes to crafting effective posts. Facebook has its own rules to create successful posts. In this video we look at when to post, what you should post and other general tips. 


Facebook gives you relatively powerful analytic tools for free. Many people are not even aware this is a thing. In this video we talk about how to discover the best time to post based on when your customers and followers are online. 

4 questions

Lets see how much you remembered about Facebook. 

Section 5: The Basics Of YouTube

My primary social media platform is YouTube (mrfordsclass). With an average of 140,00 views per month I share some best practices that I have discovered as well as some tips the experts say are necessary to get noticed. These are the 12 must do tips to make sure your channel has a chance to stand out amongst the thousands of other channels. 


YouTube is a global phenomenon. Never before have people been able to create and share videos like they can with YouTube. In this video we look as some of the most amazing facts about YouTube and why you need to be using it. 

4 questions

A quick check on what you remembered about YouTube. 

Section 6: Thank you and Goodbye

Thank you so much for taking this course. I hope it helped give you the foundation you needed to succeed in using social media. Social media is here to stay and those of us that can use it effectively and efficiently have a leg up on our competition. 

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Instructor Biography

Scott Ford, Instructional Designer for FBI, DEA, IC, college and K-12

Scott Ford,M.Ed., currently a candidate for Texas State Representative District 127, has been an educator for over 16 years. He has had the honor of teaching and developing courses for high schools, colleges, the FBI, DEA and CIA. 

He has spoken to groups around the United States about technology, educational technology and public policy. In addition to his speaking engagements, Scott hosts a popular talk show heard across the state of Texas.

While working for the FBI, Scott developed a web based trainings that was sent and reviewed by President Obama and Congress. His work for the CIA re-imaged on-line trainings and became a template for future WBTs. 

Scott received his master's degree in educational technology from Texas A&M University. He has been a senior level instructional designer on multi-million dollar projects for the FBI, CIA and DEA.

Mr. Ford's Class has become one of the top YouTube channels for life science and technology videos. With an average 140,000 - 150,000 views per month. His videos are used by high schools, home-schools, colleges and technical programs around the world.

A partial lists of the institutions using our videos: IVY Tech Community College, Kentucky Community & Technical College System, University of West Florida, Virginia Community College System, PEARSON eCollege, Florida State College, St. Petersburg College, Anatomy Arcade, TAFE SA Government of South Australia, Wayne Community College, Guilford Technical Community College,  and University of Texas at Tyler.

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