This free online course from ALISON will be of great interest to anybody with responsibility for developing or implementing an online social media marketing strategy. This course has been developed for aspiring and existing social media marketing professionals, and will give you a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and application of social media marketing. The course covers the use of email marketing, affiliate marketing, using social media tools such as Twitter, podcasting and blogging, and how to use Facebook to create a LIKE page and increase traffic to your FAN page. Social media marketing is increasingly important for business, and by completing this Diploma course you will have gained the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a successful social media marketing strategy in a company or an organisation. This course will also help people greatly enhance their career prospects. The free online Diploma courses employ graphics, video and audio to augment the textbook in the classroom and enhance learning outcomes. The courses capture learner’s attention and allow interaction with the subject matter on a different level to antiquated schooling methods. The course tutorials allow the learner to grapple with the subject matter in an interactive and self-paced manner. In the Diploma course the learner is covers the following topics:
Social media tools
Microblogging with Twitter
Podcasting with Podomatic
Blogging with Wordpress
Marketing with Facebook
The course is free, self-paced and contains an assessment enabling the learner to purchase a Diploma parchment on completing the course in full.
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ALISON provides FREE online interactive multimedia courses with certification. Over 500,000 people, young and old, have studied with ALISON worldwide since its launch in 2007.
ALISON offers over 200 FREE courses covering a wide range of subjects, the most popular being basic IT Skills Training and English Language. Other certified learning subjects on ALISON includes: Health and Safety, Psychometrics, Financial and Health Literacy, Business and Information Technology Skills, Psychology, Economics, Government Policy, General Science, Mathematics, Law, Outdoor Education, Visual Communication and Design.
Many ALISON learners study individually, but over 300,000 study as part of groups managed by trainers/tutors in schools, colleges, and within a variety of workplaces and community groups.
The mission of ALISON is to enable, anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves for free via interactive multimedia on any subject online.
ALISON is a privately owned social enterprise based in Galway, Ireland and is promoted with the help of 3,000 volunteers worldwide.
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Harvard University Bulletin Training the Global Workforce, Gratis - June 2013
InformationWeek.com Early MOOC takes a different path - Information Week - Jan 2013
New York Times Open Education for a Global Economy - New York Times - July 2012
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The Marketing Department,
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