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Marketing Through the Internet and Social Media

Learn how to effectively use social media for marketing with this free online course.

Social Media Marketing
Free Course
This free online course will introduce students to internet marketing fundamentals, including SWOT analysis in marketing and marketing research. Students will also learn about social media in the workplace, including what social media is, defining your social media policy, and rules to follow when posting. So, why wait? Start this course today and learn how to effectively leverage social media for marketing.

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Description

This course, Marketing Through the Internet and Social Media, will provide you with an understanding of SWOT Analysis in Marketing. You will learn how to conduct marketing research, real time marketing, and how to manage a brand. You will be able to explain what defines social media, the basics of search engine optimization, and characteristics of a good website. You will also learn about capturing leads and characteristics of a good campaign.

This course then explains the use of social media in the workplace. You will learn about what social media is and how to define a social media policy for your workplace. You will also learn about creating a living document that can be adjusted and adapted to the needs of your company.

This course then wraps up by covering how to keep an eye on the security best practices when using social media in the workplace. You will learn about the rules to follow when posting to social media to avoid any issues as well as the benefits and pitfalls of social media. By taking this course you will learn how to leverage social media and the internet for marketing and brand representation as well as how to use social media to get customer feedback. So why wait? Start learning about marketing with the internet and social media today.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:


  • Discuss how to manage a brand online.
  • Explain the use of social media in the workplace.
  • Distinguish between the benefits and pitfalls of social media usage in a professional setting.
  • Outline a process for creating a living document.
  • Recognize how to use social media for customer feedback.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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