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An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Course Overview

With two thirds of the global internet population visiting social networks, businesses are increasingly utilising these platforms to engage with clients and other businesses, don't get left behind!

Social Media is an extremely effective form of marketing which can be used to increase brand awareness, brand loyalty, customer service, and lead to increased sales. It can be used to present a business brand to millions of people worldwide.

Social media is not just for large corporations, small businesses can also reap the benefits of implementing a social media campaign. Small businesses often worry that they do not have the time to implement a social media campaign; this module has been designed to ease these concerns.

The module provides businesses with an understanding of social media as well as providing straightforward advice and guidance on implementing a successful social media campaign.

On completion of this course learners will understand:

  • What Social Media is
  • The benefits of Social Media for business
  • How to get started and how much time it will take
  • The different ways of using Social Media
  • How to run a successful campaign
  • Return On Investment (ROI)

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Learning Objectives
  • What is Social Media?
  • Successful Social Media
  • Social Media and Public Relations
  • Starting Your Social Media Campaign
  • Implementing Your Social Media Campaign
  • Using Social Media Creatively
  • Calculating Return on Investment
  • Summary

Target Audience

This module is aimed at all businesses wanting to learn about social media and how to implement a successful social media campaign.

Duration

With 31 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 40 minutes to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


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Cost and Discounts

£15 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 40 hours.

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