Training Courses

Social Media Marketing

  183 reviews

One Day Course

Overview

Social media should be an integral part of the marketing strategy for every business. Establish your online digital presence to effectively grow your brand and audience engagement. Learn the step by step fundamentals of digital marketing and social media platforms to help maximise your communications and sales approach.

This one day course is essential for digital marketing professionals and those alike. It will teach you how to manage a successful business account for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, along with how Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest can be used to enhance your marketing strategy to grow business.

You need no previous digital marketing experience to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT per day

    Free Consultation

Course Outline

  • Social Media Principles
    • Understanding the market today
    • Reciprocity and sharing of information
    • Conversations through social media - creating a dialogue
    • Cultivating relationships through social media
    • Importance of honesty and integrity
    • Defining your social media marketing goals
    • Integrating social media into wider marketing goals
    • Determining overall objectives for social media

    Audiences for Social Media
    • Demographics and statistics for Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest and YouTube
    • Which platforms are the right ones for your message?
    • Building your brand across different social media

    Social Media Marketing using Facebook
    • Customising your Facebook Page to ensure that it is integrated into your overall marketing and sales plan
    • Running promotions that comply with Facebook guidelines
    • Promoting your events on Facebook
    • How to increase engagement, lead generation and sales through Facebook
    • Examples of Facebook posts that work

    Social Media Marketing using Twitter
    • Increasing awareness and visibility of your brand
    • Building a strategic network of influencers
    • Best practice for promoting your offers and increasing sales of your products and services

    Questions and Answers
  • Social Media Marketing using LinkedIn
    • How can companies use LinkedIn to market themselves
    • Using Groups to build your online visibility
    • Developing your company profile on LinkedIn


    Social Media Marketing using Instagram
    • How can companies use Instagram to market themselves
    • Paid activity on Instagram


    Social Media Marketing using Snapchat and Pinterest

    Social Listening
    • The importance of customer feedback
    • How to monitor your feedback - good and bad

    Monitoring your Social Media Presence
    • Basic analytics techniques and tools
    • Interpreting the results

    Questions and Answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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Reputation + Feedback

Our Clients


We've worked very hard over the last 20 years to grow our business through personal recommendations.

When you attend a course we ask you to tell us how it went. We use your feedback to help us improve our courses.

We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 14704 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed14704
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"Fantastic and informative session, really enjoyed it and have come away with lots of ideas!"



"Lots of great ideas to take back and try. Good suggestions and reassuring that lots of what we are doing is fine - dont worry about it! Good to hear from other people about their challenges. Thanks"



"Alice was absolutely fab, gave such an insight and opened my mind to the world of social media! Very enthusiastic and friendly. The presentation was very good and informative and easy to read. I was not clock watching and the day went very quick. Will defo be recommending. Thank you so much. "



"Lots of clear information presented really well. I found it really helpful when we were shown examples of different aspects via the social media sites rather than just talking about it. Thank you very much its been really helpful. Social media guru in the making!! :)"



"Engagement and answering questions, personal focus on each brand/ company in the room "



"friendliness and answers questions"



"Very friendly staff and trainers, fantastic location and services. Brilliant course and came away with loads of notes and ideas. Thank you."



"Really great enthusiasm and knowledge from Alice, really enjoyed her references and her knowledge of examples to hand when she was asked questions."



"Overall environment is excellent, great food and PCs/spaces felt like good learning spaces. Trainer was totally brilliant and had loads of insight, very clear she is an expert in the field."



"Really comprehensive overview, good examples, exercises"



"Lots of breaks, mix of exercises and presentations keeping the course interactive, amazing lunch and refreshments, great environment"



"Great powerpoint and examples, sufficient breaks and rest times "



"really accommodating, easy to find and felt well looked after throughout the course and the trainer was helpful friendly and knowledgeable "



"Size of the class (small group), informal but quite detailed course. Good content."



"Media Training provided a very welcoming and comfortable learning environment, and Alice was an excellent, and well-informed trainer. The course really helped me to formalise my ideas pertaining to the utilisation of social media as an effective marketing tool, and given me a few ideas about strategies I will be able to implement when I return to the office."



"Giving suggestions for new social media. Instructor was very friendly and clear with explaining stuff to us. Gave good suggestions for rethinking our social media strategies. Great food as well!"



"The course was fantastic and I really enjoyed it. The learning environment was professional yet relaxed and comfortable. My trainer was very knowledgeable and personable. "



"Loved the small group size and highly knowledgeable trainer "



"Keeping things interesting, answering questions thoroughly, genuinely helpful "



"the environment was great - very relaxed - course was very informative lots of information i can take back and use on twitter and LinkedIn - was able to ask a lot of questions and get the answers i needed, overall a great course and exactly what i wanted to achieve. "



"The space is great, trainer very friendly and helpful"



"Supporting materials and website suggestions very relevant and useful"



"I liked the depth in how things were explained and covered on each topic. "



"Creating a relaxed environment to work in "



"Good group numbers, nice environment, friendly trainer :)"



"Great training environment/friendly trainer"



"Great mix of practical and demonstration, very thorough in terms of looking through each platform, very interactive and felt at ease with the trainer, nice to eat lunch with her too!"



"Good number of people in the group. Nice location."



"very friendly and comfortable environment. trainer very helpful & knowledgeable nice small group "



"Good training environment. "



"great environment, lovely food and drinks and really friendly and approachable trainer and staff in general"



"Great facilities, and friendly environment - knowledgeable trainers"



"great people"



"Amazing trainer with great knowledge. Centre and staff were lovely too! "



"good throughout"