Improve your experience. We are very sorry but this website does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend using a different browser that is supported such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Introduction to Social Media (LERN Certificated Online Course)

Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients.


Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media.
Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant, and trainer on social networks and social media.

  How Marketing has Changed and Where Social Networks Fit?

  • How is marketing changing?
  • Who is your customer & where are they online?
  • What role does content play?
  • What are the trends on the horizon?

 Unit 2

Where to Start? Strategy, Listening, & Accounts

  • Start with a plan: Developing a social media marketing strategy.
  • Where does listening & engagement fit into strategy?
  • Learning to use some basic tools
  • How are organizations using social media?

 Unit 3

What Do Social Networks Fit in Your Business?

  • A general overview of social sites that may fit your marketing goals.
  • Where are your customers and how are they using social media?
  • How to set up social network profiles?
  • Can you measure the return on your investment?

 Unit 4

Using Facebook to Promote Your Brand and Engage Your Customers

  • The Basics of Facebook: Personal & Business Applications
  • How to Set-up Your Facebook Page
  • Using Content and Posts to Boost Engagement
  • Case Studies on How Businesses Use Facebook

LERN online courses are through our US partner - The Learning Resource network - the world's largest adult education lifelong learning organisation - with over 1,000 partner members.

Please note while this course is online it has a start and finish date.

Press enter to see more results