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Social Media Strategy

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Leverage Your Organizational Goals with Social Media Marketing

Having a sound social media strategy is the first step in building any digital marketing plan.

This course provides a strategic framework for integrating your organizational goals with social media marketing. Identify the opportunities inherent in your Unique Selling Proposition. Set appropriate social media objectives and build an effective strategy and plan to achieve them. Leverage social media to connect your brand with the right audiences and influencers.


  • Research potential markets using social media
  • Connect with influencers and build online communities
  • Set social media goals that align with larger strategic objectives
  • Identify and employ the right measurement tools
  • Develop effective social media marketing strategies and plans
  • Promote your brand through viral and traditional marketing channels

Course Content

  • Creating online community: defining your demographics and target audience, understanding audience motivations and needs, building emotional connection and engagement, fostering Word of Mouth marketing
  • Aligning your community with social networks: highlighting your Unique Selling Proposition, researching statistics and target markets for popular social networks
  • Building a social media marketing strategy: SWOT analysis, setting and measuring social media objectives, tying social media goals back to organizational strategy, navigating multiple marketing channels and touchpoints, assessing social media analytics data
  • Connecting with influencers: identifying influencers for a campaign, developing plans to engage them
  • Pulling it all together: linking strategy to content, issues of content creation, curation and cultivation, getting a team on board, social media trends and emerging challenges

Special Features

  • A sample social media marketing plan
  • Examples of successful social media marketing campaigns
  • A social media framework for assessing opportunities


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