CIW Social Media Strategist - Only 2 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your Social Media Strategist course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Social Media Strategist certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Social Media Strategist trained in record time
  2. Our Social Media Strategist course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Social Media Strategist first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Social Media Strategist. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Social Media Strategist faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Social Media Strategist with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 64,868 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Social Media Strategist courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Learn how to build social media campaigns, analyse your social data and then make effective business decisions – in just 4 days.

On this accelerated CIW Social Media Strategist course, you’ll learn how to deploy social media metrics, use tactics for gathering data and create reports based on your data. You’ll also study:

  • Business uses of social media
  • Steps to creating a successful social campaign
  • Folksonomies
  • Gamification
  • Data reuse strategies

Get certified with Firebrand, a CIW Authorised Training Partner. You’ll study official CIW courseware and take the CIW Social Media Strategist exam at the end of your course. This exam is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

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  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Introduction to Social Media

  • Pre-assessment questions
    • What is social media?
    • Basis of communication via the Internet
    • Modern web technologies
    • Messaging
    • Blogging
  • Social communities
    • Creating a social network
  • Virtual worlds
  • Social network users
    • Contributors
    • Influencers
    • Participants
    • Sharers
    • Lurkers
  • Creating an online profile
    • How does social media affect my privacy?
    • Information collected, online risks and your reputation
  • Case Study

Using social media in business

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • Implementing social media in a business
    • Social media tools for business
    • Business objectives and goals
    • Impact of social media on a business
    • How people communicate in business
    • Establishing communication links
    • Developing content for social media
    • Benefits and drawbacks of using social media in business
  • Crowdsourcing and crowdshaping
  • Capturing and using data
  • Structured data
  • Unstructured data
  • Making Business decisions based on data
  • Creating folksonomies
  • Social media and brand recognition
  • Case study

Creating a social media campaign

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • What is a social media campaign?
  • Social media project management essentials
  • Assembling a project team
    • Writers
    • Editors
    • Subject matter experts (marketing and technical)
  • Gathering data to create a successful campaign
  • Making data-driven decisions
  • Integrating social media into a marketing campaign
    • Assessing your environment and audience
    • Using messaging to spark conversation
    • Supporting the message
    • Working with social media contributors and influencers
  • Building a social media community
    • Identifying specific audiences
    • Creating a "face" for the community
    • Job roles and tasks for creating a social networking presence
  • Organisation assets you can leverage
    • Content
    • Employees
    • Influencers
    • Company-specific resources
  • Case study

Choosing the right tools for a Social Media Campaign

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • Choosing the appropriate platform
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Pinterest
    • Edmodo
    • YouTube
    • Google+
    • StumbleUpon
    • Social Parrot
  • Justifying your platform choice
    • What are your business objectives?
    • What is the metric for determining or declaring success?
    • What is your strategy for incoming mail, questions or comments?

Social Media Metrics and Analytics

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • Social media audience composition
  • Quality of interaction
    • Relevance of topic
    • Authoritative utterances
  • Share-of-voice model for brand performance
  • Social media reputation analysis
  • Referral traffic
  • Conversion rates
  • Demographics
  • Extracting and archiving data from social media
  • Analysing big data
  • Using data to identify issues in an organization
  • Social media trends
  • Case study

Social Media Presentations and Reporting

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • Presentations in social media
    • Setting objectives for a presentation
    • Analysing audience needs, values and constraints
    • Creating a presentation using a three-part structure
  • Delivering a social media presentation
    • Techniques to reduce speaking anxiety
    • Preparing notes and visual aids
    • Leading a question-and-answer session
    • Delivering a solo presentation
  • Creating reports during a social media campaign
  • Creating a final report for a social media campaign
  • Case study

Gamification and Business

  • Pre-assessment questions
  • What Is gamification?
  • Applying gamification to the business environment
  • Guiding employee behaviour
  • Guiding customer behaviour
  • Learning and instruction
  • Gamification and marketing
    • Attracting and retaining customers
  • Applying gamification to social
  • Case study

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CIW Social Media Strategist exam

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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You should possess the CIW Internet Business Associate certification or equivalent knowledge.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

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