Social Media for Business

Leveraging the power and reach of social media is a key marking strategy in the digital age. Understanding what it is, how it works, and what each of the major social media platforms offers, and the types of users they attract and topics they generally cover is key to identifying they right platforms to target to propel your business forward.

Over this course you will examine all the points above looking at the major players in the social space, after which you should be able to identify the right platforms for your business. We highly recommend progressing further with our individual courses on each platform you have identified, these courses are designed to get you up and running on each platform from a business perspective.

Did you know?
  • In the UK, there are 7,500 large businesses and 5.6 million small or medium-sized (SMEs)
  • Small or medium-sized businesses (SMEs) account for 99.9% of all businesses
  • Despite there being far more SMEs, they only employ 60% of the workforce. The remaining work for large businesses

Source - Department for Business, Energy & Industry Strategy

Course Modules

Module Module Name Pass %
1 Introduction
2 What is Social Media
3 Introduction to POST Methodology
4 Websites and Microsites
5 Facebook
6 LinkedIn
7 Twitter
8 Blogging
9 Video
10 Bringing it all Together
11 Is Social Media Worth It?


100 minutes

Why Choose DDR Consultants

We are a provider of online training courses and accredited by leading industry organisations, such as RoSPA, IATP, CPD, iiRSM and Gatehouse Awards. In addition to being recognised by leading organisations, we offer you the flexibility to complete our courses at a time that is convenient to you from any location with Internet access. Upon completion you will also receive a certificate stating your results.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price: £149