Centre for Continuing Education

Content Marketing Course

Marketing Communications. Connect better with your audience.

Social media provides businesses and brands the opportunity to connect with their customers in more meaningful ways. Content marketing that is relevant and engaging is key to building trust, improving sales and creating customer loyalty. But navigating today’s crowded and rapidly evolving social media marketplace can be a challenge.

This course looks at how you can profile your customers to gain deeper insights into the types of content they want to consume and the best practices for creating low cost but highly effective content. We will cover the strategies behind content marketing and step-by-step ways to plan, create and schedule your content calendar. You will also learn how to track the effectiveness of content on your social media channels, website or blog.

Aims

This course aims to show you how to strategically and operationally implement a content marketing plan for your business.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • approach content marketing from a strategic understanding of how it impacts a customer’s buying decision and relationship with a business or brand
  • assess your audience and customer demographics to determine the types of content they will engage with
  • utilise low-cost, no-cost tools to produce on-brand and engaging content
  • develop a structured and strategic content marketing calendar that is time-efficient to produce, schedule and manage
  • analyse content and customer feedback to review its performance
  • structure a balanced and effective content calendar for your business
  • evaluate content for performance, engagement and appeal.

Content

  • The role of content marketing in a customer’s journey and social media platforms today.
  • How content is used to develop trust, credibility and understanding of a customer’s needs.
  • How to profile a customer base to establish customer groups.
  • How to profile a customer group to identify the types of content they will respond to.
  • The types of content that can be produced and distributed across social platforms.
  • The best practice for content marketing across each social platform – Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.
  • Low-cost, no-cost ways to produce content that reflects your brand or business utilising tools, apps and guidelines.
  • How to distribute and post content on social media platforms both natively and using scheduling tools.
  • How to create a content plan for your business.
  • How to create content production plans.
  • How to evaluate the performance of content marketing.

Intended audience

No prior experience in content marketing is needed but having access to social media platforms is required to actively participate in class.

Prerequisites

None.

Delivery style

  • Workshop
  • Computer-based training on your own device

Materials

Case studies and app guides issued during class.

Bring your own device

You are required to bring your own device (Windows or Mac). You should ensure your device is fully charged as access to power is limited. Please note that University does not carry any responsibility for your lost, stolen, or damaged devices whilst on the University premises.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Free, expert advice
  • Course materials – yours to keep
  • CCE Statement of Completion

Content Marketing Course

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Content Marketing Course

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