London Creative Designs is very much a teaching digital agency in London and so we’re always trying to find resources to help our staff and students. Our blog is full of useful tips and tricks to help you improve your design and development skills, plus get the most out of digital marketing. We just love to teach!
We run digital training workshops which cover courses like Introduction to WordPress, Introduction to Photoshop and Social Media for Business.
However, if you’re unable to come to one of our courses, don’t worry, as we’ve compiled a list of great free social media online courses that you can do in your spare time! They all cover slightly different things, so by enrolling in all of these social media marketing courses, you can cover a wide range of social media marketing skills and be well equipped to promote your business!
OK, so we’re starting with one that’s not exactly a course but is in fact a series of YouTube videos. These webinars are full of the latest information and up-to-date tricks in social media marketing. Topics for the social media webinars include how to do PR on social media and how to run Facebook & Instagram marketing campaigns.
Just like Buffer, Hootsuite is one of the leading social media management platforms out there. We use Hootsuite to manage all our social media accounts, including our client accounts. We believe that it’s the most comprehensive and professional of all the social media management platforms.
Hootsuite Academy offers social media training and courses at various levels. You can access free social media courses as well as paid ones.
HubSpot is one of the leading marketing software companies out there. They offer a fantastic free CRM to help you get started, plus an insane amount of useful marketing resources. We visit the HubSpot website on a regular basis!
HubSpot Academy offers a free online Social Media Certification which consists of eight lessons. Topics cover how to devise a social media and content strategy, plus how to moderate your social media channels.
edX is a quality MOOC provider – it offers courses from some of the world’s top institutions. You will find courses from Ivy League universities such as MIT and Harvard! Courses are all taught online and you can pick the one that’s right for you.
Did you realise that Facebook has its own training and certification program? Most people know about Facebook and probably use it for social reasons but are unaware of just how powerful it is for business.
Facebook Blueprint is a fantastic course that allows users to take an e-learning course at their own pace and learn how to grow their business using Facebook. Facebook Blueprint comes in various languages too!
If you really want to get the most out of your social media, then you need to understand who’s viewing your profiles and how your content is performing. To do this, you need to study your social media analytics. However, this can be quite daunting for those who are not used to these statistics.
This social media course by Quintly teaches things like benchmarking and how to create social media goals. The course offers downloadable materials too.
Fancy getting an official qualification in social media? Well, this could be a great option for you! ALISON is another website where you can take free online classes at your own pace. They offer a free online social media course where you can obtain a Diploma in Social Media Marketing at the end!