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There is a lot of talk about social media and so many businesses are unsure of how to begin using it or even deciphering if it's right for them.

It's important to realize that social media marketing works best when integrated with other components of your marketing. You will want to use it to drive potential consumers to your website, where you have an established presence online. You can also use social media in conjunction with traditional advertising mediums, like Television commercials, print ads and/or radio spots that you use in your marketing strategy, by driving potential consumers to your social media presence online.

The key to social media and the most important thing to realize is that it's not about having a megaphone to shout about your products and services, but rather to interact and engage with potential customers; by doing this you will see them be drawn to your business naturally.

Are you confused about social media marketing? Do you question whether or not it's right for your business? I understand.

There is so much talk about social media marketing it can be confusing and at times even overwhelming. That's why I created the 7 Day Social Media Marketing Online Crash Course.

If you are struggling with how to implement social media into your marketing plan and you need assistance in deciding if it's right for you - you won't want to miss this social media marketing course. It doesn't cost a thing and you can get started today.

How does the course work? It's easy really. You just sign up, commit about 20 minutes a day to reading the lessons and within 7 days you will have an understanding of social media marketing and you will also have the information that you need to determine whether or not it's right for your business.

Syllabus of the Course:

Day 1: Understand the Role of Social Media in Marketing
Day 2: Is It Right for Your Business?
Day 3: Social Media Methods - Which Ones Are Right for Your Business?
Day 4: Manners are Important in Social Media
Day 5: Social Media Isn't Just for B2C Businesses
Day 6: Nonprofits See Social Media Benefits
Day 7: Should I Outsource My Social Media Marketing?

Sign up for the social media marketing course today.

September 14, 2009 at 12:22 pm
(1) Debra says:

I’d like to sign up for the upcoming 7-Day Crash Course in Social Media but don’t see a register button, only a subscribe to the newsletter button.

September 14, 2009 at 1:02 pm
(2) Laura Lake says:

Hi Debra, actually it’s an e-course so it comes in the form of an email. :) That’s why it looks like a newsletter subscription, I promise you are signing up for the course. Welcome aboard, I look forward to working with you.

November 6, 2009 at 6:36 pm
(3) Joyce Jones says:

Does this course cost anything? Thanks and have a great day!

November 6, 2009 at 10:04 pm
(4) marketing says:

Joyce, it is free :) Enjoy!

January 31, 2010 at 12:46 am
(5) Terri Lynn says:

I’d like to sign up. Is this something I must complete within a straight 7-day period, or is it ok if I don’t get chance to get to my computer a couple days, so in essence complete the 7 day readings within say 9-10 days?

February 1, 2010 at 3:23 pm
(6) marketing says:

Hi Terri, this is a self-study course, so you can do it at you own pace. The lessons are just delivered in a 7 day sequence :)

February 25, 2010 at 5:48 am
(7) Samuel says:

Do you offer certificate after completing the course? If,so I will also plug in to this.

March 16, 2010 at 10:38 am
(8) Diane says:

I’m very interested in the course, I understand that it is free but I would like to know does it include a certificate of completion?

March 16, 2010 at 2:50 pm
(9) Laura Lake says:

This is not a certified course, just a great way to gain a basic understanding of social media marketing and how it can work for businesses when it comes to marketing.

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