Our second series of 2021 Digital Marketing Masterclasses will focus on Traffic. The Traffic Series consists of two 3-hour sessions, in July, with each session designed to help you increase the relevant traffic to your site.
Paid Social – July 1 – Sandra Hennessy – Bedynamic
Content Marketing – July 22 – Greg Fry – Content Plan
Given the current environment businesses are having to pivot a lot and their social media strategy is changing nearly on a weekly basis. How to manage the changes and how a social media strategy should evolve.
This course is designed to help businesses to be able to evolve their social media strategy as their business pivots and evolves.
At the end of the workshop(s) each participant will be able to develop and roll out an evolved social media content plan.
Social Audit: auditing your existing social media and setting new objectives and targets.
Online auditing and analysis tools
Understand the needs of your customers – what are their new pain points.
Why it is important to maintain your social media activity levels during and after lockdown.
Review of existing content, what can be used and what needs to change / evolve.
Tips and technique of how to get noticed amongst all the online noise.
Why going live now is more important than ever – planning a live stream. Equipment requirements.
Tool kit: a range of tools that will help with planning and scheduling social media content.
Case studies of businesses that have evolved their content for the benefit of their business and their customers.
We are all content creators now – How to shoot great engaging video content on your smartphone
In this masterclass we’ll cover all you need to know to improve the video content for website, social media or blog.
Video and Stories – The Story format is no longer confined to Instagram and Snapchat. Stories are now vital to generate traction on Twitter, Facebook and even LinkedIn. What video content works best in Stories and why the Story format is here to stay?
What video content works best and how long should your video be?
How to resize your videos so they have the greatest impact on each social media platform.
Captions and Subtitles – Why are they vital? Learn how to create captions for your video.
3 video creation and editing apps you can use on your smartphone to create great video.
What smartphone equipment do you need to create great content on your smartphone? A look at what microphones and lighting you need to shoot great video.
Tips and Tricks for broadcasting live on your smartphone.
In this masterclass we’ll cover all you need to elevate your Instagram for your business. We will show you how to plan, manage, and optimize your Instagram strategy to help build awareness and generate revenue.
Why Instagram matters – Is it really that critical in the marketing toolkit?
What content works well to get visibility on Instagram
Specific tactics on Instagram to grow your audiences, tagging, hashtagging and more
How to use Instagram stories in a way that suits your business
Leverage the power of Instagram highlights to save valuable stories content
The value of video on Instagram – Instagram TV, Stories, Lives and now Reels!
Some awesome tools to help you look like a pro on Instagram
Instagram Ads – reaching new audiences beyond your existing community
In this course we would propose to elevate your understanding and execution as an email marketer. We will delve into the key areas of Email marketing which require your focus to really move the needle with the results you can achieve in your Email Marketing campaigns and initiatives.
At the end of the workshop each participant will have evaluated their own website SEO and will have the skills, tools and knowledge to be able to implement their website SEO themselves or in conjunction with their web team.
SEO vs. Google Ads: understanding how SEO differs to Google advertising and they can complement each other.
How search engines work – understanding of how Google ranks pages, the key factors taken into account.
The different types of search engine listings e.g. Local listing, Features listing, FAQ section etc. and how to optimise each for high ranking and engagement.
How to optimise web pages and content for search engines.
The importance of good structure and hierarchy
Researching keywords – key tools and techniques used to identify target keywords.
Understating topic related content vs. exact match keywords.
Optimising page content – writing impactful and optimised content and where to place the keywords for optimal impact.
Meta data – what it is and why it is important
Internal links – Optimising internal links for usability and SEO
Image tagging – what an alt tag is and why it is important for SEO
Page speed – testing page speed and how to improve website speed performance
Schema mark-up: what it is and why it is important
External links – why links are paramount to the success of a SEO project. Developing a link building strategy.
Content marketing – creating a content marketing plan and understanding how it impacts SEO
Tracking and monitoring – an introduction to a range of tools that will aid with the monitoring and management of their SEO including Google Search Console & Google Analytics, MOZ, Ubersuggest and Screaming Frog.