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This Hootsuite social media course will help you to take your social media marketing skills to the next level by seamlessly managing your social media accounts via a single dashboard. By the end of the session you will know how to schedule posts and optimise your presence on the major social networks.  You will also learn how to use the analytics and reporting tools to create a sophisticated social marketing strategy for your organisation.

During this session you will learn:   

  • The benefits of HootSuite and how best to use them
  • How to post to multiple social accounts
  • Manage contributors and allow others to add details without sharing passwords.
  • Build a team of contributors and track progress
  • Make use of social analytics to prove the ROI of social media and make data-driven decisions
  • Improve efficiency and simplify social media management
  • Measure the impact of your social marketing campaigns through comprehensive social channel reporting
  • Prepare for a crisis or spikes in social activity through automatic alerts and response simulation planning

Networks include Twitter, LinkedIn (including Pages, Profiles, and Groups), Foursquare, Facebook (including Events, Groups, Profiles, and Fan Pages), Google+ and WordPress blogs.  Hootsuite also connects you with several other platforms using third party apps. Examples include: Vimeo, Instagram, Evernote, MailChimp, Storify, Edocr, Slideshare, Flickr, Tumblr, StumbleUpon, and Reddit.

  • Ian

    Ian is an Associate Trainer with AKU Training Ltd specialising in software including Adobe, Quark .and IT systems. One of the foremost Technical Developers & Software Trainers in the Creative Industry, Ian has been delivering technical solutions and working in and alongside digitally creative & IT companies for over 19 years throughout the UK and Ireland. Ian specialises in delivering tailored, practical training solutions across a variety of disciplines and sectors.

    A Technical Director and Senior Data Analyst for over 15 years, working directly on Web, Interactive, E-Learning, Graphic, Video and Crisis Management sectors.  Having delivered training to clients for 19 years Ian can understand the various learning styles and objectives associated with learning and development. Ian also has many years of experience developing Web Design and Digital Marketing Strategies for a wide range of clients. A founding director of GIANT Associates Ltd. Ian and the team specialise in delivering a wide range of vital services to their clients ranging from the development of workflow solutions through Brand management and including forward thinking digital marketing solutions and Training plans designed for organisational success.

  • Hootsuite - 29 November 2022 (half day)
    Date: 29 November 2022
    Location: The Mount Business & Conference Centre / Virtual
    Time: 09:30 - 16:30
    Price: £199 +VAT

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Please note that the cancellation policy for our public training courses is as follows:


More than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.


More than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.

Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time at no cost.

Full joining instructions for the course will be emailed to you at least five working days prior to the course. In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact a member of our team on 028 9016 0587 or via email kate@aku.training.

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