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Well done, you have completed your final week. You learned about:

  • the tools available for social listening and which are the right tools for you
  • how to create a social listening strategy for your brand
  • how social planning should be integrated with the business strategy
  • how and why social media should be integrated with all your channels
  • collaboration techniques to facilitate multi-channel planning
  • how to set your long term objectives for the channel
  • how to determine which channels you will focus on
  • how to create a framework for all social media activity and campaigns to work from and to strengthen brand experience.

In the next course of the ExpertTrack, you will learn about:

  • how to choose the right platform to reach your audience
  • which audiences are using which platform
  • the advantages of each platform
  • what a content pillar is and how this concept should inform your social media strategy
  • how to determine what your content pillars should be
  • how to create a social media content strategy
  • the benefits of using a broad spectrum of content formats
  • the strength of each content format
  • which content formats work best on each platform
  • considerations and processes for building a content plan
  • how to manage your own social media content plan
  • considerations and processes for building a content plan
  • how to respond to topical moments
  • content planning frameworks
  • how to be ruthless about relevance
  • how to effortlessly share your plan with collaborators
  • how to effectively curate large volumes of content
  • tools to help you manage large scale content posting.

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