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How do you use content?

What does online content mean? The definition of online content for this course is: the information and creative elements contained within a website or other internet platform. Content can be …

Introduce yourself

For the next two weeks, you’ll be studying alongside many learners from around the world. Use the Comments sections and Discussion steps throughout the course to ask your fellow learners …

Next steps

How to Create Great Online Content is one of three courses in Creating Digital Content, a program within the Institute of Coding’s Digital Skills in the Workplace portfolio of courses. …

How do you create your online content plan?

To create an online content plan, you’ll need to bring together everything you’ve explored and discussed in the course so far. Follow these five steps: Determine your objectives What goal …

Using images and photo content

As you’ve seen, there are many ways you can make sure that any video content you create enhances your message. Now it’s time to look at how images, photos and …

Designing an online content plan

Sometimes, you need to create a content plan to respond to a specific brief. It might be for a client or customer, or for your own needs. Understanding the information …

Give it a go

As you’ve learned in the previous steps this week, there are many factors to consider when selecting the right platform for your content. It’s equally important to think about making …

Glossary

We have included this Glossary for reference – you are not expected to remember all the new terms. You can refer to the Glossary throughout the course by returning to …

What content will work for your audience?

As you’ve learned so far, intention and tone of voice have a huge impact on your message, and different formats will shape the content you might create or choose. However, …

Making content more readable and relatable

It’s now time to think about how to make written content appealing and engaging, whatever the tone used or intention behind it. Online content covers a vast variety of formats, …

Rewriting content

Sometimes creating content can be about turning fairly boring or neutral facts into something more accessible, interesting or entertaining and which will resonate with your target audience. Whether it’s transforming …

Rewriting content: a few examples

In the last step, you were challenged to write some content for a marketing team’s ‘about us’ page on their company website. Using a set of neutral facts and drawing …

The power behind your content

Now that you’ve considered the content you see, it’s time to think about why it’s there. The intent behind your content (what it is for) should play a huge part …