Course Overview

In simple terms, "digital marketing is the promotion of products or brands via one or more forms of electronic media. Digital marketing differs from traditional marketing in that it involves the use of channels and methods that enable an organization to analyze marketing campaigns and understand what is working and what isn't – typically in real time” (SAS). This course gives participants richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and provides them with a new set of stories, concepts, and tools to help them digitally create, distribute, promote and price products and services. Participants will have individual laptops for immediate practice and implementation of learned concepts. Hands-on application will be a vital advantage for participants attending this course.

Course Methodology

The course is action and deliverable oriented. It includes short presentations on relevant topics by the consultant and participants and the completion of the participants' own digital marketing plan using their workbook and the supplied laptops.

Who should attend ?

The course is designed for marketing and communications professionals who wish to gain a greater understanding of digital marketing, social media, and the latest trends in marketing management.

Course Content

Digital marketing: overview and scope

  • Digital marketing versus traditional marketing
  • B2B and B2C most ideal platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Business blogging
  • Auditing your website
  • The seven step digital marketing plan
  • Organizing your digital marketing calendar

Search engine optimization

  • SEO-definition
  • 21 SEO tips that digital marketers need to know

Google AdWords

  • Setting up Google AdWords campaigns content structuring
  • Finding and selecting the right keywords
  • Campaign setup procedure
  • Organizing Ad groups
  • Optimizing landing pages
  • Bid management
  • Analytics – measure and fine-tune

Google Analytics

  • Understanding dashboard – audience | advertising | traffic source | content | conversions
  • Taking decisions based on Analytics reporting
  • Defining business goals and objectives
  • Measuring tools and methods
  • Measuring your site's ROI
  • Introduction to goal conversion – tracking the conversions
  • Tracking social media traffic – advanced segmentation
  • Tracking phone calls with Google Analytics
  • Integrating your Google AdWords campaigns into Google Analytics

Social media marketing: full engagement campaigns

  • Overview and some brief statistics
  • Social media marketing strategy: Setting up social media goals, Be selective: Find out where your targeted people connect, Popular social media networks, Facebook graph search – SEO for Facebook Find out where your targeted people connect Popular social media networks Facebook graph search – SEO for Facebook Knowing your audience: Setting up facebook Ads for your targeted demographics and their interests, Setting up LinkedIn Ads for your targeted industry and prospects Google Alerts – monitoring your brands, competitions, and industry trends, Hashtags – best practices and tools Inbound Marketing – overview and methodology: Self-hosted blogging – tips and tools, Lead generation

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate the use of digital platforms in formulating a solid market strategy and identify appropriate business applications of each.
  • Recognize opportunities for using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to provide value to their company and benefits to their customers.
  • Set up Google AdWords campaigns to enhance their organization's engagement with customers and increase their organization's overall market share through social media marketing.
  • Apply the concepts of Google Analytics to investigate marketing channels and learn how to leverage them. Launch a full digital marketing campaign to enhance the interface with customers, generate sales leads, and create brand awareness.

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Consulting Areas

  • Organizational Culture Alignment
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Corporate Training System Development
  • Human Capital Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Learning & Development

Contact us

  • Accra Digital Center, Accra - Ghana

  • (+233) 030 290 9013
  • (+233) 055 327 7031
  • (+233) 027 086 8687