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Social Media for Business

Social media plays an important part in the communication and marketing plans of businesses today, providing a fast and highly cost-effective way of keeping in touch with potential and existing customers. Whether it is informing them of a new product, conveying crucial information or answering customer queries, companies can no longer ignore social media.

This course will start with an introduction about social media for businesses, and will then cover topics such as Facebook, Twitter & LinkdIn, as well as covering blogging and video content.


  • Approximate time to complete: 2-3 hours
  • Approved by CPD


Course Syllabus

The online Social Media for Business course is made up of the following modules. Each module requires a minimum 70% pass mark in the multiple choice assessment at the end of each module before being able to progress to the next one.


  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: What is Social Media?
  • Module 3: Introduction to POST Methodology
  • Module 4: Websites and Microsites
  • Module 5: Facebook
  • Module 6: LinkedIn
  • Module 7: Twitter
  • Module 8: Blogging
  • Module 9: Video
  • Module 10: Bringing It All Together
  • Module 11: Is Social Media Worth It?

Single User Licence

A single-user licence can be purchased for £39.99 + vat


Multiple Licences

Discounts are available for purchases of more than one licence at a time. Current pricing bands are:


  • 2-9 Licences: £36.99 + vat per licence
  • 10-49 Licences: £34.99 + vat per licence
  • 50-99 Licences: £32.99 + vat per licence
  • 100+ Licences: £29.99 + vat per licence