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Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
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English

Subtitles: English

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Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Content Marketing Ecosystem

In this module, you will be introduced to the content marketing ecosystem. You will be able to define what content marketing is and explain why it is important in today's market. You will discover the purpose of what content should be able to do and what makes content effective. You will discover the importance of how your own professional brand can play in the importance of your company's content marketing strategy and you will build your own professional brand. You will build a personal website to help build your brand and in the final lesson, you will be able to discuss the editorial process for content and describe the benefits and importance of having a content calendar....
Reading
9 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Module Introduction1m
What Should Content Do?6m
Overview of the Structure for Effective Content4m
Building Your Professional Brand4m
Tips for Building Your Professional Brand5m
I Have My Site, Now What?4m
Interview with Stefanie Flaxman - Editor-in-Chief1m
Interview with Stefanie Flaxman - Content Calendar38s
Reading2 readings
The 5 P Approach to Copy that Crushes It35m
Content Marketing Research (The Crucial First Step)35m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Content Marketing Ecosystem22m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

The Strategic Context (The 7A Framework)

After reviewing this module you will be able to explain and apply the 7A Framework to your own content. You will be able to think strategically by creating context which leads to creating content that actually works. You will be able to practice and discuss why being agile an essential part of the framework. You will discuss the idea of being authentic as a professional and within your own organization. You will be able to capture your audience's attention with effective headlines. You will be able to apply the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 formula to prompt your audience to take action. You will examine how to prioritize acceleration and present yourself as a likable authority to your network. You will discuss the critical relationship between authority and audience and be able to write with authority and confidence....
Reading
10 videos (Total 69 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Overview of the 7A Framework11m
The First 2 A's of the Framework: Agility & Authenticity1m
Stealing Headlines for Attention8m
Capturing Audience Attention10m
Actions Steps 1, 2, 38m
Call-to-Action & Risk Reversal11m
Expanding Your Network10m
Your "About" Page4m
The Last 2 A's of the Framework: Authority & Audience1m
Reading4 readings
The Business Case for Agile Content Marketing30m
A Content Marketing Strategy That Works30m
Content Marketing (How to Build an Audience that Builds Your Business)35m
7A Framework35m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Strategic Context (7A Framework)24m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Mapping the Journey: Crafting a Content Marketing Strategy

In this module, you craft a content marketing strategy by first examining the journey of your buyer or audience. You will be able to create your audience/buyer persona and describe the importance of always thinking about their journey. You will be able to develop empathy and experience maps and examine their purposes in a content marketing strategy. You will explore and be able to apply two essential elements for creating irresistible content....
Reading
5 videos (Total 14 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Mapping the Journey1m
Empathy Maps47s
Experience Maps1m
Two Keys to Creating Irresistible Content9m
Reading1 reading
Internet Marketing for Smart Peoples
Quiz1 practice exercise
Mapping the Journey: Crafting a Content Marketing Strategy22m
Week
4
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

The Strategic Types of Content

In this module, you will explore the various types of strategic content that go into an effective content marketing program. You will be able to identify and define the four types of strategic content: attraction content, affinity content, action content, and authority content. You will be able to use the strategies given to write the various types of content and be able to combine all four elements to write one effective content piece. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 6 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Attraction Content36s
Affinity Content1m
Action Content58s
Making Action Content Actionable1m
Authority Content49s
Reading5 readings
How to Create Content That Converts30m
How to Write Magnetic Headlines45m
Keyword Research (A Real World Guide)30m
How to Create Compelling Content40m
Email Marketing (How to Push Send and Grow Your Business)50m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Strategic Types of Content20m
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By MCJan 22nd 2018

It's a rich content course with great insights that will definitely help you become a better writter, know and reach your target, understand metrics and more!

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Sonia Simone

Chief Content Officer
Rainmaker Digital, LLC

About University of California, Davis

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