Managing social media posts with Hootsuite

Offered By
Coursera Community Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Set up a Hootsuite account to manage your social media networks

Create, schedule and publish posts on Hootsuite

Manage your social channels and interact with your audience on a single platform

Clock1 hour
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

This project is for people who are interested in using Hootsuite to handle their social posts on multiple channels. You will learn how to use Hootsuite to create posts, manage your content and interact with your audience. In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to: - Set up a free Hootsuite account, select your social media channels and link them to your account - Edit the settings of your Hootsuite account - Create boards and streams to manage your networks on Hootsuite - Create and schedule social media messages - Use Hootsuite Planner to review, create and organize your posts - Directly engage with your audience and monitor online conversations on Hootsuite. Note: There are no prerequisites for this project. You don’t need to be a digital marketer or a marketing expert, but you should be familiar with how social media works. This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.

Skills you will develop

Social Media ManagementBusinessMarketing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Task 1: Set up a free Hootsuite account, select social media channels and link them to Hootsuite.

  2. Task 2: Edit Account settings in Hootsuite.

  3. Task 3: Create boards and streams to manage the social networks connected to Hootsuite.

  4. Task 4: Create and schedule social media messages.

  5. Task 5: Use Hootsuite Planner to review, create and organize posts.

  6. Task 6: Engage social media audiences and monitor online conversations on Hootsuite.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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