mkt440 | undergraduate

Fundamentals Of Digital Marketing

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This course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for using innovative and creative thinking strategies to improve digital marketing planning and execution. Emphasis is placed upon learning critical skills to identify and facilitate innovative behavior and collaboration within the organization that will increase sustainable business growth and strengthen abilities to respond to organizational changes and challenges. Course lectures, reading and projects span theory and practice and draw upon examples from multiple industry sectors.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Online Brand Management and Mobile Marketing

    • Design a mobile advertising strategy.
    • Compare and contrast layout and technical constraints in mobile web design.
    • Evaluate best practices for reducing negative online criticism.

    How Websites and Search Engines Work

    • Outline the major components of a digital marketing plan.
    • Define three objectives of a website, and analyze a website’s performance in relation to these objectives.
    • Explain the importance of page ranks and keywords in relation to web page views.

    Search Engine Optimization

    • Identify keywords that are most relevant for a website and suggest ways to increase website traffic through specific keyword changes.
    • Assess technical issues that could hinder a website’s ranking.
    • Evaluate links found on a webpage and create a plan to earn quality links.
    • Compare and contrast paid search engine ads, and evaluate effective ad purchasing considerations.
    • Analyze the effectiveness of an online advertising campaign and offer ways to improve the campaign.

    Selecting a Target Market and Creating Targeted Messaging

    • Recommend a target audience using Google Ad Planner.
    • Describe the role of publishers and advertisers in an ad network, and analyze bidding strategies.
    • Create consistent messaging and design for banner ads.
    • Recommend content and design for a successful landing page.

    Email and Social Media Marketing

    • Create content designed to improve email marketing open rates and interaction.
    • Develop an effective social media plan.
    • Determine best practices for performing social media marketing on Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
    • Evaluate Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to improve marketing decisions.
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