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Online Marketing Strategies

Provided by Curtin University (CurtinX)
8–10 hours
per week, for 12 weeks
Free

$199 USD for graded exams and assignments, plus a certificate

Learn about online marketing opportunities and how to use the Internet, social media, and digital analytics to successfully market your business.

Start Date:

Before you start

Successful completion of MKT1x and MKT2x

Course opens: Aug 19, 2019
Course ends: Nov 10, 2019

What you will learn

  • Use basic e-marketing tools
  • Apply traditional marketing strategies in an online environment
  • Evaluate a firm’s internet marketing strategy

Topic 1: Introduction to digital marketing/global issues/digital marketing plan

Topic 2: Segmentation, targeting, differentiation and positioning strategies

Topic 3: Digital marketing management: distribution and promotion strategies

Topic 4: Digital marketing management: product and pricing strategies

Topic 5: Digital marketing tools: website, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, AdSense, etc.

Topic 6: Strategic digital marketing and performance metrics

Topic 7: Online consumer behaviour and psychology

Topic 8: Planning and developing website and content

Topic 9: Social Media Marketing

Topic 10: Digital Analytics

Overview

The Internet has emerged as a platform to facilitate global commerce and communication. Its exponential growth has transformed the value chain of virtually every industry, and millions of commercial businesses are now doing business online. This course will introduce you to the range of marketing uses of the Internet.

You will learn how to:

  • use basic e-marketing tools relevant to the internet marketing context;
  • apply marketing strategies such as segmentation, targeting, positioning, and differentiation to an online context;
  • analyse the online consumer exchange process and its outcomes;
  • evaluate product, pricing, distribution and communication marketing functions in a firm’s internet marketing strategy;
  • evaluate the role of social media in the marketing context;
  • use digital analytics to evaluate and optimise the effectiveness of digital marketing strategies.

You will explore how marketing online differs from a traditional marketing environment, and identify and discuss web-based marketing opportunities such as using Facebook, Twitter and Google in today’s business world.

The digital landscape is fast-paced and continually changing, yet is an equally challenging and exciting environment in which to work. This course is relevant to anyone working in marketing, communications, public relations, social media and advertising.

This course is part of the CurtinX MicroMasters Credential in Marketing in a Digital World that is specifically designed to teach the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting field. In order to qualify for the MicroMasters Credential you will need to earn a Verified Certificate in each of the five courses.

Meet your instructors

Billy (Cho Yin) Sung
Lecturer, School of Marketing
Curtin University

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This course is part of:

Earn a MicroMasters® Program Certificate in 1 year if courses are taken one at a time.

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  1. 12–16 hours of effort

    Learn how to increase brand engagement through the creation and distribution of content using an owned digital channel approach.

  2. 18–24 hours of effort

    Learn how to develop, manage and protect an organisation’s online reputation through social media including Facebook and Twitter.

  3. 96–120 hours of effort

    Learn how to analyse and apply consumer and buyer behaviour fundamentals to develop an effective marketing campaign.

  4. 96–120 hours of effort

    Examine product/brand management decisions and investigate the strategies and tactics to build, measure and manage brand equity.

  5. Online Marketing Strategies

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