Beginner's Guide to Digital Marketing

Thursday, 7 December, 2023
2 4 am EST
Sydney (Online)

About This Workshop

This class coincides with our Looking Ahead Series. To explore and register for events from the series, simply click here.

Understanding the landscape and strategy of Digital Marketing today is key to building your brand and driving the bottom line for your business.

In this free, two-hour livestream, you’ll explore the components of brand building and see how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, social media, paid advertising channels, and more. All in real time, taught by an industry professional.

Come learn the basics and gain the skills you need to create your first digital marketing campaign!

Bonus: there will be time at the end for live Q&A with the instructor.


  • Understand how digital marketing can help a business drive their bottom line.
  • Learn different tools and strategies used in Digital Marketing today
  • Describe and understand the Objective-First Framework.
  • Apply the Objective-First Framework to a real world example

Ready to continue on your learning journey?

Check out our course catalog to find your next step. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional skill set in one of our part-time courses, or go for a complete career transformation by enrolling in one of our immersive courses, we’ve got you covered!


  • This class is taken completely online, and requires a computer and a strong internet connection.
  • We will provide a link to the platform on the day of the class. NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!

About the Instructor

Stephen Toms Photo

Co-Founder, Smithfield Digital

Stephen is a Lead Instructor for GA in Melbourne, Australia and co-founder of Smithfield Digital; specialising in digital marketing in-house consultancy and custom training.

Combining 20 years digital marketing and education experience in the UK and Australia, Stephen’s trained, consulted and advised some of Australia’s biggest brands on the most effective digital sales and marketing strategies for profitable results.

In early 2016, he co-founded Smithfield Digital - bringing unique energy and fresh ideas, they create innovative, extra-lively workshops that will help you nail your use of digital, social, search and mobile channels.

NAB, Westfield, PSC and Tennis Australia are just some of the businesses that trust him to regularly work with their teams to achieve their digital marketing goals and reach their potential.

As well as leading General Assembly’s range of on-campus and remote Digital Marketing courses Stephen also runs a series of high-energy, practical workshops throughout the year and is a regular guest speaker at industry events and meetups.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Stephen has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

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