Introduction to Digital Marketing (Online)

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Introduction to Digital Marketing (Online)

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

In the always-on, always connected world the demand for digital marketing skills is greater than ever. Are you curious what digital marketing channels currently look like? Do you want to learn how marketers are engaging with their audiences? Are you considering a jump into the world of digital marketing and want to learn what it entails? Maybe you just want to get your head around the marketing jargon to determine how and where your business fits into the digital world.

Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the components of brand building and see how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, social media, paid advertising channels, and more. Using real-world case studies, you’ll:

  • Break down the components of a digital marketing campaign.
  • Survey today’s digital marketing landscape and its career opportunities.
  • Learn to approach a marketing campaign by identifying your objectives first.
  • Get hands-on practice identifying key performance indicators (KPIs).

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Dive into the fundamentals in our five-week, online Digital Marketing Circuit or level up on the job in our on-campus Digital Marketing course.

Takeaways

Students should walk away with an actionable understanding of the current digital landscape and how it can drive success and growth for their business.

  • Understand the core functions & principles of digital marketing analytics
  • Employ the same tools top companies use to activate & retain their customers
  • Explain how a referral works and tools you can use to simplify that process
  • Learn the basics of search engine marketing (SEM).
  • Understand how social media marketing works and how to develop social content that works
  • Understand how large-scale email deployment works, and when & how to send it

Prereqs & Preparation

Watch the following 5 videos (3 min total)

Objective-First Framework Video: https://generalassembly.wistia.com/medias/98gsiiel2k KPIs: https://generalassembly.wistia.com/medias/yw8lgn96nu Data: https://generalassembly.wistia.com/medias/yw8lgn96nu Metrics: https://generalassembly.wistia.com/medias/txz2po7aw2 Big data: https://generalassembly.wistia.com/medias/12cb6psj9a

  • This class is live and is taken completely online.
  • We will provide login information and a link to the platform on the day of each session.
  • You will need a computer, a strong internet connection, and an open mind to join.
  • This class is taking place in Eastern Time.

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