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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Writing for Social Media Certificate in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley - UC BerkeleyX. This course provides a framework for writing for social media by focusing on purpose, content and audiences, helping you be more effective at using these powerful platforms to deliver your messages. 
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Overview

Businesses and institutions today increasingly turn to social media platforms to build and promote their brands, share news and information, and engage with their audiences. But given its massive popularity, writing for social media can be a challenge. How do you connect with your audience? How do you write for these critical channels?

Education

The Writing for Social Media Certificate, which is part of Business Writing Professional Certificate offered by EdX in partnership with University of California, Berkeley - UC BerkeleyX , focuses on effective writing practices for a social media environment. You will learn how to structure and write content that will deliver your messaging and engage your audiences; you will learn how to think about what a reader needs and wants from your organization.

Learn how to devise your own writing approach – and how to tell your company’s story, convey information, and express your point of view, and earn engagement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      4 weeks, 

      3-5 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • Assess the audience you are writing for
  • Customize content for the specific audience and delivery method
  • Utilize effective online writing strategies
  • Communicate effectively in an online environment

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • The Writing Process

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $99 USD

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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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