Digital Promotions and Social Media
- Study the evolution of tools utilized in digital advertising and promotions.
- Review current trends in digital advertising and promotions – these include social media, email, content and search engine optimization marketing.
- Assess dashboard tools to measure campaign results and how to connect with the audience.
- Practice copywriting skills for effective digital promotions and advertising. Recognize the difference between advertising and promotions directed at business to business and business to consumer markets.
- Examine design concepts for digital advertising and promotions.
This course will be studied through lectures, videos, case studies, workshops, guest lecturers, group discussions, computer applications and industry related projects.
Class Participation 5-10%
Assignments and/or Case Presentations 15-30%
Midterm examination 20-25%
Term Project 25-40%
Final Exam 20-30%
STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE ALL COMPONENTS OF THE COURSE AND ACHIEVE A MINIMUM AVERAGE GRADE OF AT LEAST 50 PERCENT ON THEIR TOTAL NON-GROUP EVALUATIONS TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE.
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
- Examine the evolution of the digital tools and how they impact business and communication goals along with client engagement.
- Apply different tools in the owned, paid, and earned spaces of digital promotions.
- Analyze the effectiveness of your competitors and companies social and digital promotions.
- Discover current trends in Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Video, Digital Marketing, and how these relate to digital promotions.
- Use the latest digital tools in an effective manner as they relate to impacting business, communication goals, and client engagement.
- Identify the many promotional techniques for social media, email, content, and SEO marketing.
- Apply PR techniques to digital promotions.
McStay, A. Digital Advertising. Palgrave Macmillian. Latest edition or equivalent as approved by the Department.
Scott. D. The New Rules of Marketing & PR. Wiley. Latest edition or equivalent as approved by the Department.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for MARK 4340|
|Athabasca University (AU)||AU MKTG 3XX (3)|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR MKTG 3XX (3)|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU MRKT 2111 (3)|
|LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV)||LCV DFV 252 (3)|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC BUS 3XX (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BUS 2XX (3)|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU MKTG 4XXX (3)|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW MRKT 4XX (3)|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC COMM 3XX (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 3XX (3)|