Social Media Advertising

Social Media Advertising

Want to learn how to advertise on the social media platforms where your target audience spend most of their time? This one-day course will help you get started.

ex VAT

Both business to consumer and business to business brands are increasingly using paid social to help them reach their target audience in order to achieve their business and marketing objectives.

This one day course will teach you how to start advertising on the six major social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest & Snapchat.

Led by one of our expert social media professionals, we'll help you get to grips with building target audiences on each platform, understand what ad formats to choose for success and discuss best practice around how to successfully structure and setup a campaign across each platform.

We'll look at how you can target and reach your audience using different data signals. You will also learn step by step how to build an audience for success.

Our Social Media Advertising Standard course is available at our training centre in The Shard, London.

We also offer private training courses which are ideal if you have a team you want to bring up to speed in the best practices for using social media advertising.

Social Media AdvertisingStandard1 day Classroom Course

Learn how to reach your target audience online using social media advertising. You will learn about the different ad formats across each platform and when you should use each one, depending on what marketing objective you want to achieve.

You will leave the course knowing how to successfully launch your own social media advertising campaign, following industry best practice.

What will I learn?
Upon completion of our Standard course you'll walk away with the ability to:
  • Explain the difference between organic and paid social
  • Illustrate the role each platform plays and how it fits into the paid social landscape
  • Build an advertising audience on each of the six major social platforms
  • Identify which formats of creative should be used for advertising objectives
  • Set up a social media advertising campaign that is inline with industry best practice
Why should I take this course?
This course is ideal if you want to learn how to use and setup your own social media advertising campaigns to market a business or brand. It's aimed at aimed at business owners or professionals in a digital, marketing or PR role.
Course Overview
Introduction to Google Analytics
The Paid Social Landscape
  • The State of Paid Social
  • Organic vs Paid
  • The role each platform plays
Building a Target Audience
  • Customer personas
  • Different data types and data signals
  • Building an audience on each of the main platforms (Facebook & Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat)
Introduction to ad formats
  • The difference between ad formats
  • How these can be applied against specific objectives
  • The level of user behaviour desired within format
Campaign Structure and Setup
  • Campaign structures of each social platform
  • The importance of using campaign structure correctly
  • How to build a campaign in each social platform
1 day£499 ex VAT
Upcoming CoursesView all
Fri | September 20 | 1 day
Social Media Advertising Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Thu | November 21 | 1 day
Social Media Advertising Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Tue | January 21 | 1 day
Social Media Advertising Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Wed | March 25 | 1 day
Social Media Advertising Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Our facilities


Our trainers are all seasoned experts that have extensive experience working in the industry. They will be happy to answer questions, on the day or post training as part of our ongoing support.



Jellyfish have first class training facilities. Our flagship training centre is located at The Shard in London and we also have premium training facilities in the US, Spain and South Africa. We can also train at a location of your choice.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

We pride ourselves on providing our attendees with high quality food and refreshments. Both are available throughout the day and we cater for any dietary requirements for you.

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