What is it?

Social Media University is a Global Marketing Solutions course series brought to you by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism. The series is offered as a variety of classes ranging from a Facebook Boot Camp to social media content planning, engagement, analytics and more. Class topics are chosen by individuals who closely monitor the changing social media trends. Classes can range from a weekly commitment for four weeks to a single-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) session. All classes are held at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center.

Why is it offered?

As social media trends are ever changing, it can seem like an impossible feat to keep up with them. Social Media University is a platform that allows individuals to increase their skill sets and get a solid grasp on the newest social media trends. These classes will empower you to dive deeply into the world of social media like a pro. You’ll tackle the most important platforms for your business, including Facebook, Twitter and Google My Business, as well as visual media such as Instagram and Pinterest, plus a healthy dose of live-streaming platforms as well.

Who uses it?

EVERYONE. Well, let’s face it: Not everyone uses SMU, but everyone is able to use it! There are no requirements or prerequisites. Whether you are an individual who is simply trying to broaden their knowledge on various social media platforms, or a small business trying to gain a competitive edge through social media, this program is for you.

How do I sign up?

If we haven’t convinced you yet, check out the current schedule for Social Media University on our website. Who knows – there might just be a class or two to help strengthen your social media tool belt!

We’re looking forward to seeing you soon at the next SMU class!