1. The Fundamentals of Using Hootsuite

Course Level: Beginner | taught by Hootsuite Academy

Course description

The Fundamentals of Using Hootsuite course will teach you the advantages of using Hootsuite to manage your social media presence and the best practices for quickly setting up your Hootsuite dashboard.

In this course you will learn how to use Hootsuite to compose, schedule and post social media messages, attach photos and videos to your tweets and posts, listen to relevant social media conversations and run successful social media campaigns. You will learn the basic functionality of Hootsuite Mobile and the step by step process for using the Hootsuite App directory.

The lessons in this course are organized the same way as the Hootsuite dashboard, with a lesson for each section of the dashboard including Hootsuite Platform Settings, Hootsuite Engagement, Hootsuite Publishing, Hootsuite Mobile, Hootsuite Campaigns and Hootsuite App Directory.

Advanced Hootsuite practices are covered in subsequent courses.

For an overview of how Hootsuite can help you grow and manage your social media presence, click “Watch Intro Video” above.

For information on your existing Hootsuite plan, or to learn more about what other plan options are available, visit: hootsuite.com/plans


Course curriculum
Estimated time to complete: 0.5 hours

1. Introduction to the Hootsuite Dashboard

2. The Hootsuite Platform: Fundamentals

3. Hootsuite Engagement: Fundamentals

4. Hootsuite Publishing: Fundamentals

5. Hootsuite Mobile: Fundamentals

6. Hootsuite Campaigns: Fundamentals

7. Hootsuite App Directory

Hootsuite Academy
Hootsuite Academy

Hootsuite is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, millions of users, and 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies to manage social media accounts, engage audiences, and measure business results. As the world's most widely used social relationship platform, Hootsuite is the number one resource and partner in social media education.

Hootsuite's courseware is the result of on-going collaborative efforts between dozens of social media experts, a team of best-in-class writers, researchers, and video producers.

By consulting closely with a panel of industry recognized leaders, in addition to its own internal subject matter experts, Hootsuite develops its courseware based on years of professional experience and a breadth of insight into industry trends and the challenges of today's social businesses.