What you get with your Hootsuite Social Selling Certification

  • Industry-leading certification showing you have the necessary skills and expertise to drive better sales results using social media.
  • A permanent online certificate to showcase your expertise that you can link to from your blog, website, and any other online profile.
  • Listing in the Hootsuite Certified Professionals Directory, which helps brands and employers find talented professionals with social media skills—like you!

How to get your Hootsuite Social Selling Certification

Get your Hootsuite Social Selling Certification by passing a 50-question online exam, testing your knowledge of the core principles of using social media in sales, based on Hootsuite’s online Social Selling Training course. 

The online exam is based on a series of easy-to-follow video tutorials that covers everything from setting up effective social media profiles to convey a professional online presence to tactics for finding customers and prospects.



Frequently asked questions

$199 USD.

No. Once you pass the exam, the certification is yours forever.

The exam is based on the Social Selling courseware that teaches sales professionals how to leverage social media to save time, find a larger number of better qualified leads, and increase deal sizes. We strongly recommend reviewing the course before attempting the exam.

40-question timed online exam.

The minimum passing grade for the exam is 80%

You’ll have 60 minutes to complete the 40-question exam.

No. You can take the exam as many times as necessary until you pass, at no extra cost.

Yes. If you’re confident in your social selling skills, you can go straight to the certification exam.

The Hootsuite Academy team creates exams following established instructional design best practices. More information can be seen here.