What you get with your Hootsuite Social Selling for Financial Services Certification

  • Industry-leading certification Industry-leading certification showing you have the necessary skills and expertise to drive better sales results using social media in the Financial Services Vertical
  • 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 you get your Hootsuite Social Selling for Financial Services Certification

Get your Social Selling for Financial Services 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 for Financial Services course.

This comprehensive series of easy-to-follow video tutorials teaches sales professionals how to build a professional, trustworthy online presence. These videos cover everything from setting up effective social media profiles to tactics for finding and engaging with leads, all while remaining compliant with financial regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions

$299 USD.

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

The exam is based on the Social Selling for Financial Services courseware that teaches the best practices for using social media in the sales process while remaining compliant with financial regulations. We recommend reviewing the course before attempting the exam.

It's a 25-question timed online exam.        

The minimum passing grade for the exam is 75%.


You’ll have 45 minutes to complete the 25-question exam.

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.