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OMCA® PPC Associate (Voucher Included)  

Learn PPC marketing and how to bid on keywords that get your company noticed, all while preparing for the OMCA® certification exam.

What you will learn

  • Master OMCA® digital marketing foundations
  • Receive an introduction to keywords and match types
  • Write effective ad copy and ad extensions
  • Manage campaign settings
  • Understand conversion tracking, bidding, and reporting
  • Utilize the display network
  • Master account organization and understand quality score
  • Create account strategies and monitor accounts
  • Test landing page strategies

How you will benefit

  • Prepare yourself for the Online Marketing Certified Associate (OMCA®) exam, administered by the Online Marketing Certified Professionals (OMCP®) organization
  • Jump-start your career as a search marketing strategist, PPC specialist/Strategist, e-marketing specialist, or search engine marketing (SEM) analyst
  • Become an asset for companies that advertise online
  • Gain a comprehensive, cross-discipline approach to designing, building, and maintaining campaigns

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Digital marketers are in high demand in the job market, and the need for trained and experienced marketers is constantly expanding. Better yet, the field of digital marketing offers numerous opportunities for specialization, so you're sure to find the arena in which you shine.

In this course, you will master the art of conducting campaign audits as well as develop a conversion optimization framework so that you can turn successful campaigns into happy customers. This course will prepare you to take the Online Marketing Certified Associate (OMCA®) exam. It also includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam. By the time you complete this course, you'll be fully prepared to begin a career as a paid search focused digital marketer.


  1. Introduction to Online Marketing
  2. OMCA® Digital Marketing Foundations
    1. SEO Foundations
    2. Social Media Foundations
    3. Content Marketing Foundations
    4. Conversion Optimization Foundations
    5. Web Analytics Foundations
    6. PPC Foundations
    7. Mobile Marketing Foundations
    8. Email Marketing Foundations
  3. OMCP® PPC Practitioner
    1. Introduction to PPC
    2. Introduction to Keywords and Match Types
    3. Writing Effective Ad Copy and Ad Extensions
    4. Campaign Settings
    5. Conversion Tracking, Bidding, and Reporting
    6. Utilizing the Display Network
    7. Account Organization
    8. Understanding Quality Score
    9. Creating Your Account Strategy and Launching and Monitoring Accounts
    10. Testing and Advanced Landing Page Strategy
    11. Tools and Other Networks


Avinash Kaushik is Google's Digital Marketing Evangelist and the co-founder of Market Motive. Through his blog and bestselling books "Web Analytics 2.0 Prime" and "Web Analytics: An Hour A Day," Kaushik is recognized as an authoritative voice on leveraging data. He has brought his insights to Unilever, Dell, Time Warner, Vanguard, Porsche, and IBM. He has delivered keynotes at Search Engine Strategies, Ad-Tech, Monaco Media Forum, iCitizen, JMP Innovators Summit, Web 2.0, and The Art of Marketing. Kaushik has lectured at Stanford University, University of Virginia, University of California Los Angeles, and University of Utah. He received the 2009 Statistical Advocate of the Year award from the American Statistical Association, and the 2011 Most Influential Industry Contributor award from the Web Analytics Association.

Bryan Eisenberg is the co-author of "Waiting For Your Cat to Bark?" "Call to Action," and "Always Be Testing," which have all been on the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists. Eisenberg has been the keynote speaker for Search Engine Strategies, Direct Marketing Association, Webcom, and the Canadian Marketing Association, amongst others. He serves as an advisory board member of Search Engine Strategies, the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, and several venture capital-backed startup companies.

Jennifer Evans Cario is President of SugarSpun Marketing. She is a highly requested speaker and trainer and a regular fixture at the national online marketing conferences. She also serves as Adjunct Professor for the online Social Media Mini MBA program at Rutgers University. She is the author of three books, including "Pinterest Marketing: An Hour a Day."

Brad Geddes is the author of "Advanced Google Adwords" and founder of Certified Knowledge, an online source for PPC training, tools, and advice. Geddes makes it his mission to share his expertise in Paid Search with online marketers, so they can build successful online campaigns. He frequently writes columns for Search Engine Land and co-moderates the AdWords forum on Webmaster World. He has spoken at more than 35 conferences and has led more than 60 AdWords seminars.

Danny Dover is an influential writer passionate about SEO. He is the author of the best-selling book" Search Engine Optimization Secrets" and was the co-founder of Making it Click, a marketing training business. His expertise has been cited in Time Magazine, PC World, Smashing Magazine and Seattle Post-Intelligencer and has been translated into Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, German and Hungarian. He has spoken at numerous conferences (spanning three continents) and his work has been accessed online in more than 175 different countries. Before starting his own company, Danny was the Senior SEO Manager at AT&T and the Lead SEO at SEOmoz.org (now Moz.com).

Jeff Hasen is the founder and president of mobile consultancy Gotta Mobilize. He was named one of the top Chief Marketing Officers on Twitter and is the author of two books, "The Art of Mobile Persuasion" and "Mobilized Marketing." He co-created the certification program for the Mobile Marketing Association and is one of two individuals certified to train professionals on mobile marketing definitions, techniques, and benefits.

Greg Jarboe is an authority on online marketing, with extensive experience in public relations, corporate communications, and digital marketing. He is the author of "YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day," and writes for Search Engine Watch and ReelSEO. Prior to co-founding SEO-PR in 2003, Jarboe was the Vice President of Marketing at WebCT, Director of Corporate Communications at Ziff-Davis, and Director of Corporate Communications at Lotus Development Corporation.

Jamie O'Donnell is the co-founder of SEO-PR, a content marketing agency. O'Donnell was the president of IDM Partners, an online direct marketing agency that served IBM Global Services, Sprint, and The Great Plains Software Division of Microsoft. Between 1995 and 1999, he headed the public relations and marketing communications firm JONA Group, which launched more than 40 startups.

 

OMCA® PPC Associate (Voucher Included)
Item: 202003CTP20970  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $1,595.00
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