Foundational Digital Marketing Strategy Training
Preparing your teams for Digital Marketing Success
Our Digital Transformation methodology is underpinned by taking a deep-dive into understanding your company’s objectives and unique value propositions [Discovery], supported by comprehensive competitor and online market analysis [Research] and an in-depth review [Audit] of all of your digital assets to ensure that we identify the sweet spot for delivering optimal [Digital Strategy] results as quickly as possible.
We work closely with our customers throughout their path to digital marketing success. This is achieved by taking our customers through a journey of discovery, insight and empowerment. Our journey begins by introducing the business stakeholders (Executives, Marketing Managers and Implementers) to the many benefits and core principles of digital marketing.
The more you understand about digital marketing, the better we can work together to achieve the best possible results for your company. When we’re all on the same page, our collective insights will lead to better performance results across your entire strategy.
1-Day Digital Marketing Foundational Workshop
As part of our commitment to empowering our clients, we offer 1-day Digital Marketing Foundational Training on-site for your executive, management and marketing teams. After the session, your stakeholders will have a much clearer grasp of:
The core principles and purpose of digital marketing
The difference between inbound and outbound marketing strategies
How to develop clear and actionable SMART business and marketing objectives for a digital marketing plan
The importance of digital research and social listening to gain competitor, customer and market insights
The benefits of combining traditional and digital marketing as part of an integrated marketing strategy
How to use the to connect with the customer audience effectively with a fully integrated 360 degree digital marketing campaign to connect effectively with your customers
How the various digital marketing channels support the different stages in the customers buying journey funnel
Looking for custom designed on-site Digital Marketing training for your team?
BlueMagnet offers onsite custom designed training to empower your team with relevant digital marketing and digital literacy skills. We run a series of skills assessments to identify the current proficiencies and gaps across various digital competencies, and assist companies in devising a tailored training plan to meet the unique digital skills development needs of your organisation.
Our digital experts have extensive experience having trained both large and small groups across all areas of digital marketing. Whether your team is fairly advanced or have no digital skills at all, we can customise a training programme that will take their digital skills from zero to hero in as little time as possible.
Customised in-house training will keep your marketing team up-to-date with the latest digital skills, which can be delivered at your premises or at our training centre in Johannesburg. Additional costs may apply to on-site locations outside of the greater Johannesburg area. Skills Assessments are quoted for separately based on the nature and number of assessments required.
A full day on-site custom course will cost R18 000 ex vat for a full day group training session which includes up to 10 people attending. Additional attendees thereafter will be charged at R750 ex vat per person.
Professional Digital Consulting Services
BlueMagnet facilitates Digital Marketing Transformation (DMT) to improve customer experience and business efficiencies with the focus on enhancing Digital Capabilities, Digital Skills and Customer Experience (CX) across all Digital touch-points as part of an integrated Digital Strategy.
We help organisations:
Achieve alignment across all Digital Capabilities
Maximise conversions across all Digital Touchpoints
Leverage a centralised Data Strategy to increase share of wallet
Optimise Digital Channels to enhance customer experiences
Our team comprises of a collective of over 45 years having delivered professional digital marketing research analysis, strategy, online advertising, paid search, social media and search engine (SEO), user-centric (UX) compliant web development and design specialists across all touchpoints. We are have been practicing digital marketing in South Africa for as long as Google and Facebook has been in existence.
Founded in 2007, BlueMagnet proudly carries the reputation as the longest standing SEO Training Company in South Africa – endorsed by the Association for SEO Professionals South Africa (SEOPSA) – having trained some of the top SEO Agencies in South Africa. BlueMagnet was the first accredited South African Training Partner to the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) in Ireland, having provided the internationally recognised Certified Digital Marketing Professional accreditation to over thousands of students across Africa since 2012. BlueMagnet has been at the forefront of digital training and skills development for the past 12 years, with lecturers and trainers who have hands-on practical experience in digital marketing research, analysis, strategy, UX, SEO, PPC and various other digital channels.
All our Digital Marketing Consultants have achieved outstanding grades in the internationally recognised Professional Digital Marketing Certification through the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI). Our Search Marketers are all Google Ads and Analytics qualified and have also completed SEOPSA’s SEO Professional Certification Program. Our Digital Marketing practitioners continuously enforce and uphold best-practice standards and compliance in digital marketing, ensuring that we adhere to a strict code of ethics and white-hat principles.
Our user-centered design methodology is based on the Human Factors International (HFI) framework which has been perfected over the past 30 Years. Recognised as the global leader in user experience (UX) design, HFI have incorporated best practices across every part of the user-centered design process including UX strategy, innovation, user research, structural design, detailed design, testing and validation.
We apply a stringent recruitment, selection and upskilling process to ensure that we employ the most experienced and technically competent Digital Marketing Experts in South Africa to deliver only the best Digital Marketing Services to serve our valued clients. Our Google specialists draw experience directly from the world’s leading advanced Search Marketing conferences, staying ahead of the latest Google algorithms, search trends, and search marketing tools.
We continuously evaluate available technologies to ensure that we utilise the most accurate and sophisticated digital marketing tools and software to conduct Website, SEO, UX, Google Ads, Content, Social Media, Online Brand Reputation, Sentiment and Analytics Audits; as well as Competitor Analysis; Online Market Research and ongoing Digital Marketing performance benchmarking, optimisation and management.
BlueMagnet partners with only the best web development companies and responsive web design companies, to ensure that your website is planned and development according to the highest standards.
Gillian (CEO of BlueMagnet) is one of those extra-ordinary people you meet in life that truly makes an impact and adds value. I have worked with Gillian as a colleague and as a service provider and she always delivers comprehensive expert advice, simply, on time, and with a friendly smile. I have had the pleasure of dealing with her team now and she has managed to pass on those same traits to them. If you are looking for assistance to optimise your digital assets (from auditing your sites, to optimising them, especially from a search point of view, all the way to training your staff to empower them to do the same), then I have found no better person to turn to than Gillian and her team at BlueMagnet.
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In a marketing specialisation so often characterised by smoke and mirrors, BlueMagnet cuts right to the point with expert, effective advice and strategic guidance. The campaign they managed was refreshingly efficient, and they have been great to work with.
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A very big thank you from the Elingo team to BlueMagnet for the Discovery Workshop conducted on Friday. The feedback from our team has been amazing, and exactly what they were looking for. Very Professional and Fun!