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Enjoy these Benefits and Take Your Photography Skills to the Professional Level Today!

  • Discover how to take breathtaking photos and become a pro photographer
  • Get access to three comprehensive Photography and Photoshop Online Courses
  • Study along with simple instructions, videos, and demonstrations
  • Learn the different types of photography
  • Written and developed leading Photographers
  • Learn how to set up your photography studio
  • Learn how to start a photography business
  • Advanced photography techniques

Ultimate Photography Online Bundle -  3 Certificate Course

The Photography & Photoshop Course Package is a comprehensive online instructional package, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos and make a career out of photography.

You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional-looking photos. We also cover Photoshop Techniques and getting started as a paid photographer and all the steps you need to follow to become a professional photographer.

Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this Photography & Photoshop all Course Package is delivered online and consists of three comprehensive courses:

  1. Certificate In Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course

  2. Certificate In Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course

  3. Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course

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This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand

  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials

  3. Study as many courses as you want

  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone

  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time

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Why you need this course

Welcome to our Photography Course at Courses for Success, the perfect choice for both beginner photographers and aspiring photographers looking to enhance their skills and unleash their creativity. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from the basics of photography to advanced techniques, ensuring that you'll be well-equipped to capture stunning images in a variety of settings.

Our online photography courses are designed by industry experts who understand the needs of today's photographers. From mastering your camera setting and understanding focal length to learning the nuances of depth of field and tonal range, our course will guide you through every aspect of digital photography.

Throughout this photography class, you'll explore different genres such as landscape photography, portrait photography, wedding photography, wildlife photography, and street photography. You'll also delve into the world of black and white photography, studio lighting, and natural lighting, giving you a strong foundation in the fundamentals of photography.

In addition to honing your photography skills, our online photography classes will teach you the essentials of photo editing using popular software like Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere. With these skills, you'll be able to expertly edit your photos and create breathtaking images that stand out from the crowd.

But that's not all! Our photography courses for aspiring professionals also cover the business side of things, helping you transform your passion into a successful online business. You'll learn invaluable communication skills and design thinking principles that will enable you to effectively market your services and build a thriving photography business.

By enrolling in our online course, you'll have access to a wealth of resources, including photography articles, photography tutorials, and video lectures. Our guided project approach ensures that you'll have plenty of opportunities to apply your new skills and receive feedback from our experienced instructors.

Whether you're a travel photographer looking to capture breathtaking scenes, a portrait photographer aiming to create stunning family portraits, or a food photography enthusiast wanting to showcase culinary masterpieces, our professional photography course is designed to help you achieve your goals.

So, why wait? Join our photography masterclass today and embark on an exciting journey to improve your photography techniques, learn invaluable tips and tricks, and transform your passion into a successful career. Enroll in our photography for beginners course and unlock your full potential as a professional photographer!

Course Delivery

The Ultimate Photography Online course is accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a highly-skilled professional photographer. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Photography organizations worldwide.

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The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package consists of the following courses:

Certificate In Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How you camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi exposures
  • Setting colour and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practise
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course

Module 1: Starting a Photography Business

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one

How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies.

  • Developing your business mindset
  • Getting your image right
  • Your Business colours
  • Business stationary
  • Bullet proofing your customers
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Customer mix
  • Unique selling position-how to sell your self
  • Emotional buying
  • Designing your customers experience
  • Customer profiling
  • Focus on marketing
  • Your hourly costs to run your business
  • Business financial advice

Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two

  • How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work.
  • We also show you how to write a detailed business plan.
  • How to set goals and achieve business success.

Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three

How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Developing photography products
  • Photographic albums
  • Video slide shows
  • Producing books
  • Canvas Prints
  • Gift Certificates
  • Oil Portraits
  • Story board prints
  • Photo collage
  • Family portrait packages
  • This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course.

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Module 2: Business Skills Courses

Course 1 - Communications for Small Business Owners

Session 1: Course Overview

  • What Communication Is All About
  • Attributes of Good Communication
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • The Building Blocks
  • Business and Marketing Strategy
  • Components of Your Marketing Plan
  • Things to Consider
  • Three-Year Marketing Plan Sample
  • Sample Project Plan: Introduction
  • Sample Project Plan: Service Awareness and Feedback
  • Sample Project Plan: Annual Conference
  • Making Connections
  • Public Relations Plan
  • Allow Some Flexibility
  • Working on the Plan
  • Elevator Pitch and Executive Summary
  • The Executive Summary
  • Essential Elements
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step One
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Two
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Three
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Four
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Five
  • Delivery Tips
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Your Communications Plan
  • Introduction
  • Selecting Your Communications Destination
  • Identifying Audiences, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Choosing a Communications Route
  • Types of Routes
  • Identifying Your Goal
  • Splitting up the Message
  • Making Connections
  • Establishing a Communications Vehicle
  • Setting up Media Guidelines
  • Sample Media Guidelines
  • Selecting a Spokesperson
  • Developing an Approval Process
  • Approval Process Guidelines
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part One
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part Two
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part One
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • The Five C’s of a Successful Message
  • Be Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Coherent
  • Being Coherent, Part Two
  • Being Coherent, Part Three
  • Be Concise
  • Sample E-mail
  • Revised E-mail
  • Be Complete
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Revised E-Mail
  • Be Correct
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Checking for Mistakes
  • Mistakes Happen!
  • Be Compelling
  • Compelling Copy
  • Making Connections
  • Communication Strategies
  • Setting a Goal for Each Communications Piece
  • Strengthening Your Core Message
  • Key Words and Ideas
  • Thinking MEDIA
  • Sharing Information Through Media Releases
  • Key Pieces of the Media Release
  • Media Releases
  • Drafting Your Message
  • Getting Into It
  •  Communicating Online
  • Blogging Tips and Tricks
  • Guidelines
  • Making Connections
  • Connecting Through Social Media
  • Making Connections
  • Getting on Board, Part One
  • Getting on Board, Part Two
  • Social Media Plan Worksheet: Basic Information
  • Basic Information, Part Two
  • Campaign Budget
  • Campaign Objectives
  • Competitive Analysis, Part One
  • Competitive Analysis, Part Two
  • Using Stories to Communicate
  • The Importance of Story, Part One
  • The Importance of Story, Part Two
  • Tell Me A Story
  • Polishers and Time Savers
  • Communication Fact Sheets
  • 'About Us' Fact Sheet
  • 'Elevator Pitch' Fact Sheet
  • 'Social Media Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Strategic Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Contact Lists' Fact Sheet
  • Maintaining Fact Sheets
  • Making Connections
  • Getting It Together
  • The Three R’s
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Enhancing Your Results
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Making Connections
  • Metatags
  • Getting the Best Results
  • Developing Keywords
  • Optimizing Our Results
  • Taking Your Communication Pulse
  • Using Focus Groups
  • Focusing on the Research
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Maintaining Your Message in Crisis
  • Communicating in a Crisis

Course 2 - Intrapreneurship

  • What Is Intrapreneurship?
  • Making Connections
  • Why Is Intrapreneurship Important?
  • The Growth of Intrapreneurial Culture
  • Developing Flexibility
  • Paving the Way for Success
  • History of Intrapreneurship
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • What Makes Intrapreneurs Tick?
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • Picking Your Team
  • The Intrapreneur
  • The Manager
  • Team Members
  • Sponsor
  • Senior Management
  • Making Connections
  • Are You an Intrapreneur?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Debrief
  • Considering Our Strengths
  • Important Intrapreneurial Strengths
  • Becoming an Intrapreneur
  • Building Intrapreneurial Skills
  • Avoiding Common Mistakes
  • Creating and Selling Your Ideas
  • The Intrapreneurial Process
  • The Nine Stages
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part One
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Idea One
  • Idea Two
  • Idea Three
  • Screening the Ideas
  • Questions to Anticipate
  • Sample Screening Chart
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Making Connections
  • Following Up
  • The Implementation PlanIntroduction
  • Description of Your Idea
  • People Affected by the Process or Product
  • Methods of Selling Your Product or Process
  • Financial Projections, Part One
  • Financial Projections, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • Sample Income Statement

Course 3 - Negotiating for Results

  • Defining Negotiation, Part One
  • Defining Negotiation, Part Two
  • Types of Negotiation
  • Inductive/Deductive/Mixed
  • Soft/Hard/Principled
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part One
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part Two
  • Positional Bargaining
  • Principled Negotiating
  • Principled Negotiation
  • Three Styles
  • Phases of Negotiation
  • Preparation
  • Exchanging Information
  • Bargaining
  • Commitment and Closing
  • The Successful Negotiator
  • Key Attributes
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Communication Skills: Active Listening
  • Communication Skills: Asking Questions
  • Communication Skills: Open Questions
  • Communication Skills: Closed Questions
  • Communication Skills: Probing Techniques
  • Body Language
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking, Part One
  • Creative Thinking, Part Two
  • Building Enthusiasm and Confidence
  • Preparing for Negotiation
  • Getting Started
  • Managing Your Fear
  • Growing and Improving
  • Personal Preparation
  • Your Personal Hot Buttons
  • Making Connections
  • Researching Your Side, Part One
  • Researching Your Side, Part Two
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Researching the Other Side
  • The Nuts and Bolts
  • Preparing Documentation
  • Setting the Time and Place
  • Choosing the Time
  • Other Factors
  • Case Study
  • Making the Right Impression
  • First Impressions
  • The Handshake
  • Other Points
  • Dress for Success
  • The Skill of Making Small Talk
  • Small Talk Can Suit You!
  • What Works?
  • What Doesn’t Work?
  • Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Common Ground
  • Ground Rules
  • Exchanging Information
  • Getting Started
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • The Bargaining Stage
  • Six Techniques for Success
  • Equalization
  • Building a Case
  • "It's Too Bad"
  • Wear Them Down
  • Mix It Up
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Reaching Mutual Gain
  • Getting Rid of Obstacles
  • Considering the Options
  • Key Obstacles
  • Premature Judgment
  • Searching For the Single Outcome
  • The Fixed Pie
  • Solving Their Problem is Their Problem
  • Overcoming the Obstacles
  • Moving Beyond “No”
  • Getting Past No
  • Breaking the Impasse
  • Getting to Yes
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Defusing the Bomb
  • Stonewalling
  • Attacking
  • Dishonesty
  • Choosing Your Response
  • Tips for Defusing Negative People
  • Moving from Bargaining to Closing
  • Knowing When to Close
  • A Three-Step Process
  • Things to Avoid
  • Formal vs. Informal Agreements
  • Solution Types

Course 4 - Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact

 

  • Importance of a Personal Brand
  • Whats in a Brand?
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Defining Success
  • Making Connections
  • Your Personal Brand
  • Brand Elements
  • Making Connections
  • Your Brand Approach to Others
  • Brand Style Assessment
  • Scoring Overview
  • Brand Assessment Matrix
  • Understanding Styles
  • The Pragmatic Style
  • The Enthusiastic Style
  • The Accommodating Style
  • The Detailed Style
  • Looking at the Outside
  • Dress for Success
  • Business Etiquette
  • How You Sound
  • Things to Consider
  • Looking at the Inside
  • Getting Focused
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Improving Your Concentration
  • Developing Confidence
  • Pretend Youre Confident
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesnt Listen
  • Make Eye Contact
  • Dance
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Rehearse
  • Pep Talks Work
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Be Thankful
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Four Steps for Success
  • Making Connections
  • Setting Goals
  • What Do You Want?
  • Asking Effectively
  • Go For It!
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT
  • Getting Some SPIRIT
  • Being Flexible and Resilient
  • Networking for Success
  • Getting Out There
  • Communication Strategies
  • What is Said and What is Heard
  • Communication Situations
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Listening Assessment
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Defining Credibility
  • Brand You
  • Defining Your Brand
  • Designing My Brand
  • Living Your Brand
  • Getting Started
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Tips for Getting Started
  • Managing Your Social Media Presence
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Making the Most of Social Media
  • Having Influence
  • Persuasion Techniques
  • Persuasion
  • Ten Ways to Persuade
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No
  • Dealing with Challenging People
  • Getting to the Heart of the Problem
  • Whats Missing?
  • The Three Fs
  • Facts
  • Frequency
  • Frustrated Relationship
  • Types of Difficult People
  • Presentations and Meetings

Course 5 - Marketing and Sales

  • What is Marketing? What is Sales?
  • The Best Marketing
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Recognizing Trends
  • Trends and Fads
  • Making Connections
  • Doing Market Research
  • Why Research is Important
  • The Ten Questions
  • The Cyclical Nature of Business
  • Primary Research
  • Primary Research, Part Two
  • Secondary Research
  • Strategies for Success
  • Top Ten Strategies for Success
  • Identifying the Strategies
  • Strategy Descriptions
  • Analyzing the Strategies
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part One)
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part Two)
  • Mission Statements
  • The Personal Touch
  • Mission Statement
  • Sample Mission Statements
  • A Personal Mission Statement
  • Brochures
  • Making Connections
  • Trade Shows
  • Why Attend a Trade Show?
  • Preparing for a Trade Show
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • The Ps of Marketing
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Bringing it All Together, Part Two
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Sample SWOT
  • A Simple Marketing Plan for Small Budgets
  • The Big Marketing Budget
  • Increasing Business
  • The Basic Formulas
  • Making Connections
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Making Connections
  • Advertising Myths
  • Advertising Myths
  • Creating Desire
  • Networking Tips

Course 6 - Basic Internet Marketing

  • What it Looks Like
  • What is Internet MArketing
  • Sample Site Structure
  • Making Connections
  • Popular Strategies
  • Web Design and Development
  • Affiliate Programs
  • E-mail Marketing
  • Using Social Media
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Creating an Internet Marketing Plan
  • Leveraging What You Already Have
  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Making Our Way through the Marketing Process
  • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
  • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
  • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
  • Stages Five and Six: Implement, Evaluate, Review, and Revise
  • Extending Your Influence
  • Sharing Messages
  • Understanding Community
  • Making Connections
  • Making it Real
  • Making it Real
  • E-mail Marketing
  • You Can Do It!
  • A Cautionary Note
  • Using a Distribution Service
  • Getting Your Message Out
  • Distribution Services, Part Two
  • Keep it Rich
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • What is SEO?
  • Understanding Search
  • Natural and Organic Searches
  • Paid Searches
  • What is a URL?
  • About Pinging
  • The Search Engines
  • Bing
  • Yahoo
  • Google
  • Alternative Search
  • Making Connections
  • Optimizing Keywords
  • Keywords, Search Terms, and Tags
  • Metatags
  • Source Code Sample
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections
  • Working With Others
  • Making Connections
  • Monitoring Search Engine Ranking
  • Improving Traffic
  • Advertising Online

Course 7 - Public Relations Boot Camp

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • Building Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  • Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • Controlling Your Reactions
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 8 - Overcoming Objections to Nail the Sale

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
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  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
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  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
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  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
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  • : Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • Pricing Issues
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  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays O
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Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

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Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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  • Get access to three comprehensive Photography and Photoshop Online Courses
  • Study along with simple instructions, videos, and demonstrations
  • Learn the different types of photography
  • Written and developed leading Photographers
  • Learn how to set up your photography studio
  • Learn how to start a photography business
  • Advanced photography techniques

Ultimate Photography Online Bundle -  3 Certificate Course

The Photography & Photoshop Course Package is a comprehensive online instructional package, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos and make a career out of photography.

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Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this Photography & Photoshop all Course Package is delivered online and consists of three comprehensive courses:

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  2. Certificate In Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course

  3. Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course

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Welcome to our Photography Course at Courses for Success, the perfect choice for both beginner photographers and aspiring photographers looking to enhance their skills and unleash their creativity. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from the basics of photography to advanced techniques, ensuring that you'll be well-equipped to capture stunning images in a variety of settings.

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The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package consists of the following courses:

Certificate In Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How you camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi exposures
  • Setting colour and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practise
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course

Module 1: Starting a Photography Business

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one

How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies.

  • Developing your business mindset
  • Getting your image right
  • Your Business colours
  • Business stationary
  • Bullet proofing your customers
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Customer mix
  • Unique selling position-how to sell your self
  • Emotional buying
  • Designing your customers experience
  • Customer profiling
  • Focus on marketing
  • Your hourly costs to run your business
  • Business financial advice

Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two

  • How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work.
  • We also show you how to write a detailed business plan.
  • How to set goals and achieve business success.

Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three

How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Developing photography products
  • Photographic albums
  • Video slide shows
  • Producing books
  • Canvas Prints
  • Gift Certificates
  • Oil Portraits
  • Story board prints
  • Photo collage
  • Family portrait packages
  • This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course.

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Module 2: Business Skills Courses

Course 1 - Communications for Small Business Owners

Session 1: Course Overview

  • What Communication Is All About
  • Attributes of Good Communication
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • The Building Blocks
  • Business and Marketing Strategy
  • Components of Your Marketing Plan
  • Things to Consider
  • Three-Year Marketing Plan Sample
  • Sample Project Plan: Introduction
  • Sample Project Plan: Service Awareness and Feedback
  • Sample Project Plan: Annual Conference
  • Making Connections
  • Public Relations Plan
  • Allow Some Flexibility
  • Working on the Plan
  • Elevator Pitch and Executive Summary
  • The Executive Summary
  • Essential Elements
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step One
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Two
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Three
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Four
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Five
  • Delivery Tips
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Your Communications Plan
  • Introduction
  • Selecting Your Communications Destination
  • Identifying Audiences, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Choosing a Communications Route
  • Types of Routes
  • Identifying Your Goal
  • Splitting up the Message
  • Making Connections
  • Establishing a Communications Vehicle
  • Setting up Media Guidelines
  • Sample Media Guidelines
  • Selecting a Spokesperson
  • Developing an Approval Process
  • Approval Process Guidelines
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part One
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part Two
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part One
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • The Five C’s of a Successful Message
  • Be Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Coherent
  • Being Coherent, Part Two
  • Being Coherent, Part Three
  • Be Concise
  • Sample E-mail
  • Revised E-mail
  • Be Complete
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Revised E-Mail
  • Be Correct
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Checking for Mistakes
  • Mistakes Happen!
  • Be Compelling
  • Compelling Copy
  • Making Connections
  • Communication Strategies
  • Setting a Goal for Each Communications Piece
  • Strengthening Your Core Message
  • Key Words and Ideas
  • Thinking MEDIA
  • Sharing Information Through Media Releases
  • Key Pieces of the Media Release
  • Media Releases
  • Drafting Your Message
  • Getting Into It
  •  Communicating Online
  • Blogging Tips and Tricks
  • Guidelines
  • Making Connections
  • Connecting Through Social Media
  • Making Connections
  • Getting on Board, Part One
  • Getting on Board, Part Two
  • Social Media Plan Worksheet: Basic Information
  • Basic Information, Part Two
  • Campaign Budget
  • Campaign Objectives
  • Competitive Analysis, Part One
  • Competitive Analysis, Part Two
  • Using Stories to Communicate
  • The Importance of Story, Part One
  • The Importance of Story, Part Two
  • Tell Me A Story
  • Polishers and Time Savers
  • Communication Fact Sheets
  • 'About Us' Fact Sheet
  • 'Elevator Pitch' Fact Sheet
  • 'Social Media Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Strategic Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Contact Lists' Fact Sheet
  • Maintaining Fact Sheets
  • Making Connections
  • Getting It Together
  • The Three R’s
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Enhancing Your Results
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Making Connections
  • Metatags
  • Getting the Best Results
  • Developing Keywords
  • Optimizing Our Results
  • Taking Your Communication Pulse
  • Using Focus Groups
  • Focusing on the Research
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Maintaining Your Message in Crisis
  • Communicating in a Crisis

Course 2 - Intrapreneurship

  • What Is Intrapreneurship?
  • Making Connections
  • Why Is Intrapreneurship Important?
  • The Growth of Intrapreneurial Culture
  • Developing Flexibility
  • Paving the Way for Success
  • History of Intrapreneurship
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • What Makes Intrapreneurs Tick?
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • Picking Your Team
  • The Intrapreneur
  • The Manager
  • Team Members
  • Sponsor
  • Senior Management
  • Making Connections
  • Are You an Intrapreneur?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Debrief
  • Considering Our Strengths
  • Important Intrapreneurial Strengths
  • Becoming an Intrapreneur
  • Building Intrapreneurial Skills
  • Avoiding Common Mistakes
  • Creating and Selling Your Ideas
  • The Intrapreneurial Process
  • The Nine Stages
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part One
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Idea One
  • Idea Two
  • Idea Three
  • Screening the Ideas
  • Questions to Anticipate
  • Sample Screening Chart
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Making Connections
  • Following Up
  • The Implementation PlanIntroduction
  • Description of Your Idea
  • People Affected by the Process or Product
  • Methods of Selling Your Product or Process
  • Financial Projections, Part One
  • Financial Projections, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • Sample Income Statement

Course 3 - Negotiating for Results

  • Defining Negotiation, Part One
  • Defining Negotiation, Part Two
  • Types of Negotiation
  • Inductive/Deductive/Mixed
  • Soft/Hard/Principled
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part One
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part Two
  • Positional Bargaining
  • Principled Negotiating
  • Principled Negotiation
  • Three Styles
  • Phases of Negotiation
  • Preparation
  • Exchanging Information
  • Bargaining
  • Commitment and Closing
  • The Successful Negotiator
  • Key Attributes
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Communication Skills: Active Listening
  • Communication Skills: Asking Questions
  • Communication Skills: Open Questions
  • Communication Skills: Closed Questions
  • Communication Skills: Probing Techniques
  • Body Language
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking, Part One
  • Creative Thinking, Part Two
  • Building Enthusiasm and Confidence
  • Preparing for Negotiation
  • Getting Started
  • Managing Your Fear
  • Growing and Improving
  • Personal Preparation
  • Your Personal Hot Buttons
  • Making Connections
  • Researching Your Side, Part One
  • Researching Your Side, Part Two
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Researching the Other Side
  • The Nuts and Bolts
  • Preparing Documentation
  • Setting the Time and Place
  • Choosing the Time
  • Other Factors
  • Case Study
  • Making the Right Impression
  • First Impressions
  • The Handshake
  • Other Points
  • Dress for Success
  • The Skill of Making Small Talk
  • Small Talk Can Suit You!
  • What Works?
  • What Doesn’t Work?
  • Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Common Ground
  • Ground Rules
  • Exchanging Information
  • Getting Started
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • The Bargaining Stage
  • Six Techniques for Success
  • Equalization
  • Building a Case
  • "It's Too Bad"
  • Wear Them Down
  • Mix It Up
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Reaching Mutual Gain
  • Getting Rid of Obstacles
  • Considering the Options
  • Key Obstacles
  • Premature Judgment
  • Searching For the Single Outcome
  • The Fixed Pie
  • Solving Their Problem is Their Problem
  • Overcoming the Obstacles
  • Moving Beyond “No”
  • Getting Past No
  • Breaking the Impasse
  • Getting to Yes
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Defusing the Bomb
  • Stonewalling
  • Attacking
  • Dishonesty
  • Choosing Your Response
  • Tips for Defusing Negative People
  • Moving from Bargaining to Closing
  • Knowing When to Close
  • A Three-Step Process
  • Things to Avoid
  • Formal vs. Informal Agreements
  • Solution Types

Course 4 - Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact

 

  • Importance of a Personal Brand
  • Whats in a Brand?
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Defining Success
  • Making Connections
  • Your Personal Brand
  • Brand Elements
  • Making Connections
  • Your Brand Approach to Others
  • Brand Style Assessment
  • Scoring Overview
  • Brand Assessment Matrix
  • Understanding Styles
  • The Pragmatic Style
  • The Enthusiastic Style
  • The Accommodating Style
  • The Detailed Style
  • Looking at the Outside
  • Dress for Success
  • Business Etiquette
  • How You Sound
  • Things to Consider
  • Looking at the Inside
  • Getting Focused
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Improving Your Concentration
  • Developing Confidence
  • Pretend Youre Confident
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesnt Listen
  • Make Eye Contact
  • Dance
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Rehearse
  • Pep Talks Work
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Be Thankful
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Four Steps for Success
  • Making Connections
  • Setting Goals
  • What Do You Want?
  • Asking Effectively
  • Go For It!
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT
  • Getting Some SPIRIT
  • Being Flexible and Resilient
  • Networking for Success
  • Getting Out There
  • Communication Strategies
  • What is Said and What is Heard
  • Communication Situations
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Listening Assessment
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Defining Credibility
  • Brand You
  • Defining Your Brand
  • Designing My Brand
  • Living Your Brand
  • Getting Started
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Tips for Getting Started
  • Managing Your Social Media Presence
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Making the Most of Social Media
  • Having Influence
  • Persuasion Techniques
  • Persuasion
  • Ten Ways to Persuade
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No
  • Dealing with Challenging People
  • Getting to the Heart of the Problem
  • Whats Missing?
  • The Three Fs
  • Facts
  • Frequency
  • Frustrated Relationship
  • Types of Difficult People
  • Presentations and Meetings

Course 5 - Marketing and Sales

  • What is Marketing? What is Sales?
  • The Best Marketing
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Recognizing Trends
  • Trends and Fads
  • Making Connections
  • Doing Market Research
  • Why Research is Important
  • The Ten Questions
  • The Cyclical Nature of Business
  • Primary Research
  • Primary Research, Part Two
  • Secondary Research
  • Strategies for Success
  • Top Ten Strategies for Success
  • Identifying the Strategies
  • Strategy Descriptions
  • Analyzing the Strategies
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part One)
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part Two)
  • Mission Statements
  • The Personal Touch
  • Mission Statement
  • Sample Mission Statements
  • A Personal Mission Statement
  • Brochures
  • Making Connections
  • Trade Shows
  • Why Attend a Trade Show?
  • Preparing for a Trade Show
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • The Ps of Marketing
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Bringing it All Together, Part Two
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Sample SWOT
  • A Simple Marketing Plan for Small Budgets
  • The Big Marketing Budget
  • Increasing Business
  • The Basic Formulas
  • Making Connections
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Making Connections
  • Advertising Myths
  • Advertising Myths
  • Creating Desire
  • Networking Tips

Course 6 - Basic Internet Marketing

  • What it Looks Like
  • What is Internet MArketing
  • Sample Site Structure
  • Making Connections
  • Popular Strategies
  • Web Design and Development
  • Affiliate Programs
  • E-mail Marketing
  • Using Social Media
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Creating an Internet Marketing Plan
  • Leveraging What You Already Have
  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Making Our Way through the Marketing Process
  • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
  • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
  • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
  • Stages Five and Six: Implement, Evaluate, Review, and Revise
  • Extending Your Influence
  • Sharing Messages
  • Understanding Community
  • Making Connections
  • Making it Real
  • Making it Real
  • E-mail Marketing
  • You Can Do It!
  • A Cautionary Note
  • Using a Distribution Service
  • Getting Your Message Out
  • Distribution Services, Part Two
  • Keep it Rich
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • What is SEO?
  • Understanding Search
  • Natural and Organic Searches
  • Paid Searches
  • What is a URL?
  • About Pinging
  • The Search Engines
  • Bing
  • Yahoo
  • Google
  • Alternative Search
  • Making Connections
  • Optimizing Keywords
  • Keywords, Search Terms, and Tags
  • Metatags
  • Source Code Sample
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections
  • Working With Others
  • Making Connections
  • Monitoring Search Engine Ranking
  • Improving Traffic
  • Advertising Online

Course 7 - Public Relations Boot Camp

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • Building Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  • Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • Controlling Your Reactions
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 8 - Overcoming Objections to Nail the Sale

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  •  Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • : Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • Pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays O
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Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

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All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

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Please also check the course summary, as a small selection of courses have limited access.

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This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

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