Social Media & Blogging Courses in London & Online

Get the most out of social media platforms and improve your blogging skills with our interactive online courses. At City Lit, our tutors will teach you how to promote your business or personal brand to increase your online presence through social media marketing. Even if you’re not running a business or brand, our courses can simply help you stay connected with family and friends through social media and personal blogging.

On our various social media marketing courses you’ll discover how to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram and even TikTok. Giving you the skills you need to communicate with your friends, fans, or customers and increase your following.

Our blogging courses show you how to use WordPress to write engaging blogs to improve your SEO performance. Plus, we have courses to teach you how to make a successful podcast series and how to start video blogging (vlogging) with YouTube.

Our tutors are highly qualified industry professionals with extensive social media experience. They've been there and done it, so you’ll learn first hand from their successes and mistakes.

Set yourself up to succeed; whatever your personal goals or skill level! Whether you are a complete beginner or building on existing experience.

Learning with us is flexible, with part-time courses available online in daytime, evening and weekend formats. For more information about our tutor-led interactive online courses please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our Social Media & Blogging courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Facebook for business

    Course Date: Thu 26 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover how Facebook can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business. You will learn to use Facebook to connect existing and potential clients.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  2. Podcasting: advanced

    Course Date: Thu 3 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    A short course designed to help you make your existing idea publication ready or improve the production values of your already published podcast.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £65.00

  3. Introduction to Facebook

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 7 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn more about Facebook, the social networking site that allows you to find and communicate with friends and common interest groups. Keep in touch with family and friends or get in touch with long lost relations or school friends.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  4. Social media content strategy

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 14 Dec 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    In order to successfully use social media for business, it is essential to have a clear strategy and create good content to encourage audience engagement. You'll learn both in this class.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. Instagram for business: intermediate

    Course Date: Wed 16 Dec 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This is a follow on course from 'Instagram for business: introduction', and is designed to expand your skills in using Instagram for business even further.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Instagram for business: advanced

    New
    Course Date: Thu 17 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This is a follow on course from 'Instagram for business: intermediate' and is designed to help you understand the new changes on Instagram and decipher where to post content on the platform.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Podcasting: introduction

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully-fledged podcast which you will produce in this course.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £65.00

  8. Instagram: a short introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Get started with using Instagram, the visually based social media site. You will learn to share photos and connect with people for business and/or personal fun.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. LinkedIn: a short introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Get started with LinkedIn with this short introductory course through learning the basics of this important business platform.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  10. Video blogging with YouTube

    Course Date: Mon 18 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to create a video blog (vlog) in your own YouTube channel.Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Edit and enhance your videos with effects and music using open source software Shotcut. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £80.00

  11. Instagram for business: introduction

    Course Date: Mon 18 Jan 2021 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  12. Social media marketing in two sessions

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how social media (forums, blogs, and social sites likes Facebook and Twitter) can be used as a powerful tool for communicating with your customers and prospects.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  13. Social media: getting started

    Course Date: Tue 26 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This practical course is aimed at beginners who are looking to develop their social media skills for personal use or to promote their business. Learn how social media can be used to communicate with your target audience.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  14. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 30 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    In this longer, in-depth course, we will look at the crucial features to get started on building your network with LinkedIn.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  15. Using hashtags effectively

    Course Date: Tue 2 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Hashtags are used on social media across many platforms, including Twitter and Instagram. This class is devoted to understanding hashtags and how to use them properly and effectively on social platforms. What is a hashtag, how do you create and track one, and how do you pick the right hashtag for your social media content.

    This course is FREE if a) You are on a Low Wage or b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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