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Self-Study Bundles

These self-study resources are useful for all candidates to review before taking the NISM Social Media Strategist certification exam. Our self-study bundles feature multiple options with additional values in our premium bundles. Each of our bundles includes an exam voucher, and provides the best value for those new to the industry or for social media practitioners who do not already hold a Social Media Certification from another organization.

 
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2017 NISM Social Media Strategist Student Manual
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Social Media Strategist (SMS) Exam Voucher
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NISM Exam Voucher

Social Media Strategist (SMS) Exam Voucher

 
The SMS Exam Voucher is a code that you will enter as you complete your application for the NISM Social Media Strategist certification exam. You must be at least 18 years of age, and you must have at least an associate-level degree (or 64 academic credits), or 2 years of business-related experience in social media to be eligible to sit for the SMS certification exam. The cost below include the $65 proctoring fees that are required for certification.
 
$395 (Includes $65 proctoring fee)
 
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2017 Social Media Strategist (SMS) - Student Manual Individual E-Books $9.99/each
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Strategic Planning Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • The National Institute for Social Media’s Chief Learning Officer Amy Jauman explains how to prepare for the strategic planning portion of the SMS exam and craft a practical strategic plan that supports your social media and organizational goals. You may not be able to anticipate everything that will happen, but you can create a strategic plan that will ensure you’re prepared for whatever comes your way.
  • 67 pages

Social Media Project Management Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • Project managers are required to know the details of their industry – and every industry their organization is associated with – so they can drive a productive team. Does your project manager understand social media – your digital presence? Whether you’re prepping for NISM’s certified Social Media Strategist (SMS) exam or getting up to speed on how critical social media is to your project, Social Media Project Management is the book that will help you understand what you need to know.
  • 78 pages

Research and Analysis Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • Social media professionals who listen to their audience and monitor the competition take their organization to the next level. Social Media Research & Analysis will help you find the common terminology, create strategic concepts that can be applied across all platforms, and identify what metrics are most important for your success.
  • 108 pages

Compliance and Governance Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • As more and more people accept that social media is like the wild west – an untamed, constantly changing frontier – it can be intimidating and even paralyzing to venture out into this volatile frontier. The Rules of Social Media Compliance & Governance helps social media professionals and business owners of all experience levels better understand social media guidelines, when to ask for help, and agencies that are available to support you (like the Federal Trade Commission).
  • 100 pages

Marketing and Communications Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • The first step to strategically creating effective marketing and communications content is to segment your audience. Marketing and Communications helps social media professionals and business owners of all experience levels better understand strategies that involve; preparation, gauging audience interests, creating the best content and using paid promotions.
  • 138 pages

Online Community Management Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS

  • Grow and Develop an Active Audience on Social Media. Online Community Management covers a variety of topics that include; creating connections, growth through engagement, giving more than receiving and making the best of every situation.
  • 124 pages


2017 Social Media Strategist (SMS) - Student Manual Individual Paperback Books $15.95 + 3.99 S&H/each
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1-Stratgic Planning
2-Research and Analysis
3-Social Media Project Management
4-Compliance and Governance
5-Marketing and Communications
6-Online Community Management

SMS Practice Exam
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SMS Practice Exam

1 SMS Practice Exam

 
The SMS practice exam will give you access to an examination environment that is intended to simulate the experience that you will have during the Social Media Strategist certification exam. This will allow you to take a 50-question practice exam (the certification exam is 165 questions) that you must complete within the 1 hour of allotted time (the certification exam is limited to 3 hours). Each practice exam will feature a random assortment of questions from the 6 content domains similar to what you will see during your certification exam, and will show you the correct responses should you answer incorrectly.
 

IMPORTANT: This is a practice exam, and does not represent actual questions you will see on the live certification exam.

 
$59 (Web-based exam)
 
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1 One Hour Tutoring with NISM Certified Instructor
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1 One Hour Tutoring with NISM Certified Instructor

 
During these 60 minute, video-based tutoring sessions you will be assigned a NISM Certified Instructor who will help you with anything from a question you have in the Social Media Strategist Student Manual, to support with a learning activity, to general questions about the certification exam or social media in general.
 
$125 per 1 hour session
 
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