Integrated Online Strategies Course Review

Master Certificate in Internet Marketing from USF Online the first course

Report card from Universtiy of San Francisco

Integrated Online Strategies Report Card

What’s this picture about?

That picture you see is a snapshot of when I took the course and it shows the grade I finished with.

I will tell you right of the top that you are able to take the course exams as many times as you like until you get the scores you want.  Why not finish with an A?

In reality the final grade has nothing to do with your success that you will have from the information you will learn while taking the internet marketing course and the only way you will ever benefit from this course (just like anything else) is by applying the lessons in the “real world” environment.  The final grade may look good on paper but the only thing that really matters in the end are the results from the actions you take with the skills you will learn. How is that for some truth?

Increasing sales online, branding your business online, increasing web traffic to your business site or blog, marketing with social media the right way, or running a profitable pay per click campaign are just some of the skills you will learn through the entire Internet Marketing Master Certificate course. You will get your feet  wet  in each of these areas with the course I am reviewing today.

First Impressions, Was I impressed? How did I feel about it?

When I first started researching this course before I ever talk to a representative I got an imitate feeling that I would be dealing with nothing but professionalism and top quality information.  I applied for more information and was called a day later by a course rep.

Now if you ever dealt with college reps before you know that some of them are pusher then a slick Las Vegas nightlife promoter. This was not the case at all and the conversation was very professional and my represented talked from a place of posture.

My school representative  was more concerned about finding out if I would be wasting my own time taking this course then just closing the deal. They were able to answer my questions and got back with me quickly on the ones that needed to be double verified.  I feel this part is very important because it’s the first contact and it can really make or break the reputation of the business at hand.

Singed the Dotted binary code and finished the course.

Enrollment online was really easy and my material arrived quickly via FedEx. I hate when I have to jump through hoops just to get something started, don’t you?

This course is taken 100% online by that I mean you will not sit in a classroom. Unless you consider your living room a classroom or bathroom if you really wanted to, bubble bath and pay per click..Dangerous

Attended class without pants on!

Because this course online you don’t have to wear pants when attend the live sessions which are held weekly via some cool internet education software called ellimunate.

I liked the way the lectures were delivered via the flash interface. You could use the CD’s or straight from the website. I was even able to view them on my Driod phone which I thought was pretty cool.  As of writing this Iphone and Ipads still don’t have flash, what gives?

Lessons from the Pros.

Jay Berkowitz was the first teacher I had who hosted the weekly webinar class and developed a lot of the course material. He also produces some sweet internet marketing podcasts.

I was impressed on how the school put together a great panel of professionals. Just about every one of them runs their own business and deals with the information they teach everyday for a living. Something you don’t find to often and  is very important in this field because technology changes almost monthly and it’s just not all rehashed theories from a book that is out dated. Of course some strategies will change but that is the nature of technology. You will learn how to keep up it so don’t worry about that.

The whipped cream.

Integrated Online Strategies is a course for a person who wants to learn how to take their business or any business online the right way. That way  will lead to results and long term success. The classroom was filled with professional marketers and new people to internet marketing  just like my self from all over the world.  This is a great place to send employees to learn how to increase business via internet advertising or small business owners looking do increase their brand and business as well.

Was this review helpful? The best thing you can do is ask questions, a lot of them. Find out everything you want/need to know before you sign up for any online marketing training. I want to know what you thought of the review, leave your comments below. Have a great day, Richard.

6 comments… add one
  • Richard Kaulfers

    A lot of the stuff in this first course can be learned for free but it\’s necessary for the overall \”Master Certificate\”.

  • Thanks for your review Richard. I just got off the phone with one of the reps. It sounds like a great beginner course. I’ll be sending some of my staff to the program soon enough.

    Raphael Mahpour

    Social Media Marketing

  • My Rep was very pushy and salesy and really turned me off.

    • Richard Kaulfers

      Sorry to hear that Malasay, Get me their name and lets take care of it.

  • Hi Richard – Please correct me if I’m wrong but shouldn’t the link you listed be this Internet marketing course?

    Thanks!
    Brooke

    • Richard Kaulfers

      That depends on who you are asking Brooke. The way I see it, the person reading the review already knows where to find the schools site. :)