Social Side Dish, Season 1

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"Narrowing the skills gap, one chapter at a time."

NOTE: This virtual self-study group will begin once a Senior Percolator has been identified to lead the group. Learn more about becoming a Senior Percolator and giving back to the Boston PHP community.

This virtual self-study group is offered to members who wish to obtain The Social Media Certification offered by HubSpot. This video-based certification will help you shape the conversation around your business, build loyalty, and attract new customers and partners.

Course Details:

~ 8 lessons
~ 40 videos
~ 34 quizzes
~ 5 hours completion time

Access to this certificate program is available for FREE when you register at HubSpot Academy.

Self-Study Group Format

The format of a virtual self-study group is as follows:

• Each participant gains access to a HubSpot Academy account.

• Each participant commits to review one video-based Lesson per week and complete any quizzes in preparation for certification exam.

• Each participant obtains assistance by posting questions to a discussion area set up on the Boston PHP Message Board (coming soon) for each Lesson. Each comment will receive a response. Participants will also receive a weekly group e-mail update.

• Each participant will receive a certificate from HubSpot Academy upon completion of eight Lessons and successful completion of final exam.

NOTE: There is no classroom instruction. There are no webcasts. There are no scheduled appointments of any kind.

Once you have access to HubSpot Academy, you simply proceed at a pace that best fits into your current work/life schedule.

How Do I Get Started?

• Become a member of Boston PHP Meetup if you are not already a member. Simply click: Join us!

• Register for Social Side Dish, Season 1. Simply RSVP: Yes

• Obtain access to HubSpot Academy's Social Media Certification. Then, start your virtual learning by reviewing one video-based Lesson at a time, completing the quiz questions and posting an update Boston PHP Message Board (coming soon).


Q: How long will the course last?

A: We will cover eight Lessons starting Sunday, September 29, 2019 and ending Saturday, November 23, 2019. Refer to the Social Side Dish, Season 1 -- Master Discussion List (coming soon) for specific dates.

Q: Do I have to wait until Sunday, September 29 to begin?

A: No need to wait! Feel free to begin as soon as you obtain access to HubSpot Academy. Simply post a message on the Introduce Yourself message board (coming soon) once you gain access so that we can gauge participation. Then, proceed at a pace that best fits your current work/life schedule.

Q: What if I have additional questions?

A: Simply post a reply below ("Add a comment") and you will receive a response.

Invite your friends, family members and co-workers to join in the fun. Then, let's get social!

Gene Babon
Chief Percolator