Discover the newest social media marketing techniques, right from your desk!

Join the largest professional community for social media marketers.

Want to discover the newest social media marketing tactics? The ones that deliver real results?

In the ever-changing world of social media, wouldn’t it help to belong to a community of like-minded social media pros?

Receive live, ongoing training from the comfort of your office chair when you join the Society.

You become a hero as you quickly apply new ideas that keep your business on the leading edge.

The team at Social Media Examiner will guide you.

Will you join us?

With your Society membership, you’ll gain access to more than 70 on-demand social media marketing workshops.

Each month we’ll bring you three new social media marketing workshops. Think live online training where you can interact with the pros right from your computer.

You’ll also connect with thousands of your peers via:

  • Live Society Office Hours (online video Q&A with Social Media Examiner staff)
  • Our exclusive Facebook group
  • Comprehensive discussion forums

Why Consider the Society?

“I love the Society! The training has been phenomenal,” said Society member Jeff DeHaven.

  • Discover new ideas that will propel your business ahead of the competition.
  • Avoid trial and error. We sort through all the industry noise and bring you step-by-step tactics you can use immediately.
  • Implement the newest social tactics, brought to you by experts in all the major social media platforms.
  • Find what works best with social media marketing for an economical price.
  • Learn at your own pace with access to 70+ training workshops in the Society archives.  
  • Connect with industry peers 24/7 in Society forums and our exclusive Facebook Group.
  • Get the answers you need during live monthly Office Hours, in Society forums, and in our private Facebook group.

“I decided to join the Society because I really trust the content from Social Media Examiner. I can’t wait to get access to the next level of information,” said Society member Allie Kosela.

Training You Can Use Now:

“I’ve been so impressed with the content of the Society. It’s the deep dive that I was wanting. Really glad I joined,” said Society member Dena Childs.

In addition to three new training workshops every month, you’ll find 70+ professional development workshops inside the Society, covering topics such as:

  • Facebook organic marketing
  • Facebook advertising
  • Instagram marketing
  • Visual marketing
  • Live video production
  • Analytics
  • Twitter marketing
  • LinkedIn marketing
  • Pinterest marketing
  • Snapchat marketing
  • YouTube marketing
  • Content marketing
  • Social tools

These are NOT interviews disguised as training sessions. They are comprehensive and detailed workshops designed to empower you with immediate actions you can take to succeed.

“I’ve only joined a few communities in many years of doing this, but already this is the best of them. It’s smartly created, the people are great, the overall offering is of tremendous value. Very glad I joined,” said Society member Rob Swick.

Here’s a sampling of the workshops you’ll gain immediate access to:

Facebook News Feed Lessons from a Page With 2.6 Million Fans: Holly Homer, founder of Kids Activities Blog, shares her secrets of building “link authority” and a huge Facebook following using the controversial tactic of boosted posts.

Growth Hacking with Instagram: Nathan Chan, CEO and publisher of Foundr Magazine, gives you his growth-hacking secrets to show you how Foundr Magazine grew their Instagram following to over 700K followers in 16 months.

How to Use Facebook Live for Business: Lou Mongello (Disney expert, founder and host of WDW Radio) will explore the features and best practices of Facebook Live that will help you get started and quickly build a loyal following.

How to Make Videos for Social Media with No Budget or Skill: Caleb Wojcik (videographer & founder of DIY Video Guy) shares how to make great looking videos quickly and easily for your brand or company.

Google Analytics Dashboards: How to Use Google Data Studio: Michael Stelzner, founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner, teaches you how to put together your own Google Data Studio dashboard and shows how to quickly report on key metrics.

I am very excited about the step-by-step instructions. Often I find myself understanding the concepts, but not understanding how to implement the steps. I love your content,” said Society member Susan Unger.

Here’s a sampling of workshops coming soon:

  • Creating Animated Graphics for Social Media: Donna Moritz, visual marketing expert and founder of Socially Sorted, shares the tools and the techniques she uses to create animated graphics for social media.
  • Everything You Need to Know About Instagram Business Profiles: Instagram expert Jenn Herman (author of The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Instagram) will show you how to take full advantage of your Instagram Business account.
  • Fundamentals of Power Editor: How to Use Facebook’s Most Powerful Ad Tool: Facebook ads expert Andrea Vahl (author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies) walks you through what you need to know to succeed with Facebook Power Editor.

And every month, you’ll get access to three new social media marketing workshops!

Simply said, when you join the Social Media Marketing Society, you’ll be empowered to rapidly implement the newest and best social media marketing tactics.

Here’s Why Your Peers Joined:

“Having one central place to go to for training and support and a great community that has knowledge to share was a no-brainer for me.” -Lauren Ridgeway

See what members think about the Society in the below video:

 “I joined because I must be current and relevant in social media – and I believe strongly that this Society – and those collaborating here – will be at the forefront at this.” -Rich Obertots

“I’m here because I’m hoping it will help me do my job better. I need to stay updated with recent social media platform changes, learn what works and doesn’t and I’m hoping to get all of that knowledge right here.” -Shari Sultana

How Does the Society Work?

Studies show that people who further their professional development are more successful, reach their business goals faster, enjoy their work more, build better relationships and earn more money!

The Social Media Marketing Society is a professional development resource that will help you get ahead.

Here’s how the Society will help you:


You’ll receive three new and original training workshops every month. At least two will be live.

You’ll participate in highly tactical training, where experts show you—step-by-step—the latest social media marketing techniques.

During the live training, you’ll be able to ask your questions live to our trainers.


With every training we provide streaming video recordings, PDFs of slides and transcripts, along with downloadable audio files so you can listen on-the-go.

You’ll have access to the archives of all training workshops as long as you maintain your Society membership.



When you join the Society, you’ll gain exclusive access to our private community of social media marketers—people just like you who face the same challenges you do.

Got questions? Post them in the Society forums or in our exclusive Society Facebook group. You’re sure to get some great advice from fellow marketers and the Social Media Examiner team.

You can also join our Society Office Hours and speak to Social Media Examiner staff to get your questions answered live at least once each month.

We’ve built networking right into your Society membership. So wherever you are in the world, chances are you’ll find people to connect with in the Society.


The Social Media Marketing Society was designed by marketers for marketers. That means it’s built to accommodate your busy schedule.

You can pick and choose what you want to participate in live and what you want to watch later.

Every Society training workshop is recorded and made available within hours to all members.

The Society archives house 70+ training workshops on topics including Facebook organic marketing, Facebook paid marketing, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, video marketing, content marketing, visual marketing, live video, marketing tools, analysis, social psychology and strategy.

You can access the recorded workshops any day, anytime and as many times as you want.

The Society is fully optimized for mobile devices so you can participate on-the-go.

How to Join

SocietyLOGOTraditional professional development opportunities—featuring world-class training and providing a chance to network with your peers—can cost thousands of dollars to attend. And that doesn’t include the added costs of travel, meals, hotel accommodations, rental cars and lost work time. Not so with the Social Media Marketing Society.

With the Social Media Marketing Society, you have no costs for events, travel, meals, hotels, cars or lost time! Why? Because it’s all online.

The only expense is your membership, but don’t let that scare you away! Some member organizations can be very costly, but we wanted to make the Society very affordable to you. We wanted to make this high quality professional development accessible to anyone who strives to become a better marketer.

Best investment so far for my career: Social Media Marketing Society! Thank you  Mike Stelzner,” said Society member Pat Mills.

PRICE: The membership fee to join the Social Media Marketing Society is $697 annually (that’s about $19 per training) or $70 per month.

LIMITED-TIME ENROLLMENT SALE (BEST OFFER): ONLY $297 ANNUALLY! (SAVE $400 off the regular price). That’s about $8 per training or $24.75 per month. This includes a guaranteed rate lock (membership fees will never increase for you). Your membership will be renewed automatically each year.

MONTHLY PAYMENT SALE: ONLY $50 each month! That’s $17 per training workshop and includes a guaranteed rate lock (membership fees will never increase for you) when you pay month-to-month. 


We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, and Diner’s Club. Your account will be automatically billed every 30 days for the monthly plan and every 365 days for the annual plan. NOTE: PayPal is NOT supported on the annual plan.

Terms and conditions: Your membership fee will not increase as long as you maintain your payments.

Monthly Plan Cancellation policy: You are never locked into any long term contracts. If you decide the Social Media Marketing Society is not for you, simply email here and request a cancellation. We’ll immediately stop your billing and cancel your access. No hassles. No hard feelings. You may cancel at any time.

Annual Plan Sample-It Guarantee: If you purchase the annual plan, you can try the first seven days and still cancel for a full refund if you determine the Society is not for you. Take a few days to dive into the site, watch a training or two, and explore the discussion forums. If the Society does not meet your needs, notify us here within seven days of your registration, and your credit card will be refunded and we’ll cancel your access.

Common questions answered

What will I receive every month as a member?

When you join the Social Media Marketing Society you’ll have access to three original training workshops every month. You’ll also have access to the recordings of ALL prior training workshops as long as you keep your membership active. You’ll gain exclusive access to our forums and live hangouts where you can connect with peers and get your social media marketing questions answered.

Society members who attend Social Media Marketing World (our annual conference in San Diego) will enjoy special conference benefits.

How do I watch the live workshops?

You simply log in to our member website and follow the instructions we provide. You’ll be able to view the live training workshops on a computer or mobile device.

I can’t attend all the live training workshops. Will I get a recording?

Yes. For each training workshop we’ll provide a recording you can watch online via your computer, tablet or mobile device, so you won’t miss a thing. If you have other commitments (like a day job) or if a workshop occurs at an inconvenient time, no need to worry. Even if you attend a live training workshop, you’ll still get the recording. You’ll have access to recordings for as long as you maintain your membership.

How do I watch the playbacks of training workshops?

You simply log in to our membership website. There you’ll find streaming videos you can play back from a desktop or mobile device. Downloadable transcripts, slide decks and audio files are also provided.

Will there be transcripts?

Yes. We’ll provide transcripts of each workshop as Adobe PDF files. This will allow you to study and scan the content of each training.

How can I ask questions?

Two ways. First, during the live training workshops, you’ll be able to submit questions during the Q&A portion of each workshop. If you are selected we will bring you on live to ask your question. Second, you can post questions in our private forums to get answers from your peers and the experts.

Where is the event located?

At your home or office. Since this is online training, there is no physical venue and no travel expenses. And you’ll get the recordings, so if you miss a live workshop, no worries.

How long are the training workshops?

Each of the workshops is 60 to 90 minutes in duration.

What if I still have questions?

Send an email here and we’ll get back to you right away.

Disclaimer: Your results may vary. Participating in the Society doesn’t guarantee success with your social media marketing.