Have you noticed a decline in follows or likes recently? Or are you simply curious about what attracts and turns off consumers? We can help you dig deeper into the social media world and help your company be proactive about its online content.
Being transparent in your business is very important in the age of digital marketing and social media. I believe there are four elements to being transparent in your business, and if you follow these, you’ll find your relationship with your community, and your clients, richer.
Not every piece you publish on social media has to be epic. Now that that weight is off your shoulder, you can relax. Don’t get me wrong, publishing epic content is great but you can do it every single time. No one (or business) is ever 100%. There is no need to stress about publishing epic content every time you hit “post” or “publish.”
I’m having a love/hate relationship with the social media industry right now. I’ll be a big girl and admit it. What am I talking about? “Expert” lists. For all the value they can bring, I love them and for the negative they also bring, well, they suck.
Being on Facebook originally was fun – reconnecting with friends I hadn’t seen in years, staying in better touch with family out of state and even getting to give an apology to someone that was about 10 years overdue. There were no ads and no games – you could say Facebook life was much simpler. Fast forward to now. Everytime I log on, I’m shown more ads that I ever remember seeing.
Christmas is a time of year that evoke feelings of generosity and community, especially in the social media world. We have seen A LOT of changes, both good and bad, this past year and there are more looming in the first part of 2015. With changes, we tend to feel like starting over. New strategies, new tools, new actions we must take.
There are some great and creative ways to blend your traditional marketing with your social media marketing. Doing this will give you the best coverage this holiday season. Here are some ways to mix it up.
Time management has always been a hot topic. It’s so easy to get lost down the rabbit hole and realize two hours later you did not get anything accomplished. If you work in social media, then you get what I’m talking about. Here are four ways that I've found to help manage my time on social media.
Most of us true social media pros have little things that really make our skin crawl or make us want to jump and scream with excitement, but for various reasons, never muster a word about it. That’s about to change. Here are 10 true confessions of social media pros that we are too reluctant to say.
Lately, I’ve been reconsidering who I think are influencers in and on my business. There are those who you follow and hang on every word and there are those you watch from afar with admiration but caution. Who we let influence us, both professionally and personally, says a lot about who we are. Are you easily swayed or does it take some research and work?
Just about every business has a place on the social sphere. Whether it's a retail business on Pinterest or a night spot on Twitter - there is something for everyone. Handling social marketing to promote those businesses on that platform is something else. Most business owners try and slack off because of lack of time. Some just have no clue where to start. That's why I get asked this a lot: Why should I hire someone to handle my social marketing and where should I look?
Every person who works in social media, content marketing, digital marketing, whatever you want to call it, has published their version of top social media tips. I did a few years back. As we get more seasoned in social media, our opinions change in regards of what we suggest. Of course platform changes have a lot to do with that as well.
Yes, social marketing can be fun, however it's also a lot of work. You have to take it serious - with all the changes that happen rapidly, you will always be on your toes. You can have fun with it, but you are doing this for your business or someone else's - it's not play time.