Tips For Engaging Your Audience Through Social Media That Work Like Crazy

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I’m not a social media expert, yet ;-) but I’ve learned a thing or two about engaging your audience through social media simply by imitating how others engage with me.

It really can be that simple.

For me it’s been the little things that work like crazy when it comes to getting social marketing results and these are my favorites.

Give them a try. They’ve  helped me not only engage with my audience but also find new friends, build loyalty, trust and develop lasting relationships; and that’s the best part!

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Social Marketing Results: A Creative Approach to More Sales & Traffic With Social Media

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Get FASTER/BETTER Social Media Results

I went through the most amazing social media course this past weekend .

It’s called Social Marketing Results.

I don’t usually get through a course in a weekend but this one kept my attention and had some of the most useful, practical ideas that yes, drives results.

Know why?

It has actionable ideas and focused strategies.

But what was most significant to me was that it touched on ALL the problems I hate when it comes to social marketing.

Finally someone not only addressed the things that make social marketing such drudgery.

Things like…

  • Poor engagement. I’ve work hard at engaging on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ with comments and sharing but I don’t always get the engagement and participation I expect.
  • Too Few Likes & Shares. My biggest frustrations is getting new “Likes” for my Facebook Page. I’ve had good luck with getting comments on my blog but people weren’t necessarily liking my FB page or sharing my posts across my favorite networks like I’d hoped.
  • Not the right connections. New followers on Twitter are OK but my followers aren’t necessarily people that I want to connect with. They simply want me to follow them back. You know, the ‘You follow me I’ll follow you’ syndrome. That’s pointless to me.

‘Social Marketing Results‘ absolutely helped me improve my social marketing efforts.

But there’s more to the story…

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6 Tips For Using Facebook Timeline To Boost Visibility & Traffic

using facebook timelineI’ve found some clever ways for using Facebook Timeline to boost your visibility, and get more traffic.

In fact here are 6 tips for using Facebook timeline to boost your traffic, visibility and your social medial marketing results.

These are  timeline features of Facebook to change or modify your Facebook page.

They’re designed to help you get the attention of your visitors when you’d like to have it ;-)

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Using Pinterest To Promote Your Blog – What I Discovered!

using pinterest to promote your blogAre you using Pinterest to promote your blog?

I haven’t been using Pinterest to promote my blog much, but when looking at my traffic stats  I was super pleased to see that Pinterest has been a big traffic source lately, so I sat up and took notice.

But I discovered a few things along the way that you may want to know  if you’re using Pinterest to promote your blog as well. [Read more...]

SEO vs Social Media – Is SEO Taking a Back Seat?

seo vs. social media marketingLast week I posed a question on LinkedIn to find out what people are feeling with regard to SEO vs social media.

You can see the conversation here:

With all the buzz afloat about how Google is monitoring how much your content gets tweeted, liked and linked to within social media, how might this affect search engine rankings for those that don’t do social media at all? [Read more...]

Difference Between Social Networking And Social Bookmarking

Ever wonder what the differences between social networking and social booking are?  The terms get intermixed, which gets confusing.

Here’s the differences between the two and when you might want to use them. [Read more...]

Hands on with Google Plus +

google plus Originally thought to be the ultimate rival to Facebook, Google Plus + opened to an eager public looking for a viable alternative to the relatively few social media options.

In the few months since people began using Google Plus, it has acquired just as many detractors as it has fans. Critics cite the service as too closed off, serving only a niche audience.

But a recent and significant change may cause people to rethink their perceptions of the service. Google Plus has been open to the public since September 20th, meaning that people no longer need an invite from another user of Google Plus in order to start your own profile.

Now with the social networking service more accessible than ever, there’s no reason not to check it out.

Here’s a brief overview of what Google Plus offers to the blogger or web aficionado looking to extend their online influence. [Read more...]

How To Use LinkedIn

In an effort to beef up my social networking efforts, I’ve been looking in to how to use LinkedIn on a regular basis.

I haven’t used LinkedIn much but I’ve noticed that they’ve just recently passed the 100 million members mark.

They’re also being stressed as one of the premier social networking sites ranking up there with Twitter and Facebook,  so adding them to my repertoire of social sites probably isn’t a bad idea. [Read more...]