Why do some businesses thrive on social media while others struggle to get any attention at all? The answer usually lies within the social media strategy. Generating consistent, quality posts that align with your marketing goals can keep you front-and-center in the minds of your current and prospective customers, while firing off random posts every once in a while is like sneezing in the wind. Check out some tips below for setting up and executing a social media plan that gets results. Read More
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I know what you are thinking. You don't have time to fritter away tweeting, "liking," and sharing. You have a business to run. How important is it to use social media, anyway? As it turns out, social media for business can be a game-changer. Not only is it an effective method of connecting with potential customers, but it is also very inexpensive and offers a high return on investment. Here are some interesting statistics... Read More
You have likely heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” And if you shop online, you know how helpful it is to see great images of what you plan on purchasing. Harness the natural desire of web users to see great images to boost your brand identity with Pinterest. Read More
Recently Google and Twitter came to a new agreement that will take effect sometime in the latter half of 2015. With this agreement, Twitter will allow Google to have more access to tweets. In turn, tweets will begin to show up in much greater numbers in Google search results (just as you already see with Google +). Read More
Many businesses view Facebook as an integral part of their social media marketing strategy and will go to great lengths to grab the attention of a small percentage of its over 1 billion monthly users. But given Facebook’s frequently changing algorithms, many businesses have recently seen a drop-off in stats and reach percentages. Read More
These days it seems like EVERYONE is “liking,” pinning, tweeting, and sharing. So as a business owner, you are probably wondering if it is really necessary to be active on social media. The short answer is yes. Statistics show that social media is increasingly influential in guiding prospects through the sales funnel. In fact, about 46% of online users turn to social media when making a purchasing decision (Source: Nielsen). Here are some benefits to being active in social media: Read More