How To Nail Social Media and Influencer Marketing: The SME Edition

Dumb Little Man

I bet you’ve already read about social media and influencer marketing a lot. The truth is that social media marketing and influencer marketing are two branches where something can go wrong pretty easily. See Also: How To Drive Traffic to Your Website Through Social Media.

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Does Social Media Work for Sales and Marketing?

Small Business Labs

Gallup has caused quite a stir with a survey showing that social media has little to no impact on the purchasing decisions of most consumers. Nearly every social media platform has gone through significant changes since Gallup collected its data. social media

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Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

This post is part of the Social ROI Blog Carnival at Think Customers: the 1to1 Media blog. Visit the blog carnival post “ Calculating the ROI of Social Media ” to check out the full list of posts from numerous well-known social media thought leaders.

The Millennials’ Mania Over Social Media

Dumb Little Man

The way they take back steps to evaluate their social media use, which platforms they should use, and what content they want to have access to can greatly affect the way social media works. Facebook started out as a social platform for college students. Younger Millennials Favor Disappearing Media. The capabilities to share videos in real-time on almost every social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Youtube is overwhelming.

Five Easy Ways To Make Money From Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Making money with social media is no longer a myth. Social Media Manager. If you have had real success in getting people to notice, like, comment on or share your posts across social media platforms , then you already have the basic requirements. Companies that know how social media is no longer an option in the 21st century can hire you to manage their social media marketing campaigns, design social media strategy and manage their platforms.

9 Easy Ways To Use Social Media SEO

Dumb Little Man

SEO and social media marketing are two strategies that can help boost your brand awareness and market your business. Since social media mainly depends on the high-quality content and a strong, visible brand presence, your SEO efforts can particularly improve your social media reach. If that’s exactly what you want, check out the following nine ways to improve your social media SEO. Optimize your social media posts for the searches.

Using Social Media for Product Launches

Andrea Kalli

While thousands of marketers battle for the best PPC advertising spots, conversion rates, and lowest bid prices, smart marketers are building communities, fostering organic support, and launching their products to ultra-cheap promotion through social media.

5 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Made Your Purchase With Cash

Dumb Little Man

Earlier this year, author Gretchen Rubin asked her social media followers about which payment method feels more real to them. Their responses revealed that people generally feel a deeper connection with cash purchases. Cash purchases mean more.

Optimizing Your Social Media Presence for Link Building and SEO

Andrea Kalli

Some claim that social media can revive failing businesses; others that it can significantly increase your brand power. Like most marketing forms, the value of social media is variable. There’s one field in which social media truly shines: SEO. If you have plans to conquer Twitter, Facebook, or an independent social website, use these tips to gain as much link building power as possible. Use your blog as a social media connector.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

Where Is The ROI In Social Media?

Small Business CEO

It often only takes a few bad investments to put a business in choppy waters, so understanding where the ROI is in social media can prove valuable. Social Media ROI. The hottest topic these days is social media. Social Media analytics Marketing

Using Social Media for Product Launches | Internet Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

While thousands of marketers battle for the best PPC advertising spots, conversion rates, and lowest bid prices, smart marketers are building communities, fostering organic support, and launching their products to ultra-cheap promotion through social media.

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Until 2004, media was closed to outsiders. Over the course of just three years, once powerful newspapers were reduced to specks on their former image, and social media services took over as the most frequent and powerful platform for internet users to find out just what was going on. Social media attracts strong opinions, some politically charged and others personal. Andrea Kalli Certified Internet and Social Marketing VA.

Four Ways to Systematize and Simplify Social Media

Andrea Kalli

Here are a few ways to systematize and simplify your Social Media efforts. Social media ‘gurus’ have invested thousands of hours in their online brands, often losing track of more important metrics in the process. These four social media simplification strategies can help you escape the endless shouting match that many social platforms have become. Social media marketing is as much about opportunity cost as it is real results.

Social Media Pre-Marketing: Three Ways to Build Value Before You Market a Launch

Andrea Kalli

Ideas for Using Social Media Pre-Marketing: Here are Three Ways to Build Value Before You Market. If there is one part of social media marketing that is particularly daunting, it is the product or service launch. These three “pre-marketing&# tips can help you produce a social marketing asset that gains attention right from its early days, regardless of its audience. 2) Empower other social media users to work with you.

A Quick Marketing Guide On How to Utilize Visual Content On Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Because of this, it’s critical that you know how to promote your business using visual content on social media. Now, if you want to learn how to use images to promote your social media page and business, then check out the tips below. High-quality and captivating images that attract attention are often too expensive to purchase. Here’s a list of the five sites that offer amazing free images that you can use for your social media pages.

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Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing

Andrea Kalli

It is hard to tell, but it seems like their overall social media presence is highly profitable, not just in customer service savings but in the direct effects of their flight sales and upgrade purchases. Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing Rating 3.00

Antisocial Media: The Opposite of Social Media

Small Business CEO

Engaging with the media in an interactive manner is no longer a “nice to have&# - it is a necessity. More often than not, “just enough&# is anti-social, if not anti-business. In the not so rare scenario above, social media is a dreaded activity.

Why You Should Spend Less Time Focusing on Spreading Your Social Media Circle and More on Specialization

Andrea Kalli

Why You Should Spend Less Time Focusing on Spreading Your Social Media Circle and More on Specialization. . Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, LinkedIn – the mere mention of most social networks is enough to get a new media marketer working hard. But it’s also just as important to not be on social networks, particularly those which are of limited value to you as a marketer. Andrea Kalli Certified Internet and Social Marketing VA.

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Over the course of just three years, once powerful newspapers were reduced to specks on their former image, and social media services took over as the most frequent and powerful platform for internet users to find out just what was going on.

Social Media for Business-Are You Making the Most of it?

Tips From T. Marie

2010 could very well be called the year of social media. On the countrary, social media and mobile applications (or apps) are obviously on the rise. However as more and more people log on to these social media giants, it’s not good enough to simply have a presence.

Use Social Media to Minimize Public Confusion

Catch Friday

Social media can be your tool for minimizing the confusion of the public with any issue related to your business. When you practice active social media marketing or even active online public relations then you are taking active part in building and maintaining your business’ reputation online. This can be very important especially since the internet is really playing a major role in many people’s purchasing decisions now. Tags: social media

Four Social Media Strategies Small Businesses Can Use to Beat.

Andrea Kalli

Now, thanks to social media, it is something that can really happen for small, efficient, and ultra-effective internet businesses. Rather than reaching out to potential customers through social media, they favor a mass media approach — banner ads, pop-ups, and email lists.

Prepare a strategy for social media customer service

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Businesses work social media to help make them successful, but it is wise not to just rush in and set up Facebook and Twitter accounts without having a viable plan. Social media is vulnerable to circumstances, content, and interpretation.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. and Social Marketing Article Packs. Established VAs and VA teams that have just added social marketing to their list of services. Graduates of VAClassroom’s Internet Marketing VA Certification and Social Marketing VA Certification courses.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. and Social Marketing Article Packs. Established VAs and VA teams that have just added social marketing to their list of services. Graduates of VAClassroom’s Internet Marketing VA Certification and Social Marketing VA Certification courses.

Are You a Twitter Menace?

Tips From T. Marie

DM-ing ‘opportunities’ to purchase your latest product. 3. Another form of Twitter spam –the DM’s (direct messages) that are offering me an amazing ‘opportunity’ to purchase their latest product or attend their latest webinar. I’ve talked about Twitter Do’s and Don’ts before.

Giveaway: Like Eco-Office Gals Win Studiopress!

Eco-Office Gals

StudioPress has been rolling out several new child themes lately, including the Social Eyes Child Theme. One of the great benefits of Social Media is the ability to meet people where they are.

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Using Twitter's Promoted Tweets

Small Business Labs

They are described by  Twitter  as "ordinary Tweets purchased by advertisers who want to reach a wider group of users or to spark engagement from their existing followers." As always, we recommend small businesses experiement with a variety of social media platforms.

Yahoo: The next Apple?

The Small Business Blog

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has already made a few controversial decisions in her brief tenure, but the decision this week to purchase Tumblr – currently one of the most popular social networks – will likely be the most “make or break” moment in the history of the company.

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The Laws of Eco-Friendly Marketing and Promotion

Eco-Office Gals

And you can use social media to your advantage, as well. Guest Post advertising internet marketing PR social mediaOkay, so the rules pertaining to green practices in marketing and promoting your business are more like guidelines than laws.

Study Reveals the Best and Worst B2B Customer Conversion Channels

The Solopreneur Life

Events and purchased lists had the lowest lead-to-conversion rate of 14 options. On the other hand, referrals performed the best for customer conversion, as did websites and social media. H ave you finished your sales-and-marketing plan for 2015? Awesome!

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Customer Experience Food for Thought

Customers Rock!

One in two (55%) have ditched a purchase in the past year because of a poor customer service experience. I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Mike Stelzner of the popular site Social Media Examiner. Interviews Videos Mike Stelzner Social Media Examiner

2012 221

May Snowstorm “Achilles” Will Make Some Small-Business Owners Smile

The Solopreneur Life

For 17 years as a homeowner, I’ve held out and not purchased a snowblower. If you stand to profit, use social media to tell the community how you can help. Marketing Social Media Achilles Facebook Minnesota Owatonna Snow-Removal Snowstorm Tree Service Twitter

2013 136

Featured Soloist Revisited: Tommy Walker’s Biz Takes Flight

The Solopreneur Life

Renewabelle) purchased a book for my new son from Marblespark.com; though this is a children’s book and not exactly business related, what Phil Haussler the author is doing is absolutely brilliant! Featured Soloist blogging consulting pricing social media

2010 222

Tweets Not All Sweet on Black Friday

Customers Rock!

Social media has brought the customer experience more in-focus than ever before, and this became very apparent during the start of the 2010 holiday shopping season on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

2010 193

Build Relationships in the “Get Connected” Social Network

The Solopreneur Life

And to mark the occasion, I am unveiling a powerful relationship-building tool: The Solopreneur Life’s “Get Connected&# social network. You can make The Solopreneur Life’s “Get Connected&# social network a cornerstone of your relationship marketing strategy. From now through October 25, you can purchase a charter membership in “Get Connected&# for only $37. How To Fit Social-Media Marketing Into Your Schedule.

2010 121

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

  I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights.  The Spiral Notebook Purchase (and then use!) Change the settings on your social networking sites that automatically notify you of new activity.

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InboxQ's Excellent Twitter Q&A User Survey

Small Business Labs

  The key quote from the article: "58 percent of Twitter users said they’re likely to follow businesses that answer their questions on Twitter, and 64 percent said they’d be more likely to make a purchase from a company from which they’ve received an answer to a tweeted query."   social mediaI wasn't familiar with InboxQ until I saw a reference to a survey they'd done in Entrepreneur's Why Savvy Businesses Field Customer Questions on Twitter. 

Expert’s Corner: Delivering Voice of the Customer

Customers Rock!

We had a great discussion around listening to customers, gathering social media feedback and turning it into action inside of a company, and of course we talked about the NetPromoter score and how to use it strategically. Recently on Customers Rock!

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5 Steps To Fixing Negative Reviews In Google Places aka Google Plus Local

Small Business CEO

Your potential clients eagerly punch in those buying keywords to actively seek your business and make their next purchase. You could consider the following strategies: Set up e-mail notifications on company social media accounts.

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What Is Zurker And Do You Need To Know About It?

Small Business CEO

Not one to miss out on an opportunity to stay in the loop with all things social media, I have decided to keep a very close eye on new social networking site Zurker. You can also purchase vShares so you can invest as little or much as you want.

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