Category: Social Marketing

How You Should Approach Your Facebook Advertising Campaigns

One thing I like to do is to take a look at the stats regarding advertising and marketing because it’s interesting to me; I used to be a marketing analyst so I’m used to this kind of data. So as I look at this, I wonder just how much we bloggers should really buy into […]

Basics of Facebook Advertising Targeting Options

I have made no secret of how much I really like Facebook advertising. To me they are the one company that has learned (and is continuing to learn) how to really integrate social media and advertising in a useful way. What a lot of people may not realize is that while you can create a […]

Social Media Marketing: Designing The Ideal Infographic

This is a guest contribution from Adam DeJong If you think that the infographics are simply fun, witty, colorful ways friends choose to brighten each other’s days on social networking sites like Facebook or Google Plus, then it’s high time you thought again. Infographics are also today’s trendiest and most effective marketing tool when it […]

Social Media Marketing Infographic: The ‘Net Business Boom

This is a guest contribution from author absolutelytrue  From Sephora’s 15 Days of Beauty to Kitchen Aid’s poorly thought out tweet about President Obama’s deceased grandmother,  social media hits and misses mean a lot more to a brand’s standing than ever before. Don’t believe it?  Here are some of the best and worst lessons learned.

My 13 Social Media Resolutions for 2013

My 2013 Social Media Resolutions

For the first time in a long time, I feel an incredible wave of realistic optimism for this new year. I feel like the goals I have for life in general are reachable, achievable and maybe even surpassable. Last year, I rediscovered my calling.  Writing was something I had been called to do years ago […]

Twitter Account Suspended Part 2 – Let’s Do It Again

Twitter Account Suspended Part 2

In my previous post, I decided to try out a technique for getting new followers quickly on my non-critical Twitter account. It got suspended but I decided to do one more test.   For this next test, I decided to create a brand new Twitter account and execute the same steps as I did for […]

How I (Purposely) Got My Twitter Account Suspended – Part 1

How I got my Twitter Account Suspended Pt 1

Out of curiosity and in an effort to learn more about Twitter, I decided to test an e-book I purchased about getting more followers. In the process, I wound up getting my Twitter account suspended and learning a few do’s and don’ts. How many people do you know want to get 10,000 new followers on […]

3 Fun Sites That Help You Increase Blog Traffic

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The quest to increase blog traffic can be tedious and routine. Here are some sites that make the journey a bit more fun while helping you get more visitors. Getting the word out there daily is really the only way to increase blog traffic. Doing guest posts, internal/external links, commenting on sites that allow backlinks, […]

3 Free Tools To Help You Track Your Social Media Strategy

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Here are 3 free tools that are easy to use and can even provide you with some cutting edge ways to track your social media strategy. Not too long ago I mentioned a former client and questioned if he was really serious about his company’s social media strategy. Despite the fact that social media is ubiquitous, […]

4 Reasons Why Last Minute Social Media Marketing Will Fail

4 Reasons Why Last Minute Social Media Marketing Will Fail

Social media marketing can build customer loyalty and build brand awareness. So here’s why last minute marketing tactics set you up for failure. I recently spoke with a potential client regarding her need for a social media account manager. She had been interested in working with me some months back and decided to contact me […]

Reality Check: The Other Side Of Blogging & Social Media

Coin has two sides, so do Social Media & Blogging

Everybody loves a good social media success story primarily because we feel that if it can happen to them, then it can happen to us. But sometimes we need to get our heads out of the clouds and remember that even businesses based in virtual reality need a reality check. Blogging and social media have […]

How Reachli Helps You Monetize Your Pinterest Pins

Just when you thought things couldn’t get more interesting…it looks like Reachli has found a way to monetize Pinterest pins! A few weeks ago, I got an interesting email from this site called Pinerly that I used to help me with analytics on Pinterest. Apparently they had re-branded as Reachli (pronounced Reech-lee) and were now […]

8 Ways To Milk More Internet Traffic From Your Guest Blog Post

8 Ways To Milk More Internet Traffic From Your Guest Blog Post

When it comes to getting more internet traffic, “guest blogging” is the new buzz-term. While it’s not new, it is a great way to get direct and residual internet traffic for a long time A  while back, I started my blog and needed a way to generate internet traffic. I happened on to this site […]

9 Things To Remember About The SEO Process

9 Tips to Remember about the SEO Process

Going through the SEO process as a means of increasing blog traffic is not easy. Only when you see the bigger picture can you move through and stay on track If you want to increase your blog traffic, going through the SEO process is a must. However, from what I’ve seen, quite a few people […]

How Blogs, Twitter and Facebook Really Affect Internet Traffic

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While there’s still a lot more to learn, there is data quantifying just how blogs, Twitter and Facebook impact internet traffic on  business sites Getting that right mix of organic internet traffic coupled with great CTR is the goal of many businesses who want to improve their bottom line. But in all honesty, there’s still […]

While there’s still a lot more to learn, there is data quantifying just how blogs, Twitter and Facebook impact internet traffic on  business sites

Getting that right mix of organic internet traffic coupled with great CTR is the goal of many businesses who want to improve their bottom line. But in all honesty, there’s still a lot of doubt that blogs and social media REALLY do anything to generate warm leads and impact site traffic.

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