Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tips to Help You Unleash the Power of the Hashtag

Are you using hashtags in your social media marketing? Hashtags are symbols that help to organize and classify information. Clicking on a hashtagged word will show you other tweets and messages marked with that same hashtag. Although you can use a hashtag anywhere in a message or tweet, using them in a sentence can give your audience better context.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

When is the Best Time to Post on Social Media?

These days, posting on social media is a big part of a successful content marketing strategy. However, not all posts are created equal. Posting at the right time can make a big difference as far how much engagement you see with your social media content, whereas posting at the wrong times will almost guarantee that your post will not be seen by your target audience.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Which Words Lead to the Highest Levels of Engagement and Sharing on Social Media?

which words lead to the highest levels of engagement and sharing on social media?
Do you wish that you could increase the engagement your fans or followers take with your social media content? You actually can increase your level of engagement by making sure to use particular words in your posts. The fact is, some words simply hold more power over the decision making process than other words. By using the right words, you can lead readers to engage with your content and share it with others.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Have Recent Changes Made Facebook Less Appealing to Businesses?

Have Recent Changes Made Facebook Less Appealing to Businesses?
Have you noticed a drop in the reach of your business’s Facebook page posts in recent months? You are not alone. Many businesses have been feeling the effects of recent algorithm changes that significantly decreased the organic reach of business and fan pages. Instead of being visible to fans who have already expressed an interest by “liking” their page, now businesses are pushed to pay to promote their posts. To use an old analogy, instead of continuing to give the milk away for free, Facebook is pushing businesses thirsty for exposure to rent the cow in the form of paid ads and sponsored posts.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

How to Optimize Your Linkedin Profile for Top Search Ranking

how to optimize your linkedin profile for top search ranking
With over 277 million members in 200 countries around the world, LinkedIn is the undisputed powerhouse of professional social networking. In fact, last year an astounding 94% of recruiters acknowledged using LinkedIn to vet candidates. Despite the fact that it is one of the older social networks out there, LinkedIn continues to see sizeable growth year after year. Without a doubt, LinkedIn can be an incredibly valuable tool for both businesses and individuals.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

What are the Top Social Media Networks?

what are the top social media networks?
Without a doubt, social media has changed the way that millions of people live, from the way they use the internet to the way they interact with others. Social media allows individual users to create an idealized, digital version of their lives that they can then share with others. At the same time it allows businesses to build brand awareness, recruit top talent, and engage with customers in ways they never could before. While new networks emerge all the time as older ones fall out of favor, there is no doubt that social media itself is here to stay. Pew Research found that 73 percent of internet users belong to at least one social network, and an estimated 42 percent of adults who go online belong to more than one social network.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Tips for Engaging with Your Customers Using Social Media

tips for engaging with your customers sing social media
Social media offers businesses exciting new opportunities to engage with their customers as never before. However, it is important to know how to engage with your customers in order to get the most benefit. Not all social media posts are created equal, so it is essential to know the right way to engage with your customers on social media to avoid making costly or embarrassing mistakes.