How even social media & social selling experts are getting LinkedIn wrong – Part 1
AUGUST 31, 2016
showed how the actions of these CMOs and others are the reasons behind why 8 out of 10 sales and marketing leaders are unable to prove a clear social media ROI on LinkedIn. Keep reading my most controversial and provocative article yet to see what I mean…. Jay Baer Wrongly Believes Shotguns Trump Rifles in Social Media. Rifles trump shotguns in this case!
10 Tools to Help Get More Social Media Traffic
MARCH 21, 2014
In past blog posts, we’ve gone through tips on how to get more traffic from almost all major social networks – this month I’d like to share with you some of my favorite tools that can help you get more social media traffic more easily. 1. 10 Tools to Help Get More Social Media Traffic by Lilach Bullock - Maximize Social Business. Triberr If you keep a regular blog, I recommend … Continue Reading.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media?
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media.
20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 21, 2014
Social media marketing has become an integral part of strategies for maximizing the overall web visibility of an organization. What key trends in 2014 should social media marketers to be aware of? What are the best practices for promoting events through social media? Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips. by Pitch Magazine.
8 Indispensible Tools to Improve Your Social Media Efficiency
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
OCTOBER 31, 2012
Being organized with your social media efforts is essential because it can be so time consuming. It’s easy to spend many hours on social media but are you using that time effectively? Here are 8 tools that I use on a regular basis that helped me be more effective and efficient on social media and hopefully it will help you too! 1. Commun.it my company name.
Three Tips for Boosting SEO with Social Media
AUGUST 25, 2016
There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not social media activity and posts are ranked by the search engines, or if they help with search engine optimization (SEO). What we need to remember is that social media and SEO should exist as a mutually beneficial relationship, reinforcing and strengthening the other. Use social media to promote your blog posts.
17 Realistic Ways to Get More Website Traffic
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Traffic is to digital marketing like gasoline is to an engine. So it’s not too surprising that web traffic usually comes in at the top of the list for content marketing goals. Trouble is, traffic can be hard to get. It’s not uncommon to invest months of work in content marketing before you see any significant traffic. Leverage social media. 15) Guest blog.
10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content
JUNE 1, 2015
We spend tons of time writing posts and optimizing them for search and social media. We'll excitedly watch as we see a burst of new traffic to our site. It’s a post that will stand the test of time because cover photos will be an essential part of social media profiles for years to come, and it is easy to update when a particular network’s cover photo size changes.
An Unedited and Unfiltered Open Letter to the Staffing Industry on Social Media
APRIL 28, 2016
When I started at Haley Marketing Group in 2013 Social Media Marketing was an idea. The true impact that came from social media. 2016, just 3 years later, social media is still booming. Let’s be honest the staffing industry NEEDS social media. Social media exists for one major reason.to Who Can We Reach With Social Media.
How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media
Writing on the Web
OCTOBER 15, 2014
from Social Media" width="300" height="212" title="How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media" /> Let’s face it; sometimes it’s hard to draw people’s attention away from their many social media accounts. I know that I’m guilty of not being willing to leave the social media site I’m browsing to visit an outside blog or article.
How To Increase Referral Traffic And Get More Leads
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Most marketers have one goal in common: increasing the amount of traffic to their website. There are various tactics for accomplishing this goal including search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), blogging, social media marketing, etc. One often overlooked tactic that can potentially have the greatest impact is referral traffic. Guess what?
Got 5 Minutes? Expand Your Social Media Presence With These Quick Tips
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Finding time to maintain your social media presence can be difficult, but expanding it? With a little help, you can build your social media presence while juggling other responsibilities. We’ve compiled a list of five things you can do whenever you have an extra five minutes that can help you build a social following. 1) Comment on one LinkedIn group post. Posting on groups can drive traffic to your profile and website. Otherwise, if you have an article or blog post that others in a group might benefit from, post that. Not to worry.
How to Promote an Event with Social Media
APRIL 13, 2011
As a frequent speaker at events of all sizes, I’ve had a chance to observe some of the best practices conference organizers used to promote their events through social media. You need a single Web address that people can refer to in their social channels. It costs nothing and gives you access to the extended social networks of registrants and potential registrants.
Sharing Content on Social Media Works…and this Staffing Firm’s Results Can Prove It
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
When it comes to using social media as a true sales and recruiting tool, the secret’s out (actually it’s been out for a while).this Social media is more than Candy Crush requests. Social media can (and does) drive a ton of traffic back to websites. When sharing on social media, consider your audience. this stuff works. Real Clients.
8 Things Your Website Needs to Increase Traffic and Sales
JUNE 30, 2015
If you’ve been scratching your head trying to understand why your website isn’t getting much traffic , keeping visitors’ attention or converting visits to actual sales, we’ve got some tips to help solve this issue. Social media icons on your website. The problem: You’re having a hard time building your social media following.
7 Tips to Supercharge Your Content on LinkedIn Pulse
JUNE 16, 2016
B2B marketers are charged with creating massive amounts of content, primarily to fuel inbound marketing, social media, lead nurturing, and pipeline acceleration. Master LinkedIn Pulse: 7 Tips for Success. In the analysis, 20 percent of the best performing content were list style articles. So what’s missing? Remember the days of 300-word blog posts? Both are free.
What’s Old is New Again – Leveraging Older Content on Social Media
OCTOBER 8, 2015
In fact, if you take a look, you will find that some pieces of older content still drive amazing traffic to your website months later. Determine which of your past posts continue to get a high volume of traffic. Overlay the article title onto a relevant photo and add your logo. Learn more about our staffing blogging and social media services. Use BuzzSumo.
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. Furthermore, due to its multiple sharing options including buttons, apps, personal updates, company updates, and industry-focused group discussions, LinkedIn is often among the top three or four traffic sources for B2B blogs.
The Social Media Manager's Guide to Staying Organized
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Managing social media accounts for a brand, no matter how big or small, is not easy -- and one of the biggest and most consistent challenges is staying organized. How on earth do busy social media managers keep their ducks in a row? We asked the people who run social media for their brands from across the United States for their best tips on staying organized.
10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
If you’re not generating leads – as in: a lot of leads – from your company’s blog, you’re missing out on what is perhaps not only your best opportunity to convert organic Web traffic into actionable, measurable sales inquiries, but also the best way to actually show real ROI from your social media investment. BONUS TIP: 11. from your Blog: 10 Tips for Higher Blog ROI.”.
8 Killer Tips for Harnessing the Power of SlideShare
APRIL 6, 2016
In fact, statistics show that SlideShare is driving higher results than some of the most popular social sharing sites. Business owners are receiving 500 percent more traffic from SlideShare than from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or LinkedIn. On average, eight out of 10 people read headline copy, but only two out of 10 will read the rest of the article. The first step: research.
Novice to Social Media Smarty Pants in 4 Helpful Tips
Earnest about B2B
MARCH 6, 2015
Taking the smoke and mirrors out of becoming a social media pro. In my time dabbling with social media, I have learnt enough to know that not being involved or at least having a basic understanding of it, can be a marketing no-no…. recently attended a training course on everything social media. Quick wins to build a better social media strategy.
28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 27, 2014
Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips. Rebekah Radice explains why post titles are so important, the four objectives a post title should achieve, and a handful of tips to help craft compelling titles, such as keeping them concise: “It has been found that titles with eight words or less perform best.” Best Tips for Beginning Bloggers. Optimize your blog for search?
15 Ways Content Marketers Can Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic
JANUARY 7, 2015
According to Shareaholic’s Q3 2014 Social Media Traffic Report , the pinning platform brought in more than three times the traffic of Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Google Plus, YouTube and LinkedIn combined. Do you want traffic to your site? Here are 15 tips to get you started. 1. This just is a productivity tip. Add videos. Add SlideShares.
8 Clever Ways to Triple Your Content Output (and Traffic)
AUGUST 26, 2014
In content marketing terms, this means repacking your blog posts into new formats and promoting it on the sites and platforms your customers spend time on -- social media, article aggregators, Q&A sites, and SlideShare to name a few. Then, promote it through your social media and email channels, and submit it to any of the following directories: [link]. link].
10 Ways to Mix Up Your Visual Content on Social Media
DECEMBER 10, 2014
Visual content is the most powerful tool your brand can use to engage your fans on social media. So which kinds of visual content works best on social media? Finding clever and creative ways to mix up your visual content will boost your fan interaction and help your build your brand''s identity on social. Social Media Design Daily December 6, 2014.
How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips
MARCH 3, 2015
Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than three dozen expert Twitter marketing guides from top social media pros. Expert Twitter Marketing Tips and Tactics. by Razor Social. By More in Media. Dr. William J.
7 Ways to Engage with Social Media Leads
MAY 31, 2016
This post, 7 Ways to Engage with Social Media Leads , written by Teena Thach , appeared first on Ceros Blog - Interactive Content Marketing & Design Tips. You’ve built a solid social media presence, and that’s great – but it’s just the first step. Socially engaged leads showed email open rates of 44% and click-through rates of 6%. Happy reading!
A Fundamental Guide to Email and Social Media Marketing for Non-Profits
AUGUST 18, 2014
Fortunately, email and social media marketing are great ways to spread the word about your organization. “Email and social media marketing is easy and inexpensive,” says Jill Bastian, our Community Education and Training manager. ” To help your non-profit thrive, we’ve put together the ultimate email and social media marketing guide.
5 Tips to Get Your Content Shared More Often
MAY 17, 2016
And are there any best practices or tips to get your content shared? Content that doesn’t address these triggers may end up like that second marketer’s blog post – with little traffic and exposure. Here are five tips to get your content shared. 1. For example, the number “10” has high impact, and receives the most social shares. Sharing … It’s a Science. Feel fulfilled.
5 Reasons to Go All-In on Social Media in 2016
DECEMBER 16, 2015
If one of your main business goals for the New Year is to get your messaging in front of thousands of passive and active job seekers, then it's time to go all-in on social media. Going all-in on social media means more than posting a blog article once a week. Reasons to Go All-In on Social Media in 2016. Social is the New Cold Call.
Feed the beast: 7 practical tips to improve your blog’s search ranking
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
Appearing ahead of your competitors gives you a better chance of attracting more traffic to your website. Google recently announced that it was going to start rewarding in-depth articles by giving them special placement on search results. The in-depth articles are mainly displayed for large publishers but Google said it will also consider smaller publishers for these articles.
Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic
OCTOBER 25, 2016
recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media. I was trying to figure out what kinds of ads they responded well to on social media—but lo and behold, they’ve already grown a deep resistance to advertising. Guest post by Tim Brown. Blank stares.
29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013
JANUARY 14, 2014
What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? Find the answers to those questions and many more here in more than two dozen of the best Twitter guides, tips and helpful infographics of the past year. Twitter Guides and Tips. 10 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website with Twitter Influencers by Social Media B2B. Why?”. Mary C.
New Year, New Audience: 10 Essential Social Media Tactics to Get Your Content Seen
Modern B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 17, 2015
But aside from simply posting it across your social media channels, what else can you do? Use the Problem-Agitate-Solve (PAS) formula on social media. PAS is a common technique that’s used when creating content, but it can also work to encourage more clicks back to your content when you post on social networks. Create social banners.
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year. And will Google+ end Facebook’s domination of social networking—or will it “break the Internet”? Google+ Guides and Tips. You can! Think Again!
How We Grew Inbound Traffic by 300% in 6 Months
MAY 18, 2016
During the second half of 2015, we put together a plan to dramatically increase the amount of inbound traffic to our software as a service (SaaS) company's website. We knew that if we could increase our traffic numbers, our daily customer signups would follow the same trajectory. No paid acquisition sources, just traffic that we could scale without needing to scale ongoing budgets.
Four Simple Ways for Busy CPAs to Engage on Social Media
MARCH 19, 2013
Now more than ever, professional services firms, including CPA firms, are embracing social media marketing techniques -- and not only to connect and network, but also to position their experts as thought leaders, and generate leads and income. Having a social media presence these days is key. increasing traffic to your firm’s website.). Make a Schedule.
30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources
MAY 14, 2013
Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.