If you have been blogging for awhile I’m sure you have some classic, evergreen content buried in your blog’s archives. It’s the kind of blog post that needs to get as much exposure as possible because it’s extremely helpful, well written, and even though it already has a ton of social shares, you and I both know that it deserves even more. Now that you know the kind of post I’m talking about, let’s take a look at how you can use sites like Pinterest and Google + to get your post the traffic and attention it so desperately needs.
My favorite reason for introducing you to the Social Buzz Club is the unique learning experiences offered during their weekly webinars. There is always so much to learn in the constantly changing landscape of social media and the online marketing and the weekly webinars keep you on the cutting edge of what’s hot and what’s not in the online world.
Your Twitter is a mess! At least that is what your mother would say if she saw how many tweets were flying around in your Twitter stream right now. The problem might be that you are following way too many people, right? Well, you are certainly not alone. So what is the solution to all your woes?
Twitter Lists will, first and foremost, help you clean up your Twitter mess, let me show you how.
We know that Pinterest is a huge social network that has tremendous potential for growth in 2014.
We also know that visual assets are the wave of the future and a critical component to any successful online content marketing strategy. We can even see the growth of Pinterest traffic in our very own traffic reports on Google Analytics. So let’s start taking our Pinterest promotions more seriously shall we.
One of the problems with Twitter is that it can take a while to get the necessary exposure for your account and have hundred or even thousands of followers listening to what you have to say. Twitter is actually a lot like blogging in the aspect that you must build up your following and have an audience that is listening to what you have to say.
One piece of advice I would like to share with readers is something that gets asked to me quite often as a product reviewer and that is how do you get companies to give you products that you can review. To understand why company’s and brands reach out to bloggers and give away products in exchange for reviews you have to understand the reasons and benefits to the companies first. This will help give you insight as to what you can offer them and why they would send out products for free in the first place.
Do you sometimes feel the gigantic sucking sound of social media taking years away from your life? Most people spend too much time social networking, because they have no clue what their social media goals are. Imagine spending 15-30 minutes daily on each platform. That could easily amount to 4-5 hours every day just social networking. That in turn leads to a whole lot of nothing happening in your business, since there is little time left to do any actual work. Here are some tips and tools to keep you on track.
When long time blogging friend Mitch Mitchell of I’m Just Sharing asked me to sit down and chat with him via a Google+ Hangout On Air, I was more than happy to do so. It seems I’ve been spending a great deal of time in Hang Outs lately so there was relatively little fuss involved with getting things set up for the recording.
Google Plus is a platform above all others. It’s micro-blogging aspects makes the social update stand out to your follower when done in the right way. Google Plus can single-handedly bring your blog to the forefront of social marketing, however, you have to understand what to do in order to make this happen. Here’s how you will be successful with your social media marketing on Google Plus. Relationship marketing in a new form of success!
With the 140 character limitation of Twitter, it’s important that we shorten the links we share in order to save space, yet Bit.ly actually does more than just shorten links. Bitly allows you to edit the shortened links you create so that you can customize them and make them more appealing. You also get stats for all of the links you create with Bitly that keep track of the number of shares and clicks coming from Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
Dino Dogan and Dan Cristo have crafted what just might be the perfect social sharing community on Triberr. That says a lot coming from a self-proclaimed Social Media Diva like myself. I’m not going to go into a lot about why I didn’t embrace Triberr when they first launched the site back in 2011 because that’s old news and honestly – who cares about that. It’s water under the bridge and this isn’t about about the history of Triberr and how it has developed into the killer social media app that it is today. But, here’s what I do want to talk about. The state of Triberr today, as I see it and how can it benefit you as a blogger, podcaster, or content marketer.
Twitter is one of the world’s biggest social networks and it’s a powerful platform that can be leveraged to send your blog a lot of highly targeted traffic. But there’s always been a limitation of using only 140 characters in your Tweets. The 140 character limit doesn’t give enough of the space we often need to promote our blog posts. You can only enter a line or two and a link to promote your content. We are allowed a lot more characters for Facebook, and Google+, to share a longer snippet of our content which provides a lot more information to our potential readers. Twitter users have needed more space for a long time and now Twitter has finally responded by introducing Twitter Cards.
I want to share with you today about choosing the correct target audience between the users on Facebook and Google+.I am the owner of That Gaming Critic. My niche would be somewhere along the lines of electronics and gaming. I’ve been trying to find where my correct target audience hangs out on different social media networks. I wanted to find out what types of people are using these social media platforms and how I can benefit my business by gearing my time by focusing on one platform.
If you go to the search engine and type in your personal name what are you going to find? Hopefully a ton of results for YOU and your site properties. Of course this might be easier said than done depending on what your name is. If you have the same name as a celebrity or other well known figure it might not be so easy, but you still want to rank as much as you can.