Social media really is most effective when you put together a strategy, have a plan for implementation and can devote at least an hour per day to engagement and content production. The reality is, most small businesses just can’t find an hour per day (sometimes even per week). While it may not be the most effective way to use social media, just 15 minutes per day can gain you some benefits. Here’s how: [Read more…] about Social Media in 15 Minutes Per Day
As I mentioned yesterday, in 7 Social Media Monitoring Essentials, fortunately or unfortunately, keywords are a part of life on social media (and the Internet). Keywords are how search engines provide results and keywords are how we find what we’re looking for. On social networks like Twitter, where you’re limited by the length of the post, keywords are vital for targeting the right audience. So how do you go about finding the right keywords for your content (and to monitor)? Here are a few suggestions…
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Having a good content strategy is a vital key to any successful social media strategy. You may be connecting with the right people in the right places with the right message, but if you don’t have content they’re interested in, you’ll eventually fail (at least in engagement). No one communicates in a positive way with brands on social media just because they’re there. Nor do people care about your marketing messaging. They want to know what’s in it for them, and that’s usually great content.
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