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- Social Media: 23 Ways To Promote Your Blog
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In honor of International Women’s Day, here are ten women who have changed and shaped how we view social media. While many of these women aren’t household names, don’t let that fool you. Each is a powerhouse in her area of expertise. They’ve learned by being in the trenches and it’s worth your time to follow them and read what they have to say.
Social media and content marketing are must haves for any business. This need is more important among small and mid-size businesses where additional marketing requires a trade-off for other scare resources.
As a small or medium-sized businesses person you know that it can be difficult to find the time to brainstorm marketing initiatives – specifically social media, content and search marketing initiatives that you can track (Here’s how to create a social media plan.)
Here are seven questions you can ask about your small business marketing efforts. By answering these questions, you can direct your time and resources to where they’ll yield the best results. (Note: 21 Actionable Marketing Tips included.) Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Since Twitter’s social media platform is made for mobile with its 140 character snack size communications, it’s no surprise that its power users go mobile. Three out of every five active Twitter users (or 120 million participants) login using a mobile device at least once every month based on Compete data. Mobile Twitter users display different behavior that’s important for marketers to understand.
About 60% of the top brands are on Instagram. Is yours? If not, you should reconsider because Instagram is the current see and be seen social media site that’s giving Pinterest a run for its money. Owned by Facebook, Instagram has 90 million monthly active users, 40 million photos per day, and 8,500 likes per second according to Simply Measured. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
While social media is a staple of most 2013 business plans, many marketers and business executives are still trying to figure out how to use it effectively to drive measurable results. To put your social media marketing efforts on track to succeed, we asked six top social media experts three questions to get their insights into how the social media landscape is evolving and what it means for business.
While over 90% of brands use some form of social media, they don’t put their marketing muscle behind their social media execution. Recent research by Technorati raises questions about the disconnect between being on social media and using it as an effective marketing conduit. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Does your marketing content act as an attention magnet to attract the largest audience possible? If not, then check out Tumblr, a six-year-old content sharing community with impressive numbers that’s not on many marketers’ radar even though it’s similar to a website or blog. Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog takes a look at the surprising opportunities Tumblr has in store for content marketers.
The fastest growing small businesses (SMBs) are known for being nimble players who leverage the most effective business and marketing tools to extend reach and increase sales cost-efficiently. As a result, they’ve been early social media adopters leading marketers to more effective use of new and evolving social media platforms.
To benefit from their experience, examine this new research from The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, entitled 2012 Inc 500 Social Media Settles In. It shows how small businesses are using the power of social media to achieve their goals. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
For bloggers who spend hours pouring their heart and soul into each blog post, this may sound like heresy. But the reality is that if you don’t promote your content effectively, your hard work of crafting the optimal post is for naught.
To facilitate the blog promotion process, here are twenty-three social media tips to get your blog content in front of the largest possible audience.