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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.
Facebook remains social media’s global 800 pound gorilla. Post-IPO, Facebook is challenged to find new growth and monetization opportunities. Here are four different perspectives on Facebook’s growth during the second half of 2012 and what it means for Facebook and marketers for 2013 shown through nine different research charts. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
For marketers, 2012 was dominated by social media’s evolution beyond its high growth phase, the explosion of content marketing, and the growth of smartphones, tablets and other connected devices. These three trends influenced how we see the world, connect with each other and shop. Here are the top 12 Actionable Marketing blog posts of 2012 from Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog.
In terms of marketing, 2012 was a year that showed that the more things change, the more they stay the same.The forces behind 2012’s top seven marketing trends were the same as those of 2011; the difference was that their impact increased. [Charts included] Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Are you distributing your social media budget effectively between Facebook and Pinterest? Before you answer, you must know what your business goals are, where your target audience is, and how effective each site is for attracting your specific market to achieve your objectives. (Research and charts included) Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Integrating an optimized call-to-action into your social media interactions and content makes it actionable and measurable and it gets participants to act. Without a call-to-action, your social media marketing is just branding. It doesn’t support engaging with prospects, deepening relationship, or generating leads or sales. Here are five tips to make your social media media calls-to-action more effective at generating leads and closing them (based on research.) Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Beyond fueling social media and search, the one reason content marketing works is that customers trust it; they don’t trust advertising. Additionally, content marketing is more cost effective than digital advertising. Consumers don’t like being tricked with fake information that interrupts and promotes. These sentiments are at the heart of social media participation. Here’s research to show why social media ads and fake content don’t work. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing blog.