Category for "Social Media How To’s"

Persistence Pays Off: The Secret of Building Real Relationships on Social Media

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Developing an effective social media presence takes time. While setting up a profile and beginning to post content isn’t all that involved, it’s the process of developing and interacting with your followers that demands both patience and persistence. Brands sometimes become frustrated when the levels of engagement they’re enjoying aren’t translating into the real-world sales… Continue Reading »

Social Sales Have Been Slow But Pinterest Is Poised To Change That

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Over the course of the past two plus years, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites have introduced ecommerce options that allow users to make purchases without ever leaving the platform. Adoption of these tools has been relatively slow – Business Insider reports they account for only 1% of sales – but Pinterest is… Continue Reading »

How Much of Your Social Media Content Do You Need To Create Yourself?

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Social media never stops. Today’s customer has a voracious hunger for content, and will scroll happily for hours, looking at product images, reading posts, watching videos, and sharing the best of what they find with their friends. Top brands feed this hunger by posting frequently – multiple times a day to Facebook and Instagram; Twitter… Continue Reading »

The Fine Art of the Follow

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When we talk about social media as a marketing tool for the business owner, almost all of the focus is on content creation strategies. There’s a lot of conversations around figuring out what types of material will have the most resonance with your target market, as well as efficient methods for creating and sharing it…. Continue Reading »