Get unstuck from the silly things that prevent you from launching big on social media
Snapchat is one of the most perplexing social media networks for those who have never used it. For those who use it everyday, it is beloved and irreplaceable – nice try Instagram. If you’re ready to give Snapchat a go (again) and want this try to be different than all the others, you’re ready to read this perfectly understandable and down-to-earth guide for how to use Snapchat.
Mark Shaw deleted a Periscope account with tens of thousands of followers and nearly every social media profile. What would compel a man with such a huge following across all social media to delete each account and lose contact with potentially hundreds of thousands of followers?
In this conversation with Mark Shaw, we talk about what led him to this decision, what has happened as a result and what he is doing, moving forward, to continue to utilize social media for is business and his growing network.
Social media for business is tricky and you don’t have the luxury of showing up whenever you feel like it – like you do with your personal social media. You must choose networks that make the most sense for your business so you can maximize your time on social media and do the most for your business. Knowing which networks those are is the most challenging part.
In this article you will discover 3 must-use criteria when deciding on which social media networks you will use for your business as well as an exercise to help you make the right choice for where you are today.
Social Warfare is the most elegant plugin for managing your social media presence through your self-hosted WordPress website. In addition to the gorgeous appearance, there is power lurking behind curtain that puts you in control of how your social media appears online.
You do not have time to design new graphics every day. Whether you are a graphic designer or someone who just loves making graphics, taking time to create new designs for every image you need will steal precious moments away from creating truly quality content that increases your organic reach.
If you want more time to truly invest in Facebook for business create one design for all your posts and use it over and over. Listen to the SoundCloud clip to discover more on creating post images to use with Facebook for business.
Facebook for business is a whole different world when compared to using Facebook for pleasure. Rather than sharing pictures or thoughts with friends and family who love you and are interested in you, you battle to have your content even seen by others on Facebook – much less actually gain engagement.
In this post you’ll discover how Facebook reach works in concept and how to steadily increase your organic reach over time along with several tips that you can implement immediately.
URL shorteners take ugly links and make them short and pretty. You’ve seen bit.ly, goo.gl, buff.ly and other popular URL shorteners and you’ve probably seen individuals on social media using short URLs branded for them.
This step-by-step post will demonstrate how you can setup your very own custom short url for the cost of one domain address. When you’re done you will have the same powerful brand tool representing every post you share online just like the big bloggers and major tech companies use for themselves.
In this conversation between myself and Ryan Bilello we talk about several social media scheduling tools including Edgar, Buffer and CoSchedule. Discover the functionality, benefits and shortcomings of Edgar and how it compares to Buffer. Our conversation also dives into CoSchedule, which is a WordPress plugin with corresponding monthly service for scheduling social media, analytic curation as well as other features.
Being active on various social networks is not any different than living an active lifestyle. You must find balance. Looking just at the platforms in social media you have approximately 10 networks you could be investing in. Add multiple profiles to any one of those networks and the activity becomes out of control.
The fear of missing out on engagement and growth is real, so how do you know if it’s a smart move to add a new network to your strategy and if that network will actually be worth the effort?