Small businesses look to big companies and see one thing: success. On the whole, they have everything SMEs want, from the money and the fame to the power. Their brand is global whereas yours is starting off and struggling. Do you seek guidance, though? No, because it’s tempting to see huge corporations as out of reach. There is nothing to learn when you are playing in different divisions. An Apple strategy isn’t going to work for a local corner shop.
Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’
How To Create, Grow And Monetize A Brand New Instagram Account
This is a guest post from Toofame – and a huge thank you to them for passing this on to me. It’s a super-helpful step by step guide to growing an Instagram following, and if that’s something you are currently struggling with you are going to find this guide extremely useful. Enjoy!
In this guide, we’ll show you, step by step, how you can make money on Instagram by creating, growing and finally monetizing your Instagram accounts.
In fact, you’ll get to see the process we used for growing more than 1437 Instagram accounts for Toofame.
So, if you want to learn how to build your Instagram accounts properly, avoid being banned and earn money out of it, you’ll love this guide.
4 Reasons Why My Twitter Traffic Recently Grew By 40%
Twitter is unfashionable as a traffic source nowadays, but it really shouldn’t be. In fact, not only can you get decent Twitter traffic, but it tends to be really good quality. Plus, why put all your eggs in one basket when it comes to your traffic sources?
When people click out of Twitter to read a blog post you’ve just recommended, they tend to take the time to read it and then share it straight away on Twitter if they find it useful. So, you get engaged readers and you get shares.
When it comes to social media traffic, my Google Analytics have been eye opening recently. Twitter has been steadily on the rise. 40% to be exact, over the past few months. So I wanted to share with you the four changes I’ve made to my approach on Twitter that have helped me achieve that.
Perfect Captions: A Guide For A Beginning Instagram Blogger
If you are an experienced Instagram blogger, you already know how difficult it is creating the perfect captions. Post writing is easy. However, the main challenge beginners have is creating the caption. The question is should they write captions in a friendly or professional tone? What about using emojis and hashtags? How should one go about it?
So whether you are a blogger or promoter, this beginner guide will help you create the perfect caption that will look as good as your picture. Let’s get to it!
Starting an online business soon? Here are my predictions for how to succeed in 2018
The online business world in 2018 can feel like a tough gig sometimes. No sooner have you mastered a strategy to market your website, the goalposts change. Suddenly there’s a new tool/strategy/social media platform on the horizon that you *have* to learn. Doesn’t it sometimes feel like you are forever playing catch up?
I wanted to use this post to help entrepreneurs get away from that shiny object syndrome, whilst still acknowledging tactics that will work now – in 2018 – rather than in a good old days of the internet (when was that exactly?).
So here are my predictions for what is going to help your business succeed this year; solid proven, strategies that will help you avoid the fads and trends that can set you off path.
Is The Edgar Social Media Scheduling Tool Worth The Money?
I have a confession.
I’m a lazy social media poster.
You see, I understand how important social media is for growing a business. I know it’s a great way to increase visibility of your brand. It’s a great way to connect with potential customers. It’s a great way to bring regular traffic to your website.
If You’re Not Making Money on Instagram, You’re Doing It Wrong
As long as you haven’t been living under a rock the past couple years, you’ll know that Instagram should be a key component to your online marketing strategy, especially as a service-based business, where the competition often believes Instagram will not work for them. Newsflash: it can and it will. Your people are out there. So it behooves you to show up there, too, and start making money on Instagram.
Guest post by Melissa Camilleri, Founder of Compliment, Inc. and the 21-Day Insta-course
Using Your Facebook Page To Promote Your Product? Here’s Why You Might Be Losing Business
If you’ve been using Facebook for a while to promote your business, then you probably know that Facebook is putting considerable effort into filtering page content to its users. This means you have to be smarter than ever to ensure your followers see your posts. If this is news to you, check out a post I wrote last year on Facebook engagement.
However, what you might not know is that as of January this year, Facebook has rolled out a new change. This change is going to make it even tougher for businesses to market to their customers. Here’s what you need to know.
Before Growing Your Social Media Following, Do This First
If you’re a new business, or relatively new, I’m going to take a guess that a big social media following is high up there on your to-do list.
I get no points for guessing that. It’s no secret that a prominent social media following can do wonders for a new business. Given the right circumstances, it can change the fortunes of a business overnight.
The problem is, how do you grow a social media following when you’re just starting out?
Social Media Not Working For Your Business? This Is Probably Why
You must promote on social media!
So say the latest and greatest business books. But if you’ve launched your startup on social media, you might be starting to question this theory. You might find that posting on social media is taking up a huge proportion of your time. And you might find that people are ignoring your posts. No one is clicking. No one is buying. So you are probably wondering: why put the effort in?
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