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5 Posts That Will Increase Your Facebook Engagement Overnight

The ONLY way to capture the attention of your fans is to publish great posts that entice them to engage. In this article, Scott Ayres (Co-author of Facebook All-In-One for Dummies) discusses 5 types of posts that will get them to do just that.

Tweeting Causes a Twitter

Another Nielson case study (AKA reliable source) demonstrating that Twitter increases audience tune in on TV/broadcasts. Whilst not related to small business – the take away from this is that if you plan on having a live webinar/G+ hangout or podcast then live tweeting before/during and after can increase audience engagement. Simple right?

Imagine a multi tasking 8 armed bandit doing all these things at once..lol, or if your smart, schedule posts or… if you’re a genius have someone do this for you that’s great with social media. I wonder who that could be?? Anyway check out the article for further info.

 

How to Use Pinterest for Videos, SlideShares and Podcasts

Do you only share images on Pinterest? Did you know you can also share videos, slideshares and audio podcasts to amplify your exposure? In this article from Cynthia Sanchez at Social Media Examiner you’ll look at new and exciting ways to promote your business on Pinterest.

 

8 Ways to Make Social Media Work for You

Social media is more than just a place for socialising — today many businesses have found it integral to their business success. Social media makes it easier than ever to connect with customers and develop a relationship. However, too many businesses fail to do their research before jumping on the social media bandwagon. In this article John Rampton discusses eight practices to set your business up for success on whatever platforms you decide to use.

 

Write a Simple Marketing Plan

Writing a marketing plan can be a daunting task for many small business owners, however it doesn’t have to be a headache. Here, Kim T. Gordon goes over five steps to a simple, concise plan that’ll get your marketing efforts on the right track and save you loads of time.

 

12 Essential Elements of a Social Media Marketing Strategy

If you want to attract and engage social-media fans and followers — and convert them into paying customers — you need to map out a clear, goal-oriented social media plan. If you don’t, it will be obvious to your fans and target market that you are disorganized. If you are relatively new to social media and looking for a straightforward way to start, follow the 12 essential elements in this article and you will be off to a flying start.

 

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SEO: The Top Reasons Why Google Isn’t Indexing Your Site

“Why is my site not indexed?!” This is the most essential SEO (search engine optimization) feature of all time. Google must index your site in order for your site get any organic traffic from Google. If your site isn’t indexed, you are gonna miss out big time! No one will find your content organically, because it’s not part of Google’s search index. The first step to fixing an indexing issue is diagnosing the indexing issue. This list will help you do just that.