Social Media Mark...
Follow
109 views | +0 today
Social Media Marketing II
Social media strategies, and all that's new and current in the social media world.
Curated by Carlos Thomas
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Carlos Thomas from SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about!
Scoop.it!

How to Blog Reactively … and Why You Should

How to Blog Reactively … and Why You Should | Social Media Marketing II | Scoop.it
The word “proactive” is tossed around a lot these days, and you could easily be forgiven for thinking that being proactive is pretty much the only way to blog or do anything else.

 

Certainly in your blogging life there are times when being proactive is important; but it’s not always the answer!

 

The problem with being proactive
Being proactive essentially means doing things unprompted—typically, you set a schedule and you work to it. This is a great way to ensure you get things done. The problem is that to be proactive in this way, sometimes you have to write blog posts at times when you don’t feel all that inspired; this can result in posts that are less than perfect, which is never a good thing...


Via Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Carlos Thomas from SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about!
Scoop.it!

The 7 Biggest Conversion-Killing Website Mistakes – and How to Fix Them

The 7 Biggest Conversion-Killing Website Mistakes – and How to Fix Them | Social Media Marketing II | Scoop.it

Getting targeted traffic to your website is just half of the journey towards making it profitable. The other half? Turning that traffic into customers that stick around and buy stuff from you!

 

Regardless of what market you’re in, you should develop a solid plan and sales funnel to help you monetize your blog. Don’t worry – it doesn’t mean you have to depart from your blog’s persona and ideas to squeeze money from your visitors. In fact, you should stay within the spirit and tone of your blog when selling! Offer relevant products, t-shirts, books, seminars, or services that appeal to the wants and needs of your readers...


Via Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Carlos Thomas from SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about!
Scoop.it!

The Great Twitter Automation Debate

The Great Twitter Automation Debate | Social Media Marketing II | Scoop.it

More Than One Way To Communicate

 

Of course, communication can take many forms. For example, you can reply to emails when you have time, rather than chain yourself to a device to reply to every one when it arrives.

 

In that vein, Gray compares Stratten’s insistence about using Twitter primarily for real-time communication to be “like saying all conversations should be on the phone.” He further points out that email or letters (what he calls asynchronous communication) are valid forms of communication.


Via Get Clients Online, Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Carlos Thomas from SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about!
Scoop.it!

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers | Social Media Marketing II | Scoop.it

Do you want to be a successful blogger?

 

I do. I might be getting a bit obsessed with it, actually.

 

Post ideas pop into my head unexpectedly. I keep a long running list of ideas for improving my blog.

 

I also study how the most successful bloggers got where they are, and I pore over every word that they write.

 

If you want to be a great blogger, you should, too.

 

A lot of the top bloggers like Brian Clark, Darren Rowse, and Leo Babauta have shared hundreds of tips about how they made their blogs so successful. But each blogger’s tips are just a little different.

 

There’s too much advice to follow


Via Martin Gysler
more...
No comment yet.