If you want to succeed in the online world today you must build your own social media, digital marketing and branding plan and strategy. Although there are many social marketing gurus happy to give you free advice, you must be careful who you listen to and be sure you are focusing on the right technologies, strategies and tactics for your business and audience.
The truth is that although many marketers are “doing social media,” far fewer are utilizing social media in a way that brings positive result or return on investment. Take a listen to episode 246 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast where I share with you The Number One Reason Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment and How to Fix it.
Have you ever wondered why it seems that some people just simply have more free time? Yes, they may be busy. However, they seem to float through life a bit (or a lot) happier, while you feel as though you are stuck in a hamster wheel.
Take a listen to the 204th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to hear some solid strategies and tips to help you focus your time, energy, life and business on the highest value tasks that will help you achieve your goals and objectives.
Did you know that over 900 million people are connected to “public figures” on Facebook? Facebook recently announced the launch of a new mobile video live streaming feature called Live. Celebrities, politicians, athletes and general influencers have already been using the Facebook Mentions application only available to people with a verified page.
What does it really mean to be a thought leader? Unfortunately too many digital and social marketers have a false belief that they can simply write a few blog posts, send a few tweets and increase their social influence scores such as Klout and they will quickly become the go to thought leader of their niche.
Do you know the difference between traditional marketing, ecommerce, multichannel marketing and omnichannel marketing?
Omnichannel marketing is not simply a buzzword for multichannel marketing.
Do you ever feel like you are going through the motions of life? Maybe you get a strange feeling that your life is set on auto drive but you don’t know who is at the wheel? Maybe it’s the not the life you thought you would live?
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are you tired of working 18 hours a day and yet still not achieving your life and business goals?
If Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Snapchat were to drop off the face of the earth tomorrow what would happen to your business? Would your business be negatively impacted? Would it thrive or would it crumble under algorithm changes and paid media models being aggressively implemented by every social network that hits prime time.
Industries, communities and ecosystems of all kinds go through cycles of change. They grow, they shrink, they thrive, they struggle. How they get out of the struggle and truly embrace change is what separates the winners from the losers
Marketing, communication and media is becoming more and more complicated. Many marketers and business leaders are finding it difficult to learn, embrace and maximize their use of new media. They struggle with understanding the difference, value and how to best use earned media, paid media and owned media.
Marketers must understand the difference of the 3 key types of media, paid, earned and owned. Media has gotten more complex. Learning how to integrate these 3 media types will increase business results.
Use these 10 tips to gain confidence in using social media, develop a plan for learning and know how to prioritize your time spent learning and engaging.
Sometimes in life the moments that create the most success are the ones that may feel a bit rough around the edges as they are happening. The key to success is standing back up even when you get knocked down flat on your face.