Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. If you are a solo entrepreneur, small business, large, super size, B2B. B2C or anything in between. You only have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression.
How to Get Your Social Media Marketing Budget Approved
Take a listen to the 198th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast and learn how you can setup a 6 month plan for budget approval. The key is to earn the trust and respect early on in your social media program so that you can earn the needed budget in later phases of your project. The podcast will provide you with the foundation to help you win support of even the toughest to please c-suite executive and stakeholders as early in the process as possible!
10 Things to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Social Media Agency in 2016
Check out episode 197 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for 10 Questions Every Brand Must Answer for Themselves Before Contacting a Social Media Marketing Agency.
How to Prioritize Social Networks to Build Your Community and Brand
Use these 10 goals to help you prioritize where you invest resource and time on the social networks to build community. Are you confused as to what social networks you should be leveraging in 2016 and beyond to build community? Should you continue to focus on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? Or should you start integrating live streaming? If yes, then should you dig into Facebook mentions, Facebook live, Periscope, Meerkat or none of the above?
10 Tips to Zoom Your Social Media Branding
Experienced social media brand leaders are not afraid to try new things. They don’t let themselves get stuck in a box, while at the same time they balance the desire to chase shiny objects while staying focused where they know they can achieve the highest measurable business results.
10 Tips to Manage Your Online Brand Reputation
There is much confusion regarding online brand and reputation management. Some think it’s only for brands who get themselves in trouble and need to cover up the bad. Some think it’s public relations, while others think it’s just social media monitoring or some ninja SEO tricks.
How to Launch, Build, Nurture & Zoom Your Social Media Communities!
Communities are the foundation of social media. Communities are where conversations happen, relationships are nurtured and people connect on topics that matter to them.
Brand Strategy in a Nutshell – 5 Reasons to Invest in Branding Your Business
Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. Doesn’t matter if you are a solo entrepreneur, small business, large, super size, business to business, business to consumer or anything in between. You only have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression.
25 Ways Social Media is Killing Your Brand and You Don’t Know it!
Every smart marketer wants their brand to be relevant, memorable, inspiring and positive in the mind of their audience, ideal customer and online community. What many marketers don’t know is that the little things they are doing online every day could be hurting their brand more than helping.
Your Product Is Marketing – #AdobeSummit Inspirations Day 1
Attention is the most scarce resource in business. Earning the attention of your customers, audience and community is one of the greatest challenges for marketers in businesses big and small
10 Google Analytics Metrics to Zoom Your Content and Social Media Marketing
Would you like to better convert traffic to your blog or website to a real sale? Do you wish you knew more about your customer? Wish you knew what content is truly engaging your audience? How about the top traffic sources to your blog or website?
Many marketers stay far away from analytics data and measurement as they think it’s too complicated. The truth is that understanding analytics measurement systems doesn’t require a math or analytics degree.
Are You Creating, Curating or Regurgitating Content?
The challenge can be overwhelming for marketers to consistently create content that is fresh, relevant and provides real value to their audience, customers, and prospective customers.
Because of this pressure, unfortunately many marketers fall to lazy marketing tactics.
Talk Human to Me: 20 Tips to Humanize Your Brand
Humanizing your brand is a requirement, not an option if you want to be in business 3 years from now. Yes, you can put brand humanization on hold. However, every day you lose is a day you could be building relationships, nurturing friendships, establishing and earning the respect of powerful brand evangelists who will shout from a mountain top how wonderful you and your brand are.
Influencer Marketing in a Nutshell
The definition of influencer marketing, four main activities for influencer marketing and how to find and select influencers to work with your brand and more is discussed in this episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast.
Is Ignoring Customers on Social Media a Strategy? @CBS UnderCover Boss Case Study
What should a brand do when social media crisis hits? Is ignoring tv viewers an option for brands? Social media has given consumers, viewers, partners and stakeholders a new platform to speak their mind.
let’s get social!