20 Benefits To Using Linkedin Even If You Don’t Sell To Other Businesses

20 Benefits To Using Linkedin Even If You Don’t Sell To Other Businesses

  When a small business owner comes to me looking for advice, it’s usually about how to utilize and maximize their effective use of social media. Everyone wants to be active on Facebook, Twitter and the various blog sites promoting their business. Some people have a general idea about how well consistent blogging can reach people, or how fast and easy a simple tweet can burn across the millions of […]

5 Low-Cost Methods to Generate Leads with Social Media

5 Low-Cost Methods to Generate Leads with Social Media

In this guide, I would like to share how your company (small or big) can use social media and blogging to start generating leads online using social media. My hope is you’ll find these methods helpful when using a smaller budget, or just getting your toes wet with social media and content marketing.

Why Smart Companies Hire Social Media Experts & You Should Too

Why Smart Companies Hire Social Media Experts & You Should Too

Today I was at a friend’s house and she asked me, “Now what do you do again?” To be honest, I thought I had answered this pretty straight forward several months ago, when I said “social media”, but this time she begged “what does that mean?” and then it hit me. Most people, even small businesses, have no idea what “social media” is, what it means, and what it encompasses. […]

A Guide To Hiring A Perfect Social Media Manager

A Guide To Hiring A Perfect Social Media Manager

An introductory guide to hiring the perfect social media expert for your company. Introduction A Social Media Manager Needs More The industry of social media is still relatively new, making it difficult to find and hire the right person. There is more than skill and talent to consider. You also want to think about creativity, consistency, experience, past results, strategy, planning, delivery, constant training and the passion to learn more. There is a lot to consider […]

Social Media Is NOT About Promoting Your Business

Social Media Is NOT About Promoting Your Business

Using Social Media for Business – Understanding the Basics Social media is the big thing for marketing small businesses. Since everyone uses Facebook to talk to their friends and family or Twitter to watch #TV with, it’s a natural progression to try to use it to grow your business. After all you are already comfortable with the platform, and as a small business owner you promote your business almost naturally. But there’s a […]

Buffer App Adds Facebook Groups for Admins

New Update on 5/1/2015: Starting April 30th 2015, Facebook doesn’t allow 3rd party applications to post into a group which you are not an admin for. You can only use Buffer or any other Facebook group autoposters to post to your own group. I just got an email from Buffer saying they finally have access to Facebook groups for Buffer. You know Buffer is my second favorite tool for social media (my favorite […]

Does My Business Need Social Media?

Does My Business Need Social Media?

With millions of regular users on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms businesses are often excited to get involved,even if it  isn’t in their best interest.Discover why so many business need social media and are happy to jump on the bandwagon, before we discuss whether or not yours should. Most people are going to tell you everyone should be active in social media, but I think that has more to do […]