One important thing about social selling is that the success doesn’t come overnight. Things have to be built upon pieces by pieces, relationships have to be nurtured, contacts with influencers have to be made and on the top of it good, relevant and shareable content has to be created on a regular basis. Here we list 5 important steps which will help you tremendously in social marketing and creating an influential brand in online market space. 1. Select the right channel: Social media is flooded with websites, which have their own personas and style of marketing and to add to the complexity new sites are cropping up regularly. Matching your customers with the social media platform on which they are interacting is the first important step towards creating a successful social media marketing program. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, PinInterest, Youtube, Flickr to name a few – choose any one or more, which suit your marketing goals and stick to it. 2. A professional profile: Just … [Read more...] about Social Media Marketing: 5 Steps Towards Success
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1) What number and what kind of people I’m coming with my efforts in Social Media?2) How we will develop content specifically targeted to these people? The scope and work closely with relevant metrics, helping you determine the effectiveness of your campaign and how to improve your interactions. It is not only how many people are coming, but if you’re heading to the right audience and relevant at a time.Here are four steps that will help you examine and understand the scope and relevance of your message in a Social Media strategy. Step 1 – Determine the current scope This is the easy part. Your strategy in Social Media interaction likely involves multiple platforms.Measure its scope is to find how many people follow you or have chosen to establish a relationship with you on every platform. For example: • How many Twitter followers do you have?• How many Facebook fans?• How many YouTube subscribers?• How quickly your audience grows in each of these … [Read more...] about Four Steps to Determining the Scope and Relevance of Social media
My name is Eric and I’m an editor. I’ve been a freelancer for many years working with various companies, marketplaces, students, professionals, journalists, entrepreneurs, copywriters, travel portals, bloggers, musicians, and all other facets of writers. If you’ve submitted a post here at ShoutMeLoud, you may have had an encounter with me. Some of those encounters may have been favorable, and others, well, maybe not so much. First, let me start off by answering this question: Editors are essentially grammar nerds. We seek to make sure that everything the writer is saying is said in the most attractive way possible. But not everyone has a favorable opinion of editors. Here’s why: They nit-pick. They change words and phrases that you think didn’t need to be changed. They’re often at odds with your artistic vision. But there’s one thing you need to remember: Editors are writers, too. I am a writer. Honestly, I’m much more of a writer … [Read more...] about I Will Show You How to Make Your Blog Professional in 15 minutes
So you have decided to take the leap and start your own business. What is your plan to execute your business idea? Few days back, I had shared some of the basics for starting your own basics. I continue taking you to the basics, because the new ways have also evolved from these. I mentioned documentation is like your oxygen mask. Whenever you feel out of breath, meaning defocussed, refer to your business plan. Here we will discuss how to write a business plan for a new business. Like always, feel free to suggest or add anything relevant. A business plan essentially means a plan of action to implement certain processes to reach a certain goal, financial or volumetric. You define everything about the business in the business plan. Products, services, sale, revenue, cost of sale, marketing, financial etc. Yes, each and everything should be documented. Office setup, operational setup, marketing plan, things you will need to run and grow your business. How do I write a simple business plan? … [Read more...] about How to Write a Business Plan for a New Business?
It was somewhere around March-April 2009 when I decided to quit my daily job to become a professional blogger. At the time of the writing of this post (2014) it has been five years since I made that decision, and not only am I happy, but I consider it to have been among the best decisions I have made in my life. Becoming a professional blogger was not something I had ever given a lot of thought to prior to the spring of 2009, but somehow circumstances favored me enough (and I was brave enough!) to make that decision and create a new reality for myself. If you want to read more about my journey to pro-blogging, here are two posts which will give you a more complete background of my blogging journey: This article is a part of a question-and-answer series. So if you have any questions related to blogging/ WordPress / SEO/ making money online etc., feel free to send me your questions using ShoutMeLoud’s contact form. Being a professional blogger is not an easy job. Many skills, much … [Read more...] about How to Become a Professional Blogger & Be Your Own Boss