Share On Social Media
Once you have written an article or created a new page on your website, share on social media. Don’t let it sit there for no-one to see. This will get visitors to your website, or blog, and will get you possible buyers for the products or services that you are advertising.
I am quite sure that you are already a member of several social networks, we all are these days, even if you are not marketing online. As I have been marketing online since 2001, I have joined Twitter as early as January 2009 and have become an expert in social media marketing. You don’t have to be an expert yourself, but if you want to do business online, you need to be a member of at least a few of the main social platforms.
The main social accounts you should be signed up with are:
Make sure that you have read their TOS before posting anything. Complete your profile properly, add a photo of yourself if possible, or your logo, avoid uploading a picture of your cat, no-one wants to do business with a cat, I can promise you that, and complete your bio as accurately as possible by introducing yourself briefly. In your bio, make sure that you include a link to your website or blog.
What can you share on social media?
Then, you can start to share on social media things that you like. There are limits to what you can share, some social platforms hate that you post too often, and with links to your products or services, so make sure that you adhere to the rules.
Share on social media interesting stuff and engage in conversations. Respond to possible messages. Be polite and avoid religious, racial, political matters, you never know who will be reading your message. Unless your niche is of religious or political nature, yet, it shouldn’t stop you from being nice and cheerful.
Some social platforms will allow you to make use of #tags, reTweets, Share, etc. Make use of those as they can increase your reach enormously, and ultimately go viral, but make use of them with moderation.
The number of shares you can safely post per day varies from platform to platform and also depends on the number of fans and followers you have, here is a guide for you:
#tags work with Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram
- Twitter allows for RT and #tags (RT is short for reTweet)
- Facebook allows Share and #tags
- LinkedIn accepts Share only
How often can you share on social media?
- Pinterest ~~> post 5 times per day
- Twitter ~~> post 3 times per day
- Google+ ~~> post 3 times per day
- Facebook ~~> post 2 times per day
- Instagram ~~> post 2 times per day
- LinkedIn ~~> post 1 time per day
Each and every day make sure to visit your social accounts and follow back those that have followed you. Respond to their messages, and if possible thank them for their actions (reTweets, shares, likes, etc.). By doing so, you will see your number of fans and followers increase naturally.
Also, follow members that have something in common with you or your business. Regularly “clean” your lists by un-following those that are not following you back, or have been inactive for a while (2 weeks or more).
When posting a message on your social platforms, use words that will compel your reader to click.
Apparently, certain words that end with “ly” can be sneakily used in your copy to slowly and hypnotically influence your readers. Here are a few:
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