Category Archives: Social Media Marketing

New Facebook Changes

Updated Layout

Facebook has made some changes to your Page’s design on desktop. According to Facebook, they did this to make it easier for your visitors to interact with you and your Page. In the updated layout your profile picture doesn’t overlap with your cover photo. (Check out the before here). The cover photo still displays on desktop at 828 x 315 pixels while… Read more »

Pinterest Best Practices

An Affiliate’s Guide To Marketing on Pinterest. In order to effectively market on Pinterest you first need to create a Pintrest business account and verify your website. Doing this will add your logo to any Pin that is Pinned from your website, and you will be able to see what images people are Pinning. Be sure to include a recognizable profile… Read more »

16 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic

Here is a roundup of 16 tips aimed at boosting blog traffic.  Use social networks to promote your blog posts! Share each new blog post across your social media networks, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest. People who follow you on social media expect you to share your links. Liking your page is sometimes the easiest way for them to keep up with your updates. Add… Read more »

Inbound Marketing – A Strategy For Growth

What is Inbound Marketing? Inbound marketing is a strategy that utilizes content to bring potential customers to you, rather than having your marketing efforts fight for their attention. Inbound marketing is about creating and sharing content with the world. By creating content specifically designed to appeal to your target market, inbound attracts qualified prospects to your business. Companies and individuals… Read more »

9 Facebook Cover Photo Best Practices

Since writing this article, Facebook made a few changes. You may read about them here. Recently an affiliate asked me to assist her with setting up a Facebook business page. I advised her to take a look at one of our Facebook page to see how ‘things were done‘. As we were reviewing our page, I noticed that we were not following… Read more »

Ten Facebook Marketing Tips and Tricks

Did you know that 1.09 billion people log in to Facebook daily? (a 16% increase year-over-year), it’s still the most popular social network around. Plus, Facebook owns 77% of all social logins. If you want your to reach consumers, having a presence on Facebook should be a part of your marketing strategy. Here are 10 tips for Marketing on Facebook It’s important… Read more »

How To Grow Your Pinterest Following

Pinterest accounts for 25% of retail referral traffic. The site drives four times more money per click than Twitter and 47% of U.S. online consumers have made a purchase based on recommendations from Pinterest (Source). They have proven their power as a massively effective place to connect with your audience. If you are not using Pintrest, you are missing out on a 72 million user base!… Read more »

How to Grow Your Twitter Following

How to grow your followers without advertising So, you’ve signed up for a Twitter account, now what? First, ensure you have a Twitter account that’s worth following. To do this, you need to create a unique voice. Your word choice, the content you share, the people you retweet, should all fit the voice of you and your Twitter account. ‘Tweet the… Read more »

How to Effectively use Hashtags on Pinterest.

hashtags on Pinterest.

How Hashtags Work on Pinterest Pinterest has been supporting hashtags for some time. Just like with other social networks, hashtags act as a keyword to bring all of the Pins using that same hashtag together. They are ONLY clickable in a Pin description. Therefore, putting them in your username, “about” section, or in board titles is not necessary. Pinterest search doesn’t… Read more »

How to Effectively Use Hashtags on Facebook

Facebook Hashtags

How Hashtags Work on Facebook Like on Twitter, a Facebook hashtag ties the conversations of different users into one stream. But unlike Twitter where the majority of users have public accounts and their posts can be seen by anyone, most people’s Facebook posts and accounts are private. As a result, even if individuals are using hashtags, they are not searchable – unless… Read more »

How to Effectively Use Twitter Hashtags

twitter hashtags

What Does ‘Hashtag’ Mean? Remember the pound symbol #? it’s now popularly known as a hashtag. A hashtag is a keyword phrase, spelled out without spaces, with a pound sign (#) in front of it. For example, #PrimalForceAffiliate and #Supplements are both hashtags. They are used to identify messages on a specific topic. When used properly, they are a great way for individuals as well as brands… Read more »

How to Use Social Media to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Use Social Media to drive traffic to your blog

How to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Linkedin to drive traffic to your blog One of the best ways to drive traffic to your blog or website is to use social media. Facebook There are several ways to share your blog posts on your Facebook personal and business pages. You can update Your Status With a Link. Once you complete a… Read more »