I asked a client, “Who’s you’re target market?” He replied, “Everyone!” Yikes! Unfortunately, not like back in the day of the Yellow Pages, you can’t place an ad or two in the local paper or the YP and expect to get results. Each social media network has its own audience — a distinct user base.… Read more How and Where to Best Reach Different Generations on Social Media [Infographic] – Updated!
As a small business, budgets are tight — especially in these uncertain economic times. Moreover, any entrepreneur knows that marketing — especially social media marketing — is a key factor for any business that wants new customers. However, today’s social media and digital marketing tools, are free to use if you know how to use… Read more Effective Social Media Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
I was recently asked this question on Quora: “What’s the Best Time to Post on Social Media?” It depends on your target audience — who they are and where they’re located. Who is your target audience on social media? Each social media network is different as are their users and why they’re on it. For… Read more When is the Best Time to Post on Social Media?
It never fails. As soon as I start prepping to present a class on social media, the networks change something. This week, not just one, but 4 networks had significant announcements and social media marketing news. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest have new features or are launching something soon. Plus, there’s a new video app… Read more What You Need to Know in Social Media Marketing News
Back in the day, whenever you purchased something, the advice was, buyer beware. Before you bought something or hired someone, you had to see credentials, check reviews, or asked a friend or colleague. However, today’s buyers are savvier and more demanding. They expect more. And, if you can’t provide content they can actually use, they… Read more The Social Savvy Consumer