14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter
JANUARY 28, 2016
Twitter is an amazing platform to not only build community and brand awareness but also to generate leads and increase sales! Yes, smart and social savvy marketers know how to generate sales using Twitter. You can tap into the power of Twitter ads, Twitter cards, Twitter lists and more.
A Little Bit of Conversation. A Lot More Insights.
OCTOBER 26, 2016
It’s simple – call a few people and have some in-depth, one-on-one conversations. Utilities can easily reach the media through Twitter, but tend to see minimal customer engagement there. Your goal is to have a conversation, not an interrogation. A Little Bit of Conversation.
3 Quick Ways to Drive Conversions on Pinterest
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
A Convertro study indicates that Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network. This means brands that mostly target male audiences can also leverage Pinterest to drive conversions.
Why You Need a Business Strategy, Not a Social Strategy
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Your business strategy should come first; your social media strategy should follow. In this scenario, social strategy is where things start and social goals are where they end. Once these things are clearly defined, you can bring social media into the conversation.
Social Media Demographics to Inform a Better Segmentation Strategy
MARCH 6, 2017
The best marketers you’ll come across don’t sleep until they have a better idea on their audience and segmentation strategy. Instead, it takes better brand alignment, thought-out social conversations and meaningful connections with your core group of brand loyalists. Twitter.
The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
MARCH 29, 2016
But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy. If you’re not sure your strategy is on track—or not sure what your company’s social media marketing strategy is —hopefully this post can help. Cross-Platform Social Media Strategy.
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s
6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More
JUNE 12, 2016
I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn—one day I’ll point out my follower growth to a friend and the next I’ll feel all insecure about the number not being big enough.
5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level
AUGUST 5, 2014
If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.
Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?
JULY 24, 2012
Face-to-face conversation is the best form of communication (co-location) – Internally, face-to-face is the best. Via social media, however, a 1:1 conversation is best. Maybe this week they’ll be all over Twitter.
Conversation Agent: Curating Information as Content Strategy
OCTOBER 27, 2010
Conversation Agent « Customer Service Made Simple | Main | How Much is Your Brand Worth to a Fan? » Curating Information as Content Strategy Content, which is anything that informs, educates, or entertain online, is your business digital body language. Agree re strategy.
The Ultimate Guide to Social PR Strategy: A Blueprint for Success
APRIL 2, 2016
No Twitter, no Facebook, no YouTube, no Blab, no Snapchat… none of it. Getting Your Social PR Strategy Off the Ground. Smart Social PR strategy always always ALWAYS maps to business objectives. Element #4: Conversation. Conversation: Examples.
Six essential shifts in social media strategy
JUNE 8, 2012
Gone are the days when the GMOOT (Get Me One Of Those) approach will get you anywhere – simply having a Twitter account, or a Facebook Page, isn’t enough. Six Essential Shifts in Social Media Strategy. Embracing negative and neutral conversations.
Comic: Social Media Strategy From A Book
JUNE 26, 2012
Developing a social media strategy isn’t easy, especially with so many channels out there…it sometimes feels like social media overload ! But ignoring social media outright definitely isn’t a good strategy.
From Conversation Company to Optimization Organization
APRIL 28, 2012
A friend and fellow country-man, Steven Van Belleghem from InSites Consulting , wrote two books, ‘ The Conversation Manager ’ and, more recently ‘ The Conversation Company ’. In social media, the emphasis has been on the holy conversation for quite some time now.
12 Essential Elements of a Social Media Marketing Strategy
OCTOBER 18, 2014
Are Facebook and Twitter their platforms of choice? Make sure to tailor strategies that are unique to each of your social media channels. Get everyone on board with your strategy. What works on Facebook will fall flat on Twitter, and vice versa.
The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Ideally, you should automate most of your content sharing activities, and continue to participate in social conversations manually. Automated responses, particularly on Twitter are quite common, though not always accurate. Followerwonk is a Twitter analytics tool.
Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network, there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Here’s a list of Twitter chats to browse.
Social Media Strategy Template
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. 83 percent have a Twitter account and 80 percent are on Facebook – a ten percent increase since 2013. However, only 38 percent of companies say they have a defined social media strategy.
5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Is it time for a Twitter audit? That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Here are five keys to a killer Twitter audit. Like all your communication channels, Twitter needs to represent your brand’s mission and values.
3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online
Buzz Marketing for Technology
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
No matter where you look, brands are all trying to crack the code of having a two-way conversation with their customers wherever they are – be it in-store, online, on a smartphone, on a tablet or on social media.
How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy
AUGUST 23, 2015
But on Twitter, $5 can buy you something a lot more valuable — a data mine that you can use to redefine your entire digital strategy. Here is our “$5 Twitter Ad Three-Step Method” to optimize your brand’s Facebook advertising strategy.
4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 31, 2015
A tool like Mention offers you the ability to listen in on conversations about your brand and its related keywords across the web. Using Mention, not only do you get to hear in real time what’s being said about you online, you even get to participate in these conversations directly.
Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales?
How to Start a Conversation on Social
MAY 19, 2016
We talk a lot about how brands can find and leverage existing conversations on social — but what if you’re trying to start a whole new conversation? Here are five techniques which will help you begin a conversation on social.
Three Keys to Blueprinting Your Social PR Strategy
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
It was an intense couple of days, but absolutely essential to mapping out and implementing their social PR strategy, which is what we’ve been retained to do. How do they feature in relevant conversations… if at all?
Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches
OCTOBER 9, 2014
If you were to login to your Twitter account right now, I know I can safely assume that 90% of the messages you’re seeing in your feed are irrelevant to you as everyone is chaotically trying to tell their own story, promoting their own opinions, ideas, newest blog post, etc.
10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use
MARCH 7, 2017
Twitter marketing involves a lot of moving parts. As you can imagine, doing all of this within the native Twitter app can be frustrating, to say the least. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. Twitter
Connect the Dots Between PR Metrics and Strategy
MARCH 16, 2015
The journey from data to narrative is when communications pros dig deep into research, survey results , analytics, and usage and conversion data to create the strategies and narratives that change minds and influence behaviors. By Brendon Shank.
You’re Never Going to Sell Content Strategy
JUNE 13, 2016
———— Since I’ve been an independent strategist, I’ve talked to many digital agency executives about what I’m doing as part of a conversation about how we might work together. I worked for a digital agency back when content strategy was new.
Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold
JANUARY 26, 2017
Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Twitter trending topics are also a chance for your team to engage directly with customers.
Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business
JULY 20, 2016
What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.
7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions
The Social Media Hat
JULY 18, 2016
Social Media 7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions. Without a strategy and some information on how to do this, the likelihood is that they will feel like most of their social posts fly out into the ether somewhere - never to be clicked upon, and therefore never converted.
Social Media Metrics and Conversion
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
While companies were finding their feet in this new medium, soft metrics such as fans, followers and engagement in conversation have been accepted as a yardstick. Conversions. Conversions 8. # of page views.
3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? If no, then figure out your buyer persona before attempting this strategy. Do I have tracking set up on my website (email conversions, most importantly)?
Forget Your Social Strategy. What’s Your HR Strategy?
Convince & Convert
JULY 9, 2014
So, I want to offer up a controversial statement: Stop worrying so much about your social media strategy. Instead, schedule some time with HR and ask them about their strategy. If not, at the very least I’m sure a quick Twitter search will reveal some complaints from employees.
10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors.
What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You
AUGUST 17, 2012
Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. Twitter is changing the number of times the application can do that from 350 per hour to 60. Twitter prefers you use their website to access it.
CSR: A Feel-Good Investment or Digital Strategy?
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
As CSR continues to evolve, grow, and downright become a strategic business investment , it’s imperative digital groups understand how to integrate these initiatives into their content marketing strategies. The post CSR: A Feel-Good Investment or Digital Strategy?
5 Instagram Audience Development Strategies From The New York Times
DECEMBER 29, 2016
They have since strengthened their presence on Twitter and Facebook, and created a solid presence on Instagram. Need tips on creating a solid Instagram strategy for your business vertical? When was the last time you held a real physical newspaper?