17 Steps to a Facebook Contest that Attracts Participants [Infographic]

 

17 Steps to an Attractive Facebook Contest

Are Facebook contests a part of your social media strategy?

Getting more Facebook page likes, increasing your reach, generating leads and sales are some of the benefits you can take advantage of by running Facebook contests. They can give your pages an instant boost which is really important now because of the decrease in Facebook page reach. To help you create a Facebook contest that attracts participants here’s an infographic from Socially Stacked that is loaded with tips. Check it out below…

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6 Ways to Grab Attention With Your Facebook Page Cover Photo

 

6 Ways to Grab Attention With Your Facebook Page Cover Photo

From small companies to large enterprises, businesses are reaping the benefits of social media. Those of us in the marketing field have discovered that peer impressions have much more impact now than they did in the past.

People turn to social media, including Facebook, to ask “friends” for recommendations when seeking a product or service. In some aspects, having an attractive Facebook page is just as important as having a user friendly website. The challenge is creating a Facebook cover that grabs the users attention and immediately prompts them to “Like” your page.

Social media, like other mediums, has become quite saturated. People are getting pickier about who and what they “Like”. So, how do you create a Facebook cover that stands out? Below are a few ideas to help drive both Facebook likes and leads to your business…

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Double Your Facebook Page Likes in Just 5 Minutes a Day [Infographic]

 

How to Get More People to Like Your Facebook Page [Infographic]

Would you like more Facebook page ‘Likes’?

To combat the recent decrease in Facebook page reach, it isn’t just enough if you post at the best time, create and share more visuals and boost posts. You need to take extra steps to get more page ‘Likes’ so that more people will see your updates with lesser effort. Getting more Facebook page ‘Likes’ might seem very time consuming, but it can actually be achieved in just five minutes a day as seen in the below infographic from Who is Hosting This

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3 Content Marketing Lessons from the Oscars

 

This is a guest post by Lisa Zatulovsky of Straight North.

3 Content Marketing Lessons from the Oscars

The gowns, the jewels, the barrage of celebrities – all were front and center at the 2014 Oscars. But beyond the glitter and glamour, what can marketers learn from this event that benefits their companies? From fashion to food, here are three lessons learned from the Oscars to incorporate into your content marketing strategy…

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6 Tools to Improve Your Visual Social Media Presence

 

6 Tools to Improve Your Visual Social Media Presence

Are you making the most of visuals in your social media campaigns? Are you using the right tools for your visual social media presence?

Good use of visuals is an absolute necessity for any business using social media to promote themselves. On sites like Facebook and Twitter images drive the highest engagement. On blogs, visuals in the form of infographics drive high levels of traffic and backlinks and then there are visual based social networks like Instagram and Pinterest which have quickly grown popular.

If businesses aren’t already using visuals in their social media strategies, they should do so now. As I have already covered how to use visuals in my infographic, How to Thrive on Social Media With Images, here is a list of tools that can save time and help improve your visual social media presence…

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11 Vital Points of a Social Media Marketing Plan

11 Vital Points of a Social Media Marketing PlanHave you got a social media marketing plan? Would you like to learn how to create one?

There is no question that social media is an effective and powerful tool for business and product marketing. Everyone can now be found on Facebook or Twitter or both; and even those who proudly say they use neither can be influenced by friends and acquaintances who are active on social media. Either way, anyone living in a modern community can truly be reached by social media marketing.

The medium here is social media, but the basic principles of marketing are pretty much the same. There is still a target market, a product or service to be promoted, a brand name whose authority needs to be established, and even the necessity of an attraction or entertainment factor. Check all the 11 vital points of a successful social media marketing plan below… [Read more...]

20 Facebook Tips to Enhance Your Page Presence [Infographic]

 

[Infographic] 20 Facebook Tips to Enhance Your Page Presence

Would you like to enhance your Facebook page presence?

Facebook recently made some changes which have affected several page owners negatively. The only way page owners can counter this is by stepping up their efforts. Luckily there are a lot of wonderful people, on the web, who freely share their tips with us. One such piece I found, with several bits of advice, is  this infographic by Lyubcho. It contains 20 tips that can be used to increase your Facebook presence and is a must read for anyone who wants to get the most out of their Facebook page. Check it out below…

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4 Social Media Tools to Help You Generate Leads That Pay Now and in the Future

 

4 Social Media Tools to Help You Generate Leads That Pay Now and in the Future

Are you using social media to generate leads? Would you like to learn about tools that can simplify generating leads through social media?

There are thousands of useful social media tools and apps on the web and they do such wonderful things, that running a business is both simpler, and inexpensive. Some of the most important of these tools are the ones that can help you generate leads. As leads are the key to earning revenue that can help your business survive. So I have shared 4 social media tools to help you generate leads below…

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4 Social Media Blunders Every Company Makes (And How to Avoid Them)

 

This is a guest post by Elliot Martinez.

 4 Social Media Blunders Every Company Makes (And How to Avoid Them)

Would you like to avoid social media blunders?

Many companies unknowingly make social media blunders. Learning about these four common problems and how to avoid them could help you steer clear of a social media nightmare. So here are four common social media blunders and tips on how to avoid them…

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