Many entrepreneurs don’t have the time needed to really invest in a social media marketing strategy. It takes a lot of time and patience to make it a success for your business. That is why so many seek the help of a social media consultant.
When you have made that decision, that you do want to be a part of social media, make sure you cherry pick the right platform for you. There are a lot of social platforms out there, and a new one cropping up every month. And the all have there own distinct audiences and different benefits. It is not a one size fits all solution.
Articles you write and thoughts you share can now appear in the search engine search results of your followers, even if they don’t belong to the social or bookmarking site you used to share the link. The search engines see your friendships on other networks. This means your online relationships now have a huge impact on your search engine search results.
It is also important to build your network and get to know them as much as you can. There are so many ways you can build your network. Going out to business events, luncheons, dinners with friends or even your kids’ birthday parties, you can get to know people. Because they could be your prospects, eventually.
When you are feeling uninspired do you reach to Flickr, weheartit and Pinterest for inspiration? I certainly do. Now…last week I was feeling very inspired by the colours and florals being used in wedding photography on sites such as once wed. The site I was searching on was My Pinterest.
Give yourself a tasty treat! It’s OK to take solace in a sweet treat. Indulging yourself every so often. I call these a “stress be gone” moment. A hot cup of tea, cocoa or an ice cream sundae on occasion can do wonders! So help yourself to a sweet treat!
Building your business online is definitely one of the best ways to promote your business on the biggest scale, whatever your business is. And the great thing is, you may not only have one source of income, you may even have multiple sources of income, once you’ve mastered your skills.