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How to Calculate the Return on Your Social Media Marketing Investment

As marketers and social media platforms mature, we’re discoving a lot more about the upside and downside of investing in social media. You’ll see that I’m often critical of the expectations set by social media consultants – but that doesn’t mean I’m critical of social media. I save tons of time and effort sharing wisdom with peers and conversing with brands online. I have no doubt that my time spent on social media has been an incredible investment for my company, my publication, and my career. The issue is a matter of both expectations and

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Let’s Make Money: 8 Ways To Turn Social Media Traffic Into Sales

Social media sales are the new craze for marketing specialists all over the world. Contrary to an outdated belief, social media sales can be profitable for any industry — doesn’t matter if your target audience is millennials or generation X, schoolers or huge business owners, fixers or college professors. Considering the fact that there are about 3 billion active social media users worldwide, can you really say that there are no people who would like to buy your product among them? Your job is to find these people. In comparison to traditional marketing, social media

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The Top 5 Reasons Brands Struggle to Quantify Social ROI

We shared an incredible infographic that details how a business can measure their social media return on investment. Measuring ROI on social media isn’t without its challenges, though. In fact, the lack of the ability to measure the impact of social media has – unfortunately – led to many companies abandoning social media altogether. Is Your Social Media Marketing Effective? Measuring the return on investment (ROI) for social media efforts has been a contentious topic with marketers. More businesses than ever are devoting an increasing number of resources to social media marketing, yet many still

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The 4 Advantages of Micro-Influencers

As influencer marketing matures and evolves, brands are now more aware than ever about the advantages of amplifying messages among smaller hyper-targeted audiences. We’ve shared a comparison of (macro / mega ) influencers versus micro-influencers previously: (Macro / Mega ) Influencer – these are people like celebrities. They have a large following and may influencer purchases, but it’s not necessarily in a specific industry, product, or service. Micro-Influencer – these are people that may have a much lower following, but they are highly engaged and have great influence over the followers they do have. An

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How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course, with making your brand worth following. Why Do Consumers Follow Brands Online? Interest – Offering – Personality – Recommendations –

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