Validate Your Social Media Strategy Against this 8-Point Checklist

Most of the companies who come to us for social media assistance look at social media as a publishing and acquisition channel, severely limiting their ability to grow their brand’s awareness, authority, and conversions online. There’s so much more to social media, including listening to your customers and competitors, expanding your network, and growing the authority your people and brand have online. If you limit yourself to just publishing and expecting a sale here and

How to Measure Social Media Success

Measuring the success of social media is harder than most people believe. Social media has three dimensions: Direct Conversions – this is where most marketers are looking to measure the return on investment. A link brings a visitor directly from a social media post or share through to a conversion. However, I don’t believe that’s where the majority of the ROI is. Influencing Conversions – Having a relevant community that’s carrying your word is incredibly powerful. I

How to Use Social Media for Small Business

It’s not as simple as people think. Sure, after a decade of working on it, I have one heck of a nice following on social media. But small businesses typically don’t have ten years to ramp up and create momentum on their strategy. Even in my small business, my ability to execute a highly strategic social media marketing initiative for my small business is a challenge. I know I need to continue growing my reach