How to Break Through the Wilderness of Social Media Marketing

how to break through - best to use for postI’ve enjoyed my journey through the wilderness of social media marketing, because I have an end goal.

To drive powerfully relevant traffic, build relationships, attract more email leads to build my list, and generate revenue.

But that’s just part of the story…

I started blogging in 2009. Within months I knew I was hungry for more social media.

– So I started to put together my own Social Media Content Marketing Plan as a system to guide me to reach my goals and successes.

  • I also learned that I had to separate myself from the crowd by being unique. You can learn a bit more about my personal journey at Coach Donna’s Story

These ideas will hopefully help you get more from your social media marketing and blogging but there’s always more to learn that can be applied as well.

There no doubt about it.

We all know that social media is huge for bloggers and marketers who want to increase sales, brand visibility, and community around their products.

Helping them more easily start conversations with their target audiences online.

How do successful online marketers hike their way through the wilderness in social media marketing?

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How to Build Traffic Through Social Media With Influencers

traffic-through-social-mediaOnce you’ve built your interactive and ideal community online, it’s like having built-in traffic through social media right at your fingertips!

It’s just like networking offline – you’ll sift through those that can be prospective or returning clients and you’ll be looking for influencers that you can help and can help you.

Now, let’s talk about a powerful way you can pull in traffic through social media influencers.

I’ll use my pretend company again, ‘Boombiz’ and play a social game in how to encourage more site traffic through social media…

Now they want to get ready to launch a new product in a non-traditional way.

They want to start by gaining the attention of high influencers on social media.


“An influencer is your lighthouse in a messy ocean of noise.”  Traackr’s Guide to Content & Influencer Strategy

Simply stated…

Influencers online have the ability to change how others think and act.

A new and powerful success lesson that Boombiz learned…

  • They found that interacting with influential brands and people to gain notice and traffic through social media helps get the greatest reach.

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How to Use Awesome Content to Generate Leads and Sales

content-to-generate-leads-and-salesYou set up your blog, publish your posts and share your content.

You have a big dream and hope the work you’ve put in will be awesome content to generate leads and sales!

Most of the time your dreams are not immediately realized.

Yes, I know.

We’ve all spent hours on social media only to be disappointed by a zero return on our investment of time.

So what do you do?

You focus strategically as you build trust promoting your awesome content to generate leads and sales.

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How to Understand the Importance of a Social Media Marketing Funnel


I’ve put together a hypothetical ‘Case Study’ to help better understand social media and content marketing efforts using a social media marketing funnel done right.

Boombiz Corp (imaginary) is a company that sells boomboxes and they’ve discovered social media and content marketing and are beginning to understand the efforts and the steps involved in growing their online business.

Because, their first thought and main concern was the success of that business online and getting their business noticed, they wanted to build an online identity for their brand while marketing and promoting their business,

Powerful success lessons they’ve learned…

  • How to apply social media to marketing through their social media marketing funnel:

    • Using several opportunities for driving traffic like Youtube traffic, content and other social media sharing.

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How To Use Social Media Marketing That Will Help You Grow Your Email Lists

social-media-marketing-that-will--grow-your-email-listsI teach social media marketing that will grow your email lists.

There is a huge value in knowing how you can be…

Using social media marketing that will grow your email lists and that points to → = Success

Grow your business and attract new customers with an email + social media strategy.

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How to Become Successful at Social Media Content Marketing

social-media-content-marketingNo matter what size your business or blog ~ your goal is to start conversations with your target audience through social media content marketing.

What is social media content marketing?

“It’s a system that turns into skills using social media content that was created to help you reach your goals of educating, communicating, and promoting (marketing) your blog posts, videos, podcasts, images, and messages using social boosts of support from your ‘friends’ and followers to generate interest and sales.” Coach Donna Ward

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