How to Understand the Importance of a Social Media Marketing Funnel

How to Understand the Importance of a Social Media Marketing Funnel

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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…

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How to Sell the Process, Not a Promise

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When you sell the process, your goal is to be creating and promoting a consistent flow of great content that is focused on the experience that your readers will have.

But how do you do that?

Once you ‘get’ how earning trust and building your credibility through content marketing works, you’ll…

  • Be listening more to your reader’s wants and needs.
  • Discovering that their problems will be your number one goal so that you can supply the solutions they need and want from you.
  • Making sure that the content you create is something your readers can believe in and that offers guidance in a way that show you do understand their needs and can offer help.

This type of information will build trust in you as a solution provider and help you become the leader for more loyal readers and consistent revenue.

It all points to you being as attractive as you can to your readers and knowing how to target, write, and promote…

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How to Have More Opportunities to Be Found By Your Audience

How to Have More Opportunities to Be Found By Your Audience

opportunities-to-be-found-your-audienceGive yourself more opportunities to be found by your audience!

I’m talking about promoting a consistent flow of great and attraction packed content.

I’ve noticed a lot of murky, confusing messages from online bloggers and businesses.

Think for a moment about what that means.

  • What if you were a marketer?

You’d need to inform and persuade others—through your messages as you went about creating and promoting a consistent flow of great content.

Now, that would create more opportunities to be found by your audience.

Generating opportunities to be found by your audience means writing effective, audience-focused messages.

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How to Reach a Larger Audience with Your Key Messages

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Get a strategy for communicating to your audience with key messages.

Think about this….

As a business and marketer, you’re in a competition to stand out to a larger audience with your key messages to share your expertise.

But, your audience is surrounded by so much information every day.

Your response…

Become “the best answer” with your expertise using consistent and key messages  just for your audience.

Plan to cultivate a loyal community with your messages. Not just advertising messages. But a blend of promotional and native messages that communicate in a fun way about what you do so that your audience can become more involved with. 

Take a moment to answer a few enlightening questions below! 

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How to Basics of Social Media Strategies and Clear Goals in 2016

social-media-strategiesDo you have clear goals to help put together your own social media strategies for success?

Over the last few years, I’ve been developing my own approach to social media.

My social media strategies have been gone over a lot and have grown a bit more developed because of my clients and colleagues that I work with and for.

My own insights also have formed by countless perceptive and inspirational leaders in the industry and beyond.

Meanwhile…

You can learn more with this social media strategies class right now…

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The #1 Tantalizing Tip to Turn Your Social Media Efforts into Cash for 2016

social-media-effortsThe great news for your social media efforts in 2016:

You can and need to become an online connector to transform your passion and social media efforts into cash!

If you’re passionate about something…

You know there are others out there that feel the same…probably thousands or maybe even millions of others who are equally enthusiastic about the same thing.

You already know that social media can support your goals and help you get your work of passion out and seen even as it helps to boost your other marketing efforts.

  • You can create extraordinary connections with your audiences that help put your brand get in front of prospective clients any time of the year. Read more

How to Set Goals for Growing a Business Socially in 2016

for-growing-a-business-sociallyDid you set goals for growing a business socially when you first started blogging?

I didn’t. I know now that was silly of me!

I started out with flawed thinking.

I just wanted to learn how to blog and get found.

  • Didn’t have a clue how to get noticed, other than studying SEO!

However, in the last several years, I did learn that there is much more to it than that.

This great lesson allowed me to refocus and envision how I could make use of and what I wanted to be doing for growing a business socially with goals and strategies.

Think about this…

It’s the Stroke of Midnight.

Where were you last year when 2014 turned into 2015?

Is that where you wanted to be?

Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution that you’ve kept? Maybe you kept a few of them.

Meanwhile…

I’ve been setting the same New Year’s resolution for growing a business socially for the past 2 years.

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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.

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“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 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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