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

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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…

“Is Your Social Media Working for You?” social-media-strategies

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

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Donna Ward

Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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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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How to Be Social and Build Your Online Reputation

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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It’s really great that you can build brand awareness, find clients, and make more sales even as you’re being social and building your online reputation.

Just by using SOCIAL MEDIA tools.

Managing your online reputation is more than promotion. Consider it part of your online existence and be persistent in making it a main concern.

Think of it as self-defense and make it a priority.

Whether you know it or not, your online presence may be growing without any input from you.

Take control.

Engage and manage your reputation.

Be social and build your online reputation personalizing your brand and setting up a solid reputation and foundation online.

 “Connecting” is the new handshake

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Create the First 3 Steps of Your Irresistible Offer

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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www.askcoachdonna.com/listbuilderAn irresistible offer doesn’t come from average people online.

Do you want that magic bullet that’s going to get you more notice and responses, with a higher return on investment (ROI) of your time and money?

Let me explain…

While many of my clients can achieve fabulous kinds of results online, it starts out setting up a system to build their list.

That means you need to lead your audience to an offer they just can’t resist…

So read on…

Let’s Start With Your Irresistible Offer

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3 How-To Tips That Focus on Valuable Content Marketing

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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content-marketing“Content marketing is a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience — and, ultimately, to drive profitable customer action.” contentmarketinginstitiute.com

In other words content marketing is highly effective for helping others find you, generating leads for your email marketing, increasing revenue, and building your online visibility, credibility and expertise.

Your content can bring about awareness and a relationship with your audience, regardless of whether or not they had any knowledge of you.

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3 Colossal Tips Using Social Media to Drive Traffic

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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ocial-media-drive-trafficI’ve heard it said a lot…

‘I want more readers and I spend a lot of time, every day, on social media and engage in lots of conversations but I really don’t see using social media to drive traffic to my blog as a key.’

Think about that for a minute.

⇒ What could happen if you commit your time to creating content and engaging in social media? Read more