online business marketing

3 Common Commenters & How to Respond

3 Common Commenters & How to Respond

Engagement across your social media platforms can be broken down into 3 basic categories of commenters. Speaking from professional experience, I've found that the first step to great engagement is to spot the spam bots. You'll usually notice their obviously auto-generated emoji responses. Once you take those out of the equation and focus on actual human interactions, the real marketing can begin. While every marketer will have a different approach on how best to respond to the three following categories of commenters, here's our advice:

Speak WITH Your Target Audience

During a recent meeting with my client I was reminded that I need to speak at a level that makes sense to her and to my target audience. This is important for all of us to do in our marketing.

How a Marketing Plan Will Benefit Your Business

To be successful in marketing you must start with a plan. For example, social media is part of your marketing efforts and would require a strategy that would be included in your overall marketing plan. We all know plans cannot be perfect. How could you possibly account for everything that is going happen in the next 12 months? If you don't plan, you're doomed, and an inaccurate plan is much better than no plan. When drafting your marketing plan keep the following in mind:

Is Social Media Spreading You Too Thin?

When social media is done effectively its importance cannot be argued. In order to use social media effectively you need to be able to focus time and energy on it. Just like every one of your clients requires a different approach, each social media outlet should be used differently and attracts a different type of audience.

8 Reasons Why Blogging is Essential for Your Business

Running a business is extremely difficult and time consuming. Most business owners understand the important of having a great website, maintaining that website, and having an active social media presence to direct people to their website. However, a lot of business owners don't dedicate time to another extremely important piece to having a successful digital presence: SEO aka search engine optimization.