Create a new lead offer -- like a free ebook or whitepaper -- and
require visitors to provide their email address
in order to download it.
The purpose of your email is to drive traffic to your landing page,
product page or website. It's really that simple to define the main
purpose of an email. Without driving clicks to your page or website,
users can't convert to sign-ups or customers.
The key to accomplishing this is, quite simple, capitalize on every
moment where a user may feel compelled to click.
You should put social share pluggin in every post of your blog.
Social share pluggin can make your readers easily share the
articles to their friends/followers.
Think sharing. What do people want to share? Then publish
and promote it. This starts with a shareable and compelling
10 Principles of Social Media Marketing
2. Go Real Time. Social media marketing involves publishing in
real time, not next week or next month and topical posts and
tweets will help you catch the trend and viral wave. It also
means you need to respond in real time to complaints, issues
3. EDUCATE, DON’t SELL. People no longer want to be “sold
to”. Social marketing is about informing and solving peoples
problems with answers and information,
whether that be from your blog, links in your tweets or updates
and information on Facebook.
4. Entertain. Don’t Market. We live in an information age that
discards the bland and embraces the “WOW”. Facebook pages
and updates that entertain, with competitions, humor or the
unexpected are the links that will be shared.
5. GO MULTICHANNEL. Mono channel is not enough these
days, whether that be email marketing or niche magazine
advertiseming. You need to be on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
and Blogs as a minimum. Social Media can provide you with
the channels to be ubiquitous (everywhere) 24 hours a day, 7
days a week.
6. Think Multimedia. Go
visual. Text on its own doesn’t
cut it anymore, you need to
provide information in ways
that meets different peoples
expectations and wants. You
need to provide content in
different media. Gen Y loves
video, Baby Boomers like email
and text. Find out what type of
media your audience wants
and give it to them. The
broadband high speed web is
now a a multimedia
7. Think like publishers. Consumers are now researching your
company on the web and they are looking for online
published informative content that provides answers and
solutions. The types of online publications you should be
planning are resources such as eBooks, Podcasts, video
tutorials and PDF’s just to name a few.
8. Target Your Niche. Tribes and fans find you and share you to their
community. On Twitter you need to follow leaders and people in your
niche so that when you tweet they will retweet you to their followers
who will have similar interests. Facebook marketing can target
demographics including roles, interests and geography.Read more at
9. LISTEN. Remember listen to your audience and they will tell
you what they want, what solutions they need for their
problems and then provide it. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and
Blog comments will reveal a wealth of information about your
10. Engage. After listening to your market you then are ready
to start communicating in real time with messaging systems
that they are comfortable with whether that be Twitter,
Facebook or email.
Examples of Great Facebook Fanpages