Social Media Marketing- The 5 Steps to a Social Media Avalanche of Customers

 

 

 

 

“Build it and They will Come!”

NOT.

Connection is the Nuclear Core of Social Media. But you MUST make an effort for that to happen.

Whether you have a social media home business, traditional bricks and mortar business, or an online business, you must get into the social trenches and connect and converse. It is that simple and that plain.

It is ALL about Connecting and creating a Magnetic Conversation.

But why are people NOT doing that?

Maybe they do not know this powerful 5 Step “Avalanche Process” for getting New Customers and KEEPING them.

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Social Media Marketing- Three Secret Tips on Personal Branding Most Don’t Know

Personal Branding.

One of the Most Important Factors in your Social Media Message.

We have done over 50 seminars on that one subject. Personal Branding for traditional and home businesses.

It seems to be a subject that has gotten to be huge in the home business and social media circles.

But WHAT has NOT been taught on personal branding in social media?

A LOT.

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Social Media Marketing- The 7 Most Important Words to Use in Social Media

 

 

In Social Media Marketing -Words are powerful.

Even more than we realize.

There are 7 words that are CRUCIAL to making your social media marketing efforts successful, whether you own’a traditional business, a home business, or work for a business.

And many do not even know them let alone use them. 

 They can change your social media marketing to a powerful force in your branding efforts and beyond.

Sooooo….

What are they?

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Social Media Marketing- 3 Ways to Add Jaw Dropping Value to Your Message

 

 

 

Value Rules in Social  Media.

Value is the KEY.

Value is the key to making anything happen in social media, whether you are in it for marketing, social networking, entertainment, or just for learning. But VALUE is the KEY to any successful social media experience.

Then…

There is what is call “JAW DROPPING VALUE.”

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Social Media Marketing- The 3 Biggest Reasons Fortune 500 Companies are going Social

Lots of talk today about Volume of business on the social media scene.

Lots.

Lots of Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller ones are FINALLY discovering social media works and it is for real.

Wonderful.

Million Dollar Question:

What took them SO LONG?

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Social Media Marketing- A Secret from a Billion Dollar Entrepreneur

 

 

A Billion Dollar Salad.

THAT is a lot of money, and a lot of wealth, and salad.

This is not going to be a long post, but well worth the read.

I was recently talking over lunch to a CEO and Founder of a company that does over a billion dollars a year and it is a traditional business. He was enjoying his salad immensely. Turns out that his salad contained a billion dollars worth of advice as well.

 At least it helped catalyzed it.

The CEO is well spoken and a brilliant visionary, and a good friend of mine. I have learned much from him. We have done some business together in the past and will again.

He and I were talking about social media marketing and all the possibilities that were there, and he asked me a question.

“Would you like a piece of billion dollar advice?”

“Sure-you bet” I said.

He leaned over his billion dollar salad and smiled, and said, “I have watched social media for the last 4 years, and it appears that you have done allright with it with exposing your trainings on the social sites. Bravo. I have also noticed that there is a well kept secret that most in social media have not figured out, but the ones who have– are getting very rich in social media. VERY rich. You have done well, but want to do a whole lot better?”

I was all ears.

“Here is a secret-find out what people are looking for - I mean REALLY LOOKING FOR and REALLY WANTING -take the time to study that –ask a lot research questions in your marketing niche about what is missing and what void needs to be filled desperately. THEN-give it to them…but do it  BETTER than anyone else possibly could imagine. Drop their jaws. Make your competitors envious and depressed… do that in social media, and you will own your social media marketing niche within a year or sooner. Guaranteed.”

THAT is a billion dollar nugget – for social media marketing.

blessings…doug firebaugh

Social Media marketing training

Home Business social Media training

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Social Media Marketing- The Power of THE GREAT UNDERSTANDING in Social Media

 

Social Media marketing.

It was all over the place recently at the blogworld expo convention.

It was ROCKING HOT. People tweeting about it, blogging about it, sending mobile uploads, podcasting live, ustreaming about it.

What a great event and I love las vegas and the climate. But also the greatest part of it was the education that someone could learn from it.

I would suggest that you get on the bandwagon and be there next year. Scott Monty was there. The founders of twitter. Many different Directors of social media was here for many fortune 500 companies.

And Scott was even interviewed on CNN about the social media revolution. GO Scott! How about Chris Brogan? And all the speakers there?  it was an AMAZING chance to learn and grow in social media.

Why am I telling you this?

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Social Media Marketing- 7 Reasons Why Social Media Is Not Working for You

 

 

 

The last 6 weeks- whew- Road weary.

 Lived in a hotel and on a plane.

BUT! we are at home and life back to normal.

Sort of.

I consult a lot. I am blessed to have a thriving consulting/speaking business. But during the course of working and helping companies and entrepreneurs with their social media strategic planning as well as home business, I have found that there are 7 Reasons why social media is not working for a  lot of people, and you may be one of them.

They are not in any particular order, but here are 7 Reasons why that social media may not be working for you like it should be in your marketing efforts.

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Social Media Marketing- The 5 Things We can Learn from American Idol

Ah.

American Idol.

Millions watch it every week and LOVE the show.

I am not really a huge fan of it, but I do appreciate the talent. They have discovered some great talent, including Carrie Underwood, Kelly Pickler, and Kelly Clarkson. (Yes, I do like country music having originally lived in Texas.)

What can we learn about Social Media though from American Idol?

Plenty. As American Idol has many components of Social Media Marketing you may not be aware of. There are 5 Things we all can learn from the show and will help make you a better social media marketer. If you are familiar with the show, then you know how it works.

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Social Media Marketing- The Secret of the 4 I’s of Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing.

There is no mistake that the last word in this phrase is MARKETING.

SSSHHHH! Keep that a Secret!

Many people in social media market products, messages, ideas, books, CDs, trainings, ebooks, audio books, member sites, health products, travel products, legal products, and many other things.

We all are marketing something.

And in every business strategy, there is some form of a process.

A process is a step by step PATH that you can follow and it produces the RESULTS or destination that you are looking for. Many folks in social media follow a process whether on twitter, facebook, youtube, flicker, and any other social site. Just check their online tutorial. It shows you for the most part, a step by step process on how to use the social site.

But what about Marketing?

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