Social Media Marketing- The 4 Levels of Value of a Social Media Value Merchant




Are THEY Talking about YOU???

Yes, I know.

I disappeared again.

Been on the road and whew- 12 cities in 6 weeks speaking. Lots going on. Consulting. Starting another New Business. Moving into bigger offices and warehouse space. Losing my mind. LOL. But am back to writing.

Am sitting here on the dock at lake twitter on Memorial Day Weekend and thinking about the Core of any home business and social media. I have been thinking about this for a couple of days, and thought I would write a short post on the 4 levels of Value that i have found in social media and how it impacts the social sphere.

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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


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 5 Most Powerful Words in Social Media

This will be a short post.

But a powerful one.

Social Media is getting more popular by the minute. Folks are jumping aboard like liferafts from a sinking ship. And people seem to really be connecting to the whole social media zone.

But whether you own a home business or a traditional business, you need to know the 5 most powerful words in social media marketing.


No exceptions when it comes to marketing and business.

Many have a different set of words. But those are the ones that are struggling and don’t get it.

Ok- what are those words?

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Social Media Marketing- The 5 Levels of Authority Found in Social Media



Lots of words flying around in the social media arena about Authority.

I have been seeing lots of posts lately all over the place about people that are “johhny come latelies” and making a splash on the social media sphere and bringing a huge list with them and then labeling themselves an “expert” and an “authority.”:

Some of these posts and tweets about these social media neophytes have been brutal, while some have been very honest. And to be realistic, some of the these social media neophytes have been blatantly in your face,  ”look at me” self promotional, and obviously it;s all about who they are and the numbers they have accumulated as “followers” and “friends” from their list and their friend’s list

Or is it?

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