What is Social Media Activity?
The internet lets you interact with readers as well as create and promote your content. You can reach targeted traffic and key influencers with social media.
How do you know if you’re reaching your targeted traffic? Activity.
- Link Clicks (to blogs, products, etc.)
So, you’re next step is to create activity or increase your current activity on social media. Follow these tips on how to create social media activity, and you’ll be sure to see an increase in your engagement and activity with your followers.
Create Your Own Unique Plan
Don’t become a follower by trying to keep up with every idea. Instead, set your own goals and establish your own processes, such as keyword research or content analysis, then map out your plan.
Far too many companies will move too fast before they’ve ever put a plan in place. If you don’t put a plan into place you are not going to see any good results. Creating your own unique plan will help you stand out among your competition.
When it comes to social media, helping others is an important key to success. People fail with their social media marketing because they are too about “me,” and not their “audience”.
Answer questions and concerns. Remember that your efforts should be about your customers and not about you.
Connect with Influencers
You can reach out to influencers in the marketplace. You’ll be surprised how brand advocates can help you in your niche.
Remember to always be polite and sincere.
You need to create content that is of the highest quality. As important as social media is, content remains the most important aspect of your business and marketing campaign. You’ll receive more followers by contributing valuable content.
There are a number of opportunities waiting for you. You can:
- Provide links to cheat sheets (in exchange for emails)
- Provide advice or motivation in your social media posts.
- Provide links to ebooks (in exchange for emails)
- Replying to customer comments on Facebook
- Engage in conversation on Twitter.
And so much more… Remember to always give something of value. You’ll create loyal followers doing so.
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Share Your Blog
A blog is simple to set up and it is one of the most powerful social media tools out there. As more and more people discover their value they a beginning to grow at an astronomical rate.
Share a link to your blog post with a short quote or ask a question the copy of the post. When you create your blog post, make sure your featured image is engaging and eye-appealing.
Video is one of the fastest growing sectors of the internet. You have the potential to reach millions when you use video correctly. For a wider distribution, there are other tools that you can use such as YouTube.com.
You’ll draw the most viewers with videos that are funny, weird, and controversial in nature.
Establish RSS Feeds
RSS feeds are an excellent way to spread the word. You can easily and seemlessly update followers about new content on your website onto your social media channels through RSS feeds.
People like to be kept in the loop and know what’s going on. Subscribing to an RSS feed allows them to do that.
There are all sorts of RSS tools you can chose to use, including Hootsuite.
Engage in Communities
There are all kinds of communities on social media.
On Facebook, there are groups your business could create or join. Hashtags on Twitter and Instagram are also a great way to engage in relevant conversations. There are community sites, like Digg.com and Reddit.com, too.
Create relevant remarks that create relationships and don’t forget to connect with the top influencers online.
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