Infectious Messaging…sounds like you’re talking about the plague or ebola and the concept is the same. Infectious means it’s likely to spread or influence others in a rapid manner. When it comes to messaging, you want your ideas to spread like a viral wildfire. Continue Reading
“Don’t buy complexity; the simpler you make your training, the better the results become.” – Ryan Flaherty
Ryan Flaherty may not be a name you’re familiar with–I wasn’t. Until I listened to a podcast in which he was the featured guest. Continue Reading
Public speaking…it’s the one thing most people fear more than death…MORE THAN DEATH! Meaning that nearly everyone you know would rather DIE than SPEAK in front of others. Or as Jerry Seinfeld says, “that means to the average person, if you have to go to a funeral; you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” Continue Reading
Live stream videos–they’re the hottest social media vehicle out there right now. Unfortunately, most brands aren’t using live video. And honestly, if you’d told me five years ago that I would regularly share my ideas, products, and services with the world via video, I would not have believed you. Continue Reading
Having amazing content across your social media channels is essential to succeeding with a digital strategy, but so is having a marketing plan including all your content, blueprints for content creation and curation, along with an editorial calendar.
Every plan should answer the following key questions;
- What type of content do you intend to post and promote–do you have a product or service you’ll be highlighting and what is your call to action?
On day three of our series, how to create a social media marketing strategy, you now have a clear understanding of where your social media presence is, and it’s time to choose which networks best fit your social media goals.
If you don’t already have social media profiles on each network you choose to focus on, build them from the ground up with your goals and audience in mind. Continue Reading
In yesterday’s blog, we talked about getting your social media organized, and creating some objectives and goals you hope to achieve in the future using your digital channels.
Today, in our second step to creating a social media marketing plan, I’ll show you how to get your current social media presence in order and determine how well it’s working. Continue Reading
We all have that one friend who’s an organizational freak. You know the one; she has every storage hack ever created pinned to her Pinterest board and her home is the epitome of “a place for everything and everything in its place”. Continue Reading
The final component of your ideal customer avatar is taking a look at their pain points and challenges. This section will drive new product and service development for your brand as well as show where your content creation and live streaming creative will compel your customer to action. Continue Reading
You should sell your customer what they want, and give them what they need. That’s a powerful statement–and developing an ideal customer will guide you to what your customer wants AND needs.
In the first installment of this series, we talked about pulling the demographic information for your perfect avatar together. Continue Reading