Little tweaks can make a big difference.
In a recent interview on #Blab with Bonnie, hosted by Bonnie Frank, we talked non-stop about how to create effective online visibility and how blogging fits into your visibility strategy. Having been an early adopter of blogging for business, you can imagine where I land on the subject when asked if it’s even necessary to blog!
The interview is wide-ranging and content-rich if I do say so myself (and from the feedback of the audience!). Several people jumped into the video to ask questions and contribute great tips as well. Thanks to Robyn Wright, Steve Payne, and Muhammad Mahdi for hopping in! [Read more…]
In this episode of Adventures in Visibility, I’m pleased to welcome Ande Lyons, one of the most genuinely enthusiastic people I’ve met. Her positive vibe and attitude make me smile every time I see a post, a picture or a comment from her in my social stream.
Ande brings that same mindset and positivity to her clients as she helps entrepreneurial adventurers navigate business start up and the strategies and skills required for business success. And that’s where this Adventure in Visibility takes us … on a journey to explore the winning strategies you need to cultivate to create a successful online presence and business. [Read more…]
Guest post by Stephan Hovnanian
Note from Denise: I LOVE Google+ and I’ve met many smart, generous people on the social network. Stephan Hovnanian is one of them. I’ve hosted three Hangouts with Stephan to introduce you to his brilliance and to the power of the G+ community. After you study Stephan’s infographic, scroll to the end to learn about two training webinars I’m presenting to help you get started on Google Plus.
UPDATE: Stephan has published several Kindle ebooks on Google+ Pro Tips, including one on How to Get More Visibility on Google+.
You joined Google+ because everyone is telling you what an amazing platform it is to make an impact, to stand out and be recognized for the authority you have (or are building) in your field of expertise.
10 Tips for More Visibility on Google+
- Understand Your Audience Reach
- “Hand out” your hovercard (it shows up more than you think)
- Engage in Comments first
- Reimagine your content (here are 12 creative ways)
- Use Social Listening techniques (here’s a real life example)
- Use citations and attribution (it’s like a blog trackback)
- Hop into “What’s Hot”
- Ask Questions
- Be Yourself! Be Genuine! (Jaana Nyström says it best here)
- Take time to understand the platform
- Google+ 101: 7 Steps to Rock It on Google+
- How to Set Up and Present Your First Live Hangout