I’ve got a hodgepodge of things for you this week and as always they reflect my varied interests and what catches my eye as I move through the week.
Here are 5 things I’ve read and watched this past week:[Read more…]
There are over 3,000,000 blog posts published every single day. Think about that.
If you’re a blogger then you know how time-consuming it is to promote your blog posts to your social networks. Yet, you also know that it’s the best way to get more eyeballs on your message, build your audience, and make sales.
Most bloggers fall short on their promotion, sharing a blog post a few times and then moving on to the next thing.
I get it. It takes time. And, if you don’t make the time, you’re wasting your time and missing out on one of the best ways to build your business.
One of the most frequent questions I get is how to save time and automate social media tasks. Specifically, how to promote blog posts to get more traffic from social networks back to your blog. [Read more…]
How often do you get a hair cut? Or, if that doesn’t apply to you, how often do you change the oil in your car?
If you want to look sharp and well-groomed, you may get your hair cut every 5 or 6 weeks like I do (I have short, fine, straight hair that looks sloppy if I don’t get it cut every month). If you want your car to run smoothly you probably get the oil changed every 3,000 to 6,000 miles (depending on who you listen to).
Well, it’s the same with your social profiles. I recommend you do a review or “social profile audit” every 3 months or so to make sure your business is represented exactly as it is right now. You could call it a social tune-up if you wish. [Read more…]
What’s the average number of shares your blog posts typically get?
Are you frustrated that your blog posts aren’t getting shared very much?
You may be making a few common mistakes with your social share buttons that can be fixed in minutes!
Let me explain. When I host Brag About Your Blog Day on my Facebook Page I promise to share every submitted post with my 33,000+ Twitter followers. But, when I visit many of the blogs so I can share their content, I am thwarted. On at least 50% of the blogs, it’s difficult for me to share the content. [Read more…]