Businesses are often heralded as masters of social media. Some companies are able to make advertisements feel like valuable content for their customers. As a small company, this can make it seem like social media is quite easy to use. However, it’s not always as easy as it looks. Mistakes on social media don’t have […]
Knowing where to position your brand in an environment of changing technological and philosophical trends is a massive challenge. Almost no sector or industry remains untouched by modern controversies, large or small. Who should you side with? Should you pick a side at all? Maybe it’s an easy choice — until you think about your brand. How does choosing a side affect you and your advertising choices when you have a business to run?
The point is to invite people to be part of your community. A good invitation uses good manners. A bad invitation comes in the form of the people at kiosks in the mall who chase after you with their questions and free samples.
You won’t increase engagement with your blog, brand, or business through blog posts alone. You improve interaction with your blog by offering incentives and creating communities.
Social media is essential for businesses because it can do so much and reach so many. For businesses to drive traffic to their website, improve leads, and invite potential customers to buy a product or service, a social media platform can be a great opportunity to stand out.
When you start building your personal brand, one of the many things to consider is how personal you get on your branded channels. How do you balance promoting your work and your brand with glimpses into what you do off the clock? What kind of personal content should I share? Why should I share any at all?
A successful blog is one that hooks in readers and keeps them coming back. But just how do you build a loyal readership?
Note: This post was originally published on 08/30/2018 and contained links to third-party websites I referenced or personally recommended, but received no compensation for whatsoever. It has since been updated to include links I received compensation for including. These links are indicated with (*). View full disclosure policy here. When you join a company’s social […]