Grow Social - Make Social Media part of your marketing efforts

How to Blend your Social Media in with your Overall Marketing Efforts

There are so many options available with marketing, that so many of my clients get overwhelmed! Today I thought I’d offer some tips as to how to integrate your social media marketing in with your other marketing channels.

Often this is very dependent on what type of business you are, your budget and your goals, but today I’m going to answer based on a few assumptions: a) Budget is very limited, b) Your a business aiming for local customers, c) the focus is on acquiring more customers and retaining the ones they have.

Click to read more

3 Easy to do Facebook Posting Tips

3 Easy-to-do Ways to Make Your Facebook Posting Even Better!

There are so many tools available to Facebook Page Managers that often the simplest are over looked. Having a few technical skills up your sleeves to improve the reach of your posts and engagement is always useful. You don’t need to be a developer to do these.

Take a look at my top three ways to schedule, edit and share post.

Click to read more

How to Create the Ideal Facebook Page Post

Anatomy Of The Ideal Facebook Post

In the competitive world of the Facebook newsfeed, capturing your community’s attention and driving engagement can be a real challenge. Your community has already put their hand up to say they want to hear from you, but they can prove fickled if you don’t showcase your offering in the right way.

Setting a post up on your Facebook page has been designed to be ‘easy’ technically. However, too often I see page owners miss an opportunity when they don’t include basic information that would allow their post to be more memorable, encourage community engagement and get more sales.

Click to read more

prepare for Social Media risk

How Can You Prepare For Risk with Social Media?

Each business is open to some type of risk when they enter the world of social media. Have you considered what risk you are susceptible to?

There are general problems that everyone faces, such as negative customer feedback. And there are specific issues to the business and industry that could face backlash. Predicting potential issues and preparing for challenges is vital.

Click to read more….

Content Reposting

Learn to Reshape Your Content For Each Social Media Channel

Often I’m asked what content do I need to create for each social media channel? For small businesses with limited resources, I always advocate keeping it simple but consistent.

If you are a super busy small business who desperately wants to get your message out, then understanding how you can reshape your content for all the available marketing channels is really helpful.

Click to read more….

Social Media Images

Easily Make Your Social Media Memorable with Branded Imagery

As humans we love to use imagery to learn, understand and relate to one another. We are seeing creatures, who enjoy stories through visual mechanisms – every year we spend billions on movies, theatre, opera and magazines.  As our days get busier and our lives consumed with information, we turn towards the visuals to absorb a message quicker and with more ease. 

Therefore, telling your business story with images is something that will really lift awareness of both your brand and the messages you are trying to convey to your potential customers.  Finding ways to do this easily and at low cost can be difficult though.

Click to read more….

What Facebook Data To Focus On

What Matters Most With Your Facebook Page Insights

The Facebook Page Insight tool holds a wealth of data to spend hours trawling through and comparing past results with current. Understanding your community and how your messages spread will help you to create posts that are not only engaging but profitable. Focusing on certain key metrics and constantly evaluating these are the building blocks to achieve this.

Facebook is all about people. Facebook gears the newsfeed to show their users content that it deems is important – usually this means gearing it to the people in your network, rather than businesses.

Click to read more….