Social Media Tools That Help You Get Traffic

  • October 4, 2015
  • Marketing
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Social Media Tools – Some That I Use

I think the best way to learn is to teach. So today I thought I’d share some tools that will help you drive more traffic with social media.

One of the best ways to find trending content to share on social media is using a site called Buzzsumo http://www.buzzsumo.com/. The site is amazing for finding trending content. One can also search for content using keywords. Hands down this is one of the best tools out there and at $99/month for the beginner package it’s well worth it. There is also a free version of the site too, but it’s very limited.

More tools to help you find trending content

– Find today’s top trending content from Amazon to Yahoo http://soovle.com/top/

– Find the top content from around the world on an interactive map http://trendsmap.com/

Editing photos for social media

– Canva https://www.canva.com

– This site is awesome and free and no registration https://pixlr.com/editor/

Analyze your Facebook pages

– Analyze and monitor your Facebook Pages http://likealyzer.com/

Marketing on Facebook

Every business owner is always looking for free or cheap ways to market their business. The most popular way that increases business is the word of mouth. Social networks are also part of that. Twitter and facebook are the most popular ones.

Many people use facebook several times daily.  It is the most popular social networking websites today. This is one of the best places to market your business and reach thousands of users who are there to check out whatever you have to offer.

As with other ways of marketing you need to know some tips to market on facebook and get the results you’re looking for.  Make your profile and profile picture interesting and make it look more personal then business.  Add friends and accept friend requests to build your list of customers. Use the Wall to let your friends know about your product and services but don’t spam as people will unfriend you.  Use photos and albums to show your products. Some people don’t read but pictures attract them so they’ll read what you have to offer.

Fan pages are designed for businesses, brands and product etc. This is the best way to promote your business online and gain popularity.  Encourage people to become fans of your page and keep entertaining them by uploading pictures and videos. Fan pages can be seen by anyone on the internet.

Keep your marketing stuff unique and exciting. No one likes to read or look at boring content.  Offer something different so your fans will come back for more.  To stand out in the crowd, use big profile pictures.  Another great tip is to tag fans in photos.  There are many many ways to market on facebook. Try these few tips and watch your business gain popularity.

 

Google to Run Circles Around Facebook

  • March 18, 2011
  • Tech
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Google to Run Circles Around Facebook

Facebook currently holds the title of “undisputed champion of social networking”, but Google is poised to give them some serious competition in the near future. Rumors began to circulate this weekend that Google would be launching a new social network called Circles in the near future.

Google seems to struggle when it comes to social networking. Google Buzz received a lot of criticism over privacy concerns, and Google Wave was just too complex to appeal to a broad audience. If the rumors are true, Circles will solve both of these problems. Circles is rumored to include a strong focus on “inner circles” meaning users will have to directly approve which friends can see and share  their updates. Additionally, the service is rumored to have a friendly simple method for sharing updates and information with your inner circle.

Facebook currently dominates other social networking sites, but they still take a great deal of criticism over issues like privacy. Facebook spam is fairly common, and adjusting your privacy settings can be a daunting process. If Google launches a competing service that doesn’t suffer the same issues, there’s a good chance they could compete with Facebook for social network dominance.

Google hasn’t seen success in social networking yet, but that doesn’t mean things will go poorly for Circles. Google offers a wide variety of services used by millions of people. In fact, the Android OS is now the most common smartphone OS in the US. Integrating their new social network with their popular mobile OS could help Google to bring Circles to a wide audience on day one. All of this remains rumor and speculation at this point, but if anyone could run Circles around Facebook, it would be Google. We’ll be sure to bring you more information on Circles as it becomes available.

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