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Social Media Marketing

Personally, I really am not fond of Social Media Marketing. However, it is a necessary marketing strategy that you simply have to take the time to learn. Communicating with your customers socially is necessary to effectively market you as someone people can get to “know, like and trust”.

What Is Social Media Marketing?

Social media marketing refers to the process of gaining traffic or attention through social media sites.

A social media site itself is a catch-all term for websites that might provide radically various social activities. For instance, Twitter is a social site created to allow individuals share brief messages or “updates” with others. Facebook, on the other hand is a full-on social networking site that enables sharing updates, pictures, joining events and a range of other tasks. And Pinterest offers a graphic compilation of topics from the beginning of time.

My checklist to help you with Social Media Marketing

  1. Get a domain name related to your marketing mission
2. Determine your brand, colors, look and feel of your mission
3. Create your logos, avatars and images to match your marketing image
4. Determine the personality style you will use to prmote you and your brand
5. Establish your style of your voice and tone of your delivery
6. Make sure you understand who your target audence is:
7. What are your audience needs and wants. What do they buy?
8. Document your findings
 

Goals

Goal Setting

 

1. Determine short term goals
2. Determine long term goals
3. How will you engage with your audence and how will you measure this
4. Create goals regarding web site traffic objectives
5. What are your objectives to determine customer support calls

 

Action PlanAction Plan

 

1. Establish your Facebook profile and your group page
2. Setup twitter profile making sure to match your branding
3. Setup branding on all social media sites

 

Start BloggingTime to Start Blogging

 

1. Blogger.com
2. WordPress.com
3. Tumbler.com
4. Squarespace.com
5. Typepad.com
6. Google Plus

 

Share Your BlogTime To Share What You Are Blogging About

 

1. YouTube
2. Flickr
3. Photobucket
4. Vimeo
5. Pinterest

 

Connect Your BlogMore Things To Connect To

 

1. Linkedin
2. Forums and community messaging boards
3. Google Plus

 

micro blogMicro-Blogs

 

1. FMyLife
2. Foursquare
3. Plurk
4. Yammer
5. CyWorld
6. Orkut

 

start hereStart With This

 

1. Create Intro Video
2. Submit Video on multiple video sharing sites
3. Upload photos on Flickr, Photobucket and Pinterest

 

Track Your ProgressTracking Your Progress

 

1. Use bit.ly to shorten your links and to track statistics
2. Setup Google Analytics
3. Setup Google Alerts

 

Time To LaunchTime To Launch Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

 

1. Make sure content is updated across all Web properties
2. Contact Bloggers who are influential in your targeted space
3. Accept Friend requests and be sure to reply to them
4. Annouce the launch

 

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