Using LinkedIn To Recruit and Attract Top Talent

Using LinkedIn To Recruit and Attract Top Talent

Social Media
LinkedIn is one of the world’s most popular social media sites. What makes it so valuable isn’t the number of people on there, which isn’t as high as, say, Facebook. No, it's rather the ethos of the site. LinkedIn sees itself primarily as a networking forum. It's somewhere workers and employers can hang out, get to know each other, and possibly work together. For this reason, recruiters now often include LinkedIn searches as part of their offering. It makes a massive difference. LinkedIn, however, isn’t famous for marketing. While other social media outlets like Twitter and Instagram are top choices for companies, a lot of firms forget about LinkedIn. It’s not seen as a consumer-facing platform, so many doubt its usefulness as a marketing tool. Using LinkedIn To Recruit and…
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Instagram Influencer Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2020

Instagram Influencer Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2020

Social Media
The evolution of Instagram from a photo-sharing app to a vital channel for online marketing is incredible! A rather evident trend in 2020 is the dominance of Instagram influencers. In fact, if you haven’t yet partnered with an Instagram influencer, you’re probably missing out. So that you benefit from this market, let’s take a look at the key Instagram influencer marketing trends in 2020. Instagram Influencer Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2020 Less Is More As of January 2020, Instagram has more than 1 billion active monthly users, with more than 100 million photos and videos uploaded per day. Content fatigue is a real thing. So what? That might be one of the reasons why influencers are posting less frequently on Instagram. If you plan on partnering with one,…
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Responding to Bad Online Reviews and Negative Comments

Responding to Bad Online Reviews and Negative Comments

Social Media
If you're in business long enough, it's going to happen. Someone is going to say something bad about you online. It may or may not be true. It will be upsetting, and it will cause you to doubt everything you believe in. But, there is a way that you can turn bad online reviews into a demonstration of your company's values and dedication to customers. Responding to Bad Online Reviews and Negative Comments Take a Time Out and Get Offline When you first see a bad online review your heart will likely stop, then start beating really fast. You'll feel hot, and you'll be bothered. It will hurt your feelings, and it will make you angry. But, it's important to take a time out and not respond to anything when…
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How to Create Instagram Content for a ‘Non Visual’ Business Model

How to Create Instagram Content for a ‘Non Visual’ Business Model

Social Media
The appeal of Instagram for many, is that it is a visual medium. If you have a fitness business, if you blog about food, or if you are a travel writer, then creating Instagram content is pretty simple. It's an ideal platform to share what you get up to in a way that is immediately eye-catching and engaging. People will see what you share and be instantly moved by it, making it the perfect way to grow your following further. But for some businesses, this same visual emphasis is precisely what they see as a turn off. That’s because some businesses aren’t obviously visual in nature. How to Create Instagram Content for a ‘Non Visual’ Business Model A good example of this might be law, or perhaps insurance. If you…
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What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy?

What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy?

Marketing Strategy, Social Media
Ever since the rise of social media’s popularity in the mid 2000s, marketers have predicted that social media will play a major role in digital marketing, or internet marketing, as it was often mentioned back in the day. However, as social media networks evolve, so does the role of social media in digital marketing. It has continuously evolved over the years. In the past, it was solely about promoting our brand, product, and/or service. But today, it’s a lot more. Below, we will discuss 6 important roles of social media in digital marketing. How are you using each of these roles? What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy? 1. Cost Efficiency in Social Media Marketing Social media is one of the very few digital marketing…
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Post This Kind of Social Media Content To Get Eyeballs and Engagement

Post This Kind of Social Media Content To Get Eyeballs and Engagement

Social Media
Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a just a simple kid looking to start up a little project, you’re going to need to have a bunch of factors working in your favor.. This includes your social media content. It doesn’t matter how much pedigree you have in this game; taking care of the fundamentals will land you in a very good spot. The practical side in terms of working on your product or service is obviously important, but you also need to market yourself if you want to hook people in and keep them on board. When you’re trying to get attention and eyes on your business or project, you’re constantly thinking of different ways to get people interested in what you have to offer. If you open your mind…
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Social Media Marketing for Introverts

Social Media Marketing for Introverts

Strategy
If you're a natural introvert, there's no reason at all to shy away from social media. Don't let the word 'social' throw you. Social media sites offer a great platform for introverts to be social on their own terms. You get to interact with other, but keep control at the same time. Many people are surprised when they find out I’m an introvert. My business is marketing and social media and yes, I’m an introvert! I know, on the surface this doesn’t even seem possible, but it’s true. If given the chance, I will happily sit in the corner by myself and curl up with a book. I can attend an event and not say a single word to anyone, and enjoy myself immensely just the same. This is me,…
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5 Ways Paid Ads Can Help Your Business

5 Ways Paid Ads Can Help Your Business

Social Media
Every online business needs traffic to their website to get subscribers and sales. Most online businesses start on a shoestring budget and owners feel they can’t afford to use paid advertising. But these same owners see organic reach on social media dwindling and recognize the need to do something about it. This usually means business owners look to start using paid ads as part of their marketing efforts. Fortunately, there are now many more options than even just a couple of years ago. Even better, there isn’t a steep learning curve to be able to use these options and get a good return on investment. 5 Ways Paid Ads Can Help Your Business [caption id="attachment_11161" align="aligncenter" width="667"] Photo by Will Francis on Unsplash[/caption]   Although paid ads may seem complicated,…
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