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How To Create A Strong Social Media Presence

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Social Media PresenceThis post will show you some different ways to create a strong social media presence on all the major sites, Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Google Plus, Linked In, Stumble Upon, etc.

You may decide that you only want to focus on one or two of these sites, but you are bound to find at least one of these tips to be invaluable.

Generally speaking, you are likely to have the most luck on the largest sites, so I will concentrate on Facebook first, and talk about it the most.

Creating A Strong Facebook Presence

It’s fairly simple to understand what you need to do on Facebook really, get lots of people to click the like button, and then click on a link on your page, and visit your site.

The most obvious way to attract targeted visitors to your page is by using Facebook Ads. A lot of people find that it costs way too much to pay for ads, but there are some ways to help lower the cost or increase the benefit.

One of the things you should do is make a page with a keyword phrase title, a title that has a large exact match monthly search volume on the Google keyword tool.

Many people choose a title for their page that is the name of their site, company, or their own name as a celebrity.

If people aren’t searching for you, and you’re not famous, this is a waste of time, as you will only get people who already know who you are.

By choosing a keyword phrase title similar to what you would use on the major pages of your website, you can rank for that phrase on Google, given that you get thousands of likes, build quality back links and build good internal links to your page from within Facebook.

Then you will hopefully get customers, likes, and readers from new people who find your page in a Google search, or a Facebook search.

Once you build a good fan base, you need to post quality content on your page every day, perhaps multiple times a day, and try to make it interesting, even if it’s just photos of beautiful scenery, or funny You Tube videos, you want engagement, likes, shares, click-throughs and views.

I can easily get you quick likes from real people for a fraction of the price that it costs on Facebook, and without all the time involved in setting up a campaign, or I can manage a Facebook Ads campaign for you, or show you how to do it right.

Building A Good Twitter Following

I like getting my Twitter followers from a social swapping site. There is a Twitter advertising option similar to Facebook Ads, but I never used it myself, and there’s a good reason for that, I have better options.

I use a very large and popular social swapping site devoted to Twitter, and it easily gets you thousands of followers before you know it.

You can target one country of the world, like only get followers from the US, and there are also a few other options like the drop rate, and you can stop adult or swearing users from following you.

I would recommend that anyone get tens of thousands of Twitter followers from me, so long as they feel that their site has widespread appeal to the general population, and that they plan to take the time to tweet regularly.

I’ve gotten great results from Twitter, every time I tweet I get a half dozen views, almost no matter what I’m writing a message about. This is simply due to the fact that I have tens of thousands of followers on more than one account.

You can follow people who share your interests and hope they follow back, but in order to stay under the limits, you have to do this very carefully, as Twitter have now lowered the amount you can safely follow in a day to about a hundred or less, or that’s the limit for new accounts.

There is software you can get that automatically follows people based on keywords and tweets for you, but I would suggest that you get the followers through the social swapping site.

The best way is to give me about five hundred dollars at a time and I’ll give you the best possible deal by buying the largest points package on the site for you, while only taking a small commission for myself.

Being Active On You Tube

People love videos, it’s the most engaging and entertaining form of media on the web. You Tube is the world’s second largest search engine, and where people spend the most amount of time online on any site apart from Facebook.

The videos also rank on Google very easily, without the need for the creation of tons of back links. The bounce rate is quite important, so you need to make quality videos.

If you don’t know how to make a quality video, you can ask me to make one for you for about fifty dollars. I’m not an expert, but I do know how to make a basic promotional video ad.

You can take a look at my channel Social Media Marketing Tips to see what I’ve done, as I said, I’m an amateur, but I have gotten some pretty good results using very basic techniques like a slideshow of photos with text and a voiceover put on top.

If you want, I can share your video with all of my social connections, and pay for other people to tweet the link on their Twitter accounts, or share it on Facebook.

These targeted views and social signals will give you the right signs that Google and You Tube is looking for, so long as the video is good enough for people to watch all the way through.

If you want that service, just pay ten dollars via the buttons on the home page, and send me the URL of a video or web page you want shared. It will likely get you around fifty views give or take, depending on how much it interests the general population.

Getting Followers On Google Plus

I don’t know all that much about Google Plus, as it’s still a very new site, and still evolving and changing, but it is the fastest growing site in the world, and is bound to be quite important to be active on.

I can get you Google Plus followers, and that helps you look good, and gets you traffic when you do posts in the same way as buying Twitter followers does.

It also improves your ranking in the search engine that people use to find new followers. For example, if people type in the name of a person like David, and you are a David that has tens of thousands of followers, you will come up fairly highly on that search.

I generally follow people who share my interests, hope they follow back, and if they don’t, I share or plus one their posts on my home page news feed, and hope they return the favor.

Conclusion

I could go on about how to use Linked In groups to get traffic, or how to use Yahoo Answers, Stumble Upon, Pinterest, Instagram, forums and groups all over the place, but you get the general idea.

I can help you do all of these things, as there is a lot of work that needs doing, and it also needs doing well.

I have five years of experience in social media marketing and internet marketing generally.

I am great with content production, writing, SEO, web design, getting likes and followers, pretty much anything you want.

Use the contact form in the sidebar to send me a message, including the links to your site and your social media pages, and let me know what you do, what you’ve been doing, and what you’d like me to help you with.

I can help you create a strong social media presence that will bring in real customers to your site, and make you a return on investment on what you spend, at least over the long term. Get in touch.

How To Make Money Selling SEO Or Social Media Services

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Selling SEO ServicesYou probably found this post on Google, or clicked on it because it was posted on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linked In, or one of the many other social media sites I use.

The first thing you should understand is that if you don’t know how to do SEO or social media marketing right now, you can’t sell it as a service unless you find someone who does know how to do it, to outsource to.

SEO is the most complicated tangled web of algorithms that you have to learn, and once you learn them, they completely change with the latest updates.

It’s also relatively simple, they are just trying to find the most relevant, highest quality and most trusted results to show.

These are pages written well, in good English, on a site that has some authority, which means there are authority pages pointing at it, making good back links.

The fastest way to make an authority page is to write on someone else’s site like Ezine or HubPages for articles, or on Facebook or You Tube for a social media page that ranks on Google. Or, you can submit a guest post to a relevant, high-traffic site in your niche.

The social media links do help your site rank a little, even though they are no follow, but it’s more the fact that they rank easily themselves, and once they are ranking, they drive traffic to your site through a click-through.

How Hard Is It Really To Rank A Website For A High Competition Search? 

Ranking your own domain or someone else’s from scratch is a lot harder than it used to be, because there a lot of things that used to give you positive rankings like using software to blast out blog comments, which now work in reverse.

If you are going to look for back link building methods that work, don’t read articles that are over a year old, or even a few months old, and be sure of the authority of the author.

You also need to have an idea of what direction the algorithm updates are going into, such as the trend Google has shown of punishing spam, or low-quality content.

From what I’ve heard, it’s more important to create engaging content on your site that your readers can share on social media or link to from their blogs because it’s good.

Random links from content farms or a link for a link’s sake look false and manufactured, and Google actively punish back link builders who create useless spam.

I am personally looking for an SEO company that I can outsource to, because what SEO requires is long, well written, completely original articles submitted as guest posts on sites with a high page rank, and a good domain authority score.

The problem is:

Half of the companies don’t work at all, because they haven’t learned to change with the new algorithms and use outdated practices like software blasting and article syndication.

The new algorithms should have put them out of business, or made them change the way they worked completely, but some just keep selling the same old thing that now doesn’t work. This can permanently destroy the rankings of a site.

Half of the rest use techniques like building fast social media links and social bookmarks to get link velocity which drops off as soon as you stop, and then the rankings of the site go in reverse.

I get guys from SEO companies asking me to get guest posts published on my sites, and this is a good idea for the site they’re working on maybe, but half of them don’t speak good English and don’t really know what they’re doing.

So, that’s about 5% left, and I’m looking for a company who does all that at a price I can add my commission to, so I can offer it as a service to my clients, so I’m looking for a needle in a haystack.

What I’m Looking For

I’m gradually looking at guest posting services and discussion results in the Warrior Forum, but there are so many people who lie about how good they are, or pretend not to be affiliated with the company they’re suggesting, it’s quite hard to find someone who is even as good as me.

I’m running two SEO campaigns at the moment, and they have been working, so I know that my approach does produce positive results, even if they are slow and steady.

The problem is, I either need to outsource the writing, (long, original, well written, 500 word articles), or I need to outsource the whole thing which is preferable.

Are You Able To Write And Submit Quality Guest Posts?

If you are looking for some work, I could maybe teach you what to do, so long as you can write in perfect English and have some experience with writing promotional and non-promotional articles.

It’s quite simple really, you do a Google search on your keyword, and try to get a link from every site on there one-way to your site, paying the website owner if necessary.

The other way is to add keywords like guest post to your search: “your keyword phrase” “guest post” together, and that will bring up all the results hopefully.

It’s a systematic process of finding out if a site allows guest posts, checking it’s page rank and authority score, (I reckon PR 2 or higher and a domain authority score of 20 or higher), contacting the owner, and writing and submitting the post, according to the guidelines.

It might be better to write the post before you contact them, remembering that nobody wants to publish ads or spam on their sites. It has to be good and have something to say.

Quality guest posts on quality, relevant sites seem to me to be the best way to produce quality back links these days, but at the same time, you might notice that your site actually goes backwards in rankings after publishing some guest posts, for no apparent reason, while it goes up for others with the same PR and authority.

There are so many different algorithms on Google, like they might have an optimum percentage for the amount of social media shares compared to back links from blogs.

Nobody really knows because Google doesn’t come right out and tell you what their algorithms are, but if you produce quality, and share and link in a natural looking way, publishing regularly on a good site that’s built well, you should rank well.

Get in contact with me if you’re interested in getting a job from me learning how to submit quality guest posts as back links for my clients, and my sites as well. It may pay quite well if the results are impressive. Probably somewhere around forty or fifty dollars a guest post, done using my methods.

How To Improve Your Social Media Skills

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How To Improve Your Social MediaGuest post by Alex Smith

In a world where the information sharing and distribution is becoming everything, businesses need to collaborate with the social media in order to boost their networking.

Today, social media has dramatically changed the way businesses work to promote their products and communicate with their customers. They are focusing on information sharing, utilization of top social media tools and social networking websites that will help them to penetrate deeper.

No doubt, it has challenged the conventional methods of business expansion, communication, brand building and conversions. Today, businesses communicate more and effectively share business-related information and communicate project statuses in order to reduce hurdles and ensure success.

Marketers are also looking to employ the best methodologies and technology for successful customer relations. For better efficiencies, all they need is to take a well-informed decision that can be easily aligned with your business objectives.

You should consider the following points before jumping to the social media arena:

Develop a Solid Social Media Strategy

It is very necessary to develop a strategic social media plan for your campaign. It will help you in evaluating the rate of success and the overall impact of your efforts on the project in future. It is also helpful in defining an exact and sensible social media strategy and aligning it with the core objective of the business.

Selective Information Sharing

It is vital and essential to define boundaries well before in advance because after going viral, it becomes difficult to control the impact of information. If your project is crucial and needs special attention without intervention, then all you need to is to preserve the credibility and effectiveness of the information.

Comprehensive protection and preservation of sensitive and useful information simply preserves the integrity of a business. Indeed, business as well as social media plan should also have proper guidelines for sharing information.

Capable of Adoption

If your business is not ready for social media strategies then you should first focus to make it flexible and business-based. It is good for effective changes and rapid transformation.

Change resistant nature of business may affect the business culture; therefore proper flexibility should be exercised for the adoption of newly emerging techniques. Readiness of business for change is the biggest part of social media strategic plan.

Today, social media marketing strategies are well adaptive, simple, scalable, sensible and broad areas covering. These significantly include content writing, press release distribution, viral marketing, email marketing, search engine optimization and other digital marketing techniques.

All these techniques collectively foster business promotion and advertising methodologies. In fact, social media marketing methodologies ensure high growth rate, business productivity and greater business prominence. Therefore, it is good to highlight these aspects before plunging in the depths of social media.

About Author

Alex Smith is a ghost content writer and contributing in search engine optimization, internet marketing, social media optimization, article marketing services, online reputation management etc, to help clients getting high rank and generate only targeted traffic from genuine sources.

Social Media Solutions

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Social Media Solutions

What I aim to do on this site is offer affordable social media solutions for businesses of all kinds. There are many different ways to attract customers to your business through social media, or through being found on Google, and a different approach is needed, depending on what it is you do.

If you have a local business, such as a cleaning company that only works in one city, then you may need to try to target local keywords on Google, if any exist.

If there are no keyword phrases with any reasonable amount of exact match monthly search volume, then the next step might be pay per click advertising.

The difference between a local business and a worldwide online business is that it requires a very specific type of customer, and the same is true of many other types of businesses.

Another example might be a company that offered custom made surfboards. While there are surfers all over the world, it’s still not something that would interest more than a fraction of a percent of the general population.

For these types of businesses, which require a very specific and targeted audience, the only real options are SEO, PPC, and perhaps email marketing. Using the search engine and paid advertising traffic to build an email list of targeted buyers.

The other main type of marketing is viral marketing, or the widespread promotion of a product to a general audience of regular people.

This works really well if the page has some sort of viral appeal, and what that means is that it’s good enough and interesting enough that people might decide to share it with all their friends through a tweet, or a share on Facebook.

Viral Marketing Through Social Media

In my view the best way to do viral marketing is through a funny, interesting, or very informative You Tube video.

Video is the best way to spark an interest in regular people, and you may even have to think right outside of the box in terms of creating something that both sells your product, or promotes your site, and entertains in a way that might spread through word of mouth.

The goal is to be one of those people who has a video with one million views or more, and it’s not always certain how these videos become so popular.

You could take the example of the Old Spice ad, of the black guy who says “I’m on a horse”. That video ad was just released on the internet, and had a little bit of help from advertising, but it spread like wildfire, because it was so different, and entertaining.

Only a tiny fraction of pages have that viral quality that would make people want to click the share button, but one way to encourage shares is simply to ask people to share it.

If you form a connection with the audience, so that they feel like they know you, then they may be more than happy to click tweet or subscribe, or whatever, on a You Tube video, and that’s probably what I would recommend that people concentrate on, as their main destination point on social media.

The reason is, video is a visual medium, which can get across anything you want it to. The cost of a promoted video on You Tube through Google Adwords is much less than any other cost per click.

You can use Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and articles, blog posts, etc, to drive traffic to your videos, which are an effective pre-sales page for your web site.

The key is to understand how other people see your website, and try to imagine what would turn you into a buyer.

As I said at the start of this post, I offer social media solutions for businesses such as getting them likes, followers, shares, views, etc, or through making videos, writing articles, giving advice on how to effectively do SEO and pay per click advertising.

If you’re interested in getting a bit of a free evaluation of your site and how I might be able to help you, send me an email, my address is in the sidebar.