Are you struggling to figure out how you can better use the data?
To know which of your marketing efforts are most successful, you need to look beyond the numbers. Explore what they mean and figure out what parts of your strategy need to be adjusted to increase your reach.
Here are five ways metrics can improve your social media marketing.
#1: Determine Which Stats Matter
Before you enter into any metrics analysis, decide what you need to track and how you’ll track it. Google Analytics is clearly the go-to, although there are other analytics sites. Most social channels have their own insights, as well.
Are you looking for ways to increase your traffic and subscribers?
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.
It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
In this episode, I interview Steve Dotto, who produces Dotto Tech, a YouTube show designed to help you “discover your inner geek,” by focusing on productivity, apps and more. In his former life, Steve hosted Canada’s largest syndicated technology show of the same name where he entertained and informed millions of Canadians on all things tech. Steve’s also been involved with theater and comedy at Second City.
Steve shares how he transitioned from hosting a tech TV show to a popular YouTube channel.
You’ll discover how to grow your YouTube channel.
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What tactics are you using to grow your Facebook Page?
Is like-gating a key part of your Facebook marketing?
Facebook announced they’ll ban like-gating in November. An end to like-gating doesn’t have to be the end of the world–or your Facebook marketing.
In this article I’ll share four tactics marketers can use in place of like-gating to sustain audience growth and engagement on Facebook.
#1: Breach the News Feed With Paid Advertising
It’s a fact that the experience your customers have on Facebook isn’t tied to them visiting your Facebook page. The majority of most users’ time is spent in the news feed.
Do you want your Twitter and Facebook followers to join in?
By sharing the YouTube link of your Google Hangout to Twitter and Facebook, you can stream the live event to reach more viewers.
In this article you’ll discover how to stream your next Google Hangout On Air to your Facebook and Twitter followers.
Why Google Hangouts On Air?
Google Hangouts On Air are live video broadcasts that stream simultaneously on Google+ and YouTube. Through the magic of Google, YouTube automatically records your live video and saves it to your YouTube channel after the event.
Are you looking for tips to get your numbers back up?
A few simple tweaks can get you more attention and interaction on Twitter.
In this article you’ll discover five ways to improve your tweets and up your engagement.
#1: Refine Your Twitter Bio
The most important thing you can do on Twitter is optimize your bio.
Are you looking to increase your ROI?
Online advertising can be the best way to scale the growth of your business.
The most important step is to figure out your best targeting options, and the way to do that is through testing.
In this article I’ll explain what I’ve learned through my own testing and share five split tests you can use to quickly discover your ideal target audience on Facebook.
Why Use Split Tests?
If you’ve ever tried to advertise your business on Google AdWords or Facebook, you may not have been satisfied with the results. The truth is, as efficient as they are, both platforms have become quite complex. Being successful with your paid marketing is increasingly requiring more effort.
On AdWords, you need to figure out what keywords work best. On Facebook, you target potential clients based on users’ profiles. After hours of trial and error and thousands of dollars invested, I’ve discovered that nothing is obvious.
That’s where split testing (also known as A/B tests) can make all the difference.
Do you want to capture more email leads?
Are you running social media contests to grow your email list?
Whether they’re run on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram, social media contests and giveaways are a great way to collect emails.
In this article you’ll discover how to make sure your social media contests and giveaways attract and convert more email entrants.
Why Collect Emails as Contest Entries?
You know social media is effective, but it’s rented land. Your email list is something you own.
The good news is that you can use social media contests to collect emails for that list by asking people to enter with their email address.
Do you know how to get started?
Creating infographics is getting easier. When you illustrate a concept with images, you’re likely to find a bump in social media visibility.
In this article you’ll discover how to create and promote infographics to put your content front and center.
Infographic marketing offers vast potential for growing your audience, generating engagement, earning links, enhancing brand recognition and improving Google rankings.
Are you ready to take your Pinterest marketing to the next level?
Most companies open a Pinterest account, pin their content and repin other people’s material.
While that’s a great place to start, it’s the bare minimum.
In this article I’ll share five techniques to improve your Pinterest marketing.
#1: Approach Pinterest Like a Search Engine
When creating any content, if you approach it with an SEO mindset, you’re already a step ahead of the rest. Even though Pinterest is a visual platform, text plays a very important role.