Peg Fitzpatrick wrote in a great post: Social media is fun but can be very time consuming. Learning ways to maximize each of your efforts will make everything you do more successful. Social media is not rocket science, however there are a few tricks and tips that can make things really start to hum for you. Some of these tips, among many others:
Good old social skills
Don’t forget the basics! Say hello, thank you and nice to meet you. Everyone appreciates good manners and this leads to further engagement.
Writing guest posts helps you find a whole new audience for your message and gives you great content to repurpose on your own blog later.
Post on FB and include a call to action
Posting something fantastic with a call to action will encourage engagement and you will get positive results.
A great third party app to manage and clean up your Twitter followers. Easy to use and practical.
Fill up your Buffer at one time in the day and Buffer automagically posts them for you through the day. 10 posts are free, unlimited is $10/month.
Triberr is a blogger’s dream. You write amazing content, it’s sent magically to Triberr from your blog to a network of tribe mates waiting to share your content. This is a community of experienced bloggers that you can bond with, learn from and enjoy.
Scheduling your posts via HootSuite or TweetDeck or Timely.is
Only have a little window of time on social media? Use the scheduling features to space out the thanks, comments and RT’s.
Maximize your profile data
Help more awesome people find you. Hava complete bio and links to your blog, web and social media presence. You need to help people find you and make it easy for them to follow you.
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