In case you don't know I also have a Social Media advice column on Social Media Today called Socially Stephanie. It's a ton of fun and each week I advise small business owners on the best way to reach their goals using social media. Here's are a few of my favorite recent posts.
Socially Stephanie : How To Make Content Go Viral
Dear Socially Stephanie: I create really good content. But it's not getting the views or shares that I'd hoped for. How can I make my content go viral?" There is no magic button to make something "go viral." However, there are some ways to increase your reach and make the sharing contagious.
Socially Stephanie : A Community Building Instagram Strategy
Dear Socially Stephanie: I have a startup, and I'm about to launch a product. I know it is going to be a huge hit with the Instagram crowd. The only problem is that I have no photos to share just yet. How can I build a following and community on Instagram without having my own photos to share?
Socially Stephanie : How To Build Trust Through QRV
Dear Socially Stephanie: I read your article about growing your blog audience and I liked how you simplified and explained each tip, especially the part where you talk about scheduling tweets to drive additional traffic and getting followers. If you were to give one piece of advice on gaining your audience's trust, what would it be?
Socially Stephanie : Google Plus + Twitter For Local Business
Dear Socially Stephanie: I run a local services business. Think plumbing, cleaning, you know, the type of business that would be featured on Dirty Jobs. I am having a hard time coming to terms with the idea that social media can actually help my business. It's not sexy. It's not exciting. And I just don't think people want to receive posts about what we do. Am I wrong?