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3 Ways To Build Your Downline With A Social Media Strategy

Are you tired of wasting time and energy trying to build your downline with stale, ineffective tools? Trying to recruit quality people for your downline without using social media is like trying to dig a ditch with a toothpick. You can’t skimp when it comes to creating an effective social media strategy. Here are three tips to help you to attract a downline to you, practically overnight! 1. Are You Trying to Sell Widgets? You aren’t really selling a product. You are selling yourself.  People do business with people they like and feel confident in. Use social media to be a charismatic leader, without the sales pitch. Post your interests and get involved in community activities. Start volunteering and post pictures. Selling gourmet food? Give some to a charity and then blog about it. Your social presence will bring you a gold-mine in relationship-based business. 2. Front and Center. List your website right on your profile on Facebook and Twitter. After people get interested in you as a person, they will click on your website out of curiosity. You’ll have sold them without doing any selling. Do this in every other social network you belong to. It should be a […]

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Management?

A lot of people think that Social Media marketing is easy. They all think that you just need to be online everyday and update your Social Media site and everything will go on from there. But that’s a very wrong connotation because there should be someone who knows how Social Media really works. So it’s a tough decision whether or not you should hire someone to manage your Social Media Management needs and if you should hire them in-house or outsource them. Top Dog Social Media is a business that specializes in Social Media Management and Social Media Marketing. We have seen a lot of businesses thrive because of outsourcing their Social Media Management needs. While hiring someone and basing them in-house is also an option for businesses, not all can do this. Every business has its own unique function, resources and capabilities. Below is a list of why outsourcing could be an option for your business. Expertise. A new profession has been emerging in the business world and it is called being a ‘Social Media Strategist’. A lot of businesses have already ventured into the Social Media marketing trend and the need for this kind of profession has been […]

How To Use Twitter To Promote Your Business

When the insurgence of the Internet happened in the late 90’s everyone thought that they will finally have a quick access to information all over the world. But with the insurgence of Social Media sites like Twitter, people from that era surely did not expect the evolution of information sharing that has been happening in the recent years. Twitter is a site that has been known for being one of the pioneers of microblogging. The interface of their web site is really simple. You just have to sign up, have a username and start updating your account by answering the question “What are you doing?” in 140 words or less. It’s like status updates in Facebook and other networking sites but your words are limited. This became an advantage to the site because the content of their site is straight to the point and concise. If a business wants to update about their latest promotions, new products and services, consumers will get a real-time update and they will learn about it without businesses having to beat around the bush. If you’re a business owner and you want to use Twitter effectively, below are some tips on how to utilize the […]

Expand Your Business Contacts With Linkedln

In the business community, contacts are very important. If somebody says that contacts are not important for them, I would imagine their business is suffering. In whatever business venture, one cannot grow without the help of other people and industries. A restaurant business cannot start without the help of a good lighting, construction, interior design business and more. Everyone is interconnected and there is no sense in denying that fact. So how do you use LinkedIn? It’s very simple. All you have to do is create an account and put all the necessary information of yourself and your business. The information that you can share ranges from the basic location and contact information to creating a profile of your products, services and specialties. Aside from businesses, a lot of professionals use it as well; from accountants, doctors, lawyers, realtors to graphic artists and more. The number of contacts that you can generate when you set up an account with the site is limited only to the amount of time you have to spend on it. For those who don’t have the time, you can always outsource it to a social media management company. Here are some tips on how you […]

Choosing the Right Social Media Expert

A lot of people raise their eyebrows whenever they hear the term Social Media Expert. There are many reasons as to why they have negative connotations about it, but it simply boils down to there are still people that have not yet discovered the power of Social Media for businesses, big or small. With 4 out of 5 Canadian’s using Social Media, you’d be crazy to overlook this. Those business owners that are close-minded will really miss the boat, and see there competitors that are using Social Media effectively, soar ahead of them. It doesn’t matter where you are located, it’s going to be important for you to have a Social Media presence and manage it effectively and consistently. Now, if you are open to the idea of Social Media and in using it to promote your business, why should you hire a Social Media Expert? The answer is simple: You need a person with the right combined skills to effectively utilize the use of Social Media. You need someone who can make it work for you. In order to know who the right person is, read further where I describe how to choose the perfect Social Media Expert for you. […]

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