So why after all his ranting, using dirty words to describe me, accusing me of online stalking and reporting me to the Facebook authorities does Mr. Omar Gallaga feel it is then worthwhile to continue sniping at me? I'm like an extracted tooth or something. It's painful for a while, but you can't help but keep sticking your tongue in the place where the missing tooth was. So he has nothing better to do, no interesting pieces to write about Mommy Blogger or the Taco Bell dog passing? Perhaps if the effect is more like poking a fork in an electrical wall outlet he will shut-er-down for good. We'll see I guess.
What makes a successful platform for business? If LinkedIn is getting tired and full of spam, where are we going to continue the business conversation? Google+? Facebook?
Bottom Line: Get your Google + profile page in order, and start building your Google+ network. You'll thank me later.
One of my missions is to provide information and insights to small businesses and other social media marketers like myself. And my mid-year metrics deck is often one of my best opportunities to assess and evaluate my own performance.
What's my blind side? What's my superpower? In our work and our lives we should strive to work in our sweet spot as often as possible. In our "genius" we have the potential to release the most positive momentum and results.
Facebook should be so much better. We can do a bit. We can ask and complain and keep using Facebook until something better comes along. And just like Windows, nothing lasts forever. Facebook's dominance will begin eroding, we just need the place to jump.
I said it again today, social media is about a 7% solution. It's not what drives business. It can accelerate business, and can keep the potential customer heading down the…
If you could follow these steps, you WOULD be on your way to building a first-class social marketing organization. This is a very complete deck, so check it out for yourself, it's worth the sign-up.
Know your overall referral stats cold. Understand the trends and where your WINS are with SEO and Social Media Marketing.
If you could tap into a blogger/influencer network for baby clothes as simply as you could place a $10,000 ad buy on Babies-R-Us, we'd have a growth model that could bring influence into the digital marketers toolbox. As it is, setting sail into influencer marketing without a plan or a platform is risky at best and terrifying to most business. The examples of social gone wrong, outweigh the examples of winners.