One Simple Strategy to Significantly Increase Engagement on Social Media

There are countless posts about the top 3, 5, 7, 10, 20… strategies to get more traction on social media. I’ve tried plenty of them in a bid to increase my Facebook talking about rate, gain more retweets on Twitter and prompt someone to click the like button on LinkedIn. Facebook is probably the biggest challenge right now as most see their reach dramatically diminish. However, there’s been one fairly simple task I’ve done that has seen an instant –and significant – increase in...

A Day in the Life of a Freelance Social Media Manager

It isn’t all that long ago that the role didn’t even exist, yet now it seems new people are taking to the web as a ‘social media expert’ every day. My journey started 4 years ago when I left my event management job to pursue a passion for online engagement, relationship management and consumer psychology. I soon found myself working at an advertising agency as a Community Manager (another term for a social media manager) and had an amazing time working with brands such as Nutella, TIC TAC,...

50 Questions You Can Use to Increase Engagement on Your Facebook Page

When it comes to social media, and Facebook in particular, getting your followers to engage with you is more important than the actual number of people you have that "like" your page. This doesn't mean that getting more followers isn't important. I'm just saying that the more you converse with your followers, the more they get to know, like and trust you. Once this relationship is established, your followers have a better chance of becoming paying customers. Facebook Engagement is Imperative. The...

An Quick Lesson on the Importance of Content Marketing

Content marketing is a word that's really popular right now. Businesses and brands want to use the Internet, blogs, social networks or any other kind of media to bring in new clients, customers, prospects etc. So let's explore this term via a high level overview. space Content Marketing Brings in Traffic Content marketing and strategy sounds a little boring but it's actually really important because in order for you to drive traffic to your website, expose your message and your offerings....

A Review of 2013 and a New Year Video

I am a warrior. I don't look like a typical warrior but hear me out, for a few minutes. When you believe in something with all your soul, do you fight for it? It took me some time to find my voice, but, when I look around, I see a world that needs more people who not only stand for wholesome values but fight for them too. I don't want to hide my faith in God, I don't want to apologize to anyone for being a pro life, pro family, pro love kind of woman. These are elements of light and life! As...

How To Make Your Blog Go Viral

Last year, I posted a blog post that went viral. It led to 3 million hits on my website. Today I'm still seeing traffic in the thousands (on a daily basis) from that one article! Since then I've had a few more blog posts that are getting shared in the thousands. The internet is filled with different niches that cater to different interests. In today’s internet landscape, it's a must as a blogger, that you formulate a strategy that can make your posts go viral. Why is virality or contagious...