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Danny’s World: Are You Confused About Social Media?

A great post about why to use social media.

Dream Big, Dream Often

This past week I had a couple conversations about blogging and social media. The question I want to address is why someone should link their page to social media. There is so much misinformation about social media, blogging and SEO so I am going to clarify things for you. Here are a few of my thoughts…

Danny's iphone 022Why should I focus on social media when I don’t get a lot of views from Facebook or Twitter?

I hear this argument/question a lot. The truth is social media doesn’t have as much to do with getting views directly to your page as it has to do with helping your page to show up in Google searches. Google considers pages with social media to be more relevant than pages without; especially Google+ and YouTube. Therefore, having your page linked to all the available social media pages will help your SEO.

Social media is…

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Number one secret to becoming a successful band in the digital age

 

Ever wonder why so many bands become famous with little talent and songs that sound like everything else you hear on the radio?  When before streaming bands used to become famous through luck and talent. But now that social media, streaming music and YouTube exist, bands become famous through targeted ads and exposure. If your band doesn’t have a strong internet presence then they can be left in the dust, even if you have the talent. Here are some ways you can look great on social media.

  1. A Sleek Website

These days you need a sleek looking website, along with easy to access streaming music. More than that, you need to be on all the social networks. Having  social media credibility will help more fans follow you. Plus it gives your fans a kind of personal access, seeing you tweet about creating a new album, or learning about what you do with your off time on Snap Chat. Plus most labels won’t even listen to your music until you have thousands of followers on Twitter.

  1. You Tube Videos

YouTube is also becoming a social force in the music industry. You don’t need a million dollar music video to make your music stick out, instead you just need great sound quality on a studio video or good sound quality of a very well attended concert.  Even easier than that some bands have taken to gimmicks like wearing masks or writing tunes about current events to get hits on You Tube.

  1. Branding

A mistake most bands make is with branding, causing their audience to not be able to find, or know it is your band. Branding will help you audience always recognize you, no matter what platform you are on or whether it is a video, audio, writing or interview. By bringing all these different formats together you can create a familiar presence that helps your current fans find you and your new fans learn more about you.

What to do with Social Media

One of the best parts of social media is that you can find your niche, so if you play jam band-bluegrass music there are fans out there for you. Social media can help you find out where these fans talk about this type of music, where they go to listen to it, and where they stream it. This can help you find bigger audiences and play at the venues that host your style of music. If you can get in front of an audience that likes your style of music already, you have greater chance of converting them into diehard fans of your band.

How does all this online presence put money in my pocket? Having a social media network will also help venues find your band,  labels see your work, and news sites to find you when you start creating buzz.  The old saying goes you must walk the walk before you can talk the talk. Which means you got to look professional before anyone can accept you as a professional musician.  Social Media is the one secret that can help your band become successful online.

 

For help with social media visit https://completesocialmediasolutions.com/  The social media helping bands and businesses.

 

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4 Steps to Managing Your Social Media Presence

Most employers will check your social media profiles while going through the recruiting process. Therefore, it is crucial to have a well-established online presence. Following these steps to assist you: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles: I recommend that you either set your profile settings to private where your profile will not appear on search engines […]

via 4 Steps To Managing Your Social Media Presence — The Accounting Mentor

Social Media Etiquette Guide

Great Inforgraphic

The infographic below (Credit: TollFreeForwarding) provides tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Whilst aimed at business there are some useful pointers for everyone to take away. In short good manners are equally important online in these social spaces as they are face to face. Attributing others work should be a given. Thanking people […]

via Social Media Etiquette [Infographic] — Social Media for Learning

If Social Media Where People

 

If social media platforms were people, they would be quite the crowd. Not necessarily a bad crowd but a weird one. Like Friends, they all just go together somehow. 1. Facebook – The Parent Facebook has slowly turned into “remember the time…” or “read this important article to save your life…” or “I just […]

via If Social Media Were People — Thoughts From a Twenty-Something Year Old

How To Grow Your Social Media Following & Influence As A Blogger

Bloggers Social Media Tips

Dalindcy

Social media is one of the easiest ways to get traffic as a blogger, but not if you don’t have any followers! There are plenty of easy & free ways you can grow your following on social media to increase your influence as a blogger and hopefully get more traffic on your blog.

Brands are usually more interested in working with bloggers with a large social media following as well!

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Finding your target audience

Before you decide what social media platforms to focus on, you have to decide who your target audience is. Answer the following questions for yourself:

  • who am I writing my content for?
  • How old is my audience?
  • What is their gender?
  • Where do they live/what is their household income?
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It’s Not That Much Difficult To Get Success On Business Social Media !

A wonderful article on social media.

Priya Jivrajani

Do your business use social media for marketing?

Does it help you to generate more sales leads?

Do you think your competitions have more successful results from social media?

Have you ever observed your competitions? And their marketing strategies?

If you have these questions then this post is for you only!!!

Keep reading.

Well, so many people have the same questions. So here, there some tips for you to plan your next business marketing strategy.
1.Don’t Be Machine

People don’t like the machines to follow or to connect. Make your presence such as that they can feel that you are a real human being. Post something, from which your followers/connections can attach with, give replies to each comment on your post, don’t miss any single message to reply.

These are small things, which have effects on a long term process.

2.Be Consistent

Post regularly. Do not miss your…

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