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Forum: Social Media 20th June 2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: I have a FB page with nearly 100K likes, very active, it is pet related, what items could I sell

Do some research on Amazon and Ebay to find what kind of pet items are selling best and sell those items.
Forum: Social Media 4th April 2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: $0.0001 Facebook ads Traffic?

Simple answer...nope!
Forum: Social Media 4th April 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Tips to Make Pinterest Marketing Serve Small Businesses

Yes, nice tips! Adding a location on pins is especially important for local businesses.
Forum: Social Media 3rd April 2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: How can I grow my Facebook page without any paid advertising?

All good tips Vicky!

Also if you have a big following on another social media platform sharing your Facebook link could help. Just don't do it too much you don't want to look like you're just...
Forum: Social Media 3rd April 2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Instagram engagement? What's a good ratio?

It is very early yet keep growing your following and post good content and you'll be able to analyze more in a couple of months.
Forum: Social Media 29th March 2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: I've a Question About Facebook Page!

One tip is to find free images. Just Google "free images" or "no royalty pics". You will be amazed at how many sites have free images you can use.
Forum: Social Media 27th March 2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Image in FB ad too small for Instagram?

If you go on Canva you can upload the image and make on a size that fits.

1. Just select the size (dimensions) you want to make the image
2. Upload the image
3. Insert the image in the design...
Forum: Social Media 27th March 2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 251
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: How much do you prioritize social media?

There are two things to consider:

1. If you want to grow your social media following organically it will take lots and lots of time.

2. If you have a good budget to spend on social media it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Is it still google's policy "the more content the better"?

Good content will help with SEO, but posting consistently helps also. Don't post four times one month and only once the following month.

Along with helping with SEO if you publish good quality...
Forum: Social Media 22nd March 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,081
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Is there a way to Increase Facebook Page likes or twitter followers?

I found that one way to increase followers on Twitter is to find others in the same industry and follow them.
Forum: Social Media 21st March 2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Is it legal to make contact b2b on facebook messenger?

It is OK on a limited basis. Don't contact too many people/businesses at a time because Facebook will put a ban on your account.

I know first hand I did it to contact some local businesses and got...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Always Giving Your Very Best!

One thing I like to give away are Free Cheat Sheets about social media marketing. It works good for building my email list and I know it helps others. It's not giving away too much, but enough to...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd March 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 33,298
Posted By Funtobesocial
re: [Solved] Whats the best instagram follow/unfollow app?

Crowdfire was a good app for that, but like you stated recently the new rules don't allow Crowdfire to use the follow/unfollow feature now. I don't know of any apps right now that have that feature...
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: Is it possible to back up Instagram captions?

You could save them all in a Word document and date them so you know when they were posted. Every time you add a new photo and caption just copy and paste it into the Word document.

I don't know...
Forum: Social Media 24th February 2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 543
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: How should I Boost My Social Media Engagement

There are so many ways some will work and some won't work depending on your niche.

One suggestion is to try and run a fun contest with a prize related to your business. Be creative and unique and...
Forum: Social Media 22nd February 2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Traffic from pinterest, how to?

Follow people in your niche to build up your following and create some awesome pins that people will share, but make sure the pins lead back to your website or specific page you want them to land on.
Forum: Social Media 22nd February 2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: What's the best and most user friendly social media analytics tools?

Hootsuite works great, although the analytics on most social media platforms are very useful and free.
Forum: Social Media 21st February 2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Funtobesocial

The things people get famous

Good for her if she is making money from it. Hopefully she trademarked her famous saying.
Forum: Social Media 21st February 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Can I have several Facebook Pages to the same domain name?

I don't think it's an issue to do that, but their Terms of Service change often so check them every once in awhile.
Forum: Social Media 24th January 2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Buying shoutouts on Twitter

I think this is more common on a platform like Instagram, but not really on Twitter. I never tried it, but can't really see it paying off much unless it's in your niche and the page you are paying...
Forum: Social Media 23rd January 2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Facebook ads without text???

Yes, it can get frustrating. My advice is to find a good picture for the ad, but put no text at all on the photo. Put all of your text in the post. If you do that you should have no issues.
Forum: Social Media 20th January 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Increase Instagram Follower !!

You can pay for shout outs or paid ads to gain followers faster.

Otherwise if you want to grow it free I suggest following around 100 people per day that are in your niche or demographic. Don't do...
Forum: Social Media 19th January 2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Was getting sales from Pinterest traffic until..

I agree creating a sales funnel will be much better for the long term. Building an email list is also much better long term because you never know what will happen with social media.
Forum: Social Media 19th January 2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How can i promote my site through the social networking sites

It will take time. You will need to build a following and put out great content for people to know you and trust you. I wish there was a fast solution, but there really isn't in terms of doing it...
Forum: Social Media 18th January 2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Facebook banned me from posting or joining groups because of my misuse of an autoposter!

I don't use automated tools there is too much of a chance of something like that happening. It's not worth it to me.

I use a scheduler like Hootsuite but that's it and I schedule good content that...
Forum: Social Media 17th January 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: someone want to license my youtube videos for air on a new US Television network

Could be a big opportunity or really nothing. It might not hurt to have a lawyer look it over. Even if you have to pay the lawyer for a half hour of their time.
Forum: Social Media 16th January 2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 382
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: What is your favorite social media websites??

My 3 favorites are: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. (in that order)
Forum: Social Media 12th January 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How to deal with negative comments on your blog and social media.

All 3 are very good ways to deal with negative comments.

What you have as #2 Turning them into something positive is what i like to do all the time. It shows others that you care and are willing...
Forum: Social Media 11th January 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Facebook ads are totally useless

I agree lots and lots of testing! Facebook ads really are great for generating leads. If you can use them to build your email list you won't have to rely on them as much in the future.
Forum: Social Media 11th January 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Top Social Media Marketing & Management Tools

I like Hootsuite. I use it to handle my social media and my clients social media accounts.
Forum: Social Media 11th January 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Need Facebook Comment Likes

It's useless to buy likes. The best way to is to get real engagements based on great content and interactions. If your hoping to get better organic reach after buying likes it won't work. You'll be...
Forum: Social Media 11th January 2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Is this a good Facebook ads strategy to sell my eBook?

That is a good strategy to build your email list to promote the ebook also to sell other products in the future. So look at it as a long term strategy also.

When you send out emails to your email...
Forum: Social Media 11th January 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 967
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Best Ways to Increase Twitter Followers

1. Good Content
2. Consistent Tweeting
3. Valuable content
4. Follow others in your niche
5. Interact lots with others
6. Add Twitter icon to your website

Those are the 6 best ways. Doing...
Forum: Social Media 10th January 2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: I am facing a problem with my pinterest traffic please help

I've noticed a decline recently also. Maybe they are changing the algorithms to encourage more promoted pins to increase revenue.
Forum: Social Media 9th January 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: MassPlanner - is it worth it?

I haven't used it because I'm worried about anything automated with Instagram as they have a very strict policy with anything automated. It looks like a good tool to use maybe as long as you're...
Forum: Social Media 4th January 2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: White Label Social Media

I haven't worked with any, but it's not a bad idea to give you time to work on getting new clients.

My suggestion is to try a service with only a couple client accounts or maybe let them handle...
Forum: Social Media 4th January 2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: watermarks on social media images

People are right the watermark can be removed easily.

I don't watermark my photos, but I do put my logo and website or social media handle on all photos.
Forum: Social Media 30th December 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Will Twitter dissapear?

I hope they can last I use Twitter all the time to drive traffic to my site.

I think they just need to keep innovating to stay relevant. Social media is changing at a very rapid pace and any...
Forum: Social Media 30th December 2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Create fake Facebook account for Facebook Ads + Fan Page creation?

I would be careful about setting up a fake account. You never know it can be shut down for some reason in the future. I use my personal account to manage client pages. That's what I have always used....
Forum: Social Media 27th December 2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Buying my first instagram shoutout

Make sure your profile has some quality posts so that when someone clicks on your profile from the shout out they are more likely to like your page.
Forum: Social Media 27th December 2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Do Facebook likes even matter any more?

Do you mean page likes? If so I think it matters only a little bit for reach. It's good because if you don't want to boost a post at least you will reach some people.

It is good if you had...
Forum: Social Media 19th December 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: STOP Using Instagram Hashtags

Absolutely! Spammers will spam no matter what. I agree you can't stop using hashtags in your posts. It is a big part of reaching your audience. Don't use hashtags and you will see your reach drop big...
Forum: Social Media 14th December 2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Youtube marketing

Promote the video on YouTube to get some good views. If you get a lot of views YouTube will see it as good content and you will get more organic views.

I'm not sure of where to purchase views, to...
Forum: Social Media 9th December 2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Instagram Possibilities...

Use relevant hashtags and post great content other than your offer.

There really is no secret it takes a good amount of time and sometimes lots of work and strategy to make a good income from...
Forum: Social Media 9th December 2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How to get views in youtube

Keep building your other social media pages as well then you can post your YouTube videos on your other pages to get more views.
Forum: Social Media 1st December 2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Facebook ads are awesome.

Absolutely! Facebook advertising is great! We live in an amazing age for marketing!

Now that we have all this great social media marketing and search marketing I don't know how businesses...
Forum: Social Media 30th November 2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 110
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How much time do you tweet per day?

I usually tweet 6-8 times per day and maybe half that on the weekends.
Forum: Social Media 29th November 2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Pinterest advice please

Making different boards would be best. It also gives people more choices for which boards they would like to follow.
Forum: Social Media 29th November 2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Growing an organic audience through Facebook

All good points! Growing organically on Facebook is hard these days. I'd rather spend some money to save time. I think it's easier to use that time on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for organic...
Forum: Social Media 29th November 2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: I need to drum up some leads fast - should I use Facebook or eMarketing?

I would take about 10% - 15% of your total budget and do some testing on each. After you come to a conclusion on which is better put most of your money on that.
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 669
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Who's still using hashtags? Or are they a thing of the past?

Yes they are still effective. It does depend on which social media platform you are on. Facebook is not good for using hashtags. Twitter and Instagram are great for using hashtags.
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: 1 billion a year for snapchat advertising.

Facebook was a simple idea, but took years to get to the point they are now. They didn't even care about making money for the first 5+ years.
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Spam in social networks and how to deal with it

I agree, I delete spam comments as soon as I see them. I see a lot of this on Instagram.
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Has facebook made traditional customer service obsolete?

I think so, but it's not totally obsolete social media just added new ways on top of traditional customer service.
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Would you take 25k for a FB page?

Since nobody really owns a Facebook page that is a great offer. Take it and don't look back!
Forum: Social Media 21st November 2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Please, dont ask your friends to like your fanpage.

It can hurt a little on your reach, but really how many friends are going to like your page? Maybe 50 or less so I don't think it's that big of a deal. I think people ask for friends to join their...
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