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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 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 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: 33,291
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 17th November 2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Is Facebook the best place to build an audience?

The one thing to consider is; Which social media platform will most likely last and grow? Facebook wins out hands down. They aren't going anywhere. Some social media platforms here today may not be...
Forum: Social Media 17th November 2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: 250 Twitter Followers in 2 Days

Exactly, well said! Following others in your niche is one good way but all the above are other quality ways to get more followers.

Although saying thanks to all followers and people who engage is...
Forum: Social Media 16th November 2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Pintrest - is it worth me bothering to learn my way around this?

Yes it is worth using, but like anything it takes time to get some benefits from it.

The good thing with Pinterest is if you keep posting quality pins with links to your website you will get lots...
Forum: Social Media 11th November 2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Social Media vs Paid Search Media - how do you split the advertising spend between the two?

I don't believe that ratio because marketing is always about testing to find what works. Every business, niche, and region/area is going to be different.

I do social media marketing for lots of...
Forum: Social Media 11th November 2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 162
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Why social media is the best customer service tool at your disposal.

Nice article! It is a great way to show others that even when a customer is mad that you will respond and make it right. Others will see this and it will help build trust. Mad customers are a perfect...
Forum: Social Media 26th October 2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Socia Media Marketing Strategy

Don't assume lots of sales will come quickly. It will take time to build an audience and trust. Put out some great content that people will engage with and they will start looking forward to the next...
Forum: Social Media 26th October 2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: What catches your eye on IG?

A cool image with a motivational or business quote always has my attention.
Forum: Social Media 25th October 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Funtobesocial
Forum: Social Media 17th October 2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How many pins a day?

Pin a mixture of your own pins and others pins. There is no magic number really.

One thing is don't pin too much in a short period of time. Spread them out throughout the day.
Forum: Social Media 13th October 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 366
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Are you using FB live for your marketing?

I use Facebook Live a lot for my clients! It is a great marketing tool. If you aren't using it yet you should start! The age we live in is amazing. Live video that anybody could do, not just the big...
Forum: Social Media 6th October 2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Any effective/new ways to promote my YouTube channel?

A good keyword friendly headline and good tags could help a lot.

Putting a section on your website is a good way to promote your YouTube videos also. A page labeled VLOG and just put your most...
Forum: Social Media 6th October 2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Does Facebook not like schedulers?

From what I know it could affect organic reach if you use an outside scheduler. I'm not 100% sure of why, but I do notice a difference if I schedule a post on Facebook rather than an outside...
Forum: Social Media 30th September 2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How can I generate leads on my social media?

Post links to your kickstarter project, but add some cool content on why people should click on the link.

Doing some Facebook ads will help drive traffic to your kickstarter project. If you don't...
Forum: Social Media 7th September 2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By Funtobesocial
RE: How to Make a Facebook Page for Business??

You need to give more info if you want help. Your question is too vague.

I would be glad to help, but need more info about the error you are seeing.
Forum: Social Media 1st September 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,728
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Instagram followers, how in the world do they get so many?

Yes it could be either one of those options. If they look like they spam they probably bought the followers. If they look legit and their other social media platforms have quality content they...
Forum: Social Media 29th August 2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Sending cold messages on facebook?

Don't do it! Sending out cold messages is a great way to get a ban from Facebook. I learned the hard way about a year ago. I was just reaching out to some local businesses, but got banned for 30 days...
Forum: Social Media 26th August 2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 546
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Take out a business loan to increase followers on social media, stupid or not?

If you know what you are doing maybe it's not a horrible idea.

I look at it this way; Marketing is not an expense, it is an investment!

If you can make money from an investment then go ahead...
Forum: Social Media 23rd August 2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: What does Facebook want?

You are right video will get the most reach on Facebook. Anything with visuals even just pictures will be better than just text.
Forum: Social Media 23rd August 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Promote Pet Photography

Instagram would be awesome for your Pet Photography business! They all would be beneficial, but Instagram would help show off your skills in photography because that's why people are on Instagram to...
Forum: Social Media 22nd August 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How to get Massive traffic from Google Plus ?

It will take lots of work just like on any other social media platform. There is no magic formula for growing a huge audience.

Here are some tips;

1. Follow lots of people in your niche
2....
Forum: Social Media 22nd August 2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: facebook fan page audience reach

That is pretty good reach for a page with not much likes!

If people share your post your reach will go way up.

If people like your post some of their friends will see it so your reach will go...
Forum: Social Media 16th August 2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 99
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Social Media for niche

Do some targeted Facebook ads for your niche. You will need to monitor and adjust your ads many times until you get some good ads that will work for a few weeks.

It is an ongoing process and there...
Forum: Social Media 15th August 2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 229
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How to avoid ban on Facebook?

Yes, putting ads all over Facebook will get you noticed for sure, but not by the people you want to notice you...lol

Facebook is very fickle when it comes to spam and will ban you without notice....
Forum: Social Media 28th July 2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 256
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Facebook marketing

Build fans through Facebook ads. It will be the best way to find your targeted audience.

Post great content not just product pics. Don't promote too much. I usually go by the 80/20 rule. 80% fun...
Forum: Social Media 14th July 2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How To Quickly Start A Social Media Posting Service With No Out Of Pocket Investment!

Very nice post! Things like this help give people good ideas on new revenue streams.
Forum: Social Media 7th July 2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Should I buy facebook fanpage ?

I would never buy a fanpage. Put in the work & build your own targeted audience. It will be worth it in the end.
Forum: Social Media 29th June 2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Monetizing Facebook Fanpage

You can start anytime. Just start putting out some great content that people like and you can put a link on some of the posts to see how much traffic is being driven to your website.

This would be...
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Mass Planner - Mass pain??

Besides Hootsuite, I recommend Buffer and Postplanner. They all have different advantages it's just a matter of getting a feel for each one. I never tried Mass Planner.
Forum: Social Media 21st June 2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Instagram vs. Facebook for business marketing

Very detailed article with some good points. I do both Facebook and Instagram Marketing. I see benefits to both, but Instagram really has been showing some good results lately.

Note: Soon...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st June 2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: The Best Ways of Improving Your Decision Making Process

Nice article, like any great business person one of their strengths is the ability to make quick decisions.
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th June 2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: 10 Great Motivation Quote

I like #1. The main thing is not to over think things. Over thinking can ruin motivation. Just go out and do it!
Forum: Social Media 7th June 2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How to increase conversion rate in facebook

I agree with most the people here. It could be many different issues.

Without knowing all the details of your campaign, and ad sets it's hard to really evaluate.

One word of advice is to just...
Forum: Social Media 2nd June 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Queries about Facebook Ads

If you have a special offer use the "Promote Offer" ad type. That would work pretty good if done right for selling T-Shirts.

Target your ad as much as possible so that way your ad dollars go...
Forum: Social Media 16th May 2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How are people using Instagram successfully?

Post great content! Below are 5 tips that will help you build a following on Instagram.

- Show a personal side to your business
- Post great and fun pics of your products
- Always be creative...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th May 2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: WHY did you decide to be a Marketer?

Well I went to school and got a degree in Marketing so I set my mind on it early. Some people just jump right in and give up soon after.

It takes a lot of work and constant learning. It is...
Forum: Social Media 9th May 2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: 9 Legit Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

I agree with all of these great post! I really like #3, when I tweet more on certain days I do get more followers as well.
Forum: Social Media 2nd May 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: How can I increase memebers in my Facebook Group?

Post a link in another similar group. Just make sure to ask the administrator first. Some will say yes and some will say no.

Once a couple say yes, it can really grow your group if it is related...
Forum: Social Media 21st April 2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Is it a good option to buy twitter followers?

In a word: NO! It's not even worth your time and it will decrease your engagement over time because they are not real followers.

There is no substitute for hard work, just keep plugging away and...
Forum: Social Media 11th March 2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Management & Passwords

I like Hootsuite for multiple accounts.

As far as saving passwords I use an app on Android called Msecure. It really works good with organizing all my passwords.

I'm not sure if there is a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th March 2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Does it help to challenge yourself socially?

The more you do it the easy it gets. The first step is the hardest.
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th March 2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: Persistence Is Soooo Key To Success!

Agree! Napoleon Hill really drives that in his book "Think and Grow Rich". There have been many times where I was procrastinating on my goals and then before I know it a year has passed and I would...
Forum: Social Media 7th March 2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By Funtobesocial
Re: What works for Twitter!

Absolutely! People love to get a retweet.
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