5 Proven Social Media Platforms to Try Out in 2018

January 10, 2018 Gloria 0 Comments

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By now, if you’re a small business owner or an entrepreneur, you’ve implemented a social media marketing campaign on Facebook — maybe Twitter. You understand the importance of encouraging your audience to share information about new products and react to how your target audience responds.

Facebook and Twitter may be the juggernauts of the social media marketing platforms, but there are plenty of other social media platforms you should have a strategy for in 2018 to gain more clients, analyze feedback about your company or brand, and to conduct market research. Below are some other social media platforms rather than Facebook and Twitter that can help you reach a much wider array of demographics that future clients may be hiding in.  Read more…

How to Schedule Posts on Facebook Business Pages

March 9, 2015 Gloria 0 Comments

Schedule posts on Facebook If you’re in need of a social media management tool, I believe Hootsuite is a great choice, since it’s affordable and easy to use. But if Facebook is your only social media platform, you don’t need a third party app. You can schedule posts on Facebook business pages, right from the timeline.

Facebook has had this availability for some time, but they recently introduced a new feature. Now you can see how your scheduled post will look on a mobile device in addition to the desktop. Follow the instructions below to start using Facebook’s scheduling feature. Read more…

The One Social Media Management Tool Every Busy Entrepreneur Needs

March 3, 2015 Gloria 0 Comments

social media mgmt toolI think most of us will agree that social media has a reputation for being a time-suck. For many people, it’s real easy to lose precious minutes out of your day, reading Facebook posts, or pinning images to Pinterest. Those minutes are especially critical if you’re using social media for business. You don’t have time to waste. That’s why it’s critical that you use a social media management tool.

I’ve tried several management tools over the years, but the one I keep coming back to is Hootsuite. It’s easy to use and inexpensive too. You don’t have to pay a thing if you only want to manage 3 social profiles. For example, your Facebook page, Twitter account and LinkedIn profile. Read more…

How to Schedule Posts with Hootsuite – Video Tutorial Part 2

September 7, 2014 Gloria 0 Comments

How to Schedule on Hootsuite Last week, I shared a video tutorial on how to get started with Hootsuite, the social media management tool. In this week’s video, I explain how to schedule posts with Hootsuite using their manual and autoscheduling features. Being able to schedule posts ahead of time is probably the primary reason small business owners like myself use Hootsuite. It’s a terrific time-saver. I hope you get some value out of the video, and if you have any questions, please post them in the comments below. I’m happy to answer them!

If you’d like a FREE, 30-day trial to use Hootsuite’s pro features, (which I love!), click this link: http://bit.ly/GRandHootsuite. After the trial, if you agree to pay for the service, I will get a small commission. But I would not recommend Hootsuite, if I didn’t use it myself! 🙂
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How to Get Started with Hootsuite – Video Tutorial

August 29, 2014 Gloria 0 Comments

Hootsuite Video TutorialOne of the social media marketing tools I get asked about the most from clients and prospects is Hootsuite. This scheduling and social media monitoring program is a great asset to any small business owner or entrepreneur who wants to manage their social media presence. It’s not too difficult to use, but like anything, there is a learning curve involved. I decided to put together a video tutorial on how to use Hootsuite, starting with how to add social networks and streams to the dashboard. Watch the video below for details. Next week, I’ll share another video with tips on how to use Hootsuite’s scheduling feature.

If you’d like a FREE, 30-day trial to use Hootsuite’s pro features, (which I love!), click this link: http://bit.ly/GRandHootsuite. After the trial, if you agree to pay for the service, I will get a small commission. But I would not recommend Hootsuite, if I didn’t use it myself! 🙂 Read more…