5 Social Media Tips for Small Business

Get the Key to a 6, 7 or 8 figure Business[/caption]It's true that it can be effective to use social media for business. The problem is that if you don't do things right, you could just be wasting your time. Use these tips to make sure you maximize your efforts.

Branding

One of the best ways you can use social media for business is for branding. When marketing your business, proper branding can leave a memorable impression. When you brand yourself via social media, you have the potential of reaching a much wider scope.

Personality

Another great with to use social media for business is to give them a glimpse into your personality. When people feel as if they can trust you, they'll spend money with you. They will trust you once they get a glimpse of the real you.

Generate Leds

Social media can also be used to generate leads. In other words, you can use it to help build your list. Having a strong email list can help turn over even more profits. The thing is, there is a right and wrong way to do it. The potential customers need to like you first. When they like and trust you, they'll likely sign up for your list.

Video Marketing

This is another important social media tool yous can use to help market your brand. Post videos on youtube and facebook. Link to them on twitter. When people like what they see it strengthens your relationship with them.

Expert

You can use social media to show that you are an expert in your field. Share helpful articles that you've written. Give people a behind-the-scenes glimpse into your business. Do what you need to do to establish your expertise. What you choose to do will depend on your business.

Yes, you can use social media for business quite effectively. However, if you don't do things right you could just be wasting your time.

About Debra Zimmer

After 25 years of growing entrepreneurial businesses at companies such as Microsoft, where she attracted 700,000 members into an online community in 18 months and then grew a second one to 250,000 members in 10 months, Debra Zimmer then struck out on her own to grow an online retail store to 6-figures of income and put it on AUTOPILOT for 3 years. With an engineering degree and an MBA from Columbia Business School, Debra is the undisputed expert in helping experts, entrepreneurs and executives to focus their brilliance and magnify their impact using social media and internet marketing tactics.

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