Pinterest for Business Exposure

How To Use Pinterest for BusinessSocial media influencer, Kim Garst, gave a fabulous training for our Social Buzz U chock full of Pinterest tips for business. Here are some of the highlights she shared:

What is Pinterest? 

Pinterest is a social network that allows you to organize and share almost anything you find on the web. Since it is imaged based sharing, you create virtual bulletin boards (or pin boards) by topic. Then you pin images from pages online that contain information related to your bulletin board topics. Topics or themes can include everything to personal interest areas like weddings, decorating ideas, exercise, fitness tips, recipes, to business interests.

Tip: Browse others pin boards created by others to find pins for your boards.  Continue reading

8 Ways Your Blog Can Help Your Business

… Even If You Don’t Blog Often for Business

Business blog Companies can get significant benefits by maintaining (and updating) a business blog. For one, search engines love blog content. Creating content regularly helps your company be found more easily in Google, Bing and Yahoo’s search engines. More importantly, potential customers are also interested in good, relevant content. Once they discover it, blog content keeps them on your site longer and gives them the opportunity to get to know you on a deeper level, making them more likely to buy from you.

I will dig into these and other benefits in a minute. But first, let’s address the biggest complaint that I hear: “I don’t have time to blog”.

I could explain how you can create an editorial calendar to keep you on track, how you could carve out a dedicated time to write, how you could hire bloggers to write for you, or how you could accept guest posts to get more content on your site. These are all great ways to make blogging more methodical and to reduce your blogging workload. But, I’d like to take this “conversation” in a different direction, if that’s alright with you.

So what if you only have the time, energy or bandwidth to create a few blog posts over the next few months? Is it worth it? I say yes!  Continue reading

How To Increase Your Klout Score

Try and get a bunch of +K’s and get others to mention you organically to raise your Klout score and you’ll get tired very  quickly. Social Buzz Club’s content syndication engine is a great way to help yourself and others’ Klout scores raised.

Raise Your Klout Score with Social Buzz Club

This video covers the step by step process you can take using Social Buzz Club premium features to increase the score you have on Klout.

 

 Here’s the graph of my Klout score that jumped up by using this technique and has stayed up as a result of continuing the process.  Continue reading

How to Start a Blog, Drive Traffic, and Monetize Social Media

SocialBuzzClub.com co-founder Laura Rubinstein interviews Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner.

Stelzner answers questions about starting a blog, driving traffic to your website, generating social media ROI without selling through collaborative efforts like the SocialBuzzClub social marketing platform for organic content syndication.

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Great insights into the seeds of Social Media Examiner, one of the top blogs about social media and how you, too, can follow in their footsteps and create your own empire!

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Rolling with the rollout…

Whether you like it or not, the new Facebook Timeline is being rolled out.

If you activate it now, you can make the adjustments to your Facebook account content so that what you want to be seen is visible and you can hide or delete that which you don’t.

In the video below, you will learn how to get access to your timeline using the instructions available at Business Insider’s blog. This step by step set of instructions needs a little extra info like, to do the first step of “Creating a Facebook App,” you need to go to developers area. Don’t worry you don’t really need to be a developer to do this.  Simply use this link and follow the instructions above: https://developers.facebook.com/apps  Continue reading