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Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 7

Secretary And Boss Discussing There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results
  8. (Yes, I said there are 7 steps, but I’m going to be doing 8 posts and #8 will be a summary of tools of the trade – stay tuned to find out about useful things like Buffer, Hootsuite, and others).

This week we’ll talk about evaluating your results. We’ll have a short tour of Facebook Insights. As I promised last week, we’ll be going over simple ways to look at results for the average user. If you want to go deeper I’d be glad to work with you one-on-one, but the purpose of this blog is to help the average user with social media, productivity, and administrative tasks.

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Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 6

businessman and social network structure This week we’ll be talking about building your tribe. This is a great thing to think about anytime, but especially at the beginning of the year.

There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results
  8. (Yes, I said there are 7 steps, but I’m going to doing 8 posts and #8 will be a summary of tools of the trade – stay tuned to find out about useful things like Buffer, Hootsuite, and others).

This week we’ll talk about building your community.

4 Ways to build traffic and likes for your FB page: (more…)

Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 5

Secretary And Boss Discussing This week we’ll be talking about creating a publishing plan. This is a great thing to think about anytime, but especially at the beginning of the year.

There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results
  8. (Yes, I said there are 7 steps, but I’m going to doing 8 posts and #8 will be a summary of tools of the trade – stay tuned to find out about useful things like Buffer, Hootsuite, and others).

This week we’ll talk about creating a publishing plan.

One of your first questions might be, “Why should I create a publishing plan?” Having a publishing plan in hand will help you: (more…)

Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 4

Social Media Computer Key Showing Online CommunityThere are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results

This week we’ll talk about building your platform. Facebook will be used as an example, but most points apply to all platforms.

If you’ve been following this series, you should have determined your social media vision statement (see step 1), set your strategic goals (in step 2), and determined your social media voice (in step 3). If you don’t already have one, you’ll need a Facebook page for your business. This is not a difficult thing to set up (it typically takes me between an hour and a half and two hours to set up a page for a client). For some do-it-yourself step-by-step directions, see these instructions from Social Media Examiner.

On Facebook, you want separate pages for personal and business. (more…)

Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 3

ID-100215439 (1)There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results

This week we’ll talk about finding your voice.

PICK ONE (or more)

Consummate professional? Girl next door? Helpful assistant? Wise mentor? Busy mom/family nutritionist? (more…)

Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 2

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There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks, we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results

This week we’ll talk about setting strategic goals.

Set SMART goals (more…)

Forming a Social Media Success Plan – Step 1

business man drawing social network

There are 7 steps to building a successful social media platform. During the next few weeks we will be going over these steps one at a time.

The steps are:

  1. Create a Vision
  2. Set Strategic Goals
  3. Find Your Social Media Voice (Persona)
  4. Build Your Social Media Platform
  5. Create a Publishing Plan
  6. Build Your Tribe (Community)
  7. Evaluate Your Results

This week we’ll talk about creating your vision. Why do you need a vision? “When there is no vision, the people perish.” – Psalm 29:18. In order to reach your full potential, you need to know where you’re going.

With that in mind, here are a few questions you need to ask yourself: (more…)