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Social networks like LinkedIn offer a valuable service to writers looking to promote their work and connect with others in the publishing industry. There are many social networking sites to choose from, from Facebook to Twitter, but not all of these are ideal for creating a professional, business-only public profile. However, it is important today for freelance writers to develop an online presence as a way to find readers and promote their work.
“ Writing comes more easily if you have something to say .” ~Sholem Asch With this latest social media tool raking up in popularity, do you wonder how freelance writers can use Google+?
By Tamara Abraham PUBLISHED: 15:20 GMT, 24 July 2012 | UPDATED: 16:02 GMT, 24 July 2012 Rag & Bone may have been born in New York, but with two Londoners behind it, the label has a distinctly British identity. So it is fitting that Kate Moss has been cast as the star of its first-ever print campaign. Letting her supermodel status - and of course the clothes - make the statement, the image was shot with little fanfare by top photographer Craig McDean. Understated: Rag & Bone has cast Kate Moss in its first-ever print campaign.
Now the third-most popular social network (LinkedIn is number four), Pinterest has seen a 145% increase in daily users since January 2012. With about 1.5 million visitors each day, the addictive social media site could be an extremely effective marketing tool if used correctly. That being said, if you do not have an engaging image associated with your article, it might not work for Pinterest, since the site is so visually oriented.
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This post begins a small series within the Social Media 100 series where we can start discussing the parts and premises of building a social media strategy. I’ll want your help with this. We can build this collaboratively, and I believe that the end results are that you’ll have some tools to build out your own social media strategies. Consider this the warm up for the end piece, though I believe this piece has some value in helping you even begin to start your planning process. Tell me if you feel otherwise, and we can improve it together.
More companies use Twitter for business to expand their brand and connect with customers. Many of these same companies wonder why their followers didn’t convert to traffic and leads. Twitter can be great for promoting your business, but tweeting alone won’t magically generate customers. You also need a deep understanding of your audience, a social media strategy, and a way to measure results in order to achieve Twitter success.
Do you have a social media strategy for your business yet? If you don’t, you could be missing out on game-changing results. According to the 2011 Social Media Marketing Industry Report , 78% of marketers saw increased traffic with just six hours a week invested in social media. The businesses that do social media marketing well will see even bigger wins in 2012, as the gap between who “gets it” and who doesn’t grows wider by the minute. The good news?