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- Embrace Social Media
- Be Local
- Watch Your Step / Analytics
- Go Global
- Compete Directly
- Empathize with Your Users
- Care about People
- Be a Leader
Do you get the impression that people hate email marketing? If you ask around, you’ll probably find a large percentage of people who say they don’t like it at all. I’d probably say that too. But then I check my email and…what’s that? 20% off everything at Bloomies? Groupon has a great deal for my favorite restaurant? It’s Cyber Monday and the deals are insane? I check my email on my smartphone when I’m in a store and…there’s a 20% off coupon!
- You don’t offer value through your tweets
- You never reply to your followers
- You bombard your followers with too many hashtags
- You don’t leave enough space to allow people to retweet
- You don’t check links you share
- You’re inconsistent
Blogging is an extremely effective way of getting your word out online. Blogs teach new things and compel readers to read and leave comments on the content. They also share what they have read. It’s time to increase your readers.
When it comes to generating leads, you can follow more of a formula than you think. It isn’t always easy; however, if you turn the thinking around, you’ll achieve good results. The key is thought provocation. Make them want it.