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10 Social Media Tips from World Class Marketing Professionals
Social media, like SEO, is an ever changing and evolving thing. What worked yesterday, might not work as well, if at all, today. The same can be said about the social media sites themselves. While one site can be all the rage today, tomorrow it might end up like MySpace! So what's one of the best ways to know the best way to use social media sites for branding and success when they are ever changing? And how can you keep up with those latest trending things? Well by listening to the people that have gone before you of course! From those that have learned what it takes to be successful on social media today. And that's what this is! A compilation of some of the biggest, best and most successful social media marketers that you can learn from.
1. The Deficit of Attention
, Founder of Moz says that "The deficit of attention means content creators and social marketers will need to be massively more unique, more valuable and earn more loyalty from their audiences in order to maintain or grow their presences."
2. To Paraphrase Picasso
, Director of Content at Track Maven says "Good marketers copy; great marketers steal! The easist way to scale a social strategy from scratch is to learn from the big players in your industry. I couldn't have said it better myself!"
3. Be Amazing on Few - Don't Suck at All
, author of Social Media Strategist says "It's better to Be Amazing at one or two social media platforms that it is to suck at five or six of them."
4. Be Ready for the Curveballs!
of Lifestyle Blogger says "In one app update, your whole strategy can be thrown off, so you need to be agile and resilient and ready for the curveballs!"
5. The Answer is Unthinkable
of Host of Unthinkable says that "Startup Marketing is much more about knowing how to find the answer than me sitting here saying; this is the answer that applies everywhere."
6. Focus on Engagement not Follower Count
, Co-founder of Crazy Egg and Kissmetrics says "Don't go for large follower counts, rather stay focused on engagement."
7. Don't Spread Yourself Too Thinly
at Buffer says "Try not to stretch yourself thin on too many platforms at once. It's unsustainable and many lower the quality of content you put out."
8. Focus on Results
of The Sales Lion says "Focus on results, not what's cool or sexy or what everyone is talking about. Do what works, focus on that which brings the greatest returns. Move past the rest."
9. Don't Promote Crap
, Chief Evangelist at Canva says "It's easy to market something great. It's hard to market crap - and no social media effort can fix crap."
10. Learn From The Top!
of SEOClerks says, "listen to the market leaders in your industry, they'll teach you tips from the top! Tips that you can use and apply to become someone on this list!"
And that's 10 Social Media Tips from World Class Marketing Professionals, including one from myself. Okay, okay, I might not be a "world class marketing professional" but my tip and advice is as solid as the ground you walk you. As are all the other tips and advice that these world famous, world class marketing professionals know and share. Listen to them, take what they say to heart, they know what they're talking about because they have been there and done and lived it and learned it!
Do you like these tips from the top from these world class marketing professionals?
Have you learned something insightful, inspiring, empowering and motivating from it?
What other social media tips in 50 words or less, would you give to people today?
Cheers and enjoy and to your success!