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You have developed a social media presence across the major platforms, but how do you maximize engagement? While there are many factors in play, optimizing the time of day and day of week posts go live can have a large impact. The infographic below shows the best time of day and day of week to post on each social media platform based on your company type and engagement goals. Read on and schedule away!

 

 

Best Time for Social Posts Infographic

As Q1 of 2014 came to a close, we at Digishop Girl Media have taken a step back to review some of the tactics we feel are going to be vital to your digital strategy.  Retargeting, Social Media Targeting and Cross Platform Targeting are the critical components of a solid digital marketing plan.

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Does the thought of your company’s digital marketing strategy get your adrenaline flowing? Most marketers feel overwhelmed and believe they need help from experts to deploy digital media successfully, specifically in the areas of mobile, affiliate marketing, blogs, and video. Read more

Content Marketing. How much good does it really do? Creating original content for conversation sake can quickly use up resources. However, 7 in 10 consumers say they prefer to learn about a company through articles rather than ads, and 61% are more likely to buy from a company that delivers custom content. Content marketing is about building a relationship with your customer. A loyal fan base can be acquired through relevant blogs, and interesting content is one of the top three reasons people follow brands on social media. Whether you are creating videos, an infographic, or writing case studies, the key is to stay focused on what’s important to the customer.
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The effectiveness of email is continuing to rise. As consumer expectations and technology evolve, so must your approach. 29% of consumers now open email on their mobile device, yet only 2% of companies have an advanced mobile email marketing strategy. A simple email design and early call to action are key to mobile-friendly viewing, while not optimizing for the small screen can have a devastating effect on your campaign. 89% of consumers will delete a poorly formatted email if viewed on mobile and 27% will unsubscribe.
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If you’re just getting your toes wet with social media, then you’ve come to the right place. This Social Media Cheat Sheet provides an overview on setting up your profile and some basic lingo for six of the major social media platforms. To get started, you’ll have to create individual accounts. Simplify the process by using a password manager such as LastpassLastpass will generate secure passwords and autofill them each time you visit a login page. Best of all, it’s free to use and you can share encrypted passwords with others. Now you’ll only need to remember one password as you create multiple profiles.

Take a look at the overview and figure out what platforms best suit your business. Each channel has a learning curve and takes time to manage. Start strong by focusing on the most relevant sites. Once you’re established, recruit across platforms to build a larger following. Share Digg links and YouTube videos on Facebook; share your Tumblr posts in your Twitter feed. Social media requires constant attention. Consider using a management app or contact Digishopgirl to help manage your content.

Start incorporating social media into your business plan today. Just remember, don’t go poking your co-workers on Facebook!
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Fifteen years ago when your marketing was all about the 4 P’s. Now, direct mail became email, off line turned to online, mobile came around the corner all together, social changed the way how consumers are connected. It’s a different world out there when it comes to marketing. The 4 P’s have been transformed to the 4 C’s: Content, Conversation, Community, Connections.

If your target market includes Tech Buyers, then you’ll want to take a look at this infographic from for some key social media insights.
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