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How To Effectively Grow Your YouTube Channel

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Danielle Elliott Aug 9, 2018 2:00:54 PM

How To Grow Your YouTube Channel in 2018

YouTube is one of the best social media platforms for brands to take part in. Video marketing is on the rise since it's gaining popularity and accessibility for brands. Granted, there are other popular sites out there, like Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - ones that you should invest in - but YouTube remains the ultimate place to be. Especially when it comes down to people spending A LOT of time watching videos. YouTube is often referred to as the world's "second largest search engine. This means that your content is found even faster - complete with true engagement - if you know a few tricks! Below are ten ways that you can effectively grow your YouTube channel.

2018's Battle of the Social Media Platforms

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Danielle Elliott Jul 10, 2018 2:00:43 PM

2018's Battle of the Social Media Platforms

Social media is pretty interesting. Especially when it comes to predicting which platform will dominate over the others. We know that there are people who either hate it, love it, or depend on it. Social media become such an integral part of people's day-to-day lives, that it can be a little hard to disconnect from. And this really is why social media marketing really is one of the most effective (and least expensive) ways to build a brand.

How B2B Brands Use Social Media To Market & Sell

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Danielle Elliott Jun 28, 2018 2:00:12 PM

Social selling just might be the best way to engage with future buyers. Especially when it comes to B2B companies. Consumers use social media in a way that greatly affects their buying decision. Now that social media has evolved from a marketing channel into a powerful lead generation it has becomes the perfect sales pipeline tool. And it makes sense because social selling strategies can create better engagement and build relationships with potential customers.

Social Media 101: Increasing Sales

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Danielle Elliott Jun 26, 2018 4:26:37 AM

Social Media 101: Increasing Sales

Brands can truly benefit from being on social media. We've talked about it a lot here before and today we're going to dive into how to increase sales with it. Brands who use social selling in their marketing strategy will be ahead of the curve when it comes to brands that don't. The ones that do have a unique opportunity to build brand awareness with potential customers before they even enter the online sales funnel.

How Social Media Can Grow Your Email List

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Danielle Elliott Apr 19, 2018 2:00:25 PM

How Social Media Can Grow Your Email ListSocial media platforms are a great way to get engagement, but if you have an email list, your end goal should be building it up with prospects. This is where social media can help. You can always use your social media marketing campaigns as a way to engage with people. But the end goal is to get your audience to take the next step - ie. buy something. However, this isn't always doable with social media alone. Whenever you hit a wall between social media engagement and your audience taking the next step, you need to try another tactic. You need to start giving them more information and this starts with email. Thankfully you can actually use social media can grow your email list!

The Ultimate Guide to Marketing with Instagram

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Danielle Elliott Apr 5, 2018 2:00:27 PM

The Ultimate Guide To Marketing with Instagram

We all know how important it is to reach potential customers with a branding message they recognize. Especially if you want your brand to stay relevant and continue to grow. Otherwise, your brand might become outdated while your competitors gain more and more traction. Here's the thing: smart marketers don't let this happen. In fact, this is where social media platforms come into play. And since Instagram is a platform that's right up there with Facebook, it makes sense. Marketing with Instagram takes a little know how, so let's dive in!

Building Your Instagram Feed

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Danielle Elliott Apr 3, 2018 2:00:13 PM

building your Instagram feed

A lot goes into creating an incredible Instagram profile. You have to develop the right formula; especially when it comes to your photos, how you edit them, your hashtags, and yes, even your captions. But the main thing that you need to remember is that your feed should be your own. The trick to editing your photos is to make sure that you use the same filter for each one. This will create a cohesive and visually consistent Instagram feed. And if you do it right, you'll create a feed that has the perfect feel that people will flock to again and again. Let's take a look at what it takes when it comes to building your Instagram feed.

10 Tips To Expand Your Reach On Facebook

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Danielle Elliott Mar 20, 2018 2:00:34 PM

10 Tips To Expand Your Reach On Facebook

Social media is one of the most important marketing tools today. In fact, it's so integral that you need a solid campaign in order to grow your followers, your audience and to expand your reach on Facebook. But the trick in all this is knowing where to start because it isn't always easy. Especially if you are like the majority of people and are self-taught in the art of social media.