Today on the SMR blog we are kicking off the first Favourite Five Friday.
Each week we will share our top five favourite social media activities which could include blog posts, tweets, pins, Facebook posts, YouTube videos and anything we think is simply too awesome not to share.
To start off FFF we have listed 5 blog posts that provide tips and tricks about social media.
Getting your followers to actually see your content is not as simple as clicking the post or publish button. Tricky little algorithms can prevent the majority of your fans or followers failing to receive the messages that you are putting out there on social media, especially Facebook. This post on Social Media Week by Nicole Brown explains in colloquial terms how Facebook algorithms work and what you can do to increase your posts visibility.
- IF DON DRAPER TWEETED: 27 COPYWRITING FORMULAS THAT WILL DRIVE CLICKS AND ENGAGEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Love him or hate him, there is no denying that at some point everyone wants to be Don Draper. To have that confidence, charm, respect from peers and ability to come up with standout messages for your audience. And yes, Don Draper is a fictional character, however the techniques of copywriting displayed on Mad Men outline that storytelling engages people and gets them interested. Kevan Lee has collected 27 copywriting formulas within this post to help you write captivating stories within your messages that encourages greater engagement.
When people share content on their social media sites they are associating their social identity with the message that they have decided to share. This means that sharing is more personal and involves greater engagement then simply liking a post or favouring a tweet. Garrett Moon outlines five easy to follow tricks to help you make your content more relatable to people which in turn makes them more likely to share.
Twitter is a noisy social media platform. Every second there are more and more messages being posted that dilutes what you have tweeted. Therefore it is important to analyse and evaluate whether your tweets are reaching your targeted followers and Melonie Dodaro within this post outlines 7 ways to do this using the site FollowerWonk.
Mistakes will and do happen but as Kim Garst states in this blog, “the best way to avoid them in the future is to draw attention to them”.
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