5 Psychological Principles to Power Your Social Media & Content Marketing

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Content marketing doesn’t appear to make sense at times, but taking a closer look can reveal predictable patterns of human behavior. Using these established psychological principles, you can create better content for your web pages, emails and social media posts.

Content powered by psychological principles can help you drive more traffic, engagement and conversions, boosting your business favorably.

One of Apple’s first video ads, “The Crazy Ones”, is a great example of a psychological principle at play. People want to belong, and Apple’s ad creates a cool, empowered clique that people would long to belong to.

This is a list of 5 psychological principles that you can use to make your social media and content marketing more effective.

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5 Weird but Creative Ways of Using Facebook

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For many businesses, large or small, a Facebook page is almost mandatory. Facebook allows businesses to create custom pages, promote their products, and engage with their customers. When used properly, it can be an amazingly powerful tool to reach a wider audience. In this article, you will learn five weird but creative ways of using Facebook to improve audience targeting.

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How to Boost Social Media Reach Organically

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Organic social media reach is declining, and marketers are seeking new ways to increase content exposure on social media. You could invest in social media ads, but according to this statistic, ad aversion is on the rise.

To build a powerful brand on social media, you need ways to boost your reach, organically. This post lists six smart ways to accomplish that task. Continue reading

How to Build a Content Strategy for Social Media Engagement

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Creating content for social media is not an easy task – you have to make sure that the content is relevant to your audience, niche and peers at the same time. Additionally, you also have to provide unique content in order to stand out. Organization and having a clear set strategy can help you overcome the pressures of constantly creating content. Engagement can also be improved drastically, with a clear strategy in mind. In short, creating a content strategy allows you to streamline processes and increase your brand reach. Here are some key elements that you need to focus on when you build a content strategy: Continue reading

Why Your Social Media Audience Isn’t Responding (and How to Get Them to)

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Social media is well established as means to reach an audience, impact them and even understand them better, but if your engagement levels are low, none of those outcomes are en route to being successful. Sounding off your products on audiences is important, but if they’re not saying anything back, it could be because you haven’t asked yourself the following questions. Continue reading

Top 10 Twitter Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

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For small businesses, Twitter can greatly amplify their social media presence, help generate leads and build a strong community. Tools for Twitter management have been around for a while and are now a staple requirement for most marketers. With so many tools out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones will actually make a difference to your business. To help you make that decision, here’s a list of 10 Twitter marketing tools that are great to use:  Continue reading

Can Social Media Affect Your Search Engine Ranking? Yes, and Here’s How

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Are you integrating Social Media into your marketing efforts? Well, you should, because it has the power to increase your search engine ranking.

Until recently, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media marketing were seen as two separate fields. But, thanks to the many algorithm changes Google has gone through, nowadays SEO means more than just ranking well in Google. Of course, a good keyword strategy is still paramount, but search engine optimization isn’t just confined to Google or Bing. Social Media also plays a valuable role and, if done right, it can improve your search engine ranking.

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