Step 3 Social Media Punctuation:
A word on Social #Punctuation is helpful here, especially for those who are perplexed by the use of hashtags (aka #pound sign) in their posts. Think of hashtags as a way to index your content and find content specific to your particular interest. The social media exchange is noisy just sit back and watch a twitter feed for ten minutes and youll see what I mean. Use hashtags to help your tribe more clearly understand what youre communicating. If you need more of a primer, the Content Marketing Institute recently published a well-written article on the topic.
Step 4 Track and Measure:
Track and measure. Businesses dont have time to waste on ineffective marketing strategies. Tracking your web analytics is a simple and easily accessible way to understand how all of your content marketing efforts are panning out and driving traffic to your site. If you dont have Google Analytics coded on to your website, do it now and start to review your data regularly. Make changes based on facts and keep tweaking.
Whats your biggest content marketing challenge?
1. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest statistics and questions to ask when creating Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest micro-content: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk; Harper Business 2013.
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