This week’s roundup includes posts on growing your email list, Instagram, Facebook, and blogging. Enjoy the diversity of this week’s posts.
36 Smart Ways To Grow Your Email List 2x Faster from Adam Connell: “You need to build your email list if you want to grow your blog. Don’t be the person that keeps making excuses for why they aren’t focusing on building their list. I learned that lesson the hard way but you don’t have to. The truth is that email is far more effective at reaching your raving fans than any other tool. That includes social media.”
How to Run an Instagram Story Takeover by Peg Fitzpatrick and from Social Media Examiner: “Want to reach more people with your Instagram stories? Have you considered hosting an Instagram Story takeover to grow a larger following? Collaborating with highly engaged Instagram users will introduce their followers to your content.”
5 Facebook Marketing Tips That Will Increase Engagement from Rebekah Radice: “About to abandon Facebook marketing? Given up hope of ever reaching your target audience? I know how you feel! Capturing the attention of your audience is increasingly difficult — whether because of Facebook’s latest algorithm changes or the constant uptick of shared content in the news feed. Not long ago, writing a Facebook post and asking for a LIKE, share or comment was all it took to maintain an active business page. Today it takes far more than that. To capture fan attention, you have to get creative. The good news? It’s not that hard!! You can beat Facebook’s algorithm changes and position your page for optimum exposure.”
19 Important Things To Do After Publishing a Blog post from Blogging Triggers: “This is my another blog post. As a blogger, you know that my job won’t complete by simply hitting the Publish button. What else ? We should follow a routine procedure each time after publishing a blog post. For what ? A viral post is always in our dreams. We want to get maximum attention to our posts. Search engine traffic may not enough to attain our goal. So what’s the solution ? Make use of social media and blogging communities. They can divert massive traffic if your post is worth to it. Without readers, your hard work will go waste. Is it ? Follow these steps from the next time, after publishing a blog post. Make sure that there is no mistakes, link errors in the post before hitting Publish.”
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