This is for people that don’t really know anything about social media. A lot of books I’ve read about social media don’t start with the the idea of the brand being the hub of your social media strategy.
I wanted to explain the initial planning which is in the branding stage. Social media is just a platform for what you want to say. Don’t get intimidated.
Get people to share your stuff: Here are some tips to make it easy for people to spread word about you.
Track your mentions: These sites help you keep up with Internet conversations about you.
- Google Alerts (free)
- SocialMention email alerts (free)
- Topsy.com email alerts (free)
- CoTweet email alerts (free)
- Facebook Page RSS feed (free)
Learn More about Internet marketing: Here’s an annotated list of Internet Marketing blogs
Where do blog ideas come from? Stuck for ideas? Get inspired.
Improve Long-term blog traffic: Still feeling disconnected? Try these techniques
Getting into Twitter: Still feeling disconnected? Try these techniques
Coding: use html to get an edge
Specific Marketing Strategy: Look up approaches for your specific niche
http://designfestival.com/creating-marketing-strategy-for-ux-skills/ specific niche: User Experience
http://sixrevisions.com/web-applications/10-great-tips-for-using-twitter-as-a-designer/ specific niche: Designer
http://designfestival.com/best-promotional-tips-for-web-designers-and-developers/ specific niche: web designers and developers
http://www.logodesignlove.com/self-employed-designer specific niche: freelancing/self-employed designer