Q1 2014 Top 30+ Social Media Articles

By Janice Deleon

Apr 08


Top 30Wow! Here’s your mega-resource list of the past 30+ (ok – 45) articles from 1st quarter 2014. Bookmark this post to stay on top of what’s current now (these are in addition to the classes you get at SMOC).

And don’t forget to share with your colleagues & friends.  Enjoy!

#1. The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Local Business

Keeping with the local theme this month is one of my twice-annual Ultimate Guides. This time it’s for Local Business only, and you get an infographic with 64 local-only marketing tactics and a brief explanation of each. You’re gonna want to share & bookmark this one . . . . http://goo.gl/Bi7Vra

#2. LinkedIn Master Tactic: Search a Colleague’s Contact List*

What if you could search a super-connector’s contact list on their smartphone to find the best new hires, JV partners, mentors, and more? I show you how I’m finding a new affiliate manager by tapping into a colleague’s network in this master tactic video . . . . http://goo.gl/3JsaNc

#3. How Can I Rebrand My Business?*

This member wanted to know how she could rebrand her business after her company placed a major restriction on social media use. Find out my surprising answer here . . . . http://goo.gl/tTJdac

#4. Facebook Like Box – Forum Q&A*

This member is getting a Facebook Like box on her website this week. But what exactly are people Liking when they click that button? Find out here . . . . . http://goo.gl/iJXzDC

#5. How to Boost a Post, Create an Ad Using FB Ad Manager*

How can you advertise your business on Facebook? Which method should you be using for your goals? Find out here in Facebook 103 all new lessons . . . . http://goo.gl/TBHp36

#6. The Most Successful Small Business Advertiser on FB*

I was shocked when I found out how this tiny business earns $23 for every $1 on Facebook ads. Yes, you can generate business from a FB ad, and this case study shows you how . . . . . http://goo.gl/TBHp36

#7. How to Allow Visitors to Submit Blog Posts & Images to your Blog*

This SMOC member & author wants to encourage readers to submit their own photos & images to her blog. How can she do it? It’s easier than you think . . . . http://goo.gl/nL2lhF

#8. How to Add a Pin It Button to Blog Images*

This SMOC member wants to make it easy for readers to pin her blog images to Pinterest. How can she add the Pin It button? Find out here . . . . . http://goo.gl/pGLKl6

#9. How a #1 Local Business Monetizes Social Media Marketing [CASE STUDY]

This local hair salon is #1 in their mid-size city, and social media marketing is a big reason why. Learn what they do differently to make their marketing pay off big . . . . http://goo.gl/CR8Pz9

#10. Facebook’s Changes to Business Page Timelines & NewsFeeds*

Yep, Facebook is changing business pages again. What it means for your business and what you can do now to prepare . . . . http://goo.gl/xLerH6

#11. New Facebook 101 Lesson: How to Stay on Top of Facebook’s Latest Changes*

Feel like you’re always behind the latest social media changes and can’t keep up? I’ve made it simple to know what’s important and what you can ignore in this new lesson . . . . http://goo.gl/T1tx0D

#12. Facebook Changes 2014 Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

One-page cheat sheet to make it dead-simple to know what to do to keep your business page relevant and visible on Facebook . . . . http://goo.gl/92RVZp

#13. What’s a Good Click-Through Percentage?*

This member want to know what to expect as a good click-through percentage on Google. Find out what affects your CTR and what you can do about it here . . . . . http://goo.gl/q34FtJ

#14. Five New Videos in Facebook 101*

How do you measure your Facebook marketing results? These 5-minute videos tell you how to identify your most popular posts, see what your fans look at on your page, how to get more engagement, find fan demographics, and much more . . . . http://goo.gl/sOQZcT

#15. Small Business Websites Live or Die by These Reviews*

This new member is launching an international tour company and wants advice on how to be effective in social media. This review site is a must . . . . http://goo.gl/C8usqT

#16. How Can I Ensure My Facebook Posts Are Seen by the Public?*

This member wants to know how she can go beyond just her fans seeing her posts: how does she make them visible to the public? . . . . http://goo.gl/Mj0YsA

#17. How to Make Photos from Followers are Visible on Instagram*

When a follower posts a video of your work, how can you ensure it’s visible on your account? Find out here . . . . . http://goo.gl/DtyF9T

#18. Content Marketing Made Simple Webinar Replay*

This webinar was so popular it broke records for most attendance! Get the webinar replay, slide deck, mp3 audio file, checklist, and a BIG bonus here: https://socialmediaonlineclasses.com/bonus-webinars

#19. How to Make a Pinterest Pin Go Viral Even before Your Website Launches*

This SMOC member did it with help from a members-only video in the Community, and you can too. Learn her “secret sauce” for a viral pin here: http://goo.gl/6nIq7n

#20. Private Coaching Now Available for SMOC Members*

When you can’t wait to take an entire class and need results sooner, turn to private coaching. I’m debuting three levels of coaching for individuals, small business and marketing pro’s here: http://goo.gl/uzc5K0

#21. How Do I Ask My FB Friends to Like My Page?*

Unsure of how to approach friends and ask for them to Like your business page? This member wanted guidance, and Maria offered a great post you can actually “cut and paste” for your own use here: http://goo.gl/Tctcjo

#22. Member Website & Social Media Critique [VIDEO]*

Watch as Maria makes over a member’s website & Facebook page, offering advice on quick improvements and deeper enhancements you can apply to your own business here: http://goo.gl/2cVg1F

#23. Contests & Fundraising on Facebook: New Facebook 103 Lessons*

Updated with the latest case studies and rules for 2014. Great for both private business and non-profits: http://goo.gl/Sbr0hD

#24. Advice on Starting a Local Social Media Marketing Business*

This member had questions about starting a local marketing business with a specific industry focus. Find out Maria’s advice here: http://goo.gl/hE82S9

#25. How to Brand & Watermark Your Images [VIDEO]*

How can you brand your images so people know they came from your website (no matter where they end up)? Watch this video to learn how to brand & watermark your images . . . . http://goo.gl/RPLoQv

#26. Most Effective Way to Pitch a Guest Post to Top Bloggers*

A-list bloggers are bombarded by people asking to guest post. Find out their favorite way to be contacted and how to do it right . . . . http://goo.gl/6DDki6

#27. Facebook Doesn’t Offer a Category for My Business? What to Do?*

A new member has a unique business with star-studded Hollywood props that defies categorization. Which Facebook category should they choose? . . . . . http://goo.gl/u3SW4A

#28. Unified Social Media Strategy: Content+Website+Social+SEO+Email

How can you get more mileage out of your marketing? Find out in the new Lesson 6 of the Social Media Strategy class here . . . . http://goo.gl/wcXcf6

#29. Easy Facebook Ads on a Budget Webinar Replay & Resources*

Webinar replay, audio, slide deck and infographic that teach you how to get 900X Reach, 1,200% ROI, and 200X engagement all with a simple Facebook ad. Get it here . . . . http://goo.gl/3O3CFL

#30. Facebook 103 is Entirely New for 2014*

Our Advanced Facebook class – 103 – is brand new for 2014. New lessons, new case studies, all in the 10-minute a day format. Start your lessons here . . . http://goo.gl/4APMDQ

#31. LinkedIn Quietly Removes Activity Feed from Profiles*

LinkedIn never officially announced this move, but I’ve gotten confirmation they removed the ability to see your own updates and those of your connections. What does this mean? Find out here . . . . http://goo.gl/ytMXnK

#32. Help! How Do I Market a Painful Business (Literally!)?*

Great Q&A in the Forum from a dentistry practice that specializes in gentle, pain-relieving procedures. What attracts fans to a business page no one wants to think about? Find out here . . . . . http://goo.gl/ytMXnK

#33. How to Identify Your Most Profitable Keywords for SEO*

This member has a new product that few people are searching for. How can he get traffic to his website? See the solution here . . . . . http://goo.gl/mnxlWp

#34. How to Generate 1,200% ROI on a $50 Facebook Ad

Case Study of an SMOC member who admits he “didn’t know what he was doing” when he ran his first Facebook and got a 1,200% ROI on his $50 investment. Was it beginner’s luck? Find out here . . . . http://goo.gl/2x9h50

#35. Redesigned Social Media Strategy Class: 2014 Edition

Fall 2013 brought major changes to social, SEO, and content marketing, so I’ve redesigned the strategy class to get results faster in a more unified way. Find out if your marketing has what it takes for 2014 . . . . . http://goo.gl/2m68br

#36. Forum Q&A: Multiple Businesses Need Multiple YouTube Channels?*

This SMOC member wants to know: “if i I have multiple businesses, do I need more than one YouTube Channel?” Weigh in here . . . . http://goo.gl/OxaIcD

#37. Forum Q&A: In Between Jobs & Learning WordPress?*

Another SMOC member is between jobs and using this time to learn WordPress. She wants to know: which should she focus on: WordPress.com or .org? Find out here . . . . http://goo.gl/lvk4gZ

#38. It’s 2014: Have You Updated Your Marketing Strategy Yet?

2014 is bringing major changes to the way you need to market your business online. Relying on what worked in the past will generate lackluster results. Learn 4 vital changes to make to your 2014 marketing strategy here . . . . http://goo.gl/0rzxPy

#39. Members-Only Infographic: Facebook Primer for Small Business*

Wondering who sees your activity on Facebook? What’s the best type of engagement for your business? This infographic gives clear explanations of how to use your personal profile & your business page and who sees your activity from each . . . http://goo.gl/Wqgd5s

#40. Should You Use Google+ for Business, Personal, or Both?*

A member wonders: “should I post from my personal Google+ page, my business page, or both? And do my contacts from my personal page automatically get added to my business page?” Inquiring minds want to know . . . . http://goo.gl/ispm6Z

#41. New Look for the My Classes Page*

Your My Classes page has gotten a makeover, and members love it! More graphical and easier on the eyes. Take a look here . . . . http://goo.gl/tbNVTr

#42. How to Use Infographics to Increase Your Search Engine Rank*

Insightful Forum Q&A reveals how to create an infographic that stands out, attracts backlinks, and increases your site’s search engine rankings . . . http://goo.gl/X7LVzs

#43. Online Marketing Multi-Tool: Member Bonus ($597 value)*

The first member bonus of 2014 is a simple solution to generating content for all your online marketing platforms, eliminating “what will I post today?” block . . . . http://goo.gl/T41U8y

#44. 2014 Edition: Facebook Marketing Infographic*

The most famous & shared infographic at SMOC reflects the latest Facebook changes for 2014, and includes a section on monetization & ads. Get it here . . . http://goo.gl/li3Tj4

#45. Instagram 101 Debuts This Month!*

Get a sneak peek of the course outline & lessons here . . . . http://goo.gl/w5yBXh

*Identifies members-only content

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Gary Starkman April 28, 2014

Great list! Thanks a bunch Janice

    Maria Peagler April 28, 2014

    You’re quite welcome Gary! They’re a fantastic way to stay on top of the constant changes in social.

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