Does Your Social Media Use Have You Overwhelmed?

Does Your Social Media Use Have You Overwhelmed?

Remember when your social media use was limited to just a few sites such as Twitter and Facebook? Knowing where to go to connect with others was NOT so confusing simply because your selections were a heck of a lot less than is the case today! Now these sites and channels are also heavily used by businesses both large and small thereby adding to the congestion (and confusion) of people you can find at these communities! Additionally the available number of communities you can use for business has absolutely EXPLODED in terms of growth leaving marketers feeling overwhelmed! The primary purpose behind marketing on social sites of all types is to redirect traffic to YOUR place of business and the best way to do so is by building relationships, but this takes time! What is an entrepreneur to do since there is only 24 hours in a day and you have a business to run? It all comes down to keeping your expectations realistic along with a bit of planning…

The following short video featuring Kimberly Ann Jimenez discusses 3 simple things you can do to minimize the confusion, stress and time typically associated with social marketing!

 

As an entrepreneur your social media use is a great way to be seen online thus giving you and your business additional exposure as well as traffic! The challenge is there now exist SO many channels and sites to choose from that it leaves many marketers feeling overwhelmed due to their confusion over which sites to use, finding the time to do so and dealing with all the constant changes! Remember, the internet is a very dynamic environment that continues to evolve leaving online citizens to cope with these changes! The above video does a fanciful job of offering just 3 simple suggestions to help bring more sense and control to where and how you market your business on social channels! Thank you Kimmy Ann for your help, suggestions and of course, expertise!

Developing a Social Media Strategy with Efficiency In Mind

Developing a Social Media Strategy with Efficiency In Mind

Would you consider your current social media strategy to be more an asset or a time ‘guzzling’ liability you simply stick with because you’re told it’s the best way to be seen online? The fact is many of us use various online media platforms to promote ourselves and/or our business because this is where a lot of the traffic found online tends to congregate! What we are going to address here today is how to best establish a plan for using social media that will allow you to manage your time more efficiently while also getting the type of results you need or want!

The video immediately following offers you a 7 simple step plan that will help you target those social platforms that best serve your purpose and how to do so in a time efficient manner!

 

Having a social media strategy does NOT simply mean periodically posting something new to one of your accounts just to be seen online! Your interactions to be more effective must first have deliberate intentions such as meeting new people, building relationships or promoting yourself or your business! Not only should your plans be specific but they should also target ONLY those social platforms that best fits your needs so you can better manage your time thus freeing you up to focus on other things! The video above serves as ‘blueprint’ you can use to develop the most time efficient yet effective approach to leveraging social platforms online for increasing your exposure as well as traffic!

Learn to Be More Productive With a Daily Plan

Learn to Be More Productive With a Daily Plan

If you want to be more productive, in any aspect of your life, you’ll need to learn how to better manage your time! Yes I know we’ve all heard this before but today what we’re going to discuss is how to plan your day so your efforts will be more focused giving you quality results without additional frustration and stress! One thing we all seem to have in common when scheduling our days is that we tend to overload our ‘to do lists’ and although this ambition is to be admired, it is unrealistic to think you can accomplish all you’ve schedule for that particular day! This leads to a lack of focus due to your pre-occupation with all the things you’ve originally set out to complete which tends to result in more errors along with an increase in both your stress and frustration! The bottom line is when you do plan your day, do so with realistic expectations so you allow yourself the time needed to complete each task in a satisfactory manner!

Let’s now have a look, in the brief video below, at the scientific reasons behind the benefits of planning as a means to better manage your time!

 

In order to be more productive with your days it is always wise to establish what you intend to accomplish in advance! Making use of calendars, as suggested in the above video, or simply using some type of journal or list when you plan your day is a very effective tactic to help you manage your time! By simply prioritizing and recording what needs to be done each and every day allows you to focus on nothing but what is on your list! This is extremely important since it clears your mind of everything but what you’ve scheduled for any given day! This will insure the efforts you do invest are of good quality because your focus is on nothing other than what you’ve planned for the day! It is critical to remember however, if you do get a bit too ambitious by overloading your ‘to do list’ with unrealistic expectations, your efforts will likely be sloppy while your focus will be all over the place making for NOT a good plan! Plan your day, every day, and you will find your efforts will be more focused as well as productive!

Business Automation Software SERIOUS Internet Marketers Need!

Business Automation Software SERIOUS Internet Marketers Need!

The availability and use of business automation software is one of the biggest benefits internet based entrepreneurs have when launching, exploring or furthering any opportunities or interests that cross their path! Simple tools developed by designers or visionaries who saw the need for serious digital entrepreneurs to minimize, manage or almost eliminate the most mundane and time consuming tasks that occupied their valuable energies were needed, so here we are! If you’re looking to automate your web-based business or simply find new ways to do so, here’s where to start!

Software tools are are what you need to get more done in your internet business building efforts so without further ado let’s discuss exactly what ‘tools’ you’ll need to vanquish your competitors online!

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Of course automation helps you to be more productive provided your tools and software work together! The same can be said about all those productivity apps you have and here’s Steve Dotto to discuss how you can connect your apps so they work better together…

 

The use of business automation software has had a tremendous impact on helping aspiring digital entrepreneurs better manage those mundane and time consuming tasks! Whether it’s sending out emails, gathering data, building websites or simply sharing content there are many effective software tools available to get the job done thus allowing you to get more done as well! The tools reviewed above are all proven and come with the recommendations of some of the most prominent marketers found online so it’s simply up to you to choose those that best fit your needs! Isn’t it time to embrace the digital age by allowing technology to help you manage many time consuming tasks so you can get more done in other areas of your business?

Time Saving Tips for Affiliate Bloggers

Time Saving Tips for Affiliate Bloggers

As a blogger you can never get enough time saving tips simply because of all the work involved in creating content and managing the site! As an affiliate your primary focus should be on making more money which requires you to promote the most appropriate products to the right audience but the challenges of blogging can limit your promotional efforts, until now!

Let’s enter into the discussions below to discover some really effective time management tips you can use when utilizing an affiliate marketing blog as your primary business platform!

How Batch Blogging Tasks Can Save Time

You create an “assembly line” of your tasks, then repeat them over and over in a concentrated chunk of time. If you’ve ever wanted to work smarter, not harder for your blog consider batching your blogging tasks together.

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Creating the type of content you need for your blog or otherwise takes time! Using your time productively is the key and the following discussion addresses how you can ‘batch’ this process to remain efficient and productive…

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Interested in promoting more products from one of the best know and largest merchants online, then here’s a plugin you will NOT want to overlook for your affiliate marketing blog! As we all know ‘time is money’ and if you want to spend less time and make more money, you REALLY need to check out the video below to astronomically boost your sales and profits…

 

The time saving tips discussed above for entrepreneurs who operate an affiliate marketing blog are designed to allow you to focus more on product promotions and less on the upkeep of your blog! Blogging has proven to be a highly effective way to share content, build relationships and grow a business on the internet but it can be very time consuming! On the other hand the tips and advice offered here today should serve to free up more of your time when blogging as an affiliate thus allowing you to promote more products and make more sales! If making more money as an affiliate is of interest to you, and it should be, the aforementioned tips are exactly what you’ll need when blogging!