May 7, 2021
22 Sep

Twitter Tips – Using Hashtags

Short and Longer Term Value of Hashtags

Hashtag Marketing on Twitter

Leveraging Hashtags on Twitter

A hashtag is a word or phrase that is written without any spaces and prefixed with a ‘#’ symbol. Like so: #example

The word Hashtag (#) has become so significant that it was added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2014. The actual hashtag definition says: “a word or phrase preceded by the hash sign (#) used on social media websites, especially Twitter, to identify messages on a specific topic”.

Hashtags can be a very powerful tool to promote your content on Twitter. Of course, they can be used to help you find things – which means they act like a search engine on Twitter. But this “search-like” function for hashtags is fundamental to helping you gain more exposure for your tweets as other people use hashtags to find your content.

Use Hashtags to Promote Your Content on Twitter

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07 Sep

How To Make 4-Image Tweets

How To Make a Tweet with 4 Images

How To Make a Tweet with 4 Images

A tweet can only be 140 characters. This is a wonderful thing. No verbose or long-winded announcements on Twitter! Because of the short nature of a tweet, a picture can really boost engagement and help your tweet to get noticed.

You can attach up to four images in any single tweet and for some tweets, this can make a great deal of sense. These 4 images will display as a preview collage in your followers’ timeline. Anyone viewing the tweet can expand it to see each photo individually.

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05 Sep

Perfect Twitter Profile

The Perfect Twitter Profile

Your Perfect Twitter Profile

Your profile is your foundation on Twitter. If it is not set up well, then the people you want to follow you may not. Your hard work to identify niche-focused followers and compel them to follow you will not work as well (or may even work poorly) if you do not have a strong profile.

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29 Aug

Pride in Your Twitter Account

Twitter Tips – Being Proud of Your Account

Twitter Tips - Being Proud of Your Account

You may not be perfect but you can be proud.

There is nothing wrong with being proud of something you have done and this post is about being proud of your Twitter account. This means that your Twitter account brings you pleasure and satisfaction because you know it is adding value for others.

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07 Aug

Content Creation and Content Engagement

10 Reasons Why People Don’t Read Your Content

10 Reasons People Don't Read Your Content

There are many reasons why people do not read your blog posts. Take a look at this list and think about which reasons may apply to your blog posts. I could think of more than 10 but this list is a great start.

You may also get some ideas on how to improve your content by looking over this list. If you improve in some of these areas it can make a big difference to your audience – and it is all about your audience – create content designed specifically for them.

Think about the reasons why people may not be reading your blog content. Then take strategic steps to improve.

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02 Jun

Was Marco Polo an Explorer?

Marco Polo

An Explorer, A Merchant or A Writer?

Marco Polo - Writing and Sharing

Marco Polo Image Source

We all know Marco Polo and we remember him as a famous explorer. However, he was not really an explorer. He was a merchant from Venice. Why do we remember him as an explorer? We remember him today – 700 years later – because he did one thing that none of the other merchants of the day did – he wrote about his travels.

 

The fact that we even remember Marco Polo today is because he was a writer.

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16 Feb

Engaging Your Community

Engaging Your Niche

Your Ideal Community

Engaging Your Niche - Niche Focused Marketing - Your Key To SuccessLet’s say you live in a place but never develop any relationships that are in that place. You live in this community but never do anything within the community. You don’t join local clubs or volunteer or attend local events.

Do you really belong to that community? You live there but you are not engaged. As a result of your lack of engagement, your local community does not engage with you.

You live there but you are not part of there.

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26 Jan

Blogging Success Means Promotion

You Have Set Up Your Blog – Now What?

Blogging Promotion Leads to Blogging Success

Blog Promotion

Here are some ideas on where to gain exposure for your excellent blog posts. A blog post not found and therefore not read did not contribute to anyone. You want your blog posts to gain the attention of your ideal audience. You want your posts to add value. Therefore, to promote your blog posts after you publish them is fundamental to your blogging success.

OK – Where to promote . . .

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19 Jan

Content Marketing and Sharing

Google Is No Longer Judge, Jury and Executioner!

Content Marketing and Sharing

The Internet in 1969

The first message was sent over the ARPANET from computer science Professor Leonard Kleinrock’s laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to the second network node at Stanford Research Institute (SRI) was at 10:30 PM on October 29, 1969.

We have come a long long way since then! One of the key changes is the ability to share.

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14 Dec

Website Success Formula – for Real!

Website and Blog Success

Where to Focus Your Attention

Website Success FormulaThere are so many things that you can focus on to achieve a more successful website. However, people often get overwhelmed with the multitude to activities and things to do.

The best way to achieve success is to focus. A concentrated approach enables you to get things done – to achieve success. This post will give you some advice on where to focus and it starts with the mathematical website formula for success. Every website owner needs to know this formula and how to apply it.

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