If this is a question you have too and you want my 9 simple, proven steps, keep reading…
But first, let me give you a little background.
My new client has a Information Technology business and wants to improve her marketing to make it authentically more effective so her Ideal Clients (other businesses) get to know, like and trust her.
A key part of what we’ll work on is how she can easily update her Social Media channels or accounts (LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc.) in just 5 minutes a day to get her message out here and be focused with her Social Media updates so she doesn’t feel like she’s “all over the board.”
If you’re feeling like you could be doing more with your marketing and want to connect all your marketing dots so you feel more comfortable with your marketing and not overwhelmed, here are some of my proven marketing strategies, systems, templates, tips, tricks and tools to help you quickly get your message out so you can move on to other parts of your business…
Aspects of your marketing you’ll want to connect so they all work together include your:
1. Social Media
Consistently share an effective mix of content and promotion that differentiates you, positions you as a thought leader and expert, promotes your services and inspires your audience.
BONUS TIP: Use a system and tools to cultivate a relationship with your Ideal Clients in just 5 minutes a day.
2. LinkedIn Profile
Drive traffic to your website from your LinkedIn Profile and use LinkedIn Publishing to share your website content (more about them in a moment) on your profile.
This will increase your visibility and position yourself as an expert, thought leader and go-to resource.
3. LinkedIn Groups
Consistently share your expertise in LinkedIn Groups where your Ideal Clients are to position yourself as a thought leader and expert in your field.
BONUS TIP: Drive traffic to your website from Groups.
4. Email Marketing
Regular email marketing that strikes the right balance of value-rich content and promotion is key for keeping you top of mind with your community.
BONUS TIP: Integrate your website content to effectively connect your marketing dots and drive traffic to your website with your emails.
Your website is the basis for all your marketing and is the source for the value-rich content you repurpose wherever you can…saving you time and energy and enabling you to be consistent and cohesive in your marketing message because you connect your marketing dots.
BONUS TIP: If you’re just getting started with your business and don’t yet have a website, use your LinkedIn Profile for now.
6. LinkedIn Publishing
A new offering from LinkedIn, this amazing tool allows you to share your expertise with all LinkedIn members.
LinkedIn Publishing is featured near the top of your LinkedIn Profile, appears in your contacts’ activity feeds and is visible to the over 300 million LinkedIn members.
7. LinkedIn Company Page
This is another avenue to increase your visibility and position yourself as a thought leader and expert.
BONUS TIP: Repurpose your website content on your company page and post your Social Media updates here. This gives you a consistent online presence and works to connect your marketing dots.
8. Marketing Content
Listen to the language your Ideal Clients use when talking about their problem that you solve and the transformation you offer and incorporate it to attract more clients like them.
BONUS TIP: Repurpose your most engaging marketing content whenever and wherever you can.
9. Google Analytics
Set up a goal for whatever the next step is that you want your Ideal Clients to take and focus your marketing efforts where the majority referrals originate.
BONUS TIP: Review your analytics periodically determine which are your most popular posts.
If these 9 proven steps to connect your marketing dots sound like a lot, don’t worry!
If you tackle a step a week in the order I listed above, you can start to see amazing results immediately…and they will build as you connect more of your marketing dots. And as I mentioned above, these are the same steps I guide my private coaching clients through, holding their hands, in ten (or more) 40 minutes sessions.
If you’re interested in getting personalized help on how to quickly and easily get better results from LinkedIn, click here to schedule your complimentary LinkedIn Results strategy session with me to explore that and to find out what you can do to have a results breakthrough. I have a limited number of appointments available and request that only people who are serious about dramatically increasing their results on LinkedIn schedule a time to talk.
QUESTION: How do you connect your marketing dots? Please let me know in the comments below.
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