There are so many ways that social media can be used to share your talents with the world. If you aren’t quite ready to go head first into starting a business, social media is a great place to start as an outlet to share your creativity. Here are some ways that you can monetize your passion with low financial risk, potential high returns, and the opportunity to make money from doing something that you love.
By now, we’ve all heard of advertising through popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. However, many other well-known social media platforms offer advertising as well that can be affordable. Here are a few that you can use to expand your advertising reach while still having the flexibility to stay on a budget.
Although most of us are likely familiar with hashtags, there is still some mystery on how they work and the best way you can use them on your social media platforms. As a brief overview, a hashtag is basically a word or phrase that describes a topic preceded by the “#” symbol. This can be a single word or a group of words, that typically have no spaces in between such as #cybermonday, #fitnesstraining or #naturalhairstyles. These clickable links now become ways that people can search a particular topic and see all related conversation in a consolidated view. Hashtags were first made popular on Twitter, and other social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr followed suit due to its popularity. Now, hashtags have become a major part of our lives. We use it to check the news, read up on current events, and spark conversations about our favorite TV shows in real time. When used the right way, it can also be a major promotional tool for your business.
This post was originally posted on Shopify Blogs and written by Richard Lazazzera.
Used correctly, Instagram can be a highly-targeted, visual advertising channel for your brand. In fact, in a recent study it was discovered that Instagram provides brands with 25% more engagement over other social platforms. This mean that Instagram is a prime channel to build your brand for your business. Like any social network out there, there are right ways to use it, wrong ways to use it, and clever ways to use it. In this post, we will show you how to most effectively use Instagram to increase engagement and build a massive following.
Whether you are an ecommerce store owner, makeup artist or financial consultant, social media marketing should inevitably be a part of your digital marketing strategy. Although each social media strategy is unique due to the needs of each customer base and the product or service they offer, there are many tips that can be applied regardless of the industry you are in.