How to Use Social Media to Market Your Blog

So here’s how content marketing and social media work. You create a website and a blog. You put together branded social profiles for your business on major social networks. And then, each time you publish a new blog post, you push those social sharing buttons at the bottom of the post and now you’re using social media to market your blog, right? Um, not so fast.Read the full article

Hootsuite Tips and Tricks with Mike Allton - Adventures in Visibility - In this Hangout on Air, Mike Allton and Denise Wakeman talk about some little know features of social media management tool, Hootsuite. Mike's deep knowledge was apparent from the get-go. He shared at least a dozen Hootsuite tips including how to use it as a social listening tool as well as how to curate a steady stream of content for your followers on multiple platforms. Read More: Mike Allton is a Hootsuite Solution Pro and discussed how to curate content, social listening, Hootsuite apps and security. Get notice of future Adventures in Visibility Hangouts with Denise Wakeman at Hosted by - Your Guide to Better Visibility on the Web

How to Streamline Your Social Media Strategy with Mike Allton

Does social media leave you feeling overwhelmed by its vast and endless possibility? Do you find yourself bouncing around the platforms trying to engage, but end up just hearing crickets or an echo? Entrepreneurs have more important things to do during the day than getting lost in 140 characters, in meaningless conversations, or creating the next great masterpiece in Picmonkey or Canva. How can we manage our social media marketing without wasting a lot of time? Social Media Consultant, HootSuite Expert and Blog Coach Mike Allton is here to show us how to streamline our social media campaigns so we can be effective and efficient while creating meaningful engagement with our target audiences. For over 20 years Mike has been teaching small business owners how to leverage the Internet to promote and grow their business. He’s on ALL the social media platforms, and he’s the author of The Unofficial Book On HootSuite: The #1 Tool for Social Media Management. Are you ready to streamline social media for your business? Then click PLAY and ENJOY Mike's amazing advice and tips for getting the most out of social media marketing for you and your business. Thank you for tuning in – MUAH! Ande Lyons #Andelicious Psst: thank you for subscribing to my YouTube Channel: *About Mike Allton* Mike is a Social Media Consultant and Blog Coach in St. Louis. He has been working with websites and the Internet since the early '90's. He is active on all of the major social networks and enjoys writing and teaching small business owners on how to leverage the Internet to promote and grow their business. Mike provides training and seminars to businesses and individuals on topics like "Content Marketing - Using Blogging + Social Media + SEO to equal Small Business Success" or "Establishing a Brand on Google+" or "How to use HootSuite to Manage Your Social Media Presence." Mike is the author of "The Unofficial Book On HootSuite: The #1 Tool for Social Media Management." Please connect with Mike via his website and the following social media platforms: Google+: Facebook: Twitter: LinkedIn: *About Ande* An enthusiastic and experienced entrepreneur with an MBA and four successful businesses to her credit, Ande is the founder and Chief Possibility Officer of *Possibility Partners*, where she helps startup and early stage entrepreneurs launch, brand and build their business dreams without spending a fortune or wasting a lot of time. _*Because new businesses don’t come with instructions*_!