Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Socio-Pathetic Marketing : Social Network Advertising

Excerpt From LinkedIn Groups: Social Network Marketing

5 Mistakes in Social Media Marketing

From: eMarketing Association 
Date: July 21, 2011
Socio-Pathetic Marketing

LinkedIn Groups

  • Group: eMarketing Association Network
  • Subject: Socio-Pathetic Marketing

Pathetic attempts at social marketing are well, sad. Since we aim for happiness in our marketing efforts, here are some practices you can use to avoid mistakes in your social marketing program (you do have a social marketing program, I assume).

1. Setting up a "group" rather than an "Official Page" for your business on Facebook is usually a mistake. Groups are limited to 5000 contacts, while pages are unlimited. Here is an example of a company page:


While you are on it, it would be awesome, if you could hit the Like button, come on, rock my day! And thank you in advance.

2. Not setting up a LinkedIn Page for your company. It only takes a few minutes, and soon you could have thousands of members. The eMA Network that you belong to has certainly paid off for us, generating 17% of our gross income over the last year, with over 334,000 members. Here you go, check out the link below and get started:


3. Linking your Facebook personal page, twitter and Linkedin posts can be either good or bad. If you have wild risqué party photos, on your personal Facebook page, you may want to think twice about linking that page, with your business network, or on second thought, maybe not. Keeping business and personal separate is a interesting topic, chime in.

4. Over or under posting, tweeting and updating. Nobody wants to know what you had for breakfast, (well maybe Kellogg's), keep it relevant and try to add some value. Over post and you will smother your audience, too little and they will wonder where the love is.

5. Incomplete profile information. Woops, me bad. I just checked my company Facebook profile and there was some important information missing. Don't let that happen to you. Make sure your Linkedin, Facebook and twitter info is up to date, accurate and complete. Use clear photos and logos, and please refrain from changing your profile picture 5 times a day.


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Robert Fleming

eMarketing Association

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