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Old 25th August 2012, 09:52 AM   #1
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Default Small Biz Owners - Beware Of These Social Media Marketign Traps

Many small business owners think of social media as panacea for all marketing and sales ills. They believe, often wrongly, that by jumping on the bandwagon of social media they will be able to improve their sales by 25% overnight. They are fooled by misconceptions promoted by the so called social media experts. I regularly get 4-5 emails every week from these experts offering me to help promote my blog and land it on the first page of Google Search for a charge!

While there is truth to the fact that every small business needs to have Internet and social media marketing strategy you have to first understand what it can and cannot do for your business and set the right expectations before jumping in. We do believe that there are selected social media tools that small businesses must use. It’s how you use it that really makes a difference. That is why I talked about social media best practices for small business owners in earlier post. In this post let’s turn the table and discuss the traps you need to watch out for when using social media for marketing purpose.

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Old 25th August 2012, 10:25 AM   #2

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In your experience working with other small biz owners with social media, have any had success with Facebook's Pay Per Impressions campaign or Pay Per Click? I've gotten good feedback from a couple people when they wanted to raise their number of Facebook Likes or Fans with the Pay Per Click, but haven't heard much about the Pay Per Impressions.

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Old 22nd July 2013, 09:13 PM   #3
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You have to spend time on Facebook. I am learning still. I send messages to locals to add me as a friend. I wish people a happy birthday etc. I share income tax articles. I do income taxes. Facebook is very powerful media

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Old 23rd July 2013, 07:21 AM   #4

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Thanks for this post. I believe that there's a right way to promote your business using social media sites.

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