Social Media Social Hour Podcast: Social Media Marketing | Content Marketing | Facebook Marketing | Instagram Marketing

How did you celebrate Social Media Day this year?

Did you participate in one of the top meet-ups that happened in San Diego, Denver, Phoenix, or Jacksonville?

Since 2010, Social Media Day is celebrated every year on June 30th. Social Media Day San Diego has been one of the biggest events on the planet. This year, over 400 people came together to celebrate Social Media Day San Diego that featured some amazing speakers such as Pat Flynn, Marcus Sheridan, Mari Smith, Michael Stelzner, Dennis Yu and yours truly. Today on the podcast, I'm joined by co-host Mike Bires as we discuss everything that happened at Social Media Day San Diego 2017.

Direct download: SMDAYSD_2017_Recap_Show.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:16pm PDT

Do you find yourself wishing you were more productive with your time?

Do you struggle with setting and reaching goals?

Productivity is something a lot of people struggle with and at the root of it all is goal setting. My guest today has incorporated the knowledge from top experts and scientific data to develop products and systems to help people accomplish their goals more efficiently.

Direct download: AllenBrouwer.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:01am PDT

Have you thought about starting your own Facebook Live show for your business or brand?

Are you looking to create more video content as part of your social media strategy? 

Learn how to start your own Facebook Live show from topic ideas, your promotional plan and the best tools for live streaming a show. Stephanie Liu shares her biggest tips and suggestions to making a live show successful.

 

Direct download: Stephanie_Liu_01.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:15am PDT

Do you know what Medium is?

Do you have an account? Find out why you may want to consider this emerging platform and how to market your business with Medium. 

One of the top writers on Medium and owner of Arctiphi, Dakota Shane joins me and opens up about what he is doing on this platform to drive his business. This emerging yet proven platform of over 60 million active monthly users gives the ability to create articles and be found within the network to increase traffic and notoriety to your brand or business. Find out how you can take advantage of this platform to increase traffic to your website or blog and the best practices for gaining attention within the network.

Direct download: Dakota_Shane.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am PDT

Are you interviewing people as part of your content marketing strategy?

When was the last time you worked at enhancing your craft?

Your interviewing skills will be reinvented after listening to this live, in-studio interview, where we dive deep with Michael O’Neal of the Solopreneur Hour Podcast. Get his best tips and tactics at turning interviews into engaging conversations. He shares how to draw out your subject, get them comfortable, direct the interview and how to become better at asking questions. Learn what to do the day before the interview, 5 minutes before the interview, how to introduce your guest and what to do in the first few minutes of the interview. He’s teaching how to make deeper connections with your guests and get better at the craft of interviewing.

Direct download: Michael_Oneal.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:29am PDT

Would you like to start a podcast?

Are you holding back because the technology to create a podcast intimidates you?

What if I told you, that you could create a quality podcast with just your iPhone? Yes, I said it. With just your iPhone. It's totally do-able, and today, I recorded this entire podcast on my iPhone to prove it. In today's episode of the Social Media Social Hour, I walk you through step-by-step exactly how I created this quality podcast, in one take, with just my iPhone.

Direct download: SMSH_179_-_How_To_Record_a_Quality_Podcast_With_Your_iPhone.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PDT

Is your business active across social media, yet have no clue what your sales funnel looks like?

Do you use other users social media photos without their permission? Are you using automation bots to grow a following?

I get it. Social media is continuously evolving, so much so, that marketers today are always looking for an edge to stay ahead of the competition. Unfortunately, some of these tactics can come at a cost. Today I’m sharing 6 mistakes social media marketers need to stop making.

Direct download: SMSH_178_-_6_Mistakes_SMMs_Must_Stop.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

Are Instagram Stories a part of your marketing strategy?

Are you aware of the latest features and how they can make your storytelling more exciting?

Instagram Stories has now grown to over 200 million active users. This was a feature that didn’t even exist a year ago! Facebook and Instagram has taken steps to win the war against Snapchat. One third of Instagram users are using Stories daily. Today I’m sharing the latest features most people don’t know about that can enhance your storytelling on Instagram Stories.

Direct download: 177_-_13_IG_Stories_Features.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm PDT

Are you thinking of hiring a social media agency?

Do you have an agency or are you part of one?

As a social media agency owner for the past eight years, I have a lot of insight on the good, the bad and the ugly in this business. The process of finding and hiring an agency who can work on social media for your business or brand can be intimidating. If you’re not in the business, it can be tough to know if they are legit or selling you a bag of goods. I’m sharing some great questions you can ask a potential agency or consultant to find out if they will be a good fit for your business or brand.

Direct download: 10_Questions_You_Should_Ask_Your_Social_Media_Agency.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PDT

Are you confused by Facebook ads?

Are you running Facebook ads but want to dive deeper into what you should focus on?

If you have a question about Facebook Ads, I’ll bet we get to it in this episode. I’m asking Azriel Ratz of Ratz Pack Media the best questions sourced from our audience and the team at Casual Fridays. We dive into some beginner and lots of advanced Facebook ad strategies. Learn best practices on how to set up, test and measure your Facebook ad campaigns.

 

Direct download: Azriel_Ratz.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PDT