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Social Media For Bloggers: How To Use Social Platforms To Grow Traffic

3.5 billion users and counting – that’s how many people are on social media. And if you want to blend in with crowds — and be in on the latest trends — it’s the place to be.

With that many social media users, it’s no wonder why it’s a viable channel that can reel in people to your blog. And if you don’t know the first thing about how to drive traffic from social media to your blog, don’t worry.

In this post, let’s get into social media for bloggers. This way, you can figure out how to use these social media platforms in the hopes of increasing more traffic to your website.

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How to Bypass Social Media Blocks While Travelling

We all use social media for a variety of reasons. Connecting with friends and family from around the world is just one of many.

We also use social media to share information. It also allows us to watch and stream our favorite shows.  Lastly, it keeps us up-to-date on the latest happenings going on in the world.

Whether you like it or not, social media plays a vital role in our lives.

So if and when we lose access to social media, a huge chunk of our lives go with it as well. We’re left facing a serious obstacle that keeps us away from information and connectivity.

In this post, we will talk about how geo-restrictions contain your online activity at certain locations in the world. More importantly, we’ll discuss how you can leapfrog these limitations and enjoy full access to your favorite websites.

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4 Most Effective Social Media Marketing Tips for Bloggers in 2019

With digital marketing being all the rage in 2018, marketers need to step up their game to keep up with the times.

Whether it’s dabbling into new platforms or studying your target audience’s consumption habits, you need to constantly find ways to attract new followers and keep existing ones engaged.

As expected, social media remains one of the best channels for brands to promote their content. Bulk of your audience has a social media profile, so why not tap into its powers to drive more traffic to your blog this coming year?

Here are four social media marketing tips each with actionable items to start off your 2019:

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4 Tips to Increase Blog Traffic through Twitter

I rarely meet new bloggers who “get” Twitter.

Most bloggers have no idea why or how Twitter works. Some figure posting a link and exiting stage left is a smart approach. Other bloggers believe lukewarm engagement for a few weeks drives steady traffic to their blogs.

Bloggers who generate significant traffic through the platform know Twitter works for bloggers who work the platform effectively.

I have over 52,000 followers on Twitter but numbers mean little.

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How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Business Blog

If you want to achieve greater heights for your blog, you need to get a wider audience. For that, you’ll have to go through different channels of digital marketing.

In this post, we’ll talk about the ways on how to use social media to promote your business. It is a long-term commitment that will help you reach more audience and build stronger relationships with your readers.

A social media campaign can be complicated at first. To help you start you start promoting your blog on social media, continue reading along.

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-1: Google+ Left Out to Dry?

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Google VP of product Bradley Horrowitz has announced that he will soon be running Google Photos and Streams products. Both features are prominent in Google+, which brings people to speculate over the future of this social networking service.

The Verge provides a much more comprehensive report about this development. Aside from Photos and Stream, Google Hangouts will continue as a separate entity as well. This leaves Google+ with…something.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Building Relationships with Customers Using Social Media

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The success of an ecommerce site does not end with converting visitors into customers. In fact, making a sale is just the beginning.

You want to keep first-time customers in the buying cycle so they will keep purchasing from your website. Doing this will not only make them long-term clients, but also brand advocates. Their unwavering belief in your products and services can influence others into becoming your customers, thus helping you make more money in the long run.

These can be achieved by running a relationship-building campaign on social media.

This online channel has become a source of revenue. A study by J.D. Power & Associates reveals that 87 percent of customers were “positively impacted” by their online interaction with the brand. This goes to show how your social media activity can dictate the chances of leads and potential customers to purchase from your site.

If you have yet to tap the power of social media to leverage relationships with your target market into more sales, here are a few things to get you started.

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Tips to Increasing Security of Your Personal Info in Social Media

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Internet security is a funny thing. But not too funny for these industries that were hit by data breaches this past year.

Despite the extra precautions taken by these companies, their security were no match against the cyber criminals who passed through the cracks to steal personal information.

Big or small, your online business is a target to such threats.

According to IBM, there were 1.5 million monitored cyber attacks in the U.S. in 2013. From a business standpoint, security breaches cause 29% reputation and brand damage, 21% lost productivity, and 19% lost revenue.

Part of the lost revenue may come from your social media activity. Considering that social media is bound to unlock $1.3 trillion in value over the coming years, this channel must be included in your marketing plan.

But just like any online account, there’s a risk in getting hacked on social media. Just ask Burger King. Or Donald Trump.

As an online user, you need to keep your social media security tight to prevent data breaches from occurring. Here are some tips to keep your accounts safe.

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