17 Ways to Engage with Your Prospects and Customers on Social Media
Are You Active on Social Media?
Most people don’t reach out and engage with their social media network nearly as much as they should do. Here are 17 ways that you can talk with your network and potential customers:
- Update your LinkedIn status
- Join discussions in relevant LinkedIn groups
- Start your own discussion in a LinkedIn group
- Start your own LinkedIn group
- Review who’s active in your LinkedIn homepage feed
- Review the activity of your LinkedIn connections using the activity panel
- Publish a LinkedIn article
- Update your Twitter feed regularly
- Respond to all your Twitter notifications
- Set up a Twitter list of prospects that you want to monitor
- Participate in a relevant Twitter chat
- Update your Facebook status
- Join discussions in relevant Facebook groups
- Start your own discussion in a Facebook group
- Start your own Facebook group
- Join discussions in relevant Facebook pages
- Start your own Facebook page
How on Earth Does One Find Enough Time to do All of This?
The answer lies in automation. A lot of this activity can be scheduled to happen while you are doing other things. There is no need to spend more than three hours a week on social media. This level of activity will start delivering you new clients.
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