It is that time of year again when we look back on all that happened over the past 12 months of our business and personal lives. Here at Rocks Digital we have been looking over our top posts for the year and wanted to share them with you all in one place so you could have another look at the posts our subscribers liked the most!
Out of 181 blog posts published…
1. How to Get ROI From Your Social Media Marketing
Many businesses believe that if they put something up on their various social media sites from time to time then they should be getting some ROI on it. The truth is it takes planning, tracking and especially posting the right content. If you are posting videos, posts or other content that is not related to your brand then you won’t see ROI. Want to know how to get that ROI from your social media marketing? Well a lot of you did when we first posted this earlier this year so continue reading if you missed it or need a bit of a refresher!~
2. Timing Is Everything and That Includes When You Post On Social Media
The old adage is still true, “Timing is everything” and that included posting on social media. If you aren’t getting the response you want from your social media posts it may be in part due to the times that you are posting. If you didn’t know that the time makes a difference you are not alone based on the popularity of this blog when it posted this year. So if you missed it, your timing is perfect because it made our top 10 list and you can find out the best times to post by reading more now.
3. Competition Got You Down In Google Search Results?
Has your competition getting you down…in search results? It doesn’t have to stay that way. If you want to outrank your competition in Google search results it just takes some planning and a little work, but, believe it or not, your competition can actually help you get ahead. If you want to learn how then check out this popular post!
4. How to Connect Effectively on LinkedIn
If you haven’t heard, let me let you in on a little secret. LinkedIn is one of the best business focused social media sites out there, but also one that many business people are not using effectively. Usually it is just because they don’t know how or don’t know the little things that make a big difference. A lot of people were reading these tips and tricks on how to make LinkedIn a more powerful networking tool so, don’t be left out. Read all about it here and take your connections to the next level.
5. Donald Trump Has Bad Data?
Everyone has to have a little fun with the bold, outspoken personality of the current Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump because, let’s face it, he always gives us a lot to talk about any time he speaks publically. When he first came on the scene and announced he was running, we decided to have some fun of our own with a spoof of a post that still contained some important information about a business’s online visibility. If you want to laugh and learn at the same time then keep reading!
6. Hashtags = Confusion? Not Anymore!
Confused about hashtags – which ones to use, when and how to use them? Did you know that you can create your own branded hashtags? Does it seem like everyone is using hashtags but you? Seems that a lot of people had those same questions and clicked on this blog to learn more about hashtags including how to create some branded ones to capture your audience and bring them to your social media posts. Want to learn more? Read this blog to get the answers to your hashtag questions.
7. How Is Your Follow Up?
If you think you are too busy to follow up, think again. Relationships are the food that makes a business grow and proper follow up is one of the most important factors in creating, maintaining and growing your business relationships. Contrary to popular belief this doesn’t require long lunch meetings that take hours out of your work week. With the digital age, business relationships can be grown online if you do it right. Check out the 10 best ways to follow up and start growing your relationships now.
8. Shhh! I Have A Secret.
As a digital marketer the biggest mistake we can make is to thing we know it all. The digital world is changing constantly and that means digital marketers must be constantly learning to stay on top of all that is new and exciting! In this post learn my secrets to being in the know and find out some of the best places to get the most accurate up to date information on digital marketing so that you can also stay in the know and keep learning. Check it out now!
9. Is Your Google AdWords Campaign Working?
There is more to a Google Adwords campaign than you may realize and a lot of you clicked on this post to learn the proper way to set up a campaign. Have you thought about where your ad is sending consumers when they click on it? What does your landing page say about your company? Does it convert clickers into buyers? These tips will make sure you have done your homework and you are ready for your first campaign and all future campaigns as well. So, here is the post again as a refresher or for those that are ready to start a campaign for the first time.
10. Are You a Sales RockStar?
Lots of people took the sales IQ test when this post was first published and we thought you might want to check it out as well. Are you a serious business owner or just playing office? You can find out now by taking this simple test and if you miss any – you can now add it in to your plan and up your sales status to RockStar level! What is your sales IQ? Find out now!
There was a lot of learning going on in 2015 on Rocks Digital webite, but with plenty of fun mixed in too! If you want to keep learning and having fun in the New Year, then be sure to follow us and subscribe to our updates so you can get the latest information as soon as we publish it!
Did you have a favorite Rocks Digital post from 2015 that didn’t make our list? Let us know what it is! Comment below.