Social Media Guide for Beginners

As someone who has worked with social media for several years, both unpaid and professionally, I definitely have some experience under my belt when it comes to marketing with it.  Due to some requests made upon me, I decided to make this sizeable post to discuss some social media basics.  None of these will go into to much depth, but for a beginner, it should give a good overview of everything that should be done and considered with social media.

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Rebel’s 3 Quick Tips for Beginner’s Marketing

It is no secret that marketing is hard.  Particularly for indie creators and small business folk, marketing can seem like an endless sea of jargon that is impossible to delve into with limited funds.  This is not to mention that marketing can be time consuming, which is often why bigger companies have a whole position dedicated to the endeavor.  It can be tireless and tedious, but unfortunately something that has to be done if you want your content or business seen.

What’s worse, however, is that many beginners with marketing hit walls when it comes to improving their marketing skills.  Sure, they’re on social media platforms and are posting frequently about their exciting content and business stuff.  However, nothing seems to be happening except silence and loneliness.  While I don’t have time to offer insight into individual cases, I can give you three quick tips that will hopefully make you think of marketing a bit differently.  If you’re a beginner to marketing, I hope you will take a look, as doing these three basic things will help you improve your strategy over time.

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Rebel’s Six Tips for Using Twitter

Social media marketing is hard, time consuming, and honestly very exhausting.  Yet, it can be your best method when it comes to marketing your own creations.  As I mentioned in last week’s post, engaging your audience, talking about your work organically, and finding your target audience are all important facets to growing your audience.  However, these were aspects I could not delve into as far as I would’ve liked.  Today, I am going to remedy this a bit and help those beginners out there with the platform I know best: Twitter.  Twitter can be an amazing platform for spreading your work, so it’s one you should utilize to the best of your abilities.  However, since that can present certain difficulties, I will share my tips, tricks, and knowledge on how you can use Twitter to the fullest extent.  I will be sticking away from paid features (like promoting tweets), and be focusing purely on things you can do for free.

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