5 social media tips you can use and Village Ski Loft Labor Day Sale
Here are your latest social media updates and news plus a word from our sponsor of today’s blog post: The Village Ski Loft
FACEBOOK UPDATE: With 543 million active Facebook mobile users, it was time for Facebook to improve the mobile experience. Facebook improved its IOS app claiming it’s twice as fast to use Facebook while you are out and about. Have you tried it yet? Here’s the actual Facebook release.
TWITTER UPDATE: Twitter advertising is now available for small business owners. I received an email from HootSuite with $100 credit towards Twitter advertising.
Similar to Facebook, you can manage how much you spend and turn your tweets into promoted tweets or your account into promoted account. HootSuite added the advertising platform right into the dashboard making it easy to manage.
Below are some excellent social media resources I ran into this week:
2. “The 10 commandments of using Pinterest for business” – Amy Porterfield wrote a fab article on how to use PInterest for your business. It’s a good resource for anyone who wants to get more involved with the visual web. Reading time: 5 min.
3. You need social media measurements? Why not start with the free Google Analytics. The 5 top Google Analytics reports for social media marketers by Convince and Convert is for all of you interested in measuring your social media activities through Google Analytics. Reading time: 5 min.
4. Twitter 100 tourism professionals list – Betsy Decillis (Twitter handle) complied a great list of Twitter tourism professionals. if you are interested in following them, you can just subscribe to her public Twitter list.
5. Favorite tool of the week: Commun.it – great way to grow and manage your Twitter community. Give it a try.
Support your local businesses and shop locally. For all of you outdoor and gear heads check out Out&About Marketing’s favorite business of the week is: The Village Ski Loft. With summer starting to transition into winter, the Village Ski Loft is gearing up for their annual sale. Yipeee!!! (Disclosure: this is a paid endorsement, but I do love and support Mike Croke, Steve and the entire team). Like their Facebook page and go say Hi to these guys.
Some great things just keep getting better. The Village Ski Loft’s 38th annual Labor Day Ski, Snowboard and Bike Sale is almost here. Friday, August 31st thru Monday September 3rd, in our tent and in our store. Last season’s gear, great selection and prices, as well as all the exciting new equipment for this coming winter, and it’s all on sale. Don’t miss Lake Tahoe’s original and best pre-season sale…..starts Friday 8:00 am.
You know where I’ll be. I need some new gear for sure. And that’s a fact.
Until the next time,