Larry BraunerThere are two common reasons that you and your business might not be ready yet to take advantage of social media marketing.

It’s possible that you do not yet have a suitable website or blog site to be the hub of your social media marketing and to convert your traffic. Darren Rowse, the author of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog, in his video, How I Use Social Media to Promote My Blogs, explains why you’d want one:

It’s also possible that you haven’t yet created even a rough social media and web marketing plan to work with.

You’ll need to outline your marketing objectives, of course. You’ll also need to specify to whom you’re marketing and determine which subject areas are appropriate to discuss.

Then, you’ll plan a course of action that encompasses your websites, content and social sites prior to launching your social media marketing campaign.

Are you ready for social media marketing?


3 Responses to “Not Ready for Social Media Marketing”

  1. 10 Keys to Building a Social Media and Web Presence | Online Social Networking on November 7th, 2010 1:24 pm

    [...] It wasn’t until 2006, after I’d already joined a number of additional social networking websites, that I learned that these sites were the precursors of a much larger social media phenomenon. I also learned about the importance of blogs, explained by Darren Rouse in his video which I embedded in Not Ready for Social Media Marketing. [...]

  2. Guy Siverson on December 12th, 2010 10:04 pm

    This is a great video that shows the general overview of how to gain success on the Web. Thanks for sharing.


    PS: I’d like to know if using a system like PING.FM is good enough for the sub account areas or if you actually need to go out there and participate actively on that level to succeed?

  3. Susan Daniels on February 10th, 2012 5:57 pm

    This is an informative video and I gleaned some new thoughts. I especially like his “infographics”!


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