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Belinda’s Tuesday Tip 26 – The Importance of not Relying only on Social Media for your Business

Episode Summary –

In a day where nobody could get on Facebook or Instagram, most of the people got overwhelmed and had no idea what to do next.

Imagine what if social media platforms are down and never came back? Where will you be? What would you do to generate business?

When the only place that you have all of your customers is completely down and out, you will find yourself hard-pressed.

In today’s episode, I share some quick tips on what you should do so that your business is not completely relied on social media.

“Don’t put all your eggs in a basket of social media.”

Key Points Discussed:

[02:48] What I did when Facebook and Instagram platforms were down.
[03:19] How I grew my followers from 0 to 5000 organically on LinkedIn during the pandemic?
[03:56] How has keeping track of the number of followers weekly helped me grow my LinkedIn followers?
[05:10] The importance of being present on different social media platforms.
[05:44] The need for an Email List for your business.
[06:46] Quick tips on how to build your Email List.
[13:40] How we got better results by using Chatbots?
[14:25] Why have we started using Text Messages?
[15:56] Why should you not focus only on social media for generating business?
[16:18] What has helped us to a great extent in building more people to our Email List?

 

About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality. 

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.

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