How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways




  • — June 29, 2017

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Your company or startup is just getting started on social media. You have 72 followers after three months of pushing hard and daily posting. After a full day’s work, you have no energy to post, let alone think about social media! What to do, what to do? Here are some easy ways to get more mileage out of your posts.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Hashtags

    Hashtags

    Keep a list of the best ones for your company and add them automagically every time you post. No need to reinvent the wheel. Look at your competitors and see what they’re doing. Here’s a wonderful article about Instagram hashtags: How to Use Instagram Hashtags.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Repost Your Article with a Different Image

    Repost Your Article with a Different Image

    This is particularly easy if your post includes more than one image. Just use the second (or third one). And don’t forget–most people won’t read your wonderful writing, but some will retweet/repost it.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Repost with a New Headline

    Repost with a New Headline

    You thought about another headline while you were writing your post, didn’t you? Dig that one out and use it now! By the way, if you need help writing headlines, you might like Headline Writing: Ten Reasons It’s a Pain in the Asterisk*, by moi.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Recycle that Post

    Recycle that Post

    Nobody remembers that you used that post two weeks ago (at least not on Twitter!), so use it again. Try a different time. Early morning will hit the people on the east coast, and late night will bring in readers on the west coast.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Do a Quick Rewrite

    Do a Quick Rewrite

    If the post is a little older, why not update it and republish it? Surely not everyone can recall that post from 2009! And that includes you! You could also rewrite a blog post so it ranks higher.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Change the Voice

    Change the Voice

    You can make that post more casual or more formal to appeal to different readers. Read it aloud and change it accordingly.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Stagger the Times You Post

    Stagger the Times You Post

    Post it on Facebook at 9 a.m., Twitter at noon, LinkedIn at 3 p.m., Instagram at 5 p.m., Pinterest at 7 p.m., etc.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Use a Customized Post for Each Platform

    Use a Customized Post for Each Platform

    Each social media platform has a different language. Use the language of each platform so your headline catches the most people. Here’s a post about the different social media platforms and languages of each you might like.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Include Friends in the Post

    Include Friends in the Post

    If your writing makes you think of a company or person you know, include them when you write your post. Make sure to include a link to their website or one of their posts, too. Everybody needs a few links in and links out.

    How to SuperCharge Your Blog Posts On Social Media 10 Easy Ways

    Tag Your Friend When You Post

    Tag Your Friend When You Post

    Tell your friend that you included them in your post. Not all your friends will read your post without your telling them, so go ahead and let them know. Most people will be flattered!

    How Do You Keep Posts Alive?

    Do you have any tips and tricks? Let me know in the comments! And thank you!

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