Can you succeed on social media without any credibility?

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One of the questions people have when they are first starting out in business is, can they succeed on social media without any credibility. That’s a very important question to ask because many people want to use social media as a platform for their products and services.

They want to succeed using social marketing because that’s where billions of people are. They want to learn what it takes to win online every time.

Unfortunately, I do not recall reading or watching sufficient content that addresses this matter. As a result, I am going to do my best to answer the question objectively and logically.

So again, the question is can you succeed on social media without any credibility. The answer is both yes and no. I’ll explain my double answer.

Yes you can: 

-if you have have a budget. You have to think of yourself as a multinational corporation. What big business do you know of that doesn’t have a marketing budget? If you’re building a business even online, it doesn’t mean that you don’t need a budget. Successful social media marketers use financial resources to expand their reach and influence. So must you.

I know what you’re thinking. You watched a video of someone who built a six figure business without using any advertising money. Well you and I don’t know ALL of what they did to build that business. So in my opinion, you need to invest some money to build your business. Especially when competition online is greater now than it was years ago.

-if you create content. ILT stands for Invest, Learn, Teach. As a entrepreneur on social media, you should be creating some kind of content that addresses the problems that people are having online regarding their business. Some of those problems could be lead generation, marketing strategies and so on. Content is king. Where do people go for content? Social media. If you create engaging content, you will be successful even if you don’t have any credibility.

No you can’t:

-if you think you can spam your way to success. The majority of internet marketers spam their links all over social media. This is not the way to become successful on social media. This tactic does not increase your credibility, it destroys it. In addition, it makes the marketer look desperate. Why would someone send a link to another person who did not request it? Social media is about being social first and business second. People are smart. They know you have some kind of business that you’re promoting.  They just don’t want to spammed with it. Spam will get your business canned.

-if you promote your company products all over social media. This part has been talked about a lot in many articles and videos. Yet, people still use this as their main marketing strategy. Most network marketing consumable  products have a similar health benefit. So people are not necessarily going to join you because of the products. They are going to join you because they like your uniqueness. Furthermore, your knowledge is what is going to attract them to you because they feel you can help them, not your product. Hope that makes sense.

In conclusion, You can succeed on social media without any credibility. It depends on the time AND money you invest in yourself and business. You get out what you put in plain and simple. Too many people expect to become an overnight sensation on social media and it doesn’t work that way. You will pay your dues especially when no one knows you. If you want to learn what entrepreneurs are doing to become successful on social media, click here

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Calvin Moss is a blogger and home business professional. He lives in New York city with his wife and daughter in New York City. He can be found on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

 

 

 

Do you need a marketing budget to succeed in your online business?

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A question people have, is do you need a marketing budget to succeed in an online business. Well, the answer to that question is no. I’ll explain why. The reason why you do not need a marketing budget is because of social media. All over the Internet, people are making hundreds of thousands of dollars using free strategies on the Internet. All you need to do is pick a platform that you want to build on and master it. The key is to consistently provide value to your target market.

Video

Video is hot right now and more and more people are realizing the power of making videos. Making videos will help you to grow as an entrepreneur as you provide valuable content to your viewers. Best of all, you can record and share your videos for free. No budget required.

Blogging

Even though everyone and their mom has a blog, blogging is still a good choice. Blogging just like video, can be done without any marketing budget. You can provide ideas and solutions that helps your reader. Blogging is a great way to draw people to you so they can learn more of what you do. Your blog should be packed with content. You can collect leads and recruit people off of your blog!

Relationships

The best of them all, is relationships. The reason I say the best is because connecting with people is what counts. At the end of the day, the only thing that matters is how many people did you connect with. Building relations cost you nothing especially on Facebook. Whether your business is online or not, you are in the people business. Relationships count.

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About the author:

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Calvin Moss is a writer/blogger and home business entrepreneur. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.