Where are we now, after my bout with chest pains and collapsing yesterday?
Still plugging along at this social media marketing – it does not stop. Took care of the chest problem, got some rest and back to the “JOB”. It is what you would be doing if working for someone else or yourself, right?
Don’t get me wrong – I am not pushing myself in any way, shape or form.
I got 2 shots – morphine and another pain-killer, and was zonked out for 6 hours.
Got up, ate and I was feeling better. It is necessary to get this up and going if I want to keep traveling, and I REALLY WANT TO KEEP TRAVELING!
I am up on Twitter and Facebook. Right now 336 followers on twitter. I follow over 800. Not everyone follows back -duhhhhhh.
Facebook almost kicked me off – I was friending everybody. You can do that on twitter, but not on Facebook. I got labeled as a spammer. So, got put in the penalty box for a couple of days, and now just friending 2 or 3 people a day.
So, I am growing on both sites, and that is the key – slowly grow friends and followers on these two sites.
Make comments on the blogs and Facebook pages of the people you follow. Do for them what you would want them to do for you. Win – win on all this. YOU are the leader in showing that you do what you expect others to do. YOU do it first!
Next I am not on Hootsuite – I now know how to schedule tweets and assign times for posts to go on Facebook. Upper left hand corner for writing messages, lowers left of that to shorten URL.
Next to that, at the top, are the social sites you’re connected to – I am on Facebook and twitter – little icons show me that. Make sure I’ve checked the boxes before I can send anything.
The time for the messages release is controlled by the icon that looks like a car battery and has a number inside. That menu drops down, and that is where you set your times for the posts to go out.
Other than that, I do not need to know anything more about hootsuite. That is fine for the amount of people I am dealing with.
I do not need to know how to rebuild an engine in a car to know how to drive one – same thing with all this stuff. Get started with the basics, then expand.
What happened on twitter – I clicked on a website, and directed me to StumbleUpon, which is where the fellow does his URL from. So, he/she gets more views on SumbleUpon (a good thing) and gets people looking at his/her blog. ( a good thing).
I thought to myself, “Two good things with one move, now ain’t that slick – how did he/she do that?”
Well, first you must have an account on StubleUpon. You’ve seen all those sites with the S/U buttons?
Everyone wants a high-ranking with StumbelUpon – that’s why most have the button. And they have an account with StunbleUpon – they want to PROMOTE THEIR SITE.
Oh, I say that for me, not for you. I need it imbedded in MY MIND – PROMOTION IS THE KEY.
I have had an account with StumbleUpon – I stumble a lot – I love some of the blogs and pictures that StumbleUpon brings to my attention – but I have never seen my site!
Some things I did not know about StumbleUpon:
1) You can bring up specific sites – LIKE MY OWN SITE!
2) I can LIKE MY OWN SITE – well, shut my mouth and slap me across the face – in 6 months of belonging to StumbelUpon, I did not know that.
Well, NOW that I KNOW that, I liked my site – even left a humble review. check it out here – http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/9wOHdF/thebigmozey.com.
Now, where do you think I direct people when posting on Facebook or twitter – Ummmmm – got it yet? Stumbleupon – it is in MY favorites, and the URL connected within my profile of likes, followers, etc.
The way you do that is:
1) Go to your profile page
2) Below the Stumble bar you see ALL and then Review next to that
3) Hit review
4) Type in your URL address
5) Write a review of your blog
6) Save it under blog ( Maybe sticky is better, I do not know now)
The next thing I wanted was a little more variety in ads on my site. Now, I have not got this down pat yet, so I am working on this on a “practice” blog I have – still using wordpress. This website is http://nassiaus.com (pronounced nauseous ).
If you look at the ads that appear on this site – I have google adsense and amazon kindle ads. All from one widget.
Enough for the day. The widget that’s used in follow and share – how that is EXACTLY set up, I am not sure. So, I will not even go there – I just know that I can use the links from StumbleUpon to connect to my sites.
I’ll delve into that a bit further, when I understand more.
I’ll call it a day – yesterday was rough, and I am feeling a bit out of whack.
Hope this has helped someone.
Cheers for now!