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6 Ways the Education Industry Is Benefiting From Social Media

6 Ways the Education Industry Is Benefiting From Social Media

6 Ways the Education Industry Is Benefiting From Social Media

For most business owners, using social media is an essential piece of their strategy to engage with customers and promote their company inexpensively and efficiently. Likewise, in the education industry, social media has risen to become an incredibly useful tool to help educators, students, and administrators. More educational institutions are finding out how they can meet their organization’s goals through a social media strategy. Here are six ways the education industry is using social media to reach its full potential.

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Dental Website Marketing

Dental Marketing Getting Leads

Dental Marketing Tips and Ideas for Dentists

Here’s What You Need To Know To Get Your Money’s Worth.

Just imagine this: Your dental practice has become so popular that you’re asked to make the rounds on all the daytime talk shows where you get to show b-list celebrities how to whiten their teeth using baking soda, strawberries, and a charcoal briquette. Pretty awesome, right?

Ok… well you might not want to be a celebrity dentist but I’m sure getting more leads and more patients is probably pretty high on you list to grow your dental business.

Dentistry is a hugely competitive field no matter what state you’re in. Cities like Los Angeles have well over 10,000 listings of dentists just on Yelp. There’s a dental office on every block and in every strip mall in every major city. That’s a lot of competition to go up against and if you’re not equipped with the right marketing tools you’re going to end up with their scraps.

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Hey, Facebook – Free Ivan Misner!

This weekend I was fortunate enough to get an opportunity to help Ivan Misner, the founder of BNI, personally. I was CC’d on an email looking for anyone that could help connect him with someone at Facebook because his personal account had been frozen and he was impersonating Ivan Misner. Crazy right? I thought I had a connection that could help but that didn’t pan out. However I did have an idea. Here is what I sent Ivan on a whim;

If we can’t get access to the account through normal channels today, I suggest turning this into a social media exposure opportunity. We can create “Free Misner‘s Account” images and get all of BNI to share them on Facebook. I think it would lead to the account being released, create additional exposure for BNI, and generate possible media interest.

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Tired of Yelp filtering your reviews?

Yelp Filtering Reviews

So are we… so we did a little homework and created this post to help you stop the madness!

One of the greatest issues that small business have with Yelp it its review filter. Business owners complain that while good reviews are filtered out; bad reviews always pass the review filter. While this is an increasing problem, Yelp is still one of the best websites to give consumers relevant reviews.

The Yelp filter is a catch 22 of sorts. It limits a small businesses ability to convert a customer’s enjoyable experience into a positive review. It also allows their competition to create fake reviews and allows one person’s bad experience to carry a lot of weight. Here are a few tips to help gain positive Yelp reviewers.

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Negative Online Reviews About Your Business Are Costing You Money

Quick Online Reviews StatsIt’s getting harder to ignore a poor online business reputation. While some business owners may have an easy time shrugging off negative online reviews written by unhappy customers, one inescapable and potentially business-killing fact is clear. Consumers everywhere in increasing numbers are reading and relying upon reviews before they make a purchase decision, and the majority trust those reviews as much as personal recommendations.

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How to Use Yelp – 10 Tips to Grow Your Business

What is Yelp?

How To Use YelpFounded in 2004, Yelp was created to help people connect with great local businesses. Currently, with over 100 million visitors using Yelp each month, and over 42 million local reviews, Yelp is quickly becoming a staple in the search for great business, finding events, lists and socializing with other Yelpers.

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40 Tips for Your Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing Content Ideas

The biggest challenge to any business with an online social marketing presence is in providing content. Is your contest fresh and fluid? Is it relevant? Does it engage the audience? What sort of “hook” can you utilize to keep “eyeballs on the page”? Here are 40 social media marketing ideas to establish a strong digital presence.

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Linkedin Marketing – 5 Things You Should Do

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful and versatile tool for social marketing. This service is especially useful for online networking with other professionals. There are five easy tools built into LinkedIn that makes marketing and connecting with others much easier. Try out these features to boost your LinkedIn marketing efforts immediately.

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