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ROI Increase
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    Spot Engagement Trends
    By pulling a report on engagement by post type, and categorizing each post, you can spot trends regarding what types of posts are driving the most engagement. You can then use those trends as evidence to justify publishing more of that type of content, increasing your engagement rate over time.
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    Start A Fire
    Using the tool Start A Fire to help users discover more relevant content by adding recommendations within links you share. This pops a small box in the bottom right corner of the content, which shows related articles back on your website to visit next. This way you're driving organic traffic back to the links from the content you share.
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    Just Retweet
    Promote other's content and earn credits to be used to get others to promote your content. This platform essentially acts as a broker between you and other influencers. It keeps track of how much benefit you've provided and allows you to cash that in for your own benefit. This can be much easier than keeping track of everything and building these relationships yourself.
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    Inspirational Quotes In Slideshare
    Slideshare is a powerful platform for sharing content to a wide audience. However, it can be difficult to craft a presentation that will stand out. Keep audiences engaged by incorporating inspirational quotes throughout your presentation. And then to squeeze more value from this tactic, reach out directly to the person you quoted and ask them to share the Slideshare presentation. This can help widen distribution and forge relationships with relevant thought leaders.Examples:“Growth Hackers rule the world.” - Stacy Growthington“Dreams are achieved one step at a time. Keep moving forward.” - Steve Motivator“Unlock your full potential through determination and grit.” - Tory Gritsgood
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    Time Your Outreach Emails
    Not everyone on your email list has the same daily routine... nor do they all live in the same timezone. Segment your email list and send out outreach emails that engage potential customers at the ideal time. Use a tool like Boomerang help you execute perfect timing.
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    SlideShare Summary
    Slideshare's easy-to-digest format can increase shares and engagement of a long-form post. AND it's particularly effective for B2B: "SlideShare has up to 5 times more traffic from business owners than Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and even LinkedIn...[AND] It gets plenty of organic traffic on its own because of its high authority (top 150+ sites in the world) on search and the nature of the content is highly shareable."
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    Respond With Lead Card
    When someone retweets your content, you can respond using Twitter’s Lead Generation Cards to immediately prompt them to sign up. These users are already primed for your content and show interest in your writing, so they’re highly likely to want more of what you’re giving. By providing a personalized thank you and a frictionless one-click sign-up, you can drive more leads / email sign-ups for your blog.
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    Facebook Lead Ads
    A lead capture ad is a social media ad format that allows email capture without the user having to enter anything. It’s a one click opt-in ad encouraging users to sign up for an email list, with all the necessary form fields already filled out from their profiles. Lead capture ads are designed to be as quick and painless as possible, enabling you to capture emails from interested social media users with little action on their end.
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    Viral Content Buzz
    Get your product / content promoted for free by influencers in return for promoting their content. This is essentially like a karma-based system. You share other's content and they share yours in return. This can be a great way to get yourself in front of a new audience for free.
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    Pinned Social Post
    Many social media sites allow you to "pin" a post to the top of your profile. This space can be leveraged to give a quick intro, showcase your latest update, highlight your email list, testimonials from clients, etc.
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    Category Interest Audience
    Targeting audiences based on their likes and interests related to your product category. For example a luxury bag retailer targeting people who like 'fashion', a hotel aggregation site targeting people who like 'travel' or a drip email software company targeting people interested in 'CRM'. Note that this is a separate tactic from targeting people interested in your product ('black bags', 'rome hotels', 'drip emails') or targeting specific competitors ('gucci bags', 'rome hilton', 'hubspot crm').
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    Big Budget CPA
    Setting a large budget (10x normal run rate) and setting your bid to a reasonable CPA can sometimes let you take advantage of 'cheap' ad inventory days to scale users.
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    Add Location To Posts
    When you're publishing social media posts you're trying to target at a specific geographical audience, make sure you tag the post with a location. Adding a location to your posts can improve engagement - it instantly becomes more relevant to readers from that area and they're more likely to click/like/reply.
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    CC Mentioned Influencers
    When sharing a piece of content that mentions an influencer on social media, make sure you copy them into the post. They might share it with their audience, increasing the reach of your post.
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    Image Pattern Background Ad
    An appealing pattern in the background of an image can attract attention. The pattern you use can evoke a different emotion, such as playfulness or seriousness. Decide which pattern to use based on the audience you're targeting and the product you're trying to sell. Coordinate the tone of your copy with the pattern you choose for a more impactful ad.
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    Bio Link
    People you connect with on social media and ones that actively seek you out will look at your profile descriptions, so what better place to link to your site than in those social profiles? Change all your social media bios to include a link to your site and get your partners and employees to do so as well.
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    Pro Quality Images
    Elevate your content by incorporating professional quality images. Nothing screams laziness like a pixelated image. Don't let good content go to waste by skimping out on visuals. (Note: not only do pro images look better, they also receive twice as many shares.)
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    Gender Exclusion Audience
    If your ads perform poorly with a gender, removing it from your target audience can better optimize your ad spending. Look at your ad’s analytics to determine how it’s performing with each gender and decide if excluding a poorly performing one would positively impact ad performance.
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    Social Media Post Content
    A/B testing the copy and content of your social media posts is a smart way to find out what topics your audience is most drawn to. Use a Bit.ly URL for each post to track which approaches get more clicks. This helps determine what kind of voice your audience responds to better - whether more formal with article titles and images, more casual with a conversational tone, or some other approach.
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    Influencer Roundup
    By asking a single question (or list of questions) to multiple influencers, you can get engaging content from a diverse pool of opinions. More importantly, you’ll be able to get multiple backlinks and social shares from individuals with large followings and dedicated audiences. This will help you reach a new audience that’s more likely to give you their trust.
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    Influencer Followers Audience
    Targeting the followers of an influencer in your space can drive relevant traffic. Often, influencers are a part of your target audience and there’s a high likelihood that their followers are as well. Create ad campaigns that specifically cater to people who follow the major names and personalities in your industry to reach a targeted segment of your audience.
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    Quote Influencers In SlideShare
    When writing content for your SlideShare deck, insert relevant and informative quotes from influencers in the field. Then, once the SlideShare presentation is posted, notify the influencers that you’ve included their writing, link to the post, and give a quick word of thanks. This incentivizes them to share your SlideShare content with their social media audience.
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    Publish Collections
    By grouping your content into thematic collections, you can republish old content to your audience in a new way, targeting specific personas with your themes. When you have enough content, start dividing articles up into different collections based on the various themes they fit into. Publish these collections as new articles to drive your audience to relevant pieces of content.
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    Customer Lookalike Audience
    Try targeting an audience that looks like your current customers with your advertising. Target them based on your current customers’ demographics, shared interests, geography, etc… You already know what kinds of customers your business draws and targeting people similar to them is a great way to expand your reach and increase ad performance.
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    Number Of Hashtags
    Experiment with the number of hashtags you add to your social posts to find optimum engagement levels. Readers on different social media platforms respond differently to hashtags, so be sure to vary your approach based on what works best for each platform. If you normally use only one hashtag, try two or more. If you use a lot of hashtags, try toning it down. Use whatever works best for each platform to increase click rates and social sharing.
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    Lead Custom Audience
    Retargeting leads on social media based on a custom audience can drive them back to your site to convert. You can use your current customer list to generate a custom audience that you can then target with ads. This can bring your current customers back to your site to view and buy new products.
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    Feature Showcase Ad Copy
    “Wide base titanium head for maximum surface area”Showcasing the important features of your product in your ad creative can be a way to successfully differentiate yourself from your competitors. Focus on features that may not be immediately visible in images but would be considered important to potential customers. This lets the most important attributes of your product do the selling.
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    Business Model Ad Copy
    It’s possible to quickly validate different business models by split-testing in your ad copy. If you’re trying to decide whether to charge a monthly subscription or a flat yearly fee for your service, for example, A/B test ad copy that references each model to see which one performs best with your audience. You’ll quickly learn what it is your customers would prefer.
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    Job Seniority Targeting
    Similar to targeting job titles, targeting seniority can be an effective way of hitting the right people in your audience persona. Make sure you talk to your current (and best) customers to see what job title they hold to inspire your targeting choices here. You should be careful to test this rigorously and review the leads you get, as we've seen instances of people posting fake job titles, which dents the reliability of this type of targeting. The most accurate job title data we've seen is on LinkedIn.
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    Personalized Landing Pages From Share
    When a user shares your app with a friend, try creating a personalized landing page for that friend. This can include a social profile of the person who referred them, a special promo code, or some other incentive to sign up. This can greatly increase your chance to activate that new user and get them to sign up.
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    Tagging Authors
    Curate a “best of” list on a specific topic relevant to your readers. For example, it can be a list of the top bloggers in your industry or the best apps for your workflow. Write a brief description for each and why they’re awesome. When sharing the content on Twitter, tag each of the authors or businesses individually in a series of Tweets. Schedule the Tweets to be spread out over time and watch as many of those you featured retweet, favorite, or send a thanks, helping you reach their audience.
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    Click To Tweet
    Click to Tweet is a call to action in which you prepopulate a box with a key quote or idea from one of your posts that users can then tweet out at the click of a button. Prompting your readers with a quick and easy way to share a main message from your post is a simple way for users to share your content and spread awareness of your brand among people who are more likely to engage with it.
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    Smarter Process Ad Copy
    Messaging that communicates the way your product improves a companies' process is a great ad-copy tactic (especially in the B2B space). Communicating that you CAN solve the problem is often a higher priority than HOW you will solve the problem.
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    Job Title Audience
    Targeting your audience persona by what job title(s) they hold can be a very effective way of hitting the right people. Make sure you talk to your current (and best) customers to see what job title they hold to inspire your targeting choices here. You should be careful to test this rigorously and review the leads you get, as we've seen instances of people posting fake job titles, which dents the reliability of this type of targeting. The most accurate job title data we've seen is on LinkedIn.
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    Connect Social Accounts
    Incentivize your users to connect their social accounts to your service to automatically find the friends that are using it. Connecting via social will give you crucial data about your users and those they are connected to online while allowing them to interact with their friends. Offering a small reward for those users who connect their accounts can be even more effective.
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    Create A Subreddit /R/
    Subreddits can be useful forums for the promotion of a brand or idea. It's important to have a clear message and allow healthy and open feedback from users. This can be a great place to promote competitions and content (articles, blogs etc.) as well as announcements and human AMAs Moderation of topics and discussion is expected, but only to kill too much spam or trolling, too much can backfire. 
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    Reply To Tweets
    When someone replies to or retweets your content on Twitter, take the time to send them a short and sweet thank you reply. If they comment on your content with their thoughts and opinions, continue the conversation. While time-consuming, this approach is more meaningful and engaging than a like, helps build influencer connections, and encourages social sharing of your content. Use tools like TweetDeck or HootSuite to optimize the process.
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    Reposted Content
    Rewrite the copy for a single piece of reposted social content so it's perceived as a unique piece of content for each post.Examples:- Re-styling: “Did you read our recent post on…?” - Quote an interesting or controversial line from the post. - “Our hottest read from last month: ” - Show numbers and figures: “This strategy helped us grow X%” / “How we gained X customers.” - State the facts: “Did you know that X% of teams across the United States don’t have…?”
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    Company Name Audience
    Want to target a specific company or set of companies with your social media advertising? You can target users based on the companies they say they work for in their profiles on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. This lets you serve your ads to a hyper-relevant audience.
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    Notify Featured Influencers
    This is an obvious way to get more backlinks and social sharing, but most people get lazy and don't do it. Take advantage of the fact that you quote, reference, and feature different influencers in your content. Send them a quick email saying “Hey! We featured your quote/post/etc… in our blog! Check it out. Would love to hear your thoughts on the post.”
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    Re-Promote Old Content
    Most users never see your content the first time you post it. It might have gotten lost in the feed or maybe they weren't even a follower back when your best content came out. By re-promoting your best old content on a regular basis you can drive much more traffic from social with little extra effort.
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    Content Scheduling
    Sharing new content on social channels has limited reach because of varying presence of a social audience when content is posted (ex: timezone differences). Schedule content to re-post at varying times optimized for each active social channel. Tools like Buffer can help you space these posts out automatically based on the best times for engagement.
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    Submit To Hacker News
    By submitting your post to hacker news you're getting in front of a highly technical and influential community of influencers. Make sure that the post itself doesn't come across as "salesy" and instead asks for feedback.Be ready to answer highly sophisticated comments and defend various aspects of your product.
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    Urgency Ad Copy
    Using urgency in your ad copy can improve the likelihood of someone clicking and taking action. There are many ways to do this, but make sure it's a credible reason for urgency. For example is your sale ending soon? Is the product only available for a limited time? Is there a limited amount of stock? Are there additional benefits to buying now?
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    User Case Study Content
    Get your users to write blog posts about how your product helped them achieve their goals. As well as providing a valuable case study you can link to from your landing pages, this type of content typically ranks well and is keyword rich for SEO benefit. It can also lead to more social and referral traffic.
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    Time Of Day Posting
    Your audience will react wildly differently to different pieces of content at different times of day. To maximize your engagement you need to test what time of day is best to post what type of content. You can also use Buffer's 'Optimal Timing Tool' to schedule social posts during the most engaged times of day.
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    Publish On LinkedIn
    The reach of your content can be greatly amplified when you use LinkedIn’s native publishing platform, Pulse. The platform reaches a significant audience of influencers with large followings who may decide to share your content. Further, well-performing posts can be featured on Pulse, resulting in more views, likes, comments, and shares. Include quotes from influencers and let them know they’re featured as a way to incentivize them to share.
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    Submit To SubReddit
    Submitting to a relevant sub reddit can drive highly-qualified visitors. Just with a few cursory searches on reddit you can find a number of niche communities that would be very interested in your product. Make sure not to be too 'pushy' or 'salesy' however - the reddit community can be notoriously anti-commercial and will react negatively to any product and message that isn't genuine.
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    Milestone Post
    When your company reaches a significant milestone, publishing a post on it can drive lots of qualified traffic and convince people you're a force to be reckoned with. When a big milestone rolls around, such as a new product launch or major update, write, publish, and share a blog post on it. This approach can help you build excitement for your product, driving signups and conversions with a strong narrative about your major news.
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    Image Bold Background Ad
    An appealing bold color in the background of an image can attract attention to your ad. If the image stands out from the rest of the page of a social network or site where the ad is served, it has a chance to draw eyes directly to it and your ad will be more likely to be seen. This can improve ad performance and help you better reach your audience.
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    New Ad Platform
    Different advertising platforms take different approaches to the way they reach audiences. Targeting the same audience with the same creative across multiple platforms can be a good way to determine relative volume and efficiency. You’ll be able to see how your audience on each network responds to your creative and adjust your ad spending and copy.
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    Influencer Advice
    Reach out to influencers for advice to get shares. Getting advice from influencers before beginning to publish your content is a great way to help attract press attention and views as you roll out. Making contact pre-launch creates a personal connection between you and the influencer: they are now in on your content before anybody else. From this starting point, you have access to their audience, as they will be inclined to share your work to their audience.
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    Video Ad
    Using an auto-play video in an ad can drive a deeper emotional connection and can be much more engaging. In our experience the CPM of video ads is much lower due to the high engagement rate and relevance score. This can be a very cost effective way to reach a much larger audience than normal, in a less obtrusive, more engaging way.
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    Submit To Quibb
    Submitting your content to Quibb can get it in front of a powerful tech influencer audience. From Quibb your content may get seeded across other networks and you stand a chance of being featured in the Quibb email newsletter, which can drive a considerable amount of traffic.
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    Creative Refresh
    Changing even just a few inconsequential elements in your ad creative can cause the advertising platform to treat it as a new ad and show it to a wider audience. Make simple tweaks like color, text positioning, element sizes, etc… to give your ad a refresh.
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    Lifestyle Image Ad
    Try selling the image of the lifestyle your product promotes rather than just the product itself. Using product lifestyle imagery shows an audience the type of life they can lead by buying the product. Help your audience better imagine what the product would be like in their hands and in their lives, helping them relate to the product and want to buy it.
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    Value Proposition Ad
    There are multiple benefits to buying or using your product - are you sure which one is most engaging? With the advent of the various major ad platforms, it's now trivial to A/B test various value propositions for each of your audiences and figure out what works (or doesn't).
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    Content Giveaway
    Offer a giveaway at the end of a blog post or piece of content as a simple but effective CTA for readers. Have the giveaway require sharing the article to increase the amount of shares the post will get. It’s also a great way to capture email addresses and fill your funnel.
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    Lead Lookalike Audience
    Once you have a solid lead list, you’ll be able to build an audience for your advertising based on what those leads “look like.” Say you find that a majority of your leads are startups in the New York City area - you’ll be able to build and target an audience of other NYC startups, founders, and their employees. With this approach you'll drive qualified traffic to your site - businesses and individuals similar to ones that have already displayed interest in your product.
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    Analogy Ad Copy
    Using an analogy might be a good way to position your business to people who don't know you. People know ubiquitous businesses like Uber and AirBnB. Tying yourself to a prominent business with an analogy - Uber for X, AirBnB for X, etc… - can help people immediately understand what you do. Rather than being confused by your ad, they’ll get the point instantly and know if it’s right for them.Example:“The Rolls Royce of razors”
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    Referral Contest/Sweepstakes
    Set up a referral sweepstakes to acquire emails, awareness and new customers.i.e. Refer 3 friends for a chance to win X, refer 5 for a chance to win XX, Refer the most to win grand prize!
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    Discount Copy
    To improve performance and increase customer acquisition, try adding a % discount or amount of money off for your products. This can be tied to an email capture form or a banner presenting a limited time offer. The offer can make interested visitors more likely to browse further and make a purchase rather than miss out on a deal.
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    Deep Linked Content Sharing
    Share app content via SMS or email with links that take users directly to a desired piece of content. When you allow users to share links to your site in mobile, generating deep links straight to the app is a great way to increase user engagement. You can also pass data through the install process for new users to get to the right page from a share.
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    Influencer Networking
    Try connecting with influencers in person (or on Skype) to get them to share your content regularly. Building relationships with prominent figures in your space can help you expand your reach to their followers and fans. Having them on your side will help you develop trust and credibility with your target audience and serve as a form of social proof.
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    Tilted Product Shot Image
    Showing a product tilted in the background of the image is a great way to acquaint the user with the product. This type of shot is common practice in magazines and aggregation websites that sell products, so users are well acquainted with this type of view.
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    Company Size Targeting
    Narrowing your ad targeting based on the size of company you’re trying to reach is a good way to filter for only the perfect potential customers. If you service enterprise businesses, reaching small startups with your ad will lower your ad spend ROI. Set your target audience based on company size to make sure your ad is appearing in front of the businesses you actually want to attract.
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    Topic Comment
    Comment on a relevant topic to your niche on Reddit, Quora or other forums. These platforms already have a large audience looking to solve exactly the problem you solve, which you can tap into. This tactic is hard to scale, but can be the perfect way to get super-qualified users early on in your product's life.
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    Video Retargeting Audience
    Retargeting people who have watched your video is a powerful way to turn brand awareness into traffic. A user that's seen your video is much more likely to engage with your ad and will be less annoyed with a harder sell. Some platforms like Facebook allow you to target based on how much of the video was watched, so make sure you experiment with that.
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    Auto-Favorite Tweets
    Whenever someone Tweets at you, use services like Tweetfull to automatically favorite their Tweets. By doing so, you’re encouraging users to Tweet about you more often, resulting in more engagement for your social media presence. Be careful to filter out any NSFW Tweets.
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    Follow / Unfollow
    Follow relevant users from your target audience on social media and unfollow them once they follow you back. The process can be done automatically to scale, quickly and efficiently increasing your number of followers and social media reach.
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    Social Page Feed
    Most of the content that exists about a business is often generated by fans and followers sharing photos, videos and text updates. Turn your users into brand ambassadors by sharing their best content in a feed on your site. Black Milk Clothing ties each of their products to a social media hashtag and includes a user feed at the bottom of every individual product page. This practice simultaneously drives user engagement and spreads brand awareness through their customers’ networks.
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    SumoMe Highlighter
    Highlighter is a tool that prompts your visitors to share text that they highlight on your website. Users can quickly and easily share the content they find most interesting with their network, driving engagement with your brand across social media. This tool is easy to set up and it can be very effective at increasing your social media presence.
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    Social Listening
    Listen for customers complaining or praising your company on social media and respond. A study from Lithium Technologies showed that 53% of consumers who tweet a brand expect a response within an hour. Social listening gives you the opportunity to understand and address the concerns of your consumers in real time. Take it a step further and leverage the topics that resonate with your audience to optimize content, SEO, and PPC strategies.
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    Website Lookalike Audience
    Targeting an audience that looks like your current website users based on their demographic and shared interests. A couple of the major ad platforms now offer the ability to target users based on their shared demographics and interests with the people currently using your website. This tactic can be remarkably effective and should be part of any prospecting strategy.
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    Location Targeting
    Narrowing your targeting to hit only audiences in a specific location, will ensure you're getting the best quality traffic. Start by looking through your analytics platform and seeing which locations have the most (or least) valuable traffic. You can turn off the least valuable locations or only opt-in for the locations most valuable to you on most ad platforms.
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    Automatically Share New Content
    Automatically sharing new content added to your site can be a good way to increase social engagement. You can do this via the Twitter API for example, with minimum development time. Rather than sharing every single piece of content, try capping it at 5 per day, or only sharing trending / most popular content, so you don't spam your followers.
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    Pinned Twitter Lead Card
    Grow your subscriber list by creating a pinned tweet lead card. First, create a Twitter card inside of Mailchimp. Next, submit the card to your Twitter Ads account. Finally, add the card to a tweet. If integrated properly, all email signups will be added to your list in Mailchimp.
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    Social Share Exchange
    Reach out to an influencer with a similar sized audience and offer to do a share exchange - you promote their product to your audience and vice-versa. This typically only works if you have a similar level of audience size and an overlap in audience interests (note this can be a complementary audience, for example an audience into high end watches overlaps with an audience who stay in high end hotels).
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    Diversify Hashtags
    As you add hashtags to your social media content, using too many of the similar hashtags will only get you in front of the same audience. Broaden the range of topics or areas your hashtags cover to get in front of new audiences. Add ones that reference your industry, the features of the product you’re promoting, and the audience you’re trying to reach. Each will reach a different segment of your a
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    Infographic Image Ad
    Using an infographic in the image of your ad can drive performance. It’s a descriptive and visual way to depict what results your audience can expect when they buy into your product. Design a small, concise infographic for your ad and use it instead of your other images to see how it impacts your ad performance.
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    Quality Ad Copy
    “Highest quality razor on the market”Comparing the quality of your service against the alternatives can be a good way to position your product. Whether comparing on price, customer service, ease of use, or quality, a favorable comparison against your competition can drive customers to buy from you instead. A great way to do this is to target alternatives to your service based on their negative customer feedback i.e. 'tired of lousy service?'.
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    Loss-Aversion Ad Copy
    Pointing to a potential loss of not buying your product can be an effective way to drive clicks. Ad copy like “Only X items left!” or “Sale ends in X minutes!” drives a sense of urgency for a customer to avoid losing out on an item they’re interested in or a money-saving opportunity. This is because people are naturally risk averse and would prefer to avoid losing out on an opportunity to get a better deal or miss out on an item they want.
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    Website Retargeting Audience
    Targeting an audience that has been on the website, but not activated and get them to activate. This is one of the most popular tactics in our database because it almost always works. People get distracted easily when browsing the web - if someone left your site it's highly likely they were just distracted and can't remember (or isn't thinking about) how to get back. A small banner ad prompt can be all you need to get them back to the site to sign up.
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    Factoid Ad Copy
    A good way to get clicks on your ads is to include a fact in your ad copy. Facts backed up by research provide proof of the value of your product or service, so including them in your ad can draw additional attention to it.Example:“89% of men say our razor is better than the competition”
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    Sniply Tags
    Publish relevant industry content that will get shared around - but include a Sniply link with a CTA button prompting people to learn more on your site. All content shared via a Sniply link will be branded with a small CTA popup of your design.
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    Friends Of Fans Targeting
    According to research by ComScore, there is a high degree of similarity between the tastes of friends. This means every fan of your company has hundreds of friends who are significantly more likely to convert. Target friends of fans of to exponentially amplify the power and scope of your impressions.
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    Industry Audience Targeting
    Targeting people who work for companies in the right industry can be a great way to segment your traffic. Be sure to test multiple audiences as performance can be very different depending on how they're bucketed by the advertising platform. This tactic works particularly well in B2B advertising.
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    Multi-Product Ads
    Use Facebook’s Multi-Product Ads services when you want to showcase multiple products to a wide audience with many images and lines of copy. Use high-quality images and strong descriptions to best depict your products and grab your audience’s attention. This approach is especially useful when retargeting an audience that has visited your site and browsed items but not made a purchase, displaying a carousel of items similar to what they were looking for in their News Feeds.
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    Person Image Ad
    The image you use in your ads can make a big difference between a successful campaign and a complete lack of interest. Using a photo of a smiling person in your ad can give off the impression of a happy customer and is an eye-catching way to drive engagement with your ad. That’s because psychologically, a smiling face looks friendly and attractive and implies trustworthiness.
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    Interview Influencers
    A good way to build relationships with influencers is to offer to interview them for your blog. Ask them questions on their expertise and background and have them give tips and advice to your readers. This content provides value for your readers while giving exposure to both your blog/business and the influencer. Typically they'll also provide a backlink (for SEO) and share on social.
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    Respond To "I Need (Your Product's Solution)" Tweets
    Respond to Twitter users that explicitly express the need for something in their lives. For example, search for "I need a new content management system" if you are in the CMS space. This tactic can be difficult to scale, but it ensures that your promotional efforts are reaching interested audiences. (Hint: try responding with an image instead of text.)
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    Custom Social Media Graphics
    Create a social media graphic for each blog and social post. A premium display of imagery and design can help increase click and share rates on your social posts. Rather than using generic stock photos, have a designer put together high-quality premium imagery for your blog and social posts.
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    Gain-Seeking Ad Copy
    “For a smooth shave, try our razor. Limited time only: Buy one, Get one free!”Pointing to a tangible gain in performance (rather than avoiding a loss) can drive action effectively. For example, highlighting a BOGO deal on a product can drive a visitor to convert into a customer by targeting their desire to own more of something than they may actually need. They’ll be driven to act by the prospect of gaining something for seemingly nothing.
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    Recycle Content As SlideShare
    Your long-form pieces of content don’t have to just sit on your blog - they can also be converted into shareable and easily digestible SlideShare presentations. Summarize the main points of your long-form writing and use the most salient parts to create a slide deck. This gives different content consumer types different options when engaging with your content.
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    Thunderclap Social Share
    Share from all your friend's accounts at the same time and date when launching a new product.
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