The aim of this 10-day series of posts is to help you to use the power of social media to build your brand and business and act as your sales, marketing and customer service team!

It’s free to join and draws on themes, examples and insight from my NEW book The Suitcase Entrepreneur to ensure by the end of 10 days, you create a complete strategic plan of attack for using social media.

You’ll learn to establish your credibility, build a loyal community, generate more traffic, gain new leads and grow your customer base.

Join the 10 Day Social Media Challenge

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Here’s what included in the challenge:

  • Day 1: The power of social media to build your online business
  • Day 2: Which social media platforms should you be on and why?
  • Day 3: How to use Facebook to build your brand and business
  • Day 4: How to use Twitter to win friends and influence people
  • Day 5: How to use LinkedIn to establish your credibility and build your professional rolodex
  • Day 6: How to use Google Plus to tap into your network and establish your authority
  • Day 7: How to use YouTube to create powerful videos that bring you new fans and business
  • Day 8: How to use Pinterest to create a compelling visual brand story that people love
  • Day 9: How to build a blog with purpose and profit from it
  • Day 10: How to build a social media strategy that delivers and measure and track your success

Social Media Challenge Guidelines:

  1. Sign up to receive daily email with the blog post challenge (which runs from 9-19th September, 2013)
  2. Embed the badge below on your blog sidebar or in your daily blog post response (You can also >Right click> Save image as > and share it on your fave social media sites with a link to http://suitcaseentrepreneur.com/socialmediachallenge
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  4. Create a daily blog post response and post a link to it with a short description in the comments of my post (this gives you more get credit, more traffic and lots of visibility)
  5. Share the day’s blog post on social media either using my share buttons or the Click to Tweet that will be on each daily blog post
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This is a guest post from Bianco Te Rito who makes you look good online. I asked her to share how she’s rocking LinkedIn to drive new business leads and referrals. I have been active on the main social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn since 2007. In 2010, I focused my services to […]

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Full Credit To The Rugby World Cup And Social Media Is The Winner On The Day

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In less than six hours the might New Zealand All Blacks rugby team will step on the field at Eden Park to play the French in the finals of the Rugby World Cup. I am just a little bit excited, as is the rest of the population of New Zealand. Just to give you some […]

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As a Social Media coach one of the most common questions I get asked is `How do I make my page stand out and get more likes?’. What seems like such a simple question is rarely the case. In a world where people expect instantaneous results online, my response is `you need to know that […]

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You may be a big fan of Twitter or consider Facebook your favourite social network, but did you know that LinkedIn is quite possibly one of the most useful tools for entrepreneurs and professionals? Especially for connecting with the right people, driving new leads, referrals and ultimately new business. So in this post I aim […]

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10 Twitter Tips For The Time Strapped Entrepreneur

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In honour of Social Media Month here on this blog (not in the whole world which I’m touched somebody thought it was after reading it here…) I want to focus on my favourite social media tool, Twitter. Perhaps it’s the brevity of Twitter, the succinctness it forces people to adopt in a world where people […]

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