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10 Reasons Why Your Social Campaign is a Failure!

If you’ve been working on your social media campaign, and haven’t experienced any great results yet – it’s possible that your campaign is a failure. This is the time to sit up and take stock of what you did wrong, and try to correct it! To help you along your way, here are the top 10 reasons that social media campaigns fail.

#1: A Sales Heavy Campaign
Surely the most common of all mistakes, is the sales heavy social campaign. You’re selling, marketing and pitching too much, and not giving your community anything of value. Instead, stick to the 80/20 rule. Eighty percent content, 20% sales!

#2: You’re Winging It
Social media is easy-peasy. Who needs a plan? Posting and working with social media without a plan is a one way road to failure. Stop winging it, and create a strategy and a schedule, so that you don’t waste your time.

#3: Automated Nightmare
It’s nice to think that you can automate everything. But you can’t. Spewed out content in bulk is the worst thing you can do for your fan pages…

6 Key Elements for a Successful Team Player

Professional achievement as a team is quite fulfilling, however, achieving personal success with one’s skills, attitude, abilities and knowledge is more significant.

Below you will be able to find 6 key elements that every team player has. With this in mind, a team player:

1) Is ReliableEssentially, if you are a new employee you need to fit in and get along with the other workers in order for the organization to run smoothly. A true team player is an employee that can be counted on to do his part of the job and someone that can be trusted upon to complete tasks. Nevertheless, he/she should also be able to work with full cooperation amongst other colleagues. Observing such environment would bring a team player to success! 2) Shares goalsOne identified essential agent to performance and success is “team spirit.” Though a business is equipped with marketing strategies, technology and capital investment and advertising plans, these are all worthless without the emotional commitment of the pe…