Social Media has become ubiquitous, but which outlet should you master, who is winning the battle for Social dominance?
Jeff Bullas has complied some interesting statistics and thoughts on which is better, Google+, Facebook or Twitter.
Shortly after announcing Google+, Google removed a feature that went almost unnoticed and that was “RealTime” search. This feature provided users with a search capability that included tweets on Twitter that provided breaking news and other links in real time.
Google’s response via a tweet was
“We’ve temporarily disabled google.com/realtime. We’re exploring how to incorporate Google+ into this functionality, so stay tuned”
Google also said that it hadn’t renewed its agreement with Twitter (which had originally been struck in 2009) that enabled this feature to be offered. So if you want “real time” search then Twitter is where you will have to take your keywords and phrases for the moment.
Right now we are all looking for ways to increase sales and gain a competitive edge over our competition and improve customer retention and loyalty. Nothing, helps sell a product more than praise from other customers.
Print testimonials are good, but many customers have become skeptical of the authenticity of them. Just hearing a few positive words can be all it takes to turn a skeptical prospect into an actual sale. A testimonial video of a customer’s words of praise uses the power of audio and video to send a compelling message. A testimonial video connects to potential customers on a personal level and shows that other people just like them use your product or service.
Here are a couple of great examples we just recently created for a few of our clients.
We guide our clients on best practices and procedures in all things marketing. One thing we have been big on is encouraging our clients to get video testimonials for their website, blog, youtube channel and other social media platforms.
Since we manage this for our clients we thought we better lead by example and make sure we are doing what we preach, so below we asked a few of our clients “Would they recommend us?” Here are their answers…
We just finished off a very interesting film project for Pastor Chris Price from Calvary Baptist Church in Coquitlam, BC.
The project was designed to engage people in questions they may have about God and Christianity.
These brief three – five minute videos were not designed to go fully in depth and have a sermon around each question, but more so to give some answers to the questions and hopefully create more dialogue for discussion.
The topics we covered off were :
Chapter 1 – Why do you believe in God? Chapter 2 – Was there really an Adam & Eve? Chapter 3 – Why can’t Christians even agree? Chapter 4 – Look at me, I’m a Christian Chapter 5 – Is there only one path to God?
Chapter 6 – Why do some people dislike Christianity? Chapter 7 – Did God create evil as well as good? Chapter 8 - Can the bible be trusted? Chapter 9 – Was the resurrection a hoax? Chapter 10 - Why does Christianity exclude homosexuals? Chapter 11 – Just one life to live? Chapter 12 – Who are what created God?
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