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3 Time Management Strategies for Social Marketing

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by TJ Philpott
March 29, 2010


TJ Philpott

TJ Philpott is an author and Internet entrepreneur based out of North Carolina. To learn more about developing time management strategies that will allow you to get the most out of your efforts and to also receive a free instructional manual that teaches valuable niche research techniques simply visit:http://blogbrawn.com/

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When marketing on social media sites it is best to develop certain time management strategies since after all you do have a business to operate. These sites offer tremendous traffic potential and to generate it cost you nothing, except TIME! In order to make the best use of these sites while also managing your business calls for some pretty effective time management skills.

Below are 3 simple strategies that will enable you to make good use of social media sites while still having time to effectively manage your businesses.

Limit the Number of Sites


In an effort to NOT spread yourself too thin in regards to time, choose the social sites you want to 'work' in based on their potential. It would be nice to work them all but remember that time is a factor and also the topic of this article. The number of sites you pick will depend upon the time you have available so choose wisely.

Schedule Time

Perhaps a couple of short visits per day for each site works best or maybe one longer session would work more effectively. Schedule your time according to the maximum traffic flow at each site if possible.

Chooses the optimal times and make your presence known. Use your time wisely and follow-up on any messages that require you to do so.

Make your social site visits a part of your work schedule and 'consciously' practice effective time management skills to get the most out of each visit.

Stick to Schedule


It is very easy and tempting to get 'sidetracked' or lose track of time especially at any social sites. Monitor your time and get business done! It is best to establish what it is you want to accomplish BEFORE each visit to help keep you on track and focused. Allow for time to conduct business and also for 'socializing' but stick to your time 'budget' when at these sites. The key here is to set your priorities and allocate your time accordingly.

Having effective time management strategies in place is the key to generating traffic at social media sites while also allowing for time to manage your business. The 3 strategies we reviewed above call upon not only your discipline but also certain time management skills to make good use of these sites. Continually reminding yourself that your visits to these social media sites are for business purposes should help you make better use of your time. By not losing site of your main objectives you should be able to better maintain both your focus and priorities.

         


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Title: Entrepreneur

July 23, 2010
Comment by Jason Webb

Thanks for the resource. I hadn’t heard of many of these, but forums are a valuable networking and informational tool for entrepreneurs.
Thanks and Regards/-
Jason Webb


Title: Effective time management strategies

June 22, 2010
Comment by jehnavi

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