9 Lead Generation Ideas Using Social Media

Hands up! Are you looking for ways to generate leads using social media?

Hands up leadsIf you are like many businesses, you are actively using a Blog, Facebook Business Page, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube to share information and build a community. Wondering when you are going to see leads from your social media?

For many businesses, the toughest challenge has been to generate leads for business using social media.

The first step is to know and understand what information, knowledge and tools are valuable to your audience.

Identify what your business provides to fulfill the need for the information, knowledge or tools your audience is seeking.

Now you are ready to take the next step in using social media to generate “hands up” leads for your business.

9 Ways to Generate “Hands Up” Leads

  1. Create a “Socialized Website” to share your knowledge, answer questions and build community.
  2. Create a Custom Facebook landing page with an email opt-in for FREE content
  3. Offer a Free Trial of your product or service with an opt-in using your Blog, Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube video
  4. Offer a Free eBook answering your market’s questions with links to your products and services that solve their problems
  5. Produce a “How to” video that demonstrates how to do something valuable to your audience, with links to your products and services
  6. Create a FREE whitepaper or report sharing industry indicators, trends or useful information and offer it through your Blog, Facebook Page, Twitter, or LinkedIn profile.
  7. Provide Case studies as blog posts or one sheet documents outlining your ability to solve problems, with links to your website.
  8. Create a custom Facebook “storefront” landing page with buy buttons to sell your products and services
  9. Use social links to point users to other lead generation content.

Start Generating “Hands Up” Leads Now

Now you have 9 ways to get started generating “hands up” leads!

Using social media to generate “hands up” leads is really about developing an integrated strategy. The key is to set goals, select the appropriate social media, create valuable content, develop effective landing pages for your offers and having a well defined call to action.

Now you ready to generate “hands up” leads using social media. If you need some guidance, just click the Get Started Today button.Get Started Today - Button Blue

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About Bob Linger

Bob Linger is the Founder and CEO of New Marketing Lighthouse. Bob’s unique perspective on content development, born of his nearly three decades in marketing, sales and broadcast television gives him a keen understanding of how to create content to engage customers and grow business.

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