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Marketing Tips

with Brad Batesole and Justin Seeley

Video: How to use Twitter Polls

Stay up to date with the latest marketing tools and techniques, and make your marketing efforts more productive. Get new tips every Wednesday.
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    1. How to use Twitter Polls NEW
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  2. 43s
    1. Welcome: Handoff
      43s
  3. 3m 24s
    1. How to calculate customer lifetime value
      3m 24s
  4. 6m 18s
    1. Create better audience targets for PPC marketing
      6m 18s
  5. 13m 35s
    1. Advertising on Instagram
      6m 6s
    2. Networking with LinkedIn Groups
      4m 0s
    3. Create infinite Gmail addresses
      3m 29s
  6. 27m 3s
    1. Understanding browser reports in Google Analytics to improve your website
      8m 36s
    2. Using Google Tag Assistant to track events on your website
      7m 40s
    3. Exploring Facebook’s new lead ads
      8m 29s
    4. Exploring Bitly
      2m 18s
  7. 33m 48s
    1. Getting started with the Google Tag Manager debug tool
      6m 33s
    2. Debugging and validating Google Analytics setup
      10m 48s
    3. Searching for free images to use with marketing materials
      4m 56s
    4. Sharing animated GIFs on Twitter
      5m 29s
    5. Leveraging Twitter chats to grow your business or personal brand
      6m 2s
  8. 16m 35s
    1. Demystifying bounce rate
      3m 48s
    2. Updates to Facebook's CPC measurement
      2m 23s
    3. Using LinkedIn's Social Selling Index (SSI)
      6m 55s
    4. Using Facebook messaging for Pages to connect with customers
      3m 29s
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    1. The 17 minute SEO
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    2. Summer marketing considerations
      3m 57s
    3. How to present pricing
      3m 58s
    4. MozCon recap
      8m 16s
    5. Showing your birthday on Twitter
      2m 36s
  10. 18m 13s
    1. Using the Facebook Pages to Watch feature
      2m 54s
    2. Using Twitter's audience insights
      5m 6s
    3. Using Google's new Search Console
      5m 51s
    4. Expanding your marketing reach through Pinterest
      4m 22s
  11. 22m 59s
    1. Using Twitter's Quick Promote feature
      4m 6s
    2. Changes to URLs in Google mobile search results
      4m 43s
    3. Using Buzzsumo for content marketing
      6m 34s
    4. Getting started with text message marketing
      7m 36s
  12. 30m 0s
    1. Meerkat and Periscope
      7m 27s
    2. Hosting promotional giveaways through Amazon Giveaway
      4m 24s
    3. Creating a call-only ad in Google AdWords
      7m 20s
    4. Using IFTTT's new mobile app: Do Camera
      4m 19s
    5. Using the Facebook Ads Manager app
      6m 30s
  13. 34m 10s
    1. Google analytics spreadsheet add-on
      6m 51s
    2. Setting up automated campaigns in mailchimp
      7m 37s
    3. Starting your first remarketing campaign
      5m 58s
    4. Setting up Google Webmaster Tools
      13m 44s
  14. 22m 43s
    1. Using Facebook offers
      6m 41s
    2. Google's mobile-friendly search label
      4m 31s
    3. Creating a pop-up offer with WordPress
      6m 3s
    4. Using Unbounce to build and A/B test landing pages
      5m 28s
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    1. Using Peek to provide usability testing
      2m 58s
    2. Prequalifying traffic when running pay-per click ads
      2m 11s
    3. Marketing the cost of your service with customers
      3m 20s
    4. Using surveys to guide business decisions
      4m 50s
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    1. Handing off the series to Brad
      43s
    2. Welcome to the series
      53s
  17. 5m 47s
    1. Tracking your Twitter analytics
      3m 26s
    2. How to properly reply to someone on Twitter
      2m 21s
  18. 7m 15s
    1. Using the new Pinterest messaging system
      2m 15s
    2. How to create Rich Pins on Pinterest
      5m 0s
  19. 10m 59s
    1. Five ways to improve your WordPress blog
      6m 19s
    2. Growing your email list with a WordPress blog
      4m 40s
  20. 12m 23s
    1. How to get your tweets noticed
      6m 57s
    2. Adding Twitter card functionality to your blog
      5m 26s
  21. 10m 2s
    1. How to create a more engaging Instagram profile
      2m 14s
    2. The do’s and don’ts of Instagram marketing
      7m 48s
  22. 7m 29s
    1. Exploring the redesigned Facebook Page layout
      2m 39s
    2. Exploring the new Facebook Save feature
      4m 50s
  23. 11m 27s
    1. Customizing your profiles 101
      7m 22s
    2. Exploring the benefits of premium accounts
      4m 5s
  24. 11m 8s
    1. How to create custom audiences on Facebook
      5m 5s
    2. How to improve your reach without using ads
      6m 3s
  25. 7m 17s
    1. How to use hashtags in Twitter search
      3m 40s
    2. How to make a refined search on Twitter
      3m 37s
  26. 13m 40s
    1. What is CASL?
      7m 9s
    2. Five Ways to prepare your business for CASL
      6m 31s
  27. 7m 23s
    1. Creating content for LinkedIn
      3m 43s
    2. Using the LinkedIn publishing platform
      3m 40s
  28. 6m 26s
    1. Using Snapchat to engage customers
      2m 56s
    2. Six second story telling with Vine
      3m 30s
  29. 6m 13s
    1. Five ways to deal with negative comments
      2m 33s
    2. Creating a community around caring
      3m 40s
  30. 9m 51s
    1. Five Apps for social media management
      4m 53s
    2. How to reach your audience on mobile
      4m 58s
  31. 6m 3s
    1. Using Hootsuite to cross post your content
      2m 50s
    2. Scheduling posts with Hootsuite
      3m 13s
  32. 6m 49s
    1. 5 Ways to use Instagram for business
      3m 9s
    2. How to run a contest using Instagram
      3m 40s
  33. 7m 30s
    1. Creating a URL shortener with Bitly Pro
      2m 34s
    2. Five Ways to track your social media efforts
      4m 56s
  34. 5m 33s
    1. How to setup your Vine profile URL
      2m 28s
    2. Tips & tricks for better Vine videos
      3m 5s
  35. 10m 34s
    1. How to write better blog posts
      5m 59s
    2. Ten ideas for your next blog post
      4m 35s
  36. 7m 44s
    1. How to set your YouTube Channel URL
      2m 34s
    2. How to use tags effectively on YouTube
      5m 10s
  37. 12m 32s
    1. How to create a Pinterest business account
      4m 16s
    2. Five ways to use Pinterest for your business
      8m 16s
  38. 12m 44s
    1. How to run a contest on Facebook
      7m 30s
    2. How to use your Facebook Insights data effectively
      5m 14s
  39. 7m 2s
    1. How to claim your Google+ vanity URL
      2m 49s
    2. How to use hashtags on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
      4m 13s
  40. 15m 15s
    1. How to grow your email list with Twitter
      7m 21s
    2. How to run a contest on Twitter
      7m 54s

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Marketing Tips
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Become more productive and boost the impact of your marketing efforts with Brad Batesole's weekly marketing tips on everything from social media to digital advertising to techniques and tools. Every week you'll find a new and immediately actionable tip to help you build your community, track engagement, measure analytics, generate brand awareness, or help you accomplish other marketing goals. In addition to sharing from his bank of experience, Brad will answer questions submitted by lynda.com members. Send your question directly to him via brad@lynda.com and you might just see it in a future episode! Tune in every week to keep your marketing efforts fresh.

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How to use Twitter Polls

- [Voiceover] Hi and welcome to another episode of Weekly Marketing Tips. I'm Brad Batesole, and this week, I'd like to talk about using Twitter polls as a new way to engage with your Twitter followers. If you want your followers' opinion on anything, what to cook for dinner, which of your products is their favorite, what feature you should build next, you can get quick answers by using Twitter's poll feature. It's super easy to get started, from either desktop or mobile. In this movie, I'm going to be setting up a poll using my desktop computer. Now I've already logged into Twitter and I selected the Compose Tweet option, in the upper right hand corner.

You can see that we have the standard box here that we can start typing out our Tweet, and below that, you'll notice that we have a new option to add a poll. I'm going to select this and we can add some choices. Here we can default with two choices, or we can select the plus option down below, which will give us additional choices. So let's start at the top, I'm gonna ask a question. Have you been using Twitter's new poll feature? For the first choice, I'll say, Yes, No, and for the third choice, I'm going to say Wait, Twitter has polls? Now you'll notice that if I type too much, Twitter's going to give me a little red box behind the text and that let's me know that we've typed too much into that space.

So, I'm going to delete some information there and now we meet our Twitter character count. From here, we can select the poll length. Here, the first option is Days. We can select this to say, Two Days. We can also choose Hours and Minutes and, when you're ready, simply choose Tweet. I'll refresh the page and we should be able to see our latest Tweet. And here we can see that my poll has been posted, but I haven't seen any votes. As people interact with this poll, you'll notice the votes number will change, as will the percentages for what people vote on.

Give Twitter polls a try and see if you can collect valuable data from your audience in an interactive and fun way. Thanks for checking in this week, as always, I'd love to hear from you. So let me know what you thought about this week's episode. You can reach me on Twitter, via @bradbatesole or, on email, brad@linkedin.com. I'll see you next week.

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