Mentoring Programs Are Worth The Investment

goals training Apr 13, 2017

Since today is my birthday (Candice Beckmann), I wanted to share some personal insights from my experiences of growing up with incredible mentoring programs for developing my professional skills.

And I’d like to also express my gratitude for those individuals and employers who saw the importance of investing in me and others.

 

Mentors Make a Huge Difference

Mentoring programs help to build skills, not only in daily work duties, but also in the less tangible areas such as leadership, teamwork, confidence, and self-awareness. A great mentor provides priceless advice and guidance, which an employee or mentee will take on throughout her career. Thank you to those who have taken the time and patience to coach and support me over the years.

My life and the lives of those I work with are better because of the opportunities I had to learn and grow with past companies through training and mentoring programs. So I pay it forward as often as possible. I love being in a mentoring...

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Facebook Analytics Definitions

Uncategorized Apr 03, 2017

Have you ever exported your Facebook Analytics to take a closer look? It’s overwhelming. In fact, it seems like the designers wanted to inundate you with information so that you wouldn’t look at it. Really though, Facebook collects so much data per post that they want you to have everything available to you.

This post looks at some of the key sections in the excel spreadsheet export from Facebook analytics so that the next time you look at it, you won’t feel so overwhelmed.

 

 

Step 1: Exporting Facebook Analytics

Go to your Facebook Page (not personal account) and click on Export Data in the top right corner

 

You’ll see a pop-up box with a few options. Today, we’re looking at your posts so choose the the Post Data option. I recommend looking at a minimum of 3 months of data, so adjust the Date Range to reflect that amount of time.

The pop-up box with your export options
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Email List Building Strategies: Part 3

This is the third part of the 3-part series about email list building strategies. Check out the first post about designing a powerful sign-up or opt-in form and the second post about 5 ways to get content clarity. The point of this series is to share some best practices. Rather than offering specific tools, I’ll let you decide how you’d like to implement these email strategies. If you know what you need from a software tool, then you don’t need me to tell you which one to choose.

 

Before jumping into the core focus of this post, I’d like to share a quick tip with you…

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  • Web search for competitors who rank well.
  • Thoroughly read & learn from the sign-up experiences of the first 10 pages (do it incognito mode)
  • Look closely at the people who made comments on those competitor’s pages/posts
  • Create a list of all those people and reply to their comments or scrape their email...
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Email List Building Strategies: Part 2

When you’re trying to grow your email list to launch a new product, grow your brand reach, or increase sales, that’s when marketers throw their many “quick fix” list building ideas at you. Something you should know about Beckmann Collaborative and how we offer consulting work is that we support any magical “overnight success” expectations. It happens sometimes, but the reality is that it takes a lot of work and testing to get there.

This is the second part of a 3-part series about email list building strategies. You can read the first post about designing a powerful sign-up or opt-in form here. In this series, I’m providing the best practices rather than the specific tools because if you know what you need from a software tool, then you don’t need me to tell you which one to choose.

 

5 Ways to Get Content Clarity and Build Your Email Lists

This post looks at the types of content tools and tactics you can use to...

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Email List Building Strategies: Part 1

You’re trying to grow your email list because you are launching a new product or trying to grow your brand reach or increase sales. Email list building is the process of getting people to subscribe to your email list. This is a core element of success for many online businesses.

While searching for different strategies, you’ll come across a ton of ideas. If you’re anything like me, you may find these articles and blog posts overwhelming and sometimes biased toward affiliate partners. For these reasons, I’m breaking up the content into 3 parts and providing the best practices rather than the specific tools. If you know what you need from a software tool, then you don’t need me to tell you which one to choose.

 

Before list building begins, think about who you are targeting

  1. Do you have an Ideal Customer Profile?
  2. Who are your customers and where are they online?
  3. What causes them to trust and connect with a company?
  4. Step into his or her shoes and have...
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