*disclaimer* I realize this is not my typical blog post, but it is something you may be seeing more of. While I blog to truly empower other women to find natural, simple solutions for balancing their home and entire lives, the simple gratification of doing it does not keep food on our table. In short, this blog is part of my brand and business and I hope that if you are also a mompreneur you will find this post and the others to come helpful!
First of all, it is an honor to be guest posting for Jess today! As you will learn as you read on, it is almost unbelievable, for I still think of myself as a total “newbie” when it comes to blogging and social media, but I grew so quickly that others are now calling me a social media “expert”! Carazy!
For those of you who do not know me, my name is Jaima and I blog at Ring Around the Rosies. I am also a business leader and marketer for Shaklee, the #1 Natural Nutrition Company in the United States! I started with Shaklee not only because I truly believe in their practices and love their products, but also as a way to monetize my blog and take some of the burden off of my husband as I have always wanted to be a stay at home mom. Thanks to social media and online marketing, I have been able to achieve that dream and support our family while I stay at home with our two year old princess!
So what is social media and why is it important? If you’re reading blogs, you are probably already familiar with what social media is. In short, social media is a rapidly developing way of communicating and interacting with others online using different platforms such as blogging, facebook, twitter, linked-in, etc.
Social media is key in advertising and growing your business and/or blog. In order to succeed, you have to be where your clients are, and they are on social media. Most likely they no longer use a phone book, and chances are few actually read newspapers or the flyers that come in the mail. They are on facebook…. please read the entire article at Allora Handmade today!