046. Kim Garst — Founder Of Boom Social — On How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Business

September 28th, 2015 By: Ash

Kim Garst — Founder Of Boom Social — On How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Business

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Key Points (Timestamps)

  • 1:47  – Kim talks about her journey and her business, ‘Boom Social’.
  • 4:18 – How does Boom Social convert a twitter follower into a paying customer?
  • 4:29 – Kim explains her automated sales funnel strategy.
  • 5:59 – What are the conversion rates on Twitter?
  • 7:40 – “The money and the relationship is in the list.”
  • 9:10 –  400,000 followers on twitter
  • 9:31 – Kim shares her conversion rates on Pinterest jumpstart guide.
  • 10:50 – Kim shares her conversion rates overall.
  • 11:45 – What’s the best way to get started with social media and what are the best channels to focus on when starting out?
  • 12:44 – It’s critical to figure out who your ideal customer is (as this informs your social media strategy).
  • 13:49 – The importance of getting clear on what specifically you want from your social media strategy
  • 15:05 – You can’t manage what you can’t measure.
  • 15:10 – The biggest challenges people face with social media (and how to overcome them)
  • 15:49 – What to say on social media
  • 17:27 –  Kim shares the full title of her book and what it’s about.
  • 18:15 – Useful tools to organize and schedule your social media updates
  • 18:50 – A word of caution to the listeners on how to schedule your content (Hint: Think about how evergreen your content is.)
  • 20:25 – What actions can a listener take if they want to get started with social media today?
  • 21:35 – Why social media is not about “you” at all. It’s about a service based mindset.
  • 22:37 – The fastest way to build the Know, Like and Trust factor
  • 23:37 – A follow-up discussion on Periscope. Come soon to a pair of headphones near you!
  • 24:11 – Books that have impacted Kim (that she’d like to recommend)


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