Marketing, Social Media and Online Business Questions Answered!

Get the answers to YOUR questions on social media, marketing and online business right here!

 “ I love answering your questions, and helping you grow your businesses, every single day in 30 minutes or less, right here on Business Fabulous.”

-Bonnie L. Frank

In today’s episode, I answer five different viewer and listener questions about marketing, social media and online business. If you have a question you'd like me to answer on the podcast, please email me or leave me a voice message on my podcast page You can also find me on Clubhouse. Just type my name in the search or follow me or my club: Business Fabulous for Female Entrepreneurs.

Show Notes 

In this episode I answer viewer and listener questions:

  • How important are hashtags for my social media? [1:22]
  • What is the latest Instagram change?  [3:07]
  • Should I start a podcast for my business, everybody else is? [6:18]
  • What is the most important piece of equipment for starting a podcast? [7:23]...
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Social media can be EXHAUSTING!

 “A lot of people hop on Social Media without ever thinking about what their goal is.”

-Bonnie L. Frank 

Social media is no longer a choice. In today's episode I share how to beat the exhaustion and overwhelm that comes with social media.

You may have heard that you need to "be everywhere" on social media--not true! But how do you know where to be on social media and how much time you should be spending on each platform? Should you spend time on Tik Tok, Facebook, Instagram, Clubhouse, Twitter, or Twitch? Where are your ideal clients hanging out? Should you use a social media scheduler?  

Listen in and get the answers to these questions as well as great tips and tricks to figure out where your audience is and how to make sure your posts are consistently seen by your target audience..

Show Notes 

In this episode I share how to stop letting social media overwhelm and exhaust you. 

  • What is OPO and why shouldn’t you listen to...
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Live Audio and Video Marketing Tips for Online Business Growth

Get easy and effective tips for live audio and video that I learned from producing over 4,000 livestream videos and 500 Clubhouse rooms.

 “Immediately give value to your audience. It doesn't matter if it's live or if it's not...you'd better get their attention within the first three seconds, or they're done." 

-Bonnie L. Frank

Although you may not choose to grow your business like I did (going live three to seven times a day, seven days a week), any amount of live audio and video is a fabulous way to build trust with your audience and position yourself as an authority in your field. Whether it's Clubhouse rooms, Facebook audio rooms, Twitter Spaces, Greenroom or anywhere else, there are so many places to connect with your audience--LIVE!

In this episode, I share how to connect with your audience, how to strategically plan before going live, as well as tips for repurposing all of your audio and video content. 

Show Notes 

In this episode I share my...

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How to design and achieve a fabulous business and life

You really are 100% capable of designing the fabulous business and life you desire! Find out how to achieve this in episode 63 of Business Fabulous. 

In this week's episode:

  • I knew I wanted to have my own podcast for six years.
  • Why most podcasters never make any money...
  • The development (and vision) of the Business Fabulous business and brand
  • How you've got to start with a plan: Set your intentions, write down your goals, type out what you want for your future fabulous business and life.
  • Set yourself up for success: mind, body, spirit, environment, etc. (Examples in the episode)
  • Once you decide what you want, you must follow through with actions that move yourself forward toward achieving your goals.
  • Don't expect perfection. (In this episode I mention why my very first podcast episode sounds like I'm in a sardine can)
  • Don't let your negative thoughts, negative mindset stop you!
  • Course-correct along the way as you need to.
  • Check out the Social Media Marketing Cafe for loads of...
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Two strategies that increase organic reach on social media

These two strategies are the most crucial to reach more of your target audience organically on social media.

 In this week's episode:

  • Now, more than ever before is the time to KNOW and SERVE your audience!
  • People buy FROM you because OF you!    ~ Bonnie L Frank
  • Give your audience what they want.
  • I detail five types of social media posts in the episode.
  • The 80/20 rule (detailed in the episode) is key to reaching your target audience online and having them engage with your content.
  • The 80/20 rule builds your know, like, and trust factor with your audience.
  • 80% of my social media content includes inspiration, motivation, healthy recipes, self care, gratitude journal writing, morning routine, books I'm reading, etc.

Mentioned in this episode:

This week's challenge:

Get in on the Business Fabulous Social Media Cafe and gain access to hundreds of social media strategies, video tutorials, step-by-step pdfs and much...

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EASY, proven and FREE strategies to gain online business visibility without ever leaving your home

You don't need to go to major conferences to be visible online and grow your brand! Here are four simple and proven ways to do it, free, without leaving home.

In this week's episode:

  • The number one rule to gaining online visibility is to be where your audience is online. If you're unsure, google "social media demographics" and look at the data for the platforms you enjoy using most. 
  • Facebook has approximately 2.8 billion people, so your audience is likely on there.
  • LinkedIn is all business all the time, so if you have a business you should have a daily presence there. 
  • Use one or two hashtags for each social media post (up to 30 for Instagram), including a branded hashtag and one topical one.
  • You cannot own a hashtag, but you can dominate it.
  • The easiest and fastest way to get noticed by experts or others in your industry is to be a helpful audience member in the chat of livestream broadcasts. I detail many ways to do this in the episode including greeting the host(s),...
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Looking back on 2019: Lessons in Scaling an Online Business, Sales, and Empowerment

2019 was a year of many first for me and some very hard lessons about scaling my online business, sales, and empowerment.

In this week's episode:

  • The past year was the first year I'd ever lived on my own and learned a lot about tax write-offs.
  • I attended and spoke at more conferences in 2019 than ever before.
  • I'm speaking on social media at Podfest 2020.
  • I'm speaking on podcasting at MDMC 2020.
  • I launched two different podcasts this year, Business Fabulous and Work Your Podcast.
  • I also launched my Business Fabulous brand and Business Fabulous Facebook group.
  • I learned a lot about scaling a business, hiring (and firing) a team this year and about operating in my Zone of Genius for optimal success (lots of details in the episode).

Mentioned in this episode:

 This week's challenge:

Looking back on your year and reflecting on the things you've accomplished is...

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5 things that online coaching programs don't do but should and how to really grow a business

People invest a lot of money in online coaching programs, courses, masterminds, etc. and often have little to show for it. Here are five things that your coaching program should have so you aren't' left with buyer's remorse.

Have you joined my free Facebook group yet? If you want free, proven strategies to get your audience finding you online and buying from you and really grow your business by leaps and bounds, you want to be here! 

Wanna chat? Grab a free 20-minute Business Breakthrough session here or chat about ways to monetize your podcast here.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss an episode!

Note: This episode was taken from a Facebook Live broadcast.

In this weeks' episode:

Many online coaching programs have great marketing...and little meat. Here are five things I think should absolutely be included in any coaching program. Each of these is detailed in full in the episode.

  1. How to create Ideal Client Avatar, Target...
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Six things people do (and I didn't) to start a podcast and why my podcast is successful anyway

There are six things that many people seem to do when they start a podcast, but I chose to not do any of them. Find out why and how my podcast is successful anyway in episode 21 of the Business Fabulous podcast. 

In this week's episode:

  • "Launch" in terms of podcasting really means that you click the "publish" button and put your podcast out into the world to be heard; however, it's also used to refer to a detailed, usually lengthy collection of things to do, marketing and events leading up to you actually clicking the publish button. I didn't do a formal launch, hire a launch coach or anything else I was told I needed to do.
  • "New and Noteworthy" for Apple podcasts is like getting on the first page of Google. It definitely gets you noticed and will likely get you a lot of new listens; however, This doesn't do anything for your charting around the world, subscribers in your target audience, downloads or your bank account.
  • Write a book and use your podcast to promo your book. I...
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How I tripled my podcast downloads in only 30 days

The Business Fabulous podcast is growing by leaps and bounds! In Episode 16, I detail the exact eight steps I took to triple my podcast downloads in only 30 days. Whether you have a podcast or not, you can use these steps to grow your visibility online!

Have you joined my free Facebook group yet? If you want free, proven strategies to get your audience finding you online and buying from you and really grow your business by leaps and bounds, you want to be here! 

Wanna chat? Grab a free 20-minute Business Breakthrough session here or chat about ways to monetize your podcast here.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss an episode!

In this weeks' episode:

  • I track all of my "numbers" (my analytics) each week. I track the number of social media followers I have on each platform, subscribers, connections, downloads, website traffic, and more so that I can see progress, growth, patterns, etc.
  • I knew I'd double my podcast downloads in...
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