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For online business owners looking to learn the fast and sustainable social media strategies! I currently focus on Instagram 75% of the time but will cover other platforms as needed. I try to stay very active with my Instagram community and do frequent coaching calls with some listeners to keep my ear to the ground of what you all may need to learn. Because of this, I will sometimes stop to let everyone know general business information that I think is important to the current business landscape. I have a 7.5 year career in direct sales behind me that I utilize in combination with my knowledge of social media algorithms to bring you a heap of unique social media growth and sales strategies. I also bring on guests that have necessary skills to compete online today that I don't have in order to fill in the blanks to your online marketing education! Try subscribing for a week! You can always change your mind later. - Derek Videll

The Social Bamboo Podcast: Social Media Marketing for Business Derek Videll: Social Media Marketing Strategist

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    • 4.8 • 198 Ratings

For online business owners looking to learn the fast and sustainable social media strategies! I currently focus on Instagram 75% of the time but will cover other platforms as needed. I try to stay very active with my Instagram community and do frequent coaching calls with some listeners to keep my ear to the ground of what you all may need to learn. Because of this, I will sometimes stop to let everyone know general business information that I think is important to the current business landscape. I have a 7.5 year career in direct sales behind me that I utilize in combination with my knowledge of social media algorithms to bring you a heap of unique social media growth and sales strategies. I also bring on guests that have necessary skills to compete online today that I don't have in order to fill in the blanks to your online marketing education! Try subscribing for a week! You can always change your mind later. - Derek Videll

    149: eCommerce Isn't Dead (Interview w/ Nate Schmidt)

    149: eCommerce Isn't Dead (Interview w/ Nate Schmidt)

    eCommerce is very difficult but it's certainly not dead.

    Online sales still have a long way to go as 2020 brought a wave of new online shoppers who now plan to stay that way!

    So what's Nate's biggest key?

    Similarly to other top 1% store owners, Nate Schmidt is an online marketing and copywriting wiz.

    So in this episode, we'll cover all of the major components of running a modern day eCommerce store: sourcing, testing, marketing, scaling, and fulfillment.

    If you'd like to speak with me personally about running ads WITH YOY for your eCommerce store, book a free call with me here to see if you qualify and hear how I would personally run ads if I was in your shoes!

    Book a Complimentary Consultation Call with Derek Videll

    See ya next week!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    148: Organic Social Media Marketing Strategies that Still Work

    148: Organic Social Media Marketing Strategies that Still Work

    In the last episode, we talked a lot about the problems with organic Instagram marketing and specifically, with growing a following from organic posting.

    Although nothing is impossible, it has become very difficult over the last few months to count on consistent posting as a means of growing a following and finding new customers. At least compared to other strategies that you could be doing.

    VIEW INSTAGRAM POST MENTIONED

    So in this episode, we will be going over how well these 5 organic strategies still work on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok today:

    1. Going Live
    2. Organic Posting
    3. Commenting ($1.80)
    4. Collaborating
    5. Sending Cold DMs

    Resources:
    - You can watch this episode on YouTube HERE
    - Get a Discount on Camtasia Video Editor HERE

    Book a Complimentary Consultation Call to Figure out a Custom Paid Ad Strategy for your Business HERE

    @DerekVidell

    • 34 min
    147: Can you Grow on Instagram Organically and SHOULD You... Likely Have Different Answers

    147: Can you Grow on Instagram Organically and SHOULD You... Likely Have Different Answers

    Here's Some Places you Can Find More Organic Reach Right Now:

    • YouTube Shorts
    • TikTok
    • Reels
    • Snapchat Spotlight

    If it's working, keep it up! If not, don't be afraid to be flexible or do less of this and more of what is currently working better.

    INSTAGRAM MARKETING TO YOUR CURRENT FOLLOWING IS ALIVE AND WELL!

    Organic reach has seen better days but posting to your current followers is also phenomenal with all the new features we have.

    Want to chat with me about the best move your business could make?

    Book a Complimentary Consultation Call HERE

    Subscribes and Reviews are much appreciated!

    Thanks,

    Derek Videll

    • 27 min
    146: How to Run an Instagram Giveaway that Gets you 10k Followers

    146: How to Run an Instagram Giveaway that Gets you 10k Followers

    Yep, you read that right!

    Here's how B2C brands can run a giveaway to quickly grow their social media presence.

    What You'll Learn:
    • Why most Instagram giveaways don't work
    • The tweaks necessary for it to gain you a few hundred followers at the minus
    • How to run Facebook and Instagram ads to your giveaway
    • How to to use the giveaway to build your email list and grow your other social media platforms outside of Instagram
    • Monetizing this new audience by running a sale at the end

    Book a Free Consultation Call with Me (Currently Open)

    IG: @DerekVidell

    • 16 min
    145: How Her Podcast & LinkedIn Generate Over $100k/month without Paid Ads (Interview with Hala Taha)

    145: How Her Podcast & LinkedIn Generate Over $100k/month without Paid Ads (Interview with Hala Taha)

    Hala Taha absolutely brings it in this interview. You're going to want to listen to this whole episode!

    What's Covered:
    - How did you grow on LinkedIn so quickly?
    - How did you build a rock star team right out of the gate?
    - What sets your hiring and training process apart?
    - How did your transition from a traditional career to being a full time business owner go?
    - When should someone consider hiring a marketing agency?
    - What do you use Clubhouse for still?
    - Is there any new social media platform you are excited about?

    Hala on LinkedIn

    Enjoy the episode!
    Derek Videll

    =Want to Speak with Derek every week about your business and marketing?

    • 57 min
    144: How I Got Over 800 Followers from Promoting an Instagram Post!

    144: How I Got Over 800 Followers from Promoting an Instagram Post!

    Here's What's Covered:
    • The difference in creating a post that you plan to promote
    • Breaking down the psychology of the entire Instagram post and how you can easily implement it into your business
    • Should you promote the post immediately after posting?
    • What kind of targeting should you use?

    Here's a link to the post:
    https://urlgeni.us/instagram/promoting-posts

    Here's a link to the YouTube video if you'd like to see the backend results first hand:
    https://youtu.be/P8Fb5xoei1g

    @DerekVidell

    Want to Speak with me Every Week About your Business and Marketing?
    Book your Call HERE

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
198 Ratings

198 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Incredible insights every time!

If you're looking to level up your social impact, this show is a must listen - Derek seriously knows his stuff! I always appreciate the variety of episodes, the super practical takeaways, and his sincere humility to give all this amazing knowledge to the listeners for free. 🙌

JoeSports1 ,

Great podcast

This is one of the best social media podcasts out there today. So much great information to help you grow your social media presence and your brand.

Kay1233456 ,

You Must Learn More!

Derek is amazing to work with, he’s more knowledgeable and creative than what comes across in his podcasts! I have enjoyed being part of his marketing mastery program. He’s helped me run successful ads, giveaways and launch virtual courses. Highly recommend working with him!

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