Social Champ

Making Social Media Easier with SocialChamp and Sameer Ahmed Khan

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SUMMARY:

In this week’s episode of the Sailing to Success Podcast Show, Lyndsay Phillips interviews Sameer Ahmed Khan. Sameer is the CEO and co-founder of Ouzle Systems and Social Champ. He has technical expertise in developing cross platform web apps and has spoken at many universities about his entrepreneurial journey.

MAIN QUESTIONS ASKED:

  • How did you get started as an entrepreneur?
  • How did you get the idea for the content features on Social Champ?
  • What other apps have you worked on?
  • What are your favourite social media platforms?
  • What have you learned from Twitter that people might find useful?

KEY LESSONS LEARNED:

Twitter and Social Champ

  • Repeating your content on Twitter is a great way to get more exposure.
  • Deleting your previous tweet is key.
  • A small fraction of the people following you will see any specific tweet .
  • Try to be a content producer instead of a content consumer.
  • Repeat your content three times every eight hours.
  • Don’t check your analytics right away, give your stats some time to become significant.
  • Use the analytics within Social Champ to learn what the optimal posting times are for your content.
  • Your Social Champ profiles are sharable to different users.
  • You can add new websites to your content collection within Social Champ.
  • Use the 911 method, share 9 pieces of other people’s content, 1 of your own, and 1 promotion.
  • Sharing a wide range of content is a good way to find out what your audience is interested in.

Building Apps

  • Your time is limited, you have to figure out and then focus on the priorities first.
  • Don’t try to do too many things at once.
  • Look at your life and experiences for sources of inspiration.
  • It can sometimes take 2 to 3 years for an app to gain traction depending on the business model.

RemindZapp

  • Uses push notifications and email reminders to keep people on track.
  • You can set notifications for yourself to see if the other person has accepted a reminder.
  • Can be used to stay on schedule but also to keep others on schedule too.

Snapchat

  • Snapchat is a good way to become comfortable with live video.
  • Be real and authentic, you will gradually become better.
  • You can graduate to Facebook Live and Periscope later.

Mindset and Comfort Zones

  • Push your boundaries, that’s the only way to expand your comfort zone.
  • Entrepreneurs tend to be more adventurous.

Final Tips

  • Use the 911 method when posting content.
  • Social media and a variety of content can be used to discover what your audience wants.
  • Social Champ can save you time and effort so you can focus on what matters in your business.

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LINKS TO RESOURCES MENTIONED:

Social Media World

Social Champ

RemindZapp

The Art of Social Media

OuzleSystems.com