Social Media For Business
It is always cool and beneficial to use existing and popular social networks for the advance of your business. However, if you want to feel more fulfilled, then you might want to start your own social network. Doesn’t that sound more exciting?
Have you created your own forum yet? Forums can be very profitable, not only money-wise but connection-wise. If you have already established a good forum and have drawn in a good number of “core” members and lurkers, then you have to take the next step. What is it? Start getting some good ole profits!
Forums are a great medium for connecting with people who share similar interests and thoughts as you; they are great places to establish connections and get customers. That is exactly why it can be very beneficial to start your own forums, even though it entails quite a lot of work. However, just because you have […]
Always, there is a need for us to attract customers and lead them to our site, giving us traffic and, ideally, sales in the process. We can use different strategies, but one of the best and innovative ways to do this is to create your own forum and lead.
Disqus is a great site which you can integrate with your Tumblr blog. However, do you know that you can effectively use it with your primary websites? Yes, Disqus can actually come handy for when you want to interact more with your customers, when you want to establish deeper relationships. The best thing about this […]
Search engines love blogs, and a lot of people love to create and read others’ blogs. However, one thing that turns off people is the fact that a lot of blogs request them to sign up just to allow them to comment. Sure, this move will guarantee that your blog is secured. However, for a […]
Most marketers today create different Web 2.0 accounts such as in social networks, blogs, and social bookmarking sites to promote their website. Are you doing the same?
It’s indubitable that this strategy can help divert more traffic and probably more sales to your website. However, it can actually be more beneficial if you are using […]
In the previous Web 2.0 marketing tip, we discussed how useful RSS feeds can be for you, your business, and your customers. Today, we will look at an essential part of that plan. That is, we will look at how you can use RSS feeds to attract your readers to keep coming back to your […]
Regardless if you choose to start blogging in Tumblr or you just want more of your site followers to get easily updated, you will find RSS feeds to be very useful. You see, the problem is a lot of people likes to read blogs, but often, they end up forgetting blogs they once liked or […]
How big is your email list? If you have been working on email marketing for some time now, you have probably acquired a good number of subscribers already. Well, are you marketing on Twitter? If yes, then you must surely discover how you can benefit from using your email list to get more customers from […]
In the last Web 2.0 tip, we discussed how you can quickly locate new Facebook friends using the email addresses you have in your autoresponder account. Have you done it yet? If yes, then you should be prepared to take another great step after that. That is to say, you should invite your Facebook friends […]
Have you created a personal and business Facebook profile yet? Facebook is a very prominent social network, so it is just natural for you to use it as a marketing platform. While some simply creates a personal profile to keep in touch with colleagues and customers, a Facebook fan page will actually be beneficial.
Facebook has skyrocketed to success. It has become so popular today that you will surely be missing a lot if you do not use it for establishing your online presence and promoting your business. Now, one thing you must know when it comes to Facebook, though, is the fact that you must set up both […]
What kind of business are you running? If it is related to music, then you might want to join Last.fm. This social network is one of the most popular and probably the largest music catalogue today. Not familiar with it? Well, let us discuss this site in more detail.
In the previous Web 2.0 marketing tips, we have continuously talked about the various uses and benefits of Tumblr. Today, however, we will put this popular blogging site aside and look at profitable alternatives that you might not have used yet.
Tumblr can be a great platform for establishing your online presence as well as promoting your business. However, without a good theme to represent you and your business, it might look unprofessional and turn off your customers.
Tumblr has become a popular blogging platform not only because of its very user-friendly interface. There are a lot more to Tumblr that you can surely take advantage of for developing your business.
Twitter has skyrocketed to fame due to its user-friendly interface, very simple setup, and the fact that it takes just a few words to tell the world how you feel and what your thoughts are. However, it is the fact that it only allows a few characters that puts it at a disadvantage when comparing […]
If you want your site followers to stick longer and keep coming back, then you have to employ various strategies that will make your website more dynamic. There are a lot of strategies you can employ, but one of the most appealing choices will be to create a scrolling Twitter feed.
When it comes to Web 2.0 marketing, it is essential to learn about and use different social sites, specifically networks like Facebook and Twitter. Are you using both these networks for your campaign?
It can be very beneficial to market on different social networks. However, it can also be tiring–logging in and out and continuously posting […]
What do you think about your business? Is your business continuously growing? Are you getting more customers? Is the profit you get stable? Well, what do you think about charities?
When it comes to becoming a good businessman, being knowledgeable is good, but having a heart is better.
If you are one of those hundreds of common marketers, then you will surely be afraid of committing mistakes. This is one thing that hinders not only Web 2.0 campaigns but generally all marketing campaigns there are. Is it the same for you? If yes, then you are bound to fail!
Social networking and bookmarking sites are all the rave today, especially with the popularity Twitter, Facebook, Digg, and StumbleUpon are savoring today. With thousands and millions of people using these platforms, it’s undeniable that they are media you must use to achieve success with Web 2.0 marketing.
However, there is a pressing question that relates […]
It does not matter if you have just started with your internet business or if you are already an expert handling several businesses at once–time will always be essential for you.
There is an old adage that says, “Time is gold.” However, for serious marketers like us who want to achieve success, time is definitely […]
No matter how great a marketer you are and no matter how good your products are, you will find that there will always be some people who will say bad things about your business or products. That is unavoidable; after all, different people have different opinions.
That does not mean you won’t have to do […]
If there is one thing about Web 2.0 that make it sooo great, it will be the fact that users are given more freedom to express their thoughts. Some marketers think that this is a disadvantage since customers can give negative feedbacks. However, you must look at the bright side instead. If you allow your […]
Web 2.0 marketing is very different from traditional marketing
In traditional marketing, what simply happens is that you’ll create an ad, purchase ad space somewhere, and then wait for the buyers to come in. They might come, or they might not.
It’s quite the opposite with social networking sites.
In Facebook, Twitter, or other social […]
A lot of people find it easier to start internet businesses. This is because with such a business, face-to-face communication is not necessary: what you really need are strong, persuasive words. However, if you think that you can act any way you want just because you are working online, you are gravely mistaken!
When it comes to Web 2.0 marketing, it’s important that you gain a lot of followers or fans, depending on the medium you are using. There are various ways you can accomplish this, and one we have already pointed out is the fact that you can start contests with reports, discount coupons, and the like […]
If you want to establish customer loyalty, then it is essential that you keep close and continuously interact with your customers. You must engage them and let them air their thoughts. Only through this way can your business flourish and only through this can you acquire a lot of new customers every time.
Facebook and Twitter are great marketing platforms you should not miss using today. Why? The top reason will be: Because those are the places where thousands of your customers will be!
While it is beneficial to market on both social network, however, in time, you will find that it can be tiring; you will need […]
What kind of and which social networks do you use? If you are one of the regular marketers, then you are surely using the larger and more popular networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter.
Well, there is nothing wrong with starting your Web 2.0 marketing campaigns with these networks. However, it is worthy to consider […]
Web 2.0 marketing actually involves a lot of interesting and fun aspects that will surely make you feel as if you are not working. However, at the end of the day, your goal for all Web 2.0 projects should still be to earn some type of return.
Now, you don’t exactly need to get returns […]
Regardless of the niche and the platform being used, there will always be people who have gathered numerous customers. When it comes to social networking, this becomes a more solid truth. In social networks like Facebook and Twitter, there will always be people getting so much attention–the “hot shots,” so to speak.
Forums are a good place to get noticed and to build relationships.
However, not a lot of marketers realize how forums can be powerful marketing tools. That’s the reason why, in this We 2.0 marketing tip, we will discuss:
How you can get traffic from forums How you build network through forum marketing
Most marketers […]
Twitter and Facebook are great marketing platforms on their own. However, if you want to optimize the result you will get from them, it is best to use them to complement your other Web 2.0 accounts as well as your primary website.
Your web sites, blog, and Web 2.0 accounts are probably created at different […]
LinkedIn is a popular social network for professionals. It is where you can establish your credibility and present your business as well as your offers. While a lot of marketers simply uses it for presenting their business profiles, you have to know that you can actually use it to generate organic search engine traffic for your […]
If you have just began internet marketing, then you are surely out to find the best resources telling you what the best things to do and what the best strategies to use are. While there’s lots of advice floating around, free and paid, I encourage you to use your own judgment over that of so-called […]
In the previous Web 2.0 marketing tip, we discussed why you should create a Facebook fan page for your business and how you can make one. Today, we will look at how you can use you it to successfully boost your traffic and sales.
The Power of Your Facebook Fan Page
Taking some time and […]
Many marketers believe that the only way to get traffic to a blog is to post frequently, ping, and optimize for natural search engine traffic. Well, those methods are actually useful and can get search engines’ attention.
However, there is one great way to generate massive traffic for your blog without doing any of those!
Web 2.0 platforms can be used for a lot of purposes. However, most marketers typically utilize them for gathering information, which can be used for developing a business. This is probably true for your business as well.
As I’ve mentioned in previous We 2.0 marketing tips, though, it is always better to give, so you […]
No matter what social network you are using, it’s always a good idea to place a photo of yourself (or at least your internet business’s logo) where possible.
Why? The reason is simple: in general, people will be hesitant to interact with profiles that don’t have faces attached to them. It’s just like when you […]
Have you created an account on Twitter and Facebook yet? No. We’re not really going to look deeper into any of those two popular social networking sites.
Today, we will look at another big player in the web 2.0 world: LinkedIn
LinkedIn is currently (May 2010) at #17 at Alexa’s rank of the world’s most important web […]
Youtube is one of the most trafficked web sites on the internet and, no doubt, the main reason why video marketing became popular.
Today, if you want to get your message to your audience through the most effective medium, then you will find videos to e very beneficial. However, there are many ways in which […]
Web 2.0 platforms can be very easy to use and can yield great benefits. Unfortunately, however, marketers often approach Web 2.0 with the wrong attitude.
They hope that by simply creating a Twitter account, or any Web 2.0 accounts in general, adding every person who is willing to follow them, and spamming blatantly commercial messages […]
If search engines are used for finding specific information, what can you use Twitter Search for? For finding specific tweets about your business, of course!
One great way to utilize Twitter to get more sales is to use the Twitter search engine to find tweets related to your business’s niche. This is an easy way […]
Do you want to achieve great results overnight? Well, who doesn’t right? However, if you’re set on getting overnight success, then you should definitely drop your business.
When it comes to using any form of Web 2.0 services to promote your internet business, it is always a good idea to think in terms of building […]
If there’s one essential thing that a lot of marketers seem to forget, it is this: tracking marketing results.
Tracking how your campaigns and marketing plan is doing is important if you want to discover:
If you are getting profits If there is something that can be done to improve your products or services If […]
Facebook is one of the most promising Web 2.0 sites when it comes to marketing your products and your internet business. This is unavoidable as Facebook is home to hundreds millions of members and allows you to create discussion threads and even application.
We are not going to focus on those, though. Rather, we will […]
If you’re into web 2.0 marketing, there’s no doubt you need a Twitter profile. Twitter is a very popular social networking and microblogging platform, one that currently competes evenly with Facebook.
Creating a Twitter Profile
It’s actually very easy to create a Twitter profile. First, you must go to http://twitter.com and look around.
Once you […]