Social media is helpful for all businesses, but for some of the medium and bigger companies out there, their ways of using social media can be different. An article by Jay Singh from DigitalTrends.com, “Five social media marketing ideas for businesses,” suggests listening to your consumer because even if you’re not on Twitter of Facebook yet they are probably already talking about you. It’s time for you to get into that conversation. To read the other four ideas, click here.
So by now you’ve surely heard about Google+, but what more could the giant known as Google do to make their new social networking site better? An article from eWeek.com by Clint Boulton, “Messaging & Online Callaboration: Google+ Integration: Top 10 Web Apps We Want To Add to the Social Network,” thinks integrating Gmail is something that Google must integrate into Google+. To take a look at what else eWeek thinks should be added check out the article, here.
Do we realize how much social media has helped our economy? It’s easy not to think about it, but the numbers are incredible. According to an article by Andy Nathan from technorati.com, “How Social Media Saved The Economy,” Twitter, Facebook, Groupon, and LinkedIn have a combined 7,700 jobs. To read more about the importance of social media for the economy, click here.
Getting people to “Like” your Facebook Fan Page can be very challenging, but cheer up, we found an article that can offer you some help in this department. “15 Facebook Marketing Tip and Tactics,” by Jeff Bullas from Business2Community.com gives some really helpful information on how to make your Facebook Fan Page better. One tip that may seem obvious, but you may not be doing enough is responding to comments. To see the other tips, click here.
As a person running a business out of your home you may not think that you have enough time to use social media. That, or you don’t think it will help your business. An article by Yolander Prinzel from Investopedia.com, “6 Way Social Media Helps Home-Based Businesses,” gives you reasons why using social media for your business is a good idea. To check out the article, click here.
Are you eager to start marketing your business online right away? Not so fast, an internet marketing campaign is basically nothing unless there is strategy behind it. An article from Freemarketingzone.com shares a four-phase system to creating a strategy to market on the internet. The four phases included in the article are, “online research, data analysis, strategy development, and monitoring performance.” For details on each section, check out the article.
Here is a quick and simple list from About.com Guide, Laura Lake. In 10 very brief steps Lake is able to aid starters in the basics of what you should be doing when starting to market your business on the internet. It’s a quick read that could help your business right away.
Have you ever watched a YouTube video and thought, “Wow that video would be great for my web site.” We have all been at that point, but unfortunately we can’t just drag that video onto our page. Good news, here is a great article (video included) by Scott Clark from HTML Goodies that explains how to put a YouTube video on your very own web site.
“How to Share, Embed, and Link YouTube Videos” gives viewers a five step guide to using YouTube videos in Blogger. It takes you through each step with a image of what you need to do along with a description below. To see these steps click here.