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What Should Google+ Add?

Friday, July 15th, 2011

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.

Thank You Social Media!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

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.

Help is on the Way

Friday, June 10th, 2011

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.

Marketing From Home

Friday, June 10th, 2011

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.

Strategy Leads to Success

Friday, June 10th, 2011

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.

10 tips: Internet Marketing Strategy

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

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.

Want Video on your Website?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

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.

Wait, you said how many…

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Get ready for this, if you don’t have a Facebook page and are over the age of 12 (if you’re under the age of 12 go do something fun, not this), you are in the minority of people in all of America! That’s right, according to an article from Parcel2Go.com by Les Yates, over 50% of people that are older than 12 years ​old have a Facebook account. Still don’t think it’s important to have a Facebook Business Page? There is a huge market of people out there waiting to listen to your message (maybe not waiting, but they’re still there) and by not creating a Facebook Business Page you are falling behind your competitors. To read the full article, click here.

It’s Business Time

Friday, March 25th, 2011

In early March, Facebook made some changes to their Business Page feature and some of the changes could be confusing. Good thing Vangie Beal from ecommerce-guide.com wrote an article, “3 How-To Tips for Your Facebook Business Page,” that helps with some of the new changes (instructions included in article). To read the full article and pick up some tips, click here.

Can Social Media Help Small Business Too?

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

In short, yes! It’s crucial for your business, no matter the size, to be using all sorts of social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, blogs,etc.). The article, “Living Social,” from AmericanDryCleaner.com has some great stories about small businesses using social networking to help with sales or with being in touch with consumers. One cool example from the article was a cleaner business in VA who told their customers about “Free Pants Wednesday” on social sites that led to a huge increase in sales. To read the full article, click here.