Category Archives: Internet Marketing

Do You Need a Personal Blog?

Branding is important for anyone who’s online, and writing your own personal blog is a perfect way to brand yourself. You need a personal blog if you want to tell the world about your unique talents and the value that you bring. Here are a few reasons why a personal blog is so important: – It’s Your Social Resume. Your blog is an online resume that shows people what you can do and what value you bring. It shows off …

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26 Ways To Market Your Local Business Website For Free

Create a Facebook fanpage -Invite friends, upload content, photos, videos etc Have a Facebook icon link on your webpage Create a YouTube account and upload videos. Have your business url included in description box and embedded in the video Have a YouTube icon link on your webpage Join Twitter-get social and keep your followers informed on special offers and events Have a Twitter icon link on your webpage Join your professional association in your local state and attend networking events. …

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Top 10 Traffic Ideas for your Blog

Blogs are popular ways to create an online presence for personal and business reasons. You can build a blog for free and begin posting content right away. But, what good is that content if no one is reading it. Here are ten ideas to bring in the traffic your blog needs to survive. Of all the successful blogs on the Internet, hundreds more have failed. Running a blog is like running a business website. Unless you are willing to put …

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Building Your List With Facebook Events

One of the challenges of having a large Facebook friend and fan following is that not everyone might be on your local business email list. A creative way to get them onto your list is to have a Facebook Event, invite all of them to it and create a registration form that will act as an opt-in. Here is how to create your first Facebook Event: Think of an Event that relates to your local business that would be of …

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Tips To Boosting Your Local Business Social Media

Tips To Boosting Your Local Business Social Media

So now you have a Facebook fanpage with a sizeable fan base and an enviable Twitter following, but do you ever run out of creative ideas? Ever wonder what should your next post or tweet should be about? Has your social media been idle lately and needs a jumpstart? Here are a few tips to get you rolling again. Keep it fun Most business often take social media too seriously, treating like a do-or-die situation. Yet social media fans interact …

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8 top directory listing sites

Add your site to all of the following directories. These are different to search engines, you would add your site to a specific section so it works similar to the yellow pages. You can visit each one and add your site. You can get added to these for free but you may have to hunt around for the free options! If you know any better ones or want to report a bad one on the list please contact us. We …

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30 Social Bookmarking Sites

Social Bookmarking can help drive traffic to your sites. Here’s what you can do. Join leading social book marking sites and add your own site. People will then see your review and visit your site. Some of these sites can give you over 100 visitors within a few hours and then drop to lower amounts. You could ask friends who own sites to ask each other to plug your sites on these networks. This will generate a short term spike …

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26 Ways To Market Your Business Website For Free

Create a Facebook fanpage -Invite friends, upload content, photos, videos etc Have a Facebook icon link on your webpage Create a YouTube account and upload videos. Have your business url included in description box and embedded in the video Have a YouTube icon link on your webpage Join Twitter-get social and keep your followers informed on special offers and events Have a Twitter icon link on your webpage Join your professional association in your local state and attend networking events. …

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What Is The Marketing Funnel?

Large corporations often use what’s called the “open house,” or brand-building, model of advertising, which is expensive, time-consuming, and requires a lot of brand equity and trust over time before people make decisions to buy from them. With the “marketing funnel” model, a person makes a small purchase (yes, supplying an email or physical mailing address is considered a payment of sorts), and over time you “funnel” your customers towards more and more high-end products and services, step by step, …

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Checklist For DIY Social Media Marketing

Planning an embarking on a social media marketing campaign, and caring out all the little tasks and duties yourself is overwhelming and can be extremely time-consuming. But that doesn’t mean that it can’t be done. If you’re ambitious and don’t mind taking on the task of doing it yourself, you can! Just make sure you have this checklist handy so you don’t miss any of the important steps. Identify your mission statement, goals, and objectives. You’ll need these for the …

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Build client loyalty and client self-service with digital solutions

>> By Emma Johnson – getaheadofthecurve Is developing a mobile application at the top of your to-do list? Many companies have mobile applications at the top of their to-do lists, but while launching a quick app is fairly straightforward, developing a strategic application or digital “solution” is considerably more complex. Smart planning is essential for financial service businesses of all sizes. Here are 10 things to consider before developing your application. 1. Agree on goals for the program When developing …

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Blogging tips for wordpress mastery

Some simple tips to massively improve your wordpress blog. Using wordpress the right way can help you get better SEO results and visibility online. These simple tips will if you don’t know them already.