A lot of people want to use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to help advance their business, but they just don’t know how to use them effectively. There’s one thing you need to keep in mind above all others when starting out with social networking, and that’s that you’re talking directly to people. Average, everyday people. Read more
Can 100 million people be wrong? Twitter has climbed the ranks of social networking since it’s inception 4 years ago.
Designed as an instant message service amongst friends, Twitter has become so much more. The growth of twitter has been anything but remarkable, going from 2 million “tweets” in 2007, to an incredible 8 billion estimate for 2010. Twitter was designed to send quick, simple messages, using less then 140 characters.
The main objective for Twitter users; establish as many followers as possible. And today’s celebs and athletes have used this to create a buzz about the daily activities, upcoming events, and to keep themselves in the public eye. For the business sector, twitter has become a way to stay in constant contact with it’s customer base, at little or no cost, boosting profits from a keyboard. Read more
Twitter Has Taken the Social Media by Storm.
With well over 30 million people using and Tweeting, Twitter has become a networking dream. But of course you need to tap into this network and create a large enough following to make it worth your time and effort. Here is a few ideas and tips to help you create a large enough following to create your own network of Tweeters. Read more
With the growing focus of Internet marketing, local business owners should consider adding online marketing concepts to their inventory of advertising methods. Although the Internet is more widely know for its ability to bring far flung friends and relatives together, it is becoming the new trend in advertising and promotions for local businesses.
Market Your Local Small Business Online
Banner advertising on websites that deal with users from your locale can be effective, but there is cost involved in this method, so researching affiliate networks is always recommended before you start. Read more
LinkedIn is the social networking website that can be somewhat described as the professional sectors Facebook. Extremely popular for people over many industries, it allows users to connect with other professionals and clients and see who they are associated with, building up relationships with new colleagues and future clients.
With social media one of the best ways online to promote your business and services, websites like LinkedIn are becoming more and more popular. LinkedIn is not socially orientated like Facebook, there’s no – Find your inner animal – quizzes here, it’s about professional people connecting with others and networking to promote their business.