Social Media

Everybody’s talking about Pinterest and its rocketing fan base, but how do you use this to grow your business?

 Pinterest is a hot Social Networking platform offering those who master it an opportunity to get ahead of the curve and capitalize on the staggering growth of Pinterest. Here are some more advanced approaches to Pinterest marketing.

 First, if you have yet to get started with Pinterest, watch the Phil Stone Training Video entitled “Pinterest Marketing”. Then come back to this article.

 

Sometimes Twitter seems incredibly confusing for businesses. How on earth do you take those few puny characters and gain a benefit for your business? This article has some interesting ideas.
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Internet Marketing has its own importance, every blogger and internet marketer looks towards various marketing strategies. I thought writing about twitter marketing so that new bloggers and marketers can get help from it. Do you know how to market on twitter? If your answer is NO, then you are leaving a huge portion of marketing. Twitter is among top 10 websites all over the world so you can imagine how much you can get from it.

You should also read “Drive Traffic To Your Sites Through Twitter”, I am sharing this post with you to make maximum out of twitter. Follow these simple marketing strategies and play with tweets and social media. These are just general but crucial things and you should follow them strictly in order to move your business up:

 

It’s a question that all small businesses need to ask themselves – are we being social enough?

“You are running a small business that seems to be stuck in neutral and you can’t quite figure out why that is. If that’s the case, have you checked to see whether or not you’re being social enough?”

Read the full article at Socialnomics

 

Sometimes it can seem that social media is used in all the wrong ways, and it can be hard to work out how to use it in a positive way for you or your business.

The story of Caine’s Cardboard Arcade, apart from being a wonderful feel good story about an amazing kid, also demonstrates how social media CAN make a huge difference.  You just have to find the right way.

You can “Like” Caine’s Facebook page here

Marketing with Twitter can be very confusing, so I found this article very helpful.

If you aren’t leveraging Twitter’s potential for improving your sales, you are missing out on a great opportunity to grow your business. While Twitter doesn’t seem like an obvious marketing choice at first glance given their 140 character limit, businesses that can harness their creativity and be a little inventive will find that marketing on Twitter has big benefits. Here are 5 Twitter marketing strategies you should be using now.

via 5 Essential Twitter Marketing Strategies For Your Business.

How Brands Are Marketing on Pinterest

Hopefully you can grab some ideas for your own business based on the stories shared in this article.  Pinterest is certainly the latest up and coming social media craze.

via How Brands Are Marketing on Pinterest.

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EVERY business using social media (and those that should be!) MUST read this article. A really great look at a negative social media experience from a user – and how you can make sure your business does things a whole lot better.

If you think QR Codes are still an overseas fad, take note…. this is only the beginning here in Australia.

5 Ways to Market Your Brand on LinkedIn

5 ways that you can better utilize LinkedIn to promote either yourself or your business. Some good ideas here, check it out.

Google + is fast becoming one of the most used social media tools for business. The burgeoning social network has garnered 62 million users and is on track to reach 400 million by the end of 2012, according to researcher Paul Allen, founder of Ancestry.com. This makes Google + a must-have tool for small business owners. But it’s not like Facebook, and many small business owners are finding it difficult to create an engaging, active network of potential customers on Google +. To make tackling the problems easier, here’s a list of solutions to help you.

Excellent advice!