Social Media for B2B Marketers

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Social Media for B2B Marketers B2B commerce is an underrepresented, underappreciated aspect of business in social media, in the context of tips and advice offered. While typical marketers can find an entire library worth of tips and tricks when it comes to using social media sites to further their cause, the B2B genre sits with lonely, dusty shelves. However, business-to-business commerce is huge online, and the relationships between businesses grow greatly when they can find one another. If … [Read more...]

Common Misconceptions of Social Media That Bloggers Have

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There are many untruths about what works and what doesn’t work regarding social media and it tends to be bloggers that are unsuccessful. The results of these failings can lead to a fall in reader numbers which can sometimes mean that they won’t ever come back. For blogging to be successful in social media terms the answer does not lie in the huge amount of facebook posts or Tweets, it lies within the ability to develop a strategy which saves time but also has a great return. Here are the top … [Read more...]

Is Social Media Marketing Worth It?

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Social media marketing has become a buzz phrase among Internet-based businesses. It has also become very popular among businesses that have brick-and-mortar establishments within a community. It certainly does have its advantages, but you want to make certain that your expectations are realistic. From a technical standpoint, here are some of the things that you can do to make it as effective as possible and some things you should take into account when you launch a social media marketing … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Get More Guest Posting Opportunities

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You know that guest posting is a great way to build links between your site and authoritative sites in your niche. It’s one of the older methods which have held on throughout all of Google’s changes and even with the newest updates, it’s still considered safe, particularly with Google’s push for more content based ranking. But how do you find the best opportunities for guest posting? Some of these are pretty obvious, but some of them are... well, you’ll see! Start from the Start As with … [Read more...]

3 Stories That Are Ringing In The New Year

Google, facebook and other big businesses dominate the headlines but here's some new you can use from "the rest of us". I bring you word from the valley, mobile apps, the gift cards and love markets. Facebook's boring anyway, right?   … [Read more...]

How Do Bloggers Get Content Automation Done Right?

Automation, tools and tech, rule social media markets. The game is "look what I can do faster, easier and cooler than you". Some people make money on it, some get nothing at all. Let's look inside some automation game play.     … [Read more...]

Using Twitter Hashtags for Your Small Business

It is no secret that social media sites are becoming popular by the day; these platforms are being used for more than just meeting new people. Businesses around the globe are starting to utilize them as a way to increase their marketing efforts and help to get their brand noticed online. This is considered to be a tool that small businesses can use to increase their market reach and build a larger global market. Twitter is without a doubt one of the most popular social media platforms … [Read more...]

How To Track Who is Sharing Your Content in Real-Time

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Guest Post by Jim Stroud Okay, this is cool! You can search Twitter for hashtags and keywords and yeah, everybody knows that. (Or should!) But did you know that you can search Twitter for weblinks that have been shared whether they have been shortlinked or not? If you already knew that, then you are more “with it” than I am because I just discovered this. I'll say it again. Twitter is a clever bird. Even if a link to your website has been shortened with such services like bit.ly, ow.ly, … [Read more...]

All The Women In Social Media Universe In This One Post

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You would think I was a feminist with this, that and the other post, featuring women in my posts. What can I say, I love the girls and getting the content is like shopping for bananas, crazy easy. Women in social media are dominating and I've curated the best information to date for women seeking women in social media. To start, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Campaigns like these make women in social media so powerful https://twitter.com/ForbesWoman/status/251359747536736256 The … [Read more...]

Videos And Pictures Rule The Day In Internet Marketing

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The final word on video marketing, photo sharing, and social media strategies is "Look". Boom, roasted. You should pay me $10,000 now and call it a day. A long while ago, the classic magazine was tuned out by TV and other market conditions. But the power behind the advertising found it's way to the new media. The stats are backing it up with a vengence. Wrap your head around this. The word is loosing it's grip on consumers A greater vice grip now tightens in the form of video, photo, and … [Read more...]