8 Lessons I Learned From Writing Over 100 Guest Posts In 4 Months Business 2 Community (blog) The Money is not in the list, it's in the relationship I've promoted several Moreniche health products in the past and one thing I've gained from these so...
In this comprehensive article Mustafa, outlines various methods to create compelling content to gain targeted traffic that converts.
Here is the Table Of Contents that breaks down his recommendations:
Table of Contents
1 Content: The Currency to Rank 2 Creating Remarkable Content that Works 2.1 Have a Passion for Giving 2.2 Become a Problem Solver 2.3 Share Your Results 3 Leveraging Third Party Sources 3.1 Embrace Content Curation 3.2 Use Content Syndication 3.3 Get Expert Insight 4 Attracting Quality Links 4.1 Create Actionable List Posts 4.2 Publish a Manifesto 4.3 Put Best Content First 5 Building Real Authority 5.1 Find Your Awesomeness 5.2 Be a True Guru 5.3 Connect to Influencers
Pinterest is growing like crazy. Still in its experimental phase as a social media site, companies are scrambling to discover how best to use Pinterest for business. There are a number of speculations about how to use Pinterest to generate business leads, but no one concrete way to analyze the effectiveness of your pinning.
Many seem to think that at some point, Pinterest will introduce its own analytics tools, but in the meantime, here are a few resources (Pinalytics, if you will) to help you measure the success of your Pinterest campaign.
There is no doubt that Pinterest will prove to be an essential player in the online marketing game. It’s all just a matter of figuring out how your business can best use the platform for your own promotional efforts.
One of the most pressing questions whether you're new to social media or a social media maven is: What's the best way to post information or share content to optimize your reach
Compendium, a content marketing firm conducted a study of more than 200 companies to determine how social media professionals may optimize their engagement with both business-to-business-to-consumer conversations.
What they found is consistent with what Ted Nguyen has experienced and he has demonstrated that he clearly knows what he's doing
Here are some highlights:
"My experience in sharing more than 21,000 tweets and Facebook posts to my more than 82,000 Twitter followers and Facebook friends is consistent with the study’s findings"
**I recommend the hours between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Pacific Time) or 1 to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) are the best times for Twitter and Facebook to optimize social engagement engagement.
**I find that tweets shared earlier in the week do better than those sent later in the week. I also have discovered that Facebook posts do best Wednesday early afternoon.
**if you look at Ted's social shares, they run around the clock. he tries his best to engage with people in real time or near real time.
Switched-on marketers will also use LinkedIn and Google + to publicize their content. These networks are quite business oriented at the moment, and so are ideal for blogs and articles about industry developments.
I've been writing content for blogs for almost 10 years, for a company and on a freelance basis, so I'm often asked what the secret is to writing great articles that will draw a lot of web traffic. I believe that overall quality content is ...
Facebook is a different medium than paid search advertising, with entirely unique advantages. Learn ways to restructure your paid social advertising paradigm without over-committing to media spend and track results and ROI on Facebook.
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Business and brands have realized that they need to do social and do it well. So they create a social media marketing strategy and then they start implementing the tactics to achieve the goals. It all looks rosy at the start, ...
Gadget Helpline (blog)Facebook are looking to Monetize InstagramGadget Helpline (blog)Early in 2012 new started to spread stating that Facebook were moving in to purchase the Social and Image sharing service Instagram, and when that deal was...
Did you know that 65 percent of us are visual learners and that the brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text?
In a world where people are too busy to eat lunch, an image is exactly what we need to get the latest information in as little time as possible. That’s why memes spread like a disease and online videos have enjoyed such a meteoric rise.
And of course, the more people view it, the more they’ll share it with their friends and the bigger the impact it will have on your goals.
But memes only translate small, simple ideas, and videos can’t be viewed in a glance. What if you want to present lots of data, and you want your audience to comprehend it immediately?
Try an infographic.
Use these 21 tips to plan and create an infographic and then help your infographic go viral.
"Each week the iPad App Store offers up a handful of topical or themed sections in its Featured area. One of the notable ones this week is ‘Start Your Business’ – which is a good looking, eclectic collection of productivity and business oriented apps."
Remixing and sharing have come to define the web as we know it, all of us can now be part of that story through simple tools that allow us to make things online.
But video has been left out. It arrived on the web in a small box, and there it has remained, completely disconnected from the data and the content all around it. In fact, in over a decade on the web, the only thing that has changed about video is the size of the box and the quality of the picture.
Popcorn changes all of that. It's an online tool that allows anyone to combine video with content pulled live directly from the web. Videos created with Popcorn behave like the web itself: dynamic, full of links, and completely remixable, and finally allowed to break free from the frame.
The same content your readers enjoy for free online can suddenly earn its keep as a paid product, if presented in the right way...
Ebooks are a huge opportunity. Platforms such as Amazon’s store and Hyperink’s service can streamline the process but not without cutting into the potential profits. Creating an ebook from past writings won’t likely make a person rich enough to never work again, but it can bring value to your personal brand and link your name with your ideas. Source
One way to generate ideas for content marketing and keep them organized is through mind maps. This article presents a series of Mindmaps that help you to get more organized and also carefully structure new blog post ideas and then how to share them effectively across various social networks...