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I want to show you a big opportunity that leads to other big opportunities. This “opportunity” gets 60 millions visitors per month and has an Alexa Rank of 174. You don’t want to miss out on it, do you?
The good news is that you can handle this. I’m not talking about writing an article for the New York Times. And, so far, there isn’t very much competition to face while taking advantage of this opportunity.
I’m talking about “The Quiet Giant of Content Marketing,” also known as SlideShare (a social media website where you can upload your presentations and show them to the world). SlideShare’s features make it the ideal tool to grow your business. It’s a crowded site with a highly targeted audience and low competition.
Social media has made promoting a business extremely easy. But easy does not mean that challenges are not around the corner. As a matter of fact, competition has never been fiercer, especially if you are a solo entrepreneur or the owner of a small business.
Looking for ways to be noticed? Here are five tips that will allow you to shine and make a difference with your audience.
From the article:
"It’s time to start utilizing social media marketing in ways that will put a positive spin on your bottom line, customer happiness, customer service capabilities, lead generation, analytics, product development, and much more.
Guest posting for those of you who don’t know what it is, in simple terms, is the act of providing content (if form of an article, video, infographics, etc.), to a website or blog that belongs to somebody else. The numerous advantages of guest posting can be found all over the place and with all the recent changes that “search engines” have been doing to rank sites on their results, this form of “link building” is getting out of control.
Via Ileane Smith
The question on everybody’s lips these days is “How do I make social media work for bringing in more business”. It’s quite amazing to see how these platforms have matured in such a short amount of time and how small businesses can foot it with the big ones by creating a huge online presence on a micro budget.
Once the perfect ground for poking, tagging and retweeting, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest have grown up to be extremely effective sales and marketing tools known to the humble entrepreneur.
At the same time as their meteoric rise in popularity, the competition to be seen, heard and even noticed on these social media sites, has increased triple fold.
The common trend I see is people trying to be everywhere and anywhere in the hopes of attracting more business, leads and traffic.
It’s a lot like watching people throw wet toilet paper at a ceiling and seeing what sticks. In other words – a pointless waste of time!
Eh? What was that you were saying? Of course you don’t ramble on like that boring old history teacher in high school.
In today’s ever changing world of SEO, one thing has remained the same; quality and relevant content is crucial for your websites overall success. However, creating original content isn’t always needed; sometimes finding existing content and using it in an organized and informative fashion can also be an effective strategy. The practice is called “Content Curation”, and it has become a very powerful form of information across the web.
4 new social media productivity tools reviewed and analyzed. Each can save you considerably time and hassle when you're producing or curating content.
As Jay mentioned in his post yesterday, there’s a serious influx of information out there, plus an increasing urgency to get things done better and faster. It can be overwhelming to stay up on what’s happening in the world while also tending to your day job. Between our new newsletter, the One Social Thing, and the handy tools below, we hope to give you enough time- and sanity-saving techniques so you can go home at 5pm, be with your family, and even take up a hobby.
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Via Martin Gysler
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Social media coach, blogger, curator, journalist, and author. - "Social Media from a Human Perspective" - http://www.socialmediaslant.com
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