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Social Media for Business

VerticalResponse polled their clients to get an idea of how business owners are using Social Media and how much they are spending on Social Media.  The infographic below was created by them and displays the data they gathered.

I would personally be interested in having them do this again in a year – I predict the Social Networks in use will greatly change.  There current data shows that 90% are using Facebook, 70% are using Twitter, and only 4% use LinkedIn, 3% post to Google+, and 2% pin on Pinterest.

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Internet Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

How Can Effective Internet Marketing Skills Benefit Your Business?

What stops most small business owners from marketing their business is knowledge, a plan and a vision of the newest Internet Marketing techniques.

Internet Marketing, as I teach it, is where you as an owner discover there is a need to include new principles of web20marketing to supplement your current plan. These skills will draw people to you and your business on a daily basis, rather than having to spend a lot of money on marketing and advertising expenses.

Evaluate Your Internet Marketing Strategy

Review your current marketing plans and ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do you have a business Website?
  • Do you have a business Blog?
  • Is there an Email Address on your Contact Pages?
  • Do you have an online Contact List System?
  • Do you offer an E-Commerce Shopping Cart?
  • Is your website registered on Google and other search engines?
  • How much do you spend a month on Advertising?

If you don’t have an Internet Marketing Strategy and don’t know how to get one, here are some strategies to use and methods you could use for your marketing.  There is no need to do all of them.

Online Marketing Strategies:

  • Social networking sites – setting up your Facebook, Twitter, and Ning profiles
  • Pay per click advertising, Google Adwords
  • SEO (search engine optimization), anchor text, keywords, and linking strategies
  • Monthly and/or weekly newsletters
  • Article marketing and writing content on Squidoo, Hub Pages, and EzineArticles
  • Hire freelance writers to create content for you
  • Set up your own SEO optimized WordPress Blog
  • Email marketing and autoresponders
  • Create Landing pages
  • Social Bookmarking such as Twitter, StumbleUpon, Digg, Technorati, etc.
  • Create, market, and share Videos and Podcasts
  • Are you open to learning skills that would help bring prospects to you and your business?

Are you ready to make money Internet Marketing?

Now that you are in a position for your income to increase, take time to consider what you will do with the growth and moneykeyprosperity from your business.

Marketing Traditional Businesses website is here to help you get your questions answered as you develop your business with Internet Marketing strategies.  You can go as far as you desire and gain customers and profits as you learn with step-by-step video training.