Getting More Mileage Out Of Your Efforts
People often ask, “What do you do once you created your content?” Creating content and posting to your Blog/Website is just the beginning of a whole process. After publishing the content people need to know you have posted your next words of wisdom or helpful article. Here is the process that I use to get traffic to my new content.
After publishing my new article I copy the link to that post directly. I go to HelloTxt.com which I have preset up to connect to all my other Social Media Sites. I create a short update and paste the link into the provided box. Then hit UpDate. This populates my entire network of Social Sites with my new status update and the link to my new content. Now all my Friends/Followers simply click a link and get to my new information.
This is very simple in concept – but it does take some setting up. However once it is set up then using the “system” is very easy. Let’s take a look at Hellotxt.com –
As you can see HelloTxt connects Continue reading
Simple Steps to Success in Niche Marketing
- Define your niche and there needs.
- Talk the language of your niche
- “Hang out” where your niche is on the Internet
- Create Content targeted towards your niche
- Post content on the Internet and link it to your services, products, website
- Be consistent and as your content grows so will your traffic
Here is an in depth explanation of a few of these steps.
Discover where your niche market likes to socialize on the Internet and then join those sites. This is important since it will do no good to be somewhere that your target market never goes. Example: my niche is Small Business Owners so I use LinkedIn, FaceBook, and Twitter. Every industry has social sites on the Internet.
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Learn how to make the Internet Work FOR you – Add Online Advertising/ Marketing and watch your visitor numbers explode.
Here are some forms of Online Marketing that you can do yourself – or have a professional do for you. You do need a website first!
- Directory Listings – many are free and some are paid
- Search Engine Optimization – On-Sight and Off-Sight
- Paid link from a high traffic relevant site
- Micro Blogs – Twitter
- Video Marketing
- Article Marketing
- Social Media Profiles
- Micro Sites – HubPages, Squidoo
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Most business owners do not understand the power of a Blog.
In fact most do not even know what a Blog is. A Blog is an interactive website that is focused on one topic. It can be any topic but do not mix topics. The more focused your Blog is the more loyal your readers will be and the easier it will be to attract the readers that you want.
The power of a Blog is in its ability to attract and interact with potential clients and current customers. Blogging software today is very easy to use and many interactive components can be easily added. Interactive components are things that draw your readers to either respond or contribute in some way, or allows you to directly interact with them. Here are some examples:
- Creating Polls
- Widgets that interact with Social Sites
- Online Community Building
- Testimonial Sharing
Most people that read a Blog are looking for information. It is your job as the business owner to be able to provide the information they seek. By making your Blog easy to use, easy to find things on, and easy to interact with, you are building trust Continue reading