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Most of you know that Twitter can be used for much more than just announcing what you ate for breakfast. Many of you already know Twitter’s value in business, but you can still take it further and use it to land gigs, market your business, grow your network and gain free publicity — all in 140 characters or less. It’s true that Twitter is what you make of it. Some people publicize their daily activities, some make it about link love, some share quotes all day long. Smart people using Twitter for business mix it up. 62 Ways to Use Twitter for Business

62 Ways to Use Twitter for Business

100+ Twitter Tips & Tricks You May Not Know 100+ Twitter Tips & Tricks You May Not Know Every month I receive around 100,000 visitors to my websites just from Twitter alone and so can every single one of you! I know a lot of you enjoyed the tips I shared in my FREE eCourse about making money online blogging and driving traffic to your blog from Twitter so today I decided to do an updated twitter guide so you can benefit more from Twitter like myself. The great thing with Twitter is the people using it are so diverse, whatever your business is about, you can find people related to your business.
Building Your Business One Tweet at a Time “You want me to use Twitter to market my business?” I hear you asking. “How do I generate leads and promote my business by telling my friends what I had for lunch?” Yes, many people just use Twitter to share their day with their friends. Friends who may live 2,000 miles away. Building Your Business One Tweet at a Time
How To Build Your Own Wordpress Theme How To Build Your Own Wordpress Theme You don’t need to be a PHP whizz to be able to put together your very own custom WordPress theme. If you’re clued up with your general web design and development skills and can easily put together a HTML/CSS based website, you’re ready to move onto WordPress theme development to give your blog its very own design. For this walkthrough, we’ll be using a theme I recently built as an example.
Can Social Media Help Small Business Overtake Corporate America? Can Social Media Help Small Business Overtake Corporate America? A movement is brewing across the internet. The hard costs of marketing are plummeting. Money's role in marketing success, while still important, is now secondary to time, expertise and agility. To succeed, companies able to make quick decisions, share openly and create remarkable content fast will win, regardless of size. Perception is Reality - Can Social Media make your Business Stand Taller? Before the internet leveled the playing field for marketers, targeted marketing and advertising were the realm of large companies with big budgets.
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7 Tips to Get More ReTweets We all know content that spreads helps attract more people to your business, and a major way that content spreads on Twitter is through ReTweets (learn more about ReTweets on this free webinar). Here are a number of things you can do to have the best chance of getting the most ReTweets: 7 Tips to Get More ReTweets: 7 Tips to Get More ReTweets
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The Secret To A Better Social Media Strategy: Demographics The Secret To A Better Social Media Strategy: Demographics What social network should you be using to grow your business? It depends on who your customers are. Compare your target audience with the February 18, 2010
4 Simple Ways to Integrate Analytics into Your Daily Internet Marketing Efforts Have you ever been confused about how to use your website analytics and how to maximize the value you get from them? You're not alone, as many Internet marketers are often baffled about how to best utilize the data they glean from their analytics. Sure, you're looking at traffic and hopefully seeing those numbers go up as much as possible. Still, I wanted to point out some other very practical things you can be doing with your analytics that don't take very much effort and can greatly benefit your inbound marketing strategy . 4 Simple Ways to Integrate Analytics into Your Daily Internet Marketing Efforts
Douglas Rushkoff, filmmaker, scholar, media wunderkind and author of Life Inc., a manifesto of changing our culture of corporate-run consumption, spoke at Etsy headquarters recently. In addition to telling the tale of how corporate culture came to be, Rushkoff debunked the myth that industrialized production is more cost-effective than local production and trade, addressed how specialization is the territory of the handcrafter (not the worker on the assembly line), and emphasized the importance of the peer-to-peer exchange. Etsy is one of the few organizations that is changing the way people buy and sell things in our culture. We are returning the value of what is created back to the hands of the creators. A Different Thing Entirely: How to Distinguish Yourself From the Mass Market A Different Thing Entirely: How to Distinguish Yourself From the Mass Market
9 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid 9 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid Blogging a way to share your thoughts, knowledge and information like never before. We blog for many reasons which are uique to us as a person but yet share a community that is a part of us. As a new blogger that is trying to gain new readership we look for new ways to get as many eyes (readers) and fingers to the keys (comments) to drive us to continue to write.
25% of small business owners said they plan to spend more on social networking in 2010, according to the Ad-ology Small Business Market January 14, 2010 25% of small business owners said they plan to spend more on social networking in 2010, according to the Ad-ology Small Business Marketing Forecast. 4 Myths About Social Media and Business
4 Simple Social Media Suggestions for Small Businesses in 2010 2010 is upon us, bringing new opportunities to jump ahead of the competition using social media. The web is evolving rapidly and those smal January 06, 2010 2010 is upon us, bringing new opportunities to jump ahead of the competition using social media. The web is evolving rapidly and those small businesses that identify trends first will be able to stay ahead. Here are four super-simple social media suggestions to kick start your business this year.
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Debunking Social Media Myths by David Armano | 9:52 AM June 29, 2009 I recently spoke at and attended the Conversational Marketing Summit in NYC. On day two, I heard something from Brian Wallace of Blackberry that echoed thoughts I’ve been preaching for a while. He said “I was selling in the idea that social media is free, until the community manager headcount came in.” This underscores a fundamental truth to social media that many organizations underestimate–being social means having real live people who actively participate in your initiatives. It’s difficult to automate and a challenge to scale, but it can also help move your business forward in ways that produce leveraged outcomes such as new/better products or services.
The above video is one of my favorite presentations I’ve given in 2009, an opening keynote at the last San Francisco WordCamp, titled “How to Blog without Killing Yourself”. More than 700 people from 32 countries were in attendance, which made for a wonderful experience. The original title was “Scalable Blogging Behaviors: How to Grow from 1 to 1,000,000 Readers” and the content did not change. In the above presentation, including detailed screenshots, I cover… - Why I blog - How I blog and select best practices - Frequency and tools — best times and days to post - Blogging myths and how to harness data for better results - Testing design and surprising findings that can be copied - How I address comments and community building - How I write and research for good social media response - 20 minutes of audience Q&A on Twitter, branding, outsourcing, and much more I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed giving it. Build a High-Traffic Blog Without Killing Yourself
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