SEO is not a particularly hot topic these days, but SEO remains an important part of improving your presence in Google searches, and therefore getting the resulting traffic. A great article published just a few days ago on Business2Community.com outlines many of the important components and techniques that add to the SEO-strength of your blog
It’s hard to talk intelligently about Google+ Circles without working with it and seeing whether it eliminates or increases confusion. There’s no question it introduces a perceived level of complexity that your average Facebook and Twitter user don’t want to deal with. For starters it assumes you want to follow people who don’t necessarily want
I complained yesterday about the way you move in Google+ between your personal profile and business pages. I try to set this straight at the end of this post. Let me backtrack just a bit for now. I’m going to ignore yesterday’s complaints and just assume I don’t understand Google+ yet.
I’ve decided to jump into this Google+ thing with both feet. The first thing I’ve learned is that there is no shortage of Google+ experts publishing posts like: Using Google Plus: A Guide for Local Businesses 10 Reasons Why iLove Google+ Are You Commoogling? – An Introduction to Google+ 7 Point Checklist to Dominate Your
I’ve decided to explore Google+. Like most social media services, other than Facebook to some extent, this is one I have ignored since its inception in 2011. As I have explained elsewhere, I have spent the best part of the last two years ignoring just about everything work, internet, and social media related because of
Do you have the right followers? (image source: http://www.postcrossing.com) As I mentioned in a previous post, if you are trying to use Twitter for some business purpose you really have to think it through right at the beginning. Start with your profile and a very concise statement of what your business or service is about
Can Twitter be successfully used to promote your business? If you haven’t already guessed, the obvious answer is “Yes it can, but…” It’s the “but” that will make the difference. Of all the things that will make your use of Twitter successful, the first is this: Your Twitter identity must be properly focused on your
I must admit I’ve been dabbling in Twitter for what seems like years (well, it has been years), but I’ve never really learned how to do Twitter talk. I think I got off to the wrong start about three or four years ago. I set my account to automatically follow anyone who followed me and
Running a contest on a Facebook Page tab is a good way to accomplish several things at once: 1. First, the Contest itself will create interest in your FB page and/or your blog. It is a good way to generate traffic. If the contest is generic enough to promote broadly you can list it in
This article is excerpted from the LeadsLeap Blog, written by Kenneth Koh in 2008. As far as I know the information is not out of date, but if it is, please let me know in the Comments. To read the entire article just follow the “Read More” link at the end. “My Google Adsense account
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With the successful release of cross-platform BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) the new service from Blackberry called BBM Channels has a chance to become a useful business promotional tool. Unlike mainstream social networks like Facebook and even Pinterest, BBM is essentially a mobile-first network. This means that it has been designed to complement the BBM messaging service
Facebook Pages have been around for a number of years now. They’ve gone through revisions from time to time, but their purpose is still basically the same: to feature a product or service that is distinct from your personal Facebook activities. Having creating many, many pages I would have to say there is still quite
Here are some great tips for getting results from Pinterest. Self proclaimed Pinterest addict, Cynthia Sanchez shares many tips on her website ohsopinteresting.com Here’s an example… What’s so great about Pinterest? This social media site is not just about finding interesting images and sharing them with others – although that is a large part of
Here’s a short article to help you with Linkedin called 6 Ways to Grow Your Linkedin Connections. Melanie Dodaro explains how Linkedin is unique, and what your focus should be in using it. This is very valuable information.