Twitter is a high impact Social Networking site, and messages can spread far and wide on it. There are about 250 million active users on Twitter worldwide and 100 million of them log into Twitter daily. So Twitter is one of the top sites in the social media space. So what exactly is Twitter? Its an online social networking and micro-blogging service that lets you send and read “tweets.” Tweets are text messages limited to 140 characters. However, within the context of any tweet you can embed hyperlinks which makes it a powerful marketing tool for anyone with a blog or a website. Being able to link to other URLs means you can share value and information. You can share links from your own site as well as promote your fellow business owners to build relationships with customers, prospects, and associates.
You can also make your tweets shareable by using the hashtag. The hashtag (#) identifies the keywords for your tweet or post. Here are a few examples:
* What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions? LINK #ThanksgivingMemories #ThanksgivingTraditions
* 10 tips for a relaxed Thanksgiving holiday LINK #NoMoreThanksgivingStress
People can search for your keywords and be led to your Twitter profile where they may follow you and/or share your links with others. Continue reading
Twitter is one of the fastest growing Social Media networks, and it is used actively by students, professionals, business leaders, social leaders, politicians, etc across the world. By their very design, there are very few big players in the social media space. Twitter appears to be one of the sites that continues to grow in popularity. In fact, according to research complied by Brickfish, as of October 2013 there are 231.7 million active users on Twitter worldwide and 100 million of them log into Twitter daily. So what is Twitter and why is it still growing when many of the other social sites are facing challenges? Continue reading
Want to grow your offline business, start a business, or market your services? Online marketing is the way to go. It helps you reach a broader audience, sell, connect, and much more. While internet marketing may seem complicated, once you understand the fundamentals you can build on that knowledge as your needs grow and change. Let’s take a look at the basics of online marketing.
The foundation for your business online is a website. You must have an online presence to succeed on the internet. It only makes sense. Now your “website” can take several different forms. It can be a blog, a brochure site, or even a storefront. The type of website you build depends largely on your business model. Continue reading