I’ve found this great article on Facebook that presents 6 ways for small businesses to use Periscope, the live video broadcast social media platform, to grow their businesses. One thing for small business owners to keep in mind is that not all social media platform will be effective for marketing the business online. You still have to test to determine which one lends itself to your business; Which one attracts your audience most (assuming that you can answer the question of where your target customers are more likely to hand out. Anyways, socialmediaexaminer.com, the publisher of this article is an authority when it comes to social media in general and social media marketing in articular. So read it and make it work for you. While we’re at it which one of the social media network are you using the most to promote and grow your business?
Since the main focus of this blog is to empower small and home based businesses with information related to online marketing, I found this great article from the SiteSell Blog and in which the point is clearly made about the changes that have happened in the last few years about successfully setting a website (or any web property for that matter): It’s no longer a matter of creating a website or blog; and submitting it to search engine. Nowadays, social media has changed the game.
Every internet property (website, blog, video, etc…) that you set up for your business will receive a social media score from Google and that will be use by the search engine giant to determine your ranking. So for the sake of the of your success online and therefore your brick and mortar or home-based business, you better be aware and learn all you can about what it takes to master the social media game. In this article, Suzanne Perkins the author outlines some social media strategies for business growth. Read on and apply them. I’m learning that in the digital era we’re in fast action
If you’ve been on the internet or online marketing arena for a while you’ve heard and learned that the success of your business online depends on the amount of traffic driven to your website or sales page. Then you are served with all kinds of lingo related to techniques to attracting visitors, such as SEO, pay-per-click, Google adwords, Media Buying, etc… Well I’ve found an article from an online marketer that I respect and consider to be one of; if not my go-to-source as far as common sense internet marketing techniques and other creative ideas. Jim Cockrum is his name. On his blog one of Jim’s blog post destroys the notion that driving traffic is relevant or matters at all in today’s online environment. Find out more about Jim’s no more driving traffic opinion.
In short Jim’s view is that by focusing on a niche; and creating and offering original content that gets noticed and pleases the readers, and there’ll be enough buzz created by these to generate traffic to your blog our website.
In today’s digital age, mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have made it possible to easily access the internet. Today’s consumers are bombarded with tons of information and are more than ever informed decision makers. They search online usually using their cellular or tablets before making any purchasing decision. Consumers conduct local searches of the businesses in their city or neighborhood before deciding to visit them or would even go ahead and purchase using their phones or tablets. Online searches from mobile devices have for the first time outpaced the ones from desktop computers. So as a business owner or if you own a home-based business, you need to know the ins and outs of this new mobile revolution as far as online marketing is concerned. Your offline or home business had now better chances to be found and therefore be successful than ever before. Check this article from Manta and the related webinar on the subject
The title of your content can increase your search engine traffic? It goes without saying you’ll tell me. It’s a basic SEO strategy to get your site or page in your site rank on search engines. Well, thus approach is different though and rather simple. It consist on using headline news trends and connect them to your topic of interest. Well, I am not a specialist in the matter, but I have found an article that advocate using title trends in the news to increase traffic on your site. Now mind you it’s the intent of the author to teach how to manipulate the system and attract visitors only for them to find out that the article or content piece they’ve found out does not related to the peace of information they were looking for; besides, Google won’t like that and will penalize your site in a mighty way….Here’s an example of a title that uses the headline use to attract visitors to once’s site: ” Recession Proof income strategies”. In this type of a content piece you want to… yes,… talk about recession,… but also mention how the internet for example can recession proof your income.
Anyways, it’s a powerful approach. I invite you to read more about it. Though this online traffic article is 7 years old,it’s still relevant today. What technique do you use to increase the amount of visitors to your site?
Yes, dear visitors and subscribers that is a question that any new blog publisher like myself ask every single day. Though I have been involved in the online marketing arena for a number of years, 10 to be exact, I am still looking for; and learning of new ways and strategies or techniques to attract new visitors to my internet properties, including the present blog. I am reading related articles addressing the subject, taking notes but most especially implementing as soon as possible. Now, one article I’ve found on how to increase traffic to my All About Online Marketing blog was a great one by Hubspot. If you have a business online and/or offline be it home based or brick and mortar, you want to read that article. The short of it is that according to the author you (and yours truly has to follow that advice) have to focus on growing subscribers. It would be an easy thing to say and many so called gurus and other internet marketing specialist (Okay…sometimes I’m part of this group..but I’m learning still…okay…so give us some grace…) would make that statement with no back up but in this article, Kerian Flanagan the author uses the example of how that approach has substantially….hugely changed the visitors’ traffic to Hubspot’s blog, with charts and graphics to back that assertion up. Powerful!! That’s why those guys are who they are today, an established authority in the field of IM aka internet marketing. So read on and learn how adding new subscribers to your list or newsletter can provide your blog or site an immediate traffic surge but also a long term, down the years one.
I never seize to admire those creative people who come up with innovative solutions or approach to fixing a problem. In this article the author shares how he went from building a following of 400 likes for his cat loving Facebook page in three years to doubling that number is 2 weeks, and increasing visitors to his website in the process. How? through join ventures, though it’s not the name that Kurt Smitt use. Well find out more about this social media traffic technique here. How have you used Facebook to drive traffic to your site or blog?
This is a situation that I have experienced with my e-commerce site where I am selling auto air conditioning parts. I first set it up in early 2011 after my eBay seller account got restricted. I was at that point facing the new world of having to generate my own targeted traffic with limited to no income to advertise, or invest in any sort of marketing. I had to learn the hard way, read a lot do a lot of back link building, manually. Always learning new ways and strategies and other tactics gave me hope that the amount of visitors and eventually buyers will get growing… I’ll get up in the morning to check my traffic only to find out that there was a measly 5 visitors..But I kept at it…And honestly? I’m still keeping at it only that my traffic is consistently now at above 30 and when it’s high season for the type of products that I am selling I get some regular visits above 100 per day..Anyways, why am I sharing this? Well, I was looking for an article to share here on my blog on the topic of traffic building and I found one, actually a blog post that was addressing the very challenges I’ve been talking about, only the author calls it traffic hump. When experiencing it you have to press on, keep at it, which is exactly Ken Evoy’s point and the man knows what he’s talking about. Anyways, go ahead read that traffic hump article.
In the day and age that we are in where it’s very difficult to build a site that will rank well, on the first page of Google or any search engine I have searched (and still searching) for a sure method to generate targeted traffic to my website or landing page offer. One such tool is media buying. Here’s a free report on how to generate targeted with media buying.
Are you struggling getting visitors to your website or blog? Have you tried using social media sites like Facebook and others? You’ve probably heard guru’s bragging of how they are able to bring droves of visitors from their Facebook fan page. The latter is supposed to be a boon for internet marketers who want to find a ready-to-buy targeted traffic. But between the sayings and other flashy declaration there’s a canyon…Welll’ hopefully this article’s Facebook traffic strategy will bring a new and mre reliable approach to generate consistent visits to your site. What’s that novel approach? Using photos…Read on…
I was looking for articles to share on this blog, and that related to generating high traffic to websites. I’ve found one from SiteSell’s blog, a great Canadian company that really helps would-be online entrepreneur, especially the ones with no particular knowledge of internet marketing; create very successful sites that attract visitors and make money…In any case that article has an interesting approach to bringing visitors to a site…It consist of basically using a very low priced product or service that is in great demand and offer to the visitors who purchased that product or service (the latter must still be of excellent quality) to buy a higher priced ticket item. The visitors are brought from non search or non social sources…Basically the strategy consist of using paid search. Before you say or decide that it’s not a great one, read on, find out for yourself and decide whether this online traffic article presents a great approach.