It was 2008. Trying to find a way to shorten a link for Twitter to get the tweet under 140 characters was a challenge. You needed a tool to do that simple task. Then I stumbled upon “that” tool. Twitter then used it as the default URL shortening service in May 2009 until it created […]
Content Marketing Tips: Image Rules for the Top 7 Social Networks
Research shows that images and visuals have huge impact on sharing and even web traffic. If you just look at Facebook. 87% of total interactions (sharing, clicks and comments) can be attributed to just photos.
5 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Disrupt Your Business
You have been running your business for a long time. Life is good. Sales are holding up. The admin processes and technology systems are nailed. You have your eye on your competitors and industry. The business model is stable.
Do You Have a Traffic Problem or a Conversion Problem?
When I discovered social media 7 years ago I was attracted by its potential to gain free global attention. You didn’t need to pay for an online audience or traffic. You attracted website visitors by writing great content, giving it away for free and growing your social networks.
11 Things You Need to Invest in Right Now to Grow Your Business Online
There is a seismic shift in how you as a business should be creating, thinking and evolving in the 21st century. It’s also called digital technology.
The Often Forgotten Viral Content Marketing Tactic
Are you just writing 500-700 word posts all the time? Do you need to consider creating some in depth articles that are so valuable that people want to link to your blog? Want to rank high on search engines and keep getting clicks to your blog?
Is It Time to Forget Free Social Media Marketing?
When I joined Facebook and Twitter in 2008 the key attraction was that you could gain attention and market on social media for free. There was little social media advertising available and it was usually not an easy task and not self service.
20 Twitter Facts and Stats You Need to Know in 2014
What first attracted me to Twitter and social media six years ago was that you could achieve world wide marketing for free. It’s called organic reach. This enabled bloggers to build global brands.
Are You Focused?
Achieving your dreams requires a focused vision that is not distracted by every barking dog. Every seeming opportunity is not an opportunity.
The Marketing Strategy for Bloggers with No Money
When I started as a blogger I had no spare cash to buy advertising or even for investing in a professional web design for my blog. In fact the credit card company had my number on speed dial!