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There are now a wide variety of effective ways that you can promote your company, your brands, your products and services online, perhaps more than you realize.
Here’s a handy list of the 14 top categories/activities that you can use to increase your brand presence and awareness- and your revenues – on the web.
Top Web Promotion Methods #1 – #7:
Blogs have become an excellent tool for social media marketing. If optimized correctly, they can be used to drive traffic to a website. A good blog will also assist in creating internal links, fresh content and non-search engine web traffic.
Some popular blogs platforms include: WordPress.com, Blog.com, Bloggers.com, Typepad and others/
Like blogs, microblogging can present huge opportunities for business endorsement, though content needs to be consistent and optimized. The most used is Twitter, as well as Posterous and other niche platforms.
3. Online Video
With the proliferation of broadband Internet, the importance of online videos has rapidly increased. This allows more opportunities to demonstrate products or better explain brands. Popular video-sharing websites include YouTube and Vimeo.
Social networks are all about sharing! And this includes photos too, so there are numerous platforms that allow photo sharing with friends or followers. Some of the More >
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past 4 years, and my dear readers certainly have not, you already know how popular and widely used Facebook is today.
Just a couple of years back, and you had to relentlessly encourage family and friends to join this social network (probably not long after others had convinced YOU to join). Nowadays, it’s rare to find someone who isn’t on Facebook.
At last count, Facebook had over 350 million users, and this number is continuing to grow as those final stragglers jump in. Facebook overtook MySpace as the number 1 social networking website on the planet early in 2009, and is now just behind Google in terms of online traffic. So it’s not hard to understand just how important Facebook marketing has become for websites and brands everywhere.
It’s A “No Pitch” Zone
One of the most critical things to remember about social media is that they are NOT places to blatantly or endlessly pitch your brand, product or service. Do this, and you won’t be gaining any favor from most social media users, will get largely ignored, and may even receive bad reviews.
Social media is actually better used for building relationships with potential customers More >