This past week: Is all about helping businesses succeed online. That's right, once again this week's list has good articles and posts about promoting your business on the web. Currently everyone is on the SMB bandwagon and the internet is no exception, all major social networks are looking for your business. This is a great news for you and your business, with that in mind, on this week's list I have links for Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogging, which it is the best way to grow your brand online.
Building your Pinterest audience-> How to Use Pinterest for Marketing Strategies
Great tips on how to grow your followers on Pinterest. The more followers the are, the more chances of repining and more chances of click back to your website.
I even got a call from FB offering help-> Facebook Targets Small Business Owners With New Features
Facebook is not alone in trying to capture the SMB market, Google is still mailing out $100 coupons to advertise your business with them. Facebook is going a step further by calling and trying to help you and your business succeed with their version of ads.
We got another YWD team member blogging now, take a look-> Video is king - be there without being there
Sam Heron part of the YWD team working on support and training has unique insight of what our customers need. This article showcases the importance of video for your business and how easy it is to place it on your YWD website.
It seems we all trust them -> How trustworthy are online reviews?
Arguably the most important aspect of social commerce and what has lead to a dramatic change on our buying behaviour.
Nice one! RT @ywdtips: A case study on how to revamp a website: Toronto's Design Exchange -> http://ht.ly/bwFEW
Great case study of a YWD Client using the tools at their disposal to create a great looking website. DX’s designer Lisa Zych came up with a very appealing design, which only required minimal support from the YWD team.
Expand your SEO vocabulary! -> Do you speak SEO? Ten terms you want to know
I'm sure you have heard some of the terms in the list, now you can know what they mean.
Don't do these!-> 5 Popular Twitter Habits That Make You Look Like a Spammer
Twitter is great for distributing your story and connecting with your customers. This article shows you how to maintain your audience and grow your customer base.
You need to work it, a lot!-> How To Use LinkedIn as Fuel For Business Growth
Most experts insist (and with reason) that LinkedIn is a great network for lead generation, the trouble is that it requires more attention and work than the other networks. Having said that, by establishing a routine of LinkedIn sharing and collaboration the leads generated on this network can be a lot warmer than anywhere else.
Guest blogger @jpilar Week4-> Your Guide to starting a blog the right way - Types of blog posts
4th instalment of her blogging the right way series. It is a great source of information for your blogging habits.
Good ideas for LinkedIn users-> LinkedIn Etiquette For Businesses and Professionals
More ideas on what I mentioned two posts above. LinkedIn has over 100 million users and although is still a job centric network (that is how they got started), it is starting to show the potential to do more business deals within its membership.
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