This past week: Facebook is creating a buzz with their impending IPO on May 14th. All the talk is about how much money they will be worth once the dust settles. Also this week, RIM had their developer conference, in which they announced the soon to be release BB10 OS. Unfortunately, their share price went on the declined right after the announcement. No big announcements nor big conferences for the YWD team, but as always, we are still hard at work trying to deliver the best website solution for the small business. Below is my collections of tweets from the past week, which I believe are of great value for any business trying to use the internet and social media to promote their services/products. Enjoy.
Keep in mind that tweeting alone won’t magically generate customers-> How To Use Twitter For Business
Twitter is just a tool for distributing your message, and in some cases to reach out to customers. It should be used as part of your overall marketing strategy.
Apparently it is-> Is Pinterest the yellow brick road to web traffic and gold?
Yes it is, and it doesn't take much to start generating traffic to your website. Pin a great picture and people will start repining it in no time, then people will come to your website looking for more details on that great picture.
The latest from @PauChato ->Changing fan belts on your engine while it's running
Changing the business model and focus of your company is not that easy - as Paul explains in his post.
What's your niche-> Top 15 Business Niches That Benefit From Social Marketing
It is true, some businesses are easier to get people engaged than others, but it is also true that all people react well to interesting and entertaining content.
No physical keyboard? sacrilege! -> BlackBerry-Maker RIM unveils early BB10 – sort of
Apparently this is the plan for the new BB (coming soon); the one feature I always hear BlackBerries defenders using. Would they feel betrayed? Or would RIM make one phone with a keyboard, for customer retention?
And there are many more-> Plethora of sharing options leaves Web ‘cloudy'
On today's world, running any type of business requires a computer/network setup, and the data generated needs backing up. This post shows a few of the most popular cloud based services that help SMBs lower their cost on IT.
Can you keep a secret? @PaulChato shares the 2 most important things to building a successful business website
Don't know what to say on your website? Paul gives you a great tip on how to generate that great content for your website.
Good tips, I didn't know about the text formatting-> 6 Content Marketing Tips For Google+
Though Google+ is not as popular as Facebook and Twitter, it is growing slowly. And you can't ignore it because it affects your SEO ranking. So, if your are going to post on Google+, why not do it in the best possible way?
What's coming-> How Facebook Is Drastically Overhauling The News Feed And What It Means For You
More changes to Facebook! There will be screaming but none will leave, and looking at what is coming, I think it is all for the better.
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