Blog posts can be interesting and powerful marketing tools to capture a certain target audience. They are highly engaging and are often fun to write. However, there is a misconception amongst beginners that simply writing about a relevant topic will automatically generate inbound hits and subscribers. In truth, there is a very real science to blog writing. Let us look at some sure-fire tips that will help you capture and maintain your audience.
These are handful of easy ways to increase the rankings of SEO-friendly blog posts. In the world of the modern search engine, exposure and content are both key and each needs to be taken very seriously.
Research Your Keywords
In terms of SEO, knowing which keywords are the most popular is the first and most fundamental concern. What are others talking about and how can you insert these terms into your blog? The keyword tool provided by Google is an excellent place to begin. Let us also recall that not only will rankings depend upon the correct choice of keywords, but that the most important term should be included as close to the beginning of the title as possible.
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Infographics are image files that are often loaded with easy-to-understand visual information. They are a little like a PowerPoint presentation if you were to take the main points of each slide and slip them into one big slide.
1. They are smooth brand promoters
It is fun and handy when you can slip your brand logo into something without people instantly noticing. Sure, you can attach an image of your brand to a guest post you wrote, but it stands out like a pig’s nose at a pie-eating contest. Subtly slide your brand logo into your infographics and let drip-drip marketing slide into action/.
2. For some reason, 98% of statistics seem to matter to people
People seem to have a weakness for statistics. People seem to believe them almost instantly. People are reading on Facebook that 98% of people smoke weed, and there are people out there believing it without exception despite the fact that probably 88% of the population has never even had physical contact with it.
3. Only 4% of people say they have never seen an infographic
If people are willing to believe anything that is written in statistics form, then why not lie? The great …
In recent years, the world has turned to working and ‘living’ online more than ever. With larger increases in people being involved in social media, now is the time to ensure your business captures their interested audience from platforms such as Facebook.
With the popularity of Facebook growing, more businesses are cashing in on Facebook marketing strategies. There are a number of ways to ensure that your company’s Facebook page works for you, increasing awareness of your brand and ultimately, profit.
This sounds fairly simple, however, it is surprising the number of businesses that start a page and then do not update it. Yes, the odd customer may find you, however you need to engage with your users. If you engage with them, they will hopefully ‘like’, ‘share’ and ‘comment’ on your posts, thus increasing your brand awareness into the market.
Think About What Content You Share
A general rule of thumb is to use the 80/20 rule, by sharing 80% owned content and 20% gathered content from external parties. This shows your awareness of the world around you, but also can build an effective online community. If you share content from a relevant page, not only do …
The rise of the internet and the impact that social media has had on the world is very plain to see. Applications and websites like Facebook and twitter have revolutionized how companies and individuals can market goods and services, creating grass roots movements without the traditional requirements of needing to spread the word on the literal street. Instead, twitter has expanded the ‘street’ to a world wide area and offers exposure to thousands and possibly hundreds of thousands people if your posts start to trend even in your local area. All of this sounds great, but how is it done? Below are some simple steps to begin your foray into twitter advertising.
Create an Account
It might sound basic, but the first thing you need to be able to advertise on twitter is a twitter account. It’ll still work if you’re using a personal twitter account, but unless you’re advertising yourself, it’s a better idea to create a new and distinct account for your business. When creating a new business twitter account, pick as short a name as you can that will still be recognizable and relevant. As with website URL’s, short and sweet is the rule of thumb. Likewise …