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Internet Marketing Strategies

Internet marketing has become a complex business operation which requires a unique marketing plan and internet expertise. Gone are the days of build-it and they will come; now, companies must post news and advertising snippets in a multitude of locations. No longer can you trust your internet marketing campaign to the computer geek who knows HTML. Advanced marketing, writing and programming skills are needed to build and keep traffic.

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Driving traffic to your business blog

Social marketing is an over simplified version of word-of-mouth advertising. The concept is you build a network of on-line friends, then deliver small bits of useful information with a goal of stimulating commerce. By itself, social marketing is a poor advertising vehicle.

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Does business take a SNOW day?

The Eastside of Portland is pretty icy today.  It is days like today, when the roads are too hazardous to drive on that are perfect for working on your internet marketing plan. I’ve been up for several hours already, enjoying the beautiful sunrise; even took a brave dip in the hot tub.  Now I’m settling in for a great day of internet marketing. The holiday season in general is a great time to review your…

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Social Networking versus Personality Based Marketing

News of recession panicked spending cuts, massive government bailouts, and job losses have our nations economy in a tail spin. Small business owners are forced to find new inexpensive ways to market their business. Marketing and business consultants at Chamber of Commerce meetings everywhere are touting “Twitter”, “Facebook”, and “Myspace” as saviors.

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A picture is worth a thousand words…

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a business story is worth a thousand pictures! In order for our static marketing efforts to take hold, we need to convert inactive consumers into active consumers. Using my transaction stool. Every transaction must have at least three legs:

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Life Happens?

Today’s economy is tough, the recession we are entering is likely to be deep and long. Marketing you business now is critical to survival. Get online today, start blogging once or twice a week and take you place high up on the search engines. Don’t lean on the crutch excuse, “Life Happens.”

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Internet Activities and Blogging

Putting all the data together, by business blogging, business owners can reach tens of millions of qualified consumers on a daily bases without investing large sums of money. While time is money in most business operations, blogging, when done correctly, doesn’t consume vast amounts of time.

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Feeding Your Business Blog While Economic Times Are Tough

Business blogging is often a narrative of your current business trends. If times are good, then your blog articles will have a positive, “can do” spirit. If times are rough, then you are more likely to write articles with a tone of desperation. Which type of article do you think your reader is more interested in?

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Business Blogging with the Three E’s

Business blogging is about giving something of value to the reader. Discounts on your products or services do not count. The reader has given their time to your thoughts, reward them with something entertaining, enlightening or engaging.

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Getting past economically induced writers block

The most important aspect of business blogging is keeping a positive “can do” spirit. When ever you feel your writing is going negative, take some time for yourself and find that happy spot.

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