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Tips for Making Money Online with Social Media
Are you ready to make money online using social media sites like Facebook and Twitter? Well you first need to forget making money online. Seriously. If your only goal is to make money you will treat people like tools, and you will certainly repel people, and money, when you objectify people. Move your attention to providing value and building connections. If you can focus on these 2 activities each day you will certainly make money online using social sites. Never fall into the trap of chasing money exclusively, as this goal leads to online doom. You chase dollars, you stop treating people like people, and this is a poor way to grow an online business using social media.
Many people wonder, are there really 1 billion Facebook users? In a word, the answer is “no.” There are not 1 billion individual people actively on Facebook. Facebook has many accounts that are fake, duplicates, pages for celebrities, fans, businesses, and other uses. Many of the Facebook accounts included in the 1 billion number are accounts created by bots or accounts created by people simply to see how many friends they can get. Facebook also has millions of memorial accounts that Facebook typically does not include in its user count.
Social media has huge potential in terms of growing your business, but many people are at a loss when it comes to using it effectively. Twitter in particular has great potential but navigating it can be tricky. The microblogging platform can expand your presence quickly. 140 characters and a bit of creativity can help you generate more business at a rapid clip. Are you thinking about using Twitter to grow your business? Are you currently using it without success? Regardless of which camp you fall into, here are some tips to use if effectively. (more…)
Starting up your website without doing any research first about Google and keywords is like going target shooting with a bow and arrow while blindfolded. Your goal might be to get a bull’s eye, but you can’t shoot anywhere near your target if you aren’t open to learning the best way to go about hitting it. Learning about Google and how it works in regards to techniques such as search engine optimization and backlinks is essential to building traffic for your website. (more…)
It is essential that your small business have a Facebook business page in the current marketing climate. Facebook currently has over 1 billion users and 425 million mobile users. Customers make decisions about brands and services based on information provided by their friends, family, and peers on social media and Facebook is the leader.
If you want to get started immediately, there are a few things you can do quickly to get your business page set up on Facebook. (more…)