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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.
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…)
Google+ is here to stay. According to an independent analysis done in December 2011, they are adding 625 thousand members a day- that means 400 million members by the end of 2012. It is a social network with an identity system. How does a small business owner set up a Google+ profile and figure out how to navigate the features, which can seem a little overwhelming at first? (more…)
In a time before social media, creating an online business required large investments of time and money. You had to be savvy with HTML and web page building, or pay someone to do it for you. Then the boom of SEO hit the internet marketing scene, and everyone scrambled to be ranked #1 for their chosen keywords. The trend has now shifted towards using social media to reach your audience, and it’s easier than ever, requiring just a little bit of time to get a business page up and running on any of the social trends (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc). (more…)