After President Obama’s repeat performance at this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, one might ask about the relevance of digital correspondent’s in an age where more people get their news from their computer than a printed paper in their driveway. And, that’s just what Mashable did today. They reported on a recent survey by CareerCast [...]
Local businesses often feel like social media just isn’t for them. But blogging is still a good way to make money, even if you never want to make money from your blog. Small local businesses can see a huge increase in sales through blogging and other social media tactics driving customers to your physical store. [...]
Recently, experts like Jeremiah Owyang question the fit between blogging and social media. I mean, with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, do we still need blogs? But, look at how important blogging is for business success, according to Technorati: As you can see, bloggers are blogging more because people still read blogs and buy based on [...]
Ask a Marketing Expert was so busy on Friday, I had to split the archive into 2 parts. Part 1 posted yesterday and here is part 2. Today, we’ll talk about a new service offered by Steve Wiideman that builds a website for you in less than a minute. The new website is completely SEO [...]
Most Successful Online Marketing Strategy: SEO, Social Media Optimization (SMO), Affiliate, or Paid Search?
A great question was posted on Quora and the answers are great. I thought I’d share them with you. Happy Holidays. Answer from Steve Wiideman: Steve Wiideman, Creative Search Strategist I think the best answer to this question is “yes” or “all of the above”. Depending on your industry and niche, you mind find better [...]
Among the changes expected for social media marketing in 2011 are increases in mobile marketing, utilization of customer engagement in social networks, social gaming, and new metrics to assess your social media marketing tactics.
Seth Godin, at least in spirit, attended last night’s Sweets and Tweets as we discussed his new book, Linchpins. Linchpins are people who jump right in, take ownership of a problem, and find solutions. While they are very valuable to the organization, problems of succession and competency must be addressed to ensure the continued success of the firm.