Internet Marketing March 7th, 2011
This week TechWyse is featuring aspects of social media to help your business go viral. Social media is essentially free to use, but involves a lot of patience and perseverance – and strategy. Social media marketing can be either a time consuming do-it-yourself, or invested into wisely, can yield a great ROI.
Our first article sums up the average business’ plight to cash in on social media, then there’s news on Facebook’s recent acquisition of Beluga. We look in depth into B2B networking and sales on LinkedIn, new opportunities to drive business with the latest daily coupon offered through The York Times, and a creative – and amusing – method to drive 20,000 visitors to your site’s content.
Unlocking the full potential of social media is still something of an enigma to even the most internet savvy professionals. This article sums up and creates clarity over the common obstacles and reasons why businesses are still scratching their head over claims to riches through social media networking.
Potentially a whale of an acquisition for Facebook, Beluga is a service rising in popularity which broadcasts multi-recipient text messages. Facebook sees the value in this service. They have acquired the eight month old, three staff member company for their social media empire. Whether sending out mass messages for deals and services, or announcing new releases to friends, fans and clients, this new Facebook feature is already buzzing with anticipation.
How many people add colleagues and contacts to LinkedIn and leave it at that? This thorough article on targeting top decision makers for B2B networking and sales will leave you feeling motivated to take your LinkedIn account to a whole new level of B2B relations.
An entertaining article on how to attract more social media traffic through controversial headlines, like the one above. There’s so much to see and read online. Be catchy, controversial and a little bit crazy, and grab the attention of your target audience.
Every major city has a “Daily Deal,” or “Groupon” service to generate viral levels of sales. The New York Times is releasing theirs now too. Offer a heavily discounted product or service and be prepared for a bombardment of business.
Until next week, have fun going viral!