How to Find New Customers Online

Besides posting on social media websites, there other ways to getting new customers.  Some of the tactics you can use,

  1. Private Messaging
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Pay-per-click Ads
  4. Email marketing
  5. Website Widgets
  6. Request email
  7. Change content for search engine optimzation
  8. Guest post on other blogs
  9. Run weekly guest features

 

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10 Ways to Get Your Content Seen

There are 10 ways to getting your content seen by viewers.

1.) Write really good content.

2.) Create content that is relatable now and in the future.

3.) Don’t write too much

4.) Promote the content with SEO specific keywords

5.) Comment on other people’s blogs

6.) Mention other people

7.) Network with other writers

8.) Guest posting on other blogs

9.) Collect email lists

10.) Start groups

for more information, see the infographic below

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How to Make Your Pinterest Images Standout

Pinterest is a social media website for sharing photos and pictures.   Sometimes a photo only has a couple of seconds to grab the attention of a viewer.   Below are some tips on how to maximize your Pinterest images to get the most views.

 

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Starting today, Pinterest Will Being Selling Video Ads

With the recent trend of consumers watching video reviews of products before making their purchases, Pinterest has started selling video advertising.

Video ads from brands like Kate Spade and BareMinerals will start appearing on Pinterest feeds today and into the coming weeks, and Pinterest is hopeful that ads from other brands will soon follow.

Your ads will show as a GIF on a user’s Pinterest feed and can play sound once clicked. Users will be able to pin products or click images next to the videos.  This new advertising medium from Pinterest could bring them to your website or allow them to buy your products without leaving Pinterest.
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What is the Perfect Post for your Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Instagram page?

Have you ever wondered what the best post is to engage your followers to your brand and products? We present to you an infographic to show you what a perfect post looks like. Each of these social media networks (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube) have certain rules to what makes a great post. Read more below,

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Pinterest Adds New Features to it’s Promote Pins Tool

Business owners and marketers who have been using Pinterest Promoted Pins feature now have additional tools to work with. Pinterest now allows the ability to target people who previously visited their website.  For example if a Pinterest user had already visited your website, when the user returns to Pinterest, the user will see your ads.

Pinterest also launched a look-alike targeting to show ads to people that look similar to a brand’s audience.  For example, if someone on Pinterest looks up clothes and outfits, that person is more likely to be interested in clothing ads.

Pinterest says that tests with look-alike targeting has increased click-through rates by 63%.

 

Benefits of Social Media

The folks at LYFE has compiled a comprehensive list of the benefits of Social Media.

Take a look at the 75 benefits to your business by having Social Media.

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Pinterest iOS App is now available in more languages

Pinterest recently updated their Apple iOS application.  The new changes to the app includes faster loading times of the pins and feeds.   In addition, the app is now readable in 31 languages.

These new changes to the app will be available to Android and web users in the coming months.

Pinterest now has 100 million monthly active users.  Also, 1 million businesses has joined the site.

Using Social Media to Sell Products, Promote Your Brand and Get Customers Involved

Social Media has become a valuable tool to promote your brand, sell products and get customers involved.

Selling your products – having a promo code or coupon code on your Pinterest pins will help with selling your products.  Potential customers are more likely to purchase an item if a good deal is available to them.

Promote your brand – hashtags are a useful way to for users to see your brand.   Facebook, Instagram and Twitter does a good job at promoting brands.

Getting customers involved – Likes and followers are a sure way to get customers involved.   Social Media accounts with alot of followers or likes gets more attention and higher rankings in search results.

The infographic below shows what works.

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Twitter and it’s Live-Streaming Aspirations

nfl-twitter-deal1Twitter recently acquire Periscope – the app that allows you to live stream from your cell phone.   Twitter also purchase the rights to live-stream NFL Thursday Night Football games.   In previous seasons, the NFL Thursday Night football games were only available to viewers with the NFL Network channel on their cable TV.   This usually required a special sports package in their cable bill.

These decisions by Twitter shows the importance of video in the growth of social media giants.