You may have thought it was enough to simply have and manage a business’s Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Flickr page. But Instagram and its 100 million monthly active users should be enough of a reason to give it some marketing love as well for your business.
According to a Wall Street Journal survey of 835 small business owners, six out of 10 said that they believe social media tools are valuable to their company’s growth.
Choosing the right online strategy for a small business maybe very complicated. You have heard a lot about a variety of different marketing channels, but aren’t really sure what really works and what is just fluff. Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Picking the right online marketing tactic for your small business can be tricky.
Like we mentioned last week, social media giant Facebook unveiled a new major feature: Graph Search to its website. Now your network of friends and brands you “like” on Facebook can allow you to parse your personal network and address messages to a select number of people based on specific criteria. It will become a new way in which search and social will be able to connect.
Today, September 16, 2010, Mashable served up another hot dish of excellent SEO, SMM and marketing information and advice with their article,”Understanding How and Why Facebook Users Interact with Brands”.
Big Couch Media Group Tip- Get your small business a well designed website that functions and outperforms your competition. Nothing bothers me more than seeing a website offering an interesting or cool product, service that I need or information I am searching for, with a poorly designed layout, hard to read or find information and overall bad color or typography choice(s).