Marketing Ideas: Is Social Media Marketing Worth It

Source: business2community.com Are you wondering if social media marketing is still worth it for your and your business? Here’s why you shouldn’t give up on your Social Media Marketing even if your stats are down. You might need to re-focus and adjust but never stop having an active social presence for your business, big or small. It would be…

Social media: the good, the bad and the helpful

Source: marketingpilgrim.com ~Author: Cynthia Boris What do you think about social media? Is it a good thing? A bad thing? A helpful thing or necessary evil? According to a recent Harris Poll, more people have received a “tangible benefit” thanks to social media networking this year than they did in 2010. (The last time they conducted this…

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Define and Identify your Target Market

Early on in the process of planning your internet marketing strategies, you need to get a clear picture of your target market; define and identify exactly who they are, then write a clear and concise description of your ideal client. Identify your Target Market Here is the definition of ‘target market’ from the Entrepreneur Encyclopedia:…

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A Simple 5 Step Business Plan

Many of you are asking “Why do I need a Business Plan?” For years I had been operating without one, just drifting from one project to another. These days I review my business plan every year for the following reasons: It gives me a chance to decide where I want to go with my business.…

Tips for Managing your Brand Reputation

“Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ~ John R. Wooden Back in the day when we were all practicing Old School Marketing you could expect an upset customer to to tell 7 of their friends. Back then an occasional upset customer was acceptable and…