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How to Use Social Media for Your Business with Adam Davis

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / July 7, 2011

At age 20 Adam Davis owned one of the most recognised traffic generation consulting services in the world, with over 500 clients in four countries. He has educated crowds of over 1,500 people in Singapore, Australia, the UK, Indonesia and Malaysia on how to effectively send traffic to any website and make a profit. As the power and demand of social media grew so did Adam’s interest. His…

Tips for Promoting Your Brand Using Social Media

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / June 7, 2011

Picture thousands of people all over the world speaking well about your brand and recommending it to their followers, fans, connections and friends. As long as you are willing to invest time in communicating with consumers online, this can become reality. If you have not already, you should create a social media profile for your business. The ideal places to begin are Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. As you…

3 Social Media Mistakes Every Budding Entrepreneur Should Avoid

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / May 5, 2011

Being a young entrepreneur this day and age has many advantages. One of the more obvious ones is you have access (and the knowledge) to utilize social networking sites to promote your services or product. But just because you’ve used Facebook since its inception, for example, doesn’t mean that you automatically know how to use the site to boost business sales. In fact, if you go about it…

6 Tips on Running an Effective Social Media Marketing Campaign

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / April 29, 2011

Social media has caused a fundamental shift in the way we communicate. Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30 years old, and 96% of us (the “Millennials”) have joined at least one social network. In the past few years we’ve seen an avalanche of powerful automated services take over the social media marketing scene. You can be certain that these fully- integrated brand management tools have…

Get the Most Out of Your Social Media Interns

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 20, 2010

There is no bigger buzz word than social media and it couldn’t be more trendy to hire interns to “take care of it”, but just because this college crowd has been using Facebook for years, does it really mean they will be able to grow your business online? Just Hiring Any Gen Y Won’t Do Your social media/viral marketing intern candidates not only need to be driven and…

Presentation: What the F*ck is Social Media Now?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 10, 2010

A remarkable demonstration of the power of the social media has just been released – “What the F*ck is Social Media Now?” The power of social media now means that any idea, campaign or business can go viral very quickly. The question is, are you fully utilizing social media? Some quick facts from the presentation are: 500 Billion. The number of peer influenced impressions Americans generate each year 62%.…

Social Media Series: Twitter For Business

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / March 2, 2010

Of all the social media marketing tactics, Twitter has been the one that seems to elude most CEOs. So, how can Twitter possibly promote brand awareness and increase sales for my business? To get to that  end result, let’s start at the beginning. Like Facebook, Twitter can be used to post updates and useful information in real-time. And like Facebook’s “Become A Fan” functionality, consumers and businesses can…

Increasing Revenue Through Social Media: Part 3 of 5

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 17, 2010

As the leader of a business, a constant concern is always increasing revenue. Of course the two primary ways to do this are to either increase the revenue current customers provide, or to increase your total number of customers. The simplest and most direct way to reach your audience, and allow them to reach back, is through online media. Continuing this 5 article series, I hope to enlighten…

Social Media Series: Fan Page Faux Pas

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 19, 2010

Whoever said Facebook was just another fad never saw the true potential of the Fan Page. And it seems that even the smallest of businesses are leveraging the platform and it’s more than 350 million active users. No surprise there, right? However, there is one key concept that many Fan Page Admins have yet to grasp. If you try to directly “sell” products or services to your Fan…

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