For over five years now, startup activity has experienced massive growth around the world. In fact, a post on the City A.M. blog shows that “a staggering 100 million businesses are launched annually, according to figures from GEM Global Report. It comes to just over three businesses every second, or 11,000 per hour.” However, does that mean that starting a business is easy? Well, I will say that starting a business is easy, but starting a business and making it a success is very difficult. Landing your first paying customer is even more challenging. Interestingly, as many companies are turning into successes, more and more companies with killer services and products are failing on a daily basis. In an article published on LinkedIn Pulse, Kevin Vyavahare showed that “The failure rate for new startups seems to be around 70% to 80% in the first year and only about half of those who survive the first year will remain in business the next five years.” However, no … [Read more...] about Growth Hacking Tactics For Beginners (How To Use Them To Grow Your Business)
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Update: SocialPilot now supports Google plus (Profile, pages & collection). This review has been updated to reflect that! Do you want to promote your content to all social network with a single click? Let’s check out one of the popular tools for content promotion. Posting your blog’s latest content on social networks is a great way to gain more readers. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn are excellent tools for blog promotion, especially when you have many friends or followers. It allows your content to get shared among your network and beyond, giving your blog the exposure and traffic you are aiming for. Keeping a regular posting schedule on these networks can be a tedious and time-consuming task, and you may not always have the time to do so on a daily basis. You may find that logging in and post it to social networks every other hour is simply not the best use of your time. This is where automated posting apps like SocialPilot can help you. SocialPilot lets you … [Read more...] about How To Use SocialPilot Social Media Tool For Promotion?
Twitter was created back in July 2006 and since then it has come a long way. Though not very popular during the time of its conception, it was picked up radically by a wide variety of audience as a popular communication and social media mode later on, mainly because of it being short and precise. The Graph below will give you an idea about how fast Twitter became an important part of social media. To everyone’s surprise, it faired better than even Facebook in reaching the first 10 million user mark. According to Top, Charts Twitter has more than 200 million registered users, on an average there are 155 million tweets every day, and there are approximately 460,000 people who join Twitter daily. Graph by Leon Haland Data by Paul Allen Now when I look at these figures I think how can someone like me and you cash in on this kind of traffic source or how can we use it to our advantage. Answer is simple, 3 words “Effective Twitter Marketing”. Different … [Read more...] about How to Use Twitter as an Effective Marketing tool
I am in love with Entrepreneurship. I like the notion of building a thriving business that caters to the needs and demands of the audience. Building a tactical empire carefully woven around your motives requires human capital, in addition to the technical demands. What I have always found the most fascinating about bringing company growth is through means of human capital. “A players hire A players. B players hire C players. Do you get it?” – Steve Jobs A major impact brought about in any company is its human capital. As Steve Jobs said about recruiting, “If the top 50 people are right, it just cascades down throughout the whole organization”; hiring the best people for your company would bring tides of change that would bring sustainable growth of the organization. Hiring the right talent is a fundamental aspect and a basic building block for building a thriving business. You can find and hire raw and young talent anywhere these days, eespecially … [Read more...] about How To Use LinkedIn Like A Pro To Hire Young Talent
If you are using both twitter account and Facebook account to manage your friends or business & online connection. For saving time you can use twitter to update your Facebook status. In this way you can communicate via both services with only one post. Its very easy to update Facebook status using twitter. In order to update your Facebook status you must already have both Facebook account and twitter account. Now follow the given six simple steps. 1. Login to your Facebook account.Go to the twitters application page.Now click on the Go to Application button 5. Next you get a confirmation page and click on the Allow Status Update button 6. After you click this button, you will go to the Twitter application. Don’t Twitter anything from here. Instead, go to your Facebook Home page, by clicking the Home link on the Facebook menu That’s all there is to it. Now every time you Twitter something, your Facebook status will be automatically … [Read more...] about How to Update Your Facebook Status Using Twitter
You would have heard the buzz around the internet that many entrepreneurs have joined Twitter, but few are not sure how to use Twitter and how to promote their business in order to obtain best results by Twitter.Here are six tips to help you get more customers or clients through Twitter: How to get more Business using Twitter? 1. Understand market By Using Twitter, the business people can easily find your audience or the Target Market. One of the biggest advantages that Twitter allows business owners is that the opportunity to communicate or connect with the people on which they are targeting and they can see that what the target market or the people are often discussing about. One of the challenges facing by the business owners is that they are not able to know what the target market needs. On Twitter you can listen to your target market, see what are the types of the issues the target market is facing and know what kind of help you can provide to your target market for the issues … [Read more...] about How to Promote Your Business via Twitter Effectively
You can no longer solely depend on blog posts to promote and grow your online business. It’s essential to add a visual flavor to your marketing strategies. It’s where the SlideShare comes in. SlideShare is one of the best content marketing tools to promote and grow your business online. It lets users to upload slides to reach new medium of users. If you want to grow your blog or business in 2017 SlideShare gives you the ultimate edge. In this article we will discuss about the benefits and strategies to grow your business and blogs using SlideShare. Why use SlideShare to grow your business? In short, SlideShare is the biggest community for sharing presentations. It gives you wider reach to your small businesses or blogs. You can grow your network by reaching new people with your content (slides). You can generate business leads using Leadshares option. SlideShare has over 150 million monthly pageviews, with that you can reach more audiences in your network. SlideShare is … [Read more...] about How to Use Slideshare to Grow Your Blog or Business
When I was a brand new freelance writer, I started marketing my services on Twitter because my mom recommended the platform (seriously — she’s super cool). She works in author promotions and got me started with some of her own tips and tricks. Now, I’ve slowly adapted them into my own strategy of getting freelance writing clients on Twitter. Opens in a new tab: How To Start Your Freelance Writing Career – A Real-Life Case Study And to this day: No other social media platform has found me as many clients as Twitter. Here’s how I do it… My complete strategy to get freelance writing clients using Twitter Step 1: I follow my niche. Every day, I spend some time following people and businesses related to my writing niche (digital marketing). I can search for those niche-related keywords on Twitter and then click over to “Accounts”. I started out with ManageFlitter because the basic version was free. Once I connect my Twitter account, I … [Read more...] about [Case Study] How I Get Clients For My Freelance Writing Business Using Twitter
It is no secret that Social Media has become an important part of Search Engine Optimization. All search engines are taking social signals as one of the biggest factor in search engine ranking. As a marketer, you cannot ignore the social context in your overall SEO strategy. SEO is not dead. and also, Social Media is not going to replace SEO. SEO will always be around but social media will have a huge impact on search engine rankings in the coming years. In this post, I will talk about few popular social media sites and how they impact SEO. How different social networks influence SEO: 1) Google Plus: When Google launched Google + last year, the main idea was to make personalized search more social and around your social circle. For instance, consider your blogger friend on Google+ had written on “How to Make Money on Internet“. And if you search for the same topic, you are most likely to get above post in your search results. Or, if your Google Plus friends like a certain … [Read more...] about How Social Media Impacts SEO
This post is contributed by Sumit Ghosh .Read our submission guidelines. A founder’s journey includes daydreams of their company becoming colossal. When setting up your startup you may be quite nervous, but once you set your feet on the new field, you’ll eventually start enjoying it. With hardline growth on the boundary, the time will come to make the move from the start-up phase to an established brand. But, you need to ensure that your marketing keeps up properly. All the big & successful companies make use of the Facebook as their marketing campaign to escalate their marketing efforts but, always 7 out of 10 are not able to generate their expected revenue. In fact, marketing without a clear marketing strategy is like sailing a boat without oar: you’re not going to end up where you want to. World’s biggest social media network – Facebook, with over 1.65 billion MAUs (monthly active Facebook users) which is a 15% rise year over year. It means if you … [Read more...] about How to Use Facebook Ads as Part of Inbound Marketing Strategy?