Tips For Internet Marketing Success

On December 11th, 2012, wrote:

Internet marketing can sound intimidating to some people because they have this preconceived notion that you need to be a computer geek or someone with a fancy IT degree to be able to do it. The good news is that if you already have a website – which in itself is an achievement – then you can handle internet marketing. Internet marketing is simply marketing on the internet. The core principles of marketing remain the same as with a brick and mortar business. The difference is the way you go about accomplishing your marketing objectives. Here are the basics. Customers to You The last thing you want to become in business is the best kept secret. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) allows you to direct massive traffic to your website. A search engine is how people find stuff on the internet (Google).  Having a high ranking in the seo results makes it easier for people to find your business. Use keywords – Read the full article

10 Useful iPhone Apps for Logo Designers

On June 25th, 2012, wrote:

Be at work even while you are away from your laptop with the iPhone apps designed exclusively for the logo designers. These apps will help the designers brainstorm, research, organize, and learn about various aspects related to their profession. As a bonus, these apps also inspire and motivate creativity. Here are 10 of the iPhone apps that would be useful for a logo or Web designer.   Adobe Ideas To be very precise, this is a digital sketchbook that allows the designers a chance to keep his or her creativity and ideas blooming, irrespective of the place and time. An ideal cohort for professional Adobe design applications, such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, the Adobe Ideas app invokes a new level of creativity in the designers. myPANTONE This app allows the logo designers to access scores of PANTONE color libraries and create color palettes. Plus: you can share your creations with your clients and colleagues. It also comes with – Read the full article

The New Consumer Delivers a Powerful Wake-Up Call

On June 20th, 2012, wrote:

Let’s talk a moment about the traditional marketing model, the one most of us started out with. It was primarily a one-way street, with advertising flowing from companies to consumers. People watched television, saw ads, and chose which brands to buy. These days, a lot has changed. Enter the new consumer: smart, savvy, and social. This is a consumer who uses mobile Web while shopping to find the best products, who gets referrals from friends on social media, and who researches brands on Google. This new consumer is likely among the 86% of the population who no longer watch television commercials, and also probably throws away direct mail as being irrelevant and unwanted junk. In short, this is not someone you’re going to woo with old-style outbound marketing campaigns. You have to bring something more to the new consumer, or better yet, find ways to bring the new consumer to you. In recent years, we’ve seen a significant shift toward – Read the full article

SEO Success Tips: Factors that Influence Backlink Quality

On May 4th, 2012, wrote:

Backlinks and SEO (search engine optimization) success are always linked together. It is understood that a website with plenty of quality backlinks usually ranks high in Google’s search engine results pages (SERPs). That’s why many SEO firms, website owners, and Internet marketing professionals incorporate link building strategies into their SEO plan – in hopes of enhancing their search performance on the Web. What is a backlink? A backlink – sometimes called incoming link, inbound link, or inward link – is a link that points to a website or web page, coming from another site or page. A quality backlink is often considered a vote of confidence, as it signifies that the backlink source trusts a website or page well enough to lead or direct the source’s visitors to the backlinked site. SEO experts, website owners, and online marketers know that it’s not enough to get as many backlinks as possible. Quality matters, too, and perhaps – in these days of – Read the full article

Tips for Integrating Your Internet Marketing Efforts

On May 24th, 2011, wrote:

The following are some simple web marketing integration ideas that can accelerate your campaign efforts – and business. Share messages on several channels The first step in integrating all your Internet marketing efforts is to tell a message repeatedly across various channels. Let’s say you have a new product to announce. Make sure the news is on your website’s news page as a link to media coverage or as a press release. Re-communicate the message in your blog (in a conversational tone) and have it posted on your Facebook page, tweeted on Twitter, and E-mailed to the opt-in e-mail / subscriber list. In addition, you might want to showcase the news in your website’s home page, as a form of attention-catching headline or ticker. The truth is that customers will not get access to your information in the same way. They all have their own preferences, after all. By amplifying your message on several online marketing channels, it makes it – Read the full article