One Thing You Should Never DIY

One Thing You Should Never DIY

As an entrepreneur, it’s only natural that the term “DIY” is planted into your vocabulary. Your soul is embedded with a “do-it-yourself” lining and sprinkled with an “I got this” mindset. As a business owner, you’ve tackled many projects yourself and have an impressive skill set. DIY projects can either save you some money or deliver terrible outcome. For starters, you get to learn a valuable new skill, plus the learning process can be fun. It…

Four Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pinterest now has over 70 million users, and internet marketers and businesses everywhere need to be taking advantage of that. When used correctly, Pinterest can be a great tool to reach out to an entirely different audience and create a following that will eventually lead to new customers. If you want to expand your business’s social media initiatives onto Pinterest, you need to understand how the platform works and familiarize yourself with the site first….

Tips for Social Media Marketing for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, and while it can often be hectic, the holidays are a great time to connect with your customers and clients. One great tool you can use to do this is social media. There are many different ways to add some holiday cheer to your social media pages, which will encourage users to engage more with you and your brand. Add Holiday Images to Your Page It might be a…

Five Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

1. American adults between the ages of 18-34 are reached by YouTube more than any cable network Simply putting up one video on YouTube may not give you access to the majority of American adults. However, the YouTube audience is expansive. If your YouTube videos are properly optimized and full of high quality, unique content, they can do a lot to promote your web presence and your business in general. Putting a video on YouTube…

Three Tips for Using Social Media To Market Your Business

I’m sure you have heard over and over again how important it is for your business to have a social media presence. You can get your business on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, but if you don’t know how to effectively use these mediums, it can actually be detrimental. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your social networking. 1. Post Interesting Content Your Followers Want to Read Don’t use social…

LinkedIn: One step closer to becoming your favorite app

LinkedIn wants to be your new favorite app. With a tagline of “the world’s largest professional network”, LinkedIn is well on it’s way to becoming your morning commute time killer, lunch break distraction, and after work entertainment. LinkedIn allows users to create an online resume, network with co-workers and other professionals in their field, as well as look for jobs and participate in discussion forums pertinent to user interests. The site wants to position itself as…

Has Facebook reached its peak?

In the last five years, Facebook has been the mega success story of the Internet. From starting as a private college networking website in 2004 to putting MySpace out of business and becoming the number one social networking website in the world by 2008, they have garnered the attention of people from all over the world. Facebook is a social media mammoth. It’s become a digital scrapbook of life where people share pictures, locations, and…

The New Myspace: Not The Same Old Social Network

We recently received a pre-launch invitation to try out Justin Timberlake’s latest endeavor…NewMyspace. This is MySpace’s third incarnation. In it’s first life, Myspace was just plain bad, but it was unimaginably popular because we had no better reference. Myspace flourished among teens, trashy spam accounts and bad bands. But, it was more fun to use than Friendster! Then the exodus en masse to Facebook happened. Myspace was a desert wasteland. In its second life, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation…

8 Things To Know About Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages

On March 30, 2012, all Facebook Pages will get a new design call Timeline. Are you ready for the change? Where are my tabs? With the switch to Timeline, tabs have a new name – applications. All your old custom tabs – your applications – are still there; arranged just under the header image, aligned to the right. Can’t find all of them? Find the downward-pointing arrow to the right of your apps, and the…

Twitter cheat sheet

Do you know what to tweet on twitter? How do you use it to market your brand? Use the commands listed below from your phone, or the web. Fun Stuff: friends, favorites, and stats codes! * @username + message directs a twitter at another person, and causes your twitter to save in their “replies” tab. Example: @SolutionBuilt I love that song too! * D username + message sends a person a private message that goes…