How to get visitors to your website? Luckily, small business owners can now easily and affordably set up a blog using WordPress, Typepad, Blogger and other web services. Use an URL shortener to keep the link size to a minimum so that you leave as many of 140 characters available for your message. I personally use budurl because it is free, it does an excellent job at shortening any kind og URL and, if you register on the site, you can keep track of any link, looking at how many people clicked on it.
How popular is Twitter? As of early 2011 this service has over 200,000,000 (200 million) users who send more than 60,000,000 (60 million) http://www.acclaro.com/newsletter/social-media-guide-to-china Tweets per day. This is a massive audience that you can tap into as part of your overall marketing efforts. But people don’t just use this service via their computers – there are numerous Twitter applications for both iPhones and smartphones so your market reach has now become even broader. No matter where people are they can read your Tweets.
Join Twitter.com and start microblogging. Spend a few minutes everyday inviting people to follow you. As your number of followers increase this presents all kinds of opportunities to increase your traffic and future business. So what reason is there to use Twitter for your business? Imagine that you’re having a sale or promoting a new product. You’ve done your https://smartblogs.com/social-media/2010/05/10/its-ok-to-be-imperfect-one-schools-quest-for-social-marketing-success/ (smartblogs.com) due diligence with all your standard advertising but you want to reach people instantly.
How about being able to reach tens of thousands of people across multiple platforms (PC, Mac, iPhone and Smartphone) in just a few seconds with a short, enticing sales pitch? What could that do for your businesses bottom line? 7) Search Engine Optimization (SEO) – Simply put, this is ranking your website at the top of Google for any given keyword. In a local market, you’ll want to blanket a couple dozen keywords to be most effective.
There usually is no magic one keyword that will get you an avalanche of new patients. Remember though, URL Compression introduces risk and danger in many ways, first the URL is compressed so that you actually have no idea where you will be taken. This can cause you to be directed to sites you may otherwise not want to visit, in addition there could be XSS (Cross Site Scripting) or SQL Injection strings inside the URL which may compromise the cookies on your browser.
So you are implicitly trusting every tweet you follow that the person is not sending a maliciously compressed tweet.