These days we could see a great rise of bloggers and one of the best ways to get noticed or best ways of promotion is to conduct a Blogging Contest. Even sponsors too are seeking for opportunities from bloggers or people who could conduct contests and promote their sites or products. Most of the contests are focused on promoting their own blogs by luring some good prizes or cash prizes for a certain period. If you are planning to start a contest, then this post would give an idea on how to make the contest go viral and successful too. There are many reality shows going on in television like American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Survivor, Hell’s Kitchen, Master Chef Etc. All these contests are popular, and all are having good standing with the audience, and they do good to increase the TRP ratings of a channel. Above all, they are not a one time show or contest but are being continued year after the year increasing the popularity and toughness among the contenders. Good Reality … [Read more...] about How to Create a Blog Contest for Exposure and Traffic
How to create a social media strategy for business
Google has added many SEO changes in the last year, and the face of the blogosphere and the way in which it operates has completely changed during that time. Simply starting a small business blog does not guarantee success. You need to go beyond the conventional method of blogging. Today I am here to offer you the blueprint to create a business to promote your offline or online business. A business blog is different from conventional blogs like ShoutMeLoud. The target of a conventional blog is to gain subscribers and more revenue from advertisements or via Sponsored content. The target of a business blog is to create brand awareness, engage users, get users on their sales funnel & eventually convert them into a customer. While also attaining more search engine visibility over time. Overall, a small business blog is an integral part of inbound marketing. The strategies offered in today’s post will help you to get your small … [Read more...] about Do You Know How to Create a Blog For Marketing Your Business?
In today’s technological world, businesses need to change the way they go about their marketing. Traditional marketing methods are simply not as effective as they once were, as more and more consumers turn to the Internet to find businesses selling the products and services they are seeking. In order to reach these consumers, businesses need to create a digital marketing strategy that will effectively reach their target audience in order to produce the highest ROI possible. Why You Need a Digital Marketing Strategy Creating a digital marketing strategy for your business is an absolute necessity these days. As mobile devices and smart phones become more popular, consumers are using these items to research businesses online before making a purchase. If your company does not have an online presence, you are at a severe disadvantage when it comes to acquiring new customers. Digital marketing is also very cost effective and routinely produces some of the highest ROI figures in … [Read more...] about How to Create A Digital Marketing Strategy and Why You Need One
So you have decided to take the leap and start your own business. What is your plan to execute your business idea? Few days back, I had shared some of the basics for starting your own basics. I continue taking you to the basics, because the new ways have also evolved from these. I mentioned documentation is like your oxygen mask. Whenever you feel out of breath, meaning defocussed, refer to your business plan. Here we will discuss how to write a business plan for a new business. Like always, feel free to suggest or add anything relevant. A business plan essentially means a plan of action to implement certain processes to reach a certain goal, financial or volumetric. You define everything about the business in the business plan. Products, services, sale, revenue, cost of sale, marketing, financial etc. Yes, each and everything should be documented. Office setup, operational setup, marketing plan, things you will need to run and grow your business. How do I write a simple business plan? … [Read more...] about How to Write a Business Plan for a New Business?
Instagram was the fastest growing social network in 2015, with 400 million monthly active users liking and sharing 2.5 billion of photos every single day the photo-sharing platform is still growing and as expected when it was acquired by Facebook, you can make Instagram Sponsored Posts (A.K.A. their advertising platform). But why Instagram is so big right now? Being a mobile app that allows you to share photos with special photo features like filters and also 3 sec to 1 minute videos it has a huge organic reach compared to all social networks. 49% of Instagram users check the app daily. Take in mind that more than half Instagram users are 29 years old or younger and 62% of these are actually teenagers. Instagram is an attractive option for those who want to target millennials. These numbers let us know that Instagram could represent a great social media opportunity for any advertiser since Instagram ads are something relatively new and unlike Facebook, not everyone knows how to … [Read more...] about How to Create Instagram Sponsored Posts Campaigns