For every one of us who is trying to build a business we often get caught up in a whirlwind of tasks that seems to have no end or beginning. We know we need to produce content, build backlinks, evaluate affiliate products and butter bread all in the same workday. What we lose is a macro view of our progress in each of these areas. We're too often content to think as long as … [Read more...] about Visualizing Your Social Media Efforts
I want to write a short post and get some feedback from my readers to see if I'm just on another planet or if Tumblr is completely missing the point. As part of this year's 30 Day Challenge, we watched a video on how to sign up for and use Tumblr to help drive traffic to our new niche sites. The video was very careful to tell us to pay attention to the Terms of Service and … [Read more...] about Tumblr a Web 2.0 Site? I Think Not!
I don't think a week passes when I don't read some blogger's story about how much Twitter has helped them get more blog subscribers, traffic to their site or sites or opened up tons of opportunities for them. The thing that disturbs me about these posts is that it seems to me that these people already had a large following and getting on Twitter just gave them a new … [Read more...] about Are You Getting A Lot Out Of Twitter?
I recently "stumbled" the following article that I thought you needed to read. We hear a lot about what we should do to make StumbleUpon work best for us. What I haven't seen is a breakdown of the inner workings of the service that can drive tons of traffic to our sites if utilized correctly. One thing I found interesting is that SU apparently counts it as kind of thumbs … [Read more...] about Do You Know How StumbleUpon Works?
Are you like most people? You've been given snippets of information about StumbleUpon but lack a coherent plan? Maybe you only set up an SU profile because your favorite internet marketing maven says that you should. You read various blog posts and forum comments which tell you to do this and do that so you write down and try the stuff you're told. Maybe you stumble a few … [Read more...] about Do You Know What You’re Doing On StumbleUpon?