Live events are a great way to network with others in your business field. Human interaction builds strong relationships. Also, you get to practice those networking skills in person. But, what events are right for you?
If you have set up your own online business or blog I’m sure you have learned how important it is to get as much traffic as possible to your site. Whether you want people to buy a product, a service or you are looking for more authority in your niche…you need people to know you exist. One of the best ways to get them to come running is through search engine optimization.
A marketing or PR employee may ask, “why blogs?”, when I have an armory of tools like press releases, social media, and email, why do I need to add blogs to my arsenal? And, if they do add blogs, what cost factors are in involved and will it be worthwhile?
It’s important to know what’s being said about women, how our gender is being reflected in society and business, and to have the ability to interpret and spread the news. Today’s Women To Watch post consists of my 5 online resources for women entrepreneurs that I’ve found helpful in keeping up to date on who’s who and what’s what in all things for women entrepreneurs, social media and business.
If you are not moving closer to what you want, you probably aren’t doing enough asking. The world responds to those who ask. Here are seven asking strategies you can implement in your marketing (and in life) to boost your results:
One of the unique features of LinkedIn is the ability to introduce your contacts to one another by forwarding profiles. This comes in very handy when you are organizing events to create conversation and, quite possibly, increase attendance.
LInkedIn has an event application that works well to target your niche market while also building an engaged event community.
Some call us comment whores, others think we’re needy, and still others see the genius behind getting more blog comments. I’m here to tell you no matter what you think, if you want your blog to become or remain successful, you need your readers to engage with you ON YOUR BLOG.
Over the last year I have learned a great deal from women in the field of marketing, social media, branding and enterpreneurship. While there are many female thought leaders in the marketing industry that I may have missed, this list contains the women that have made a difference in my life, my viewpoint, and continue to lead the way for women in business.
For any business, there simply is no better form of advertising than word-of-mouth—whether it be a friend on Twitter or a co-worker at the office. A personal referral from someone whose opinions others trust and respect goes a long way. If you’re a small business owner with a small or non-existent advertising and marketing budget, word-of-mouth referrals are your best friend.