Today’s quick questions and Answers About Marketing come via Facebook
Question 1 via a Facebook business group:
On one of my business groups, a business owner posted this request:
I have a fast-growing, highly engaged natural hair community. By *natural hair* I mean ethnic women who choose not to use chemical hair straighteners.
Think of it like this: “I’ve got big hair and I don’t care!”! I started the group as a hobby, but would love ideas for how to monetize it. They want healthy, long hair and ideas for styling it. They are addicted to hair products and how-to videos. There are a TON of free hair tutorials online. It’s ridiculous. I don’t want to make hair products or start a magazine.
Writing a week or more worth of tweets in advance, and then scheduling them is a great way to save time and effort. Quite often some of your tweets can be repeated month after month, so a new Twitter audience will get to see them too.
Marketing Tip 006 – Adding your URL to images make it easy to find YOU
Many people forget to put their link or URL on every photo or image they post online.
This is a missed opportunity, as you never know where the image my end up — and you want folks to come find you, don’t you? Sure you do 🙂
For example, in the image above, my website name appears in grey towards the bottom of the image. This is a thumbnail of the actual size, but it can still be read, so if this image gets ‘liked’ or ‘shared’, people will know how to get back to the author or originator.
This week’s Podcast is about taking control of your iPhone images and videos. I prefer not to use Apple iCloud storage, so I researched a better way to have total control over my images and videos, and where to store and back them up.
Transcript of Podcast 013 : Unexpected Press Coverage & Other Q&A’s
Hi de ho everyone. This is Teena Hughes of the “Build a Brand: Not Just a Website” Podcast. Every single day business and website owners are faced with a ton of demands on their time which can be pretty overwhelming.
Don’t delete your blog unless you’re shutting down your business
Yes, that’s right – one of the only reasons I can think of to shut down a blog or website is if you’re going out of business, and never want to receive any benefit from it again. If you’re just tired of it, or think it’s full of old information — STOP — now read on, I hope I can change your mind.