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Marketing with Articles - 3 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid

Marketing with Articles – 3 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid With Article Marketing (Read this!)

Marketing with Articles - 3 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid

Marketing with articles is an excellent way to get your name out there on the internet and has many benefits including:

  • giving you the opportunity to show your knowledge and expertise
  • showing that you totally understand your field of expertise or your niche
  • providing you with a way to include a link back to one of your website pages relevant to the article.

All of this is the great (good) news!

However I do see some folks missing out on crucial steps when they write articles, and I want to share those with you now.

Marketing newsletter ideas

Marketing Newsletter Ideas – 3 Common Mistakes Website Owners Can Avoid With A Marketing Newsletter

Marketing Newsletter ideas - 3 mistakes to avoid

If you’ve ever read anything I’ve written or watched any of my video tutorials, you’ve probably heard me rave on (talk about) creating marketing Newsletter ideas to add to your website.

Next to HAVING  a website, this is one of the most important things a business owner can do as soon as their business is online.

But there are 3 common mistakes which I see website owners making, which can be avoided, and I’d love to share them with you so your Newsletter does the best job it can for you.

Why you need a Media page

If you’re not sure why you need a Media page, you’d better read closely – this is one of THE most important pages required on your website if you want to brand yourself and your business, and if you want to make it easy on journalists and the press.  Media marketing is an extremely important part of every business, so whenever there is a mention of your business anywhere – online or offline – make sure to mention it on your Media page of your website.

How to attract clients in a small town – my tips

How to attract clients with a few simple tricks

I read a question similar to this on a forum today and thought I’d post my reply here to share with you – trying to attract clients in a small town in some respect is very much the same as a small business in a suburb of a city. The question is:

“My business has been open for nearly 3 months – it’s a beauty studio located in the main street of a small town and i work on an appointment only basis.

Don't use URL shorteners on Twitter for your own website (image)

Is it ok to use URL shorteners on Twitter?

Wondering “Is it ok to use URL shorteners on Twitter?”

The simple answer is … well, it’s not so simple if you want to use link shorteners on Twitter.

Let me ask you this – when you post a link on Twitter, do you want “link juice“? Is the link pointing back to YOUR website for SEO backlinking?

St Kilda Coffee Mornings announcement by FlyingSolo (image)

St Kilda Coffee Mornings in FlyingSolo

FlyingSolo.com.au announces St Kilda Coffee Mornings

Coffee Club ended in July 2013
Thanks for dropping by — I had a great year of terrific coffee and excellent company in the cafes of St Kilda, but I moved north to warmer climes in August 2014. For other local coffee groups, check out FlyingSolo and Meetup.com – have fun! Teena

Whilst drinking my coffee this morning and reading the FlyingSolo newsletter, St Kilda Coffee Mornings jumped off the page! Woohoo, that’s me!

Treat your website like a garden - nurture it - Twitter tip 004 (image)

Treat your website like a garden

Treat your website like a garden oasis – Twitter Tip 004

I’ve got two new flowerpots on my office windowsill with geranium cuttings in them, and each day I have a look to see if there are any new shoots or leaves. I really want these geraniums to survive, so I care for them tenderly and talk to them each day – well, ok, you don’t have to talk to your plants if you don’t want to 🙂

Want to know which social media platform is best? (image)

Which Social Media platform is best?

Are you wondering which social media platform is best for YOU?

Your social media platform choices might include — Facebook – Twitter – Google +  LinkedIn – and  Pinterest. Eyes glazing over or head spinning trying to work out how, when, where and why to use each of them?

Don’t worry – you’re not alone 🙂

Clients have asked me whether they should:

  1. focus on ALL these social media platforms
  2. focus on specific ones which I recommend
  3. or focus only on the one (or more) that they’re comfortable with.
Biz Marketing Tip 001 - sign up for Google Alerts (image)

Biz Marketing Twitter Tip 001

Twitter Tip 001 – do this before everything else

One of the very first things you need to do for your business is to create GOOGLE ALERTS.

These are clever little ‘marketing robots’ who search the internet high and low to see if you’re mentioned anywhere.