There are numerous ways to effectively grow your business using social marketing. Social networks like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Tagged, and the professionally oriented LinkedIn are all the rage today.
Sometimes our messages get buried in a sea of unread mail. Sometimes they’re opened only to be forgotten as soon as the text changes from bold to normal typeface. And sometimes our confusing messages simply leave recipients scratching their heads.
It would be tempting to point at the simplicity and lack of seriousness of many online marketing companies that lately spring up all over the place as the reason why still many businesses consider doing their online marketing in-house. However, the real reason lies in a concept that is often not well understood: delegation.
One of the hardest aspects of internet marketing is staying focused on your projects. Do you realize that the average part-time internet marketer only does 30 minutes of work a day? The truth is that most people get easily sidetracked by the next shiny object! Even writing articles about staying focused can be difficult!
We all know that developing social media profiles can be vital in generating leads for businesses, be it B2B or B2C. Therefore a number of different social media channels are being used to develop businesses but which ones should you be concentrating your efforts on.
Whether we like it or not, most of our professional lives are going to have their fair share of time spent in meetings. Be it with our coworkers or clients, a measurable fraction of our working lives will more than likely be taken up in an engaged discussion of tactics, projects, progress, etc.
In the very early 1900’s, an Italian economist by the name of Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula describing the unequal distribution of wealth he observed and measured in his country: Pareto observed that roughly twenty percent of the people controlled or owned eighty percent of the wealth. In the late 1940s, Dr. Joseph M. Juran, a Quality Management pioneer, attributed the 80/20 Rule to Pareto, calling it Pareto’s Principle.