Social Media Marketing – Blogs – Search Marketing Blog Tips

Social Media Marketing – Blogs – Search Marketing Blog Tips

What is a Blog? A blog is an online journal that visitors use to participate in an online discussion. Usually they ask questions or add their comments on specific topic. Blogs are a very essential part of social media marketing and an effective search marketing communication tool. A blog allows many people to have access and contribute to the blog content. Why Blogs? Blogs are very useful if you wish to keep your customers or prospects up-to-date as to what is going on in your business. You can allow people to comment and add their own posts to your blog. Organic rankings (SEO) are influenced a lot by the content of your website. Blogs are excellent way to generate new web content. By having a current blog about your niche subject you can generate large amount of related content over time. Google and its spider love it and it will improve your organic rankings. Types of Blogs To create a blog related to your business or a specific topic you can choose one of the following two options: Install your own blog software (most of the hosting providers offer it at no cost or very reasonably priced). www.GoDaddy.com www.bluehost.com 2. Use an external blogging service Google offers a blogging solution: www.blogger.com www.weblog.com www.WordPress.org How to Create a Blog? It takes three simple steps to create a blog at Google blogger.com Create a user account on Google. You can use your Gmail account. Choose a name for your blog. If your website is www.mywebsite.com your blog’s name may be mywebsite.blogger.com, or similar. Choose a ready template for your blog or...
Google Search Tips

Google Search Tips

Google makes it easy for you to search topics like weather, local businesses, measurements and unit conversion, movie times, sports scores, flight tracking, time, currency conversion, area and zip codes, and more. Here are some tips from Google: To see the time in many cities around the world, type in “time” and the name of the city. To see the weather for many US and worldwide cities, type “weather” followed by the name of the city or zipcode. You can also type “weather” and see the weather of your current location. To see flight status for arriving and departing U.S. flights, type in the name of the airline and the flight number into the search box. To find reviews and showtimes for movies playing near you, search for “movies”. If you’ve already saved your location on a previous search, the top search result will display showtimes for nearby theaters. To see scores and schedules for sports teams type the team name or league name into the search box. You can use Google to convert between many different units of measurement of height, weight, and volume among many others. Sign up for our monthly newsletter to get new online marketing...