The Friday Five for July 19
Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five. I hope you will grab a nice refreshing beverage and find a cool place to read the stories I have assembled today.
I found this article interesting. With all the talk about connecting with people through social media, it is actually email that has had the biggest impact in gaining new clients. There are some neat charts that explain the concept well. http://www.wired.com/business/2013/07/email-crushing-twitter-facebook/
Inbound marketing, sometimes known as content marketing, is a marketing strategy in which brands seek customers through customized and relevant information and content. Rather than using disruptive marketing, inbound marketing uses a “pull” versus “push” method – in other words, it’s a customer-focused strategy. http://www.steamfeed.com/inbound-marketing-shows-increased-roi/
I came across this article about creating buzz for a new product launch and thought that most of the tips talked about could be used when you are about to launch a new listing. Check it out. http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/social-media-product-launch/
Are you having problems driving traffic to your blog? Are you finding that no one is retweeting your content or sharing it on Facebook? Maybe it’s because the content isn’t interesting. http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/11/08/what-are-10-addictive-types-of-content/
And speaking about interesting and quality content, here are 3 sensational ideas to intrigue traffic to your website. http://www.steamfeed.com/how-gossip-sites-can-make-your-brand-interesting/