Sat, Apr 19th - 7:42PM
Social Marketing & Bookmarking – Part 4
Maybe you’ve been wondering why I have not written a
single word about YouTube or MySpace? I mean why not? These are two of the
biggest ‘players’ in the social marketing scene and yet until now they have not
even rate a mention on the reverse funnel blog. The reason for that is simple,
these babies deserve a post all to themselves!
Have a look at this traffic detailing the number of page
views for each site over the last 12 months.
Staggering isn’t it. The tags ‘myspace’ and ‘youtube’ are
both consistently in the top 200 searched meta’s on Widow http://www.widow.com/
With such a massive amount of traffic hitting these sites
every single day, it makes sense to create a profile to assist in attracting
potential business partners and customers.
To truly achieve the results you want out of your social
marketing efforts, you MUST incorporate MySpace and YouTube into your overall
There is a few other important things to remember when on
these sites ‘working’ your business. The
first and most important is to remember that these are social sites and NOT
marketing sites. Do not go ‘spamming’ by
just posting blatant ads. You should always aim to add value, be helpful and
informative. If you do just post ads you will more than likely have your
account deleted and your IP banned.
IT SHOULD BE FUN. The point of being on these sites is to
make friends and contacts, grow your network and let interested people come to
you. So just get in there and enjoy the things you would normally be attracted
to and BE YOURSELF.
The next bit of advice I have is....Schedule your time on
these sites productively. It is very easy to get distracted and waste tons of
I have written more on this subject at Hubpages.
The “How To” of Social Network Marketing can be found at
Hubpages at the link below...
A link to “The How To Hub” can be found on the Blog Roll
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