3 Reasons Social Marketing Must Be A Part Of Your Business
By Charles Hopkins
Published 09/20/2007 | Marketing
If you are trying to sell things on the Internet and you do not have a
blog you are putting yourself at a disadvantage. Would you go to play
golf without a putter?
Your competition is blogging and they are beating your pants off
every day with ease. A part of blogging is submitting your articles to
Here are 3 reasons social marketing must be a part of your Internet business.
1. Social marketing is a popular way to get information.
Directories like Digg and Netscape are quickly becoming the choice of
people all over the world as a way to keep up to date on what is going
If you are not blogging and submitting to relevant social directories you are missing out on this easy form of traffic.
2. Social marketing is easy to do. Here's what you need. You should
get a WordPress blog and set it up so that you can quickly bookmark the
top directories. Then you should post in your blog everyday. If you can
talk and type you can blog.
3. Social marketing is an interactive way to develop relationships
with your readers. This has become know as Web 2.0 and it is important
to the future of your business.
People still like to deal with people. This is an age-old sales
trick that sometimes gets lost on the Internet. By making yourself and
your blog interactive you become a real person. This will help increase
your chances for sales and repeat sales.
4. Search engines love social marketing. You are making their life
easy when you blog around keyword rich topics that a person researching
can find. When you master the techniques of social marketing you will
find you can get on page one of Google and other search engines very
The reason for this is search engines are spidering Digg, Reddit,
Newsvine, and many more non-stop looking for fresh relevant content to
put online. This may as well be you as opposed to your competition.
If all of this seems confusing it really shouldn't be. Read "The
Authority Black Book" by Jack Humphrey. It is a free ebook you can get
online. In it you will learn everything you ever wanted to know on
social marketing and how to use it to increase your business.
Do not wait until tomorrow to get started. Do it today and your Internet business will thank you.