Articles on Social Network Marketing

The articles listed below cover different aspects of social network marketing (or social media marketing) and how to maximise its potential. Click the headline to read the full article.

Not Getting the Results you Want From your Social Media Activities?

This is a guest post from Emma J Fox, of Pitstop Media. Most, if not all, SEO companies today include social media marketing in their SEO packages for clients. There’s no doubt that social media is already closely intertwined with Internet marketing and website optimisation. Social media sites have become the playing field where businesses… Read more

Is Your Social Media Strategy Letting You Down?

This post is part of a series on how to promote your website for free. Here are the links to the other articles in the series: Promote your site for free: on-site SEOPromote your site for free: off-site SEOPromote your site for free: forum marketing In the article on off-site SEO I touched on social… Read more

Ways to Promote your Site for Free: Forum Marketing

This post is part of a series on how to promote your website for free. Here are the links to the other articles in the series: Promote your site for free: on-site SEO Promote your site for free: off-site SEO Promote your site for free: social media marketing Last time, when I covered off-site SEO… Read more

Should Google Introduce a -1 Button?

I read a very well written post on ProBlogger the other day that was an imaginary discussion between two people on whether Google should introduce a -1 button to combat spam. It produced some interesting arguments, both for and against. But I have to say, I came out against, and here’s why: it would be… Read more

Why Google Plus is no Threat to Facebook

Every time I’ve read a review recently of Google Plus I’ve seen a chart that measures the time it took for G+ to reach various subscriber milestones, as compared to how long it took Facebook and Twitter. The line is almost perpendicular for G+, whereas the other two take far more leisurely trajectories, and this… Read more

I Finally Lost Patience with Facebook

I’ve finally lost patience with Facebook and removed the badges from my sites. I wrote back here about some intermittent problems I started to experience with the Facebook Business Page that I set up for this site. Despite 3 trouble tickets, all of which went unanswered (except for auto-generated responses), not only were those problems… Read more

Why You Should Not Make Facebook Your Main Web Presence

One of my clients (a corporate) recently hatched a plan to shift their main web presence to Facebook. Not smart, I suggested – here’s why: I’ve had a Facebook page for a while as part of my Social Media efforts and the number of Likes, Views and Interactions has grown steadily. But about a week… Read more

How to Syndicate Your Blog Posts

I saw a question today asking how to syndicate blog posts most effectively, so here’s how I do it: Very simply, I set up a TwitterFeed account a while ago. This takes the RSS feed from my site. Within my TwitterFeed account I set up services to Facebook and Twitter (both require verification). TwitterFeed takes… Read more

I’m Switching From Twitter to Facebook

If you dropped into this site around a year ago you’ll have read that I was a big fan of Twitter for attracting readers. But over the past year my love for Twitter has withered. Why? Firstly: The search function no is longer as effective as it was. I used to search for people asking… Read more