The key to successfully start a business blog using the Internet, is becoming increasingly familiar with entrepreneurs. If you’re a business, chances are that you will want to have a blog and become part of social media.
Given the technological advances in today’s society, home-based businesses themselves can do nothing but get stronger and stronger thanks to the Internet. The Internet has developed into the most powerful marketing medium since television.
There are many effective marketing tools to help boost your business image and gain loyal visitors/customers to your blog and/or social networking sites. With the right products/services marketed to the right consumer, your business can make a profit.
3 Effective Marketing Tools on How To Successfully Start a Business Blog In 2016 are as follow:
1. Email marketing
Email is without a doubt the most powerful marketing tool born from the Internet. It is the glue that holds every online marketing aspect together. What better way to reach someone on the other side of the globe in seconds, 24 hours a day?
With email marketing you can send an email newsletter, a website/blog sales pitch to your opt-in subscribers. A great auto-responder allows you to have your sales letter and any other email message delivered instantly of receiving a request. I currently use Aweber to provide my Internet marketing newsletter to my blog opt-in subscribers. It is a completed automated system that delivers instant information to your potential customers and then follows up with them automatically over the coming days, weeks, and months.
Web marketing can be very effective to your Internet marketing campaign as well. There are many affordable web hosting and domain registration sites to help you get started. Once you have your blog set up, the next step is to start promoting your site. Key tools to promote are search engine and article directory submissions, banner advertising, publishing an email newsletter (see above), offline advertising, online press releases and social networking. Check out the following articles to help you in this area:
- 11 Tips on How To Deliver Your Email The Right Way
- 15 High Ranking Directories to Submit Your Articles
- 5 Business Promotional Tips for A New Blog
- How Do You Promote Your Business
- 3 Simple Ways to Drive More Website Traffic from Social Media
3. Social network marketing
An absolute must for all business website owners is submitting your blog to social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+. This will give you additional exposure to your business blog. Here are some articles to help you in this area:
- 3 Simple Tips for Getting More Followers on Twitter
- 7 Valuable Facebook Marketing Tips
- 10 Expert Tips on How to Use LinkedIn Effectively
- What The Heck Is Pinterest
- 5 Reasons Why Your Online Business Should Be on Pinterest
- How to Grow Your Pinterest Account and Gain 1000 Followers (Infographic)
- What is Google+ and How Can It Benefit My Business
Always provide quality content on your blog, showcase your expertise to your visitors/customers with the above 3 effective marketing tools to a successful business blog in 2016!
Happy New Year! What are your business goals in 2016? Please share your comment below. Thank you.
About the author: Sonia Colon is writer/publisher of My Fashion E-Mall Blog & The Biz Buzz of A Latina Mom Blog. She is also owner at Books About Me. Sign up for the newsletter and never miss a powerful business marketing article plus receive a FREE eBook on ‘How to Rock Your Business with A Blog’.
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