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The Top 7 Facebook & Twitter Strategies that are Working Right Now

By Christine Gallagher (c) 2010

One of the great things about the work I do is that I have a bird’s eye view of what’s working and what’s not when it comes to social media.  Every so often I like to give sort of a “state of the union” on Facebook and Twitter best practices, because as I am sure you know, social media is constantly growing, changing and evolving.

As you’ll see, some of the strategies I am recommending are tried and true – they have been working since day one and will probably continue to for the foreseeable future.

However, there may be a few here that you’ve not ever considered – or may even be surprised by.  But they are what I see as being the biggest keys to success and results for business owners on the two hottest social networks on the planet: Facebook and Twitter.

1. Find Your Peeps

What this means is that you want to become part of the community you are looking to serve.  The first step of course is to be clear on whom it is you want to serve and what problem you are solving for them.  Once you know that, the goal is to go where they are hanging out.

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Social Bookmarking Exposed (part 2)

There are many great ways to market your website these days. Everyone knows about the importance of keeping your site fresh in the minds of readers online; social networking websites and micro-blogging tools like Twitter are commonly used means of doing so. If you are already using such sites, though, you might be overlooking another very effective way of promoting your website: social bookmarking. In this article, we will explain what social bookmarking is and how it can be used to effectively improve your site’s search engine optimization.

Social Bookmarking Exposed - Increase Traffic with Submissions

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Social Bookmarking Exposed (part 1)

Social bookmarking submission has developed into a powerful tool for SEO experts. It involves linking sites within the various forums, blogs and message boards on social networking websites, blog sites and content centric sites like Digg. Considered a better alternative to submitting a website on blogs, manual social bookmarking is a simple, convenient and hassle-free way of making sure that your site is noticed and marketed in the right circle.

Social Bookmarking SubmissionsGoogle and other major search engines have decided to go content-centric; the more places you have your content, the more traffic you generate. Submitting your site manually with social bookmarking sites like Digg, blogthis!, orkut, and myspace will ensure a heavier volume of relevant traffic. Our constant endeavor is to serve sites with well-researched and well-directed traffic by bookmarking submissions.

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Can Social Networking Improve Your Business and Your Life?

If you can’t fathom jumping into the online world of social media for your business, start with your personal life.

You’ve probably heard that any business committed to long-term growth has added social media to their marketing plan matrix. You’ve also probably heard your friends, colleagues, competitors, and, of course, your kids bragging about how social networking has solidified deals, increased business, or kick-started a creative campaign. But, alas, this Internet thing is not for you, right?

If it’s hard to imagine why you need to jump into this alternative universe if your business is already running smoothly, consider starting with the light version of social networking by setting up a personal account on Facebook. Joining the world of Facebook can be a real turning point in your relationships, family management, social life, and self-improvement; the likes of which could not ever have happened before. Here are just a few examples of the life- changing purposes a personal Facebook account can serve:

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