Website Design, Internet Marketing, DC, SEO, Content
Written by Stu Kushner

Allow All Users to Experience Your Content

 Website Design, Internet Marketing, DC “How often should I…?” is one of the most common beginnings to questions when it comes to any aspect of online marketing.  Unfortunately there isn’t always a clear cut answer for every part of the equation.  Even if you follow other successful businesses’ formulas when it comes to blog and social media schedule there is no guarantee that your followers will engage your efforts similarly.

According to information gathered by online research company Visibli the average Facebook post has already received more than half of its “likes” before the time it is ninety minutes old.  Following the first few hours’ engagement slows a bit until the average post has almost

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Written by Stu Kushner

Generate Interest in Upcoming Endeavors

 online Marketing, DCIf you make a major upgrade to an existing product or develop a completely new product that is certain to solve pressing issues for your target customers, chances are you’ll see a boost in sales.  If you wait until the product has launched before making your customers and prospects aware of the exciting news you could be missing out on a golden opportunity in your online marketing efforts though.

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online marketing, content writing
Written by Stu Kushner

The Importance of Fulfilling Your Promises

online marketing, Content writingWhen creating any type of content for your business a good title is absolutely critical to success in your online marketing campaign.  If you can’t immediately grab a prospects attention with a catchy, clever and thoughtful title there is a very good chance that you’ll miss the opportunity to engage them further.  While you should take as much time as necessary preparing the perfect title for your posts and videos it is also of critical importance that you follow up that powerful title with the appropriate content.

If you promise a specific solution to a serious issue with the title of your content you’ve got to make sure that the content that you deliver fulfills that promise as fully and completely as possible.  Offering up a title for the sole purpose of attracting attention or soliciting clicks through to your website may provide a temporary spike in traffic,

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Written by Stu Kushner

Reach a Wider Audience with Social Promotion of Video Content

internet marketing, Management, WordPressIf you’re relatively new to the online marketing game, generating a video for marketing purposes may seem like a frightening undertaking.  In reality though, a decent video won’t take you much longer to produce than a high quality blog post and could help you to reach and connect with a much larger audience.

You don’t need any special education or overly complex tools in order to create a video that will attract new contacts or generate interest in your business.  If you’ve got a smartphone or a basic video camera and a deep understanding of your own product you’ve got more than enough to take your online marketing to a more visual level.

Start this phase of your online marketing plan by shooting a short video that shows prospects how to use your product or a video that highlights the features that set it apart from the competition.  Upload your video to YouTube, share it via your social networking accounts and blog and ask your connections for shares and feedback.

Not all of your connections will have the time or patience to read a thousand word blog post a few days a week, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they wouldn’t benefit from the information.  By sharing both well written blog posts and informative short videos you will be able to reach and help a much broader audience than you would through blog posts alone.  These additional connections can help to spread the word of your brand even further and will ultimately result in more chances for you to engage qualified leads.

Written by Stu Kushner

The New Word of Mouth Advertising

online marketing, AdvertisingSmall business owners with small advertising budgets used to rely heavily on positive word of mouth advertising in order to grow their business.  While times and technology have changed positive word of mouth can still be a powerful advertising tool for small businesses.  In fact, with websites like Google Places and CitySearch and social networking sites, word of mouth advertising has the potential to be one of the most useful tools in your marketing arsenal.

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Written by Stu Kushner

Every Interaction is Important – Social Network Marketing

SEO-Business-Blog-in-DCUsing a business blog and multiple social networking profiles for online marketing gives your customers and prospects a multitude of options for connecting with you in an instant.  While this can be a huge asset to the growth of your business you’ll only really reap the full benefit if you do everything you can to ensure that each interaction with a customer is satisfying. If you don’t regularly monitor your social network profiles for questions from customers or take the time to respond to reader comments on your blog you could be doing serious damage to your image.

Consider how fast word of mouth can travel even without the aid of technology.  If you take too long to respond to questions and requests or if you don’t promptly resolve any

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Find Common Questions to Create Compelling Content – DC SEO Help

seo-questions-300x300We’ve talked a bit about using direct questions from customers to generate quality content for your blog.  Attacking customer questions should provide plenty of fodder for several weeks of posts, but this manner of developing new content for online marketing may not last forever.  There is a chance, especially if you are diligent in your posting schedule, that you will eventually exhaust the questions asked directly by visitors to your site.

If you find yourself struggling for content and really enjoy generating posts that display your expertise by providing thoughtful answers, look to

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Written by Stu Kushner

Avoid the Hard Sell for Social Media Marketing Success

SEO ,Social media Marketing ,Hard SellIt might be your first inclination as a business owner to try and immediately convert a new social media friend or follower into a customer with an offer they can’t refuse.  This hard selling approach to social media marketing rarely works and is often more likely to compel a lead to un-follow you than to actually convert into a sale.

In order to have success in your social media marketing efforts, you can’t inundate new followers with offers, specials and coupon codes.  Social networking is about establishing a connection with followers and building a solid online reputation for your brand.  You need to provide your friends

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online marketing, SEO. social media marketing
Written by Stu Kushner

Blog and Social Media Marketing Strategies by DC SEO Expert

online marketing, SEO. social media marketingIf you are new to online marketing in any capacity the sheer volume of potential approaches might seem completely overwhelming.  Creating a social media presence is a great way to communicate directly with your customers and give your business a boost, but combining social media with a blog can maximize your marketing efforts.

Social media profiles on Facebook and Twitter give you the power to communicate with customers and prospects in real time.  You can impart up to the minute info

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