Pink Fire Pointer August 2012

Making SEO Work For You And Your Business

You have heard and stumbled upon various tips and techniques that talk about SEO. If you are business owner or even someone who promotes his services and items online, then you need to wake up to the fact that SEO is important for you. It is good that you have a Facebook page where you tell the world about what you have to offer. But you should not rely on those thousands of “likes” on your page or the “follows” you gather in Twitter to lift your branding and sales up. Give SEO a chance to surprise you.

SEO strategies are essential in any social media campaigns that small and big companies alike run. It would help if you have an expert or consultant in SEO to see things through for you. But if you want to give it a try yourself, remember these essential SEO tips and techniques you find in this page.
  1. You must commit to the process. This is not some one-time event or some party that you can spend all your money and time in a short period of time only. SEO is mostly for long-term plan and will give a long-term result.
  2. Keep your cool. You have to be patient when running any SEO campaign or social media campaign that involves SEO methods. Results will show after a few months if you are doing great with your techniques.
  3. Welcome learning. There are many strategies in SEO that can help you achieve your goals. Learn as much as you can in order to determine the kind of methods you will include in your strategy.
  4. Do web analytics. One of the tools that will help you is web analytics. You need to have goals that are clearly defined and you will need web analytics to do it properly.
  5. Make your site the best. Build a great website and optimize it well. Assess if your existing website needs some improvement or you can consider building a new greater website.
  6. Keywords in your URL. Having your chosen keyword in your website URL will give you better results compared to the regular URL assigned to you.
  7. Know your keyword. Do a keyword search before you would even start your campaign online. You don’t have to spend when doing a keyword research since the free ones work just fine.
  8. Content is king. Never be tempted to settle for quantity over quality when it comes to content in your website. Users and the search engines will love you if you are known to provide quality contents.
  9. Link your way up. You have to plan how you build links to your site or page. It helps to determine the location where you place your links and whom you share your links with. Exchange links with those who are known influencers in their fields—if possible, choose those who are influencers in your chosen industry or keyword.
  10. Use social media marketing wisely. Social media is playing a great role in the increase of web traffic to websites and eventually boost up sales. You need to have more engagement in these social networking sites to create a buzz about your business.

SEO and social media can benefit your business but it also requires dedication and commitment. If you don’t have the time yet you want to optimize your website and run an effective social media campaign, you can contact RMB Business Solutionsand let them know what you want to achieve. You can “Like” them in Facebook or “follow” them at Twitter

Why you should invest in Co-Working.

  I am sure you have heard me talk about The Business Lounge in the past couple of months. Yesterday, they held their doors open to any who wanted to try the co-working experience. I was finally able to partake in that experience.
  My friend, Leslie, has already jumped on the bandwagon and works there 2-3 days a week for at least a few hours a day. Why does she do it? She says it helps her keep her focus and meet people who walk in through the door. Now mind you, you are not really there to start a presentation on yourself. You are there to make connections in the community. What does this do? After a few discussions, there may be ways that both businesses can help each other out. Sounds like a win-win to me! Oh, while I am thinking about it, I need to make that quick change to my LinkedIn profile that Leslie suggested. Hopefully, I have given her enough suggestions on where to get some design help from. Yeah, win-win. 
  And lucky me! I got a sneak peek and tour of their new expansion! LOVE! There are a few more private spaces after listening to some suggestions from the people already invested in the business. I encourage everyone to try it and soon! The rates that they offer are not going to stay locked in forever as this business grows! They are going to have to cover the costs for expanding and remodeling the new space. Plus, it will eventually have a PinPad installed so that the space can be used 24 hours a day. Why would you need that? Do you really want to wake up everyone in your house with that all important overseas or West Coast conference call at midnight your time? 
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  I just received word that they are having another free co-working day today! Really, go check it out! 

Cutting the Ribbon Ceremony back in May.