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  • Rethinking Blog Comments: Much More Than Just A Quick Way to Get Web Traffic
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    Last Updated: February 28, 2009

    This article is from Dosh Dosh.

    “A comment left on a popular blog may be viewed by a few hundred people in one day. Multiply that by the lifespan of the blog and you’ll see that a simple comment may say a lot about you. Every blog comment is usually permanent. It’s not just a hyperlink but a long-term representation of your brand.” Read rest of article.

  • A Comprehensive Guide to StumbleUpon: How to Build Massive Traffic to Your Website
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    Last Updated: February 27, 2009

    This article is from Dosh Dosh.

    “I’ve been experimenting with StumbleUpon for the past few months and have had several pleasant experiences. It’s simply an incredible viral means to drive a large amount of sustained traffic to any website over a period of time.

    I wrote this mini guide on StumbleUpon because I thought StumbleUpon had enormous potential in maximizing brand exposure while fitting nicely with a long term site building strategy.” Read rest of article.

  • 22 Tips on Using Online Video to Grow Your Business
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    Last Updated: February 26, 2009

    This article is from 60 Second Marketer Blog.

    “If you’re a small- to mid-sized business, you’re probably wondering how you can leverage online video to build awareness for your brand or company.

    Mike Turner, Jr., a freelance creative director based out of North Carolina (and a relative of one of the members of the 60 Second Marketer team) has successfully used online video to engage prospective clients and to position himself as an alternative to using a full-service agency.” Read rest of article.

  • 5 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Presence
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    Last Updated: February 25, 2009

    This article is from ProBlogger.

    “Since starting to use Twitter more regularly I’ve been asked by quite a few readers for tips on how to grow the numbers of Twitter Followers. Today I’m going to give a few tips on how I’ve grown my own Twitter Follower numbers up over 5500 in the last few months.” Read rest of article.

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Social News Websites
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    Last Updated: February 24, 2009

    This article is from Dosh Dosh.

    “A powerful catalyst for viral marketing, social news websites are an excellent way to disseminate ideas and attract attention, traffic and links. These social media channels which will give you a platform to showcase your content and website to a large audience.

    Even if you’re not interested in funneling visitors to your website, social news sites can easily be used as personal information-hubs.” Read rest of article.

  • 7 ways NOT to use Twitter for business purposes
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    Last Updated: February 23, 2009

    This article is from There’s Something About Translation.

    “There are a million articles out there on how to use Twitter for business purposes, most of them based on Chris Brogan’s post on the topic. A few of them are great, most are dross, and a small number go so far as to actively irritate me. In response to the ones that fall into that last category (!), here’s my take on how I think translators, and professionals in general, should NOT use Twitter.” Read rest of article.

  • Twitter – 6 Ways to Maximize the Use of Your 140 Characters
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    Last Updated: February 22, 2009

    This article is from TwiTip.

    “I always seem to get a warm-fuzzy feeling when I use up all 140 characters in a concise descriptive tweet. Here are some tips for making the most of those few characters you get to use.” Read rest of article.

  • Online Video For Business: Your Own Cable Channel
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    Last Updated: February 21, 2009

    This article is from Folk Media.

    “What if your business had its own cable channel to program? My friend Michael Hoffman often asks this question when talking with people about online video. And he’s right to ask.

    Let’s suppose I hand you the keys and control of a 24 hour cable TV channel. I then tell you that your business is free to program that channel with any content that you want. Would you place your 30 second TV ad on a loop all day? Would you play your corporate training videos? Would you place a static screenshot and bullet point list of what your business does?” Read rest of article.

  • Starting a business in a recession
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    Last Updated: February 20, 2009

    This article is from Newsday.com

    “A friend lost his job recently at age 64. He had been a fundraiser for a major national charitable organization that has seen its donor base hammered by recession and now is cutting its head count. My friend doesn’t want to retire – but at the same time he understands that the odds aren’t great that he’ll find a new job at his age, and with his level of seniority and pay.

    Instead, he’s thinking of going the entrepreneurial route — and he’s hardly alone. The ranks of older entrepreneurs have been growing quickly in recent years, and even more boomers will take the plunge in 2009. Some will be pursuing long-held start-up dreams, and others will start businesses out of necessity as the recession deepens and layoffs accelerate.” Read rest of article.

  • 17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: A Guide for Beginners, Marketers and Business Owners
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    Last Updated: February 19, 2009

    This article is from Dosh Dosh.

    “Twitter is a micro blogging platform which allows you to publish short messages of less than 140 characters through different mediums like IM, cellphones and the web.

    It has a social element as well, as it allows users to befriend and monitor each other’s messages or updates. So what you have here is a publishing tool that can be either public and private.” Read rest of article.