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  • How To Promote Your Blog Through Social Networking
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    Last Updated: April 30, 2009

    Read this article by Elizabeth.

    “Most of us want to generate traffic to our blogs. Unless you’re blogging solely for your friends and family, you’ll want to attract as many readers as possible. The more traffic you generate, the more success you’ll have in generating income from your blog.”

  • Online: Twitter for Artists
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    Last Updated: April 30, 2009

    Read this article from Sisley-Blinn

    “Twitter can be described as a micro-blogging tool that uses 140 character messages to contact others in the Twitter network and share ideas, experiences, resources, business opportunities, charity work, celebrity news, and more. For artists it is a good tool to network with other artists, follow art organizations, make gallery contacts, publicize your events, shows (#Encaustic: Artists on Twitter) , and work.”

  • Information at What Price? Exploring fee-based internet content
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    Last Updated: April 29, 2009

    Read this article from Internet-Marketing-Model.

    “In pursuit of a paid model for content, many businesses offer newsletters for a fee or ebooks. These models offer pros and cons. Some organizations send out two newsletters: fee and free. The free version has the basic, watered-down contents found in the fee version to entice readers into wanting more and paying for it. But is it worth the time and energy to do this?

    Ebooks are also a way for businesses to make money. But do they sell when it’s been proven that people prefer reading printed copy to electronic text? Read on to hear from several experts in the field about what people are willing to pay for and whether or not offering fee-based content is right for your organization.”

  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If We Were All Creative?
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    Last Updated: April 29, 2009

    Read this article from Richard Laermer.

    “Over the years creativity has been assigned a limited role in business in general and marketing in particular. For the most part agencies do not influence decisions that affect business beyond the little ones right when the objects are being brought to market. Only a decade or so ago a guy in advertising would have called himself a partner with his marketing client and nosed his helpful self into everything from new-product development to retail distribution.”

  • Writing Reviews and Testimonials for Traffic
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    Last Updated: April 28, 2009

    Read this article from Niche Titans

    “A little known avenue for ranking even higher in your content is to look into writing reviews. This is not something to be overlooked because if your site already has authority, then your review content will automatically rank well. The reason for this is that most brands are not that well established online, so this is the perfect time for you to step in and give people what they are looking for- reviews, all leading them back to your site, of course. So if your site is selling women’s shoes, then start churning out reviews about new Nine West shoe designs, Steve Madden, you name it.”

  • The Crucial Difference Between Creativity and Innovation
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    Last Updated: April 28, 2009

    Read this article from Lateral Action

    “One of the buzzwords you hear a lot in the business world these days, is “Innovation”. Yes, it’s a genuinely worthy thing to aspire to. Genuine innovation creates lots of genuine value, every young intern knows this. Which is why people like to throw it around like confetti. It’s one of those words that sound good in meetings, regardless of how serious one is about ACTUALLY innovating ANYTHING.

    Here’s some friendly advice for all you Innovation-buzzword fanboys: You don’t get to be more innovative, until you make yourself more creative FIRST.”

  • Top SEO Tips for “Blogger” blogs
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    Last Updated: April 27, 2009

    Read this article from Jijo Sunny.

    “Blogs are the fastest growing class of websites on the internet. No longer the sole domain of teenagers and the love lorn, blogs are now an established form of internet communication.

    The online business community has recently discovered the power of blogging, and as such are faced with raising the blog site’s ranking in the search engine results pages (SERPs). As a direct result of some of the blog characteristics, high search rankings are readily available for the careful blog writer.”

  • What Is An Artist To Do With Twitter?
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    Last Updated: April 27, 2009

    Read this article from Art Palaver

    “These days Twitter is the shiniest object to drop in the murky waters of the internet. Recently it has reached a tipping point and has been experiencing huge growth. This has tons of folks scrambling to make money from Twitter, by writing books about Twitter, creating webinars and classes, writing software that will give you more followers, the list goes on and on. It also has a ton of folks scratching their head about Twitter. Which leads us to the real question for this palaver is how can Twitter help an artist?”

  • How To Use Twitter for Music Promotion
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    Last Updated: April 26, 2009

    Read this article from Heather McDonald

    “Can you use Twitter to promote your band, or is it just one more distraction? That all depends on how you use it. Find out how to use Twitter for your music career in a way that wins you fans.”

  • 6 Ezines That Help You Understand The Business Of Internet Marketing
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    Last Updated: April 26, 2009

    Read this article from Steve Nash

    “Learning how to do business online can be very confusing. So can maintaining that hard-earned business know-how. That’s because, wherever you go online, internet marketing sites all claim to have the solution to your money-making woes. They all claim that their product, and only their product, has the answer. Or, worse still, freely available articles are everywhere, often contradicting other freely available articles.”