Take away: You may not have a secret handshake or claw for your business, but you may have a special acronym or formula you share with your clients. Give them something that is unique and proprietary to your business, make sure they understand that it was designed just for them, and encourage them to use it frequently (again, with pictures, mentions, etc).
Universal Orlando is continuing its nod to its facebook fans by offering another video peek inside a Halloween Horror Nights haunted house. Want to know what Winter’s Night is all about? Click the video at left and see what you’ll face when you make it to the park.
Create your lens. This is fairly simple, as Squidoo walks you through each step. Imagine what would impress you and keep your attention if you were surfing the web for information. Content needs to be informative in its own right, not just empty hype. Connect with your audience by relating to the need that brings the to you, and then explain how you can provide the answer. Include images when possible – they add a lot to your lens and make it much friendlier to the eye.
There are many third-party applications that allow you to access your twitter account while giving you some added features that are not readily available on the Twitter site, such as Tweetdeck and Twhirl. Depending on which one you use, some of the available features include being able to post pictures, access multiple twitter accounts in one place, and shorten website links directly from the application. If you are a Firefox user, there several Twitter add-ons that integrate with your browser. Make sure you are always careful when choosing any third-party application, because not all of them are reputable.
But different social and age groups have very different needs. Thirty-year-old men and women, the Gen Y, are looking for security. The baby-boomer 50-year-olds are looking for sex. Surprising?
Limit the time you spend in social media. Most highly successful people pop in and out of Twitter, Facebook and Linked In a few times a day, but limit the time they spend there. You should use a service that will allow you to organize your social networks in one place such as HootSuite, Ping.FM or TweetDeck. These social media mangement tools will also allow you to pre-schedule posts and post to multi-networks at one time.
Rather than go with everyone else’s ideas, rather than do what everybody else does, rather than not think for yourself, go after that one thought in your head that is completely unique and original. You don’t have to “go with the flow” or be a brainless follower. What makes you unique? What are your own qualities that make you stand out from the crowd? You’re the minority in your way of thinking, and that’s how it should be.
The world’s largest companies are spending up to million every single year just to get people’s opinions – and you can cash in on your share of that money! Paid surveys are becoming one of the most popular ways of making money on the internet, and it’s a market that is growing fast, especially in the current climate with companies being forced to do more market research to avoid potentially very expensive mistakes. This means more and more surveys and focus groups are becoming available for you to profit from.