Keep in mind you shouldn’t be Too picky. You are staying at a house for free after all. If the host says you need to be out by 8 a.m. when he or she goes to work, it’s probably best to just live with it. Either that, or spend a few more minutes sending more requests and hoping for the best.
That’s why you need to start looking into a social media mangement system. There are a lot of them out there, but I personally use a company called Hootsuite.
Your brand is the foundation for your communication to your market. It impacts everything from building a customer base to attracting potential investors or other sources of startup capital. It’s a magnet to attract your ideal customers. The more clear and concise your brand is, the stronger the magnet you have to pull them in.
Publish! Once your lens goes live, you can start driving traffic – Squidoo is set up for Stumble Upon ad several other sites, but you can be proactive. Use twitter to spread the word, set up a blog to drive traffic and start ‘pinging’ your lens and updating it weekly to stay on the ‘recently updated’ list for more visibility.
Consider yourself the tadpoles in life. While you are formed, you still have more of a transformation to go. Perhaps it would be better to use the cocoon to butterfly example. Personal transitions can create an abundance of beauty. Your life will be happy.
In the beginning, you might want to handle the emailing on your own. But as your list begins to grow, this can eat up a lot of time. That is when you want to start searching for an email list service provider.
But, lets not miss the real value created here. This is the first time that Old Spice has been able to build a targeted database of 1,345,093 facebook fans that are willing to have a dialogue with the Old Spice Brand. The value of the relationship created between Old Spice and this group is far greater than the earned media value. It is also, I suspect, the first time that Old Spice has had the pleasure of speaking to its customers directly! Social media is giving brands a marketing asset they never had before. This is a breakthrough opportunity for brands to generate revenue.
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.