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Guest Post – Resourceful ways to market and advertise your company

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These days many companies find themselves without any marketing staff. However, lots of businesses find that an efficient marketing strategy will help them weather the current economic climate.
Fortunately, for those companies that are too small to justify shelling out for marketing staff or that can’t afford to push the boat out any further, here are a few ways to get the company name out there.
Not all advertising costs a bomb and there are options literally on your doorstep for absolutely free. If done in the right manner and in the right industry, using the side of buildings you operate from can be a cost-effective way to advertise.

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Looking for interview subjects about social networking

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Hi!  I’m looking for entrepreneurs to interview that have had success with social media. I’m creating an infoproduct about this topic.  I’d like to show case studies of real people that have had success with social networking.   I just get so sick of hearing people say social networking doesn’t work, when I know it works for lots of people.  You don’t have to have made $1,234,567 bucks on twitter or have gained 100,000 subscribers overnight in order to qualify.

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Social Networking Panel Discussion

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Chris Alden, Michael Birch, Reid Hoffman and Esther Dyson at Zeitgeist ’07

Being an entrepreneur can be challenging enough: Putting together the right combination of market opportunity, product, team, and financing is more art than science. But being an entrepreneur in the social networking space brings a completely different set of challenges.

Dyson, a longtime industry observer through her Release 1.0 newsletter and PC Forum conferences, as well as an active investor, will uncover the key success factors in growing a successful social networking startup.

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Collaboration/Social Networking

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This quick IBM TV Commercial on Collaboration/Social Networking (BFF) says it all – Stop talking and start connecting!

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Using Social Networking to Market Your Company

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Vermont Brownie Company’s Katherine Hayward and Shawna Lidsky look for tips on how to use social networking to expand your business. Experts say you should take 80% of your profits and invest it back in your marketing and that marketing needs to be balanced with
social media and public relations.

Watch this FoxBusinessNetwork video:

It is suggested that you try finding other people who are talking about like products and engage them to expand your network.

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Seth Godin on social networking for your business

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Seth Godin of InnerPreneur.comanswers the question, “Is social networking a valuable resource for businesses and if yes, what businesses?” and more in this video. Seth is a best selling author and entrepreneur.

I really loved his reply and could not agree more!

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7 Rules for Social Networking Marketing Effectiveness

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David C. Skul, the CEO of Relativity, has some great tips for making your social networking experience a positive one. Social networking can be one of the most powerful tools in your business tool chest if you follow these simple rules.

Watch this video that got great raves from its viewers …

after you watch this informative video, he asks that you leave comments.

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Social Networking in Plain English

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Whether you are looking for a job, want to network for your business, find old friends or whatever else you want to use social networking for, this easy to understand and follow video can help! Watch this short video by commoncraft.

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7 Rules For Social Networking Marketing Effectiveness

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If you’re using social networking for your business, you’ll want to watch this video. It gives 7 tips to help your social networking be more effective. Enjoy the video…

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New to Social Media? Why You Should ALWAYS Add a Picture to Your Profile

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As part of my article marketing challenge, I’ve been writing a lot of articles about social media. Since today is the day that I normally write about networking, anyway, I decided to share one of those articles with you here. Enjoy.

So you’ve joined a new social media site. Fantastic. So you’re at the phase where you are setting up your profile. I bet you are tempted to just use the standard faceless image that they start you off with. After all if you use a picture, that fabled Internet stalker might find you. Here are some reasons why you should always use a picture on your social media profile.