There is no doubt most marketers want to grow their connections quickly and with minimum hassle. Not many achieve this. In fact, the average LinkedIn user has less than 100 connections. Besides that most people’s connections numbers remain stagnate. So, what can be done to enlarge your sphere of influence?
Making your product or website look good should be something you need to focus on nowadays. Of course, without a good product or service, you are not going to have any repeat customers and they are not going to recommend you to their friends. A website, a banner or a flyer is what makes a first good impression.
Perhaps the briefest explanation of what internet marketing is is that it is the placement of related content online that links back to you. This can take the form of articles like this one, videos on YouTube, posts on your Facebook, Twitter, or Social Media Marketing, answering questions on discussion forums that relate to your business, posting free ads, subscribing to link directories, blogging, and of course utilizing paid advertising such as Google AdWords, ads on other websites and affiliate programs.
However, not engaging with others makes social media pointless. Your whole purpose of making accounts is to interact and gain valuable clients, potential clients and/or connections. You need to go past the general “hello” to make this work.
Physical products: Today it’s easy to sell just about anything online. Create your own Yahoo! store or do your selling on eBay. Thousands of people are making full-time incomes doing just that.
You are instructed that from now on, you must provide the email address of a person when inviting to join your business network. However, in these groups, you are blocked. How do you do not now know the email addresses? You could send out notices to members, pleading with them to send you an invite, but this is hard to do correctly. Fortunately, LinkedIn allows you to email a request back to them pledging not to abuse the rules and they will review your case. Secret: Do not hit the panic button, as your plea should get you another chance. Nevertheless, remember the secret number of five IDK’s.
Create and maintain a good looking website. Try to update your website at least a few times a week. Every section of your website matters in order to get noticed and create a good first impression so make sure everything looks good.
As social media continues to grow and expand, it becomes more and more important for marketing-savvy law firms to join the movement. As I mentioned above, you don’t have to turn your business development plan upside down, just dipping your toes in the social media waters can reap powerful benefits in the form of visibility, connections, referrals and recognition.