Monday, October 28, 2013

Social Media Marketing Tip for Singapore Businesses: How to Generate Immediate Traffic to your Website

If you have been following our blog, you will have realized that we have been emphasizing the use of Twitter and Blogs for start-ups.  We acknowledge that Facebook is useful, but we believe that Facebook's value is in engaging an existing client base, and Facebook is not ideal for creating that client base.

Besides using Twitter, another effective method of generating traffic to your company's website is to comment on highly ranked relevant forums.  If the forum is relevant, and you provide an interesting perspective while soft-selling your own company, you will be amazed by how much traffic that one comment can bring.  Additionally, as the page is ranked-well, a back-link from that page to your site will definitely help in your own page rank.

One great comment I have seen, and use regularly myself, is to compliment the blogger on his interesting perspectives on an issue.  You can even thank the blogger for setting-up and maintaining a really useful blog.  Whichever one you use, as you are not "selling" something, the chances of the blogger approving your comment is much higher.  The secret in doing this is to sign-off with a hyperlink to your site.  This hyperlink is created by using the following html ...

<a href="http://www.somecoolwebsite.com">this site</a>

So your comment will look as such ...

Thanks for your interesting perspective on the issue of SEO for Singapore Small Business Owner.  As a social media consultant myself, I cannot agree more with you.  Keep up the great work and I look forward to your next post.  <a href="http://www.cwfongandassociates.com">CW Fong</a>

If approved, the comment will look like this ...

Thanks for your interesting perspective on the issue of SEO for Singapore Small Business Owner.  As a social media consultant myself, I cannot agree more with you.  Keep up the great work and I look forward to your next post.  CW Fong

Try it!  You will be amazed!  :)

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