The Top 3 Online Trends that will make or break your business in 2012 and beyond
Now more than ever the success of your business is heavily influenced by how well you use online tools. While you don’t need to be a ‘techno geek’ and understand every little piece of internet marketing, you should know the basics. The top 3 trends that are currently affecting your business–whether you like it or not–are mobile marketing, reputation management and social media.
The number of people using smart phones to access the web is growing every day. This is a market that you don’t want to ignore. Not only is the number growing, a mobile surfer is more likely to be a buyer.
In my presentation I will cover how you can use mobile marketing to build better relationships with your clients and prospects. Additionally, I will reveal the most common mistake people make regarding mobile.
Online reviews are becoming one of the most critical factors in consumer buying decisions. There is no reason to think this trend will do anything but grow. People love getting feedback about everything from restaurants to professional services. The question is this… Do you know what people are saying about you?
In my presentation I will show you how to handle negative feedback, how to encourage positive reviews, and how to get instantly notified when someone is talking about your business online. I will also reveal a seldom used strategy for answering feedback that will help with SEO (search engine optimization).
OK, people have been talking about social media and its place in business for years. How can this be a new trend? In one word…Google! Google is now using social media as an important piece of their algorithm in order to decide where your website places. Additionally, more and more people use Facebook instead of email. This is where your customers are already communicating, shouldn’t you be there as well?
During my presentation you’ll learn about the newest changes/opportunities within Facebook. I will also cover how to take advantage of the newest ‘big thing’–Pinterest. Additionally, you will get a quick overview of how to use software to save time and automate your social media efforts.
If you are interested in learning more about these trends, please join me for my presentation at Oregon PRO (www.OregonPRO.com).
When: 6/21/2012 (Thursday) 7:15 AM
Where: On Nimbus in Beaverton. (Address provided upon registration)
Please email: rsvp@oregonPRO.com to register.