60 Ways to Increase Your Influence Online

In infinite42 Newsletter

Here’s your irregular update on useful snippets to help you to build and promote a successful website. I’m sure you’ll agree there is a lot of information out there and some chunks are definitely more useful than others. As usual I try to filter some of the more practical articles for you.

Facebook Pages vs. a Website

This is a popular discussion on using facebook pages instead of a website for a vacation rental. Yes, facebook pages are easy to build but you’ll also miss out on some of the major benefits of your own site. Check out the comment at the end.

Analytics for your Blogger Blog

2 ways to add analytics to your Blogger blog, including linking direct into your main website’s Google Analytics data (very useful)

Americans are Spending More Time on Twitter

Yes there are other countries in the world but this is important if you deal with a US-based market of customers. Check out a recent tweet to find this one.

Quora Social Network Gets Lots of Press

Quora is an intriguing site where questions are posted and answered. The best answers tend to get pushed to the top through voting. You can follow topics and people that interest you. I’d encourage you to take a look at Quora yourself.

Is Google Local Hurting Your Search Traffic?

We are all discovering that Google local search results are pushing the regular sites down on the results pages, so how do you fight back against this?

It also struck me (again) that the concept of a ‘best search result’ is now getting rather out-of-date

60 Ways to Increase Your Influence Online

Finally, this is a gold mine of tips from some truly influential web folks such as Robert Scoble and Guy Kawasaki. Some of my favorites: 1, 4, 6, 20 and 51.

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