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10 Apr

5 Social Media Marketing Tips To Grow Your Visibility

Social media marketing is more important than it has ever been, and it seems like the amount of social media outlets is growing exponentially each year. Because social media is so important, it’s important that you use it properly if you want to help your small business grow. Most businesses use social media at this point to try and gain new customers, but few do it the right way. 1. Be Social Being social is an important part of growing your online visibility and communicating with existing and potential customers. Using social media...

6 Mar

Getting Started with YouTube Marketing

HostPapa’s YouTube channel is a lot of fun! Not only is it a chance to be creative, but it has enabled us to effectively reach, share information, and interact with customers. Have you checked it out yet? If not, you should! What’s great about video marketing? Studies show video offers greater retention and recall than the written word. And online videos are popular: according to Strategy Analytics, 280 billion mobile videos were viewed in 2012, up from 108 billion in 2011; online video advertising spending is on the same trajectory. YouTube is...

9 Jan

12 Tips to Jumpstart Your Blog – Part 2

Last week, we shared the first six blog posting ideas. As promised, this week we bring you the rest: Tip #7: Make lists on your blog. Similar to tutorials and how-to articles, lists make for terrific blog posts and are used liberally by the best bloggers on the web. Simple lists are great for just about every blog. You could provide a list of anything that interests you and fits your blog’s subject matter and audience. A list could be as simple as the top 10 books you read this year, plan...

4 Jan

12 Tips to Jumpstart Your Blog – Part 1

Is your blog languishing in the dust, neglected by all but a handful of dedicated readers? Are you having trouble getting potential followers to visit your blog? Are you new to blogging and need some ideas to get started? HostPapa is here to help! Here are the first six tips to help get you started: Tip #1: Connect elsewhere on the web. Seek out other blogs, forums, and sites that have a similar subject niche and target audience as your own. Connect with people on these sites, comment on blogs, and interact on forums. You...

18 Oct

Increase Sales Using Pinterest

Do you have zillions of followers on Pinterest but haven’t seen any increase in sales? You’re not the only one. Learn how to make the most out of social marketing—before everyone else figures it out too. The same age-range (25-44) known for their compulsive shopping habits, are the overwhelming majority on Pinterest. Businesses have been quick to hone in on this, using the simple pin-boards as a free marketing device. Still for many businesses, the idea has yet to pay off, with loads of followers and nonstop pins, there’s still little...

11 Sep

12 Social Media Blogs you MUST Read

Social Media has gone way past tweeting what you had for lunch, or poking your ex on Facebook. Now marketers all over the world have an integrated social media plan and every brand its own digital strategy. Blogging is now an essential part of an integrated social media strategy and there are a whole host of social media savvy blogs out there giving hints, tips, reviews as well as practical hands-on advice for those working in the industry or just with a passing interest in all things digital. We’ve come up...