Marketing With Blogs - Part 4

Written by Priya Shah


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I donít believe thatísrepparttar way to treat someone who takerepparttar 138867 trouble to sign-in and post a comment on your blog. For all you know they may have a genuine problem and could be speaking for others who have experiencedrepparttar 138868 same.

Being rude will not only lose you a customer, it will also expose you as someone who is too immature to handle customer complaints.

Granted, some customers can be a pain inrepparttar 138869 butt, but everyone deserves to be heard. And handling nasty or rude comments with restraint will not only demonstrate your maturity, but build your customers respect for you.

People prefer doing business with someone they like and trust. So if you want your blog to be a place where your potential customers can interact freely and openly, I suggest you learn how to handle brickbats as well as bouquets with grace and maturity.

It used to be said thatrepparttar 138870 internet wasrepparttar 138871 great leveller because it empowers small businesses to compete with big businesses. But blogs have completely levelledrepparttar 138872 playing field for marketers.

Anyone with an internet connection can now sell their products and services solely onrepparttar 138873 basis ofrepparttar 138874 quality of information they provide.

And that'srepparttar 138875 reason blogs are creating a revolution in marketing online.

Priya Shah is the CEO of eBrand360 http://www.ebrand360.com She writes the Marketing Slave blog http://marketingslave.com and publishes an internet marketing newsletter http://www.ebizwhiz.biz. Subscribe to her free Business Blogging eCourse. http://www.blog-maniac.com

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Marketing With Blogs - Part 3

Written by Priya Shah


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#5: Become A Source Of News In Your Industry

Blogging culture thrives on linking to others blogs or news sources.

If you want to be part of that culture, benefit from it and grow with it, you need to listen to what others are saying, form your own opinions and comment on that.

Your readers will start looking to you as a resource of news and opinions aboutrepparttar industry you represent and that builds your brand equity.

But always remember to give proper attribution to your sources and be clear when you are quoting from someone or you could get into trouble.

#7: Use Your Blog To Network

Networking helps you build up a list of people who know and trust you enough to refer business to you.

By linking with others, whether A-list bloggers or your own peers, you can build your own influence and reputation in your blogosphere.

In part 4 of this article series, I provide tips on using your blog help you boost your marketing ROI and visibility online. http://www.blog-maniac.com/marketing-with-blogs4.htm

Priya Shah is the CEO of eBrand360 http://www.ebrand360.com She writes the Marketing Slave blog http://marketingslave.com and publishes an internet marketing newsletter http://www.ebizwhiz.biz. Subscribe to her free Business Blogging eCourse. http://www.blog-maniac.com

This article may be reprinted as long as the resource box is left intact and all links are hyperlinked.


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