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Ultras Business

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Egypt… lack of resources, but an endless presence of Human resources and endless creativity of the people … let’s unleash our power, let’s unite and build our country, let’s work and fight the unemployment by introducing new opportunities ! let’s Ultras Business

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Ultras Business is a Youth Initiative” for fostering Creativity.
our mission is:
-giving interest to the graduated students and improve their skills and so decrease the gap between their academic 
-introducing entrepreneurship as an employment option.
-create and increase all the available opportunities for the unemployed people and invest in the unemployed resources.
-creating, developing new business ideas and solve more problems with both scientific and business experience.
-spread the public awareness about internet business and holding new business operations and concepts such as : Direct selling, Social media marketing, SEO… etc
– perform as an active member with the charitable organizations and support it with all resources
-we hope to target 1000000 one million Egyptian youth as a successful entrepreneur in the first 5 years of the organization’s efforts and both technical and business”non-technical” training
Checkup our page: -> https://www.facebook.com/ultrasbusiness1
Blog: -> UltrasBusiness.wordpress.com

-> support our project from here
https://www.facebook.com/ultrasbusiness1

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مصر …نقص فى الموراد الطبيعيه…مع وجود غير محدود للموارد البشريه و ابداع غير محدود … بالعلم والعمل بالاستثمار فى الطاقه البشريه و تدريبها و دعمها و توفير فرص أفضل للعمل و تحقيق تكافؤ الفرص بدون تمييز
مساعدتك فى تكوين رؤيه عمليه ناجحه هى مهمتنا الررئيسيه (your vision …our mission)و بدعم من كبرى شركات الاستثمار و المؤسسات للقضاء على البطاله و استبدالها بمجتمع متنامى من رواد الأعمال الناجحين و القادرين على الاتصال المباشر بالسوق و هكذا الاهتمام بالغير خريجين و الخريجين الذين فاتهم فرصه الحصول على وظيفه فى ظل مجتمع رأسمالى يعتمد عمليات غير ناضجه و محترمه لتوظيف الاشخاص و التفاعل معهم
#التراس_بيزنس
#مصر_تعمل

 

Amr Abdel-Aziz

Ceo & Founder, Ultras Business 

 

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What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn

What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn

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Are you waiting until after graduation to start building up your Linkedin profile? It’s time to reconsider.

“Every student is blindly trying to make a resume, but surprisingly many don’t have great LinkedIn profiles,” I said !! 😀

“I often hear from my friends, My LinkedIn isn’t great, but here’s the link.’ I usually respond, ‘Make it great -_- 

But how do you actually build a great LinkedIn profile as a college student like me?

here we ‘ll cover that together

 

Post a profile photo.

Some college students are wary of including their profile pictures on LinkedIn for fear of looking too young. But professionals explains a profile picture could actually work in your favor. A photo provides a face for your digital personality and helps recruiters see you as a human, rather than a hyperlink.

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Include coursework and extracurriculars.

Your LinkedIn profile should weave together the story of your professional development, so it’s good to be as detailed as possible. Include information about relevant coursework, clubs and organizations in which you’ve participated at school. If you’ve done any internships or gained work experience, be specific about what skills you developed, how many hours you worked or how many students you tutored.

“Part of your differentiator as a college student is that you know technology and you know how to build a professional brand,” say the professionals on Linkedin. “Employers want to know that you can bring that to their company.”

You can now visually illustrate your skills with rich media, such as pictures and videos. If you have a presentation you’re especially proud of, or a design project you executed for an internship, include it on your profile to help recruiters visualize what type of talent you bring to the table.

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Ask professors and advisers for recommendations.

One common misconception of LinkedIn recommendations is that they have to come from previous employers. A recommendation from a university professor or academic adviser, especially one with experience in your desired field, speaks volumes to your ability to stand out from the crowd. Aim to get recommendations from professors who know you personally, or who have a good sense of your work ethic, and can speak specifically to your accomplishments in the classroom.

Connect with industry leaders.

One of the most exciting aspects of social media is the access it gives you to influential people in your industry. 

Don’t be intimidated by someone’s professional clout; reach out to people whose careers you admire, but be sure to personalize your request to connect.

Don’t be intimidated by someone’s professional clout; reach out to people whose careers you admire, but be sure to personalize your request to connect.

 

Comment on industry-specific articles.

When you post industry-specific articles, you prove you are passionate, engaged and paying attention to your career of choice.

Avoid including controversial or personal opinions on LinkedIn, unless you want that opinion to be associated with your professional persona. Instead, suggests Williams, offer a professional takeaway or ask a thoughtful question. This shows that you are not just reading industry-specific news; you are also engaging with it analytically.

Ask questions in LinkedIn groups.

LinkedIn groups are a great way to engage directly with people in your industry and establish yourself as a contributor rather than a passive reader.

“One of the best ways to get noticed is to elicit conversations and ask smart questions,” Williams advises.

While the saying “there are no stupid questions” may ring true in most situations, be conscientious of what you ask in groups. Do a bit of research, or at the very least a Google search, before you ask a question. This will ensure you convey an informed professional persona, and your questions will most likely be stronger if they don’t have an easy answer.

Check for spelling and grammar errors.

As is the case with any professional work, your LinkedIn profile should be error-free. After you’ve combed through your profile for spelling errors, ask a friend to look it over for unclear phrases or grammatical faults.

 

 

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thanks for all of your interest

checkup my linkedin profile :

eg.linkedin.com/in/amrabdelaziz13/

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How to Become a Social Media Manager

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Does being on Facebook all day sound like a dream job? Increasingly, there are more full-time, permanent positions for social media managers at top-rated companies. Common qualifications include being comfortable with all SM platforms, having a track record of improving a company’s social media presence and having a firm grasp on the basics of marketing.

However, actually getting that job requires a lot more than what the posting says. You’re going to face a lot of competition for this job, so make sure your ducks are in a row. It helps to start out with a related degree; this can be anything from communications to English, or engineering to marketing. How you spin your degree is oftentimes more important than the degree itself. Managing social media requires a unique blend of techie-ness and keen writing skills.

Appreciate Your Platform

A lot of people are going to be gung-ho about social media, so you should be skilled at all platforms, including Google+ and Pinterest. If you’re applying for a position with a larger company, get your feet wet by volunteering or interning as a social media communicator for a smaller business or non-profit. Posting for a business is very different than doing so personally, and having 5,000 Facebook friends isn’t going to cut it.

Your writing skills should also be top notch, because creating marketing genius in 140 characters is no easy task. It’s a good idea to include, with your résumé, a writing sample geared towards social media sites. This can include sample Facebook posts and Tweets, as well as replies to followers. Many people find it more difficult to write shorter snippets than blogs or articles, so show off your best stuff.

Highlight Your Many Skills 

Being a social media manager requires multitasking, writing, communication, marketing and even photo and video editing skills. That’s like five jobs rolled into one, so you need to stay on top of the latest technology, too. Make sure your résumé, experience and cover letter address each of these requirements separately. This is one profession where a varied work history can actually serve in your favor, such as if you were a marketing assistant who moved into a paid blogging role.

Getting paid to manage social media is no easy task, but it’s one of the most desirable jobs of the moment. From the cost of SEO to knowing what makes content go viral, you need to understand the nuances of technology and how it integrates with social media. It’ll be fairly difficult to land a great social media management job out of the gate, so start as an intern or an assistant. It’s much easier to grow into these roles than to hope for a lucky shot.

Apply the Smart Way

You might find a few postings on Craigslist or another job board, but approach the companies from the right angle. Create a professional social media presence on all platforms and update them regularly. Make sure your personal profiles are hidden and unsearchable. If you approach a company from social media, you’ve already caught their interest because your competition is following the “rules” and emailing them their resume.

Of course, this means your resume needs to be appropriately reflected on all social media platforms. Include videos introducing yourself; putting a professional face with an applicant can get you moved to the top of the pile. More HR recruiters are perusing Google to find out more about their candidates, and this is especially true for anyone applying for a SM position. Get on the right playing field from the start to instantly up your odds.

 

What if you learned about personal branding from the greats?

I personally do not think there is any alchemy to personal branding. Although a presence on social networks can help, one’s “brand” is simply the output of one’s work and they way they treat other people. Today it is impossible to construct a personal brand that is not in keeping with one’s true personality and output.

The most iconic “branded CEO” was undoubtedly Steve Jobs, who will be remembered in equal measure for the ways he changed personal computing, music, and telecommunications as well as his controversial management style. Perhaps the most interesting thing about him was his understanding of his own intuition. His intuition led him to name a tech company “Apple” instead of something more conventional (“SJSW” would have been appropriate given the two founders); his intuition pushed him to do what he loved. It gave birth to the iPod, the iPhone, and investing in Pixar. As those who read the amazing Water Isaacson biography of Jobs know, a trip to India he made in his youth was life changing. As he said of the trip: “Coming back to America was, for me, much more of a cultural shock than going to India. The people in the Indian countryside don’t use their intellect like we do, they use their intuition instead and their intuition is far more developed than in the rest of the world. Intuition is a very powerful thing, more powerful than intellect, in my opinion.”

When people ask me for tips on personal branding, I often tell them to look towards celebrities who have successfully branded themselves. Below, here are three impressive figures in business with strong personal brands who serve as inspirations.

Whenever anyone asks me about branding, be it personal or professional, I tell them to look to Richard Branson. Without any formal business school training, Branson was able to intuitively craft one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Despite the myriad markets that Virgin operates in and its diversity of products and services it represents, Virgin still remains a coherent, if enormous mega-brand. As Branson himself said: “We are a company that likes to take on the giants. In too many businesses, these giants have had things their own way. We are going to have fun competing with them.”

The Top 5 Leadership Lessons Margaret Thatcher Taught Us

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Margaret Thatcher is being laid to rest this week, and I can’t help but remember all of the valuable lessons she taught us. She was a part of our Greatest Generation – a generation that faced enormous obstacles like the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, the depression and the spread of communism. She was a part of a generation that was asked to sacrifice, asked to pull one’s own weight, asked to stand up for what you believe in.

We’ve lost a lot of what pulls people together in hardship. It’s been replaced by a Baby Boomer generation that seems to always be asking, “What’s in it for me?” Boomers are overseeing the decline in public education, the increase in political divisions, and the reluctance to criticize anyone who may be subtracting from society. You’ll never hear Boomer leaders utter the phrase, “personal accountability”. All problems are someone else’s fault. For most of them, the mirror is never pointed at them – instead it reflects an idealism that would be possible to obtain if only it wasn’t being blocked by this group or that establishment – indeed a boogie man.

So much of today’s discussions about leadership are being driven by PHDs, MBAs, and JDs with agendas and books to sell. It’s a competition to see who can one up the other and it has become so noisy that it’s difficult to follow any of it anymore. Yet Thatcher’s advice stands the test of time. She championed it and she proved that it worked. The following is her best advice:

 

1. “Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

What happened to the ‘speak softly carry a big stick leader’? Why do so many of our political and business leaders need to throw their weight around? Thatcher showed that strong leadership can be demonstrated and not promoted like some circus side show.

2. “Everything is fine until you run out of everybody’s else’s money.”

While we’re taking from productive companies and people and giving it to the less productive – what signals are we sending our young people? Don’t work hard or your rewards will be taken away? Or, don’t worry about making a living; society will take care of you? In a period where 47 million people are on food stamps and an enormous government debt, the future isn’t looking so bright for our younger generations.

3. “Ronnie and I got to know each other at a time when we were both in Opposition, and when a good many people intended to keep us there. They failed, and the conservative 1980s were the result. But in a certain sense, we remained an opposition, we were never the establishment. As Ron once put it: the nine most dangerous words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’ As usual, he was right.”

While government is a necessity, government is the least efficient body to get almost anything done. To rely on government to take care of your needs is a futile pursuit, chased by those who have never had to rely on it. It is no coincidence that the phrase, ‘as efficient as a government’ has never appeared in any known language. As insiders, Thatcher like Reagan, understood this best and instructed people to rely on themselves and not some faceless government.

4. “I am not a consensus politician. I’m a conviction politician.”

Wholly missing from today’s political and social landscapes, but fortunately still in existence in the world of business (Marrisa Mayer and Jeff Bezos come to mind), we are often too governed by politically correct nonsense that does far more harm than good. What we need are more leaders that stand up for what’s right, and like Thatcher will tell us what we may not want to hear.

5. “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.”

One of the things I fear most about today’s generation of political leaders — is that they are compromising on doing what’s right in order to avoid rocking the boat. To be liked and acquire votes rather than lay a stronger foundation for our kids. What we have in these people are a whole lot of doubt, and the drop of conviction that’s left there is alarming. Thatcher taught us that if you set out to do what’s right, even if unpopular, history will remember the end result and not the discontent at the time.

I am optimistic that our next generation of leaders will, as Thatcher did, come into power at a time when we need them most. When she came into power in 1979, most of the developed world faced long gas lines, high interest rates, and a chilling cold war. But I am concerned that our future leaders will be stripped of conviction and discouraged to act all on account of the politically correct, group think being perpetuated by special interests and those with hidden agendas.

We’re raising a generation of kids that are being taught that to judge is bad, to have conviction is arrogant and that if you speak your mind on anything other than the politically norm set by special interests and a complicit media – you’ll be stigmatized.

That can’t be good for any of us.

Top 7 Strengths of a Successful Blog

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Top 7 Strengths of a Successful Blog

Do you want to make your blog successful? Do you know how to take your blog to the next level?

If you are blogger or someone who is just about to start one, we have indicated here some useful tips that could make your blog a success.

We have studied various successful blogs and taken notes on the strengths that put them ahead of their games.

We want to share with you the strengths that we have observed because we want you to have a successful blog too.

 Go ahead. Read on.

1. Quality content

 

The first of the 7 strengths of a successful blog is having quality content. Quality content drives visitors to your site.

People visit a blog because they are looking for information or they just want to be entertained. But either way, you should capture their attention and make them want to read more by giving them interesting and informative content to read. When doing this, you will capture a solid number of readers. The word will spread and over time the number of readers will increase. This is a sure formula for making a blog successful.

Also, place quality content regularly so that there is always something new to visit.

2.  Strategic SEO

 

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is important in making your blog successful. This is because SEO helps to promote your blog or website online. There are various ways to use SEO to your advantage, this can be done through using and positioning of keywords, using of back links, usage of crawl-able URLs , maintaining of structured contents etc…

With SEO, the goal is to strategically place your blog online to increase viewership among online users. You may hire an SEO expert or study it on your own. It’s your choice.

 

3.  Effective use of social media

 

Successful blogs utilizes social media well. In order to drive huge traffic to your blog or website, you have to strongly establish your social media presence. How can you expect people to view your blog if they are not aware that you have a blog?

You can use social media to let people know that your blog exists. There are various social media plaform’s that you could use such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, guest blogging to popular sites etc…

No matter how good your content is, if people do not know that you have a good blog then do not expect to become successful. Make your existence known. Establish your online presence.

4. Right connections

 

Making connection for your blog to become known can be done both online and offline. You already know how to start connecting online. Now, this is how you can establish your connection offline; interact with people. This could be by joining certain groups, attending bloggers’ meet ups or just having dinner with friends. The people that you will interact with have their own networks and they might have the right sources, connections or information that you don’t know yet and can be useful to establish a stronger online presence.

You can see that making connection and establishing good relationships are important whether it is online or offline in order to drive traffic to your blog.

 

5. Attractive blog design

 

Online viewers will usually take 15-20 seconds to gauge whether they will stay longer to your blog or not. This few seconds is critical; you have to make sure that your blog will attract them.

How can you do this? By letting them experience a blog that has an awesome design.

Even if you have great content, but the design is not attractive enough, very few will have a second look to consider your content. You must have both attractive design and substantial content.

Make your blog attractive by choosing background colors that are pleasing to the readers’ eyes, use texts and fonts that are readable and have photos that are stunning. It has to be easy on the eyes. Your blog design must be elegant, simple and unique. It has to stand out from the rest.

Don’t make it hard for your readers. Give them a good experience to your blog and they will come back.

7. Good blog usability

 

Blog usability is all about making your readers happy by having a blog that is clear, well-designed and easy to explore.

Primarily, you have to introduce yourself to the readers, the purpose of your blog and what they can expect from your blog. Early on, you have to establish what kind of readers you want to attract.

When you are done with these, you must plan the lay out of your blog. You must carefully consider what kind of software that you will used. The titles, photos, contents and archives have to be placed where they should be. Do not confuse or frustrate your readers. Have efficient buttons, links and forms that are easy to use and function well.

 8. Give some freebies

 

Win the loyalty of your established readers and attract new ones by giving freebies. Hey, who doesn’t want free things?

You have to think of something that you readers will value. It has to be unique and something that they will appreciate. It can be giving, for free, your best seller e-book or newsletter, free membership to an elite group of bloggers or free admission to a popular industry seminar.

Definitely, your followers will be touched by your effort. Be creative as much as you can with your freebies. The more distinct the freebies the better.

Now, go and make your blog successful.

Amr Abdel-Aziz

How to Increase the Number of Likes in Facebook Posts

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How to Increase the Number of Likes in Facebook Posts

Below, I identify 8 ways to increase the number of “likes” a post receives:

1. Focus. Stay up to date. I’m talking about messages that relate to holidays (Christmas), festivals, gigs, world issues, relevant events, anything related with current affairs. Perhaps they won’t be directly related to the product’s or company’s essence but they will be perceived as something more personal and, hence, better accepted (more so, even, than promotions.)

2. Express yourself through photos. Every picture tells a story. A photograph communicates something personal in a fast, easy way. You also have to make an effort to match a suitable text to the picture. Images from your company’s product catalogue generate greater engagement than other types of content.

3. Share what we love. Sharing success stories and also failures, achievements, prizes, apologies or thanks make you more human, accessible and familiar to your community. Many will also identify with the brand. When they “like” a post, they’re telling their network of friends why they identify with the brand.

4. Branding. Don’t hesitate to promote the brand and its products. When your customer visits your Facebook page, they should leave with a good impression of your brand and products/services. The public will visit the walls of the brands they’re interested in.

5. Humour rocks. Laugh and everyone will laugh with you. We all enjoy a laugh. Make your posts fun as funny posts get many “likes” and will be shared a lot. For instance, funny pictures. Being funny is an art.

 

Urgent shout from Cairo

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good evening everybody !
we ‘re sorry to announce that our official facebook page was hacked friday morning so take care while reading any new content / update from our page
https://www.facebook.com/EgyptianSteelArabic

and if you want to help us : you can visit our page ! and from the button behind “message” and click “you know the owner”
when a sign pups up write down my name “Amr Abdel-Aziz”
“we ‘ll never be something without our dear fans,we really need your help “
thanks more !

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anyone can help us contact @ : amr.emad@iicsteel.com 

Developing a Social Media Strategy

Because social media is around us more and more, companies are starting to see the value in add it to their marketing mix. However, many are unsure where to start or how to develop a plan. By using social media correctly you can engage your audience in new ways, be more personable, develop new connections, and maintain the ones you have. Let’s consider the development of a social media strategy with these six steps:

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1.     Listen – Conversation Mining

Get online and listen to what is being said. What do people think about you and your brand? What are their points of views? Who are key people who influence others and which ones should you cooperate with? What are the various topics? Is the tone of the conversation heated? Do people favor one point of view over the other, or is it mixed?

Determine your audience and where they are online. Blogs are a great place to start looking. Technorati is a good tool to help you search for blogs and blog posts that have content related to your niche. Twitter and the Twitter network is another great place to gain insight in to conversations that are happening in real time. The advanced Twitter search is one of many tools that will let you isolate specific conversations and monitor them.

Once you have identified where your audience is, then listen to what they are saying. What are their issues, opinions, and needs? How does this information fit with your value proposition? Understanding this information will help you determine how to best contribute to the conversation and how best to make a contribution.

Next, find out who’s driving the conversation or those that have a strong influence. These people are called “influential” because they possess authority, respect, or experience to shape people’s opinions. Find people who influence your industry or niche and listen what they are talking about. One source to get you started on finding these influential is to look atWeFollow, which breaks down influential by category and lists them by number of followers.

2. Identify Goals and Objectives

You should now be in a better position to establish your goals now that you have had a chance to “listen” to your audience. Some goals might be to drive a certain amount of traffic to your website. Or you want to increase the number of followers by 15 percent in six months. Maybe you just want to extend you brand presence on the social web.

Consider not only your company goals but your audience’s goals. What are their needs and wants? You will get much further with social media marketing if you offer something of value. I see many people who are just simply promoting themselves all of the time hoping they will attract new customers or site traffic. This really doesn’t work well with social media.

Once you have given people something of value, you’ve earned the right to plug yourself a little. I recommend that you spend about 90 percent of your time providing valuable content and 10 percent promoting yourself. You will find you can build more influence and trust with the value you provide your followers.

 

 

3. Develop Your Plan and Time Your Content

Map out your approach to delivering content to your audience. Will you reach out and leverage Influentials? Will you provide free material or samples? How will it be delivered? You may have products that are environmentally friendly. Will you moderate and lead a conversation about environmental issues? There are many creative ways to approach your audience. Be innovative.

Next, develop a timeline, preferably 12 months in advance, to identify events, promotions, or product launches that you are aware of. Now identify the content ideas you want to deliver that can supplement those events. It is like developing a media plan where you are timing your efforts so they are consistent and relevant to other events your business or customers participate in. You will find that it will be much easier to manage content creation efforts and allow you to plan ahead.

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Now identify the social platforms you should use to deliver your content. Is Facebook the right platform for you? Is it a combination of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? If so, you should develop a mini plan for each site and how you will consistently use each tool to accomplish your goals and objectives. Be careful not to go after too many sites too quickly. Ensure you start with one or two sites at a time and develop them so they are solid before moving on to another social media site.

4. Develop Your Content

Next, develop the content you have outlined from your timeline. This timeline will help you know what order to start building your content. This is where you really need to understand your audience and your brand. You must be highly creative and much of what you say within social media channels should sound like your brand.

Optimize your content with your targeted keywords. Armed with a solid keyword research report with relative categories, you should be able to derive some great ideas for relevant content that will resonate with your audience. This content can come in various forms. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Promotions with deals to participants – daily deals
  • Tips or how to’s
  • Little known facts or factoids
  • White papers
  • Relevant and timely statistics
  • Ask your community – take polls and share results
  • Invite guest authors
  • Top 10 lists
  • Case studies
  • Guides to help educate
  • Interviews
  • Live events
  • News
  • Opinions
  • Photos
  • Gift ideas

 

5. Engage – Implement Your Plan

Armed with smart objectives, a solid timeline, great content, and the right social media sites you are now ready to post your content. Engage in the conversation and express your point of view. Remember to keep to your schedule and be constituent. Have the resources on hand to respond to comments and feedback so you can keep the conversation going. This is not an “if you build it they will come” type of scenario. You have to keep at it.

 6. Measuring Success

As you know, the ability to measure the effectiveness of marketing activities is imperative to any company’s marketing strategy. Social media marketing isn’t as easy to measure as other online channels but it can be done. If you identified your success metrics in step No. 2, then you’re already ahead of the game.

Depending on your success metrics you might look at content consumption. Who’s reading your content? Where are they coming from? You can also look at how much or little is being contributed and the number of visitors who are interacting with your content. Here are some variables to include in your measuring process:

  • Share of voice
  • Awareness
  • Engagement
  • Influence
  • Popularity

How to Use QR (Quick Response) Codes to Increase your sales

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Have you heard about QR codes? Are you using QR codes to increase sales? Do you even know what these are? 

QR (Quick Response) codes were created by Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process. The QR code is one of the most popular types of two-dimensional barcodes and it is designed to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed. 

You can link any type of data to this code such as any page of your website, documents and pdf files, coupons, YouTube videos, etc.  If you have a reader go ahead and scan the QR Code above. 

During the month of June 2011, according to one study, 14 million mobile users scanned a QR code or a barcode. Some 58% of those users scanned a QR or bar code from their home, while 39% scanned from retail stores; 53% of the 14 million users were men between the ages of 18 and 34.

Many Android, Nokia and Blackberry handsets come with QR code readers installed. QR reader software is available for most mobile platforms. The user will open the QR coder reader, scan the QR code and the website or information will appear in a browser for their review. 

Marketing ideas with QR codes are endless. I have seen real estate agents use them with their MLS listings online to give more details about a listing. Car dealerships like to put them on their vehicle windows. Whenever anyone visits the dealership after hours they can scan the QR code and get additional info on the vehicle that they are interested in. 

You can use QR codes in any print media such as newspapers, magazines and yellow page ads. The local post office has one on their front door which is linked to their website. 

I have even seen dog owners put them on their pet’s collars. I guess those little tags can be too small to put all the info on it that you may need. I really like that idea.

In the beginning QR codes were black on white, but now you can design them as any color that you choose. You can even add a logo to the code as long as you do not cover more than 30% of the code.  

If you would like to begin using QR codes in your business, contact me for additional info on my affordable QR programs for businesses. 

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Amr Abdel-Aziz

Social Media specialist and internet security advisor

IIC Egyptian Steel