Most of us are followers, would you agree?
We follow fashions, we follow celebrities, and we follow trends.
Something happens in the world and suddenly we just cannot get enough of it.
For kids it might be pokemon or power rangers.
For the fashion conscious it might be whatever Posh Spice or David Beckham (maybe not a sarong!) is wearing.
For some of us it might be Susan Boyle or Adam Lambert.
And just like all these trends, there are Internet Marketing trends.
Jump on them, take advantage of them and you can really boost your website visitors.
But just like other trends, if you don’t jump on these Internet trends quickly enough, you’ll find yourself left behind.
One of the biggest Internet Marketing trends going on right now is Twitter. Other social networks include MySpace and Facebook.
You basically sign-up and post information about yourself, your websites, your likes, your dislikes, your job. Basically anything.
Twitter is more restrictive than the others as you can only write 140 characters in one go, but it has taken over the world. Twitter has just gone crazy.
And once you have signed up, you can search and follow your family, friends and complete strangers.
That’s the interesting part, isn’t it?
By signing up and adding your profile, you can get the word out about your business, your websites to literally millions of people.
I have profiles on all three – Twitter, Facebook and MySpace and by doing so, they have brought new customers to my websites.
How long will these Internet social trends last?
They don’t tend to last very long.
Not that long ago MySpace was number one and all the rage and although it is still very popular others like Facebook and Twitter have taken them over in the popularity stakes.
One more trend that has been around for a while now and will be for a few more years yet, for obvious reason, is the use of ‘keywords’ and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Using keywords is basically using words that describe your site and your products/services, a certain number of times on your website and in your site’s titles and articles/postings.
By consistently using the same keywords, you have a better chance of improving your site rankings and position in search engines like Google and Yahoo.
When you search using Google, how many pages of sites do you look at?
If you can’t find what you are looking for, you try a different search phrase.
So the aim is to be as high up in the search pages as possible for the keywords you use on your site. That way you’ll get more visitors to your site.
So, by being a follower and following the latest Internet Marketing trends, you can increase the number of visitors to your site.
I would suggest you certainly checkout Twitter and ensure you are using the most appropriate keywords on your site.
Follow me on twitter here: Twitter/andrewrondeau
If you want to learn more about Twitter, here is a free course: Twitter Craze