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My Pathetic Belief about Social Media

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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Social media has become a big part of every Internet marketer’s life. Lots of people claim that they are getting huge amounts of traffic through social web sites. And people believe them. And so do I.

That’s why I’ve tried to use social media thinking that I could easily generate massive amounts of traffic to my blog. The sad part is that I haven’t been able to do so.

And do you want to hear something even more pathetic? Until now, I haven’t realized that social media isn’t about promoting your content, it’s about relationships. Why did it take me so long to realize this?

When you are new to blogging you visit highly popular web sites searching for information. There you find all this information about blogging, SEO and also social media.

Some of the articles on social media tell you that you need to promote your web site. So logically you arrive at the conclusion that social media is all about promoting your content. And that simply promoting your content will drive traffic to your web site. Then you try it and it doesn’t work.

The reality is different. Social media isn’t about generating traffic. It’s about building relationships. And it is sad that it took me almost a year to figure that out but I am glad I have realized it at least.

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How Amazon Makes Money Online

Posted on 10. Jan, 2010 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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Many people are trying to make money through the Internet using their own web site. And of course there are lots of people who do make a living online. But is making money through the Internet really that easy? Not exactly.

If you don’t already own any other web sites then it is a lot of work to get your web site to the point where it will start to generate a decent amount of money for you.

In this article I want to give you an idea of what you can do to increase the revenue of your e-business. I myself took the time to analyze one of the most successful businesses on the Internet: Amazon. There are several strategies Amazon uses that you can employ in your e-business to increase your revenue and get it to a level you are happy with.

There are lots of popular web sites out there but what sets Amazon apart from so many other businesses? Why is it so successful at selling products?

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