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Internet marketing with WordPress is a 100 pages of practical information on how to drive the right people to your WordPress blog and convert them into fans, followers and customers. If you have a product or service that you want to promote and sell through WordPress, then this book is a must have.
About Internet marketing with WordPress
Written by David Mercer, one of the world's most experienced technical writers, Internet marketing with WordPress provides not only the highest quality marketing and SEO information, it also comes with an online interactive learning environment, especially for its community of readers.
The Internet marketing interactive learning environment requires readers to register a free account on WSM4B, and is a place where people can take exercises aimed at expanding their knowledge and practical marketing abilities. There are also exciting and fun Internet marketing related challenges, as well as the chance to interact directly with the author, ask questions and generally learn at an accelerated pace.
Here's a snippet taken from the start of the Google+ challenge in chapter 4 of the interactive learning environment on wsm4b.com:
Google+ is in the process of becoming an important social tool. Unlike other networks, Google+ wants to be more than a stream of bite sized bits and pieces of trivia. It wants to become a platform for discussion and a free exchange of ideas. Something more profound and valuable than its competitors.
Whether it succeeds in becoming the world's platform for debate and knowledge dissemination remains to be seen. From our point of view, the fact that Google+, as a social medium, wants to provide greater depth of knowledge in its content means that there is more scope for us to learn and exchange ideas with leaders in our fields, and influence how others think.
Google+ challenge preparation
- If you don't already have a Google account, create one at Google.
- Fill out your Google+ profile (Hint: Click the circular link in the grey menu bar along the top of your Google+ account page)
- Find out what a circle is, and add your family and friends to your Family and Friends circles.
- Next find people in your niche that you would be interested in following and add them to a circle (Remember your can create as many circles as you like to organize your connections).
- If you like, follow me on Google+ and I'll follow you back.
- If you have a webcam, set up a hangout with other people.
- Create a Google+ page for your blog's business, product or brand
Once you have a stream of interesting content from people you have chosen to follow, you can begin commenting on it and contributing to the discussion. People you are following who see your comments can decide to follow you, adding your content stream to their own. In this way you can build up a large network of engaged followers.
By combining the practical knowledge gained from reading the book with the real-world Internet marketing experience gained from the quizzes, exercises and challenges on WSM4B, WordPress bloggers can be assured that they are getting the best possible training and information available.
What you will learn from Internet marketing with WordPress
In particular, readers, by the end of the book, will be able to:
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- Understand best-practice Internet marketing terms and techniques
- Be able to identify their target markets
- Create and deliver interesting and engaging content
- Integrate SEO and social media seamlessly into their marketing
- Discover how best to reach their intended audiences through various mediums
- Track and analyze the progress and efficacy of their Internet marketing campaigns
- Refine and improve their marketing to increase conversions and ROI (Return on Investment)
How to win free copies of Internet marketing with WordPress
Head on over to the book page and look through the product description of this book and drop Packt a line via the comments below to let us know what interests you the most about this book.
Winners from the U.S. and Europe can either choose a physical copy of the book or the eBook. Users from other locales are limited to the eBook only
Winners will be contacted by email, so be sure to use your real email address when you comment!
Competition closes February the 1st, 2012.
Read a free, sample chapter from Internet marketing with WordPress
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About the author of Internet Marketing with WordPress
David maintains WSM4B as a point of contact for his readership. In addition, WSM4B also provides links to his IT consultancy services, his professional blog covering business, development, design and online marketing related subjects.
David is also the founder of RankTracer, the world's premier online market research service. RankTracer provides real time tracking and analysis for any products sold via Amazon. With it's powerful interactive graphing, retailers, authors, publishers, marketers and other business people can see how their products compete against other products in their niches.
He is also involved in design-a-webpage.com, which is an online service that combines rapid, simple and easy webpage design with SEO, social integration and Internet marketing. Design-a-webpage represents that fastest way to create high converting, SEO enhanced webpages that can drive and convert traffic to increase online revenue. Perfect for bloggers, small business, marketers, entrepreneurs and startups.
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