Your Questions About Internet Marketing Company

Mark asks…

Internet Run Company?

I want to buy a internet based company , or invest in it. If anyone have any suggestion please let me know. I would like to buy one more then invest but i will invest.

barry0912 answers:

Anything related to the health industry, particularly the cosmetic end of it for the Boomer market. Take your pick.

George asks…

Require an Interesting Project Topic In Marketing Can anyone Help 🙂 :)?

Hi, i am an MBA marketing student my project work will start in few more months can any one suggest a good project topic in marketing field on which i can work

barry0912 answers:

What role does internet social media marketing play today in marketing a product and are certain products more likely to be marketed that way. Or are the companies embracing social media marketing more likely to come out ahead and survive above other companies that are ignoring this newer form of marketing.

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

Your Questions About Internet Marketing Forum

Donald asks…

How Can i start my own profit business online and retail?

Trying to take advantage of an open market during this recession by investing little of five thousand dollars. Searching for a market to expand an idea for my own enterprise. I am wondering where should i look for it legally without being scam by fake ads? What other legal site offers you the best idea to run both online and retail? Also how to find ways to get product into your business?

barry0912 answers:

My husband is a member of an Internet marketing community called Wealthy Affiliate. It is like a school for internet marketers.
There are a lot of people in it that know what they are doing and everybody is trying to help each other. You can learn so much there. The forums, the support, the coaching, all the information they provide you with. You can find the right answers for most of your questions regarding starting an online business, advertising, etc. It is a great program.
Check it out if you want to… I guarantee you will not regret it: http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com?a_aid=jV6Ylqvy

Mary asks…

I would like to learn more about the stock market, can someone tell me where to start?

I am interested in the goings on of the stock market. I would like to know how to decipher everything and possibly do some informed investing on my own. Can someone show me where to begin learning about it?

barry0912 answers:

Standard investment advice is that you should invest in a diversified mix of stocks, bonds, and money market funds. If you are like most people you will invest part of your money aggressively in stocks, and part conservatively in money market funds and bond funds. Vanguard has an on-line questionnaire which will give you an idea of how to do “Asset Allocation,” determining how much to put in each type of fund.

You want to buy a diversified portfolio of stocks as individual stocks are too risky. Highly knowleadgable people can buy a properly balanced portfolio, but most folks have a difficult time balancing things on their own. They will misbalance their portfolio by buying all small stocks or all growth stocks, or some other misbalanced assortment of stocks. Back in 2000, Some people bought all internet stocks; they got burnt when they all crashed together. You have to diversify across industries. Unless you know what you are doing, it is best to buy mutual funds. I like Vanguard.com, other people like Fidelity, TIAA-CREF, and DFA. Buy no-load, low cost funds.

If your company offers a 401K plan at work, try to invest the most you can. The money grows tax free, and some companies will match your contribution. Investing in a mutual fund IRA is also a good idea. If you have children, you may want to consider a 529 plan or other college savings plan that grows tax free.

I like index funds. Because of their broad diversification, you are less likely to have a dramatic drop in value. They also have the lowest expenses. For stock funds, I would suggest putting ~70-80% of your money in the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. And ~20-30% in a foreign stock index fund. However, there are many different opinions out there on what the best mutual funds are. Read the links below and form your own opinion.

If you have high-interest debt, like credit cards, it is best to pay this off first before trying most of the investment ideas above. You should also have 3-6 months of salary saved up as an emergency fund in a bank or money market fund before trying more risky investments.

Believing advice you get on Yahoo answers can be risky, so read these websites for further information. If you find it too confusing, contact a professional financial advisor. They will charge you significant commissions, however.

Sources:
http://www.vanguard.com/VGApp/hnw/planningeducation
http://www.fool.com/school.htm
http://sec.gov/investor/pubs/assetallocation.htm
http://www.diehards.org/readsites.htm
http://finance.yahoo.com/education/begin_investing
http://finance.yahoo.com/funds/basics

Asset Allocation Calculators
(Determining how much to put in stocks and how much into bonds and money markets is a personal decision depending on your financial status. These Asset Allocation questionaires give you a rough idea how to do this. I like Vanguard best, but try some of the other sites as well.)
https://personal.vanguard.com/VGApp/hnw/FundsInvQuestionnaire?cbdInitTransUrl=https%3A//flagship.vanguard.com/VGApp/hnw/planningeducation/education
https://ais2.tiaa-cref.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects.exe/DTAssetAlcEval
http://www.ifa.com/SurveyNET/index.aspx

Web forum: http://www.diehards.org/
(Many investment web forums are overrun by scam artists. This one seems the most legitimate site.)

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

Your Questions About Internet Marketing Strategies

Michael asks…

What would be the best marketing strategy for a greeting card company called Walnut Street Cards?

After posting on Yahoo Answers last year, on what to name our company we choose Walnut Street Cards. Now we are in the marketing phase and would like some solid and detailed answers. Thanks for the help.

barry0912 answers:

This is the age of Computer and you should make a website for your internet presense. And you have to use each and every promotion method available but keep yourself in budget limits. You would get response from the customers but you have to spend more on the cheapest method of advertising. And you may advertise on our website http://www.MutualBargains.ca

Lizzie asks…

How do you find facebook as a marketing channel?

There are various ways to market your product online and social marketing is just one of those. In comparison with other strategies such as article marketing how heavy do you use facebook as one of your strategies to market a product?

barry0912 answers:

Facebook can be a lucrative internet marketing strategy if used effectively. You can’t just use one strategy though, and you have to know that Facebook is more of a branding opportunity, and most successful businesses will not use it to sell products directly, but indirectly (if that makes sense).

Why?

Because building a successful online business isn’t about using one channel, it’s about using multiple internet marketing strategies together. Lately there is so much hype about using Facebook to market products online. This is completely wrong. People are on Facebook to connect with people, not businesses.

The way people use the internet is much different than old school brick and mortar business. It’s not selling to users, it’s users having the option to make there own decisions…just a click away.

You need to look at marketing on Facebook as permission based and 99.99% of people will not buy products or services if they “like” your business, or friend request you. Top internet marketers will agree that successful online business is not about getting, it’s about giving. That principle even holds more true to Facebook marketing. This is a direct channel to provide value to potential customers, free reports, thoughtful information, humorous tidbits of information sometimes seemingly unrelated to your business.

If potential customers see you as not selling, there more likely to look into what you do, consequently resulting in more traffic and more business.

If you have any questions about that let me know.

Sincerely,

The Wealth Kid
WealthKID.com

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

Your Questions About Internet Marketing Company

Nancy asks…

How would I go about setting up this type of business?

How would I set up an internet company where customers purchase “product x”(an image) and then it would be sent to their cell phone or mobile device? I’ve already checked out different sms solution companies as well as web site development companies such as monstercommerce.com. I just need to know if there any specific steps when it would come to a company like this.

barry0912 answers:

Since you’ve never been in business before, I would strongly recommend that you talk to a business counselor before you do anything especially spend money. I’d call the local office of SCORE (go to http://www.score.org and input your zip code to find the chapter nearest you), the advice is FREE.

The counselor at SCORE will most likely advise you to write a business plan which is very good advice because it will force you to dig out all of the start up details and the costs of starting an internet company and force you to also understand all of the aspects of this business including the customers you’ll concentrate on (your market ) and how you’ll go after them.

You’ll need to register the business with your state controller’s office and make sure that you have any city and county licenses if any are needed where you live. All of this will come out in a business plan.

Try this link :
http://www.ychange.com/small-business-consulting-articles.html and read some of the articles especially the ones about a business plan and starting a business.
Good Luck

Betty asks…

How much does a digital agency usually charge for a campaign?

How does an internet marketing campaign usually cost? (website development and driving targeted traffic to it etc)

barry0912 answers:

Digital Agencies mostly deal in paid campaign and they charge 15% agency fees for that. If you opt to get the website develop from them, they are way too expensive, you got to search for website studio for web-design and seo company for internet marketing

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

Your Questions About Anonymous

Jenny asks…

What is the best free anonymous proxy server?

I am trying to use an anonymous proxy server to make it harder for the “internet” to know my IP address. Anyone know?

barry0912 answers:

Unfortunately good free Proxies are a thing of the past – You might find some if you asked on FacePunch or a Usenet forum (or torrenting forum for that matter) however most people are going to tell you that paid VPN and Proxy are the only real safe way to protect yourself these days – With all the file sharing laws up in the air, VPN and Proxy are big big business, and you are likely to have all the pages you visit over the VPN, passwords etc all redirected to/through third parties.

Look for a paid for service that will give you security, as well as a guarantee that if the law comes knocking on their doorstep, they dont have logs of your activity.

George asks…

What to write on an anonymous valentines note?

How do i start it? It’s for one of my best friends, hes a guy im a girl lol, but i dont want to ruin things all out by asking him out SO i thought i’d hide an anonymous note in his bag 🙂 any suggestions?

barry0912 answers:

That is really sweet of you. I love the idea of putting a little note in his bag. But you could be soooo much more creative. Why not use one of the anonymous mailing websites out there like SilentSender.com . You can write a really sweet and insightful letter, and even include some meaningful photographs (maybe pictures of things that would slowly give him an idea of who you are, without actually telling who you are.) I would love to get an anonymous letter, with a few pics or art, or something I created for my crush or just some romantic photograph of something meaningful, like where you share a moment you think you connected (a place). Just an idea- It would be cool to do the extra mile. Good Luck hope this helps.

Powered by Yahoo! Answers