Pinterest for farmers is a visual plethora of favorites, from calves to food tips to crops and much more. Everyday images that the farmer takes for granted bring wonder and education to those who do not live on a farm. It "humanizes" the farm and ran
Those involved in farming and marketing their products are probably already involved with social media such as Facebook or Twitter. Now an app on your iPhone can be added that will save time and offer convenience while about your daily activities. A
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Having a farm blog is one thing, but having one that actually produces results is a completely other thing.
There are actually many aspects of writing a blog post that can make it or break it for you in the search engine world. Optimiz
Even though I have have a passion for music I have never really felt the need to embed a video into my blog until I heard this track by country emerging star Dustin Lynch "She Cranks My Tractor" pretty much is everyting that gets a country boy's hear
One of the problems with writing a blog is that we often get too busy with farm business and do not have time or forget to update the blog with exciting and unique content. Consistency is one of the most important factors in creating a blog that will
Websites in the past have neglected to provide mobile support, but as technology advances, mobile accessibility is now the wave of the future, and it’s a great way to reach your targeted audience. Whether you’re trying to provide the necessary inform
The easiest way to maximize the exposure of your farm blog is through Google Plus, rather than other social media sources. Signing up for this community will boost the ranking of your website and give you targeted circles of people who are interested
When it comes to farm blogs and social media, should your main focus be on getting as many likes as possible? Of course you want a large number of likes; naturally, you want more than your competitors are getting.
From personal experience, there is no doubt that Farm blogs can benefit from the use of videos. Retailers are always looking for innovative ways to connect with shoppers, and videos are one of the ways of doing so.
Improve your farm blog using Google Analytics, a free tool that can help you with design, keywords and more. It is easy to use; once you set up the account, you will need to apply the code to your website. This is generated by setting up a profile for the site you will be tracking.
If you are new to Twitter and are wondering how you will ever promote your farm brand with so many tweets going on around you, there are several simple things that can be done. Here are five to get you started on your tweeting journey:
Often newcomers feel as if there is no way that anyone will notice them on Twitter because everyone is so busy. One of the ways that can be used to create your visibility to start is to use a few tools. One is auto-scheduling tweets. However, this can be overdone, so you must be careful. The thing that makes Twitter work so well is the human element. If you over-automate, this defeats the purpose. The use of tools that track traffic – referral and leads as well as customers – can help to gauge the effectiveness of your Twitter input and how it affects your farm brand.
Use every opportunity to engage people in conversation. If there is a discussion about a particular subject that you are interested in, start tweeting and discuss what they are talking about right away. If you have received tweets, make sure you show appreciation by thanking them. It is possible to find out who tweets you by going to WhoTweetedMe.com. Your farm brand will depend on getting involved in the conversations that are ongoing, so don’t hesitate, jump in!
Provide quality content with a personal touch. Tweeting is so popular that it is constant. Getting noticed is your goal, so the content should be of the type that people will notice, especially your target audience. Posts that are especially interesting to you can be a source for the title of the headline of your tweet.
Participation in the twitter chats is essential. Choosing one about farming is even more crucial. This will allow you to tweet people that are interested in your business, thus you can promote your farm brand among those who are more likely to generate leads and referral traffic to your website, resulting in customers.
Promoting others may sound like a strange way of promoting your farm brand, but it can be a way of increasing your visibility. However, it must be done correctly. Be sincere and look for other users that are interested in farming. This will allow you to tweet and retweet those who tweet you. This is one of the best ways of getting involved in a number of conversations.