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Tips on getting the most out of your website and online marketing.

Want More People to Share Your Content? Remove the Social Media Buttons from Your Website and Blog!

Michael Schmidt - Wednesday, May 30, 2012

With the rise of social media the past couple of years, we've all been busy placing "Like", "Tweet", "Share" and "+1" -buttons all over our websites, because obviously every word we write is so awesome that people are just dying to share them with the world, so conventional wisdom dictates that the least we can do is to make it easier for them - right?

Well, maybe not! - In his blog post "Sweep the Sleeze" Oliver Reichenstein challenges the conventional wisdom of placing social media buttons on websites/blogs - He actually suggests that REMOVING the social media buttons can result in increased sharing of your content:

Sweep the Sleaze

By Oliver Reichenstein of Information Architects

Promising to make you look wired and magically promote your content in social networks, the Like, Retweet, and +1 buttons occupy a good spot on pretty much every page of the World Wide Web. Because of this, almost every major site and world brand is providing free advertising for Twitter and Facebook. But do these buttons work? It’s hard to say. What we know for sure is that these magic buttons... Full story >>

I'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences! 

eSuiteOne launch date released

Michael Schmidt - Monday, March 02, 2009

Join us at the St. Louis Business Expo, March 18th 2009 at the St. Charles Convention Center for the Launch of eSuiteOne, the all-in-one e-business suite.

As part of our commitment to make eSuiteOne the best solution available for your e-business, we created this blog to give you the latest tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your e-business including:

  • E-mail marketing
  • Lead generation
  • Social Media
  • Networking (on- and offline)
  • Direct Marketing
  • CRM
  • Search Engine Marketing & Optimization
  • E-commerce
  • and much more..

You will also find occasional book reviews and interviews vith online marketing experts.

I look forward to meeting you!

Michael Schmidt