Saturday, October 31, 2015

2015 PROMO: WRITE: You want promotion, get a blogger-promoter

You want promotion, get a blogger-promoter
Event managers, mall owners, grid operators, and fashion creators should consider getting the help of an associated blogger for the promotional value that could bring. Here are ways to use the help from an associated blogger-promoter.
  • Promotion from Virtual Worlds. Summary
  • Blogs and media in Virtual Worlds.   Possible publicity outlets
  • Special Events:Invite a blogger into the planning group. 
  • Malls: Get a blogger for all contents.  
  • Grids: Get a blogger or 2 for the projects of your customers
  • Fashion creators:  Get a blogger to report on your creations
  • Compensate with promotional space for the blog, posters, etc.
  • Every successful blogger knows promotion.  
  • Get consulting on promotion from the blogger.  Compensate!
  • Why blogger-promoter?  Blogs promote and bloggers know promotion.
  • (More after the break)

Metaverse events, current and upcoming


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    Special Events: Invite a blogger into the planning group. 

    • Articles about the main contributors (people stories)
    • Articles about the presentations (future news stories)
    • Article about the opening events (future news story)
    • Articles about the events (current news stories)

    Malls: Get a blogger for all contents.  

    • Articles about the merchants (people stories)
    • Articles about upcoming sales (future news stories)
    • Articles about current sales and freebies (current news story)
    • Articles about successful products and stores (current news stories)

    Grids: Get a blogger or 2 for the projects of your customers

    • Articles about land-owners and land (people stories, current news stories)
    • Articles about grid-wide special events (future and current news stories)
    • Articles about shops and malls on the grid (people stories, current news stories)
    • Articles about freebies on the grid (current news story)
    • Articles about successful products and stores on the grid (current news stories)
    • Articles about special grid features (future and current news stories)

    Fashion creators:  Get a blogger to report on your creations

    • Report on your creations (fashion story)
    • Report on social media talking about your creations (people stories)

    Compensate with promotional space for the blog, posters, etc.

    Get consulting on promotion from the blogger.  Compensate!

    • Bloggers get readers by promoting the blog.  
    • Good writing and good reporting help, too.
    • A blogger can give you good advice on how to promote your whatever.
    • Listen to the advice. Evaluate the advice.
    • If you want more, expect to compensate.  Money or land.  

    Story types

    People stories

    • Emphasis on the person
    • Pictures of the person in action
    • Quotes from the person that show the person favorably
    • Quotes from others telling about the person (not all clearly favorable)
    • Quotes from social media
    • Information about what the person has done (quotes or narrative)
    • Information about what the person is doing (quotes or narrative)
    • Quotes from the person about the future.

    Future news stories

    • When comes first, probably in the title.
    • Where is almost as important.
    • Where is not just the name of a place.
    • Where is how to get there, complete and tested.
    • Who and what are about what is planned.
    • Why is why should your reader care.

    Current news stories

    Fashion stories

    • Feature story
    • Where is essential.
    • Tell it and test it.
    • Good pictures are essential.
    • Cliche's are not convincing.
    • Report on distinctive aspects.
    • Mention when it would be particularly appropriate.
    • What will other women notice?
    • What will men notice?
    • What will the wearer notice? 

    What you might expect from a blogger-promoter

    • Assuming adequate compensation:
    • Articles at least 3 times per week about your topics.
    • Each article promoted on Facebook, Google+, and some other Social medium.
    • Each article promoted to several G+ communities and FB groups
    • Report of views per article (immediate and over a few weeks).
    • Report of likes, G+'s, and mentions on social media. 
    • Post of Google calendar on the blog and shown on inworld prims
    • Poster calendars placed in strategic locations.

    Where could I find a blogger?

    Full disclosure

    • I write a blog and have land on Kitely
    • I work with New Media Arts (NMA), which has land on Kitely.
    • I receive no special treatment from Kitely because of my posts about that grid.
    • NMA and I are located on Kitely because its business orientation best suits our needs.
    • I write this blog as hobby.  
    • I am not available for any business arrangement in connection with my blog,

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