September 25th, 2009

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Social Media Promotion and Your Bandwidth

SES featured an article on Social Media Promotion Checklist For Internet Marketers by Greg Finn a while back. It’s a great run down on some of the details on how to make your e-marketing campaigns successful.

One of the points is to make sure that your bandwidth is capable of handling an influx of traffic. The main tip is to make sure by contacting your hosting provider. However, there are a few things you can do on your end that can help with the influx. These include the following:

1. Caching

If you’re using WordPress, it’s vital that you get the WP Super Cache plugin. The plugin, essentially, turns all your dynamic pages into static html for the majority of your visitors. This will dramatically cut down on the bandwidth usage by requiring less queries to your database.

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