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  • Rank Ranger SEO Tool: Track and Optimize Your Online Performance

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    Prasanna Bidkar
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:10 am
    Prasanna Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com Rank Ranger is a comprehensive tool that can help you define your SEO strategy and track performance of your SEO campaigns. The post Rank Ranger SEO Tool: Track and Optimize Your Online Performance appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
  • The Top 7 Hotel Blunders on Travel Reviews

    E-Marketing Associates - Online Marketing Products for Independent Hotels » Blog
    Aileen Hoang
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Even though travel review websites are gaining popularity and significance among travelers, many hoteliers still do not leverage travel reviews to their hotel’s advantage. It is very important to respond and interact with guests through reviews, in order to prove that their voices matter, fix any issues that are mentioned and improve the credibility of your hotel. On the positive side, many hoteliers may have several ideas on how to respond to positive and negative reviews. However, it is important determine which responses and behaviors to avoid in order to consistently convey a…
  • Marketing Strategies – It’s NOT Google Calling!

    Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs
    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    It’s my goal to teach entrepreneurs marketing strategies and how to navigate the Internet so they can benefit from all the opportunities it brings. However, many people are still reluctant and I can’t say that I blame them especially when there are so many scams going on. It truly outrages me that these things happen […] The post Marketing Strategies – It’s NOT Google Calling! appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • 7 Quotes Every Social Media Marketer Needs to Memorize

    The IMPACT Blog
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    How often do you feel like you’ve hit a roadblock with something important? It’s frustrating isn’t it? Especially when you don’t know how to get past it. I always find that... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • Negative SEO in the Legal Industry: A Desperate Move that’s here to Stay?

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    Bernie Clark
    30 Jul 2014 | 2:06 am
    In the past two months (or so), we have seen instances of negative SEO being implemented in major markets by firms that our clients compete against.  As we work through cleanup measures, I am left wondering if this is something that is becoming more widespread in the legal niche.  Perhaps it is the fact that some of the (previously) visible firms in those areas took a hit from Google’s algorithm update a few months back, effectively wiping out campaigns they had thrown a good deal of money at.  Did that lead to a sense of desperation and a need to fix it regardless of the…
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  • @SensorTower tracks traffic, success of apps – ShoeMoney FSF

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:08 am
    This week’s Free Shirt Friday comes at you from Sensor Tower. Companies with apps use Sensor Tower to acquire more traffic on their apps. Sensor Tower tracks popular keywords and looks at companies’ competitors to see what their clients can do to stay ahead. Check out them out here.
  • Cash in easy money with the iPhone launch tomorrow

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am
    Every time a new iPhone comes out I have raked in a few easy thousand bucks. Step 1) Get a bunch of cash out of the bank. Step 2) Get some kids you know and trust to goto phone stores where they have lines and camp out at midnight this Thursday night. Step 3) Give them each plenty of cash to cover the iPhone Plus. I always try to get the smaller versions first. So they will need about 1200 MAX for the biggest one out of contract. If they can with contract should be half that or less. Step 4) Get iPhones at store. Go home list on eBay for the full amount you just paid $50 shipping (shipping…
  • Perception – Not the Product is EVERYTHING

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    17 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    Watching Apple’s latest keynote/product launch,  the marketer in me,  couldn’t help but be amazed at the amount of work they do in presenting the product.  Its nothing new for Apple but I think its the reason for their success. The iPhone & the new Apple Watch are extremely innovative and ahead of its time but most of their products since have had competitors that were already doing a lot of the new features they are. Apple’s presentation of these products is truly amazing.  It reminds me of one of my kids favorite movies – Megamind. Check out Apple’s…
  • Don’t miss Bart Lorang on the ShoeMoney Show @bartlorang

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:47 am
    We’ve brought back The ShoeMoney Show with full-on energy and quality after its five-year hiatus. Tomorrow at 4p.m CST Episode TWO will be airing with guest Bart Lorang, CEO of Full Contact, on WebmasterRadio.FM Bart is the CEO for Full Contact, a company that works to group a person’s electronic contacts in all platforms to one single ‘address book,’ if you will. We’ll talk to Bart about the oh-so-social age of today and how he and his business keeps up. You’re likely to learn a thing or two from this successful entrepreneur who serves such a massive target audience. Bart also…
  • Carbon Ads – Free Shirt Friday

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:25 am
    Today’s Free Shirt Friday comes from Carbon Ads Advertising network.  They operate an invite only network.  So if you want to use it…  you can’t. If you would like to see your company on free shirt friday, please click here for details!
 
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  • Community Gamification: Underutilized

    Brenda Todd
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Within the past few weeks my colleagues Pam and Colleen started a ComBlu blog series that looks at the four primary areas of community vibrancy best practices: engagement, content experience, community management and gamification and how they measured up based on a study we conducted on behalf of Lithium Technologies.  Their blog posts:  Community Engagement: Mixed Reviews and Community Content: Primed for Improvement covered the first three vibrancy best practices.  Today I will be continuing the series and talk about gamification as a key component of community vibrancy. Utilizing a…
  • Tell Me a Story: Creating Content That Inspires

    Cheryl Treleaven
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    Who doesn’t love a good story? I’m always in awe of that special breed that can draw you in and keep your attention to the very end. So no big surprise that the morning keynote kicking off Content Marketing World catching my eye was “Inspired Content: How Brilliant Storytellers Create a Sudden Urge to Act” by Andrew Davis, author of Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships. Davis calls content marketers’ biggest content opportunity: “creating moments of inspiration.” He shared some of his ‘secrets’ for how brands can make the leap to applying great storytelling,…
  • Community Engagement: Mixed Reviews

    Pam Flores
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:48 am
    This is third blog post in ComBlu’s series on Community Vibrancy. Our research on how communities are measuring up is based on studying the four primary areas of vibrancy best practices: engagement, content experience, gamification and community management, and comes from a study we conducted recently on behalf of Lithium Technologies. Last week my colleague Colleen covered the content experience in her post titled Community Content: Primed for Improvement. Today I am going share what we learned from the study about the state of engagement and touch on community management as one aspect…
  • Community Content: Primed for Improvement

    Colleen Nolan
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    As you may have read last week in my colleague Brenda Todd’s post: Community Vibrancy – What Does it Take?, our team has been spending a lot of time studying communities – again! Our research in this area always focuses on two objectives: uncovering emerging approaches and determining alignment with best practices. One of the surprising findings in our recent research is the way that established branded communities are addressing or not addressing content. For the entire buzz about content being the key engagement driver for community sustainability, it seems practice does not always…
  • Online Community Vibrancy – What Does it Take?

    Brenda Todd
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:13 am
    Online branded communities have become mainstream with companies of all kinds leveraging them to help support their overall business and growth objectives. The majority of branded communities are designed to serve at least one if not all three of purposes: to provide user support, to compile feedback and to foster advocacy. While starting an online community to help build your brand is an important project, maintaining a community that has engaged members, vibrant discussions and a sustainable membership it is not a simple task. Ongoing attention and care to ensure community vibrancy is…
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    Conversation Marketing from Portent, Inc: Internet Marketing with a Twist of Lemon

  • Make Your Google Shopping Campaigns Multilingual

    Kiko Correa
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    Have you ever stumbled onto a new feature without even realizing it? It just happened to me recently when I told my boss Elizabeth that I had gotten a second, French language, PLA feed going for a client. She looked at me sideways and said “how’d you do that?” Considering she’s covered a PLA base or two (or million) I was pretty shocked that she was surprised. She let me know that “No, Kiko, this hasn’t always been a thing”. Without even meaning to, I had stumbled into something new. I’ll take you through the process I went through to set up Google Shopping campaigns in…
  • Announcing Our SERP Preview Tool

    Josh Patrice
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:28 am
    Has this ever happened to you? You’re working on your website, updating title tags and meta descriptions, when all of a sudden you’re panicked at the thought of a truncated title tag! Sure, you kept it under 55 characters, but you know that doesn’t always work, because Google truncates to a pixel width, not a number of characters. We all know that risking a low CTR is out of the question, and that it’s annoying to push a page live and have to go back and change it until you get it right. There has to be a better way! Now there is, Portent’s SERP Preview Tool! Preview your title…
  • Create Valuable Marketing Campaigns: Start with Strategy, Build with Imagination

    Meegan Kauffman
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    So you have all these great ideas for your business marketing: an app that will take over the world, an e-book that will change the industry as we know it, a banner ad people will actually click on. Ideas and passion are fuel for successful campaigns, but you also need the structure that strategy provides to propel your product into your customer’s hands. Creativity and strategy work hand-in-hand. If campaigns are solely strategic, they have a tendency to be unoriginal. Purely creative campaigns can lack direction or may not connect with the target market. Combining the logical with the…
  • PPC and SEO — Shouldn’t They Get Along?

    Laura Oden
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:25 pm
    Both pay-per-click advertising and organic listings vie for your attention when you search, but do the two types of search results always have to be at odds, or can savvy marketers use SEO(Search Engine Optimization) and PPC (Pay-Per-Click) in tandem to dominate the search results? Making Portent history, Laura Oden (PPC Strategist) and Kaitlin McMichael (SEO Strategist) tackle the first tag-team blog post, putting their heads together to figure out how PPC Strategists and SEO Strategists can work together. The thought process was if we can co-exist at a Christmas party, then chances are we…
  • Portent’s Ice Bucket Challenge: Spread the Wealth!

    Ian Lurie
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:36 am
    We got challenged! Some colleagues challenged Portent in the Ice Bucket challenge. Here’s the video: We changed it up. Here’s why: ALSA has now raised $111 million. That is freaking fantastic. It’s a great cause. 5,000-6,000 people are diagnosed with ALS each year, impacting tens of thousands of people. 30,000 or more Americans live with it at any one time. But many of us at Portent have been affected by Parkinson’s – we have friends or family who have this awful syndrome. So, we donated $1,000 to Parkinson.org, instead. 50-60,000 people are diagnosed with…
 
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    Spunke Business: Gloria Henderson

  • How to Organise Promotional Merchandise for Events

    purespunk
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:49 pm
    Do you have a business you help advertise and profit from by taking it to certain events? Maybe you head to convention centres, bingo balls, bars, etc. When different events are being held and look to drum up new business or sell to your current customer base. Whatever the scenario, one key aspect of going well in this regard is ensuring you organize your promotional merchandise as best you can. Consider the following advice for doing so. Organize in Columns not Rows So take a look at our merchandise table. Your products should make up columns, not rows. By this I mean, you must organize your…
  • Getting Your Promotional Materials Ready for the Big Sale

    purespunk
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:11 pm
    The big sale is right around the corner. Before you know it, your store is going to be overfilled with an abundance of customers – ready and waiting to buy your products and send your sales figures through the roof. That is, at least, what you are hoping for and have taken the necessary steps to do just that. However, one of the things that you may have forgotten was to get some screen printed sales signs and other screen printed promotional materials, such as T-shirts. Why exactly do you need screen printing in the first place? Great T-Shirts for Walking Billboards Many business owners…
  • How Men Buy Good Quality Shoes for Women

    purespunk
    14 Aug 2014 | 11:24 pm
    If you’re a man looking to buy your special lady something she’ll love, there is no shortage of options out there. However, just about every lady out there has a soft spot for shoes. So if you want to be sure your present will make her smile, that’s a great place to start. Just be sure you know what you’re doing by reading the following first. Get a Sense for Her Style Most of us men like to think we know what our lady would like in terms of style. Then we try to buy them something involving fashion and find out how wrong we were. That’s never a fun situation to…
  • The History of Design

    purespunk
    5 Aug 2014 | 5:37 pm
    All of the designs that are created by experienced graphic designers for usage on everything from screen printed posters to embroidered t-shirts have been influenced in some way by the entire history of this art form. Technically, any type of art or building that has ever been made can be considered to be part of the history of design, but most people think specifically about the field of graphic design when this particular topic comes up. After all, graphic designers are the individuals who are creating stunning works of art that can be found on postcards, websites and even tote bags at an…
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  • Are Keywords Still Relevant, and How to Use the Right Ones

    Kristi Hines
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    Editor's note: this post is brought to you by Kristi Hines, a freelance writer, professional blogger, and social media enthusiast. If you're interested in more content on doing keyword research the right way, check out SEO PowerSuite's manuals on 4 Steps to Efficient Keyword Research and  Applying Keyword Difficulty Score. Google has done several things in the last couple of years to make people wonder if keywords were still relevant when it comes to search optimization.  They've removed keywords from organic search data in Google Analytics. They've punished websites that have overused…
  • 20 Awesome Content Creation Tools

    Kristi Hines
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    For content creators, the right tools can help in several ways, from helping you organize your thoughts, come up with great ideas, and create a wider variety of content. And for content creators who also manage contributions from others, there are tools that can help streamline the pitch, submission, and editing processes. Without further ado, here are 20 awesome tools that help with content creation. Editorial Calendars Whether you are a one-person content creator or part of a content development team, editorial calendars can help you keep things on track. For businesses that tend to focus…
  • [Guide] Safeguard your site from Google’s Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird!

    Link-Assistant.Com
    3 Jun 2014 | 7:49 am
    Officially confirmed - new Google's Panda 4.0 update is here. But what is more - the alarming rumors are that the new version of Penguin update is next to come. And this means that even if you haven't noticed any significant changes yet, it's just the time to make sure your site is on the safe side and get ready for Google's new updates. To help you clear the thing, we've compiled the guide with actionable advice on protecting your site from negative effect of the algo changes. PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SURVIVING NEW GOOGLE UPDATES  That is everything you need to know, but have had no time to…
  • 7 Ways to Get Not Provided Keyword Data

    Kristi Hines
    20 May 2014 | 1:53 am
    The keyword (not provided) has been a thorn in the side of marketers everywhere since it began appearing in Google Analytics organic search data in 2011. And now that it is extending to advertiser data as well, it leaves a lot of people asking – how can we find out what keywords are really effective in our marketing strategy? While you'll no longer be able to connect the proverbial dots within Google Analytics using your keywords and conversions data, there are still some ways to find out. Start with Google Webmaster Tools If you have your website set up with Google Webmaster Tools, then…
  • 20 Awesome Social Media Tools for Specific Social Networks & Tasks

    Kristi Hines
    12 May 2014 | 6:44 am
    When looking into social media tools for your business, you might have discovered a lot of options. When you have a specific need, however, that can limit the number of tools you need to look into. If you want a comprehensive social media tool based on your business size, then you can choose based on price. For those looking for tools that will help with specific social networks and activities, here are 20 great tools to consider. Dedicated Facebook Tools First, let's look at two great tools that are designed just for Facebook and what they can help you accomplish in your Facebook marketing.
 
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  • A new way to Benchmark your email marketing

    Jordie van Rijn
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:08 am
    If there ever was such a thing as an “opt-in for life”, it is well in the past. Permission Marketing has been silently replaced with its brother; tease marketing, continuously building on a brand relationship based on mutual interest.The challenge is no longer just about matching message, timing and recipient, but also in presenting an – already in itself – appealing and attractive message. This demands that we benchmark our email marketing efforts in a different way.Presenting an – already in itself – appealing email marketing messageThere are plenty of opportunities for email…
  • The Ultimate Marketing Automation statistics overview

    Jordie van Rijn
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:36 am
    The field of Marketing Automation is growing at an astonishing rate. Looking for insight into the current state of Marketing Automation, the market and statistics on adoption and use, I compiled a list of all (useful) available statistics.Feel free to share these stats and use them how you like, but be sure to link back to this article, thank you.  Jump to section: last updated: Sep 2014 1. Adoption and MarketGrowth of Marketing Automation 2. Benefits and Results of Marketing Automation 3. Top Reasons for purchasing Marketing Automation 4. Use of Marketing Automation1. ADOPTION and…
  • Making the most out of Dynamic Email Marketing

    Jordie van Rijn
    17 Jul 2014 | 2:53 am
    Email marketing is far past being a static channel, real-time dynamic emails are adding the competitive edge today. A lot of companies continue to send static email marketing newsletters, these have their merits, but there is a lot more to be gained with strong dynamic email.The possibilities that dynamic email marketing offers for 1:1 tailored messages are almost endless.With the right choice of marketing automation or email marketing software and using the right techniques, everybody is able to send very dynamic email. These days there are no excuses left for only sending “stale…
  • Dela Quist: We don’t hate Facebook nearly enough

    Jordie van Rijn
    8 Jun 2014 | 11:48 pm
    Dela Quist is a well-known name in the international email marketing industry. With controversial views, he makes marketers think and that is always a good thing.Dela will be presenting his keynote “What is next for email marketers” at the DDMA email summit in June, where I will also be presenting later on that day. A great excuse to talk with him about email, social and marketing automation.Jordie: Social Media has been taking up quite a bit of the average marketers mind. Instead of asking why companies should integrate, holistically view and omni-channel everything, I’d like to know;…
  • These Trends show the Future and Evolution of Email Marketing

    Jordie van Rijn
    10 May 2014 | 12:15 am
    In the quickly-evolving world a lot has changed in the way brands and consumers communicate. Email marketing is known to be a trusted and versatile marketing channel.What will the future for marketers that use the email channel? We can already spot the trends that hold the key to the evolution of email marketing. The future of email marketing and the email marketing eco systemWhat can we expect to see in the Future of email marketing? A panel of email marketing experts share their thoughts about the trends in email marketing software eco-system and ESP functions. These include predictive…
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  • Marketing to Millennials: The Power of Stranger

    Roberto Renteria
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:54 am
    As a children, we were taught “stranger danger.” However, to the Millennial generation a stranger equals an objective source of information. This generation has grown up jaded on advertising and mistrusting of brands. They would rather read a review from a total stranger than directly from a print ad, TV spot or even a friend. [...]
  • Using Twitter for PR Outreach

    Roberto Renteria
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am
    Part of Public Relations Outreach (PR Outreach) is being proactive when someone talks about your brand online. To stand out from the clutter, savvy communicators know they also need to incorporate social media into their media relations and pitching efforts. Generally speaking, Twitter  can be a great place to pitch journalists who are often very engaged with [...]
  • Is Your Business Mobile Ready?

    Roberto Renteria
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    It’s no secret that the World Wide Web has gone mobile! Do you remember the days when having a website was paramount, and it was the only thing we needed to worry about besides managing the day-to-day operations of our businesses? Bill Gates wasn’t kidding when he said, “If your business is not on the [...]
  • Using Vine for Marketing

    Roberto Renteria
    1 Aug 2014 | 10:57 am
    With video becoming more accessible via SmartPhone and other mobile devices, its popularity has increased exponentially. A Cisco report suggested that video will account for 69 percent of all consumer internet traffic by 2017. A report from Social Media Examiner found 76 percent of marketers expect video to be an integral part of their strategic [...]
  • Is SoLoMo part of your integrated marketing strategy?

    Roberto Renteria
    16 Jul 2014 | 2:31 pm
    Our reliance on mobile devices continues to grow at a fast-paced trajectory because of the convenience, simplicity and connectivity they provide. Innovative apps, advanced social media and more powerful mobile devices are set to transform every aspect of our daily lives – how we shop, how merchants sell and how advertisers reach their target audience. [...]
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  • Key Insights From Day Two of Inbound 2014

    Robert Dempsey
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:55 am
    Day two of Inbound 2014 started off with a bang. OK Go warmed up the crowd before David Meerman Scott took the stage as a special presenter. With the audience thoroughly toasty Malcolm Gladwell took the stage to huge applause. He did not disappoint. Read on for the key points I gathered from the sessions I presented. Unlike yesterday’s post I’m putting everything into bullet points because I took actual notes, though not with a pencil. I still need to get one of those. One caveat before you begin: thought it should go without saying I’ll say it anyway, everything here is…
  • Inbound 2014 – Notable Moments from Day One

    Robert Dempsey
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:07 am
    Inbound 2014 Day One I’m sitting at Inbound 2014 Day Two waiting for Malcolm Gladwell to take the stage for the morning keynote. I had a full day of sessions yesterday and wanted to provide 1-2 sentence summaries of the main lessons I gained. Here you go! Simon Sinek, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Come Together And Others Don’t (Keynote): Building a truly great culture requires true leadership. Leaders sacrifice themselves, their perks, their comfort for others; in return people give their blood, sweat, tears, effort and time. Clive Thompson, The Pencil And The Keyboard: How…
  • How I Got A New Job Inside One Month

    Robert Dempsey
    3 Jan 2014 | 7:53 am
    A fortuitous meeting I almost didn’t make led to my getting a job exactly one month to the day I was let go from my former one. They Say It’s About Who You Know… After my family and I moved back to Virginia I started networking. I joined 37 meetups covering topics from programming to data to open source intelligence. One meetup I joined was the DC Tech Meetup. Little did I know this meetup would ultimately help me get my current job. Luck Is Where Preparation Meets Opportunity As I was performing my job search, an email came in from DC Tech. 10 free tickets to TEDx…
  • How I Feel About New Year’s Resolutions

    Robert Dempsey
    1 Jan 2014 | 6:41 am
    Follow Master Yoda’s advice padawan
  • What To Do Before Your Job Interview

    Robert Dempsey
    21 Oct 2013 | 4:48 pm
    Nailing your job interview and having fun means being prepared. Now that you’ve got your job interview scheduled, it’s time to find out just who you’re about to talk with. Here’s how to gather information you can use in your job interviews, and how to use it. Before We Get Started… The approach I take to obtaining a job is the same I use in marketing – the more information I have the better I can connect with the person I’m speaking with. The better I can connect, the more likely my success of selling my product, my service, or myself. The more prep…
 
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    Online Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs | Denise Wakeman

  • Navigating Facebook to get Better Engagement Without Buying an Ad | Adventures in Visibility with Amy Porterfield

    Denise Wakeman
    9 Sep 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Facebook is the social networking behemoth and regardless of how you feel about the platform, you can’t ignore it. If your audience hangs out on Facebook, then it’s a good idea to spend some time there connecting and engaging before you ask for a sale. It’s a well known fact that organic reach on Facebook has declined significantly. It’s frustrating and annoying. But there are some actions you can take to boost your visibility and therefore increase your Facebook  engagement. To get the lowdown on how to navigate on Facebook, Amy Porterfield joined me on Adventures…
  • How to Sell with Intention to Create More Results | Conversation with Tanja Parsley

    Denise Wakeman
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:02 am
    In this episode of Conversations with Experts, I welcome Tanja Parsley  of Partners in Performance. Tanja and her associates specialize in behavioral change that is aligned with business goals and work with corporate sales executives, business owners and their sales teams to improve their sales and business results.  In our 30 minute conversation we discussed the sales process Tanja has developed to help entrepreneurs, business owners and sales professionals, get better results by applying her intentional selling system.During the Hangout, Tanja and I discussed how to sell with intention,…
  • 11 Reasons Why I Love Google Plus (and why you will too!)

    Denise Wakeman
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:56 am
    I’m making an assumption that after you read this post, if you’re not already enamored with Google+, you’ll be inspired to get on board and explore how the social network can boost your visibility and your business. You may already know I’m a self-confessed Google FanGirl. I’ve been shouting from the virtual roof tops about how great Google+ is for more than two years…on webinars, in Hangouts and at speaking gigs. I’ve taught classes and work with private clients to get them up and running on Google+ with a strategic plan.  Yet, I’m still…
  • How to Use Podcasting to Build Your Visibility | Adventures in Visibility with Ellen Britt

    Denise Wakeman
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:37 am
    Podcasting is new again! Everyday I hear about from a colleague that they have started a podcast and are looking for guests to interview. Why should you start a podcast? How can a podcast help you build your visibility and business? That’s what Ellen Britt and I talk about during this Adventure in Visibility.On the Hangout Ellen and I discuss: Why Ellen decided to add podcasting to her marketing and why you should too What you need to do before your start a podcast The reason you have much less podcasting competition that you might think What Apple’s new operating system coming this…
  • How to Increase Instagram Engagement by 182% [#infographic]

    Denise Wakeman
    2 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Have you jumped on the Instagram bandwagon? Not sure how it applies to you and your business? Take a look at the stats in the infographic below and you may find yourself thinking “how can I use Instagram now to boost the visibility of my business?!” Here are some photo ideas for you: People – colleagues, customers, clients, vendors Places – conferences, workshops, business meetings, landscapes, weekend outings (pop in something personal every once in awhile to give your followers a behind the scenes look at who you are) Things – products, tools you use, tools you…
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    Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller

  • ‘Facebook Media’ – What Marketers Need to Know

    Omar Kattan
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    Are you using Facebook to grow your business? Does your social media team post frequent updates on Facebook to engage with your target audience? Facebook has just rolled out Facebook Media, a best practices guide for business users and public figures. Are you ready for immerse yourself in the nitty-gritty details? Here’s what you need [...] ‘Facebook Media’ – What Marketers Need to Know is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post ‘Facebook Media’ – What Marketers Need to Know appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age…
  • Make Your Own Infographic: 5 Tools to Consider

    Omar Kattan
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:57 am
    Today, infographics have become an important part of content marketing. You can see many freelance bloggers and professional businesses promoting their websites, products, and services through infographics. Infographics are slowly replacing guest blog posts as a way of content marketing. There are several advantages to this type of content marketing. For instance, since an infographic [...] Make Your Own Infographic: 5 Tools to Consider is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post Make Your Own Infographic: 5 Tools to Consider appeared first on Omar Kattan -…
  • Google’s HTTPS / SSL SEO Update – My Curated View

    Omar Kattan
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:47 am
    Unless you’ve been hiding under a proverbial rock, you’ve probably heard by now about Google’s new and unsurprising move to provide a boost to websites utilising https urls and ssl certificates. This is what they said about the update on their blog… “For now, it’s only a very lightweight signal … But over time, we [...] Google’s HTTPS / SSL SEO Update – My Curated View is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post Google’s HTTPS / SSL SEO Update – My Curated View appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan…
  • Thoughts on Content Curation [Curated]

    Omar Kattan
    27 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am
    Content Marketing has become an essential discipline in digital marketing and overall brand communication.  Like it or not, it is here to stay and will be for a long time. As traditional media channels lose their audiences to online digital ones, the need for your brand to be publishing and marketing content will continue to [...] Thoughts on Content Curation [Curated] is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post Thoughts on Content Curation [Curated] appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller.
  • Marketers: Think Like Storytellers

    Omar Kattan
    26 Jun 2014 | 1:19 pm
    Writing is a craft. Be it in fiction or in a business context, words are your raw material. A story, fiction or otherwise is shaped by plot and characters. It seems a simple enough process. So why does the finished story so often lack the vision you started with? Why don’t the words flow together [...] Marketers: Think Like Storytellers is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post Marketers: Think Like Storytellers appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller.
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    BolderImage Blog

  • BolderImage First in Line for Apple's iPhone 6

    19 Sep 2014 | 7:13 am
    When it comes to developing for the latest technology, BolderImage is always at the front of the line. Our app team demonstrates their passion and fun spirit outside Chicago's downtown Apple Store for the recent iPhone 6 release.
  • A New Year's Resolution for Your Website

    3 Jan 2013 | 6:42 am
    With the New Year comes a host of New Years Resolutions -- weight loss, better budgeting, giving up sweets or caffeine, and more. But what about a resolution for your business? What could you do in 2013 that would make your business better and stronger by the end of the year?
  • Reimagining User Experience

    19 Dec 2012 | 11:21 am
    Start looking at features that take your website beyond the basic and create the kind of experiences that customers buzz about.
  • What is Responsive Design?

    3 Dec 2012 | 8:16 am
    Responsive design is the practice of building a website that adapts automatically to the user, regardless of what device or browser theyre using. Sound complicated? The implementation of a responsive design on a website takes some finesse, but the principles are pretty simple.
  • 4 Holiday Web Must-Dos for Brick and Mortars

    16 Nov 2012 | 10:40 am
    Many storefront retailers have a hard time pinning down what to do with their websites for the holiday season. With Black Friday just around the corner, we thought we should look at some ways that your website can support sales this time of year.
 
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    E-Marketing Associates - Online Marketing Products for Independent Hotels » Blog

  • The Top 7 Hotel Blunders on Travel Reviews

    Aileen Hoang
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Even though travel review websites are gaining popularity and significance among travelers, many hoteliers still do not leverage travel reviews to their hotel’s advantage. It is very important to respond and interact with guests through reviews, in order to prove that their voices matter, fix any issues that are mentioned and improve the credibility of your hotel. On the positive side, many hoteliers may have several ideas on how to respond to positive and negative reviews. However, it is important determine which responses and behaviors to avoid in order to consistently convey a…
  • Revenue Management for the Busy Hotelier

    Joshua Meehan
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:02 pm
    For smaller properties, General Managers have so many responsibilities that they can’t focus their attention for too long on any one aspect of their property. Typically they are the ones to cover shifts when their desk staff calls out, or the one running to the hardware store to pick up maintenance supplies. With their attention divided so often its hard to find the time to spent enough time on most crucial aspects of the business. Revenue Management is a full time job regardless of the property size, but it’s complexities can be overwhelming for someone wearing as many hats as the GM.
  • Pinterest’s New Analytics Dashboard

    Arielle Sanchez
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Pinterest has updated their Analytics dashboard to include more useful information for marketers. Previously, Pinterest Analytics provided very little insight about how other users were interacting with your pins so it was hard to get a sense about which types of boards and pins were receiving a lot of impressions and clicks. Here is a basic overview of the information marketers are now able to see in Pinterest Analytics: Tracking your Boards and Pins Pinterest Analytics has made it easy for you to track which of your pins and boards are most appealing to users. First you are shown the…
  • A Sharing Economy Strategy for Hotels?

    Joshua Meehan
    11 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    It seems like every day there is a new upstart making waves with a new sharing economy system. This controversial system has companies like Uber and AirBnB all over the news as their platforms grow in popularity. For hoteliers AirBnB might be a big concern. For many travelers, the hotel isn’t the destination, it’s part of the transaction. It’s just a place to sleep and shower and many are testing the alternatives. So with the sharing economy idea taking off, is there a way hoteliers can incorporate it into their property? If your hotel is hosting a conference or selling rooms to…
  • Marketing to Millennials: Hotel Edition

    Arielle Sanchez
    9 Sep 2014 | 1:08 pm
    Millennials: there has been plenty of talk about this group in the hospitality industry and how to market to them, especially since their purchasing power is steadily increasing. First, let’s start with the question ‘Who is considered a millennial?’ Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born between 1980 to the early 2000s. They’ve grown up around advertisements their entire lives, so if your advertising doesn’t fall in line with their lifestyle and needs, they will easily block you out. If your hotel currently or is planning on marketing to millennials, here are some tips…
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    RocketMill » Blog

  • Do I Want A Link From This Site?

    Stewart
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    Digital Marketing Agency RocketMillLinks make the Google world go round – but it’s not just a case of more = better. Quality is the most important consideration when evaluating potential link prospects.So how do you know if you want a link from this site or not?Metrics (Page Authority/Domain Authority)Easily accessible through the Moz Bar browser attachment, Metrics are your straight forward, quick and dirty page analysis tool. If you’re intending to sit down and further analyse a page, I believe these to be of little to no value, but as a top level overview –…
  • Google’s Revenue Increases: The Inception of Exception & Deception

    Spike Patching
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:45 am
    Digital Marketing Agency RocketMillWhen I think about Google three things spring straight to mind. These are things that Google has carved into the brains of its user’s over many years:FANTASTIC USER EXPERIENCE.INNOVATIVE SEARCH TECHNOLOGY.EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH QUALITY SEARCH RESULTS.A 2013 article by Forbes states that “Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoYGoogle seems to ALWAYS be pushing organic search to be “better”, “cleaner”, “more valuable to users” – I mean this is what makes them the best search engine in the world, right?It was the morals of Google’s founders around…
  • Front End London July 2014

    Charlotte Jackson
    7 Aug 2014 | 12:02 am
    Digital Marketing Agency RocketMillLast week I attended Front End London, a monthly meet-up organised and hosted by Made by Many in Angel. Their impressive, trendy office provides the perfect venue for chatting to fellow front-enders, enjoying some free beer and pizza, and learning a few things from the speakers.  So, with a beer in one hand and a pen in the other, I eagerly took notes so I could share the event with those who missed out on tickets.Speakers at this months Front End London, included Jonas Ohlsson demonstrating how to automate faster page rendering, followed by Paul…
  • How I Made My Link Removal Process 5x Faster

    Alex Sebuliba
    5 Aug 2014 | 1:06 am
    Digital Marketing Agency RocketMillIf you are unlucky enough to be faced with the mundane soul-destroying task that is link removal, fear not! For I have found the remedy.At RocketMill, we spent quite some time looking into ways in which we can make the process of link removal as efficient as possible. Our solution was CognitiveSEO. Thanks to some of the features of  CognitiveSEO, I no longer hate link removal and I am able to classify links and domains in a fraction of the time it would usually take when doing this manually. Previously, I would get through 500-600 domains in a day using a…
  • Google Mobile Insights 2014

    Kate Watts
    31 Jul 2014 | 9:25 am
    Digital Marketing Agency RocketMillGoogle Agency Partners Mobile Insights Having just returned to the office from Google HQ in London, I thought I’d let you into some of the Mobile Insights I gained today!RocketMill were one of a handful of Google Partner Agencies who were invited to Google today  for a workshop on Mobile Advertising Insights.Let me start by saying that the welcome pack was awesome – as usual. I’m not sure what one of the gifts actually is, but I’m sure it’s cool and I’m bound to need it at some point in the future!So after stuffing my…
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    The Conversion Scientist

  • Communicate More Creatively with Analytics

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:58 am
    People sometimes confuse us with robot-like scientists, being lead by data and caring little for the creative side of marketing. Nothing could be further from the truth. Podcast: Download (Duration: 10:03 — 13.8MB) Subscribe to the Podcast If you enjoyed this, please leave a review on iTunes! I like to think that we can be more creative because we add a rigor to our creativity that allows us to try riskier things. If we have some data that says risky might work, we have a methodology through which we can confirm it’s effectiveness with a high level of confidence. We backstop our…
  • Rand Fishkin Cracks the SEO Code in 2015

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:35 am
    I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing Rand Fishkin speak at Business of Software USA in Boston. As former head of Moz.com, he’s a guy who knows his stuff when it comes to SEO and search marketing in general. So I captured a live instagraph infographic for you since you couldn’t make it. CLICK TO ENLARGE Nine articles that your web visitors want you to read. Sign up for our free mini-course right here on the blog. Earn points and get a free review of your website when you earn your Ph.D. The post Rand Fishkin Cracks the SEO Code in 2015 appeared first on The Conversion…
  • The Formula That Makes LeadPages A Lead Generation Force

    Luis Ramirez
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:44 am
    In this webinar Brian Massey sits with Tim Page, Conversion Educator At LeadPages who discusses the success of LeadPages and how the company processes over 3 million email optins each month. Click to play the Webinar It’s no surprise that after 12 years testing and implementing sales marketing psychology, Tim’s team created one of the most effective, lead generation tools available that grew their company from zero to 15 thousand paying customers in a year. After watching this webinar you’ll learn: A three step sales process that will make you money even when you don’t have a launch,…
  • Grow Your Email List With These Recommended Tools

    Luis Ramirez
    15 Sep 2014 | 1:11 pm
    How do you grow your email list quickly and effectively? Do you advertise on social media, use special list building software, or do you pray to the lead generation gods for better, quality leads? How many tools do you really need to list build? Maybe a dozen? 60 online marketing experts were asked a simple question: “If you could only choose 3 tools to grow your email list, which 3 would you choose?” At Conversion Sciences, we like to break down our list building strategy into three parts. Content, destination, and calls to action. We use the Content Cascade for transcribing webinars for…
  • How Homeaway Shifted to a Testing Culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    9 Sep 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Team, tech, process and scale: these are the primary components shared by Tania Shershin of Homeaway at the Which Test Won Live Event in Austin, Texas. We captured the high-points of her presentation live in this instagraph infographic. If you want to create a culture of testing in your organization, here is a roadmap to success. Click to Enlarge Nine articles that your web visitors want you to read. Sign up for our free mini-course right here on the blog. Earn points and get a free review of your website when you earn your Ph.D. The post How Homeaway Shifted to a Testing Culture…
 
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    SEO Inc Blog

  • Are You a Content Hoarder? How Content Sharing on Social Media Can Help

    Eric Seal
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:23 am
    Imagine the classic dragon archetype: A big, scaly lizard whose idea of social media is breathing fire on the locals, stealing their treasure and stashing it away in his mountain lair. (Editor’s note: In our classic archetype, dragons get the concept of social media. Clever girls.) Sounds scary, huh? Well, that dragon could be you, minus being scaly and scary. But that treasure you’re hoarding? Those bright, shiny baubles you’re keeping out of the hands of people who could actually use it? That’s your content, my friend. You may not realize it, but you could be a content…
  • Search Engine Adventures: Yahoo! Gets Detention

    SEO Inc
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:51 am
    School’s back in session for our search engine friends, but Yahoo! is having trouble getting back into the scholarly swing of things. Not to worry – Google’s there to help get her back on the academic track. Kind of. Should Google lighten up? Or does Yahoo! need to take a break from the social media sites? No doubt that’s what got her in trouble in the first place, but hey, a girl’s got priorities. To be fair, Google never said anything about using her phone during detention. Stay tuned to see more from our Back to School edition of Search Engine Adventures! Follow along with the…
  • PPC Management: The 5 stages of PPC Marketing on Your Own (as told by gifs)

    Cari Bacon
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:18 am
    Running a PPC campaign may seem as easy has turning on an off your pay-per-click ads like it’s no big deal.  There is actually a great deal more that goes into the fine art of PPC Management .  If you don’t understand the impact research can have on your campaign, or what exactly a keyword analysis is, you may want to look into hiring a PPC Management Company.  This will allow you to focus on your company and not on the PPC campaign. Denial I can do this no problem. Who needs a  Bargaining Hm, OK, so things did not go as planned.  That is completely fine.  We will just switch up…
  • How to Run Facebook Ads: Five Things to Consider when Deciding to Run Facebook Ads

    SEO Inc
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    If your company has found itself in need of more online engagement, Facebook Ads can be a valuable route to take. Facebook ads are a great and affordable way to meet a variety of online objectives for your company. Even if your brand does not have a Facebook page, you can still use Facebook ads to drive traffic to your website, bump up the number of app downloads and increase app engagement. When deciding to create and run ads on Facebook, there are several factors to take into consideration including your company’s objective(s), the number of ads you will need, the design of the ads, your…
  • Does My Site Need to Be Mobile Responsive? – 5 Billion People to Use Mobile Phones by 2017… So, yes.

    Will Price
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:36 am
    Remember your first cell phone? Remember how cool it was to be connected all the time? “You’ll never guess where I’m calling you from…. MY CAR! Can you even believe it??” You might have even had one of those boss Motorolas with the carrying case. Then you probably upped your game and went all Zack Morris on your friends, making calls wherever you were like it was no big deal. You baller, you. In the immortal words of Charleton Heston, “But that was a long time ago. When I was young.” The cell phone game has changed so drastically in such a short…
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    Rand Group

  • Protect Your Business from Fraud & Cyber Criminals

    Eric Khan
    3 Sep 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Here are some tips to help your company protect your business from the very real threat of cyber security breaches. Continue Reading — The post Protect Your Business from Fraud & Cyber Criminals appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Sage: A Review of its Overall (Economic) Position

    Ron Rand
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:07 am
    A financial and organizational review of Sage and its position in the business software marketplace. Continue Reading — The post Sage: A Review of its Overall (Economic) Position appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Who Moved Your Cheese? How New Accounting Standards Have Changed How Your Business Measures Revenue

    Eric Khan
    11 Aug 2014 | 9:25 am
    A new standard will eliminate the transaction and industry-specific revenue recognition guidance under current U.S. GAAP. Here's what you need to know for your business. Continue Reading — The post Who Moved Your Cheese? How New Accounting Standards Have Changed How Your Business Measures Revenue appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Dynamics GP 2013 R2 – Top 5 New Features

    Carlos Juarbe
    5 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    A look at the 'Top 5' most exciting new features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2, according to Carlos Juarbe at Rand Group. Continue Reading — The post Dynamics GP 2013 R2 – Top 5 New Features appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Infor Global Solutions: A Review of its Overall (Economic) Position

    Ron Rand
    30 Jun 2014 | 10:47 am
    In this installment of my new six part series, I review the economic position of software vendor Infor Global Solutions, Inc. Continue Reading — The post Infor Global Solutions: A Review of its Overall (Economic) Position appeared first on Rand Group.
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    Internet Marketing & Design Blog – Blogaholic | Webaholic

  • Why Responsive Web Design is Good for SEO?

    Sourav Saha
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:41 pm
    Gone are the days when computer used to be the only media to surf the internet. The ever evolving technology has blessed us with a spree of devices which allows us to surf the internet more easily and more effectively too. Responsive website designing is now the buzz word for all the web developers as they have to design the different web pages in such a manner that they can be easily accessed from all the different platforms. Therefore this form of designing is now the contemporary way which is being followed by most of the designers in the globe. Responsive web design is basically…
  • 8 Common Responsive Web Design Myths Busted

    Sourav Saha
    2 Sep 2014 | 2:36 am
    We all know how responsive designs have benefited us! The impact is such that some clients have started refusing to pay if their transaction is held up for extra time. Whenever something new comes up, myths about that get generated. It’s in human nature to create rumors so as to affect the common people. Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression. ~ Barbra Streisand These misconceptions can be one of the biggest barriers while planning, scoping, estimating, and executing your next responsive project. So, here is our effort to bust 8 common responsive web design myths: #1:…
  • Does Responsive Web Design Convert Better?

    Sourav Saha
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Nowadays mobile usage has hit the roof. Modern mobile phones such as smart phones and tablets have taken the place of desktops. These smartphones bring a lot of stuffs that one would love to have. Accessing social media to browsing internet, everything has become easy, thanks to these smartphones. Google, the web search giant (according to Google, it has the total 67 percent search market in 2013) has declared that, it has a preference of using responsive web design as the mobile configuration. A recent study shows that, many big businesses have not yet chosen this trend for some reasons. To…
  • How Big Businesses Use Colors To Affect Your Emotions [Infographic]

    Sourav Saha
    16 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    Have you ever thought how big brands create their logos to make you fall in love with their brand? Or make their logos instantly recognisable? Well, it turns out that logos and brand’s theme color have always a bigger impact on customers and as well as employees. Colors trigger emotions and they are even able to change or mould your emotions. Colors are able to invoke happiness, joy, peace, curiosity, anger, sadness, excitement in viewers mind. How? Red signifies active, yellow means energetic, blue is reliable, green is nature, etc.  So, it is indeed a very powerful Call-To-Action that…
  • 26 Things To Consider Before Developing A Brand New Website

    Sourav Saha
    12 May 2014 | 6:27 am
    If you are just getting started with your new website design then you must be excited. Along with the excitement you must not forget the simplest questions before starting a brand new website – What i’s the purposes and objectives? Is it going to be a business related site or a site for leisure or a blog? Once you have figured that out then you will need to scratch your head for choosing a good domain name. Yes, that is right, the most important thing you should think about your website is actually its name. The name should be easy to remember and must also be catchy, that way your…
 
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    Search Engine Marketing Blog | Silverback Strategies

  • Google Begins To Roll Out New Ad Extensions: Callout Extensions

    klambert@silverbackstrategies.com
    8 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    Callouts are a new way to show additional text that emphasizes valuable information in your search ads. They were first introduced in early September to a small population of AdWords users, but they will be available to everyone within the next few weeks. This is an example of what they look like in an ad: Benefits of Callout Extensions Not clickable These callout extensions show specific information without linking to a separate landing page. Since you don’t need a unique landing page to implement, sites of all sizes can benefit from implementing callout extensions. Shows unique business…
  • 5 Characteristics of a PPC Expert: Manage Your PPC Account Like a Professional

    klambert@silverbackstrategies.com
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:56 am
    For the upcoming day off from labor, embody these traits and you could add a job title to your resume over the short holiday: PPC Manager. 1. Patient – A lot of our clients are very conversion and transaction-sensitive, and rightfully so, with their business being their main source of income. The highs can be euphoric, but the lows can be excruciating. However, it’s important to stay the course when launching new initiatives or making changes to an account. When you make any changes to a campaign like testing new ads, trying a new landing page, or launching new keywords, you simply need…
  • Bing Ads Working To Improve User Experience

    klambert@silverbackstrategies.com
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:07 am
    Bing has been working hard this summer/year to come out with developments in their Bing Ads interface. This article will take you through some of the changes and what to expect next. Visual Improvements: The first change you may notice is that Bing Ads has developed a cleaner look. The more distinct contrast in colors helps to enhance an account's readability and visibility. Auto-Tagging: Finally! Now you can add auto-tags to your ads’ destination URLs in your account settings. To set it up, you can choose to UTM tags either “Replace all existing tags” or “Keep my existing tags and…
  • Google Releases Website Phone Call Tracking In AdWords: Website Call Conversions

    klambert@silverbackstrategies.com
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:26 am
    On Monday, Google announced its release of website call conversions. They are expanding their tracking capabilities to identify and measure calls from your website after someone clicks on your ad. Previously, businesses that wanted to track PPC calls from their website had to find outside sources to generate call tracking solutions. We were able to test out this new tool (the first conversion shown below) and we are finding it very useful.    But, before you consider switching, let’s go over some pros and cons.              …
  • Meet the New Exact Match and Phrase Match Keywords

    klambert@silverbackstrategies.com
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Last week, Google announced that they are changing the settings for exact match keywords and phrase match keywords. Since 2012, advertisers were able to choose if they wanted to include close variant keywords in their search results. Now, advertisers will not have this choice. In late September, close variant matching will be applied to all exact match and phrase match keywords within a Google AdWords account. The screenshot above is the current keyword matching options. In a month or so, advertisers wil no longer be able to exclude close variants.  What does this really mean?
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    Attacat of Edinburgh » Brain

  • AdWords Account Structure: Part Two

    Michelle
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:14 am
    Welcome to the second and final part of my intro into AdWords account structure, this time with 100% less weather induced angst. Sadly, this post also has 100% less “The Price Is Right” and 100% more convoluted account structure theory. Last time, we covered why account structure is something we definitely need to worry about, segmentation as the key to glory, and the necessity for directing traffic lest Google take matters into its own hands. Today, we get into the nitty gritty of structure. PPC neophytes, you may need to look away. This is about to get real. Geographic Segmentation If…
  • Month In Numbers: August 2014

    Charlotte Hardy
    4 Sep 2014 | 4:01 am
    Hello lovely Month In Numbers readers. Those of you who live with us in our little Scottish capital city will know that August is a pretty huge month for Edinburgh; the biggest comedy festival in the world takes place as well as the International Book Festival…as well as the Edinburgh Tattoo. It turns our quiet little haven into a bustling, hectic terror town. It’s hard to think of anything else when you have to use all your energy to manoeuvre the hordes of tourists, but we’ve managed to use what energy we have left to bring you August’s Month In Numbers.
  • AdWords Account Structure: Part 1

    Michelle
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:38 am
    I was going to start off this blog post with a really introspective quote about order and chaos by Henry Adams and then expound for a few thousand words on the eternal struggle in executing ideal account structure ideologies. Don’t worry, I’ve decided against that route; mostly because I realised I was only tempted to do this due to the “rain” themed playlist I had on and it was making me feel a bit…lugubrious. Ok, now that’s out of the way, let’s dive in; Wet, Wet, Wet is on and I’m feeling much more chipper. I’m still going to walk you through account structure (yes, it…
  • 5 reasons why you absolutely must be collecting email addresses

    Attacat Joel
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:21 am
    Collecting email addresses, and more importantly segmenting email addresses, should in all likelihood be one of your primary goals as a business operator. But “Why?” you ask, “Why must I spend all this time sorting email addresses when, as a human, I am naturally lazy?” 1. They’re already your customers You could have thousands of customers, sitting there twiddling their thumbs effectively waiting for you to sell them things. If you’ve got their email you can keep in front of their eyes and in the front of their mind, offering them products or services…
  • PPC For Small Businesses: Perception Vs Reality

    Andrew Morgan
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:12 am
    To get noticed and compete today in any industry, it is necessary to have a strong presence on-line. For small businesses this can sometimes be daunting on where to start. They have a website, but how to they get people to take a look? About Me… Being fairly new to Attacat and the world of PPC marketing, I thought I would be an ideal candidate to provide an insight into PPC from both sides of the coin: from the side of someone with a small start-up business dipping the toe in the water of PPC and from the inside reality of what a good internet marketing agency can offer to a company…
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    Digital Brand Makeover - Dallas Social Media Marketing

  • Why Your #1 Google Ranking Doesn’t Matter

    Travis Matheny
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    So, you’ve paid your money, you’ve waited 4-6 months and now you’ve done it… You are on the first page for one of your keywords! What does that really mean? Absolutely nothing. Why? Because there is a huge distinction between traffic and rankings. I like rankings, but I love traffic! Isn’t the whole point of higher rankings to have more traffic to your site? Literally, this morning before I started my writing, I was emailing with a potential client who said that he wanted a quote to increase his rankings.  He said that his current SEO marketer was doing okay, but he felt he could…
  • What You Don’t Know About Your Website

    Travis Matheny
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:34 am
    You may think that your website is nothing more than pictures and info about your products or company, but from the moment your visitor shows up, your website is using multiple factors to communicate one of two powerful messages: buy or don’t buy. Your website is designed to do something specific. It is made to get your visitors to embrace a certain message or to take a certain action. That’s why your website needs to look good at first glance because it says a lot about who you are and what your brand is about. As they say, “first impressions last.” People see your website as their…
  • The Power of Google Apps for Small Business

    April Sunshine Hawkins
    14 Jul 2014 | 6:45 am
    Small Businesses need technology now-a-days to market, keep in touch with customers and to organize and make transactions. Since you are handling a small business you would definitely want something that will be low-priced and effective. The search engine giant Google has just the right apps for you to use. Gmail Gmail can store up to 25 gigabytes of storage and it has a lot of functions that makes it easier and convenient for every small business owner. Gmail conversations are “threaded”, this means that all messages with the same topic are grouped in one “thread” so it will be easy…
  • Going Viral

    Travis Matheny
    8 Jul 2014 | 6:57 am
    A fantastic new infographic from LA based Griffen media has just come out with amazing new insight into how to get your content go viral. The standard stuff that we have preached at DBrand for years is there. Things like catchy headlines and great images will always be paramount getting your stuff shared. But some new insights are also huge. Popular emotions and revisiting old content are great ideas to get your juices flowing and your next post exploding! Take some time and go through the infographic and see what you will use as your number 1 tip for your next viral post.  
  • Increasing your presence on Google +

    April Sunshine Hawkins
    23 Jun 2014 | 6:45 am
    There are a lot of reasons why small businesses need to make their presence known in google plus. To be more specific, there are 359 million reasons why they should. As of January 2013 Google plus has surpassed twitter with 359 million active users. Here are ways on how to grab people’s attention. 1. Let’s start with the basics and that would be your profile. Whatever posts or content that you display can actually be linked to a specific domain. A pleasant looking photo or preferably a headshot should be uploaded to make it even more personalized. Google also suggests for you to have a…
 
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    Digital Marketing Consultant

  • Golfing and Socializing (or What’s This Social Media Sales Crap?)

    John Danenbarger
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    By John Danenbarger, WSIforeSite.com Do you play golf for business?  Or even thought about it…not as a pro, but to make connections? Many years ago, because of the business I was in, I decided to take the big leap to join a country club so that I could meet “the right people.”  Of course, I never admitted that to anyone in the club.  I even tried to act as if I really didn’t need to work. Golf and Socializing Yes, membership was terribly expensive and the season was short in New England.  But one good client could pay for the cost of my club membership, and besides, it was good…
  • Spark a Real Conversation for Your Business on Twitter and Facebook

    John Danenbarger
    25 Aug 2014 | 10:56 am
    Whenever we write a post on Facebook or a tweet on Twitter, we hope to generate a reaction. Ideally, we’ll see lots of likes or retweets, plenty of comments or replies, and the kind of sharing that turns a piece of content viral and spreads the brand’s name across the Internet. At the very least, we want to see some sort of response — and, if we want organic Facebook reach to stretch beyond a tiny percentage of our page’s followers, we need that response. It doesn’t always happen. Part of the work of social selling is creating content, then checking the response to see which topics…
  • Twitter Users Talk Brands, But Mostly to Themselves

    John Danenbarger
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    By John Danenbarger, blog.SEOforSite.com A study released earlier this year by Pew Research Center has good news and bad news for marketers active in social selling. The good news is that people are discussing brands frequently enough for researchers to see clear patterns in their conversations. The bad news is that when they discuss those brands, they’re mostly talking to themselves. The study, made in association with the Social Media Research Foundation, used NodeXL, an open-source template for graphing network data, to track Twitter conversations and portray them as a network map. The…
  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… Three Wrenches to Unlock Social Selling

    John Danenbarger
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    By John Danenbarger, blog.SEOforSite.com Open a toolbox and the contents can all look the same: a row of metal handles with different-sized heads at the end. But those differences are vital. Each wrench is meant for a different nut and a different bolt, and if you use the wrong tool for the wrong job, you won’t get the result you want. The same is true of social selling. Although social media platforms can look as similar as a set of wrenches, they have different marketing roles and each needs to be used in a different way. It’s not just the demographics of the platforms that differ —…
  • Facebook Tells Users to Unfollow Pages, Emphasizes Social Selling

    John Danenbarger
    4 Aug 2014 | 3:34 am
    You might think that Facebook would want its members to follow Pages. You might think that the more Pages its members follow, the more valuable those followers will be to brands and the more brands will remain active on the site. So you would expect that Facebook would encourage members to hit that follow button as often as possible, then make it difficult for them to unfollow. In fact, the opposite appears to be happening. Some users have recently reported seeing a pop-up on Page posts in their news feeds, encouraging them to stop following the Page. It looks like this: That is not what the…
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    The B2B Inbound Marketing Blog

  • A Collaborative Process for Website Development

    18 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    Too often, website developers get some initial input from their clients and then go away to design and develop the website. This results in two possible outcomes. In the first outcome, the designer gets it right and the client is happy. Everything's good. More often, the client isn't happy and either asks for major revisions or accepts the website and walks away unhappy. Neither of these outcomes is good for either party.
  • 3 Content Marketing Tips to Cut Through the Noise

    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Over the last few years, content marketing has become one of the most effective ways of doing business - but, as with any new marketing method, there are inevitably people who clutter up the content ecosystem and create things nobody wants to look at, much less read. Here are three ways to improve your content marketing and step above the crowd.
  • 4 Lead Generation Tips for Your LinkedIn Company Page

    10 Sep 2014 | 7:58 am
    You already know that LinkedIn is a great networking tool for individuals and brand builders. Where else can you find over 300 million skilled professionals looking for work, looking to hire, and sharing big ideas? The same characteristics that make LinkedIn so useful for networking also make it a great marketing and lead-generation tool for your business. Even among other social media channels, LinkedIn occupies a unique place in the marketing sphere. The career-centric nature of LinkedIn eliminates much of that fluff found on other social sites, allowing you to focus directly on your core…
  • 4 Ways You Can Instantly Improve Your Social Media Marketing

    3 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    It's easy to get lost in metrics and analytics when crafting a social media strategy. How many conversions? How many fans? What is my reach? Of course numbers are important, but they can never tell the whole picture. If you are serious about improving your social media marketing campaign you have to be willing to look at more than numbers. Some of the most successful companies are gaining influence with a more creative and organic strategy. Here are a few valuable lessons from companies who excel at using social media to grow and increase sales.
  • Accelerate B2B Inbound Marketing Results With LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

    1 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    It's no secret that LinkedIn is the go-to social selling network for B2B companies. With over 3 million users worldwide (100+ million in the US), LinkedIn is where professonals go to improve business operation - whether it be increasing sales, hiring better employees or increasing brand recognition. LinkedIn is also a natural fit for content marketing - with an audience of professionals seeking professional knowledge, subject matter experts have a great opportunity to enhance their reputations and generate business leads. For knowledge-based B2B businesses like professional services firms and…
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    Fearless Competitor by Jeff Ogden

  • Good stuff happening at Find New Customers!

    Jeff Ogden
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Bringing the Business Marketing Association to its first Florida chapter, in Tampa, Florida. This is BIG news for Tampa.  In fact, I recently got a call from Tampa Bay Business Journal, who’s interested in writing and publishing this story. The Tampa area is filled with lousy marketers and a small number of very savvy ones.  The BMA will help each and every marketer get great ideas and meet wonderful people.  And since I’m the creator and host of that show, I have a wonderful list of great guest speakers.  Besides, who wants to come to the Sunshine state in Winter from up…
  • The Business Marketing Association is coming to Tampa Bay, led by Jeff Ogden

    Jeff Ogden
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    The Business Marketing Association will soon be opening a Chapter in Tampa Bay, Florida.  This represents the first BMA chapter in Florida. And I just got a call from the Tampa Business Journal and they want to learn more about the BMA and we just purchased this domain for the Tampa Bay Chapter www.bmatpa.org  TPA is the Tampa Airport too. The leader of this chapter is the award-winning marketing expert, Jeff Ogden, of Find New Customers, and he’s in process setting up his Board of Directors. And please note that the nicest company in B2B marketing today, Find New Customers, has NEVER…
  • In Content Marketing, every word matters. Thus Buyer Personas matter!

    Jeff Ogden
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    In order to use the right words in Content Marketing, buyer personas are essential. There is a great post at the Buyer Persona Institute by Adele Revella, a good friend of mine, entitled Make Every Word Matter (and Make Sure Your Buyer Personas Tell You How) Buyer personas are developed by talking to the right customers, asking the right questions and documenting the facts learned the right way.  Do you know the right customers to talk to, the right questions to ask and the right way to document the facts learned to drive the right words in Content Marketing? In fact, my good friend Joe…
  • 5 Tips in Building a Great Website in BtoB Marketing

    Jeff Ogden
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    I’m old enough to remember a time when businesses debated whether or not they needed a website, but those days are gone forever. Today, your website is more important than it has ever been. When your salespeople leave a message and give a company name, the prospect is more likely to visit your website than to call you back. That’s why your website matters more than ever. We did tons of work on Find New Customers last week, so I’d love to hear what you think of it.  And please note, we have never sued an existing client. Here are 5 tips on building a great website:…
  • A world-class network from Marketing Made Simple TV and the BMA

    Jeff Ogden
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Marketing Made Simple TV was an awesome show created and hosted by yours truly.  But it also gave me a world-class network.  Let me share an example. By the way, the domain was “stolen” while I was hospitalized. The domain expired while I was in an induced coma and someone else took it.  Unfortunately, www.marketingmadesimple.tv isn’t even working now. I recently moved down to the Tampa Bay area and I wanted to publish with the Business Marketing Association. But there were none in Florida.  Let’s create one. So I sent an email to the Executive Director.  A few…
 
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    Inbound Marketing Blog

  • Inbound Marketing Highlights - HubSpot CRM and Brand Names That Stick

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    Sunday, Sunday, Sunday marketing nation! Welcome to Sunday's Inbound Marketing Highlights with Mike and Roman. It's the last day of summer so enjoy it! The Lynton team is using the weekend to catch up on some sleep and bask in the glow of HubSpot's amazing Inbound Conference this past week.  Our articles this week: Transforming Sales: The Story of the HubSpot Sales Platform The New Pinterest Analytics Tool: How To Use It for Business 6 Blogging Mistakes You Need to Fix to Get The Results You Want It’s time for social to grow up How To Create Brand Names and Domain Names That…
  • HubSpot Announces New CRM and Sales Products at #INBOUND14

    16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    CRM, project management tools, marketing automation technology, and social media platforms. So many tools. What about when it becomes less helpful and just a lot of passwords, formats, and data entry? I have to admit, I am not a details person. I think about the end result, the big goal and how we make connections along the way. When it comes to working with clients I’m all about building that relationship and making sure that I am always being helpful. Having too many tools to rely on is cumbersome, inefficient, and keeps me from focusing on that relationship being built. HubSpot has…
  • Inbound Marketing Highlights - Bad Tweets & Apple's New Secret Sauce

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    14 Sep 2014 | 9:22 am
    Sunday, Sunday, Sunday marketing nation! Welcome to Sunday's Inbound Marketing Highlights with Mike and Roman. Do you have your bags packed for #Inbound14?? Look for members of the LyntonWeb Corral in Boston this week.  Our articles this week: DiGiorno’s Unfortunate Hashtag Is Why Brands Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Tweet Going digital could be the death of customers Why Everyone In Your Company is On The Marketing Team 10 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Website Externally Monitored Does Apple have a breakout product in its smartwatch? DiGiorno’s Unfortunate Hashtag Is Why…
  • Get To Know the LyntonWeb Corral Before #INBOUND14

    12 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    The LyntonWeb corral is excited for their annual journey from Texas to INBOUND. We're so excited for Inbound, we just can't even hide it. We hope we get to see some of your smiling faces there, so we thought we'd give you a little information about ourselves before the big event!  Meet Daniel Daniel Lynton is our CEO so he has been around since the beginning... of LyntonWeb. About 15 years. He pretty much does everything a CEO does, plus 10 times more, and sometimes he even walks around to our desk and brings us ice cream. This year he's looking forward to meeting clients and learning…
  • Stop Focusing on Lead Quantity to Grow your Business

    8 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    As marketers we know generating leads is a big component indicating success. When it all comes down to it, the content we create is to grow an audience of potential customers. We love seeing the numbers of leads grow. We set goals and aim high. Bosses love seeing a 100x growth on lead count. And why wouldn’t they? More leads means more potential sales. Or does it? Lead quantity is a valuable metric to track and work towards achieving, but it’s not the only measurement for lead analysis. Where lead quantity ensures you are gaining a reading audience, lead quality is ensuring those…
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    The IMPACT Blog

  • Inbound Marketing Trends: September 21, 2014

    21 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Happy Sunday! Between HubSpot's INBOUND conference and our INBOUND Encore event this past Friday, we've had quite the week here at IMPACT. Needless to say, our team is super excited to apply and... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • 10 Tweetable Tips To Inspire Your Next Website Redesign

    20 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    If you've been in business for a while, it's likely that your website's original design is beginning to feel a little antiquated. If you haven't been in business very long but the website you have... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • 7 Quotes Every Social Media Marketer Needs to Memorize

    19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    How often do you feel like you’ve hit a roadblock with something important? It’s frustrating isn’t it? Especially when you don’t know how to get past it. I always find that... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • Is Your Sales Process Aligned With the Modern Consumer?

    Rachel Clapp Miller
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    This post originally appeared on the Force Management Blog. To read more content like this, visit the blog here. B2B buyers are increasingly using resources other than a salesperson to get... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • 4 Ways to Instantly Improve The Performance of Your Mobile Site

    18 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Where will your next website visit come from? Their desktop? A tablet? Maybe their smartphone? While it’s impossible to pinpoint how they’ll access your site, it is possible to ensure... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
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    Digital Marketing Blog

  • Top SEO Factors for Drupal in 2014

    Ben Finklea
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:26 pm
    We look at the searchmetrics 2014 SEO factors and apply them to Drupal 7.On Sept 15, 2014, Searchmetrics released their 2014 Ranking Factors Study. In it, they analyzed 10,000 search results and created correlations between characteristics of websites and their rankings. In other words, webites that rank high, do x. Sites that ranks low, do y. For this blog post, I’m leaving out things like Backlinks (factor 4, 9, 12, etc.) because - as far as I know - there just aren’t that many modules or settings that can help you with it. Now, with all the usual caveats about correlations...drupal…
  • DrupalCon Austin Wrap-Up

    Brian Solka
    5 Jun 2014 | 8:37 am
    The Finish Line is in SightToday (Thursday, June 5th) is the last day that the trade show will be open at DrupalCon Austin 2014. We've had such a great time being here and are happy that everyone who attended was able to make it to Austin. We had a lot of fun and are pleased to be a part of this wonderful Drupal community. Let us know in the comments or via social media what your favorite part was; did you ride the bull? Also, earlier in the week, the Blue Drop Awards announced this years winners. We'd like to congratulate everyone who was...drupalcon austin
  • DrupalCon Austin is Right Around the Corner!

    Brian Solka
    30 May 2014 | 2:54 pm
    We've Been Waiting a Long Time for ThisWe're more than excited that DrupalCon is in our home city of Austin this year! It's truly a great opportunity to meet with other Drupalers and we're looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new. Volacci will be in booth #615 this year so stop on by to learn more about what we do, see what Automatr has to offer, or just to say hi. Also, don't forget to stop by the Blue Drop...drupalcon austin
  • Process Day Email Address [Ben's Productivity Podcast]

    Ben Finklea
    2 May 2014 | 8:27 am
    The Importance of Process DayIn this 'Fast Friday' podcast, Ben Finklea discusses the importance of conducting a Process Day, along with the significance of utilizing a process day email address. productivity, drupal
  • Say No Say Yes [Ben's Productivity Podcast]

    Ben Finklea
    23 Apr 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Learning How to Say No and Yes in the Right Situations Transcript:Hi, welcome to the podcast. I'm recording this podcast with a rain storm going on behind me so if you hear a little bit of rain or lightning or thunder, I guess you can't hear lightning, but if you hear the thunder then just know that's what's going on. Hopefully we won't be disturbed too much and I have what I think is a really interesting...
 
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    Tim Bonner Blog

  • How To Increase Page Views In 6 Simple Steps

    Tim Bonner
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    After a visitor comes to your blog and reads a post, where do they go next? In an ideal world, you want them to stay on your blog to read more. If they don’t know you have anything more to offer though they will leave and become another bounce rate statistic. There are ways to encourage visitors to look around your blog. Whilst some blogs do this well, others fail miserably. […] The post How To Increase Page Views In 6 Simple Steps appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • How To Use The WordPress Last Modified Date On Your Blog

    Tim Bonner
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    There are different schools of thought on whether you should date your blog posts or not. I’ve been considering my options but hadn’t made up my mind one way or the other. So I decided to do some research to look at the bigger picture. Here are some of my findings. Mack Collier write about whether you should remove the dates in his post: Should You Remove The Dates From Your Blog […] The post How To Use The WordPress Last Modified Date On Your Blog appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • 5 Ways To Make Self-Promotion Work For Your Blog

    George Meszaros
    4 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Self-promotion is one of the scariest aspects of popularizing your blog. They worry about how their readers, friends and competitors will think of them if they stand up and start touting their new blog. They are afraid of being labeled a spammer or even worse, a fraud. Don’t confuse self-promotion with self-adulation. Self-promotion is admirable while self-adulation is pathetic. So many people with great ideas and a powerful message waiting […] The post 5 Ways To Make Self-Promotion Work For Your Blog appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • How To Pack More Into Your Blogging Day

    Tim Bonner
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Being a stay at home dad, I often have to work on my blog and complete daily tasks in short bursts. It’s not always ideal but you get used to it. There are many ways that I’ve changed the way I work to increase productivity and make more of the time I can spend online. It’s not rocket science but it may give you some ideas too. Write Without Distraction […] The post How To Pack More Into Your Blogging Day appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • Akismet – Friend Or Foe?

    Tim Bonner
    25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    I’m in Akismet jail. I’m not sure when it started but I find myself unable to comment on any blogs that have it installed. Or at least, they’re dropping straight into the spam folder. I noticed this first a few weeks ago when I tried to leave a comment on one of David Risley’s posts at the Blog Marketing Academy. After submitting my comment the screen returned to the post […] The post Akismet – Friend Or Foe? appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
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    Calloway Green » Blog

  • You’re not doing this one thing that can boost your blog visits by 934%

    cgadmin
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:43 am
    …So it doesn’t really matter that Facebook is cracking down on it! Click-baiting. It’s fun, it’s a scourge, it’s what’s wrong with the net and Facebook today. Whatever your view it’s about to get the push from Facebook and to many this is about time. What is click-bait? You’ve probably seen links all over the web that give you an odd image together with an enticing headline and nothing else. The headline is usually enough to get you to click because it’s appealing to a part of your mind that just NEEDS to find out what it’s all…
  • What on earth is the “Yo” app and how can it possibly be used?

    cgadmin
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:13 am
    It’s not very often I get inspiration to write something while half watching Newsnight, but last night’s edition featured a new app that at first makes you think “what’s the point of that” and then when you cogitate on its potential, you begin to realise that they might actually be on to something here. You thought 140 characters in Twitter was restrictive? How about none? Yo is a new app created in eight hours by Or Arbel. It was launched April 1st this year (2014, archive fans) on Android and iOS and I reckon many at the time thought it was indeed a bit of a…
  • So, Panda 4 happened, what’s that all about?

    Andy Calloway
    2 Jun 2014 | 9:03 am
    Did you notice anything? There has been a huge disturbance in the force, by which I mean Google updated its algorithm again and people have been picking over the pieces to see what’s gone on. Here’s what we can ascertain thus far: It’s about content Content, content, content. Pretty tiring talking about it to be honest, but there you go. From what we can see, if you had a site that had a ton of really good content, then you did quite well out of Panda. If you had a site that was full of spam or scraped content, well, you ended up without good rankings or disappearing…
  • How telling stories enhances your content marketing

    Andy Calloway
    16 May 2014 | 3:06 am
    Marketers the world over have been extolling the virtues of storytelling as a method of getting brands firmly positioned within the minds of their potential customers for years. Now, as content marketing becomes the latest trend, telling stories is seen as the ideal way of telling people all about your business and many companies make it an absolute essential part of the digital efforts. Their DNA so to speak. But many people are confused about what it all means – just what is storytelling when used in this way? We all know that Lord of The Rings is a great story, but how does that map…
  • The Heartbleed bug and why it affects you…

    Andy Calloway
    10 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last week, it’s likely that you’ll have heard about the latest and greatest problem to hit the Internet, Heartbleed. Sounds quite scary already eh? Well yeah, be scared, it’s a potential hole the size of which hasn’t been seen in years, if ever and it’s probably affected you and you don’t even know it. But what is it? Why should you even worry about it, surely it’s up to a lot of other geeks to sort out? Well, here’s why and unlike a lot of techno-heavy blogs and posts, I’m going to cut the technical mumbo jumbo and just give…
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    Blue Interactive Agency

  • 6 Tips for Marketing Your Hotel

    Peter Brooke
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    No matter how great your hotel is, it will not market itself.  You’ll first need to put forth the effort to develop a personalized strategy that works best for your hotel and take all necessary measures to execute it effectively. There are copious amounts of articles intensely advocating for various marketing platforms, but where do you start? We’ve sifted through the mounds of op-ed pieces dedicated to the subject and compiled a short, comprehensive list of 6 tips for marketing your hotel. 1. Differentiate These days, depending on their location, hotels can be “a dime a dozen”.
  • Hotel Email Marketing

    Peter Brooke
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Hotel email marketing can be used in a number of ways. It can be used for customer retention, enhancing a customer’s relationship with your hotel; for customer acquisition, inspiring consumers to stay at your hotel or pay attention to your message; and for increasing hotel awareness, introducing yourself to the community or your target market. According to Madison Logic, 122,500,453,020 emails are sent every hour, so your email needs to stand out within consumers’ cluttered inboxes. There are many ways to achieve this. First, your email cannot resemble spam. Those on your email list need…
  • Hotel Social Media Marketing

    Peter Brooke
    3 Sep 2014 | 12:16 pm
    In 2003, Myspace, the first widely known social networking site, was founded and shortly thereafter, Facebook was founded in 2004, followed by Youtube in 2005 and Twitter in 2006. The number of social networking platforms has since increased exponentially to include Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube, Tumblr, Reddit, Foursquare, Instagram, Snapchat, Flickr, StumbleUpon, Yelp, SoundCloud, Spotify, and countless others. All of these social networking platforms have hotel interactive marketing strategies that can be tailored to your specific business to get the traffic and leads you…
  • 10 Tips to Choose a Hotel Marketing Agency

    Peter Brooke
    8 Aug 2014 | 1:24 pm
    The hotel marketing agency you hire will play a large role in the financial success of your business. With the proliferation of hotel marketing companies that has occurred in recent years, the market has become flooded with companies claiming results that they lack the expertise to deliver. How can you sort through the hype to find a marketing agency that will achieve the results you need? These 10 tips will help you to choose a hotel marketing agency with the experience and skill to get your desired results. References A sales pitch may be enticing, but it will not tell you some of the…
  • Net Neutrality and the OTAs

    Peter Brooke
    1 Jul 2014 | 7:02 am
    Following the recent rants of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver on his comedy news show, I lamented that my dream of a perfect-equality, utopian internet could be corrupted by FCC rules which will allow ISPs (Internet Service Providers) to charge additional fees for preferential access to deliver online videos and other content at faster speeds. It occurred to me that this new paradigm would set up an inequitable online superhighway with a fast lane for travel industry partners with big bucks and a slow lane for everyone else. With the exception of large corporate interests,…
 
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    The Vocus Blog

  • Measurement: Don’t Get Caught in the Weeds

    Adrienne Sheares
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:26 am
    NPR is pretty much a pillar of American society. Even if you’re not a listener, you probably know someone who religiously listens to the network on the way to work, school, during work or while straightening up the house. Like all modern businesses, technology created new competition NPR. Nope it’s not CNN, the WSJ or another radio news program; it’s iTunes. People listening to NPR in the car is NPR’s bread and butter. What happens to the network in our mp3/iTunes culture? During the final day of AMEC Measurement Week, NPR’s Lauren Bracey Scheidt, product manager for consumer…
  • RIP AVE and Hello Big Data for PR

    Adrienne Sheares
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:24 pm
    Over a decade ago, data and PR were rarely used in the same sentence. Now, with the explosion of resources for measuring and tracking, PR pros can no longer run away from data. To succeed in modern day PR, practitioners need to embrace having the ability to track PR like never before and leverage it to achieve success. But how do you sort through vanity metrics and avoid data overload? During the fourth day of AMEC’s Measurement Week in NYC, two sets of measurement experts focused on how agencies and PR pros as a whole need to be looking at success. Here are some key takeaways: It’s Time…
  • Vine for PR: Powerful Messaging in 6 Seconds!

    Allen Mireles
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    …Vine: a mobile service that lets you capture and share short looping videos. Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity. Source: Twitter While its now longer the new kid on the block in social media, Vine is proving itself to be surprisingly strong as a tactic for public relations. And, although it might seem to be a tool designed solely for use in business to consumer communications, PR professionals are using Vine effectively to deliver creative and impactful messages, build relationships and even pitch media and online influencers. Vine, a mobile…
  • Think Different: Regulated PR and Mythical Formulas

    Brian Conlin
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:04 pm
    If Day 3 of AMEC’s Measurement Week in NYC had a one-word theme, it might be “different.” Laura A. Grover, senior digital strategy director at Quintiles, discussed how regulated industries use social media, while providing universal social best practices. After that, K.C. Brown, general manager of Cision Global Analysts, discussed why measuring PR doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all formula. (Hint: It has to do with differences.) Without further ado, let’s get to some of the days best insights. Social Media in a Regulated Industry Individuals and brands have adopted social media for…
  • 4 Ways to Offend a Journalist on Social Media

    Susan Payton
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    While it’s known that more than half of journalists use social media to find sources for stories, they’re not always keen on being pitched there. Every journalist has her own preferences about being approached on social, and it’s easy to burn bridges if you’re not careful. That being said, here’s the fastest way to offend and get on a journalist’s blacklist. 1. Not Reading Their Stream Just because a journalist is on social media doesn’t mean he uses it for his reporting. If you’d looked at his Facebook profile before sending a friend invite, you might have noticed his stream…
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    atlanticwebworks.com

  • Social Media Management Services: They’re Not All The Same

    Adrienne Cregar Jandler
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:20 am
    Social media has become a core component in corporate communications. As companies get involved in multiple social networks, many are discovering how time-intensive social networking can be and how critical it is to properly manage this very public communications channel. From content creation, branding, and corporate messaging to the legal and customer service aspects of [...]
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    Smellycat Productions

  • How to Protect Your Website From Brute Force Attacks

    smellycat
    8 Sep 2014 | 8:14 am
    Brute Force Attacks are the simplest method hackers use to gain access to a website. These Internet “bullies” try different usernames and passwords repeatedly–even using specially made “bots” that generate random sequences of characters, until they get in. Their easiest targets? Those who use simple passwords like ’123456′ and usernames like “admin”. Due to the nature of these attacks, you may find the number of http requests (the number of times someone visits your site) is so high your host server’s memory goes through the roof,…
  • New at Smellycat Productions–Aerial Video and Photography!

    smellycat
    7 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    We are now offering aerial video and aerial photography services!  Perfect for developers, real estate and any company that would like a unique “bird’s eye” view of their business.  To schedule your “flyover”, call us at 757-250-3197 or email us. Smellycat Demo from Smellycat Productions LLC on Vimeo.
  • Are You Networking or Just Connecting on Your Social Media?

    smellycat
    15 Feb 2014 | 9:00 am
    Social Media is important to the success of your business.  Are you using it to your advantage? Most businesses use LinkedIn to connect with other businesses, but is that all there is to LinkedIn?  Try this–it works! When I connect with someone on LinkedIn, I send that person a message to let him or her know I would like to meet them, either at their place of business or mine. For me, LinkedIn is not just about making connections; it is about REAL networking. By actually meeting my new connection, we may be able to do business with each other, or know another business that could use…
  • Adventures in Virginia State Parks: Holliday Lake State Park

    smellycat
    19 Sep 2013 | 12:02 pm
    In July, Bill, Cindy, Robert and I visited Holliday Lake State Park. Holliday Lake is very family friendly with a large beach, picnic shelters, snack shop, playground, hiking trails, fishing spots, campground among many other amenities and things to do. Kids will have a blast playing on the beach, jumping off the swim platform, and climbing on and sliding off huge floating water toys in the designated swimming area, which always has a lifeguard on duty during operating hours. You can also canoe and kayak, play volleyball, build sandcastles–or hunt butterflies! We shot pictures and…
  • Adventures in Virginia State Parks: James River State Park

    smellycat
    19 Aug 2013 | 3:59 pm
    In July, Bill, Cindy, Robert and I made it to James River State Park. We started filming Virginia State Parks to create virtual tours that will be added to their redesigned website. At James River State Park, we shot video of the children’s discovery area, a section of the park with tunnels, trails, a water pump, musical instruments, and other things for children to run around and play in. The children’s discovery area is very shaded, which makes it great on even the hottest days (like that day!). We filmed children of all ages – from infants to teenagers – having a…
 
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  • Join our Growing Team! We’re Hiring a Social Media Marketer

    Derek Denholm
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:24 am
    Global Bend www.globalbend.com is a boutique digital marketing agency located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We focus on delivering superior customer service to our clients across a wide variety of industries while maintaining business-building objectives. We’re fortunate to work with fabulous people both as clients and as team members and we’re looking for one more to join us now. Is that you? Do you tweet, pin or blog your life’s daily moments? Are you organized, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator? Do you enjoy creative writing and branding? Are you…
  • Event Marketing and the GROW Conference

    Derek Denholm
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:41 pm
    The GROW Conference in Whistler is coming up on 20-22 August and for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology pioneers here in Vancouver and from out of town, it looks to be the event of the summer. Like most entrepreneurs, I often wish I had a bit more time to meet smart movers and shakers and learn new tricks at events like this. From blockbusters we all know like Google, Yahoo and Facebook to up-and-coming stars like Jawbone, Lockitron, Misfit Wearables and more, it looks like all the big players will be gathering at this who’s who of the future of innovation and business. How…
  • How Social Media Helped a Clothing Company Get Real Customers

    Derek Denholm
    16 Jul 2014 | 1:52 pm
    Even after so many success stories for companies using social media to build brand and get more customers, some companies are still skeptical. Sure, Coca Cola and Old Spice can create amazing campaigns garnering millions of “Likes” and impressive boosts in sales. But what about the small to medium-sized business that doesn’t have a million dollar creative budget with a dozen well-paid brand ambassadors to get the word out? Small companies and even startups can still compete, but they do have to get creative with their engagement. In just a few months, Karma Collective built its business…
  • A Winning Fast-Growth Digital Strategy for a Turf Farm

    Derek Denholm
    24 Jun 2014 | 4:39 pm
    Think a modern marketing campaign is only really appropriate for certain kinds of clients? Think again. Digital strategy, SEO content marketing, social advertising and other elements of our online marketing services can work for pretty much any kind of company. We know it’s true because we’ve seen it work with clients from so many sectors, from entertainment vendors to non-profits, mobile app makers and restaurants. Our latest client? A grass turf farm – and once again, we were able to pull off big results through digital marketing, better than they’d had for years. Western Turf Farms…
  • The Limits of Social Media Control at the World Cup

    Derek Denholm
    17 Jun 2014 | 3:53 pm
    Marketing communications used to be about controlling the message. In the age of social media marketing, it’s getting more common for organizations to latch on to an existing meme or popular user-generated content as the starting point for an online marketing campaign. Particularly for small to mid-sized companies that don’t have Coca Cola’s multi-million dollar online advertising budget, executives are fine with losing a bit of creative control if it means they can latch on to an existing YouTube video, twitter handle or blog that’s already getting plenty of eyeballs. Not so with the…
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  • E-Web Marketing Wins #10 Best Place to Work in Australia

    Paula Lay
    11 Sep 2014 | 5:18 pm
    The Great Place to Work Institute has yet again recognised E-Web Marketing as a Best Place to Work in Australia. Our 10th placement in the ‘under 100 employees’ category was announced last night at the Doltone House in Sydney amongst some of the nations leading companies including 2013 winner Optiver Asia Pacific, 2013 runner-up and winner of 2014′s ‘over 100 employees’ category Atlassian.         What makes E-Web Marketing a Great Place to Work in 2014? In previous years, with our fun workplace environment, it was easy to see why we won…
  • SEO Friendly Site Migration Best Practices for Content

    Shawn Powrie
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:36 pm
    In addition to providing SEO benefits, a well-executed site migration delivers rewards in terms of user experience and conversions. In this article, I will explain the two major considerations when it comes to migrating a large website or even merging several large websites together into one new site: how to structure the new site and how to properly create a redirection map between the old site(s) and the new one. Structuring the site The first consideration is to understand how the new website will be structured around the specific content the site will contain. If it is a new website based…
  • Express CRO Tip Series #24 – How Well Does Your Landing Page Score?

    Amy Cheng
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:48 pm
    If you want your online website to make more sales and enquiries by firstly reducing the bounce rate then this infographic is for you! For each of the 8 questions, give your answer, at the end of the quiz, total up your score to see where you rank! If you have problem understanding any of the pointers or applying the theories to your website, I’ve provided examples and diagrams to help guide you. Happy conversion optimisationing! The post Express CRO Tip Series #24 – How Well Does Your Landing Page Score? appeared first on E-Web Marketing.
  • Express CRO Tip Series #23 – FREE Mobile Wireframes

    Amy Cheng
    9 Jul 2014 | 5:45 pm
    I was sitting on a bus to work the other day. The traffic was slow thanks to Sydney peak hour. My eyes were getting a little tired so I looked up and saw the advertisements on the buses. The printed banners displayed were from Virgin Mobile. The messaging was: “If you’re looking up here, you’ve probably run out of data” I had a little chuckle – how people interact with information in their daily lives has changed so much. More people look down to their mobile and it’s not surprising to anyone that most of life’s activities, from shopping for…
  • Express CRO Tip Series #22 – FREE “Get a Quote” Landing Page Wireframe Part 3

    Amy Cheng
    17 Jun 2014 | 3:58 am
    So you’ve got an outstanding product or service that you really want more customers to buy/sign up to. It is systemised enough for your team to be able to make a quote, but you start to find making these quotes and sending them out by the stated dedicated time of 24 hours is churning up a lot of time, which gives you little time to work on your business. Here is what is may look like:   Look familiar? The process to close a lead is usually one directional and long! Although getting too many quote requests is a good problem to have, having a landing page that auto-generates a…
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    Work With Gordon

  • Gangnam Style – Top Tips To Create Great Viral Videos

    Gordon Robinson
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:08 pm
    A Viral Video is a video that is put on a video sharing site, like YouTube and Facebook, that then begins to spread based on the content. This means that the viewers do all the work. They watch the video, enjoy it, and then begin to share it with their friends. Have you heard or […]
  • Facebook For Small Business – Some Great Marketing Tips

    Gordon Robinson
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:09 am
    It has always surprised me how many small businesses are not using Facebook to promote their products and services. Facebook for Small Business should be, in my opinion, a crucial component of any small businesses marketing strategy. Facebook announced that one billion people are using its platform at least once a month. Since its launch, […]
  • Your Financial Freedom

    Gordon Robinson
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Every day I hear it and see it! Achieveyour financial freedom, do this and you will have Your Financial Freedom. Buy that and achieve your financial freedom. Its sounds great but what is Financial Freedom? In the case of many individuals whose financial circumstances fit this description, their assets generate income that is greater than […]
  • Want More Twitter Followers

    Gordon Robinson
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:09 am
    Want More Twitter Followers Are you using Twitter? Well you should be …. And if you are, do you WANT MORE TWITTER FOLLOWERS? As of March 2012, twitter had a total of 500 million users worldwide. Out of that 500 million, 100 million were active users, members who log in at least once a month. […]
  • Learning To Drive A Car – A Metaphor For Life’s Many Challenges

    Gordon Robinson
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:09 pm
    I was barely seventeen when my brother decided it was time I learned to drive a car. I had managed to pass my learners but that was a theory test and getting in front of the wheel of a real car was a vastly different story. This was no drive a car game! I remember the day clearly, […]
 
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    Advice Interactive Group

  • Grow Your Business Through Local Search Part 1: Five Steps to Getting Found

    Bernadette Coleman
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Sometimes, in an attempt to maximize web traffic, small- and medium-sized businesses get so caught up in reaching wider markets that they overlook a growth market right under their noses — their own local prospects. Right now, there are probably hundreds, even thousands of people in your geographic area who are seeking a product or service you provide. This is true for B2B enterprises, as well as B2C, and believe it or not, you can tap this market by using local search. What Is Local Search? GPS and mobile technologies have come of age, and together they are driving the development of…
  • Do YOU Connect with Content, Search, Social and Local? Now YOU Can!

    Lissa Duty
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    The Local Social: We ROCK Content, Search and Social At Advice Interactive our mission is to provide the digital marketing community, and all businesses small and large, with the tools, resources, information and essential knowledge to have success with: Content Strategy and SEO Local and National Search Social Media Strategy & Engagement We share this information through blogs, videos, social media and events! Speaking of events …. On October 23rd we are hosting the second annual Local Social, an event created to connect the business community with industry leaders, and support…
  • Today’s Search Engine Optimization Basics

    Bernadette Coleman
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    With approximately 90% of Web traffic starting from the search engine results and three quarters of that from the first page of the results alone, it should be obvious why SEO must become a major part of your digital marketing strategy. SEO has been around since the dawn of the Internet, and although the industry has changed enormously over the years, the goal to increase a website’s standing in the search engines has never changed. SEO has long been considered by many to be somewhat of a black art, largely because of its association with spam and other black-hat marketing tactics.
  • You made the Inc 500 list!

    Lissa Duty
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:32 am
    Seriously, you made our Incredible 500 list! When our CEO, Bernadette Coleman, made the announcement this morning that we made the Inc 500 for the third year in a row, I was beyond ecstatic, and sharing the word with all of you is my privilege. So are you wondering how you made the list just because we did? I created the Incredible 500 … because if you are reading this post, we think you are incredible and you have most likely contributed to our success, just as much as we did, by reading our posts, sharing in the online conversations we have daily, and perhaps being one of our loyal…
  • How to Grow Your Business With Google Plus Hangouts

    Justin Liles
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Technology has revolutionized marketing over the past decade. The spread of the Internet and the ability to shop online was just the start. Even small companies can now access global markets and reach out to customers on the other side of the world. Social media marketing allows businesses to reach out to thousands of customers and build relationships at virtually no cost. Google Plus Hangouts is a logical extension to the way marketing has changed over recent years. Successful businesses have direct engagement with their customers and they encourage two-way communication. Hard selling…
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    Depth of Knowledge by Jeff Sauer

  • Analytics for SEO: Time to Grow Up and Think Like an Executive

    Jeff Sauer
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    Like what you see? Please vote for this post on inbound.org so others can find it too. In June of this year I presented at the SMX Advanced conference in Seattle about a topic that is near and dear to my heart: Dealing with the problem of (not provided) keywords in our web analytics tools. As someone who has taught Google Analytics certification courses for the past 4 years, I receive questions nearly every day asking what to do about missing keyword data. At first, I said that we should hope that Google would change their mind and start providing Keyword data again. Time went on and wishful…
  • 22 Reasons Why Your Website Sucks

    Jeff Sauer
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    Authors note: These observations have been assembled based on 18 years as a web developer, Internet marketer, web analyst and project manager. All examples are fictional and meant to be intentionally humorous. The reality is that it’s freaking hard to launch a meaningful website. It takes time, money and patience to get things done the right way. While this article points out particular faults that are made during the process, my hope is that you can use it as a checklist for “what not to do” on your next website launch. This is one of those posts that has been in my drafts folder for…
  • Career Advice for Advancement #4: If You’re Not Growing, You’re Dying

    Jeff Sauer
    2 Jun 2014 | 8:30 am
    Being close to the generation of revenue is safest place to be in most organizations. While a few of us intuitively know that this is true – that making money for our companies will lead to increased job security, it’s not always clear why this is the case. This months lesson will dig a little deeper into why generating revenue is so important in most organizations. The Importance Revenue Growth Say that a company is growing so fast that there is more work to be done than employees people available to do the work. In most cases, the natural reaction is to hire more people into…
  • 2014 Google Analytics Summit Keynote and Product Announcements

    Jeff Sauer
    28 May 2014 | 11:50 am
    We are back for another year of the Google Analytics Summit. As we have done in 2012 and 2013, Jeffalytics will be live-blogging the keynote experience and sharing reactions as they happen. One thing to note is that this year not every announcement from the keynote is publicly available, so I will only be able to share the publicly available information from the summit. This years conference theme is Data in Action, which is a natural succession to the theme last year of “Access, Empower, Act”. It seems as if many of the announcements will revolve around how do we take action from the…
  • Career Advice for Advancement #3: Perceptions Are Reality

    Jeff Sauer
    5 May 2014 | 1:13 pm
    The first time I quit my job to start a new business, I was 24 years old and in over my head. I knew that if I kept on doing the right things, I would succeed, but it wasn’t always clear what the right things were. One of the pieces of advice that was handed down to me many times in my life was to act the part, dress the part or even look the part. Maybe you have heard this saying before, maybe you haven’t. All you need to understand is that it is sage advice for anyone looking to excel in business. The premise is that if you want to be respected, act in a manner that deserves…
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    ZOG Digital Blog

  • How Convenience Stores Can Use SEO to Increase Sales

    ZOG Digital
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    By Thomas Stern, ZOG Digital Ninety-seven percent of consumers do research online before shopping locally, according to research by BIA/Kelsey. The same study showed that almost half of consumers use Internet Yellow Pages and other similar online directories to find stores before purchasing local goods or services. For convenience stores, this visibility is essential as customers turn to digital devices to search for information on local businesses. Convenience store retailers need to make sure they can be found when consumers search online for a place to grab a bite or get gas. The goal of…
  • Making Sense of Marketing: A Refreshing Interview about Connecting Brands to Consumers

    ZOG Digital
    11 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Arrangency.com recently talked with ZOG Digital—a leading independent digital marketing company—about what marketing means today, how social media relates to certain businesses, and the future of interest-based advertising. There’s also a success story at the end. Enjoy. One could argue that the definition of “marketing” changes with the era. Can you define “marketing” non-generically—in a way that relates to the current state of consumerism? Marketing has really been about connecting brands to consumers. As marketing becomes more and more digital, we have…
  • 4 ways to get ROI out of B2B retargeting

    ZOG Digital
    10 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Retargeting gives B2B focused companies the greatest opportunity to recapture those users and convert them into sales by serving them specifically targeted content. FierceCMO talked to ZOG Digital’s Kim Giroux about retargeting’s power and how B2B focused companies can use it to produce ROI. ——————– If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That’s what the after school specials you grew up watching always told you, and as it turns out, that advice is particularly relevant for B2B marketers even today. Most people who visit…
  • 3 Ways for Restaurants to Improve Sales Using Google Advertising

    ZOG Digital
    4 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Paid advertising should be a part of every restaurant’s digital marketing strategy. When combined with website design, search engine optimization, and social media, restaurants can influence consumers and drive additional sales. This article by ZOG Digital’s Kim Giroux was originally published by FSR Magazine.  —————- A paid search advertising campaign is one of the most effective ways for restaurants to increase visibility on search engines, connect with local customers, and increase sales. Paid search advertising provides the ability to target…
  • 5 Questions for travel marketers to ask before choosing an SEO partner

    ZOG Digital
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Finding the right SEO partner may take time, but in the end hiring the perfect agency can lead to massive increases in sales for hotels and other tourism related businesses. ZOG Digital’s Jason Squardo explained to Toonz the 5 questions that every travel marketer must ask before hiring and SEO partner. ———————- By Jason Squardo, Cofounder and Executive Vice President of Optimization at ZOG Digital Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most effective digital marketing tools available to hotels and other tourism related businesses…
 
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  • New Marketing Tool: Branching Workflows in HubSpot

    20 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    What if the back end of your business website knew who your customers were, and automatically made decisions about how to classify them based on their activity on your website? This week held Inbound 2014, HubSpot's annual inbound marketing conference. It always comes with product announcements for HubSpot users, and this year was pretty exciting. The big news is that there is now a free Customer Relationship Management system integrated into HubSpot. Everyone's talking about it, but I won't let that distract me from my personal favourite: the new marketing tool, branching workflows.
  • 5 Things You Should Know About Guest Blogging Today

    18 Sep 2014 | 8:42 am
    Guest blogging – on the right blogs – can be a powerful way to reach a new audience, gain new readers, and network within your market or industry. Getting your ideas into a well-read blog can help improve your reputation and increase your own following as well. In that way, it’s like having your article printed in a magazine or business journal – important readers will notice.
  • 5 Things to Love About the $3 Kindle Book Strategy

    15 Sep 2014 | 11:05 am
    In the few years since Amazon first rolled out its Kindle publishing program, the book industry has been spinning on its head. Suddenly, it became convenient and affordable for writers to share their works, whether they were industry specialists (like me), first-time novelists, or even established writers and publishers. Think of these as your ultimate premium content offer. Even within the category of Kindle publishers themselves, a number of different tactics, strategies, and business models have emerged. Everyone involved in the business has a favourite, of course, but if you're thinking…
  • How Do You Build a Social Media Habit? Making Waves #21

    19 Jul 2014 | 4:25 am
    One of the difficulties with starting to take your business networking online is remembering to do it every day - you have new websites to visit, new usernames and passwords, and new things to learn once you're logged in. How do you do it all? The very start of a habit can be the hardest. I've often heard that if you can do something for 21 days straight, it will become a habit and you'll never forget to do it again - and as it turns out, that advice is wrong.
  • 18 Marketing and Website Improvement Resources from Mark

    12 Jul 2014 | 4:04 am
    Educating and coaching our clients is a staple in our process, but by no means do we know it all. We're always looking to learn more, stay current with the newest ideas, and be the best marketers we can be. I've always adhered to the idea that "no matter how good you are, there is always someone better." Below I've compiled 18 resources that I reference regularly to make the most of our clients' websites.
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    Acceleration Partners

  • Meghan Schwartz Joseph Article Published in FeedFront Magazine

    Curran Boomer
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:31 am
    AP’s Vice President of Performance Marketing, Meghan Schwartz Joseph, published an article in the August issue of FeedFront Magazine. The article focused on the important issue of making sure your affiliate program is properly aligned with your brand. Many members of the affiliate industry have rightfully been focused on attribution – separating out incremental affiliate revenue from that cannibalized from other sources. Their goal is to cut out the commissions they are wasting on affiliates that steal existing customers out of the shopping cart. But there can be other hidden costs…
  • Breakfast at BlogHer ’14

    Curran Boomer
    26 Aug 2014 | 12:22 pm
    In July, members of AP’s affiliate team attended the BlogHer Annual Conference in San Jose, CA. Not only did we get to enjoy the event’s awesome tenth anniversary conference and connect with bloggers from all over the country, but we also hosted a special breakfast to show our appreciation for some of the amazing bloggers who have helped make our affiliate programs so successful. One morning of the conference eighty bloggers gathered at the First to Market restaurant in San Jose along with members of the AP affiliate team and representatives from several merchants including Craftsy,…
  • Acceleration Partners Named #260 on the 2014 Inc. 500

    Robert Glazer
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:06 am
    We’re excited to share that Acceleration Partners has received the #260 spot on the prestigious 2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies. This is the second year in a row we have received this honor, moving up nearly 100 places and joining a very select group of businesses to have ever repeated on the list. In addition to being among only 95 companies named to both the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 lists, Acceleration Partners is one of only 10 companies nationwide that moved up 99 places or more. The company’s 1,768 percent three-year growth rate also makes it the…
  • Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)

    Curran Boomer
    8 Aug 2014 | 6:42 am
    In July, the whole Acceleration Partners team gathered outside Boston for one of our semi-annual all-company meetings. With team members spread across the United States from Boston to San Francisco, it’s rare we’re all ever in the same place at the same time. Everyone looks forward to catching up with old familiar faces and meeting the new employees who are helping to drive the company’s phenomenal growth. We spent a jam-packed two days together, with breakout sessions for each of our practices, a review of the state of the company, and an overview of upcoming initiatives.
  • Seven AP Clients Make the Internet Retailer Top 500

    Robert Glazer
    28 Jul 2014 | 10:09 am
    Acceleration Partners would like to congratulate seven of its clients for making the 2014 Internet Retailer Top 500. adidas, CustomInk, Gymboree, ModCloth, Shutterfly, Target, and zulily all made the list of the top five hundred e-retailers based on annual online revenues. Making the list is a huge accomplishment for any business and we’re especially proud to be working with some of the biggest and the best e-commerce businesses in the world. Top 100 Excitingly, three of our client made it into the top hundred of the list, placing them among the very biggest online businesses. zulily came…
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    Angela Booth's Creativity Factory

  • Writing Journal 40: Use PLR For Fast Ebooks

    Angela Booth
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:37 am
    My writing journal for Sunday, September 21, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. It’s Sunday, which means that it will be another short writing day. As usual, I started the day off writing fiction, and managed 1,400 words. It’s going slowly this morning. Sometimes the writing flows as slowly as molasses in winter. It’s aggravating. I hate it, because I’m usually a fast writer; I can focus and get it done. Of course, annoyance just makes it harder to focus. :-) Next, I do a little more on the client’s book proposal for a memoir. I need to be ready to start…
  • Productivity Tools: a Bullet Journal Makes You Smarter

    Angela Booth
    20 Sep 2014 | 9:57 pm
    If you want to be productive, you need good productivity tools. Not only can the right tools save you time, they can make you smarter as well. I’ve always been interested in productivity software; I used to review software for computer magazines, back in the day. Hands down, my favorite productivity app of all time is the dear departed Lotus Agenda. Agenda fans have been looking for a replacement for 20 years. The program had a steep learning curve. But once you’d figured it out, with the help of a couple of thick manuals, Agenda did what no other software has done as well: it made you…
  • Writing Journal 39: Copywriting Workshops

    Angela Booth
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    My writing journal for Saturday, September 20, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. Back to normal this morning; I start off the writing day with the novella. I manage two scenes: 2,500 words. Next week, I’ll begin a new ghostwriting project: a book proposal for a memoir. I’ve already done several interviews with the client, so I have lots of material. In preparation for starting on the memoir, I spend a couple of timer sessions reading through what I have, and developing cluster diagrams. Time for Honey’s breakfast. Her arthritis is still bothering her, but she’s…
  • Writing Journal 38: More On Bullet Journal

    Angela Booth
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:46 am
    My writing journal for Friday, September 19, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. A complicated morning. I managed to complete the nonfiction book edits; that’s now ready to go off to the client. I need to complete the rush copywriting job; that will take a while. I make a good start on it. Time for Honey’s breakfast, and my own. I read email while I eat my toast, and have a couple of extra-strong coffees. All the student feedback will need to wait until tomorrow. I have a meeting late this afternoon. It will take several hours, so I won’t be able to write tonight.
  • Writing Journal 37: Bullet Journaling

    Angela Booth
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:25 am
    My writing journal for Thursday, September 18, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. No fiction this morning, because I need to get the client’s rush copywriting job done by tomorrow. (The one to promote the inventory of new products.) I worked on the nonfiction book edits late last night , because I need to get those done by tomorrow too. Therefore, I spent the first three hours of my day focusing on those two projects. This week has zoomed by so quickly. Oooh… the embarrassment… Last night, while rearranging my schedule for the next couple of weeks, I discovered…
 
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    http://rightmixtech.com

  • Rank Ranger SEO Tool: Track and Optimize Your Online Performance

    Prasanna Bidkar
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:10 am
    Prasanna Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com Rank Ranger is a comprehensive tool that can help you define your SEO strategy and track performance of your SEO campaigns. The post Rank Ranger SEO Tool: Track and Optimize Your Online Performance appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
  • 10 Nonfiction Books That Still Make Sense

    Pragati Bidkar
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Pragati Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com Self publishing has kicked up quite a storm. We have taken the plunge ourselves and are working hard on our soon to be released book on how to start a blog. But there are certain books that are almost like a rite of passage or coming of age if you will. I read these books […] The post 10 Nonfiction Books That Still Make Sense appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
  • 8 Content Marketing Infographics Every Marketer Must Bookmark

    Prasanna Bidkar
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:44 am
    Prasanna Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com 8 content marketing infographics every content marketing professional must have handy. The content marketing infographics cover all the topics you need to understand content marketing. The post 8 Content Marketing Infographics Every Marketer Must Bookmark appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
  • The Discovery of India – Jawaharlal Nehru

    Pragati Bidkar
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:18 am
    Pragati Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com The Discovery of India is the one book you should read if you want to learn about India’s heritage and its journey through the last 5000 years. As the world has realized by now, this young Asian nation is much more than a land of snake charmers or Bengal tigers. Jawaharlal Nehru traces the path […] The post The Discovery of India – Jawaharlal Nehru appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
  • Modern Blogger Pro theme – More than a pretty face

    Pragati Bidkar
    12 Aug 2014 | 3:58 am
    Pragati Bidkar, http://rightmixtech.com Modern Blogger Pro theme is one of my favorite Genesis themes. Built by Lindsay Reil at Pretty Darn Cute Design, it has the robust backbone that you can expect with the Genesis framework. The theme is perfect for bloggers who are looking for a pretty and cute look and feel, and will certainly appeal to […] The post Modern Blogger Pro theme – More than a pretty face appeared first on http://rightmixtech.com.
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    Launch Grow Joy » Blog

  • Hate sales? Here’s one mindset shift that will transform your business

    launchgrowjoy
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:45 am
    As an entrepreneur, when you hear the word SALES, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? I know, for me, I feel uneasy and I feel like I am manipulating someone to buy something that they don’t need. Do you feel the same way? You’re not alone! In today’s podcast I talk about a slight mind-shift that you can make in your business that will make all the difference in your marketing and sales. Click the button below to listen to this podcast and then I’d love to know your thoughts/feelings on this topic. Leave a comment below and... The post Hate sales?
  • The most important podcast I’ve ever recorded

    launchgrowjoy
    10 Sep 2014 | 2:18 pm
    Do you often feel alone in your product-based business? Do you feel like your journey as an entrepreneur might be “easier” if you sold info products or if you taught other people how to start a business rather than selling apparel, jewelry, art, home decor, food, baby & kids products or any other type of consumer products? Do you feel like you could make more money if you had a different business that didn’t require you to purchase inventory or to pay sales reps and distributors? You’re not alone! In today’s podcast I talk about something that I’ve…
  • 30 Inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs

    launchgrowjoy
    2 Sep 2014 | 10:17 am
    If you’ve been reading Launch Grow Joy for a while, you have probably realized that I love inspirational quotes. So it’s only fitting that this post with 30 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs is here! Check out the quotes below and I’d love to know which one is your favorite. My absolute favorite is the inspirational quote by Wayne Gretzky that says “You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take.” 30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs The post 30 Inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
  • How collaboration can take your business to the next level

    launchgrowjoy
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:39 am
    Have you considered collaborating with another entrepreneur, artist or designer in order to grow your business or expand your reach and influence? In today’s podcast episode, Megan Eckman of Studio MME and Jeffrey Opp of Mister Scheimpflug talk about how they came together and collaborated to create Mutineer Designs. CLICK TO LISTEN You can also listen on iTunes or download this episode by clicking here. EPISODE RESOURCES Here are some links that you’ll hear about in this episode: – Trello project management software – Asana project management software – Dropbox…
  • How to get your emails opened

    launchgrowjoy
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:44 pm
    Do you want to connect with potential retailers, the media or influencers in your industry? If so, sending an email is one of the quickest and most efficient ways to reach out, introduce yourself and make that connection. However, as you know, some people get hundreds or thousands of emails a day and there is no way that they can open and read all of them, so you have to make sure that your subject line stands out and makes them want to click on your email to find out more. Over the years I’ve experimented with different subject lines... The post How to get your emails opened appeared…
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    Godot Media

  • The Top 15 Mistakes to Avoid In Content Marketing Strategy

    Godot Media
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:19 am
    Content is king – and if you still haven’t boarded this train, you are missing out on a lot of profitable opportunities. However, to get the most out of your content marketing strategy, you must plan and be consistent in your content. Here are the top 15 common mistakes that you can avoid making when planning your content marketing strategy. 1. DON’T do it for the sake of doing it. Content marketing strategy is serious business and if used the right way, they can help your business reach new heights. Have a plan before moving forward with your content, and discuss potential…
  • Using Content for Client Acquisition

    Godot Media
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:54 am
    Experts agree that the key to effective content marketing lies in the creation of useful content. Content marketing is an on-going process that involves identifying dynamic platforms, which allow you to communicate with the target audience, without necessarily selling to them. It is an opportunity for a brand or a company to share valuable information that is likely to influence buying decisions. Content marketing is a great tool in not only spreading brand awareness, but can also be used as a powerful strategy in client acquisition. Thanks to the widespread use of the internet buyers are now…
  • Top 99 Social Media Marketing Blogs List (81 – 99)

    Godot Media
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:58 pm
    81. Top Dog Social Media Top Dog Social Media is one of the few companies that are on the forefront of social media marketing. It focuses on building relationships with the help of technology and helps other companies uncover the true potential of social media in the success of a business. Top Dog Social Media was founded by Melonie Dodaro, an expert social media strategist. She has spoken on numerous forums and has even published her work in several social media journals. 82. Social Media Today Social Media Today is an online community for people in the fields of advertising, marketing, PR,…
  • Top 99 Social Media Marketing Blogs List (61 – 80)

    Godot Media
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:56 pm
    61. Pushing Social Pushing Social is a blog founded by Stan Smith, who is also the managing director of the blog. Stan is a business growth strategist and uses social media tools to help companies and individual business owners achieve competitive advantage. Pushing Social ensures that people harness their potential and achieve their business objectives. 62. Social Barrel Social Barrel is a company founded by a group of social media enthusiasts. It covers all aspects of social media including the latest trends and news-feeds, as well as many interesting stories. The company mainly caters to…
  • Top 99 Social Media Marketing Blogs List (41 – 60)

    Godot Media
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:54 pm
    41. Amy Porterfield Amy Porterfield is a social media deviser who has co-authored a book called Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies. She maintains a blog through which she helps small business owners and entrepreneurs in making their social media campaigns more efficient, maximizing their benefits and raising the chances of success of their online marketing efforts. 42. Connie Bensen Connie Bensen is passionate about community building and the various aspects of branding and social networking. With her personal blog posts, she is aiming to provide leadership and mentorship to many…
 
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    Amy Starr Allen

  • Another Dream Just Came True- I’ll Be Speaking From Stage!

    admin
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:32 pm
    It’s true… another one of my dreams just came true. I just ‘got the call’ and was asked to speak on stage at the upcoming national event for the Empower Network. This is something I’ve been wanting and visualizing for a couple of years… and it’s finally happening. It just goes to show the power of intention… I’m so excited (moved to tears, actually, which you will see in the video). Watch it here… you’ll see me celebrate (and cry!)  with my business partner, Chris. Another Dream Just Came True- I’ll Be Speaking From…
  • Conscious Marketing Series: Video #3- Laying the Foundation for YOUR Future Online

    admin
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Here’s video #3 of my new video series entitled Conscious Marketing. It’s entitled Laying the Foundation for YOUR Future Online. I think you are going to be REALLY excited about what I’m about to share with you…  especially if you’re building any type of an online presence. Ready? Laying the Foundation for YOUR Future Online It’s true… 4.4 BILLION more people will be getting involved with the online world in the next 5 years. Now is the time to lay your foundation and ride the wave of a flood of billions of new potential customers for YOU… It…
  • Conscious Marketing Series: Video #2- Breaking Away From the Herd

    admin
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:57 pm
    Conscious Marketing Series: Video #2- Breaking Away From the Herd Here’s video #2 of my new video series entitled Conscious Marketing. What Is Conscious Marketing? If you’ve been paying attention to marketing at all, especially on the internet, you’ve probably noticed that there are few different styles of marketing. One style is what I like to refer to as the copy and paste method... where it’s pretty much unconscious… and people copy and paste a message all over the place, it often comes across as spammy, schemy, or scammy, and it’s not authentic for each…
  • Conscious Marketing Series: Video #1- People Don’t Pay For ‘Average’

    admin
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm
    Conscious Marketing Series: Video #1- People Don’t Pay For ‘Average’ I’m so excited to share my new video series with you entitled Conscious Marketing. This will be a video series covering a few different topics regarding conscious marketing. What Is Conscious Marketing? If you’ve been paying attention to marketing at all, especially on the internet, you’ve probably noticed that there are few different styles of marketing. One style is what I like to refer to as the copy and paste method... where it’s pretty much unconscious… and people copy and…
  • Next Level Mastermind Intensive- Boulder Colorado (Video Footage)

    admin
    6 Aug 2014 | 8:17 pm
    Next Level Mastermind Intensive- Boulder Colorado I just came back from one of the most epic weekends of my life. It was a BIG milestone for me… here’s why. I’ve been in the internet marketing industry for 9 years, and during this time I’ve been traveling around to events consistently in order to learn what I need to know as an internet marketer. One of my favorite things about live events is the networking that takes place, and the opportunity to rub shoulders with other amazing people and leaders in our industry. The reason this weekend was such a big deal for me was…
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    WooRank Blog

  • 7 Reasons That Explain Abandoned Carts In Your Ecommerce

    Divi Fernando
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    There are many steps that lead to a successful conversion on your e-commerce website. We have discussed this in detail in a two-part blog post series on how to boost product page conversion rates. But even if your product page did a fabulous job convincing your users to convert, there may be something causing people to abandon your cart. Losing customers at a crucial part in conversion may be because your business counterpart has better product line or pricing margin to offer. But sometimes losing sales cannot be blamed entirely on external threats. Have you looked at why your customers…
  • 7 Steps to Launch a Facebook Contest

    Brian Burt
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    When it comes to coordinating your own marketing efforts, you’re probably looking for the biggest bang for your buck.  What’s going to give you a quick business boost quickly and cheaply? Frankly, there aren’t a lot of marketing strategies that can be described as cheap, quick and effective.  But running a Facebook contest. When you do it right, it will dramatically increase your followers and customers without a great output of effort or money.  Read on to find out how. 1. What’s the Point? The first thing you need to ask yourself is: “What do I want out of this?”  More…
  • Why Having a Clean HTML Matters

    Rob Trustlove
    10 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Your website renders beautifully and your content is first class. That’s all that matters, right? Wrong! Any websites can look great in a browser, but when you look under the covers you might get a shock. This article discusses why clean markup is important and how it can benefit your website SEO, responsiveness and future extensibility of your website. Let’s tackle the subject of markup validation first. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) provide tools that allow users to validate HTML web documents, as shown below. Markup Validation WooRank Website Review analyzes whether the…
  • Slow Website? Tips And Tricks To Improve Your Site Speed – WordPress Edition

    Karol K
    7 Sep 2014 | 11:45 pm
    My first experience with website speed tests was a bit … what’s the word … brutal. And scary. And hyper discouraging in general. The first time I tested my site was around two or three years ago, but I remember the score quite clearly. That’s because what I found out was a whopping eight (yes, 8) seconds of total load time. To say the least, I was completely amazed, in a bad way. Just for the record, it’s reported that 40 percent of people abandon a site if it takes more than three seconds to load. So you can only imagine what eight seconds has done to my…
  • Future-Proof SEO: Best Practices. Don’t Bother Google!

    Matt Southern
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:31 pm
    If I had to sum up the SEO industry in one word it would be: unpredictable. No one knows when a new Google update is going to roll out, but when it happens some webmasters find themselves going from ranking on the first page to being buried several pages deep. A drastic change in Google ranking can be detrimental to a business. Why does it happen? Some will be quick to blame Google for their misfortunes, but the truth is if you experience a significant drop in search engine rankings it’s because your SEO strategy was unsustainable. There’s no ironclad way to protect yourself against a…
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    Rise to the Top Blog

  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2014 09 17

    Emily Ramsey
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:25 am
    Welcome back to This Week in Internet Marketing! We have some great, informative articles for you this week including: Google Adds Shopping Campaigns To AdWords Scripts; NEWS FEED: Facebook Places More Emphasis on Why Users Reject Ads; INFOGRAPHIC: 18 Steps for Facebook Contests; Comedy in Content Marketing: To Be Memorable, Make ‘Em Laugh; and Bing Ads Enhances Geo-Targeting for Increased Relevancy. Google Adds Shopping Campaigns To AdWords Scripts Google recently announced that AdWords Scripts now supports Shopping Campaigns. AdWords Scripts first launched two years ago and was designed…
  • Interview with Eric Enge from @StoneTemple Consulting

    Christy
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:03 am
    Passion. That’s what drive us. We like to win, and winning to us means meeting or exceeding your goals for your web site and business. – Eric Enge . Eric has been working in the industry for more than 30 years. The Stone Temple Interview series is highly acclaimed for its interviews with top search engine marketers, such as Google’s Matt Cutts, and other industry leaders. he also speaks at a host of events across the continent, including the major search conferences like SMX, PUBCON and more. Eric has been an entrepreneur for most of his career. He is the Founder, CEO of Stone…
  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2014 09 11

    Emily Ramsey
    11 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Welcome back to This Week in Internet Marketing! We have some great articles for you this week including: Bing Ads Offers New Bulk Editing Tools; Google Makes It Easier For People To Search For Your Content; Call out what matters most to your customers; How Social Media Automation Can Save You Time and Money; and 12 Ways to Get More Blog Subscribers [Infographic]. Bing Ads Offers New Bulk Editing Tools Bing has recently announced that they will offer bulk editing and the ability to reviews accounts with up to 1 million keywords, 500 000 ads, and 250 000 ad groups all from within the user…
  • How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog [5 Insights, a Case Study + 6 Quick Tips]

    Steve Toth
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    It’s a moment of anticipation for all bloggers. You’ve written your post, Tweeted it, Facebooked, LinkedIn, and Pinned it and you think: maybe it’s time to check out Google Analytics to see how many glorious people viewed my post! Then, silence, that blog you thought was going to do so well completely flopped! Let’s say you’re optimistic, and you decide to go back to your blog one month later to see if the number of unique visitors increased. You see another big fat Zero, only to be let down again! It only takes a few of these experiences to really discourage a blogger and make them…
  • How To Use Instagram For Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Nicki Lamont
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:15 pm
    There’s no doubt that investing your company’s time in social media can be beneficial– companies expand their reach to a new clientele and increase brand awareness everyday through their social campaigns. But since the rise of online marketing, there has been one common truth among all social platforms: If you don’t have a proper strategy for your social efforts, they’re going to fall flat. Marketing for Instagram is no exception. With the option to create an Instagram page solely for business purposes and the new ability to post sponsored pictures, Instagram has jumped on the…
 
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    Penguin Initiatives

  • Site5 WordPress Hosting Review

    Andy Forsberg
    30 Aug 2014 | 2:26 pm
    If you want cheap, fast & reliable WordPress hosting and you don’t want or need WordPress managed for you, Site5 is the way to go. The post Site5 WordPress Hosting Review appeared first on Penguin Initiatives.
  • How To Setup & Use A WordPress Child Theme

    Andy Forsberg
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:13 am
    Hacking plugins and themes after every update is lame, that's why you should use a Wordpress child theme! Read this to find out why & how to do so! The post How To Setup & Use A WordPress Child Theme appeared first on Penguin Initiatives.
  • 14 Easy Ways To Make Your WordPress Website More Secure

    Andy Forsberg
    31 Jul 2014 | 7:50 pm
    A comprehensive list of 14 easy ways to make your WordPress website more secure. The post 14 Easy Ways To Make Your WordPress Website More Secure appeared first on Penguin Initiatives.
  • Ways To Remove Old WordPress Shortcodes

    Andy Forsberg
    20 Jul 2014 | 12:51 am
    Three different ways to easily remove old WordPress shortcodes from your WordPress website's posts & pages. The post Ways To Remove Old WordPress Shortcodes appeared first on Penguin Initiatives.
  • WP Engine WordPress Hosting Review

    Andy Forsberg
    13 Jul 2014 | 12:54 am
    If you want the fastest possible WordPress web host there is and you are willing to pay for it, WP Engine is the way to go. The post WP Engine WordPress Hosting Review appeared first on Penguin Initiatives.
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    SoMedia Video Marketing Blog

  • Which Video File Format Should I Use?

    Eric Morin
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:29 am
    Choosing the right file format when creating a video can be a confusing decision for a business, especially if they are somewhat new to online video. In fact, in the recent 2014 Online Video Production Survey and Trends Report by Flimp Media, knowing what video format to use was highlighted as one of the biggest challenges facing video professionals last year. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most important, because if your videos aren’t in the right file format, then you could be missing out on a lot of viewers. To help clear up some of this confusion, we’ve decided to break down…
  • 3 Video Production Myths Busted

    SoMedia Team
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:54 am
    Article by Colin Osing Video is a powerful story-telling medium that enables you to nurture, convert and connect with leads far better than traditional text-based marketing. Yet despite its benefits, many companies still believe that getting a professional video produced is not worth their time, money and efforts. So I’ve decided to debunk a few of these myths—once and for all—in the hopes of making video content more accessible for any company, anywhere, with any budget. Myth 1: Professionally shot video content is too expensive. A lot of companies seem to view video content as a…
  • Video is the New Black for Content Marketing

    Colin Osing
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:52 pm
    Content marketing was the buzzword of 2013, resulting in marketers scrambling to create engaging guides, e-books, white papers, infographics, and blog posts to attract and retain customers. This year the trend continues, but something has changed – we’re seeing the power of video take hold and dominate the content marketing space. It seems to be the new black! The reason behind this trend is video’s potential to reach and connect with millions of viewers worldwide. With video, the message is immediate, interactive and influential – something that a page of text is not. Video is often…
  • 15 Questions to Ask When Hiring Your Next Video Provider

    Elsa Man
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:23 am
    When it comes to finding the right video production team for your business, you don’t want to just look for a vendor – you want to find a partner who will truly bring your vision to life. There are so many options out there, from local freelancers to large production houses, it can be overwhelming to find the perfect fit for you. That’s why we’ve compiled 15 questions to make it easier to find your next video provider – these questions cover all stages of production, from creating the video concept to measuring performance analytics. Starting Your Video Project…
  • Adding Video to Social Media for Increased Engagement

    Elsa Man
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:14 pm
    Social media allows brands to connect with consumers in a way that was never possible in the past. Brands can now engage directly with consumers on a platform built for sharing, all the while creating a more personable image. While most brands are aware of the power that social media has, not all brands have adopted video as part of their social media strategy. If you are one of these brands then read on, because video has been proven again and again to increase engagement rates among fans on social media. Does Video Really Raise Engagement Levels on Social Media? The short answer is yes,…
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    Seven Boats Info-System - Digital Marketing Company India

  • Is your Content of Any Value?

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:05 am
    Is your Content of Any Value? Internet marketers trying out their hand in content marketing keep asking themselves this question. Is the content that they are publishing of any substantial value? Does the content add value to the brand or hike up online sales? Is the quality of content totally detached from its aesthetic appeal? These are some questions, which can put any internet marketer to the test. In this post, we will look at some metrics that determine the value of content. For example, the number of social mentions, or the number of times your content is shared on the social media…
  • Trivia to Make More from Twitter

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:06 am
    Trivia to Make More from Twitter There are so many opinions flying around about the latest trends on Twitter. Some trends die a premature death while some may rise up from their graves and stamp their presence in a fresh, new way. To help you milk more mileage out of Twitter, we have compiled some facts pulled out by research teams. These Twitter facts will help you understand what works on this micro-blogging site and how you can optimize your brand value on Twitter. The first trivia on Twitter is that you get 2% new followers to read your tweets when you use hashtags. Using a hashtag means…
  • Instagram Wows with New Features for Internet Marketers

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:28 am
    Instagram Wows with New Features for Internet Marketers Do you think that Instagram is a social networking tool but, unlike Facebook and Twitter, it has limited internet marketing potential? Keeping these apprehensions about Instagram in mind, the developers on this immensely popular website has come up with a slew of new features that will seriously interest online marketers. These new features are in different stages of roll out and you will surely find them hitting the internet in the next few weeks and months. Let’s look at these features closely: Ad Staging: Online marketers often…
  • Make a Video Go Viral

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    14 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    Make a Video Go Viral Have you ever wondered how some videos go viral? Many people wish to know the big secret to make a video go viral. But the ultimate truth is, there is no magic trick. From Gangnam Style and the Harlem Shake to Pepsi’s Test Drive- all viral videos have one thing in common, they all follow a strategy. What matters most is how a video travels, regardless of the content of the video. You can consider this as the single most important tip in virality. The internet matters a lot because word travels fast. If your viewers have to struggle to spread the word then make sure…
  • Seven Boats Info-System has been felicitated at GMIT

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:07 am
    Seven Boats Info-System has been felicitated at GMIT We take pride in sharing this great news that our Founder and CEO Mr. Debajyoti Banerjee, an entrepreneur and techie, has been felicitated at Gargi Memorial Institute of Technology (GMIT) for his entrepreneurial skills in the field of Information Technology. He has been felicitated in the “Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp” under DST-NIMAT Project conducted by Enterprise Development Institute for having successfully set up a leading Digital Marketing Company in India. We are honored for being recognized in Kolkata and appreciated in the…
 
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    Majux » Blog

  • Six Red Flags that You’re Selecting the Wrong Outsourced Marketing Company

    Emily Homrok
    2 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The obvious purpose of outsourcing any function is to make your business function better than it already does – but many companies end up making their situation worse by selecting companies that don’t work out.  I overhear the horror stories at client onboarding meetings.  Situations like a company hiring a ‘marketing expert’ whose end product was convincing the company that their lobby needed to be redecorated and then helping them do so.  Stories like marketing companies who outsource every aspect of a campaign and then have no answer as to why things aren’t…
  • Are You Seeing Accurate Ranking Results when You Google Yourself?

    Jon Lister
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Google wants to give every searcher the “best” possible results when they use the search engine.  To accomplish this, their developers have created and implemented personalized search; a means of providing results for search queries based on each person’s search history, websites they visit, online buying habits and even their physical location. For webmasters, determining where their own websites rank in Google search results in the age of personalized search is muddier than ever. Personalized results limit the prospect of searchers finding new websites and information, since the…
  • Negative SEO in the Legal Industry: A Desperate Move that’s here to Stay?

    Bernie Clark
    30 Jul 2014 | 2:06 am
    In the past two months (or so), we have seen instances of negative SEO being implemented in major markets by firms that our clients compete against.  As we work through cleanup measures, I am left wondering if this is something that is becoming more widespread in the legal niche.  Perhaps it is the fact that some of the (previously) visible firms in those areas took a hit from Google’s algorithm update a few months back, effectively wiping out campaigns they had thrown a good deal of money at.  Did that lead to a sense of desperation and a need to fix it regardless of the…
  • The Ethics of Bidding on a Competing Law Firm’s Name in Adwords: States Weigh in

    Craig Toncic
    23 Jul 2014 | 9:25 am
    Advertising is an area where attorneys must tread carefully and review both statutory and ethical implications before taking action. While a lawyer should never delegate his or her duty to perform a thorough review, working alongside an experienced and trusted legal marketing company can decrease the likelihood that an ethical violation or other wrong-doing will occur. However, as you will see, it is essential to note that the lawyer is the most familiar with the laws and ethical obligations imposed in his or her jurisdiction or jurisdictions. Let us take a look at a fairly widely-reported…
  • Virtual Legal Practices: Beware of Rapidly Shifting Ethics Rules in your Jurisdiction

    Craig Toncic
    15 Jul 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Technological innovation is reshaping the practice of law in ways that didn’t seem possible 10-15 years ago. As recently as the turn of this most recent century, and, if you needed a lawyer you were likely to seek a word-of-mouth referral from family, friends or perhaps from another professional you did business with. Upon receiving a recommendation, you would then probably call the office and arrange for an in-person meeting at a law firm. For many practices, the rapid pace of technological change seems to have confined this whole process to history. Today, those seeking a lawyer…
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    Precision Dialogue Blog

  • Power Your Journey: ExactTarget Connections is the Event for Endurance Marketers

    Julie Marques
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:21 am
    Are your marketing communications relevant, personalized, and behavior driven? Is your marketing program driven by critical data? Do you have a single view of your customer? Are you maximizing all channels? While these are goals that all marketers aspire to, the answers for most marketers are “no.” (Or for the ultra-sophisticated, the answers might be, “not as much as I would like.”) If we all know that’s where we want to go, why aren’t we there yet? There are many different practical reasons, but a big, less practical reason is this: As busy marketers, we rarely allow ourselves…
  • Upcoming Book Release from Precision Dialogue Board Member

    Samantha Byrne
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    July 2014, a board member of Precision Dialogue; Tim McCarthy, approached the Westlake, Ohio-based marketing firm for marketing strategy and support in an effort to publicize the launch of his upcoming book release, “Empty Abundance: Finding Meaning Through Mindful Giving”. The book is a memoir of sorts, encouraging all ages to service. McCarthy hopes to inspire people to commit from their excess, or abundance, through “mindful giving”. Mindful giving is the movement that has sparked from McCarthy’s thought-provoking message in this book. This movement aims to fill the void left in…
  • Mapping the Road to Customer (and Organizational) Bliss

    Jessica Folger
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:52 am
    Despite handing customers the mic and giving them easy access to corporate decision makers, the vast majority of organizations are finding that customer satisfaction is low. How can that be when so many business and marketing professionals are making a conscious effort to monitor their social, digital and customer service channels…and respond accordingly? While there will always be high-maintenance customers whose needs can never be satisfied, the root of the problem can often be traced back to “broken” organizational structures and processes that can be difficult to repair. Lack of…
  • Digital Transformation: Evolve or Dissolve

    Jenna Hunger
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:41 am
    Organizations are faced with a choice: evolve or dissolve. Those who have evolved are defining new markets and disrupting business models. Those who do not, are simply left behind. Some of the most innovative companies in the world are adopting the latest technology for advancing their content management systems (CMS) to continuously evolve and remain ahead of the digital disruption wave. In this blog post, we’ll provide best practices around search, social, the user experience and tips for moving online marketing strategies offline, when launching a CMS site in 2015 and beyond. Then…
  • Email Marketing Case Study: Accelerating Tria Beauty’s Campaigns on a Global Scale Leveraging ExactTarget

    Kelly Canfield
    13 Aug 2014 | 8:59 am
    Tria Email Example Managing an email marketing campaign on a global scale can be daunting. However, when you blend a team of email marketing experts with a robust platform such as ExactTarget, a wave of encouragement ensues. Learn how we helped our client Tria Beauty, a global retailer of FDA approved laser hair removal and skincare products, elevate their current email marketing campaign to a global scale. Together, we worked to solidify over 130 post purchase streamed emails that targeted customers on an international level.   In this webinar, you will learn how we implemented and…
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    ImageWorks Creative blogs

  • Planning & Designing a Custom Website with User Experience (UX) in Mind

    scott
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:35 am
    Custom designed and built web sites differ from commodity products such as DIY (Do-It-Yourself) web sites and pre-built website templates in that the website process starts with a full discovery process and transcends in to strategy, conversion planning, and goal setting. This is followed by the actual design of each relevant page, module, and visual element, pixel by pixel to create the desired user experience - one that will tell your story and build your brand’s trust and credibility. The Process of Building a Custom Website Ready to create a unique user experience through our proven…
  • What You Need to Know About the Recent Yelp Review Ruling

    jess
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    This week, a California court ruled that popular review giant Yelp has the legal right to manipulate the business ratings and reviews that appear on its site. The lawsuit was prompted by allegations that Yelp had begun altering content to promote its paid advertising program. We know that many of our clients count on Yelp to send them new business. You're working hard to provide excellent customer service, and as a result, you've generated a lot of positive reviews and high ratings on the local search site. So what does this ruling mean for your company? First, the prosecution did not prove…
  • ImageWorks in the News: Evolution is the Way to Go!

    jess
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    We announced our latest website evolution and brand-building plans a few weeks ago on our blog, but this week, we decided to "go public." While we still offer a full range of individual branding, marketing, and web design solutions for businesses that prefer an a la carte approach, our new plans are designed to combine all three services so that small businesses can hire ImageWorks to manage their site and branding efforts on a wider scale. We're confident that our new strategy will help companies move forward, stay relevant, and attract new customers by demonstrating that they're keeping…
  • Can Your Business Survive Without a Qualified CMO?

    jess
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:56 am
    In big business today, the role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is increasingly positioned as a critical one when it comes to corporate success. Today’s buyers are savvy, demanding, and connected – a dangerous combination for the companies striving to keep them happy in a competitive market. Leading advisory firm Forrester Research describes us as living in the Age of the Consumer. As a result, businesses that fail to focus on their customers will fail entirely. A great CMO is key to implementing a Marketing Operating System (MOS) in large corporations. This means creating a structure…
  • Why Your Website is Dead and How You Can Bring It Back with Evolutionary Web Design

    scott
    29 Jul 2014 | 11:04 am
    If your website is still sporting a traditional design, it’s not a matter of when the Grim Reaper’s going to come calling but how soon. Sluggish concepts that don’t adapt to ever-changing customer behaviors are a thing of the past, but there’s an emergent design approach that can give your site a whole new lease on life — Evolutionary Web Design (EWD).   What is“EWD”? It’s the idea behind designing a new site — or redesigning an existing one — that can be continually optimized and enhanced according to what customers want (even if that changes from one minute to the…
 
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    Profit List

  • How To Effectively Introduce Your Business To Potential Customers

    Guest Writer
    20 Sep 2014 | 11:22 am
    It is a fact that every business that is not growing is dying, getting new customers consistently while retaining current ones is the key to growth and success of any business. It doesn’t matter if they come in through search engines or word-of-mouth referrals, any business should strive to get new customers however they can. Loyal customers are great for business but if you want to grow, you must create a steady influx of new customers. How exactly can you do that? Revamp your promotional emails If a client fills in a form on your website or asks for your contact details, do they get…
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    Since 2006, Softsys Hosting is one of the most affordable, reliable and flexible Windows and Linux hosting providers in the web hosting market today. We provide 24/7 customer service to our clients and offer a wide selection of Windows shared hosting, VPS Hosting (Windows, Linux, Cloud) and dedicated hosting packages as we are one stop solutions in web hosting. We can develop a customized plan based on your specific requirements at reasonable price.
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    Online Money Making Ideas

  • Be a Bank Correspondent and Earn Money (for Indians)

    Shubham Thakuriya
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:39 am
    “Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojna” (PJDY) is an ambitious scheme for public’s wealth introduced by Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India on 28th August, 2014. The formal announcement of this scheme was made on his first Independence Day speech i.e. on 15 August 2014. Under this scheme, financial services are now delivered to those sections ... The post Be a Bank Correspondent and Earn Money (for Indians) appeared first on Online Money Making Ideas.
  • Important Pointers In Choosing A Corporate Branding Agency

    Aman Bansal
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:03 am
    When you are looking to launch a new product or company, then it is important that you begin with a bang to announce yourself to your new potential customers. The best way to do this is to hire the services of a professional company that can interpret your requirements and create a dazzling campaign to ... The post Important Pointers In Choosing A Corporate Branding Agency appeared first on Online Money Making Ideas.
  • Top Ways to Earn Money from Corporate Training Jobs

    Shubham Thakuriya
    27 Jul 2014 | 8:46 am
    Training organizations are spending more capital on the trainees these days. The reason seems quite obvious to us, the kind of courses we have during our graduation are not enough to make graduates ready to work in the corporate sector. Companies across the world are now spending hundreds of billions of rupees over their employees ... The post Top Ways to Earn Money from Corporate Training Jobs appeared first on Online Money Making Ideas.
  • How to Make Money from designs through 99designs.com

    Shubham Thakuriya
    24 Jul 2014 | 11:04 am
    Are you a graphic designer? Are you looking for a platform to establish your identity? Want to make money from designs created by yourself? Don’t worry at all, when we talk about graphic designers and their different styles of designs, the first name came across our mind is 99designs.com. In this competitive world, the competition ... The post How to Make Money from designs through 99designs.com appeared first on Online Money Making Ideas.
  • How to Make Money with Torrent Files Online (Extra Torrent)

    Vipul Jain
    21 Jul 2014 | 10:12 am
    Almost all of us have used torrent. The most common use of torrents for most of its users is limited to, download movies, songs, games, TV series and other stuffs. If we look at torrent precisely, we will find that torrent is both a network and a software. The torrent was created by, Bram Cohen ... The post How to Make Money with Torrent Files Online (Extra Torrent) appeared first on Online Money Making Ideas.
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  • Twitter Tests Buy “Now Button” e-Commerce Platform

    Jeff Brewer
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Twitter is offering social media users the opportunity to shop while they Tweet through its “Buy Now Button” shopping platform, currently being tested with a select group of brands and artists including Burberry, (RED), Keith Urban, and The Home Depot. If all goes well, Twitter is expected to roll out its e-commerce service in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season. Twitter’s new shopping venture will allow participating businesses to embed a “buy now” button in their Tweets, enabling users to purchase directly though the Twitter site. According to Twitter, the goal is to…
  • How Your Website’s Contact Page Bounce Rate Affects Your Business

    Jeff Brewer
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    A contact page is one of the most important and least utilized components of the average website. The contact page is where visitors to your website can find the information they need to reach out to you in whatever manner they feel most comfortable with – whether that’s by sending an email, picking up the telephone, licking a postage stamp, or stopping by your store or office for a face-to-face conversation. Many website contact pages offer little more than an email address, telephone number, physical address if appropriate, and perhaps a message or contact form; the downside of this…
  • How California’s Assembly Bill 2365 will Affect Negative Online Reviews

    Kathryn
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    In a potentially landmark decision for digital marketers as well as consumers, the California Assembly has affirmed the right of California consumers to post negative online reviews without fear of retribution. Unofficially dubbed the “Yelp Bill,” AB 2365 prohibits businesses from enforcing non-disparagement agreements which would penalize customers who subsequently post a negative online review about the business. The consumer protection bill is slated to take effect in 2015, and provides for an initial $2,500 fine levied against businesses who threaten customers with penalties for…
  • How PageRank Affects Organic Search Rankings

    Gabriel
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Although Google is understandably reluctant to provide details about how its ranking process works lest it encourage attempts to artificially game the system, we do know that inbound links are one of the most important of the estimated 232 factors that currently comprise Google’s ranking algorithm. PageRank (PR) is Google’s tool that measures the quantity and quality of a website’s inbound links, and is a vital component in determining how your pages will rank for a given search query. What Exactly is PageRank? PageRank itself has nothing to do with ranking a webpage – it was named…
  • How to Find High-Authority Inbound Links for Your Website

    Gary Brewer
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Inbound links are one of the most powerful methods available for improving a website’s position in the search engine rankings, and will likely remain so for the foreseeable future. Links provide valuable third-party proof of a site’s ability to provide relevant and useful content, and are as important to successful digital marketing today as they were in the pioneer days of search engine optimization. Not all links are created equal and, thanks to Google’s relentless spam-fighting efforts, the highest quality links that can actually help your site rank better are getting difficult if…
 
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  • Why We Love Inbound Marketing for B2B Lead Generation and You Should Too!

    Adam Lundquist
    8 Sep 2014 | 8:48 am
    If you have a b2b business, you probably realize by now that leads do not generate themselves. Generating leads online is hard, and like Scott Pilgrim you are basically against the world. Your potential customers have million of sites just like yours clamoring for their attention, a limited attention span, and they don’t like being marketed to. In this age of TiVo and instant gratification your potential customers don’t watch commercials and they sure are not going to click on your banner ads. In fact customers are more likely to complete Navy SEAL training than to click on your banner ad…
  • When I Knew the Internet Would Crush Traditional Media

    Adam Lundquist
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:01 am
    $12.00 an hour. That is how much I made in my first career as a morning show host in Santa Barbara. For 6 years I got up at 5:45 am and rode my bike to the radio station because I really couldn’t afford to fix my jeep. I had guns pulled on me, death threats, and at one point I had to wrestle the female sumo champion of the US.  However, it was my dream job and honestly if I could go back and do it all over again I would do the exact same thing. Being on the radio also led to finding my fiancé, getting on Mtv, and making some of the best friends I could ever want. The fact is – I would…
  • The Essential Guide To Content Marketing For Lead Generation

    Adam Lundquist
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:21 am
      Content marketing has two purposes: 1.Provide value for your customers 2. Provide leads for your business.  If you accomplish both of those, than you might as well land on an aircraft carrier with and unfurl the “Mission Accomplished banner” because you are doing great. However, many of us need help with how to turn readers into leads. To accomplish this we move from content production to content marketing. With Content marketing your reader embarks on a series of steps that move down a funnel from visitor to lead to customer. They make these moves on their own accord,…
  • The Difference Between Inbound and Outbound Marketing

    Adam Lundquist
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:53 am
    The Difference Between InBound and Outbound Marketing   We’ve seen many heated arguments about inbound marketing and outbound marketing in the last few years. Yet, only a fraction of businesses and internet marketers understand the difference between inbound marketing and outbound marketing and how to use it to their advantage. First, the basics: what is inbound marketing and outbound marketing?   Outbound Marketing Outbound marketing is the marketing method where the marketer initiates a ‘loud’ one-sided conversation, in the hope that his message will reach far…
  • 3 Effortless Ways To Come Up With A Topic For Your Business Blog

    Adam Lundquist
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:55 am
      There’s something about having to come up with a topic for your business blog that makes your mind go completely blank. You are able to talk for hours about your business and your industry, but the very moment you sit down to write your business blog your brain decides it’s time to take a vacation. There are few things more frustrating than setting aside time to blog, and staring at the cursor blinking at you without a single thing to write about. As the cursor blinks, and you don’t type, there is an awkward silence between you and your computer that feels like you are on…
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  • How to write and sell an e-book

    Ellen Finkelstein
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Do you have my e-book on how to write and sell an e-book? If you’re looking to get out your knowledge, create your 1st product or get together a free download, an e-book is one of the easiest ways to meet your goal. In this short video, I introduce my e-book. If you found this post useful, don't miss any new tips! Complete the form at the upper-right to get the Change the World Marketing Newsletter by Ellen Finkelstein. Click the Products and Coaching links to find more valuable options.The post How to write and sell an e-book appeared first on Change the World Marketing.
  • Why I’m grateful for my father’s integrity

    Ellen Finkelstein
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:52 pm
    A few days ago, I bought an expensive product, because it promised to help me promote my products in a new way and with some automation. I thought that the concept was good — and I still do. But once I got the product, I started reading the instructions. They included creating “fake” Google accounts, including making up a name and choosing a profile picture from the Internet. It recommended deleting cookies in your browser before changing from one account to another so that Google didn’t know you had multiple accounts. Then you had to use that fake identify to create…
  • Advertising is not a dirty word!

    Ellen Finkelstein
    6 Sep 2014 | 1:59 pm
    I used to think that advertising was only for people who didn’t know how to engage their audience and for hardcore Internet marketers. I thought that if you needed to advertise, it meant that you were a failure. Here are a couple of the ideas I’ve heard over the years: The more you give away, the more people will come to you. If you provide what people need, they’ll flock to you. I discovered from my own experience that although those ideas are true, they don’t make me money. Why is that? I’ve built up my website’s traffic at www.ellenfinkelstein.com to a…
  • What do you think are the most important components of online success?

    Ellen Finkelstein
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:29 pm
    Why do some people succeed and not others? Is it just luck? Or bad karma? Objective and subjective components of success It seems to me that both objective and subject components are involved. For example, if you have an online business, the diagram on the right lists what I think are some of the most essential objective components of an online business. But what about the subjective qualities of the entrepreneur, such as perseverance and self-confidence? I think they’re extremely important as well. People without self-confidence often give up when a small setback occurs because they…
  • How to repurpose a webinar into an e-book — and why

    Ellen Finkelstein
    25 Aug 2014 | 9:51 am
    You can multiply how much you earn on any given product by turning it into a different type of product. There are a number of reasons for this: Some people prefer to read and others prefer to watch Some people learn on the go in short bites; others like to sit down and take it all in at once People have different price points that they’re willing to pay You can’t accommodate everyone with any one type of product. For example, a video may not work for everyone. That’s why you should repurpose your products You can’t repurpose every product, but here are some ideas: Turn…
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  • 10 Quick Tips For Effective Mobile App Customer Support

    Taylor Miles
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:08 am
    We all know that great customer service converts to happy customers. 81% of consumers are more inclined to give a company repeated business after a good service. While apps continue to dominate the mobile revolution, majority of mobile app developers don’t provide in-app customer support, yet.When experiencing issues with mobile apps, 52% of users tend to delete or forget the app, while 33% will try to get in touch with customer support, and 11% leave the app to find help online. With hundreds of mobile apps being added to the App Store and Google Play everyday, vying for mobile users’…
  • 8 Advanced Unbounce Tips When Using Adwords

    Taylor Miles
    22 Apr 2014 | 9:15 am
    By Taylor Miles unbounce and adwords Using landing pages made from Unbounce is probably the best decision that you’ve made in your marketing career so far, right? Why not, it’s one of the easiest ways to create, test, and launch a plethora of pages without ever bothering an IT guy.If you haven’t tried using Unbounce yet, get started by signing up for a free account and follow our detailed “Ultimate Guide to Unbounce Landing Pages” post to get started.But on their own, landing pages -- even from Unbounce -- can’t give you enough leads that can make the marketing gods smile from ear…
  • What Neil Patel Can Teach You About Getting And Keeping Customers

    Taylor Miles
    14 Apr 2014 | 3:13 pm
    By Taylor MilesDo Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics sound familiar to you? If you’ve been dipping your toes in the online marketing world for, let’s say, more than a year now, then chances are you’ve already heard the name Neil Patel. Doesn’t ring a bell? Okay, so maybe you’ve been roaming in the wrong “marketing places” online, I’ll give you that.Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.— Neil Patel (@neilpatel) April 11, 2014 For those who already know the guy, whether personally or through his blog, you can go straight to the nitty-gritty of this…
  • 3 Epic Fails From Giant Companies (And What We Can Learn From Them)

    Taylor Miles
    11 Apr 2014 | 11:50 am
    By Taylor Miles The infamous Twitter Fail Whale by Adam Fairhead “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”A true and inspiring words from one of the most accomplished American inventors of our time, Thomas A. Edison.Who does not fail, right? You and I know that failure has been part of the human life since the beginning of time. Nobody’s perfect, so let’s just deal with it.However, there are failures that are so huge that we would naturally think that there’s no light at the end of the tunnel. This is especially true in the business world.In the last…
  • The Wordpress Developer’s Guide to the Pantheon Platform.

    Taylor Miles
    10 Apr 2014 | 10:55 am
    By Taylor MilesPantheon is a professional website platform designed for web developers who are in charge of creating enterprise-level WordPress and Drupal sites. The team behind Pantheon are developers themselves who are tired of getting headaches and sleepless nights from traditional hosting. While the Pantheon team originally created their platform for Drupal sites, they are now officially introducing the Pantheon for WordPress.Pantheon has only one goal in mind: To have developers think of only three things -- build, launch, and run all their sites in one place. Pantheon works hard in the…
 
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  • Using Social Media Logins – What’s in It for Me?

    Travis Christman
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    During my daily wanderings through apps I use and bookmarked sites I visit, I’m often tempted to log in for an enhanced user experience. If I log in to the site/app I can see additional features, and the login allows me to share my thoughts with people by writing reviews/posts, sharing pictures or sending interesting articles to my...continue reading … The post Using Social Media Logins – What’s in It for Me? appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Small Business SEO Ranking Factors for 2014

    Vu
    16 Sep 2014 | 3:06 pm
    Searchmetrics has released their Ranking Factors Study for 2014 based on the calculations they did with their own data set. While analysis of data and trends helps business owners understand and set a barometer for their SEO efforts, remember correlation does not imply causation, because not anyone outside of Google engineers can truly know what...continue reading … The post Small Business SEO Ranking Factors for 2014 appeared first on Dex Media.
  • The Importance of Reputation Management on Social Media [Infographic]

    Ed Totten
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    I think it’s safe to say that we all have an idea of the importance reputation management plays as it relates to social media, but do we know how significant it really is? The proof is in the numbers and numbers never lie, right? Thanks to the good people at Interelgroup we can take a...continue reading … The post The Importance of Reputation Management on Social Media [Infographic] appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Should Your Business Be on Instagram?

    Christine Landry
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    I’ll confess: I’ve been surprised by how much I enjoy Instagram. I follow small businesses on it through our Superpages profile, and it’s so interesting to see what types of businesses use it and what they share. The businesses I follow are varied. They include: Restaurants Charcuterie stores Bakeries Breweries Boutiques Hair salons Nail salons Framing...continue reading … The post Should Your Business Be on Instagram? appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Dos and Don’ts of Email Delivery [Infographic]

    Chris Irby
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:34 am
    I recently wrote about email sender reputation and pointed out some commonly-used email practices that could actually land you on the naughty spammers list. The fine folks at VerticalResponse (an email service provider) have put together this infographic that outlines 6 of the basic dos and don’ts of email marketing. Some interesting points: Using a...continue reading … The post Dos and Don’ts of Email Delivery [Infographic] appeared first on Dex Media.
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  • How to Build Credibility by Using an Email Interview

    Jenn Flynn-Shon
    25 Aug 2014 | 9:55 pm
    As an entrepreneur, you’re always on the lookout for creative ways to build credibility for your business in order to make it more visible and more successful. If you’re doing it right, the content you publish on your website promotes engagement with your customers and eventually leads to sales. So it goes to follow that your goal should be to regularly produce fascinating content that’s insanely useful to your audience and gets them excited about your business. But what happens when you feel tapped out? When you’re out of ideas and feel like you have nothing useful to share to keep…
  • How to Make Your Call to Action 30% More Effective

    Gary Korisko
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:55 pm
    As a business person who makes a living marketing and selling your products and services, you wind up making a lot of requests of others, don’t you? Read this… Click here… Share this… Buy this… Sometimes they cheerfully do what you ask, sometimes they reluctantly do what you ask, sometimes they ignore you, and other times they tell you to insert your request into certain uncomfortable places where “the sun don’t shine.” And that’s all fine and dandy, right? It’s part of the game and a normal part of daily life for an entrepreneurial spirit such as…
  • Is Your Site Leaking Traffic? Here’s How to Fix It

    Gary Korisko
    9 Jun 2014 | 11:00 pm
      Your blog is leaking visitors. And if you’ve read my last post, you know exactly what I’m talking about. They visit, look around for a few seconds – and leave as suddenly as they came. Most estimates say that the average web site visitor will give you only 10 seconds (or less) to make a great impression before they click away. If you don’t make a dramatic impression… *poof!* They’re gone forever. The painful truth is that if you can’t wow new visitors in the first few seconds, everything else means nothing. Your epic content. Your voice. Your podcast. Your webinars.
  • One Simple Thing You Can Do to Monetize Your Blog Today

    Gary Korisko
    6 May 2014 | 5:54 pm
    The tears welled up in her eyes. Sharon, a woman I’ve always known to be steady as rock, was falling apart right in front of me. “What am I going to do, Gary?” She asked. My friend looked lost. Broken. Pitiful. “What about the bills? The house, the cars… everything.” I didn’t know what to do for her really, other than sympathize and listen. Sharon is a wonderful person. She’s smart, honest, a hard worker, and she’s talented. Sharon has worked in marketing for many years – and has been successful at it. She also runs a blog which began as a hobby or a kind of side project…
  • Is Disqus Killing Your Blog? Why (and How) I Pulled the Plug

    Gary Korisko
    15 Mar 2014 | 10:35 pm
    I recently made the decision to remove the Disqus comment system from my blog. And it wasn’t a knee-jerk reaction. I did quite a bit of research first and got a lot of feedback (both solicited and unsolicited) from others. In this post, I’m going to walk you through my experiences with Disqus as a blog owner, my readers’ experiences with it, and the advantages and disadvantages of Disqus. We’ll  also cover how it could affect you in your online efforts. Why I Hated to See Disqus Comments Go I loved Disqus. From the standpoint of a blog owner, I have nothing but good to say about…
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  • Google As The Cybernetic Friend: Why SEO Is Being Replaced By Life Data Optimisation

    Simon Dunant
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Last week, the BrightonSEO Autumn 2014 Conference once again brought together some of the smartest minds in the digital marketing industry and packed them into the Brighton dome for 8 hours of non stop brain cram, sharing of information and super learning about the future of getting businesses more visibility on the web. This year’s BrightonSEO keynote presentation from Ian Miller, search director of Crafted Media, was probably the most profound talk of the day, especially for the large group of people who had attended for the first time. It’s title? Predicting The Future Of…
  • The Top 7 Twitter Best Practice Tips For Small Business

    Simon Dunant
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:30 am
    I recently joined the regular Twitter Chat #sproutchat hosted by SproutSocial’s social marketing specialist Sarah Nagel.It’s a fast paced chat held live on Twitter every Wednesday at 2pm CDT (8pm BST) and you’ll always find a great crowd discussing and  sharing knowledge, insight and wisdom around a central topic with curated questions and tons of great answers. This week’s #sproutchat focused on Twitter best practice for small businesses, and since we’re launching our Twitter Power Marketing course very soon I thought I’d share 7 of the top Twitter best…
  • The Magic Of Content Marketing – An Interview With Joe Pulizzi

    Simon Dunant
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:30 am
    How do we get found in search engines? How do we get people to talk about us on social? We better be interesting and helpful, and we better do this on a consistent basis. Joe Pulizzi Founder, Content Marketing Institute The Content Marketing Institute was founded by Joe Pulizzi, the leading evangelist for content marketing. Joe, an entrepreneur, speaker, and author on content marketing, believes passionately that there is a better way for brands to market than how they’ve done it in the past. New Rise Digital’s Simon Dunant asked Joe to explain to small business owners what content…
  • 3 Incredible Takeaways From The Content Marketing Show 2014

    Simon Dunant
    18 Jul 2014 | 3:34 am
    On the hottest day of the year when most people will be taking sickies and heading for the park, it’s a true testament to the quality of a conference when you attract over 1000 people into a central London venue for 8 hours solid. The Content Marketing Show run by Kelvin Newman and his team at Rough Agenda simply continues year by year to become the number one go to conference for content marketing professionals, and those interested in learning more about the discipline. At this year’s Content Marketing show, held on July 17th in the Institute of Education near Russell Square, …
  • The Power Of Social Business: How Gandys Started With The Story

    Simon Dunant
    9 Jul 2014 | 2:30 am
    Yesterday I spent an insightful evening at the London Evening Standard Business Connections summer event where the main speaker was Rob Forkan, who along with his brother Paul started their footwear brand Gandys after an incredible personal journey that involved the tragic loss of their parents in the 2004 sunami in Sri Lanka during a family holiday. Having survived with their two other younger siblings and finding their way couragously back to London they rebuilt their life from scratch, and built their business part time whilst Rob was working at a day job with online recruitment website…
 
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  • What’s New in Global Ecommerce – August 2014

    Jennie Lindehoff
    8 Sep 2014 | 5:47 am
    During the last month of summer we have seen many changes in the international markets. SME’s and smaller publications are gaining more prominence online in both Italy and Spain. Latest reports from Scandinavia tells us the mobile usage is constantly increasing but there is a difference in preference of online payment. The latter is an important factor for Germans and their trust in e-commerce. For this and more interesting news, have a look at our latest slide show below.  
  • This Week in Digital…

    Becky Grainger
    5 Sep 2014 | 2:33 am
    Apple Blamed for Leaked Images This week saw a breach of celebrities privacy as hundreds of nude pictures circulated the internet. Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst were among the numerous celebrities apparently shown in the pictures. It is yet known how the images were obtained but the suspicions lie with Apple’s iCloud and Find my iPhone services. Anonymous users of 4Chan (where the images were originally uploaded) have stated that this is how the images were found but Apple have since denied the accusations. iCloud accounts allows users to synchronise…
  • Should Infographics be the go to Content Option?

    Thom Milson
    4 Sep 2014 | 1:45 am
    So, you’ve had a great idea for some content, you’ve researched a bunch of facts, and maybe interviewed someone. Now you have to decide how you’re going to put all that information together. What do you do? Do you make a written post? A video? A podcast? Or, do you do what a lot of SEOs do, and make an infographic? I don’t want to seem like I’m being unfair on infographics because I like infographics, I really do. I like them because a good infographic can take a complex topic and make it easy to understand—with no prior knowledge whatsoever—in just a few simple…
  • Yandex Means Business

    Maksims Visnakovs
    1 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    From Cities to Islands, Yandex shows no sign of slowing its online ascendance. With huge implications for search marketing, our very own Russian linguist Maks, gives an overview of Yandex’s most recent changes and analyses their impact for both business and customer. Yandex Islands (Яндекс.Острова) Yandex Market (Яндекс.Маркет) Yandex ciphers referrals Closure of the Yandex blog platform Ya.ru (Я.ру) Yandex Cities (Яндекс.Города) a new service targeting users on the go Treasure Islands Though announced over a year ago, Yandex Islands…
  • This Week in Digital…

    Becky Grainger
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:28 am
    #JusticeforIain Everyone’s favourite programme, The Great British Bake Off, saw a case of sabotage this week. Usually drama free and full of sugar coated flowers, GBBO had the audience in shock this week when Iain’s ice cream was REMOVED FROM THE FREEZER! The man with the wonderful beard didn’t take the news too well and threw his melted Baked Alaska in the bin, which then led to him being voted off the show. Such controversy has caused the whole of the UK to rebel, with the BBC receiving over 550 complaints and #JusticeforIain trending on Twitter. The viewers have been accusing…
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  • Thinking Beyond Facebook for Your Business

    Nicole Knox
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Image courtesy of FrameAngel / Freedigitalphotos.net Have you noticed your Facebook post reach plummeting on your business page? You can thank Facebook’s latest algorithm update for that. The social media giant is continuing to push businesses toward paid advertising and has been finding new ways to reduce page reach in order to push for it. As a business what are your options? While you can try to play the game, exploring options outside of Facebook is likely your best bet. Here are 8 Facebook alternatives you should consider for your business. However, keep the audience of each platform…
  • As a Realtor, How Can I Achieve Quality SEO Without Breaking the Bank?

    Nicole Knox
    7 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am
    Now more than ever, homebuyers are turning to the Internet in their search for a new home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 92% of buyers use the Internet during their home search, whether to find homes or information regarding the home buying process. In spite of this, real estate agents still remain an integral part of the home buying process, 88% of buyers purchased through a real estate agent or broker. For real estate agents, this means an increasing need to achieve quality real estate SEO. This ensures that when homebuyers and sellers search for a real estate agent,…
  • How Pinterest Can Help Grow Your Business

    abriah polk
    23 Jun 2014 | 1:01 am
    When Pinterest went live in 2010, online users were excited about a new social media site that was all about discovery. They could simply type in a category in the search bar to access thousands of images and ideas that you wouldn’t necessarily find in a magazine. While online enthusiasts found a new platform to discover, marketers and business owners were excited for an entirely different reason. Pinterest opened up a new door for businesses to reach potential customers and their target audience. Since this is an image-based platform, the largest opportunities were quickly found in…
  • 5 Ways to Combat Facebook’s New Algorithm as a Small Business

    Nicole Knox
    12 Jun 2014 | 1:01 am
    Facebook. The name of this social network alone produces mixed reactions among small business owners. It was once praised as one the best online marketing tools for small businesses. By posting one update, you had the potential of reaching at least 100 users even on a slow day. With the newest algorithm update, however, reaching both current and potential customers isn’t so simple anymore. What does the new algorithm change mean for your business? It means that the content you produce for your fans is unlikely to reach the majority of those who have liked your page. Facebook claims this new…
  • How to Create a Successful Email Campaign in Five Easy Steps

    Nicole Knox
    19 May 2014 | 6:55 am
    Before the age of smart phones, the only way you could check your email was to sit down at a computer. Today, however, most people check it by the minute and delete it just as quickly. As email marketing trends continue to rise, so do the chances of your email getting deleted with a simple swipe. To avoid wasting your time and marketing dollars, make sure that your email marketing campaign gets results with Chatter Buzz Media’s five easy tips to success. 1. Create an attention grabbing subject line Like most of your intended readers, the first thing you probably do in the morning is catch…
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    The Watershed

  • Why Email Marketing Works To Be Or Not To Be ?

    Editor
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:05 am
    Why Email Marketing Works : To Be Or Not To Be ? That really is the question, isn’t it? I expect you have spent a lot of time and effort looking into how to start your email marketing campaign. But, have you stopped to consider why you are embarking on the email marketing train. With so many other forms of content and ways to market your business why use email? … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • How to Build a Community on Facebook for Business Part Two – Recipe for Success

    Editor
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:18 am
    How to Build a Community on Facebook for Business Part Two – Recipe for Success In the first part we looked at the importance of knowing what you want to get out of having an online community presence and how to successfully get out of the starting blocks with your Facebook page. Focus and direction are key ingredients in the success of any business and they are just as essential … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • How to Build a Community on Facebook for Business Part One – The Beginning

    Editor
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:44 am
    How to Build a Community on Facebook for Business Part One – The Beginning If you have got to this stage then you will, hopefully, already have a good idea of what your business offers, the type of customer you are trying to reach and what it is you want to achieve by building an online community. You will also have completed your research and decided that Facebook is the … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • An Effective Social Media Plan Template : Examples

    Editor
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:58 am
    An Effective Social Media Plan Template : Examples I strongly believe that anything that is worth doing, is worth doing properly. Social media is no exception to this rule. At the heart of anything that is done properly is a well thought out plan. However, writing a successful plan is an art form in its own right and not everyone has an innate talent for it. So, here is  a … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • The Sales Email : How To Write Your Most Important Email

    Editor
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:44 am
    The sales email : How to write the most important message in your campaign   Kerching! Businesses love to hear the sound of money being spent on their product or services. Even if you are a charity the sound of money is a signal that you are doing things right.   When you write a sales email, let’s face it, you are writing it in order to bring in cold, … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
 
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  • Hello world!

    eratio
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:44 am
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • 5 Reasons You Need The X Theme

    eratio
    25 May 2013 | 9:12 pm
    X is not your grandmother’s WordPress theme, and we want to prove it to you. Here are the top 5 reasons you need to buy X today! Stacks, Stacks, & More Stacks Instead of being stuck with one design for your next project, X is a gift that keeps on giving. Built with our custom Stacks, X is the most versatile premium WordPress theme on the market today. Think of Stacks like full site designs built into the theme with each one giving a totally unique look and feel. There are currently three Stacks to chose from: Integrity, Renew, and Icon. Point & Click X is not only one of the…
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    eratio
    25 May 2013 | 2:55 am
    With several dozen of the best looking Shortcodes around, we wanted to give you a sample of the many high-end Shortcodes built into X. We’ve grouped some together so this isn’t a super long post, however for a complete list with demos and examples of each, be sure to head over to our Shortcodes page. Image Frame, Tooltips, Popovers & 3D Button Vivamus sagittis lacus vel augue laoreet rutrum faucibus dolor auctor. Vivamus sagittis lacus vel augue laoreet rutrum faucibus dolor auctor. Donec sed odio dui. Maecenas faucibus mollis interdum. Cras justo odio, dapibus ac facilisis…
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    eratio
    25 May 2013 | 2:54 am
    This is a great way to showcase cool individual images in a quick and easy way. While writing your post: select the image format, add your featured image, then click Publish!
  • Little Red Riding Hood (Embedded Video)

    eratio
    25 May 2013 | 2:15 am
    Looking to embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, or any of the other popular video sites? No problem at all. Simply take the embed video code, add it to the video settings, and you’re done.
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    WhatRunsWhere

  • Vote For Your Favorite Affiliate Forums!

    Danielle Forget
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    Forums are very important in the world of affiliate marketing. As a noob, it’s comforting to have a community to turn to.  But even well versed affiliate veterans will go to forums for advice, networking or simply for water cooler talk. After receiving so much candid feedback from our ‘Top Affiliate Blogs’ post over who should and shouldn’t have made the list, we decided that this time around we’d let you guys be the judge! To help get the ball rolling, here are some of the top affiliate forums we’ve come across… AffiliateFix  http://www.affiliatefix.com/ Warrior…
  • WEBINAR: Profitable Tactics For Crushing Your Competition’s Campaigns

    WhatRunsWhere
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    Ready to take advantage of your competitor’s strategy so you can build profitable campaigns? Date: Tuesday, September 30th at 11am EST Tune in to this FREE WEBINAR and you will learn:  Which of your competitors’ ads are driving the most success How to pinpoint their most profitable traffic sources Where to focus your mobile advertising efforts How you can cut down split testing, while still optimizing Where to spot other top-performing advertisers targeting the same niche What steps to take to become more visible and crush your competitors! Join our COO & Co-Founder Max…
  • Insights & Analysis: eLearning

    WhatRunsWhere
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:36 am
    Gone are the days of being late for class. That is, unless your wifi is acting up. That’s right –more and more students are moving out of the classroom and into the online world. With that, eLearning has quickly grown to become a $56.2 billion industry, and is predicted to double in size by 2015. Our spies simply had to go in and do some investigating . We wanted to find out what we could learn from the eLearning online advertising landscape. Take a look at the display and mobile strategies behind the big players in eLearning—American Intercontinental University, Full Sail University,…
  • Meet The Team: Jenny Duong, Insights Analyst

    Lindsay Arnold
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:31 am
    We’re really excited about our newest department – Insights & Analysis! This team works relentlessly to uncover the most relevant data on our platform. Through reports and infographics, they are here to ensure you’re up to date on online trends and strategies across industries. Check out our latest reports on Online Dating, Travel, eLearning, Women’s Apparel and more… This month we unplugged and talked with our Insights Analysis (the brain behind the reports): say hi to Jenny Duong!  1. First things first, tell us a bit about what you do at WRW? As the…
  • Top Campaigns of Summer 2014

    Lindsay Arnold
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:27 am
    People get nostalgic for summer quickly. Reminiscing about trips to the beach, or their favorite cottage drink, everybody does it. We’re no different. It’s only a week back into busy season and we’re already thinking about campaigns-gone-by from the summer. While many advertisers were away on vacation, others took advantage of off-season to ramp up their strategies and forged ahead of their competition. Let’s take a look at the 5 Top Campaigns of Summer 2014… First, let’s start with some common patterns we see across these campaigns: • Simple messaging. Don’t make…
 
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    RGR Marketing

  • Collective Energy Purchasing: Does It Work?

    Matty Byloos
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineWhen Energy Costs Rise, Collective Energy Purchasing Steps In Energy costs have risen considerably over the past decade. In fact, recent reports have costs rising at 8 times the rate of earnings, making it much more expensive to power our homes and businesses than it previously had been. Because of this and other factors, many business owners and private individuals are currently (and always!) on the lookout for ways to cut energy costs. Collective energy purchasing may offer just such a solution. So what is collective energy purchasing, and more…
  • What Are Community Solar Gardens? Why Minnesota Is in the News

    Matty Byloos
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineA New Kind of Farm or Garden: Minnesota Goes Solar These days, many consumers are coming around to the idea that solar power is an excellent alternative to traditional energy sources such as nuclear and coal. For one thing, it’s better for the environment. For another, solar power systems are becoming much more affordable than they have ever been, even as the technology and efficiency behind solar power improves by leaps and bounds. Home Solar Isn’t Always Practical For some people, installing photovoltaic systems at home simply isn’t possible.
  • Factors to Consider When Evaluating Solar Power for Commercial Applications

    Matty Byloos
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineWhen Will Going Solar Pay Off for Your Business? There was a time when going solar was generally the domain of those whose concern for the environment outweighed their concern for saving money. Solar panels were a great way to offset a business’s carbon footprint, but as an investment, they were dubious at best. Of course, that’s all changed dramatically now. Over the past decade, photovoltaic technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, making the process of going solar a smart long-term investment that also happens to be great for the planet.
  • 5 Things to Consider When Buying Mortgage Leads

    Matty Byloos
    9 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineGetting the Most From Your Mortgage Marketing Dollars Many in the mortgage industry are aware that purchasing leads can be vital part of any mortgage business’s marketing strategy. That said, there are a lot of different options available to those in the market, actively looking to buy high quality mortgage leads. So what exactly should mortgage professionals who are considering purchasing leads consider, before they settle on a lead generation partner? Cost of the Mortgage Leads Obviously, pricing is going to be a concern for businesses that are…
  • News: Solar and Renewable Energy Generation Outranks Hydroelectric in U.S.

    Matty Byloos
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineSolar Is on the Rise: Is Your Solar Power Business Prepared? According to the Administrator of the United States Energy Information Administration, renewable energy production is currently outpacing the amount of electricity coming from hydroelectric sources in the U.S. And further, solar now accounts for a substantial percentage of the renewables contributing to these numbers. This is encouraging news for solar installers. It finally seems that the public is beginning to realize that in addition to offering advantages for our children’s children,…
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    MediaVision

  • Digital Growth Day to Night

    Sasha Risler
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:27 am
    Yesterday marked our calendars as one comprised of insurmountable hours of stress and prep, but thankfully resulted in success. Those following our social media posts have most likely been bombarded with our excitement surrounding #DigitalGrowthDay followed by the #DigitalSummerParty.  We expected a full day, jam-packed with digitally-targeted seminars and were not disappointed. We were delighted that we too were a part of the buzz; hosting a workshop for fellow tech-nerds interested in learning about tactics businesses big and small should be implementing to maximise digital growth. Our…
  • LFW Roundup – How Digital Gave Us Access to Fashion

    Katherine Verhoeven
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:07 am
    As London Fashion Week is set to finish off, we have a look at the round up of digital innovations in the past week and how digital marketing is continuing to give us, the common man (or woman), access to the magical world of fashion. In my last post on London Fashion Week earlier in the year, I spoke about how fashion was taking to social media to show off their new collections. This week has just proven how fashion brands have upped their game in every aspect of digital marketing for SS15. At the kick off of London Fashion Week, Natalie Massenet, chairwoman of the British Fashion Council,…
  • Identify & Implement: 8 Ways to Streamline Your E-Commerce Site

    Bridget Gersie
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:39 am
    So you’ve spent days cultivating a creative campaign to make your brand stand out over the silly season and to direct potential customers to your site, but have you given much thought to what they will do once they land on your site, how your e-commerce platform will perform with such an influx of visitors, or how customers engage with your product pages? Identifying weaknesses in your site’s performance now will save you much headache over the months to come, not to mention maximise sales at a time when everyone is wrapped up in a flurry of spending – you don’t want to miss this…
  • A Guide to Implementing a Content Marketing Strategy

    Hannah Atkins
    9 Sep 2014 | 6:52 am
    There’s been a lot of discussion about who’s doing it, how they’re doing it, and who they’re doing it with – we’re talking about content marketing, of course. This channel is one of the fastest-growing in the digital sphere, and a recent study by Econsultancy has reaffirmed the significance of content marketing: 80% of global companies agree that ‘the role of content will continue to grow as push marketing becomes less effective.’ 91% of marketers, publishers and agencies are using content to market products and services and most believe it will become more important…
  • Timing is Everything

    Simone Basson
    2 Sep 2014 | 4:56 am
    Implement Your Campaign Through This 6 Month Strategy If you’re in marketing, you would have learnt (many of us the hard way!) that sound planning leads to agility in your marketing strategy. Without constant strategising, you may miss out on valuable opportunities that are associated with shopping seasons and events such as summer, Valentine’s Day, and Christmas, to name a few. In SEO, you would want to rank for a keyword, search phrase or theme before the Christmas period, because magic doesn’t happen overnight. In order to achieve this, you have to start your SEO planning and…
 
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    LaneTerralever

  • Hispanic Heritage Month is for Connecting, Not Empty Translations

    Joe.Ray
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:49 am
    For those of you that may not know its history, Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with El Grito on el 16 de Septiembre. It’s based on Mexico’s revolt and eventual independence from Spain. Here in the U.S., September 15th – October 15th is celebrated as Hispanic Heritage Month, and is not just limited to those of Mexican descent, but recognizes and celebrates Latino cultures from other Latin American countries as well. I’m happy and proud that our heritage is honored for the month. But it’s important to stop and remind ourselves (and others) that this is a celebration of a very rich…
  • Media Buying and How it Works.

    Megan Brenig
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:20 am
    If a great commercial or advertisement appears on the air, and no one is there to see or hear it, does it make a sound? We don’t think so. Advertising takes more than making an awesome commercial (though your commercials should certainly be awesome). Someone has to see the commercial. And not just anyone – your target audience. That’s why effective media buying is so important. In this article we will take you through the ins and outs of media buying and share some tips on how to do it right. What is Media Buying? Media buying differs from “earned” or “owned” media. It falls…
  • To Merge, or Not to Merge – That Is the Question

    Megan Brenig
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:53 am
      Here at LaneTerralever, we are merger enthusiasts. Combining the expertise of two outstanding agencies to form one all-inclusive powerhouse was definitely the right choice for us. But when is a merger the right choice for your brand or specific product launch? If you need credibility in a field with which you are otherwise unassociated When you have a brand that is well known for a certain product or service and a great opportunity arises to venture into the unknown, a merger or co-branded venture could be the perfect solution. A great example of this is displayed in the Barnes &…
  • Does the HTTPS Ranking Update Matter for Your SEO?

    Joel Solomon
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    It goes like this: Google regularly tweaks their algorithm, but once every few months, Google announces a major change. The SEO world starts to talk, articles get passed around, and everyone gets excited about how to adjust their strategy to account for the new ranking signal. But sometimes the chatter gets going a little too quickly, and well-meaning SEOs devote far too much effort in things that don’t really make much of an impact. Just last month, Google announced that it now officially includes HTTPS as a ranking signal in its algorithm. This isn’t a big surprise, given Google’s…
  • Diversity in Tech – Still a Long Way to Go

    Megan Brenig
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:42 am
    In recent years we’ve seen great improvements in female and minority representation in the workplace. However, there are many professions that still struggle to find a healthy balance of varying employee backgrounds. After a recent push, many major social media and online search engine platforms have released their workplace diversity statistics to the public. In this article we will share some of these statistics from four major tech companies with you. Google Photo by: MotherJones.com This online powerhouse may be changing the game when it comes to innovation and making it easier to…
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    Wired Advisor eMarketing Blog

  • WA 11: Derek Coburn – A Financial Advisor Who Has Mastered the Art of Un-Networking

    Stephanie Sammons
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:22 am
    Meet Derek Coburn. He’s the author of Networking is not Workingand a long-time financial advisor. He’s also the co-founder (with his wife Melanie) of the elite professional “un-networking” community cadre, based in Washington, D.C. and now also in Baltimore, MD. This is a community that Derek and his wife launched as an authentic opportunity for successful business professionals to help each other become even more successful through mutual support. This is not your typical networking group. Membership is by application only, exclusive, and paid. Derek really…
  • How to Find and Reach the 80% Clients to Grow Your Business in the Digital Age

    Stephanie Sammons
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:20 am
    Finding the 80% Part 1 of a series on how to manage and scale client acquisition and retention in the digital age. Investment News recently asked a group financial industry leaders to share their insights on “The Future of Running a Financial Advisory Practice”. My prediction was as follows: Running a successful financial advisory practice in the next five to 10 years is going to come down to how well an adviser can manage and scale client acquisition and client retention in a wired world. Advisers will need to be nimble and proficient in the areas of high trust, high tech and high touch…
  • WA10: Sophia Bera is Not Your Father’s Financial Planner

    Stephanie Sammons
    10 Sep 2014 | 6:57 am
    In this interview I interview Sophia Bera, a Fee-Only CFP® and the founder of Gen Y Planning. She provides comprehensive financial planning to Millennials. In Sophia’s words, she is “not your father’s financial planner”. Sophia is an avid financial blogger as well. She’s contributed columns to numerous financial media sites across the web and has been frequently quoted in the media. Speaking of, did I mention this gal really knows how to leverage the media to grow her digital influence? Sophia Bera has an inspiring story of starting her RIA firm from scratch and…
  • WA09: Todd Tresidder – Financial Coach and Founder of Financial Mentor

    Stephanie Sammons
    2 Sep 2014 | 3:52 pm
    In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Todd Tresidder, financial coach and the Founder of FinancialMentor.com. Todd is a self-made millionaire who retired at the age of 35. Todd essentially pioneered the “Financial Coaching” business model. I think more financial advisors should aspire to learn how to coach their clients! Just as elite athletes hire coaches, Todd works with elite business owners and investors to coach them through financial pain points and challenges to achieve their goals. Todd also happens to be a smart digital marketer. He’s a…
  • WA08: Mike Stelzner – Founder of Social Media Examiner

    Stephanie Sammons
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Mike Stelzner. Mike is the founder of the hugely popular blog, Social Media Examiner and top ranking Social Media Marketing Podcast! When it comes to social media for marketers, Mike Stelzner is a leading authority. The Social Media Examiner blog is THE definitive source for social media marketing, known for its high quality contributors and in-depth “how-to” articles. Check Out the Upcoming Social Media Success (Virtual) Summit Mike has organized his 6th annual Social Media Success Summit which takes place in…
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    Devetol

  • Top 5 Blogging Tools for every Blogger

    Adesh Saxena
    3 Sep 2014 | 5:31 am
    Blogging without tools is like days without night , no doubt Blogging tool helps blogger to save their time and effort. Daily we visit lots of website and blog but actually we don’t have idea about their back-end or what plugin or tool they are using. In this way every blogger should know about the best tools and imp plugins that can boost your site traffic as well as can save your time and effort. Before sharing top 5 blogging tools let me tell you how you can find the tools and plugins of other’s website. WordPress Theme Detector is best online tool from where you can find all the…
  • Google plus Authorship No longer available

    Adesh Saxena
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:54 am
    This is a very sad news in SEO industry that Google plus Authorship is No longer available . John Mueller update on Google plus: I’ve been involved since we first started testing authorship markup and displaying it in search results. We’ve gotten lots of useful feedback from all kinds of webmasters and users, and we’ve tweaked, updated, and honed recognition and displaying of authorship information. Unfortunately, we’ve also observed that this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped, and can even distract from those results. With this in mind,…
  • Matt Cutts does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Adesh Saxena
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    Ice Bucket Challenge…. the most viral activity spread through Social Media. Matt Cutts head of web spam team at google also participate in this challenge. Lets see how Cutts carrying the ICE bucket and making this moment unforgettable. The post Matt Cutts does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Devetol.
  • How Do Social Signals Help Your Online Marketing?

    Adesh Saxena
    2 Aug 2014 | 9:09 am
    Social Signals are a crucial factor in the growth of your Online Marketing whether you use Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or other social network. In this video Ali discusses how being active throughout Social Media can help drive more sees to you website. I my opinion social signals have both a direct and indirect impact on organic search ranking. Direct impact comes from:. Number of individuals that like your brand on Facebook. Facebook shares. Twitter followers. Number of tweets discussing your company name or including a link to your website. Number of people who “have you in…
  • Infographics Creator Tool

    Adesh Saxena
    4 Jul 2014 | 7:32 am
    An information graphic (infographic) is a graph of a data set or collection of various information over one place. An infographic takes a huge amount of information in text or numerical type and then condenses it into a mixup of images and text, enabling audiences to easily understand the important data includes. Infographics look like they were easy to make are commonly anything but. Creating something lovely and quickly understandable in Photoshop is typically beyond the limits that time allows. Which is why it’s occasionally helpful to utilize a quick and dirty infographics device to…
 
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    Mashbout

  • Facebook Demographics Cheat Sheet

    Jesse Aaron
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:29 am
    Segmenting audiences on Facebook is a necessary skill for all social media marketers. While Facebook’s baked-in ad targeting system is robust, it lacks certain demographic information such as a gender posting tendencies and age trends (such as the 80% growth in users 55+). I put together a quick cheat sheet highlighting insightful demographic data about [...] The post Facebook Demographics Cheat Sheet appeared first on Mashbout.
  • Can you sell on reddit? [Infographic]

    Jesse Aaron
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:37 pm
    reddit should never be overlooked in a marketing campaign. There are so many subreddits (over 7,000 active communities) that can closely align with your industry. In a way, that’s 7,000+ chances your business, product, or service fits in with an active community on reddit. Granted – from a general perspective – reddit does lend itself [...] The post Can you sell on reddit? [Infographic] appeared first on Mashbout.
  • 7 Things to Keep in Mind When Crafting Your Cross-Platform Marketing Strategy

    Jesse Aaron
    12 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    If you are trying to increase your market reach, the rules are changing rapidly. For most new businesses looking to grow their brand, using print media and radio advertising are, to put it lightly, like taking your money and lighting it on fire. Those two forms of advertising work best for established companies with very [...] The post 7 Things to Keep in Mind When Crafting Your Cross-Platform Marketing Strategy appeared first on Mashbout.
  • 25 Vital Facebook Stats for Social Media Marketers

    Jesse Aaron
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:12 am
    Facebook is a massive social networking platform that reaches into nearly every aspect of users’ online and offline lives. This networking giant acquires businesses that offer features it doesn’t currently have, and is constantly morphing into something that transcends social media. When you think online marketing, it’s nearly impossible to miss Facebook. In fact, many [...] The post 25 Vital Facebook Stats for Social Media Marketers appeared first on Mashbout.
  • The Last 3: Social Media Post Benchmarks

    Jesse Aaron
    11 Aug 2014 | 8:35 am
    There are many different ways to approach a Facebook post. A company may make it informational, offering times and dates for upcoming events. Or it could be solicitous, asking fans’ opinions about this or that aspect of a particular industry. Sometimes, it’s even outrageous, with a crazy picture or funny story that’s designed to draw [...] The post The Last 3: Social Media Post Benchmarks appeared first on Mashbout.
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    Tamar SEO and Social Blog

  • 4 SEO differences between Google and Yandex

    Valentin Boulan
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:33 am
    With a market share estimated over 60%, Yandex is Russia’s largest search engine, one of few nations where Google is yet to establish overwhelming dominance. Also very popular in the Ukraine and Kazakhstan, Yandex is the 4th biggest search engine in the world. Obviously there are numerous divergences between Yandex and Google, both in terms of the weight of algorithmic factors and in how they are used for search. Here are 4 differences you should take into account for your SEO.. Yandex logo Linguistic focus One difference between Yandex and Google is that Yandex is language targeted.
  • iPhone 6, Apple Watch and Apple Pay: 5 things online retailers need to know

    Isobel Capelin
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:05 am
    The entire digital world tuned in last night to follow the long awaited Apple Special Event that promised the unveiling of new products and technology. We were definitely not disappointed! Not only did they reveal two new iPhones and the Apple Watch, but new card-less payment technology stunned the retail industry. 1. A bigger screen makes a responsive website a must Despite the usual tradition of unveiling the new iPhone roughly 40 minutes into the presentation, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were the first ones up, revealing the new features including the iSight 8-megapixel camera, and the…
  • Tamar’s #DigitalHistory – The story of Twitter

    Tanya Goodin
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:24 am
    When you look at the social media landscape as it stands today, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Twitter was one of the first big success stories of Web 2.0. You can’t watch a live TV show without seeing a hashtag flashing up on the screen, and every plumber or tradesman seems to proudly display the Twitter bird on the side of their van. In reality, Twitter was actually a bit of a late-comer to the party, only really making a real splash in 2009/10, when Facebook and MySpace had already entrenched themselves as social behemoths. Founded in 2006, Twitter only topped 1 million…
  • #OnThisDayInDigital in more than 140 characters…

    Isobel Capelin
    3 Sep 2014 | 1:50 am
    Is there a winning year in digital history? #OnThisDayinDigital began back at the beginning of 2014 and although we’re only 2/3 of the way through the year we’ve already come across loads of interesting insights we wanted to share with you. It’s fair to say that the digital facts for some days wouldn’t have always come as a shock. For example, the launch of Google and the first iPhone release were pretty big markers in the digital age and so would have been noted in most digital enthusiast’s calendars. For the most part though, we managed to compile a great little database…
  • Viral Trend Alert: #ALSIceBucketChallenge

    Isobel Capelin
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:06 am
    No doubt your Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr newsfeeds are currently being dominated with numerous videos of people you know, and people you don’t, having ice cold water poured over them. Look up “viral content” in the dictionary and the Ice Bucket Challenge will no doubt be one of the top examples. Internet Sensation Although the basic idea of being covered in cold water is not exactly new, the challenge shifted focus towards ALS and took hold of the Internet on July 15th 2014 when it was completed live on air on The Today Show. Between June 1st and August 13th, there were more than…
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    ROI Factor Blog

  • Conversion Funnel Optimization at Blue Fountain Media’s 2015 Forum

    Andrew Jung
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:42 am
    Blue Fountain Media held its 3rd Annual Digital Marketing Trends Forum this year at the Gansevoort Park Ave Hotel on September 16-17. In the past, the event has only been one day. However, due to a large RSVP count this was the first time the seminar was held for two days. The forum's speakers were compromised of the Blue Fountain Media team and special guest speaker, Jon-Michael Durkin, who is the Agency Development Manager at Google. The overall focus of the seminar was to bring to light the importance of optimizing one's conversion funnel to find the niche audience that your business can…
  • Direct Mail & Email Marketing: Better Together

    Austin Paley
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:08 am
    It is often easy when pursuing a digital marketing campaign to forget about the importance of offline marketing. According to a February 2014 study by Ascend2 and Netprospex, only 25% of B2B marketers worldwide have direct mail that is integrated with email campaigns. Email marketing is great, but by and large the open rates on an email are much lower than the open rates that come with direct mailers. Furthermore, if you don't have an online point of contact - direct mailers can be a good way to add offline contacts to your online database as well. Indeed, some of the best results come when…
  • Battling 4 of the Most Common Black Hat SEO Techniques

    Matt DiCiero
    11 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    For many, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a misunderstood marketing channel. Constantly changing, SEO can be the difference between getting your website's content into the consumer's field of vision or getting stuck on page 10 of a search engine result's page. There are many different tactics marketers can utilize to boost their brand's online awareness, but implementing older, unethical techniques can end up negatively impacting their website. In SEO, these unethical techniques are commonly known as "Black Hat" practices and should be avoided at all costs. While these often offer…
  • Top 12 Mistakes Companies Make When Thinking About PPC

    Andrew Jung
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    This post was originally posted on 1/13/2009. Updated on 9/9/2014. It's amazing how many poorly researched, poorly written, and poorly targeted paid search campaigns you can find on major search engines without even really looking for them. It's obvious why Google runs those free AdWords credit promotions for new users; if you don't know what you're doing, that money goes pretty quickly. Whether they're using Google AdWords or Bing Ads, here are some of the dangerous thoughts that seem to go through the minds of PPC users who don't know what they're doing: 1. I know the keywords that best…
  • Avoiding Black Hat: Old SEO Strategies You Need to Terminate

    Austin Paley
    5 Sep 2014 | 10:44 am
    The world of search engine optimization is a constantly evolving field. It is easy to fall behind on the latest trends and best practices and get settled into what is currently working for you or your business as a long-term strategy. Unlike many other marketing channels where this might mean falling behind the competition or having your strategy become worthless with time, SEO differs in that not paying attention to developing trends can not only mean that your efforts will become less effective, but also that your old strategies will actually begin to hurt your business. While some SEO…
 
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    The Internet Marketing Blog of Jon Leuty For Making Money Online

  • The Many Health Benefits of Meditation

    jleuty
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:06 am
    The Many Health Benefits of Meditation For possibly thousands of years, meditation experts (yogis) have constantly advised us on the importance of meditation and the many health benefits of meditation. Meditation allows us to release pent up stress and anxiety that has been built up whilst living the hectic daily lives that the modern lifestyle brings with it. However, modern scientific studies have also now shown that meditation can actually change our body at a genetic level. In actual fact science has now discovered that by meditating, disease-fighting genes in your body become more…
  • Why You Should Use Solo Ads

    jleuty
    9 Sep 2014 | 2:10 pm
    Why You Should Use Solo Ads ==>Check Out Udimi Here<== Whilst we can probably all agree on the one hand that Solo Ads can be extremely profitable when they’re facilitated by a good Solo Ad Network, we know too that VERY few Solo Ad Networks really live up to our expectations, unfortunately. Finding people on these networks is usually pretty easy, but, you don’t know whether you’re dealing with an honest seller, an honest buyer, or just a fly by night operation whose primary motive is just to make a quick buck, and get out of there ASAP. So, security is probably the…
  • The Law of Attraction’s Missing Link

    jleuty
    8 Sep 2014 | 6:44 am
    The Law of Attraction’s Missing Link Hey Jon Leuty here again, and I have a question for you. How can you call the Law of Attraction a “law” at all… if it only seems to work for a lucky few? Ask most LOA “experts” and they’ll instantly change the subject… But NOT Joe Vitale. You see in this all-new video, Joe Vitale tackles the question head-on… So if you’ve ever gotten *excited* about The Secret… but suspected there was still something they just weren’t telling you… … then you need to watch this video now — because Joe has a confession to make……
  • How to Get Your Email into The Inbox

    jleuty
    3 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    How to Get Your Email into The Inbox Many people have been saying that email marketing is “dead”, but with a look at some statistics from 2014, it becomes obvious that email continues to be one of the most effective marketing tools available. In fact, it’s said that 95% of consumers use email, and 91% of users check their inbox at least once a day. So I would say that in itself is a pretty good argument as to why you should use email marketing in your business. However, just because a lot of people are using email every day, doesn’t mean it’s becoming easier to get your message…
  • How to Get 47 Leads a Day and 5 Sales a Week

    jleuty
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:37 am
    How to Get 47 Leads a Day and 5 Sales a Week How would you like to Discover…. 2 ‘MUST HAVE’ Tools For Getting BIGGER and FASTER Results… How To Know Which 3 Marketing Strategies Are Best For You…. How To Tie Everything Together To Start Getting Daily Leads & New Members Every Week… Imagine the difference having this knowledge would make to YOUR business. Well, you are in the right place, register for a FREE recording of one of our Prosperity Team Webinars below and you will gain immediate access to this life changing information to turbocharge your…
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    Marco Moeschter

  • How to Fail the Right Way

    Marco Moeschter
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    How to Fail the Right Way One of the main reasons why people who try to make money online end up failing is because they are scared stiff of the concept of failing. Failure is this big ugly word that they would rather not hear. It’s a concept they want to run away from; it’s a concept that makes them sick to the pits of their stomach.   If this is how you respond to the concept of failure, I have some sad news to tell you: you are responding like 90% of other people out there. This is natural, but unfortunately, this response will lead to total failure.   You have to understand…
  • Using YouTube to brand your business. Easiest way for branding yourself !

    Marco Moeschter
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:42 pm
    Using YouTube to brand your business. Easiest way for branding yourself !   In this video you’ll learn: - how you can brand your business fast and easy - why Youtube is on of the best ways for branding - how I do it for my business       Marco Moeschter Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marco.moeschter   The post Using YouTube to brand your business. Easiest way for branding yourself ! appeared first on Marco Moeschter.
  • Learn the three things you must have if you want to get results.

    Marco Moeschter
    1 Sep 2014 | 8:35 am
    Learn the three things you must have if you want to get results.     In this video you’ll learn: - what you really need and what your customer really need / solve their problem - 3 conversion hacks you must have if you want to get results - how you can use it in your business   Marco Moeschter     Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marco.moeschter   The post Learn the three things you must have if you want to get results. appeared first on Marco Moeschter.
  • Converting videos made simple!

    Marco Moeschter
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:16 am
     Converting videos made simple!   In this video you’ll learn: - why you need to convert your videos - which program I use for converting videos - how to use handbrake     Marco Moeschter     Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marco.moeschter The post Converting videos made simple! appeared first on Marco Moeschter.
  • Spy on your competitors website’s traffic sources & uncover their online marketing strategies!

    Marco Moeschter
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:36 am
    Spy on your competitors website’s traffic sources & uncover their online marketing strategies!     In this video you’ll learn: - introduction to similarweb.com a site to spy on your competitors site  - how the site works / how you can compare website traffic - where get those marketers their traffic from     Marco Moeschter     Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marco.moeschter   The post Spy on your competitors website’s traffic sources & uncover their online marketing strategies! appeared first on…
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  • 10 Web Tools for College Students and Teachers to Use

    Kamran Khan
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:04 am
    It’s the age of the Internet, which means most of the things you are supposed to pay for are now free, such as software, songs and movies. It also means that there are lots of web tools a college student or teacher may use. Many are free and some are quite cheap when you compare them with the prices you would pay if you bought them from a shop. Here are ten web tools for college students and
  • Top 6 Duplicate Content Checkers That Are Fast and Brilliant

    Irfan Saleem
    16 Aug 2014 | 5:15 am
    Plagiarizing is a serious offense in the real world. It has led to people losing the respect of their peers, their degrees, their jobs and some may even have to deal with legal percussions. So if plagiarism is such a huge crime in the offline world, why do people assume it won’t be the same case in the online world? In fact, duplicate content on your site can seriously harm it. To take care of
  • 6 Free Flash Cards Maker Websites That Aren't Ordinary

    Kamran Khan
    11 Aug 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Studying for a test rarely goes without stress and struggles. Students have to memorize tons of information they may (but probably won’t) need in future. There are many modern tools that help them study more effectively, but the classic method of using flash cards will always remain effective. The only problem is that the process of creating flash cards takes a lot of time on its own, but that’s
  • 6 Online Texting Websites for Worldwide Instant Delivery

    Irfan Saleem
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    SMS messages have become a key utility in today’s world, with billions of people sending them each day.In fact, 74% of all mobile phone users send and receive text messages every day. One text message contains 160 characters, including spaces. Some cell phones have full keyboards to facilitate texting, while others has a numeric keypad that has to be tapped repeatedly to get to certain alphabets
  • 5 Best Free Cloud Storage Providers to Help You Make a Choice

    Irfan Saleem
    8 Aug 2014 | 11:40 am
    Cloud storage now plays a crucial role in your modern, mobile lives. With more and more people using multiple computing devices like computers, laptops and smartphones, it seems absurd to have your data locked away in just one device. Cloud services frees you from these shackles and makes sure that you can access the files you want no matter where you are. There is an incredible amount of free
 
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  • Daily Motivator – Want Success? Stick To a Plan!

    Robb Corbett
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:17 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Daily Motivator - Want Success? Stick To a Plan! Wishing for success is simply not sufficient enough to make you a success. Trying one thing and then jumping to another will never bring to any real lasting success.  If you want to be successful at your goal, you need to find a proven plan and follow it UNTIL you are a success. Ask yourself, “what is it I am going to do on a daily basis to become a success”? If you know what it is, great, now... Read more
  • Be Happy! Why Worry?

    Robb Corbett
    7 Sep 2014 | 7:33 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Be Happy! Why Worry? Life is too short to be a worry wart gang. If you have found that you spend a good part of your life worrying about life’s little problems it is time to stop! There is ZERO Point to worrying, it does not help and it always makes the situation worse. Any situation you are worrying about, when you look closely at it, there is no point in worrying about it. It is what it is, and in most cases it is no where near as bad as what... Read more
  • Motivational Movie – Find Your Passion

    Robb Corbett
    6 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Motivational Movie - Find Your Passion Hey gang the following is a short 1.24 minute inspirational video. I put together some of my favorite inspirational photos and sayings, and added a powerful audio clip from Les Brown. Check it out... hope it fires you up and feel free to share it with someone who needs a good shot of motivation!   Your Turn => We are on a mission to change people... to get them off their butts and doing great... Read more
  • Daily Motivator – Your Options Are Unlimited

    Robb Corbett
    5 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Daily Motivator - Your Options Are Unlimited You may walk this road called life with other people, but in the end it is your road to walk and no one can walk it for you.  The choices in front of you are yours and yours alone. No one can make them for you. Choose wisely. But Choose… do not let life just take you along for the ride. Plan where you want to go and steer the course you plan. Become who you want to become. Have want you want to have.... Read more
  • Change Your Thinking Change Your Life

    Robb Corbett
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:21 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Change Your Thinking Change Your Life Want to know why you have given up on your dreams, goals and aspirations? Why you never move forward on your good ideas? It is because you have listened to that silly little voice in your head that tells you that you can’t do it, that your idea is silly, that you do not have the time, that you are not capable of succeeding. That little voice in your head that causes you to doubt yourself and quit before you... Read more
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  • All in One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin: Threats and the Way Out

    techindiablog
    6 Sep 2014 | 11:53 am
    Quite a many site experts have been voicing their concern regarding the increased vulnerability found in the All in One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin. This is a sure alarm signal for those who are depending on the most popular All In One SEO Plugin and have not updated to version 2.1.6 or above over the last month. If you belong to this segment, then you must wake up and immediately do something about it. The SEO plugin has a number of vulnerabilities that can allow hackers to modify or add some SEO parameters that can lead to severe penalties with the SEO rankings. In addition, the hackers can…
  • Understanding Google’s Decision to Remove Authorship Photos

    techindiablog
    1 Sep 2014 | 8:34 am
    Google has decided to fully remove the alluring authorship photos that you would have seen within the search results. In announcing this change, Google’s John Mueller stated that this measure from Google is a part of its mission to clean up the visual design of the company’s search results. The company is now bent upon bringing about an enhanced mobile experience and a design that is consistent across several devices. The present move is aimed at simplifying the way authorship is shown in mobile and desktop search results. While the profile photo and circle counts are removed now,…
  • Google’s Initiatives on Reconsideration Request Reject Notices

    techindiablog
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:40 am
    Google’s Matt Cutts has stated that the company’s spam team has been actively engaged in enhancing communications with the site owners who have faced reconsideration request rejections. The notices issued to them seem to have been given a sort of personal touch in a way clearly stating the reasons why the reconsideration request was rejected. These notices do carry a good amount of useful inputs from the reviewer section. You will be able to see such additional data popping up from time to time to guide you with the necessary course of action. At the same time, all the rejection…
  • Revamp Your Site to Comply with Google’s Paradigms

    techindiablog
    17 Aug 2014 | 1:29 am
    Sites engaged in redirecting the mobile URLs to their homepage will need to rethink revising their strategies since Google has taken a tough stand to penalize those found doing so. Google’s stand in this regard has been clearly explained by the company’s penalty expert Casey Markee. He has indicated that if the sites are depending on mobile-only redirects that guide an original URL just to the home page, they may eventually be penalized. As of now Google is only including a note in the search results. Once Google implements the recent decision in full swing, it shall certainly affect the…
  • About Google’s Advice on Site Moves

    techindiablog
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:39 am
    In a recent move, Google has released some useful guidelines to make site moves much easier for webmasters. Google’s highly descriptive advice comes to the aid of site administrators by giving a comprehensive coverage on the fundamentals of moving a site. In addition, the search engine giant has also spoken about addressing the mobile devices’ needs and also regarding responsive design. Specifically, Google has implied that it is much useful to use the 302 redirect while moving from a mobile compatible design to a responsive or dynamic serving web design. In answering the query of a…
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    Work From Home Ideas

  • Mothers Day Card Ideas? :Best 10 Gifts Ideas

    Sauti Nexus
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:06 am
    Mother’s day is here again,this is a special day to remember our mothers and if you have not yet figured out the best gift to buy for your mom, this post is for you.  Note that you can also take advantage of free shipping benefits with Amazon Prime. Mothers Day Gift Card Ideas: Mothers Day […]
  • 100 Mothers Day Quotes: Top Best, Funny, Famous & Cute Quotes

    Sauti Nexus
    20 Sep 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Choosing the right mothers day quotes can complement your relationship with your loved mom. The quote should be made more personal so as to add a perspective, which cannot be stated in journaling. A perfect quote will express feelings and emotions that you can revisit every time you see the pictures and then quote again. […]
  • Social Media Marketing Strategy: Social Media Tips and Strategies

    Sauti Nexus
    10 Sep 2014 | 11:08 pm
    What’s your Social Media Marketing Strategy : Integrate social media into your plans for lead generation, increased traffic and revenue. Tips revealed   Facebook Social Media Strategy:How to Succeed on Facebook 5 Simple Secrets to B2B Lead Generation on Facebook from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software Infographic: How to Get More Likes on Facebook Source: How to Get More […]
  • Amazon Kindle Books For Free

    Sauti Nexus
    6 Sep 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Amazon Kindle Books For Free at amazon.co.uk. The Amazon Kindle Books Store is a treasure for all eBook lovers as you can read all kinds of books from this amazing store at a very cheap and affordable rate. Apart from buying individual books you can get hold of amazon kindle books for free  by signing up […]
  • Amazon Prime Refund, Overview

    Sauti Nexus
    3 Sep 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Amazon Prime Refund works this way: In case you signed up for Amazon Prime and paid instantly; to qualify for a full refund you need to cancel your Amazon Prime Subscription in 14 days time.  Otherwise you may be charged.  Here is what Amazon Prime Refund Policy UK say in regard to asking for a […]
 
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    Your Forum Blog

  • New Forum Topics: Create Forum Posts that Drive Discussions

    Shawn
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:46 am
    New forum topics are important to you and your forum because they are for creating new content that will drive discussion on your online community. So it is important that you create new forum topics frequently and consider quality as well when you are creating your new forum topics. Ask yourself one question before posting new forum topics on your community – Would I reply to this topic? New forum topics should encourage discussions from forum members rather than just be something to read and move on from.     New Forum Topics should have Questions Every time I create new forum…
  • Forum Day Job: A Guide to Making a Living from Running a Message Forum

    Shawn
    4 Aug 2014 | 10:25 am
    A forum day job, could you imagine yourself doing that? Could you imagine a forum day job earning you enough money each month that you don’t even have to have another job? Not even a part time job? It sounds like a fairytale, doesn’t it? Well it really isn’t one… See many online website entrepreneurs earn a living from just one website and why can’t you do that too with a forum day job? A forum day job can make just as much money as a blog day job or even an article writing day job. See, with a forum day job, you are focusing on the same aspects of making money online but instead of…
  • Forum Customer Service: Do you have what it takes?

    Shawn
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:10 am
    Forum customer service is just as important as customer service for a product or service at a business. Sure, most forum members are not going to be paying for anything but they are still customers of your community which is often seen as a business. Forum customer service is an important component to running a successful message forum community. Have you ever considered the forum customer service on your community, before? In this article, I will be giving a few tips on how to increase the value and success of your forum customer service tactics.     Create a Board for Forum…
  • Forum Software Developments to Know About in 2014

    Shawn
    15 Jul 2014 | 10:37 am
    Forum software developments are great new for forum owners because it lets us know about how our chosen forum software providers are making the software better for us. However, sometimes it is quite difficult to learn about new forum software developments because there are so much forum software providers out there and it can become overwhelming for us simpleton forum owners. So I wanted to create this list for you all to show you the new forum software developments that you should know about in 2014. I hope you enjoy this list!     IPB Forum Software Developments Invision Power…
  • 5 Tactics to Keeping Your Forum Moderators Active on Your Forum

    Shawn
    3 Jul 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Forum moderators are sometimes just as important as forum members when it comes to keeping your forum active and full of new content. Forum moderators are obviously duty with enforcing the forum rules, banning spammers, dealing with problem members and giving support to members when they request it. However, that isn’t their only duties on a message forum and many forum owner fail to realize this. Forum moderators are leaders of your online community and remember what they say about leaders? Follow the leader! Your followers (the forum members) will often follow your leaders (the forum…
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    MARKETING KEY TECHNIQUES

  • The Easy Ways How To Drive Traffic From Twitter On Your Blog

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    6 Sep 2014 | 8:55 pm
    Why use Twitter? You might say ‘why not’! World’s largest real time traffic mine is located on the Twitter. Daily over 500 million audiences are appearing, connecting, sharing, chatting, teaching, learning, networking, entertaining and problem-solving in the twitter for: It’s pretty sweet how to drive traffic from Twitter (Image Credit: Pixabay) Getting human resource available Marketing their products and blog at silly or zero cost Learning skillful lessons in purposive progress Practicing creative micro blog Sucking the innovation of business Enjoying the business benefits…
  • 18 Steps How to Generate Useful SEO-Friendly Content

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    5 Aug 2014 | 6:33 am
    Are you beginner in content lab? This is for you. You might know the content marketing world is more competitive that everyone strives to create a best content on his site to reach at every targeted customer faster and more accurately. It’s audience habit to find sharing useful content that goes viral spreading out around the  web. In this content marketing era, your real time web marketing strategy needs to be gone together with the collaboration between useful heat content and SEO-friendly content. There’s no better alternative of your ‘good content’ to build the ‘brand value’…
  • Top 18 Reasons Why SEO Is Essential for Wealthy Affiliate Marketing

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    3 Jul 2014 | 10:50 am
    Affiliate Marketing simply earns commissions delivering real customers to the affiliate links on the merchant’s site. A wealthy affiliate marketing strategy never compromises with the missing of any bigger chances for traffic that leads huge earn. Organic search is the biggest source of affiliate traffic! How much adequately is your affiliate marketing actually running for your commission helping out selling merchants’ products and services within a unique atmosphere of the useful information for the potential customers, is mostly depends upon how much efficiently and densely you do…
  • The Key Techniques How to Write A Best Affiliate Article

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    16 Jun 2014 | 10:36 am
    How to Write A Best Affiliate Article This is actually an outline, a clear sketch of the ways that how to create a trustworthy affiliate article little differently and innovatively within the comprehensive area of the product in an affiliate business. Think the write-up pretty simple, informative and useful. It’s because, how to leverage in you’re striving to secure a concrete way to generate successful best affiliate article. Although, simultaneously, writing a profitable and sustainable article for Search Engines as well as human visitors are strategically little difficult, but not…
  • The Key Techniques How to Select A Blog Topic

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    11 May 2014 | 5:35 am
    Your long walk on blogging starts with a right niche selection is a hardest part of your blog plan to be set out for blogging success. As we say- well begin is half done; yes, this is that, the progress of a blog goes much more ahead through a significant topic selection, but the job is little difficult. Because, no puzzle, no confusion, no fallacy or even no wrong could be allowed in a topic selection, and should be methodological enough in the key techniques in  terms of reaching at a right topic decision. Most perhaps, you know why you should start a blog, and that’s why you are here to…
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  • Evaluating Your Email Marketing

    Kit
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    Email marketing can be a very effective way to reach a target audience around the world. However, your marketing efforts may not reach their full potential unless you invest some […]
  • The Reaction to Your Email Marketing

    Kit
    14 Sep 2014 | 6:28 am
    Email marketing can actually be much more effective than most people think. Many business owners do not invest a great deal of time, energy or money into orchestrating an email […]
  • Email Marketing Strategies

    Kit
    7 Sep 2014 | 6:18 am
    Email marketing is becoming extremely popular but this does not mean all business owners know how to run an effective email marketing campaign. However, those who are well versed in […]
  • Email Marketing Mistakes

    Kit
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:21 pm
    Many business owners who opt to try email marketing make the mistake of believing any type of email marketing is beneficial. This is simply not true; there are a number […]
  • How Your Business Can Benefit from Email Marketing

    Kit
    24 Aug 2014 | 6:51 pm
    Even if you are already running a successful business, you may be surprised to learn your business can benefit greatly from orchestrating an effective email marketing campaign. An email marketing […]
 
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    Digital Information World

  • Engagement Leads To Loyal Customers - #infographic

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:31 am
    Whenever customers interact with your brand, they become slightly more or less engaged. Stay consistent across every touch-point of the consumer experience to increase your engagement. Discover why customer engagement is more important than ever before, and lean what to do now to create an engaged and loyal consumer base.Infographic courtesy of: cirrusinsightClick image to enlargeShow Your Love, Connect With Us On Social Media: Google+ Facebook Pinterest Twitter
  • The Social Media Marketer’s Guide to Bid Types for Facebook Advertising - #Infographic

    21 Sep 2014 | 12:06 am
    Buying ads on Facebook means taking part in a world wide auction.The demand for reaching users is greater than the supply of ad space, so you're competing against millions of others all trying to get their message seen. When targeting a segment of Facebook's users, understanding different bidding strategies is key to making sure your ads come out on top.Take a look at the below infographic from Nanigans for an explanation of Facebook's distinct bid types, how they impact your ad's effective reach, and tips to help you achieve your campaign ROI goals at scale.Show Your Love, Connect With…
  • The Big Influence: A Century of Consumer Purchasing Decisions - #Infographic

    20 Sep 2014 | 2:17 am
    When it comes to identifying cultural trends from the past century, we often focus our attention on what people were buying. What types of clothing. What types of music. What types of food. But there's another side to this consumer story that's easy to overlook. How were people buying? Where were they getting the information they needed to make informed purchase decision. Follow the timeline below to find out.infographic courtesy of hubspot.Show Your Love, Connect With Us On Social Media: Google+ Facebook Pinterest Twitter
  • Insights You Need to Know for Listening to Your Community Worldwide on Twitter - #infographic

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:09 pm
    The team at Mention.com has analyzed 70 million mentions to uncover global trends among Twitter mentions. And result is the infographic below.Here are some key stats from their study:The US accounts for less than half of all mentions on Twitter (41 percent).English is the most used language for Twitter mentions, coming in second in most countries that speak another language abroad.In Europe, mentions start to ramp up as early as 5am. After a peak at 10am, they’re stable during the afternoon, and start to fall off around 3pm.See rest of the findings in this visual:Click image to…
  • How To Start A Fashion Blog - #Infographic #Blogging

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:08 am
    Fashion bloggers are the trendsetters and taste-makers of today. With new posts updates hourly, blogs have a constant presence that weekly or monthly fashion magazines can't match. Check out the infographic below from Ever-Pretty that proposes some useful tips and trick on how you can use your passion for blogging to become a respected voice in the fashion world.A picture is worth a thousand words: Fashion is all about the image, so be sure your blog has plenty of photos and illustrations to complement your writing.Be focused: There are endless niches in the fashion industry (women's…
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    Foxtail Marketing

  • Preparing Your Digital Marketing Strategy for the “Mobile Moment”

    Mike Templeman
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. B2B marketers now have to make mobile a cornerstone of their digital marketing strategy. Every year more and more people are using cellphones and tablets to check social media and their email accounts. If businesses aren’t ready for mobile hits, they won’t be able to connect with potential clients. An interesting yet scary aspect of mobile is […] The post Preparing Your Digital Marketing Strategy for the “Mobile Moment” appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • Why You Should Be Patient for Results When Doing Online Marketing

    Mike Templeman
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Online marketing has evolved into an endeavor that demands immediate results from those B2B businesses that want to see profits sooner rather than later. But how fast should you really expect results when doing online marketing techniques? What things ultimately work faster than others? The answer to the above is ambiguous because nothing is guaranteed to […] The post Why You Should Be Patient for Results When Doing Online Marketing appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • Why Your Business Should Practice Social B2B Marketing

    Mike Templeman
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Businesses that don’t think social B2B marketing is worth it should take a look at their competitors. Chances are they’re already on several social media platforms and are connected with and followed by other businesses. The main reason to practice social B2B marketing is to increase brand visibility. Some marketers don’t think it’s worth it because their […] The post Why Your Business Should Practice Social B2B Marketing appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • What Kind of Team Should You Assemble for Content Creation in Your B2B Company?

    Mike Templeman
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:13 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Content creation is one of the most challenging aspects to digital marketing for companies, and proof is out there that companies agree it’s the most difficult of all marketing. The reason is because the demands are extremely high now in what people expect of content on company websites or other marketing venues. With hundreds of millions of […] The post What Kind of Team Should You Assemble for Content Creation in Your B2B Company? appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • Stats are For Losers

    Mike Templeman
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. We’ve all heard that 80 percent (or even 90 percent) of new businesses fail.  Indeed, that statistic is used more than any other business statistic I’ve ever heard.  Politicians use it to bolster their campaigns and point out that there needs to be a change.  Random people uses it to discourage others from taking risks.  […] The post Stats are For Losers appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
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  • Would You Have Done the Same?

    Eyram Hlortsi
    11 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    No matter what gets happens or what amount of information is available, people always get scammed online or offline. Scamming works based on human psychology. The principles do not differ. In this post, I am going to share a story about a man who got scammed. Then I will ask […]
  • How to Prospect for Network Marketing

    Eyram Hlortsi
    17 Jul 2014 | 10:23 am
    If you just keyed in how to prospect for network marketing, chances are that you want to give your network marketing business a boost by finding potential customers. This piece is one of several in the series that will serve as a prospecting guide in your efforts to learn what […]
  • Am Stuck… I Your Help!

    Eyram Hlortsi
    14 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    On Sunday, 27th July 2014, my sweetheart, Esenam and I would have clocked 1 year after tying the knot. I have a Chinese restaurant is on the itinerary but as to which one, we would tell based on the city we decide to catch fun in. My JEWEL loves good […]
  • The Easiest Way to Make Money Online

    Eyram Hlortsi
    7 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    What is the easiest way to make money online? Is it affiliate marketing, information marketing, product launching, filling of survey forms? The answer will surprisingly shock you. It is not actually what you may be expecting. Let me start off by saying that, you can start an online business easily, […]
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    Eyram Hlortsi
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    Looks like you already entered your information into this website. If you don’t get my emails, I will encourage you to look inside your spam folder, click on the confirmation link I sent you and mark my message as “NOT SPAM” This is the only way you can continue getting my messages. […]
 
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  • ARRRR ye ready? It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day

    Michael Meininger
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day, a day popularized by a Cleveland Radio Host in 2002. To be celebrating this momentous day, I present to ye, me favorrrrrrite pirates in a movie.  Arrrrrr. 5. Ice Pirates It’s corny, sometimes witty, totally 80′s, and a film I remember watching as a young child. 4. Master [...] The post ARRRR ye ready? It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day appeared first on .
  • Calling All Ad Extensions – Google Rolls Out Callouts

    Melissa Porlier
    10 Sep 2014 | 11:42 am
    Now moving out of beta, Google’s callout extensions are rolling out to advertisers globally in AdWords this month (you may have seen already seen notifications in your AdWords account). This latest ad extension from Google offers a new variation for your PPC ad format and provides a solution for many advertisers who, to date, have [...] The post Calling All Ad Extensions – Google Rolls Out Callouts appeared first on .
  • Social Media Photo Dimensions Template

    Samantha Seligsohn
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Have you ever added a new thumbnail or cover photo to your business’ social media account and the images were cut off or they look stretched and pixelated? That’s probably because the image that’s being uploaded is the incorrect size. To help with this problem we have provided a helpful template you can bookmark or [...] The post Social Media Photo Dimensions Template appeared first on .
  • Can You Talk About Fantasy Football on a Company Blog?

    Robert Graves
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    As you probably know, the 2013-2014 NFL season started last night. If you have Marshawn Lynch on your fantasy team, today was a good day for you. But if—like me—you were going up against the one guy in the rest of a 12-man league with the #1-ranked Seahawks defense, things have been better… But it’s [...] The post Can You Talk About Fantasy Football on a Company Blog? appeared first on .
  • What is a Call to Action (CTA)?

    Michael Meininger
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:13 am
    This guideline will teach you the basics of Calls to Action (CTAs) and the best ways to promote them on your website. What is a CTA (Call-to-Action)? A CTA, or Call to Action, is a link, graphic, or button placed on a web page with the sole purpose to drive leads or visitor awareness. The [...] The post What is a Call to Action (CTA)? appeared first on .
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  • Heroic Search Roundup: 9 Twitter Chats on Marketing

    Kali Hawlk
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Looking for a new group of marketing gurus, leaders, and enthusiasts to join up with and talk shop? Consider turning to social media and joining a weekly Twitter chat. These hour-long sessions provide valuable ways to dive deeper into the industry and access to a huge number of people eager to share their ideas. We’ve […] The post Heroic Search Roundup: 9 Twitter Chats on Marketing appeared first on Heroic Search.
  • Back To School Ecommerce Stats

    Jared Carrizales
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    As marketers, we’re always on the lookout for insight into the spending habits of the people we’re trying to reach. Today, the site search specialists at Nextopia have shared an infographic with us that gives us a glimpse into such information. The graphic itself illustrates common (and much-needed) stats including who’s spending the money, and what they’re spending […] The post Back To School Ecommerce Stats appeared first on Heroic Search.
  • 3 Types of Content People Care About

    Kali Hawlk
    30 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am
    You get it: you need to create damn good content if you want to make an impact online. You’ve heard “content is king” enough to know that you need to do more than slap some poorly-worded blog posts up every once in a while. Or haphazardly slap an email campaign together, hit send, and cross […] The post 3 Types of Content People Care About appeared first on Heroic Search.
  • Can Reddit Help You Get the Word Out?

    Abbie Reedy
    2 Jul 2014 | 2:50 pm
    If you’ve heard of reddit, but aren’t sure how it works or why/ whether it can be useful in generating leads for your business, don’t feel alone.  Of all the social media outlets available to the masses, reddit might be one of the trickier to utilize effectively, and it is certainly not for every kind […] The post Can Reddit Help You Get the Word Out? appeared first on Heroic Search.
  • 5 Resources to Find Fresh Ideas for New Content

    Carrie Smith
    13 Jun 2014 | 6:54 am
    Finding new content to publish every week can become difficult and somewhat time consuming. Whether you’re the person who comes up with the topics for the editorial calendar, or you’re the one writing the topics yourself, there’s always a need for new ideas. Fortunately there are some great resources that will inspire you and ensure […] The post 5 Resources to Find Fresh Ideas for New Content appeared first on Heroic Search.
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  • How to Customize Genesis ENews Extended Widget

    Mainak Halder
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:52 am
    Do you like the opt-in form I’ve placed at the end of my posts, in the sidebar and in the footer offering something exclusive to my readers? If yes, then this article is for you – I’ll show you how to create these opt-in forms at different places of your blog or should I say customize […] The post How to Customize Genesis ENews Extended Widget appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
  • How to Install WordPress Manually on Plesk Parallels

    Mainak Halder
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:36 am
    Last week, I was working on a website designing project for one of my clients and it was the first time I was working on Plesk. I had installed WordPress on cPanel several times but never worked on Plesk. That was the first time I got the opportunity to work on Plesk and learned how […] The post How to Install WordPress Manually on Plesk Parallels appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
  • How to Create 125 X 125 Ad Space in Your Blog Sidebar Even If You Don’t Know Coding

    Mainak Halder
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:41 am
    Want to monetize your blog and create 125 x 125 ad spaces on your blog like I have on mine? Heck, you don’t have to know those coding languages – HTML, PHP or CSS. I’ll share a super simple way to get that code without even you writing a single line of code (oh, don’t […] The post How to Create 125 X 125 Ad Space in Your Blog Sidebar Even If You Don’t Know Coding appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
  • How Did I Make Money Online Without a Blog (And How You Can Too!)

    Mainak Halder
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:22 am
    If you want to know one way to make money online fast without a blog, you cannot ignore this: Sample articles, blog posts or designs ghostwritten or designed without your credit for your past clients doesn’t work anymore. So… What can you offer your clients that can land you the best-paying freelancing gig in the […] The post How Did I Make Money Online Without a Blog (And How You Can Too!) appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
  • My Secret Blog Commenting Strategies That Increased My Website Traffic

    Mainak Halder
    28 Jul 2014 | 11:23 am
    Imagine if you could use one simple blog commenting strategy, commenting on a handful of your favorite blogs everyday and increase website traffic. Or even better… What if I shared 10 blog commenting tricks with you that landed you 10% more visitors per day? And why the heck am I only focusing on traffic? You […] The post My Secret Blog Commenting Strategies That Increased My Website Traffic appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
 
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  • SEO Training - Learn Search Engine Optimization Tips and Blogging Skills

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:40 am
    SEO Training is an essential part of continuing digital marketing education to anyone practicing various internet marketing activities and certification seekers in digital marketing certification in website promotion through search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media optimization, social media marketing, email marketing, mobile marketing, online advertising, (search and display) also others including traditional website promoting methods.How SEO Training Helps?Many computer education and training institutes are offering regular and advanced programs in Online Marketing,…
  • Search Engine Optimization Course in India - Improve your SEO Skills

    4 Sep 2014 | 4:42 am
    Search Engine Optimization Course in India  - SEO Training Institutes to Learn SEO Tips and Tricks in India SEO Search Engine Optimization is a practice of website promotion over the targeted search engines in order to improve the site visibility to get maximum brand image, to receive long term business leads, sales enquiries, through various seo optimization and online marketing methods. Read this Digital marketer website seo guide blog article on what are the SEO job descriptions and how is a SEO Analyst job in Hyderabad India and SEO Search Engine Optimizer career growth. Attend…
  • SEO Course Training Learn SEO Optimization Marketing

    3 Sep 2014 | 2:31 am
    What is SEO Search Engine Optimization?SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a marketing practice use to improve website visibility through regular crawling and indexing processes in order to reach the targeted customers to get online leads, sales revenue generation etc. There are number of computer programs training institutes offering this beginner and advanced seo course for bright career opportunities as online marketer or digital marketer or seo analyst etc. Who can Learn SEO?Students, beginner seo, marketing personnel, house wives, working women, mom with kids, bloggers,…
  • Pendem Raju - Digital Marketer SEO Analyst in Hyderabad

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:43 am
    Pendem Raju - Digital Marketing SEO Analyst in HyderabadWho is Pendem Raju?Pendem Raju is a Digital Marketer SEO AnalystWhere P. Raju is working?Pendem Raju is currently working as a Digital Marketing SEO Analyst in Hyderabad,  for US based multi-billion dollar company in Hyderabad, India. About Pendem RajuDigital Marketer, Online Blogger, Google Certified Adwords Professional. Currently working in Hyderabad India. His age is just 30 years. Pendem Raju written morethan 100 web articles on SEO search engine optimization, beginner technical writing, content writing etc. 4 years experience…
  • SEO to Improve Visitor Engagement for Website Conversion

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:22 am
    Visitors Engagement is a seo strategy success factor. Many web masters and beginner online internet marketers and fresher digital marketers considers the web traffic improvement instead of visitor engagement. Website conversion is highly depends on the online traffic engagement. Customer Engagement or Website ConversionWelcome to Website SEO Guide Blog in SEO Digital Marketing... The SEO Digital Marketer Guide is blogging with Beginner SEO optimization, Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Latest SEO Updates, Best Onpage-Offpage practices, Internet Marketing, Latest Algorithm update changes,…
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  • Social Media Marketing Success for Small Business

    Gminski Stubbs
    11 Sep 2014 | 11:19 am
    While social media is a great way to get out there and connect with your target audience, it takes a ton of work, flexibility and consistency in order to be effective. Learn how to pick the best social media platform to market your small business. … Continue reading →
  • Create the Perfect Landing Page

    Trena Stubbs
    9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    According to Hubspot, businesses that use at least 15 landing pages have seen a 55% increase in their leads and MarketingSherpa’s Landing Page Optimization Benchmark Report says that the layout plays a huge factor in a website’s performance. Before you create your next landing page, here are 8 tips you need to consider. Tip #1: The Main Headline When prospects visit your landing page, you want to instantly grab their attention. Your main headline needs to give prospects a quick snapshot of what your page is all about. I recommend … Continue reading →
  • What’s up with those image files?

    Gminski Stubbs
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:49 am
    Have you ever wondered what those funny looking file names mean whenever you save something to your computer? What’s the deal with those extensions like: .pdf .jpg (or .jpeg) .gif .psd and son on They can be really confusing but extremely important depending on what you’re doing. Image files can be broken into two categories, Vector images and Raster images. Let’s get started breaking it down. Raster Images Whenever you save pictures you find or purchase online, you’ve probably noticed that the save type is usually a JPEG (JPG), PNG … Continue reading →
  • What Are Facebook Dark Posts?

    Gminski Stubbs
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    A recent buzz word or buzz term for marketers is “Dark Posts”. Dark posts are unpublished Facebook posts that people with Facebook fan pages use so that their posts don’t show up in their Timeline. In the beginning Dark Posts would only show up on the side as a typical ad, but now ads can appear in people’s News Feed where the ads are certain to get more attention and interaction. The cool thing about these posts not showing up on advertisers’ Timeline is that it doesn’t look like they are … Continue reading →
  • What In The World Is 4K Display?

    Gminski Stubbs
    22 Jul 2014 | 8:14 am
    Like most people whenever I watch a YouTube video, I like to watch it in the highest resolution possible.  I hate when I get all excited to watch a video, I click on the little settings wheel and it only goes up to 480p.  I have grown accustomed to HD resolution and I want it all the time.  I’m okay with the 720p HD but I’d much rather watch my YouTube videos in 1080p HD, who wouldn’t?  The picture is super clear and it makes the video watching experience that … Continue reading →
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  • Learn how GadgetDuck got an increase of 96% in revenue within 1 month

    Ariel Rosenstein
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:51 am
    In most cases online business success comes as a result of sound digital strategy, building relationships with prospective customers and plenty of hard work over time. In the case of GadgetDuck.com, spiking traffic and sales in recent weeks have arrived as the result from a completely different type of activity –  a series of disturbing,... View Article
  • 5 Simple keyword strategies to boost your number of app installs

    Natalie Halimi
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:12 am
    Carefully planning a keyword strategy is one of the first steps to take when promoting a mobile app. In today’s booming app market, more and more apps are relying on in-store organic marketing to promote their app, and the choice of keywords can make or break the app’s entire marketing strategy; with the right words... View Article
  • The Most Popular Netflix Shows In US And UK

    Pavel Tuchinsky
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:59 am
    25th August 2014 saw the holding of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards to celebrate and reward the stars of television. With the success of these shows people have been saying, for the last few years, that TV is the new cinema; online platforms such as Netflix are helping to satisfy this demand for TV... View Article
  • The Benefits of Live Chat

    Marta Wadsworth
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:17 am
    The world of online marketing is dominated by a focus on the channels for acquisition; SEO, PPC, Facebook, display, etc. Yet we often forget about the second half of the conversion funnel. Once a visitor has reached your site you need to work to turn that visitor into a customer. After all, you have paid... View Article
  • The Online Ecosystem Of Scandal

    Pavel Tuchinsky
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:12 am
    August 31st,  2014 is a date that many celebrities want to forget. In what’s being called one of the biggest celebrity leaks of all time, around 200 private photos of celebrities in various states of undress found their way on to the imageboard site 4chan. The public loves a good scandal and, soon enough, they... View Article
 
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  • Marketing Strategies – It’s NOT Google Calling!

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    It’s my goal to teach entrepreneurs marketing strategies and how to navigate the Internet so they can benefit from all the opportunities it brings. However, many people are still reluctant and I can’t say that I blame them especially when there are so many scams going on. It truly outrages me that these things happen […] The post Marketing Strategies – It’s NOT Google Calling! appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • Managing Overwhelm

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    13 Jul 2014 | 10:34 am
    Today is Sunday and admittedly I’m feeling a little overwhelmed. Not by things I have to do but by things I want to do and don’t have the time. Is anyone with me? Education for the Home Business Entrepreneur – Managing Overwhelm Today I read this article by Mashable called 3 Phrases That Actually Make […] The post Managing Overwhelm appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • Complacency is Cancer

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    9 Jul 2014 | 6:24 pm
    Take a moment of self-reflection. How do you take in information? Do you absorb it? Do you read it and think to yourself that you need to do it? Then a few seconds later the dog barks and you need to take him out – then the thought is lost? Do you revisit it? Do […] The post Complacency is Cancer appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • Online Marketing – Let’s Do a Check Up

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    3 Jul 2014 | 5:29 am
    It’s not rocket-science the world around you is changing. The Internet is growing and expanding. As it expands, it creates change. The Internet will create opportunities – coincidently it will also end many industries as we know them. Some businesses will survive – some won’t. The pendulum has swung and now it’s time to get […] The post Online Marketing – Let’s Do a Check Up appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • Behaviors Determine the Success of Entrepreneurs

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    25 Jun 2014 | 5:20 pm
    I get the pleasure of working with entrepreneurs every day. I’ve worked with some that have experienced huge success and I’ve also worked with some that just couldn’t get it together. Over the years I’ve learned the traits that divide. It’s not whose the prettiest or the smartest, those assets don’t have a lot weight […] The post Behaviors Determine the Success of Entrepreneurs appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
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  • The Friday Catch-Up: Buzz Sumo Buckles Up

    Lena Ruchko
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:10 am
    Hey there everyone! We just cannot hold on to our excitement as we reach closer to our 100th catch-up. 100 weeks of Fridays especially dedicated to you and the gossip around the internet has been completely worth it. Before we … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: Buzz Sumo Buckles Up appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • The Friday Catch-Up: Data Galore for Google Analytics Users

    Lena Ruchko
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    Whether you’ve just woken up ready for your morning dose of internet gossip or have already ended your day to just kick back and relax, we are right here waiting for you, making sure that we leave no stone unturned … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: Data Galore for Google Analytics Users appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Interview with Lead Community Manager at Prestashop Benjamin Utterback

    Lena Ruchko
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:21 am
    Would you like to know more about Prestashop best features, its advantages over other platforms and new functionality that is going to be introduced? We had a pleasant talk with Prtestashop’s Lead Community Manager, Benjamin Utterback. So check out his interview … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Interview with Lead Community Manager at Prestashop Benjamin Utterback appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • The Friday Catch-Up: A Whirlwind of News and So Little Time

    Anna Korolekh
    5 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    Hey there everyone! It feels like we just went through an eternity since last Friday. The weeks are getting longer and we just cannot wait that much to see you guys again. The noisemakers around the internet perhaps had a … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: A Whirlwind of News and So Little Time appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Ice-Bucket Challenge at Promodo and marketing takeaways from this social phenomenon

    Anna Korolekh
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    Brands,  aiming at spreading the word via social, dream about viral campaigns that find success with the online audience. However, massively shared social videos or posts still remain a tricky thing with no one-fits-all recipe. What remains for marketers is … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Ice-Bucket Challenge at Promodo and marketing takeaways from this social phenomenon appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
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  • HubSpot IntroducesSocial Sales CRM Platform

    Billie Ginther
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    HubSpot CEO and co-founder, Brian Halligan’s opening remarks at today’s Inbound Conference in Boston were greeted with as much enthusiasm and anticipation as an Apple product launch by inbound marketers. Brian, along with CTO and co-founder, Dharmesh Shah, unveiled HubSpot’s new intuitive and automated CRM platform designed to help sales teams build relationships with prospects and identify when the prospect is ready to engage in conversation. Since inception, HubSpot has been the voice in helping marketers develop inbound marketing practices that focus on content driven strategies.
  • Free Lead Scoring Tool for Engagement Scoring Leads

    Billie Ginther
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:56 am
    Predictive Outcome Scoring Bridges Marketing and Sales Lead scoring originated as a way to identify Sales Qualified Leads or SQLs, in customer relationship management (CRM) software platforms. Thanks to open API integration, B2B companies now have access to resources that just a few years ago, only enterprise firms had access to. Small and medium size firms can now connect and synchronize almost any database set far beyond the demographics and actions that lead scoring originally provided. I think the terminology – lead scoring – is a bit out of date though. Predictive Outcome…
  • 8 Great Examples of Data Visualization

    Josh Smith
    26 Aug 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Content has come a long way since the beginning of the web. Along with the Internet, it too has evolved.  In the early days content consisted of words and a few images. Eventually infographics began being used.  Next content adapted to the nature of code and became interactive with the user. All of this is the result of data visualization. Here are 8 great examples to get you started. The HubSpot Approach HubSpot has done a great job visualizing content through infographics even to the point of using data to suggest that companies perform better with HubSpot’s marketing automation…
  • 12 B2B Slideshare Presentations That Rock

    Bernie Borges
    10 Aug 2014 | 6:46 pm
    The King of Visual Content in B2B Unless you’ve been under a B2B marketing rock, you know that Slideshare is a social network for visual content. While it’s not exclusive to B2B users, its business focus makes it very popular for business-to-business users. With more than 60 million monthly users, both individuals and brands utilize Slideshare to upload presentations, PDFs, infographics, webinar recordings, YouTube videos and documents. Slideshare was acquired by LinkedIn in May 2012. With lead generation capabilities, Slideshare has truly emerged as a requisite social media…
  • 4 Essential Steps to Improve Site Performance

    Michelle Berdeal
    23 Jul 2014 | 6:17 am
    If you’re like most B2B businesses, I’m sure you’re constantly looking for ways to boost website performance. But how to go about doing this can be so confusing because there are tons of ways to improve site performance according to all of the articles we read online. Let’s face it, selecting the right SEO tactics and resources can be extremely time-consuming and challenging if you don’t live and breathe this stuff daily. So what exactly are search engines looking for? How can you build your website to please your prospects AND search engines? How can search engine optimization help…
 
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  • 12 Proven Tips To Get More Email Signups From Your Blog(Infographic)

    Abdul Rehman
    6 Sep 2014 | 6:58 am
    Do you know what is the secret to get more email signups from your blog? Do you know what is the no.1 way to keep your existing traffic on your blog? Thankfully you don’t have to guess about it because without the shadow of a doubt it is your blog subscribers.Even though social media is great,sites […]The post 12 Proven Tips To Get More Email Signups From Your Blog(Infographic) appeared first on PASSION BLOGGER.
  • Why Building Your Email List Is Essential And How You Can Do It For Free

    Abdul Rehman
    9 Aug 2014 | 7:44 am
    Are you building your email list of subscribers and readers to whom you will promote your blog content? Do you want to know what is the secret of getting repeat visitors to your blog? Don’t guess.It’s your email list. The biggest mistake a new blogger can make is that he or she does not starts […]The post Why Building Your Email List Is Essential And How You Can Do It For Free appeared first on PASSION BLOGGER.
  • 18 Powerful Tips To Promote Your Blog Posts & Increase Your Traffic

    Abdul Rehman
    11 May 2014 | 4:10 am
    Do you promote your Blog posts? Do you really get more traffic when you create new content? Creating great content is one thing and promoting that same piece of content is the other and if you don’t put your hard work and effort into both of these activities then you are not going to see […]The post 18 Powerful Tips To Promote Your Blog Posts & Increase Your Traffic appeared first on PASSION BLOGGER.
  • 6 Ways To Increase Your Blog Revenue by Avoiding Banner Blindness

    Abdul Rehman
    22 Apr 2014 | 1:02 am
    Are you facing difficulties to increase your blog revenue? Are banners and ads on your site generating no clicks or in other words your click through rate is too low? There was a time when you could monetize a blog with adsense even it has not much traffic but now because of immense competition in […]The post 6 Ways To Increase Your Blog Revenue by Avoiding Banner Blindness appeared first on PASSION BLOGGER.
  • HYBRID CONNECT REVIEW:All In One Solution For List Building

    Abdul Rehman
    10 Apr 2014 | 6:21 am
    Hybrid Connect Review Have you heard it before that the money is in the list? I believe that you did heard but what you may not have heard is how to actually build a list and make money from it.You will have questions in your mind like How to start building my list How to […]The post HYBRID CONNECT REVIEW:All In One Solution For List Building appeared first on PASSION BLOGGER.
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  • How to Redesign Your Practice Website Without Losing Rankings & Traffic

    Fred Ostovar
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    So your practice website is not up to par with the competition and it could use a facelift, however your seo is running strong and you’ve been told that if you redesign your website it will destroy your current rankings and you will lose traffic! Even though that statement could be true, if the website is redesigned by  professionals who is really good at what they do and understand the do’s and don’ts of this critical task; the website can be redesigned completely and bring it up to date without losing rankings and seo value. Take a look at the below infographic to learn…
  • How to Generate New Patients with Social Media

    Fred Ostovar
    20 Jun 2014 | 11:49 am
    So your practice has a facebook and twitter page and your posting interesting articles and doing your part on being social and engaging your patients, but are you generating traffic from them? And, more importantly, are you generating leads? One of the incorrect assumptions about social media sites is that they don’t drive quality visitors. Compared to outbound marketing, social media has a 100% higher lead-to-close rate. How do you generate new patients from social media? Below is a great infographic that explains how to utilize social media to generate new patients and build a strong…
  • Google+ Marketing Tip #5: Organize your Circles

    Dominique
    16 Jun 2014 | 5:00 am
    The flagship feature of Google+ when it first launched was Circles. It’s one of the key factors that help distinguish Google+ from Facebook or Twitter. Circles allow you to create private groups consisting of your business contacts, customers, colleagues, etc. It’s a very cool concept, but some doctors and dentists aren’t aware of how to use Circles to their advantage quite yet. Many medical professionals just share all the content they post with everyone. However, you need to get in the habit of using your Circles to selectively choose who gets to see what information. You might not…
  • Google+ Marketing Tip #4: Personalize Your Profile

    Dominique
    9 Jun 2014 | 5:00 am
    It’s a given that you should complete your profiles across all social networks. But Google+ Business pages have pretty in depth profile options that should be completed 100%. The problem that many doctors, physicians, and dentists run into is that they rush through just to get it out of the way and miss key elements. When compared to a social network like Twitter that just requires a quick bio and a background, Google+ takes a little more time to get set up. Everything from the cover photo to all of the information in the “About” section should be filled out as much as possible,…
  • Google+ Marketing Tip #3: Use #Hashtags and +Mentions

    Dominique
    2 Jun 2014 | 5:00 am
    The hashtag phenomenon has reached Google+. The nice thing about hashtags on Google+ however is that when people click on a hashtag, they aren’t just shown a list of the most recent posts that contain that hashtag. Google+ displays a list of “best of” posts with that hashtag. What this means for doctors and dentists is that if your hashtag post becomes popular, whenever anyone clicks on that same hashtag in another person’s post, your post will rank near the top of the “best of” hashtag search even if it’s a little older. This puts even more importance on spreading quality…
 
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  • Mobile Website Landing Page

    Lawrence Tam
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:46 pm
    Mobile Website Landing Pages are a must.. especially 2014 and on. It comes down to meeting your audience where they are at. If they are on Mobile.. you gotta make sure your websites can be viewed on them properly.   Mobile Website Landing Page Tutorial If you are looking for a full write up the tool suite I personally use to make mobile website landing pages and other “stuff”. Check out my full leadpages review here  
  • LT 17: Increase Facebook Likes Organically to 624,400 Plus

    Lawrence Tam
    4 Sep 2014 | 9:20 am
    Learn how to Increase Facebook likes organically with my special guest, Holly Homer as she discusses how she’s built her Fan Page to over 600,000 Likes with over 70% engagement. Show Notes – Increase Facebook Likes Organically: Guest – Holly Homer Where you can reach Holly FanPage - https://www.facebook.com/QuirkyMomma Children’s Blog - http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/ Business Blog - http://business2blogger.com/ Book – 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!: The Entertainment Solution for Parents, Relatives & Babysitters! Stuck at around…
  • Marketing With Kids 4 – Job vs Business

    Lawrence Tam
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:04 pm
    Marketing with Kids Episode 4 – Jobs vs Business Previous Episodes of Marketing With Kids Click HERE   Questions I Have: If you have a Job, how many weeks of vacation do you have (I maxed out at 3 weeks before I retired) If you have a Business, would you hire yourself to work for you?   Leave a comment, reply with your own marketing with kids videos, and what other topics we should cover below. Thanks!  
  • Why Content Writing is Sexy (And Where To Get It For Yourself)

    Lawrence Tam
    11 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Content writing. It is not just a catch all term, for anything written online; it is the written representation of you and your business and all it represents. Basically, it your ideas online. Writing has been a powerful influence for centuries. Now, in the information age, it is more important than ever. Content writing can make or break your business, your influence and your bottom line. Done right, content writing is downright sexy. Done wrong, content writing is downright disastrous. What is content writing? How do I use it as the powerful tool in my business arsenal and where do I find…
  • LT 16: Breakthrough Advertising with Avram Gonzales

    Lawrence Tam
    8 Aug 2014 | 7:52 am
    5 Levels of understanding your customer and where they are in the buying process. Listen in to this Breakthrough Advertising podcast interview with Avram Gonzales on the Project Mayhem Podcast.   Project Mayhem Podcast 16 – Breakthrough Advertising with Avram Gonzales    MindMap: Breakthrough Advertising Chapter 7 - Intensification  *found on copywritingjournal Show Notes: Avram Gonzales started in 2010 and he did this challenge where he would shoot a video on new things he was doing daily. 250+ videos later… dang! WHILE going to college and Grad School. He spoke on…
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  • Paveya Launches New E-Commerce Website for The Bead Goes On….

    Lynn Black
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:20 am
    (POWELL’S POINT, NC)-Paveya, a full service web design and inbound marketing company based on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, has launched a new e-commerce website for The Bead Goes On…, a specialty bead shop in Virginia Beach, VA.  The new website has helped establish The Bead Goes On… as the premier online silver bead and jewelry store.  Paveya assisted in creating and establishing the online store using X-Cart e-commerce software. The Bead Goes On… is the inspiration of owner Salai Lama. Salai concentrates on importing unique and extraordinary beads from Southeast Asia,…
  • 4 Ways to Increase Your Vacation Rental Company’s Email Click Rate

    Abby Stewart
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:28 pm
    When evaluating your email marketing efforts, do you base success on your email open rate or your email click rate? If you only base success on your open rate, then you probably aren’t getting an accurate picture of how successful your emails are. Why? Because clicking a link within your email is evidence that your message effectively drove someone to take action. Whether it’s clicking a link to search your vacation homes or to read your latest blog post, your ultimate email goal should be to encourage action. So, once your subscribers receive your email, how do you get them to click and…
  • How to Find Social Media Content for Your Real Estate Company

    Abby Stewart
    17 Sep 2014 | 2:29 am
    More than 90% of home buyers today are beginning their home search online, making it crucial for real estate companies to maintain a strong internet presence. More than 70% of internet users are active on social media, and will often go there first for information. Sharing good content on your real estate company’s social media websites such as Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, and even Instagram, will bring in more web traffic which means more potential business for you. How do you find good content to get the attention of potential home buyers? Read on to discover a few…
  • When Should a Builder Consult an Internet Marketing Agency?

    Lori Aitkenhead
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:53 am
    How do you know when it’s time to hire an internet marketing agency? Consulting an agency that specializes in the home building industry can save you time and help increase your qualified leads, but how do you know you’re ready for that step? Here are three important questions to ask yourself when considering whether to hire an agency. 1. Do you need to increase the number of well-qualified leads your website generates each month? If you feel you are generating enough leads, making enough sales, and have enough future buyers in your sales pipeline, then you probably don’t need outside…
  • 5 Vital Internet Marketing Tips for Vacation Rental Companies

    Thomas Bruce
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    The vacation rental marketing environment is one that is constantly evolving. Even the most well established companies are constantly threatened by new competition that are often willing to sacrifice larger profits to gain market share in the local industry. Whether your company has been a major player for decades or you are a start up looking to gain traction in the area, a strong internet marketing strategy is necessary for success. Ensure your company is getting the maximum amount of leads and exposure possible for its marketing dollar by following these top 5 internet marketing tips for…
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  • How to Really Make Money on Fiverr

    Lewis Crutch
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:32 pm
    Fiverr is probably the leading micro-outsourcing platform on the planet. Its main draw is the fact that you can get all sorts of stuff done, like online writing, SEO link building, form filling, video testimonials, graphic designs and other creative activities performed for five dollars. As you can probably tell, a lot of the people offering time intensive labor for five dollars are based overseas. Regardless, Fiverr is making quite a name for itself because it has helped many American businesses save a lot of money on website related labor that they need to take their business to a higher…
  • Identify and Market to the 5 Types of Freelance Service Clients

    Gene Eugenio
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:22 am
    Just like with any kind of market, you have to have a clear idea regarding the identity and preferences of your target audience so you can position your product correctly. If you position the right product to the wrong audience, you might not make any money. Similarly, if you position the wrong product to the right audience, you would not get any results either. You have to position the right product to the right audience at the right time. This may seem like typical marketing theory, but this is the truth. You have to sell to the right people at the right time. Otherwise, you are not going…
  • Are you Following Rand Fishkin? You Should be!

    Lewis Crutch
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    Rand Fishkin is the head honcho of one of the most respected SEO software companies on the planet. I am, of course, talking about Moz. Moz is an amazing suite of online software that gives you the information you need to make progress with SEO in this day and age. I am sorry to break it to you and you probably know it deep down, but SEO has become much more difficult after the Google Penguin and Panda algorithm updates with more due to come any time this year. Sure, you can probably rank high for some keywords temporarily, but that is the extent of it. Google Penguin and its subsequent…
  • How to Publish StumbleUpon Content that’s Worthwhile

    Lewis Crutch
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:44 am
    Anybody can write a piece of content nowadays. In fact, you only need to go to Fiverr, spend a few bucks with a writer from India, and you have yourself a half decent piece of content that took no effort. The problem is not the amount of money you spend on the content, it is not even the amount of time you spend on the content, it is the concept behind the content that truly matters. If you have the concept/idea part wrong, you are basically setting yourself up for content marketing failure. The sad reality is that the vast majority of content ever published online is worthless. People do not…
  • Google Explains Why Penguin Cleanups Take so Long

    Lewis Crutch
    12 Sep 2014 | 2:53 am
    One of the biggest hassles with the Google Penguin update is the fact that if you got dinged by that update, it’s very hard to get out of that penalty hole. I’ve worked with and spoken to SEO clients that got penalized by Penguin right after Penguin came out and they can’t seem to get out of that penalty box. Even after they have gone through all sorts of efforts and all sorts of trouble to disavow their backlinks, they still cannot get out of the Penguin penalty box. Through some intervention and through additional careful link building and link earning, you are able to…
 
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  • Is Social Media Worth Your Time and Money?

    Jessica Bowers
    20 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    Measuring the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing Strategy It’s Social Saturday, again. This week, I want to take you a trip back through time. All the way back to 2009, when I first joined Twitter. At the time, I thought this new social media platform was limited to connecting with others at conferences or meetings. I didn’t realize its full potential. But I signed up for a profile to conduct a little research before creating a Twitter profile and subsequent posting strategy for my then-employer. (I am proud of the fact that I was able to stake claim on my full name for my handle. No…
  • Inbound Marketing Advice in 30 Seconds or Less

    Jessica Bowers
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:06 am
    What SMBs Need to Succeed from INBOUND 2014 Attendees and Presenters Earlier this week, thousands of marketers converged on the city of Boston to learn, network and celebrate at HubSpot’s INBOUND 2014. Attendees spent the week learning the latest in inbound marketing strategies, social media, digital marketing, small business, technology and so much more! Those in attendance also heard HubSpot’s big announcement: the launch of new sales and marketing tools, including HubSpot CRM. This event offered a great opportunity for like-minded writers, creators and marketers to brainstorm and…
  • First Marketing, Now Sales: HubSpot Announces Launch of CRM Tool

    Bill Faeth
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:02 pm
    A Look Inside the New HubSpot CRM Inbound marketing is designed to help you attract leads to your website, nurture those leads and eventually convert those leads to become paying customers. These days, marketing and sales are so intertwined it is difficult to have one without the other. That’s why HubSpot is taking its marketing platform to the next level, making it easier to quantify marketing initiatives and track sales. HubSpot announced today that it is adding a free CRM tool to its cloud-based marketing software. HubSpot CRM was developed to be an intuitive and automated system,…
  • Your Business Is Small; Your Marketing Doesn’t Have To Be

    Jessica Bowers
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    5 Ways Small Businesses Can Get Big Marketing Results By Jonathan Herrick, CSO/CMO of Hatchbuck As a small business, you’re strapped for resources and can't always afford the time and talent it takes to execute blockbuster marketing campaigns. However, you do have valuable tools at your disposal to address common shortcomings and make a greater impact with your marketing efforts. With the right approach, you can help your business to stand out and better connect with prospects and customers. Make Marketing Work For You Here are five tips for small businesses to get great marketing success…
  • Headed to INBOUND 2014? Download These Apps Before You Go

    Jessica Bowers
    13 Sep 2014 | 5:12 am
    Apps to Help You Make the Most of HubSpot's Annual Conference Next week, 7,500 individuals will converge on the city of Boston for one of the biggest conferences in the digital marketing world. HubSpot's INBOUND 2014 will provide HubSpot users and marketing professionals with 170 educational sessions, idea-sharing, networking, and fun. From trainings to sponsor showcases to an Inbound Rocks concert, attendees will have the chance to learn all the latest inbound marketing trends, share best practices and meet one-on-one with session presenters. With record crowds expected, INBOUND 2014 is sure…
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  • Indian Government Outbreaks in anger on Google Maps

    admin
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:53 am
    Google conducted a ‘Mapathon’ in the year 2013 in India, which attracted several participants from all over the country. It was a huge project, offering prizes to the participants to contribute for improving Google maps by filling in the gaps present in certain parts of Indian locations. At that time the CBI of India asked Google not to collect the details of the locations military installations. The ‘Mapathon’ project emphasized on businesses and other points which were of interests to the users instead of military locations. But apparently it happened that many participants provided…
  • How to plan a website re-designing?

    admin
    13 Sep 2014 | 12:39 am
    A website is like an online face of your business. Certainly it’s the very first impression, which is placed on the visitors and prospective clients. This impression lasts for a long time whether it’s good or bad. The website owners should make sure that the first impression which is given by their website should be very good. This will help in growth of their business through their website. A good website should be able to attract new prospects, educate them through its content and finally be able to convert them into loyal customers. Also the website should be a complete assistance…
  • Which would you give more importance to: website’s responsive design or speed?

    admin
    9 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Remember those days of dial-up Internet connections? No matter Internet brought a revolution and amazing experience to the people, using it at that time was like a nightmare. Few years back, the speed of the Internet was extremely slow and the download used to take several hours. However as the discovery of Ethernet cable took place, there happened advancement in the Internet speed, as well as the methods of using it. Thankfully now the speed of the Internet has increased to manifolds and we are able to download files in seconds instead of minutes and hours. The importance of speed of the…
  • How business owners can benefit through Search Engine Optimization

    admin
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:11 am
    Almost all the business owners, irrespective of size and nature of their businesses are building up a website. They think that building up a website will take their business to advanced level, which is indeed true, but will be possible only if proper search engine optimization (SEO) of their website is done. It’s a simple technique, which is available at a very nominal cost to popularize the websites of brand owners and building a prospective customer base for their business all across the globe. However there are other traditional methods of advertising of a business but search engine…
  • 20 things to look around before Starting website development [Infographic]

    admin
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:45 pm
    As Ferris Beuller said, “Life moves really fast and if you don’t stop to look around what’s happening around, you could probably miss it out.” He said this long back, when there was no Internet or technologies and life wasn’t that fast, as it is now. This simply means, what Ferris said, should be done more often now, because nowadays life is running at a lightening speed. This also implies more or less accurately on the web development process. Web development is a simple process indeed, just hire a good programmer, tell him your basic requirements and you are done, isn’t it? Just…
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  • Amplify Your Blog Content and Social Sharing w/ Ann Smarty

    Ashley Faulkes
    4 Sep 2014 | 1:32 am
    Have you ever struggled to write enough content for your website? Or maybe,  once you have the content, no one is sharing it! Well, you are not alone my friend, it is something many of us struggle with, especially in the beginning. But guess what? Not only are you not alone, but there is an amazing set out tools out there to help you solve these problems! And quite a few of them have been developed by just one woman! (ok, she had some help, but she is still amazing) Let’s meet today’s guest… Enter Ann Smarty You might have seen Ann Smarty around the social media and…
  • Content And SEO – Why You Should Care

    Ashley Faulkes
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:20 am
    In this post I am going to look at why creating quality content helps you rank in search engines. In the rush to rank in Google, people often forget about writing content for their customers. But when you take a very detailed look at content and SEO together, you will realize that it makes sense to do both. What is Important in SEO Today? Google keeps moving the goal posts. So scoring an SEO goal is not as simple as it used to be. But there are a few basic things you should keep in mind if you want to get at least some traffic from Google. Freshness Affects SEO We all like our food fresh when…
  • How Creating Content Attracts Customers

    Ashley Faulkes
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:04 pm
    Creating content for a website is something a lot of businesses ignore. That is unfortunate. Because in today’s internet-focused world, people are searching for solutions to their problems online. And if they find your business has the answer, in the form of content, then you are one step closer to a new customer. And possibly one step ahead of your competition too! Create Content That Solves Problems You have to go and sit on the other side of the table. That’s right. The customer’s side of the table. Now putting on your thinking cap, and start to think like the customer.
  • Leveraging Personal Brands on Social Media w/ Jacob Curtis

    Ashley Faulkes
    14 Aug 2014 | 11:47 pm
    In today’s podcast I speak with Jacob Curtis, who used his personal brand to make a name for the company he works for. Many bloggers and small business owners spend a lot of time creating a personal brand. You get your name out there with amazing content. You make connections and collect followers like baseballs cards. But many people on social media actually have a “normal” job. They work for someone else. However, they may still have a lot of online influence and a long list of followers on one social media site or another. So what happens when you take that social media…
  • Build an Email List to Get More Customers

    Ashley Faulkes
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:13 am
    Getting more customers is a constant battle for any business. Hopefully they just walk through the door, but often you have to go out and find them yourself You could knock on their doors. (Too much work, right?) Or perhaps call people and “offer” them your services. (They usually hang up on you!) Maybe you can put up a huge billboard in the centre of your town saying how awesome you are? (That’s expensive!) What about… The Power of the Email List You might have heard about using an email list for marketing purposes? Most internet marketers talk about it. And most will tell…
 
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    Digital Ad Quest

  • 3 Important Tips for Responsive Email Designing

    Digital Ad Quest
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:22 am
    Responsive Email Designing is basically designing an email for the devices of all screen sizes. Yes we are talking about all screen sizes not just desktop or mobile screens. A responsive email fits well in the devices of all screen sizes. See a responsive email in action ! What does that mean? We usually make our emails for computers and laptop screens and only few people use mobile friendly emails. But what about other devices? There are various devices with different screen sizes like mobiles, tablets, computers or laptops and also all theses devices comes in many screen sizes. But why do…
  • Google Shutting Down Orkut in September

    Digital Ad Quest
    8 Jul 2014 | 2:33 am
    Once upon a time, there was a Social Networking Site called – Orkut Do you know anything about “Orkut”, ever heard about this social networking website..?? The answer will be yes for most of the active internet users. Of course the young lads who have just started exploring social networking sites may not be aware about this one of the first social networking site. Yes it was one of the first social networking website, and it has ruled on the internet over a decade time. Orkut is owned and operated by Google, The search engine giant. This website was named after its creator, Google…
  • HTML Mailer Design Guidelines

    Digital Ad Quest
    10 Apr 2014 | 3:08 am
    We know that most of the companies give less importance to Email Marketing as compared to other digital marketing stuff. But keep in mind that when done correctly, email is still one of the best ways to promote your product and services online. In fact, it is one of the most popular forms of Digital Marketing. Designing an HTML email is bit tricky, so we thought to write an article about HTML Mailer Design Guidelines. Making HTML Mailer is different from Making a Website: Before getting into the more details, we should know that building an email is not like building for the web. HTML email…
  • Few Common Mistakes in Digital Marketing

    Digital Ad Quest
    17 Mar 2014 | 6:04 am
    If you are a business, to survive in the current scenario, you need to go digital. You need to get used to the latest marketing trends. You should have a website and get into the digital marketing. Let us know the mistakes made in the Digital Marketing. Most of the marketers do a common mistakes in Digital marketing. Common Mistakes in Digital Marketing: Inexperience Website Creator: Everything which is visible from the front end of the website, that’s not the only thing. Even a badly created or coded website looks good from the front end. Only a experienced web designer and developer can…
  • Perfect Media for Digital Marketing

    Digital Ad Quest
    15 Mar 2014 | 10:45 pm
    I have met with many peoples, who are actually confused that which media to use to promote their product or services. Sometimes it really becomes difficult to select the perfect media for digital marketing. Before getting into the finalization of perfect media for digital marketing, Marketers has to do a research about their products or services, their industry, competition etc. This information will certainly be useful in choosing a perfect digital marketing mix. Some media may be more effective in promoting some kind of product or services and other might be more effective in other kind of…
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  • 15 Ways to Increase Your Digital Product Sales

    Marc Andre
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:02 am
    The thought of selling your own digital products can seem a little intimidating if you have never done it before, but if you want to maximize the income from your websites and blogs it is one of your best options. Selling digital products offers a number of advantages over other monetization methods. It can be done in any niche or industry, provides almost unlimited income potential, can help to brand yourself as an expert in your field, and it can even be done with little to no existing audience. When it comes to digital products e-books are often the first thing that comes to mind for many…
  • Make Money as a Freelance Blogger

    Marc Andre
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:25 am
    In the world of blogging and internet marketing there are countless people who are trying to find ways to make money online. Some are looking to avoid a more traditional full-time job. Some need to replace lost income after being laid off. Some just want a flexible part-time income. Others want to be able to work from home to spend more time with their family. Regardless of your reasons or motivations, one of the biggest challenges with making your first money online is knowing which path to choose or which strategy is best for your situation. Should you create several small niche sites and…
  • 15 WordPress Plugins for Growing Your Email List

    Marc Andre
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:52 am
    Regardless of what type of website you have and what industry it is in, growing a responsive mailing list should be a top priority. Email lists can be used to stay in close contact with your most loyal followers and customers, increase traffic to your site, promote and sell your own products, promote affiliate products, and much more. With all of the search algorthim changes Google has made over the past few years, and all of the sites that have lost loads of traffic as a result, an email list should be your first line of defense. Reducing your dependency on Google for traffic is an important…
  • How to Build an Online Business for Long-Term Success

    Marc Andre
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:51 am
    If you’re like me you probably come across a product or service just about every day that claims to be able to make you loads of money online in just a matter of days. While there are some success stories of people who have been able to make a lot of money quickly, reality is much different for the vast majority of people who attempt to make money online. Building an online business for the long run is typically a more realistic approach, provides a more stable foundation for a business, and in the end is likely to wind up being more lucrative than a quick burst that makes some money…
  • Interview with Pauline Cabrera of TwelveSkip

    Marc Andre
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    You may be familiar with Pauline Cabrera from her popular blog TwelveSkip. At TwelveSkip Pauline covers a variety of topics related to blogging, online business, and web design. She’s also a very active social media user with over 50,000 combined followers on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. TwelveSkip is one of my favorite blogs because of the helpful and practical content, and because it has a great, unique design that really stands out. I asked Pauline if she would be willing to answer a few questions for ProfitBlitz readers and she graciously agreed. Pauline has a lot of…
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  • What I Learned From “Summer Of Marketing”

    Conrad O'Connell
    20 Sep 2014 | 3:15 pm
    In May, AppSumo founder Noah Kagan started a series “Summer of Marketing”, a full course on viral marketing and growth tips. I signed up as soon as it was available: I’ve read some great content from Noah and wanted the learn from the course. In the interest of learning the most from it, every week […] The post What I Learned From “Summer Of Marketing” appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • The 400 Billion Dollar Answer Engine

    Conrad O'Connell
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:40 am
    Update: About a week or so after publishing this, Google posted this blog about why they make certain choices like the ones I outline below. Remember: as the headline suggest, Google is in it for them, not for you. Always be aware of this.  Google isn’t a search engine anymore. Google is an answer engine. […] The post The 400 Billion Dollar Answer Engine appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • PPC Tips: Don’t Make These 7 Disastrous Mistakes

    Conrad O'Connell
    9 Aug 2014 | 8:19 pm
    If there is one area where I see the most business owners and managers making mistakes and thinking they can “do it all”, it’s pay per click. For tons of reasons, lots of business owners don’t seem to really understand pay per click advertising. For me, it’s one of the simplest digital marketing techniques to […] The post PPC Tips: Don’t Make These 7 Disastrous Mistakes appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • My Digital Marketing Toolbox

    Conrad O'Connell
    25 Jul 2014 | 6:47 am
    There is no shortage of paid software out there in the world of digital marketing. Anyone who works in digital marketing can attest to this fact when they log into Facebook and get dozens of ads. Ask five different digital marketing professionals and you’ll get a totally mix of tools. But, this is my personal […] The post My Digital Marketing Toolbox appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • Ironclad Website Planning: Sitemap Design and Creation Tips

    Conrad O'Connell
    4 Jul 2014 | 12:52 pm
      During any website project or redesign, you’ll want to create a sitemap. The reason that you’ll want to do this is so that everyone is on the same page before any code is created, any designs are started or the project gets really going. Before you hit ⌘-N on that project, get prepared: “If […] The post Ironclad Website Planning: Sitemap Design and Creation Tips appeared first on 91 Digital.
 
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  • Business Reputation Management

    Simon Wadsworth
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:51 am
    This is a subject that I have covered before but this post is an update on how essential it is to take pre-emptive steps to manage your Business Reputation online before you or your company hits a crisis on Google. In previous posts I have pointed you in the direction of Igniyte’s free and downloadable Ebook. An essential read for businesses who want to learn more about this subject and how to manage yourselves online. It covers the basics that businesses need to address when considering the long term future of their online reputations. What is becoming increasingly clear from the inbound…
  • Radio 4 Right To Be Forgotten

    Simon Wadsworth
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:16 am
    Igniyte has been asked to take part in a Radio 4 Programme on The Report on Thursday the 18th of September at 8pm GMT, about why people in their thousands have asked Google to have content removed under the new legislation ‘Right to be Forgotten’ and whether this is the start of more privacy laws for EU citizens. Radio 4 The Report Special on Right to be Forgotten featuring Igniyte Igniyte has been inundated with requests for help with making requests under the new legislation but we have found that there is a lot of confusion about how the legislation is applied in practice. Many…
  • How to Deal with Negative Comments Online

    Simon Wadsworth
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:11 am
    Igniyte is featured in an article produced by the Guardian this week about How to deal with Negative Comments Online.  The Guardian references the Igniyte Reputation Report as its starting point citing the research we have done into the harmful effects of negative online comments to businesses. The article is aimed at giving advice to Small Businesses who can face negative comments, blogs and reviews online. As we know this can be extremely damaging to a business. Interesting comments from AO.com, Network Rail and Not on the High Street along with Igniyte all agreeing that wherever possible…
  • Greggs Wiki Logo

    Simon Wadsworth
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am
    The dangers of a company or brand having a Wikipedia page are all too apparent for Greggs the bakers today…… Greggs Wiki Logo!   The interesting thing is that the logo in question isn’t actually on Greggs’s Wikipedia page its appears to derive from the satirical take of Wikipedia at (Uncylopedia). Google has picked up this logo an displayed in the wiki profile seen above when you Google the company name. Has an ex-employee (or even a current disgruntled one) edited the profile which can be updated as an open platform. Wikipedia profiles are a dilemma for…
  • Hotel Reputation Management – The Dalmeny Hotel

    Simon Wadsworth
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:29 am
    Dalmeny Hotel Swimming Pool Hotel Reputation Management is becoming an increasingly hot topic and source of enquirers into Reputation Management Companies. Time of year may be part of the reason but it is also an increasing concern for individual hotel owners and chains of hotels. Recent cases have hit the headlines across the world with resorts being lambasted for various reasons including food poisoning and swimming pool drownings. The recent media storm around a large family hotel in the North West of England (The Dalmeny) has created some significant reputation issues (Sky News Report) …
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  • How Important Is Content Marketing To B2B Marketing?

    Matt Jackson
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:34 am
    Research by Starfleet Media and Integrated Marketing Summit has revealed some interesting statistics and figures regarding the way that B2B organisations budget for, and perform, content marketing in relation to their overall marketing efforts. As a data lover, I should point out that the survey was conducted on a fairly limited number of organisations (just over 200) but the responses were from high quality resources. 1. Content Marketing Budget Allocation 2. Primary Objectives From Content Marketing 3. Content Distribution Tactics 4. Metrics Measured 5. Challenges Faced 1 – Content…
  • Content Inspiration – Question And Answer Sites

    Matt Jackson
    14 Sep 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Discussion Sites To Help Drive Content Inspiration You’ve finished checking your Twitter timeline, reading Google News, and perusing competitor sites, but are still struggling to find content inspiration for a new blog post – where else can you look? Question and answer sites can provide you with a list of the most commonly asked questions, as well as a few outfield ideas, that can be easily turned into good quality posts. They aren’t infallible, not least because they weren’t established as a means of providing inspiration to bloggers and also because such sites inevitably become…
  • Native Advertising Continues To Grow, But Confusion Still Exists

    Matt Jackson
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:23 pm
    Native advertising growth continues, despite the fact that many marketing agencies still say that they would struggle to be able to explain exactly what it is to their clients. In fact, in general, there was a lot of uncertainty regarding the display advertising method, with the majority saying they were unsure whether any regulation existed for the industry. Sponsored posts, sponsored content, and even paid ads on the likes of Google search pages can be considered forms of native advertising, and although the content has stirred up something of a backlash, with some marketers and readers…
  • Apple Payments Coming Soon?

    Matt Jackson
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:34 am
    Several sources have stated that technology giant Apple is ready to launch its own iPhone mobile payment service, following discussions with a number of major financial companies including both Visa and Mastercard. Exact details of the system, or how it will work, are obviously not known, such is the nature of speculation and rumour. However, it seems likely that it would finally mean the introduction of NFC capabilities to the iPhone, allowing users to be able to swipe or thrust their phone at cashiers in order to pay for a purchase. The new system would be unlikely to rival the likes of…
  • Holiday.com Domain To Sell For £20m+

    Matt Jackson
    7 Sep 2014 | 7:21 pm
    Hot.com Domain Could Become Most Expensive Domain Ever One of the most highly sought after domain names is coming up for auction, with Holiday.com expected to raise over £20m when some of the world’s leading travel companies get together at the World Travel Market on November 5th in London. The domain has been used sparingly for the past 16 years, although it is believed that the US company that owns it has turned down multiple seven figure offers to purchase it. The number of companies that will be present, the relevance and importance of the domain, and the potential cost that will be…
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    Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle

  • Are You Making This Massive Marketing Mistake?

    Dean Mercado
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    In marketing, timing and targeting are everything. In this video, I discuss how to identify if you are providing the wrong marketing message to the wrong audience at the wrong time. The post Are You Making This Massive Marketing Mistake? appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

    Dean Mercado
    4 Sep 2014 | 6:52 am
    What is inbound marketing? How about outbound marketing? Why should you care? In this video, in my usual easy-to-understand way, I demystify these two popular catch phrases. The post Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • Organic SEO Defined

    Dean Mercado
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:06 pm
    What is your SEO strategy for your business? Is it working? How do you know? In this video, I simplify and define the 2-sides of the organic SEO coin. The post Organic SEO Defined appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • Online Properties. What are They? Why Should Business Care?

    Dean Mercado
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:10 pm
    BIG QUESTION: When it comes to Lead Generation, SEO and branding, why cast one fishing line when you can cast an enormous net? In this video I will introduce the concept of online properties and why businesses need to care… along with several other baked in goodies that you can take action on immediately. The post Online Properties. What are They? Why Should Business Care? appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • How Strong Is Your Brand Online?

    Dean Mercado
    23 Jul 2014 | 8:00 pm
    CAUTION: You will be judged by the strength of your brand online! In this video I share and recommend 2 simple and free key brand metrics every small business should track every month. The post How Strong Is Your Brand Online? appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
 
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  • 7 Types of Influencers and How to Navigate The Relationship You Share With Them

    Wong Dorcas
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:09 pm
    Social media is a great tool for brands to engage in influencer marketing. If you are running social media marketing campaign, an Influencer campaign should be a part of your social media engagement strategy. Everyone defines an Influencer differently. By and large, an Influencer is someone who has the authority and power to direct and seek ‘favor’ out of their network. When you are reaching out to the Influencers to run your social influencer marketing campaign,you must know who their audience is. There should be some similarity with yours. The more targeted the Influencer is to…
  • Why You Must Learn to Imitate on Instagram Like Chobani

    Bright Raj
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:30 am
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But what does that mean in the day and age of Instagram? With over 200 million active users and 1.6 billion likes added each day, Instagram is paving ways for brands to carve up creative and gripping content to interact with their fans. Many brands, both big and small are using Instagram as a marketing tool as they deem it fit. While most brands only stop at encourage their fans to share pictures of them using the products in their everyday lives on Instagram, Chobani does something more; it imitates its fans. Much before the yogurt brand’s…
  • Three Steps To Creating Your Own Epidemic Content Pt.1

    Dawn Eng
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:07 pm
    What does Korean hit song Gangnam Style, the Harlem Shake, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and countless cats and babies have in common? Well, you hit the nail on the head. The whole world loves them, and they’ve all once been the subject of content that went viral and took over the World Wide Web. They were so contagious they managed to strike down millions (if not billions) of cyber people who then felt compelled to watch, read, comment and/or share the source of their infection, causing it to spread, unchecked, to more and more of the civilised world. But what is the secret to their…
  • How to Find Influencers in Your Industry using the 3Rs of Influence

    Wong Dorcas
    8 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    The 3Rs of Social Influence How can you recognize influencer or the capacity of social influencer? No matter what type of business you are in, there are likely some people who could be considered influencers in your industry. Brian Solis from Altimeter has published a Framework on Social Influence not too long ago. #1 Reach Imagine you have painstakingly prepared the most compelling speech over weeks to convince people why your product is the best one around. However, you’re met with an empty hall with no audience. Even if you have a well-crafted message, nothing matters when there is…
  • The New Era of Word of Mouth Marketing via Instagram Influencers

    Wong Dorcas
    2 Sep 2014 | 1:19 am
    Instagram has changed the way people see the world “Kevin SystromCo-founderInstagram Instagram’s connectivity enables anyone to share pictures, up to 60 million visuals on a daily average, with an international audience. This helps individuals to weave a special kind of storytelling and bonding with others over shared online experiences. Why Instagram Influencers Advertisements are all around us. People have already been overexposed to endless advertisements of what companies are trying to tell them. However, they prefer self-sufficiency, and want to research a brand on their own…
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    Think Landing Pages

  • Custom CSS and Javascript on Your Landing Pages

    Jeff
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    If you need to modify or add your own CSS or javascript to your landing pages you can enter it in the Custom Code box. Just be sure to put script tags around the javascript and style tags around the CSS. The code placed in this box is defined after wp_head which means that all linked scripts and styles should appear above it. This code will override any linked CSS above it. If CSS is placed inline, then you will have to change it at the source or override it with custom javascript.
  • Advanced Landing Page Modes And How To Use Them

    Jeff
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:59 pm
    The Ultimate Landing Page Advanced has several modes that you can use to control how and when your visitors see a landing page.  The four modes available are Default, Coming Soon/Maintenance, Homepage, and Gateway.  These modes can be set on the Landing Page Options Setting page (Settings>Landing Page Options). Default Coming Soon/Maintenance Homepage Gateway Default Default mode is set when you make no selection on the Landing Page Options Setting page.  In this mode, visitors will only see landing pages when you send them directly to them.  This can be from an external or internal…
  • The Broken “Online Business” Model And How To Fix It

    Jeff
    24 Jun 2014 | 12:07 am
    We’ve all been sold a pack of lies. Get online; start a business; put up a site; write some content; and success will follow. The problem is, it doesn’t work that way. Sure you get the few who just seem to have it all fall in their laps – or at least that’s the way they tell it. But the truth is, success in online business, just like any business, is hard. Not a vending machine Now, I don’t want you to think that it is out of your reach to succeed online. I want you to realize it is not a vending machine that says put in $.50 and you will get this bag of chips.
  • Corporate Landing Page 1

    Jeff
    29 May 2014 | 11:12 pm
    This template can be used to make a landing page or coming soon page to capture emails. It uses the Foundation Framework. You can download it and use it on your sites and your client’s sites. The license does not allow you to redistribute other than to use it on your client’s sites. Download the Corporate Landing Page 1 here.
  • Blue Business Landing Page And Coming Soon Page

    Jeff
    4 May 2014 | 11:45 pm
    This template can be used to make a landing page or coming soon page to capture emails. It uses the Foundation Framework. You can download it and use it on your sites and your client’s sites. The license does not allow you to redistribute other than to use it on your client’s sites. Download the Blue Business Landing Page and Coming Soon Page here.
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    Internet Marketing Muscle

  • Reminder: Today Is the Last Promotional Day for Kindle #2

    Bill Davis
    8 Sep 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Hi all, I just wanted to remind you that today is the last FREE day for the Kindle #2 promotion. In this edition, you will learn one of the most important things to do for your blog: Promotion. http://theultimateguidetoblogging.com/kindle2   The post Reminder: Today Is the Last Promotional Day for Kindle #2 appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • How to Use Wikipedia for Keyword Research

    Bill Davis
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:46 pm
    Below is a great article on Search Engine Journal about using Wikipedia for keyword research. Read that article. It’s good. http://www.searchenginejournal.com/use-wikipedia-keyword-research/110071/ The post How to Use Wikipedia for Keyword Research appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Part 2 Is Now Available

    Bill Davis
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:59 am
    Just Released: The second edition of The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Laying the Foundation Part 2 is now available on Amazon. In this edition, you will learn how and why to create “announcement networks” and how to get Google to love you. Once you’ve created your announcement networks, you’ll be ready to publish content. But don’t neglect this step – it’s critical. Give a visit to Amazon and if you like what you see, pick up a copy. The post ANNOUNCEMENT: The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Part 2 Is Now Available appeared first on Internet Marketing…
  • What Frank Underwood Can Teach You About Digital Marketing

    Bill Davis
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:20 am
    This is a nice SlideShare presentation about how House of Cards’ Frank Underwood can teach us a thing or two about digital marketing. Frank Underwood's Lessons For Digital Marketers from Monetate The post What Frank Underwood Can Teach You About Digital Marketing appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • 5 Tips for Writing a Kick Ass Guest Blog Pitch

    Bill Davis
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:47 pm
    Below is a guest post from Brian Burt, the founder of WebRev Marketing and Design in Chicago. Full bio below. Unless you’ve been marketing from under a rock, you know full well that guest blogging is important for your company’s rankings and rep. But there remains some mystery around the best way to get an opportunity. Just how does one convince a website owner to lend their precious web space to a stranger whom they suspect just wants a little link juice? Well, I’ll go ahead and bust your bubble upfront and tell you that it’s not easy and it’s certainly not quick. But that’s kind…
 
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    eBacking

  • 4 Ways to Find out What Your Customers Want and Provide It

    Matt Baldwin
    26 Aug 2014 | 12:25 am
    Well-written and researched content will not only sell, but also help with search engine optimization. If it’s useful and targeted, there is a high possibility for it to go viral and positively influence your goals. But the question is: how do you find out what your customers want so you can provide it? Search engines […]
  • 10 Tips to Help You Optimize Your Conversion Funnel

    Matt Baldwin
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:40 pm
    The conversion funnel is a crucial element in any business, ensuring that prospects and leads are converted all the way to actual sales. If your conversion funnel is leaky, you will be losing the money you spend on marketing and burn your leads. In this guide we give you 10 great tips for optimizing your […]
  • SEO Copywriting Tips to Help Your Content Rank in 2014

    Matt Baldwin
    6 Aug 2014 | 2:57 am
    SEO Copywriting is a crucial part of any Search Engine Optimization strategy but it becomes difficult to keep track of all the changes in algorithms that Google and other search engines decide to make. In fact, at times there are certain changes which can result in more harm than good if your content optimization strategies […]
  • Basic Search Engine Optimization Guidelines to Increase Organic Traffic

    Matt Baldwin
    8 Jul 2014 | 3:30 am
    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) basically refers to the methods and techniques used to optimize web content so that it can be easily found and indexed by search engines like Google. It is important for your website to be optimized because search engines serve as gateways between your website and the people who are searching for […]
  • 24 Tools & Examples to Create Videos for Small Business Branding & Marketing

    Matt Baldwin
    3 Jul 2014 | 3:30 am
    Complete Guide to Creating Web Videos for Small Business Branding & Marketing Campaigns along with 24 Tools, Examples and Tips for Video Content Production on a Small Scale...
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    SEO Marketing Expert

  • Are Exact Match Domain Names Dead

    davidscarpitta
    6 Sep 2014 | 10:50 pm
    This can of worms was just recently opened on me, and since my blog is an outlet for not only knowledge but also frustration, I figured this would be a great place to throw down on this can of worms.   There has been quite the argument as of late within the online search marketing … Read More → The post Are Exact Match Domain Names Dead appeared first on SEO Marketing Expert.
  • What is SEO? And What Does SEO Really Mean?

    davidscarpitta
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Ok, you’ve heard it a million times now (or maybe a few thousand)   The term is basically becoming synonymous with having any website, webpage or online product? It’s the middle of 2014 and almost 2015 so now the web has changed substantially. So the days of hiding keywords in the bottom of your webpages … Read More → The post What is SEO? And What Does SEO Really Mean? appeared first on SEO Marketing Expert.
  • Is Google Shopping Worth it?

    davidscarpitta
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:18 pm
    This is a question almost every small business or e-commerce owner will have moving forward online.  I’ve been quoted on my overall dis-satisfaction on many other sites throughout the net on the “new Google Shopping” and it’s effects on users, small business and the general state of retailing online since it’s inception.     So … Read More → The post Is Google Shopping Worth it? appeared first on SEO Marketing Expert.
  • Does Chiropractic Really Help?

    davidscarpitta
    29 Apr 2014 | 4:50 am
    Okay, okay, I know it’s not about marketing.   However, the old saying goes. No Health = No Wealth!         With that in mind, I have to let everyone know that I was not in the perfect place the past 4 years.  And despite my healthy eating, regular weightlifting regimens and overall … Read More → The post Does Chiropractic Really Help? appeared first on SEO Marketing Expert.
  • Is Content Still King? No, Here’s Why

    davidscarpitta
    24 Apr 2014 | 2:15 am
    Okay, okay. I know you’ve heard it before.   It’s the #1 belief that anyone who proclaims to know about what “Google Wants” seems to spurt out like the public water fountain when giving others advice on trying to help their website. So what’s changed really? Why are you even searching for whether or not … Read More → The post Is Content Still King? No, Here’s Why appeared first on SEO Marketing Expert.
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    Ignite Visibility

  • 21 Experts Reveal Secret Insight on Links for SEO in 2015

    John E Lincoln
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:43 am
    We know that links have had a lot of heat on them. They are a major factor for ranking in the Google search results. But many SEO experts are speculating on big changes for linking and SEO in 2015. In this article, 21 SEO experts weight in on linking and SEO. There are some interesting new ideas in the interviews. Make sure to read the responses and leave your own comment below. 21 Experts Give Critical Insight on Links for SEO in 2015 21 Experts Give Critical Insight on Links for SEO in 2015 SEO will start to put the most importance on external link quality and to the most social shares and…
  • Google May Now Use Your TV Watching Habits As Ranking Signal

    Mitchell Haw
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:43 am
    What you watch on TV may now play in as a factor that influences your search results from a given query. Just a couple days ago, on September 16th, Google was granted the patent to use what you watch on TV as another one of their ranking signals (although they have not officially said it will be used for sure just yet). They filed for this patent a few years ago, on June 30th of 2011, and now it has come to life. The patent itself has been given the lengthy name of System and method for enhancing user search results by determining a television program currently being displayed in proximity to…
  • Netropolitan: Online Country Club or Highway Robbery?

    Chrystal Lenardson
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:14 am
    Netroplitan, a new social network that is branding itself as an exclusive online country club for rich people, has announced itself this week. What makes it so exclusive? The membership fee is a smooth 9k to start off, with recurring annual payments of 3k thereafter. The only thing accessible to the general unwashed masses is a view of the login screen at the social website, Netropolitan.club, a simple form on a white screen. Netropolitan.info is a site devoted to explaining what Netropolitan.club is – a basic-templated WordPress site headlined with an image of (rich looking??) people…
  • Can you Add Rel Next Rel Prev and Rel Canonical Same Page?

    John E Lincoln
    16 Sep 2014 | 3:32 pm
    rel next rel prev is a markup that you can add to the HTML of your website. You use the markup to tell search engines that this is the next page and this is the previous page in a set of pagination. When we say pagination, we mean when content is connected by multiple pages (page 1, page 2, page 3, etc) on a website. You will often see pagination on category pages of website that hold products or articles. Can you Add Rel Next Rel Prev and Rel Canonical Same Page? There is another piece of markup known as rel canonical. This is a piece of code you can also add to the HTML of your website.
  • 7 Vital Strategies to Generate 150 Leads Per Month to your Website

    John E Lincoln
    16 Sep 2014 | 3:19 pm
    Generating leads to your website can be very difficult without the right know-how. It can feel a bit like you are trying to open a door by beating your head against it over and over, but it just wont open. That being said, once you set up a mechanism to generate leads to your website continually it can be a big win for your business. In this post, we talk about how Ignite Visibility went from generating zero leads to over 150 per month (and growing) on our website and how you can generate leads online too. 7 Vital Strategies to Generate 150 Leads Per Month to your Website Pay Per Click Leads…
 
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    Social Media Marketing | Digital Marketing Blog in India

  • Google Adwords for Nonprofits (NGO’s) | Google Grants Review

    Rajat Jain
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:44 am
    This blog post informs about an opportunity for non profit organizations (NPO’s) or (NGO’s)  working for social welfare to promote social cause, society welfare, housing & shelter, community services etc… Before getting into defining Google Adwords for Nonprofits, its benefits & advantages, I assume readers to be well informed about Google Adwords. If you are not well […]
  • Role of Creativity in Advertising & Digital Marketing

    Rajat Jain
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    Advertisement campaign or a marketing strategy without creativity is like an ecommerce website without payment gateway or a job without salary. Simply advertising can never be effective unless and until it is appealing, it can only appeal once it is creative. Creativity varies with taste, geography, culture, time, gender, age etc… For example an advertisement campaign […]
  • Easy & quick ways to get top rankings on Google with particular keywords

    Rajat Jain
    26 Jul 2014 | 12:51 pm
    Today, I am going to blog something very interesting and helpful for seo experts to get the top rankings on Google with particular keywords in almost no time. In my earlier post ” step by step ways to improve search engine ranking “, I mentioned the best ways to optimize your website, make it search engine compatible, […]
  • Tech Tidbits for 2014!

    22 Jul 2014 | 2:10 pm
    Tech Habits are very important! There are several tidbits that you may already haveb if you dont make sure you follow these simple rules in 2014 for a better 2014!
  • Step by step ways to improve search engine ranking

    Rajat Jain
    22 Jul 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Search engine optimization commonly known as SEO has become a topic of interest for every businessmen these days. From small firm to large scale industries, from driving school to entertainment companies everyone wants to get the top positions or ranking on search engines like Google & Bing. Professional SEO Companies offers seo services charging heavy to […]
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    Biz Lab Online

  • Google Plus Cheat Sheet For Dummies

    Kim
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:48 pm
    Google+ is giving Facebook a good run for it's money in the social media world. There are around 360 million monthly active users and it’s platform that is growing quickly. Google+ is not a medium you can ignore................ The post Google Plus Cheat Sheet For Dummies appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • Facebook Cheat Sheet For Dummies

    Kim
    6 Sep 2014 | 10:18 pm
    We all know that Facebook has exploded the last several years, and it has become the preferred method for people, family and friends to stay in contact all around the world. But it has now become an important Social Media Tools which needs to be factored into your Marketing Tool Box.... The post Facebook Cheat Sheet For Dummies appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • Blogging For Dummies Cheat Sheet

    Kim
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:25 pm
    Blogs play are a key role in educating readers in your Niche Market. Believe it or not the majority of your most qualified leads will come from your blog — and that is whether you’ve identified them or not. So how do you capture your readers attention, engage and capture them as leads... The post Blogging For Dummies Cheat Sheet appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • Internet Marketing Tips

    Kim
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:28 pm
    Traditional Marketing methods have now become archaic, ineffective and more expensive. Have you recently checked into the costs of promoting your business through either a Industry Magazine, Newspaper print, Flyer or Radio? If you have, I bet you were stopped in your tracks with the quotes you were given... The post Internet Marketing Tips appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • Email Marketing Tips

    Kim
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:15 pm
    It is critical in any email marketing campaign that all your emails get opened. So how do you entice your email list to open your emails? You know what it is like to get email. What makes you open your email? Get started with our Free Email Marketing Tips. Lets take a look @ a few key elements to consider... The post Email Marketing Tips appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
 
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    Super Monitoring Blog

  • Typewonder – Offering Wonderful Fonts for your web sweetheart

    admin
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am
    Wondering which font would suit your website? Choosing the font may turn out to be a huge task involving a lot of efforts. Adding font files to your server and checking out the look everytime you decide to try a font out can surely be a tedious process as you’ll have to perform coding tweaks each time. You can always test your file on a local server and see the changes but thanks to TypeWonder.com, The website where you can see the font changes live making it easier for you to choose a font for your web sweetheart. TypeWonder’s a web application and a chrome extension is available for the…
  • Domai.nr – the perfect tool to search for a domain name

    admin
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:33 am
    Looking for a perfect domain name? Try logging onto Domai.nr where you’ll find a number of creative domain names for your business customized perfectly for your business. All you need to do is enter the term you are searching for and review the results. All the possible domain names are included in the results which include the generic domain names with .com, .org and .net extensions. Domainr gives you an option to find a domain name in different languages such as Hindi, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic and Hebrew, apart from entering latin internationalized characters. Domai.nr can be utilized to…
  • Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages and apps, Twitter and Google+ most followed in August 2014

    admin
    1 Sep 2014 | 9:08 am
    What was popular on the Internet in August 2014? Google top 25 search phrases Facebook top 25 Pages Facebook top 25 Apps Twitter 25 most followed Google+ 25 most followed Alexa top 25 websites Web browsers market share.   Scroll down for Twitter TAKEAWAYS (or click here) Feel free to use this infographic on your blog or website, but please don’t forget to link to www.supermonitoring.com. TWITTER TAKEAWAYS Top 10 searches in August 2014: facebook, google, you, youtube, craigslist, yahoo, news, weather, amazon, gmail http://d5jc.gu.ma/ Tweet this Top 5 Facebook pages in August 2014:…
  • Live Chat Inc. – Offer Incredible Customer Service & Wow Your Customers

    admin
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:25 am
    Live Chat, A web application that enables your sales or customer support team to interact with your customers through the website. It offers better engagement to the visitors with your website. Live Chat has numerous functions integrated and using facebook to know who your customer is and the ability to know more about the viewer or customer through their facebook profile is one feature that any ecommerce company or business would need. Decreasing the customer service response time and increasing the customer satisfaction is what Live Chat does. A large number of people would love to get…
  • Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages and apps, Twitter and Google+ most followed in July 2014

    admin
    1 Aug 2014 | 10:29 am
    What was popular on the Internet in July 2014? Google top 25 search phrases Facebook top 25 Pages Facebook top 25 Apps Twitter 25 most followed Google+ 25 most followed Alexa top 25 websites Web browsers market share.   Scroll down for Twitter TAKEAWAYS (or click here) Feel free to use this infographic on your blog or website, but please don’t forget to link to www.supermonitoring.com. TWITTER TAKEAWAYS Top 10 searches in July 2014: facebook, google, you, youtube, craigslist, weather, news, yahoo, world cup, amazon http://g3cl.gu.ma/ Tweet this Top 5 Facebook pages in July 2014:…
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    Help your business to grow online locally

  • Tips on adding Bing local business listing for local search engine ranking

    Enna Griffen
    28 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    As compared to Google, Bing’s local search tools & features don’t get a lot of airplay. However, this could change after the launch of a completely new local listings tool for business owners. It is called the Bing Business Portal and has certain features that might make Google Places green with envy. Here’s how you can add bing local business listings in it’s new local business portal for search engine ranking. Basic Business Information The process of creating and claiming new business listings is fairly standard, but there are some unique things that you should know.
  • Local Business Listings Management for Multi Location Business

    Enna Griffen
    12 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    A strong presence and visibility in local search engines has become increasingly important for multi-location brands. Google marks its importance by ensuring that the local branded and non-branded terms play a greater role in the search results. A large percent of consumers depend on search engines to shop locally. The queries come from a desktop, from maps and apps on the mobile web and even from other in-vehicle devices like GPS. Most of the internet transactions, today, have a local connection, as the user on a device is tied to a geo-coordinate. Basically, wherever or whoever your…
  • Google Pigeon Update overview by local search specialists

    Enna Griffen
    6 Aug 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Released on 24th July Google has official released and update named “Google Pigeon Update. The main objective of the algorithm update is to filter out the local search result. This update is known as “local search algorithmic update” which seems to have impacted local search results for small business. Here is an Info graphics view along with the important points highlighted by local search specialists or experts of the domain.   What does experts says about this new Google update? A)  David Mihm, Director of Local Search Strategy at Moz mainly focus on: 1. Results…
  • Tips For Optimizing Google Places Local Business Listings

    Enna Griffen
    1 Aug 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Offering accurate, complete, and meaningful information regarding your business to potential customers, at the precise moment they are searching for products or services; can lead to more traffic and sales in-store as well as online. Google Local Places for business helps business owners share information regarding their products, stores, and geographic locations with interested shoppers when they are searching for products or business types on various Google properties. The service specifically aims at brick-and-mortar shops or multi-channel retailers selling from a retail location as well…
  • Steps For Fixing Google Duplicate Listing For Local Business

    Enna Griffen
    17 Jul 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Duplicate listing is a term which indicates that your business has more than one listing on Google search or Google Places. For example, you have one office that you run your business from but when you search on Google you get numerous listings. There needs to be only one listing per business spot in search results as well as in Google Places. More than one entry can create confusion for customers and moreover affect revenue. Hence, it’s important to ensure that you have only one unique listing. Given below are instructions for handling this duplicate listing issue effectively: 1. Log on to…
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    SEO 5 Consulting

  • Google Introduces New Search Box Feature to Streamline Site Searches

    SEO5Consulting
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:27 am
    Google has recently announced an enhancement to their site links search service. This improvement begins when a user searches for a company by name. Once completed, the search will bring up the site link followed by a search box to search within the site directly from Google. This will help search users reduce the amount of clicks they require to access their content and will ensure site owners provide direct access to their online audience. When typing “YouTube.com” for example, into Google, users will be presented with the option to search for a YouTube video from the site, directly…
  • 3 Guidelines to Maintaining Strong, Safe Link-Building Campaigns in 2014

    SEO5Consulting
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:38 am
    With the changes to the Google algorithms over the last two years, since Penguin was introduced in 2012, the search engine has increasingly clamped down on unnatural link-building strategies. In this challenging environment, it’s difficult for growing companies to create link-building campaigns that drive strong engagement with core audiences while staying clear of potential ranking penalties from Google. And so in this blog post, we’ll take a look at three guidelines to follow to ensure safe, effective link-building in the long-term. 1. Choose Relevant Topics in Linked Pieces Guest…
  • Three Ways Companies can Respond to the SEO Keyword Knowledge Gap

    SEO5Consulting
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    Several months ago, a large change took place within the SEO industry; Google adopted secure search. The move prompted much anguish within the industry and led to a scramble to seek out alternative keyword tools. Companies are now focused more on the user intent than the keyword entered into the search engine. Many would argue that this retrained focus has yielded stronger content and greater search performance for users, confirming that Google was correct in making the decision. With a move toward intent rather than keyword-focused campaigns, online marketers must find tools that highlight a…
  • 3 Methods Companies Can Use to adjust to the New AdWords Changes

    SEO5Consulting
    25 Aug 2014 | 6:31 am
    Google has recently announced a change to the way the company matches keywords within AdWords campaigns. The company will now apply close variant matching to exact keyword matches and phrase match keywords. It’s a move that could see companies lose their ability for precise targeting within AdWords campaigns. For those who are new to close variant matching and the processes involved, here are three methods for adjusting to the new data within AdWords campaigns. 1.  Expect Additional Search Volume For those who exclusively use exact matching of keywords within their search campaigns, the…
  • 3 Ways Companies Can Now Use Autocomplete to Influence Search Campaigns

    SEO5Consulting
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:11 am
    Every search user has likely noticed, at one time or another, auto complete results that come up for their search query. The search terms found within auto complete can have an effect on a company’s reputation online. For example the keyword terms “scam” and “company name” can lead to the company receiving negative attention. It’s important to consider both what these terms say about the brand and how these terms are affecting search campaigns. One particular issue is that scandalous content tends to be more interesting to the searcher and so these listings will likely be read by…
 
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    iGain

  • Why Bloggers Matter To Affiliate Marketing

    18 Sep 2014 | 10:55 am
    Bloggers have become an integral part of many affiliate networks. Bloggers are often attracted to the traffic monetization aspect of affiliate programs. The reality is that bloggers are actually very important when it comes to generating leads and building a brand. Bloggers matter to affiliate marketing for several reasons. Generate New Content Regularly Bloggers matter because they will be generating new content on a regular basis that is relevant and positive about the products or services offered through the affiliate program. It can be very difficult to generate new content that excites…
  • Affiliates, Are You Using These 15 SEO Techniques?

    3 Sep 2014 | 9:37 am
    It has become essential to know SEO to be a successful Affiliate. You want to know the techniques, so you can optimize campaigns (an ad/offer from an advertiser) to its full potential. Here are 15 techniques you should apply prior to the launch of your campaigns: 1. Optimize for website visitors first and search engines second! You want your website to flow and be interesting for visitors. 2. Add more targeted keywords and phrases into your articles – do a keyword search on Google Keywords Tool to see what keywords and phrases users are searching for – but don’t overdo it to…
  • Interview with Brendan Cronin

    13 Aug 2014 | 10:36 am
    Check out our first office interview featuring Brendan Cronin, massfinity's Affiliate Marketing Coordinator. Brendan recruits and builds long-lasting partnerships with advertisers and publishers. Prior to joining the massfinity team Brendan worked with top executives in the finance industry and has experience bringing a ROI-centered approach to projects. He has worked in the freelance marketing sector, as well as been involved in grassroots programs. Brendan is a graduate of Bridgewater State University  What do you do? As an Affiliate Marketing Coordinator at massfinity, it's my job to…
  • How To Build Anticipation

    28 Jul 2014 | 10:29 am
    You are in the process of making a very cool and innovative product. You want to get people excited about it before it hits the stores. For that, you need to build anticipation. You need to get people talking and social sharing about your product to get excitement going. Think of a new iPhone launch every year. People wait in lines for hours to be the first in the store to get the iPhone. They are so intrigued by the product that they are willing to camp out in the cold just to be one of the first people to get it. So how do successful companies build this kind of anticipation? They begin…
  • 10 Ways To Utilize Facebook To Promote Your Company

    16 Jul 2014 | 6:51 am
    Are you looking to maximize Facebook to market your company or website? Here are some tips and tools that I recommend to achieve that goal based on my experience as a digital advertising agency for large and small companies. Facebook has become the #1 social network on the Internet landscape, so you absolutely have to be leveraging Facebook for all you can as a business, website owner, or blogger. Facebook keeps changing and evolving, so you have to stay on top of what you can do to maximize your presence on Facebook to generate as much traffic and exposure as possible. Facebook represents…
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    Web Technology Blog - Unveil the Web.com

  • Is Your Online Presence Like A Commodity That’s Putting Your Business at Risk?

    15 Sep 2014 | 7:38 am
    Lower prices, it’s the sweet word that every consumer wants to hear and their wallets want to experience when buying online. Everyone loves a good deal when they are spending their money! And businesses love seeing money in their checking accounts as well. But what happens when competition is driving prices down and the amount of money entering the bank account isn't enough or isn't what you need or want it to be? How can those two things go together? How can consumers saving money equal businesses making good money and being able to contribute back to society by offering good paying jobs…
  • Transformational Changes in Online Engagement: Part 1 - Google

    11 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    Over the last few years we have already begun to see massive changes in how the Internet is changing the way we approach our businesses and connect with our prospects and customers. Today, we will start with Google and the rapid decline of index search and its impact on your business.....
  • 4 Obstacles I Overcame to Blog from Paradise

    9 Sep 2014 | 3:08 am
    Ryan Biddulph explains the challenges he overcame to Blog from Paradise. He will share with us how he overcame some extremely,maybe even crippling, challenges to create a blog that allows him to enjoy a lifestyle of island hopping.....
  • Can Your Website Handle Success?

    8 Sep 2014 | 7:12 am
    Your website’s ability to handle growth, content, functionality and an over the top user experience is determined by your willingness to make it as awesome as you can; which will be determined by your willingness to really think through your business and communicate well. But there is one more thing that will determine your success; how powerful is the software behind your website and how easy is your website to use and update.....
  • Rewind Saturday - Top Bloggers The Week of 8/30/14 – 9/5/14

    6 Sep 2014 | 4:06 am
    This last week I found a way to learn something new from each blogger I chose. Today, you will learn about: What some of the top bloggers do to promote their articles How to stamp out overload and start focusing for better results Why dark social media is hurting your business online What mistakes are you making online that is hurting your business What is trust and are you building it Get real results with email....
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    Volume Nine » SEO Blog

  • Ice Bucket Challenge: SEO Success Story

    Allie Lantz
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    As some of you know, V9 participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge a while back.  It was a fun team bonding experience and we’re excited to share in the fundraising and awareness efforts that the campaign encouraged.  By now we don’t even have to explain the premise of this challenge – you could probably recite the specifics on command. Since the wheels are always turning here at V9, we can’t help but think of the Ice Bucket Challenge as more than just a fundraising effort that helps a good cause.  It’s also a measurable social media and SEO success story.  The…
  • A Deep Dive: Searchmetrics 2014 Ranking Factors Summary

    Richard Lesher
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:01 am
    Searchmetrics has released its 2014 reports on SEO Rank Correlations and Ranking Factors, digging down into what makes the top ranking sites the best around, and what we can learn from them. This year the survey confirmed ongoing trends, debunked some common assumptions, and pointed out what upcoming factors will be the most important when getting your site visibility. The survey collected around 300,000 URLS with the best search results and studied around 10,000 informational keywords. The goal was to see what current factors played into making the best into the best, and what correlations…
  • Google Sitelinks Search Box Allows Quicker Search Results

    Kyle Bullock
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Hey, guess what? There are new updates from Google (I know, I know; we have heard this a million times, but this time its actually something we believe will have a positive impact!). Drumroll please … As a new feature, Google’s sitelinks search box now allows people to reach your content more quickly from search results. Often, searchers use navigational queries—typing in the brand name or URL of a known site—only to get to the point where they can make a more detailed search. Google uses the example of the video about the adorable yet somewhat ill-behaved “Denver Official…
  • Facebook Algorithm Update: Safe Guarding Users From Click Bait

    Anne Preble
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:27 am
    The old bait and switch is something Facebook users have become entirely too accustomed to, and finally Facebook has an answer. Earlier this week, Facebook announced an algorithm update in a blog post  that will measure the relevancy of links posted by brands. The update analyzes the time it takes a user to come back to Facebook after they click on a link from their newsfeed. This amount of time, known as the bounce rate, will affect how much reach that link receives on Facebook. If the user comes back immediately, Facebook’s new algorithm will flag that post as “click…
  • What You Need to Know About Penguin 3.0 and Website Relevancy Updates

    Richard Lesher
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:17 am
    NOTE: Additional Updates on Penguin 3.0 and the potential website relevancy update  can be found at the end of this post. If you live and die by internet marketing, August 2014 was likely a volatile month for your search rankings and visibility, and it’s likely to get much more volatile.  With rumors of multiple Google algorithm updates coming our way, what can you do to better prepare your site for the changes, and ultimately, avoid seeing large ranking declines?  While these updates are likely to roll out soon, taking steps now can make a dramatic difference in your approach to…
 
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    Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing

  • Does Your Ranking On Alexa Actually Matter?

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    14 Sep 2014 | 1:32 pm
    So what exactly is Alexa? Well, Alexa is currently owned by Amazon and it is known for its traffic ranking statistics at its dot com website. Nearly all guides about website promotion demonstrate the need for higher Alexa rankings which is usually associated with higher website profits. Any owner of a website should understand some [...] The post Does Your Ranking On Alexa Actually Matter? appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • The Success Rates To Expect From Emailing Campaigns

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    3 Sep 2014 | 4:07 pm
    When setting up an email campaign to send the latest information about your business to your clients, members or the subscribers to your mailing list. It is also a necessity to analyse and track exactly how many of your emails are reaching inbox’s and is actually being successfully read. There has been a lot of [...] The post The Success Rates To Expect From Emailing Campaigns appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Increase Your Websites Value With Video Content

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    2 Sep 2014 | 3:08 pm
    For several years there has been a lot of information and advice given on how you can actually add more value to your website. Adding more interesting and relevant information to the website has always been said to increase the volumes of traffic that visit from the search engines. Including high quality logos, graphics and [...] The post Increase Your Websites Value With Video Content appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • How To Start Making Money On Pinterest With Difficult Niches

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    25 Aug 2014 | 6:54 am
    As you probably know Pinterest is one of the most popular photo sharing websites on the internet, and the demographic is largely females looking to share images of things they really love such as cooking, jewelry, fashion, cute kittens and anything else that women simply adore to look at. With this kind of traffic and [...] The post How To Start Making Money On Pinterest With Difficult Niches appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • The Importance Of Lead Generation For Business Growth

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    23 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    If you are looking to start an online business it is important to know how essential lead generation is to your future business success. You must at all costs find suitable ways to create leads for your business, because without them you business will eventually grind to a halt. Capturing fresh leads will lead to [...] The post The Importance Of Lead Generation For Business Growth appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
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    Silkstream | Web Design Blog

  • Websites for Printing Companies

    Ria
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:07 am
    The quality of a printing company website can be crucial to the decision of which printing company to commit customer loyalty to when choosing a company for a printing service. The design has to reflect upon the high quality of the printing service, and showcase the range of print products both accurately and attractively. Silkstream Read More(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The post Websites for Printing Companies appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Optimise & Grow Workshop at Google London

    Ria
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:08 am
    Myself and Hayley, the Silkstream Search Team, were invited to the Optimise & Grow agency workshop at Google’s London HQ on Tuesday 2nd September 2014. A number of excited agency representatives and Google Partners were ushered into Google’s Town Hall where the workshop took place. Optimise & Grow Registration (11:00 – 11:30) We eagerly sat Read More(Visited 8 times, 1 visits today)The post Optimise & Grow Workshop at Google London appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • RIP Google Authorship, Sweet Dreams…

    Ria
    1 Sep 2014 | 8:47 am
    And Life was too cruel to you… Pulling the Plug on Authorship During Google Authorship’s final moments of life, it was tortured. It got cut down, reduced to practically nothing, its smiling images were snatched from the search results, stats were no longer made accessible in Webmaster Tools for its regular health checks, and now… Read More(Visited 35 times, 1 visits today)The post RIP Google Authorship, Sweet Dreams… appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • “Does my website need an SSL certificate?”

    Ria
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:02 am
    HTTPS as a Ranking Signal So chances are that you’ve heard Google has confirmed HTTPS as a ranking signal, and you want to know what that means and where does that leave your business? “For now it is only a very lightweight signal – affecting fewer than 1 percent of global queries, and carrying less Read More(Visited 35 times, 1 visits today)The post “Does my website need an SSL certificate?” appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Legacy Funding Corporation’s Website Redesign

    Ria
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:22 am
    Legacy Funding Corporation were looking for a website redesign and, since Silkstream have worked on LFC’s website before, they came to Tristan and Adam for their new redesign! Who is LFC? LFC is an independent insurance broker based in Hockley, Essex. They have been advising businesses for over 40 years, during which time they have gained Read More(Visited 23 times, 1 visits today)The post Legacy Funding Corporation’s Website Redesign appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
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    Infinite Conversions - CRO Tips

  • 3 Ways Consistency Is the Key To Winning The Online Customer Journey

    David
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    “In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get short-sighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the... Learn more about increasing sales, revenues and your conversion rate. Don't miss out!
  • 5 ways you’re wasting your customers’ feedback

    David
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:59 am
    Over the many years I’ve spent working with online feedback systems, I have managed to learn quite a bit. What I have learned has dismayed me. I see businesses making the same errors, time and time... Learn more about increasing sales, revenues and your conversion rate. Don't miss out!
  • 10 hidden factors that could be affecting your Conversion Rate

    David
    10 Sep 2014 | 5:28 am
    This article originally appeared in Smart Insights. You can see the original here. Many elements come into play when you are seeking to improve the conversion rate of your website as part of a site... Learn more about increasing sales, revenues and your conversion rate. Don't miss out!
  • 3 ways to use marketing analytics to increase sales

    David
    9 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    This post originally appeared in Smart Insights. You can see the original here. As there are so many options available when using data analytics, why do some businesses typically rely on one single... Learn more about increasing sales, revenues and your conversion rate. Don't miss out!
  • Why your A/B Testing Isn’t Working As Well As You Think

    David
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:07 am
    This post originally appeared at Website Magazine. You can see the original copy here There’s nothing groundbreaking about A/B testing. Direct marketing departments have been using it for... Learn more about increasing sales, revenues and your conversion rate. Don't miss out!
 
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    Phil Amery

  • Tune Up Your Analytics and Marketing with Google Tag Manager (GTM)

    Phil Amery
    7 Sep 2014 | 9:11 am
    What is a tag after all? A snippet of JavaScript which allows you to get additional user behavioural and campaign data or other user interactions detected on your web pages. This data can be valuable for the marketing team to better understand their users and what changes should be made to reach higher engagements and […] The post Tune Up Your Analytics and Marketing with Google Tag Manager (GTM) appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • Leveraging The Power of #HASHTAGS

    Phil Amery
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:05 am
    Whenever it comes to hear about hashtags, for most of us it’s not quite clear what is the main purpose of using it and what benefits it can offer for us. In this post I will emphasise the importance of using hashtags whenever you post something out on your social media profiles. Moreover I’ll guide […] The post Leveraging The Power of #HASHTAGS appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • 11 Facts in Favor of Marketing Automation

    Phil Amery
    27 Jul 2014 | 8:45 am
    There are too many tough challenges today’s online marketers have to face on a daily base. One of these challenges would be the limited time and resources they possess to reach their ultimate goal that of driving the business to success and achieve high returns on investments. Long past those days when nine out of […] The post 11 Facts in Favor of Marketing Automation appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • GAIQ (Google Analytics Individiual Qualification) Practice Test

    Phil Amery
    27 Jul 2014 | 8:45 am
    This is Step 4 of the 5 Step Guide to Becoming a Google Analytics Certified Individual which you should go through prior taking this practice test. I am also providing you with a downloadable PDF in which you’ll find the correct answers supervised by my two friends, sort of Google Analytics evangelists Julien Coquet from […] The post GAIQ (Google Analytics Individiual Qualification) Practice Test appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • A 5 Step Guide to Becoming a Google Analytics Certified Individual (GAIQ)

    Phil Amery
    27 Jul 2014 | 8:45 am
    So you failed your GAIQ test or scared of taking it? Guess what? I failed too the first time I took despite the many years of using it almost on a daily basis. Some of us think we are smart, know everything and brave enough to plunge in deep waters where most of us would […] The post A 5 Step Guide to Becoming a Google Analytics Certified Individual (GAIQ) appeared first on Phil Amery.
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    Marketing Access Pass

  • How to Create Hyperlinks on Your WordPress Blog

    Anthony Tran
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:47 pm
    How to Create Hyperlinks on Your WordPress Blog Video Transcript: Okay so in this video I’m going to show you how to create some links or hyperlinks on your website blog. Alright, let’s check it out. Okay so one of the best ways to keep people interacted on your website they’ll want to read more stuff is you can create links within your post or pages and what I mean by links is for example on this website, you can see right here there’s a different color, ‘Insanity Workout Schedule’ a different color from the rest of the text body. And also ‘Click…
  • How to Add Images to Your WordPress Blog

    Anthony Tran
    21 Sep 2014 | 5:28 pm
    How to Add Images to Your WordPress Blog Video Transcript: Okay so in this short video I’m going to show you how to add pictures to your blog post and pages in WordPress, alright let’s get started. Okay so we’re returning and we’re continuing on creating our blog post and we’re going to add some pictures to the basic blog post. So in order to do that I’m going to find a picture or a section of my content that I want to add this picture. So let’s see here, my designs review, let’s see…ah! My logo design winner, so I’m going to go…
  • TRANSCRIPT MAP 002: Alex Harris Lost His Golden Parachute and Turned His Misfortune into a Lifestyle Business

    Anthony Tran
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    TRANSCRIPT for Marketing Access Pass Episode 2 with Alex Harris: Click here to access the original show notes for this episode Marketing Access Pass Episode  Anthony : Hello Access members! Welcome to another episode of Marketing Access Pass. I’m your host Anthony Tran. Thank you so much for coming back and listening and also all of your ratings and reviews, the support has been awesome. Thank you so much and if you’re new here Welcome.  I know if you’re an online entrepreneur or you want to be able to start your own online business, this show is definitely for you.  Now…
  • How to Create and Edit a Blog Post in WordPress

    Anthony Tran
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:33 pm
    How to Create and Edit a Blog Post in WordPress Video Transcript: Okay so in this video I’m going to show you how to create and edit your first blog post. Alright let’s get started. Okay so now that we have our basic framework of our website we need to start adding some content. So let’s go ahead and show you how to do that. One of the first things you’ll want to do is you’ll want to create a blog post. So you’re going to go into your dashboard and on the left hand side there’s a menu for post. You’ll want to click ‘ADD NEW’. Once…
  • How to Add YouTube Videos to Your Blog Posts in WordPress

    Anthony Tran
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:14 pm
    How to Add YouTube Videos to Your Blog in WordPress Video Transcript: Alright, so in this video I’m going to show you how add videos to your blog post. Alright, let’s get started. So in order to begin, you have to create a YouTube channel and upload some YouTube videos. So I’m going to go ahead and check out this video that I had created called 99 Designs Review and I’m going to go ahead and show you how I embed this into my blog post. So the very first thing you want to do is, you want to see there’s this button called ‘SHARE’. You’ll want to…
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    Cloud Authority

  • Principles of Marketing Strategy Fully Described

    Charles Edgar
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:04 pm
    If you want to succeed in online marketing, then you need to learn self marketing. Here's an excellent video "4 Principles of Marketing Strategy" which gives some wonderful ideas. 4 Principles of Marketing Strategy "Click here http://www.briantracy.com/youtube to receive FREE gifts, newsletters and promotions! A short clip from my Total Business Mastery seminar about the…" – I recommend you watch this a few times to really get the gist of these ideas …   CLICK HERE to Build a High Ranking Blog Network – Build a high PR blog network quickly and…
  • Eager to Know How To Sell Your Blog’s Best Product?

    Charles Edgar
    7 Sep 2014 | 11:43 am
    One of the best ways on how to market yourself online is knowing what your blog’s best product is according to your customer base. When you understand this concept, you simply can not go wrong. Here’s a great blog post that addresses this concept quite nicely: How To Sell Your Blog’s Best Product: You www.bloggingcage.com “It’s harder than ever to make a buck with your blog. While high-traffic blogs can earn good money with display advertising, they’re not doing it with traditional ad networks like AdSense. (Plus, you’re not going to have a high-traffic site like…
  • A Simplistic Way To Approach Web Content Writing

    Charles Edgar
    3 Sep 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Have you been struggling with your web content writing? Sometimes we make it much harder than it needs to be. Here's an interesting approach that could make things easier for you when go to write something for your blog … Inverted Pyramid Content Writing converted "" – Another thing I like to do is review my RSS feed reader to get fresh ideas. It really inspires me!   CLICK HERE to Build a High Ranking Blog Network – Build a high PR blog network quickly and build it as big as you would like. Create an extra income by selling links.
  • Need Some Help to Promote Your Blog?

    Charles Edgar
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:10 am
    If you really want to promote your blog, then the very best thing you can do is figure out how to get people to read your blog first. When that happens, they will tell their friends, who will tell their friends and on and on …. check out this video for some good tips 5 Ways to Get People to Actually Read Your Blog | Two Minute Tuesdays "Nothing is more frustrating than writing a great blog post, only to have no one read it. If this sounds familiar, you're not alone. Fortunately all it takes …" – If you just stop and think about a good strategy, you will come…
  • Becoming A Web Content Writer

    Charles Edgar
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:02 pm
    So you would like to become a web content writer? If this is true, then you have chosen a profession that is in high demand and will only become even more valuable in the near future. This is a given and there is no way to refute this fact. Why? Simply because of the billions and billions of webpages that are in existence today. And more so because of the billions more that will be uploaded in the near future. These facts alone should get you excited about being a web content writer. The Life of a Web Content Writer So what is it exactly that is expected of such person? Very good question. It…
 
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    Multimind Group

  • Social Jewelry Marketing Strategies and Tactics to Grow Your Sales Online.

    MultiMind Group
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:38 am
    The internet growth explosion and social networks have made it far tougher for businesses to attract huge amounts of visitors which are needed to stay in business. However, with good internet and jewelry marketing strategies this is possible. The biggest challenge and dilemma that online jewelry store owners face is becoming visible and increasing traffic to their store. Knowing where to start and how to stand out from thousands of other jewelry competitors, that are striving for the same traffic can be a stressful daunting challenge. There are various strategies than can be applied to…
  • Digital Marketing Mix – 4 powerful tips to improve your traffic and sales

    MultiMind Group
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:47 am
    There is so much online hype from information marketers and online affiliate marketers that the true essence of digital marketing gets completely lost. The main culprits are those that promise you can make millions in a short time if you buy their products or services that cost a fortune for what often turns out to be the same old marketing strategy. Most people are so tired of the same sales letters that you read over and over again, and want something that is fresh and straight forward.The bottom line is, in order for consumers to do business on your websites and to purchase and invest in…
  • Understanding the Benefits of Internet Marketing

    MultiMind Group
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    Smart businesses know that strategic and effective internet marketing is the key to success during both bad and good economic times. However, many businesses especially small businesses are finding it difficult to apply their marketing strategies in today’s economic climate. This comes as no surprise as successful business promotions require sound marketing knowledge and experience of which most do not have. Making an investment in a marketing professional will give businesses the help they need to promote their products or services and reconnect with customers more effectively.One of the…
  • A Brief Guide on Social Media Strategy for jewelers

    MultiMind Group
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
     Over the past decade the jewelry world has seen a significant change as has many other industries worldwide. Keeping up with continuous change is a must in order to succeed as most things are no longer constant. The consumer is more knowledgeable, discerning and demanding then ever before. and new influencers in the sales funnel have come in to play such as PPC and Social Media Strategy. A unique status has long been enjoyed in the jewelry industry of which a less digital jewelry marketing had played a vital role.Jewelry sales have to be driven in today’s competitive environment in a…
  • How Strategic Internet Marketing Can Improve Your Website Results

    MultiMind Group
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:55 am
    Businesses that have a well planned internet marketing strategy will improve their website as well as attract more business. Many companies just compile information about their company and ignore the expectations and needs of their target audience, and fail to enhance the full potential that correct marketing can provide. The reason for this is that most businesses do not fully understand the internet and how prospects search for information, and what grabs people’s attention to make them take action.If businesses want to make use of the full potential the internet has to offer, you need to…
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    r3app.com

  • Calvertr : Smart Unit Converter & Calculator Coming Soon on iTunes

    r3app
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    We’re excited to announce that the iOS version of Calvertr will be released around last week of September. Calvertr takes the concept to a whole new level for converting a wide range of units with Intelligent calculator. Calvertr is one of the simplest yet most elegant unit converter supports 1150+ different units in a total […] The post Calvertr : Smart Unit Converter & Calculator Coming Soon on iTunes appeared first on .
  • Check Out Video of Alarmr, an Alarm Clock App with Sleep Timer for Android

    r3app
    9 Sep 2014 | 12:21 am
    R3app aspires to redefine the conventional alarm clock. No more annoying alarm tones and unexciting mornings. This app transcends far beyond the orthodox alarm clock with numerous advanced features such as sleep timer, weather, news and world clock among others. With Alarmr, waking up in the morning gets exciting like never before. Users can set […] The post Check Out Video of Alarmr, an Alarm Clock App with Sleep Timer for Android appeared first on .
  • Wthr Continues to Rule the Charts with “Featured Weather App” Position on iTunes

    r3app
    1 Sep 2014 | 10:02 pm
    We have been thrilled with the runaway success of Wthr: Innovative World Weather Forecast & HD Radar. Ever since its launch, Wthr has blazed through the ranking charts. Within two weeks, Wthr gained the most coveted “Featured App” position for weather apps on iTunes. Truly, this experience has been humbling. After all the hard work […] The post Wthr Continues to Rule the Charts with “Featured Weather App” Position on iTunes appeared first on .
  • Convertr Lite, a Free Unit and Currency Conversion iOS App Launched

    r3app
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:15 pm
    R3app recently launched Convertr Lite, a free and extremely intuitive unit and currency conversion app for iOS. This contemporary app offers a minimalist design approach, simple controls, and user experience built from the ground up for iOS. With robust capabilities and a fantastic gesture-based interface users can simply Tap, Pinch, Scroll and Swipe through some […] The post Convertr Lite, a Free Unit and Currency Conversion iOS App Launched appeared first on .
  • Alarmr, A World Clock and Comprehensive Alarm App Now Available for Android

    r3app
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:11 am
    Are you looking for something more from your alarm app? Well, r3app is excited to launch Alarmr, a sophisticated alarm app and world clock for Android. This launch comes across as a natural progression considering the fact that Alarmr has carved a niche in the iOS app space. Elegant looks, intuitive interface, and fully-adjustable features […] The post Alarmr, A World Clock and Comprehensive Alarm App Now Available for Android appeared first on .
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  • Check SEO – How to check your SEO has been done correctly

    Tim Felmingham
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Why isn’t my site doing better in Google? That’s a question I hear all the time. Let’s face it, it’s the Holy Grail. However well you’re doing in the search engines, everybody always wants to do better. This gave rise to a whole industry — Search Engine Optimisation or SEO. The first thing to do is to check that your SEO has done the basics correctly — often they haven’t. The SEO’s job is to improve your rankings in the search engines, and thereby send you more traffic. It’s an important job as it can make or break your success online, however it’s a bit of a…
  • Facebook Ads Tips — Stop wasting money

    Tim Felmingham
    3 Aug 2014 | 2:27 am
    Facebook Ads Tips to save you money As I’ve said in previous articles, advertising on Facebook can be a great way to grow your business. But if you do it wrong (and most people do to some extent), you can waste a lot of money on Facebook Ads. These Facebook Ads Tips will make sure you don’t. In this article, I’m going to show you three very simple things you can do to make sure you aren’t wasting your money when you advertise on Facebook. If you aren’t doing them, I guarantee you’re wasting some money on your Facebook Ads. Facebook Ad Targeting You’re…
  • How to advertise on Facebook for £1 per day

    Tim Felmingham
    2 Jul 2014 | 8:08 am
    Do Facebook Ads work? Yes, they certainly do! Facebook is a great place to find new customers, especially if your product or service isn’t one that people are searching for, so Google won’t work for you. Facebook ads can help you reach customers that are otherwise difficult to reach and in this article I’m going to show you how to advertise on Facebook for low cost and with very little risk. If you have a product that people are searching for then Google is a great place to reach these people, either organically, or through advertising on Google AdWords. But what if people aren’t…
  • New Facebook Page layout – how to update your page

    Tim Felmingham
    28 May 2014 | 6:54 am
    Get ready for the new Facebook Page layout Facebook are about to change the layout of their Pages, and this will impact any business Pages or Fan Pages you have. The change was announced a while ago and Facebook said it would be rolled out over the next few weeks. Some people (such as Guy Kawasaki) have already got the new page layout but it’s not been widely seen yet. It now looks as if the rest of us are going to get it on the 6th of June but it could happen before then so it’s best to be prepared. You’ll probably need to make a few changes to your Page to fit in with the…
  • Facebook Business Page Tips

    Tim Felmingham
    16 May 2014 | 7:29 am
    Facebook Business Page Tips for better results Facebook can be a great way to reach your customers, both new and existing — particularly if you are in a market where people are not searching for your product or service, so Search Engines don’t work for you. These Facebook Business Page Tips will show you how to get maximum results from your Facebook Business Page. Your Facebook Page (as distinct from your personal profile) is your ‘shop window’ on Facebook, and to get the best results from your Page (also known as a ‘Fan Page’) you need to setup your Facebook page for your…
 
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    Internet Marketing Guru

  • Infographic: Media in Argentina 2010 – 2017

    IMG Team
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:26 am
    The infographic below shows the use of different media and its penetration within various socioeconomic groups within Argentina and the number of digital media users and the total digital ad spending of Argentina.  It also shows the internet population, social media users and the different demographics for Argentina. Infographic: Media in Argentina 2010 – 2017
  • The issues of online social security and privacy

    IMG Team
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:11 am
    The issue of online social security and privacy The well-known social networks for the majority of us mean an easy and free-of-charge way to keep in touch with old school mates, friends living on the other sides of the world, a possibility to find other people’s sharing our same interests & hobbies or it could simply be a pastime to mind other’s business! When we spend hours navigating through these websites we tend to perceive these virtual spaces as a funny and positive environment without thinking about the potential risks we could run into. It’s undoubtedly true that we can get…
  • Infographic: Mobile Internet Ad Spending Worldwide 2011 – 2017

    IMG Team
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm
    The infographic below shows the mobile internet ad spending for different regions worldwide, this will increase immensely in the next few years. The mobile internet ad spending will generate new advertising and marketing opportunities for everyone. Infographic: Mobile Internet Ad Spending Worldwide 2011-2017
  • From a gender-related/bounded point of view: an analysis on social networking.

    IMG Team
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Even though social media are clearly popular among all population, there’re quite a marked difference between men and women when it comes to social media usage. As far as the gender is concerned, although the two leader networks’ male- female ratio is equal, Pinterest and LinkedIn are proven to be more popular with men when it comes to the population in Great Britain.Some statistics about Pinterest in the UK are really surprising since in the US 83% of the 12 million unique visitors are women interested in crafts, gifts, hobbies & leisure, interior design and fashionUK…
  • Why is social media so loved by people aged between 25 – 34?

    IMG Team
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:17 pm
    Whereas most adults passed significant years before the internet invaded all aspects of daily life, today’s young people can barely remember a time when they didn’t spend many hours typing on smart phones or tablet screens. Anyone aged over 35 today would have left school or university, got their first job and maybe bought some property long before Google or Facebook were household names. On the other hand teens leaving school this summer weren’t even born when Google was launchedYounger users have been shown to have more friends or followers on social media, however, and they…
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  • 7 Factors of Make Your AdSense Account Banned

    Nurdin Budi M.
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:22 am
    Image credits: theinquirer.netAnd many people complain about their account banned Google. Despite the possibility of a good to a certain extent that their accounts banned because of something they did, perhaps because of the reason that they do not realize they are doing something wrong. Or have been arrested in an attempt to cheat the system.The following are 7 (seven) of the things that make your AdSense account banned:1. Click on your own ads If you do, or are considering doing so as a way to increase your income, cut it out. For starters, if you use the same computer that you will…
  • Fewer Ads, In Just a Few Clicks?

    Nurdin Budi M.
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Image credits: www.mediabistro.comYou've probably noticed that Google-started automatically change the number of ads advertising units. If they see that the people most pressing only one advertisement, they are going to remove the others, and leave you with only one reference to earn the highest.Now that sounds like a good idea, and I'm all in favor of what he earns more. It is the second part of the process that bothers me: When I was out the other ads, one ad in Google expands to fill the remaining space that remains.Because it breaks the golden rules of successful Adsense statement…
  • How to Boost Your AdSense Earnings Calculators Adsense?

    Nurdin Budi M.
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:33 am
    How to boost your AdSense earnings calculators Adsense? How can we help to increase? Potential of your AdSense site?To simplify calculations such as the image besides, you can use some web that provides the functionality of the calculator, such as MiniWebTools.AdSense calculators are often very simple things. You perform a number of different values in a number of specific areas and the calculator does the potential benefits of your website. How you can help this process is very simple to keep your AdSense site on the right track.It does this by focusing on the three key fundamental elements…
  • You Can Create Your Own AdSense Ads?

    Nurdin Budi M.
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:34 am
    This is great news, to a certain extent. As far as what you want users to click on ads that look interesting, you cannot be trusted to pick which ads a robot - and you can choose to have ads on your page to pay for each the highest possible amount click to have.But you do not get this choice. You can find a lot of things to improve, from choosing the design of your ad unit to choose the color and font, your AdSense earnings, but the only thing you cannot do is sneak into the database and choose the Google ads. If you can do that no one can ever choose low-paying ads.This does not mean you can…
  • Pay Per Click Affiliate Programs

    Nurdin Budi M.
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:49 am
    Pay per click affiliate program is a program that allows you to sell advertising space on your website, and get paid when people click on the ads on your website to other sites.Google AdSense is a contextual pay most popular affiliate programs with a click, but does not mean only pay option click cent.Some affiliate programs pay per click might want to try is the Yahoo Publisher Network, AdBrite and, BidVertiser or Clicksor. This is an alternative, there are thousands of websites that offer Pay per click affiliate program, but these are some that are experienced in their…
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  • EFP 110: Becoming a Better Dealmaker

    Justin Cooke
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:03 pm
    There’s an art to becoming a better dealmaker that goes beyond finding a willing buyer or seller. In this episode, Joe and I will dig into the strategies we use to find common ground between buyers and share some of the trickier strategies used to ensure a win-win deal. If you’ve been in impossible deals before and failed to close, this episode will give you insight into how we personally get it done. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/adsenseflippers/Empire_Flippers_Ep110.mp3 Direct Download - Right Click, Save As Topics Discussed This Week…
  • The Story of the Empire Flippers Redesign (From a Designer’s POV)

    Justin Cooke
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Jon Myers has done a killer job in bringing our new design to life. We wanted to bring him on our blog to give his perspective on the project and give a bit of insight on what it was like working with us both virtually and face-to-face. Alright, Jon! All yours! Redesigning a website can be painful, if not dangerous, to the health of a successful business. Getting it wrong can be costly and getting it right can better support its customers to grow a business. Last week, Justin and Joe debuted the redesign of EmpireFlippers.com. So far (fingers crossed) the response has been phenomenal. As the…
  • Case Study: Anatomy of a $16k Website Sale

    Justin Cooke
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:44 am
    If you’re a sucker for nuts-and-bolts posts that include the gory details and insider stuff that goes on behind building and selling a profitable website for a great ROI you’re going to love this post. I’ve been watching the guys over at NoHatDigital.com make some really interesting moves the last few months. When Greg reached out to offer an in-depth case study on their recent sale with us I just had to take him up on the offer! Definitely read the post as there’s a ton of value there, but when you’re done go back and check out what these cats are doing with…
  • Website Relaunch: Rebranding Our Empire

    Justin Cooke
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:29 am
    Notice anything different? Gone are the cartoons and the shoddy blue backgrounds. Away with the BRIGHT orange and wacky fonts. We’ve been disappointed with our design for a long time, and it was great to finally tear it all down to build back up from scratch. This was long overdue, but we’ve finally wrapped up the rebrand and redesign, and wanted to showcase some of the changes for you. We’re getting down to business, and doing it without getting too “corporate-y”. Why Change the Brand/Design? When Joe gets on the phone with people new to our brand, about half of them are hesitant…
  • EFP 109: Quickstart Guide For New Website Buyers

    Justin Cooke
    4 Sep 2014 | 2:40 am
      Most experienced website buyers can quickly determine whether a website’s right for them by relying on their own process and experience, but what do you do if you’re totally new? How do you make sure you’re not getting scammed and that this website is a good fit for you? Today, Joe and I talk about what to look for when buying new websites (as a first time buyer). We’ll tackle these questions and more that come in from newbie website buyers. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/adsenseflippers/Empire_Flippers_Ep109.mp3 Direct…
 
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  • Open vacancies.

    Vangjush Vangjeli
    7 Sep 2014 | 3:07 am
    Yes…Money NOW! http://yesmoneynow.blogspot.com/ // Selz Store Sell digital downloads on Selz Google+Filed under: Make Money
  • Who is Income Shops ?

    Vangjush Vangjeli
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    I have been avid in the IncomeShops product for some era and I’m an affiliate for their program, but our connection in reality took involve taking into account one sudden email. The email asked a single tiny study would you once a wandering accrual belly? Well of course I was intrigued. I try an Income … Continue reading →
  • Halo G6 E-Cigarettes

    Vangjush Vangjeli
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:53 am
    Halo G6 E-Cigarettes have a sweet, dissenter design and are the single-handedly electronic cigarette I’ve tested that I’ve found myself obsession. The starter kit is a bit pricey, at $50, but that kit lasted me vis–vis a month back I had to order auxiliary cartridges (the cartridges contain the complex of nicotine and auxiliary ingredients … Continue reading →
  • Why not monetise your existing website?

    Vangjush Vangjeli
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:59 am
    Do you own a website already that just isn’t earning?   Whether you’re trying to gain financially from your site or not, owning an IncomeShops store gives you an instant platform that can be bolted on to your existing website to maximize your earning potential. If you own a popular forum, or have a bustling … Continue reading →
  • 30 Ways to Be a Powerful Leader

    Vangjush Vangjeli
    25 Aug 2014 | 2:06 am
    A very nice post, to learn how to be a Powerful leader 30 Ways to Be a Powerful Leader.Filed under: Business
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  • Website Performance Tips to Survive a Tiered Internet

    Vinny La Barbera
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:45 am
    http://www.imforza.com/blog/website-performance-tips-to-survive-a-tiered-internet/Is your website prepared for a two-tiered Internet? Chances are you’re not quite sure exactly what this means, but we don’t really expect you to….at least not yet. In this article we are going to explain what a tiered Internet is, why you should care about it and what website performance tips to implement toRead More This post, Website Performance Tips to Survive a Tiered Internet, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • The Comprehensive Website Analysis Guide

    Vinny La Barbera
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    http://www.imforza.com/blog/comprehensive-website-analysis-guide/When was the last time you truly analyzed your website from inside out to find opportunities for improvement? If we had to guess your answer is probably “I haven’t” or “I just ran it through a free tool awhile ago.” If we’re correct and your answer consisted of one of these statements, then you’re doingRead More This post, The Comprehensive Website Analysis Guide, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Online Marketing KPIs: Choosing, Tracking & Meeting the Right Ones

    Vinny La Barbera
    23 Jul 2014 | 7:44 am
    http://www.imforza.com/blog/online-marketing-kpis/Are you setting and tracking the right metrics for your website and online marketing campaigns? You can’t make the right decisions about how and where to spend your time and money marketing your business without these key performance indicators. More importantly, you won’t realize growth unless you’re analyzing the most crucial data. In this article, we’reRead More This post, Online Marketing KPIs: Choosing, Tracking & Meeting the Right Ones, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Sitemap Tips: Planning, Implementing & Optimizing

    Vinny La Barbera
    8 Jul 2014 | 7:09 am
    http://www.imforza.com/blog/sitemap-tips/If you had to guess what the most under-appreciated part of a website was what would you say? If your answer was “the sitemap”, then you deserve a pat on the back – and maybe a place on our team. A website’s sitemap, or page structure, is commonly overlooked, hardly ever planned out and continues to getRead More This post, Sitemap Tips: Planning, Implementing & Optimizing, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Building Alternative Traffic Sources: Why, Where & How

    Vinny La Barbera
    30 May 2014 | 11:30 am
    http://www.imforza.com/blog/building-alternative-traffic-sources/Are all of your online marketing efforts solely focused on getting traffic from Google? Before you find yourself on the wrong end of an algorithm update or SERP experiment you need to make sure that your traffic sources are diversified across multiple channels. In this article we are going to show you why, where andRead More This post, Building Alternative Traffic Sources: Why, Where & How, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
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    Jumix Design

  • 4 Facebook Marketing Tips for Newbies

    Admin
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:03 am
    For the masses, Facebook is just a social site for them to share social updates, photos and also view some videos. However, to many business owners, this is a great and potential platform for them to harness it as a marketing tool. Today, Facebook has over 1 billion registered users, and a big portion of these users have their own fan page, which they used to promote their own business or gather fans with similar interest. As Facebook is getting more and more crowded, businesses are struggling to get new fans and customers to their site. We are here to share some tips on doing your Facebook…
  • 5 Effective Ways To Improve Work Efficiency for Home Workers

    Admin
    14 Sep 2014 | 7:00 pm
    How many of you are still going to office to work? The amount of home workers are increasing, no matter you are a freelancer or an employee for a company. A study shows that home workers face some problems in their lifestyle, namely longer working hours and social isolation. Most people falls in the category of working longer than expected when they are working from home, so how do you avoid from that? Below are 5 effective ways to improve work efficiency for home workers, believe me that you will be working better and greater after this.   1. Do Not Browse Social Networks Do not turn on…
  • Google Gives Ranking Signal to SSL Enabled Sites and Why You Should Care

    Admin
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:33 pm
    According to a blog post from the official Google Webmaster Central Blog, Google takes security as their top priority and is now starting to give SSL and HTTPS enabled websites a better ranking signal. What does this all means? It means that Google takes good care of user’s data, and if your website is not doing enough security protocol to secure your visitors’ data, Google isn’t going to like you. If Google doesn’t like you, you will not get a good ranking in their search engine, and you will be crying out loud.   How to make sure your SSL certificate is in the…
  • 5 Incredibly Useful Tools for Webmasters & Business Owners

    Admin
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:28 pm
    Managing a website of your own? We understand managing a website can be a tedious task when you are trying to grow it and still maintaining it at the same time. There are a lot of stuffs to consider when you are the one who is responsible to manage the website. SEO, page loading speed, site security, traffic, marketing, design and so much more. Below are some of the useful tools for webmasters & business owners that you can use to make your life easier.   1. Google Webmaster Tools As obvious as its name, Google Webmaster Tools is one the most popular and useful tool for every…
  • What Type of Business Should I Start In Malaysia?

    Admin
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:11 pm
    “What Type of Business Should I Start In Malaysia? If you are reading this, welcome to the Entrepreneur Club! You have decided to sack your boss and make yourself a boss instead. This is a good start. Now you need ideas and inspirations on what type of business should you start in Malaysia, let us figure out some of the opportunity that you can penetrate in. Today, there are more and more people considering doing a home based business. Why? It costs much lesser and gives more flexibility. Before we proceed any further, here’s some questions you need to answer yourself:   1.
 
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    Rhandell Mitchell Online

  • What To Do When Your YouTube Channel Is Targeted By BitchAssNess

    rhandellmitchell
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am
    If you work from home you probably know this. YouTube channels have been under attack for the last 2 or 3 years by an unknown group of bitch ass people. This group is relentless. They also have a lot of time on their hands, obviously. Over the past 3 years I’ve probably had about 15 YouTube accounts shut down by an anonymous group YouTube video flaggers who I’ve come up with a name for. “The Bitch Assed Bandits” So I’m going to cover a few things you can do to do your best to avoid the formidable YouTube Slap. How to Avoid The YouTube Slap Before you get your…
  • This One Question Will Make You Rich

    rhandellmitchell
    5 Sep 2014 | 5:06 pm
    If you need to make money read this and pay attention. Because this one question alone will put 6 figures in your pocket over the next 365 days, if you ask it consistently. The question is simple. It’s, “Are you open to making money?” That’s it! Some people will say no, most will say, “doing what?” Then all you have to do is send them to an opportunity like this. NEVER EXPLAIN —> Let the video, conference call, DVD, etc. do the talking. They say yes, you send them to a video (or other resource). They watch it. And decide. You ask them then……
  • Automatic Lead Tools Review – Live Webinar

    rhandellmitchell
    4 Sep 2014 | 6:41 am
    Automatic Lead Tools Review – Live Demo  In this 60 minute webinar training I show a live demo of how to use the Automatic Lead Tools software. No matter what business you’re in, everybody needs leads if you plan to stay in business. The content in this Automatic Lead Tools Review will actually cover how to generate thousands of targeted leads daily. Send personalized messages out to those leads, and even how to create unlimited custom sales funnels and on-demand webinars. If you want more info after watching the webinar training just fill in the from below and it will take you…
  • It’s Okay To Say No Sometimes…

    rhandellmitchell
    1 Sep 2014 | 9:52 am
    Listen. I understand the allure of bright lights and shiny things is always enticing. Sometimes you get caught in a transition stage where you’re moving from one company to the next… … but just because something “looks” good doesn’t always mean it’s the best thing for you! Sometimes the best thing you can ever do is say no. Without focus, most people have a hard time accomplishing much of anything. Now in the event that you’re an epic multi-takser then here’s a fist-pound to you, but most people are not. So when you already have something…
  • Craigslist Training – 1 Hour Of Pure Content For Free!

    rhandellmitchell
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:20 am
    Craigslist Training – Everybody wants it. Nobody really gives it away, for free at least. There is some good training out there on Craigslist but what I’ve found is that even with all this training a lot of people are still doing it wrong. So in order to bring value to the marketplace I decided to hold a Craigslist Training Webinar for my email subscribers and they seemed to like it pretty well so I decided to go ahead and share it here on my blog. I did my best to tell you everything you need to know in order to get the most out of your Craigslist marketing so I hop it helps!
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  • Importance of Facebook in E-Commerce

    Admin
    20 Sep 2014 | 3:05 am
    Facebook is arguably the greatest social media website. It has over 500 million active users worldwide. It is the best place for a gregarious person. It is also an extremely potent weapon for promotion of products and services. With such a large member base, it is an excellent option for marketing e-commerce websites. Some of the best options that Facebook can offer to e-commerce entrepreneurs are listed below: Facebook can act as a selling platform- With the emergence of software and applications like Start-up 8th Bridge, Payvment, Shop tab etc, and various e-commerce companies have the…
  • Significance of Twitter in E-Commerce

    Admin
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:55 am
    Twitter is an extremely popular social networking website. It is the tenth most visited website on internet and is also referred to as the SMS of internet. It has millions of regular users around the globe. A user can send and read short 140 character messages known as tweets. In the recent times, business entrepreneurs who are involved in e-commerce have realized the importance of twitter as a potent marketing tool. The major benefits of using twitter as an e-commerce marketing tool are: Unlimited Scope- Being an extremely popular website, it is followed by millions of people around the…
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    Web Marketing Pros

  • Ads and TLD Rivalry – Has Amazon Turned It’s Back on Google?

    Peter Roesler
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Robert Frost once wrote, “So dawn goes down to day, Nothing gold can stay”. It appears that the end may be around the corner for a once valuable partnership. Amazon and Google have worked together in the past, but as Amazon grows, it may be seeking to be more independent in the internet marketing. From display ads to top level domains, a series of announcements and rumors from the past month show a changing dynamic between Google and Amazon, where competition overtakes cooperation. For years, Google and Amazon have benefited one another by having Amazon products listed on Google’s ad…
  • 7 Tips to Improve Your LinkedIn Publishing

    Peter Roesler
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    When most marketers think about the value of LinkedIn, they immediately think about the ability to connect with other business owners and professionals. While this is certainly a good thing, there are other ways that entrepreneurs should use the social network to their advantage. LinkedIn’s system for post creation and link sharing make it an ideal platform for content marketers trying to reach a business-minded audience. Recently, Search Wilderness examined 3,000 of the most popular published content on LinkedIn to see what worked the best. Using the Search Wilderness report and some of…
  • The Value of Knowing What Consumers Want

    Peter Roesler
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    In the late 19th Century, Nikolai Tesla and Thomas Edison created competing systems for delivering power, AC and DC. Through a publicity campaign, Edison was able to convince many cities to use DC systems, even though AC systems were cheaper and easier to manage. It’s an example that though much of marketing is about having the right product, in the right place, at the right time, it’s important that business owners and marketers say the right things to consumers. This means it’s important to know what consumers want. Many studies have asked consumers what they want from retailers, and…
  • Facebook Testing Disappearing Posts on iOS

    Peter Roesler
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Facebook may be taking the saying, “if you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em”, to heart. At least they’re trying to. The social media giant is running a small test of feature that would let Facebook users create messages that disappear after a certain period of time. This feature would similar to the popular app SnapChat, which lets users send messages that can’t be saved. Right now, little is known officially about the test. According a spokesperson for Facebook cited by CNN, the company is conducting a small pilot on iOS devices. The test also appears to be international in scope.
  • Major Update Google Penguin 3.0 – Are You Ready?

    Peter Roesler
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    The way Google continually updates its algorithms is one of the reasons why Google is still on top. By modifying the algorithms, the company is able to provide better results for searchers and lower the rankings of pages that give less-than-desirable experiences. Every Google update means a shakeup of search rankings, which can be very good or very bad, depending on how it affects a particular site. A recent statement from a Google employee implies that marketers will probably see the next major update to Google Penguin within the next few months. Google updates are big events for SEO…
 
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  • Email Marketing: Pricing and Review and Aweber vs Getresponse - Comparison in 2014

    6 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    PricingGetresponse is usually considered a marginal winner over Aweber on pricing at beginner level. It is particularly so if you are working with a list having less than 1000 email addresses. A mailing list of up to 1000 email addresses costs $15 with Getresponse while it costs $29 with Aweber. There is less of a difference as your list expands.Hosting 25,000 email addresses with Getresponse costs $145; Aweber charge $149 for this quantity. Although the intermediate plans are generally cheaper with Getresponse.TemplatesIn a subjective comparison, for me templates from Aweber look a shade…
  • Roger Federer loses 2014 US Open semis to Cilic

    6 Sep 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Roger Federer loses at US Open semis to Cilic and several hearts break tonight as fans following the ageing champ wonder if the master can win another Slam. When Federer claimed the Wimbledon title of 2012, it was closure to a couple of years of drought and wait for a Slam title. Ever since the Australian Open of 2010, his fan club had been desperate for that moment. There was truly a purple patch between 2003 and 2010 when victory had become almost synonymous with Federer. Now that his well wishers are certainly recognizing that the classy player is not quite the young campaigner that he…
  • Heartbreak para Argentina en Samba Tierra: Lo Siguiente

    13 Jul 2014 | 4:32 pm
    It was a dream for millions of Argentines and aspiration of countless supporters of the great South American footballing nation to regain the coveted trophy in the land of samba and soccer. They have been keenly awaiting this ever since the great Maradona inspired and dazzled the world with his astonishing brilliance and brought home the glories from the FIFA World Cup of nineteen eighty six. These past three decades have seen myriads of Argentine hearts throbbing to recapture the biggest prize that the game knows. And what a day this could have been, had it not been for that dreaded goal by…
  • Booming Android Technology and Key Differentiators

    13 Jul 2014 | 7:20 am
    Android specifically refers to a mobile based technology which is based on Linux kernel. It primarily refers to an open source operating system based technology which is developed by Google. Android being open source provides the flexibility of downloading the source code and even modifying it. This implies that the hardware manufacturers can use the base level Android code and thereafter add their own proprietary based features to execute on their devices. Such Android open source modifications are sometimes referred to as add-ons, skins or overlays. Such an overlay which is used in Samsung…
  • Top Reasons and Features that make Windows Phone truly Appealing

    12 Jul 2014 | 9:47 am
    It was only when I got to try my friend's phone which impressed me so thoroughly, that I was compelled to ask him if it another android OS based gadget which we have got so used to. This Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet rather turned out to be a Windows 8.1 operating system with 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3740D quad core processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB. Man I was awe really amazed at the features and before I could utter any word by friend pointed out the cost which was far cheaper than I would have expected for a phone laden with such exciting features. Microsoft has always…
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    LetEscape.Com

  • 16 Affiliate Marketing Blogs that Publish Monthly Income Reports

    oloyede jamiu
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:27 pm
    In my last post, i published an article on How To Create a SlideShare Presentation in 60 Seconds. Today is i would like to write about 16 famous affiliate marketing blogs that publish monthly income reports. I know you will enjoy reading this as i usually enjoy reading income reports of these guys am writing about today. Why Should You Read Monthly Income Reports? Well, i can’t remember when … Continue Reading The post 16 Affiliate Marketing Blogs that Publish Monthly Income Reports appeared first on LetEscape.Com.
  • How To Create a SlideShare Presentation in 60 Seconds

    oloyede jamiu
    13 Sep 2014 | 3:28 pm
    How did you feel when you read the headline – How to Create a SlideShare Presentation in 60 Seconds. The Good news is that I have to tell you that you are still in the right place. I created my first slideshare presentation in just 60 seconds with this simple technique you are about to read. If you would like to do the same, just follow along with this article.… Continue Reading The post How To Create a SlideShare Presentation in 60 Seconds appeared first on LetEscape.Com.
  • Best Ultimate Guides to Keyword Research in 2014

    oloyede jamiu
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:38 am
    The concept of writing and publishing ultimate guides on the internet was actually made popular by Rand Fishkin when he published the ultimate guide to SEO , this popularity of ultimate guide articles was noticed when he announced that the article has received 1 million visitors till date in a new blog post on his website. I think his successes was realized because people love to read ultimate guides on … Continue Reading The post Best Ultimate Guides to Keyword Research in 2014 appeared first on LetEscape.Com.
  • Experts Opinions on Having Multiple Streams of Income

    oloyede jamiu
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Want to read Experts Opinions on having multiple Streams of Income Systems or Just One system? Which do you think is better: having 1 stream of Income that generate $2000 monthly or 5 streams of Income of which each of them are generating $400 monthly? Do you think you need multiple streams of income in order to be successful in your online business adventures? Think again and again! Well, One … Continue Reading The post Experts Opinions on Having Multiple Streams of Income appeared first on LetEscape.Com.
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    MLM Barracks

  • 11 Blogging Mistakes That Got My Blogs Penalized by Google

    Darrel Andrews
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:16 pm
    After 8 months of blogging online my site was averaging around 1,000 visitors per day and generating 15+ leads per day. I thought I had this internet network marketing game in the bag. I actually believed that I was going to ‘get rich quick’. My conversion rates were crazy, too. I was recruiting on average […]
  • Top 21 HIGH Converting MLM ‘Call to Actions’ To Use

    Darrel Andrews
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:12 am
    Ever struggled to come up with a good ‘call to action’ for your blog post, forum signature, YouTube video etc.. etc..? Well there’s no need don’t panic… …because below is a list of the top 21 HIGH converting MLM ‘call to actions’ that will get you more clicks to your offers. These will give you […]
  • Top MLM Blogs: How Do They Make Money?

    Darrel Andrews
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:34 pm
    The MLM Blogs Hottest 100 was the very first blog post that got published here at the MLM Barracks. The unique thing about this list, is that it includes all the Top MLM Blogs regardless of whether the site is negative or positive. Many of the sites featured in the list are generating thousands of […]
  • MLM Tips, Tricks & Secrets to Success: 17 You Haven’t Seen

    Darrel Andrews
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:12 am
    How’d you like to know some of the best MLM tips, tricks and secrets that WILL generate you leads (or even a sale) within the next few days? Well today’s your lucky day! …I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve that WILL help you build your downline and succeed in your MLM business. Warning: […]
  • My Income, Growth and Traffic Report – August 2014

    Darrel Andrews
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:33 pm
    Welcome to the MLM Barracks very first income report. Every month I will be publishing a post like this one that shows you how this blog is progressing and everything I have done throughout the month. These reports will not only help me track my own progress but they will teach you what to do […]
 
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    Digital Marketing Radio

  • DMR #15: Ashly Lorenzana - Do you need any special software to create a Kindle book?

    David Bain
    14 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    Do you need any special software to create a Kindle book? How do you format a Kindle book and do you publish a Kindle book? Those are just three of the questions that I intend to ask our special guest today, Ashly Lorenzana. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: www.digitalmarketingradio.com/magazine Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital Marketing Radio Magazine is published once a week, every Monday.
  • DMR #14: Mickey Lonchar - What types of content marketing don't work anymore?

    David Bain
    14 Sep 2014 | 3:40 am
    Is it necessary to persuade people to buy from you online or can great informative content do the job for you by itself? What types of content marketing don't work anymore? Do you need to cover as many bases as possible when publishing your content or is it focusing on just one platform best? Those are just three of the questions that I intend to ask today's special guest, Mickey Lonchar. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: www.digitalmarketingradio.com/magazine Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into…
  • DMR #13: Jonny Ross - Has SEO been overtaken by social media?

    David Bain
    14 Sep 2014 | 2:50 am
    Has SEO been overtaken by social media? What are the most imperative areas of SEO to get right? What does good web design look like in 2014? Those are just a few of the questions that I intend to ask our special guest today, Jonny Ross. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: www.digitalmarketingradio.com/magazine Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital Marketing Radio Magazine is published once a week, every…
  • DMR #12: Hannah Brenzel - Should every business be publishing online video?

    David Bain
    14 Sep 2014 | 2:26 am
    Should every business be publishing online video? What type of video works best and what are the biggest video marketing pitfalls? Those are just 3 of the questions that I intend to ask today's special guest, Hannah Brenzel. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: www.digitalmarketingradio.com/magazine Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital Marketing Radio Magazine is published once a week, every Monday.
  • DMR #11: Calin Yablonski - Is local marketing very different from global digital marketing?

    David Bain
    14 Sep 2014 | 1:46 am
    Is local marketing very different from global digital marketing? What are the best sources of traffic for local businesses, and what digital marketing strategies work best for local businesses in 2014? Those are just three of the questions that I intend to ask our special guest today, Calin Yablonski. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: www.digitalmarketingradio.com/magazine Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions.
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    SuccessOnTheFly Marketing Blog

  • Top Ways To Promote New Blog Posts For Traffic And Sales

    Mark Huber
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:42 am
    Here are the top ways to promote new blog posts for traffic and sales! Once you’ve created a blog post – your work is just starting because just creating content isn’t enough to gain readership, traffic, leads and sales. You need to actively promote your new post so that people can see it and have a chance to read it. It can take a long time to build up an email list and RSS subscribers, so in the meantime, you will need to be very proactive in getting the word out. Here are all the top ways to promote new blog posts for traffic and sales. Here are all the things you need to do…
  • How To Double Your Traffic In 30 Days Blueprint

    Mark Huber
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:09 am
    How to double your traffic in 30 days blueprint is a concise and visual step by step strategy to get more traffic to your site. More traffic equals more leads and sales… Crawford and O’Brien What strategies from this list are you applying? What strategies are you using that aren’t on this list. Let us know in the comments below. The post How To Double Your Traffic In 30 Days Blueprint appeared first on SuccessOnTheFly Marketing Blog.
  • How To Create An Effective Online Quiz To Generate Leads And Business

    Mark Huber
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:54 pm
    Are you curious how to create an effective online quiz to generate leads and business? And why? But let’s back up a moment. You may be surprised to learn that the number one article on “The New York Times” in 2013 wasn’t an article, it was a quiz! This quiz, “How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk” aimed to answer the question “What does the way you speak say about where you’re from?” In less than a dozen days, the quiz received more traffic than any other article on “The New York Times” launched during the entire year. In…
  • Your Credo For Success

    Mark Huber
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:32 am
    Do you have your credo for success? A credo is a word or phrase that will be the inspiration behind everything you create in life. What’s your credo? Here’s mine… Feel free to use it until you get your own. Or just use it! It’s done wonders for me for years! The post Your Credo For Success appeared first on SuccessOnTheFly Marketing Blog.
  • Top Social Media Marketing Tools

    Mark Huber
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:26 am
    Are you looking for new top social media marketing tools? We’ve scoured the Internet and come up with a short list of the top social media marketing tools that we like. Top Social Media Marketing Tools Top Social Media Marketing Tools Mark Huber | 7 items | 16 views Follow List Embed List Share 1. Simple, smart blogger outreach As an agency, your clients are looking to you for inspiration about their target audience. Inkybee has everything you need for brilliant research and happy clients. No credit card, no contract, and cancel any time Your clients look to you for better digital…
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    Mischa Lominy

  • Wealthy Affiliate Review – FREE Affiliate Marketing Course

    Mischa Lominy
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:39 pm
    What is Wealthy Affiliate? Wealthy Affiliate is an online marketing course that teaches people how to make money online using affiliate marketing. For those of you that don’t know, affiliate marketing is simply selling other people’s products and earning a commissions for every sale. It is one of the most common ways people use make [...] The post Wealthy Affiliate Review – FREE Affiliate Marketing Course appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

    Mischa Lominy
    20 Sep 2014 | 5:14 pm
    If you’re an entrepreneur, one thing you have to do is read. You have to be feeding your mind with knowledge and motivation every single day or you will quit on your journey. Now it’s not about reading just any books. It’s about reading books but other successful people that have done it already and [...] The post 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • The Do’s and Dont’s of Online Marketing

    Mischa Lominy
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:19 pm
    It is true that making money online is all about freedom but you still have to operate under certain guidelines or you are destined to fail. In this article I’ve put a list of the things you should be doing when marketing online and I’ve also highlighted the ones you should stay away from doing. [...] The post The Do’s and Dont’s of Online Marketing appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • How to get FREE MLM leads – Free Lead Generation Methods

    Mischa Lominy
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:08 pm
    How To Generate FREE MLM Leads When doing mlm, you need a constant flow of leads or your business will never flourish. To get leads, you usually have to pay for them. You can either buy traffic and get people to opt in into your capture page or you can straight up buy the leads. [...] The post How to get FREE MLM leads – Free Lead Generation Methods appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • MNUTV Review – The YouTube For Marketers

    Mischa Lominy
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:53 pm
    MNUTV – What Is It? MNUTV is a video hosting platform that was founded by Steve Lawson and Beau Buckley. People can create their own channel, have a profile picture, a cover picture, basically just like a YouTube channel. They have the ability to upload videos and add tags and a description. The video can [...] The post MNUTV Review – The YouTube For Marketers appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
 
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    What’s Hot In Internet Marketing

  • How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing Part 3 – Turning Web Traffic into Leads:

    Brittany West
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:37 am
    How to Turn Web Traffic into Leads Last week in our How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing series, we discussed a few of the most effective ways that we have found here at CyberMark to attract new visitors to your website. In this particular post, we will show you how small business owners can Read More The post How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing Part 3 – Turning Web Traffic into Leads: appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing: Part 2 – Growing Traffic

    Brittany West
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:04 am
    Part 2: Attracting More Visitors to Your Website In last week’s post, we discussed the importance of a fresh up-to-date website for your small business and the ways in which a website can boost your company’s credibility. However, it is not enough to simply have a great website, especially if that website fails to attract Read More The post How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing: Part 2 – Growing Traffic appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing: Part 1 – Building a Website

    Brittany West
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:54 pm
      The first step to effectively marketing your business online is to solidify your presence with a great website. Of course, this may seem like an obvious component of internet marketing, but you may be surprised at the number of businesses that either have a poorly designed site that looks like it was constructed decades Read More The post How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing: Part 1 – Building a Website appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • How Do You Know if Your Social Media Marketing is Working? (Part 2)

    Brittany West
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:09 pm
      According to a recent survey of prominent CMOs, social media marketing is a growing marketing strategy that businesses will continue to invest in. Yet a concern for many marketers is that it seems difficult to provide an accurate analysis of the effectiveness of social media on a quantitative scale. In our last post, we discussed Read More The post How Do You Know if Your Social Media Marketing is Working? (Part 2) appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • How Do You Know if Your Social Media Marketing is Working? (Part 1)

    Brittany West
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:37 am
    Social media has been a substantial part of our culture for quite a few years now, and it has been used for marketing purposes for nearly its entire lifespan. Yet unlike other traditional marketing methods, it seems that social media has a difficult time proving its worth on a measurable scale. A survey conducted by Read More The post How Do You Know if Your Social Media Marketing is Working? (Part 1) appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
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    Nolan Wilson Freelance Blog | Toronto Freelance Writer | SEO | Social Media

  • 5 Blogging Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Search Ranking

    Nolan Wilson
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:07 am
    Blogging is an important aspect of your search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. Not only does it give your audience interesting, relevant content, but it can also improve your website’s search ranking. After all, content is king, right? Google’s algorithm is constantly updated, with the goal of presenting searchers with only high-quality results. Increasingly, the quality of your website is becoming reliant on the quality of your content. If your website contains what Google determines to be low-quality or spammy content, your search ranking will suffer. Like all aspects of your…
  • Four Simple Reasons Why You Should Complete an On-Site SEO Audit

    Nolan Wilson
    8 Sep 2014 | 8:43 am
    Reviewing your website for search engine optimization (SEO) can be time consuming and costly. SEO is always evolving as search engines update their algorithms. What used to be best practice is now frowned upon, and unless you perform a regular SEO audit, your website could be penalized. SEO audits are about more than just safeguarding your website from the changing whims of search engines’ fickle spiders – it’s also about ensuring that your users have a great experience on your website. People are looking for website that are engaging and offer a unique and personalized experience and…
  • Content Round Up: Select Articles, Blog Posts, and Writing from August

    Nolan Wilson
    1 Sep 2014 | 10:59 am
    August was a busy month. I had the opportunity to work on a few new freelance writing projects in addition to working with my regular clients. I am also working on an eBook project that should finally see the light of day before the end of the year. Just in case you missed it, the following is a summary of select articles, blog posts, and other writing projects that I was busy with in August. Topics including blogging, content development, social media, ecommerce, education, and more! Huffington Post Why Isn’t Your Content Going Viral? NWF Blog Posts Think You Don’t Need a Blogging…
  • Think You Don’t Need a Blogging Strategy? Think Again.

    Nolan Wilson
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:15 pm
    So you’ve decided to start a blog for your business. Great! Blogs are an effective way to reach out and communicate with your audience, and they’re an even better way of providing your readers with interesting, valuable content. Plus, it helps to give you an SEO boost as well! An important, and often forgotten, aspect of blogging is developing a blogging strategy. Having a blogging strategy can help you avoid writer’s block, and keeps you on a consistent schedule. Don’t make the mistake of thinking you don’t need one – an effective blogging strategy will keep you focused, and…
  • 5 Writing Tips You Can Use To Write Great Content (Even If You’re Not a Writer!)

    Nolan Wilson
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    5 Writing Tips You Can Use To Write Great Content (Even If You’re Not a Writer!) Our last post discussed how to create a great content strategy. Now it’s time to focus on actually producing that content. If hiring a content writer is out of your budget, don’t panic! You don’t have to be a writer to produce great content. Here are 5 simple writing tips that any non-writer can use: Use compelling titles There’s a lot that goes into creating a great title. HubSpot has a great post about crafting titles – A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Titles Your headline is what draws…
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    Internet Business Domination

  • Introduction to Online Marketing Using Email Lists as a Marketing Tool

    Jon Harte
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Online Marketing Using Email Lists As a business entrepreneur there are numerous ways to increase your sales and better market yourself and your abilities. One of the most common, and most profitable, ways to increase your network is through online marketing. Online marketing is a must for anyone who owns their own business or has a product or an idea they’re trying to sell. Twenty years ago online marketing wouldn’t have gotten you very far, but now the internet is the quickest, and most productive, way to get your idea out there into the world. One of the most useful methods of online…
  • Do Tell a Friend Campaigns Still Work?

    Jon Harte
    15 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    When internet marketing was still in its infancy, “tell a friend” campaigns were incredibly effective. All you had to do was put up an email box, ask people to send your stuff to their friends and they would. Today it’s completely different. People are much more conservative with their time and their friends’ time. In other words, they won’t send something to their friends unless they really thought their friends would appreciate it. So do “tell a friend” campaigns still work? Absolutely. But the approach has to be completely different. Here are a few…
  • Picking Your Niche

    Jon Harte
    9 Sep 2014 | 5:01 pm
    There’s a lot of money to be made in taking small pieces of big markets. Markets like weight loss, making money, credit cards, mortgages, etc. are impossibly difficult to tackle. However, smart marketers who cut out just a small slice of these large markets can make a lot of money. Here’s how this strategy works. => Go Where the Money Is There’s a very good reason why markets like weight loss or real estate are so crowded. It’s simple – there’s a lot of money to be made. Instead of finding small niche markets where the profit potential is unsure, in a…
 
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