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  • How to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly for Google!

    Marco Moeschter
    Marco Moeschter
    21 May 2015 | 2:03 pm
    How to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly for Google!   Is your site mobile friendly already?     Mobile is the future or at least it will take a big part of it. Now if you have a website today you have to make sure that your site is mobile friendly/ ready already.     Google released last month their newest update which aims exactly at this fact.     That means in plain English if your site is not mobile friendlyat the moment, Google will penalise it or at least rank it worse than a responsive site.     Autsch!!!     Looks like you have…
  • LinkedIn Marketing Blueprint: 21 Days to Building an Influential LinkedIn Presence (Social Media Marketing Blueprints)

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    22 May 2015 | 3:17 am
    LinkedIn Marketing Blueprint: 21 Days to Building an Influential LinkedIn Presence (Social Media Marketing Blueprints) Become a Business Networking Master With The LinkedIN Marketing Blueprint Looking for a simple, proven system for growing your network and influence on LinkedIN? This is it! You’re about to learn the secrets to… Create a LinkedIN Profile That Brings […]
  • Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO?

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    Madhukar S V
    17 Feb 2015 | 10:45 pm
    Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO, Lets get in to the details. This decade has seen a boom in search engine optimisation or SEO. This dynamic technology has been integral to e-commerce sites, blogs, and social media. In recent times, local SEO has gained just as much attention owing to its area-specific approach. Why Should You Invest In Local SEO? The benefits of applying local SEO strategies to small businesses are wide and varied. With the increase in online marketing techniques, one needs to be fiercely competitive in order to edge out other businesses. Investing in local SEO can…
  • Why Your Thought Leadership Is More Important Than Your Writing Ability

    Foxtail Marketing
    Sara Davis
    28 Apr 2015 | 3:40 pm
    We’ve heard just about every excuse there is explaining why business owners don’t practice content marketing. The worst of them all is when they say they won’t create content because they can’t write well. Thought leadership plays a bigger role in content marketing than your writing skills. When consumers see your posts on social media, they’re more interested in your content than they are in your writing ability. As long as your thoughts are clear and intelligible, your though leadership should take over. Nevertheless, content creation intimidates many…
  • SEO Writing Tips To Rank High On Google.

    UDI System
    Madhukar S V
    13 Feb 2015 | 2:12 am
    Maintaining a blog, webpage or a fully-functional website seems really easy these days, but is it as easy to be featured among the top websites on Google plus? Surprisingly, yes! Read on to know more. How Does Google Work? It’s a good idea to get a thorough understanding of how Google works before you figure out how to make web pages rank high. Google search engine functions on three main principlescrawling, indexing, and serving. Crawling and indexing are the backbone of the Google search engine. When new websites or web pages are updated online, Google has an automated procedure which…
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  • The Dirty Make Money Online Space & Giving People True Value

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    13 May 2015 | 1:23 pm
    A month or so ago I was watching this video on YouTube with John Reese,  Frank Kern, and Tony Robbins were talking about their frustrations in that people who buy their training programs rarely take action.   The really interesting thing is when they talked about how the SAME people keep buying products  for thousands of dollars and then email them email them saying they don’t know how to get started. That video really got me thinking.  After all – I have sold over 25,000 units of my 2 training products  (over ten million dollars worth) focused on educating people on how to…
  • Ok Udemy Doesn’t Suck After All (for me)

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    11 May 2015 | 9:09 am
    A couple years ago my good friend,  Dan Martell, told me he was investing in a new site called Udemy.  A marketplace type site where you can upload your courses and sell them to people.  They handle customer support, refunds, merchanting and all of that. There seems to be a couple of these that come along every year and they all reach out to me (and im sure anyone who has training products online for sale) and I ignore them. I HATE THESE BUSINESS MODELS Why? You basically build their business for them.  You upload all your content,  promote it to your people/family/friends whatever,…
  • 7 Multi-Millionaire Bloggers That Never Planned To Be & Their Secrets

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    7 May 2015 | 4:36 am
    So you want to make money online?  And you are probably looking for a magic bullet or the “secret” on how the guru’s do it.  What if I told you that there are more millionaire bloggers,  that started on a free blogging platform, than ANY other “make money online” industry COMBINED.  and I would venture to say 99% of them never intended to make a dime. I could name random ones forever and if you just google millionaire bloggers you will find an endless list. Instead, I thought that I would name the ones I have a personal relationship with and remember when…
  • The Unreal Ride Of Successes and Mistakes in 10 years of MMO

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    1 May 2015 | 1:28 pm
    Recently I got my monthly reminder to send the monthly recap as December came to a close. But it’s the 1st of January so then I thought, well maybe I should do a year review. But it’s actually much bigger than that. My Google Adsense check, otherwise known as THE Check, was issued September of 2005.  Yup. I started making my first dollar 10 years ago this year.  My Adwords account was created January 15th 2005.   I remember the first time I made a dollar in a day. I was so excited to show my wife. It evolved slowly and didn’t do much for a bit.  I actually took it off if…
  • Affiliate Marketing 101 For Affiliates and Product Owners

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    1 May 2015 | 8:41 am
    I have been meaning to write a general guide to Affiliate Marketing but with some real life examples from my experiences for about hmm 4 years now.  This is by no means a holy grail but I wanted to put something out. When I started in making money on the internet it was through Google AdSense.  But it didn’t last long because I learned very quickly that all the advertisers through AdSense were Affiliate Marketers.  So I followed the money and signed up to these affiliates and that started my world of selling other people’s products as an affiliate. The Affiliate Marketing world…
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    Conversation Marketing from Portent, Inc: Internet Marketing with a Twist of Lemon

  • What Is Facebook Business Manager?

    Alex DeLeon
    22 May 2015 | 1:39 pm
    During the onboarding process for new clients at Portent, the Social Team is frequently asked if there exists a more buttoned up approach to managing employee access to a company-owned Facebook page. Social media as its own business practice has become increasingly commonplace within organizations, and most teams are rightfully hesitant to provide administrative access to company pages through an employee’s personal Facebook account. The simplest solution in the past was using third-party social management tools – Hootsuite, Buffer, Cyfe, Sprinklr, to name a few –…
  • How to get back 14 hours of your life (every month)

    Ian Lurie
    21 May 2015 | 8:58 am
    I’m a life optimization addict. So I work really hard to be more efficient at my computer. I focus on four activities: Writing Selecting text, switching apps/tabs Starting applications, opening folders Menu navigation It may be a teeny-weeny bit utterly compulsive, but last month I measured the total time saved based on average time per activity. The result: Using an app launcher, a text snippets tool and keyboard shortcuts saves me 14 hours per month. That’s 14 episodes of House of Cards! Here’s the math: Action Time Saved Writing 4:30 Selecting text, switching apps/tabs…
  • Mozinar Recap: Integrating Analytics & CRM Systems

    Michael Wiegand
    5 May 2015 | 4:15 pm
    This morning, I gave a webinar to Moz fans (a Mozinar, if you will) on a concept troubling a lot of B2B marketers today: truly “closed loop reporting” between analytics and customer relationship management platforms. Tracking the B2B Customer Lifecycle I talked through an ideal integration in true Moz fashion, with a whiteboard: I mentioned a few articles at the beginning that fully encapsulate the issues B2B marketing folks face and some good rhetoric on it, if nothing else: Marketing Profs’ Key B2B Marketing Challenges & Strategies Google’s Zero Moment of Truth…
  • A Day in the Life of a Social Media Intern

    Megan Florer
    5 May 2015 | 10:46 am
    When I heard that Portent was looking for a full-time social media intern, my first thought was, “What in the world could a social media intern do that could possibly take a whole days’ worth of work?”  To be completely honest, and I know this goes for pretty much every other recent college grad and/or parent when I say this, I thought all a social media position entailed was posting content about the company in a very low level, simple way.  My idea of someone who ran social media for a company was of a person posting material at home, in a bed, and taking a total of about 30 minutes…
  • 30 Minute Audit: Mobile SEO [VIDEO WEBINAR]

    George Freitag
    24 Apr 2015 | 2:39 pm
    In the wake of Google’s Mobile-Friendly update (occasionally referred to as “Mobilegeddon“) many marketers are wondering how their sites were impacted. In this Portent U Webinar, we discussed how you can see whether or not your site was impacted by the mobile-friendly update, identify mobile traffic opportunities, troubleshoot common mobile problems, and put together an actionable list of items to get your ready to go – all in right about 30 minutes. Enjoy!   or just view the slidedeck: The 30 Minute Mobile SEO Audit from George Freitag References: Google: Mobile…
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    Email marketing consultant | Emailmonday

  • DMA National Client Email Report 2015

    Jordie van Rijn
    29 Apr 2015 | 5:23 am
    Email marketing has always been one of the core digital marketing techniques in the marketing-mix. I was honered to author this year’s National Client Email Report for the DMA UK and Email Hub. The report is based on a survey of client-side Marketing Professionals on the use and results of the email channel. What are the main conclusions from the report? Conclusions from the Client Email Report 2015 Email marketing continues to deliver a strong performance for brands and marketers. It is used by over 90% of businesses and provides a cost-efficient and powerful way for both broadcasting news…
  • Customer Lifetime Value Calculation for Email Marketing

    Jordie van Rijn
    23 Feb 2015 | 12:54 am
    “What can I spend to get a new subscriber and what will it bring me?” a question that I often hear when marketers are creating their email marketing plans. The answer lies in knowing what an email subscriber is worth (to you). A customer lifetime value calculation of your subscribers combined with ROI of your email campaigns helps make smarter decisions, improving your marketing strategy. So how can you calculate ROI and the customer lifetime value of an email subscriber? Calculating ROI The hard part in calculating the Return on your Marketing Investment (ROI or ROMI) is to uncover the…
  • Carpe Conversion: Timing your email marketing to the customer mindset

    Jordie van Rijn
    15 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am
    “When is the best time to send your email newsletter?”, that question has been keeping people busy. And it is totally understandable, because timing does affect conversions and after crafting your email, you do have to schedule it. Let’s look at the best time to send from a different angle. What if the best time to send a sales oriented email is….. when the subscriber is ready to buy? Adjust your timing to Customer behavior When people are prone to buy For some industries that totally depends on the place of a customer in the customer lifecycle. For most industries…
  • The future of email marketing 2015 edition

    Jordie van Rijn
    19 Nov 2014 | 12:22 am
    What is in the future of email marketing? Taking a look ahead is a great excuse to see what is happening and what we should be paying attention to. Email marketing is known to be a trusted and versatile marketing channel. Summarized for your reading pleasure, changes and predictions in marketing, mind-sets, customer behavior, email providers and -tools that will without doubt influence the field of email marketing in the coming years. What will the future hold for marketers that use the email channel? As more and more future of email marketing articles get published, I’ll be updating this…
  • 150+ fresh A/B email split testing ideas you can use today

    Jordie van Rijn
    29 Oct 2014 | 2:27 am
    Have you ever noticed that some emails do better than others? A single send can outperform your average newsletter by a mile and then some. As an email marketer you want to make sure you’re sending the most engaging emails possible. Why are some doing better than others? Can you lift all your email campaign results to that level? Knowing what works in A/B email split testing Knowing what works is key to insightfull marketing campaigns. With A/B split testing you have a great result booster at your disposal. It will help you pinpoint the areas you need to work on to increase the…
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    dotmailer Status - Incident History

  • Regular application update

    26 May 2015 | 11:30 pm
    May 21, 09:49 BSTScheduled - Our next regular application update is scheduled for 27th May at 7:30am UK time (UTC+1). Regular updates typically bring new features, bug fixes and performance gains. During the update, sends and related services may run slower than usual. We'll share the release notes just after the update so you can read what's new.
  • Storage & load balancer upgrade

    23 May 2015 | 1:00 am
    May 1, 16:01 BSTScheduled - On Saturday 23 May 2015, dotmailer will be unavailable for up to four hours from 9:00am UK time (04:00am EDT). During this time we'll be upgrading our storage subsystem and SMTP load balancers, ensuring we can continue to scale for the future. We appreciate that being offline during this time may impact on you, and we're doing everything we can to minimise the disruption in service. We'll supply regular updates right here, and you can subscribe with your email address or mobile number above to automatically get updates sent to you. Here's a complete list of…
  • Regular application update

    13 May 2015 | 12:15 am
    May 13, 08:15 BSTCompleted - The scheduled maintenance has been completed.May 13, 07:30 BSTIn progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.May 6, 16:00 BSTScheduled - Our next regular application update is scheduled for 13th May at 7:30am GMT. Regular updates typically bring new features, bug fixes and performance gains. During the update, sends and related services may run slower than usual. We'll share the release notes just after the update so you can read what's new.
  • Regular application update

    29 Apr 2015 | 12:04 am
    Apr 29, 08:04 BSTCompleted - The scheduled maintenance has been completed.Apr 29, 07:30 BSTIn progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.Apr 22, 14:47 BSTScheduled - Our next regular application update is scheduled for 29 April at 7:30am BST (that's GMT +1). Regular updates typically bring new features, bug fixes and performance gains. During the update, sends and related services may run slower than usual. We'll share the release notes just after the update so you can read what's new.
  • Surveys and forms is unavailable

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:10 am
    Apr 17, 18:10 BSTResolved - Hotfixing now complete, and access is fully resolved.Apr 17, 18:02 BSTMonitoring - Seems that an IIS hotfix caused our load to spike; access now restored, but we'll continue to monitor.Apr 17, 17:34 BSTInvestigating - We're having some reports that the surveys and forms tool has become inaccessible. Investigating now.
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    Starmark | Integrated Marketing Communications » eTips

  • Google’s Mobile Friendly Algorithm Update and What’s Next.

    Roberto Renteria
    20 May 2015 | 11:10 am
    Whenever Google updates its algorithm, it always generates a lot of buzz! Our first Mobile eTip highlighted “Responsive design and why is it important” to have a mobile friendly site in today’s world. Although some have coined Google’s latest update as “Mobilegeddon“, it’s all not doom and gloom however, you may not like the results. The […]
  • Localization: The Next Content-Marketing Trend

    Roberto Renteria
    23 Apr 2015 | 10:58 am
    A recent study by Forrester suggests that the best way to increase engagement is to communicate with prospects in their own language, to present relevant content in a natural way to your international visitors. According to KPCB’s Internet Trends, 6 out of 10 global sites are based in United States however 86% of their traffic […]
  • 3 Vine Celebrities give their advice for maximizing the power of 6 seconds

    Roberto Renteria
    9 Apr 2015 | 10:40 am
    Vine is a great quick way to get your message out there on video. But for some companies, creating yet another media channel that they have to manage and maintain can be too much. So, how can you leverage this great new platform without all the overhead? We asked three Viners about hiring a Vine celebrity […]
  • How a marketer can take advantage of the Internet of Things

    Roberto Renteria
    26 Mar 2015 | 2:13 pm
    The Internet of Things creates new opportunities for marketers to connect with their customers in one of the best ways possible, a “helpful” way. As a reminder, the Internet of Things is all about connecting devices to the internet that can report a status to a user, as example, wearables, equipment, home automation, etc. Marketers have […]
  • Understanding Mobile App Analytics – are you “appy” with the results?

    Roberto Renteria
    18 Mar 2015 | 10:31 am
    Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 (Cisco), mobile presence is more than just a trend, it’s a way of life, understanding the difference of Native Mobile Apps and Responsive Web Design, will help us kickstart a solid mobile strategy, but understanding how Mobile App Analytics differs from Web Analytics is key to building and sustaining […]
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    Online Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs | Denise Wakeman

  • Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

    Denise Wakeman
    20 May 2015 | 2:20 pm
    You’ve written a fabulous book and it’s going to hit the virtual bookstores in a few weeks… You’ve created your masterpiece online training product… You’re hosting a fundraiser for the cause you’re most passionate about… Here’s the rub. A lot of other smart, creative entrepreneurs are also promoting their wonderful products and causes. If you’re having trouble getting noticed, then it’s time to figure out how to get your “thing” more visible in a noisy world. Where do you start? My mentor coach, Andrea J. Lee,…
  • #MiaOnTheGo – A Study in Brand Ambassadorship and Visibility | Adventures in Visibility with Mia Voss

    Denise Wakeman
    21 Apr 2015 | 5:23 am
    Mia Voss shares her Adventures in Italy. Marking the 2 year anniversary of Adventures in Visibility, I welcome back my good friend Mia Voss of The Mia Connect.  Mia recently spent 3 weeks in Italy celebrating her birthday and brilliantly designed the adventure as a showcase for several travel brands. #MiaOnTheGo Brand Ambassador provided a spotlight and new visibility for the companies she worked with, as well as herself. We discuss the why, what and the how that sparked Mia’s adventure and what that’s done for her business. On the Hangout we discuss: How brand ambassadorship…
  • A Website is Not Enough

    Denise Wakeman
    15 Apr 2015 | 3:36 pm
    Do you remember the early days of the Internet? 1995 or so? It was all pretty basic back then, and most businesses did not have a website. The first website I created (well, someone else built it) was in early 1997. It was simple, probably four or five pages, promoting the coaching business my former husband and I had just launched in Canada. We were way ahead of the curve with that site. Fast forward 18 years, and there are few businesses that do not have a website. In fact, according to there are 177,296,984 active websites as of February 2015! Most business owners, whether…
  • 9 LinkedIn Publishing Tips That Can Build Your Visibility and Audience

    Denise Wakeman
    24 Mar 2015 | 10:04 am
    A colleague recently posted in a private Facebook group, asking where she could post content to expand her reach and build new relationships. There are so, so many options for sharing your content, and you can get bogged down trying to cover all the bases. However, as a business owner,  if you’re not publishing on LinkedIn, then this is where I suggest you start, if you too, like my colleague, want to expand your reach. LinkedIn has been growing stronger as a platform in the last year or so, and is becoming a contender for getting more eyeballs on your content. With the opening up of…
  • LinkedIn Visibility Strategies for Entrepreneurs | Adventures in Visibility with Viveka von Rosen

    Denise Wakeman
    15 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    “Your business’s LinkedIn profile is your launchpad for success. It is the foundation on which your marketing strategy is built, making it one of the most important tools in your arsenal.” In the “green room” with Viveka von Rosen before the show starts. Viveka von Rosen is one of the top LinkedIn Experts and my go-to gal for all things LinkedIn. She’s passionate about using and showing others how to optimally use LinkedIn. Viveka’s positive, fun-loving style makes it easy to learn and implement her LinkedIn strategies.  In this adventure we explore…
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    Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man

  • Conversion Optimization Through Google Analytics

    Omar Kattan
    14 May 2015 | 10:42 am
    Google Analytics provides a wealth of data for those looking to optimize their conversion, whether a webmaster is interested in very basic site tweaks or a comprehensive testing process. Optimizing your conversion often requires a level of experimentation, and Google Analytics can give you insight into changes that may be beneficial, in addition to showing [...] Conversion Optimization Through Google Analytics is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man The post Conversion Optimization Through Google Analytics appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man.
  • Review: Periscope vs Meerkat – The Battle for Live Streaming

    Omar Kattan
    25 Apr 2015 | 2:33 am
    In a world of smart devices, the applications you use define your experience. Users are constantly on the lookout for the best app to share their reality with. In previous years, the battle has been between Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. However, the recent debate has become a Facebook-vs-MySpace style duel between live-streaming apps, Periscope and [...] Review: Periscope vs Meerkat – The Battle for Live Streaming is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man The post Review: Periscope vs Meerkat – The Battle for Live Streaming appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man.
  • My Interview With John Timmerman – Good Monster

    Omar Kattan
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:29 pm
    I was recently interviewed by the brilliant John Timmerman from Good Monster about what it takes for brands to rise above the noise and get their message across in a crowded and extremely noisy marketplace. The interview covers my early career in SEO and content marketing and culminates with my thoughts on what it will [...] My Interview With John Timmerman – Good Monster is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man The post My Interview With John Timmerman – Good Monster appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man.
  • Leveraging Influencers to Close More Sales

    Omar Kattan
    27 Mar 2015 | 1:32 am
    Decision makers often rely on the advice of trusted associates to make important purchasing decisions. Buying teams are often formed to assist decision makers when a single purchase could have a significant impact on the future of a business. Selling products and services to businesses, therefore, requires an understanding of the organizational dynamics that can [...] Leveraging Influencers to Close More Sales is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man The post Leveraging Influencers to Close More Sales appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man.
  • Five Common Content Marketing Mistakes

    Omar Kattan
    12 Mar 2015 | 7:42 am
    Nearly every content marketer has experienced this frustration: You’ve planned your strategy, done all the necessary research and created interesting content, but you’re not getting results. The new leads and increased sales you expected haven’t materialized. While content marketing can be a powerful tool when done correctly, a few errors can sabotage your efforts. Let’s [...] Five Common Content Marketing Mistakes is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man The post Five Common Content Marketing Mistakes appeared first on Omar Kattan - New Age Ad Man.
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    E-Marketing Associates - Online Marketing Products for Independent Hotels » Blog

  • A Few Qualities that Every Hotel Website Should Have

    Tina Cheong
    20 May 2015 | 5:23 pm
    It is important to every hotelier that their customers have a good experience during their stay. However, it is also important to provide a great experience for them before they even step foot onto the property. A pleasant stay actually begins with the online experience that they have with the hotel. Here are a few qualities that every hotel website should have for their hotel to ensure a pleasant experience for their customers and potential customers. Mobile-Friendly Website Now it is no secret that many travelers use the internet to research potential hotels before their planned day of…
  • What Hoteliers Should Know About Content Marketing

    Nigel J. Rodgers
    15 May 2015 | 5:24 pm
    With so many media outlets available, hoteliers have numerous ways to reach their audience. Originally, hotel chains tried to generate interest by posting captivating photos on their own sites. However, with the rise of OTA’s and third-party travel sites, hoteliers began to realize how important content marketing had become. Creating dynamic and unique content is one of the most inexpensive forms of advertising and can come in many formats. In a social network integrated era, connecting with your audience is extremely important, if not expected. Travelers want to be excited about their…
  • Understanding Social Media Page Roles

    Arielle Sanchez
    14 May 2015 | 11:33 am
    When it comes a hotel’s social media channels, there may be more than one staff member you want to assign to either post or monitor the accounts. Luckily, on channels such as Facebook and Google+ hotels can assign various page roles that will give users different permission levels based on the tasks they need to complete. Here is a closer look at the different page roles each channel offers and how to grant permissions: Facebook Facebook allows users to assign 5 different roles for access: Admin- Full control over the page including posting, creating ads, assigning page roles, editing…
  • It’s Time to Create a Social Customer Care Team

    Tina Cheong
    8 May 2015 | 4:01 pm
    When it comes down to writing a review about a hotel, the majority of guests include the aspect of custom er service into it. Every hotel is capable of providing a pleasant experience for their guests by making them feel as comfortable as possible during their stay with the variety of amenities they offer. So what would make them stand out over their competitors? The answer is none other than customer service. Even though customer service is a huge part of the hospitality industry, not every hotel tends to provide the best customer service when necessary. Customer service is such a crucial…
  • The Key to Encouraging Direct Bookings: Establish Value

    Melody Ciria
    4 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    As online travel agencies continue to use their large marketing budgets to dominate the Google real estate, hotels will need to use a more creative marketing strategy to better connect with guests and encourage more direct bookings. Relying on OTAs, like Expedia and Priceline, to sell your rooms will not maximize your inventory nor will it generate a greater ROI than encouraging direct bookings. An advantage of having a vanity site coupled with a multi-channel marketing strategy is that you, as the hotel, have the opportunity to build a relationship and brand loyalty with your guest.
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    The Conversion Scientist

  • A Formula for Rating Lead Quality [My Dating Landing Page]

    Megan Hoover
    21 May 2015 | 4:30 am
    As a scientist, I’m obsessed with data in every aspect of my life. I calculate wait times in lines based on number of customers and speed of the checkout clerk. I check multiple spreadsheets and websites to optimize cash back rewards and airline points before purchasing anything. So when I decided it was time to look for a lab coat that matches mine, joining an online dating site with plenty of data points was the perfect choice for me. My Online Dating Profile: The Most Romantic of Landing Pages An online dating profile is essentially a lead generation landing page, so it’s the…
  • What 80% of Ecommerce Shoppers Want From Your Site [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Trina Bolfing
    20 May 2015 | 3:12 pm
    What are online shoppers looking for?  No matter what you’re selling, knowing the answer to this question is the first step to figuring out how to give them what they want. The Conversion Scientists here spend their time testing ecommerce sites, and they know that the recommendations in this infographic can work for your online store. But not always. For example, you should be careful about offering more shipping options. Though 50% of the people in a survey said they wanted more shipping options, our tests have shown that too many choices reduces sales. Online shopping is…
  • Conversion Rate Optimization is Good for a Laugh with Joanna Wiebe and Brian Massey [WEBINAR]

    Trina Bolfing
    19 May 2015 | 4:30 am
    Why are these conversion rate optimization experts laughing? At first, the questions sounded pretty serious: “How often should you be emailing your customers?”  “What’s the best wording for a CTA (call to action)?”  “What should every conversion rate optimization team include?” Brian Massey and Joanna Wiebe of Copyhackers teamed up to answer questions like these in their off-kilter but on-track Ask Me Anything About CRO webinar. If you didn’t get to watch the original broadcast, then don’t worry. This was too much fun not to share…
  • Turn an Image into a Landing Page Power Up

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    14 May 2015 | 10:20 am
    Oli Gardner will make you blush when he rips your landing page copy from its safe HTML home and shows you what it says as a plain text file. I got to thinking, what if we just pulled the images from your website? Would they be able to tell the story of your value proposition? The Role of Images on a Web Page Too many designers see images as a way to break up the copy on a web page. They use filler images, stock photos and silly graphs that have no meaning. Images are a powerful way to convey your value proposition – the reason that a visitor should consider your offer. This is true for…
  • Best Practices are Killing Your Mobile Conversion Rates

    Trina Bolfing
    13 May 2015 | 5:41 am
    The BestPracticlopse may be eating your mobile conversion rates. Brian Massey and Joel Harvey have been making waves at conferences from Portland to Boston. Their presentations have been killing some of the sacred cows of mobile website design. Joel will be at it again this week in Las Vegas at Conversion Conference. Joel’s presentation on Mobile Design Essentials is going to be controversial, and how you treat mobile visitors is going to change as a result of what he has to say. The data is there to support some of their controversial positions. Responsive design, as we know it…
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    SEO Inc Blog

  • Google “Quality Update” Released! Traffic Changes Due to Confirmed Google Update

    Eric Seal
    21 May 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Google tried to sneak their Quality Update past us!We at SEO Inc. have seen the “Google Quality Update” on the horizon for a while now. We and the rest of the SEO world thought it would release with more fanfare (or at least with plenty of warning as with Mobilegeddon). But with the mostly silent release of the Google Quality Update on Tuesday May 19th, Google proves once again that it is perfectly comfortable holding us SEO experts at its mercy.Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz saw a lot of buzz earlier in the month from webmasters reporting changes in their…
  • How to Increase Your Local Facebook Likes with These Search Optimization Tips

    Eric Seal
    19 May 2015 | 9:44 am
    Running your local business’s Facebook page is tougher than it seems. Even if you post every day, you still might not see big results. If your Facebook “likes” are stuck at a woefully low number, you may be considering just giving it up.But anyone can tell you the benefits of Facebook – just ask your local search engine optimization company. We at SEO Inc. want to go one step further. Sure, we could tell you about social engagement, an online public presence, plus the ever-present chance one of your posts could go viral. Or we could provide you with a few search…
  • Beware of a Google Penalty: What to Do When Mass Manual Actions are on the Rise

    Eric Seal
    12 May 2015 | 8:44 am
    Does the month of May mean manual actions?Yesterday morning, Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz reported an alarmingly high number of Google penalty distributions to various websites. The manual actions were distributed to websites showing “thin content with little or no added value.”He reports that Google has appeared to have targeted a content network and “slapped” many of the participating sites with Google penalties.Schwartz also cites a large thread from Black Hat World (BHW) featuring a lengthy discussion between forum users who had been affected by…
  • Come See the SEO Services We’re Bringing to ad:tech San Francisco

    Eric Seal
    7 May 2015 | 2:45 pm
    Now’s your chance to see what SEO is all about!This May, we at SEO Inc. are heading up north to attend ad:tech San Francisco to join the latest and greatest in digital marketing, technology, and media.However, we aren’t just there to socialize. We’re bringing a host of new SEO services to show off at the conference. And we can’t wait for you to see what they are.Why ad:tech?If you haven’t heard of ad:tech, you certainly should.Ad:tech is the longest-running digital advertising conference in the internet marketing world. Attended by thousands of marketers…
  • See What Your Mobile Website is Missing – SEO Inc’s Post-Mobilegeddon Checklist

    Eric Seal
    7 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Did you survive Mobilegeddon?Google’s latest mobile update rolled out over two weeks ago in late April. However, not every mobile website has been re-indexed by Google’s crawlers — at least, not yet (Source: Search Engine Land).This begs the question: Will your mobile website be able to deal with a real Mobilegeddon?We at SEO Inc. have compiled a handy checklist of tools, tricks, and tips that are absolutely required to help your mobile website survive in a post-Mobilegeddon world. Check them out and see what you might be missing from your mobile friendly arsenal:Have you…
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    Rand Group

  • Keep IT in Control

    Rob Forst
    20 May 2015 | 2:14 pm
    Ask any business, small or large — security is one of their biggest concerns. In an increasingly connected world, how can you be sure that your company data is both accessible and secure? A business solution from Microsoft gives you … Continue Reading — The post Keep IT in Control appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Is Cloud Right for My Business?

    George Brown
    1 May 2015 | 8:47 am
    As we enter the age of the mobile world, more and more organizations are asking themselves, is cloud right for my business? With the challenges facing organizations trying to implement a new system or solution – securing support, integrating legacy … Continue Reading — The post Is Cloud Right for My Business? appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Manufacturing ERP Investment – Part V

    Tony Chalet
    22 Apr 2015 | 3:28 pm
    Document Your Travels Documentation is often viewed as a menial task that lands on the bottom of the “To Do” list in light of other competing activities. In some cases, that documentation is missed altogether. However, the need for documentation … Continue Reading — The post Getting the Most Out of Your Manufacturing ERP Investment – Part V appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Connect Your People, Processes and Systems

    Rob Forst
    20 Apr 2015 | 2:14 pm
    Connect your people, processes, and systems with the trusted tools you need to manage your financials, streamline your operations, increase sales, and keep customers happy—desktop to mobile, server to cloud—a business solution from Microsoft helps your employees quickly and easily … Continue Reading — The post Connect Your People, Processes and Systems appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Your Manufacturing ERP Investment: Part IV

    Tony Chalet
    7 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    Set the Sail It’s widely accepted that ERP projects require a large investment not only in financial capital but also operationally from the internal resources that make the business run. Human resources are often viewed as an organization’s most important … Continue Reading — The post Your Manufacturing ERP Investment: Part IV appeared first on Rand Group.
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    Search Engine Marketing Blog | Silverback Strategies

  • Expanding your E-commerce Reach & Revenue with Facebook Dynamic Product Ads
    18 May 2015 | 11:14 am
      For several years now, Facebook has been an excellent channel upon which business can connect to consumers on a network outside of the typical search engines, and one where their consumers spend a tremendous amount of their time.  Facebook has recently expanded its ad offerings to become much more competitive with the likes of Google.  Businesses, both Lead-Gen and Ecommerce oriented, have found a great deal of success with the wide variety of targeting options available on their ad network.  One of the most effective and conservative strategies is of course remarketing…
  • Facebook Means Business
    17 Mar 2015 | 8:29 am
    Look out Google because Facebook is nipping at your heels. With the introduction of Facebook Product Ads and the acquisition of TheFind, Facebook is letting the industry know that they plan to compete harder than ever in the retail advertising space.  These new features could significantly improve customer experience by showing users more relevant products, and increase advertiser’s conversion rates for the same reason. Facebook Product Ads Facebook Product Ads are likely in part a reactionary response to the success of Google’s shopping campaigns, which were created in part…
  • Google Trusted Stores: New Features and Easier Implementation
    21 Jan 2015 | 8:48 am
    Yesterday, Google announced that they are making the requirements for Google Trusted Stores much easier. In short, this change now makes it easier for online retailers to add the “Google Trusted Store” certification badge to their E-Commerce website. This will increase trust and confidence when shopping online. The Google Trusted Stores program is free and simple to set up. How This Affects Merchants Simplified technical integration before entering the qualification period It’s as simple as creating an account, signing the agreement, and adding two snippets of code to your website.
  • 4 Google Analytics Widgets That’ll Help Prove Value This Christmas
    19 Dec 2014 | 7:09 am
    The days of being just a PPC account manager, or just an SEO account manager are almost over. With more and more businesses relying on digital exposure to drive sales and interest, it has never been more important to stay ontop of your P's and Q's when managing your client's search engine marketing efforts. One of the most efficient ways of creating value with your clients is backing up your campaign with relevant data. Many digital marketers use analytics platforms such as Google Analytics, and Omniture. If there is one skill that all digital marketers should focus on honing, it’s the…
  • Choosing The Perfect Keyword For SEO
    11 Dec 2014 | 2:27 pm
    A keyword is any word or phrase that is used to describe content on a particular page of a website, and enhance that content for online search. Optimizing a page for a keyword is important, but it is vital to do research beforehand to determine the best one to use. This article will focus mostly on the importance of keyword research in respect to SEO, because adjusting SEO keyword strategy after the fact is much more cumbersome than that of PPC. (Note: Poorly researched keywords for a PPC campaign can lead to unnecessary ad spend and lost opportunities, but you can easily pause them to…
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    Ekcetera Marketing and Design

  • How Much Should You Spend on a Website?

    Kelly Garrett
    8 May 2015 | 11:55 am
    When you know you need a website, there are an overwhelming number of routes to go. It can be hard to know how much to spend to get the job done. Prices range from free (not really – see below) to tens of thousands of dollars. (Unless you’re a giant corporation needing a super-special ninja-style presto change-o site – yes, that’s a technical term – then it’ll cost hundreds of thousands.) So how do you know how much to spend? The answer is ultimately up to you, but don’t set the budget for your site until you know what you need and what you’ll…
  • How the Facebook Algorithm Works In Plain English

    Kelly Garrett
    27 Mar 2015 | 12:34 pm
    Every year, Facebook holds a gathering of web developers, marketers, and others to show how things work and inform them of what’s new and upcoming. They never fail to offer some extremely valuable information for those trying to demystify the social platform. This year was no exception. F8 2015 was all about answering some of the greatest Facebook mysteries and discussing the future of the newsfeed. Arguably, one of the best pieces of information was a plain English explanation of how the newsfeed algorithm works. Don’t forget the basics As marketers, we often think of Facebook as…
  • How to Tell If Google Sees Your Website as Mobile Friendly

    Kelly Garrett
    11 Mar 2015 | 11:23 am
    A couple of weeks ago, Google announced it would start penalizing rankings for websites that aren’t mobile friendly. This isn’t surprising as we’ve been hearing for years that mobile usage continues to increase. People are accessing the internet in a variety of ways on the go and many people might not be aware their websites don’t appear all that fantastic on mobiles devices. Starting April 21, 2015, Google will incorporate mobile usability into its ranking algorithm. To put it bluntly, if your site isn’t mobile-friendly, your rankings will drop.  I can see it…
  • Top 10 Resources for Stylish & Smart Entrepreneurs in 2015

    Kelly Garrett
    25 Feb 2015 | 2:20 pm
    Owning a business takes courage. Even more so in 2015. All of the technology available has made the world shift online to not only buy and sell products, but to build relationships over bytes of data. It’s fascinating. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I’d be spending my days with my husband, at home, working from our virtual offices, making connections and relationships with people all over the world. That’s what Entrepreneurship looks like for me in the 21st century. But it hasn’t been easy getting here. I’ve learned from countless resources and a pricey…
  • Has Your Website Had An Oil Change Lately?

    Kelly Garrett
    11 Dec 2014 | 8:43 am
    We’re all familiar with changing the oil on our car, right? It’s a necessary part of owning a car. Most of us wouldn’t dream of going for extended periods of time running on old, dirty oil, or with a filter that needed changing ages ago. So why isn’t the same true of your website? Granted, most websites don’t cost the same amount of money as a shiny new BMW, but if your website is the backbone of your business marketing (as most are), or a direct revenue producer, the cost of running it into the ground can end up massive. Yet, so many business owners don’t…
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    Attacat of Edinburgh » Brain

  • Charlie’s Quick Fire Reading List #10: (Hijacked by Zach) – Live streaming and instant articles

    Zach Klein
    15 May 2015 | 3:20 am
    A real mixed bag for the 10th edition of the reading list. We highlight yet another cool Facebook advancement, why Amazon are so interested in people watching eagle nests and Google’s continued evangelism of mobile content. The twitch phenomenon Live streaming content is certainly not ground breaking news. But why are Amazon sooooo interested in one of their latest acquisitions, The online gaming live stream platform excited their new owners because of its 106 minute average user session time. The ever increasing trend of ‘binge watching’ our favourite online content…
  • How to get an entry level marketing job at Attacat: The 2015 edition

    Attacat Tim
    7 May 2015 | 9:39 am
    Last night we held our now traditional graduate “job applicant feedback session”. What, you may ask, is that?  To put it simply, we invited people who applied for our recent graduate position but didn’t get the job to come along and find out why.     This is a tradition we started five years ago when the graduate job market suddenly got very stacked in the employers’ favour. We found that graduates, if they were lucky, would get a “sorry but no, very high standard blah” letter and were left totally in the dark about how they could improve their…
  • Month in Numbers: April 2015

    Zach Klein
    7 May 2015 | 2:19 am
    A strange question to start this month’s edition of Month in Numbers: What does the 1976 launch of Apple have in common with Google’s 2004 announcement of free 1 gigabyte e-mail accounts? They both happened on April 1 with the latter assumed as an April fools joke by the majority in the digital world. With April Fools Day already over a month in the past, you can rest assured that the following statistics are not intended to fool you. 72% Consumers remain wary of location based marketing tactics with 72% believing that more regulation is needed. The study conducted by Brainstorm and MMA…
  • Make Your Display Ads Better Than Your Competitors

    Attacat Danielle
    5 May 2015 | 9:41 am
    I am used to seeing display ads all the time, well pretty much every time I do a search on Google, so have therefore become a bit immune to them. However I was browsing the web one day and a display ad caught my eye, it was one by travel brand Expedia. It was different from your standard display ad as it provided me with a fact before ending on its final call to action screen. It made me aware that ‘3000 euros are thrown in the Trevi fountain everyday’. I thought this was a good way of engaging with your audience and is something that could be used easily for other clients.
  • 5 Simple steps for choosing the right WordPress theme

    1 May 2015 | 1:52 am
    If you’ve ever looked for a WordPress theme, you’ll know that it can be a daunting task. As the world’s most popular open source CMS, there’s no shortage of designers and developers creating some very nice looking themes. A search for ‘wordpress themes’ brings a seemingly endless list of files and styles for you to choose from, but how do you make sure you’re getting something that is high quality and will make a positive difference for your site? Well, we’ve outlined 5 important things to keep in mind as you set about making decisions: User…
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    latest solar news

  • Does Your Home Deserve Solar Power?

    22 May 2015 | 3:33 pm
    The term “solar energy” is often used these days, but some owners have considered a realistic option. Without estimates, most people assume that the cost of installation would be completely outweigh the potential benefits. While green energy has come a long way since its inception, many people still view this technology as trapped in its infant stage. With its recent progress, however, solar panels are becoming not only an affordable option, but also the most logical step that you can take to save energy in your home. Rebates and incentives The federal government and many states…
  • Sunshine State lagging behind in solar energy

    20 May 2015 | 1:13 pm
    The Sunshine State residents realize that the exploitation of the abundant solar energy in Florida is not an easy task. Industry experts rank third in Florida in the nation in the potential of solar energy roof, but 13 in the amount of solar energy produced. Experts in renewable energy and solar industry say Florida is being delayed because the state is one of four that require solar energy to be sold exclusively by utilities. This limits the options to go Solar financial commitment and increases in advance for consumers. The Sierra Club sees the lack of consumer choice as harmful to the…
  • CIAL to be world’s first fully solar-powered airport

    19 May 2015 | 2:50 am
    Kochi International Airport is on track to become the first airport in the world to draw all its power from solar energy. The airport would generate 12 MW of solar energy, and work should be completed in three months. Bosch is the structure of the airport to build the necessary structures. CIAL, the company that manages the airport, plans to raise between 50,000 and 60,000 units of electricity per day and would cost Rs 64 million rupees. Solar panels have arrived at Chennai airport and related works are underway. The airport already has a 100 kW pilot project generates 1.1 MW power project…
  • Solar Attic Fans Can Reduce Your Energy Bill

    18 May 2015 | 3:27 am
    A simple way to reduce your electricity bill Many owners of Hawaii spend a small fortune to run fans and air conditioning in trying to keep your house cool. Most homes, houses, especially older, depends trade winds to keep your home from becoming unbearable. Generally people who are trying to beat the heat was just installed an expensive air conditioning system. What they do not realize is that they could reduce their energy bills and save money simply by improving ventilation. It goes without saying that if you can keep the heat naturally, will have less and less fans air-conditioning,…
  • Three Reasons Why You Should Consider Solar Installations

    17 May 2015 | 3:05 pm
    In today’s society, there is a good chance that you’ve probably seen or at least heard of solar panels. Regardless of how you learned about solar installations, you may wonder if they are a good choice for you and your energy needs. With about 600,000 businesses and households in the United States to make the change, it is safe to say that people see the clear benefits of renewable energy. If you are looking to heat your pool or the entire house, here are some reasons why the choice of solar energy that could be interested. It is profitable No one likes to spend money on your…
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    Digital Marketing Consultant

  • Turn Facebook Insight Numbers into Real Life Interest

    John Danenbarger
    20 May 2015 | 3:30 am
    It’s easy to forget as we review the stats in the morning that behind those views, shares and comments are people. People who have heard of the brand. People who have used the brand. People who like the brand. And people who are absolutely passionate about the brand and have made it a part of their personal identity. Those people have lives outside of Facebook and Pinterest and Twitter, and their contact with the brand doesn’t just happen when we push a post into their content stream. As social sellers, our job isn’t just to expand reach or even to build engagement online. It’s to…
  • Prepare For The Social Spam Attack!

    John Danenbarger
    15 May 2015 | 3:19 am
    Twitter’s Direct Message feature has always been a disaster. While it made sense in theory for people who met on the platform to take their conversations somewhere private, in practice, there are few reasons to do so and email does it so much better. For the most popular people on Twitter, the number of messages received makes the system unusable. (Actor Stephen Fry, an early Twitter adopter, uses his description field to declare “Direct Messages never read.”) For the rest of us, a Direct Message is most likely to be a meaningless auto response from someone we’ve just followed. But at…
  • Don’t Forget the “Social” Part of Social Selling

    John Danenbarger
    10 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    Social selling is a combination of two complementary activities. We socialize online and the trust we build up through the relationships we construct help to generate sales. Both those activities, though, require plenty of data crunching. We read our Insights to see which posts are winning the broadest reach and the highest level of engagement. And we look at our website data to see how those sales posts turn into conversions. It’s a necessary part of the job. If we don’t know which posts our users most want to see, we won’t be operating at maximum efficiency. We won’t be speaking to…
  • AvaDent Digital Dentures Hires WSI to Enhance Its Online Presence

    John Danenbarger
    8 May 2015 | 4:17 am
    AvaDent by Global Dental Science, the creator of the breakthrough AvaDent digital dentures utilizing state of the art CAE/CAD/CAM  technology, has retained WSI to enhance its online presence. AvaDent is the world’s only high tech, computer designed and manufactured dentures and makes it possible for dental lab owners, denturists, dentists and prosthodontists to provide denture wearers a premium, natutral looking denture with a computer-precision fit never before possible – all in as little as two appointments. AvaDent, a leader in the field of digital dentistry, is at the forefront…

    John Danenbarger
    8 May 2015 | 4:12 am
    Precision Plastic Surgery is a world-class cosmetic surgery clinic located in beautiful Austin, Texas.  Under the guidance of highly qualified plastic surgeon Dr. John McFate and his team, Precision offers, accurate, professional, and confidential services including breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, rhinoplasty and eyelid surgery to clients near and far. Dr. John McFate In order to improve their online presence and increase online traffic, Precision Plastic Surgery recently enlisted WSI’s services to optimize their website by utilizing a strategic search optimization approach…
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    The B2B Inbound Marketing Blog

  • How To Provide A Stellar Customer Service Experience [Infographic]

    18 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    When it comes right dow to it, there's no excuse for not providing great customer service to your customers. You don't need an MBA from an Ivy League school to be responsive. On the other hand if you have that MBA and you're not responsive, it's not worth the paper it's printed on. I sometimes assume that everyone in a customer-facing role knows how important it is to provide a stellar customer service experience, but I'm constantly reminded that's not true. So I came up with this infographic to share exactly what I think it takes to provide that great service in terms of acceptable response…
  • Listen to Improve Your Inbound Sales Process

    13 May 2015 | 6:40 am
    One of the basic truisms used in developing an inbound sales process is to “sell people how they wish to be sold, rather than the way you want to sell them.” This requires, for some, a dramatic shift in how they view the sales cycle and, even more fundamentally, how they communicate with people in general. The biggest skill most salespeople need to develop to truly excel in this type of selling is simply the ability to listen. Salespeople have a reputation for talking too much and trying to overpower buyers with glowing details about their solutions. This approach can be likened to…
  • Marketing Presentation To The Colombian Digital and Creative Industries

    6 May 2015 | 9:41 am
    We have more to thank Colombia for than Sofia Vergara. Since the implementation of the United States - Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement in 2012, the Colombian digital and creative industries have made significant inroads in the United States. My company has been a beneficiary of this agreement - we entered into a partnership with a Colombian company (Brandca) to deliver web and graphic design services to our customers. The quality and value of their work is outstanding - check out our website to see an example. I presented some tips to the Colombian creative and digital industries…
  • The Best Branding Advice For Professional Services Firms

    29 Apr 2015 | 3:00 pm
    "Your brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room." - Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon I love that quote. Those 14 words say a whole lot. Regardless of how cool your logo is, how stunning your colors are and what a killer website you have, a bad customer experience with your company will be what you're known for. Conversely, if you have a a terrible website, but provide a great customer experience, people will say, "Those guys are great! Too bad they don't have time to update their website." Which of those two situations would you prefer? I think everybody reading this will…
  • Do You Have A Mobile Optimization Strategy For Your Website?

    27 Apr 2015 | 3:00 pm
    By now, you have probably heard about Google's latest search algorithm update that has been dubbed "Mobilegeddon." And with good reason. According to Google, Mobilegeddon “will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.” In other words, if your website isn't optimized for mobile, good luck getting found. If that doesn't get your attention, consider the fact that "for Google, mobile comprised almost…
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    Internet Marketing Mantra

  • Best SEO Tools to Make Your Life Easier

    Vicky Khobragade
    21 May 2015 | 3:26 am
    As per my experience and deep analysis in a digital marketing , I’ve compiled a list of useful tools to help with on-site optimization, link analysis and more.  While some of these tools are paid, the majority are free to use, or at least offer a limited service for free users.... Read more »
  • Phantom Update Rolls Out Targeting “How To Style Content”

    Vicky Khobragade
    14 May 2015 | 10:41 pm
    According to the NBC News, Google has launched the latest Algorithm Update, called “Phantom”. Revealed just after Google’s Mobilegeddon update that has favored the mobile friendly website in search results, Google’ Phantom update is primarily focused towards impacting publishers and modifying their “how to style content” part. Hubpages, a compilation... Read more »
  • 5 Advanced SEO Strategies for Inbound Experts

    Vicky Khobragade
    11 May 2015 | 11:51 pm
    SEO is easy to pick up, but very difficult to master. Anyone who spends a few hours learning the fundamental pillars of SEO can get a relatively firm grasp on the basics — including keeping your site updated, harnessing the power of great content, building external links, and getting involved... Read more »
  • 3 Ways to Dominate the Local SEO Game

    Vicky Khobragade
    10 May 2015 | 11:39 pm
    When Google updated their algorithm, they changed the game of local SEO as we know it.  Unfortunately, not all of us are aware of what the new rules mean for maintaining a thriving website. The biggest thing to recognize about Google’s new algorithm is that your opponent is not a... Read more »
  • Lesson 1- What is Search Engine?

    Vicky Khobragade
    29 Apr 2015 | 2:55 am
    Search Engine is a platform or tool for users to find any information on the World Wide Web (WWW) by entering query terms into a search box. Now Google and Bing are considers as a major search engine. Google: Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or just... Read more »
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    Big Thinking Online

  • What does your Feedback REALLY tell us?

    21 May 2015 | 2:37 am
    What does your Feedback REALLY tell us? Online Reviews are now used by consumers for almost all products and services to help them make purchase decisions, choose holidays or restaurants and to help make informed choices about local service providers such as Dentists, Estate Agents, Car Dealerships or Solicitors. Genuine reviews are an incredibly valuable tool for businesses as they boost customer confidence, show social proof of good relationships and provide an ongoing narrative of business performance through the eyes of its users. One statistic that we love (so much so that it’s on the…
  • It’s Time To Re-Think Video Marketing

    14 May 2015 | 1:41 am
    It’s Time To Re-Think Video Marketing We’ve spent a lot of time recently talking about online videos and how great they are. The truth is though, that unless you are using video correctly it will add no value whatsoever to your business. With all the talk of how valuable videos are, many businesses seem keen to jump on the bandwagon and add video to their website without giving a second thought to what the point of it is. It seems that some businesses only want to add videos because everyone else is doing it, or because they seen a competitor do it and it looks good, or because they’ve…
  • 5 Steps To Create A Winning Video Marketing Strategy

    11 May 2015 | 6:14 am
    5 Steps To Create A Winning Video Marketing Strategy Video is a fantastic way to grab people’s attention, but it can also be expensive and time consuming to produce, something that leaves many small businesses feeling that it’s not worth their resources. Fortunately, there are lots of affordable ways to create videos for your business and as long as you’ve got a great strategy then you will be able to create a powerful impact without blowing the budget. Step 1: Do Your Keyword Research If you want to ensure that relevant people are finding and watching your videos then you need to make…
  • Build An Unbreakable Chain Of Referrals

    1 May 2015 | 12:45 am
    Build An Unbreakable Chain Of Referrals Winning customers and keeping them is a huge part building a successful business, but the icing on the cake is having those customers send their friends, family and associates to you as a referral. The idea of Building an Unbreakable Chain of Referrals is simple: Win one customer, get a referral from that customer. Convert that referral into a customer, get another referral from them, etc. All you have to do is make each customer happy enough with what you have done for them for them to recommend one other person to you. It sounds simple, and it is…
  • Why You Should Use Education Marketing For Lead Generation.

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:12 am
    Why you should use Education Marketing for Lead Generation. Almost everyone who uses the internet is using it to look for information. Whether they’re researching a holiday destination, looking at cars or getting ideas for a project, the vast majority of browsers are browsing for information. That’s what education marketing is, delivering information that your customers are looking for. Whilst many of these browsers aren’t planning on buying anything straight away, the chances are that they’ll remember the sites they’ve visited and what they’ve seen there so that when the time…
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    Annetta Powell

  • Importance of Social Media Marketing

    19 May 2015 | 1:07 am
      Social media marketing is a way to gain attention in today’s  various social media platforms. It’s when social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, and Flickr among others are used for purposes of marketing. When a grand audience is required for marketing, social media marketing is the perfect, most convenient, and most effective solution.   There are quite a lot of factors which add up to the importance of social media marketing.   Wider Target Market   According to Internet world stats, the number of Facebook users around the world in 2012 is…
  • How to Find a Life Coach That You Can Afford and Why You Need One

    Annetta Powell
    16 May 2015 | 12:48 pm
    Hiring a life coach is becoming trendier because people are starting to embrace the great benefits of life coaching.   There are a lot of reasons why you must also think about having your own life coach, some of which are:   A life coach helps you identify your goals. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people               who go about with their lives without purpose. Does this sound like you? Then you               can benefit from a life coach who will guide you.   A life coach helps you deal with barriers. There are lots of obstacles to success, and        …
  • What are Social Media Sites?

    14 May 2015 | 12:23 am
        Have you joined Facebook or Twitter yet? Have you ever been active on any real time information network? Have you shared data through any web based media? If yes, then you are already a part of what we call ‘social media’ and these site are called social media sites.   Social media sites are the fastest and easiest way to stay close to everything around the world. It gives you the most interactive platform to share, create, advertise, blog and most importantly get feedbacks through user generated content. Conversations and ideas from all round the globe get mediated…
  • Social Media Types

    10 May 2015 | 1:46 pm
      Nowadays, communication has taken new forms. The world is using new canals of communication and the discussions we used to know are no long the same. On the other hand, the conversation supports have totally changed and the entire world is going deep into the last steps of a total conversion. The old communication manners have almost disappeared and there is no way back!   The main tools used for today’s communication rely on the wide web support. Therefore, the use of internet is the main canal of all the conversations. Literally, we are talking about social media.  …
  • Growing your Business Online

    26 Apr 2015 | 3:36 pm
            Planning to start a new venture? Thinking of a place where you can bring it into light? Come, join the world largest and most visited gallery called Social media.   Whether you are starting a new business or planning to expand the old one, doing it online is the best way to growing your business.Future prospects never end when you have your audience spread across all the seven continents of the globe.   There are however a few tips which can help you in growing your business online.   Valued content   When you are interacting with people online…
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    Fearless Competitor by Jeff Ogden

  • The Best Show on Television in my opinion

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    18 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    The Best Show on Television #60Minutes is the most shocking show on television and it’s classic “Must Watch” TV every Sunday evening for me. The story on failing Infrastructure was shocking and disturbing to watch. Falling bridges and all the failing roads was shocking to watch. Congress’s failure to fund improvements is shocking and disturbing to watch as well. Please raise the gas tax Congress! What do you think? Do you watch 60 Minutes? I’d love to hear what my readers think? Do you like 60 Minutes?  Please tell me in the comments. Great Losses in the music…
  • A good week for Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    15 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    Lots of good things going on this week for Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers. (I do have a BBA in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame.) Much better week than Jeb Bush or Tom Brady who both have big problems. Very sad news about the helicopter in Nepal.  It was found near Mount Everest and there are no survivors.  Very, very sad. Bye, bye to the very funny David Letterman who retired and Paul Shaffer was on the news shows this morning. “Why didn’t I say that to Madonna?” was a great line. He is a former weatherman in Indiana. Have a great retirement, David…
  • A few thoughts about what is going on now

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    8 May 2015 | 5:33 pm
    Texas has tornadoes right now, like the one that destroyed our home on April 1978, which was an EF4 tornado. Tennis ball hail is a key sign of powerful winds. There is storm hitting the coastal states too and my thoughts and prayers are with each of those people. The employment roles are growing and I hope to get a job soon.  If you need a marketing expert or a sales guru, please let me now by sending an email to VE day was 70 years ago and the military had classic planes flying in Washington.  Congratulations to all those military veterans from so long ago.Filed…
  • Please help me raise funds for college for my kids.

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    1 May 2015 | 4:30 pm I set up a GoFundMe to raise money for college including my two sons. Please use the link above to add a small contribution to help me raise my small goal. I’m a medical miracle looking to help as many people as I can. And there are many other campaigns deserving your support. Thank you so much, My sons with me in Tampa. looking to help others. Thank you.Filed under: Accident, BtoB Marketing
  • Car Commericals, Baltimore and Notre Dame Day

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    27 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    I’d love to have a new car. Who wouldn’t? Love those push button starters and heads up speedometers I see on the TV every single day. Baltimore is all over the news. “The police are lying.” Riots and burning vehicles.  “No one is listening.”  I sure hope we are. Sorry about the man who died. This is quite a tragedy. Hope they get that man in the Colorado shooting. Sorry Napal and Katmandu for the earthquake disaster. I have a shiny old Passat with a new paint job and tinted windows and it runs just fine.Clean it every day and keep it in as good a shape as…
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    Inbound Marketing Blog

  • How Dollar Shave Club Does Content Marketing (with Postcards)

    20 May 2015 | 5:59 am
    Full disclosure here - I'm a Dollar Shave Club (DSC) client. Not to be confused with being a Hair Club for Men client - which I'm not (but could be). Every other month I receive a new set of razor blades from DSC packaged with some witty content. See below for my latest shaving swag.  I truly find my DSC mailing fun. Not only do I receive a set a 5 new shaving blades for way below retail cost, DSC also brings a quick smile and chuckle to a typically busy day. DSC consistently offers a bit more value than if they had just mailed blades in non-descript packaging.  What I…
  • Taylor Swift Marketing Hacks - Inbound Marketing Highlights

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    17 May 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Hi, I'm Roman; and this is Mike. How was your inbound marketing week?  This week's highlights hand-crafted just for you, straight from the HubSpot oven.  How Frequently Should You Be Sending Out Your Email Newsletter? - Solid tips on how often you should send your newsletter. We send our newsletter once a month and have found that effective. Frequency differs by industry. Segment and test your newsletter in small batches to find the optimal distribution amount. Remember, marketing is a hypothesis driven exercise. Test and test again. And then test some more. How a Podcast Is Born…
  • 3 Ways Preparing for a New Inbound Website Is Like Moving to a New House

    11 May 2015 | 1:20 pm
    It's moving season! As a Project Manager, you can imagine my moves are pretty darn organized. My proudest moment as a homeowner came when a real estate agent told me my house was the cleanest she'd ever toured. I own a messy dog, so I take this as a huge compliment. Now that I'm moving again, I'm as organized as ever – starting weeks in advance to clean house so the big moving day goes smoothly. Similarly, this type of meaningful preparation can go a long way to support a smooth transition to a new website. A great inbound website that attracts, converts, closes and delights takes a lot of…
  • What do HubSpot and the Number 445 Have in Common? - Inbound Marketing Highlights

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    10 May 2015 | 2:18 pm
    Hi, I'm Roman; and this is Mike. How was your inbound marketing week? Happy Mother's Day!  This week's highlights hand-crafted just for you, straight from the HubSpot oven.  Don’t Sleep on Content Marketing - This is where content marketing is headed next. The media outlet: “Take startup mattress brand Casper, for example. The company is currently hiring journalists and gearing up to start its own standalone Web publication about sleep. The site doesn’t have a name or a URL yet, but it’s slated to launch later this spring.” Note the choice of words here - a standalone web…
  • Macy's All Powerful Marketing Strategy - Inbound Marketing Highlights

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    3 May 2015 | 7:50 am
    Hi, I'm Roman; and this is Mike. How was your inbound marketing week?  This week's highlights hand-crafted just for you, straight from the HubSpot oven.  Five Simple Ways to Start Growing Your Email List Today - In the Internet world, email has been around seemingly forever. There’s a reason for that. Email works. Email works very well. And with smartphones email is more accessible than ever. Never, ever discount email. Never, ever miss an opportunity to capture an email, especially from live events like conferences and networking events. And be sure to segment your list. Your…
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    The IMPACT Blog

  • The 3 Most Important Things You Need to Know About SEO for SaaS

    22 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    SEO is no new kid on the block. With 60% of all organic clicks going to the top 3 search results of a term, most marketers and business owners have realized its importance and invested heavily in... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • How Copyblogger’s Demian Farnworth Overcame Obscurity & Stays Inspired

    20 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    Have you ever heard of peacocking? It’s this idea that by wearing something bold, extravagant, or brightly colored, you can attract a potential mate (like a male peacock.) It works wonders in the... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • How Creating a Lean Navbar Can Help Increase Your Website Conversions

    19 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    If you walk into a mall for the first time, chances are you probably won't know where you’re going and will need to look at a directory. That directory is what helps you navigate through the... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • 6 Simple Hacks For Growing Your Email List Through Content & Copy

    18 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    The inbox is a sacred place, baby. At least, that’s what Litmus’ Justine Jordan would say, and with over 3.6 billion email accounts online, it would be extremely hard to find anyone who disagrees.... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
  • Inbound Marketing Trends: May 17th, 2015

    17 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    Happy Sunday Everyone!  May is flying by and there's a lot to catch up on. This week, Apple and Microsoft were named Forbes' Most Valuable Brands in the World, Verizon agreed to buy AOL... (For the full post, please click the blog title link above.)
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    Tim Bonner

  • Don’t Hold Back Your Inner Windows Phone Curiosity

    Tim Bonner
    20 May 2015 | 2:30 pm
    Photo Credit: Janitors via Compfight cc A few weeks ago, I decided it was time to upgrade my mobile phone. I’d been used to having an iPhone and all that it can do for you. And the obvious choice was to upgrade to the iPhone 6 or it’s bigger brother. I wanted a change though and I just saw those as more of the same. I’ve become bored with Apple’s operating system. I’m not sure why but it just doesn’t excite me like it once had when I bought my first iPhone. So I took a look at some of the latest Android phones but they all seemed to be much of a muchness.
  • Can You Go It Alone As A Blogger?

    Tim Bonner
    4 May 2015 | 8:45 am
    Photo Credit: Manoj Kengudelu via Compfight cc My instinct has always been to go it alone. But… In the past I’ve done the whole blogging circle thing with commenting. I’ve joined various communities and invited people to join my tribe. Yet I always felt uncomfortable with all those things. They never seemed meaningful or engaging enough. I often read that you can’t succeed on your own as a blogger. It’s one of the reasons I’ve never tried before. Is that right though? I followed the crowd and did what everyone else was doing. Over the past few months…
  • How To Add WordPress Code Snippets The Easy Way

    Tim Bonner
    27 Apr 2015 | 1:30 pm
    Photo Credit: ~Brenda-Starr~ via Compfight cc Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. I’m a fan of using WordPress plugins because they make my life easier. I sometimes end up with the situation though where I’ve overloaded my blog. Then, I have to take drastic action. More than likely there are WordPress code snippets I could use instead. That would remove the need for certain plugins. Still, messing around with my blog’s inner workings isn’t something…
  • What If?

    Tim Bonner
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:55 pm
    Photo Credit: ttarasiuk via Compfight cc Do you ever find yourself wondering what if? I don’t dwell on the past but sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I’d pursued my original career goal. From my early teens I was very interested in Classical Music, so much so that I started playing the flute and piano. Over the years I passed music theory and performance exams and eventually found myself at the University of Edinburgh studying a Bachelor of Music degree. It was what I decided I wanted to spend my time doing for the rest of my life. But after so many years of study…
  • Are Long Blog Posts Really A Good Idea?

    Tim Bonner
    10 Apr 2015 | 3:05 am
    Wherever I turn these days I find suggestions that long blog posts are the way to go. Need more search engine traffic? Write long blog posts. How about more social media shares? Write long blog posts. Cure for cancer? Well maybe not but you get the idea. But is it really great advice? The answer is…. it depends – at least from my perspective as a blogger and as a reader. Attention Spans Aren’t What They Were The average attention span of the modern human being is about half as long as whatever you’re trying to tell them. – Meg Rosoff We live in a fast-paced…
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    Calloway Green » Blog

  • Is Your Website Vulnerable to Hackers? Probably, yes.

    Andy Calloway
    27 Apr 2015 | 2:09 am
    We live in a world that is full of bad guys. The news is always reminding us through graphical imagery, just how desperate people can be when it comes to blowing things up, stealing things or just being plain nasty. However, another war is being fought in the digital realm, one which puts us all on the front line. Over the past few weeks there has been a constant flurry of updates to one of the most popular software packages on the Web. Powering nearly 20% of all websites, WordPress is, to many, the absolute gold standard when it comes to creating websites that are efficient and secure.
  • WordPress 4.1.3? WordPress 4.2? Why all the Updates?

    Andy Calloway
    24 Apr 2015 | 12:10 am
    Most of the sites we create are based on WordPress, one of (if not the) most popular website platforms in the World. It’s used by tens of millions of companies and this means it’s also open to attack. Yes, I said it, the bad guys on the web like to have a pop at it now and then. Luckily, it’s also one of the most scrutinised systems about so if there are problems, they are found quickly. When a problem is found, the developers of WordPress will release an update and announce it to the world. For a while now, though, sites can be set to automatically upgrade so when there…
  • Make the Most of Your Content on LinkedIn

    Chris Green
    7 Apr 2015 | 8:12 am
    Facebook and Twitter often dominate the social networking scene, but there’s a ton of other platforms to help get your content in front of your prospects. The one I want to draw your attention to is the often overlooked and misunderstood LinkedIn. LinkedIn boasts they are the third-quickest growing social network with over 300 million subscribers and counting.  Growing businesses, websites, and blogs use LinkedIn as a way to get more out of their existing content.  Buffer have vouched for LinkedIn, saying their traffic has increased by more than 4,000 percent in the past year just…
  • Yes, Even Manufacturing Companies Have Websites

    Andy Calloway
    18 Mar 2015 | 2:35 pm
    Even though we’re not in the centre of Birmingham, our little office in Kinver is still heavily influenced by the city. I just had to drive through a big chunk of it on the M6, and something struck me. There’s still an incredible amount of industry here. I wonder if they have websites? There’s a tendency to think that websites are just for tech-heavy companies selling the latest gadgets or those in the service industry with fancy names. As the Internet is a predominantly business to consumer arena, most people aren’t going to be searching for “rolled cold…
  • Seven Ways to Get All Your Blog Posts Written Today

    Andy Calloway
    16 Mar 2015 | 9:33 am
    Have you created all your blog posts for this week? I have. In fact, I’m into next week which means I can get on with doing other things like creating content for clients, drinking coffee and having a wash. Too many times though, I’ve sat in front of my computer completely dumbfounded. I know I have to created content for our website, because that’s how it will start to perform better in Google, but knowing what to write? That’s the difficulty. I mean, surely everything’s been written now? Luckily, I fixed the problem, I worked out what I needed to do in order to…
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    Blue Interactive Agency

  • Targeted Email Marketing Services

    Peter Brooke
    21 May 2015 | 12:48 pm
    Reaching your database through email marketing strategies is still considered one of the top, most effective ways to continually engage your customers and keep visibility on your product or company. One of the reasons targeted email marketing is so effective is because it is one of the few marketing strategies that can deliver specifically targeting content to a particular group of people and in return offer you hard data on how well that content was received. In addition, targeted email marketing helps you foster relationships with your customers and communicate your message effectively. The…
  • Boca Raton Web Design Services

    Peter Brooke
    19 May 2015 | 9:07 am
    Establishing and maintaining a powerful web presence serves as a vital tool for any business.  A well built website that is user friendly, easy to navigate, and is also appealing, informative, and engages visitors can drive sales substantially. Your business’s website is an effective channel through which you can expand your reach to potential customers and develop your brand. With the multiple benefits that custom web design can provide for your business, it is pivotal to choose a skilled web design company to assist you.  A website that is inefficient, not professionally designed,…
  • Affordable Mobile App Design

    Peter Brooke
    12 May 2015 | 11:20 am
    Determining the Cost of App Design and Development. Recent years have revealed a remarkably sharp increase in mobile app usage, which grew by approximately 75% in 2014.  This growth is astonishing, yet understandable, as having an app for your business can serve as a revolutionary marketing tool that drives traffic and increases revenue for your business. We are all familiar with the mega-successful apps, such as Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and others. It’s no secret that app development has become a multibillion-dollar industry, offering endless…
  • Best Small Business Monthly Marketing Strategies

    Peter Brooke
    5 May 2015 | 1:32 pm
    Blue Interactive Agency shares monthly marketing options for effective promotion of your business that require low client maintenance. At Blue Interactive Agency, we formulate the most advantageous strategy to make your business stand out from its competition. Marketing your small business should include embracing new technology to increase your online visibility. Here are some web branding strategies that every small business owner should consider utilizing: Create a monthly e-newsletter or email marketing campaign. Offering an informative e-newsletter with valuable content is a popular…
  • Choosing the Right Monthly SEO Contract

    Peter Brooke
    30 Apr 2015 | 8:33 am
    How to get the SEO services you need while protecting your company’s interests. As we covered in an earlier blog, a monthly SEO action plan is an essential part of keeping your company in a prominent place in search results. Since you already have a full time job managing your company, you will probably want to have a digital agency perform these ongoing monthly SEO chores for you. Once you begin interviewing SEO service providers, you may find that many of the digital agencies that claim they provide affordable SEO services that are certain to raise your search engine ranking are reluctant…
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  • Herb Scannell Exits BBC America

    Cision Staff
    22 May 2015 | 9:27 am
    Herb Scannell has announced that he is stepping down in August as president of BBC America. Ann Sarnoff, COO, will be promoted into the role to replace him. Scannell is responsible for growing the BBC brand and the business across all divisions in the United States as president of BBC America, BBC Worldwide Productions, and For more on your favorite television shows, ‘Like’ BBC America on Facebook. Want to see the media industry’s latest job openings and more? See how Cision can help!
  • Washington Post’s Reid Wilson Joins Morning Consult

    Cision Staff
    22 May 2015 | 8:36 am
    Reid Wilson, political reporter for The Washington Post, was named Congress editor and chief political correspondent for Morning Consult. In addition to this new role, he will start a new Congress vertical for the outlet. Wilson will begin his new position in June. Morning Consult covers the intersection of Washington and the healthcare industry through daily email briefings, polling products, and events. For more political updates, follow Morning Consult on Twitter. Want to do media relations better? Check out our collection of free white papers, webinars and more!
  • Amy Guth Exiting RedEye, Metromix Chicago

    Cision Staff
    22 May 2015 | 8:26 am
    Amy Guth, general manager for the RedEye and Metromix Chicago, will exit her position today. She was named to this role in August 2013. Previously, Guth was the social media manager for the Chicago Tribune. For more updates on pop culture, sports, and Chicago nightlife, follow RedEye on Twitter. Don’t miss the latest media news. Sign up for our daily or weekly emails now!
  • Natalie King Promoted at Upscale Living Magazine

    Cision Staff
    22 May 2015 | 8:14 am
    Natalie King was promoted from design editor to editor in chief  of Upscale Living Magazine. Upscale Living Magazine focuses on upscale, luxury lifestyle topics. The publication includes sections related to arts and entertainment, beauty and fashion, finances, health and fitness, and more. For more articles and photos of luxuries around world, follow Upscale Living Magazine on Twitter. Want the latest media news sent to you? Subscribe to our daily or weekly emails now!
  • MediaPulse | A Weekly Media Round-Up

    Cision Staff
    22 May 2015 | 7:40 am
    Here are some of the media industry stories we’re following this week: It’s a Wrap:  As millions tuned in Sunday night to see what the future would hold for Mad Men’s Don Draper and advertising, Coca-Cola came out on top dominating the Twitter conversation (PRNewser); The Late Show draws in largest audience in two decades as David Letterman bid farewell to late night on Wednesday (Variety); Mark Frons, SVP and CIO at The New York Times, has announced that he is leaving the publication after nine years with the company (Capital New York). SocialBuzz:  President Obama has joined…
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  • YouTube Has a Birthday and You Get to Vote!

    Kristen Daukas
    21 May 2015 | 3:45 am
    YouTube Celebrates 10 Years!   Did you know that YouTube turned TEN this year?! Can you even imagine a day without it now? Where would you go to find stupid pet trick videos and an endless stream of “how-to” videos? Here are some interesting facts about our favorite video source that you may or may […]
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    Liz Lockard Marketing Consulting

  • Case Study: How to Increase Your Traffic by 10,000 Per Month

    Liz Lockard
    4 May 2015 | 12:09 pm
    It’s been awhile since I’ve brought someone else in here to share their traffic story, so I thought I’d sit down with Theresa Reed to share hers with you. Theresa Reed is probably better known as “The Tarot Lady” is an intuitive Tarot reader, teacher, mentor and yogi on a mission to take Tarot from hippie to hip. When she’s not reading tarot, she’s busy helping broke-ass mystics learn how to create sustainable + profitable businesses. (that’s how Theresa describes herself on her website – which you have to admit is kind of amazeballs) Theresa is also a member of Your SEO…
  • How to Create an Irresistible Email Opt-In Freebie in 48 Hours

    Liz Lockard
    13 Jan 2015 | 12:38 pm
    List building is a topic every online entrepreneur dives into sooner or later. The power is in your list. If you don’t have a list, you don’t have a business. You need to grow your list to X amount before your business will really take off… Any of those sound familiar? I thought so. So, tell me – how’s your list building going? Do you have one started yet? Is it going sloooower than you might like it to be? One of the things that skyrocketed my own list growth was creating a TRULY irresistible email opt-in freebie. I mean REALLY. Do you offer an incentive for people to sign…
  • What Exactly Is Direct Traffic in Google Analytics?

    Liz Lockard
    17 Dec 2014 | 5:25 pm
    If only all Google Analytics traffic came with one of these. Direct/none? What is Google Analytics trying to tell me? Note from Liz: Hey there! If you’re looking for some help with understanding Google Analytics, you might be interested in my 100% Free Google Analytics Quickstart course – takes you through these steps as well as a few extra tweaks to make sure you’re setup for success! Grab your free course by clicking here. Ever log in to your Google Analytics (don’t have it setup? Do that here.) to see where your website traffic is coming from? It’s one of the…
  • The Ultimate List of All Situations That Require a Google Analytics Annotation

    Liz Lockard
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
    Ever feel like when you look at your Google Analytics data that it doesn’t quite tell the FULL story? Like, what about that huge spike of traffic in July that’s coming in as direct? What caused that traffic? Or didn’t our website go down last year for a few days? When was that? There are all sorts of situations that your Google Analytics account can’t account for. That’s where YOU come in. YOU are the person who best knows the story behind the data in your account. But holy crap, how are you supposed to keep all of that info in your head? I’m here to tell…
  • SEO for Website Redesign: 3 Ways Your Designer Can Fudge Up Your SEO

    Liz Lockard
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:09 am
    Are you about to be the owner of a brand new website?? Woohoo! This is some seriously exciting shiz – I mean who doesn’t love a brand new look? Let me briefly interrupt this joyous occasion to ask… Have you given any thought to the impact your redesign might have on your search engine traffic? You know, that good ol’ SEO stuff you’ve been putting some consistent work into. Or maybe not so much consistent but you get a pretty decent amount of traffic from The Google. Did you know that your website redesign could potentially fudge all that up? Sad to say but it’s true. It…
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    Advice Interactive Group

  • How To Celebrate Holidays and Market Your Local Business

    Diana Wells
    19 May 2015 | 2:00 am
    If you go to a site like the National Day Calendar, you will see that there is a holiday for just about anything you can think of making a holiday for. While some of these are silly, the larger more well known holidays can be a great opportunity to get more customers through the doors of your business. While it would lose its effectiveness if you celebrated all of the silly or lesser known holidays, if there is one or two fun holidays that relate specifically to your business, then by all means latch on to it and create a celebration of your very own. Next week is a very important holiday.
  • Content Curation Part 4: Save Time With These 5 Curation Platforms

    Bernadette Coleman
    28 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    This is the fourth installment in a series on how to curate good content for your followers. Curation has benefits beyond just the useful photos, articles, videos and other content that it identifies. It is a great supplement to your content marketing efforts because it is usually quicker to do than creating content from scratch. By adding curation to your content mix you save time and add variety to your total content offering. Catch part two or part three and get caught up. Content Curation Tools Save Time A simple way to find good content is to use a content curation platform. These are…
  • Special Announcement: UBL and Advice Interactive Announce New Brand – LocalHub

    Bernadette Coleman
    21 Apr 2015 | 8:31 am
    It is with great excitement that I share the news of the new brand – LocalHub, which has been created from the combining of Universal Business Listing and Local Site Submit technologies. Our recent press release gives all the details about the start up of this new brand. LocalHub ( will allow businesses to control their location data as it appears on Google, Bing, Yahoo and Apple Maps, along with hundreds of local search directories, mapping services and even social networks across the Internet. Visit to request an invitation and get a sneak…
  • Content Curation Part 3: How To Use Hashtags to Find #Content to Curate

    Bernadette Coleman
    21 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    This post in 3rd in a series on content curation, which is where you read other content on the web and share it with your online audience, via your blog in most cases and sometimes social media channels. Once you have identified the topics that are relevant to your audience, as we explored in part 2 of the series, you need to search for good content about those topics. One of the best ways to do this is by using hashtags — those short subject titles that are attached to social media posts preceded by the # sign. Hashtags are used to categorize and group content according to theme,…
  • Content Curation Part 2: What Should I Curate?

    Bernadette Coleman
    14 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    Last week I began a series of posts on content curation, a type of content marketing where you select, organize and add value to content created by others. In doing that, you are playing a role similar to that of a newspaper editor or museum curator. You are plucking gems from the rushing river of content that appears online every day and presenting the best of it as a service to your clients. There are bonuses for you in content curation too. First, by monitoring content topics and choosing the best pieces, you automatically keep current with developments and new ideas in your field. Also,…
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    Depth of Knowledge by Jeff Sauer

  • Google Analytics Advanced Resources List

    Jeff Sauer
    22 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    Last week I shared a list of Google Analytics Resources for beginners and intermediate level users. Many people viewed these resources and shared on social media. Even the Google Analytics marketing team picked on the resources and shared. Thanks to all who spread the word! This week was another week of an intense teaching schedule that prevented me from writing a full blog post. Given the success of beginner and intermediate resources, I am providing some more “advanced” resources as well. Of course, advanced is a relative term, but these resources are helpful for those who…
  • Google Analytics Resources for Beginner and Intermediate Level Users

    Jeff Sauer
    13 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    I am in the middle of a teaching bonanza. Since last week I have been working with 90 students on 3 unique programs, with 13 days teaching out of 14 available weekdays. Somehow I thought that in between I would be able to write a coherent blog post with my spare time in between. That doesn’t seem to be working very well. Instead, I am simply going to share resources that I have shared with my Google Analytics beginner and intermediate classes. These are additional resources that are based on the discussions we had during our 8 classroom hours learning the ins and outs of Google…
  • If the Samsung PPC Ad is Great, Then is This PPC Ad the Worst?

    Jeff Sauer
    6 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    By now, many of you have seen or heard about the brilliant PPC ad placed by Samsung. If not, here is a refresher. Search for iPhone 6s on Google, and you may see an ad like this: Screenshot found at Blueclaw Search  Note: I was not able to find this ad while searching today, so I can not confirm that this ad is still running. This ad is truly brilliant. It takes full advantage of all of the real estate Google provides advertisers. And it turns a brand search for Apple into an opportunity to showcase what makes a Samsung model better. While these ads usually only deflect a small percentage of…
  • On Mobilegeddon and Why Analytics > Opinions

    Jeff Sauer
    28 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    I planned to be silent about Google’s announced mobile algorithm update for several reasons: First, I’m not a news source, so I leave revealing of news to those better equipped to break stories (Search Engine Land being one of my favorites). Second, I didn’t see what the big deal was. Google is prioritizing mobile friendly websites in mobile search results. About friggin’ time! Personally, my mobile search history is approximately 95% looking up names of movie characters. Whatever gets me closer to the answer of “who was that guy in that movie” is aces in my book. Third, pundits…
  • Spreading Yourself Too Thin: A Case Study

    Jeff Sauer
    24 Apr 2015 | 12:35 pm
    I have always been transparent here at Jeffalytics with successes, and also try to share when things don’t go as well as I had hoped. One of my projects has not gone according to plan, and I have decided to wind it down. Here are the painful details about how I reached that decision. Let’s make this river two streams Things were so innocent last January. I started teaching at the University of St. Thomas (my alma mater) and the class was well received. It is a Digital Marketing Certificate class (the first in Minnesota) and focused on the strategy behind digital marketing efforts. The…
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    ZOG Digital Blog

  • Audience Segmentation For Conversion Optimization

    ZOG Digital
    22 May 2015 | 9:56 am
    ZOG Digital’s Thomas Stern discusses how audience segmentation can help improve conversions and engagement from paid advertisements. This article was originally published by Website Magazine. “Segmentation is saying something to somebody instead of saying nothing to everybody.” — Jay Conrad Levinson Content creation, search optimization, paid advertising and social strategy all rely on extensive and well-planned audience segmentation to effectively drive conversions. With a thorough understanding of the needs and pain points of their unique audience segments, brands can develop…
  • Tweets Will Now Populate Search Results on Mobile

    ZOG Digital
    20 May 2015 | 3:02 pm
    Whether you pull out your phone to search for the breaking news story of the day or to see if Nickelback released a new single, now when you go to search on your phone Tweets will show up on your screen if you are searching in English. This comes as a bid by Twitter to drive membership and appeal to a wider audience. “When tapping on a tweet in Google search, you’ll be taken directly to Twitter where you can view the Tweet and discover additional content,” said Jana Messerschmidt, vice president of global business development & platform at Twitter. This new partnership…
  • Pinterest Ramps Up Ad Features For Engagement & Mobile

    ZOG Digital
    19 May 2015 | 12:36 pm
    Pinterest announces that businesses can now take advantage of a new array of advertising features to help create awareness, drive intent and promote action. This comes after the announcement that Tim Kendall, head of product management, will now become Pinterest’s first general manager of monetization. To help brands get discovered, Pinterest is offering Cinematic Pins – a new motion-based ad format. Now, when a user scrolls through their Pinterest feed, the images move and stop when a user stops. Cinematic Pins also boasts new advanced targeting features to help make sure brands…
  • Accessing The Best Marketing Opportunities In History

    ZOG Digital
    19 May 2015 | 10:33 am
    Marketing has evolved to be more engaging, measurable, and valuable over the last few years. Never before have marketers had access to the data and tools available today that make crafting a complete user-experience possible. Digital marketing has allowed brands to build meaningful relationships with users through targeting, accessibility, personalization, and value. When applied to a marketing strategy, brands can deliver content that drives action and reaches users in the most engaging channels and at the right point of the customer lifecycle. This opportunity to reach users is something…
  • Google To Include “Buy” Buttons in Search

    ZOG Digital
    18 May 2015 | 12:26 pm
    Next time you search for a “Red Game of Thrones t-shirt” on your computer or “silver high heels”, you might be surprised to find something new show up in your search results. In a controversial move, The Wall Street Journal announced that in a mere matter of weeks, consumers could start seeing “Buy” buttons show up in their searches. Partnering with certain select retailers, instead of merely suggesting websites where consumers can find products they are searching for, there will be a direct Google Shopping button where users will be taken to a different page to complete a…
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  • Why The Customer is Not Always Right

    21 May 2015 | 4:48 am
    I don’t know if whomever came up with the expression, “the customer is always right”, is more deserving of our scorn or pity. This misguided soul must have had a challenging time running their business, catering to every client's wish and whim. If you've ever lost sleep over a client service issue, you'll know exactly what I mean. Here are a couple of reasons why I feel the customer might not always be right, and why its important for us all to be honest about it. 1. Ethical businesses protect customers from themselves Problem customers aren’t likely going out of their way to be…
  • Is User Generated Content a Shot at Fame, Fortune, and Marketing Glory?

    13 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    Hardly a week goes by when I don't come across some kind of request from a company or organization asking for speculative work submissions (also known as "spec" creative, co-creation, or user-generated content). While these are often portrayed as a shot at fame, fortune, and glory, the reality is they are largely a waste of time for participants and organizers alike, with barely some form of short term awareness generation for the brand while exploiting the participants. Let's take a look at the details to see why... How User Generated Content, Co-Creation, or “Spec Work” Works For those…
  • Keeping Your Business Afloat in a Downturn the KAYAK Inbound Way

    7 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    If there’s one thing business owners universally fear, it’s an economic downturn. Although there are a few industries that benefit, or at least remain stable during a rough patch, even those tend to face increased pressure and competition in slower times. But, an economic downturn doesn’t have to mean big trouble for your company. The easiest way to attract new customers when times are tight – not to mention keep the ones you already have – is to look at the way you attract customers in the first place. In my view, the best way to grow your business during a downturn (any time…
  • Is Your Content Being Used For or Against You?

    1 May 2015 | 11:05 am
    Could you be crowded out of search listings – and your readers’ attention – by your own content? At first glance, that might seem like a silly question. After all, having lots of fresh, interesting content is the cornerstone of a healthy online marketing plan and your online strategy. And yet, it’s entirely possible that content aggregators can snag what you’ve created and use it in a way that actually hurts you. Let’s Make a Distinction Between Scrapers and Aggregators / Syndicators You probably already know how important it is to protect yourself against content scrapers.
  • Can Social Be Seasonal?

    23 Apr 2015 | 1:47 pm
    In a perfect world, your social connections would be within arm’s reach of a smartphone, eagerly anticipating your next post or comment. And, anytime you wrote something brilliant or insightful, there would be multitudes of readers ready to jump in, comment, and add their own thoughts. In the real world, though, people are busy… no matter how great your idea is. Holidays, heavy work days, and even personal distractions can divert their attention in an instant. With that I'm mind, let’s take a look at a few ways you can use the often cyclical and seasonal nature of social to make your…
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    Acceleration Partners

  • Is Bing Relevant to Your Business?

    21 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    We occasionally get asked by our clients, “Is Bing relevant?” What they’re really asking is, “Should I be using Bing for my business?” The answer to the first question is, yes. The answer to the latter is, it depends. The reality is it’s rare to hear someone say, “I Binged it,” or “You should Bing that topic.” Whereas “Googling” has become a ubiquitous part of our lexicon. Everyone does it and knows what it means. That, in addition to the resources and unique algorithmic formulas that they’ve applies to their search engine, has allowed Google to secure over 60…
  • Six Smart Ways to Maximize Your Facebook Spend to Gain New Customers

    20 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    This article was originally published on SteamFeed. Few companies face as much backlash as Facebook whenever there’s a slight shift in the wind for marketers. Last year, the social network came under fire for the declining organic reach of brands’ posts, and Copyblogger went so far as to say goodbye to Facebook for good. It’s clear that the heyday is over for businesses looking to promote their offerings on Facebook for free, but that doesn’t mean the social giant isn’t still a highly effective channel for customer acquisition. In fact, Facebook is constantly upping the ante to…
  • Instagram Introduces Direct Links in Ads…

    19 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    …But Only for Brands with a $200,000 Budget Instagram is one of the hottest new social networks out there at the moment, and businesses have just started to grapple with how to use the platform to acquire new customers. One of the great challenges was that Instagram, unlike Pinterest, did not offer direct links back to a brand’s website. That’s all changing now – sort of. Instagram recently introduced direct links, but only for those companies currently participating in its exclusive advertising program. The entry fee for Instagram ads is currently set at $200,000, which makes…
  • Acceleration Partners Founder and Managing Director Robert Glazer Is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Finalist

    18 May 2015 | 6:31 am
    Honored for Innovation in Digital Marketing, Community Contribution Needham, MA. (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Acceleration Partners, a digital strategy and affiliate marketing firm, today announced that founder and managing director Robert Glazer is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2015 Award in the New England Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Robert Glazer was selected as a finalist by a panel of…
  • Hiring Lessons from the New England Patriots’ Head Coach

    15 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    One entrepreneur reveals the methods to recruiting he gleaned from Bill Belichick’s scouting principles. This article was originally published in Fast Company. In the salary-cap era of football, which was meant to promote parity by forcing each team to spend the same amount of money, the Patriots have been an anomaly, building a dynasty that has won four Super Bowls in 14 seasons and 11 division championships in 12 years. What’s the key to the team’s success? It’s simple: Bill Belichick‘s scouting and recruiting system. Year after year, the Patriots often forgo…
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    Angela Booth's Creativity Factory

  • Writing Commercial Fiction: Current Programs (to help you to make money in indie publishing)

    Angela Booth
    20 May 2015 | 7:59 pm
    As you may know, commercial fiction (genre fiction) is currently a hot area in self-publishing. We’ve got several writing programs which help you to establish a career as a novelist and short story writer. They include: Hot Plots: Craft Hot-Selling Fiction in 5 Minutes (or less) — our latest program; Story Power: Write and Sell Short Fiction — Short Stories, Serials, and Series Sell Kindle Ebooks: Write Bestselling Genre Fiction & Nonfiction FAST Readers have asked “which program is right for me?” Which program is for you? That depends on where you are in your writing…
  • Fiction Writing Program Demystifies Plotting for Writers

    Angela Booth
    19 May 2015 | 12:18 am
    Angela Booth has just released “Hot Plots: Craft Hot-Selling Fiction in 5 Minutes (or less)” — a new fiction writing program for Kindle authors who want to write fast, while writing well. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, and Kindle Unlimited, offer opportunities to make self-publishing a viable writing career. Even new authors can experience the joy of winning readers, while they build their skills. However, there’s a challenge for all authors, whether new or experienced: writing more. Angela’s students discover that their income drops if they…
  • Writing For Money: The Reason You’re Not Selling

    Angela Booth
    1 May 2015 | 6:56 pm
    This is a “writing for money” blog post, which I’d normally post to the Fab Freelance Writing Blog. But this post isn’t just for people who get hired to write, it’s for anyone who’s selling online. So, if fits better here because it’s broadly applicable. It’s also the single biggest mistake I see companies making with content marketing. Not to mention authors. (Scroll down, if you want to know how to sell more books.) You’re not selling because…. You’re looking in the wrong direction Everyone wants traffic, and that’s the big reason you’re not making sales online.
  • Content Ideas: Easy Types Of Content

    Angela Booth
    13 Apr 2015 | 6:01 pm
    At least once a week, a client complains that they’re all out of content ideas. I created a quick mind map of easy types of content for them. The map usually sparks lots of fresh ideas, and inspiration. They realize that they have content which can be repurposed. You have more content than you think you do Often, all unknowing, a client has a mass of content that’s able to be repurposed. Product manuals, for example. Yes, I know that sounds dry and horrid, but if you’ve ever searched online for a product manual for a stove or a washer, you know that generally all you’ll find is a…
  • For Writers: Closeouts On Bestselling Programs

    Angela Booth
    9 Apr 2015 | 12:24 am
    Over the next few weeks, we’ll have some great deals for writers, as I mentioned on the freelance writing blog: Family problems have meant that my writing time is limited — and I suddenly realized HOW MUCH I was doing. With my time so limited, I need to cut down on my projects, so I can meet my writing goals for 2015. Going forward, I’ll be concentrating on personal coaching, and on publishing. This means that many of our bestselling programs are closing. This is good news for you, if you’re looking to build your skills, and increase your income. I’ve set up a page for closeout…
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  • The 5 best dive sites in Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Sandro Lonardi
    21 May 2015 | 12:58 am
    I worked as a diving instructor in the Maldives for a few seasons, and I had the privilege of living there for a couple of years. Maldives is a phenomenal place for diving: the water is warm, the sea is flat, and the marine life is stunning. The Maldives is one of those places where diving is “comfortable.” I mean, it may be challenging underwater because of strong currents and the dive site formations, but overall, it’s convenient, warm, and easy to dive. Guides take excellent care of your equipment (from washing it to filling your tank on the boat), and you’ll be touring on old…
  • 5 things you need to know before diving in the Maldives

    Sandro Lonardi
    18 May 2015 | 11:49 am
    The Maldives are (or should be) on every diver’s to-do list. With its perfect white sand beaches, warm water, and stunning marine life, it is absolutely one of the best dive vacations out there. Before you book a trip to this excellent Indian Ocean island nation, here are 5 things you should know on the best time to go, the best areas for diving, and what to expect underwater. 1. Best times to go The Maldives lie on the Equator and extend ±4° north and south. This location is dictated by two seasons: the warm, beautiful, calm season, and the warm and slightly stormier monsoon season. That…
  • A weekend in Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Sandro Lonardi
    7 Apr 2015 | 11:51 am
    Slovenia, which shares similarities to Austria and Südtirol in terms of its good food and architecture, is a good bet for a long weekend break. So, I decided to travel with a couple of friends and spend Easter weekend in Ljubljana, the nation’s capital that sits in the country’s center. Situated just an hour’s flight from Zurich, it seemed like a great compromise between traveling abroad and a short plane ride. We stayed in Ljubljana for 3 days, which allowed plenty of time to explore the area. The city center is approximately 1 square kilometer and where you should spend most of your…
  • Galapagos and the thousand hammerheads

    Sandro Lonardi
    24 Mar 2015 | 12:43 pm
    The Galapagos Islands are a well-known archipelago situated about 1,000 kilometers off the Ecuadorian coast. You may have heard of them because of Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution or possibly because Galapagos is famous for being one of the best spots in the world to see and dive with hammerhead and whale sharks. When to go You can enjoy Galapagos’ weather year-round, but when you go will strongly affect what you’ll see, especially underwater. If you want to dive with whale sharks, you should plan your trip for the cold but dry season, spanning June to November. The water…
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  • 5 Lessons Blogger Events Taught Me

    Pragati Bidkar
    8 May 2015 | 6:49 am
    Pragati Bidkar, RightMixTech celebrates three years this coming week (yay!) and it has been a great ride. We have focused a lot on creating an online brand and producing valuable content. I think it is safe to say that this blog has its share of staunch supporters. We have always served a global customer base, with a wide array of services. This made it difficult to make a dent in any particular area. Being a startup, sweat equity was pretty much all we had so we have truly focused only on inbound marketing so far. So anyway, to cut to the chase, it is only recently…
  • Blogmint – Where Brands and Bloggers Meet

    Pragati Bidkar
    28 Apr 2015 | 6:36 am
    Pragati Bidkar, Blogging is still not very mainstream as a profession, but it has come along since we first started this blog almost 3 years ago. If you think ‘blogger’ equals someone who just rants and raves or swears and disses about life in general, you really don’t know what the word entails now. But read any post here and you may realize the amount of research and work that goes into delivering a single blog post. While platforms like Blogdash have brought it in for bloggers in the West, the idea of blogging as a professional activity, using bloggers as…
  • Mobile-Friendly Blog Basics: Get Ready for the Google Update

    Prasanna Bidkar
    13 Apr 2015 | 6:03 am
    Prasanna Bidkar, People have been shouting about how important it is to get your web sites and blogs optimized for multiple devices for at least last couple of years. But nothing creates as much buzz as Google declaring that a specific feature will be considered as a critical signal to rank results. Everyone who manages their web site or a self-hosted blog needs to sit-up and pay attention to this new requirement. According to Google, come April 21, Google will tweak its search algorithm to push down search results of blogs and websites that are not mobile-friendly for…
  • How to Choose Bloggers as Brand Advocates

    Prasanna Bidkar
    21 Mar 2015 | 7:34 am
    Prasanna Bidkar, How much do bloggers really influence your brand image? Can bloggers really be brand advocates? If you are on the brink of this decision, this post will set you straight. While there are examples of influencers making or breaking brand perceptions, non-celebrity, niche bloggers have much more impact on influencing the buying decision. The latest data on bloggers and their influence on readers, according to the research conducted by Research Now shows that, Step 1: Define your Brand/Product Audience If you have done any kind of marketing, you must…
  • 9 Simple Ways to Get NO Blog Comments

    Pragati Bidkar
    25 Feb 2015 | 1:00 am
    Pragati Bidkar, Blog Comments are huge! We all know that. They mean someone is standing in your store, OK, your virtual store. Remember what Charlie Trumper preached? People don’t want to enter an empty store. The moment a reader sees comments on a post, they probably head there first. No Comments means your post is not that popular. It doesn’t mean its not good! I should know that, because I have many good posts that have no comments. Comments affect many technical things like MOZ rank, Alexa rank, Google rankings etc. Ultimately it affects where you land on the…
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    Launch Grow Joy » » Blog - Launch Grow Joy

  • What’s next for the Launch Grow Joy podcast and two things you need to know!

    21 May 2015 | 8:53 am
    If you’ve been a listener and subscriber to The Launch Grow Joy Show for a while (THANK YOU!) you’ve come to count on the regular weekly episodes. Unfortunately, a few things came up in the last few weeks and I... The post What’s next for the Launch Grow Joy podcast and two things you need to know! appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
  • Six ways to work smarter in your business

    11 May 2015 | 10:03 am
    This post is brought to you by Sam’s Club and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Do you sometimes feel like there’s so much to do as an entrepreneur? I know I’ve felt this at times (and sometimes I... The post Six ways to work smarter in your business appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
  • Five steps to finding a mentor for your business with @GeoffWoods

    15 Apr 2015 | 11:53 am
    Have you ever wanted a mentor? The process of finding a mentor to help you and your company grow can be daunting and scary. Geoff Woods is the host of podcast Mentee and has been documenting his journey of being... The post Five steps to finding a mentor for your business with @GeoffWoods appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
  • How Susan Axelrod of Love and Quiches built a hugely successful food business

    9 Apr 2015 | 2:39 pm
    Have you ever wondered if you have the capacity to begin and manage your own food business? The founder and owner of the globally-recognized Love and Quiches did just that. On today’s episode of The Launch Grow Joy Show Susan... The post How Susan Axelrod of Love and Quiches built a hugely successful food business appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
  • How to build a successful direct sales business with Jerry Salerno of Discovery Toys

    2 Apr 2015 | 3:20 pm
    If you want to grow your business and haven’t yet considered the direct sales model, you should! Our guest for today’s episode, Jerry Salerno, is here to share with us the story of Discovery Toys and the benefits of the... The post How to build a successful direct sales business with Jerry Salerno of Discovery Toys appeared first on Launch Grow Joy.
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    Godot Media

  • Talkwalker vs. Crimson Hexagon: A Comparative Review

    14 May 2015 | 11:11 am
    Social media has amplified the information explosion originally caused by the worldwide web. It is expected that in the year 2020, more than 40 zettabytes of digital information will be produced globally – that’s 5200GB of data for each person on the planet. And unsurprisingly, a large chunk of the data will relate to content shared through social media. For businesses, the situation poses both an opportunity and a challenge. While all the information can be used to better understand and address your target audience, the challenge lies in turning the data into insights. Social media…
  • Gated Content: An Unresolved Debate

    28 Apr 2015 | 3:25 am
    To gate or not to gate? This has been a much debated marketing question, subject to oscillating public and professional opinions over the last decade. Most businesses might have already given in to the practice of putting high-value content behind opt-in forms that require users to provide some information about themselves. Still, there is no denying the fact that making your content freely accessible to the users results in a greater number of downloads and better brand recognition. One of the main reasons why the debate on gated content remains unresolved is because it’s tough to…
  • 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Keyword Research

    2 Apr 2015 | 4:15 am
    Keywords are an important aspect of your SEO campaign. The problem, however, is that you are spoiled for choices. So, it is not inconceivable that you can make mistakes while choosing keywords. What’s worse is that you may not even be aware that you are erring. Below are five common mistakes that should be avoided while choosing keywords: Not understanding how people search: While you may know what your customers need, your customers may only have a very vague idea. Using head terms (keywords that are only one or two words long) made up of industry jargon will not give you the best…
  • Brand Journalism: An Emerging Trend

    20 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    In the year 2004, McDonald’s employed a new marketing strategy that Larry Light, its chief marketing officer, called “brand journalism”. But, what is brand journalism and its relation to marketing?According to Light, it was not possible for brands to communicate what they represented to their customers through means of just a single ad. It was also not possible to approach marketing with a one size fits all strategy. What was needed was the segmentation of their customer base to appeal to each group separately. In other words, provide each potential customer with what they want,…
  • Key Trends in Search Marketing for 2015

    Godot Media
    17 Feb 2015 | 4:05 am
    Here are a few key emerging trends for search marketing in 2015 along with some handy with tips for brands and businesses: Marketers will go mobile: Mobile search is getting bigger by the day and it is quite visible in customer acquisition numbers for brands and businesses. Businesses in 2015 will be spending a lot more on mobile search marketing than they did last year, as the consumption of mobile media increases at a burning pace. Optimization of mobile search campaigns would be key as the consumption behavior on mobile is different than web, and not accounting for this distinction can…
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    Amy Starr Allen

  • [Live] How to Turn Your Blog From a Hobby Into an Income Stream

    21 May 2015 | 1:16 pm
    I’m so excited to share a training with you on Saturday that is near and dear to my heart. As you may know, I am a single mother who struggled for a long time because I didn’t want to leave my kids to go back to a job… but I was having a hard time trying to figure out how to earn a full time income on the internet. After many years of trial and error (what I like to call failing forward), I figured it out and now have a blueprint that anybody can follow to earn a full-time income, from home, using a blog, and blogging about what they are most passionate about in life. What I…
  • The Hack is Back- How To Get Access to Some Incredible Story Telling Training

    29 Apr 2015 | 2:33 pm
    I just returned from an incredible event in Nashville, Tennessee. There were SO many amazing speakers and so much amazing training, I kinda feel like a completely different person. That’s what I love the most about attending live events… the transformation that happens and the opportunity to grow exponentially as a person over the course of a single weekend. One of the weekend favorites (I’ve heard this from SO many people), was my amazing business partner, Chris. He tore up the stage, had people in tears with his incredible stories, and blew people’s minds with his…
  • Weird Entrepreneurs Podcast- My Interview With Justin and D Verrengia

    22 Apr 2015 | 12:42 pm
    My friends Justin and D Verrengia just interviewed me on their top podcast for  entrepreneurs, Weird Entrepreneurs® Radio. It was a fun interview… They asked me questions about some ‘weird’ facts about me and we talked about my path as a single mom and an entrepreneur, how I almost became a monk, orphanages, and a lot more. It’s kind of like “Amy Unplugged” … they do an amazing job and I know going to love it. You can listen in on your phone or from anywhere. A few of Justin and D’s other guests have included David Wood, David Sharpe, Chris Rocheleau,…
  • 4 Crucial Qualities to Consider When Choosing a Mentor

    3 Apr 2015 | 9:58 am
    How do you choose a mentor who can really help you start a living life by design, on your own terms? Here’s something I was taught by one of my mentors… something that I’ve carried through my life with me for years. “Whatever it is you want, give that to others. If you want love, give love. If you want money, give money to others. If you want good health, support others in being healthy.” It’s one of the most important lessons I’ve learned. It’s actually an important principle to help you in knowing who will be a great mentor for you. The key is…
  • It’s Time to Be Extraordinary (A Message Whose Time Has Come)

    29 Mar 2015 | 9:39 pm
    I’m just coming off of a crazy couple of weeks (in a REALLY good way) and I want to share with you about everything that’s happening. Remember when I wrote a post back in the beginning of 2015 about my commitments for the year? If not, you can read that post here. If so, you may remember that I promised I would be delivering more value to the marketplace in the way of products and events… right? Well, I must say it’s interesting how things happen. Often times, the Universe has a plan for us to help us stay on the right track, to be able to follow our hearts and live into…
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    WooRank Blog

  • WooRank Experts on E-days Brussels

    Anita Brayer
    13 May 2015 | 8:32 am
    IZEO (Movement for Independent Entrepreneurs) and its partners held the annual “E-day Brussels” Day on Thursday, May 7 at the Palais of Heysel, Brussels Expo. WooRank took the opportunity to give some added recognition to some of the best Belgian WooRank Experts. E-Day Brussels is a full day of conferences, workshops, speed coaching and meetings with professionals that enable each visitor to learn about the possibilities when developing their e-commerce strategy, web presence and defining their own roadmap according to their strategy, market, and budget. It shares the same vision that we…
  • Google launches new Search Analytics report

    Sam Gooch
    7 May 2015 | 4:14 am
    In recent years, Google began reducing the amount of keyword data that it made available through its Analytics platform. This came in the form of the dreaded ‘not provided’, which gradually consumed keyword data, leaving us with a fraction of what we once had. However, thanks to the ‘Search Query’ Report in Google Webmaster Tools, website managers were able to extract useful data relating to their top keywords and pages based on the number of clicks and impressions received. This could be filtered over a specified time-frame within the previous 3 months, with other information…
  • Does Google Think Your Site Is As Mobile-Friendly as You Do?

    Jean-Louis Lauwers
    9 Apr 2015 | 6:49 am
    In June 2009, Google publically released their PageSpeed tool, a platform that was originally developed for internal use at Google, to help website owners with usability and speed testing. In January of this year, Google released v2 of the PageSpeed Insights tool. The update came with an increased focus on mobile performance and usability. Of course, it didn’t take long for digital marketers, developers and SEO experts to jump on the new release in order to follow best practices and better optimize websites for mobile users. WooRank also recently started using the PageSpeed tool to develop…
  • Mobile Criteria Improvements

    Natalie Jones
    9 Apr 2015 | 6:17 am
    There’s been a lot of buzz about mobile optimization recently. In a total departure from their modus operandi, Google has announced in advance that they are making an algorithm change on 21 April and have explained exactly who is going to be affected. Their mobile search rankings are getting overhauled, and that means that any site that they can’t detect as mobile-friendly could see a major drop in mobile organic traffic. In response to the announcement, WooRank has done some overhauling of its own – you’ll see it in the form of an entirely redesigned Mobile section…
  • Preparing for #MobileMadness (And Other Improvements)

    Natalie Jones
    20 Mar 2015 | 6:15 am
    Hi WooRankers! As you might have read in our newsletter, here’s what’s new at WooRank this month: (Didn’t get our newsletter? If you’d like to, you can sign up here to keep up-to-date on everything WooRank is working on, sometimes even before we release it!) We improved our PDF Editor with better colors and customizations, including a new transparent footer option. PDF Editor Updates, including a new white/transparent footer! The Marketing Checklist has been updated so that users can dynamically filter tasks to appear by topic instead of automatically being broken…
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    Rise to the Top Blog

  • 12 Ways to Increase Social Engagement with Visual Content

    Cherry Kwan
    21 May 2015 | 3:10 am
    When you’re browsing through your social media accounts, what types of posts catch your eye first?  Your friend’s text-only status update, or the picture of the sun shining onto a beautiful blue lake? The answer is obvious, you’re attracted to the photo first. According to the “Pictorial Superiority Effect,” people tend to remember 65% of the information they saw three days ago if they saw it in both picture and word formats. Visuals play an important role to your social media strategy. The power of visual content not only lies with its ability to tell a story, but to generate…
  • Facebook Algorithm Update: How It Will Affect Small Businesses

    Oscar Waterworth
    20 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    Facebook officials announced that they are changing the Facebook News Feed. It will now only show content that is of the most relevance to the user. The changes will provide a better experience for users by showcasing balanced updates from public figures, publishers, business and community organisations, as well as friends in the News Feed. Now, users can be expected to see posts that are more relevant to their interest and what they want to learn about. In general, Facebook will be ensure that there are less spam content on your feed. The 3 Main Updates With the first update, Facebook wants…
  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2015 05 19

    Cherry Kwan
    19 May 2015 | 8:50 am
    This Week in Internet marketing, we’re looking at remarketing lists for search ads and the benefits of RLSA for your business. We’ll also be looking at SEO best practices for your business, how colour can increase your conversion rate, and the power of “how to” videos on YouTube. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads: Here’s What You Can Do About It Remarketing List for Search Ads is a feature in Google that allows you to customize your search ad campaigns for people who have previously visited your site. RLSA allows you to tailor your bids and ads to visitors that are…
  • 6 Easy Steps to Skyrocket Your Twitter Marketing

    Sherman Standberry
    15 May 2015 | 3:10 am
    Does your brand have a Twitter strategy? There are various benefits of using Twitter for business, such as increasing awareness, engagement, website traffic, and lead generation. However, some brands may have a difficult time accomplishing these benefits and getting decent exposure on Twitter’s busy timeline. Because of this, I am going to give you an actionable 5-step strategy that is guaranteed to: Attract new people to your brand Engage your followers Generate interest and leads 1. Implement a Brand New Twitter Design I’m sure you have heard that “you only get one chance to make a…
  • 10 Expert Tips on Making Your Business Blog a Success

    Umar Khan
    14 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    If your business doesn’t already have its own blog, it’s about time you started one. Blogging on a regular basis can massively boost your chances of acquiring new leads, increase social following, improve your visibility on the map, and comes out as a brand in the respective niche. When you have a unique voice that strikes the right chords in the heart and minds of readers who are hungry for credible and helpful information, you have not only found your voice but your audience as well, who will eventually become a customer of yours. I’m sure you know the basics of starting a blog.
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    Corey Rabazinski

  • Marketing Automation with Retargeting Ads

    Corey Rabazinski
    5 May 2015 | 7:23 am
    Marketing automation has become an essential part to any marketing plan. It allows companies to provide custom-tailored messages to customers based on actions […] The post Marketing Automation with Retargeting Ads appeared first on Corey Rabazinski.
  • Two AdWords Campaigns Every Startup Should Run

    Corey Rabazinski
    20 Apr 2015 | 7:35 am
    Paid search is an afterthought for early-stage companies because it is seen as a pricey acquisition channel. However, you can find efficient ways to […] The post Two AdWords Campaigns Every Startup Should Run appeared first on Corey Rabazinski.
  • How I Got 20,000 eBook Downloads in 30 days

    Corey Rabazinski
    7 Apr 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Earlier this year, I launched my e-book, Google Adwords for Beginners, on Amazon. Since then, the book had over 20,000 downloads and the […] The post How I Got 20,000 eBook Downloads in 30 days appeared first on Corey Rabazinski.
  • How We Increased Lifetime Value with 3 Emails

    Corey Rabazinski
    18 Feb 2015 | 9:53 am
    Oftentimes marketers get so focused on user acquisition that they forget about the denominator of their acquisition metrics.  By increasing your  Lifetime Value […] The post How We Increased Lifetime Value with 3 Emails appeared first on Corey Rabazinski.
  • Common (and Easily Fixed) AdWords Pitfalls

    Corey Rabazinski
    3 Feb 2015 | 7:49 am
    Since releasing my AdWords course, I’ve heard from several students who have tried using PPC advertising in the past with little success. They […] The post Common (and Easily Fixed) AdWords Pitfalls appeared first on Corey Rabazinski.
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  • 5 Emerging Video Advertising Trends

    SoMedia Team
    1 May 2015 | 3:02 pm
    Advertising dollars have always followed the eyes of consumers, and going by Cisco’s forecast, 79% of consumers will be watching online video by 2018. As video advertising spend increases and even outpaces TV and other digital formats, online video emerges as the fastest-growing advertising category. With an average CTR of 1.84% (the highest of all digital formats), more marketers will look to add online video to their advertising plans. This also means that as a marketer, you will need to keep pace with the latest trends and innovations shaping the industry. Let’s see some of the biggest…
  • The Evolution of Video Production: Video in any volume, anywhere, delivered in 14 days

    Colin Osing
    22 Apr 2015 | 3:54 pm
    By now we all know that content marketing has exploded, and that, according to the Content Marketing Institute, most marketers plan to increase their content marketing budgets this year. It should also come as no surprise that a large portion of these budgets will be allocated to video production, since B2B and B2C marketers alike rate video as a top-three content marketing tactic. But what you probably don’t know is that there is a new way that marketers are meeting this growing demand for video content, and that it makes it easier than ever to create high-quality video content quickly,…
  • Video Discussion: Functional vs. Viral Videos Plus a Few YouTube Advertising Misconceptions

    SoMedia Team
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    Google Partners gained many new video advertising insights at the Google Canada YouTube event held this week in Toronto, Canada. Over 150 partners joined speakers from Google Canada, YouTube, 6S Marketing and SoMedia Networks to learn about evolving media trends and how advertising dollars are shifting towards online video and social media in a big way. Some of the topics discussed at the event were: 77% of Canadians visit YouTube – why video matters more than ever Why changing media trends point towards video as the future Creating compelling video content and video ads New video…
  • 6 Best Practices For Product Video Ads

    Shweta Adodra
    15 Apr 2015 | 4:16 pm
    Amongst the many online shopping trends that are impacting e-commerce businesses, product video ads provide the biggest opportunity for marketers to convert browsers to shoppers. According to a recent Video Commerce Benchmarks Report by Invodo, retail video views were up 54% in 2014 and online shoppers who viewed video were 1.6X more likely to buy. A similar study by Liveclicker confirmed that including video in product landing pages could increase the average order value by 50%. No doubt, product videos are very effective, but how do e-commerce marketers know if they are doing it right? We…
  • SoMedia Founder George Fleming Joins Expert Panel at Google Partners YouTube Event in Toronto

    SoMedia Team
    8 Apr 2015 | 10:12 am
    SoMedia Founder and Co-CEO George Fleming will be joining an expert panel at the upcoming Google Agency Partners event being held in Toronto Tuesday, April 14th at the Design Exchange. It’s an exclusive, hands-on event for Google agencies focused on the opportunities for their clients on YouTube. This is an invitation-only event hosted by Google Canada. Discussion topics will include: 77% of Canadians visit YouTube – why video matters more than ever Why changing media trends point towards video as the future Creating compelling video content and video ads New video advertising…
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  • Replicating Runaway Success of Content Pieces

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    19 May 2015 | 11:50 am
    Replicating Runaway Success of Content Pieces Who does not want to succeed again? Everything that hits the highway to success has many takers who want to imitate the winning formula. In my experience, I have rarely come across a viral content being made of repeated material. For example, try to produce a music video like Gangnam Style or Kolaveri Di. You are bound to fail miserably. I’m quite sure that many have tried and failed! The same goes for movies that are very successful commercially. There are many who want to create the same type of content and earn the big bucks. Things do not…
  • The Question of Rebranding: Do You Need It?

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    16 May 2015 | 10:57 am
    The Question of Rebranding: Do You Need It? Most websites were not built in a day! And certainly not the ones that have some SEO juice to speak of. These websites were developed and launched when the online marketing scenario was very different from what it is now. The game has changed and so have the rules. Google and social media networks like Facebook or Twitter do not function the way it did when you bought your domain name or launched your website. To put it in another way, your considerations at the time of developing the website and the branding were very different then. If you were to…
  • Answer Boxes and Knowledge Graphs: Are they Sipping Away your SEO Juice?

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    14 May 2015 | 4:20 am
    Answer Boxes and Knowledge Graphs: Are they Sipping Away your SEO Juice? SEO professionals the world over are a concerned lot! They are worried about the latest add-ons that search engines like Google and Bing are attaching with search results. Popularly known as Answer Box and Knowledge Graph, these are instant answers provided by the search engines to a particular query of the user. When that happens, no matter what your search result ranking (SERP) is, you do not derive any benefit from it. The user does not bother clicking on any of the links because they have already got the answer to…
  • Online Marketing Ideas for Supposedly Boring Industries

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    4 May 2015 | 5:33 am
    Online Marketing Ideas for Supposedly Boring Industries It is not always that you get to write about upwardly mobile products that will be lapped up the second the come to the shelves. There are a number of times, when the product or service that you are writing for, is about an industry that is not a part of the ‘cool’ brigade. For example, while writing for a kind of PVC pipes, you don’t really expect the social media circuit to go overboard in sharing your content online! The job becomes tougher when you have to write about a product that is not just ‘uncool’, but expensive as…
  • Smarter and Cheaper Ways to Online Lead Generation

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    25 Apr 2015 | 10:38 am
    Smarter and Cheaper Ways to Online Lead Generation How to do the online lead generation in smarter & cheaper ways? This is a highly competitive market that we are talking about here. Look at the ecommerce domain that is flourishing around you. The smaller fish in the pond are in mortal danger of being consumed by the larger whales like Amazon and eBay. Unless they do something drastic and different, they are bleeding dry, mainly because these behemoths of the ecommerce industry are adding more products to their shelves each day. With their ability to offer fat discounts and offers, as an…
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    Small Business Internet Marketing Blog

  • The 3 Keys to Google AdWords Landing Pages (and Successful AdWords Campaigns!)

    Andrew Percey
    27 Apr 2015 | 11:50 pm
    A “landing page” is the first page that a new visitor to your website experiences. A “Google AdWords landing page” is the first page that you send new visitors to when they click on your Google PPC ad. You need a visitor’s first experience with your business to be fantastic. You want an ideal prospect to immediately understand why your business offer is perfect for him. You want him to easily see how he can take the next step.   Example landing page from   That’s challenging enough to accomplish in a landing page.  The folks over at…
  • Marketing for Startups – the MIT Way

    Andrew Percey
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:37 am
    Each January I deliver marketing seminars at MIT, my alma mater.  The attendees are undergrads, grads, business school students, alumni, teachers and other members of the MIT community. This year, together with my podcast partner Kenny Goodman, we crafted a very special all-new seminar to address the burning marketing questions that we hear over and over again from new company founders. These aren’t scholarly questions that get theoretically analyzed in MIT textbooks. These are practical nuts and bolts questions about how to get real marketing to really work – questions that…
  • Forget Setting Marketing Goals. Focus on This Instead.

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jan 2015 | 7:11 am
    I don’t make New Year’s resolutions.  No, I’m not a humbug — I just don’t think that successful goals are built upon an arbitrary calendar date.     But I do set goals. Lots of ‘em. 5-year goals, yearly goals, monthly goals… which then break down into weekly and daily tasks. This goal process is based on a truly spectacular book that I gush about regularly: “The One Thing” by Gary Keller. And so I thought I had this whole goal thing figured out… until I read an article this month by James Clear over at Entrepreneur…
  • Does Your Business Need a Lead Magnet?

    Andrew Percey
    4 Dec 2014 | 7:31 am
    It’s a safe bet that you’ve requested a whole bunch of lead magnets recently, even if you didn’t know it. What’s a “lead magnet,” you say? A lead magnet is a valuable piece of content that a business offers in exchange for your email address. It’s that simple.     A lead magnet could be a special report (like my current lead magnet), a white paper, a tool kit, a cheat sheet, a presentation, a video, a podcast, a coupon, or anything else that your ideal prospects would perceive as valuable. And that’s the key, because the purpose…
  • SEO vs. PPC: Which is Best for Your Business? (Handy Flowchart)

    Andrew Percey
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:18 am
    Do you want your business website to show up in Google search results?  Then you’ve probably struggled with how to best achieve that – with SEO, PPC, or a mix of both? And you’ve likely spent time reading various opinions online, only to come away even more confused. In this post I’ll help you determine the right answer for your business objectives. And I’ve included a handy downloadable flowchart at the end of the post to make it even easier.   continue reading
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  • Increasing Mobile Conversions with Click-to-Call and Click-to-Text Links

    Celina Levin
    13 May 2015 | 1:47 pm
    Click-To-Call: The Hidden Key to Mobile Usability Last week Google announced that searches performed from mobile devices outnumbered those from desktop for the fist time ever.  Even prior to that announcement, mobile user experience had become critical for websites.  While the recent Google algorithm update has given a great push to the importance of mobile usability on the part of webmasters and SEOs, ensuring a site is user-friendly isn’t just about using responsive designs and removing unplayable content.  One of the more overlooked elements of good user experience is having all of…
  • SEO Basics for Lawyers

    Bernie Clark
    6 May 2015 | 1:37 pm
    First off, I cringe when I see blog posts centered around what this one covers.  Secondly, I cringe when I see blog posts that use the image that is above this paragraph. When attorneys ask us to help with their firm’s online marketing, things can get a bit technical.  The truth is that we (and others like us) are so buried in our work that we forget the varying levels of knowledge possessed by those looking to dip their toe into to the world of online marketing.  I am publishing this because we recently put on a webinar specifically designed and presented to cover only the…
  • A Rundown Of The Web’s Best 2015 April Fools Jokes

    Luke Marchie
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:46 pm
    Websites are already starting to roll out their 2015 April Fools jokes and what better reason to throw any semblance of productivity away in order to keep track of this year’s jokes.  While plenty of webmasters are still on the edge of their seats waiting for April to actually begin, plenty of companies this year are getting a head start.  If you’ve come across any April Fools pranks feel free to contact us in the comments with any additions and we’ll be happy to update them. Google – Pacman Enabled Google Maps What better way to kill time when you should be…
  • Google: Fix Your Mobile Usability Issues Now or Else

    Bernard Clark
    21 Jan 2015 | 11:18 am
    How’s the mobile version of your website looking? If you received one of huge number of notices Google sent out this week to webmasters, you need to fix your mobile usability issues now, or face serious Internet marketing difficulties in the near future. Google Sends Mobile Usability Notices Warnings in your Webmaster Tools from Google can incite heavy breathing. It’s a terrible version of Christmas, clicking over to the affected sites to see what some bot or (gasp!) actual human has left under the digital tree. The most recent mass notifications surrounding mobile usability from…
  • How to Guarantee Your Web Content Will Never Rank on Google

    Emily Homrok
    20 Jan 2015 | 7:23 am
    There seems to be a lot of confusion about the editorial component of Google search rankings.  Content usually isn’t as hot of a topic as PPC, web design or guerrilla marketing, and as a result, writing often gets dismissed as the ‘red-headed stepchild’ of the digital marketing world.  We’re here to set the record straight.  If your content is unoriginal, poorly formatted, or ripped from other sources, you’re never going to do as well as you could.  Simple as that.  It’s often easier to learn from bad examples than good ones, so we’ve…
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    Polar Design

  • Green Park Studios Fabric Customization eCommerce Site

    Polar Design
    21 May 2015 | 3:09 pm
    Green Park Studios is a print-you-own fabric customization ecommerce site and designer community, run by Lisa D’Antonio in Andover, MA, that allows customers to design and print patterned fabrics.  Users can upload and resize their own images or designs, choose repeat patterns (basic, brick, half-drop, etc.), fabric types and lengths.  What’s great is that users can see their fabric change in real time based on their selections.  This is possible with a configurator Polar Design built that shows an image preview of the fabric in addition to buttons and dropdowns to edit the…
  • Utility Marketing Part 1: The Big Idea behind Mass Big Data

    Polar Design
    26 Mar 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Utility Marketing (n.)—Utility Marketing is a strategy to attract customers by providing them tools or online experiences that answer a need or solve an issue, while aligning your brand with them through shared affinity or values. This is the first part in a multi-series of posts about utility marketing. Through this series, we will explore the role that new marketing strategies have played in organizations’ communications efforts.  Some examples will be our clients’ communications efforts, where we will discuss how we have worked with them to design and develop tools to help them with…
  • Series: New Marketing Strategies

    Polar Design
    20 Mar 2015 | 1:03 pm
    The marketing imperative.  Each year, it gives birth to new buzzwords.  At Polar Design, we’ve witnessed quite a few marketing strategies rise and fall.  The following list is by no means perfect, but provides some perspective on how digital marketing has progressed in our 15 years history: 1999 – 2002 : E-mail marketing 2002 – 2004 : PPC (when even keywords cost $0.05 per click) 2004 – 2007 : Early SEO 2007 – 2010 : Social Media Marketing 2010 – 2014 : Content Marketing Here at Polar Design, we’re less excited by the emergence of new strategies…
  • Branding Strategies When Expanding Your Company

    Polar Design
    5 Feb 2015 | 1:25 pm
    Your company is expanding; there’s a lot to think about. It’s easy to get caught up in management and finances and let your brand image fall to the wayside. However, maintaining strong marketing and branding strategies is crucial to keeping your business recognizable to both individuals and other companies. It is also a crucial way to reevaluate and recommit to your company’s core values. Recently, our team worked with Lupoli Companies to help them reassess their strategy for the overall company and its subsidiaries. Polar Design created the sites for Lupoli Companies and…
  • MA Healthcare Website CHIA’s Redesign Offers Better Data Access

    Polar Design
    17 Dec 2014 | 9:06 am
    Polar Design is very pleased to announce the launch of its most recent site,, created for the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), an agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In a previous blog post, we discussed a few of the innovative ways that government websites are reaching out to their stakeholders. CHIA is one such government agency: their new website aims to present their vast and varying data sets in ways best suited to each of their target audiences. In addition, the redesign needed to provide ease of navigation and clear calls-to-action in order to…
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    Small Business Internet Marketing Blog

  • The 3 Keys to Google AdWords Landing Pages (and Successful AdWords Campaigns!)

    Andrew Percey
    27 Apr 2015 | 11:50 pm
    A “landing page” is the first page that a new visitor to your website experiences. A “Google AdWords landing page” is the first page that you send new visitors to when they click on your Google PPC ad. You need a visitor’s first experience with your business to be fantastic. You want an ideal prospect to immediately understand why your business offer is perfect for him. You want him to easily see how he can take the next step.   Example landing page from   That’s challenging enough to accomplish in a landing page.  The folks over at…
  • Marketing for Startups – the MIT Way

    Andrew Percey
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:37 am
    Each January I deliver marketing seminars at MIT, my alma mater.  The attendees are undergrads, grads, business school students, alumni, teachers and other members of the MIT community. This year, together with my podcast partner Kenny Goodman, we crafted a very special all-new seminar to address the burning marketing questions that we hear over and over again from new company founders. These aren’t scholarly questions that get theoretically analyzed in MIT textbooks. These are practical nuts and bolts questions about how to get real marketing to really work – questions that…
  • Forget Setting Marketing Goals. Focus on This Instead.

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jan 2015 | 7:11 am
    I don’t make New Year’s resolutions.  No, I’m not a humbug — I just don’t think that successful goals are built upon an arbitrary calendar date.     But I do set goals. Lots of ‘em. 5-year goals, yearly goals, monthly goals… which then break down into weekly and daily tasks. This goal process is based on a truly spectacular book that I gush about regularly: “The One Thing” by Gary Keller. And so I thought I had this whole goal thing figured out… until I read an article this month by James Clear over at Entrepreneur…
  • Does Your Business Need a Lead Magnet?

    Andrew Percey
    4 Dec 2014 | 7:31 am
    It’s a safe bet that you’ve requested a whole bunch of lead magnets recently, even if you didn’t know it. What’s a “lead magnet,” you say? A lead magnet is a valuable piece of content that a business offers in exchange for your email address. It’s that simple.     A lead magnet could be a special report (like my current lead magnet), a white paper, a tool kit, a cheat sheet, a presentation, a video, a podcast, a coupon, or anything else that your ideal prospects would perceive as valuable. And that’s the key, because the purpose…
  • SEO vs. PPC: Which is Best for Your Business? (Handy Flowchart)

    Andrew Percey
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:18 am
    Do you want your business website to show up in Google search results?  Then you’ve probably struggled with how to best achieve that – with SEO, PPC, or a mix of both? And you’ve likely spent time reading various opinions online, only to come away even more confused. In this post I’ll help you determine the right answer for your business objectives. And I’ve included a handy downloadable flowchart at the end of the post to make it even easier.   continue reading
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    ImageWorks Creative blogs

  • Sending Birthday Wishes from Chantilly VA to Indonesia!

    19 May 2015 | 10:45 am
    We posted recently about the child ImageWorks is sponsoring in Indonesia. Agris' birthday is coming up, and we've received some short updates from about his progress. We know that he likes ball games and has a pet chicken, and we're hoping that we'll get to see some new pictures of him participating in activities with Compassion soon! This month, our designers created an Agris hipster to match the icons we have for ourselves. Welcome to the team, Agris! We'll be sending a small care package of birthday gifts to Indonesia in time for his celebration. Unfortunately, we're limited…
  • Take a Risk and Win Big with Your Content

    12 May 2015 | 11:43 am
    As social media users welcomed May, an April 30th meme reminded us of NSYNC's hit, "It's Gonna Be Me," (#ItsGonnaBeMay) and fans and brands everywhere shared pictures and Tweeted to celebrate "Star Wars Day" (#MayThe4thBeWithYou). But before we head into Frog Jumping Day (yes, it's real!), let's pause for a moment to learn from some brands that used another not-quite-holiday to take some risks in April. Contently's April round up reminds us that on 4/20, it wasn't just stoners and stoner brands (Denny's, anyone?) who Tweeted about marijuana. Even unlikely culprits like Appebees, Pepsi, and…
  • Is Your User Experience (UX) a Big Failure? It's Time for a UX Review!

    7 May 2015 | 9:36 am
    User Experience design is something that needs to be planned from the ground up. Whether your site has been around since the dawn of the internet or you just launched last week, it’s never too late or too early to review your work. A thorough UX review will help you see your site the way your customers do. Even if you’ve only just launched, the way your navigation and messaging are perceived might surprise you. That’s where user experience optimization – also known as UXO -- comes into play. This is a process that involves developing, designing, planning and evolving the user…
  • Selling to the Federal Government Doesn’t Require Social Media … Or Does It?

    28 Apr 2015 | 10:55 am
    Contently recently published a breathtaking look at how government agencies are successfully using social media (specifically Instagram) to rally support and entertain citizens and tourists alike. Take a look and you’ll be rewarded with a pic of adorable baby owls, among other beauties. Even the much-loathed TSA has made in-roads toward winning people’s hearts and minds by using popular social platforms to share photos of unusual baggage finds (like a stowaway Chihuahua) and useful travel tips. Living and working in the D.C. area, we’ve done work for dozens of federal contractors over…
  • The art of corporate storytelling: 5 secrets that will make you stand out

    13 Apr 2015 | 9:44 am
    Corporate storytelling is one of the standout methods that major companies use in order to promote their business further and engage their audience. The main purpose of corporate storytelling is to generate conversions via storytelling while enticing people to check out their products and services. This is about winning the acceptance of a service, product or concept that’s new on the market, making people convert at a premium pricing and improving the revenue margin. When people read a story, they are much more inclined to convert. This is why corporate storytelling is such a success.
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    Online Money Making Ideas

  • Earning Money on Amazon Mechanical Turk

    Sachin rajgire
    12 May 2015 | 5:09 am
    Some Tips to Earn Money at Turk Mechanical Turk is a part of Amazon which has launched this new money earning service for people.  Mechanical Turk invites people to spend sometime and earn few bucks by clicking mouse or write content.  Though wages are low, to some extent, Amazing Turk enables viewers online to get ...
  • How to Get Paid by Searching the Web

    Sachin rajgire
    2 May 2015 | 5:08 am
    How to Get Paid by Searching the Web You will presumably have regularly heard the expression “profit online”. Indeed subsequent to the creation of this thing we call “the Internet”, numerous individuals have. From offering lucrative area names to setting up massively fruitful e-organizations, stories are ample. Anyway where do you begin? There is so ...
  • How To Make Money With Sponsored Tweets

    Sachin rajgire
    2 Apr 2015 | 12:47 am
    Twitter is not only used for fun or entertainment, but is proving to be beneficial from a business point of view. Gone are the days when people were only fond of boasting their views by tweeting. Now twitter is used for a variety of other purposes like finding jobs, relevant articles or business posts. It ...
  • How to earn money as a Virtual call centre agent?

    Sachin rajgire
    28 Mar 2015 | 7:48 am
    You can earn tremendously by working as a virtual call centre agent. All you need to do is acquire the right skills required for working as a virtual agent online. Virtual call centers can be of many types like a surveyor, customer service executive, interviewer, sales persons, LIC sales representative or anyone that can be ...
  • How to Earn Money from Babysitting?

    Sachin rajgire
    23 Mar 2015 | 10:28 am
    Do you get bored sitting idle at home? Well get your hands on something exotic that will enable you to earn a handful of money- Babysitting.  As a parent, you must be well acquainted with the behavior of babies and their handling techniques. So why not utilize your baby handling skills and earn extra. Image ...
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  • How to Super-charge Your Marketing Campaigns with Video

    Kathryn Brewer
    22 May 2015 | 10:26 am
    Video is one of the most talked-about marketing platforms in recent memory, and with good reason. Adding video to your marketing mix is a highly effective method of increasing audience reach as well as boosting the overall impact of your branded messages. What’s more, video provides more opportunities for improving your page rankings in the search engine results. In short – if you’re running marketing campaigns without video, you’re clearly short-changing your business, and handing the high ground to your competitors who are already using video. How Your Business can Benefit from…
  • Mobile Devices Rocket Past Desktop as the Consumer’s Search Option of Choice

    Jeff Brewer
    21 May 2015 | 1:07 pm
    It’s been a long time coming, and now it’s official. According to Google, the majority of search engine queries are now being conducted on a mobile device – specifically a smartphone – rather than on a desktop computer in 10 countries including the United States and Japan. Mobile search queries include browser-based searches as well as searches originating from Google’s mobile search apps. The timing of the much anticipated tipping point is difficult to establish with any certainty, but may have actually occurred much earlier depending on how you define a mobile device. Because…
  • How to Sell Your Boss on Content Marketing

    Kathryn Brewer
    14 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    Successful digital marketing is all about content. Content is what drives prospects to your website, and delivers the value that converts those visitors into paying customers. Content also plays a critically important role in determining the quality of the inbound links to your site that are absolutely vital to top search engine rankings. To put it another way, your digital marketing is only as good as your content.     Aside from your company’s website, there is absolutely nothing more important to the success of your marketing efforts than creating and marketing high quality…
  • Inbound or Outbound – What is the Best Marketing Strategy for New Businesses

    Kathryn Brewer
    13 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    The debate over inbound versus outbound marketing is a tough call to referee. While outbound marketing has taken its fair share of hits in recent years, it remains a viable marketing option under certain circumstances. What Exactly is Outbound Marketing? Outbound marketing is frequently referred to as interruption or intrusion marketing. An advertising message gets blasted out to prospects who happen to loosely fit the demographic profile of the marketer’s target audience. In this sense, outbound marketing interrupts their lives in the frequently vain hope that at least some members of the…
  • 5 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Blog Content

    Jeff Brewer
    12 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    While fresh content is critically important to the success of any digital marketing campaign, the task of creating a steady flow of fresh material can become a tremendous burden to local businesses operating with limited resources. One highly effective solution to this problem can be found in content repurposing. Many of the biggest and most successful content marketers use content repurposing to increase their audience reach. Unlike content republishing, which is nothing more than publishing the same content across multiple sites, content repurposing is essentially offering the same story in…
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    Change the World Marketing »

  • 5 steps to help you organize your time so you succeed without overload

    Ellen Finkelstein
    19 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Time management is extremely important for a solopreneur — or anyone trying to succeed for that matter. Here are some steps and tips to help you organize your time and get more done in less time. 1. Know the difference between what you have to do and what you want to do There are things that you need to do that you don’t want to do — at least not right now — but they will help you attain your goals. Make a list of what you have to do each day and stick to it. A great technique is to do the important things first; after that, you can spend time on the tasks that are…
  • The 4 M steps to change the world

    Ellen Finkelstein
    12 May 2015 | 9:56 am
    Do you have an important message that you want to get out there? People have told me they are finding it difficult to reach the people they want to help, so I started thinking. If that’s you, read on. I came up with 4 “M” steps. Taken together, they are a comprehensive system for changing the world by communicating your ideas. Mission: You need to decide your goal, what you want to accomplish, how you want to make the world a better place. You need to know whom you want to help and how you help them. Message: Then you expand your mission statement into a message. Perhaps…
  • What’s your message for the world?

    Ellen Finkelstein
    26 Apr 2015 | 7:34 pm
    I know that sounds awfully vague, but let’s talk about it. It’s the job of each and every one of us to help make the world a little bit better. You probably do that with many small acts of kindness and caring for family and friends. What what about going beyond family and friends? And what about your business? Let’s think big! If you can make your business part of that work to improve the world and if you can think beyond your local neighborhood, think about how much good you could accomplish! It’s all about integrating your life and your business. It’s not…
  • How to increase traffic for your website with long-tail keywords

    Ellen Finkelstein
    19 Apr 2015 | 1:42 pm
    Of course you want more traffic to your website. You probably know that you should use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to find keywords that people are searching for. If you use them appropriately on your website, people can find your website. But it’s hard to compete against larger and older websites, especially in popular niches. So, what to do? Finding the right long-tail keywords One way you can compete is to use very specific phrases of several words. These are called long-tail keywords because of the shape of the graph when you measure keywords and the amount of people searching…
  • Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom

    Ellen Finkelstein
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:22 am
    I’ve switched to Zoom! I’ve used GoToWebinar for many years but a friend (thanks, Sheila Finkelstein!) introduced me to Zoom. I tested it for several months and last week I took the plunge — I cancelled my GoToWebinar/Meeting account. Why? I was looking for ways to engage more with my audience. That meant more webcam/video I wanted to reduce my cost (I was paying $99/month for GoToWebinar) I wanted to be able to record the webcam portion of a webinar (GoToWebinar doesn’t) I also considered Google+ Hangouts on Air along with Webinarjam, which is software that enhances…
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  • 10 Tips from Our Marketing Success Seminar

    Christine Landry
    22 May 2015 | 6:22 am
    We’re going to toot our own horn just a bit here — but only because it’s information we know small business owners would like to hear. Dex Media hosts regular FREE marketing seminars for small business owners, and we held our most recent one May 19 in Dallas. The event featured author Barry Moltz (pictured)...continue reading … The post 10 Tips from Our Marketing Success Seminar appeared first on Dex Media.
  • PPC Tips for HVAC Contractors

    Cat De Rohan
    21 May 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Many Heating and Air Conditioning businesses question whether pay-per-click (PPC) online advertising is worth the money. I’ve seen companies leery of PPC because they are afraid they will be throwing hundreds or thousands of dollars away and bring in no new clients or leads. But PPC can be very beneficial for your company if done correctly....continue reading … The post PPC Tips for HVAC Contractors appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Buying Local [Infographic]

    Marion Jacobson
    21 May 2015 | 12:16 pm
    Ever wonder if spending your money with local small businesses rather than big box stores has an impact on your local economy? Ever wondered where that money goes? Have you wondered about the environmental impact of buying local? This enlightening infographic from CustomMade illustrates the effect buying local has on the local economy. The post Buying Local [Infographic] appeared first on Dex Media.
  • What is the Local On-Demand Economy (LODE)?

    Marion Jacobson
    19 May 2015 | 1:05 pm
    In a phrase, the Local On-Demand Economy (LODE) is “the uberfication of local services”, according to local media research experts BIA/Kelsey. What does this mean? With an Uber app installed on your mobile phone, you don’t have to search Google or an online directory to find a cab company that services your area and then...continue reading … The post What is the Local On-Demand Economy (LODE)? appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Linkbuilding in 2015 – 12 Ways to Win

    Marion Jacobson
    18 May 2015 | 12:40 pm
    Or How to Get Along With Google Penguin Ever since Google announced its Penguin algorithm update in April 2012, small business website owners have been told all sorts of tales about the perils of linkbuilding. As with many cautionary tales, it looks like the pendulum has swung a bit far in reaction. Fearing the dreaded “penalties”...continue reading … The post Linkbuilding in 2015 – 12 Ways to Win appeared first on Dex Media.
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  • The Surprising Truth About Building Authority: Crushing the Stereotype

    Gary Korisko
    18 May 2015 | 2:23 pm
    No doubt you’ve heard the expression, “ignorance is bliss.” Is it? Seriously? I mean really… bliss? BLISS? Maybe during a week-long tequila-soaked bender in Cancun you might want to forget your troubles and responsibilities and go loco for a while. In that case, ignorance might be bliss. Until you get home and check your email. But ignorance isn’t bliss over the long haul. Not when you’re running a business… or supporting a family… or holding down a job… or trying to pull off anything ambitious, really. So what, if anything, is ignorance good for?
  • Confession of a Lifelong Salesman: The Two Faces of Persuasion

    Gary Korisko
    23 Mar 2015 | 9:09 pm
    I have a confession to make. I haven’t always been as comfortable in my own skin as I might let on. For years I’ve been at odds with myself. Having spent over 20 years in sales and marketing, I’ve walked the line between my area of expertise and my moral compass. I love working in sales. Properly done, it’s a challenging and fulfilling profession that benefits all parties involved. But as there usually is, there’s another less altruistic side to this coin. It’s the darker, greasier side of persuasion that often puts me at odds with my beloved field of expertise. The side I don’t…
  • You Already Know Enough To Succeed

    Gary Korisko
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
      Do me a favor. Read this post quickly – then go do something enthusiastically. Take action. Execute. There is a world of difference between knowing what to do and actually doing it. -Bill Phillips. Those words from Bill Phillips both motivate and haunt me. What do they do for you? Do they remind you of a time when you chose to be a person of action, took on a big challenge, and kicked its ass? Or does it remind you of all those plans you could have, should have, would have executed if only… The timing was better… You had more money… You had more free time… Yadda, yadda,…
  • How to Overcome Adversity and Steal Its Power

    Gary Korisko
    16 Dec 2014 | 8:39 pm
    Does it ever seem like you have more adversity in your life than other people do? As if everyone around you is having an easier time of things than you are? You begin to feel sorry for yourself and think, “Why does this stuff always happen to ME?” It seems as if even though you continue to endure punch after punch and still keep your feet under you – life always has another crushing body blow in store for you. Every time you take yet another beating, persevere and turn a corner… someone is waiting around that corner ready to crack you over the head again with a sock full of…
  • How I Saved My Sanity and Boosted My Online Business by Doing Less (and How You Can Too)

    Gary Korisko
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:24 am
    Have you ever felt totally overwhelmed? Not just regular busy… I’m talking completely slammed, under the gun, over-committed, and hopeless? You’ve been there before, haven’t you? As you mentally assess all the things you have to accomplish in the next several days, you begin to realize there’s no way you’re going to get it all done. Then that horrible stunned feeling washes over you. You know the one. You feel hot and flushed, there’s a knot in your stomach, and you notice a growing pressure in your head which you just know (in your non-medical opinion) is not just your…
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  • This Week in Digital…

    Joe Hill
    15 May 2015 | 2:11 am
    Television Remains King TV debates and interviews had the greatest influence on voting intentions, research found this week. Although marketers now favour digital to spread their message, the study, by FTI Consulting, found that public opinion is still heavily influenced by the box. This explains why huge brands like Coca Cola, O2, and Apple still […]
  • App Store Optimisation: How to Get Your App Ranking

    Dave Harrison
    12 May 2015 | 1:50 am
    An app is similar to a website – no matter how good it is, if nobody can see it, it is worthless. Of course, there are plenty of ways to get people to download your app, so we take you through tips on how to get it ranking.  Ranking Algorithm             […]
  • This Week in Digital…

    Danielle Birch
    8 May 2015 | 2:16 am
    #RoyalBaby The birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana sparked a flood of brands capitalising on her arrival, such as Coca-Cola and British Airways.   There were also a few slightly more tenuous tweets from some other brands such as Pizza Hut and Paris Saint-Germain F.C…     Whichever way you look at it, Royal Baby […]
  • 5 Tips for a Great Pitch

    Lucy Brownlie
    7 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    In any agency, pitches are part of the job description. But how do you pull off the perfect pitch? If you don’t feel confident about it, nobody else will. This is where you can take a few serious leaves out of an actor’s book by looking at these five lessons. 1. The Rehearsal Just like […]
  • This Week in Digital…

    Sasha Hanau
    1 May 2015 | 2:02 am
    ARE YOU BEER BODY READY? Carlsberg has launched a super speedy reactive outdoor display campaign to rival Protein World’s recent, and highly controversial ‘Are you beach body ready?’ ad campaign. By snapping up the space adjacent to Protein World’s they have taken a share of the limelight and innovatively used projected adverts rather than traditional print […]
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  • 3 Effortless Mobile Marketing Tactics for Your Small Business

    Kristina Drake
    22 May 2015 | 11:23 am
                                   For a small business owner, mobile marketing may seem like a daunting, costly or time-consuming task. You may rely on a mobile phone and mobile apps to conduct business, but may not market or advertise your business to a mobile-first audience. The truth is, if you’re not creating a mobile marketing plan, then your business loses out on the majority of U.S. consumers. According to Google, more searches come from mobile phones than laptops or desktops. Thankfully, you don’t have to sacrifice time and resources to tap into the mobile market.
  • How to Procrastinate (And Not Feel Guilty)

    Dhugal Gardner
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:18 am
    It’s that time of day again: you’ve just eaten lunch and you’re back at your desk. The office is almost empty; the only other sign of life is that guy who won’t stop humming “Don’t Stop Believing.” You turn on your monitor and a flood of emails storm your inbox, including one from your boss asking for that Powerpoint presentation you hoped she would forget about. The promise you made yourself earlier that morning to finally finish that monthly report seems more far fetched than ever, and you hate yourself for eating that second Crunchwrap Supreme.
  • Are Local Reviews Hurting Your Healthcare Business?

    Brianna Entler
    27 Mar 2015 | 7:25 am
    In the age of information, consumers rely on online reviews in order to make purchasing decisions. Healthcare decisions are no exception. In order to determine the reputation of potential healthcare providers, patients look at online reviews to ensure their doctor is not only the best qualified but also provides an excellent bed-side manner. The better review your practice receives, the greater the opportunity to convince a potential patient he or she should choose you as their provider. Healthcare reviews exist not only on Google+ but many provider-specific review sites such as ZocDoc,…
  • 6 SEO Mistakes You’re Probably Making

    Dalton Mattox
    27 Mar 2015 | 7:12 am
    SEO is a wild world of complex algorithms that are always changing. Every change and update creates a new challenge to overcome, and there are so many that it’s not difficult to fall behind. In our haste to become the next SEO guru, many of us fail to master even the most basic SEO principles. Don’t get slipped up by these careless mistakes! 1. Duplicate Content Duplicate content is content or images that are found on more than one page of a website. A search engine will view this duplicate material as an attempt to make a website appear larger than it really is.  Duplicate content…
  • How to Host an Engaging Google Hangout on Air in 11 Steps

    Kristina Drake
    5 Mar 2015 | 1:24 pm
    Salvatore Vuono via Free Digital Photos Are you looking for new ways to utilize Google+ for your company? We recommend Google+ Hangouts on Air, the live-broadcast feature on which you can share your industry highlights and insights. Our helpful guide shows you how in just 11 steps. Connect Your Social Accounts In order to host a Hangout on Air, you’ll need a Gmail, YouTube and Google+ account. Google+ account – Decide if you want to connect your business or personal account with Hangouts. YouTube account – Go to YouTube’s Advanced Settings, select Connect With a Google+ page and…
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  • Advertising Agencies: Why The Best Agencies Use Competitive Intelligence

    Megan Gardner
    19 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    In the previous installments of this blog series, we showed you the origins of the advertising industry, and explained how the digital era changed the dynamics of ad agencies. We even discussed the types of digital agencies that have emerged in the new era. By now you have a better understanding of the prominent place digital agencies hold in today’s advertising industry. BUT these days just being a ‘digital agency’ is not enough. To stand out from the crowd these agencies need to employ marketing technologies that will give them and their clients a real leg up in the digital landscape.
  • [Infographic] The State of the Movie Streaming Industry 2015

    Megan Gardner
    6 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    In the age of technology, Video-On-Demand (VOD) streaming services have become the dominant way of consuming TV shows and movies. Netflix and Hulu are now household names. They afford the convenience of watching content whenever, wherever, and on whatever device you prefer.  What does this shift in TV consumption mean for digital advertisers? Are you guilty of binge watching the latest season of your favourite show? I sure am, and according to Neilson, more than 70% of Netflix and Hulu subscribers report streaming three or more episodes of the same show in one day (see we’re not alone!).
  • Meet us @ ad:tech San Francisco!

    Megan Gardner
    5 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    ad:tech San Francisco is happening May 20-21! Our team will be at Booth 1217 and we’re eager to show you how to leverage our display and mobile tools to maximize your online media buying strategy. ad:tech is a global conference and expo in the marketing world that brings technology, marketing, and media communities – both online and offline – together.  At ad:tech its all about sharing new ideas, showcasing exciting technologies, and learning how to incorporate the best of all this into strategies that produce real results. That’s why WhatRunsWhere is attending.
  • On Blogging: Is Content Creation Relevant to Affiliate Marketers?

    Megan Gardner
    27 Apr 2015 | 8:05 am
    Content, content, content – producing quality content is key to connecting with audiences. More than ever, companies are publishing original content through blogs and guest blogs. But does the same rule apply to affiliate marketers? Blogging has become an essential channel of communication that offers a more intimate way of sharing information and connecting with customers. Most company websites have a tendency of being one dimensional in terms of informing readers about the company. They’re also usually one directional since they “talk at” customers. But blogs are different:…
  • Advertising Agencies: Are Digital Agencies the Way of the Future?

    Megan Gardner
    23 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    Last week we explored the origins of advertising agencies, and how the rise of the digital agency has transformed the industry. Today we highlight why marketing technologies are important to top advertising agencies, and showcase the work of some great digital agencies. To recap, digital agencies came into play as early as the 1990s but really started to make waves in the early to mid-2000s. The internet and sudden outbreak of social media opened up new channels of advertising for marketers to conquer. Brands that previously relied on traditional methods of advertising (radio, TV, print)…
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  • Best Business Deal Negotiation Tips You Will Ever Need

    Adeyemi Adisa
    29 Apr 2015 | 4:51 am
    To make a good business deal negotiation at times requires some skills. Here are some of the best business deal negotiation tips you will ever need. The post Best Business Deal Negotiation Tips You Will Ever Need appeared first on
  • Business Management 101: How Much Are You Losing To Shrinkage?

    Elechi Emekobum
    31 Oct 2014 | 7:56 pm
    Shrinkage is a common problem in business. it can interrupt your daily business, choke up your cash flow, and alienate your customers with rain checks and back orders. The post Business Management 101: How Much Are You Losing To Shrinkage? appeared first on
  • Why Business Owners Should Get Their Business Customers Definition Right To Increase Sales And Revenue

    Adeyemi Adisa
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:42 am
    Getting your business customers right is good for sales and revenue. Check out how to identify your most valuable business customers. The post Why Business Owners Should Get Their Business Customers Definition Right To Increase Sales And Revenue appeared first on
  • Best Crowdfunding Websites That Can Help You Secure Funds For Your Startup

    Elechi Emekobum
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:37 pm
    Crowdfunding websites help entrepreneurs get funds for their startup from common people. We have compiled a list of some of the best Crowdfunding Websites on the Internet. The post Best Crowdfunding Websites That Can Help You Secure Funds For Your Startup appeared first on
  • Essential Components That Will Make Your Startup Marketing Plan Work

    Adeyemi Adisa
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:30 am
    So what should be in your startup marketing plan? How will you make your startup marketing plan work? Check out essential components that will make your startup marketing plan work. The post Essential Components That Will Make Your Startup Marketing Plan Work appeared first on
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  • Mortgage 101: Why Happy Customers Drive More Business

    Matty Byloos
    21 May 2015 | 2:34 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads Online Mortgage Originators Have Room to Improve In the mortgage industry, surveys have found that as much as 10% of all clients are unhappy when they close. That’s not too shabby, especially compared to certain other industries. Still, it shows that there’s room for improvement. When you’re in sales, whether you’re selling mobile phones or mortgages, it’s hard to maintain perspective. You deal with the same questions and issues day in and day out, so sometimes all of your clients start to look the same. If you catch yourself slipping into this…
  • What Other Cities Can Learn From This Texas Town’s Move to Go 100% Green Energy

    Matty Byloos
    18 May 2015 | 9:27 pm
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads Online An Unlikely Green Champion Five years ago, if you were asked to compile a short list of U.S. cities most likely to embrace renewable power, Georgetown, Texas would not have been an odds-on favorite. After all, the Lone Star State has long been a bastion of big oil, and renewable energy is typically considered a pet cause of left-leaning environmentalists, a demographic that tends to be pretty scarce in rural Texas. And unlike nearby Austin, Georgetown itself is on the conservative side of the spectrum, even for Texas. Nearly half of its residents…
  • Everything You Need to Know About Standardized Solar Permitting

    Matty Byloos
    13 May 2015 | 11:31 pm
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads Online Solar’s Success Story Not too long ago, the cost of solar power was quite a bit higher than it is today. In the last decade alone, the price of installing a photovoltaic system has fallen dramatically, due in no small part to technological advancements and cost savings associated with economies of scale. Third-party financing has also made going solar a much more viable option for those who were previously unable to afford the substantial up-front costs. We’re now at a point where solar power has reached economic parity with purchasing energy…
  • How Solar Power Providers Can Use Twitter Periscope to Drive Sales

    Matty Byloos
    11 May 2015 | 8:15 pm
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads Online Already on Twitter? Use It for More Solar Sales If you’re a part of the Twittersphere, then you’re likely aware that the succinct social media platform has recently launched a live streaming video app, called Periscope. The new addition allows Twitter users to stream live video from their phones to audiences all over the world. Live streaming video services aren’t new, but few have achieved the market penetration they’ve initially promised, and many have been written off as passing fads. However, if early indications are to be believed,…
  • Answering 4 Common Questions About the Value of Solar

    Matty Byloos
    6 May 2015 | 9:56 pm
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads Online What Is a Value of Solar Policy? In 2013, Minnesota become the first state to implement a value of solar policy, designed as an alternative to the net metering policies that so many solar users enjoy. Adoption of the policy was left up to the state’s investor-owned utilities, and none has taken the initiative just yet. So how does the value of solar policy work, and is it better for consumers than net metering? How Does Value of Solar Work? The value of solar tariff, or VOST, is designed to compensate solar power customers for the long-term value…
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  • How the 2015 Election Went Digital

    Candice South
    22 May 2015 | 6:07 am
    From taking selfies to debating topical issues online, this was definitely the election that was defined by the surge in digital and social media. Party leaders were embracing this shift and sought to engage the electorate using Twitter and YouTube. After the initial reluctance from David Cameron to adopt social media, it is interesting to see how the final result may have been influenced with this new interest in the digital realm. Selfie Sticks, Shunning Twitter and Debates Sparked For a start, the constant scrutiny available online always needs extra attention. Where some MPs would have…
  • MediaVision Nominated for a Drum Search Award

    Katherine Verhoeven
    12 May 2015 | 4:40 am
    Once again we’re popping the bubbly here at MediaVision! That’s right, we’ve been shortlisted for a Drum Search Award for the Best Retail/Ecommerce Campaign for our work on the DickiesStore Digital Marketing Revamp! We are extremely proud to be nominated for this award, coming shortly after a win at the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards. The Drum Search Awards celebrates individuals and companies at the forefront of search and gives the perfect chance for nominees to prove they are the best at what they do – and we aim to do just that! Hosted by one of the biggest titles in…
  • A Tool to Change Automated PPC Reporting

    Ryan Haines
    11 May 2015 | 5:39 am
      There are always ways to streamline and make reporting more efficient and, as we know, time is money. Even in 2015, getting stuck into a routine of manually pulling reports from various interfaces is way too common a practice. Often I hear it makes more sense to continue in a certain format because that is what the client or the agency are ‘used’ to or because it only takes ‘15’ minutes. In reality, after copy and pasting and ensuring cells are correctly formatted in Excel, it usually takes  a lot longer. At MediaVision we’re continually looking to improve set standards…
  • So Excited. And We Just Can’t Hide It!

    Stephan Marais
    30 Apr 2015 | 4:52 am
    We’re incredibly proud to have won the Digital Transformation Award at this year’s prestigious CIM Marketing Excellence Awards. Boom! What a night.   Every year the Chartered Institute of Marketing hosts a glittering black tie event to honour and recognise agencies in the UK that are creative, original and on the frontline of their business. Having entered a campaign we ran on behalf of DickiesStore, we’re not just thrilled to be winners, but to have a campaign we invested our heart and soul into acknowledged by an independent group of peers.   ‘We’re so proud of this…
  • Google Mobile Update: How to Check & Fix Your Website

    Simone Basson
    21 Apr 2015 | 3:44 am
    In early March, Google announced the roll out of one of the most important algorithm updates since Penguin. The user has always been at the centre of Google updates, and through this most recent update, Google aims to better the user experience for the search engine’s mobile browsers.  Google will give a boost to mobile-friendly sites and apps in order to help users “get the most relevant and timely results”. This can be seen as a response to the growth of access via mobile, as well as the larger trend towards more personalised search results.   How to Check & Fix Your…
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  • 3 Creative Ways to Amp-Up your PR Game

    Brandon Smith
    18 May 2015 | 1:00 am
    Public relations goes beyond communication. It has evolved from media pitching and news clippings to full-on storytelling and creative showcasing. As today’s PR professionals strive to set themselves apart from the others, they each develop a tool kit of special practices and unique ways to bring their clients to the eyes of consumers. We’ve highlighted some creative PR tips and trends that are switching up the game for professionals everywhere. 1. Engage the senses Words are important but they aren’t the only tool PR pros can use to engage the media. More and more, top tier PR agencies…
  • Mastering the Art of Brand Activation at Events

    Megan Breinig
    11 May 2015 | 1:00 am
    Brand activation through event marketing is a major asset in the PR industry that allows brands to generate a physical presence at events attended by consumers of the their target audience. These types of events can result in increased brand awareness, the spread of brand messaging, and the establishment of new relationships between products and consumers. Many factors come into play when mastering the art of brand activation, primarily an audience’s brand perception. That brand perception is comprised of the physical and emotional interactions consumers have with the brand. Positive…
  • Instagram and the Great Outdoors

    Lauren Reeves
    4 May 2015 | 1:00 am
    Few activities have shaped the image of ideal American traditions like that of outdoor exploration. Whether hunting fishing, or just enjoying nature’s beauty, the industry and way of life can be traced back further than historical records and marketing data can account for. Today, these outdoor traditions are still upheld by nearly 90.1 million Americans. Although you may figure these outdoorsmen are far-removed from digital media, they’re actually quite the opposite. And thus, the brands that support their hobbies are increasingly proactive in their digital marketing efforts,…
  • Native Advertising: Four Brands Doing It Right

    Lauren Reeves
    27 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    LaneTerralever’s VP, Content, Jon Lewis, recently served as a panelist for a MediaPost event discussing Native 2.0 and content marketing. The panel offered listeners fresh ideas on how to integrate native advertising into their marketing strategies. Today we’re sharing a few of our favorite native advertising partnerships. Cole Haan and .Mic Cole Haan created a series of articles for .Mic, called History Begins Here, looking at a handful of young women who are making strides in their industries. The content shares the women’s power, strength, and intelligence, without even mentioning…
  • All About the Google Mobile Algorithm Update and How to Prepare

    Joel Solomon
    21 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    The Mountain View, California, search giant announced back in February 2015, that they were looking at making the mobile user and their experience a priority. Here, we’ve answered a few common questions about the update, and given you some tips on how to best prepare your website for it. What is the Google Mobile Algorithm Update? As the age of digital marketing advances, it’s no big secret that we are rapidly shifting from a primarily desktop computing society to more mobile smartphone-based. Particularly over the last year, most of LaneTerralever’s clients have experienced a shift…
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  • How To Run Screaming Frog SEO Spider on Google Cloud Platform for FREE

    7 May 2015 | 6:51 am
    The Screaming Frog SEO Spider software is no doubt, a tool every SEO should have and should know how to use. It is very powerful and very fast at what it does, which is basically all about crawling websites. However, if you’ve been using it for a while, you will have noticed its drawbacks also. ... The post How To Run Screaming Frog SEO Spider on Google Cloud Platform for FREE appeared first on Internet Marketing Rockstar in the making |
  • How Does One Find Good SEO Services

    Fervil Von Tripoli
    13 Jan 2015 | 1:38 am
    In the immensely growing and intense competition of online marketing, Search Engine Optimization or SEO has been an indispensable tool in the success of a business. However due to the degree of knowledge, skill and experience needed to do proper SEO, it has been the norm to turn to the experts as doing SEO on ... The post How Does One Find Good SEO Services appeared first on Internet Marketing Rockstar in the making |
  • Protected: 25 Dumb-Proof Steps To Writing A Killer Sales Pitch

    2 Aug 2014 | 1:10 am
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: 25 Dumb-Proof Steps To Writing A Killer Sales Pitch appeared first on Internet Marketing Rockstar in the making |
  • How to send and receive emails from your cPanel email account via Gmail

    1 Jun 2014 | 5:52 am
    If you are running a business and online marketing is part of your customer acquisition strategies (which should be), having a professional looking/sounding email address is very important. Preferably, your email should be something like This is so that people will find it easy to trust that they are communicating with people in your ... The post How to send and receive emails from your cPanel email account via Gmail appeared first on Internet Marketing Rockstar in the making |
  • 2 Dozen Reasons Your Adsense Application Keeps Getting Rejected

    21 May 2014 | 12:58 am
    Wondering why Google keeps rejecting your application for the Adsense program? It’s no secret that Adsense is one of the best (if not “the” best) contextual advertising network in the whole web. They have the highest paying ads, the biggest inventory of advertisers and the best quality ads. This is such a great thing. And ... The post 2 Dozen Reasons Your Adsense Application Keeps Getting Rejected appeared first on Internet Marketing Rockstar in the making |
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  • Is Social Media Marketing important for Online Business

    Adesh Saxena
    4 May 2015 | 10:56 am
    Hello friends today in this post I am going to share a very important topic about social media marketing. Now a days people are very crazy because of creating website and growing business online. Promotion of that website is very important. If you are not promoting a website it means you are wasting your time. <Image Source> So in this post I am going to share some points which will prove that social media marketing is very important. So let’s discuss step by step. 1. Huge number of Active Members: Now a days people are socializing because of lots of good social networking sites. They…
  • LinkedIn Reveals Top 25 Skills Of 2014

    Adesh Saxena
    31 Dec 2014 | 9:16 am
    LinkedIn recently revealed the top 25 hottest skills of 2014, which was determined after analyzing data in over 330 million LinkedIn member profiles to determine which were the most in-demand skills. Some good news for those of us in the SEO industry— our skills came in at number 5! Marketing, programming, and other web-related skills also made up much of the top 25. Here is the full list: The 25 Hottest Professional Skills Of 2014 1. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining 2. Middleware and Integration Software 3. Storage Systems and Management 4. Network and Information Security 5. SEO/SEM…
  • How to Make Money Online from Internet

    Adesh Saxena
    22 Dec 2014 | 8:36 am
    Making money online is very interesting and fun, Only the thing you have activity, creativity and dedication. Here I am going to share some important points by which you can make money online. Image Source Let me explain one by one: Make money by Adsense: Those who don’t know about it Adsense let me explain Adsense is program run by Google by which a person can make money online, if you have a blog or website and you do posting regarding any niche than you can apply. If you follow the terms and condition and your website comes in Google’s Policies than you can use ad in order to…
  • High PR Do Follow blog list – PR 2 to PR 7

    Adesh Saxena
    4 Nov 2014 | 4:22 am
    Backlinks play a very important in SEO but it should be from High PR site. Today in this post I am sharing High PR Do Follow blog list (Pr 2 to Pr 7).  Source If you are working for a project in SEO then you have to use backlinks. In my opinion there are two main benefits for your website: Help to improve Search Engine rankings Provides additional link juice and a additional exposure Check for SEO Services Backlinks act like votes, the more backlinks you have the popular your website will appear in eyes of Search Engine. If the backlinks is from quality site then fine other wise you get…
  • How to Increase Likes on Facebook – 12 Proven Method

    Adesh Saxena
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:49 am
    How to Increase Likes on Facebook Facebook is a Social networking site with huge number of active members which allow user to connect with his friends, co-worker, relatives and so on. Facebook is the only site among all which have such a huge traffic. People join Facebook and connect each other which is very normal now a days. When it comes to awareness and business branding most of the people do create Facebook page which is very easy and minute work. Now the most important thing is that you have to increase Facebook likes either may be Client’s target or any self project. Increasing…
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  • Why did Nando’s react so cautiously to #CheekyNandos?

    Henry Elliss
    18 May 2015 | 4:01 am
    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past week, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of the ‘Cheeky Nando’s’ meme and the internet-based ‘Mega LOLZ’ it has generated. Just in case you’re not, here’s the in-a-nutshell version. An anonymous Tumblr user named ‘Chavvesty‘ (who has since closed his blog down for unknown reasons) responded to an American Tumblr user who asked about the definition of the term ‘Cheeky Nandos’ – and his reply was so delightfully funny, it spread across the internet like some kind of…
  • Digital Election 2015 – Are UKIP becoming the 3rd Party?

    Henry Elliss
    6 May 2015 | 4:28 am
    With less than 24 hours to go until the country heads out to the polling booths, the media is full of speculation about how people are making their voting choices in 2015. One popular theory has it that most voters are basing their decisions on personality more than policy or party – a theory which is lent some credence by the facts we can find online. Over on Facebook, for instance, the volume of people following the party leaders and the actual parties doesn’t allow for any clear conclusions. For instance: David Cameron – 547,000 Likes / The Conservative Party – 469,000 Likes Ed…
  • The Tamar Times: April

    Henry Elliss
    5 May 2015 | 9:01 am
    With 2015 shooting by so fast (or is that just us?!), it feels like we’ve had barely any time to stop and reflect. So we decided it was time to start a regular round-up of news from Tamar – a combination of client news, product launches, industry news and a bit of an update from Team Tamar. With the election dominating the news at the moment, it also seemed like a nice opportunity to focus on something a little less politically-charged – though we can’t guarantee there won’t be a few (Tamar Lime) Green Instagram photos thrown in for colour! We won: April saw a…
  • #Mobilegeddon: what to expect from the latest Google update

    Valentin Boulan
    22 Apr 2015 | 12:38 am
    It’s been long coming, and finally, here it is. For a number of weeks now, Google has given webmasters regular advice on how to optimise for mobile search, having announced a big upcoming change back in February. At last, the much-anticipated mobile-friendly update went live yesterday. Nicknamed Mobilegeddon by industry experts, the update will affect searches in all languages. It will also no doubt have a few SEOs holding their breath – and keeping a close eye on their analytics. Here are a few questions you might have. How can I prepare for it? There are plenty of Google tools to…
  • Tamar’s #DigitalHistory – The Story of Pinterest

    Henry Elliss
    21 Apr 2015 | 1:14 am
    With our twentieth birthday fast approaching, we’ve seen many sites come and go – from the highs (Facebook, Google) to the lows (remember!). We’ve seen them all, and we’ve learnt many lessons from them. Throughout 2014, we released a series of infographics which explored the birth and dramatic growth of some of the most famous brands on the internet. The series included Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn – all of which we’ll be updating as the sites continue to grow. The latest site to be added to the series was the darling…
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  • How to avoid using Google Stop Words in Title

    Madhukar S V
    14 May 2015 | 1:30 am
    If you are an SEO whimsical, you doubtlessly may have known the term “STOP WORDS”. Also, you may listened that these stop words are deleterious especially when you are optimizing your title for search engine like Google, Yahoo, Bing. What are SEO Stop Words means? How to avoid its use in the title? Are they really very injurious? Many search engines do not churn immensely common words in order to accelerate search results or save disc capacity.  These strainer words are called as “STOP WORDS”. These words completely disregarded by search engines. These stop words create several…
  • Your SEO Checklist: A few Tips On Optimising Your Website

    Madhukar S V
    22 Feb 2015 | 11:46 pm
    Whether you’re an active blogger looking to take your work to the next level, or you have a business that needs attention, what better way to start promoting your work than on an online platform? Search Engine Optimisation or SEO as you already know, is a process that affects the visibility of a website/webpage on a search engine’s result page. So the better your webpage is, the higher it ranks on the search results page. Read on to know how to get a high performance website that is designed in accordance to the SEO checklist. Follow these simple yet effective tips and learn how to…
  • Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO?

    Madhukar S V
    17 Feb 2015 | 10:45 pm
    Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO, Lets get in to the details. This decade has seen a boom in search engine optimisation or SEO. This dynamic technology has been integral to e-commerce sites, blogs, and social media. In recent times, local SEO has gained just as much attention owing to its area-specific approach. Why Should You Invest In Local SEO? The benefits of applying local SEO strategies to small businesses are wide and varied. With the increase in online marketing techniques, one needs to be fiercely competitive in order to edge out other businesses. Investing in local SEO can…
  • SEO Writing Tips To Rank High On Google.

    Madhukar S V
    13 Feb 2015 | 2:12 am
    Maintaining a blog, webpage or a fully-functional website seems really easy these days, but is it as easy to be featured among the top websites on Google plus? Surprisingly, yes! Read on to know more. How Does Google Work? It’s a good idea to get a thorough understanding of how Google works before you figure out how to make web pages rank high. Google search engine functions on three main principlescrawling, indexing, and serving. Crawling and indexing are the backbone of the Google search engine. When new websites or web pages are updated online, Google has an automated procedure which…
  • The Digital Oracle: Marketing Predictions For 2015

    Madhukar S V
    8 Feb 2015 | 10:58 pm
    It’s the start of a new year and like all things new, digital marketing prediction for this season will most likely be different from the preceding year. Take a look at this article to know more about what you might be facing this year in terms of SEO and marketing. Reduce Guest Post Links Guest posting is an easy yet effective way to build quality links. Since SEO is a dynamic medium, search engines will keep coming up with new ways to curb guest posts. Chances are that a new algorithm may be developed that can devalue all such links. Strict SEO Guidelines As search engines come up with…
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  • 10 Tips to Enhance Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy

    Paige Weiners
    21 May 2015 | 9:12 am
    In the digital marketing space, Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) has become one of the leading areas to hone in on if you’re seeking some major growth for your company. Whether your brand is facing a lot of competition, or is looking to bring in some more sales, employing the best SEO practices can provide you with the results your brand is seeking. However, to effectively benefit from SEO, you need to consider which tactics will provide you with the highest ROI and are also completely aligned with search engine regulations and rules. Black-hat SEO tactics, which aren’t geared towards…
  • 5 Social Media Statistics All Digital Marketers Should Know

    Pamela Nichols
    19 May 2015 | 11:16 am
    We’ve poured over the stats and have identified five of the most telling social media statistics for 2015. What are the key channels to build your social media strategy on, and is your business properly leveraging this knowledge in order to craft a successful campaign? Snapchat is growing at a rate of 56% a year As the fastest growing messaging app, Snapchat proves to be an added value channel for both marketers and brands alike. While the Stories feature has been out for some time (and should be leveraged by any marketer working with a budget), the app recently released a Discover feature…
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Doctors Without Borders

    Austin Paley
    18 May 2015 | 11:31 am
    Search engine optimization is a strenuous task for any business, regardless of industry vertical. This is particularly true for non-profits, which normally need to focus on making sure that they are putting as much of their budget towards providing their much needed resources towards whatever their philanthropic cause might be. Depending on the size of the organization, this can make it particularly difficult for them to retain a SEO professional, not to mention an entire digital marketing team. This month’s audit is for the website of one of the most well-respected and largest non-profits…
  • New York City’s Best Marketing Internship: The Digital Agency Experience

    Paige Weiners
    12 May 2015 | 9:39 am
    The internship experience is crucial to college students or recent graduates looking to immerse themselves in the field they want to pursue a career in. The “real world” experience an internship provides isn’t something that you’ll find in a classroom, and is a valuable opportunity to learn the skills needed to be an asset to any business or company. At our digital agency, Blue Fountain Media, we regularly host intern programs to a select group of young professionals seeking an extensive learning experience in the digital marketing industry. Whether it is on our social media,…
  • Connecting Offline and Online Branding to Grow Your Business

    Austin Paley
    7 May 2015 | 12:00 pm
    When it comes to building a cohesive brand, it is important that any business takes the time to bridge offline and online marketing and branding initiatives in a way that makes users comfortable interacting and buying products or services both on and offline. Making the jump from a brick-and-mortar store to social media platforms and a consistent overall online brand identity can be tricky, but there are many different strategies that can boost online and offline sales by increasing user trust and ease of interaction with a brand. While it might seem simple enough, doing this process…
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  • How to Set Universal Laws in Motion

    22 May 2015 | 2:12 am
    How to Set Universal Laws in Motion We all live in an ever changing and ever evolving universe, governed by nature, with her universal laws. Now, although universal law is not a respecter of persons and works for all alike, it can be personalized through our individual application. For example, electricity operates by the same law no matter who is using it, or where it is being used. We never step into our homes, switch on a light and hope that it works, (unless we haven’t paid our bills) we trust the universal law governing electricity. The external world is governed by many such laws, and…
  • 5 Simple Steps Anybody Can Use to Break Free From Idea Avalanche Syndrome

    15 May 2015 | 4:49 am
    5 Simple Steps Anybody Can Use to Break Free From Idea Avalanche Syndrome Are you suffering from Idea Avalanche Syndrome? One of the most common scenarios I here from my students is a direct result of the idea avalanche. Do you have idea avalanche syndrome? It goes like this (and I am using a live example, I have pulled out the website names to protect the victims.) My websites are: (site1) (this is the one where I have the JV). I’m currently interviewing ‘professionals’ in the field and from that intend to write an ebook. The content is amazing (I’ve done 2…
  • The Real Truth About an Internet Marketing Business

    8 May 2015 | 3:13 am
    The Real Truth About an Internet Marketing Business 95% of new people that join the world of Internet Marketing believe that money will simply begin to magically appear into their bank accounts without any effort from them. However, I’m pretty sure that if you are reading this blog post then you are not one of that 95%! So today I’m going to share with you the real truth about an internet marketing business and you can then form your own opinion and make your own judgement. Firstly, let me be absolutely truthful with you. That doesn’t happen …. money does NOT magically…
  • How to Manifest Anything Into Your Life

    5 May 2015 | 5:28 am
    How to Manifest Anything Into Your Life Everyone has the natural ability to manifest anything they desire into their life. It’s just that we were not taught this truth growing up, and we were unconsciously programmed with so much information that we have simply forgotten our inbuilt natural manifesting ability. The reality is that you are overflowing with manifesting power, but the problem for most people is that it is lying dormant deep inside. But the good news is this: When you understand how this manifesting knowledge works, and you apply the tried and tested manifesting principles…
  • The 3 Lies You Tell Yourself That Can Hijack Your Success

    4 May 2015 | 2:34 am
    The 3 Lies You Tell Yourself That Can Hijack Your Success Sometimes the only things standing between you and success are a few lies. In fact, it’s the lies we tell ourselves that most often keep us from our dreams. Maybe we’re afraid of success, maybe we don’t think we deserve it, or maybe we don’t think it’s possible. Whatever the reason, if you get rid of the lies, pretty soon you’ll watch your dreams turn into your reality. So in today’s blog post I have put together what are unquestionably the 3 worst lies you tell yourself that can literally hijack your success: 1.“I…
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  • How to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly for Google!

    Marco Moeschter
    21 May 2015 | 2:03 pm
    How to Make Your Website Mobile Friendly for Google!   Is your site mobile friendly already?     Mobile is the future or at least it will take a big part of it. Now if you have a website today you have to make sure that your site is mobile friendly/ ready already.     Google released last month their newest update which aims exactly at this fact.     That means in plain English if your site is not mobile friendlyat the moment, Google will penalise it or at least rank it worse than a responsive site.     Autsch!!!     Looks like you have…
  • 10 Lessons You Need To Learn To Become A Successful Entrepreneur

    Marco Moeschter
    18 May 2015 | 11:00 pm
    10 Lessons You Need To Learn To Become A Successful Entrepreneur   How to become an Entrepreneur and if you want to succeed with your online business, you have to stop focusing on technical things. While technical competence is great and you need a lot of that to become successful entrepreneurs, what’s more important are the following lessons.   These lessons impact your mindset and better understand the Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs. Your mindset is the most important component. It dictates how much success you attain and how quickly you will attain that success.  …
  • Blogging Tip: Write better blog posts with a simple trick!

    Marco Moeschter
    18 May 2015 | 2:09 pm
    Blogging Tip: Write better blog posts with a simple trick!     Blogging is still one of the best ways to build your brand, to teach and of course to generate leads and to make sales. One of the most successful blogger Neil Patel  says:   “If you want to continually grow your blog, you need to learn to blog on a consistent basis.”   There are simple tricks you can use to write better blog posts and to make it easier for your reader to read your content.   But still lot’s of bloggers don’t use those little tricks.   In today’s video I’ll show you one…
  • Do I need a big list to start marketing?

    Marco Moeschter
    8 May 2015 | 7:51 am
        Do I need a big list to start marketing?     (Excitement when your subscribers get’s a mail from you)   There is still a myth going around and that myth is that you need a big list before you can start with marketing this list!     Wrong!     Wrong!     Wrong!     That would mean the same like you can never play football game before you know how to properly play the game.     You I know the first job I ever did after I finished school was a three year job training to become bank clerk (yes I worked in a bank,…
  • How Long Should Your Youtube Videos Be? Quick Survey!

    Marco Moeschter
    7 May 2015 | 7:16 am
    How Long Should Your Youtube Videos Be? Quick Survey!   Today I wantto know something from you. Yes it’s your part today but don’t worry it’s nothing complicated and it wont take long.     I do videos now for quit a long time and some videos are longer while other ones shorter.     It’s hard in today’s internet world to grasp the full attention span of the Youtube viewers because there are so many distractions going on.     I believe there is the right length of time for different kind of videos. Motivational videos for example shouldn’t be that…
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  • ImPAct Interview: Rob DiNardi, L&S Machine Co.

    Jonathan Bentz
    21 May 2015 | 10:49 am
    Editor’s Note: Today, we continue our series of entrepreneur interviews featuring many of the leaders recognized for having “Entrepreneur ImPAct” at this year’s Governor’s ImPAct Awards. We have prepared five questions for each speaker related to the nomination criteria, and each entrepreneur has been generous enough to share their answers with us and our blog readers. Below is the sixth interview in our series featuring Rob DiNardi of L&S Machine Company. Entrepreneur ImPAct Award Finalist: Rob DiNardi, L&S Machine Company Title: President…
  • ImPAct Interview: Mary Kohler, H&H Graphics

    Jonathan Bentz
    20 May 2015 | 10:47 am
    Editor’s Note: Today, we continue our series of entrepreneur interviews featuring many of the leaders recognized for having “Entrepreneur ImPAct” at this year’s Governor’s ImPAct Awards. We have prepared five questions for each speaker related to the nomination criteria, and each entrepreneur has been generous enough to share their answers with us and our blog readers. Below is the fifth interview in our series featuring Mary Kohler of H&H Graphics. Entrepreneur ImPAct Award Finalist: Mary Kohler, H&H Graphics Title: CEO Company: H&H…
  • ImPAct Interview: Matt Rachocki, Voodoo Brewery

    Jonathan Bentz
    19 May 2015 | 10:48 am
    Editor’s Note: Today, we continue our series of entrepreneur interviews featuring many of the leaders recognized for having “Entrepreneur ImPAct” at this year’s Governor’s ImPAct Awards. We have prepared five questions for each speaker related to the nomination criteria, and each entrepreneur has been generous enough to share their answers with us and our blog readers. Below is the fourth interview in our series featuring Matt Rachocki of Voodoo Brewery. Entrepreneur ImPAct Award Finalist: Matt Rachocki, Voodoo Brewery Title: Operations Manager…
  • ImPAct Interview: Mark E. Dillon, Bio Med Sciences

    Jonathan Bentz
    18 May 2015 | 9:47 am
    Editor’s Note: Today, we continue our series of entrepreneur interviews featuring many of the leaders recognized for having “Entrepreneur ImPAct” at this year’s Governor’s ImPAct Awards. We have prepared a series of questions for each speaker related to the nomination criteria, and each entrepreneur has been generous enough to share their answers with us and our blog readers. Below is the third interview in our series featuring Mark E. Dillon of Bio Med Sciences. Entrepreneur ImPAct Award Finalist: Mark E. Dillon, Bio Med Sciences Title: President…
  • ImPAct Interview: Eve Baum, Military Apparel Company

    Jonathan Bentz
    15 May 2015 | 4:15 am
    Editor’s Note: Today, we continue our series of entrepreneur interviews featuring many of the leaders recognized for having “Entrepreneur ImPAct” at this year’s Governor’s ImPAct Awards. We have prepared five questions for each speaker related to the nomination criteria, and each entrepreneur has been generous enough to share their answers with us and our blog readers. Our series continues today with Eve Baum of the Military Apparel Company. Entrepreneur ImPAct Award Finalist: Eve Baum, Military Apparel Company Title: Designer and Founder…
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  • RationalPlan: Collaborative Project Management Tools

    Kamran Khan
    4 May 2015 | 5:38 am
    Rational Plan project management tools are one of the top tools for project team members and administrator (project manager), so dynamic with all the practical needs you can name. Today we're going to talk about all 4 products Rational plan offering on their website, all of the are related to project management with some difference. Rational plan Team collaborate with big companies like IBM,
  • Four free Microsoft Word alternatives you can use today

    Kamran Khan
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:09 am
    Many of us generally believe that the use of Microsoft Word has become such a routine that we are simply locked on to it. The software and brand have got such a perception, that it makes people think there is no replacement for it. As if there was no Microsoft Word, the things that are dependent on it would cease to exist. Such dependability is what makes the company continue to evolve and keep
  • Rankaware: Free Keyword Rank Checker ( Monitor SERPs Quickly)

    Kamran Khan
    7 Mar 2015 | 5:51 am
    Before I start talking about the benefits of Rankware, I'd like to say, previously I've been using Cuterank to check my keyword positions in Google. Yeap! that one is free too, however It was getting stuck when I was exiting the program after checking the rankings. A week ago, I saw a post on facebook asking for a free rank checker, and seen Rankaware, first I thought it will would support
  • Five Best Sites to Learn a Foreign Language.

    Kamran Khan
    11 Feb 2015 | 10:21 pm
    Once you've decided to learn a foreign language you begin to search for necessary tools that will help you to study. Today we have lots of them: electronic books, different websites, applications, translators and special communities adding in study online. A huge variety of such resources and tools causes difficulties as a learner has to spend hours googling and looking for an appropriate
  • How To Recover All lost Data From iPhone/iPad/iPad Easily And Quickly

    Kamran Khan
    9 Feb 2015 | 3:09 am
    Among many, one big headache is losing data from your smart phone, having hope is always positive, and here’s a good news, What if I tell you, you can recover them with a software, which is free to download. If you’ve an idevice, means an iphone, ipod or an ipad and have lost all of your important data such as iPhone text message recovery, contacts, media (images, videos), notes, etc. Either
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  • If you are searching for places (other than Facebook and Twitter) to share your blog posts, then try some of these websites

    Mouzzam Jafri
    18 May 2015 | 12:32 am
    It is common knowledge that today it is simply not good enough to create good content and publish it. What most bloggers miss today is the ability to share their content with many readers as is possible. As per experts, this can happen only if the content is published on other sources of media s well. Below are some potentially good sources of publishing content on the Internet:  SlideShare Slideshare is a very good medium in which content can be published. Bloggers can create a deck of slides with their content and publish it on SlideShare. Bloggers can use to convert…
  • How to get started in local SEO?

    Mouzzam Jafri
    11 May 2015 | 12:34 am
    What does local SEO mean? Local SEO is vital to the success of a business that depends on local clientele. Examples include a dentist, a barber shop or an institute offering yoga classes. The best way to optimize your business so that it appears not only in organic searches on the Internet but also shows up in local searches is to use a judicious combination of both local and organic SEO. Comparing search result of Local 7- Pack with organic SEO. Local SEO – also known as the Local 7- Pack comprises listings of businesses that have tied up with Google and their names come up in the right…
  • Differences between Keywords and Queries and what to do about them

    Mouzzam Jafri
    4 May 2015 | 2:00 am
    Although it might sound unfamiliar but it is true that the words “Keyword” and “Query” have their own meanings and are distinct from each other. However, in everyday parlance this distinction is hardly visible as both the words are used interchangeably not only by the common man unfamiliar with SEO jargon but also by SEO professionals who are well experienced with day to day SEO activities. In this blog we will try to differentiate between the two words. What are the main differences? A keyword is an exact word that website owners target in a paid search or organic search campaign. In…
  • 5 Common mistakes that occur during website redesign

    Mouzzam Jafri
    27 Apr 2015 | 5:07 am
    It is very common to come across situations where a website redesign is being implemented and mistakes occur during this phase – mistakes which are very common and can occur very easily. While the redesign might improve some aspects of the website such as an improved UI, higher conversions, improved messaging and branding, other aspects might deteriorate such as a drop in SEO or website traffic. Although there are numerous resources available on the internet, that have previously spelt out these errors and how to avoid them, the mistakes do occur from time to time. This post brings about…
  • Using Structured Data for doing SEO for e-Commerce – The Why and How?

    Mouzzam Jafri
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:49 am
    If you are having an eCommerce website with product pages, then it is a best practice to use structured data for marking up product information that will lead to better SERPs with rich snippets. Such information comprises name, rating, price and availability of a product. Another advantage is that by using structured data, web pages achieve a higher click- through rate as compared to results achieved otherwise. That is because search results are matched directly with search queries. This is a phenomenon that is quickly catching up in the industry because it has now become a necessity and…
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  • Most Important Thing about Bluehost Coupons

    Ali Akbar
    19 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    We all had that thought in our minds where we are rich someday and do whatever we like, but what happen to that idea, was it crashed by reality or society or you are just too lazy to achieve it. We have to wake up and start doing something to change our financial situation that is stopping us from doing the things that we like to do, but you may ask yourself what can I do to achieve that financial coverage? We all know the internet is currently the most popular connection network in the 21st century, so if you predict the future that you will realize that the best way to make money these days…
  • Website Management Process

    Ali Akbar
    18 May 2015 | 10:11 am
    Nearly all web designers can confirm that most of their design routines entail repetitive tasks. For every web design projects, the tasks to be completed are essentially identical. To speed up the design process, the designer might decide to follow a comprehensive website design routine which can assist the client to better recognize the role of the web designer in the process. In this article, we demonstrate how a typical design routine can help a developer to organize their ideas and enhance performance. For this analysis, we define a web development process as the documented summary of…
  • Powering up marketing automation with top of the line tools by Edward Azorbo

    Ali Akbar
    19 Apr 2015 | 3:23 am
    In just two years, marketing automation has grown exponentially. In fact, it is now an industry worth a billion dollars. Software providers have mushroomed of late, and all of them claim to provide the best that the industry has to offer. Online marketing expert Edward Azorbo recommends having a thorough understanding of current offers first before deciding that one software provider is better than the other. Parameters to evaluate First, determine the usability of the software being offered. Overly complex utilities require investing on staff training. If the software requires a long period…
  • A Basic Guide To Online Reputation Management

    Ali Akbar
    2 Apr 2015 | 9:16 pm
    Over 90% of online consumers admit to looking at online reviews before making a purchase. If your business has bad reviews on websites like Yelp, Google Plus and Foursquare, the results can be detrimental. For that reason, it's important to actively engage in online reputation management. Reputation management isn't a new industry; it's just becoming more important as commerce continues to move online. A number of blog's like Moz have published articles on reputation management, so this post is to summarize the main points. Respond to Bad Comments A lot of the times, people that leave bad…
  • Choosing an SEO for Competitive Industries in 2015

    Ali Akbar
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:20 am
    Every business wants to increase their search engine rankings and so most employ the services of an SEO professional or company but you need to be very careful before you do this as there are lots of pitfalls just waiting for you if you choose the wrong company. In fact you may have already done that a few years ago and seen your rankings collapse and are wondering what to do now, if that is the case then we have you covered too. Choosing the right SEO Company When you contact an SEO company the first thing to make clear is that you only want ‘white hat’ SEO techniques and especially with…
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  • How to Conduct Effective Pinterest Marketing

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    13 May 2015 | 10:27 am
    You might be determined to get a boost of your ROI (or making money) from your small business that runs a wonderful money site. But, is there any bona fide plan to secure Pinterest engagement for a rich conversion rate (CR) on your sales funnel? Yes, Pinterest, which is one of the greatest tools that serves more than 50 billion of pins with 66% growth in pins and monthly more than 79 million of unique US users. Then, what is your plan that could be able to harvest benefits from the amazing  growth of traffic? Here, you could find there are 60 core properties and strategical tips to conduct…
  • The Top 11 Affiliate Marketing Forums How to Approach

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    16 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am
    Why affiliate marketing forums are popular and powerful social media for the affiliate marketers? The Reasons are many and clearly associated with the business interest of product knowledge, networking,  branding, getting expertise, strategically-acquiring, boosting own knowledge base, mentoring, building relationship and above all increasing conversion rates. Affiliate Forums: Get your rich drinks in the needy passionate summers Affiliate forums are the area, whereas maximum conversations are being happened to ask and replying to the questions regarding affiliate marketing business. You…
  • Top 30 Affiliate Marketing Blogs Every Starter Should Learn

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    21 Feb 2015 | 1:13 pm
    What is your affiliate marketing daily learning calendar? If you are getting big obstacles from affiliate marketing challenges, every month  you might schedule your 30 days visiting 30 successful celebrity affiliate marketing blogs to change your life. Why? Affiliate Marketing Blogs: Fly with the sky kissers! You might know that affiliate marketing is a place for the epic tellers and strategic marketers. Most perhaps you are striving to achieve these qualities around your niche. But, how your startup could be run through a unique style of telling the passive stories about your product that…
  • Top 35 Hurdles of The Affiliate Marketing Challenges for Starters

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    22 Jan 2015 | 4:06 am
    Affiliate marketing is a small business passionate effort of the web marketing that enables you to earn commission on the successful sales (or attempt to sales) of the merchants’ products and services. Affiliate Marketing Challenges Now the days the mentors or bloggers used to high-light this industry to the potential starters as a big cash mine. Most perhaps, that’s the big reason newbies have been fascinated to this web marketing sector to start the journey of taking the million dollar opportunity. Well, but the question, are you scalable to discover you as a potential in affiliate…
  • The FAQ on Basics of Email Marketing Best Practices

    Swapan Chandra Sutradhar
    12 Dec 2014 | 9:32 pm
    Email Marketing is a powerful opportunity and first priority for the sagacious marketers, which enables speedy outcome and satisfactory return that saves money and time as well. From a single dollar investment, it provides 43 times more return (ROI $ 43.63, according to Power Of Direct Marketing Report 2009).  That’s why, in terms of email marketing best practices, every new entrepreneur, want-a-preneur, business starter, startup maker, new affiliate marketer, potential freelancer and marketing manager should know the basic elements, definitions, type, reasons, techniques of email…
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  • Writing Emails with A Purpose

    11 May 2015 | 8:13 pm
    How many times have you seen it? You open your inbox just to see another long, seemingly endless list of emails. You cautiously open each one, giving “some” of them […]
  • Reasons Why You Should Love Unsubscribes

    27 Apr 2015 | 4:54 am
    If you are like most new marketers you just dread logging into your autoresponder and seeing that you have lost list members due to them unsubscribing. Well I am here […]
  • Updated Blog Can Build Loyalty!

    12 Apr 2015 | 7:22 pm
    An updated blog will always attract the search engines based upon the fact they love fresh content. In most cases if the blog update contains information that is relevant to […]
  • The Right Content for Your Email Marketing

    30 Mar 2015 | 12:31 am
    Email marketing may include sending email advertisements to a large distribution list, publishing and distributing an e-newsletter and sending informative emails with a soft sell approach to encourage recipients to […]
  • When Email Marketing Is Not Enough

    14 Mar 2015 | 10:49 pm
    If you have already entered the world of email marketing you likely already realize the potential this type of marketing has to offer. However, you also likely realize it is […]
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    Digital Information World

  • How to Be More Productive on #SocialMedia - #infographic

    21 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Social media is a great marketing channel to drive traffic to your blog, build awareness for your brand, and attract new customers. But only when it’s done right.A well organized and strategic management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media investments.The following infographic from Neil Patel will guide you how to use social media like a pro.
  • #SocialMedia Marketing: 12 Simple Tips For Empowering Your Pins On Pinterest - #infographic

    20 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    With more than 1 Billion boards comprised of 50 Billion Pins, Pinterest is where some 80 Million consumers go to imagine, organize and execute inspirational ideas. The following infographic from Curalate, illustrates 12 simple tips to help increase awareness around, drive engagement with and maximize the impact of your pins.
  • [2015 Edition] All #Facebook Image Dimensions: Ads, Posts, Timeline - #Infographic

    19 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    What is the recommended size of a link thumbnail on Facebook? Do you know what is the optimal character count of a Facebook status update? How do the image sizes differ for an uploaded image depending upon whether it’s in the mobile News Feed or desktop?The truth is that it's very difficult to remember all the dimensions. So to help you out, Facebook marketing expert Jon Loomer has put together this handy infographic (featured below) that provides all the Facebook image sizes in one place!
  • Why Mobile Is Increasingly Important To Business - #infographic

    18 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Despite mobile devices being a ubiquitous feature in the lives of the majority of consumers, marketing optimised for mobile phones is still given comparatively short shrift compared to other more established marketing vectors. The ascendancy of mobile devices, primarily smart phones and tablets, is hard to deny: the number of UK mobile subscriptions at the end of 2013 was 83.1 million, against a population at the time of around 64 million! This means that many people in the population have at least one mobile subscription; providing an incredibly wide recipient base for mobile marketing…
  • Marketing Strategy: How To Use Social Media To Acquire Customers - #infographic

    17 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Did you know that 71 percent consumers likely to recommend the brand after receiving a quick brand response on social media and that 67 percent of Twitter users are far more likely to buy from the brands they follow.Social media is a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes and shapes to interact with potential customers in a way they never have before. Take a look at below infographic from SalesForce and learn how you can improve your social media strategy to help potential customers become customers.
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  • 5 High Quality Link Building Strategies for 2015 that Works

    Salman Aslam
    8 May 2015 | 12:00 am
    Link building is important, right? But it is also hard at the same time. There is a lot of advice available on the internet which is making people confuse about what strategy to follow. We’ve seen a lot of businesses opting for the easy and lazy way to build links by simply buying it to get quick results with no hard word. However, it comes with a price. A recent survey by Moz reveals that about 37% of business owners spend between $10,000 and $50,000 per month on link building. If you’re making that kind of investment, you need to have accurate information on how to build links that…
  • Siteground vs HostGator – Why we are sticking with it?

    Salman Aslam
    27 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    While many businesses may not give a lot of importance to this, choosing the right web host for your marketing endeavors is crucial if you want any success online. Choosing the wrong web host can have serious consequences for your business, some of which include: A loss of revenue due to the time your website goes offline due to a weak web host. Your customers will no longer be able to reach your website and, if you are an online store of some sorts, you will lose business and sales. A negative SEO ranking will befall your website if it goes down repeatedly. Your goal should be to rank…
  • Is your Website Mobile Friendly? If Not, Prepare for Mobilegeddon

    Salman Aslam
    8 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    We’ve all seen what Google algorithm updates can do to businesses, for some it is nothing less an apocalypse as a lot of small businesses rely on search engine traffic to sustain and grow their business. The bad news is that it is happening all over again, Google announced that on April 21st 2015, Google will roll out an update that will make mobile-friendliness as a part of ranking signals and websites which are mobile friendly will get significant boost as non-optimized sites will get pushed down. Here is an excerpt from their official statement: Starting April 21, we will be…
  • Best eCommerce Platform: Shopify vs. Bigcommerce

    Salman Aslam
    6 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    The task of choosing an ecommerce platform isn’t an easy one. First, there are so many different platforms to consider and each has it pros and cons. Some are incredibly easy to use and well-suited to beginners, but are designed to handle only simple transactions. Others are robust and feature-packed, but require more experience and time to manage. The key in choosing any platform is to look at what it can do and to match it to your needs. You need to walk into the comparison knowing: What you want to accomplish with the platform What you want to sell How you want to sell it What your…
  • Siteground vs Bluehost – Which one is Right for your business?

    Salman Aslam
    23 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Finding a great hosting provider for your WordPress site can be a daunting task. There are simply too many options to choose from. Luckily, at Omnicore Agency, we want to take some of the guesswork out of finding the right hosting provider for your site. We’ve taken a look and done a comparison of two popular hosting providers: SiteGround and Bluehost. We want to see which one comes out on top for offering the best value, best support, and best performance for a WordPress site. Here’s our rundown. SiteGround Hosting Billed as carefully tailored to meet your needs, SiteGround…
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    Foxtail Marketing

  • Human-to-Human Marketing: Tapping into the Human Experience with Personalization and Emotion

    Mike Templeman
    20 May 2015 | 10:27 pm
    If you’ve heard of human-to-human marketing in the last year, perhaps you instantly equated it to the standard forms of marketing used for years. In the realm of B2C marketing, your tangential understanding of human-to-human marketing perhaps related it to bringing a better sense of customer service. For B2B marketing, maybe you equated the concept to increasing more personal contact with businesses. While human-to-human marketing does incorporate some of those aspects, it goes far beyond basic concepts. With those who work in marketing finally understanding that connections with…
  • Content Creation Tips to Attract Highly Targeted Business

    Darren Faber
    12 May 2015 | 9:12 am
    Creating content is no easy task, especially with time constraints. Coming up with new ideas and generating top-quality content often don’t go hand-in-hand, as the increase in one leads to a decrease in the other. However, there is a way to keep the new ideas rolling, create awesome content, and then to make that content convert better than ever: Better Audience Targeting. Specific, narrow targeting has many benefits. The most obvious is that it speaks more directly to your audience, increasing the chance of conversion. Instead of reaching a bucketload of people that your message only…
  • Content Marketing: 3 Ways to Repurpose Content

    Kevin McFadyen
    5 May 2015 | 9:38 am
    Finding ways to repurpose content is one of the most important aspects of content marketing. You can get more value out of your blogs and articles if you learn how to repurpose them. There’s no set of rules that tell you exactly how you should repurpose content, so you’ll need to get a little creative. According to a recent Forbes article, you can chop up your content and post segments incrementally: “Unless you have a massive team of content creators, it’s difficult to produce tons of material on a daily basis. In order to maximize the value of the content you do…
  • Why Your Thought Leadership Is More Important Than Your Writing Ability

    Sara Davis
    28 Apr 2015 | 3:40 pm
    We’ve heard just about every excuse there is explaining why business owners don’t practice content marketing. The worst of them all is when they say they won’t create content because they can’t write well. Thought leadership plays a bigger role in content marketing than your writing skills. When consumers see your posts on social media, they’re more interested in your content than they are in your writing ability. As long as your thoughts are clear and intelligible, your though leadership should take over. Nevertheless, content creation intimidates many…
  • Are you too old or young to be an entrepreneur?

    Mike Templeman
    24 Apr 2015 | 8:43 am
    The short answer is, NO! The long answer is, Hell No!   Check out this infographic we put together that will show you when some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs started their journeys. The ages range from very young to very old, and everything in between.   The post Are you too old or young to be an entrepreneur? appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
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    Overit Blog

  • Brands and Master Storytellers

    Lisa Barone
    21 May 2015 | 3:39 pm
    Hey, hey, ad:tech friends. First, thanks for hanging with us during this conference! I’ve made so many new friends and I hope you’ve found the liveblogging coverage useful, or at least entertaining. We’re going to wrap up our time at ad:tech talking about brands as storytellers, which somehow seems very appropriate. I have been waiting for this one. Speaking we have James Cockerille (FutureBrand), Rick Spiekermann (Nestle Purina), Sherrie Weitzman (Cadillac), Steve Sommers (Under Armour) and Dan Neely (Networked Insights). Dan asks everyone how they’re doing today and…
  • Marketing Automation

    Lisa Barone
    21 May 2015 | 2:29 pm
    We’re back in action! Software and platforms are coming to market giving marketers new tools to move the consumer along the buying path while reducing manual processes and tasks. We know this, we’ve heard about the platforms and maybe we’ve even started using them. But now we’re going to learn to do it better. Or, at least that’s the intent of this session. Speaking we have Chris Moloney (ARIA), Dave Karel (LinkedIn), Eric Hoppe (Pandora) and Kevin Ryan (Motivity Marketing).  Austin Dichary is moderating. We start by giving initial thoughts...Continue reading…
  • Your Data is for Crap, Measure Crap Anyways

    Lisa Barone
    21 May 2015 | 11:14 am
    MORE DATA! Your boss asks for data. Clients ask for data (but then ignore it). And everyone is talking about data. So let’s learn more about it. Leading the conversation today are Alex Craddock (Blackrock), Mark Donatelli (OgilvyAmp), Michael Moore (Qosmy) and Steve DeAngelis (M&C Saatchi Mobile). Things are happening faster than any marketer can keep up with. There are more vendors in this space than marketers can learn about. It’s creating pockets of data – sales people have their data, SEOs have their data, etc. It’s inefficient. The idea that you...Continue…
  • Keynote Presentation: New Consumer Journeys >> New Product Roadmaps

    Lisa Barone
    21 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    Good morning! It’s time for Day 2 of ad:tech San Francisco! Are you geared up for this? We’re kicking things off with an all-star morning keynote. Talking about the new customer journey we have Sridhar Ramaswamy (Google), Chia Chen (Digitas), Michael Menis (InterContinental Hotels Group PLC) and Darren Stoll ( Kevin Ryan is our host. He tells us that ad:tech San Francisco is moving to LA next year. Which is very exciting. And just like that, he’s done. Sridhar is up first. He’s going to give a short keynote before...Continue reading Keynote Presentation: New…
  • Cheat Codes for Marketers

    Lisa Barone
    20 May 2015 | 4:15 pm
    Still with us today? Oh, I hope so. It’s the final session of the day and we are greeted by the likes of David Lloyd, DeeAnna McPherson, Megan Estrada and Nick Mattera. They’re here to talk about how to use social media for brand good, not evil. Up first is Megan. Her client is Las Vegas, and her mission is to get more people to go there (is that hard? ;)) From Megan, we learn that Las Vegas received 41.1 million visitors last year, so my questions stands. She says that...Continue reading Cheat Codes for Marketers on the Overit Blog.
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  • Digital Marketing Internships and Content Writing Internship Opportunities

    16 May 2015 | 5:13 am
    Digital Marketing Internships and Content Writing Internships Are you a self-motivate team player? Looking to join an internship in digital marketing and  internship in content writing...! Want to provide your ideas and marketing methods for client facing business issues? Want to work with company management and clients but without travel just on the computer?Are you ready to learn latest online internet marketing techniques, web marketing methods, marketing tools usage, marketing research, marketing analysis, project management skills, website management tips, also want to go-getter…
  • Google Maps Transit is with Indian Railways Train Timings... Travel Plan with Google Transit feature

    13 May 2015 | 3:04 am
    Indian Railways now Showing all Train Arraival & Departure timings in Google Maps TransitGoogle Maps are one of the techology friend to all internet citizens searching directions, ways to shortcut path to nearest and distance locations. Google on Tuesday announced that Indian railways train schedules and rail arraival departure timings are showing up in Google Maps at Public Transport categories or option in addition to buses, metros, trams, walking directions to the desired destination. Could I get all Indian Cities Transport Information?The Google map services providing the bus and…
  • Mothers Day - Wish your Mother with SEO and Adsense Websites

    9 May 2015 | 1:49 am
    When is International Mothers Day? When is Mother Day in this Year?May month's second Sunday in every year is Mothers day. in the 2015, the mothers day is celebrating on 10 the May 2015. Searching how to wish mother to convey her on this moms special day. Looking to give a best mothers day gifts or gift articles to mother etc.Mothers Day Gift Ideas - What are Good Mothers Day GiftsChoose best gifts for your mum Her favourite Flowers - Use online florists' flower delivery today services to deliver the your mom favourite flowers to delivered same day on the vacation of this moms special day.New…
  • SEO Emails with Website Optimization and Search Engine Optimization Prices and Offers - SEO Email Spam Analysis

    1 May 2015 | 2:57 am
    SEO Emails Spam AnalysisHave you received tons of SEO Emails with Website Optimization and Search Engine Optimization Prices and Offers.Is your inbox receiving spam emails with Website Optimization and Search Engine Optimization offers and SEO rates. It is estimated to over 100 billion spam emails are sent on daily basis on seo, lottery prize win in foreign countries, local gifts items, bank deposits help needed etc. Among them in the recent days almost every netizen receiving SEO spam emails with improve website at Google at affordable rates and regular outdated linkbuilding practices.Are…
  • SEO for Education sites and University College Websites

    29 Apr 2015 | 5:14 am
    SEO for Schools and University College Education WebsitesSearch engine optimization is continuously changing dynamic industry like education niche. From 2010 onwards there was a rapid need of seo for education websites. Do you know Why SEO for educational websites and college sites.Every education institute website to say an online portal with a lot of web content. Students and faculty, research scholars, online training attendees, and other staff may access the education institute website or university website or college site to get update information. Having a website is not only bring the…
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  • Meerkat for Android Pops out of Beta Hole: Activity Jumps

    22 May 2015 | 12:00 am
      Now that live-streaming app Meerkat is officially released for Android, you can see data showing its rise in popularity. We recently highlighted the competition between Meerkat and its competitor Periscope in Apple’s App Store. Users spend approximately 4 minutes watching live-streaming videos each time they use the app, with an average of 3.16 sessions per user. That’s more than 12 minutes per day.   App installs grew steadily over a recent 28-day period, and the number of active Meerkat … Continue reading →
  • These are the Top 10 Most Popular Paid Apps in the UK

    21 May 2015 | 10:30 pm
      We’re crazy for app usage patterns here at SimilarWeb, and we’re all about sharing these interesting data trends with you. Just a few days ago we showed you the Top 10 Business Apps currently favored by mobile users in India; today we’re giving you a look at the most popular paid apps in the UK.   So here they are, the UK’s Top 10 most popular (read: most used) paid apps for Android users:   Notice a pattern here? … Continue reading →
  • Who’s Really Helping Nepal?

    Pavel Tuchinsky
    21 May 2015 | 1:16 am
      The Nepal earthquake occurred nearly a month ago, and the country is still struggling to recover. The massive earthquake and subsequent aftershocks took over 8,000 lives and twice as many were injured.   Since the disaster, donations began pouring in. But who’s really helping Nepal? We took a look at the top aid organizations funneling donations into the stricken country to see who’s doling out the dough to help Nepal recover from this disaster.     Unsurprisingly, several relief … Continue reading →
  • Blippar: Soaring Unicorn or Self-Promoted Pony?

    20 May 2015 | 4:23 am
    The CEO of New York-based visual search startup Blippar recently boasted that his “company is going to be worth hundreds of billions.” This statement was made after Blippar received a Series C financing round of $45 million to help grow its business.   That’s a remarkable claim, given that the most recent six months of Blippar Android app data reveal plummeting user retention rates. App analytics show that the vast majority of Blippar’s users abandon ship within a month of … Continue reading →
  • Twitter’s Decrease in Revenue Doesn’t Really Matter

    Joel Zand
    20 May 2015 | 12:00 am
      San Francisco-based Twitter, the insanely popular social media platform that keeps users’ messages short and to-the-point, recently reported its Q1 2015 earnings. The company’s earnings missed analyst expectations, and predictions for the remainder of 2015 were revised to reflect a downward trend.   While diving into all things Twitter, we discovered some interesting data insights. The company’s mobile web traffic rose 218% from the end of October 2014 to March 2015 (113 million to 246 million visits). Twitter’s desktop web … Continue reading →
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  • Friday Catch-Up: Collaborations of Giants Causes a Shift in the Tech Industry

    Lena Ruchko
    22 May 2015 | 7:54 am
    When the giants put away their swords and start forming alliances, we know BIG NEWS is stirring up. Such is the charm of the internet world, and we simply can’t get enough of it. Happy Friday Everybody! And welcome to … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Friday Catch-Up: Collaborations of Giants Causes a Shift in the Tech Industry appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Friday Catch-Up: The Secret of the World Wide Web

    Lena Ruchko
    15 May 2015 | 6:50 am
    Have you ever wondered how Jason must feel about Fridays? The only day of the week when a person can start to look at the bright side and hope for the best next two days is Friday, and the next … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Friday Catch-Up: The Secret of the World Wide Web appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Friday Catch-Up: Google Flips the Coin

    Lena Ruchko
    8 May 2015 | 6:46 am
    Hello Friday Catch-Uppers! Quick question; what is the best thing about Friday? You put down your caffeine shields and arm yourselves with stimulants so that the weekend can be worth the while. Or maybe just chill, sit back, relax and … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Friday Catch-Up: Google Flips the Coin appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Friday Catch-Up: The Anatomy of the Internet

    Lena Ruchko
    1 May 2015 | 7:32 am
    We are sure you are well aware of our feelings towards the days that come before the weekend by now, and we can’t tell you how much we wait for the calendar to indicate the F-Day! Like every week, we … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Friday Catch-Up: The Anatomy of the Internet appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Friday Catch-Up: Saddling Up For Mobilegeddon

    Lena Ruchko
    24 Apr 2015 | 7:46 am
    Can you actually believe we’ve made it through! The terribly and tediously long work week is almost over and we can see the bright neon lights flashing ‘WEEKEND’ right at the end of the long, dark tunnel. Just keep walking, … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Friday Catch-Up: Saddling Up For Mobilegeddon appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
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  • 2 Ways to Measure Social Media Results in B2B

    Bernie Borges
    13 May 2015 | 6:11 pm
    There are two "buckets" of social media results to measure. As you review these two buckets, consider the specific social media metrics that are meaningful to your B2B business on your path to social business success. The post 2 Ways to Measure Social Media Results in B2B appeared first on Find and Convert.
  • The B2B Digital Marketing Journey

    Bernie Borges
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:41 pm
    The three phases of the B2B digital marketing journey illustrated in this infographic serve to describe the path or journey. The journey is unique to each B2B company and it is influenced by many factors. Discover which stage you are in and the factors to consider to get to the next phase. The post The B2B Digital Marketing Journey appeared first on Find and Convert.
  • 5 Take Aways from Social Media Marketing World 2015

    Bernie Borges
    29 Mar 2015 | 7:21 pm
    In my opinion, Social Media Marketing World has become one of the top three marketing conferences in the U.S. Approximately 2,500 people descended on the scenic city of San Diego for two-plus days of education, networking and entertainment. Following are my 5 key take aways from this amazing conference. The post 5 Take Aways from Social Media Marketing World 2015 appeared first on Find and Convert.
  • Google Mobile Search Draws Line in the Sand

    Bernie Borges
    21 Mar 2015 | 6:32 am
    Marketers are all a-buzz about the announcement by Google that a new algorithm update to go live April 21, 2015 will favor mobile friendly websites in mobile search results. All B2B marketers should be prepared. Discover how. The post Google Mobile Search Draws Line in the Sand appeared first on Find and Convert.
  • Why Social Fluency Should Be Required in the C-Suite

    Bernie Borges
    11 Feb 2015 | 1:36 pm
    Why have most CEOs mandated their marketing departments to use social, while they themselves have little or no social media presence at all? The post Why Social Fluency Should Be Required in the C-Suite appeared first on Find and Convert.
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  • Fiverr Review

    Kev Massey
    20 May 2015 | 11:56 am
    CREATE A FREE FIVERR ACCOUNTOverviewFiverr allows people to create ‘Gigs’ to sell useful business services for only $5 (roughly £3.70). All of the Gigs on Fiverr cost only $5 with some giving you extra bolt on options. Anyone can create a Gig and offer their services and anyone can create a free account (button above). Turnaround for a Gig ranges from a couple of hours to around a week and nearly all the services on Fiverr could save you up to 95%.How It WorksBuying a GigSimply create a free account by entering your email address and a password then browse through 1000’s of…
  • How To Add A New Product

    Kev Massey
    19 May 2015 | 6:21 am
    In this post i will show you how to add a new product or service to your website and your online shop. The platform we use is WooCommerce and we have been using it for many years and delivers a great looking online shop and is full of features. In this post i will cover how to add a new product in your WordPress Dashboard, in future posts i will write about more complex products including subscriptions, sale products, variations, inventory, shipping, upselling/cross selling/linked products, coupon codes and managing orders. If you have our website maintenance package we provide full support…
  • How To Add A New Blog Post

    Kev Massey
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:24 am
    Adding quality content to your website on a regular basis is great for your SEO as Google loves amazing blog posts and WordPress is a great platform for blogging. In this WordPress Tutorial I will show you how to add a new blog post on your WordPress website.Before i start, I will run over some important points to attract more readers for your blog post. As I mentioned, Google loves amazing blog posts that attract readers, social shares and backlinks. Adding posts just for the sake of it is completely pointless and will not improve your relationship with Google at all. If you haven’t…
  • 5 Ways To Use Social Media To Get A Job

    Kev Massey
    23 Mar 2015 | 1:03 am
    Social media has changed our lives in the last decade and not just in the world of entertainment and communication. It can also be pivotal for those of us looking for a job. In fact, for a lot of us nowadays social media can be at the centre of our efforts to land that dream role. So, we thought we’d compile some great tips to help people not in the know on how to do the same.LinkedInIf you’re a newbie to the scene you may not have used LinkedIn, this is something that’s especially the case for university students. For students LinkedIn may be a bit of an intimidating place –…
  • How to Optimise your App for the App Store

    Kev Massey
    13 Mar 2015 | 2:10 am
    Building an app and adding it to the app store is no guarantee that it will be found. Optimising for the App store is a must and there’s a notable overlap between this form of optimisation and traditional SEO. So, here are some tips on the factors that impact on ranking in the app store and how to use them to get your rank up there.On Page FactorsThere are numerous on-page factors used to determine the position of an app in the app store. However, some are far more important than others and this can account for a lot of positions in the rankings. Here are some of the major ones:The App…
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  • Instagram Effects: Free Tools That Give You More Than Instagram

    Lawrence Tam
    2 May 2015 | 5:22 pm
    One of the most fun aspects of Instagram, for snap-happy photographers, is the Instagram effects. Others love the social aspect of Instagram and sharing your best photos of your life is fun with others who like and comment on your photos. Once Instagram came out with video, it has never been the same – shooting […]
  • Build A Future In Uganda

    Lawrence Tam
    19 Apr 2015 | 2:08 pm
    So my good buddy Brandon Baca shed some light to where I could possibly help in time and resources. I wanted to do a project outside of sponsoring kids and building water wells so Brandon turned me on to building a school. I’ve always had a soft spot to teaching a man to fish vs […]
  • And They Said Online Businesses Don’t Work

    Lawrence Tam
    18 Apr 2015 | 10:23 am
    And they said building a business from home wouldn't work ….. Had to prove the #haters wrong #workfromhome A photo posted by Lawrence Tam (@thelawrencetam) on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:31pm PDT
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  • 4 Ideas for your Vacation Rental Company’s Pinterest Boards

    Abby Stewart
    22 May 2015 | 1:18 pm
    As an image-driven social media platform, Pinterest is an ideal place for your vacation rental company to market your homes. With more than 70 million active users on Pinterest who are busy sharing, pinning, and searching, the opportunity awaits to boost your bookings by getting noticed. If you don’t already have a Pinterest page, or if your company has one but you aren’t sure what to do with it, exercise a few of these ideas to beef up your Pinterest boards for more engagement! Feature Your Homes One of the most valuable features for vacation rental companies to use on Pinterest is place…
  • Common Marketing Challenges for Home Builders

    Thomas Bruce
    13 May 2015 | 10:54 am
    Marketing in the home building industry can be extremely difficult. There are a plethora of home builders offering services in many markets, making it hard for your company to stand out from the crowd. One of the best ways to attract the ongoing attention of potential home buyers is to develop a relationship with them at every given chance. Learn about common marketing challenges and how to develop a relationship with your potential home buyers below! Creating an Ongoing Relationship with Your Potential Home Buyers It can be difficult to maintain a relationship with your potential home…
  • Why Berkshire Hathaway is Rocking Online Real Estate Marketing

    John Tully
    7 May 2015 | 7:17 am
    Since entering the scene in 2013, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services has been steadily growing, joined by affiliate networks of Prudential Real Estate and Real Living. A “Newsroom” section on their website showcases each new addition, readily available for distribution. For real estate companies not able to compete with the same level of capital to invest in, say a nationally televised campaign, there are still tangible takeaways from their marketing that have little barrier to entry and will apply to what you can control; your online presence. Website: When it comes to optimizing a…
  • How to Create an Effective eNewsletter for Home Builders

    Thomas Bruce
    6 May 2015 | 1:21 pm
    One of the best ways to keep in touch with your valuable potential home buyers is to send them eNewsletters. eNewsletters are simply emails that your home building company can send to its client base that are structured in a way that provides up-to-date and helpful content that is easy for the reader to digest. Sending eNewsletters on a regular basis will help your home building company remain top of mind to potential home buyers so they look to your company when they decide it is time to purchase or build their dream home. Read below for tips on how to create an effective eNewsletter! Send…
  • 3 Reasons Your Vacation Rental Company’s Website Isn’t Getting Enough Traffic

    Abby Stewart
    1 May 2015 | 11:49 am
    128.8 million Americans will research travel on the internet in 2015, according to eMarketer’s most recent forecast. That is approximately 63% of all US internet users. If you aren’t getting enough traffic to your vacation rental company’s website, you aren’t tapping into your most important resource. As the climate has drastically changed in the travel industry in terms of technology over the past few years, vacation rental companies must adjust their online marketing techniques to attract the droves of travelers now researching, booking and sharing online more than through any other…
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  • Client Retention Tactics: How is YOUR Client Happiness Index?

    Jessica Bowers
    22 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    "Increasing customer retention rates by 5% increases profits by 25% to 95%." - Reicheld & Schefter, Harvard Business School Have you ever been shocked to see a client discontinue their services with your firm? Client retention strategy is critical in any line of business. It doesn’t matter if you’re B2C, B2B, or B2G. Gartner research has found that companies that prioritize customer experience have 60% higher profits than their peers. Even more importantly, customer experience investments have a 25% higher return than pure sales and marketing to existing clientele. The importance of…
  • How important is user experience? 9 things you need to know about UX.

    Jasmine Henry
    20 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    UX is based on 200 years of scientific knowledge, 30 years of industry best practices and specifically applied research. - @mashable User experience (ux) is an emerging practice that sits at the intersection of behavioral science, web development, and domain-specific knowledge. It’s a human-centric approach to understanding how people engage with technology, and how to build the best web experiences possible. Consider the following: 88% of online consumers are less likely to return to a site after a bad experience. -@econsultancy 94% of a user’s first impressions are design-related. -…
  • 5 Reasons Reasons Traditional Marketers are Scared of Growth Hacking

    Jasmine Henry
    18 May 2015 | 5:13 am
    Is growth hacking inbound marketing in disguise, with an aggressive new name? Is it some unholy combination of marketing, finance, and public relations? Are so-called growth hacking professionals really just jargon addicts with a background in startup marketing? To be clear, none of these rumors are true, though there could be some truth to all of them. The most succinct definition comes from Sean Ellis, who states "A growth hacker is a person whose true north is growth." The term was coined by Ellis in 2010. Ellis was something of a go-to individual for startups, who was renowned for his…
  • Changes to Google Adwords: Updates from the 5/5 Livestream

    Zak Becker
    16 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    There's been some major updates in the paid search realm these past few weeks. On 5/5, Google's annual Adwords livestream occurred. This annual session allows the paid search arm of Google to unveil new advancements the product development team has been working on. As advertiser Andy Merkle points out, the 2015 session didn't unveil anything "earth shattering." All of the products announced are natural extensions of Google's commitment to mobile-friendly services and improved user experience. Nothing was unveiled that will change the face of paid search immediately, or cause sweeping updates…
  • 5 Types of Productivity Tools Every Marketing Professional Needs

    Jasmine Henry
    15 May 2015 | 7:04 am
    Productivity tools are absolutely critical. Oracle reports that the average professional might only spend 10% of their work day on actual task-related work. The other 90% can be dedicated to task transference, the concept of moving work throughout a work flow. In an agency or corporate setting, this can be related to waiting on task clarification, gaining approvals, or organization challenges. While it's unlikely you'll ever become productive to the point you're 100% dedicated to task production, especially if your work involves creative aspects like most inbound marketers, you can become…
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    7eye Technologies Blog

  • How to Be Updated With Latest Technology?

    12 May 2015 | 12:52 am
    The web is a quickly growing world and many people are up to date with it on the other hand some are not updated and close to latest tools, developments and workflows. There are some simple steps to be updated with latest technology: Follow cool people There are number of experts and leaders who can help you to stay with relevant trends and news. They are informed and they work on an exact topic. Twitter can be the best place to find people who are well-informed and deal with same niche. Find the Excellent Sources There are numerous information about latest trends and news but sometimes it is…
  • What You Need to Know about Net neutrality?

    22 Apr 2015 | 5:48 am
    Net neutrality is also known as the network neutrality, net equality and Internet neutrality. Net Neutrality is an Internet which enables and protects free communication. It means the Internet service providers should provide internet services through open networks and should not block or distinguish in opposition to any applications or content which ride more than those networks. Without Net Neutrality, phone and cable companies could carve the Internet into quick and measured lanes. Importance of Net Neutrality for Business Net Neutrality is important for all small business owners,…
  • Benefits of Content Delivery Network (CDN)

    7 Apr 2015 | 5:24 am
    The content delivery network (CDN) is a huge distributed system of the servers that deployed in numerous data centers over the Internet. The aim of a content delivery network is to provide content to end-users through the higher accessibility and higher performance. These days, Content distribution network provides a great fraction of Internet content with the web objects such as text, scripts and graphics along with downloadable objects such as media files, documents, software and applications, portals, e-commerce, on-demand streaming media, live streaming media and social networks. So,…
  • Top Web Design Trends for 2015

    30 Mar 2015 | 3:45 am
    Web design is an art that offers stunning look to websites. It includes planning for website’s look and creation of websites. Web design includes many different types of skills and regulations regarding maintenance and designing of websites. There are different types of web design areas like web graphic design, interface design with standardized rules and proprietary software, user skill design etc. There are number of useful trends for the web design in 2015. Some of them are: 1. Typography Typography is the fine art and method of arranging style to build written language clear and…
  • Best eCommerce Platform for Online Store

    17 Mar 2015 | 3:05 am
    These days, there are various platforms available to start an online store that consists of various features. Basically, there are 2 main categories of the e-commerce platforms that are hosted and self-hosted. Hosted means the company will host your online store and the self-hosted means the available ecommerce software but you will have to use your own Website hosting. It is important to choose right platform for your online store according business need. There are some great eCommerce Platforms for online store that will be best fit for your online store. Shopify Shopify is the most…
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  • WordPress Theme Showdown – X Theme vs Divi vs Thrive Themes

    Ashley Faulkes
    18 May 2015 | 2:20 am
    In this post I am going to review and compare some of the best, most powerful and easy to use themes on the WordPress market. And I have used all of these Themes extensively for myself and clients (so this is not just a basic review/overview). By purchasing such a theme (or theme set) you are buying a future proof and powerful set of tools for your website, that will allow you to build whatever website you imagine. Rather than buying a cheaper one, and being disappointed, or having to add 20 plugins to get it how you want, these themes help you do it all. Each major theme provider has such…
  • How To Create Emails That Hook Your Subscribers and Drive Action

    Jawad Khan
    11 May 2015 | 1:37 am
    In this post you will learn how to create highly effective emails that are opened, read and acted upon by your subscribers. This is a guest post by Jawad Khan. Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways to connect with your target audience, build relationships and use them to grow your business. And if you want proof that this stuff works, take a look at these statistics 91% of consumers in the US check their email every day 66% of online consumers in the US under the age of 15 have made at least one purchase in the last year because of a promotional email More than 90% shoppers…
  • Thrive Landing Pages Review: Are They As Great as LeadPages?

    Ashley Faulkes
    6 May 2015 | 11:40 pm
    In this post I am going to take a look at how good Thrive Landings Pages is for the cost and features you get.Thrive Landing Pages are are part of the Thrive Content Builder plugin package, so if you buy that you get them included (or vice versa). That is the first thing I should make clear (but more on that in detail later).But is it worth paying $59 for? I certainly think so, but let me show you more...​ GRAB THRIVE LANDING PAGES NOW ​Thrive Landing Pages - What is Included?Considering the price of this plugin (compared to say Leadpages) you get a lot for your money.Thrive…
  • Facebook Marketing: 12 Powerful Tips for Guaranteed Success

    Björn Tantau
    5 May 2015 | 1:45 am
    This is a guest post by Björn Tantau How important is Facebook Marketing for your own Marketing mix? It’s a reasonable question, since more and more business owners are embracing the power of Facebook each day. Reach is one of the most important factors, that is for sure. However, in order to take the next step in brand building, customer retention and reputation management must also play a role. The truth is: for all of these things, Facebook is a great tool to use. It’s the biggest social network in the world, and it offers a wide variety of ways to achieve online success…
  • 10 Tools You Need to Create a Blogging Empire

    Jason Quey
    22 Apr 2015 | 3:40 am
    In this post you are going to learn how to build a loyal  and perhaps even hungry audience for your blog. This is a Guest Post from Jason Quey. I enjoy writing. There’s just something special about putting pen-to-paper that has kept me blogging through thick and thin. But writing quality articles for your blog can be time-consuming. And at times frustrating. When I first started, I would spend 10 hours trying to write amazing content to share and grab someone’s attention. Try as I might, I’d get a measly 125 visitors. Even at $20 an hour, that means the article cost me $200…
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  • 230+ Domain Name Ideas for Your New Websites and Blogs

    Marc Andre
    13 May 2015 | 4:34 am
    Choosing the domain name is an important step in the early stages of any type of website or blog, but it can be a big challenge with so many domains already registered. Personally, I really struggle to come up with possible domain names for my sites, and I know I am not alone. One of my go-to resources over the past several years has been this list of domain name prefixes and suffixes compiled by Daniel Scocco. I’ve used this list to brainstorm possibilities for many different sites and over the years I have added many other words to create my own list that I also use. Daniel’s…
  • 13 Ways to Generate Leads for Your Business

    Dave Schneider
    29 Apr 2015 | 10:32 am
    You hear a lot about traffic, but not as much about leads. But the truth is, leads are what people are really after – we just don’t express it that way. There’s an assumption that traffic will just naturally convert to leads, but that isn’t always the case. And what if you don’t have traffic, but want to generate leads for your business today? In that case, you have to pursue other avenues. I’m going to be covering 13 different ways to generate leads for your business, many of which are free, simple, and can be started now. #1 – Ninja Outreach Full disclosure –…
  • On-Going Traffic from Pinterest

    Marc Andre
    20 Apr 2015 | 5:12 am
    Back in January I published a post about how I was able to more than double my traffic from Pinterest in just 30 days. A few months have gone by since that time and I wanted to follow up to show the results over a longer period of time. One of the reasons I love Pinterest is because, unlike most other social networks, it has the potential to be a consistent source of traffic. Facebook can lead to huge traffic if you get a link shared on a popular fan page, or if your content is shared/liked by loads of users, but that traffic is always short-lived. The life of a post that gets a lot of pins…
  • Zero to 5,273 Subscribers in 90 Days

    Marc Andre
    25 Mar 2015 | 4:54 am
    It’s no secret that email subscribers are key to growing a successful online business. With that in mind, building a list of subscribers should be a priority regardless of whether you are running a blog, e-commerce site, membership site, or any other type of website. Being able to stay in touch with the people who are most interested in what you have to offer will help you in countless ways. Late in 2014 I launched a new site as a side project with the goal of selling digital products. In late December I set up a mailing list with GetResponse and took a few steps to attract subscribers…
  • Using Upsells to Boost Revenue

    Marc Andre
    11 Mar 2015 | 4:37 am
    If you are a long-time reader of ProfitBlitz you know that selling your own digital products is one of my favorite ways to monetize a website or blog. Creating and selling your own product allows you to have freedom over pricing, benefit from the reputation that you have developed, create streams of steady income, and explode your revenue through an affiliate program. And for product sellers, offering upsells or higher-priced packages is a great way to boost your revenue even further. In the internet marketing industry one-time-offers (a special offer immediately following a purchase) are…
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    Reputation Management Expert, Simon Wadsworth » Blog

  • Igniyte Travels to Dubai & Speaks at The Great British Business Show

    Simon Wadsworth
    22 May 2015 | 4:20 am
    Several members of the Igniyte team recently travelled to the Arabian Travel Market event in Dubai, whilst my colleague Caroline Skipsey last week spoke at The Great British Business Show. Igniyte heads to Dubai for Travel Show Along with a member of my team, I was recently asked to attend the Arabian Travel Market 2015, which was held from 4th – 7th May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Travel Market featured exhibitions, seminars, roundtables and networking events that were devoted to key areas of the travel industry such as family travel, health and…
  • Google Could Face Legal Action over Right to be Forgotten

    Simon Wadsworth
    21 May 2015 | 8:08 am
    The Times has reported that Google may face legal action over its decision to reject some Right to be Forgotten requests. What questions does this raise over Google’s application of the ruling one year after it was made? The right to be forgotten ruling The Right to be Forgotten on search engines such as Google was established in May 2014 by the European Court of Justice. The Court ruled that search engines are responsible for the content they direct users to. This means that Google must remove links to inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant or excessive information about a user if they ask the…
  • Thomas Cook – Reputation

    Simon Wadsworth
    21 May 2015 | 7:03 am
    The tragic events that surround the Thomas Cook Story are hard for anyone to read as they involve the death of two children. The company has been roundly slated for the way its handled the crisis but as Stuart Leach points out in PR Week’s review of the situation its often difficult Manage Reputation when the case is a legal one as you are constrained by what you can/cant say. The consensus is though that the company should have dealt with all this many years ago and worked with the family to come to a mutually agreed outcome that went some way to helping the family through the worst…
  • The Value of Reputation Management

    Simon Wadsworth
    20 May 2015 | 7:16 am
    The web is accessible to most, the technical barriers and costs of having an online social presence are low. Yet many companies aren’t taking advantage of this growing channel and the opportunities it can bring. Unfortunately, all too often I see individuals and clients who have waited until their brand suffers a negative hit before making changes. It’s proven that having a poor brand or company reputation can negatively affect sales, damaging a company’s profits and consumer base. And it’s far easier to build a positive brand presence, than it is to repair a damaged brand from a…
  • I’m Often Asked, Do People Really Believe Everything They Read on the Web?

    Simon Wadsworth
    18 May 2015 | 7:35 am
    And yes, sometimes they do. You may say that’s great; we have a good brand, high levels of customer service and we want the world to know. Unfortunately, search engines don’t currently distinguish the truth from hearsay which means untruthful, negative content can rank more highly in search engine results than accurate content. To understand how this can happen, we need to understand the algorithm that Google is currently using to determine the order of search results. Search engines assume that the more popular a site, page or document, the more valuable the information it contains must…
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    Social Media Agency

  • 3 New Ways to Increase Your Child Care Centre’s Social Media Marketing

    8 May 2015 | 5:08 pm
    Is your child care centre using social media to grow enrolment? If you are using social media for your child care business, are you confident that your websites are optimized for mobile and driving enrolment to your door? According to The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), by the end of 2015, there are a total of 1,200 child care centres in Singapore with a total enrolment of close to 90,000. With so many remarkable pre-schools and early childhood institutions burgeoning, operators are facing stiffer competition. Traditional marketing and advertising that worked to fill up your…
  • Getting Your Hashtag To Trend

    Serena Chan
    13 Apr 2015 | 2:34 am
    Have you ever done an #ootd? When was the last time you created an #epic hashtag that everyone wanted to use? Did you know that there’s a hashtag(#) in Hashmeta’s story? Hashtags may sometimes seem unnecessary especially when marketers are overusing it for every single word in a simple sentence. However, they extremely useful in allowing trackback to certain content based on a few simple keywords. Apart from that, it also allows businesses to reach out to potential customers using hashtags. If you are wondering, here is a simple question that may provide some insights: Would you use a…
  • 6 Types Of Blog Posts You Can Write Today To Get Your Blog Going Again

    Woon Lan Ang
    22 Mar 2015 | 1:17 am
    Ever wonder why someone can write 8 blog posts per week when you can’t even finish one blog post per fortnight? Well… me too. For most of us, our passion for content writing is comparable to fireworks — it burns brightly and fiercely in the initial stage of passion, and quickly fizzles out within seconds, or in our case, days. And part of the reason is due to the lack of content to write. Or so we think. Most of us just aren’t too sure what content we can write. So I decided to look at the different type of articles on the web and realised there are about 6 general types of blog posts…
  • How To Write Headlines That Get Clicks

    Woon Lan Ang
    15 Feb 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Every 60 seconds, there are 216,000 Instagram updates, 277,000 tweets, 2,460,000 content shares on Facebook,and hundreds of thousands of other content being shared across other social networks and messaging app. So how are you going to get your readers to read the article you took hours to research, write, and edit? Headlines. And it is becoming more important with each new social platform. Being inundated with hundreds, if not thousands, of updates every day, the average person often only skim through their social updates in search of contents that interests them at first sight. You…
  • Best Chinese New Year Ads 2015

    Nadirah Norruddin
    14 Feb 2015 | 6:46 pm
    With Chinese New Year round the corner, billions worldwide are ushering in the year of the goat with much excitement and zest. This is not without bouts of nostalgia as we reminiscence on lost memories, childhood and the importance of familial ties. These sentiments are visually captured with the help of marketing giants from Apple to McDonalds and also some regionally produced ones by OWL and Be warned though, the following advertisements are bound to bring a tear to your eye. #1 CCTV English’s “Celebrating over 4,000 years of tradition” CCTV English effectively encapsulates…
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    Internet Marketing Muscle

  • Time to Simplify - Internet Marketing Muscle

    Bill Davis
    13 May 2015 | 12:26 pm
    You can probably tell from what I’ve been writing and publishing lately that I’m in simplify mode. I think I’ve made my business far too complex for me to run. It’s simply not sustainable. It’s no fun. Too many things to remember, too many “t’s” to cross and “i’s” to dot. So I’m pulling back. Way back. Always know that my main objective is to help you. I get a real kick out of helping people. It’s why I started this site. And it’s why I’ll keep doing this as long as I can. Now – to simplify. Areas…
  • Tom Brady and Deflated Balls - Internet Marketing Muscle

    Bill Davis
    13 May 2015 | 11:20 am
    See? There’s a reason Tom Brady deflated his balls – they’re just too heavy with all that air in them! A little meme to lighten the load today. The post Tom Brady and Deflated Balls appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • Getting More Done with Evernote - Internet Marketing Muscle

    Bill Davis
    12 May 2015 | 1:14 pm
    Last night I held another of my local Meetups. This time the topic was Evernote: Getting more done. Below is the presentation I used at the Meetup. Get More Done with Evernote from Internet Marketing Muscle The post Getting More Done with Evernote appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • How to Attract an Audience - Internet Marketing Muscle

    Bill Davis
    4 May 2015 | 9:46 am
    As “solopreneurs“, we often start a business with an idea and no audience. For example, wouldn’t it be great to build websites for people? I mean, I like doing that. I’m creative. I can build really neat websites, damn it! But that’s backwards. What we really ought to be doing is seeking to help people. In that quest to help people, you will find an audience. Sure, go looking for people to help in the areas that interest you. Using the example above, go to forums and Facebook groups where people may need help with building and/or maintaining websites. Lurk around…
  • Bait the Hook to Suit the Fish - Internet Marketing Muscle

    Bill Davis
    28 Apr 2015 | 12:35 pm
    (Reposted from my email newsletter–subscribe to the Tribe to get more letters just like this.) I’m re-reading Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” (for the umpteenth time – part of the “Better Me” program I’ve placed myself on). I ran across this gem: “Bait the hook to suit the fish.” (I will run a mini-series on this, on the blog, so stay tuned.) What does this mean? First, a little background. I love to fish now, but it wasn’t always this way. I first started fishing, with my grandfather, when I was…
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    Ignite Visibility

  • How We Migrated to HTTPS and Didn’t Miss a Beat

    John E Lincoln
    20 May 2015 | 3:34 pm
    We know that Google now wants our site to be on HTTPS. Not only does it help your rankings, Google will also be showing a warning of some kind in Chrome 42 for non-secure sites. Outside of that, did you know that consumers actually look at websites to see if they are secure before entering their credit card? It is true, a pool of users do this and will not purchase from unsecure sites. About a month ago I told everyone they needed to switch to HTTPS. I made it clear it should be part of their late 2015 or early 2016 Internet marketing planning. Well, at Ignite Visibility we practice what we…
  • 5 of the Most Exciting New Developments in Pay Per Click

    John E Lincoln
    19 May 2015 | 10:59 am
    Successfully targeting internet users with pay-per-click ads typically means staying on top of – and in front of – how they interact with their devices. For PPC marketers, this means staying on top of new developments in ad management systems such as Google Adwords and Microsoft’s Bing Ads. The two entities control a combined 97% of PPC conversion and perpetually upgrade their functionalities to stay abreast of merchant and consumer trends. They capture these trends in the copious amounts of real-time data collected by daily measurements of search campaign efficacy, and respond with…
  • Why you are Not Ranked Number 1 in Google

    John E Lincoln
    18 May 2015 | 9:33 am
    Everyone wants to be ranked number 1 in Google for their industries competitive keywords. I can’t tell you how many times people have asked me, “Why am I not ranked number 1?” Or they will say, “I should be ranked number one, we are the best!” Generally, people who say this are new to search engine optimization and don’t understand how complex it can be. In this post, I will layout why you might not be ranked number one for all the keywords you are going after in Google. Hopefully, this will give some context to those who are trying to understand SEO. No one can promise…
  • How to Use Emotions to Drive Links for SEO

    John E Lincoln
    15 May 2015 | 9:50 am
    How to Use Emotions to Drive Links for SEO Have you ever noticed that the most emotional posts drive links? Or on the flip side, the posts that strike an emotional chord with the audience… In this post, I am going to give you some insight on how to use emotions to drive links to your posts for SEO. Write with passion I think one of the most important things a blogger can do to attract links is to write with passion. People want to hear real perspectives. If everyone sugarcoats every topic online, no one gets any real value. When you tell the real story, maintain transparency and write with…
  • Internet Marketing News in April and May 2015

    John E Lincoln
    13 May 2015 | 3:49 pm
    In April and May of 2015 there were a ton of changes in SEO, online advertising, analytics and content publishing. In this video, John Lincoln provides insight on these Internet marketing industry updates. Video Internet Marketing News in April and May 2015 Webmaster tools new search analytics report Change of address tool for subdomains Chrome 42 to show warnings for non https sites Doorway page update and manual actions for thin content Google us phasing out escape fragment Ajax optimization Twitter in Google results Google added new sitemap markup schema How to searches on YouTube have…
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    Social Media Marketing | Digital Marketing Blog in India

  • 5 Social Media Hacks to Augment Your Business’s Marketing!

    14 May 2015 | 12:56 pm
    Well! Nowadays, social media has become a platform that reaches out to people and conceivably; you can append social media marketing with a little panache in your marketing campaign. If you agree on the fact, below mentioned are accommodating hacks to augment your business’s marketing via social media:   Share updates when the time is […]
  • Extraordinary Social Media Tips to Compel Business Growth and Sales!

    11 May 2015 | 9:59 am
    When you have an efficient social media marketing campaign, it facilitates in putting up a thriving business. If your website isn’t up to the mark when it comes to social media marketing, it wouldn’t garner sales and accreditation. And if you website caters to major visits from social media, you still can get to know […]
  • Digital Age Cricket

    17 Feb 2015 | 8:48 pm
    Until just a few years back, one had to stay glued to the TV to watch a cricket match and follow the scores. If you had to go out, the best you could do was call up somebody at the house frequently to know the scores. If you were lucky enough, the place you had […]
  • Social Media: Understanding Why It’s Important

    14 Feb 2015 | 2:58 am
    Ever since the inception of Facebook back in 2004, the online social life of an average human being increased on a rapid level. As the present transformed itself into history, it was noticed that Facebook or websites of the same genre were becoming a platform not only to increase your social status or to increase your […]
  • Facebook popular than any other social network

    Rajat Jain
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:58 am
    Facebook has been able to maintain leading position amidst the other social networking platforms and is considered to be one of the effective social media platform by business holders to promote their marketing strategies. But, if we considered the stats then it can be concluded that business professionals use LinkedIn over Facebook for reaching out […]
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    Biz Lab Online

  • Introduces Guy Kawasaki

    20 May 2015 | 2:11 pm
    How awesome is it, that introduces Guy Kawasaki who has created an epic course "HOW TO ROCK SOCIAL MEDIA" as far as I'm concerned this is epic. Just love Guy Kawasaki. Guy Kawasaki is the co-author of a new book called "The Art Of Social Media" with Peg Fitzpatrick. Make sure you grab your copy here. "How To Rock Social Media" is not a beginners course, this course is for those who want to rock social media on steroids..... The post Introduces Guy Kawasaki appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • How To Create A LinkedIn Company Page

    18 May 2015 | 7:22 pm
    We hear about the importance of promoting our products, services and content through various online mediums such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Googleplus, Instagram etc. But have you considered creating a LinkedIn Company page to promote your goodies? Hence, why we feel it is important to show you exactly how to create a LinkedIn Company page.The biggest benefit of creating a LinkedIn Company page is that it helps create brand awareness for your business, and gives you a platform to promote your products and services to an elite targeted audience.... The post How To Create A LinkedIn…
  • How to Use Facebook Video Cards

    13 May 2015 | 10:58 pm
    Have you used Facebook Video Cards? If not, then you will find this article very helpful. The social networking giant, Facebook, was created around one clearly defined concept: connecting with your friends. Today, millions of users are doing just that and use the social network to connect and communicate with the people that matter to them. Not only people, several businesses both big and small, also make use of the network to forge strong professional relationships with business partners, clients, and employees, which in turn drives high performance.... The post How to Use Facebook Video…
  • How Google Analytics Can Improve Your Content Creation

    9 May 2015 | 9:37 pm
    I know as a Blogger I am sometimes stuck for content ideas. That is why I thought I dive into how google analyics can improve your content creation. Do you often run out of content ideas for your blog or website? Are you looking for ways to create content that gets as much as traction as possible? Well, that is exactly where ‘data analytics’ comes in to make your life easier. These helpful tools, using a variety of methods, present important data to provide valuable insights enabling you to create content with the desired impact. ... The post How Google Analytics Can Improve Your Content…
  • Why Your Blog Needs a Sidebar

    2 May 2015 | 5:26 pm
    Do you really need a sidebar on your blog? If you do, should it go on the right or left side of the page? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is a bit too complicated for a simple yes or no. However, after carrying out extensive tests, I have come up with the best possible layout for a blog’s sidebar. In order to find out more, read on, as we discuss why your blog needs a sidebar. ... The post Why Your Blog Needs a Sidebar appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
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    Super Monitoring Blog

  • Good news for fans – A shiny new PRO account!

    19 May 2015 | 11:49 am
    It feels great when you find a tool that excels in its task and matches your expectations perfectly. And when something even cooler is offered by it, you feel virtually on top of the moon. The dedicated user-base of (previously reviewed here) has come to love it for its utility and ease of use. And now they have more reason to rejoice. The makers of have launched a shiny new PRO account that will offer its users unique additional features to further enhance their experience at a very nominal price. Check out the description of these features here and be amazed! A…
  • Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages, Twitter and Google+ most followed in April 2015

    4 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    What was popular on the Internet in April 2015? Google top 25 search phrases Facebook top 25 Pages 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 TWITTER TAKEAWAYS Top 10 searches in April 2015: facebook, google, you, youtube, craigslist, weather, news, yahoo, amazon, gmail… Tweet this Top 5 Facebook pages in April 2015:…
  • Debug JavaScript Regular Expressions easily with RegViz

    30 Apr 2015 | 9:32 am
    As a JavaScript coder one of the constant things you have to deal with are Regular Expressions. These cryptic string combinations are used for pattern matching and search and replace functions on text. Though they are quite widely used in programming owing to the compactness they offer to string parsing, their debugging complexity can pose challenges. Any programmer can vouch for the fact that debugging regular expressions often proves to be quite time taking and tedious. Creating the perfect regular expressions that are short, achieve their purpose and are easy to debug is not everyone’s…
  • Secure your Website’s data on the Cloud with CodeGuard

    22 Apr 2015 | 8:55 am
    If you value your data, you know you should back it up. Be it personal or professional, some data is just too important to not be secured. That’s the reason tech papers and websites keep publishing articles on data security and backing up needs, and also horrific tales of data loss!! If you don’t want to end up on the wrong side of data loss, you better back up your website data in time. Your website may contain your company information, product pages, blog posts and more. Do you really think sheer good luck would be enough to keep that entire data safe? Can you imagine staying afloat if…
  • Make Forms Fun with TypeForm

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:28 am
    While working on the Internet every day, we come across many websites that require us to fill some forms. Be it to register for a website’s newsletters, to apply for a service, to give feedback for a product or simply to create an account, we often come face to face with online form filling. However, forms in their essence are not very interesting. Creating fields for a form or filling vertically stacked requirements for details are supremely boring tasks. Both the creators and the audience of an online form generally find dealing with forms quite mundane. However, form filling cannot be…
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    SEO 5 Consulting

  • 5 Essential Tasks to Begin an SEO Initiative

    12 May 2015 | 11:53 am
    Most website owners know the importance of SEO. They know that inbound marketing is critical to bringing in online leads for their organization. But they don’t know where to begin on their SEO initiatives. Successful organic SEO campaigns are built on a foundation of expert preparation. And there are certain tasks that must be completed to ensure the groundwork has been laid for a successful future. In this blog, we’ll look at the 5 essential tasks to begin an SEO initiative. 1. Implement Analytics Tools Analytics tools are a critical foundation to any SEO campaign. They help website…
  • Three Changes to Make Today if Your Brand is impacted by Google’s New Mobile Algorithm

    7 May 2015 | 9:02 am
    Google’s new mobile algorithm has officially been implemented and we’re now seeing the impact across the search marketplace.  While most companies took the advice of specialists and optimized their site well ahead of this latest change, some have experienced a significant decline in their rankings. In this blog, we’ll review what website owners can do to improve their rankings now that the Google mobile algorithm is in action. 1. Use Standard Fonts It might seem like a simple change to make, but thousands of site owners have reportedly been impacted by having non-standard fonts within…
  • 3 Expert Tips to Enhance Your Company’s Video SEO Strategy

    30 Apr 2015 | 1:40 pm
    We know that YouTube is the second largest search engine on the internet. This means video content can be a critical element within a company’s SEO strategy if they plan and implement the process effectively. Viewers want to see products and be personally introduced to company personnel. But this type of video content can only be produced cost-effectively through enacting a strong video SEO strategy. In this blog, we’ll provide three expert tips to enhance your company’s video SEO campaigns. 1. Consider Mobile Viewers Video creators must use techniques that appeal to mobile audiences.
  • A Retrospective on YouTube’s Immersion Day Event in Toronto

    27 Apr 2015 | 1:08 pm
    On Tuesday, April 14, several representatives from SEO5 were invited to attend YouTube’s Immersion Day event in Toronto. The event helped introduce a range of new YouTube initiatives and presented our team members with a greater depth of understanding on the benefits YouTube can bring to agencies and growing organizations. As YouTube is now the second largest search engine in the marketplace, behind Google, it’s imperative that companies understand how to effectively utilize YouTube videos to boost their marketing campaigns. This well-attended industry event featured a Q&A session…
  • 5 Tips for Analyzing Back Link Problems

    14 Apr 2015 | 11:16 am
    Back link issues are one of the leading problem areas within floundering SEO campaigns. After checking whether their site is being indexed properly and reviewing the Google Webmaster Tools for potential penalty issues, it’s time for SEO campaign managers to focus on the leading culprit for low rankings – back link errors. Within this blog, we’ll provide five tips for analyzing back link problems to ensure sites retain their top level search performance. 1. Begin by Collecting Back Link Information Site owners should begin the link recovery process by pulling the data from their Google…
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  • A Quick Introduction Into The World Of E-mail Marketing

    Jasper Oldersom
    11 May 2015 | 12:35 pm
    If you have been blogging for a while, you might hear how important it is to build an email list. And that’s true, but what they often don’t say is that your list is worthless if you don’t frequently follow up with them. It’s like getting a girls number, but not calling her out for a date. Now think about the emails you enjoy opening. Are there some people in your inbox that always seem to trigger you to open their emails? Do they send you emails frequently? Do you mind the frequency? I bet you wouldn’t mind getting awesome information that you love delivered…
  • 11 Blogging Tips And Tricks You’ll Love

    Jasper Oldersom
    20 Apr 2015 | 12:09 am
    1. Don’t Be Afraid to Show Character You are who you are. Show it in your writing. Be personal. Remember that you can’t write for everyone anyway. You are writing for those people who are most likely to appreciate your writing and the style you have developed. Write like you would talk in a personal conversation with a friend. I still remember my dutch teacher talking in her robotic monotone voice. She was a very effective hypnotist, and put me and the rest off the class to sleep. My point? Prevent your writing from looking like a machine did it. Pour some emotion in your…
  • Give Action A Chance

    Jasper Oldersom
    19 Mar 2015 | 1:34 pm
    Meet Action. He is not very popular. But Action doesn’t care. Because HE knows that those who give him a chance will see how powerful he is. Action knows that people are always in their minds. Thinking about why they SHOULDN’T do things. “Are you really going to write a book? YOU?!”   “He can’t run a business, he’s not a real leader” “He really thinks he can make money online? LOL!”  Action is hidden in plain sight. The evidence of Action can be seen everywhere. Like Stanley Tang who wrote a bestselling book on Amazon at 16.  Jon…
  • Don’t Ignore The Books

    Jasper Oldersom
    14 Mar 2015 | 8:37 am
    Do you read all these blog posts daily and feel like you’re still not really getting ahead? There are thousands of blogs to follow on any subject, and a lot of them contain gold nuggets of information, but a lot of it isn’t legendary.  There are so many absolutely amazing books out there, and i really think we shouldn’t ignore them. I was one of those people who constantly scanned all the blogs, but when i started reading books my knowledge took leaps! Most blogs posts don’t go further than some tips & tricks, and even though they can be great and very valuable,…
  • 5 YouTube Videos That You WONT Regret Watching

    Jasper Oldersom
    10 Mar 2015 | 2:03 pm
    source 1. Jay Abraham The Advanced Strategy Of Preeminence I just watched this yesterday, i thought it was a great view on doing business. It is a view that fits my personality and a view that certainly more business owners should adopt. What does it mean? A business that embodies this strategy will not try to sell you if it is not right for you. MTTB is a great system, but it is NOT for everybody, so i wouldn’t recommend it to everyone. But for those who DO fit your product, you have an obligation to tell them that they should do what’s best for them if you could. In essence, you…
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  • Stop Misleading Yourself and Assuming You Know Your Target Market!

    18 May 2015 | 7:39 am
    Why are so many businesses not reaching their business, marketing and sales goals and what can you do to position your company for more growth? In 2012 Terry started her business with excitement and enthusiasm. After years of corporate bureaucracy and capped salaries she felt it was time to strike out on her own and do something adventurous, fun and rewarding. When she lost her job due to a corporate drawdown she knew that this was her opportunity. She got a severance big enough to help with some seed money and a few months of living expenses. Terry immediately began researching how to start…
  • Calling Veterans to a New Service as Exceptional Business Owners

    12 May 2015 | 8:04 am
    As a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and Army the one group of people I identify with no matter where I go is a fellow veteran. There is just an instant bond even though there are very different experiences and stories. The military, unlike any other organization, is so standardized that no matter your branch of service or when or where you served there are things we all have in common. Of late, I have met a number of active and reserve military, and veterans, who realize that they have a special skill and ability that many in the civilian world don’t have because of our training and want to…
  • What is a Vision and How Can It Transform My Business?

    4 May 2015 | 6:16 am
    Vision… it’s talked about in colleges, board rooms, training centers, business expos, conferences, workshops, seminars, websites… there is no lack of educational opportunities on the subject of developing a vision for your business. Yet, the overwhelming majority of businesses have no vision. Well, they think they do but it’s not really a vision when the majority simply find a cute way to express what they do and disguise it as a vision. For too many businesses their vision is nothing more than a glorified “here is what we do” statement. Want to learn how to develop a vision that…
  • Web Designers Take Note: New Competition is About to Make Life Hard but it Doesn’t Have to!

    27 Apr 2015 | 8:26 am
    If you ‘re considering starting a web design business or you’ve been in business for a few years as a web designer you may not realize that the current business landscape you are in is in real transition. Are you ready for these changes? Do those changes leave you feeling concerned and are you losing sleep at night over what the coming changes may mean to your business? Read the whole article and learn how you can grow a great web design company regardless of the competition or business environment.....
  • Why "How To" Marketing Articles and Blogs May Be a Waste of Your Time

    20 Apr 2015 | 8:26 am
    Are you wasting time researching, learning and trying to build your online marketing presence for your business? There are some amazing resources out there to help you and most of them are fabulous! From if you want detailed “how to” articles about social media to Website Magazine for ideas on how to use your website or email. There are countless blogs with ideas, strategies and tips. But it may all be a complete waste of your time! Learn why in today's article and when it's a good time to read "how to" articles for your business....
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    Volume Nine SEO » SEO Blog

  • V9 Lunches & Learns with Michelle Ellis

    Kelsey Anderson
    21 May 2015 | 3:36 pm
    On Thursday May 21, Volume Nine had the unique opportunity to invite guest Michelle Ellis, a partner of Orapin Marketing + Public Relations, to our office to hear her speak about the relationship of PR and SEO. While the Volume Nine team gleefully munched on oreos, we learned about what makes a story truly “newsworthy” and how to dig deeper to find this newsworthyness beyond the surface. Michelle shared examples of her team’s award-winning PR work and reflected on the impact SEO has had on traditional press. All in all, it was a great hour of learning and we hope to apply it to…
  • 5 Things Business Owners Should Look for in Google Analytics

    Amir Alsayegh
    21 May 2015 | 8:42 am
    Google Analytics reporting for business owners has become some kind of digital enigma to many, which is understandable considering the vast amount of data in the dashboard. Traffic, funnels, tracking codes- it’s a lot to handle for the average human which is why we’ve taken the top pieces of data in Google Analytics and explained why its important, what it tells you and what it doesn’t tell you. Prior to outlining the top five, it’s important to even understand what Google Analytics is! Beyond just a fancy code that Google likes to keep on your site, Google Analytics and…
  • WordPress vs. Joomla: What’s Right for My Site?

    Kelsey Anderson
    19 May 2015 | 8:10 am
    Both WordPress and Joomla are free content management systems (CMS) that can be used to build gorgeous and functional websites. While WordPress is the most popular CMS, Joomla comes in at a close second which sparks a debate on which is truly better (spoiler alert: it depends). As the top CMS options for do-it-yourselfers, both systems offer different advantages for certain types of individuals, businesses, and organizations. So which one is right for your site? To decide, we’ll compare Joomla VS WordPress on SEO benefits as well as overall functionality. First, these are the main…
  • Volume Nine Unveils Revised Best Practice SEO Site Reviews

    Andy Franco
    12 May 2015 | 9:11 pm
    We all know that user experience is the most important factor to your website’s overall health grade. At Volume Nine, we make every effort to ensure that your site is optimized by not only Google’s standards but also for your loyal visitors. In a full-fledged effort to enhance your sites performance on search engines as well as on multiple devices, we’ve re-vamped our site reviews to make sure your website is working harder for you and that you remain ahead of the curve. (Image Source: Truth Theory) Tech Review – Tech Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself Keeping up on the latest and…
  • Conversion Optimization & SEO: Traffic without Conversion is a Traffic Accident

    Daniel Threlfall
    12 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    I have a true story. Recently, I was meeting with a group of SEOs (really smart people). We were talking about geeky SEO stuff, when someone tossed out the word “CRO.” “What’s CRO?” one SEO asked. There is a dearth of knowledge among SEOs regarding CRO. I totally get this. There are too many acronyms, too many specialties, and way too much marketing jargon. For a long time, I too existed as a SEO without knowing what CRO was. I was content not to know that I didn’t know what I didn’t know about CRO. In fact, when I first heard of conversion rate optimization, my first response…
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    Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing

  • Pay Per Click Made Easy

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    22 May 2015 | 9:05 am
    by Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer Starting your PPC campaign shouldn’t be difficult. There are several PPC services out there on the web. One of the most well-known and popular is Google’s AdWords. Typical AdWords ads are super short (fewer than 100 characters), and they appear in Google’s search engine results when someone [...] The post Pay Per Click Made Easy appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Get Ahead with Pay Per Lead

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    21 May 2015 | 9:05 am
    by Chris Devers How do you manage to get ahead of the curve? You need to expand your markets, keep your loyal customers, introduce new products and services, etc.  For most people in business, it takes a couple of years to figure out what really works. In order to get ahead you need sales. If [...] The post Get Ahead with Pay Per Lead appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • SEO Consultant

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    20 May 2015 | 9:05 am
    by SEOPlanter If your business is growing into a solid presence in your local community, your next step may be to increase your Internet presence as well. This is not an easy task, but it is well worth the time that it takes to make it happen. In order to make it happen, your business [...] The post SEO Consultant appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Efficient and Cost Effective Pay Per Click Process

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    19 May 2015 | 9:05 am
    by Chris Devers Pay Per Click is an internet advertising that appear in search results of Google on the right side of the page. It is used to direct the passage to the web sites. The advertisers are required to make payment to the hosting service only when the ad is clicked. The client goes [...] The post Efficient and Cost Effective Pay Per Click Process appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • SEO Services India

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    18 May 2015 | 9:05 am
    by wim hoppenbrouwers   SEO (search engine optimization) is a global world for the promoting business with their websites on the internet. Search engine optimization collect all the activities like article writing , bookmarking, directory, blog posting, blog creation, forum posting etc. you get your business promotion on any website page. Seo world is the [...] The post SEO Services India appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
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    Silkstream | Web Design Blog

  • When Two Become One: The Indexing of Tweets

    21 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Nope, we haven’t gone crazy.. We all know the importance of social media. It’s key for brand awareness, perception management and staying in touch with your customers, just to name a few..but Google have brought out the big guns. They’ve been out pulling birds, and now have Twitter wrapped around their little finger (and in Read More The post When Two Become One: The Indexing of Tweets appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • How To Do Hashtag Research

    9 May 2015 | 7:23 am
    Hashtags are a great way to reach out to new audiences and gain new relevant followers for your social media account. When properly researched and used well, they can be an extremely effective method of increasing your visibility on social media. However when used incorrectly, the results can have a negative effect on your social Read More The post How To Do Hashtag Research appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Social Media Horror- Unfriended

    7 May 2015 | 8:38 am
    ‘Revenge comes online’ Who knew Skype could be so creepy? Laura Barnes was your average american teenage girl, until a video posted of her online ended her life. Unfriended is Universal Pictures latest film, described as ‘Ushering in a new era of horror’. A story unfolds as a group of 6 friends receive Skype and Read More The post Social Media Horror- Unfriended appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Social Media Craze: My Idol

    29 Apr 2015 | 8:09 am
    Yep, it’s that time again! We all see social media trends that come and go from time to time. They may not be around for long, but they usually make a huge impact in the time that they are. Last year the ALS ice bucket challenge took social media by storm, with 28 million people Read More The post Social Media Craze: My Idol appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • What To Do Once You Have A Twitter Account

    22 Apr 2015 | 2:25 am
    You finally set up that Twitter account huh? So, now that you’re there, what are you gonna do? It’s like a ghost town, your profile is drowning in clouds, and you’re looking slightly eggy. Trust me when I say that nobody wants to befriend an egg, so really, you need to do something about that. Read More The post What To Do Once You Have A Twitter Account appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
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    Infinite Conversions

  • How to Calculate Customer Lifetime Value and Increase Conversions

    David Rosenfeld
    21 May 2015 | 2:12 am
    Customer Lifetime Value – Calculating and Increasing   The commonly held truth is that it costs five to seven times more to acquire a customer than to retain one. This may actually not be true. This view actually dates back...The post How to Calculate Customer Lifetime Value and Increase Conversions appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • 3 Key Aspects of Engaging Consumers Online

    David Rosenfeld
    15 May 2015 | 5:33 am
    Before the internet came along, engaging with your consumers was hardly rocket science. To obtain sales, you simply sent your best advertisements off to magazines and newspapers or – if you had the funds – to TV and radio stations....The post 3 Key Aspects of Engaging Consumers Online appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • How to Use Urgency To Increase Conversions

    David Rosenfeld
    15 Apr 2015 | 11:02 am
    “Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.” — Jim Rohn — Jim Rohn Official (@OfficialJimRohn) March 6, 2015 Read that tweet one more time. The desire we want to instill in customers and the value we want to...The post How to Use Urgency To Increase Conversions appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • 39 Tips to Kill Conversion-Blockers and Boost Sales

    David Rosenfeld
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    Many sites lose conversions due to unnecessary friction on their website. Friction is defined by Marketing Experiments as “a psychological resistance to a given element in the sales or sign-up process.” That’s a somewhat abstract definition. Put more concretely, friction...The post 39 Tips to Kill Conversion-Blockers and Boost Sales appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • The Essential Guide to Trust in Marketing

    David Rosenfeld
    18 Mar 2015 | 5:51 am
    This article originally appeared in Crazy Egg. You can see the original here. Trust. It could easily be the least understood and the most essential element for increasing conversions and extracting the maximum value from your website. Think about it....The post The Essential Guide to Trust in Marketing appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
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    Phil Amery

  • Measuring & Reporting SEO Performance for C-Suite Executives

    Phil Amery
    6 May 2015 | 2:06 am
    Creating a roadmap to success needs accurate measurement and tracking. This is no different when it comes to measure your SEO performance, especially when it is being outsourced to an agency. Recently I had the privilege to hold a short session on SEO performance for a senior management team of a large international corporation in […] The post Measuring & Reporting SEO Performance for C-Suite Executives appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • Democratizing Entrepreneurship – Quote of The Day

    Phil Amery
    19 Feb 2015 | 12:35 pm
    For quite a while I’ve been working on understanding my personal goals in life. These are by far not the usual goals you tend to believe they are and yes, they are not easy to find and understand. That’s the reason why I embarked on my own mentorship program and will shortly join a coaching […] The post Democratizing Entrepreneurship – Quote of The Day appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • Trends & Expectations in Mastering Your Digital Marketing Strategy for Year 2015 and Onwards

    Phil Amery
    7 Dec 2014 | 5:29 am
    2015 is just around the corner and you might be wondering what part of your digital marketing strategies will still work next year and what new strategies you might get embarked on and get prepared for. Not to mention your budget, what share you should allocate to each one of the media channels which drives […] The post Trends & Expectations in Mastering Your Digital Marketing Strategy for Year 2015 and Onwards appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • 3 Steps You Should Take to Increase your Blog Traffic and Achieve Higher Exposure on SERPs and Social Media Channels

    Phil Amery
    12 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Now, with so much information abundance on the internet competition is really tough, we all know that. You were probably wondering why certain blog posts or contextual pages get highly ranked in Google’s organic listings with loads of traffic while you can barely keep afloat and survive. The good news is that if you stick […] The post 3 Steps You Should Take to Increase your Blog Traffic and Achieve Higher Exposure on SERPs and Social Media Channels appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • A Hands-On Approach in Conducting a Successful International SEO Strategy

    Phil Amery
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:41 am
    The search engine era we live in got older and older, but it looks like it still possesses its forefront position when it comes to either evaluating CLV (Customer Lifetime Value) among major customer acquisition channels or the acquisition channel growth rate itself. In this regard, it is extremely important to get our content highly […] The post A Hands-On Approach in Conducting a Successful International SEO Strategy appeared first on Phil Amery.
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    Marketing Access Pass

  • Ep. 053 – How to Live a Successful and Significant Life with Aaron T. Walker

    Anthony Tran
    22 May 2015 | 3:09 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher Are you trying to balance having a successful business with a significant life? Do you have to choose one path or can you have both? In this episode I share veteran entrepreneur, Aaron T. Walker’s personal story of how he overcame a life changing tragedy and turned it into something meaningful. This is a powerful must listen to episode.   Episode Featured Guest: Aaron T. Walker Aaron T. Walker is a Businessman and Life Coach. He started his first business at the age of 18 and sold it to a Fortune 500 Company nine short years later. Since then he…
  • Ep. 052 – 7 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Help You Breakthrough to the Next Level

    Anthony Tran
    16 May 2015 | 6:10 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher This is a really special episode today.  This mark’s the 1 year anniversary of Marketing Access Pass Podcast.  In this episode I share with you 7 entrepreneurial lessons that I learned that will help you breakthrough to the next level. In This Podcast Episode You Will Learn: Why the “F”-word is holding you back from accomplishing your business goals The most common mindset mistake that entrepreneurs make and how you can avoid it How to create a professional brand that will attract people to your business How to avoid the biggest…
  • Ep. 051 – List-Building Tips to Attract Hot Leads with Mike and Robin Pisciotta

    Anthony Tran
    8 May 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher Want to grow your email list? Need more leads for your business? Learn how Mike and Robin Pisciotta are generating over 71% opt-in rates from their landing pages. You definitely don’t want to miss this episode. Episode Featured Guest: Mike and Robin Pisciotta Mike and Robin Pisciotta, are the founders of They are highly sought after Marketing Mentors & Revenue Strategists who have helped hundreds of clients achieve online success. They have been featured on Forbes, Leadpages, Advantages Magazine, Life on Fire TV and more.
  • Ep. 050 – Facebook Ad Strategies: Generate More Leads & Sales with Valerie Shoopman

    Anthony Tran
    1 May 2015 | 5:35 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher Looking for ways to use Facebook to generate more leads and make more money? Learn how to leverage Facebook Advertisement to dominate in your market. Facebook Ads expert Valerie Shoopman shares her proven strategies in this episode. Episode Featured Guest: Valerie Shoopman Valerie Shoopman is a Social Media Strategist, Facebook Ad Expert, and the host of Entrepreneur Power Hour Podcast. She is also the co-author of the Amazon Best-Seller “the Book on Facebook Marketing: to help you set your business & Life on Fire.” She’s been featured on…
  • Ep. 049 – How to Sell High-End Products & Services on Webinars with Steven Essa

    Anthony Tran
    25 Apr 2015 | 12:35 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher Do you want to increase your products and service sales?  Are you using the power of webinars to reach a massive audience who want to buy what you have to offer?  I brought in laptop millionaire, Steven Essa to share some valuable tips on how he uses webinars to create online wealth, and how he teaches others to do the same.  Don’t miss this high energy, massive value episode… Episode Featured Guest: Steven Essa Steven Essa is internationally known as the “Make Money with Webinars Expert.”  Steven has trained thousands of…
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    Multimind Group

  • Digital marketing statistics for Twitter

    MultiMind Group
    1 May 2015 | 3:39 am
      For the digital marketing statistics, let’s talk about Twitter’s revenue projections. The company hinted at more user growth when it lowered its revenue projections for 2015, due to earnings not matching their requirements. This resulted in a 20% loss of its market value. However, there’s a silver lining to everything that happened. Twitter can still manage to dig itself out of its revenue problems. The first silver lining for the company will be their acquisition of an ad tech start-up called TellApart. This will help the advertisers investing in Twitter ads figure…
  • Social media sites leading to more divorces

    MultiMind Group
    1 May 2015 | 2:26 am
      Are you married and have an account on any (or every) social media site? Be careful because a new study has revealed that 1 in 7 people contemplated divorcing their partners over their activities on various social media sites.1 out of 5 people in the survey admitted to having an argument over what they discovered on those websites. Family law specialists Slater and Gordon commissioned the research after witnessing a steady increase in the number of people who began using social media site activities as an excuse to get divorces. 2000 Brits were questioned, and over a quarter…
  • Facts about Social Media that no one will tell you – 2

    MultiMind Group
    29 Apr 2015 | 1:51 am
      Here’s the part one to our article on the benefits of social media marketing that you most likely aren’t aware of. This article is in continuation to it 6. You don’t have to be an expert. That’s right. A lot of people are scared of social media because they think it’s a job for the experts. It is, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to give as much of your time and energy possible into promoting your brand via social networking platforms! Of course, experts and Generation Y are quicker to adapt everything digital into their lives but that should not…
  • Facts about Social Media that no one will tell you

    MultiMind Group
    24 Apr 2015 | 2:45 am
      You can read our previous article on the benefits of social media marketing here. This article is similar to it, yet dissimilar. Keeping up with our image as a social media news provider, today we’d like to discuss the lesser known facts and nuances of handling social media. The internet is full of tips for professionals as well as amateurs to help them come up with a marketing strategy, but the truth is, most of us don’t have the time to go through all those posts and jot down what’s important and what’s not. So here is part 1 of the MultiMind Group’s omportant…
  • YouTube viral content of 2015 (till date)

    MultiMind Group
    23 Apr 2015 | 1:13 am
      This article will talk about a few media marketers who have hit gold with their viral content. With over 300 hours of video being uploaded every hour on YouTube, it really is no surprise that when it comes to viral videos, YouTube is the place to be. And with so many creative and unique viral contents floating around us, it has become increasingly difficult for brands to cut through all challenges and get potential customers to click on their videos. Not only this, they have to ensure the content is good enough to be viewed till the end. So without much further ado, here is…
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  • Placing Google CSE to Blogger Static Page

    22 May 2015 | 6:48 am
    One widget provided by Google is CSE (Custom Search Engine); a search widget that can be easily use to display the search results from your blog. If you have connected to Google Adsense, then with Google CSE (Custom Search Engine) can be set as the Search Engine Monetization by setting in the menu Make Money.Read more »
  • Sending email from Google Sheets (Google Drive)

    21 May 2015 | 7:54 am
    Google Drive provides many facilities applications that can be used freely, as well as general file storage. One that has been often we use is Google Sheets. You can take advantage of this spreadsheet as a list to send emails automatically. If you already have a Gmail account, then you can directly access Google Drive here.Read more »
  • Getting Traffic with Giving Awards to Another Blog

    19 May 2015 | 5:58 am
    It occurred to me after reading a blog "blogingfunda" written by Mohinder Paul Verma, that it is important to reward the one who gave you the inspiration to write a blog so that you get satisfaction from the results you achieve. I think it can improve web traffic or blog naturally also, of course, with a few tricks which I will explain below.Read more »
  • How to sell your eBook on Amazon

    17 May 2015 | 9:10 pm
    While making an eBook can be one of the most effective ways to earn money from the internet, selling the eBook can be challenging. Making an eBook itself has been challenging. You need to write something that everyone will love and you have to make your book has something to offer, either to be informative or amusing. After making your eBook, now you need to learn how to sell your books online. Amazon is one of the best places to sell your eBook since Amazon has been visited by million people around the world. Selling your book in Amazon will offer a good opportunity for you to get your book…
  • How to Make SEO Friendly Articles

    14 May 2015 | 8:47 am
    SEO Friendly Articles is the process of optimizing a articles so that people can easily find it via search engines like Google; This is called "article preferred by Google"; thus, the article you will get a good ranking in the search engines.So what should you do? Please refer 10 steps to make your article SEO Friendly.Read more »
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    Empire Flippers

  • Our Monthly Report – April 2015

    Justin Cooke
    18 May 2015 | 10:31 am
    April was a pretty surprising month for us. After barely hitting our Q1 goal with an exceptionally good March, I was worried we’d see a dip in April as we worked on closing out the deals from the previous month. In an exciting turn of events, we ended up closing $385,432.60 worth of website sales in April – putting us well on our way towards our $900K goal for Q2. With another great month in a row, this continues to highlight our biggest challenge – inventory. We have to keep up on sourcing and attracting new and repeat sellers if we want continued growth. As always, our…
  • EFP 136: How We Lost $25K To Russian Scammers Part 2

    Justin Cooke
    14 May 2015 | 8:20 am
    Credit card fraudsters stole $25K worth of websites from us. You can read more about the story here or listen to our Part 1 episode here. This is Part 2 where we sit down with Eric from to discuss our response and look at ways to avoid problems like this in the future. We end up getting into quite a bit more, though – it’s a long episode, but I think you’ll like it. Check Out This Week’s Episode: Direct Download – Right Click, Save As Topics Discussed This Week: Preparing for and…
  • EFP 135: How We Lost $25K To Russian Scammers – Part 1

    Justin Cooke
    2 May 2015 | 12:16 am
    We recently published a blog post about how Russian scammers defrauded us for more than $25K. In today’s podcast, we dig into the details behind the story and explain some of the lessons we learned throughout the process. This is actually a two-part episode. Part 2 will include an interview with the attorney that helped us with the case and his thoughts on how to protect yourself from online scams and frauds. We’re sharing this in the hope that it helps you avoid a similar scam in your business. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here:…
  • How A Russian Syndicate Scammed Us For $25K

    Justin Cooke
    1 May 2015 | 6:34 am
    “Buddy… we’ve been scammed.” Words you do NOT want to hear from your business partner ten minutes before your weekly team meeting. It’s hard to describe how getting scammed feels, but if you’re reading this and it’s happened to you, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s one part feeling like you were punched in the gut, another part rage at the person that scammed you, with a dash of embarrassment at putting yourself in the position in the first place. I immediately had questions: How did this happen? How bad is the damage?
  • Case Study: Tripling Earnings From A Website Purchased Through Empire Flippers

    Justin Cooke
    27 Apr 2015 | 3:32 am
    “How do your websites perform after they’ve been purchased?” This is a question we get from new buyers a lot. To find out, we’ve been reaching out to previous buyers to see if they’ll talk to us: Podcast Interview and Postmortem on a $40K Purchase Case Study on a Site Both Bought and Sold with Empire Flippers Up today, we’ve got a case study and guest post from Mushfiq that details his journey in purchasing a smaller, $6K site and increasing the earnings to more than $1,000 per month. Enjoy! —– If you can afford it, it is much simpler to…
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  • Street Photography: Seven Photos

    22 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    It’s no secret that I love to pore through the street photography tag in the Reader and share images that catch my attention. Join me on another trip around the world as seen through the eyes (and lenses!) of these seven skilled photographers. This arresting image of a bird in a car — juxtaposed against the unknowing elderly man passing by — mesmerizes me. Taken by Beirut photographer Ghaleb Cabbabé, there’s an element of the macabre about this photograph that I find intriguing. The odd bird and the filthy windscreen create a certain palpable sinister…
  • Eventbrite Now Available for All of

    Kirk Wight
    12 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    We’re excited to announce big updates to our Eventbrite integration: your events can now be displayed right on your site, no matter what theme you use! Enjoy Eventbrite, regardless of theme In 2013, we launched two Eventbrite themes to help you promote your events. Since then, we’ve gotten requests from users to extend that functionality more broadly on Today, we’ve rolled out our Eventbrite integration to all users, which means you are no longer limited to only using the Eventbrite themes to promote your events. You can now connect to…
  • New Theme: Gazette

    Thomas Guillot
    7 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    It’s Theme Thursday, and we’re happy to launch a brand new free theme. Gazette Gazette, designed by yours truly, is a clean and flexible theme perfectly suited for minimalist magazine-style sites, personal blogs, or any content-rich site. It allows you to highlight specific articles on the homepage, and to balance readability with a powerful use of photography — all in a layout that works on any device. Gazette also supports the following popular features: Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, Social Links, Site Logo, Featured Images, and Widgets. Read more about Gazette on the…
  • New Themes: Nucleare and Afterlight

    Caroline Moore
    30 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    Nucleare Nucleare, by Cresta Project, is a classic blog theme with a crisp, elegant design and plenty of handy features. A built-in search box, links to your favorite social networks, four widget areas, and beautifully styled post formats make this an ideal theme for your personal blog. Check out Nucleare on the Theme Showcase, or activate it on your site from Appearance → Themes. Afterlight Afterlight, designed by Takashi Irie, is a different take on his Cyanotype, featuring an option for a full-screen background image. Add your favorite background image or color to lend your personal…
  • All Sites Protected Against Zero Day Vulnerability

    27 Apr 2015 | 12:35 pm
    You may have seen news of a new zero-day vulnerability regarding comments in self-hosted versions of WordPress 4.2. All sites — including VIP sites — are not vulnerable: your sites are protected by the Akismet anti-spam service, which is already blocking those comments.Filed under: Security
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  • New Google Update Focuses on Quality

    Vinny La Barbera
    19 May 2015 | 7:21 am you still think that Google can’t or won’t track the “quality” of a specific web page? Even though Google has been focusing on rewarding “quality” for quite some time now it is more apparent than ever that Google is set on weeding out low quality websites and content. It has been confirmed that theRead More This post, New Google Update Focuses on Quality, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Facebook Instant Articles Could Change How We Think About Digital Sharecropping

    Vinny La Barbera
    13 May 2015 | 6:25 am majority of the content that you create for your brand or business should originate on your own website or blog, right? We certainly believe this to be the case. However, Facebook’s newest addition, called Facebook Instant Articles, could change how we all think about content creation and distribution. Learn more about Facebook Instant Articles; how theyRead More This post, Facebook Instant Articles Could Change How We Think About Digital Sharecropping, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA.
  • Report: WordPress is Still the CMS of Choice

    Vinny La Barbera
    12 May 2015 | 10:10 am content management system is powering your website? A safe guess would be WordPress. A recent report, polling over 250,000 businesses with websites, revealed some eye-popping stats about the popularity of WordPress. Check out the study to see which percentile you fall into. CodeGuard’s “State of the Web Report” found a large majority of itsRead More This post, Report: WordPress is Still the CMS of Choice, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Video Marketing: Top Tips, Channels, Stats & More

    Vinny La Barbera
    5 May 2015 | 6:51 am you started to leverage video content to build your brand, promote your products and reach new customers? If not, then it’s time to take video content seriously and start thinking about how to integrate it into your online marketing strategy. That’s the purpose of this article…to bring you completely up to speed on theRead More This post, Video Marketing: Top Tips, Channels, Stats & More, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
  • Internet Marketing Humor Part 3

    Vinny La Barbera
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:54 am it comes to advice, wiser words have never been spoken… “He who laughs, lasts.” This is why we’re keeping our Internet Marketing Humor series alive. Here’s Part 3 to keep things rolling and to keep you laughing…                         Special thanks to ContentVerve, SearchRead More This post, Internet Marketing Humor Part 3, is from the Online Marketing Blog by imFORZA. Enjoy!
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  • Google Unveils Google+ Collections to Compete with Pinterest

    Vera Soons
    20 May 2015 | 12:23 pm
    On May 4th, Google+ introduced a Pinterest-like feature: Google+ Collections. Google+ Collections gives its users the ability to group their posts into topic-based sections. Collections is different from pages and communities in that you are the only person who is able to modify the content and the posts will appear in your profile streams for followers to view. “Every collection is a focused set of posts on a particular topic, providing an easy way for you to organize all the things you are into. Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people.’’…
  • Bing To Roll Out Mobile-Friendly Ranking Algorithm

    Alex Noudelman
    19 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
    Bing will follow in Google footsteps and unveil its own mobile-friendly ranking algorithm in the upcoming months. Unlike Google, it will not set a date for when the algorithm will set in and is taking a slower approach to it in order to better communicate the changes and reduce potential whiplash from webmasters. Despite the announcement about the importance of having a mobile friendly site, Bing is still focused on relevancy to user queries.  Sites that are relevant but not mobile friendly will most likely still rank. This is because the second largest search engine on the World Wide Web is…
  • New LinkedIn Feature: Analytics for Publishing

    Vera Soons
    14 May 2015 | 2:40 pm
    Social media platform LinkedIn officially announced the new Analytics tool for Publishing on May 7th. The newly launched LinkedIn Analytics tool for published posts offers valuable insight on who is reading and engaging with your posts. If you are a LinkedIn publisher, you will be able to evaluate whether you are reaching the right audience, which posts are engaging for your readers and more. This new feature is an important online marketing tool for two reasons. Firstly, introducing the analytics tool is a sign that LinkedIn is looking for ways to get more content published on their…
  • 5 Reliable Review Sites For Crowdsourcing

    Alex Noudelman
    7 May 2015 | 12:39 pm
    Online crowdsourcing is very real and one of the most important aspects of Online Reputation Management and Digital Marketing. When it comes to making a decision about hiring a contractor or finding the best ”sushi” restaurant in the city, there are many message boards and listservs online that are trustworthy and that you can turn to in order to help ease your decision making. However, in order to make a quicker decision without reading through hundreds of threads of message boards, consumers turn to review sites like Yelp, Angie’s List and Google Reviews. Collecting feedback from…
  • The Value of Links in SEO & Online Marketing

    Vera Soons
    6 May 2015 | 10:24 am
    Learning how to build links is an essential part of being an SEO specialist. The number of referrals to a site is based on the SEO-jargon: link popularity. Google uses the number of quality links to measure the quality of a website or webpage. Webmasters are permitted to create as many links as possible in order to generate traffic. However, it is preferable to have links from websites that are related to your industry and that have keywords in common with your website. There are two sorts of links that a webmaster can create: natural and unnatural links. Google considers a natural link to be…
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  • Why Mobile Friendly Websites are The Real Deal in 2015

    18 May 2015 | 5:43 pm
    Google have updated their new mobile-friendly algorithm in April 21st, and what have changed this time? Following the official announcement in Google’s blog, they rolled out this update in order to improve the search engine rankings for mobile friendly websites and pages. This update is to facilitate and enhance the experience of mobile searchers as they can now easily find high quality and relevant websites with readable texts and images in appropriate size, without going through any zooming or panning. While Google mentions this update only affects mobile search results, why should…
  • How to Achieve a Balance Between Business and Family

    11 May 2015 | 7:47 pm
    Work-life balance is a myth or considered as a very futuristic goal for many people. It became even harder to achieve when you are running a business of your own, as entrepreneurs and small business owners tend to spend 80% of their time daily in work and even forget to sleep and eat occasionally! Despite the fact that starting a business can be a fulfilling thing to do in your life, balancing between your business and your family will get harder, especially when you are just getting married or planning to have a baby. Well, don’t let the thought of this hindering you from starting a…
  • 5 Methods to Improve Your Online Marketing Creativity

    5 May 2015 | 7:22 pm
    A great online marketing campaign is not made from just a random thought. It requires a good amount of time in trial and error, cracking your head for new ideas, tons of research and creativity to get it right. The problem with most business is that after a year or two in operation, marketers tend to run out of ideas and creativity especially most of the creative marketing campaigns have already been done before. All the great ideas you’ve got have been used. So how do you re-ignite new ideas to be used for online marketing again? Now here’s 5 methods to get you inspired and…
  • 5 Growth Hacking Tips for New Startups

    29 Apr 2015 | 12:56 am
    You have probably heard the phrase “growth hacking” when you talk with your friends who are conducting business, especially those in the America. So what is growth hacking? Growth hacking can be defined as a marketing strategy from startups which use critical thinking, creativity and social metrics to sell their products and gain exposure in the shortest time as possible. Growth hacking sounds a lot like marketing in disguise, but most of the time growth hackers are focusing on “growing the business” instead of “marketing” the product and service. As a…
  • 5 Online Business Ideas To Start in Malaysia

    15 Apr 2015 | 12:03 am
    Looking to make your fortune through online business? It’s not a hard thing today consider the fact that internet is easily accessible and the population of internet users is raising tremendously over the years. There are so many types of online business running nowadays and it’s easy to get lost on what online business you should venture into. Start with something you familiar with but that is pretty saturated? Or start an online business that you have no knowledge on how to do it but it has high potential? Picking the type of online business to start with is a massive hit to the…
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    Rhandell Mitchell Online

  • What Is The Elite Marketing Alliance? Have They Created A True Millionaire Marketing System?

    22 May 2015 | 6:05 am
    Today I’ll be discussing The Elite Marketing Alliance. What that means for you, is if you’ve been looking to join a top tier big ticket business like the Millionaire Marketing System you can start reaping the rewards of having gobs of money coming in consistently on a monthly basis. Sound good? Great! Elite Marketing Alliance and Millionaire Marketing System Before we get into the details of the Elite Marketing Alliance and how good it is, I first wanted to let you know that this article is not a sales pitch for the Millionaire Marketing System. If you need more information…
  • The Best Program Ever! But It’s Not What You Think

    19 May 2015 | 5:11 pm
    It’s the best program ever! Nothing out there is better! We have the best team! Blah, Blah, Blah…   These are all things you hear online. Whether it be in your inbox or on your social media wall, somebody out there is swearing before the good lord himself that they have the best program. All the while they’re in 4 different programs and saying the same thing about every one. Now I understand marketing, and I also understand the reasons why some people like to use hype. But what happened to integrity? What happened to keepin’ it real? Because at the end of the day,…
  • The Four Degrees Of Action

    11 May 2015 | 12:25 am
    Recently I was re-reading a good book by Grant Cardone called The 10X Rule. In the book, there was a chapter dedicated to the Four Degrees of Action. I want to explain the four degrees to you here today, in hopes that seeing them might help you in some way. The 4 Degrees of Action 1. Doing Nothing The first degree of action is doing nothing. To some it would appear that doing nothing does not take any action at all. However, in all actuality doing nothing is just as much of an action as doing something is. We live in a society where so many people depend upon hopes and prayers as the way to…
  • Millionaire Marketing Machine – Don’t Join Without Reading This!

    3 May 2015 | 7:10 pm
    If you’re thinking about enrolling in Millionaire Marketing Machine I want to warn you in advance. Your failure to read this article in its entirety could lead to severe pain and frustration in your business if you choose to move forward with the program and enroll anyway without reading this first. Millionaire Marketing Machine is a top tier direct sales program that came out sometime in 2008. It provides people from all walks of life the opportunity to earn a very extraordinary quality of life with relative ease. In this article you’ll learn some of the little known details…
  • Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account

    29 Apr 2015 | 10:51 am
    9 times out of 10 if you’re on the internet there’s a pretty good chance that you have a Facebook account. I’d take a guess that you probably also spend at least 1-3 hours per week (or per day) on there too. If not more. That’s the reason that I chose to deactivate my Facebook account for a little while. I feel a little hypocritical because not too long ago I made a post making fun of people who deactivate their accounts every 2 weeks. After further deliberation, I finally understand why people do it. Most people have Facebook on their phones, on their tablet…
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    Web Marketing Pros

  • Study Finds Social Media Influencing Buying Decisions of Consumers

    Peter Roesler
    22 May 2015 | 6:45 am
    Most business owners and marketers have heard the refrain that social media is important. While this is certainly true, we sometimes don’t think about why social media is so valuable. Things like brand awareness, website traffic and fan engagement are a good start, but they don’t cover the whole of what make social media marketing important. Social media (or more accurately the content that is easy to spread via social media) has the ability to make people act in very specific ways that are positive to business owners. A recent report from Deloitte shows how social media affects consumer…
  • Google Rumored to Be Working On One-Click Mobile Shopping

    Peter Roesler
    20 May 2015 | 6:45 am
    Mobile is the future of internet commerce and Google has shown recently shown a clear preference toward the mobile internet. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, Google may soon allow consumer to shop through their mobile device with just one click. Though it’s unclear whether or not this plan will be made available to the public, one-click shopping will be changer for mobile commerce. Google plans to add buy buttons to its search results pages on mobile devices. Theses buttons will essentially accent current ads on Google. However, the ad format would only appear…
  • Pinterest Inspires Users to Shop Online and In-Store

    Peter Roesler
    18 May 2015 | 6:39 am
    A key part of marketing is getting into the heads of customers. Ideally, a marketer wants their message to be ingrained in the customer, that a particular product comes to mind as the solution to their problem or situation. People with runny noses reach for a Kleenex instead of a tissue, hurt kids look for Band-aids instead of adhesive medical strips, and no one runs into the convenience store for a can of canned tire sealant instead just saying a can of Fix-a-Flat. A recent study suggests that Pinterest is a good platform for influencing the future buying behavior of consumers. Pinterest…
  • 10 Recent Stats to Make You a Better Marketer

    Peter Roesler
    15 May 2015 | 6:36 am
    Online sales and internet marketing are dynamic industries that change as quickly as the moods of consumers. Though it’s safe to say that online retail will grow in importance, business owners and marketers need to have their fingers on the pulse of the online community to understand how to make campaigns that reach the target consumer and drive them to action. This is even more vital at a time when mobile devices blur the line between internet marketing and in-store sales. Here are recent 10 stats on the consumer behavior and internet marketing that will make you a better marketer.
  • Study Shows What Works Best for Banner Ads

    Peter Roesler
    13 May 2015 | 6:03 am
    Banner ads on websites are ubiquitous sites on the internet. They fund many online content creators are the most common ways businesses try to reach customers online. Like all forms of mass advertising, banner ads work based on showing the ads to a large number of people of which a small percentage will act on the ad. Changes to an ad’s design can lead to small increases in the percentage of consumers who click on the ad. Rocket Fuel recently released a study that shows how consumers respond to different ad styles. The report, which was released several weeks ago, is based on a…
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  • What is Online Affiliation and Affiliate Marketing - A Candid Analysis

    22 May 2015 | 2:50 pm
    Affiliation is a new vibrant web marketing opportunity which is getting greatly widespread these day as a unique opportunity for online money making. It allows an affiliate or a publisher to earn his commission as he promotes and makes successful sales of  products and services that are available at a merchant's site. Publishers can get connected or affiliated with a merchant's e-commerce website and selects opportunities that he can work upon. There are several criterions based on which an affiliate can select a particular merchant and the products and services…
  • Top 10 Killer Tips and Tricks for SEO in 2015

    17 May 2015 | 2:59 pm
    Top Tips and Tricks for SEO in 2015We have already spent a good part of 2015 analyzing the better-known approaches for great SEO at our blog. Now it is high time that we formally consolidate all the tips and tricks in one place. We shall discuss here, the best practices that can be adopted for securing better positioned in the SERP with top search engines like Google, Bing or Ask. We will be ascertaining methods for working with SEO to get fantastic results. So, let us finally summarize the top 10 tips for your SEO worth paying attention to in the year 2015. As you peruse  through these,…
  • Email Marketing: Pricing and Review and Aweber vs Getresponse - Comparison in 2014

    6 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    Email MarketingPricingGetresponse is usually considered a marginal winner over Aweber on pricing at the 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 charges $149 for this quantity. Although the intermediate plans are generally cheaper with Getresponse. TemplatesIn a subjective comparison, for me templates from…
  • 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 for Argentina in samba land: What Next

    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…
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    Digital Marketing Radio: online marketing interviews with internet business experts

  • Are Keywords Dying in SEM? – DAVID RODNITZKY | DMR #102

    David Bain interviews digital marketing experts including Chris Marr, Chris Ducker, Brent Dykes, Alan Morte, Dave Jackson, Stan Smith, Rich Brooks, John Lee Dumas, Amy Schmittauer and more!
    19 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    “You need to figure out where your customers are and not beholden to a specific channel” @rodnitzkyClick To Tweet Back in October 2014 David Rodnitzky wrote an article called “Preparing for a keyword-less SEM world” – on the face of it that sounds an incredible thing to say. But of course Google’s advertising opportunities extend... The post Are Keywords Dying in SEM? – DAVID RODNITZKY | DMR #102 appeared first on Digital Marketing Radio with David Bain.
  • Infographic marketing strategies with DANNY ASHTON | DMR #101

    David Bain interviews digital marketing experts including Chris Marr, Chris Ducker, Brent Dykes, Alan Morte, Dave Jackson, Stan Smith, Rich Brooks, John Lee Dumas, Amy Schmittauer and more!
    12 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    “Identify who your digital audience is… before you even think about blog posts…” @dannyashtonClick To Tweet Danny Ashton is Founder of NeoMam – a visual content agency based in Manchester, UK. Today on Digital Marketing Radio we discuss Infographic marketing strategies, with topics including: What’s the difference between visual content marketing and infographic marketing? Looking back... The post Infographic marketing strategies with DANNY ASHTON | DMR #101 appeared first on Digital Marketing Radio with David Bain.
  • Is SEO for eCommerce different? – NICK EUBANKS | DMR #100

    David Bain interviews digital marketing experts including Chris Marr, Chris Ducker, Brent Dykes, Alan Morte, Dave Jackson, Stan Smith, Rich Brooks, John Lee Dumas, Amy Schmittauer and more!
    5 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    “I don’t want a desktop solution. I want to pay more money for a hosted solution.” @nick_eubanksClick To Tweet Nick Eubanks is the owner of top-ranked SEO Blog, and the creator of the SEO training course Master Keyword Research in 7 Days. Today on Digital Marketing Radio we discuss SEO for eCommerce, with topics including:... The post Is SEO for eCommerce different? – NICK EUBANKS | DMR #100 appeared first on Digital Marketing Radio with David Bain.
  • How to increase conversion rates – STEWART ROGERS | DMR #99

    David Bain interviews digital marketing experts including Chris Marr, Chris Ducker, Brent Dykes, Alan Morte, Dave Jackson, Stan Smith, Rich Brooks, John Lee Dumas, Amy Schmittauer and more!
    28 Apr 2015 | 9:01 am
    “Conversion rate optimization is effectively free money. Start doing it.” @TheRealSJRClick To Tweet Stewart Rogers analyzes the marketing technology sector and writes studies for VB Insight, including the State of Marketing Technology report. He also breaks martech news for VentureBeat. You can find him over at Today on Digital Marketing Radio we discuss how to... The post How to increase conversion rates – STEWART ROGERS | DMR #99 appeared first on Digital Marketing Radio with David Bain.
  • Instagram & Pinterest Marketing – KEVIN PEREIRA | DMR #98

    David Bain interviews digital marketing experts including Chris Marr, Chris Ducker, Brent Dykes, Alan Morte, Dave Jackson, Stan Smith, Rich Brooks, John Lee Dumas, Amy Schmittauer and more!
    21 Apr 2015 | 8:01 am
    “Be persistent. You cannot measure the success of something instantly.” @wetshaveclubClick To Tweet Kevin Pereira started off as a small business owner with InstaMaids, before selling up and joining the Wet Shave Club as co-founder and CMO. There, he has repositioned the business as an eCommerce store with thousands of members. You can find him... The post Instagram & Pinterest Marketing – KEVIN PEREIRA | DMR #98 appeared first on Digital Marketing Radio with David Bain.
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  • Hello world!

    14 May 2015 | 3:21 pm
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
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    Nolan Wilson Freelance Blog | Toronto Freelance Writer | SEO | Social Media

  • 6 Steps to Write Your Own Content Effectively

    Nolan Wilson
    12 May 2015 | 9:43 am
    Anyone can be a writer! Often, the hardest thing about writing your own content is just getting started. It’s easy to procrastinate by making another cup of coffee, running to the grocery store, or taking the dog out. Some procrastination is okay, but when you sit down at 9 in the morning to write your content and suddenly it’s 5 o’clock and time to cook dinner, you know you have a problem. If that sounds familiar, these 6 steps for actually writing your own blog content are for you. What’s the Point? Your keyword research and social monitoring should already have given you a good…
  • How Self-Published Authors Utilize Social Media

    Nolan Wilson
    4 May 2015 | 7:01 am
    It isn’t easy being an author in today’s day and age. Print media is dying, and writers are having to adapt. Which means going digital, offering both opportunities and obstacles in the process. On the good end you have every ability to publish your own content now without the difficulties of finding a publisher. But on the other hand you have to set yourself apart on a platform that is open to literally billions of people. Social media is an important tool in this quest for visibility. But how do you use it as a self-publisher when everyone else is using it, too? Here are some…
  • The Importance of Good Website Design

    Nolan Wilson
    1 May 2015 | 9:29 am
    With well over 90 percent of first impressions being design-related, you need good web design Do you want a website that rakes in the sales while you are outside raking the leaves? Then you need to pay more attention to the visual aspects of your sites design. Your website design has a direct impact on your reputation. Did you know that three-quarters of users judge the credibility of your business based on your website design? While it’s easy to get caught up in social media and driving traffic to your website. You could be wasting your time (and money) if you overlook the importance of…
  • 5 Quick Ways to Improve Engagement on Your Facebook Posts

    Nolan Wilson
    24 Apr 2015 | 10:36 am
    Facebook used to be the perfect channel for reaching your audience, large or small, without spending money. Since Facebook’s initial public offering in 2012, the organic reach of Facebook posts has declined to around 6% (and is probably still declining). If your brand, business, or organization doesn’t have the budget to promote posts or run ads, it’s important to do everything you can to engage your audience by publishing great, engaging Facebook posts. Here are 5 tips for encouraging your audience to engage with your Facebook content: Add a Photo Photos have an 87% interaction…
  • Must Read For All Writers: The Copywriting Infographic

    Nolan Wilson
    10 Apr 2015 | 11:27 am
    ABC Copywriting has produced a fantastic infographic  that outlines everything you need to know about copywriting. It speaks for itself!   To view the infographic online: visit The post Must Read For All Writers: The Copywriting Infographic appeared first on Nolan Wilson Freelance Blog | Toronto Freelance Writer | SEO | Social Media.
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    Web Brain InfoTech

  • SEO Services Provided for Your Website

    18 May 2015 | 7:56 am
    SEO is a key method of expanding the client activity for your Web pages. The more activity you acquire, the higher is your prevalence and notoriety on the Internet. As per an overview, more than 90% of the activity on the internet searcher checks for the initial 10 Websites of the SERPs. Along these lines, the objective of actualizing SEO ought to be to accomplish a rank in the first page of Google. This is the place the guaranteed SEO services assume an essential part. Regarding the matter of working together on the web, numerous individuals accompany a conviction that they can profit just…
  • How Social Media is Helping You in Growing Your Business

    11 May 2015 | 7:32 am
    SMO can be utilized as a part of diverse ways yet its primary point would be dependably advancement of your site. SMO Company India likewise gives SMO benefits as a piece of their online arrangements. With the utilization of long range interpersonal communication destinations and other social online exercises advancement and showcasing of the items and administrations of the organizations is conceivable. These informal organizations help in addressing the needs of the individuals effectively. Seeing the prominence of the current ones, there are numerous new informal communities likewise…
  • All You Need to Know Before Coming in the Online Marketing Field

    27 Apr 2015 | 5:55 am
    PPC Management Company India incorporate offer value changes, offer crevice checking, and offer position support for Google Pay every snap Services and Yahoo PPC administrations, Implement Campaign Tracking. Adjacent to these a decent PPC administration Company will do ROI Calculations; give report of Conversion Tracking, PPC Month Analysis report, PPC Weekly Analysis. These offices change starting with one arrangement then onto the next. Thus, you have to counsel your SEO expert for more data about the same. It is said that a decent notoriety is the thing that a business organization ought…
  • 10 Things to Enquire Before Hiring an SEO Firm

    23 Apr 2015 | 7:46 am
    SEO is a technique that helps your business website to become more visible in Search Results. If your website in not doing well in Google, Yahoo and Bing then you might have chance to lose your potential customers. Here is the need of best SEO firm to catch all SEO points and optimize it locally or globally as needed. But before hiring any SEO firm you must take a long interview of them. See how well they answer you and how much confident in doing SEO. I have explored number of websites, reached to several SEO clients and found really something interesting. I have gathered most common…
  • You Must Check and Verify Before Hiring SEO Firm for Your Website

    19 Apr 2015 | 10:34 am
    Picking a suitable substance composing firm is absolutely a massive occupation on the grounds that the business is loaded with substance composing organizations. There are different criteria’s that such firm seekers consider. Some favor low costs; some lean toward nature of substance and some arrangement of decisive word for the advancements. You ought to dependably depend on reliable and solid Content Writing firm India that can serve the needs of your business. A  SEO company India offers site improvement administrations for rates that are impressively lower, when contrasted with…
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  • WordPress Blogs you should follow

    Jem Weasel
    22 May 2015 | 6:20 am
    If you run WordPress on your site, you need to make sure that you keep up with all of the latest happenings. Who are the people that you need to be listening to? Who offers advice, tips, hints, tutorials and plugins that can help your site become better every day? The best way to keep up is by following some of the top WordPress blogs. Here are some of the WordPress blogs that you should keep in your bookmark folder. Take some time each week to have a look through them and see if there is anything that can help you. WPExplorer If you want a bit of everything, including some really helpful…
  • Ecommerce: The View from Imagine Commerce 2015

    Gyles Seward
    21 May 2015 | 8:05 am
    E-commerce is a rapidly changing market. To keep up to date, the Imagine Commerce conference brought together more than 2,400 e-commerce experts to meet, discuss and outline what the future may hold for the sector. Announced was the Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2 release with the Mobile SDK for iOS apps. In the forums, there were a number of key issues discussed. These included: Innovation You can’t stand still in the e-commerce market. Constant innovation is what drives the market to greater and greater heights and if you’re standing still, then you are falling behind. Whether…
  • Content Marketing Tactics

    Jem Weasel
    20 May 2015 | 6:04 am
    Everyone who’s anyone in the world of marketing has heard of content marketing, but there are still a huge number of companies who haven’t come up with content marketing strategies. This could be because they aren’t sure what it means, or they may be happy with what they’re already doing and not see any need for change. Content marketing isn’t a big, scary thing, nor is it a meaningless buzzword. It’s about having a cohesive plan that helps you to produce content which will work hard for your business. Here are some things you must consider when you are…
  • The Importance of Social Logins for Your Magento Store

    Gyles Seward
    19 May 2015 | 6:33 am
    Social networks are fantastic. They let like-minded people come together to hang out online with both their friends and new people from different communities around the world. Social networking has become an everyday part of life with everyone from kids to grandparents using social media in one form or another to connect and communicate. This is why businesses need to be making the most of social media to try to engage with customers. Social networks are where people hang out – you need to be getting noticed in this arena! Social media should be a priority for any business as it is an…
  • The Benefits of One-Step Checkout on Magento

    Owen Radford
    18 May 2015 | 6:18 am
    The checkout process is a key component in your sales funnel. Once people have made it to the checkout stage, it’s just a few clicks for them to complete the purchase and for you to make a sale. However, some sites manage to make this process overly complex which can end up putting customers off at the last minute and leading to shopping cart abandonment. If you aren’t using a one step checkout process with your Magneto store, then chances are that you may be losing customers with each additional click that they have to do. Think of the checkout process in the supermarket.
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  • How screwing up a meeting could cost you $23,760

    Camille Petteau
    28 Apr 2015 | 12:58 am
    Ever felt like you have way too many meetings and can’t find time to actually do your job? That same job that meetings are supposed to help you do, not prevent you from doing? We all know the problem: you spend so much time in meetings that it takes up all your working time, giving you no time to actually do what you’re supposed to do. There are, on a daily basis, 25 millions meetings in America. Those meetings force you to make up for lost time on your personal time, and that really is not good for anyone. Breaking news: Your employees hate meetings 47% of all workers actually think that…
  • Building Creative and Talented Teams: Why and How to Pair People Up 

    Camille Petteau
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:35 am
    Ever wondered whether you were better off working alone or in a team? Have you ever had to pair people up to work together and had no idea how to do so? Let us help you! We have the answers for you. Why pairing with talented teams is a necessity to achieve your business goals Henry Ford once said “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success” …He could not have been more right. To make ideas happen, a person needs the available resources around her. Even if one’s a solo worker, the ideas he’ll get will surely come from the…
  • SORTLIST et MEDIA MARKETING unissent leurs forces

    8 Apr 2015 | 2:59 am
    Pour un moteur de recherche d’agences de référence en Belgique  [Nederlandse Versie] Serge De Schryver, Fred Bouchar (Media Marketing) & les fondateurs de Sortlist Bruxelles, le 7 avril 2015 – SORTLIST, la jeune start-up belge spécialisée dans le “matchmaking” entre agences de communication et annonceurs, qui vient par ailleurs de lever 550.000€ auprès d’investisseurs privés pour assurer son développement international, et le magazine professionnel MEDIA MARKETING ont décidé de s’associer sur le marché belge afin de faire de la plateforme…
  • 3 Reasons Why You do Need Netflix Recommendation for your Agency Search and Selection

    Camille Petteau
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:18 am
    In today’s world, everybody knows Netflix. Or at least have heard of it. It’s a fact. Netflix has become one of the most used platforms to watch movies at home. Most of your friends use it, and you probably use it too! People love Netflix for some reasons: First, it’s obviously easy to use! Second, Netflix possess a great movie recommendations system. Based on an impressive algorithm, it will help you decide which movie suits you the best. You get it. With Netflix, you say no to these endless film decision-making sessions with friends! This leading to my point: Why such a system…
  • 4 Reasons Big Retailers Fail at Email Marketing

    Andrea Balducci
    25 Mar 2015 | 12:45 am
    Macy’s and Sears. Big companies, big budgets. They each spend over $1 billion a year on advertising, both have a long history of cool marketing (Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Sears’ FitStudio), and both make a whole lot of sales. Macy’s is the 14th largest retailer in America ($27.8 billion in annual retail sales) and Sears is the 16th ($26.6 billion). However, despite their size and success both retail heavyweights are behind the ball when it comes to email marketing. That’s according to a 2014 study by Chicago based start-up Simple Relevance on email personalization in…
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  • Why Cloud Accounting is Best Option for Businesses?

    18 May 2015 | 3:47 am
    Do you want your business work faster and smarter? Well if yes, then Cloud-based ERP Accounting Software is the best option. Working in the cloud will provide you a better understanding of your finances, and improve cooperation with your team. Accounting software should not be a chore to use Small business accounting software that is not accessible via the cloud can be monotonous. Conventionally, it can drain off of your business’ efforts and time. This does not add worth, and takes the fun beyond being in business. Cloud software can save money and time of your company. So is it the time…
  • Problems Manufacturers Face with Traditional Inventory Management & How to address them?

    16 May 2015 | 4:24 am
    As a business owner you worked really hard to see your company on heights of success. There are some sure signs that indicate business growth, more sales as well, that prove your efforts are paying off. One of those signs is increasing inventory. During the early period of business, many business owners can simply monitor inventory on a spreadsheet, but as time goes a situation comes where the inventory is getting too big to track on your spreadsheet or better inventory management methods are justified because your focus and time are required elsewhere. These four crystal clear signs let you…
  • 8 Proven Strategies That Will Drastically Boost Your Landing Page Conversion Rate

    15 May 2015 | 3:22 am
    Is your Landing Page Conversion Rate doing well? Or are you not making any conversion at all? To achieve conversion, it is vital that you bring traffic to your website. And to ensure that you are able to convert potential visitors into a customer, make sure that your Landing Pages can persuade visitors to click the “buy button.” The key to plausible landing pages is to test, adjust and repeat the process. Here are some techniques to Boost Your Landing Page Conversion Rate:- 1) Landing Page Design By simply tweaking your Landing page design, the response of your visitors may be…
  • How to Develop SEO Strategy for Ecommerce Website Success?

    7 May 2015 | 5:26 am
    Ecommerce websites have earned a reputation of being difficult to navigate and ugly to look at. Generally, there are a lot of colors, fonts, and bright flashing annoying graphics. Just remember if you have an ecommerce site and the site looks ugly, then the visitors will be hitting the back button before you can say stop, and this will also end up in worse SEO rankings as your bounce rate will go through the roof. The success of your ecommerce business is in making your visitors feel at ease and comfortable so they stay on your site. Regardless of how great your products/services are, if you…
  • 5 Customer Service Practices Your Clients Will Surely Love

    6 May 2015 | 12:08 am
    For your business to actually succeed and soar high, it’s not sufficient that customers like you. They have to love you. So when you have revealed astonishing customers who are devoted to your business, make certain to go the extra mile to keep their loyalty and trust. Below are 5 practices your clients will surely love. Be sure to start implementing them if you haven’t already. 1) Never ignore them No one likes to be neglected, including your customers. They want to be ensured that they can depend on you today and tomorrow. As such, keep in touch with them at least twice a…
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  • Top Reasons Why You Should Consider Visual Content Marketing

    21 May 2015 | 3:20 pm
    Visual content is on the rise in both appreciation and effectiveness in promoting brands and businesses across various social media platforms. The success of image-based social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram, and the notable accomplishments of visual content in Facebook and Twitter speak much about users’ response to visual content. Thus, it is only a smart move for small businesses to launch an all-new visual content marketing strategy, in case they don’t have one yet. According to statistics, contents containing images gain an average of 94% more total views compared to plain…
  • SEO and Local Marketing Opportunities with Google+ Collections

    15 May 2015 | 12:03 pm
    Contrary to popular assumption, Google+ is very much alive and kicking. Google’s social networking platform introduces a new feature showing that after reports of it being dead, Google+ has returned to life. Although not met with gigantic excitement from social media experts, this new feature is still seen to be a potential attractive roll that, if properly marketed (not only the feature, but Google+ as a whole), could create a stream of new Google+ users building up communities basing, not on influencers, but on interests. Google+ Collections is the new feature that allows an account…
  • Facebook Posting Tactics that Will Increase Your Engagement

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:05 am
    Overtime, Facebook marketing has become more challenging. Crowded feeds, changes in Facebook algorithm and too much noise coming from brand competitions add up to the challenge that every marketer, old and new, are facing today. And while Facebook remains to be in the forefront of social media’s most effective platforms for marketing, the crowdedness seem to drown the interest away for marketing amateurs to find alternatives in platforms like Instagram, Pinterest and other emerging ones. However, no one can deny that Facebook is still crucial for any social media marketing campaign and…
  • Is Your Website Mobile Friendly? Preparing for Google’s April 21st Update

    8 Apr 2015 | 9:59 am
    Is your Website Mobile-Friendly? Preparing for Google’s April 21st Update With the increasing use of mobile phones for Google searches across the world, it is only expected that Google’s next algorithm update will focus on mobile. And as anticipated by experts, Google will roll out its next update on April 21st which will focus on mobile friendliness of websites.  In recent years, mobile search users experienced frustrations with websites not designed for mobile, requiring the user to zoom in, tilt, scroll left and right, and almost every possible move for a website to be at least…
  • Google +Post Ads: A Different Take on Brand Advertising

    3 Apr 2015 | 12:03 pm
    Google +Post Ads were introduced by Google in 2014 to provide an alternative method to social advertisement for businesses. Although the concept of ad posting in social networking sites is not anymore new, Google +Post Ads offer a different take on how it is offered, as well a unique mechanism to expose and promote brands.   The chief idea of Google +Post Ads is that instead of straightforwardly promoting the business or brand, it focuses on sending the brand message to the people—that is, by promoting content. Google+ posts that include links to blog posts, videos, and Google+…
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  • Are you sure you know everything about A/B tests?

    Dominika Waligóra
    21 May 2015 | 6:38 am
    Every effective marketing strategy is based on testing. Email marketing is no different - analyzing the results of different methods and solutions is the key to better campaigns. I’m going to use this blog post to show you the practical applications of A/B tests and how the data they give you can be used to make even more effective email campaigns. How do A/B tests help email marketing? A/B tests are a functionality that help you to automatically compare the effectiveness of two variations of the same element of a message. In FreshMail, you can run A/B tests on the subject line and the…
  • Guerrilla marketing – get people talking about you!

    Paulina Pacek
    18 May 2015 | 4:05 am
    Do you want to jumpstart your marketing without too much of financial investment? Do you need to get some buzz going around a particular project or launch? Are you trying to get the word out about a new product? If the answer is yes then guerrilla marketing can help you get what you need. What is guerrilla marketing? The name itself says a lot about how this kind of advertising works. Guerrilla marketing activities all have the same goal - obtaining maximum results at minimum cost by using unconventional techniques rarely seen in more traditional forms of marketing. Guerrilla marketing can…
  • 5 WordPress plugins for email marketers

    Maria Wąchal
    13 May 2015 | 4:30 am
    Are you ready to jump into email marketing but afraid that your subscriber database isn’t big enough? Are you looking for the best ways to get visitors to your website to join your mailing list? Don’t worry, WordPress has you covered with five plugins - software components that add a specific additional feature to an existing application - to help you grow your email community. All marketers try to think of ways to quickly expand the growth of their newsletters and start a conversation with new subscribers. Your website is always the best place to start. A well-placed and attractive…
  • 5 things your subscribers want to tell you

    Joanna Wójcik
    11 May 2015 | 6:29 am
    The huge volume of charts, graphs and records that campaigns produce can make any email marketer forget that his subscribers are also individuals. They all react in different ways that are not always reflected in the reports that you read after a campaign is sent out. Some of those reactions might not be the ones you expect and you would surely be surprised to learn some of the things that subscribers think when they see your company’s name appear in their inboxes. This gave us the idea to make a list of 5 things that people in your database might say to you directly if they had the chance…
  • 8 proven ways autoresponders make email marketing more effective! #Infographic

    Joanna Pietryka
    7 May 2015 | 4:27 am
    You should definitely get to know how autoresponders work and recognize their value to email marketing. Making autoresponders a part of your online communication strategy saves a huge amount of time and lets you better adapt your content to specific subscribers. Like the name says, autoresponders are sent automatically, usually in response to subscriber actions. Depending on the kind of business, content and target market, autoresponders can help in different ways. Our infographic shows some of the many possibilities. Automate your communication! At the very beginning of your communication…
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  • Why, How, What, In That Order: Using The Golden Circle To Improve Your Business & Yourself

    Stirling Ruuth
    19 May 2015 | 8:25 am
    I was recently re-introduced to this video, and it has changed my life.   The Golden Circle of Common vs. Inspired Marketing and Leadership Simon Sinek, an extremely popular speaker and thought leader, has a special take on motivation and driving behaviors. In this TED talk, he talks about how inspired leaders and companies see tremendous success. He introduces a The post Why, How, What, In That Order: Using The Golden Circle To Improve Your Business & Yourself appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • PPC vs SEO: 5 Things To Consider

    Jacob Baadsgaard
    15 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    Over the years, one of the questions I’ve heard most often from marketers and business owners is “Would PPC or SEO be better for my business?” It’s a valid question. While both strategies can provide great ROI, picking the wrong tactic can burn thousands of dollars and set your marketing strategy back by months. Since you probably can’t afford to The post PPC vs SEO: 5 Things To Consider appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • How I Used a Lightbox Pop-Up To Increase Conversion Rates by 20%

    Adam Kaiser
    13 May 2015 | 8:34 am
    If you aren’t testing you aren’t trying. When it comes to online advertising, testing is a must and you can learn from the results no matter the outcome. A large part of our success here at Disruptive Advertising comes from our approach to split testing landing pages to increase conversion rates as part of a broader Conversion Rate Optimization strategy. The post How I Used a Lightbox Pop-Up To Increase Conversion Rates by 20% appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • AdWords Hack: Custom Columns

    John Thuet
    8 May 2015 | 1:13 pm
    I don’t know about you, but finding the hidden tabs on my plastic wrap or aluminum foil dispensers has literally saved me minutes of frustration throughout my life. (Image Source) I’m prepared to bet that AdWord’s new custom columns will save you not just minutes, but hours of data mining for your key metrics as part of your ROI Focused Analytics The post AdWords Hack: Custom Columns appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • How Many Keywords Should Your Account Be Targeting?

    Jenny Holt
    6 May 2015 | 9:38 am
    Paid Search advertising can be intimidating. If you’ve never done it before—or if you’ve tried it without success—platforms like Google and Bing don’t necessarily provide clear guidelines on some basic questions. Today we’re going to address one of those: how many keywords should your account be targeting? Before I answer the question let me say that Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates The post How Many Keywords Should Your Account Be Targeting? appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
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  • How Content Marketers Beat Writers’ Block

    20 May 2015 | 4:51 am
    We’ve all been there. You have a deadline to create amazing content, whether it is a blog, a newsletter or an email blast. Yet after hours of work, you are still staring at a blank document. Everything you start to write sounds wrong and you just can’t focus. Writers’ block is defined as a condition in which a writer loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. It can be very stressful if you are under obligation to produce quality content. So how can you get over it? 1) Take a Short Break I know it seems a bit counterproductive, but if you are staring at…
  • Marketing your Game on a Small Business Budget

    14 May 2015 | 9:52 am
    After months or even years of development you have finally created your very first game. Congratulations! Having worked in the industry for years, I know how much time and work goes into developing and releasing a game. But where do you go from here? You have done your initial reach out to all the major news sites and you may have gotten some bites to do reviews of your game once it hits a beta or final stage. But although these reviews will help you get your name out into the world of gamers, you will also need to do additional marketing. You don’t have the kind of budget that big…
  • Big Integration with Bigcommerce

    11 May 2015 | 11:34 am
    Exciting news for customers with online stores! SimplyCast has integrated with Bigcommerce to help our users bring their products to customers. This is one of many new integrations that are coming to SimplyCast. Bigcommerce gives their customers a way to create their own website, complete with a domain name, shopping cart, payment gateway and product catalog, all optimized for mobile. With our new integration, you can use your client lists that have been gathered through your website and online store and bring them directly into the SimplyCast CRM. From there, synchronize events in…
  • New Technology for Effective Medical Devices Marketing

    1 May 2015 | 3:54 am
    Medical marketing is as much about connecting with people as it is about advertising. Successfully marketing medical devices is all about building trust and showing people how it will improve their life. There are many ways to connect both online and offline. Expanding your marketing over multiple channels helps you establish consistent branding and a wider reach. Here are a few ways to market your medical devices. Build Trust and Increase Interest in Your Device Establishing trust in your product is the most challenging part of selling it. No consumer wants to use a new medical device if…
  • Dental Marketing Tools to Reduce Patient Falloff and Increase Business

    Veronica Taylor
    30 Apr 2015 | 4:22 am
    Patient falloff is one of the most significant challenges faced by dental practices. The dental industry is competitive and patients often visit your practice only once. Other leads call your practice after hours and hang up when they can’t reach anyone. 75% of these leads will not leave a voicemail and 85% of them will not call your practice again. How do you capture these leads instead of losing them? Another challenge dental practices face is balancing time management with great customer service. How much of your dental staff’s time is spent just talking to patients on the…
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  • Why People like to settle down in Bangalore?

    Soumen Siddhanta
    22 May 2015 | 3:57 am
    Single biggest marketplace with the aim of creating residential jobs in big quantity is none apart from Bangalore city. The property marketplace is thriving in spite of the macroeconomic opinions. Bangalore holds international popularity because of its boom in IT sector. IT professionals not come from across India but even from different portions of the [...] Why People like to settle down in Bangalore? is a post fromSoumenSiddhanta dot com
  • Is It Necessary That Business Need Social Media Marketing?

    Soumen Siddhanta
    22 May 2015 | 2:47 am
    Social media is strong in personal life and your business. Platforms like Twitter Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram bring millions and millions of individuals. As a company owner, you’re really missing out should you not use social networking to enhance the success of your brand. Content marketing is an effective strategy to create people remember your [...] Is It Necessary That Business Need Social Media Marketing? is a post fromSoumenSiddhanta dot com
  • How to Increase the VPS Performance

    Soumen Siddhanta
    21 May 2015 | 4:38 am
    VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, is a cutting edge technology which is incorporated with all the features of both dedicated server hosting and shared hosting. Today, this hosting service is offered by an increasing variety of firms as this is an efficient and flexible choice that satisfies best on every company demand foundation. Besides [...] How to Increase the VPS Performance is a post fromSoumenSiddhanta dot com
  • Importance of Digital Marketing

    Soumen Siddhanta
    21 May 2015 | 3:24 am
    Digital marketing is a type of advertising in which you advertise your services or products via electronic media. The media can be social networking, net, electronic billboards, television, radio and mobile phone. Digital marketing is nearly much like internet marketing just that digital marketing is interactive, targeted and measurable. Clients are engaging and letting them [...] Importance of Digital Marketing is a post fromSoumenSiddhanta dot com
  • How to Make Your Event Astounding Using Social Media

    Soumen Siddhanta
    20 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    You’re organizing an event and an occasion that gives a fantastic experience to everyone will be either delivered by you or you present an occasion that’s, to say the least, not memorable. Obviously, your occasion will give, and then some! Your event ought to be the only one that they would like to attend You [...] How to Make Your Event Astounding Using Social Media is a post fromSoumenSiddhanta dot com
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  • 7 Steps For Writing The Ideal Blog Post

    21 May 2015 | 9:18 pm
    There are many questions that come to mind before we begin something. Whether you’re writing a blog or posting an update on your social media platforms, you’ll always find yourself between the crossroads of hesitation and uncertainty. The questions could vary from “How should I write this?” to “Who’ll read it?” to “Will I get any response or engagement?” Writing a blog can be challenging especially when most of the hot topics out there have already been covered numerous times already. Although perfection can never be fully achieved, here are 8 tips that could bring your blog…
  • How To Create Images That Connect

    15 May 2015 | 9:19 am
    Ever seen one of those images that go viral in a matter of minutes? They bounce around the internet like a beach ball at a Jonas Brothers’ concert. It gets you wondering… What sort of tricks are they using? Is it magic? Rest assured, because it’s neither. The technique lies in engaging your audience on a personal level. The more your users can relate to you, the more they will familiarize themselves with your brand. What better way to accomplish that than social media? Without further delay, we bring you 5 ways to connect with your audience using creatives on social media!
  • Social Media Relative to Interstellar

    7 May 2015 | 9:09 pm
    Interstellar, this piece of art has a lot to teach us! Watching Interstellar in a Social Media setting can take your brand from stellar to an interstellar level. However, you’re probably wondering how all of this relates to Social Media, right? The pointers mentioned below will help shed light on that thought: “Absolute honesty isn’t always the most diplomatic nor the safest form of communication with emotional beings.” – Every customer likes their service advisers to be honest. The only aspect that will keep each individual alive is technology beyond pleasure. Take the…
  • 5 Social Media Lessons You Can Learn From Nutella

    30 Apr 2015 | 12:08 pm
    Who could deny the fact that Nutella is probably the most amazing thing to happen to a slice of bread since… Forever? Nutella, however, is more than just a great hazelnut spread, it’s a jar full of goodness for its audiences across all its social media platforms (and probably all over the world). By displaying unique visual content and captivating images that’ll leave you hungry for more, Nutella has certainly dominated their niche. Here are 5 social media lessons you can learn from the delicious Nutella - 1) Love Your Brand! Who doesn’t love Nutella? Whoever doesn’t, has…
  • 6 Social Media Lessons You Should Ignore

    29 Apr 2015 | 9:13 pm
    Ever taken advice from a friend about that new coffee place down the street? Based on an outstanding and logical review you decide to try it out. While dealing with the bad ambiance and awful stench, you are forced to gulp down the most horribly brewed coffee you have ever tasted. You begin recollecting the words of praise your friend so graciously showered for the coffee they serve while clenching your fist tightly and wishing you had never taken his advice. In most cases, this is what happens when people take to heart most of the “social media lessons” offered by “social media…
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  • 16 Tips for Increasing Your Authenticity on Twitter

    Dennis Shiao
    17 May 2015 | 6:08 pm
    One of the great things about Twitter is its wide variety of users. There are brands, celebrities, executives, sports fans, music fans, startup founders, bloggers and more. Everyone brings their unique style. Some users are real and authentic, while others seem automated. There are automated accounts out there, in the form of spam (and other) bots. Twitter even has a webpage titled “Automation rules and best practices.” I prefer to follow and engage with authentic users on Twitter. Here are 16 tips on increasing your Twitter authenticity. 1)      In your bio, don’t refer to…
  • Q and A from Web strategist, Andy Crestodina

    Andy Crestodina
    12 May 2015 | 7:44 am
    Tell us a bit about yourself and how you became a Web Strategist? I’m the co-founder of a web design company going waaaay back to 2000 and 2001. Back in the day, I did the design and my partner was the programmer. But we both wore a lot of hats: sales, marketing, project management, etc. As time went on, I took hats off until my role specialized into just a few functions: sales support and marketing. That basically means that I do two things: I help potential clients (and anyone I meet with) make good decisions about what to do with their websites. I teach our wider audience (anyone who…
  • Why Business Owners Don’t Embrace Social Media

    Michelle Arbore
    4 May 2015 | 9:23 pm
    One of the big reasons business owners don’t embrace social media is because they don’t know which platform will suite their business.  This is something I help my clients figure out at the very beginning.  You have to remember, not all social media is created equal, which means, not every platform is going to work for your business. What do you need to know first and for most before choosing which social media platforms to use? Define your goals – you need a sense of direction – a clear vision of where you want to go and what you want to achieve from social media.
  • 5 Tips for Guest Blogging

    Phil Singleton
    30 Apr 2015 | 7:44 am
    Guest blogging is one of the most effective forms of content marketing on the planet and a critical part of any professional search engine optimization strategy. Despite being condemned by Google’s Head Of Webspam Matt Cutts last year, its more popular than ever. Yet, guest blogging solely for SEO is a bad idea and can get you into trouble. To do it right, guest posting needs to be highly strategic and must serve a greater purpose than just SEO.  Here are a few tips that will help you get the most out of your guest blogging efforts: Only High-Quality Sites. A high quality site is any…
  • When and what to share on social media

    Mike Montague
    26 Apr 2015 | 4:03 pm
    If you are like most people, one of the hardest things about social media if figuring out what to share with your network, how often you should post, and what likes, shares, and posts will make the biggest impact. There are several best practices for what to share, and how often. When to Share Generally, you can share as much as you want, so long as it’s relevant to your audience. Most research into sharing statistics show that the more you share, the more people will see it and the more they will engage with you, either by liking, clicking, or commenting on your post. You probably need to…
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  • Caught by Google Mobilegeddon? A Quick Download on Your Mobile Options

    10 May 2015 | 8:12 am
     On April 21st, 2015, Google released a major update to their search algorithm, known as “Mobilegeddon.” The launch of this most current algorithm aimed to favor sites that are mobile-friendly, while essentially punishing sites that have neglected to cater to smartphone users. Websites that have yet to go mobile could find themselves ranked lower in mobile search engines, if at all.Today, approximately 90 percent of American adults own a cell phone, according to the Pew Research Center, and up to 63 percent of cell phone owners use their phones to access the Internet. Even if you…
  • 4 Easy Tips for More Effective Emails

    Catherine Brock
    13 Feb 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Your marketing email has tons of competition in your customer’s inbox — but it’s still a high-converting channel when you put together a strong message that’s easy for customers to understand. Use these four tips to add clarity to your message and improve the performance of your emails.Use the PreheaderWhen you view your email box, mobile or desktop, you’ll often see the subject line plus some additional text. That additional text is the preheader.The preheader is defined by your users’ email clients, and it comes from whatever text appears at the top of…
  • What Web Analytics Says About Your Brand

    Catherine Brock
    9 Feb 2015 | 5:00 am
    KISSmetrics poses this question on its blog: Will 2015 be the year of the story brand? There’s something to that idea, and the connection between SEO and branding is a topic that’s been on my mind. You see, I’ve met a few website owners who like to tout the strength of their brand. As they should. As business owners and managers, we know that what we do is compelling and interesting, and ultimately benefits people’s lives.But here’s the challenge. What we believe about our own brands may have little relation to what the world believes. And it’s easy to…
  • Website Turnaround Plan in 8 Steps

    Catherine Brock
    31 Jan 2015 | 8:08 am
    Websites can go sideways. The possible reasons for a change in website performance are many, but all of them can be put into one of these categories:Google has changed.The needs of your audience have changed.Your competitors have changed what they’re doing online.Website neglect has caught up with you. Your site may be bloated or even broken. Your brand is probably inconsistent.If you don’t have a digital marketing specialist on hand to help you work through the problems, you might be inclined to accept a lower level of performance going forward. Don’t do that. Many website…
  • A Beginner’s Interpretation of Formative and Summative Usability Testing

    Catherine Brock
    25 Jan 2015 | 9:36 am
    This is the second post in a series sharing insights from my usability coursework as part of a master’s degree in User Experience Design.Formative and Summative Usability Testing Formative testing and summative testing are methodologies used in the discipline of usability. Admittedly, I’ve never had a usability mentor or worked in an organization that had a formal usability program, and so I was unfamiliar with these terms and how to apply them. A little research reveals, not surprisingly, that these methodologies are not clear cut and distinct from one another.Here are a few samples…
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  • How to Triple the Traffic to Your Blog: An In-Depth Case Study

    Matt Banner
    18 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    How can you get more traffic to your blog? Write a bunch of blog posts, share them on social media, build a few backlinks & hope that people will find your blog, right? Well that advice is also EXTREMELY VAGUE Not to mention the fact that the topic of how to increase traffic to your blog has been […] The post How to Triple the Traffic to Your Blog: An In-Depth Case Study appeared first on On Blast Blog.
  • Living the Dream: A No Nonsense Guide on How to Work From Home

    Matt Banner
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:44 pm
    I think I speak for everyone when I say that we would all rather work from home than spend years of our lives in a cubicle. Working from home is ENTIRELY possible, but make no mistake my friends, it’s not easy. Once you learn how to work from home, you’ll figure out that It requires hard work, […] The post Living the Dream: A No Nonsense Guide on How to Work From Home appeared first on On Blast Blog.
  • How to Start a Food Blog: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

    Matt Banner
    7 Apr 2015 | 8:52 am
    Hey there, are you hungry? If not, you will be because today we’re going to talk about how to start a food blog, and get it up off the ground. Food is, in a sense, edible art. It comes in almost limitless forms and variations. It has meaning behind it, it’s constantly evolving, and everyone […] The post How to Start a Food Blog: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on On Blast Blog.
  • Expert Tips to Become the Most Productive Person You Know

    Matt Banner
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:14 am
    Are you looking for ways to make your work day more productive? I see it everywhere – Internet marketers and bloggers alike struggling to find efficiency in their work day. It’s something that I still continue to struggle with from time to time. In order to make sure that my readers learn how to prioritize their day […] The post Expert Tips to Become the Most Productive Person You Know appeared first on On Blast Blog.
  • How to Write a Blog Post with Perfection: The Only Step-by-Step Guide You Need

    Matt Banner
    16 Mar 2015 | 2:51 pm
    A wise man (me) once said that… perfection is not a plateau, instead it’s a stepping stone on the path to true greatness.Click To Tweet Learning how to write a blog post that is shining with absolute perfection isn’t easy, but it is possible. One thing you should understand right off the bat here is […] The post How to Write a Blog Post with Perfection: The Only Step-by-Step Guide You Need appeared first on On Blast Blog.
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  • Creating Content with Integrity: Key Takeaways from Authority Rainmaker

    Monica Montesa
    22 May 2015 | 1:10 pm
    Card tricks. Stage slides. Some of the most brilliant minds in Content Marketing. Henry Rollins. Copyblogger hosted an awesome conference in Denver, Colorado last week, and I’m still processing the exciting two-day experience (and also slowly recovering from the shaky flight home). It would be an understatement to say that everyone at Authority Rainmaker left with an overwhelming amount of takeaways, and I won’t try to attempt to cover it all. But I will talk a little about one of the overarching themes: Creating content with integrity. What It All Means Let’s take it back to the…
  • Digital Marketing News: May 2015

    Olivia Dello Buono
    22 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    Been neglecting your RSS feed? We’ve got you covered. Here’s our roundup of all the latest industry news, announcements (and the occasional non-sequitur find) to keep you in the know. Most of Google’s Traffic Now Comes From Mobile People are relying on their smartphones more than ever to deliver timely information and search queries. Google announced the shift to mobile search at a digital conference earlier this month. So what does this milestone mean for digital marketers? Well, for starters, expect to see a shift in the quality of mobile ads. The company showed off new and improved…
  • Writer’s Block Toolkit: Breaking Down the Barriers in Your Brain

    Sam Hollis
    21 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    Writer’s block can be, what’s the word… hard? We’ve all been there before, staring at a blank white page, just hoping by sheer will that the words will come. It can be discouraging, it can be frustrating, it can be – looks at thesaurus – daunting. But the good news? It can be beat! We’re here to arm you with the tools to tackle one of digital marketing’s most formidable foes. Here’s what works for us! Brandon: “One of the ways I avoid (or remedy) writer’s block is by scheduling my writing for the times of day that I’m the most creative. That’s usually…
  • Automate Your Email List with Zapier + AWeber

    Olivia Dello Buono
    21 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    It’s no secret that we’re big fans of adding apps into your email marketing arsenal. (Especially when you consider that AWeber customers who use integrations have lists 104% larger than those who don’t. Yowza!) But is your fear of adding yet another task to your plate holding you back from leveraging their list-growing power? Lucky for you, adding an integration to the mix doesn’t have to mean more work thanks to our friends at Zapier. How It Works With the AWeber and Zapier integration, you can connect your account to one of the other apps you use. There’s no longer a need to…
  • How to Build Profitable Customer Relationships Using Email Marketing

    Brandon Olson
    19 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    Like any relationship, your relationship with your customers is built on trust and communication. Happy customers equal a more successful business. Email marketing can help you get there, but only if you’re doing it correctly. Here are seven simple ways you can use email marketing to build profitable customer relationships: 1. Be Consistent Imagine if you went for weeks without hearing from your significant other. You wouldn’t like that, would you? Your customers appreciate consistent communication, too. To stay connected, send them a regular newsletter. And if you say…
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  • Tips To Ensure Your Content Never Dies

    Akshay Chugh
    8 May 2015 | 4:47 am
    When you want to create a successful website or blog for your business you need to focus on creating a content that will last for long, that will stay evergreen. The ultimate goal for building your blog is to create a name online. But creating a name isn't an easy process. You need content that ensures quality and commitment to your readers. It gives a blogger an immense amount of satisfaction that his piece of advice is actually helping people out there.For example if you're running a gaming blog, it becomes very important on your part to conduct proper research about a game and then post…
  • Sprout Blogging Wrap Up #1: Low Cost Marketing for Startups

    Akshay Chugh
    18 Nov 2014 | 7:32 am
    Hey guys! This is the first Sprout Blogging wrap-up about low cost marketing. I asked for advice from some friends of mine. They are currently working well with their startups. Upon asking them about their low cost marketing strategies for their respective companies, they cared to share some insights on how to do it! Your style, your way.Startups today are loaded with talented people but there is one issue that every startup or maybe most of them face. It is that they lack funds for their marketing. It's common because you're just starting up and marketing requires substantial amount of…
  • It's in: JotForm Has Launched a Design Contest

    Akshay Chugh
    9 Nov 2014 | 9:43 am
    It's official people! JotForm is all set up to launch a new form designer and to promote the same they have organised a contest in which you get to design a contact form. The tool is called the Form Designer and is another great product in their portfolio.You get all the freedom in the design process. You can do so by completely designing the form in CSS or can use user-friendly design elements. The form designer is so easy to use you can possibly think about any idea and work on it. To make the contest even bigger the winning prize is a whopping $7500 with more cash prizes in the other…
  • 5 Tips For The Success of Your Website

    Akshay Chugh
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:04 am
    Building a popular website can be very frustrating at times but we cannot ignore it's importance because it is the goal of each and every website owner - To make it popular and make it big! You've been reading about how to create a popular and successful website, you are working on creating wonderful content and using all the SEO techniques you possibly can, yet you are not able to turn your blog into a success. You are sharing the content on the social media websites and doing everything to convince the reader to read and follow your blog. But still, things are not working out and this is…
  • Overcoming The Blogging Fears

    Akshay Chugh
    27 Oct 2014 | 10:17 am
    What is blogging? What is a blog?I've been developing blogs from last four years but if you have asked me this question before that, I seriously had no idea what blogging was all about and how it can be or should be used for developing businesses. However, I was always passionate about creative writing but never really realized how to use blogging as a platform to escalate my written works.Later after some time I started to follow and read some blogs and slowly developed the interest of getting into this business. So, I decided to read a lot about blogging and online business and realised…
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  • IntelliPlayer – IntelliPlayer Review

    Rhonda Bezzina
    21 May 2015 | 6:42 am
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  • Software Store Creator – Software Store Creator Install and Demo

    Rhonda Bezzina
    6 May 2015 | 3:25 pm
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  • Video Motion Pro

    Rhonda Bezzina
    27 Apr 2015 | 6:32 pm
    Vendor: Josh Ratta Product: Video Motion Pro Launch Date: 2015-04-21 Launch Time: 11:00 EDT Front-End Price: $47-$97 Video Motion Pro is the latest in video editing software and is extremely powerful in terms of video creation, if you struggle with adobe after effects or the price of AE is well out of your reach then Video Motion Pro just might be your answer. Video Motion Pro is the new way to create highly profitable videos & info products quickly & easily but it is not limited to just this… Video Creation & Editing Has Never Been Easier… Every entrepreneur, marketer and…
  • The Super Funnel

    Rhonda Bezzina
    25 Apr 2015 | 6:07 am
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    Rhonda Bezzina
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:35 pm
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  • A Guide to Writing Killer Facebook Ad Headlines

    Brent Jones
    20 May 2015 | 3:10 am
    If you have the marketing dollars to spend, Facebook ads are an incredibly effective way to reach your best target customers. But with barriers to entry set so low, just about anyone with a credit card an an internet connection can create a Facebook ad. And as we are about to explore, some marketers craft some really compelling ad copy… and many do not. For the purposes of this short guide, we are going to focus on Facebook ad headlines: You deserve the best care That’s the part you see above in the red box. Your Facebook ad headline should be structured, in most cases, as a…
  • Impress Your Clients or Someone Else Will

    Brent Jones
    18 May 2015 | 3:57 am
    If you fail to impress your clients, or your prospective clients, I promise you that someone else will. After all, it’s a dog-eat-dog world out there… and all you get is just one shot to make a lasting impression. Some businesses just work harder than others to provide their clients and prospects with a world class experience, I guess. Recently, I had a number of positive experiences with a few organizations that truly understand the value of attracting and retaining a new client. In fact, I would like to share five lessons I took away from those organizations on how to impress…
  • Growth Hacking Your Blog: What It Is & What It Isn’t

    Brent Jones
    14 May 2015 | 3:38 am
    Let me begin by saying that I hate the term growth hacking. There, I said it. I don’t mean to be unnecessarily negative… it’s just that I feel like the term has become nothing more than a buzzword used to describe minor achievements. It reminds me of children’s soccer teams being awarded participation ribbons for showing up. And that’s not what you want for your blog, is it? Growth hacking needs to be about so much more, including overnight and exponential increases by making minor – albeit ingenious – innovations. To begin, let’s review what is…
  • A Visual Guide to Email Marketing Mastery

    Brent Jones
    11 May 2015 | 4:21 am
    After eager anticipation, I am now able to announce that my eBook is available for free digital download. While numerous online resources teach newcomers to internet marketing how to build a list, fewer explore how to maximize open rates and clicks. This is the basis of A Visual Guide to Email Marketing Mastery. I take a graphical approach to walking you through what works – and what doesn’t. Here is what you can expect to uncover by downloading the guide: A Visual Guide to Email Marketing Mastery – 51 Secrets & Strategies Revealed to Boost Your Open & Clickthrough Rates…
  • Here’s What You Should Send Your List

    Brent Jones
    4 May 2015 | 3:16 am
    Most newer internet marketers spend so much time focusing on building an email list that they forget one important detail… What do I send to my list now that I have one? Even more experienced marketers wonder the same thing at times. If your only goal is to make a quick dollar through affiliate marketing, this article may not be for you. As I will review in a moment, there are really two different types of marketers out there. And if you are the second of those two types – the short-term marketer – you may already know exactly what you will be sending your list……
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    ADG Online Blog

  • Get Results with Enhanced Lead Generation Campaign

    21 May 2015 | 9:34 pm
    There are approximately 2.5 billion people online as indicated by the 2014 Global Digital Statistics, Stats & Facts report. Just imagine tapping into this vast market. Entrepreneurs are majorly seeing their business opportunities in the online marketing world and rely on innovative ways to market and promote their brands, products and services. And among the […]
  • How B2B Marketers Can Measure Content Effectiveness?

    18 May 2015 | 10:59 pm
    Content marketing is gaining growing significance and marketer’s confidence in 2015. A report by Smart Insight showed that Content marketing was voted the top marketing activity to drive commercial results. Although this is good news for content marketers but at the same time, they need to understand the level of competition they are going to […]
  • Adopt Proactive Approach towards Online Reputation Management

    14 May 2015 | 10:33 pm
    A smart brand today, embraces online reputation management or risk losing revenue and brand prestige. Many marketers and business owners don’t realize the importance of ORM. For an estimate of 45% of ecommerce transactions search is the primary option and many of these may be brand specific. So if you are not leveraging ORM to […]
  • The After effects of Google’s “Mobilegeddon”

    10 May 2015 | 10:47 pm
    “Mobilegeddon” the major update to Google’s search algorithm rolled out on 4/21/2015. This mobile-friendly algorithm update by Google penalized websites that did not provide a positive user experience for mobile users via effective & responsive mobile site. For marketers worldwide, that translates to ranking changes and for ecommerce marketers, this means changes in visits, orders […]
  • Mobile SEO: Prompting Facts for Digital Marketers

    7 May 2015 | 9:57 pm
    World has gone mobile, everywhere we see people hooked up on their smartphones or a gadget. Why wouldn’t they do so? Especially when smartphones has the capabilities of a personal computer where in almost every transaction can be easily done online. These trends are the clear indication of how the world has truly gone mobile, […]
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  • Email Marketing Vs Traditional Marketing

    Mystey Helm
    21 May 2015 | 10:10 am
    In the day and age of email marketing, what we know for a fact is that email marketing is a budget’s bosom buddy! With email marketing again on the rise and the majority of business taking advantage of it, email marketing has quickly taken budget from more traditional marketing initiatives. Not to say that traditional marketing doesn’t have a place in our hearts and isn’t just as important or cost effective as it once was. Most traditional marketing strategies fall under one of four categories: print, broadcast, direct mail, and telephone. The cost of these main strategies is much…
  • Surveys and Email Marketing

    Mystey Helm
    14 May 2015 | 11:10 am
    Surveys are a great way to get feedback to better your company and future email marketing campaigns. We all know that email marketing is a budget’s best buddy, but what are the top reasons to begin using surveys in your email marketing campaigns? In 2014, FluidSurveys conducted a test on the response rate of surveys done with email marketing. What they found was the average response rate for email surveys equaled 24.8%. Now, this is great compared to telephone surveys, which only averages a 8-12% response rate. What are some other reasons? Rapid Response Time: SurveryGizmo has stated that…
  • Can Social Networks Bring You More Business?

    Mystey Helm
    16 Apr 2015 | 2:56 pm
    According to, Facebook and other social media sites ranked as the second most effective marketing method among US small and medium-sized businesses surveyed in January 2015 by Thrive Analytics, but that doesn’t mean more are using it. More than 4 out of 10 US small businesses surveyed in February and March 2015 said they didn’t use social media for business. This is unfortunate! If your business isn’t leveraging Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites you may be losing out to the competition. Social Media sites bring together a community of online users who are…
  • What You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Update

    Dallas McLaughlin
    8 Apr 2015 | 3:40 pm
    Recently, Google made a good news, bad news announcement about an update to their search algorithm due to begin rolling out on April 21st. I wanted to take the time to address some of the rumors and misinformation that I’ve heard swirling around. But first, let’s look at the most important piece of the Google announcement. Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Emphasis mine. Let’s get the bad news…
  • 4 Email Marketing Trends To Watch

    Dallas McLaughlin
    7 Apr 2015 | 12:57 pm
    As is the case with all internet marketing, the landscape of email marketing is constantly evolving. The way brands and consumers communicate changes daily. With new tools and technologies arriving at a never before seen pace, it’s important for any marketer to keep an eye on what’s coming and stay ahead of the curve when it comes to adopting new technology. Although email is still fundamentally going to be email, the way we manage this marketing channel will see some changes over the coming months and years. That said, let’s take a look at the 4 latest email marketing trends to…
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  • Please remember this

    Ann Wylie
    16 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    A click is just a click … a share is just a shareThe other day, I was discussing ROI with a group of ridiculously talented, impossibly young PR pros in their first year at a big agency. They report ROI to their clients in clicks, shares and likes.What’s in a click? This is a mouse. It is only a mouse. It cannot read your blog post. It cannot buy your products, services, programs and ideas. Image by Felix Padrosa“As a business owner,” I told them, “if I invest a dollar in your services, I want to receive my dollar back, plus a quarter. That’s a return on…
  • Big stories, tiny words

    Ann Wylie
    9 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    The Times’ word length averages 4.9 charactersWhen I recommend to my clients that they limit their word length to 5 characters per word, they roll their eyes and chortle.Word to the wise Don’t overwhelm readers with long words.But when I tell them I know they can do it, because The New York Times does it every day, they sit up and take note. (The Wall Street Journal also accomplishes this feat, day after day, rarely rubbing its head against the 5-character ceiling.)And that’s important. Because every syllable you include adds a fraction of a second of processing time. Those…
  • Paint word pictures

    Ann Wylie
    2 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    ‘You’ll have your hand on your head with a knot under it’My grandma and namesake, Annie B. Vrana, was an Oklahoma farm woman and one of the most colorful people I’ve known. When she spoke, she painted pictures in your head.In living color Make your message more vivid with colorful language. Image by FuturillaWhat I didn’t know then that I do know now is that word pictures increase understanding. Because Grandma talked in pictures, we could literally “see” what she was saying.Here are some of my favorite Grandmaisms. See how she made concepts concrete…
  • Length matters

    Ann Wylie
    25 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    In B2B emails, longer subject lines work betterYou’ve read it again and again: Subject lines of 50 characters or less outperform longer ones. Turns out that may be wrong, at least for business-to-business emails.Or so says Adestra, a U.K.-based email service provider. It recently analyzed a random sample of more than 1 billion emails to learn what works — and what doesn’t — in subject lines.Among the findings:1. More is more.According to the study, subject lines of:90 characters and more produced the highest response rates.30 characters or less also performed well.30…
  • Reframe the problem

    Ann Wylie
    18 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Break an egg? Make an omeletDon’t you love the way H&R Block reframed tax season as refund season this year? So do I.Are you telling me the other guy makes you break your own eggs? That’s the art of reframing. Image by Diego DiazTake a tip from H&R Block: Got a negative story to tell? Reframe it.How P.T. Barnum reframed a truckload of white salmonListen in as campaign advisor Bruno Gianelli schools White House Communications Director Toby Ziegler, on The West Wing:TOBY Listen, the OMB’s gonna come out with a recommendation for a new way to calculate the poverty…
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  • Free Pinterest Training and Why You Need to Pin!

    Steven Suchar
    5 May 2015 | 6:20 pm
    I originally signed up to Pinterest back on April 27th, 2013… …and for whatever reason, never went any farther with it. Yeah, another social media platform was probably hotter at the time, so I spent the bulk of my hours there, you know how that goes. My account sat idle, until most recently, when I received an email on April 4th from a Facebook friend, Alecia Stringer, it really intrigued me to say the least. I took action on her message and am now an official Pinterest Junkie, it’s pretty cool when you understand Pinterest a little bit more and the WHY of it all. Alicia…
  • What Is The Free To Relax System? | Scent Sations Inc

    Steven Suchar
    3 May 2015 | 4:16 pm
    If you’re a candle-holic… …then my message today should really pull you in. Have you burned a Mia Bella gourmet candle yet? If you answered NO, then you simply have to, there’s no other way. Go to my Mia Bella Online Store and order one up right now, click here. Experience your favorite fragrance and I’m sure that you’ll be hooked for life. And, oh by the way… you can turn your candle passion into profits …leveraging the Internet to perform most of the work for you. What exactly do I mean by that statement? Well, I’m talking about the Free…
  • How Did Scent Sations Inc and Mia Bella Candles Begin?

    Steven Suchar
    23 Mar 2015 | 3:30 pm
    It truly is an inspiring story… …one that I would love to share with you right now. It’s a make you feel warm inside type of story, you know, fuzzy like. If you’ve never heard of Scent Sations Inc and Mia Bella Candles yet, this blog post will dial you right into what’s happening in Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania on George Avenue. How it all began…   Bob Scocozzo and Charles Umphred were introduced to home based network marketing back in 1988. They both have reached top level positions in every company they were associated with and have had organizations of…
  • Free Leads For MLM Are Sweet Like Honey!

    Steven Suchar
    20 Feb 2015 | 12:50 pm
    Gathering free leads for mlm is as straightforward as… Leaving comments on blogs which are closely related to the products or services that you are representing. When you are working multilevel marketing, you need to set a target for the quantity of comments that you leave every day. It should be expected that not every comment you write is going to be permitted by the respective blog owner. Until you become known on the blogging circuit, you may not even receive a click through back to your website/blog off of your comments. Don’t despair, this free leads for mlm strategy is…
  • Success In Network Marketing – A Perfect Mix!

    Steven Suchar
    20 Feb 2015 | 12:31 pm
    A lot goes into cooking up success in network marketing… Dedication, discipline, persistence, passion and so much more. If success in network marketing is what you are shooting for, then it’s not something you will work only when you feel like it. You have to set your ambitions and progress towards those goals. But, do you even understand what your goals are? Masses of people live from day to day never knowing what their ideal goal is. A survey among collegiate students was taken not so long ago. They were asked to jot down their goals in life. Some had no clue, others were very…
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    Nick Logan Blog

  • Make Money by Selling Your Images Online

    Nick Logan
    22 May 2015 | 8:45 am
    It is safe to say that in the 21st century, we are all photographers. And all due respects go to the image digitalization. We have cameras on our smartphones that enable us to catch the most amazing images with only one touch of the screen. Special occasions, funny moments, sad moments, once in a lifetime moments, you name it. High-quality cameras are more affordable now than ever. Did you know that people are taking more than 1 million selfies (self-portraits, usually taken with a smartphone) every day? And it’s not just celebrities who are taking them, even though we all like to see the…
  • How to Make Money as a Writer on Guest Blogs

    Nick Logan
    2 May 2015 | 11:04 am
    The realm of freelance writers is a vast one. The cyber world is visual in every sense of the word, but just as images bring people to a certain web portal, it is the words that make them stay there or take further action. I am a living proof that people who are good with words can make living out of writing. You know what is my secret? I write about what I am good at, and I love it. When people ask me How can I make money as a writer online, I tell them: With passion, and passion only! Make Money as a Writer Online on Guest Blogs Few months ago, I wrote about how you can Convert Your Words…
  • Learn the Creative Ways to Earn Money Online

    Nick Logan
    27 Apr 2015 | 11:11 am
    I have been working online for more than 10 years now, and I can honestly say that I had my share of both amazing online tasks and scam sites. What I love about earning money online is the fact that this is not an exclusive possibility: it is open for everyone who is just a bit computer savvy and has an internet connection. Working online helps people to earn extra money. Some people do it because they want to have some fun. Others do it because it helps them pay the bills. My article is intended to help people falling into both of these categories and merging them into one: People who earn…
  • Can I Make Money Blogging?

    Nick Logan
    23 Apr 2015 | 1:28 pm
    Can I make money blogging is one of the most popular questions in the virtual community. And without even an ounce of doubt, I say the answer is yes. You can always make money out of something if you put a great effort in it. However, successful bloggers know that effort is only one vital factor that influences the eventual outcome. So, what is the recipe for blogging success? What are the other factors that contribute to labeling yourself as a successful blogger? Amy Lynn Andrews’s 4 Legged Chair Theory Amy Lynn Andrews is one of the most popular bloggers around, and she has developed her…
  • How to Make Money Online in a Day

    Nick Logan
    19 Apr 2015 | 8:58 am
    The World Wide Web is filled with ads that promise you to easily earn 100, 200, some even suggest you can earn 600 dollars a day by completing tasks online. But you know what? If you are in a financial dire strait situation, then trusting these possible scams (yes, most of these ads are scams) is the last thing you want to! If your wallet has been losing significant weight and reaches size 0, then there are some legitimate ways to fatten it up. And you can do this in one day only. Yes, you can make money in a day! And depending on your motivation and your skills, you may earn 100 dollars…
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  • How to become a Famous twitter Superhero – Small Infographic

    11 May 2015 | 2:07 am
    Twitter is one of the few great websites in the world of social media who achieved worldwide fame, although the existence of Twitter came in March 2006 but even so soon to be famous in this way, seemingly impossible but even we have the miracle in front of us. In the past who could say that by sharing little snippet of content, we can have the benefit to promote the business but Twitter made it possible, In the past nine years, the foundation of Twitter has became deeper and deeper and it’s the effect of such large active user databases and by seeing each other all got inspired to join…
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    Saurabh Sharma
    9 May 2015 | 5:34 am
    A good design, there is no doubt that this is so important My grandfather had given me the quote about beauty “Son, There are two types of beauty: one is external and the second one is internal, living things must be beautiful from inside and non-living things externally”. Whether it’s good for search ranking or not but can have a significant impact on the user experience and conversion rates and sometimes Google determines ranking according to the user’s behavior. Because if you do not have anything special to attract users then they wouldn’t waste their time onto the website…
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    Gaurav Sharma
    6 May 2015 | 2:07 am
    The brand is a very big word in itself and since this is the dream of every businessman to have a well-recognized brand then it becomes more difficult to make this dream come true because thousands of people try to compete with each other and as the result some of us tend to give up. Neither brand is created in one day and nor in a few years rather sincere commitment and true duty is needed to build a strong brand and mixing these things with time will provide you better result. Brand definition according to me: “When a famous brand to come into existence, it reflects the hard work, but…
  • 30 ways to Increase Traffic, build backlink, Popularization of Blog

    Saurabh Sharma
    3 May 2015 | 10:44 pm
    Here in this article, you’ll receive the solution of these queries which people have asked me too many times. How can I make my blog popular? What are the tips for blog SEO? Is there any special way to promote blog? I have seen with my experience that people nowadays are placing more importance to blogging because the blog prevalence is very high comparatively to other startups and can be easily handled even from home therefore, so many people are abandoning their daily jobs and are beginning to start blogging. So if you have something similar in mind then without any delay, you should…
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    1 May 2015 | 9:49 am
    It’s always a topic of discussion with lots of dilemma and in the absence of accurate information it can be extremely difficult to decide about what to choose. You all know that Google is very much dominated but Facebook has also given AdWords a significant bump. Google AdWords and Facebook both are the great advertising platform in itself so it becomes more difficult to choose among them but based on the right criteria and according to the previously collected data from some surveys, we can easily make our choice by keeping all the doubts away. Almost both are being used for the same…
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  • Time-Tested Business Tips That Can Help You Capitalize on Repeat Business

    Jimmy Rodela
    18 May 2015 | 6:47 am
    © Gajus / Dollar Photo Club When compared to selling to existing customers, it costs about 6 – 8 times more to win over new ones. That’s a fact. You can’t help but wonder though; if it’s that strategic to sell to existing customers, why are most businesses today so gung ho at getting new customers to the point where they’re neglecting their existing ones? The thing is, the more we nurture our relationship with our existing customers, the more mutually beneficial the relationship becomes. Simply ignoring them because we’ve manage to sell to them one time just doesn’t…
  • 5 Online Marketing Shortcuts That Will Fast Track Your Success Online

    Jimmy Rodela
    23 Apr 2015 | 9:28 pm
    © Konstantin Yuganov / Dollar Photo Club If you’ve just started learning the nuts and bolts of online marketing, you can’t expect to get the same results that seasoned marketers in the industry are enjoying. Just like all the marketers who have succeeded, you’ll have to go through a season of dry spell where people will barely respond to your marketing efforts. These are the times when no matter what kind of marketing strategy you’ll use, and no matter how huge the amount you’ll spend, the number of visits, clicks, or sales you’ll get will still be miserably minute to what you…
  • How Spending 1 Hour Per Day In Linkedin Got me 3 Clients in Less Than a Month

    Jimmy Rodela
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:19 am
    © bahrialtay / Dollar Photo Club How EXACTLY do you use Linkedin to get clients? This guide answers just that. But before anything else, I’d like to take the time to thank the Lord my Jesus Christ for allowing me the opportunity to learn the things that I have learned. Truly, there is nothing I would have been able to accomplish without him in my life. To God alone be the glory. As the title suggests, I will share with you the exact same methods that I’ve been using in Linkedin for about an hour a day (or less) that has gotten me 3 clients in less than a month. Let’s face it,…
  • 10 Insanely Effective Tips to Nurture Your Warm Leads Into Buying Customers

    Jimmy Rodela
    9 Jan 2015 | 12:53 am
    © iQoncept / Dollar Photo Club Having warm leads may make your feel that half the battle is won, and you may be right, but, if you don’t tread carefully with how you handle your warm leads, all of your efforts on acquiring them may all end up for naught. It’s exactly because of this that it’s important to still make the right marketing and sales decisions so you can turn your warm leads to actual paying customers. If that’s what you’re looking to do, then this guide is definitely what you’re looking for. Allow me to share with you these 10 insanely effective tips to nurture your…
  • Content Marketing Tips: 12 Sage Advice From World Class Writers

    Jimmy Rodela
    31 Dec 2014 | 1:14 am
    © olly / Dollar Photo Club Question: What do you get when A-list bloggers like Pat Flynn and Neil Patel (and many other rockstar industry leaders) take the time to share their 1 best writing tip to improve your content marketing results? MASSIVE VALUE! That’s what I’d like to share with you in this post. I’ve contacted a select group of elite bloggers and industry leaders asking them for their 1 best writing tip and they’ve been very kind enough to share. If you’re looking for expert advice on how to improve your writing skills so you can DRASTICALLY get better results from you…
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  • Pivnet 186 Advertising Improves Engagement by Switching to Responsive Design

    Nick Maglietta
    20 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    Toyota noticed a 93% increase in click to open rate as well as a 17% increase in open rate! Read on to find out how. Can our agency help you? Summary Central Atlantic Toyota Dealers, a client of Pivnet 186 Advertising, was interested in using a responsive template to accommodate their continually growing mobile customer [...] The post Pivnet 186 Advertising Improves Engagement by Switching to Responsive Design appeared first on WhatCounts - Enterprise Email Marketing Solutions.
  • Ask the Experts: Email Deliverability and Engagement

    Victoria Lopiano
    12 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    Perhaps one of the most significant areas email marketers tackle on a daily basis is email deliverability and the engagement of subscribers on our lists. There’s no point in sending if our messages don’t reach the inbox, or if they get there, go unread. We understand this pain point because we, too, are constantly trying to [...] The post Ask the Experts: Email Deliverability and Engagement appeared first on WhatCounts - Enterprise Email Marketing Solutions.
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    Joy Ugi
    6 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    Did you know after the winter holidays, back-to-school season is the largest revenue-driver of the year for email marketing? Calling all online retailers: This is your wake-up call. Prepare for back-to-school season now – it will be here sooner than you think – so you can drive the most revenue from your emails. Back-to-school email [...] The post Holy cow! It’s almost time for back-to-school email marketing appeared first on WhatCounts - Enterprise Email Marketing Solutions.
  • Ask the Experts: Email Design

    Joy Ugi
    28 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    The email marketing industry changes constantly. No doubt, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends and tactics so your messages look pretty on every screen. However, it can be hard to determine what’s an email design maybe, and what’s a must. Here to help are our in-house experts. They’re veteran coders and designers who [...] The post Ask the Experts: Email Design appeared first on WhatCounts - Enterprise Email Marketing Solutions.
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    Brad Gurley
    21 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Often when we have new senders or senders who acquire a new dedicated IP address, we get questions about how to best warm up the IP addresses – or even why a warmup is necessary. A “cold” IP, or an IP that has sent little or no traffic in the preceding 30-45 days, will require [...] The post Warm it up! The why and how of an IP warmup appeared first on WhatCounts - Enterprise Email Marketing Solutions.
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  • Hire Jacksonville SEO Experts

    Better Graph Team
    20 May 2015 | 2:04 am
    Fly High In Digital World With BetterGraph Become a part of growing digital world with our Jacksonville SEO experts. Being the best Jacksonville SEO company, every business will experience our superb strategy, flexible hiring policy, seamless communication and many more benefits. Our expertise, technical skills and extensive experience with different organizations will help you gear up your business to perform seamlessly and prolifically in the online marketplace. Apart from all this, you will also avail multifarious advantages by working with our Jacksonville internet marketing professional,…
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  • Do They Trust Your Company Online? Tools For Building Credibility

    Ekaterina Lepikhina
    18 May 2015 | 12:01 pm
    88% of users google businesses before making a purchase. Do they trust your company when they find it online? Read how users make their decisions based on company’s credibility and learn how to become a trustworthy source for them. Psychology Behind Trust What have you thought when you first heard about the concept of a self-driving car? “Ridiculous/ Fiction/ Not ... Read More Read the post Do They Trust Your Company Online? Tools For Building Credibility on Web Development| Mobile Apps| Online Marketing - Tractus.
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    Ekaterina Lepikhina
    6 May 2015 | 5:29 pm
    As a startup or a small business you have a lot to focus on. From choosing the right product selection to getting more people visiting your site. Fighting for the top spot in Google search is tough and it is not always clear what to do and what to expect. Take a long breath and read on: we have gathered ... Read More Read the post What Startups Should Know About SEO: 4 Key Takeaways on Web Development| Mobile Apps| Online Marketing - Tractus.
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    Ekaterina Lepikhina
    28 Apr 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Follow @Tractus_online A lot of times business owners do not realize that social media is the key to success only when it’s done right. We've prepared a list of common mistakes made by entrepreneurs when they are marketing their business on social media. Check if you are making any of these mistakes and see how to avoid them. 1. They ... Read More Read the post 7 Critical Social Media Mistakes That Business Owners Make on Web Development| Mobile Apps| Online Marketing - Tractus.
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    Follow @Tractus_online Email marketing remains one of the top three strategies for businesses of all sizes. A powerful email marketing strategy consists of three core elements: building a list, personalizing data and sending out campaigns that lead to revenue generation. Is that it? Given the degree of competition, it is also crucial to stay on top of things and learn ... Read More Read the post 5 Email Marketing Trends For Revenue Boost on Web Development| Mobile Apps| Online Marketing - Tractus.
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    Follow @Tractus_online Every time we talk to entrepreneurs who own local businesses, we find it shocking how many of them are missing out on opportunities provided by Google My Business. The benefits that this social network brings are underestimated by a lot of businesses. Having a properly setup Google My Business profile (integrated Google Places for Business and Google+ Pages ... Read More Read the post 5 “Google My Business” Benefits For Your Company on Web Development| Mobile Apps| Online Marketing - Tractus.
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  • Free Pets Classifieds Website List

    27 Apr 2015 | 7:06 am
    We know advantages of free classified ads posting, you can buy & sell your products, services and business as you like whether it is free or paid. Here I have collected some High PR and potential Pet classified websites for you. Hope these links will help you. Here is list…
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    Free Classified Ads sites are helping to promote your business in the targeted area or city. It drives huge and potential traffic to your site. It will allow you to sell your products/business/service free of cost on advertising costs. Online classified ad sites only take a few minutes to join and submit your ad. You can also extend the duration of the ad…
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  • 6 Basic Reasons why I use WordPress for Content Marketing

    Ankit Prakash
    21 May 2015 | 2:20 am
    I have been using WordPress since the time I have started writing. My blogs Sprout24, Tech-Tweak and, EasySendy website, all are on WordPress. Being an avid user of WordPress, I would say the plugins, themes, structure, scheduling features and seamless procedure are definitely the best. One might wonder why WordPress is most sought after CMS. There… Read More » The post 6 Basic Reasons why I use WordPress for Content Marketing appeared first on Sprout24. No related posts.
  • A Guide to Hire Content Marketing Writers with iWriter

    Ankit Prakash
    4 Apr 2015 | 4:50 am
    If you are like most online businesses, it can be tough to keep up with the constant demand for new content. It may seem like it is worthwhile investment to hire a content writer for your website or business, and sometimes that is true. However, hiring the wrong content writer for your business can cost you… Read More » The post A Guide to Hire Content Marketing Writers with iWriter appeared first on Sprout24. Related Posts: List of Websites to Hire Content Writers and Copywriters
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    Ankit Prakash
    19 Mar 2015 | 1:07 pm
    While running an online business it becomes the need of the hour to communicate with customers. There are various forms of initiating a conversation or triggering communication. Among all, email campaigns is one such form. Whether it’s product update or sharing new tips with customers in form of regular newsletters, emails are needed everywhere, at… Read More » The post How We are Saving $5000+ on Email Marketing with Sendy appeared first on Sprout24. No related posts.
  • Keepupdated is James Bond for Internet Competitor Tracking

    Ankit Prakash
    14 Mar 2015 | 4:06 pm
    While exploring the web in depth and analyzing how the Internet works, I have almost started to get a feeling of being a spy. My earlier posts on Must-have Bookmarklets for website analysis and Tools for Real-time Marketing Monitoring of competitor business are a testimony to this feeling. However, like I always say, the web is ever… Read More » The post Keepupdated is James Bond for Internet Competitor Tracking appeared first on Sprout24. Related Posts: 9 Must Have Bookmark-lets for Analysing any Website
  • 7 Next Generation Drip Email Apps that Drive Conversion

    Ankit Prakash
    13 Mar 2015 | 12:47 pm
    So, you have heard of success stories of people making lots of money selling software services or products online, and you were convinced to try it out yourself. You might say The wheel starts to turn, after careful thinking, a product or a service is chosen, based on your subject expertise. A website domain is… Read More » The post 7 Next Generation Drip Email Apps that Drive Conversion appeared first on Sprout24. Related Posts: Sending 1 Million Marketing Emails per Day at $100 with Amazon SES 12x Cheaper Mailchimp Alternatives for Email Marketing
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  • How You Can Make Success Synonym to Inevitable Applying Inevitability Thinking

    15 May 2015 | 2:37 am
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    3 May 2015 | 9:57 pm
    Humans define abundance in various different ways. This heavily depends on their cultural, society and family background which most of the times is biased against having an abundant mindset. Here is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    26 Apr 2015 | 4:27 am
    In this guide you are going to learn how to use the secrets of body language to read the motives and actions of other people, enabling you to better “control” them and sell more. I found... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    20 Apr 2015 | 8:37 pm
    In this article you are going to learn what self esteem is, how to improve self esteem automatically and the difference between self esteem and arrogance. This is about a very specific and impactful... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How To Use Compassion To Increase Your Profit In Business

    15 Apr 2015 | 7:58 pm
    In this article you are going to learn how to use compassion to increase your profit in business. How to use compassion to simulate the lives of other human beings and use this to talk in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Google Adwords Certification Exam I Got 90% you also want?

    21 May 2015 | 4:33 am
    Google Adwords Certification ExamMy Self Fazal Ahamd, I Pass Google Adwords Certification Exam individually, I study very hard for passed both Google fundamental, Google Advance search and also I pass Display search exam. How to prepare for Google Adwords Certification Exam?When I start to learn about Google Adword my senior guide me to how to set a campaign, create a ads copy and bids management etc. and they are all done GoogleAdwords Certification Exam,  and when ask for please help me to certified but no one help me for certification exam, then I start study with the help of…
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  • How to Pass Google Analytics IQ exam? 100% Grantee U Will Pass

    20 May 2015 | 12:27 am
    Google Analytics Certification ExamNow Google made easy to pass Google Analytics Certification exam, this is a free examination program by The Analytics Academy. This really Good news to All Search engine marketers, I passed recently the Examination in May 2015. Above is my Google certification.I pass my Google Analytics IQ exam at 5 attempts! When you are planing? I study hard and retake Google Analytics exam an finally got passed? i have recent Question and Answer to Pass Exam, I will help you to become a Google Analytics certified 100% Grantee that you will pass. For more…
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    18 May 2015 | 3:48 am
    Fazal Ahmad Internet Marketing ExpertMy Self  Fazal Ahmad and i am internet marketing expert. I am Google Analytic & Google Adwords Certified (individually)  I involve In depth knowledge of SEO On-page and Off-page optimization, Social Media Marketing and Online marketing pay per click campaigning Management, Google Analytic, keyword research etc.
  • Free Top 10 SEO Analysis/Analyzer Tools for Quick Reporting

    18 May 2015 | 3:39 am
    Why Need SEO tools for analysis a website?SEO tools are play major roles when you are optimizing a website according to SEO Guidelines and you want to make 100% SEO Friendly website, and then we needs check many points which is useful for SEO ranking aspects like Crawling error, back links, content dulcify , Meta tags and etc.Here i am sharing top best SEO tools for making fast SEO analysis tools. an also check SEO on-page optimization check points. Here I am sharing top 10 best SEO tools for making fast SEO analysis tools.Top SEO tools for Analysis your website…
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  • 3 Steps to Actually Owning Your Website

    21 May 2015 | 12:52 am
    If your website developer fell down in the forest, would you still have access to your website?If the answer to this simple question is no it means that you are not in possession of arguably your most important piece of online real estate. Imagine hiring a contractor to build a new office for your business, but never bothering to get the keys from him once completed – unthinkable.But that is exactly what happens if you never bother to get a copy of the credentials to access your website. To ensure that you actually owns your website these are the credentials you need to keep a copy…
  • SEO training for small business website owners

    7 May 2015 | 5:02 am
    In a previous post affordable search engine optimization I discussed the possibility of paying for SEO services with a limited budget. But what if you have NO budget? Many small businesses struggle to pay for the essentials, leaving little left over for ‘luxuries’ like search engine optimization.The on-going nature of SEO requires not just one payment but regular or even monthly payments to maximize your website’s potential. One way around this is to do your website SEO yourself. While not for the the faint at heart if you are willing to put in sweat equity in lieu of cash,…
  • How to NOT make Effective Connections on LinkedIn

    6 May 2015 | 10:50 am
    There are many ways that you can make effective connections on LinkedIn. Some are more effective than others, while some are more annoying than others. Personally I prefer to create something of value (this article…) throw it out there and wait for the persons who can see the value to make the connection.Optimistic? Yes, very! Effective? Yes, somewhat. Annoying? NO!And that last part is the important part. You catch more flies (and you my reader is not a fly) with honey than with vinegar. Sure you can catch fish with dynamite, but in the process you kill the fish you want and many…
  • Affordable Search Engine Optimization

    6 May 2015 | 12:59 am
    Having a small budget does not mean you can’t afford search engine optimization. What it means is that you need the right company to partner with.But what is Search Engine Optimization?SEO is the tactics and strategies you use to increase your website traffic by improving your website placement in a search engine results page (SERP). Search engine optimization is an ongoing process that you have to maintain throughout the life of your website, so it’s important that you start with a budget that is sustainable.Don’t be scared by search engine optimization companies that…
  • Google Gives Mobile-Friendly Sites a SEO Boost

    15 Apr 2015 | 9:55 pm
    On the 21st of April the big G will do a major update to its search algorithm that some have dubbed ‘Mobilegeddon’ – Basically Google will rank mobile friendly websites higher than their non mobile optimized counterparts for searches from mobile phones.With mobile searches accounting for nearly 40% of organic search traffic (and growing) this shift in policy is have a critical effect on businesses that depend on organic search traffic.Tablets won’t initially be affected by this change for now, so if you are behind on the curve for now these are some of the issues the…
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    The Media Investor's Guide to Programmatic Buying

  • If you like cake, then big cakes are nice.

    20 May 2015 | 4:26 pm
    Data in itself is nothing but cost. Unless you do something to extract value out of it and make it worth something, data is nothing but an expense. Because unadulterated data is nothing but cost, then it seems accurate to say that “data”, actually is a problem. Which means “big data” is a “big problem”. The fact that there is so much data is not an opportunity, it is an obstacle. Only once you add the “science” to it, it becomes an opportunity. Broadly speaking, Data Science is the opportunity associated with data. It has to be better understood, that it is not in data we…
  • ad fraud expose: digital media supply chain like you’ve never seen before

    15 May 2015 | 5:51 am
    Huge thanks to Ciaran and ExchangeWire for having me over for this demo/interview. 
  • Understanding the Four Kinds of Online Advertising Fraud

    8 Apr 2015 | 1:26 am
    The recent coverage on the topic of advertising fraud has been very much focused on one aspect of the problem. In the above model this particular kind of activity is referred to as “Zombie” activity. This name is appropriate because the activity is related with infected computers acting on the behalf of the perpetrator. Much like a Zombie would act without its knowledge under the influence of a virus. In the model presented above, we have four different kinds of online ad fraud, each with a corresponding level of barrier to entry, ease of detection and scalability. We will investigate…
  • How Large is the Online Advertising Fraud Problem?

    27 Mar 2015 | 8:41 am
    For the sake of this article, we have two ways for attempting to answer the question about the total size of the ad fraud market. One is by looking at the numbers already available through secondary research sources, and the the other is to use reasoning. First I will focus on looking at numbers from secondary sources.The NumbersTelemetry says “more than 50% of ad views are by bots” [1]Solve Media says “more than 50% of ad traffic fraud” [2]Oxford University says “Between 88% and 98% of all ad clicks were by bots”[3]Science Channel Veritasium says “Over 75% of Facebook likes…
  • Online Advertising Fraud: Who Is Operating It?

    18 Mar 2015 | 11:02 am
    Regardless of the model, when we go down to level of individuals operating anddeveloping systems, the profile of the individual is more or less the same. If you had grown up programming and playing games, and ended up in trouble because theeducation system and the society at large not only failed to challenge you, but failed to appreciate your unique mind, what do you think you would be looking for as your 21st-century career opportunities? I think that for many of these kids the opportunity of playing a 24/7/365 computer game with a US$100bn in price money can be hard to turn down. For the…
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  • Transcription Services

    7 May 2015 | 12:51 pm
    What it means to Transcribe? Simply put, this means to put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form. I recently had to transcribe a number of video interviews into text. This turned out to be much more of...Read more
  • Etsy (UK)

    6 May 2015 | 8:46 pm
    Everyday more and more Etsy is becoming the eBay of crafts. If you are located in the UK this post is for you, you can benefit by reading this post because I will show you how to buy second-hand products...Read more
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    28 Apr 2015 | 1:47 pm
    A Thrift haul is usually referred to as a charity shop, thrift shop, thrift store, hospice shop, resale shop, opportunity shop or op shop is a retail establishment run by a charitable organization to raise money. The easiest way to get...Read more
  • how to make 500 dollars in a day

    25 Apr 2015 | 10:09 pm
    How to make 500 dollars in a day   Having visiting Quora and many other Q&A website i noticed that have a lot of questions such as: how to make 500 dollars in a day how to make 50 dollars in a day how...Read more
  • Freelancer means What ?

    25 Apr 2015 | 12:09 am
    Every day we have more and more persons seeking to find the answer to “what freelancer means?” or “who is a freelancer?”.Simply put a freelancer is a skilled individual who can complete any amount of tasks or (Gigs) in their...Read more
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  • Social Media Certification Courses can help you earn 20% more salary

    9 May 2015 | 7:39 am
    Social Media Certification Courses can help you earn 20% more of your salaryIt is a well known fact that online marketing jobs pay much more than traditional marketing jobs. In fact, more than 80% of small businesses are already done with traditional marketing and have shifted their strategies completely to the internet. Social media is the most profitable online marketing medium and every company – no matter if it is small or big – is on the lookout for qualified, social media marketing experts.If you are looking to build a career in online marketing and have some experience in social…
  • Social Media Manager Job Description – At a Glance

    9 May 2015 | 7:23 am
     Social Media Manager Job Description – At a GlanceSocial media is emerging fast as the biggest medium for marketing and customer management. There is great demand for savvy social media professionals in the corporate and business world. In the past 3 years, there has been an increase of 62% in new job positions that are related to internet and social media marketing. More than 80% of SMBs and business entities rely solely on social media for their revenues and client acquisition. The Social Media Manager Job position has become one of the top paying designations in corporates. Let us…
  • Marketing Degree Salary and Career Prospects – At a Glance

    9 May 2015 | 5:12 am
    Marketing Degree Salary and Career Prospects at a glanceIn the US job market, people who hold marketing degrees have a bigger advantage over other professional degrees. Not only do they have an increasing prospect in career growth, they also have an added advantage which is a higher median salary across all industries. Marketing and revenuers have a direct correlation and employers have taken this into account, by making the salary higher to ensure better revenues for them in the long run. Let’s now take a look at the Marketing Degree Salary within different marketing job profiles.The…
  • Social Media Analytics – Benefits and Tools to Use

    11 Apr 2015 | 1:01 am
    Social Media Analytics – Benefits and Tools to UseSocial media analytics is known to accumulate data from social networking websites, blogs and analyze information that is important for business decisions. It is commonly used to gauge the support of potential customers in various customer services and promotional activities. Whether you are a small or a large-sized business, you will be able to get a complete image of the market with social media analytics. With regular effort investment, time and money into social networking, you will be able to reap the benefits of your hard…
  • Social Media Tools – 6 Powerful Apps You Cannot Do Without

    11 Apr 2015 | 12:17 am
    Social Media Tools – 6 Powerful Apps You Cannot Do WithoutIt is essential for you to use the most appropriate social media tools to promote your business, whether you require a way to manage the existing user base target or find entirely new consumers. With diverse social media channels opening up, businesses are turning more and more towards social advertising. Naturally, you can come across more products which can effectively assist you in managing your brand presence on the web. The following social media tools can provide you with great assistance when maximizing the chances for…
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  • Multnomah Falls, Oregon – 620 feet of must see!

    29 Apr 2015 | 7:40 pm
    Multnomah Falls, Oregon Located a short drive east of Portland, Oregon, Multnomah Falls is a must see for those visiting the great northwest.  Nestled just across the road from the magnificent Columbia River Gorge to the north with extensive wilderness and countless trails to it’s south, visiting Multnomah Falls is more than just the breathtaking... Continue Reading
  • How To Sell Amazon Products on Your Website – Using WordPress

    24 Apr 2015 | 10:04 pm
      If you are considering selling Amazon products on your site you are making an excellent decision.  You will earn a commission by helping your readers find exactly the product they are looking for and the customer doesn’t pay any additional amount.  If you don’t yet have a website, I explain how to build one... Continue Reading
  • Success Secrets of Online Marketing Superstars – 5 Things They Do Differently

    23 Apr 2015 | 9:45 am
    The success secrets of online marketing superstars really are no secret at all.  To understand them, you first need to erase from your mind the illusion that scam artists have put there; the illusion of making millions overnight with little or no work.  I know, disappointing.  But the good news is that it is entirely... Continue Reading
  • MommyTalk Surveys Review – My Personal Experience

    21 Apr 2015 | 10:07 am
    Company name:  MommyTalk Surveys Website: Price: Free to sign up Skill level: none Income potential: Cash via Paypal & Gift Cards Opportunity Type:  Surveys & Market Research My recommendation:  Not worth it The Low Down:  MommyTalk is a survey taking site targeting moms.  It has a straight-forward sign-up and dashboard and is what it... Continue Reading
  • Does Cashback Research Work – not really and you won’t make much

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:54 pm
    Company name: Cashback Research Website: Price:  Free Skill level: none Income potential:  Less than part-time income via Paypal and gift cards Opportunity Type: Market research/surveys & panels, bonus cash offers My recommendation:  Not a good way to earn money online The Low Down:  Their website makes claims to be scam free and spam free... Continue Reading
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  • Juggling Your Job And Online Business

    30 Apr 2015 | 3:30 am
    Still in your full time job, whilst relentlessly trying to build your online business empire? It can be a real struggle at the best of times, with many other additional juggling balls thrown into the mix. Obviously working 40+ hours every week in your full time job sort of shortens the amount of time you […] The post Juggling Your Job And Online Business appeared first on Thomas Owen Online.
  • 3 Free Tools Every Affiliate Marketer Should Have In Their Toolkit

    23 Apr 2015 | 5:47 am
    Over the next few minutes I’m going to share with you 3 tools which I use on a regular basis within my affiliate marketing business, oh yeah… They’re 100% free! Before we delve into what the tools are, here’s a quick heads up. I use several free tools, in fact I’ve grouped together the essential […] The post 3 Free Tools Every Affiliate Marketer Should Have In Their Toolkit appeared first on Thomas Owen Online.
  • Why The Product Launch Game Sucks Serious Ass

    21 Apr 2015 | 9:53 am
    Not sure if you’re aware of this section of the I.M industry, if you’re signed up to JVZoo or Warrior Plus then it’s pretty safe to say… You know it all to well! I am part of this exact section which I’m about to slag off, ironic. Back in April 2014 I began creating my […] The post Why The Product Launch Game Sucks Serious Ass appeared first on Thomas Owen Online.
  • Why the “norm” turns stomachs for fun

    20 Apr 2015 | 1:06 pm
    Let’s take a tick-tock-toe and chat about the embarrassing state of things… I’m talking about a largemongous chunk of the JV product launch industry. Create, launch, rinse, create, launch, rinse, create, launch, rinse… Promo after promo landing in inboxes across the world, promoting the best thing since sliced bread. It’s become normality for our slice […] The post Why the “norm” turns stomachs for fun appeared first on Thomas Owen Online.
  • How I Made $3,545 In 5 Days – Dean Holland iPro

    24 Mar 2015 | 5:09 pm
    BOOM! T.O is back in the house! Been a long time, since my last post some 4/5 months ago my business has evolved and changed dramatically. In fact, in this very post I’m going to let you in on a very recent but already big factor of my business. A factor that in just 5 […] The post How I Made $3,545 In 5 Days – Dean Holland iPro appeared first on Thomas Owen Online.
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  • 12 Ways to Increase Social Engagement with Visual Content

    Cherry Kwan
    21 May 2015 | 3:10 am
    When you’re browsing through your social media accounts, what types of posts catch your eye first?  Your friend’s text-only status update, or the picture of the sun shining onto a beautiful blue lake? The answer is obvious, you’re attracted to the photo first. According to the “Pictorial Superiority Effect,” people tend to remember 65% of the information they saw three days ago if they saw it in both picture and word formats. Visuals play an important role to your social media strategy. The power of visual content not only lies with its ability to tell a story, but to generate…
  • Facebook Algorithm Update: How It Will Affect Small Businesses

    Oscar Waterworth
    20 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    Facebook officials announced that they are changing the Facebook News Feed. It will now only show content that is of the most relevance to the user. The changes will provide a better experience for users by showcasing balanced updates from public figures, publishers, business and community organisations, as well as friends in the News Feed. Now, users can be expected to see posts that are more relevant to their interest and what they want to learn about. In general, Facebook will be ensure that there are less spam content on your feed. The 3 Main Updates With the first update, Facebook wants…
  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2015 05 19

    Cherry Kwan
    19 May 2015 | 8:50 am
    This Week in Internet marketing, we’re looking at remarketing lists for search ads and the benefits of RLSA for your business. We’ll also be looking at SEO best practices for your business, how colour can increase your conversion rate, and the power of “how to” videos on YouTube. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads: Here’s What You Can Do About It Remarketing List for Search Ads is a feature in Google that allows you to customize your search ad campaigns for people who have previously visited your site. RLSA allows you to tailor your bids and ads to visitors that are…
  • 6 Easy Steps to Skyrocket Your Twitter Marketing

    Sherman Standberry
    15 May 2015 | 3:10 am
    Does your brand have a Twitter strategy? There are various benefits of using Twitter for business, such as increasing awareness, engagement, website traffic, and lead generation. However, some brands may have a difficult time accomplishing these benefits and getting decent exposure on Twitter’s busy timeline. Because of this, I am going to give you an actionable 5-step strategy that is guaranteed to: Attract new people to your brand Engage your followers Generate interest and leads 1. Implement a Brand New Twitter Design I’m sure you have heard that “you only get one chance to make a…
  • 10 Expert Tips on Making Your Business Blog a Success

    Umar Khan
    14 May 2015 | 3:15 am
    If your business doesn’t already have its own blog, it’s about time you started one. Blogging on a regular basis can massively boost your chances of acquiring new leads, increase social following, improve your visibility on the map, and comes out as a brand in the respective niche. When you have a unique voice that strikes the right chords in the heart and minds of readers who are hungry for credible and helpful information, you have not only found your voice but your audience as well, who will eventually become a customer of yours. I’m sure you know the basics of starting a blog.
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