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  • How to Make Your Call to Action 55% More Effective

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

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    Andy Calloway
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    A few days ago we decided to do some research to judge the potential take-up on a course we’re offering to small business. Now we know that small business owners don’t have much time, but we also know they don’t have much money so we think have an answer. However, our research pointed to some SEO companies offering VERY cheap SEO. Given everything that’s gone on with Google lately, can they actually still be doing this? I was sent a link… The link I had been sent advertised quarterly SEO work for less than forty quid, including VAT. Wow. Their website said that…
  • The Maturity Model for Brand Publishing

    Kathy Baughman
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:58 am
    While many organizations are still in the early stages of brand publishing, many others have scaled their programs and are monetizing their investment in content. The steps between these extremes present a maturity model for brand publishing. Several models exist for content marketing maturity models that essentially define four phases: chaos, tactical, strategic and monetization. Most, however, offer little insight into the core competencies required at each phase. ComBlu recently researched content maturity models and extrapolated information from multiple sources and augmented these…
  • Make Your Own Infographic: 5 Tools to Consider

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

    Online Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs | Denise Wakeman
    Denise Wakeman
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am
    You know what frustrates me? When I hear otherwise smart entrepreneurs say things like, “I would never pay for Facebook ads, they don’t work.” And “Why aren’t I getting more leads on Facebook? No one sees my offers!” Think about it. You know Facebook has become a “pay to play” network for businesses. You own and run and business. You’ve put a lot of time and energy into building your Facebook page. You know only a small percent of the people who’ve liked your page ever see your content. So what do you do? Give up? There is another way and it won’t cost you…
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  • @WhatRunsWhere runs online advertising campaigns – ShoeMoney FSF

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:02 pm
    This week on Free Shirt Friday is the company What Runs Where. This company tracks their clients’ advertisements and figures out which ones are doing best and which ones are not. They also look at the companies’ competitors to keep up with what their clients can do to stay on top. Here’s the What Runs Where website.   If you would like to see your company on free shirt friday, please click here for details!
  • Industry Trained – Part 2 Ground Rules

    Laura Cruz
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    A Girlfriends Guide to Affiliate Management – Part 2 Let’s Get Trained – The Ground Rules Well, let’s dive right in. Two weeks ago I gave you an overview of the “Industry Trained” concept. This week I’m getting down and dirty – and I mean Down and Dirty. This may sound like a talk I’m about to dish out to my teenage daughter, but right now it is what it is. And quite frankly, sometimes you need to hear it. Again – Yes, I am generalizing here. I hope these are points that you are reading and say to yourself – “What!!!! That never happens.” I hope…
  • Catch SEO Book, Aaron Wall today on the ShoeMoney Show @aaronwall

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    TODAY, at 2 p.m., PST/ 5 p.m., EST, please tune in to the ShoeMoney Show with special guest, Aaron Wall! Aaron is another well-established person in the Internet marketing world. His site, SEO Book, was one of the first of its kind that is still up and running today. To date, SEO Book has sold over $1,000,000 SEO eBooks to date. Aaron stresses that the people that write the books have years of experience with the material by education and hard work. The site has also published a bunch of major websites over the years. Tune in today on to learn about Aaron’s endeavors and…
  • Tune in to learn about SEO and website publishing @aaronwall

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:28 am
    The comeback of the ShoeMoney Show could not be better. TOMORROW, October 21 marks our seventh episode in a row this year. The guest is Aaron Wall. In 2003, Aaron and colleagues launched one of the first SEO sites that still stand today. SEO Book has sold over $1,000,000 in SEO eBooks to date. Aaron is proud that all the SEO tips and information is laid out in the books by people who have years of hard work and education under their belts. People like Aaron. The site has also published numerous major sites. We’ll talk about all of this and what Aaron has learned over the years. Tune in to…
  • @DIYRV is the RV lover’s virtual home – ShoeMoney FSF

    Jeremy Schoemaker
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Calling all RV lovers. Free Shirt Friday this week is hosted by Do It Yourself RV. Their website shows people everything RV-related — from building them to fixing floors to interior design. Check them out here. If you would like to see your company on free shirt friday, please click here for details!
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  • The Maturity Model for Brand Publishing

    Kathy Baughman
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:58 am
    While many organizations are still in the early stages of brand publishing, many others have scaled their programs and are monetizing their investment in content. The steps between these extremes present a maturity model for brand publishing. Several models exist for content marketing maturity models that essentially define four phases: chaos, tactical, strategic and monetization. Most, however, offer little insight into the core competencies required at each phase. ComBlu recently researched content maturity models and extrapolated information from multiple sources and augmented these…
  • Don’t Confuse Content Marketing and Thought Leadership

    Kevin Lynch
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:36 am
    The tsunami of social platforms and networks for sharing content has greatly expanded the opportunity for “thought leaders” to spread their gospel. But has this proliferation of information provided clarity or is it simply more noise than substance? I believe the jury is still out. Confusion over the difference between thought leadership and content marketing is part of the problem. Too often the terms are used synonymously. Although similar, they have distinct roles in the content ecosystem. True thought leadership needs to take the long view on topics and issues.  It’s typically not…
  • Taming the Content Vortex

    Colleen Nolan
    6 Oct 2014 | 9:13 am
    Anyone who works with content will instantly get the title of this blog. Managing an organization’s content can make you feel like you are standing in the midst of a vortex: a swirl of demands, authors and topics that draws everything into its path, assuming all of its energy. For Association managers, the context vortex can be even more of a challenge. The unique business and operational models of the association bring a host of additional issues ranging from changing leadership to new sources of competition. Luckily, there is a solution: content strategy. Content strategy organizes the…
  • Why Employee Advocacy and Evangelism Works – A Real Story

    Jennifer Voisard
    30 Sep 2014 | 9:15 am
    Why Employee Advocacy and Evangelism Works – A Real Story With coffee in hand one morning, I started the painful daily task of cleaning out my inbox. In the mix of stuff was an email from the airline I have flown almost exclusively for the last eight years and it changed the course of my entire day. The news regarding my loyalty program wasn’t good. It was the last straw in a growing pile of frustrating changes that I refused to be trapped under anymore. I went from “I love you”, to “OK I’ll hang in there”, to “We are breaking up!” in the last two years. After verifying…
  • Beyond the PDF: The Case for Content Innovation

    Kathy Baughman
    23 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Beyond the PDF: The Case for Content Innovation B2B content strategy has evolved significantly in the past few years with leading brands considering the information needs of the multiple decision-makers in the buying center. They create faceted content roadmaps that consider the different context, format preferences, level of detail and influences for each topic for each person in the buying center. Gone are the days when the company selling to another enterprise can cram all the information into a single white paper and offer a gated PDF for download. Instead, brands need to consider new…
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    Conversation Marketing from Portent, Inc: Internet Marketing with a Twist of Lemon

  • Why HTML5 is, like, REALLY IMPORTANT

    Matt Meyers
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:48 am
    If you’ve worked in the world of the internet at any point in the past few years, there is a good chance you’ve heard of the hot new technology that is HTML5, and there is a similarly good chance that what you’ve heard is largely hype and buzzwords. While HTML5 does offer a great deal of flashy new technologies to the web toolbelt, there are subtle and more significant aspects which often go unnoticed. Before we get into that, though, let’s brush up on some HTML history. In the beginning, there was text Up until the early 1990s, the web was largely text based. There…
  • How to: Hand off a task

    Ian Lurie
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:23 am
    Ah, the handoff. Passing a task along to a co-worker seems simple: Send a quick e-mail, or say, “OK, all yours” and you’re done. Wrong. That’s the kind of handoff that sends everything swirling down the potty. There’s a right way to do handoffs. I did a SlideShare about how I approach handoffs. Have a look: You have it? Tips for successful business handoffs from Ian Lurie As always, this is just my thinking on the subject, and I’m not a business process expert. I’m just a guy who’s seen all manner of business horrors. The post How to: Hand off a…
  • Google to Localize Call Extensions. Hurrah?

    Timothy Johnson
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:30 am
    Starting in early November, Google will allow advertisers to use local area codes in their call extensions that utilize Google forwarding numbers.  Previously, you had two options: use your own number and lose the ability to track calls in AdWords, or use an (866) forwarding number randomly assigned to your ads. With this new feature, local advertisers will get the added benefit of call tracking while keeping the friendly feel of a local area code number in the search results. How do I set it up? Easy! Google will automatically transition all eligible local phone numbers where available.
  • How I Know Which of Your Links Are Bad – Link Profile Review Tips

    Travis Brown
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:29 am
    Link profile maintenance is an unavoidable, recurring task important to the health of your website. Even if you haven’t done anything shady in the past, it is well worth it to pop open the links pointing to your site in Google Webmaster Tools to find out what Google is looking at in regards to your site’s links. Now, if you received a penalty message, the time is nigh to detect and squash the bad links. Either way, reviewing links for preventive measures or a penalty is much the same: look for patterns or negative aspects of external linking domains. The first step is to pull link data…
  • The Big Idea (a Camp Counselor’s Guide to Inspiration at Portent)

    Brea Starmer
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    I am a camp counselor.  You know the kind: clipboard in hand, singing loud and off-key, with a huge smile plastered on my (no-makeup) face.  I know all of the ways to identify a Cedar tree, how to cook beef stew in aluminum foil on the campfire, and the best bed-time stories for a 12 year-old.  I know the cure for the occasional case of homesickness and often think I am invincible to inclement weather. Growing up as a camper, then a camp counselor, and now a trainer of counselors has taught me many lessons.  The parallels of working with sixth grade campers to working with marketing…
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    Greg's Corner

  • Slashing journalism won’t bring new readers, more revenue to newspapers

    Greg Collier
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:25 am
    Nearly 20 years after the Internet became a thorn in the side of newspapers, the old-school print industry continues to take steps to soften the blow that the Web has had on its business model. The problem is that newspapers, as part of their effort to become one with the digital side of news, keep making the same mistake. They keep chopping the journalism side of the business, the side that creates the original content that keeps visitors – and the eyeballs for their ads – clicking on their sites. This time around, it’s the mighty New York Times that’s slashing newsroom jobs…
  • NFL Under Fire: What Happens after the Buck Stops?

    Greg Collier
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:24 am
    For sake of full disclosure, I’m a big fan of NFL football – the rivalries, the loyalty of the fans, the final-second plays that lead to victories and upsets. What I’m not a fan of is the off-the-field behavior that has dominated headlines early in this season. In a league as large as the NFL, there’s bound to be a few bad seeds in the bunch. But the gravity of these allegations – domestic abuse, child abuse, sexual assault and more – have put a spotlight on the NFL’s inability to control bad behavior. Sure, the league issued fines and suspensions – but for the…
  • Free to a Good Home? A Bad Idea Online!

    Greg Collier
    8 Jul 2014 | 8:46 am
    Any business owner needs to stay ahead of the trends, and unfortunately, that applies to trends in crime. I’ve said before in blog posts and TV interviews that we don’t carry personals because they can be used as a front for prostitution and human trafficking. We don’t carry pet sale ads, as they often trade in animals that have been bred through puppy mills—breeders who literally breed animals to death, leaving them undernourished and caged without proper exercise or loving contact. We simply won’t even take a chance at supporting criminal industries, so we don’t run the ads that…
  • The Boss Always Answers to Someone – Even in Professional Sports

    Greg Collier
    6 May 2014 | 6:37 am
    I sometimes hear people say, with a tone of envy in their voices, about how great it must be to own a company, to be the boss, to call all the shots and not have to answer to anyone. Those perceptions of what life as the boss is like – especially that last one about not having to answer to anyone – are kind of funny to me, largely because, at some point, we all answer to someone. As the owner of a small business, I’m the one who makes the business decisions for Geebo. But in reality, I’m far from being the one who calls the shots. The customers – whether they’re the…
  • Risky Business: Watch for Business Models that Boost the Bottom Line but Tarnish the Reputation

    Greg Collier
    14 Apr 2014 | 12:30 pm
    There’s an interesting debate going on in San Francisco with Airbnb, where a crackdown on short-term rentals – especially those being advertised on online sites like Airbnb – are leading to lease violations and eviction notices. The site, Airbnb, connects people looking to make a few bucks by renting out space in their own homes with visitors who are looking to save a few bucks by using alternative accommodations when they pop into a city for a short visit. It’s kind of like they’re hotel rooms, except that they’re not. They’re residential homes and apartments. And in…
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    Spunke Business: Gloria Henderson

  • Screen Print T-shirts: Pros vs Cons

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:15 pm
    As you can probably tell, I'm a screen printing nutt and love writing about it. This is another article that will outline my profession, except this time I'm challenging myself to try and come up with pros and cons. Note: I've tried really hard to not be bias in this article. I do want my readers to be 100% with what I say, so I've provided the best information possible. Let's get started. Intro There is a lot to think about before you invest in company shirts, uniforms or other forms of sport jerseys. There are several different places that you will be able to get your t-shirt screen…
  • How to Organise Promotional Merchandise for Events

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

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

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

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

  • HTTPS Becomes Ranking Signal for Google’s Algorithm

    Roberto Renteria
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure known as HTTP over Secure Socket Layer (SSL). In Other words a secure encrypted communications protocol between your website and your visitors. Using an SSL certificate has been common on any website that does eCommerce as its used to protect credit card information while in transit. But lately companies like Facebook, Twitter [...]
  • Banner Advertising is Not Dead

    Roberto Renteria
    1 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    Many media and account planners were quick to dismiss display advertising as inefficient and not worth the creative investment to create them. However, with technology and innovation such as rich media and retargeting, banners are poised to rise once again. Leading media investments are projected to surpass search engine marketing (SEM) spending by 2016. Are [...]
  • Marketing to Millennials: The Power of Stranger

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

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

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

  • Expect Wonderful

    Robert Dempsey
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:30 am
    Just for today try this.. When you’re on the way out the door for the day think, “something wonderful is going to happen today.” When you’re on the way to work think, “something wonderful is going to happen today at work.” When you’re on the way home after a long day at work think, “something wonderful is going to happen at home.” If you expect something wonderful to happen, it will. Make it awesome my friends.
  • Data Wranglers DC Hits 1000 Members

    Robert Dempsey
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:14 pm
      Data Wranglers DC Hits 1000 Members! When I started Data Wranglers DC less than a year ago, I did it so that hardcore data geeks had a place to help each other with their craft. It is said that 80-90% of all data projects are data wrangling. From experience I can say it’s almost more! A huge thanks to the data community here in DC for making this meetup a success!
  • Podcasts Of The Week For 10-17-2014

    Robert Dempsey
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:54 pm
    Two of the best podcasts I’ve heard this week and highly recommend for you are: MFL Podcast 29: Navy SEAL Mark Divine On Cultivating Mental Toughness And The Will To Win Mark Divine is not only a 20-year veteran of the Navy Seals, he owns multiple businesses including SEALFIT and The man knows how to develop mental toughness and bring out the 20x mindset in people. In this podcast, Mike talks with Mark Divine about how he developed an “unbeatable mind” that kept him alive on the battlefield and has helped him succeed as an entrepreneur. Listen to the podcast…
  • In Retrospect

    Robert Dempsey
    10 Oct 2014 | 8:29 am
    In retrospect there’s much you could have done differently. Things would be so much different today if you had only known what you now know. Life would be easier; you’d weigh less; you’d have more money. The list goes on… Cut yourself some slack. You made the best decision you could with the information we had at the time. The key is to remember that and then act on the information you have. At any point you can decide to change things and then make that change happen.
  • What Is Your 20x?

    Robert Dempsey
    7 Oct 2014 | 1:39 pm
    According to Commander Mark Divine, a 20-year Navy Seal veteran and founder of SEALFIT, we are all capable of at least 20x more than we believe we’re capable of. That can be physical, mental, emotional, or any part of our lives. To achieve 20x, we need to develop five character attributes: Desire: knowing your why Belief: having an underlying expectation that you will achieve victory Attitude: a positive drive that propels you and a team of individuals toward your why Discipline: what you’re willing to put in and give up everyday to move toward your why Determination: your…
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    Online Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs | Denise Wakeman

  • How to Present Like a TEDx Speaker | Conversation with Britta Wenske

    Denise Wakeman
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:14 am
    In this episode of Conversations with Experts, I welcome Britta Wenske of Speak Up Now. Britta’s passion is to help you take your public speaking skills from adequate to amazing – on stage, on camera and beyond!    Does this sound familiar? You are delivering your presentation and somehow you cannot seem to captivate your audience. People seem bored and uninspired. You leave the stage feeling you have not made your point. That’s what we address in this Conversation… how to turn that around. Britta and I discuss: The skills you need to present like a TEDx speaker …
  • Two Reasons You Need to Invest in Facebook Ads

    Denise Wakeman
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am
    You know what frustrates me? When I hear otherwise smart entrepreneurs say things like, “I would never pay for Facebook ads, they don’t work.” And “Why aren’t I getting more leads on Facebook? No one sees my offers!” Think about it. You know Facebook has become a “pay to play” network for businesses. You own and run and business. You’ve put a lot of time and energy into building your Facebook page. You know only a small percent of the people who’ve liked your page ever see your content. So what do you do? Give up? There is another way and it won’t cost you…
  • MavSocial – The Social Dashboard for Visual Content Marketers

    Denise Wakeman
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:36 pm
    How many times a week do you use images in your social marketing content? Daily? Several times a day? Using visual content in your online marketing is nearly mandatory now. If you want your content to attract attention and get shared, it’s got to stand out. And what better way to get noticed than by using outstanding images in your posts. But here’s the problem. Managing all those images can be a nightmare.  OK, maybe not a nightmare, but it can get overwhelming pretty quickly. Here’s what happens: 1. You have to find images by creating them yourself or buying them. 2. You…
  • How to Blog Like A Pro | Adventures In Visibility with Rebekah Radice

    Denise Wakeman
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am
    In this episode of Adventures in Visibility we explore how to blog like a pro with Rebekah Radice. This is a topic near and dear to my heart as I just celebrated 10 years since publishing my first blog post! Rebekah takes blogging to another level and during our chat she shares how she consistently knocks out top quality content. On the hangout, Rebekah and I discuss: Why no one shares your blog posts and what to do about it Why you need to niche down to grow your blog and your business How to use social media to support your blog and promote your message The number one reason blogs fail…
  • Get Off the Marketing Hamster Wheel | Conversation with Tonya Davidson

    Denise Wakeman
    8 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    In this episode of Conversations with Experts, I welcome Tonya Davidson of I’ve known Tonya as a colleague and friend for a couple of years and there’s one thing I know for sure about her… Tonya is passionate about customer service and helping professionals create a client-centered culture in their business. And that’s what we address in this Conversation. Tonya and I discuss: What all clients want from your coaching, consulting or service delivery that will set your business apart from the competition  How to develop the vision for your Client…
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    Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California

  • How to Manage Your Social Media Presence

    Neil Ferree
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:04 pm
    The post How to Manage Your Social Media Presence appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California Follow this blueprint if you want to better manage your social media presence so when a prospective client Google’s your name or your business name, they’ll find your social profiles appealing and compelling. This will increase the likelihood of them following you and engaging you on one or more of your top social media channels. […] The post How to Manage Your Social Media Presence appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California
  • Content Marketing System Best Practices

    Neil Ferree
    6 Sep 2014 | 6:46 pm
    The post Content Marketing System Best Practices appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California If Content is King then Content Distribution is Queen and nowadays, the Queen Tumps the King. Its become common knowledge that our online visibility is the key to gaining traction in the ultra competitive social media landscape. Curating quality content and sharing (syndicating) that content to our top social channels has become a must have […] The post Content Marketing System Best Practices appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California
  • Content Marketing with Authorship and DiY Process is the Perfect Storm

    Neil Ferree
    30 Mar 2014 | 8:02 am
    The post Content Marketing with Authorship and DiY Process is the Perfect Storm appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California Content Marketing is Simple But Not Easy Content Marketing is a skill set every online marketer should be improving upon in 2013. There is mounting evidence that social signals and social shares are beginning to influence the SERP’s. When you consider the fact that every 48 hours, we produce in volume the same amount of […] The post Content Marketing with Authorship and DiY Process is the Perfect Storm appeared first on Social Media Marketing…
  • How to Build a DIY Content Marketing System

    Neil Ferree
    12 Feb 2014 | 2:27 pm
    The post How to Build a DIY Content Marketing System appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California As Social Signals continue to influence the SERPs, your ability to create amazing content and promote it on social media is becoming the most important skill an internet marketer can have. In 2014, social signals will eclipse link building as a key ranking factor. Content Marketing System Defined Content Marketing means creating and sharing valuable information to attract and convert […] The post How to Build a DIY Content Marketing System appeared first on Social…
  • Dominate Page 1 Search Results using Social SEO

    Neil Ferree
    27 Jan 2014 | 3:51 pm
    The post Dominate Page 1 Search Results using Social SEO appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California We all want to get our web pages to rank on page 1 of Google for our target keywords. What if you could get multiple web pages to rank on page 1 of Google. In this article, I’m going to show you a couple of examples where I was able to do just that (ie) […] The post Dominate Page 1 Search Results using Social SEO appeared first on Social Media Marketing Los Angeles California
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    Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller

  • Sandstorm Turns One – 8 Lessons Learned From Building An Agency in the Middle East

    Omar Kattan
    1 Oct 2014 | 9:48 pm
    Those who know me know that I recently left a comfortable job as head of Inbound Marketing and SEO at MediaCom and joined a fledgling start-up agency in the Middle East, Dubai to be precise. Yesterday, we closed the books on F/Y 2013/14 and was pleased to learn that the numbers were very healthy given [...] Sandstorm Turns One – 8 Lessons Learned From Building An Agency in the Middle East is a post from: Omar Kattan - New Age AdMan & Brand Storyteller The post Sandstorm Turns One – 8 Lessons Learned From Building An Agency in the Middle East appeared first on Omar Kattan - New…
  • ‘Facebook Media’ – What Marketers Need to Know

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

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

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

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

  • How will Apple Pay impact your hotel?

    Joshua Meehan
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:54 pm
    With every new iPhone release we see a variety of new technologies brought into the mainstream. With the release of the iPhone 6 models, NFC (near field communication) has finally been brought into the spotlight. Apple isn’t the first company to incorporate NFC into their phones, companies have been doing it since 2006. The problem has always been that their user base hasn’t been large enough to cause much of an impact. With over 10 million units sold in the first 3 days, Apple has the influence to reshape industries. Along with the release of their new phones, Apple has Launched Apple…
  • How Hotels Can Take Advantage of Twitter Lists (Part 1)

    Arielle Sanchez
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am
    When using Twitter for your hotel, a good rule of thumb is to share other users’ content along with your own content. Searching through your news feed to find relevant content to share can be frustrating, especially if you are following a large number of users. There are also times where you may be interested in only viewing tweets related to a certain subject. Luckily, taking advantage of Twitter Lists can easily help you sort different content on Twitter in any way that you choose. What are Twitter Lists? Twitter Lists help you organize your feed. They are a list of individually selected…
  • How to Leverage Yelp Effectively to Maximize Direct Bookings

    Melody Ciria
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    It comes as no surprise that for many businesses, Yelp has become one of the leading referral sources generating the most traffic to your business’ website. There are over 138 million monthly visits to Yelp worldwide and 500,000 reported calls everyday. These statistics goes to show how powerful Yelp can be for a business, big or small in generating a sale or/and lead. Although TripAdvisor is the top research source for travel-related searches, hoteliers cannot afford to miss out on the potential revenue Yelp can also generate for your hotel. With so many Yelpers worldwide, hotels need to…
  • Looking to Enhance Your Website? Upload some Videos!

    Joshua Meehan
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    With all the constant changes in online marketing, it can be difficult to keep up. Trends are constantly shifting, and your marketing approach needs to do the same. A recent study from Software Advice, a company that reviews hotel management tools, shows that almost 60% of travelers watch online videos about their destination. Of the travelers surveyed, 50% of them preferred to watch these videos on the hotel’s website and away from traditional sites like YouTube or Instagram. This shift in trip planning is a unique opportunity for hotels to attract more direct bookings. So what kind…
  • Understanding the Differences Between Business and Leisure Travelers

    Aileen Hoang
    6 Oct 2014 | 10:55 am
    A hotel’s business mix is commonly comprised of a different percentage of segments, such as business and leisure travelers. These segments of travelers are two separate entities that have different wants, needs and travel patterns. A better understanding of your business mix of leisure and business travelers can ultimately lead to more success for your hotel if action is taken according to their preferences. Here are some important points to understand about business and leisure travelers and a few ways for hoteliers to cater to these two segments.  Understanding Business Travelers:…
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    The Conversion Scientist

  • The Future of Content Marketing-Michael Brenner [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Michael Brenner has four kids. That violates my rule of parenting: “Never let them outnumber you.” He seems to be handling things fine, and even made the kids a part of his inspiring Ascend Summit presentation “The Future of Content Marketing.” Michael says, “Content Marketing has always been about connecting through stories people love.” and “The Future Content Marketing is entertaining.” Here is my “instagraph” infographic recorded during his presentation. Click to Enlarge Bonus: 20 Amazing Branded Content Marketing Hubs 20…
  • Use Google Analytics to Win at Content Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    Can Google Analytics help those of us that aren’t “mathy”? Andy Crestodina of Orbit Media thinks so, and gave us a great primer in his Ascend Summit presentation Advanced Blogging and Multichannel Analytics. Fortunately, I was there taking notes for all of my readers. Enjoy my “instagraphic” infographic of his very helpful presentation. Click to Enlarge Nine articles that your web visitors want you to read. Sign up for our free mini-course right here on the blog. Earn points and get a free review of your website when you earn your Ph.D. The post Use Google…
  • Google Analytics Setup Basics [Audio]

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:12 am
    We have a recipe for setting up Google Analytics when we take on a new client. A few simple things can make all the difference. Like naming your Views so that you can find the right one easily. Or adding a RAW data view so that you can effectively “backup” your Google Analytics information. I address these and a few more setup issues in my most recent Marketing Land Column, A Google Analytics Setup Checklist. Listen on The Conversion Scientist Podcast Podcast: Download (Duration: 10:57 — 10.0MB) Subscribe to the Podcast If you enjoyed this, please leave a review on…
  • 5 Fastest Ways to Generate Leads Using LeadPages [Review]

    Luis Ramirez
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Many Conversion Science clients are focused on generating leads. So, we are always exploring tools that we could use to accelerate our process — and to generate leads for our business. We’ve spent some time evaluating LeadPages on our own site. LeadPages promises to reduce the time it takes to build traditional landing pages, and offers a variety of simple procedures that can maximize your lead capture strategy. Our tests were run using our new report on search marketing, How 20 Search Experts Beat Rising Costs. 1. Easy integration with WordPress The first thing you should…
  • How to Present a High-Converting Value Proposition [CASE STUDY]

    Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:40 am
    The most important part of your website is your value proposition. Find out how to communicate it in words and images. Too often, we confuse our tag line with our value proposition. For a website, the value proposition is the critical message that asks a visitor to explore further and to purchase. Famous value propositions include Zappos’ “365 day return policy and we pay shipping both ways.” Warby Parker offers “Order up to 5 of our vintage-style sunglasses. Keep the ones you like and send the others back at our expense.” These sound like expensive value propositions. Yours…
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    SEO Inc Blog

  • Search Engine Adventures – Halloween Special

    SEO Inc
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:19 am
    Somebody’s planning to spook our search engines silly at the Halloween party. Who could it be? We know Google’s no stranger to mixing things up and keeping people guessing. (Panda, anyone?) And we know Yahoo’s got an eye for fun. I mean, come on, she’s got an exclamation point in her logo! Could it be Bing? Hmm… Whoever it is should have made sure the site of the party was designed properly; nothing deters visitors and party-goers like a 404. Seriously scary stuff. Surely this is just a case of Halloween hijinks. Surely nothing serious could happen. Halloween is harmless.
  • What is Schema Data Markup and Why Do You Need It?

    SEO Inc
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
    When it comes to Internet Marketing, there are seemingly a million plus ways to optimize your site so you rank higher on Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. From fresh content and a healthy link profile to robots files and an XML sitemap, the opportunities for you to optimize your site to the fullest seem endless. Well, here’s another method you’ll want to consider if you’re wanting to see higher rankings on the ever-powerful Google. Say hello, if you haven’t already, to Schema Data Markup. Schema Data Markup and other forms of Structured Markups are not new to the SEO world.
  • What is tsū? The New Social Network Where You Can Make Money.

    Garry Grant
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:51 am
    Have you ever been writing out a Status Update on Facebook and thought, “There is so much wit in this post, I should get paid for my thoughts!”? Or, “If only I could make some money off these awesome photos I am sharing with my audience.” Of course you have, because you’re a clever person but you still need to pay the bills. There have been attempts by the major social networks of the world to pay users for their originally-generated content, but most have fallen short or somehow intruded on users’ privacy policies and terms and conditions. But that…
  • Search Engine Adventures: Google’s Latest Masterpiece – The Google Smartphone that does it all

    SEO Inc
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    Stick a fork in it – the smartphone wars are done. That’s what Google would like, anyway. Not content with only an operating system, Google’s latest gadget seeks to crush Apple with the ultimate convenience: an Android device that does it all. And hot on the heels of the iPhone 6, it’s bound to be the highlight of the Search Engine Tech Conference SERP Awards Expo. Check out its features! ·         Peerless functionality ·         Sleek, futuristic design ·         …Taking all your phone calls? If only this wasn’t a comic. Sigh. If Google ever does end…
  • Goodbye, Yahoo! Directory

    SEO Inc
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Oh, Yahoo. Have you no heart? In the name of “continued product focus,” Yahoo has decided to part with her original Internet offering: Yahoo Directory, her hand-picked list of websites, tidily compiled into topics. It’s a shame, considering it used to be the go-to resource for intrepid internet explorers. But nostalgia be damned: Yahoo’s closing it after years of faithful service, and apparently she’s put it up on craigslist until December 31. While the Directory has historical significance (it predated most other search tools, including Google), closing it will allow her to…
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    Rand Group

  • ERP for Engineering Change Order Management

    Mark Boyd
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    One of the main goals of an ECO is to improve the overall performance of the product being manufactured (i.e. cost reduction, improved quality, market differentiator). In order to determine if using an ECO has improved operations, you must be … Continue Reading — The post ERP for Engineering Change Order Management appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Do Falling Oil Prices Concern You? They should.

    Eric Khan
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:45 pm
    Crude oil prices are at a four year low. Depending upon your perspective, falling oil prices are good or bad. No matter which view you hold it is a development you should be concerned about. In this article, I discuss why. Continue Reading — The post Do Falling Oil Prices Concern You? They should. appeared first on Rand Group.
  • The Risk in Using Homegrown and Manual Systems to Manage Engineering Change Orders

    Mark Boyd
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    In my previous post, we discussed what an engineering change order is, and why a company might consider using one. On the surface, implementing an engineering change order (ECO) looks straight forward. Make a decision to make the change and … Continue Reading — The post The Risk in Using Homegrown and Manual Systems to Manage Engineering Change Orders appeared first on Rand Group.
  • The Cost of (Not Doing) Quality

    Melissa Martin
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    (Hint: It’s bigger than you think) Think about it. Even being 99.9 per cent right is not good enough. If it were, then banks would deduct 22,000 checks from the wrong accounts each hour, pharmacists would process 20,000 incorrect prescriptions … Continue Reading — The post The Cost of (Not Doing) Quality appeared first on Rand Group.
  • Why Use an Engineering Change Order

    Mark Boyd
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    In this global and highly competitive business environment, it is vital to maximize the manufacturing efforts of any organization. Any deviation in your overall cost of goods sold can mean the difference between rewarding your shareholders and losing hard-earned market … Continue Reading — The post Why Use an Engineering Change Order appeared first on Rand Group.
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    Search Engine Marketing Blog | Silverback Strategies

  • 4 Easy Local Link Building Opportunities
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    As Google continues to devalue backlinks that simply aren’t relevant, the key to maximizing your local link-building potential is to ensure that these links are almost entirely relevant. The focus on link-relevancy with link-building was conveyed through the search giant’s algorithm update this past July, Pigeon. The Pigeon update impacts local search results rankings and ties deeper into Google's web search capabilities, including the hundreds of ranking signals they employ in web search, along with search features such as synonyms, Knowledge Graph, spelling correction, etc. The goal of…
  • Better Remarketing with Google Analytics
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:13 pm
    As someone who solely manages PPC accounts all day everyday, I spend about half my time optimizing accounts in Google Adwords and the other half using Google Analytics figuring out how best to do so.  It is easy to get bogged down in Adwords and neglect the fact that Analytics affords you a considerable amount of data and metrics that are not available in the Adwords interface.  With all of these features at your disposal, it is simply a must to link and leverage Google Analytics with your Adwords account.  One of these such GA tools that is often overlooked or perhaps not as…
  • It’s That Time of Year: The Leaves Are Changing and So Is Mobile
    2 Oct 2014 | 9:46 am
    By 2015 Mobile Search Volume is projected to surpass Desktop Search Volume, and Google is getting ready. They are making changes, small and large, to improve user and advertiser experience. This article discusses some of these changes. Easier to Build Rich Media Ads for Mobile To ensure that your rich media ads for the Google Display Network (GDN) are showing on mobile devices, it's important to create them with HTML5 as well as Flash. While Flash will work for some mobile devices, HTML5 is more compatible and flexible. It is a universal language used to create compelling interactive ads that…
  • 3 Nerdy PPC Tips
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:54 pm
    NERD ALERT—As PPC Managers we love 3 things: saving time, analyzing data, and finding tricks that make us feel smart. And every once in a while something comes along that satisfies all three. Below are just a few tips I frequently use to save time while optimizing PPC accounts. Pivot tables If you haven’t used a pivot table to analyze a PPC campaign, you’re missing out. There are many tutorials on the subject so I won’t go too far in depth. But here is a quick explanation of how it’s done. First, download the report you want to analyze. In this case I want to analyze my Adword’s…
  • Gmail Sponsored Promotions
    22 Sep 2014 | 7:35 am
    With more than 400 million active users, Gmail is currently the number one email platform and a great medium to reach customers, generate brand awareness and drive leads to a website. Ad type: Display Ads Pricing Model: Pay per Click Platform: Google Adwords Reach: 425 million active users Requirement: Adwords invoicing User Interface Although still in beta, Gmail Sponsored Ads come with an impressive user interface to create, manage and report on campaigns. One of the most interesting features is the health tab that displays the reasons a campaign may be missing opportunities (e.g. users…
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    Ekcetera Marketing and Design

  • How to Choose WordPress Hosting

    Kelly Garrett
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    So you want a WordPress website? Now it’s time to buy a domain and hosting. Your domain is like the address on your house, and hosting is the lot that contains the house. It’s the physical space where your website files sit on a physical server that’s connected to the internet 24/7. By purchasing hosting service, you’re essentially renting space on these machines along with a staff of people to monitor the machines, make repairs, support customers, and assure the servers are running and connected to the internet as much as possible. Now that we’ve got those…
  • How To Purchase a Domain For Your Website

    Kelly Garrett
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:08 pm
    Domains and hosting can be a very tricky thing to understand about owning a website. Think of it this way: your website is like your house. Your domain is your address, or the house numbers on the front of your house. Hosting is the location where your house sits. You need to have a domain to tell the world where your website lives. You need to have hosting to house the actual website. They are not one in the same and you must have both.  Whether you’re hiring someone to create your website, or doing it yourself, it’s usually a good idea to get your domain yourself. At least be…
  • How to Quickly Edit Photos For Your WordPress Site

    Kelly Garrett
    5 Feb 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Do you ever need to make a quick tweak to a photo before you add it to your site? You need to change the size, crop, or adjust coloring quickly and are stumped to find an easy solution? One of my favorite down & dirty image editing sites is PicMonkey. Why you should edit photos before putting them on your website Often, people use photos from their cameras for their websites. Today’s cameras, be it professional SLR or camera-phone style, produce huge image files. The size of an average JPG from an average camera can be anywhere from 1-3 Megabytes. On a website, a file that large…
  • How to Get Rid of Spam in WordPress Comments

    Kelly Garrett
    23 Dec 2013 | 6:06 am
    One of the most frequent questions we get from clients about their WordPress websites is How do I get rid of the Spam in my WordPress Comments? Many people think their only option is to turn off commenting on their posts. Some even make the mistake of accidentally approving a spam comment in their blog and before they know it, they’re getting hundreds of spam comments a day. They’ve been whitelisted as a spam-friendly site and become a major target for spam bots. The thought of all of that garbage comment spam out there is enough to make a person sick to their stomach.
  • Are You Accidentally Encouraging People To Leave Your Site?

    Kelly Garrett
    27 Sep 2012 | 12:31 pm
    Did you know your website may be acting more like a boomerang and less like a strong magnet, attracting customers to your business? Imagine someone coming to your site and seeing a wonderful post you’ve written on your top 10 favorite resources for your industry. Each item contains a link to the site. Or, maybe you have all your social media icons running across the top of the page with huge arrows pointing to them. People are sure to notice and check you out on Facebook or Twitter, right? While it’s marginally helpful to your SEO to reference popular sites on your website, it can…
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    Attacat of Edinburgh » Brain

  • Please Support Edinburgh’s Tech Start-Up Scene

    Attacat Tim
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:59 am
    Just because we aren’t in Silicon Valley does not mean that there isn’t a vibrant start-up scene in Edinburgh.  Over the years I’ve learned a huge amount from the tech entrepreneurs, start-up marketers, product managers and developers based here in the Athens of the North.  This is why I urge you to support the StartEdin initiative.  It’s aim is simple: give the community the place on the map it deserves. Find out more here Those who followed my search for a phrase that sums up modern marketing will understand why I (as the owner of a more conventional business)…
  • Charlie’s Quick Fire Reading List #7: Joel’s Man Crush & SEO in the Future

    Charlotte Hardy
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:52 am
    The 7th series of my Quick Fire Reading List focuses largely on content marketing and it’s integration into the world of SEO, with a few other bits and bobs thrown in there for good will. Review: BuzzSumo Ups The Ante In Content Analysis  BuzzSumo is a content analysis tool and it’s main feature is to show you the reach of a particular piece of content, secondary to this it will show you what’s trending content-wise. I use BuzzSumo on a pretty regular basis but haven’t yet moved off the free plan, even if I have had a 2 or 3 free trials of the Pro account using a…
  • Month in Numbers: September 2014

    Charlotte Hardy
    2 Oct 2014 | 2:49 am
    September was a pretty intense month for Scotland with the Independence Referendum taking place on the 19th, lots of online discussion and as you’d imagine, lot’s of stats. I thought I’d be controversial and not include any referendum-related stats in this edition of Month in Numbers, I figured you’re all sick of hearing about it anyway! So instead we’ve got statistics on my favourite social photo-sharing platform, customer service barriers and Panda updates. 260 According to a poll of 2,000 adults run by Econsultancy, the average UK inbox contains 260 unopened…
  • Award Winning Client – Drapers Independents 2014

    Attacat Jon
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    When a client wins an award, it’s extremely satisfying to hear that you were a contributing factor to their hard won success. Last week, we had the pleasure of hearing that our client, A Hume, won both the Best Independent Multichannel Operator and the Independent Retailer of the Year. Both awards were picked up at the Drapers Independents Award 2014 and we couldn’t be more chuffed. Well done guys! A Hume winning the best independent multichannel operator A Hume are based in Kelso, Scotland and provide quality outdoor country clothing for men and women throughout the UK.  In…
  • Future: Robotics in Marketing

    Attacat Tim
    23 Sep 2014 | 9:42 am
    Yesterday Edinburgh University launched a new “Centre for Robotics” as part of its flagship Informatics school. I was tempted along to the inaugural lecture simply because of my love of all things tech. However I also have a gut instinct that robotics will play a role in marketing at some point in the future. My flawed theory went: anything that can be created automatically can potentially be supplied for free – when something can be supplied for free it becomes part of a marketer’s arsenal – it allows us to offer great experiences to prospective customers. Would…
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    Digital Marketing Blog

  • How to Leverage New Media & User Experience in Your Digital Marketing

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Since the launch of the Kindle back in 2007, the publishing industry has changed forever. The explosive growth of ebooks has been ongoing and in 2011 digital books outsold print for the first time on Amazon. Although outside of this online marketplace, paperbacks and hardcovers are still outselling their electronic counterparts, this is still a strong indicator of a rapidly growing trend that demands our attention. Given our modern technology, practically everyone has a smartphone, tablet or other marketing, social media marketing, user experience
  • Top SEO Factors for Drupal in 2014

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

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

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

    Ben Finklea
    2 May 2014 | 8:27 am
    The Importance of Process DayIn this 'Fast Friday' podcast, Ben Finklea discusses the importance of conducting a Process Day, along with the significance of utilizing a process day email address. productivity, drupal
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    latest solar news

  • A Key Element In Solar Panels – Efficiency

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    While solar energy is most often associated with the production of electricity, heating is also a major platform. While heating isn’t particularly difficult, efficiency in doing so is the key to saving wear and tear on your system. A Key Element In Solar Panels – Efficiency The sun produces a ton of energy, but solar panel systems have historically been very inefficient at converting it. With improving technology, efficiency has improved to the point where most panel systems can easily produce enough energy to heat water for the home and pools. There are efficient and inefficient ways…
  • A Bright Future for Solar Energy: An Alternative Energy Source

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:49 am
    I was first introduced to solar energy in the movie, Race the Sun with James Belushi and Halley Berry in the lead. It was a story about low- income and under achieving Hawaiian students encouraged by their teacher to join the Solar Car race. In the movie, a car shaped like a cockroach and covered with solar panels used the sun’s rays as an alternative energy source to run the car. Solar energy is the light and the heat from the sun. Solar energy is free and its supplies are unlimited. There are n air and water pollution caused about by using solar energy. But there is still some impacts on…
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

    13 Dec 2013 | 12:36 pm
    Do you want to know what are the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy? alternative energy like solar energy is starting to turn into known as the longer term energy source, and i am satisfied to mention that i am alable harnessing solar energy in my home. With the upward push of electricity and heating gasoline prices anticipated in the near long run, it is likely that more other folks will start having a look at sun and other forms of renewable energy to run their properties. 1. What Are the main disadvantages of the usage of solar energy? solar energy methods is also tricky to put…
  • A Peek on How Folks View Home Vitality

    9 Dec 2013 | 12:10 pm
    Once you hear the phrase “dwelling vitality” what first involves your thoughts? So that you think you’re alone in your view of what dwelling vitality is? Do you think that one way or the other, you need to know more and expand your views about dwelling vitality? Well, listed here are some completely different views on dwelling vitality and a critique of them: 1) Costly – That is the most agreed upon view of dwelling vitality today. Folks think that dwelling vitality and financial savings do probably not go together. As people will let you know, living a snug life costs cash, and never…
  • The Disadvantages of Solar Energy

    9 Dec 2013 | 7:42 am
    Despite the fact that solar energy has been used for many years, the technology is still generally considered again. As people focus too much on the benefits , therefore , the disadvantages of solar energy are often overlooked , and many fall pray difficulties , investing a lot of money on a solar panel might not even work properly , for one reason or another . If you are really serious about solar energy to provide your home with electricity , so you will see that a deep understanding of its disadvantages is crucial. Thus, if you do your research properly , and weighs each point carefully ,…
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    Digital Marketing Consultant

  • Why Lists Are Facebook’s Secret Weapon

    John Danenbarger
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:41 am
    Traffic isn’t what matters to me. It’s engagement by people who will be in a place to possibly buy (or influence) cloud computing usage in the future. So CEOs, CTOs, developers, press, are huge in my world. They are almost wholly on Facebook…. This is why I regularly get business deals through Facebook, but not through Google+. The people who matter to me and the business I work for just aren’t there, for the most part. That’s Robert Scoble weighing in on Facebook’s superiority over Google+ in a fascinating discussion on social media expert Joel Comm’s Facebook page.
  • On Facebook, Learn To Fail Fast

    John Danenbarger
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:31 am
    Do you remember Google Wave? It was supposed to be the search giant’s real time messaging platform, a way for people to stay in touch easily and all the time. Or something like that. No one was ever quite sure what it was for or what it was supposed to do. It launched in May 2009 and in August 2010, Google announced that Wave was no longer being developed. It might have been the privacy snafus that killed it, but it might also have been the lack of clarity, the complex features and the general lack of demand. Even big companies make mistakes. Even firms with as clear an understanding of…
  • Organic Growth On Facebook Beats Paid Growth By 19%

    John Danenbarger
    10 Oct 2014 | 11:19 am
    A company that produces content about cars recently launched a new product. Not surprisingly, it also created a new Facebook page. The company’s original product is very successful. It has plenty of readers, strong advertising and a talented team that understands the topic and knows what its audience wants to see. Its Facebook page has about a quarter of a million followers. The page is updated several times a day using both original content as well as content shared from other pages in the same field. Mostly it shows pictures of fast cars. Those posts typically win a reach of about 20…
  • Trust and Community Give Your Facebook Page Reach

    John Danenbarger
    6 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    One neat little trick on Facebook’s pages is the “Pages to Watch” feature. You can see how well other pages are doing in comparison to your own. You’ll see the total number of page likes, the number of new page likes since the previous week, the number of posts they’ve made recently and the amount of engagement those posts have generated. It can be a pretty galling experience. You might think that your battles against Edgerank are the same as everyone else’s, which your low reach and minimal engagement are a result of Facebook pushing harder for page owners to pay for boosts. But…
  • This Little Trick Will Massively Boost Your Facebook Clickthroughs and Might Actually Make You Money

    John Danenbarger
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    In general, it’s a good idea to steer clear of any strategy that looks like it should be wearing a black hat. But there’s one method being used on Facebook that’s highly effective, is helping businesses, is making money for the owners of Facebook pages — and Facebook, so far at least, is choosing to ignore it. The strategy is a little trick that makes use of video content, by far the most effective form of content on Facebook. Upload a video to a Facebook page and you’ll usually see a still image with a big Play button layered on top. Click the button and the video starts playing…
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    The B2B Inbound Marketing Blog

  • How to Transition From Outbound to Inbound Marketing

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:58 am
    So you're ready to make the transition from outbound to inbound marketing? Smart move! Inbound marketing generates qualified leads, works around the clock, drives sales, and helps you build better relationships with current and future customers. If you want customers to be able to find you in the digital age, inbound is a necessity. Let's look at a few ways you can ease the transition from outbound to inbound marketing.
  • How to Kill an SMB Referral Source Without Really Trying

    16 Oct 2014 | 9:12 am
    How one small business owner killed the goose that laid the golden egg. Like many of you, I'm an SMB business owner. I love my customers - they're what gets me up in the morning. I generally like and care about them and do everything I can to help them be successful. They weren't easy to get, so my mission is to do everything possible to keep them. I also believe in John Lennon's "karmic wheel". I think it's important to help people without expecting anything in return. Unfortunately, sometimes no good deed goes unpunished. I wanted to share an experience from my career as an…
  • 4 Killer Professional Services Growth Strategies

    14 Oct 2014 | 5:53 am
    You do great work, and the professional services you offer have been proven to improve results for your customers. After your part in a task is finished, your company receives almost universally positive feedback from those you serve. There's just one little problem. Your company's growth is not on the sharp upward trajectory that all of the positive feedback would suggest, and you're not sure why. You've got the service part down to a science, but perhaps your marketing needs a little boost in order for your firm to hit its growth goals. No problem. There are tons of powerful digital…
  • 3 Ways Executives Can Grow Revenue With Inbound Marketing

    7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    An effective inbound marketing plan is made up of many individual parts that all work together toward the end goal. Each “stepping stone” of your inbound marketing plan serves a specific purpose in guiding your prospect through the sales cycle, or keeping an existing customer on the line. Leave out or neglect one of those parts, and the whole system will suffer as a result.
  • Branding Update: We're Now Rapidan Inbound

    1 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    When going through a re-branding, many companies describe the process as aligning their brand with their target market and reflecting a new focus in the company. In our case, the re-branding process is an outgrowth of a desire to fix some mistakes we made when we launched the company. That initiative led us to focus on some important branding issues that will help us achieve our growth objectives in the future.
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    Fearless Competitor by Jeff Ogden

  • Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers is a Notre Dame grad

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    You can get a four year degree from any school. Only Notre Dame hands out 20 year degrees. Great news: I don’t need neck surgery! And the Fighting Irish are off this week.  So I’m not going to MacDinton’s South Tampa to watch my Fighting Irish with the Notre Dame Club of Tampa Bay, like I usually do. But I may go down there anyway, because I meet so many nice people there and I am definitely a people person. And as I like to say “I’m not retired. I’m divorced.” On Monday, I will be back as President of Find New Customers, where I help companies like…
  • The Best White Paper on B2B Demand Generation Ever Written!

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    How to Find New Customers is the best white paper on BtoB demand generation ever written, and that is the truth. More and more people are finding this blog each and every day. Thank you so much! It was originally sponsored by Marketo and was edited by one of the top sales experts in the USA and she’s a top author too and she’s a perfectionist when it comes to writing, so it took time to create a work of art like How to Find New Customers. So it is extraordinarily well written. To grab this FREE white paper in order to Find New Customers for your business and to get the Mr. Right…
  • Sorry Toto. We’re not in NYC any more.

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    Find New Customers is in Tampa/St Petersburg and  not Long Island, NY This blog is more popular than it has ever been. Thank you so much! I still get lots of emails from my former life in Long Island, NY.  But Find New Customers is now in Tampa/St. Peterburg, Florida and is no longer in the Northeast. And this blog keeps growing in popularity each and every day.  Thank you dear readers. Follow the President of Find New Customers on Twitter here. In addition, I’m certainly not retired, but I am divorced. In fact, October 23 is the day we were married and I will call her today. Sad but…
  • What makes Jeff Ogden a superb Chief Marketing Officer candidate?

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    Follow me on Twitter here I like to call resumes the “piss poor predictor of potential performance.”  Too many companies try to make decisions on resumes alone. As one who has personally made hiring mistakes from resumes alone (He had the perfect resume. I hired him and he was a dud.) I learned this lesson the hard way. That’s why my son Kevin helped me create this awesome and short video clip, designed to show exactly why Jeff Ogden is an ideal Chief Marketing Officer candidate. What like is the video is short, compelling and sweet. It shares the ideal number – 3…
  • A Must Visit Site for Companies in the Tampa/St. Peterburg areas

    The Fearless Competitor, Jeff Ogden
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    For companies in Western Florida, especially the Tampa/St. Petersburg areas, there’s a site you really need to visit and it is Find New Customers. If you are as tired of the Florida governors race as I am, do yourself a favor and see the new superb video you will find at Find New Customers. It simply blows away all sales and marketing leaders, and we are really proud of it.. That sure as hell beats the feuding between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, doesn’t it?  Filed under: Customer personas, Demand Generation, Find New Customers, Florida, lead generation, Lead Nurturing, Lead…
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    Inbound Marketing Blog

  • 8 Tools Every Marketer Needs in 2015

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    I’m all about two things. 1. Generating quality leads and 2. removing unnecessary challenges from my day (and making sure you aren’t failing on LinkedIn). In the nature of making your 2015 as successful as possible, I want to share a few of my favorite marketing tools that I use on a daily basis. They make my make life easier, decisions more data driven, and my content more creative. We all have our own marketing toolbox, here is a look into mine. Here are my top 8 tools that are going to make your life as a marketer easier in 2015.  HubSpot  If you are not alreading using HubSpot that…
  • 5 Things Fantasy Football Taught Me About Inbound Marketing

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:59 am
    My love for football (and the Houston Texans) has grown stronger and stronger over the years. I've always refused to be the typical girl stereotype football fan asking her boyfriend "Like OMG! Like what the heck is a 3rd down?" during a game.  So this year I decided to give Fantasy Football a shot. I thought I did a solid job drafting my team. I thought the hard work was over. I was just going to relax and watch my team slide into victory and would sing "We are the champion" to all the boys who thought girls aren't any good at Fantasy Football. But as the weeks went on, I got a little more…
  • Inbound Marketing Highlights - Podcasts & Parallax

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    19 Oct 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Sunday, Sunday, Sunday marketing nation! Welcome to Sunday's Inbound Marketing Highlights with Mike and Roman. Hope your last week was your best week ever.  Our articles this week: My Recipe for Success: How to Launch a Successful Blog How to Stand Out in a World of Dull Podcasts How to Double Your Email List With Facebook in 4 Simple Steps Parallax Web Design: What It Is and How It Can Affect Your SEO Rethink Your LinkedIn Strategy: 6 Benefits Of Treating It More Like Twitter My Recipe for Success: How to Launch a Successful Blog - Moz Extremely valuable and detailed post on how to…
  • Four Things You Need in Your 2015 Marketing Budget

    15 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
    With 2014 coming to close, it’s time to look back at the year as marketers and evaluate the success of our efforts and how we’re structuring 2015 goals. With that we need to consider the cost of getting the most out of our marketing and the resources we’d like to put in place connect with our audience and generate leads. Knowing how much money you are allocating to your marketing budget sets you up for success in 2015. But where do you even start? What elements are important or required? Let's talk about it. Here are four key components to consider when setting up your…
  • Inbound Marketing Highlights - Mobile Stats, Links & 'About Us'

    Mike Rastiello and Roman Kniahynyckyj
    12 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Sunday, Sunday, Sunday marketing nation! Welcome to Sunday's Inbound Marketing Highlights with Mike and Roman. Are you preparing your Inbound Halloween costume? Last you went as a CTA, maybe this year it's time to turn evil and go as a Spammy Link. Our articles this week: Here are the Latest Facts on Mobile Marketing. They Will Surprise You The Future of Link Building Google is now letting you add polls to your Google+ posts Three Reasons for Retailers to Focus on Personalization What Your 'About Us' Page Is Missing Here are the Latest Facts on Mobile Marketing. They Will Surprise You -…
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    Digital Marketing Blog

  • How to Leverage New Media & User Experience in Your Digital Marketing

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Since the launch of the Kindle back in 2007, the publishing industry has changed forever. The explosive growth of ebooks has been ongoing and in 2011 digital books outsold print for the first time on Amazon. Although outside of this online marketplace, paperbacks and hardcovers are still outselling their electronic counterparts, this is still a strong indicator of a rapidly growing trend that demands our attention. Given our modern technology, practically everyone has a smartphone, tablet or other marketing, social media marketing, user experience
  • Top SEO Factors for Drupal in 2014

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

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

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

    Ben Finklea
    2 May 2014 | 8:27 am
    The Importance of Process DayIn this 'Fast Friday' podcast, Ben Finklea discusses the importance of conducting a Process Day, along with the significance of utilizing a process day email address. productivity, drupal
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    Tim Bonner Blog

  • Banner Ads: Necessary Evil Or Irritating Menace?

    Tim Bonner
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    Most days I spend some time watching TV with my kids. Whether we're watching Dora the Explorer or Power Rangers it's amazing how many adverts make up the rest of the TV schedule. My kids take in all the ads featuring the latest toys and gadgets, especically as Christmas is just around the corner. I find myself day-dreaming when the adverts come on though. Nowadays I also don't watch so much [...] The post Banner Ads: Necessary Evil Or Irritating Menace? appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • Clawing Back A Niche Site From The Scrap Heap

    Tim Bonner
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    Up until recently, I'd been doing particularly well with my niche site - I've written about my experiences in setting up the site before: My Day Job Versus My Passion Trademarks: Do You Check Your Keywords? Building A Niche Site – Earnings Update Building A Niche Site: Earnings Update Part 2 I started to earn a regular passive income from it and I left it to it's own devices. [...] The post Clawing Back A Niche Site From The Scrap Heap appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • Meshfire Review: My #1 Tool For Social Media Engagement

    Tim Bonner
    10 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    I love Twitter. I can engage with people using it. It brings me traffic. It's fast and interesting. The trouble is I also find it overwhelming and it gives me information overload. Using the traditional Twitter column display reminds me of looking at The Matrix. My Twitter feed disappears past my eyes as quick as a flash. Not any more though. I found Meshfire. What Is Meshfire? Meshfire is a [...] The post Meshfire Review: My #1 Tool For Social Media Engagement appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • Home Page Design: Static Front Page vs Blog Page – Which Is Better?

    Tim Bonner
    2 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    When it comes to your blog's home page design, there's two ways to go: 1. a blog page showing your latest posts; 2. a static front page. By default if you use WordPress, your blog's home page design will show your latest posts. That's what the majority of blogs use in fact. Now that might be because it's the default option and it's easier to keep it that way. But [...] The post Home Page Design: Static Front Page vs Blog Page – Which Is Better? appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
  • Tools I Use To Improve Search Engine Ranking

    Tim Bonner
    22 Sep 2014 | 8:40 am
    When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) I'm no expert. Although, I like to give myself a fighting chance to improve search engine ranking. I've been building up an arsenal of tools that I use. Some I've had to pay for but there are some free gems out there too. My Tools To Improve Search Engine Ranking If you're looking for tools to improve search engine ranking yourself then [...] The post Tools I Use To Improve Search Engine Ranking appeared first on Tim Bonner Blog.
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    Calloway Green » Blog

  • The Right Content for The Right Audience

    Chris Green
    1 Oct 2014 | 2:46 am
    I was sat round a board room table with a group of  directors of a fairly large company. The managing director laughed when we talked about his website being mobile friendly. Apparently, “people won’t search for their technical products on a mobile device”. I could have left it there, but I hate assumptions. Especially when it comes to marketing. So we checked his analytics and found out that almost a third of the current visitors to his site viewed it on a mobile or tablet. “Oh, that’s interesting..” Yeah, it is interesting. It’s interesting to me that many companies never…
  • Three Ways Cheap SEO Can Ruin Your Google Ranking

    Andy Calloway
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    A few days ago we decided to do some research to judge the potential take-up on a course we’re offering to small business. Now we know that small business owners don’t have much time, but we also know they don’t have much money so we think have an answer. However, our research pointed to some SEO companies offering VERY cheap SEO. Given everything that’s gone on with Google lately, can they actually still be doing this? I was sent a link… The link I had been sent advertised quarterly SEO work for less than forty quid, including VAT. Wow. Their website said that…
  • Define or Die

    Chris Green
    23 Sep 2014 | 6:24 am
    On my commute to my office, I walk past a small a charity shop. It’s been there for years. From what I can tell, they sell everything from skateboards to socks. They do their best to get my attention. They’ve got big signs up in the windows that talk of the good work they do. They put an assortment of items out in front of the shop. Hub caps, flowers, mirrors, gloves… you get the picture. A few days ago, when I was walking by, I spotted something I wanted to buy. More by accident than anything else. It got me thinking that many people set their businesses and websites up this way. Too…
  • You’re not doing this one thing that can boost your blog visits by 934%

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

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

  • Real Estate SEO Tips

    Peter Brooke
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:54 pm
    Is your real estate website getting the notice it deserves? You may have the most attractive real estate website design in South Florida, but if your website is lacking the key ingredients that search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo catalogue, it is going to languish on the last page of their search results where your target clients will never see it. To get the web traffic you need to succeed, your real estate website will need to have search engine optimization (SEO) strategies applied to increase the organic traffic from the major search engines. While these strategies will not…
  • Online Reputation Management Services

    Peter Brooke
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:12 am
    For an independent financial advisor or broker, a good reputation is everything. Your success depends on potential and existing clients recognizing you as a trustworthy and responsible source of financial advice. In this digital age, when the majority of individuals use the Internet to research prospects before entering into business relationships, your online reputation has become a matter of paramount importance. A single bad press incident can linger virtually forever, circulated and repeated by a number of outlets. It is irrelevant whether the negative information reported is truthful or…
  • Personal Website Examples

    Peter Brooke
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:03 pm
    In the past, word-of-mouth recommendations were the principal way that investors would gain knowledge about financial advisers. The digital revolution has changed the way people obtain information in recent years, and the Internet has now become the primary tool investors use to find an independent financial adviser they can trust. A recent survey found that 90% of consumers turn to search engines like Google to learn about individuals and businesses before they enter into a professional relationship. Given this information, the importance of creating a powerful, personalized digital presence…
  • Winning Moments that Matter: A Guide to Real Contextual Advertising

    Peter Brooke
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Advertisers crafting contextual advertising campaigns based on literal keyword search-based actions or past guest actions are losing the war in what I’m calling “moments that matter”.  The movement toward real contextual, more humanized advertising is still much in its infancy and most advertisers just haven’t grasped or mastered its true potential. The result is irrelevant, inappropriate, ill-timed, often outdated messages that fail to connect you to your guests in a meaningful way and in some instances, actually harm your brand perception. The word “contextual” comes from the…
  • Real Estate Online Marketing Strategies

    Peter Brooke
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am
    Have you ever wondered what the secret of success is for Miami’s top real estate producers? Of course you have, because you are determined to join them on their pinnacle of success! When real estate marketing research site InmanNext conducted a survey to discover what separates real estate high earners – those who earn more than $100k in a year – from real estate agents earning between $30,000 and $50,000, they uncovered some revealing facts: High Earners Spend More on Real Estate Marketing The correlation between spending on marketing and achieving success is clear: 63% of high-income…
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    The Vocus Blog

  • 5 Essentials for Practicing PR in Real-Time

    Erin Feldman
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    News happens fast, seemingly more so when you work in PR. You not only have to monitor the news but also respond to it with relevant, timely stories. You have to practice your PR in real-time. It’s a daunting task, but these five essentials can help turn it from impossible to possible. 1. Data Any real-time initiative is steeped in data. Data, such as the figures obtained with social monitoring tools, show you what’s happening in the here and now. You can assess what’s popular. You can tell when audience perception shifts for good or ill and respond accordingly. In addition, you can…
  • 9 Traits of an Uber-Effective PR Pro in 2015

    Allen Mireles
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    Sometimes it feels like the world is in free fall. The public relations industry is evolving and things we’ve been trained to do as traditional PR professionals appear to be less important than they once were. Do you ever find yourself wondering which traits and skill sets are really important? Of course you do. We all do. Whether you’re planning to graduate next year, fresh out of school or someone who has worked in public relations for (what feels like) centuries, almost everyone is feeling a little anxious about what they need to know to be truly successful in 2015. Take heart. We have…
  • 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be an Early Adopter

    Erin Feldman
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    Ello, the much talked-about social network of late, has left many of us wondering if we should invest time in the site and, if we should, how to get into it. The site is invitation-only, so unless we know someone who knows someone, we’re pretty much stuck on the sidelines. That may not be such a bad thing. Let’s be early adopters! Early adopters always are lauded – after the fact. Their success rate isn’t exactly known, but it’s safe to assume they miss more than they hit. While being an early adopter may have its advantages, the truth is that we can’t all be one. We don’t have…
  • Twitter Chats: Manage the Overwhelm and Make Strong Connections!

    Allen Mireles
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    Does Twitter feel really noisy to you? Kind of like a firehose of information turned up full and blasting you in the face? You may be struggling with a case of Twitter Overwhelm. Twitter overwhelm is very real. For many, especially new users, Twitter’s speed, volume and required brevity make participation daunting, which can be problematic for PR’s. Although, as of January 2014, only 19 percent of online adults use Twitter, according to Pew Research Center, Twitter is an invaluable resource for public relations professionals. “Twitter is one of the best resources to stay on top of…
  • How to Tailor Your Content to PR Campaigns

    Susan Payton
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    Marketing and public relations go together like peanut butter and jelly. With the right strategy, they can both make the other more effective (and tasty!). If you’re currently using content marketing, consider tying in your PR efforts (and vice versa) for maximum results. Consult Your Calendar Likely you know several months in advance some of the major PR events you have for the year, like your annual donation to charity around Christmas or participation in a community event. Paying attention to what news is coming down the line can provide you with ample fodder for your content. Let’s…
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  • Best Tools for Social Media DIY

    Dorien Morin-van Dam
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Do Not Make These Social Media DIY Mistakes Not everyone can afford to hire the best social media team (Atlantic Webworks). Many startups have a tight budget, and we understand that. As a new business though, your marketing strategy should be solid and should include social media—social media marketing in your business plan as well […]
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  • Our Digital Marketing Heals the Sick and Saves Lives

    Derek Denholm
    8 Oct 2014 | 3:31 pm
    OK, technically, we can’t connect a particular tweet or blog post with someone who got out of hospital with a clean bill of health. Still, our marketing efforts have helped Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation raise hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of many big community events. That money helps purchase hospital equipment used to treat thousands of patients in the community hospital serving the Tri-Cities area in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland. We started volunteering with the ERHF a while back because we believe in giving back. Soon after we started working with them, it became…
  • Digital PR. Killing the Old Media Gatekeepers Softly

    Derek Denholm
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
    If the dawn of the Internet age gave newspaper editors a headache, the ubiquity of smartphones and mobile devices is giving them a guillotine-worthy sore neck. The cull continues this week, with major newsprint entity Transcontinental throwing 20 more newspaper operations onto the funeral pyre. For marketers, this is the end of an era for traditional PR, where pitching the editors, or old media gatekeepers, was all that mattered. These days, it’s much harder to justify a media spend on print (and to a lesser extent, radio and television); you’re promised exposure to 100,000 or 200,000 or…
  • Event Marketing and the GROW Conference

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

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

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

  • Boosting Your Business With Internet Marketing Inspiration

    Gordon Robinson
    25 Oct 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Internet marketing is probably the single best way to reach the largest amount of people. Most people today use the Internet on a daily basis! However, since marketing through a search engine is very subtle, many users didn’t even know they saw an ad. There are many great ways to boost your business with a […]
  • Get More Leads For Your Business

    Gordon Robinson
    25 Oct 2014 | 4:08 am
    Get More Leads For Your Business Are you an online marketer, network marketer, attraction marketer or an affiliate marketer? If the answer is yes, then the chances are that every day you set about your daily tasks with one key objective in mind – Getting More Leads For Your Business! Sound simple enough? In principle […]
  • Tips To Create The Best Internet Marketing Strategy

    Gordon Robinson
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:07 pm
    The basic premise of Internet marketing is to market your goods and services online. Instead of fumbling around in the dark and assuming what Internet marketing is, you should seek out the proper information to guide you. In the article below, we’ll discuss a wide range of marketing tips and tricks you can implement in […]
  • Facebook Inspirational Quotes

    Gordon Robinson
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:09 am
    Problems are the doors to opportunities!  Do you understand this quote? Do you believe that a problem is actually an opportunity? Do we really believe that problems are opportunities in disguise? No matter what you think there are a growing number of Facebook pages that are littered with Facebook Inspirational Quotes and Facebook Inspirational Status […]
  • Different Ways To Make Money Online

    Gordon Robinson
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Firstly you must understand that there are over two billion internet users today!  There is no market that can come close to competing with the internet. Unfortunately this also has a downside as there are many scams and less than honest people out. Saying that, there are some good ways to make money that have […]
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  • Franchise SEO Services: Two Types You Need To Be Aware Of

    19 Oct 2014 | 6:18 pm
    SEO (search engine optimization) as a tactic is becoming ever more important to the lead generation efforts of national franchises, regional franchise ad coops, and multi-unit businesses. However, it’s important that if you’re seeking franchise SEO services from an agency that you understand the two general areas those services can fall under and the differences between them: Traditional SEO, and Local SEO.And as you are most likely aware, or are quickly becoming aware of, SEO is a vital component of any franchise marketing strategy. Ignoring search engine optimization means you…
  • Franchise Location Selection, How Online Marketing Helps

    4 Oct 2014 | 4:15 pm
    As regional franchise developer, geographically how do you decide where to put your new franchise locations? If you’re in a new market, where do you put your second and third franchise sites geographically? Close to each other or far apart? How do you decide?There are obviously many considerations that determine franchise site locations, but if online marketing is important to the success of your franchise marketing efforts (and it better be), here are some factors to consider.The consequences of not effectively locating franchise locations in a strategic manner are many, but primarily…
  • How Southwest Airlines Failed Customer Expectations

    30 Sep 2014 | 9:17 pm
    Customer Expectations are so important in any business. It can mean the difference between a satisfied customer or a disgruntled customer that spreads the word of bad service to all their friends.I’m a regular flyer on Southwest Airlines. Love their efficiency and I know the system so I know how to get a seat I’ll be happy with, and they’re easy to get in and out. My expectations of their service was always clear – no frills, confirm your flight online and get an early boarding – great.  I always despised other airlines and their inefficient processes. Plus ,…
  • Facebook Ads vs Google Ads: A Case Where Facebook Wins

    26 Sep 2014 | 10:18 pm
    When thinking about lead generation online Google Adwords is often part of initial discussions for driving leads, and I would say in many cases it’s one of the most effective at lead generation for a number of different reasons. Facebook ads as a tactic generally don’t come up as often in initial conversations. Below we outline in one case the clear difference between Facebook and Google ads. And what is also very apparent is the Facebook ads vs. Google Adwords cost difference.Facebook Ads vs Google Ads. Case Study. #Facebook #SEM #PPC.Click To Tweet - Powered By CoScheduleThere are clear…
  • Advertising on Yelp: What you should consider.

    9 Aug 2014 | 5:30 pm
    Yelp appears to have been gaining more and more online awareness with consumers, since it is the #1 online review site. I know I frequent Yelp more often these days. Clients had been asking me, “should I advertise with Yelp?”, but often I would defer to Google PPC as I was skeptical of what Yelp could deliver. I would tell them, if you’re getting results on Google and there’s more inventory still available, add to your Google budget.Consider these issues before you advertise on #Yelp #PPC.Click To Tweet - Powered By CoScheduleHowever, finally I placed several eager…
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    Advice Interactive Group

  • Local Search Part 4: Making Your Website Local Search Friendly

    Bernadette Coleman
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Once you’ve ensured that your business shows up in local search results, prospects will visit your website to see if your products and services are right for them. This is a make-or-break moment: If your website is cumbersome to navigate or doesn’t show well on a mobile device, it’s unlikely that those prospects will ever become customers. In this post we’ll discuss how to optimize your website for local search and consumer usability. Four Factors in Website Optimization There are four main factors to consider in making your website local search friendly: content, organization, user…
  • What Is Ello and Should You Even Care?

    Natalie Gould
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Ello is a new, invite-only social network that has recently received a lot of press for two main reasons. First, the site vows never to sell information about its members to advertisers or to allow ads to appear in its network. Second, this idea of an ad-free social media experience has resonated strongly with the public, resulting in a record number of people requesting to join the new site. At Advice Interactive, we are dedicated to remaining current with social media trends and knowledgeable about the way these trends affect marketing strategies. For this reason, we urge our clients to…
  • Local Search, Part Three: 6 Steps To Managing Your Reputation on Review Sites

    Bernadette Coleman
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Once you’ve said what you want to say about your business in online listings, you need to turn your attention to what others are saying. Most often these ‘others’ are customers who review your company’s products and services on sites such as Yelp, Home Advisor, Judy’s Book, Trip Advisor and Google+ Local. Some sites — Open Table, Zagat and Urban Spoon, for instance — review only a single type of business, in this case, restaurants. Free vs. Fee Some sites are free and others, notably Angie’s List, charge a fee to join. Usually the fee is assessed on consumers, not on business…
  • Implications of 13 Social Media Statistics

    Bernadette Coleman
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    As we near the end of 2014, it’s more apparent than ever how social media is a core aspect of our society. People around the world spend more time communicating through social media platforms than talking on the phone or constructing emails. They access their accounts and stay connected through every device imaginable, ranging from desktops and laptops to tablets and mobile phones. Social media platforms are used by people in every walk of life. Middle-aged adults use them to stay in touch with old high school and college buddies. Businesses use them to advertise their products and…
  • What I Learned at Content Marketing World 2014

    Rob Garner
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:09 am
    I recently returned from speaking at Joe Pulizzi’s Content Marketing World in Cleveland. I first attended and spoke on a panel at the 2012 Content Marketing World in Columbus two years ago. Every year the conference is different, so I wanted to share with you some of the things I enjoyed at this year’s event.     Content Marketing World is the show to watch: Joe Pulizzi knows how to put on a show. He not only keeps everyone informed and thinking ahead, but he keeps everyone entertained as well. This year’s speakers were excellent, and the keynotes were very engaging. Robert…
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    Depth of Knowledge by Jeff Sauer

  • My Experience with OptimizePress: Hitting a Wall, Giving In and Finding Zen

    Jeff Sauer
    30 Sep 2014 | 3:15 pm
    While my loyal readers and newsletter subscribers are probably aware that I have spent a great deal of the past 6 months working on a website/product/startup called Knowledge Land, it may be new to some of you. The vision behind Knowledge Land is to provide experience, training, coaching and inspiration to anyone who is interested in becoming a more valuable in their digital marketing career. The website is a natural extension of the classroom teaching that I have been offering for the past several years, only in a format that is more accessible to my global audience of interested marketers…
  • Analytics for SEO: Time to Grow Up and Think Like an Executive

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

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

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

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

  • C-Level SEO – Metrics that Matter – Part 1

    ZOG Digital
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Metrics that influence brand engagement, brand perception, revenue and customer retention Editor’s Note: This is part one of a three part series on digital marketing metrics.  Investment in marketing is increasingly important as more brands compete for attention in the digital space. With a comprehensive, strategic digital strategy that is optimized based on data, businesses can increase leads, build positive sentiment among target audiences, and drive sales. According to Forrester Research, Inc., interactive marketing budgets are expected to double over the next five years. More…
  • How to Target Your Restaurant’s Facebook Advertising

    ZOG Digital
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Over the past two weeks, we have explained why Facebook advertising is necessary for restaurants and the ad options available. Next is how marketers can optimize each ad though the use of extensive targeting using data-driven insights. Facebook’s targeting options allow restaurants to optimize each and every ad by putting the content in front of the exact audience it was created to influence. Facebook can do this because of its unrivaled ability to understands its users on a personal level including everything from age and location, to which restaurants they have checked in previously, the…
  • Cater to Mobile Consumers With These 5 Design Tips

    ZOG Digital
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Consumers today are pulling out their phones more than ever to research the world around them, including finding the best place to eat. Restaurants that don’t have a mobile-optimized website will be at a disadvantage in both search results and the perception of today’s mobile-oriented consumers. As of June 2014, mobile internet usage exceeded desktop usage for the first time. Despite this massive increase in mobile usage, the shift toward mobile hasn’t been fully embraced by businesses, with more than 45 percent saying they don’t have a mobile site or app right now, according to…
  • Digital Trends and Impact on Healthcare Marketing

    ZOG Digital
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    A Patient-Centric Approach with Search and Social Marketing The changing digital landscape has altered how individuals and groups communicate, share information and build relationships. This shift has started to influence every aspect of our daily lives. Now, the healthcare industry is seeing shifts in the ways healthcare consumers are seeking and sharing information about their wellness. In order to stay competitive with an ever-innovating healthcare landscape, health delivery enterprises must evaluate their digital marketing approach to improve efficiency, making the right connections with…
  • Facebook Advertising Options Restaurants Need to Use

    ZOG Digital
    13 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Last week we detailed exactly why every restaurant marketer, from single-location establishments to chains with locations spread across the United States, should invest in Facebook advertising. Today we’ll break down the multitude of advertising options available on the Facebook platform and how each of them can help increase brand awareness, build loyalty, and increase sales. Marketers can place Facebook ads in two main locations, in the news feed or on the right-hand side of the screen. In an attempt to increase the effectiveness of the right-hand side ads, Facebook recently decided to…
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  • Are You Outsourcing The Social Aspects of Your New Business Efforts?

    25 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    One of the more common sentiments shared at Social Shake-Up in Atlanta – and a personal cause of mine – was the advice not to outsource your social media and customer relations communications to a third party. In other words, don’t ask your agency to do the talking for you. As skilled as social organization may be, we really shouldn’t be doing it for you. Why? Because the relationships you have with your prospects are important. In fact, those relationships are what will keep your business in business for years to come. Having a finger on the pulse of your most important buyers, and…
  • Speak Human to Human in Social Media

    18 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Sometimes, you come across a marketing concept so simple and effective you wonder why everyone didn’t think of it ages and ages ago. I know I’m certainly not the only person who’s gotten that impression from Bryan Kramer, who spoke at Social Shake-Up in Atlanta. Bryan argues that traditional marketing categories (like business-to-business and business-to-consumer) are not only misleading, but actually problematic. They get it all wrong because communication – and especially communicating via social media – isn’t about the traditional B2B channels or B2C synergy… it’s about…
  • Is This What the Collaborative Economy Looks Like?

    14 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Collaborative Economy – a keynote at Social Shake-Up with Jeremiah Owyang – left an unexpected impression on me that’s had me thinking for weeks. Jeremiah’s idea isn’t complicated: that people and businesses are getting together to fund, share, and promote new ways of doing things, and that’s changing the way businesses and industries work. The longer-term implications are less straightforward, though... For example, how many of us could have predicted the rise of crowd-funding, where long lists of small donors fund and launch projects that might not…
  • Are Your Big Words Causing Small Headaches?

    9 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    How often do you think about the reading level of the men and women who read your web pages, blog posts, and downloadable offers? While reading level is always a consideration, I’ll be the first to admit it’s something I don’t focus on too heavily, in favour of fluidity and authentic thought flow. That may be changing, though, thanks to a presentation I watched at Social Shake-Up by Ira Haberman of Atomic Reach. His company offers software that can help you analyze the reading level of your content and how well it matches the level of the visitors who are coming to your…
  • 3 Reasons Social Shake-Up is My Must-Attend Event

    4 Oct 2014 | 4:07 am
    As anyone who has been following my Twitter feed recently would have observed, I attended the Social Shake-Up event (hosted by SocialMediaToday) in Atlanta. I was prepared to come back and write a few posts about what I’d learned, but instead I want to start by giving a few thoughts about the conference itself. If you’re in a hurry, I’ll start by telling you what really matters: I now consider Social Shake-Up to be the one must-attend conference on my calendar. Not only would I not dream of missing it next time, but I’m encouraging our staff and many of our…
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    Acceleration Partners

  • Acceleration Partners Managing Two New Affiliate Marketing Programs on ShareASale Network

    Curran Boomer
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Acceleration Partners recently introduced new affiliate programs for Bonobos and Rent the Runway. We’ll manage both programs on the ShareASale network. Bonobos, the e-commerce-driven men’s apparel brand, launched its program this summer. It intends to partner with men’s fashion, lifestyle, shopping, and fitness sites. The affiliate program for Rent the Runway, a company that provides unprecedented access to luxury fashion through designer dress and accessory rentals, is designed to form partnerships with leading fashion and beauty websites to increase the brand’s exposure.
  • Why Not to Scan People’s Badges at Conferences

    Robert Glazer
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:41 am
    If you’ve been to a major conference recently, chances are you’ve been scanned. Most conference badges now come equipped with QR codes that allow attendees with smartphones to scan your badge and capture your contact information. This often happens when you have a discussion with someone at a booth or in exchange for a giveaway. Other people may ask to scan you if you just look their way as they try to fill their ‘scan quota.’ Technology has changed marketing dramatically over the last twenty years and now it’s even changing the way we interact in person. But in this particular…
  • See Bob Glazer at the Summit

    Curran Boomer
    22 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    Are you going to be at the Summit in Seattle later this month? Be sure to catch Bob Glazer. He’s hosting a roundtable there on Wednesday October 1st, from 12:15 – 1:15 in the Expo Hall at Table #15. Register today to reserve your spot! Given the size of the affiliate channel (it currently accounts for 10-20% of online sales), there is shockingly little content out there for marketers looking to maximize their affiliate marketing efforts. Many marketers have read about how many poorly managed affiliate programs might seem like channels for new customer acquisition, but are…
  • Meghan Schwartz Joseph Article Published in FeedFront Magazine

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

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

  • Writing Journal 73: Free Content Library Available Now

    Angela Booth
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    My writing journal for Friday, October 24, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. The mystery novel went well, as usual, with 2,200 words. Then on to the two nonfiction books, with 1,800 words. Honey’s breakfast, and my own, while catching up with email. It’s predicted to be warm today, with showers later, so I left for my walk. As soon as I got back, I caught up with client phone calls and messages. Friday’s my day to update clients on their projects’ progress. Next, I analyzed traffic, and brainstormed content for clients’ websites and blogs. This afternoon,…
  • Writing Journal 72: Easy Time Management Tips

    Angela Booth
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
    My writing journal for Thursday, October 23, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. No meetings today, thank goodness. That means that I can focus on catching up with my schedule. Lots to do. I started with the mystery novel, as usual. It’s still going well. Although I’ve always thought that the expression: “the book wrote itself” was ridiculous, this book seems so easy. Maybe I should write a few mysteries under my own name. If they they all turn out to be this this much fun, it would be amazing. Words: 2,200. Onward with the two nonfiction books. I send off more…
  • Writing Journal 71: Reading On The Go

    Angela Booth
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:45 am
    My writing journal for Wednesday, October 22, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. More meetings today; with luck, they’ll be the final ones for this week. Everyone’s just realized that the holiday sales season is upon us. No complaints… I love being busy, so this is an exciting time of the year for me, and for you too, I hope. Things won’t settle down on the marketing front until after Valentine’s Day. As usual, my writing day starts with work on the mystery novel. I didn’t get much written this morning; just 600 words. I was planning out several scenes.
  • Writing Journal 70: My 3 Best Novel-Writing Tips

    Angela Booth
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:47 am
    My writing journal for Tuesday, October 21, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. Today will be a short writing day. I have three meetings this morning. I’ll get my fiction and nonfiction ghostwriting commitments out of the way, then I’ll need to prepare for my meetings. The mystery novel flows. Again. I manage another 2,400 words. I have no idea what’s going on. It may seem odd to quibble when a book’s going so well. However, it’s so unusual, that I can’t trust it. What if I suddenly realize that my sleuth is an idiot, and that a child could pick the murderer…
  • Writing Journal 69: Favorite Content Creation Tools

    Angela Booth
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:31 am
    My writing journal for Monday, October 20, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. As usual, I started the day writing fiction. The mystery novel is still steaming along. Happy days; 2,300 words. Then nonfiction, working on the two business books: 1,800. Next, Honey’s breakfast. Over the past few days, the weather’s been cooler, so her arthritis is bothering her. However, she’s still up for a game, and over-eats if she gets the chance. Then, my own breakfast, while working through email. Monday tends to be a slower day for general email: just clients requesting quotes,…
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  • 87+ Halloween Blog Post Ideas for Niche Bloggers

    Pragati Bidkar
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:39 am
    Pragati Bidkar, If you are new to blogging or about to start a blog, the Fall season is the perfect time to do it! Halloween is one of the highlights of the Fall season, for kids and grownups alike. Trick and treating brings out the inner child in most of us and tons of candy corn lines […] The post 87+ Halloween Blog Post Ideas for Niche Bloggers appeared first on
  • Blogging with WordPress eBook Launch

    Pragati Bidkar
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    Pragati Bidkar, I am pleased to announce the launch of our much awaited eBook, Blogging with WordPress: A Complete Guide to Planning and Building a WordPress Blog. The launch was delayed due to some technical issues, and it is pure chance that I am writing this on the occasion of Dhanteras, or Dhana-Trayo-Dashi as we call it […] The post Blogging with WordPress eBook Launch appeared first on
  • Daily Dish Pro WordPress Theme for Food and Lifestyle Bloggers

    Pragati Bidkar
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:52 am
    Pragati Bidkar, Daily Dish Pro is the latest Genesis theme from Studiopress. It is great for food bloggers, lifestyle bloggers and even fashion bloggers. Here is a quick look at this simple but powerful premium WordPress theme from the Studiopress shop. For those who came in late – I wondered if the Genesis Framework was worth the […] The post Daily Dish Pro WordPress Theme for Food and Lifestyle Bloggers appeared first on
  • Rank Ranger SEO Tool: Track and Optimize Your Online Performance

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

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

  • The year of YES with @TraceeSioux

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:24 pm
    What if you did everything your soul told you to do – in your business or in your personal life – for one year? Today’s guest, Tracee Sioux, did just that! In today’s episode, Tracee and I talk about the “soulconomy,” what it means to say YES to everything your soul tells you to do and the difference between successful entrepreneurs and those who are constantly struggling with their business. Click the button below to listen to this episode and then I’d love to know what your biggest takeaway is from this episode. Leave a comment below and let me...
  • How to license your products with @JimDeBetta

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:14 am
    Have  you thought about licensing your products but are not sure where to start or whether or not it makes sense for your business? In today’s podcast interview, Jim DeBetta, who has helped thousands of entrepreneurs bring their idea to market, shares with you the step-by-step process to license your products. We also talk about things to look out for, whether or not you need a lawyer and how to get the most out of your licensing deal Click the button below to listen to this episode and then I’d love to know if you have considered licensing or if... The post How to license your…
  • 4 Steps to Working with Social Media Influencers to Grow Your Following

    5 Oct 2014 | 10:26 pm
    This is a guest post from Mei Pak of The Pragmatic Designer A big challenge faced by a new business is getting your product in front of people. How can you grow your social media following and expose your product to more people if nobody knows you exist? An easy way to increase your exposure is to collaborate with people who already have lots of engaged followers.  There are so many things you can do to market your products, most of which take time and money and have no guarantee of success. Getting your product into the hands of a... The post 4 Steps to Working with Social Media Influencers…
  • Five essential elements every online store should have

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    Do you have an online store that gets some traffic, but not enough sales? Or do you want to increase your visitor-to-buyer conversion rate, but are not sure how? That’s why I created this Five Part podcast series and you’re invited to listen! Every day over the next five days you’ll learn about a different aspect of your website and what tweaks and changes you can make to increase sales on your website. NOTE: If you don’t yet have an online store, my top two recommendations are BigCommerce and Shopify. If you are not yet subscribed to The Launch Grow... The post Five…
  • Giving back and making a difference with @ThisBar Saves Lives

    24 Sep 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Does your business have a mission to make a difference and give back? In today’s episode of The Launch Grow Joy show I talk with Todd Grinnell of This Bar Saves Lives, a food company that’s making a HUGE difference – for every bar you buy, they give a packet of food to a child in need. In a little over a year they have donated over 300,000 packets of food to children! Now, that’s inspiring! Click the button below to listen to this episode and then I’d love to know how YOUR business is making a difference. Leave a... The post Giving back and making a difference…
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    Godot Media

  • Survey Shows More B2B Marketers Are Turning To Content Marketing

    Godot Media
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:26 pm
    Do you have a content marketing strategy? If yes, is it a documented one? According to a survey conducted by the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, more and more B2B marketers and organizations are turning to content marketing and making it their primary marketing tool. However, the survey also suggests that while it is quite helpful to have a content marketing strategy in place, it is more beneficial to have a strategy that is documented. Simply put, those who write down their strategy, produce more effective content, and are more successful in their businesses. In the survey,…
  • Is Audio The New Kid On The Block?

    Godot Media
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:18 pm
    As content marketing strategies pick up speed, new content marketing tools like podcasts are being discovered as ways of getting the point across in marketing campaigns. Marketers are starting to realize that there is a lot more that can be done to promote brands other than using written content. During the Golden Age of Radio, people sat glued to the radio and listened to news bulletins, commercials, drama and more with a lot of interest. We are seeing the same trend with the increase in the number of people who regularly tune in to listen to podcasts. Now that a lot of marketing campaigns…
  • The Top 15 Mistakes to Avoid In Content Marketing Strategy

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

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

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

  • [Replay] iPAS2- The New Digital Franchise System We’re Using To Build Our Online Business- And Why

    10 Oct 2014 | 6:55 am
    Huge News! So, if you’ve been around me for a while, you know that myself and my business partner, Chris, recently reinvented our brand and became The Next Level Mastermind. This has been an awesome and really exciting transition. And… it gets better. After a ton of research, masterminds with our company owner, CMO, CEO, and leaders, and multiple phone calls with the founder of this ‘digital franchise system’ (iPAS2)… we’ve come to the conclusion that partnering with iPAS2 is the best way to help our team succeed. We just announced this publicly on a…
  • [Live Event] Building Teams To Create Freedom In Your Life

    25 Sep 2014 | 2:22 pm
    ATTENTION!!!!! This Livecast has been rescheduled and is now happening on Thursday, September 25th at 9:00PM Mountain Time (11pm Eastern, 8pm Pacific). See you then!   As you think back on your life can you see very distinct individuals that have made a huge difference in your life? I know I can. I’ve had several amazing mentors throughout my life that literally changed my life, in so many ways for the better. I’m heading out to spend time with one of them tonight (more on that in a moment)… And although I was able to experience amazing changes in my life personally, it…
  • Another Dream Just Came True- I’ll Be Speaking From Stage!

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

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

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

    Divi Fernando
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:27 pm
    Providing a free website review to potential clients is a great marketing strategy. It gives you a sales ‘weapon’ that can help you start off a conversation with someone interested in what you have to offer. Last week we showcased how one of our clients succeeded in using reports to first generate conversation, and then sales. But are you using this weapon effectively? If your plan is not well executed, you’ll be giving something away with nothing to show for it. To increase the ROI on any lead generation strategy, you must have a strong hold on two things: Your goal.
  • 9 Unique Ways To Promote Your Blog On Social Media

    Divi Fernando
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Do you spend precious time writing killer, quality content for your blog? If so, whether it is a business blog or a personal one, that’s just the ticket to benefit from content marketing, and you should be proud of your work. The real question though, is, are you actually marketing your content? Unlike business websites, it does not make much sense to promote your blog through paid ads. So what else is left? SEO and social media marketing.  And since we have already discussed SEO for blogs in a previous post, today we are going to shed a little light on how to promote your blog…
  • Things To Remember When Organizing Mobile Content

    Divi Fernando
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:15 pm
    According to the 2014 mobile usage statistics, the time an average US consumer spends on mobile has increased to two hours 42 minutes per day, as compared to the two hours and 38 minutes it was last year. Knowing this trend very well, we wrote an article on mobile landing page optimization tips. But optimizing the landing page is just the tip of the iceberg. In order to cater to increased mobile browsing, you must focus on organizing and structuring all your mobile content on websites and apps. Today, we will give you useful tips to organize mobile content and also provide many…
  • Using Remarketing In Your Adwords Campaigns

    Anita Brayer
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Remarketing is a powerful tool that can be used for both the search and display networks. Since we already covered the search network in our last two posts about PPC (A Beginner’s Guide to PPC and Keyword Research for PPC), let’s learn what the display network is. The Google Display Network The Google Display Network is a collection of websites, like Google Finance, Gmail, Blogger, and YouTube, that show specific AdWords ads. While the normal Adwords PPC ads appear on Google results pages, some ads also appear on other sites of the Google network, like the ones mentioned above.
  • The Certified WooRank Experts Directory is Now Live!

    Anita Brayer
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:42 am
    We are happy to announce that a curated list of Digital Marketing Experts is now available on the Certified WooRank Experts Page. We have been receiving an enormous amount of requests from our users to help them with certain issues regarding their online presence. While WooRank provides a tool to track and identify problems it does not come with a built-in solution to actually fix issues. As our own colleague Laura says, “Detecting issues is good, but fixing them is even better and nice!” After giving quite some thought to this, we realized that the best people to help are those…
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  • The BBCC of Conversion Rate Optimization [PART ONE]

    Asher Elran
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    BBCC and Conversion Rate Optimizations go hand-in-hand, and a lot goes into executing them successfully. Here in our part one, we’re covering what BBCC is and how it helps your site. Keep an eye out next week for part two, where we’ll go over how to conduct CRO audits and accomplish proper practices!  When dealing with conversion rate optimization (CRO), every change made to a website must be done with the user firmly in mind. Conversion rate optimization is the process of making changes to your website based on which techniques have created the highest amount of conversion. The…
  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2014 10 21

    Nicki Lamont
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    This Week in Internet Marketing, we’re talking all about optimizing your website for mobile use. With the number of mobile users steadily increasing, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your site is easy to navigate on smartphones and other mobile devices. In this issue, we’re talking about Google’s new mobile icon, the best practices for mobile-optimized sites, Twitter’s new audio additions to their mobile site, what mobile is doing to the local search game, as well as a few stats on the importance of mobile e-mailing.   Google Non-Mobile Friendly…
  • This Week in Internet Marketing 2014 10 15

    Nicki Lamont
    15 Oct 2014 | 6:02 am
    This Week in Internet Marketing, we’re talking about how to build a strong PPC campaign from the ground up, what it takes to build a successful blog, what changes are coming to image searches in the near future, how to navigate AdWords in an easy-to-understand manner, and some tips and tricks on how to create copy that will help you convert. Paid Search 101: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to #PPC Landing Pages When it comes to PPC, you don’t want to take any chances. Unlike SEO, your visibility with PPC depends on your budget, and that could mean putting a lot of money on the…
  • 10 Extremely Creative And Cool Website Layout Designs

    David Meyer
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:50 am
    Website layout is one of the most important aspects for creative and innovative web designs. It grabs the attention of the user and gives them an instant idea of who you are as a brand, all within moments of arriving to your site. A good layout gives a clean appearance to the website while allowing users to easily navigate the page. Your layout should grab the attention of users so they’re interested in the content while not being overwhelmed by website options. You want to be able to offer a site with an innovative, original layout that enhances the visitor’s experience by tending to…
  • 6 Web Conversion Rate Optimisation Tips to Implement Now

    Jayde Ferguson
    10 Oct 2014 | 7:41 am
    Whenever someone visits your site, you only have a short window of opportunity to appeal to them. These days potential customers are constantly on the go, and if they can’t get what they want when they want, they’re very quick to turn away, denying you the opportunity to turn them into a conversion. According to E-Consultancy, 9 out of 10 businesses believe that conversation rate optimization has become a crucial part of their digital marketing strategies – and this doesn’t look like it’s slowing down any time soon. The ability to achieve business goals has never been so dependent…
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  • The Value in Properly Offboarding Users

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:44 am
    Onboarding customers into a new product is an important part of the customer acquisition process and extending lifetime value. There are always vital pieces of information that customers need to know to successfully use your product. Without highlighting these key features, users will likely fail and be unable to find what makes your product special. Then they will churn. As valuable as onboarding is to revenue and growth, off-boarding is equally important to product iteration. I have found some of the most useful tidbits of information come from users that are leaving a product.   Why…
  • Tagging URLs for better campaign tracking

    23 Oct 2014 | 7:56 am
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    23 Oct 2014 | 7:52 am
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  • Improve Your Conversion Rate with the Forgetting Curve

    22 Sep 2014 | 10:42 am
    The market is crowded. There are often hundreds of products seemingly solving the same problem for the same customers. Once they visit your website from a Google search, an advertisement, or from friend’s recommendation, what will make them come back and buy? Unless your product is completely unique to anything else on the market, it’s likely going to be an uphill battle. Some differentiation can be made through branding efforts, but it usually comes down to whether or not potential customers remember your product at a time they are ready to buy. Wired recently featured an…
  • Optimizing AdWords Campaigns with Negative Keywords

    23 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
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  • Does Your Content Have What it Takes?

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:37 am
    Does Your Content Have What it Takes? In the world where there are more content being pushed to the sidelines than the ones being read, you need to stay ahead of the curve to be visible. There are so many tips and tricks doing the rounds, offering you invincible ideas on getting your content to stick. Many of the tricks work while some don’t. In this blog, too, you will find some content marketing ideas that you would want to know and implement. In this post, however, we are giving you a checklist that you need to measure your content. For example, does your content have an element of…
  • Wish you all a very happy Diwali

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:49 am
    Wish you all a very happy Diwali It is that time of the year when the “festival of lights” knocks on every door of India. Diwali is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated across the country every year in Autumn. According to the Hindu mythology the festival is for celebrating return of Lord Rama to his kingdom after vanquishing Ravana, the evil, and thereby spiritually signifying the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, hope over despair and knowledge over ignorance. The festival typically extends for five days but the main festival night of Diwali occurs on the darkest new moon…
  • Some Useless SEO Metrics

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:10 am
    Some Useless SEO Metrics Metrics are awesome in the sense that they help you measure the performance as well as provide the clue to weak links in the chain. SEO metrics have evolved over time, the old giving way to the new. Some metrics of SEO that looked like invincible are now gathering dust in the office attic. In this blog, we have often suggested SEO metrics that you need to look at in order to remain in the game. Today we are throwing up some SEO metrics that are completely useless! The reason is that we don’t want you to fuss over them and move on! Keyword Density: Who cares about…
  • Your Blog is not Read? Find out Why!

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:53 am
    Your Blog is not Read? Find out Why! Every content marketing team published blog posts in the form of content, Infographics or videos. Blogs act as vehicles to disseminate information and have the potential to be excellent tools for online marketing. The problem is that there are so many blogs waiting to be read or simply ignored. With so many options on the table, many blogs are bound to feel relegated to the sidelines. How do you prevent your blog from hitting the oblivion room on the internet? Here are some pointers! Trust is a very important reason why an online visitor will read what you…
  • Higher Online Conversion in Easier Steps

    Debajyoti Banerjee
    8 Oct 2014 | 8:55 pm
    Higher Online Conversion in Easier Steps The nirvana of online marketing is having all your online visitors convert into possible leads, if not sales! Just like nirvana this is a theoretical state of existence that is near impossible to achieve! What you can do is go as close to that perfect state as possible. There are a ton of tricks and tips doing the rounds on how to convert your online visitors into leads. You must be knowing many of them yourself and we have covered many of these tricks in this blog itself. Here’s a rehash on what works best in the online conversion of visitors into…
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    Small Business Internet Marketing Blog

  • 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
  • Stop Being a Wandering Generality. It’s Time to Go Niche.

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:55 am
    You understand the value of specialization.  You get why heart surgeons earn 10x more than family doctors. Yet, as a professional or business owner, you are afraid to specialize. You are afraid to GO NICHE! You fear that by focusing on a narrow market you will miss a mountain of potential business.     But the exact opposite is true. When you specialize, your business becomes vastly easier.  By focusing all of your energy into one clear high-value area, you can find and attract your ideal clients quickly and effortlessly. 3 Huge Reasons to Go Niche continue reading
  • Hire a Great Freelancer on Your Very First Try – 10 Golden Tips

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jun 2014 | 9:16 am
    If you run a successful small business, then you already know you can’t do everything yourself. Why do you hire outside experts for accounting, insurance and legal issues?  Because it’s more profitable (and more fun) for you to stay focused on your core business.   And so the day comes to hire online marketing help, too. You can hire a professional to manage all that for you (like this guy).  Or you can hire and manage a group of freelancers yourself. continue reading
  • 3 Big Reasons to Hate Google AdWords

    Andrew Percey
    21 May 2014 | 8:59 am
    I recently wrote the upbeat “3 Big Reasons to Love Google AdWords“.  Well, this post is his depressed little brother. If you run your own Google AdWords campaign, it’s likely that you’ll sometimes find yourself in the haters’ camp.     Let’s see why. continue reading
  • 3 Big Reasons to Love Google AdWords

    Andrew Percey
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:21 am
    As a small business owner you love Google… and you hate Google. You know that loads of great prospects are searching for your exact services on Google.  Yet, day in and day out, they’re not finding you.  Could anything be more frustrating? (Also see How AdWords Became Critical for Your Business in 2013) Well, it’s time to make your peace with Google and embrace Google AdWords with open arms. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should love Google AdWords for your small business marketing. continue reading
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  • Government Websites Improve Online Communication and Data Sharing

    Polar Design
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    The relationship between government agencies and the public is changing rapidly due to the availability and ease of access to big data. With a growing online presence, government agencies are able to connect with citizens, businesses, and the public in new and meaningful ways. Online communication opens up new ways to engage varying constituencies in decisions as well as inform them of the meaningful work and tangible results they produce. This is made possible through presentation of both basic information and large amounts of data, which the public can use to improve quality of life through…
  • Are You Upgraded? SilverStripe 3.1 Adds New Features, Functionality

    Polar Design
    25 Sep 2014 | 12:09 pm
    Polar Design is excited to share the latest version of SilverStripe with you. Whether you are an existing client using SilverStripe 2.4, an organization considering a new web site from Polar Design, or using a different Content Management System, implementing SilverStripe 3.1 will bring you the easiest and cleanest editing system possible thanks to their new and improved features. It also features one of the lowest total costs of ownership with its modular architecture, which allows for easy expansion and addition of new modules. SilverStripe 3.1 brings users: Split screen mode to…
  • Content Management Solution: Part 7- Custom Form Builder

    Polar Design
    5 Aug 2014 | 8:22 am
    This blog post is one part in a series. Click to see the other posts related to the benefits of a content management solution. Your website has been fully integrated with many interactive modules helping to drive and retain website traffic on each subsequent visit. But, what success is a website if it isn’t leading to sales and contacts? A driving factor behind many websites is conversion, be it an online sale, a web inquiry, an email newsletter sign up, or an online quote. At times, an online form doesn’t suit the needs of other online forms. That’s where a custom form…
  • Content Management Solution: Part 6- Google Map Integration

    Polar Design
    17 Jul 2014 | 11:17 am
    This blog post is one part in a series. Click to see the other posts related to the benefits of a content management solution. We’ve already touched on a number of useful modules within a content management solution. Having a content management solution allows administrators to enter textual information within a backend interface making it easy to maintain that information overtime. But, simply re-listing that textual information on the front end of a website does not make a website exciting or engaging. One way to bring your website to be more interactive while also adding to its…
  • Content Management Solution: Part 5- Video Integration

    Polar Design
    26 Jun 2014 | 9:42 am
    This blog post is one part in a series. Click to see the other posts related to the benefits of a content management solution. Interactive content many times is what helps draw website visitors in and keeps them clicking through a website. With the now ubiquitous YouTube and the increasingly popular adoption of video content from apps like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat (even though you cannot embed Snapchat videos, users are increasingly using its video feature), video content and, more importantly, the maintenance of video integration content becomes an integral part of a website’s…
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  • 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
  • Stop Being a Wandering Generality. It’s Time to Go Niche.

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:55 am
    You understand the value of specialization.  You get why heart surgeons earn 10x more than family doctors. Yet, as a professional or business owner, you are afraid to specialize. You are afraid to GO NICHE! You fear that by focusing on a narrow market you will miss a mountain of potential business.     But the exact opposite is true. When you specialize, your business becomes vastly easier.  By focusing all of your energy into one clear high-value area, you can find and attract your ideal clients quickly and effortlessly. 3 Huge Reasons to Go Niche continue reading
  • Hire a Great Freelancer on Your Very First Try – 10 Golden Tips

    Andrew Percey
    30 Jun 2014 | 9:16 am
    If you run a successful small business, then you already know you can’t do everything yourself. Why do you hire outside experts for accounting, insurance and legal issues?  Because it’s more profitable (and more fun) for you to stay focused on your core business.   And so the day comes to hire online marketing help, too. You can hire a professional to manage all that for you (like this guy).  Or you can hire and manage a group of freelancers yourself. continue reading
  • 3 Big Reasons to Hate Google AdWords

    Andrew Percey
    21 May 2014 | 8:59 am
    I recently wrote the upbeat “3 Big Reasons to Love Google AdWords“.  Well, this post is his depressed little brother. If you run your own Google AdWords campaign, it’s likely that you’ll sometimes find yourself in the haters’ camp.     Let’s see why. continue reading
  • 3 Big Reasons to Love Google AdWords

    Andrew Percey
    31 Mar 2014 | 10:21 am
    As a small business owner you love Google… and you hate Google. You know that loads of great prospects are searching for your exact services on Google.  Yet, day in and day out, they’re not finding you.  Could anything be more frustrating? (Also see How AdWords Became Critical for Your Business in 2013) Well, it’s time to make your peace with Google and embrace Google AdWords with open arms. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should love Google AdWords for your small business marketing. continue reading
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  • Transforming Audiences Into Advocates: Using Social Media Advertising to Create Brand Affinity

    Laura Cameron
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am
    One of our online retail clients issued us a challenge: Devise and execute a social media strategy that helps us not only reach consumers who are new-to-brand, but also cultivate true ‘brand advocates’ whose loyalty to the brand will drive them to spread the word online. Even for well-known brands, long-term customer value relies on cultivating consumer interaction and keeping interest active. While clear social media content and communication plans are essential, social media advertising programs help ensure that branded content reaches a critical mass and drives value. For our client,…
  • Email and Direct Mail: Bringing the Two Worlds Together

    Patricio Sapir
    7 Oct 2014 | 2:09 pm
    When we think about multi-channel or cross-channel Marketing as a strategy to engage customers and generate revenue for a business, it’s usually difficult to consider offline channels as part of that strategy. But for that Marketing strategy to be successful, it’s important that our message remains not only consistent throughout every single interaction that each customer has with our brand, but that is also that is highly personalized based on different aspects of data that we have collected for each customer. Email and Direct Mail are, among others, critical pieces of a marketing…
  • Precision Dialogue Awarded Partner of the Year at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud’s 2014 Connections Conference

    Kelly Canfield
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:17 am
    Partner of the Year for Channel Program We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the 2014 Channel Partner of the Year by ExactTarget Marketing Cloud at their annual Connections conference. The Partner of the Year award recognized Precision Dialogue as a company with high customer satisfaction that is committed to ongoing team growth while exceeding revenue generation goals. Precision Dialogue previously won this award in 2010 and is now one of only two partners to have won this award twice. Precision Dialogue has been an ExactTarget Platinum Reseller Partner for more than 10 years.
  • Customer Experience and Conversion Expert to Present on Eye Tracking and Emotional Testing at Annual Summit

    Nathan Enzerra
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:34 am
    Precision Dialogue Unveils Groundbreaking Techniques & Technology on Emotional Testing at Retailer-Focused Conference in Seattle, Washington As famed musician Frank Zappa once stated regarding emotion, “The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.” With recent advancements in research and technology this saying is no longer true. During the Annual Summit, retailers will have the opportunity to attend breakout session “Behavioral, Eye Tracking and Emotional Testing – Maximizing…
  • Power Your Journey: ExactTarget Connections is the Event for Endurance Marketers

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

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:40 am
    Guest post and infographic contributed by Ivan Serrano. Today's content marketers have a bevy of ways that they can promote their brands from social media platforms to blogs. Most marketers already understand the importance of SEO friendly content to build visibility and authority and social networks to improve brand awarenessand customer relations. Still, many are underutilizing one of the most powerful pieces of content available – videos. Today, video creation is no longer the complicated and labor-intensive process it once was. In fact, it has never been easier to create and share…
  • 5 Signs Your Marketing Needs an Upgrade

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    Chuck Palaniuk wasn’t talking about marketing when he wrote, “Never be boring,” but the adage certainly applies! Digital media is evolving at an exponential rate, and even the best marketers can’t afford to rest on their laurels for too long before launching something fresh. Below we offer up five signs that your marketing is ready for an upgrade. 1. Stock photos have taken over your campaigns, and you aren’t using them ironically. Stock photos have their place, but that place is usually contained within a video showcasing ridiculous stock photography. Of course, not every image you…
  • Hello, Ello! There's a New Social Network In Town

    10 Oct 2014 | 8:08 am made a splash when it launched in beta last week, describing itself as the only social network dedicated to “beauty, simplicity and transparency.” The site promises an ad-free user experience and minimal, anonymous data collection via Google Analytics. Social giants Facebook and Twitter have come under fire for targeted advertising, manipulative practices, and deceptive privacy policies, making Ello an appealing option for users who prefer to do their socializing without sponsors. If the new network is able to attract a mass exodus of users from other platforms, it’s likely to…
  • Homepage Video Gone Wrong - Why Your Customers Aren't Clicking

    6 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    When was the last time you watched a video that popped up on the homepage of a site you were visiting? If you're like most web-savvy consumers, you probably can't remember. We've come to think of homepage video as long, boring, and repetitive. When time is in short supply, we want to find the information we came for and move on. Product and educational videos are still powerful selling tools, but when it comes to your homepage, you would do better to invest in some creative parallax designs and animations. Those are modern, trendy, and compelling for users who have short attention spans and…
  • What colors work best on your website? Which ones will increase the chance of conversions?

    2 Oct 2014 | 11:09 am
    When it comes to choosing colors for your website, there's no one-size-fits-all formula for success. However, tossing up a site that matches your CEO's favorite colors is probably not the best option. A lot of time has gone in to studying color theory, and we've learned that numerous factors can dramatically impact the number of conversions you get (and conversions = cash). A good graphic designer, educated in color theory, knows how the use of color can attract - or deter - your audience. They know how certain colors make people feel, and more importantly, they know how to implement the…
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  • Google Releases Penguin 3.0 Update

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:22 am
    Every time Google releases a new Penguin Update, it’s time to say goodbye to your spammy link building strategies. Now this won’t come surprising for websites if they see a considerable shift in rankings within the next few weeks. And the good news is that a number of publishers seem to be happy with this new refresh. Well folks, like it or not, it’s finally the time to greet Penguin 3.0! Though not officially enumerated by Google, yet the latest Penguin Release is called 3.0 owing to a large gap since the last release. The algorithm update took place on 17th of October and the rolling…
  • Google Panda Update Version 4.1

    26 Sep 2014 | 6:27 am
    A filter designed to distinguish poor content from the well written ones, Google had released its latest Panda Update – Version 4.1 on 25th September 2014. The roll out of the update has been announced to affect 3-5% of search queries depending on various locations. If Google is to be believed, Panda Update 4.1 will not be only more precise in terms of content quality but will as well allow medium and small sites with refined content to rank better. Now with this, those who have been previously penalized by Panda will have an opportunity to emerge and rank provided they possess content of…
  • Google Pigeon Update

    26 Jul 2014 | 4:37 am
    On 24th of July, 2014; Google has announced quite a significant local search algorithm update. Though initially the renowned search engine had informed that the update has got no specific name, now it has came to be called as PIGEON as it is a local search update compared to the innocent bird that keeps returning home. The update released is said to improve the complete search results by offering more relevant, useful and accurate local end results that are associated more closely to customary web search ranking signals. The alterations will be noticeable within the Google Web search results…
  • Google Panda Update – Version 4.0

    21 May 2014 | 3:14 am
    Today, Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts had announced the roll out of yet another Google Panda Update called the version 4.0. The latest version is indented to be softer and milder on certain sites while offering groundwork for future changes. Thus Google Panda version 4.0 is a major update to identify the authenticity of a given site. In the words of Google, version 4.0 will have varied level of affect on various languages. For instance, English will have an impact of 7.5% of queries making it noticeable to regular users. Ever since Google’s Panda Update has been introduced in…
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  • Why You Should Not Use SaaS to Automate Local Page Creation and Optimization

    Jeff Brewer
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Software as a Service (SaaS) is a model for licensing and delivering software. The software is centrally (cloud) hosted and licensed on either on a monthly or annual subscription basis. Also known as “on-demand software,” SaaS is generally accessed through the user’s web browser. One of the biggest advantages of the SaaS model is reduced IT support costs, made possible by shifting responsibility for maintenance and support to the SaaS provider. Some of the most commonly used business applications for the SaaS platform include accounting, customer relationship management, office and…
  • The Real Value of Split Testing Your Facebook Ads

    Jeff Brewer
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    More than 80 years ago, legendary advertising copywriter John Caples said that if a business never stops testing its ads, its ads will never stop improving. What was true for the pioneers of print advertising is still true for today’s digital marketers. Testing different approaches by placing your ads in the hands of the only people whose opinion really matters – your prospective customers – is the best insurance you can have that your marketing dollars are being well spent and will generate a positive return on your investment. What is A/B Split Testing? In essence, split testing…
  • How to Get Your Boss Excited About SEO

    Kathryn Brewer
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Getting your boss excited about SEO (search engine optimization) may not be the hardest sell you’ve ever faced, but it’s probably not the easiest one either. The quicksilver nature of SEO is probably one of the biggest challenges you face in convincing your company’s senior management to invest in an organic SEO campaign; it’s hard for a casual observer to warm up to a concept that refuses to sit still long enough to be understood. Google’s search ranking algorithm is a perfect case in point. This incredibly complex formula that determines how websites rank for specific search…
  • How to Engage Your Audience for Maximum Effect

    Kathryn Brewer
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Mass communications channels like the Internet and social media networks enable you to present your message to hundreds or even thousands of people at a time. But as any college professor who has had to lecture over the distracting buzz of a snoring student can tell you, you can’t touch the hearts and minds of your audience if you can’t keep them listening. You’ll know that your audience is listening if you mentally re-focus your approach by reaching out to one person at a time. When you speak as if are talking to an old friend instead of as a mass communicator you not only keep your…
  • Top 5 Speakers from Pubcon 2014 Las Vegas

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Attending industry conferences is always a great opportunity to find out if the current Internet marketing tactics agencies and in-house marketing folks are using to help clients or company get ahead of the competition will be good enough or if anything can be improved upon. I have attended SMX and SES/ClickZLive, however Pubcon in my opinion was a better conference than the other two at least this year. Pubcon 2014 Las Vegas featured an awesome line up of speakers, but we have narrowed it down to the top five speakers of the conference and here they are: Duane Forrester, Jay Bear, Bill…
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  • Increase website traffic with Google+ posts

    Ellen Finkelstein
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Did you know that you can increase your website’s traffic by posting links to your blog on Google+? How can Google+ increase your website traffic? It’s simple: Most people search for information using Google search. Google owns Google+. Google gives precedence to sites that also post on Google+. How to get on Google+ Getting on Google+ is easy: Go to If you’re already logged into another Google account (such as Gmail or YouTube), you’ll be automatically logged in. If you aren’t and you have a Google account, use it to log in. Otherwise,…
  • October is Professional Independence month

    Ellen Finkelstein
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Would you like to become independent? By that I mean working for yourself or owning your own company. A company called CareerRealism has announced that October is Professional Independence month. OK, it’s probably just a publicity gimmick, but there are LOTS of people out there who would like to quit their job and have their own business. Are you one of them? Do you have a plan? A recent study showed that by 2020, 50% of American workers could be independent contractors, whether by choice or not. That means that you probably need to learn how to run your own business. Scary? Maybe, but…
  • Increase subscriptions by 55% by having more offers

    Ellen Finkelstein
    7 Oct 2014 | 8:30 pm
    (c) Sheila Finkelstein How do you get more people to subscribe to your list? Because building your list is important for your online business! According to a Hubspot marketing benchmarks report, companies see a 55% increase in leads by increasing landing pages from 10 to 15. The more content, offers, and landing pages you create, more opportunities to generate more leads for your business. But I only have one! You and almost everyone else. Most people have just one free download. But there might be people who aren’t interested in that one and would like something else. Couldn’t…
  • Google hates article directories

    Ellen Finkelstein
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:57 pm
    Warning: This is controversial! I’ve been around for a long time and remember life before Panda. What’s that? Panda was a change in Google’s search results algorithms that was rolled out in February, 2011, with follow-ups after that. The purpose was to reduce the rank of “spammy,” low quality websites so that people who searched for content would be more likely to get useful content. The results was that many article directories such as no longer appeared in searches. This is also my personal experience. Before Panda, when I did searches, I…
  • Who are you? What do you need to be successful?

    Ellen Finkelstein
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:37 pm
    As my list grows, I periodically do a survey to find out who you are and what you need. Here are the results of the 2014 survey. Who you are 80% of you are beginner/intermediate 20% of you are intermediate/advanced 75% of you have a job and do online marketing part time 25% of you have online marketing as your full-time business What’s important to you The figures below show how many of you said that each item was very or somewhat important to you. What I don’t get I found 2 of the numbers strange: Partnering: Why is the number for partnering so low? I believe that partnering is…
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  • How to Get Your Business Ready for Small Business Saturday

    Jim Shannon
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:31 am
    As Small Business Saturday draws inexorably near, now is the time to begin preparing for the onslaught of customers who will pass through your doors. Maybe not an onslaught, but at least a slaught; or a slew. Regardless, a little planning and prep will go a long way towards making Small Business Saturday a success,...continue reading … The post How to Get Your Business Ready for Small Business Saturday appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Holiday Email Marketing: Get Your Timing Right

    Jeff B. Copeland
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    ‘Tis the season for a really crowded email inbox – don’t let your holiday messaging get lost in the crowd. Email marketing firm Yesmail studied last year’s holiday campaigns by 30 name brands and came up with these email marketing tips for Halloween, Black Friday, Christmas and everything else in between. (Get your copy of...continue reading … The post Holiday Email Marketing: Get Your Timing Right appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Custom Affinity: Find Your Display Ad Audience

    Jonathan Larkin
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:51 pm
    When running display ads, one of the most important paths to success is proper audience targeting. You can have the best banners, tag lines, and page position but still fail if you’re making bad targeting decisions. Audience targeting has undergone numerous overhauls in the search, display, and mobile spaces, and we now have a new AdWords-based...continue reading … The post Custom Affinity: Find Your Display Ad Audience appeared first on Dex Media.
  • What Small Business Saturday Means for Your Business

    Jim Shannon
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:14 pm
    November 29, 2014 marks the fifth year of the Small Business Saturday celebration. Sandwiched between the Black Friday feeding frenzy and the anonymous, monotonous mouse clicks of Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is a financial force that continues to gain momentum. A grassroots movement, Small Business Saturday has become a cornerstone of local marketing as...continue reading … The post What Small Business Saturday Means for Your Business appeared first on Dex Media.
  • Stopping Spam for Good or How to Spam-proof Your Website Forms

    Kim Perry
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Creating a contact form on your business website can be a great thing. It can help you generate leads and answer questions from current clients, but it can also generate quite a bit of spam. Preventing spam may even seem like a full time job; as a small business owner you don’t have time for...continue reading … The post Stopping Spam for Good or How to Spam-proof Your Website Forms appeared first on Dex Media.
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  • 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…
  • How to Build Credibility by Using an Email Interview

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

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

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

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

    Becky Grainger
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:57 am
    Google Invest in Mystery Company Google has made a massive £542 million pound investment in a startup company, with such a big investment you would expect to know what the company does but it seems no one actually knows what they do. The company titled Magic Leap has purposely kept its ambitions and goals a secret, there have been hints at wearable technology and the website quotes ‘here’s where you’ll find discoveries, experiments and unscratchable itches from those conjuring night and day to help bring magic back into the world…’ In a press release, CEO &…
  • Conditional Formatting Font Colour in Excel using VBA (and a sneaky trick!)

    Adam Roberts
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:04 am
    The Problem This is a specific piece of advice to solve a specific problem – slightly different to our other blogs. If you’ve found this blog there’s a good chance that, like me this morning, you are searching the internet for advice on using conditional formatting colours on a font rather than a cell background. It seems that the usual places hadn’t managed to crack this as various posts on excel forums asked the question and so far no one had answered it. Well, here is how to do it! Perhaps you have a table like the above. It’s hard to make the different values stand out…
  • This Week in Digital…

    Becky Grainger
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:28 am
    Google vs Amazon? Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman, has revealed that the firm looks to Amazon as its main rival. Correcting the long-held assumption that the tech giant would instead be looking over its shoulder towards Yahoo or Bing for competition. During a speech in Berlin, Schmidt said: “Many people think our main competition is Bing or Yahoo. But, really, our biggest search competitor is Amazon”. “People don’t think of Amazon as search, but if you are looking for something to buy, you are more often than not looking for it on Amazon”. Adding: “They are…
  • Synthesising Your Content Strategy

    Mark Fullilove
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:04 am
    Two years ago in late December I made a resolution that I would commit to writing one blog post on my own personal blog every day. Yes: 365 days, 365 pieces of content. In reality, when I made that promise it did not seem much but only way down the track did I realise what a commitment I’d made. Sometimes I was up until late at night writing two or three articles, even scheduling them in advance to go live over the next few days just so I could give myself a night off. I can see why a lot of bloggers see it as a full-time job. My main problem was this: my blog focused on a niche sport in…
  • This Week in Digital…

    Becky Grainger
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:30 am
    #WakeUpCall This week saw the latest internet craze, #WakeUpCall. Trying to rival the Ice Bucket Challenge and #nomakeupselfie, the #WakeUpCall campaign is in aid of children’s charity, Unicef. The campaign encourages people to post photographs of themselves once they have just woken up. With celebrities such as Stephen Fry, Hugh Grant and Naomi Campbell, already getting involved it is expected to be the next viral campaign. It looks like Instagram filters will once again become everyone’s best friend. Google employs camel Google have now given us a chance to ‘explore’ the Liwa Desert…
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  • Facebook Advertising vs Google Display Network

    Dhugal Gardner
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
    Digital marketing has become an absolute must for businesses. In this article, we take a look at two of the best Internet platforms available to advertisers: Facebook and Google Display Network. According to the most recent figures, Facebook has 1,317 million users worldwide generating over 1 trillion page views per month, while Google Display Network serves 1 trillion ad impressions across more than 2 million websites. So what do all these big numbers mean? Both Facebook and Google Display Network have tremendous advertising reach and potential. While these numbers help us visualize the…
  • Social Proof in Action

    Danielle Walker
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:18 am
    Social proof is the latest marketing tactic on the block that every business (big or small) should incorporate into their marketing strategy. If you’re looking for a way to improve the overall perception of your brand, building up social proof is the answer. Why is social proof so important? Social proof makes potential customers more confident in purchasing a product or service from you. Think of social proof as the popular kid in school. If he (or she!) is wearing a brand, that automatically makes it okay for you to wear it too. It’s proof of the brand’s popularity, regardless…
  • 12 Things You Should Do After Publishing a Blog for Your Business

    Danielle Walker
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:20 pm
    After reading up on the power of content marketing, you successfully finished writing the most awesome blog post for your company blog.  Now that your blog post has been published for the world to see, you may think you can just sit back and watch as your blog generates traffic overnight.  “How could it not?” you say. Considering the fact that you wrote some pretty groundbreaking content, right? As amazing as that sounds, it couldn’t be further from reality. Publishing your content is only the beginning of your blog’s life cycle. Even the greatest content can’t market itself on…
  • Small Business 101: Tips on Video Marketing with Facebook

    Julia Thorncroft
    22 Sep 2014 | 1:28 pm
    Running a business goes beyond the simple brick-and-mortar style. These days, it is important for businesses to connect with customers or clients on multiple channels – and to connect strategically. Ever since Facebook began tweaking their video format and providing “YouTube-like features,” their video viewership increased significantly (even beating YouTube). Facebook revealed that users watch an average of more than 1 billion videos per day on Facebook. Why? Because users “like” and “share” these videos and they pop up in their friends’ news feeds. Clearly, video marketing…
  • Thinking Beyond Facebook for Your Business

    Nicole Knox
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Image courtesy of FrameAngel / Have you noticed your Facebook post reach plummeting on your business page? You can thank Facebook’s latest algorithm update for that. The social media giant is continuing to push businesses toward paid advertising and has been finding new ways to reduce page reach in order to push for it. As a business what are your options? While you can try to play the game, exploring options outside of Facebook is likely your best bet. Here are 8 Facebook alternatives you should consider for your business. However, keep the audience of each platform…
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  • Emotional Engagement On your App? How to measure the lloovveee

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:59 am
    Emotional Engagement On your App? How to measure the lloovveee Judging how emotionally involved your users are with your app may not seem to be the easiest of tasks. While you are still in the testing phase there are options you can employ to help. If your testers are willing you can collect biometric data from them while they are exploring the app. However, this might affect the numbers of … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • Long Copy Vs Short Copy, Which Type Converts On Email?

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:01 am
    Long Copy Vs Short Copy, Which Type Converts On Email? “The sludge of human inertia is so stagnant that too small an amount of copy cannot make that sludge flow into action. It’s a rare copy idea that can be presented with great brevity and still get immediate action.” Victor Schwab Does this mean then that the longer the copy the better? In short, no it doesn’t. If too small … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • Er$@ Er*+! Error Tracking that will improve customer usability

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:15 pm
      Er$@  Er*+!  Error Tracking that will improve customer usability Everyone likes to be told when they are right. Fewer individuals enjoy being told that they have made mistakes or have gotten things wrong. However, as human beings we learn more from our mistakes than we do from when things are going well. This view is summarized best as follows: “Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • Social Media for Non Profits – Part 2

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:05 am
    Social Media for Non Profits – A Short Guide part 2 In the first part of this guide we looked at why non-profit organisations should use social media. In this part I am going to explore how you should use social media as a non-profit organisation. I’m not going to bore you with details about how to set up your pages or twitter feeds. If you need that level of … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
  • Social Media for Non Profits – A Short Guide, Part 1

    29 Sep 2014 | 1:18 pm
    Social Media for Non Profits – A Short Guide, Part 1 For good or bad social media is here to stay. What was once considered a fad has become central to the lives of a growing number of people. The advent of social media has brought with it a change in the way we communicate, do business, and think about our place in the world. Not only this but it … ReadMore This is the just the teaser, click the title to enjoy content that will allow you to blow your competition out of the water !
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  • Boxen: How I stopped worrying about setting up my machine

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:55 pm
    I joined Appnovation a few weeks ago, and was presented a brand new machine to get started with development training. The whole task of setting it up seemed like a daunting task.
  • Alfresco Multipart Search

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:50 am
    In one of our recent projects, the client wanted to be able to customize the field that is shown on the search results. The current search page is great but the editors needs more information present.Here is the current search:
  • Docx4J and Alfresco

    16 Oct 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Docx4J is an open-source java project which helps developers to manipulate docx, pptx, xlsx documents. Docx4j could be used by Alfresco to create, modify word document on the fly.
  • Alfresco JavaScript Console

    14 Oct 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Today I want to talk about one of the most useful tool for an Alfresco developer: the Javascript console. This add-on is a Share administration console component to execute custom Javascript code against the Alfresco repository.
  • Mule MUnit - Tips for Writing Unit Tests

    10 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am
    In this article, I would like to showcase some tips & tricks on how to write great unit tests using 
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  • Meet The Team: Evan Volgas, Data Engineer

    Lindsay Arnold
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:03 am
    These products can’t just make themselves. Countless hours (and coffees!) get spent tweaking every aspect of our platform – from making sure our data is up to date, to adding new and valuable features. This is all to make sure our users get the absolute most out of WhatRunsWhere. Lucky for us, our Development Team is always up to the task! This month we unplugged and talked with our Data Engineer: say hi to Evan Volgas… 1. First things first, tell us a bit about what you do at WRW? I work on the dev ops team at WRW and specifically I’m responsible for managing the data…
  • 5 Scary Mistakes Not To Make In Display Advertising

    Lindsay Arnold
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:31 am
    If you want to get some sleep tonight, don’t read this post! Just kidding. But don’t say I didn’t warn you when you’re up late with display advertising strategy racing through your head. With Halloween coming up we thought we’d get into the spirit, in a spooky marketing kind of way. Here we give you the type of display advertising mistakes that would give any marketer nightmares! Avoid these 5 mistakes and you can go to bed scare-free knowing you did your job well done and produced a well-executed campaign. Now, if only there were still free candy involved… 1. Looking for traffic…
  • The Secrets To Staying Ahead During Busy Season

    Lindsay Arnold
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    The events that excite shoppers the most are also the ones that send marketers into crisis mode: Black Friday, Christmas, and Boxing Day. These are all main components of the much anticipated (and dreaded) Busy Season! New campaigns are needed to capitalize on the hordes of shoppers who are eager to buy, and could be your new consumers – if you get your strategy right. There’s also plenty of competition out there, new and old, ready to take these shoppers for themselves. So… Does it feel like impending doom for you with busy season getting into full swing? Don’t worry, take a deep…
  • Insights & Analysis: Fantasy Sports League

    Lindsay Arnold
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:52 am
    It’s that time of year again: Fantasy Football Season! Everyone’s been talking about their draft picks, the upcoming game, and who’s the best in their league. But that’s just one side of it. The fantasy sports league garners a lot of media attention, including a huge presence in display advertising. As the competition heats up, we dive into the fantasy football industry and find out which advertisers put on the best game face! CLICK HERE to have a look at the display and mobile strategies behind the top performers – Fan Duel, ESPN, CBS Sports, and Drafts Kings… The post Insights…
  • NEW eBook: Launching An International Ad Campaign

    14 Oct 2014 | 12:51 pm
    Ready to take your campaign beyond the borders and start attracting an international audience? Targeting new geographic locations is a great way to boost sales and grow your clientele. With this eBook, learn how you can start your international campaigns off the right way and discover… How to see where competing campaigns are running their ads. How to pinpoint the best traffic sources when targeting a specific geo-location. Where to see what your competitors are testing in each country. How to view traffic sources & ad placements as a local user of any given geo-location. How…
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  • Common Foreclosure-Related Terms and Definitions

    Matty Byloos
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineUnderstanding More About Your Mortgage If you’re new to the mortgage business, or you’re a first time home buyer who has just entered the market, your head may be swimming with questions and confusion over the abundance of terminology being thrown around. Below, you’ll find several of the most common foreclosure-related terms, and working definitions for each. These terms represent processes or actions that are involved with foreclosure, and are often used by investors, real estate professionals, and mortgage lenders. Principal Write-Down or…
  • 8 Basic Things You Need to Know About Paying Off Student Loan Debt

    Matty Byloos
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineUnderstanding Student Loan Debt If you’ve graduated from college or grad school, chances are very high that you headed out into the working world with at least some amount of student loan debt. According to the Project on Student Loan Debt, the following statistics from 2014 paint a scary picture: As of 2012, 71% of all students graduating from 4-year colleges had student loan debt   Average debt levels for all graduating seniors with student loans rose nearly 25% from 2011 to 2012, to almost $30,000 1.3 million students are graduating with…
  • 5 Ways You Can Be a Better Boss in Your Mortgage Business

    Matty Byloos
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineRunning a Mortgage Business? Here’s Some Advice You’ve probably heard the expression that most people don’t leave bad jobs or stressful work environments – the fact is that most people leave bad bosses. Given the personality traits that often along with people who rise to positions of leadership, this does make some sense. Hiring qualified people, giving them the tools to succeed, making sure they’re happy and productive, and backing off to let them do their jobs may all sound pretty easy to do, but that’s not always the case. And the…
  • Solar Industry Jobs and How to Get Them: Education, Training & More

    Matty Byloos
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineReady to Work in the Solar Industry? The solar industry continues to grow, as more and more Americans choose to leverage the rays of the sun to bring power into their homes and businesses. And with financial incentives available at both the state and federal levels (in many cases), together with the greater affordability of solar panels, the weight of the economic impact gets more manageable for consumers every year. Given all of these upward trends, you can bet that plenty of jobs are be available in the solar industry, and will continue to be, well…
  • What Is Solar Brand Equity and Why Does Your Business Need It?

    Matty Byloos
    10 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    RGR Marketing HIgh Quality B2B Leads OnlineHow Are You Marketing Your Solar Installation Business? Apple. Harley Davidson. NASCAR. Coca-Cola. The list of brands that consumers will proudly display as bumper stickers on their vehicles is a short one. What do these brands all have in common? It’s called brand equity. But what exactly is it? Brand equity is defined by Investopedia as “the value premium that a company realizes from a product with a recognizable name as compared to its generic equivalent.” But brand equity is about more than just higher profit margins. The public trusts…
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  • What Defines Quality of Content Marketing?

    Stephan Marais
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:12 am
    Content Marketing is nothing new and has been around since the very first advertising and marketing agencies started promoting their clients. Utilising content as part of your overall marketing strategy is essential, but where the difficulty arises is how to do this effectively using digital media available to us in the modern age. There are a number of misconceptions around using content in your marketing strategy and campaigns, let’s discuss a few of these and debunk the myths and get to the truth of the matter. Content Marketing… That’s Easy! How hard can it be, all you need to do is…
  • Penguin 3.0 is Here! Do You Need to Worry?

    Katherine Verhoeven
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:39 am
      In the first time in over a year, Google has released a Penguin update –say hello to Penguin 3.0! Friday’s release is aimed at fighting spam on the web, but as many an SEO professional knows, Google can be notoriously ruthless when it comes to updating their aggregators, often painting a wide brush over previously accepted SEO tactics. So do we need to worry? Not if you’re doing it right, says MediaVision’s Digital Strategist, Bridget Gersie: “Digital marketing and SEO professionals are anticipating the impact of the latest Penguin 3.0 update after its release last Friday. If…
  • Marketing Tricks of Terror

    Simone Basson
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    Frighten Your Fans with 13 Creepy Content Marketing Tactics Digital marketing requires marketers to be savvy and will keep customers riding on the edge of their seats ready to pounce on the latest opportunities that surface. The phrases ‘news-jacking’ and ‘trend-jacking’ may seem familiar, but let’s consider holiday jacking. Many holidays may be completely unrelated to a brand’s core business, but yet these special days pose as an excellent opportunity for promoting the brand’s offering.  Holiday-jacking has been a key aspect of commerce from as early as the Industrial…
  • 3 Steps to Refresh Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Melissa Botha
    10 Oct 2014 | 5:53 am
    As 2014 comes to an end, it is time to reflect on what went wrong, what went right and what changes happened in digital marketing this past year. At MediaVision we try our best to stay on top of all the changes in social media, inbound content marketing and search engine optimisation (SEO). However, this is not an easy task, with constant changes to algorithms in social search, news feeds and timelines, and not forgetting the many changes to Google’s search algorithm, we’re kept on our toes! There have been some big and important changes within social media marketing this past year; here…
  • Digital PR Executive Wanted – London

    Stephan Marais
    8 Oct 2014 | 4:06 am
    About MediaVision: MediaVision is a digital marketing agency that is fuelled by one thing: their passion for helping their client’s brand get noticed! As a multi-talented agency with offices based in London and Cape Town, the MediaVision team combines some of the industry’s heavyweights in PR, Social, PPC, SEO and Content Marketing on each side of the hemisphere. Job Title: Digital PR Executive – London We are now on the lookout for a digital PR whizz in the Kingston upon Thames office. The right candidate will have a degree in PR, journalism, marketing or similar. You will ideally…
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  • Media Pitch Like a Pro: What Journalists Want

    Megan Brenig
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:03 am
      During my four years specializing in public relations and journalism at Arizona State University, there were several core takeaways drilled through my head. One was that your personal credibility is the most important thing to preserve, another was that no good story comes without footwork, and the third and perhaps most important was that there is nothing more aggravating to a journalist than a bad pitch from a PR professional. Now that I am practicing in the realm of PR, or the “dark side” as journalists commonly call it, I would like to reveal some tips that will enable you to…
  • How to Master the Art of Failure for Marketing

    Melanie Mulvihill
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:02 am
    The message comes in a variety of neatly packed phrases: “fail fast,” “failure is a gift,” “embrace failure.” What is this hype all about, and why is failure so in right now? Failure is nodded to as a key stepping stone in the path toward success by thought leaders and business professionals alike. As the award winning author J.K Rowling puts it, “it is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well have not lived at all – in which case you fail by default.” Highlighting failures is even trending in several well…
  • 3 Shining Examples of How Great PR Can Conquer All

    Megan Brenig
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:12 am
    Recovering after a media or brand crisis can be a make it or break it moment. Some businesses handle crisis well, some take precautions and learn from previous mistakes, and some will freeze and fail. Recovery potential and duration vary based on several different factors: the scale of the crisis, the brand’s reputation prior to the crisis, and the sincerity of the apology and cleanup efforts. In this article we will explore three brands that trumped controversy with flying colors. Taco Bell’s “seasoned beef” meat filling lawsuit (2011) Taco Bell’s parent company…
  • Marketing to the Senses: Exploring the Realm of Sensory Marketing

    Nick Dan-Bergman
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:35 am
    You have a head, shoulders, knees, and toes, but the latest marketing trends with your eyes, ears, mouth, and nose. Consumers are seeking out experiences that pique and stimulate their senses for a variety of reasons, including relaxation, boosted efficacy, and simple enjoyment. Brands that are associated with strong sensations – thrills, speeds, color, taste – are most likely to win out. To adhere to this desire for sensory stimulation, marketers are increasingly seeking to stimulate the senses of touch, taste, and smell to deliver more memorable products, services and even advertising…
  • One Size Fits All is No More: Reaching Peaks with Product Personalization

    Marcela Palefsky
    10 Oct 2014 | 11:42 am
    It’s been drilled in our heads from the time we started pre-school: “You’re unique, and there is nobody else in the world just like you.” Today’s modern market is finally following suit and it seems that customization is a right, not a privilege. The one-size-fits-all approach is dying. In certain categories, the assembly line approach kicked the bucket a long time back. Think about it, when was the last time you weren’t able to customize your car? What does this mean for the market? Consumers have come to see ‘have it my way’ as more than just a fast food chain slogan. It’s…
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    Wired Advisor eMarketing Blog

  • WA 16 – 7 Tips to Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile for Influence

    Stephanie Sammons
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:05 am
    This is episode 16 of the weekly Wired Advisor Podcast with Stephanie Sammons.  In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I share 7 tips on how to power up your LinkedIn profile for greater influence. When you build your digital influence, good things happen. When you focus on building your digital influence, you create more opportunities for your business with less time and energy. Influence is a “people-driven” strategy. People follow and connect with you online because of who we are and how you think! Are you out there showcasing your personality, passion, and…
  • WA 15: Talking Risk With Aaron Klein, CEO of Riskalyze

    Stephanie Sammons
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:07 am
    In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Aaron Klein, CEO of Riskalyze. Aaron and his team have developed a very powerful tool that completely redefines the risk conversation between financial advisors and their clients. I remember when I first stumbled upon Riskalyze and my mind was blown. I was thinking “how great would it have been to have access to something like this when I was a financial advisor”! The core technology for Riskalyze is built on the academic framework that won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2002. Financial advisors can use that data the…
  • WA14: Online Financial Advisors and the Future of Financial Advice With Grant Easterbrook

    Stephanie Sammons
    8 Oct 2014 | 7:17 am
    In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Grant Easterbrook. Grant Easterbrook leads Corporate Insight’s (a NYC-based financial industry consulting firm) research on investment- and personal finance-related startups, monitoring more than 200 firms. Grant has been researching this space for nearly three years and has written four studies on the subject. His research has been cited in outlets such as theWall Street Journal, the New York Times and Reuters. Are the so-called robo-advisors really a threat to human financial advisors? With over 200 start-ups in this space, there…
  • 5 Key #FinCon Takeaways for Forward-Thinking Financial Advisors

    Stephanie Sammons
    7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    Philip Taylor, FinCon Founder Photo Credit: Flickr @paHcew At the 2014 FinCon Financial Media Conference, over 600 personal finance professionals, bloggers, media folks, and even a nice showing of financial advisors landed in New Orleans. This is a powerful community of financial content creators who are changing the industry as we know it by connecting money with personal media! The financial planners and advisors I spoke with who were in attendance were very enthusiastic about the insights, strategies, tips, and tools that they learned about at FinCon. If you’re at all inclined…
  • WA 13: The FinCon Sessions – Chris Ducker and Creating Virtual Freedom

    Stephanie Sammons
    1 Oct 2014 | 7:14 am
    This is the 2nd FinCon Sessions episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast! The 1st episode of the FinCon Sessions featured a conversation with Jeff Goins. The FinCon Conference is for bloggers, podcasters, and publishers in personal finance and the financial services industry. At the 2014 conference there were about 600 attendees! Learn More About Attending the FinCon Conference I had the pleasure of hanging out with Chris Ducker at two back-to-back conferences where we were both speakers; FinCon 2014 (Chris was a keynote speaker here) and the 2014 Agents of Change Digital Marketing…
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  • 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…
  • Finally add a New WordPress theme

    Adesh Saxena
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:50 am
    I have started blogging on Devetol from September 2013 and till date I have add lots of theme only the reason to make it clean and readable but this time finally I have now good WordPress theme from Graphy.  In year 2013 My WordPress theme was: I have modified theme because of its colorful features and turned in neat and clean but some where I was completely satisfied with this theme. I changed theme again, at that time the theme looks like: Old one theme looks like previous theme. As a Magazine theme there were lots of option to add sliders, floating bars and much more but I avoid all…
  • Top 5 Blogging Tools for every Blogger

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

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

    Adesh Saxena
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    Ice Bucket Challenge…. the most viral activity spread through Social Media. Matt Cutts head of web spam team at google also participate in this challenge. Lets see how Cutts carrying the ICE bucket and making this moment unforgettable. The post Matt Cutts does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Devetol.
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  • We’ve Gone Full Circle – How Viral Content Gets Scraped and Re-purposed

    Jesse Aaron
    13 Oct 2014 | 8:05 am
    One trend in content marketing that’s been popular for some time now involves scraping the web for unique and engaging content and then repurposing it for use on a different channel. In some ways, this is safe to do, yet in others, it can cause quite a bit of harm – read, plagiarism. Of course, […] The post We’ve Gone Full Circle – How Viral Content Gets Scraped and Re-purposed appeared first on Mashbout.
  • 9 Ideas to Create ReTweet-Worthy Tweets

    Jesse Aaron
    2 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    Everyone’s Twitter stream is constantly updating with new tweets. As such, it’s easy for your tweets to get lost in the flow, making it even harder to get your well-crafted pithy tweets retweeted. While there are plenty of obvious, traditional ways of attempting to get your tweets retweeted – including using hashtags, writing short tweets […] The post 9 Ideas to Create ReTweet-Worthy Tweets appeared first on Mashbout.
  • How to Outrank Competitors With Semantics

    Jesse Aaron
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:34 pm
     times, it seems as though the world of internet writing has become a race to the two extremes. On one side, social media has popularized the short, Buzfeed-style post. The only way click bait works is if you don’t trick people into reading a long article. They will be resentful. On the other side, the […] The post How to Outrank Competitors With Semantics appeared first on Mashbout.
  • Facebook Demographics Cheat Sheet

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

    Jesse Aaron
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:37 pm
    reddit should never be overlooked in a marketing campaign. There are so many subreddits (over 7,000 active communities) that can closely align with your industry. In a way, that’s 7,000+ chances your business, product, or service fits in with an active community on reddit. Granted – from a general perspective – reddit does lend itself […] The post Can you sell on reddit? [Infographic] appeared first on Mashbout.
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    Tamar SEO and Social Blog

  • International SEO: how hard can it be?

    Valentin Boulan
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    At first glance, doing SEO for international clients might seem pretty straight forward: carry out routine technical fixes on-site, pop a few key terms into Google translate and watch your site shoot up search results once it’s properly optimised. However, there are numerous parameters you should take into consideration before going all out with a standard SEO strategy, as simply replicating the same approach to all your markets could prove a costly mistake. Here are some things you should look for to make your global campaign a success.. Assess your target market While your company…
  • Tamar’s #DigitalHistory – The story of Instagram

    Henry Elliss
    6 Oct 2014 | 3:48 am
    Today marks the 4th birthday of one of the biggest social media success stories of recent years, Instagram. Yes – Instagram has been with us for 4 years (though it feels like more) and we’re celebrating this milestone by making it the focus of our latest #DigitalHistory infographic. The Story of Instagram Whatever your opinion of Instagram, it’s hard to deny that it’s made a massive impact on the way people share photos. With 200 million members as of this year, not to mention that massive price-tag which Facebook paid for the service, it’s clearly a very well…
  • Improving mobile conversions: tips to get it right

    Valentin Boulan
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:57 am
    To state that mobile traffic is growing into THE major source of online search would be stating the obvious. So would pointing out that mobile conversion rates still tend to be much lower than desktop. With the use of smart phones, tablets and mobile apps now way past the stage of ‘emerging platforms’, it’s essential to make use of every good practice to help your site stand out among the competition. Here are some tips to help improve your conversions on mobile.. Mobile site Firstly and most obviously, it’s important to ensure your site is mobile friendly. Online purchases are often…
  • The only way is Outreach – Social Media Week London

    Henry Elliss
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:25 am
    This morning in Central London, Tamar held our annual ‘Social Media Week’ event as part of #SMWLDN. This year we took a look at the tricky world of influencer engagement – and we invited along a panel of experts on the topic to help us out: namely, some expert bloggers. In preparation for the event (and to celebrate Social Media Week) we also commissioned a piece of research to look at how bloggers have experienced ‘engagement’ by brands and agencies – the results of which will be formally published this week – but we started off the event by taking a…
  • 4 SEO differences between Google and Yandex

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

  • Digital Agency Structure: How It Can Help Your Business

    Andrew Jung
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:40 am
    In today’s age of online marketing, the responsibility of maintaining a strong digital presence is very difficult to manage along with the hectic schedule of running a business. Simply having a website is no longer enough to effectively engage your business’ audience while generating quality leads. A digital marketing strategy must be implemented that is consistent across all online channels, and it must be carried out in a way that catches the interest of users along all points of the conversion funnel. This can be difficult to do unless a business has a large internal team that is…
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Everyday Health

    Brendon Rowe
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    To truly understand real world application of SEO tactics, it is important to take a look at other businesses in order to understand what they are doing well and where they could use a bit of work. In an effort to demonstrate how a company can improve and where they deserve kudos for their existing SEO efforts, I’m proud to present a 1 hour SEO audit. The reason why this is an hour is because: I am a busy man. I believe that there are many tools and methodologies out there that can help uncover a lot of SEO improvements on a website in a short period of time, and I want to show how. The…
  • Facebook Emerges as a Key Player in Online Advertising

    Kate Endres
    7 Oct 2014 | 11:05 am
    Watch out Google, Facebook is here to play in the world of online advertising. Facebook has released a new ad network at the beginning of October that is expected to compete with Google’s successful and well-known ad platform, AdWords. As you have probably seen buzzing across the Internet, Facebook acquired Atlas from Microsoft, a type of ad network that will allow them to advertise to users both on and off the Facebook platform. After a redesign of the product, Facebook will soon launch their version of online advertising that will use data that has been collected from over 1.3 billion…
  • Social Media Management: How to Measure Social Media ROI

    Pamela Nichols
    2 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    You’ve set up your social media profiles, created stellar design assets, and have an appealing, well-defined voice for your brand. But how do you truly measure social media marketing success? While making lasting connections and growing your fan base is important, knowing how to measure and capitalize on your brand’s social media ROI is vital to the success of your marketing campaign. To help businesses tackle this challenge, we’ve assembled the following tips on how to understand and measure social media marketing ROI. Define Your Social Goals Many brands that report having difficulty…
  • Using Instagram for Business: Instagram Best Practices You Need to Know

    Megan Biondi
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    It's hard to scroll through your Instagram feed and avoid swiping past a branded post. Companies have caught wind that Instagram is the "new spot to be" on social media. However, the question still remains, how are they making money posting pretty pictures, and should my brand be on Instagram too? Before diving in and setting up your company's profile, here are a few insights that your team should know to help realistically set Instagram expectations and start your campaign on the right foot. Instagram is a great platform to use as a consumer, however, there are a few hurdles when it comes to…
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    The Internet Marketing Blog of Jon Leuty For Making Money Online

  • Study Finds Law of Attraction is as Real as Gravity

    6 Oct 2014 | 10:54 am
    Study Finds Law of Attraction is as Real as Gravity You’ve probably heard about and maybe even practiced the “Law of Attraction” to bring better things into your life. It’s one of our brain’s most natural and powerful talents. Countless people all over the world have used this “law” to attract wealth and abundance to themselves and the people they love. So why have so many more tried and failed? The #1 question we ask when it fails to work for us is… “If Attraction is actually a ‘law,’ then why won’t it work for me as automatically and effortlessly as gravity does?
  • The Many Health Benefits of Meditation

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

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

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

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

  • What is better than affiliate marketing? The Mobe License program!

    Marco Moeschter
    8 Oct 2014 | 7:27 am
    What is better than affiliate marketing? The Mobe License program! In this video you’ll learn: - is affiliate marketing really the best way to earn money or is there something better? - Introducing the Mobe License program and your advantages with Mobe - why the Mobe License program is better than affiliate marketing - how to use the program to make high ticket affiliate sales   Marco Moeschter   Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: The post What is better than affiliate marketing? The Mobe License program! appeared first on Marco…
  • Change your thinking change your life!

    Marco Moeschter
    3 Oct 2014 | 8:11 am
    Change your thinking change your life!   In this video you’ll learn:   - why your thinking like it is will keep you broke - why changing your thinking will change your life - how you can change your thinking / steps needed     Marco Moeschter Still have questions? Add me on Facebook: The post Change your thinking change your life! appeared first on Marco Moeschter.
  • MOBE 90 DAY VIDEO CHALLENGE – My commitment for the next 90 days!

    Marco Moeschter
    3 Oct 2014 | 7:49 am
    MOBE 90 DAY VIDEO CHALLENGE – My commitment for the next 90 days!   I’m really excited in today’s video because the founder of Mobe (or better know as My OnlineBusiness Empire) , Matt Lloyd created a new challenge  for all people in Mobe which I joined.   The goal of this challenge is to make a video everyday for the next 90 days!   WOW!   That’s a big commitment to make a video every day for the next 90 days but it’s also a big chance to boost out businesses. Now what can you expect from this challenge? Of course a lot new videos with great and valuable…
  • How to Fail the Right Way

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

    Marco Moeschter
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:42 pm
    Using YouTube to brand your business. Easiest way for branding yourself !   In this video you’ll learn: - how you can brand your business fast and easy - why Youtube is on of the best ways for branding - how I do it for my business       Marco Moeschter Still have questions? Add me on Facebook:   The post Using YouTube to brand your business. Easiest way for branding yourself ! appeared first on Marco Moeschter.
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    Netrepid » Cloud Computing And Data Center Blog From Netrepid

  • The Secrets To Enterprise Mobility Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Jonathan Bentz
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:44 am
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  • White Paper Wednesday: ‘The Burden Of Backscatter’

    Jonathan Bentz
    8 Oct 2014 | 6:52 am
    By Jonathan Bentz, Marketing Manager Editor’s Note: We review whitepapers related to different aspects of business technology right here on our blog every Wednesday. Any company with whitepapers related to business technology are encouraged to submit their content to be reviewed here. Got a white paper you would like us to review? Submit it for consideration here. The Burden Of Backscatter Publisher: SECNAP Network Security Published: May 2010 Language: English Pages: 2 Size: 50 KB Snapshot: You’ve just received a non-delivery report for an email you never sent. One of your employees…
  • The Channel Company Announces Experts Headlining NexGen Cloud Conference

    Jonathan Bentz
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:18 pm
    Google’s Ray Kurzweil, Mirantis’ Alex Freedland, and Gartner’s Tiffani Bova Top List of IT Heavyweights To Offer Best Practices Advice to Solution Providers Building Cloud-Focused Businesses FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Sept. 23, 2014 – The Channel Company announced today it has assembled a collection of the IT industry’s most influential and brightest minds to speak at its upcoming NexGen Cloud Conference & Expo to be held December 4-5, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center. Ray Kurzweil, an American author, computer scientist, inventor, futurist, and director…
  • Fiction To Reality: Smart Tech Origin Stories [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Jonathan Bentz
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:39 pm
    “The Future is Now.” What may have been a generic, faux-catchy phrase, angled at selling you something you probably didn’t need, has turned into a true statement… at least when it comes to the technology that is being developed and cultivated. Asimovian productions of robot housekeepers, driverless cars, automated kitchens, and online education aren’t nearly crazy as they must have seemed when the sci-fi legend made them in 1964. The year is 2014, and technology drives how people live. Devices that–at one point–were fiction, are slowly but surely becoming a…
  • Document Collaboration: A Source Of Firm Performance Enhancement

    Daniel Clark
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:55 am
    Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a guest contribution from Daniel Clark, a network administrator. Here he discusses the advantageous of document collaboration and its ultimate effects upon the growth of the companies. Daniel also recently contributed an post to us in June reviewing data center cleaning tips.   Do you have tech tips for businesses you would like us to share with our readers? Contact us here. One of the major aspects for the development of world has been the technology. Since its evolution, technology has ever been developing thereby providing various inventions to the…
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    WiderFunnel Marketing Conversion Optimization

  • Coming to a Conference Near You

    Chris Goward
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:29 am
    What are the best conferences you’ve attended? We’re asked to speak at dozens of conferences each year and it’s gotten to the point that we have to be selective. So, we’re looking for input from you: which do you believe are the must-attend events? Which ones give the best content? Which attract the most interesting attendees? Please add your comments below from your experience in the past few years. Thank you! And if you’re planning on attending a conference this Fall, hopefully we’ll see you there. Here are some upcoming events we’ll be speaking at:…
  • How Culture Produces Great Work and Attracts A-Players

    Chris Goward
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:03 am
    Why does my 2-year-old iPhone battery die in 3 hours? Why are household appliances built with such poor quality these days? Remember your parents’ washing machine? It lasted for decades. Today, they barely last 5 years. And don’t even think about repairing them. It’s cheaper to replace the whole thing. In some industries, quality seems to have gone out of style. That’s a problem I hear marketers complain about in their digital agencies too. How many times have you been disappointed? You should expect high quality service from your partners and agencies, but it’s…
  • What is the purpose of branding?

    Chris Goward
    22 Jun 2014 | 9:50 am
    Marketers are a confused bunch.   Tweet this:Marketers are a confused bunchTweet In what other industry do professionals disagree so vehemently about the basic goal of their work? Do engineers debate whether their buildings should stand up or fall down? Do accountants wring their hands over whether their beans should add up? Do teachers wonder whether it’s important for their students to learn stuff? Nope. But ask 12 marketers what the goal of their job is and you’ll get 13 answers. Today, let’s see if we can find a workable definition for the purpose of branding…
  • Seven Answers Conversion Optimizers Want to Know

    Chris Goward
    31 May 2014 | 10:01 am
    Have you been to Bucharest? I hadn’t until last week, and I have to say, I loved it! The GPeC eCommerce Summit organizers invited me to keynote at their 500+ attendee conference and, due to popular demand, I also did a workshop the following day with 200+ registrants. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised by the quality of content, merchants and technology environment there. They’re also a very warm, inviting and open community of marketers. If you get a chance, I totally recommend checking out Romania on your next European vacation. During the event, one of the…
  • The Surprising Power of Testing your Gut Instinct for Business

    Chris Goward
    8 Apr 2014 | 6:19 am
    You can’t analyze how a great painting makes you feel. You can’t compute the beauty of a sunset. There’s no algorithm for the ocean’s majesty. Similarly, some of the best ideas in business come in a wonderful, inexplicable flashes of insight. I was in New York for a couple days this week and then in Tofino, a beautiful beach town perched on a rock outcropping on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. The experience of the ocean, wind, rain, fog, sun and golden eagles can’t be explained. It must be felt. I think it was particularly poignant in contrast to New…
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  • Over 101 Productivity Tools (Free & Premium) To Get Things Done

    Mahesh Mohan
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:37 am
    You might already know that using a set of internet tools is one of the best ways to increase your productivity. It’s different for different people, and it keeps on changing as we find better alternative to the current ones. Here’s a comprehensive list of some of the best productivity tools and apps — categorized & subcategorized. And hey, it’s possible that your favorite social media productivity tool is missing here but I have already organized all the social media productivity tools at — Social Media Tools 101. And yeah, most of the tools that I have…
  • Over 101 Social Media Tools (Free & Premium) You’ll Ever Need

    Mahesh Mohan
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Over the past several months I’ve collected a ton of Internet tools that are useful for bloggers and marketers in my Evernote. I’ve organized all of them under the following categories: Content Marketing, SEO, Social Media and Productivity. So today I would like to focus on social media and want to feature some of the best social media tools for bloggers and marketers. Most of the tools that I have mentioned here are free unless it’s marked as “Premium”. There is no way that you’ll need all the tools that I’ve listed here, but it’s going to…
  • The 101 Best WordPress Plugins — For Anything & Everything

    Mahesh Mohan
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    You may already know that WordPress is the darling of bloggers, and that it is the most popular Content Management System (CMS). WordPress powers more than 17% of the web and its users produce about 41.7 million new posts and 60.5 million new comments each month. Amazing, huh? If you are completely new to WordPress, and is serious about blogging, then you would have heard of WordPress Plugins and must be wondering what a ‘Plugin’ is! A Plugin is nothing but a tool (or an extension) that allows you to enhance your WordPress blog. It makes your blog more functional, useful, and…
  • 7 Blogging Years. 7 Blogging Lessons. 7 Blogging Tips.

    Mahesh Mohan
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Yes, that’s right! It’s the 7th Blogoversary of Minterest. I started Minterest ( as a personal finance blog back in 2006 and later in August 2007 I started blogging about “Money, Internet, Investing” (yes, that was the first tagline of Minterest and now as you can see it’s — tech. marketing. mashups.). To be honest it was “Just another WordPress site” literally and I was simply rehashing topics that were of “My interest“. But there is one thing… I was learning. I loved WordPress and that experience from…
  • The Email Marketing Handbook – 101+ Resources, Tips, Strategies & Tools

    Mahesh Mohan
    6 Aug 2014 | 5:22 am
    If you’ve been following Minterest for some time, you might have noticed that I haven’t published any blog posts related to “Email Marketing” till date. The primary reason is that I do not have a newsletter… yet. In fact, I hate email marketers,  as I consider 90% of them as spammers. But it’s also true that email marketing is more important now than ever. It’s like we live in a new era of Email Marketing 2.0. That exactly is the reason why your favorite blogs and websites are too keen to collect your email so that they can add you to…
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  • Its Not Over Until I Win

    Robb Corbett
    14 Oct 2014 | 3:21 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Its Not Over Until I Win Having the commitment to keep on moving forward, to hold on and to continuously push toward your goal is the distinguishing characteristic between winners and losers.  The key to your success is not in never failing, but in being committed to get back on your feet and continue striving after every failure. Your stubbornness to never give up, your determination to push through each and every obstacle that gets in your way is... Read more
  • Daily Motivator – Success is a Decision You Make

    Robb Corbett
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:49 am
    <= share over there (thanks). Daily Motivator - Success is a Decision You Make Where you have ended up in your life is a result of your decision to be exactly where you are. Success or failure… greatness or mediocrity they are all decisions we make.  By not making a decision to succeed you are still making a decision. Once you understand you are the master of your destiny. That you can be who you want, you can have what you want, you can shape your life into what you want... Read more
  • Daily Motivator – Want Success? Stick To a Plan!

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

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

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

    9 Oct 2014 | 9:39 pm
    No website building project is complete without link building initiatives. In fact, this is the most crucial tasks that will help enhance the presence of your website. There are a few points that site owners must be aware of while talking of a link building project. The underline here is while there are some beneficial and proven practices in link building that might help your site; there are equally bad practices that you must avoid. The basics of link building initiatives will throw more light on this issue. Some of the harmful practices in link building include making use of a link…
  • What is Performance Based SEO

    30 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Down the history of SEO initiatives, there have been a lot of controversies regarding the paradigm and how it is achieved. Performance-based SEO is one such hot topic that has been around us for so long. Quite a many SEO experts reveal that most performance-based SEO initiatives do not take into account the real benefits to the sites, rather they are employed as cheap tricks to maximize the profits of the SEO agencies. Especially during the last decade, SEO concepts and practices have undergone a drastic change. Quite a many SEO companies have not updated themselves to the current practices…
  • Some SEO Considerations for Building a Website

    25 Sep 2014 | 10:56 pm
    As a matter of fact, most site owners do not understand that SEO is verily an integral part of website building. Therefore, they frequent the SEO experts much later after the entire website has been constructed. SEO when done independently from the site construction work might not give the results needed as much as it could have if accomplished while the site was designed and launched. SEO refers to a comprehensive set of tasks covering several aspects of a website and a thoroughly conceived and executed SEO will need to work on every aspect of a given website and therefore it amounts to…
  • All in One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin: Threats and the Way Out

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

    1 Sep 2014 | 8:34 am
    Google has decided to fully remove the alluring authorship photos that you would have seen within the search results. In announcing this change, Google’s John Mueller stated that this measure from Google is a part of its mission to clean up the visual design of the company’s search results. The company is now bent upon bringing about an enhanced mobile experience and a design that is consistent across several devices. The present move is aimed at simplifying the way authorship is shown in mobile and desktop search results. While the profile photo and circle counts are removed now,…
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  • Forum Personality: Don’t be someone who you are not in real life!

    Shawn Gossman
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    Forum personality is an important aspect in your forum career. It is important that you act on your forum the way you would act away from your forum. If you create a new character for yourself and use that character on your forum, then you are just being fake and that is dishonesty. Never be dishonest to your forum members because if you ever get caught, you will have that reputation of being a liar. Avoid all this by being yourself and keeping an honest forum personality.     An Honest Forum Personality As I said above, it is crucial for you to always be honest when running a…
  • Active Forum Owner: How to Make Your Forum Really Active!

    Shawn Gossman
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:49 am
    Being an active forum owner is very important for being a successful forum owner. If you fail to be an active forum owner, you will fail at having an active message forum. Active forums will have at least one active forum owner – that, I promise you. When it comes to running message forum, the forum owner cannot just sit back and watch the forum become active. You have to be an active forum owner and you have to make sure your forum gets active. There is no other way around this unless you want to hire someone to help you do this which is something many forum owners do at the beginning.
  • Forum Member Demands: Don’t hate them – embrace them!

    Shawn Gossman
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:33 am
    Forum member demands shouldn’t annoy you. Forum member demands shouldn’t discourage you. Forum member demands can help your forum become a huge success. Your forum needs forum members in order for it to survive, right? So it just makes sense to meet the forum member demands and make you community happier each time you improve your message forum. Does that make sense? I’ve heard some forum owners criticize forum member demands and make it out like the forum members want too much, well I am here to tell you that it’s your duty as a forum owner, it’s your job as a forum owner to meet…
  • Forum Volunteerism: Make Volunteering for a Message Forum Worthy

    Shawn Gossman
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    Forum Volunteerism doesn’t really get the spotlight it deserves in the volunteer world these days. I am a volunteer firefighter and assistant fire chief, I don’t get paid at all and my fire house is responsible for doing fundraisers and events to develop our own budget. Still, people praise us because we are volunteering to keep our communities safe. Volunteer Red Cross members are also praised and they are proud to inform others that they volunteer in disaster relief. Forum volunteerism though, it’s not something we tend to brag about or people tend to want to jump up and do because it…
  • Forum Blog Promotion: Marketing Your Blog in 4 Unique Ways

    Shawn Gossman
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    Forum blog promotion is where you have a blog and a message forum that share the same niche and you want to promote your blog on your message forum. Forum blog promotion is better when the content on your forum seamlessly integrate into your forum rather than just looking like an advertisement to your blog. If your members see an advertisement to your blog, they might click it and check it out but if you use great forum blog promotion skills and publish interesting content that links to your blog, they will probably click on those links quicker than clicking on a flat out advertisement link.
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  • Is Your Email Marketing Spam?

    19 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    Email marketing can be very effective as long as it is not viewed as spam. This is critical because when your email marketing is viewed as spam, it will not […]
  • Getting Help with Your Email Marketing Campaign

    5 Oct 2014 | 9:37 pm
    Savvy business owners realize the importance of email marketing even if they do not know how to run an effective email marketing campaign. Simply stated this means a business owner […]
  • Is Email Marketing Right For Your Business?

    28 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    Deciding whether or not email marketing is a good idea for your business can be a difficult process. The concept of email marketing is very simple to understand the process […]
  • Evaluating Your Email Marketing

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

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

  • Social Business Trends 2014 - #Infographic #socialmedia

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:49 pm
    A new global study by HootSuite of 750+ enterprise organizations reveals that majority of businesses believe social media presence is important to the bottom line yet they face challenges in turning social data into something actionable.Here are some key findings from the study:• 88 percent of respondents agree their organization's social media presence is important to stay competitive.• 86 percent agree analyzing data about their social media engagement can help their company improve its bottom line, but only 41% agree their company fully capitalizes on the data captured by…
  • The 2014 State of Consumer Privacy and Personalization - #Infographic

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:52 am
    Gigya's 2014 privacy and personalization study reveals that, when it comes to their data, modern consumers across the globe demanding transparency, relevance and convenience.The study also shows that social login usage is exploding as more businesses use it to reconcile these concerns and expectations.Here are some key highlights:77 percent of US consumers log in to websites and mobile app using their social media accounts.Social login usage has increased by 45 percent just since 2012.Over 80 percent of US and UK consumers have abandoned online registration because they didn't like the amount…
  • The Ideal Length of Facebook Post, Google+ Headline, Tweet, Hashtag and Blog - #SocialMedia #infographic

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:35 pm
    The folks at Sumall and Buffer have created a nifty infographic that illustrates the ideal length of almost everything online, including the optimal character count of Twitter tweets, Facebook posts, Google+ headline, domain name, hashtag, email subjects and much more.
  • #DigitalMarketing - The Difference Between Paid, Owned And Earned Media - #infographic

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:41 pm
    "Various media platforms and channels exist in the words of digital, but understanding the differences between paid, owned and earned media can help you to be savvier at creating and curating content.All types require time and development, but by combining all three media types you can help to develop an integrated digital marketing strategy with extended reach and scale that works to the strengths of each channel.Here are they key differences between paid, owned and earned media to help you to understand how each can feed into your digital marketing strategy."Infographic courtesy…
  • The Power of the Influential Customer - #infographic

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:58 pm
    While marketing to your customers is an important component to increasing visibility for your business, your customers themselves can be just as powerful - because they have their own personal networks of friends of contacts to influence. The more a customer becomes influential, the more “social value” they have - ultimately affecting your bottom line and increasing ROI. The key to leveraging these customers is by using big data analytics platforms to analyze their behaviors. Once you've determined who they are and how they’re influential, you can move on to targeted marketing…
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    Foxtail Marketing

  • Which Marketing Automation Tool is Right for Your Business?

    Sara Davis
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:17 pm
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Are you in the market for a new Marketing Automation Tool for your Company? Take this quiz and see which solution is best for your company. To find out more about how we can help you automate your marketing. Contact us to learn more. The post Which Marketing Automation Tool is Right for Your Business? appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • 3 Fresh Ideas for Your Content Marketing Strategy

    Sara Davis
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:05 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Everyone knows that creating valuable content is beneficial to a business. It helps create a community, provide help to existing customers, and begins to add new customers into your sales and communications funnel. Unfortunately, sometimes it feels like every topic has been covered or written about. Here are 3 fresh ideas for your content marketing […] The post 3 Fresh Ideas for Your Content Marketing Strategy appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • Content Creation on Mobile Devices: Will We Soon See it in the Workplace?

    Kevin McFadyen
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Content creation continues to evolve and become increasingly more important in order for B2B businesses to find customers they need. While most of that has been done while working on a desktop computer, how is content creation through mobile technology growing? Or is it even growing at all? We haven’t heard much about content creation on […] The post Content Creation on Mobile Devices: Will We Soon See it in the Workplace? appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • 4 Practical Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

    Sara Davis
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. Social media presents innumerable benefits for business owners, but many still don’t know exactly what to do with it. “Fifty-eight percent of companies are currently engaged in social networks like Facebook, microblogs like Twitter, and sharing multimedia on platforms such as YouTube – but research from the Harvard Business Review” finds that “Although 79% of the […] The post 4 Practical Social Media Tips for Small Businesses appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
  • Onsite Blogging: Expectations vs. Reality

    Sara Davis
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:48 am
    A great new post over at the Fox Den. With onsite blogging getting bit of news lately, it’s easy to get the wrong idea. When that happens, it’s best to take a good look at onsite blogging, and measure your expectations against reality. Blogging has become an integral component of content marketing. Nowadays, there’s really no tricking Google or other search engines. They’ve all […] The post Onsite Blogging: Expectations vs. Reality appeared first on Foxtail Marketing.
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  • See How Unemployment Was Knocked Out

    Eyram Hlortsi
    8 Oct 2014 | 10:06 am
    SAMPLE UNEMPLOYMENT NEWS HEADLINES Have you noticed how unemployment is big news. We see a lot of bad news. Each bad news is pregnant with opportunities. Consider the headlines below and tell me how it feels. See this headline, Greece Faces 150,000 Job-Cut Hurdle to Aid Payment: or rather the […] The post See How Unemployment Was Knocked Out appeared first on
  • Would You Have Done the Same?

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

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

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

    Eyram Hlortsi
    7 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    What is the easiest way to make money online? Is it affiliate marketing, information marketing, product launching, filling of survey forms? The answer will surprisingly shock you. It is not actually what you may be expecting. Let me start off by saying that, you can start an online business easily, […] The post The Easiest Way to Make Money Online appeared first on
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    Overit Blog

  • The PR and Marketing Advantages of Attending Industry Events

    Alison Krawczyk
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    You can build a great business or service, but if nobody knows about it, it’ll never take off. Attending industry events, such as conferences and award shows, is an impactful way to solidify your presence and voice as an industry leader, network with peers and continue to build awareness of your company. Regardless of what sector your company falls in, there are likely hundreds of events to choose from regionally, nationally or worldwide. With the following advice and a bit of research, you can determine where your attendance is going...Continue reading The PR and Marketing Advantages of…
  • Running Your Business with Mission-Driven Execution (#Pubcon)

    Janae DeRusso
    8 Oct 2014 | 11:18 am
    You focus on your brand, but do you focus on your mission? Pubcon 2014 Las Vegas kicked off this morning with a keynote from Chris Brogan, who impressed upon us the need to focus on the “why” we do what we do. He describes your mission as “what drives your deepest purpose.” You have to understand your mission, and truly believe in it. If you believe in your mission, you’ll find that extra gear to drive your energy and your work further than ever. Who do you care about, what...Continue reading Running Your Business with Mission-Driven Execution (#Pubcon) on the Overit Blog.
  • Combining Storytelling with Data for Optimal Results (#Pubcon)

    Janae DeRusso
    7 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Are you creating stories without any data to back them up? Are you using hard data to inform all decisions, without any human element? Stop. Pubcon Las Vegas 2014 kicked off day 2 with a keynote session by Jeffrey Eisenberg, co-author of soon-to-be-launched (October 27) ebook “Buyer Legends: The Executive Storyteller’s Guide.” Buyer Legends is the business process by which Jeffrey and Bryan Eisenberg want you to take your emotional storytelling and combine it with the hard data you have collected to “find new opportunities, spot gaps, optimize sales and...Continue reading Combining…
  • Achieving Brand Consistency Within Your Internal Team

    Janae DeRusso
    1 Oct 2014 | 8:22 am
    Marketing experts around the world talk about the importance of good branding all the time. For valid reasons – you want to ensure your company, product or self is trustworthy, memorable and ready to provide the solution(s) your customers need. Good branding helps you stay top-of-mind. But it’s more than just “creating” the brand. It’s living it, too. You can’t define your brand one way if your audiences (customers, clients, employees, etc.) experience it differently. Think about how conversations about brands typically go. It’s not usually “I don’t like the...Continue…
  • Answering Objections Toward Digital Marketing

    Tim Jensen
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    In any digital marketing agency, you’ll inevitably run into clients well-versed in traditional marketing tactics but cautious about the web. A CEO who has built a company from the ground up may prefer to keep a budget for TV ads, paper brochures and direct mail campaigns, but his head of marketing wants to invest in an AdWords campaign and has come to you for help. Your job is to convince the CEO of the need to invest in digital marketing. Are you ready? Are you confident? Let’s address three common...Continue reading Answering Objections Toward Digital Marketing on the Overit Blog.
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  • Google AdWords Feature Spotlight: Auction Insights

    Melissa Porlier
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    Getting the most out of the free tools already available to you is a valuable way to succeed at PPC. Google AdWords is a robust interface that offers many features to enhance and optimize your PPC campaigns. Here is a closer look at one of these such features, free to all advertisers in AdWords: Google [...] The post Google AdWords Feature Spotlight: Auction Insights appeared first on .
  • Google Penguin 3.0 – First BIG Update to the Link Spam-Fighting Algorithm in Over a Year

    Bryan Stenslokken
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Well fellow SEOs, the angry penguin is back.  Last Friday (October 17th), Google began rolling out Penguin 3.0, an algorithm update aimed at decreasing search engine rankings of websites that violate Google’s Webmaster Guidelines by using black-hat SEO techniques involved in artificially increasing the ranking of a webpage by manipulating the number of links pointing to the page. [...] The post Google Penguin 3.0 – First BIG Update to the Link Spam-Fighting Algorithm in Over a Year appeared first on .
  • Google Hires a Camel for “Street View”

    Jared Lender
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    All the technology in the world can’t stack up against a Camel… Google clearly believes that to be true as they have enlisted the services of a camel to further develop their Google Street View Trek of Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Oasis. Google’s camel, reportedly named Raffia, is the first animal to ever dawn one Google’s [...] The post Google Hires a Camel for “Street View” appeared first on .
  • Google vs. EU Continues…

    C.J. Pagano
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:53 am
    The fight continues to go round and round between Google and the European Union. Google and the EU reached a tentative agreement after 4 years where Google would not have to pay a $6 billion fine as long as they amended their search results to display Google owned products and competitor products with equal footing. [...] The post Google vs. EU Continues… appeared first on .
  • Facebook Rolls Out New Ad Type

    Samantha Seligsohn
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Ever heard of Local Awareness ads? Well, now you have. This past week Facebook announced its launch of the new Local Awareness ads whose purpose is to help small business owners gain new customers. These ads have been in the works since 2012 and are now available for all Facebook advertisers. These ads can appear either on [...] The post Facebook Rolls Out New Ad Type appeared first on .
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    Heroic Search

  • Proving ROI – A Collection of Posts, Case Studies, Tools, and Templates for Marketers

    Jared Carrizales
    7 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    Working in the SEO industry in 2014 means something totally different than it did in 2010. Return on investment is at the forefront of everyone’s mind (as it should be), client and practitioner alike. This means that as we help clients in all kinds of industries, we need to make sure to do a good job of […] The post Proving ROI – A Collection of Posts, Case Studies, Tools, and Templates for Marketers appeared first on Heroic Search.
  • Heroic Search Roundup: 9 Twitter Chats on Marketing

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

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

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

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

    Mainak Halder
    30 Sep 2014 | 3:09 am
    WordPress plugins are quite tempting because you get to display awesome features on your website without having to code it manually. Just install and play with a little configuration settings, if needed. If you’re visiting websites and suddenly see some interesting element on a popular website, all you want to know is the plugin or […] The post WordPress Hack: Find the WordPress Plugins Used By Any Website appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
  • How to Customize Genesis ENews Extended Widget

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

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

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

    Mainak Halder
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:22 am
    If you want to know one way to make money online fast without a blog, you cannot ignore this: Sample articles, blog posts or designs ghostwritten or designed without your credit for your past clients doesn’t work anymore. So… What can you offer your clients that can land you the best-paying freelancing gig in the […] The post How Did I Make Money Online Without a Blog (And How You Can Too!) appeared first on PastMasterBlogger.
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    SEO, SEM, SMO, SMM, Digital Marketing, Adsense Optimization, Marketing ROI, Technical Writing Tips

  • SEO for Hotel Restaurant Websites - SEO Optimization Tips for Hotel Restaurant sites

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    SEO for Hotels and Restaurant sitesSEO for Hotels and Restaurant hospitality websites is with skillful practice for many seo companies. SEO analyst services providers treats the search engine optimization of hotel restaurant sites are more effective seo practice with online internet marketing strategy in order to achieve predefined web goals like booking the hotel room, enquiring the table meal reservation, party hall reservation, etc...Hotels and Restaurant websites are getting the best seo services before targeting the summer or seasonal vacations to attain top search position in the search…
  • SEO in Future Days - Continue SEO Education

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Organic Web Traffic - Focus on your AudienceSearch engines are prioritising the effective on-page optimization as a part of search engine optimization strategy for website designed and launched. After submitting in the search engines, the website will be crawled and the web content is indexed into database systems. Here the indexed content will examined with various algorithms in order to determine the relevancy, user value, visitor engagement etc. depending on pagerank, domain authority, page authority, content quality...What is your Keyword?If your domain is with high pageranked, your…
  • Internet Marketing Certification Courses - Learn Certify Internet Marketer Skills

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:38 am
    Internet Marketing Certification CourseInternet marketing certification courses are training the students and beginner professionals also business owners, marketing managers in how to use internet effectively to reach the existing and creative opportunities in business product marketing, services marketing over the internet sources with successful marketing strategies.Enhance your Internet Marketing SkillsMany computer education training institutes and universities, colleges atc. are offering this internet marketing certification in the form of certificate course or graduate degree in online…
  • - a Successful Telugu Movies Tollywood Entertainment Website with Film Pictures and Videos

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:33 am - Success Story of a Telugu Movies (Tollywood) Entertainment Website with Film Pictures and Videos...E-commerce web business in India is day by day is increasing the ecommerce shopping boom is spreading all over the country. Many ecommerce sites such as "", "", "", "" etc. are becoming top five e-commerce websites in India with huge number of online visitors, web transactions, prompt delivery of ordered products, unique offerings, cashback offering etc. The new as well as return customers faith is helping these leading e-commerce…
  • Design Logo Graphics to Improve Brand Rebranding Business - Website SEO Guide

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    Improve Brand Awareness with Logo imagesHere is a guide to improving your branding to have a better brand with Logo GraphicsRead this article to learn how to design a logo graphic to improve your brand visibility, business and customers. This posting will help you in finding the problems in existing logo design and distribution strategy with your brand and provide you effective ideas of how to promote the brand with logo, how to promote business with branded graphics and how to improve brand identity,Branding and Rebrandingtips. The brand is one of the most important aspects for your business…
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  • Email Marketing Effectiveness

    Gminski Stubbs
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    For those that thought email marketing was a thing of the past, look out because it’s making a comeback. In recent years business owners have been putting less emphasis on email marketing and devoting more attention to things like social media and video. These outlets have been good for exposure but they haven’t really been yielding the most desirable returns. Much to the surprise of many business owners, email marketing is still one of the most … Continue reading →
  • Which Apps Do Entrepreneurs Use?

    Gminski Stubbs
    6 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Businesses are run much differently than they were 10 years ago, mainly because of major advancements in technology. Technology throws out all of the “don’t know how” excuses because it makes implementing tasks as easy as clicking a button. Today there is an app for everything. Apps were once thought of as simple phone games to kill some time, but now many business owners rely on apps to run their companies. Since there are so many … Continue reading →
  • Attract Targeted Prospects to Your Next Webinar

    Trena Stubbs
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Did you know that in 2013 at least 60% of companies that targeted other businesses used webinars to promote their brand? Webinars are a great way to generate leads. When done right, it’s a win-win situation for everyone. Your prospects gain invaluable information and your business gains credibility. Most companies that host webinars tend to put all of their efforts on making sure they provide high quality content. Great content is necessary if you want to … Continue reading →
  • Don’t Be Afraid to Re-brand Your Business

    Trena Stubbs
    22 Sep 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Every business has to re-brand at some point. Staying relevant is essential for continued growth. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; Pepsi has done it 11 times, Starbucks has re-branded 4 times, Apple has re-branded 13 times and Microsoft at least 7 times. If you stay in business long enough, it’s gonna happen. Is it time to re-brand? Is your logo outdated? Are you using current fonts and colors? Is your brand associated with any negative … Continue reading →
  • Social Media Marketing Success for Small Business

    Gminski Stubbs
    11 Sep 2014 | 11:19 am
    While social media is a great way to get out there and connect with your target audience, it takes a ton of work, flexibility and consistency in order to be effective. Learn how to pick the best social media platform to market your small business. … Continue reading →
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  • Panda 4.1 Deeper Analysis – Positive & Negative Impact

    Roy Hinkis
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    Last week we took a look at some of Panda 4.1′s biggest winning and losing websites in terms of change in actual traffic referred by Google. Now that some more time has passed, there’s a lot more we can learn by using SimilarWeb PRO to take a closer look at some of the specific ranking... View Article
  • Does Ello’s Sudden Rise In Popularity Herald A New Era Of Social Media?

    Ariel Rosenstein
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    The latest social network to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue is the rebellious Ello which launched earlier this year and promises an ad-free experience. The concept of an ethical service, where your data isn’t being sold on to others, has engaged the online community and Ello’s popularity has suddenly soared. Is this anti-commercialization... View Article
  • The Fierce Battle Between Uber and Lyft

    Pavel Tuchinsky
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    A fierce marketing competition between ridesharing services Uber and Lyft is taking place on the streets of the US. These provide a network of drivers who allow shared rides at short notice. It’s carpooling put through a digital business model. Both services are currently locked in a highly competitive battle and are going head to head... View Article
  • Compare Google Play store daily ranks with multiple competitors

    Natalie Halimi
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    Some of you are already familiar with our new mobile analysis features that we’ve recently added to SimilarWeb PRO. One of these features is Google Play Keyword Analysis. In short – this feature lets you analyze any keyword searched on Google Play, by the share of traffic it sends apps that are ranked for that... View Article
  • Rocket Internet – First Mover In Asia?

    Natalie Halimi
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:33 am
    Published on: Publish date: 10/05/2014 “So back to the “market leader” thing. The prospectus reiterates that many Rocket sites are market leaders but never defines the term. Jabong is pulling impressive user traffic in India–almost 2 million visits per day, as the data above from SimilarWeb show. But that number is nowhere near Flipkart’s daily... View Article
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  • Marketing Strategies – Integrity in Marketing

    Tammy Hawk-Bridges
    1 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Do you realize that over 90% of the headlines you read and hear on the news are full of BS? Yep! They’re carefully crafted to shock, seduce and manipulate you to click or not change the channel. Advertising agencies understand that we now live in a short-attention span world and they’re very well-trained to know […] The post Marketing Strategies – Integrity in Marketing appeared first on Marketing Strategies and Education for Entrepreneurs.
  • Marketing Strategies – It’s NOT Google Calling!

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

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

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

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

    Lena Ruchko
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:41 am
    Hello Everybody! Today is our 100th Friday catch-up! We take pride in bringing you the most happening latest news and trends on the internet and value our loyal readers, so this is to say thank you for making this 100th … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: The Giants; Google and Facebook are at it Again! appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • Infographic: best e-commerce platforms overview

    Anna Korolekh
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:07 am
    E-commerce platforms are the easiest solution for e-commerce start-upers and business owners, rather than develop a custom-made e-shop for loads of money and with pretty unexpected results it is much easier to pay for or even start using for free … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post Infographic: best e-commerce platforms overview appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • The Friday Catch-Up: Find out who Google’s biggest competitor is and learn legal ways to gather intel on your competition!

    Anna Korolekh
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:23 am
    Welcome to the 99th edition of The Friday Catch-up! We are closing in towards an anniversary and like always, we will keep you updated with the latest trends in SEO, boosting conversion rates, and establishing yourself on the web! In … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: Find out who Google’s biggest competitor is and learn legal ways to gather intel on your competition! appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • How to start a successful e-commerce project – interview with Luis Krug, founder of numerous retail projects

    Anna Korolekh
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:51 am
    Today we are publishing an interview with an amazing and inspiring entrepreneur who has founded 9 (!) companies that were all successful and managed or consulted to help their growth 10 companies more. Please give a warm welcome to Luis … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post How to start a successful e-commerce project – interview with Luis Krug, founder of numerous retail projects appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
  • The Friday Catch-Up: Google Ending Toolbar Page Ranking And Aggressively Working On HTTPS Validation!

    Anna Korolekh
    10 Oct 2014 | 7:28 am
    Welcome to another edition of The Friday Catch up! This Friday, we have a lot more juicy news, and details that will surely keep you hooked! Learn about what’s happening with Facebook, of Google’s recent announcements, find out some great … Continue reading → (Read more...) The post The Friday Catch-Up: Google Ending Toolbar Page Ranking And Aggressively Working On HTTPS Validation! appeared first on - Promodo Blog.
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  • 6 Tips to Planning a Successful Webinar

    Michelle Berdeal
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Rolling out a new software product and want to get the word out to your target audience? Need to do a briefing on a new product or program? Have tips and best practices you want to share with customers and/or prospects and don’t know the most beneficial way to share this information with them? If you are looking to reach and interact with your customers and prospects in an effective and low-cost manner, webinars are a great way to reach that goal. However, planning a successful webinar can be intimidating and challenging for even an experienced marketing team. Marketers can certainly…
  • 3 Reasons Employee Advocacy is The New Marketing Paradigm

    Bernie Borges
    8 Oct 2014 | 10:05 pm
    The marketer’s job keeps getting harder. In one way, modern marketing technology empowers marketers to connect, reach, engage and measure results like never before. The problem is that without a sizable ad budget, the marketing department’s reach is limited. The solution isn’t to ask for more headcount or more ad budget. The solution is the employee population. The solution is employee advocacy. Content Shock When Mark Schaefer published his article titled Content Shock, he shocked the entire marketing industry, especially those passionate about content marketing. Schaefer’s key point…
  • HubSpot IntroducesSocial Sales CRM Platform

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

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

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

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:34 pm
    A huge step is being able to admit that you have some stuff to work on. Here are some great tips to help give you some ideas on what to try. Spend time with people who are like-minded to you. They’ll help you stay on track by being good role models for positive behavior, and […]
  • Good Tips To Use When You Need Information About Gold

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:34 pm
    Gold has always been a metal that is highly prized. Man has treasured gold since it was first discovered thousands of years ago. Want to invest in the gold market? The tips below will help. Gold Prices TIP! Research a gold buyer before selling your gold. Better Business Associates can give your information about complaints […]
  • Great Search Engine Optimization Ideas From People Who Know All About It

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    25 Oct 2014 | 4:56 pm
    Boosting your website’s location on search result pages involves using search engine optimization. Drawing more visitors to your website helps to ensure a higher ranking and thus bring even more visitors. The following advice will assist you in your SEO endeavors. There are various search engine optimization strategies you can employ. You will get the […]
  • Read Now If You Need Help With Search Engine Optimization

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    25 Oct 2014 | 4:56 pm
    It may initially be hard to use SEO to your advantage. To ensure success you must have the proper knowledge. This article will show you a few simple tips and techniques to do what many professionals do for a living. To help to keep your website visitors interest, you need to make sure that your […]
  • Professional Video Marketing Tips You Should Know

    High Traffic Wealth Program
    25 Oct 2014 | 2:33 pm
    The old marketing ways are boring. That is normal, principally for those wishing to stay relevant. Has video marketing occurred to you? You should try it out. This is a good way to get your name out there to people. This article contains useful information for maximizing your video marketing success. Marketing videos are best […]
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  • How to Add an Email Signup Box to Your WordPress Blog (… And Why it Matters?)

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    I’m receiving loads of questions from my visitors who want to learn how to add an email signup box to their blog. It could be a headache for a beginner who has just started a blog. To save your precious time, I decided to dedicate a whole blog post on that topic. The main problem for starting bloggers is getting visitors and making them come back for more. I tend to discover a LOT of great blogs (and blog posts) on a daily basis but I never go back for one simple reason: They don’t collect emails and I simply forget about them. Bang, you’ve just lost me for good. This is where…
  • What is a BLOG? 9 Experts Share Their Opinions

    17 Mar 2014 | 8:07 am
    You must have heard the term “blog” or “weblog” and you’re probably thinking what it’s all about… Let’s make this clear, when I was in College (back in 2008), a lot of people talked about “blogs” and “blogging”, but I never knew exactly what it was. I had absolutely no idea… Fortunately, I’ve now published and managed many different blogs, so I can truly say I know what blogging is. Before I give you an in-depth explanation of blogs and blogging, let’s see other definitions for that: According to…
  • 101 Blog Post Ideas That Will Make Your Blog “HOT”

    20 Nov 2013 | 6:14 am
    It’s difficult to make such posts on daily basis that make your blog sizzle, viral or “hot”. I know many bloggers who produce excellent content. Their approach is different, out of the box and it makes them extraordinary. Therefore I have made a list of 101 blog post ideas that most likely make your blog more interesting. This list is more than enough to keep you busy for the whole year. #1 Run a contest – Right now I’m running a blog contest (currently not available) and all I can say is that it gives great attention and new traffic to your blog. #2 Review…
  • How to Move Your Blog from to (self-hosted)

    19 Nov 2013 | 3:22 pm
    Want to know how to move (transfer) your blog from to In this post, I’m going to give you the exact step-by-step instructions on how to do that. I assume that you already have a decent amount of posts and/or followers on your (free) blog and therefore you want to move your blog/site to a personal domain, right? is a common way to get to know the blogging life and habit but after some time a lot of users feel the limitations. The design options are poor, few monetization opportunities and missing plugins make it hard to take the…
  • How to Promote Your Blog and Get More Visitors/Traffic

    19 Sep 2013 | 6:29 am
    I’m getting a lot of e-mails lately where people who have just started a blog are looking for tips and suggestions for getting more visitors and traffic to their blog. Here’s an example: Hi Mike. I have just recently started a blog and I have a question about promoting it or getting the word out about it. Right now it’s small and I only have two post but I’m lost on that part. Can you give me some actual advice or something that I can do right away in order to start receiving more visitors? It’s not an easy task, but if you do things right from the beginning you…
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  • How To Convert A Lead ~99.9% of the Time

    Lawrence Tam
    9 Oct 2014 | 2:07 pm
    I wanted to share with you a cool way I’ve been generating leads … but not through the traditional sense.It’s a weird way on how to convert a lead… and probably get the lead 99% of the time. Interested? Read on Lead = someone requested MORE information* Always adhere to CAN-SPAM (read more about spam and emails here) and ONLY email those who have requested to be emailed. So this is going to play out like a simple cooking recipe… so simple it’s like making peanut butter sandwiches. The Better you are able to FOLLOW directions the better you will understand…
  • 4 Clicks and 7 Seconds – Capture Page To Facebook Fanpage Tab

    Lawrence Tam
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:38 am
    Facebook Fanpage Tab… you know the one at top of your fan page Here is what you will need. 1) Capture Page – Best to double dip by having a capture page that has the ability to get the Facebook Like Also Here is an example of a capture page with Facebook LIKE call to action (facebook tab example) 2) Facebook Fan – It can be in any niche, mine is in affiliate marketing. Here is my facebook fanpage to get an example. Notice the fanpage tab can be named anything you want   So with that in mind…. This is how you install a Facebook Capture Page in 4 Steps – 7…
  • Mobile Website Landing Page

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

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

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

    Abby Stewart
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm
    Having a mobile marketing strategy for your home building company is crucial now more than ever, as your potential customers are using their phones to browse, purchase, and gain information about all things they plan to buy…including a new home. Home builder related searches on tablets grew 362% from 2011-2012, and mobile usage as a whole is expected to overtake desktop internet usage any day now. This is why it is important for you to keep up with the instant information gratification your audience is now used to receiving by using mobile apps. The following mobile applications will enable…
  • 5 Real Estate Industry Influencers to Follow in Social Media

    Thomas Bruce
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:27 am
    Following and engaging with real estate influencers is a great way to stay informed of the latest industry trends and extend your networking reach! Here are five real estate marketing experts who share valuable, insightful information every day through their social networks! They provide awesome information and resources you can use and share with others. This list makes up some of the most important players in real estate marketing! Erica Campbell Byrum Erica is the Director of Social Media at and where she and her team help real estate professionals grow their…
  • 8 Tips to Fully Experience VRMA 2014 in San Diego

    Lori Aitkenhead
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    Are you attending the VRMA 2014 Annual Conference in San Diego next week (Oct 26 – 29)? It’s sure to be a great event that offers a lot to learn! Plus, the gorgeous SoCal weather is expected to be in the mid-70s with little to no chance of rain! Check out these tips to ensure you get everything you can out of the event – including networking advice and info on where to eat and sites to see in San Diego! Set Goals for What You Want to Accomplish Before you embark on the event, establish what you want to get out of it. Do you want to make new connections for business development? Do you…
  • How to Find Good Social Media Content for Your Vacation Rental Company

    Abby Stewart
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Did you know that 74% of all online adults use social networking sites, and more than half of all travelers use social media for summer vacation inspiration? If your vacation rental company is not making its presence known on social media, you could be missing out on an entire market of potential customers.  Not sure what kind of content to share with your followers on social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Twitter? Check out these helpful tips for finding good content to share with your vacation rental company’s social audience.  Facebook Interest Pages Add interests to…
  • Google Launches Penguin 3.0 Update

    Thomas Bruce
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Last Friday, October 17, Google officially updated its “Penguin” algorithm, which they use to help determine search engine rankings. This specific algorithm helps Google identify sites that are considered too spammy. Penguin is Google’s way of targeting sites that have violated their strict link building guidelines. This latest update is the 6th release of Penguin but the first since October 2013. The roll out of Penguin 3.0 was a breath of fresh air for many publishers who may have been penalized for their link building tactics in the past. This update was their first chance to see if…
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  • How to Make Your Website Penguin-Proof

    Lewis Crutch
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:44 am
    Well, it had to happen sometime. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have heard that Penguin 3.0 just rolled out. Hopefully, you just heard about it instead of feeling the painful effects of this Google algorithm update. Make no mistake about it: Regardless of how much Google likes to downplay its impact, Penguin 3.0 will hurt many websites, just in the same way earlier roll-outs of Penguin unleashed damage throughout the internet. Any superficial or shallow reading of internet marketing forums and blog posts would give one the impression that people are treating this…
  • The Four Key Elements of a Powerful Case Study Blog Post

    Gene Eugenio
    14 Oct 2014 | 3:36 am
    I don’t know how to break this to you. Hopefully you already know. If you are blogging to make money online, you know how hard it is. You know that you have your work cut out for you. In fact, it doesn’t take much to realize that there’s a lot of competition. I don’t care which niche you are in. I don’t care what specific industry you’re blogging about. There is just too much competition out there. If you don’t believe me, wrap your mind around this figure: 2,000,000. That’s right! There are two million pieces of content published every single…
  • Five Early Observations about the Panda 4.1 Update

    Lewis Crutch
    3 Oct 2014 | 5:40 am
    Unless you have been hiding under a rock, or worse, smoking rocks, you would know that Google Panda 4.1 is out. A lot of people either get excited about Panda, or they get really scared. If you think back a few years ago, Panda really caught a lot of people by surprise. Previously high-flying websites that produce horrendous content and didn’t really care about their readers got hammered, and hammered hard, by Google. Panda has always been about quality. At least, that’s what the press release regarding Panda has been about. There are a lot of theories regarding the real nature of…
  • How to Spot Low Value Warrior Forum WSOs

    Lewis Crutch
    30 Sep 2014 | 9:10 am
    Make no mistake about it, the Warrior Forum is the biggest Internet marketing forum on the planet. I’m not talking about the United States only. I’m not talking about Canada or Western Europe. We’re talking about the planet here. The Warrior Forum gets millions of eager online business seekers every single month. That’s how big the Warrior Forum is. If you’re looking to get established in making money online, it’s always a good idea to check out the Warrior Forum. With that being said, the Warrior Forum has a special section called Warrior Special Offers or…
  • How to Choose the Perfect Photos for your Blog Posts

    Lewis Crutch
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:49 am
    I know as a busy blogger you probably are thinking ‘well, a picture is just a picture.‘ You might be thinking that as long as you put pictures with your blog post you are doing well. Well I’m sorry to break it to you but simply picking out random pictures and slapping them next to your blog post is not going to help you achieve your objectives. The digital world is becoming more and more visual by the minute so spending time adding the right types of photos to your blog posts is key.  Obviously, the main objective of any blog is to, at some point down the road, make money…
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  • 9 Marketing & Business SlideShares to Watch Today

    Inbound Marketing Agents
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    Learn Tactics and Strategies To Grow Your Business Through These Online Presentations  What do sports cars, wearable technology and e-finance have in common? You can learn about all of these topics on SlideShare. SlideShare is a great resource for finding information on a wide range of topics through easy-to-digest presentations. Whether you are looking to follow up on a conference session you attended, view some beautiful images of artwork or learn about a new interesting subject, SlideShare is a valuable repository of data. The fact that you can easily share presentations via…
  • Business Email Etiquette Rules You Should Adopt Today

    Bill Faeth
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:18 am
    How You Communicate in Email Reflects Your Personal & Business Brand How many emails do you currently have in your work inbox? “Too many” is a common response among busy professionals these days. Sending and receiving email takes up about a quarter of most workdays, according to an article printed in The Daily Mail in 2012. According to reports, we send and receive an average of 105 email messages a day. In this day and age, appropriate email etiquette is vital to reaching and retaining your customer base. How you present yourself through this medium is arguably as important as how…
  • 3 Ways to Protect Your Site from Penguin 3.0

    Bill Faeth
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:16 am
    Google’s Long-Awaited Penguin Update Finally Rolls Out; So How Do You Avoid Being Impacted? Over the weekend, Google confirmed the release of Penguin 3.0, an update that SEOs have been anticipating for more than a year. In fact, Barry Schwartz dubbed this update “one of the most anticipated…in Google’s history” in an article on Search Engine Land. Though not actually an update to signals or a change to its algorithm, Penguin is more of a refresh, a slightly disappointing announcement to those SEOs who have been expectantly waiting for a major update for 12 long months. According to…
  • How to Tweet Like a Celebrity

    Jennifer Kardell
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:02 am
    3 Ways to Build Your Twitter Brand by Tweeting Like the Stars As IMA's social media manager, one of the most commonly-asked questions I get related how to improve social media stats – and rightfully so. However, one question that is a bit more specific is, “How do I make my Twitter account like my favorite celebrity’s account?” The best piece of advice can best be summed up in a quote from Buddha, “The mind is everything. What you think, you become”. If you think you are something, you can become it. Think like a celebrity and you can become a Twitter celeb! Thinking like a celeb…
  • Listening to Your Customers: What's Your Strategy?

    Brittney Ervin
    18 Oct 2014 | 5:03 am
    Are You Truly Listening to Your Target Audience? At Inbound 2014, our campaign manager Rachel learned a lot about what it means to truly listen to your audience and engage them at their interest levels, rather than creating arbitrary or negligent content that doesn’t serve them. Listening to your audience is among the most effective ways to gain visibility, build a following and increase the potential for brand ambassadors. Appealing to your audience begins and ends with listening to them. So how do you do that, exactly? How do you listen to your audience well enough to know what they’re…
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  • 51 minute checkups before launching a website [Infographic]

    21 Oct 2014 | 5:59 am
    Although these mistakes appear to be very minute, but the negative impact they have on the visitors is huge. These small things could lead to big losses. Don’t let such a thing happen. Perform a quick quality check for your website and you could launch the website without worrying about any such issues. Each part of the website starting from a launching pages to sitemaps should be given utmost importance. Well, it is good to have this lucky 51 checklist before your website launch. Make a copy of your own and perform these check ups each time a new website is launched.The checklist has been…
  • 10 ways for advancement of Content marketing

    15 Oct 2014 | 1:01 am
    For all those digital marketers out there: Don’t you all like variety in your cuisines? What about your content, is there variety in it too? While variety in your cuisines can spice up your life, variety in the contents can make the life of digital marketers easier. After all ‘Variety is the spice of life’. When a digital marketer has created a perfect snippet of his content, he can go few more steps further by recreating and repurposing the contents in several ways. It appears simple but is it really that easy? Let’s find out. I selected my favorite content from a blog and scribbled…
  • Facebook ban on like gating content

    28 Sep 2014 | 11:42 pm
    Along with the introduction of Graphic API version 2 .1 lately, Facebook has also announced two major changes in its platform policies, which are stated under the sections ‘Games’ & ‘Proper use’. The developers have only3 months duration (until 5th November 2014) to comply with the new policies. Below given are two new policies that FB has stated in the site: 1.) Those games which include optional or mandatory in-app charges will now have to clearly reveal this in their‘app’s description’ either on FB itself or whichever platform it supports. This will provide the users a…
  • Watching TV now becomes a new factor for ranking Google search results

    21 Sep 2014 | 10:53 pm
    It’s known to all, that Google makes use of several factors and signals to determine its search results ranking. These factors depend on the linking trends of the web, the geographical location of the users, their search history and many more. The new factor which is being added to this list is perhaps, ‘what are you currently watching on TV’. According to the latest post of Bill Slawski blog Google has recently received the patent of ‘the concept of what’s currently running on the TV’ to influence its search results. This particular patent has been named as, “System and method…
  • Indian Government Outbreaks in anger on Google Maps

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

    Ashley Faulkes
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:37 am
    Getting more customers from the traffic to your website is one of the keys to online success. And there are many tools out there to help you do this powerfully and successfully. Some people use a bunch of different plugins or code on the website, but personally I find it all a bit of a mess! To quickly create sexy landing pages on mine and my customer’s websites I use What Does LeadPages Do? (skip to the New Features if you know already) If you do not know about page builders like LeadPages, then you might want to read my previous review. But just to give you a quick…
  • 15 Experts Share their Worst Blogging Advice Ever

    Ashley Faulkes
    7 Oct 2014 | 6:29 am
    You’ve probably heard that saying about everyone having an opinion? Well, in the world of Pro Blogging, the opinions are flying around daily! And with so many experts out there telling us what to do, it is insanely confusing. Who should I listen to, and what is the “best” advice in the end? So I went out there and asked some experts: What is the WORST blogging advice you have ever heard or read? And more importantly WHY? Because there is a lot of common wisdom out there that is:  just not true. or does not work how you would expect or not for everyone. So without further…
  • Is Your SEO Leaving Money on the Table?

    Ashley Faulkes
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:24 am
    Sure, Google is out to get you! And me too, but having them deliver free visitors to your front door is still useful in my opinion. Every month I read how much harder SEO is becoming, and how people are getting penalized and whacked by Google. But don’t let it get you down. You can still be do all the basics of SEO and get results. Even better results than you are right now! Although it isn’t that hard, it gets easily forgotten or ignored. And if you do that, you are leaving money on the table my friend, and someone else will take it instead! Don’t Forget the Basics of SEO…
  • Pearls of Wisdom from 9 Internet Marketing Quotes

    Ashley Faulkes
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:24 am
    Internet marketing is a difficult discipline to learn. Nothing stands still for long and you probably feel like you always need to learn something new. So in this post I wanted to gather together some of the best internet marketing quotes I have seen that manage to teach us a lot in one or two sentences. The following are quotes and lessons that I feel can have a profound effect on our online lives and businesses. Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social. – Jay Baer, Convince & Convert Jay Bear is the most tweeted man in the world for a reason. He has some solid marketing…
  • Amplify Your Blog Content and Social Sharing w/ Ann Smarty

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

    Marc Andre
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:52 am
    Regardless of what topics you cover at your blog, a never-ending challenge is finding topics that will interest your readers, encourage them to share it with others, and convert first-time visitors into subscribers and repeat visitors. There are a number of different ways you can go about brainstorming blog post ideas, and a few months ago I covered this topic in 13 Easy Ways to Come Up with Blog Post Ideas. One of my suggestions in that post is to use Ubersuggest, a free tool that can help you to generate a lot of post ideas quickly. Ubersuggest is a really simply tool, but it can be quite…
  • 10 Tips for Bloggers to Make Money with Affiliate Marketing

    Marc Andre
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:40 am
    A few weeks ago I published a group interview with 26 different bloggers talking about their favorite methods for monetizing a blog. Many of those blogging experts mentioned affiliate marketing as one of their favorite ways to make money from a blog, and so I thought it would be helpful to write a detailed article about why and how bloggers can make money through affiliate programs. If you’re looking to make more from your own blog one of the best possibilities is to increase the amount you are making as an affiliate. Why Affiliate Marketing? There are a lot of reasons for bloggers to…
  • The Complete Guide to Membership Websites

    Marc Andre
    6 Oct 2014 | 12:53 pm
    There are a lot of different ways to go about making money online (which is part of the reason why it can be so overwhelming if you are just getting started), and membership websites are a favorite of many online marketers. With a membership site you’ll offer some sort of content, products, or services exclusively to people who have paid to get access to your site, and it will also involve a recurring payment in order for the membership to stay active. There are a lot of reasons to like the membership model, which we’ll get into in just a moment, but I think it’s important…
  • 26 Expert Bloggers Share Their Favorite Blog Monetization Strategies

    Marc Andre
    1 Oct 2014 | 7:10 am
    Building a successful blog involves a lot of different things like choosing the right topic, writing posts that get people’s attention, building traffic and subscribers, and converting that traffic. In order to make money with your blog you’ll need to have a plan, simply getting traffic is not enough. I recently reached out to a large group of blogging experts to get their feedback on the topic of blog monetization, and in this post you get all of their valuable advice in one place. The question asked was: What’s your favorite way to monetize a blog, and why? And here are…
  • 15 Ways to Increase Your Digital Product Sales

    Marc Andre
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:02 am
    The thought of selling your own digital products can seem a little intimidating if you have never done it before, but if you want to maximize the income from your websites and blogs it is one of your best options. Selling digital products offers a number of advantages over other monetization methods. It can be done in any niche or industry, provides almost unlimited income potential, can help to brand yourself as an expert in your field, and it can even be done with little to no existing audience. When it comes to digital products e-books are often the first thing that comes to mind for many…
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  • 6 Changes in Safari 8 That Impact SEO

    Conrad O'Connell
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:43 pm
    I’ll admit it: I am a total Apple fan. I have an iPhone, iPad and Mac. I do all of my computing on an Apple device. It’s not that I dislike Android, Microsoft and Google, it’s just that those operating systems aren’t for me. Naturally, when iOS 8 and Yosemite were released, I updated right […] The post 6 Changes in Safari 8 That Impact SEO appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • Tactics, Hammers And Choosing A Consultant

    Conrad O'Connell
    28 Sep 2014 | 8:24 am
    There’s something I see a lot of social media marketing consultants out there do. They become tactic-only (and sometimes channel-only) dispensers. I see it all the time. Another “expert” in Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter. Or, even worse, Google Plus. This type of single-track focus on a single platform is dangerous and silly. Who knows what […] The post Tactics, Hammers And Choosing A Consultant appeared first on 91 Digital.
  • What I Learned From “Summer Of Marketing”

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

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

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

  • Reputation Management Best Practices

    Simon Wadsworth
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    Managing a helpful and customer focus presence online is crucial to any business. It’s unlikely that you don’t care about how your company or brand appear online. This needs to be reflected in how you manage your reputation and how you interact with your consumers. At the beginning of any business, you do your upmost to satisfy and fulfil your customer’s wants and needs. As you find your feet with your business and excel, these customer centric needs tend to reduce and in most cases, a customer’s needs aren’t a priority anymore, but a burden. This shouldn’t be the case, not for…
  • PR Agencies are Branching Out in Their Services

    Simon Wadsworth
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:02 am
    In a recent article published on Econsultancy, they talk about how this research has made PR Agencies look at their strategies and styles, and look a bit closer to home on how to develop themselves within the industry and try to investigate the already existing innovative methods. There have been a series of case studies based on a selection of UK PR agencies that use innovation to future-proof themselves. The five top tips are: Always put the client first. Knowing when to specialise. Engaging all employees. Stand out from the crowd. Employees are the greatest asset in PR. There seems to be a…
  • Company Reputations and Share Prices: Negatively Affected Online

    Simon Wadsworth
    2 Oct 2014 | 12:57 am
    A not so common reason for companies contacting us, is when negative comments online are negatively affecting the value of the business, specifically the share price. The share price is integral to the investments a business sees and in most cases, takes years to build. With negative comments or reports surfacing online, the share price can see an immediate effect. Share Prices falling due to a negative online reputation. In an article by This Is Money, they talk about the vast number of attacks that companies are facing online. This vulnerability online can be damaging at an overwhelming…
  • Business Reputation Management

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

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

  • Business Lessons from Children – Asking for What You Want

    Dean Mercado
    16 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    Ask and you may receive! In this installment of the “Business Lessons from Children” series I discuss the concept of ‘asking’… the way children do it… and how to apply it in your business. The post Business Lessons from Children – Asking for What You Want appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • Content Marketing 101

    Dean Mercado
    2 Oct 2014 | 5:34 am
    What exactly is content marketing and why should your business care? In this video, I discuss the 2 main components of content marketing and make my case on why it is so integral to any marketing strategy. The post Content Marketing 101 appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
  • Are You Making This Massive Marketing Mistake?

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

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

    Dean Mercado
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:06 pm
    What is your SEO strategy for your business? Is it working? How do you know? In this video, I simplify and define the 2-sides of the organic SEO coin. The post Organic SEO Defined appeared first on Motivational Marketer's Journal | Online Marketing Muscle.
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  • How To Effectively Measure Brand Influencers in Social Media Marketing

    Wong Dorcas
    19 Oct 2014 | 5:50 pm
    How do you know if your influencer marketing efforts made any impact? In the past with traditional marketing and advertising, it was almost impossible to measure how successful each initiative was separately. If an organisation sent out 10,000 flyers, how would you know how many of them are read by your audience? Moreover, if you see an increase in sales or referrals, the source of the referrals would be virtually impossible to identify. With any campaign, it is also important to measure your results to know how your efforts have fared. Was your campaign successful – did it achieve the…
  • 5 Lessons To Help Your Brand Be Highly Recommended

    Woon Lan Ang
    12 Oct 2014 | 5:55 am
    source: This blog post is written based on Paul M. Rand’s “Highly Recommended” book. Recommendation – the highest honor a brand can receive from their customers. Being recommended is no easy feat; a brand often has to be flawless in all areas: customer service, product quality, and after-sales services in order to become recommended. Recommendation used to mean telling your friends and relatives about a positive experience you had with a brand’s service or product. But with the rise of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.), everyone suddenly…
  • 9 Proven Social Media Strategies To Drive More Traffic to Your Website

    8 Oct 2014 | 7:28 pm
    Your brand has most likely spent a considerable amount of time and money building your Facebook presence, but noticed none of these “likes” were converted into “pageviews”. If you are running an online business, it’s all about attracting the right customers to your website and converting these traffic (readers or email subscribers) to buyers. Lack of website traffic is one of the most common challenges I hear from business owners. Being able to stand out and get noticed by customers are essential in this ever-growing market with dozen of other similar websites…
  • Three Steps To Creating Your Own Epidemic Content Pt.2

    Dawn Eng
    3 Oct 2014 | 12:19 am
    Click here for part 1 of Creating Your Own Epidemic Content Now you’ve turned heads, grabbed eyeballs, stopped traffic and otherwise made a big splash on the Internet, what do you do with all the attention? After going all out to grab that initial spurt of attention, the next challenge lies in not falling into the ‘click-bait’ trap. Click-bait refers to transparent marketing ploys usually involving sensationalistic headlines or photos that entice readers to click on a link only to redirect them to a site that doesn’t deliver the content promised. This is usually the result of poor…
  • How To Reach Out To Top Influencers and Build Buzz For Your Business

    Wong Dorcas
    23 Sep 2014 | 6:44 pm
    Massive social-media following, subject-matter expertise, personality, content authority, publishing power, and thought leadership are the keywords you can associate with the top influencers in your niche. As a business, you need a working formula for capitalizing on their relevance, resonance, and reach. From identifying and ranking them, to winning their trust, leveraging and tracking their influence, here is a 3-step approach to leveraging influencer marketing as a business. Before Reaching Out: Thoroughly understand your target market. Know who are your top influencers: bloggers, thought…
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    Internet Marketing Muscle

  • The 4 C’s of Content – How to Create, Curate, Circulate, and Cast your Content for Maximum Blogging Effectiveness

    Bill Davis
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Here’s a presentation I put together to show you what I call “the 4 C’s of Content”. You can read much more about this in my latest Kindle, The Ultimate Guide to Blogging – The 4 C’s of Content – How to Create, Curate, Circulate, and Cast your Content for Maximum Effectiveness. The post The 4 C’s of Content – How to Create, Curate, Circulate, and Cast your Content for Maximum Blogging Effectiveness appeared first on Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Volume 3 Excerpt

    Bill Davis
    6 Oct 2014 | 9:07 pm
    Below is an excerpt from my newest Kindle, The Ultimate Guide to Blogging – Content. It’s funny. When I started writing this section of the book, my mind went all wonky. This sort of thing almost never happens to me. I’ve always got something to say. Ask my wife. But I digress. I truly was at a loss for words. Because for me, writing comes quite easily. There was a time when I’d write 20 posts a day. These weren’t small posts either. They were bona fide full-length, content-rich pages. They flowed like a river. Then there was this other time where I wanted to improve my writing…
  • Reminder: Today Is the Last Promotional Day for Kindle #2

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

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

    Bill Davis
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:59 am
    Just Released: The second edition of The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Laying the Foundation Part 2 is now available on Amazon. In this edition, you will learn how and why to create “announcement networks” and how to get Google to love you. Once you’ve created your announcement networks, you’ll be ready to publish content. But don’t neglect this step – it’s critical. Give a visit to Amazon and if you like what you see, pick up a copy. The post ANNOUNCEMENT: The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Part 2 Is Now Available appeared first on Internet Marketing…
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  • Marketing Experts List Top Analytics Programs for 2015

    John E Lincoln
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:39 pm
    Analytics are at the center of everything in online marketing. Without a good analytics program to back your initiatives, you have no idea how well there are doing! I am a very strong believer in an analytics first mentality, meaning we use metrics for the basis of making all decisions. In this post, we hear from industry experts on their top analytics programs for 2015. Marketing Experts List Top Analytics Programs for 2015 SproutSocial provides detailed information about our posts -which posts did well and which posts directed people to our website (the ultimate goal). With this…
  • Google Update History Timeline

    John E Lincoln
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    This page covers all of the Google updates that have occurred since 2012. The Ignite Visibility team keeps this updated on a weekly basis. Below you will find every Google update that occurred in 2012, 2013 and 2014. This information has been compiled based on Ignite Visibility insight, as well as announcements from Google, Tweets from Matt Cutt’s, articles from Search Engine Land, Search Engine Roundtable, MOZ, and Search Engine Journal. This is one of the most complete lists of Google updates that impact SEO online. (Last updated 10/24/2014) Google Update History Timeline Google…
  • Secrets to Selecting the Perfect CMS for Your Website

    Alyssa Ast
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:44 pm
    The right CMS will allow you to efficiently manage your website and online presence to maintain your company’s reputation and lead flows. However, choosing a system is not a one size fits all scenario. With a diversity of solutions available, it’s essential you pick the perfect CMS to meet your needs. Your ability to publish, edit, and maintain a website from a central interface will either hinder or accelerate your ability to efficiently manage your website. Not only is it important to choose the system that meets your needs right now, but select a CMS that will grow with you as your…
  • 15 of the Best Call to Action Examples on the Internet

    Daniel Jensen
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:40 pm
    You may have the world’s greatest product or service to offer potential customers, but without a successful call to action, your brilliant business idea is as good as dead in the water. It’s not enough to just offer people the solution to their problems; you’ve got to entice them to engage with your company to actually convert them to customers. Of course, creating an effective call to action (CTA) is easier said then done, and requires a skillful balance of art and science. From creating urgent and actionable content, to eye-catching design, to the placement on the page, there are…
  • How High Should your Website Conversion Rate Be?

    John E Lincoln
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:34 pm
    Finding out whether you have a good conversion rate or a bad conversion rate can be tough. The main reason, there are many different purposes and goals for websites, so conversion rates can vary by a large amount from industry to industry and depending on the purpose of the site. In addition, you need to consider if you are looking a micro or a macro conversion. With all of this considered, we do have some information on conversion rates and how high yours should be to share. How High Should your Website Conversion Rate Be What is the Average Website Conversion Rate? Most conversion rates I…
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  • Top web tools & services to make a professional web design, must read for web designers

    Rajat Jain
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Ever wondering about the time you invest in making a web design but at last you end up designing an unprofessional web template. Here, in this post I will be sharing some of the best web tools & services which can help you reduce your development time & also gives you a wider protocol or […]
  • Google Adwords for Nonprofits (NGO’s) | Google Grants Review

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

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

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

    22 Jul 2014 | 2:10 pm
    Tech Habits are very important! There are several tidbits that you may already haveb if you dont make sure you follow these simple rules in 2014 for a better 2014!
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    Biz Lab Online

  • Engagement Marketing Tactics

    11 Oct 2014 | 2:31 am
  • Internet Marketing Tools Dirt Cheap And Free

    5 Oct 2014 | 12:26 am
  • How To Be A Professional Blogger

    4 Oct 2014 | 12:16 am
    Are you ready to take your blog to the next level?............In this post you’ll discover how to attract more readers, engage your audience and monetize your blog.Let me explain I do not come from a technical and computer background, nor have I had any formal education in writing. What I had was a passion to change my professional career from legal conveyancing to the Internet. I invested the time to learn. So I always point out to people if I can do this, so can you. The post How To Be A Professional Blogger appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • LinkedIn Marketing Tips For Small Business

    28 Sep 2014 | 7:39 pm
    How would you like to improve your Online Marketing for your Internet Business? LinkedIn is a platform that you can use and manage just like the pros. In this article I will reveal the strategies used by the pro's which will help your Internet Business using the untapped power of LinkedIn Marketing... The post LinkedIn Marketing Tips For Small Business appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
  • Getting Your Social Media Right

    27 Sep 2014 | 6:10 pm
    Chances are, if you are running an Internet Businesses today, you have some kind of social media presence. The question is, are you using the right social media platform for your Internet Business?While social media is often seen as a great, free marketing tool, too many Internet Businesses plunge in... The post Getting Your Social Media Right appeared first on Biz Lab Online.
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  • 5 Digital Marketing Tips for Customer Service

    Nasi Sadr
    10 Oct 2014 | 10:35 am
    Many companies believe that simply monitoring their Facebook pages and Twitter feeds for customer issues is sufficient to provide customer service. In this day and age where everything is about digital marketing, the most forward thinking thing we can do is to look backwards. The source of all contented customers comes from two major areas: Personal service and attention A quality product In fact, a consumer is more likely to forgive a company for a defective product over a shoddy or irritating service experience. For example, one expects to buy a lousy product from a Canadian retail company…
  • How to use Twitter for Digital and Social Media Marketing

    Waylen Miki
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:07 pm
    The big advantage that Twitter has to offer social media marketing companies is the ability to gain followers quickly. Long before a prospective follower decides to be-friend your company page on Facebook, they are more likely to follow your Twitter feed, or at least, be part of a re-tweet chain. Twitter creates brand ambassadors out of every follower of your updates. They in turn reach out to their audiences and extend your brand message. Besides the obvious merits of creating a strong social presence, there are some other ways to use this free service. If you’re a small to mid-sized…
  • Top Twitter Tools for Social Media Marketing

    Nader Mahmoudi
    29 Jul 2014 | 9:59 am
    We love Twitter. But we love it even more because of the add-ons, apps and tools that are available to us. Here is a list of some of the tools that we love to use. They are each uniquely designed to improve your social media marketing efforts. Using only a few of them will immediately streamline your Twitter presence and make you come off far more professional than if you so-called “do it yourself.” With so many free tools at your disposal, there’s no reason not to take advantage of the benefits. These tools are designed to make your Twitter experience easier. Discover which tools you…
  • How to Improve Social Media Marketing With a Google Plus Page

    Waylen Miki
    24 Jul 2014 | 4:26 am
    When we think about social media marketing and growing a businesses’ presence, we often consider each channel as one giant entity. The truth is, each portal has its own unique personality, searchability, and followers. Each portal can be used in special and creative ways in order to access the searchers and users who are already present. Google Plus is quickly becoming its own platform for business blogging, social media marketing and centre of consumer activity. Unlike LinkedIn, Google Plus crosses between a business presence and a purely non-professional presence as you might imagine is…
  • Be Yourself

    Nader Mahmoudi
    20 Jul 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Looking to find a way to earn money? Do you really want to attract more visitors, leads and revenue for your business / website?   Go and start! Don’t look for SEO, inbound marketing tips and different tricks. You don’t need necessarily to follow best practices and templates. Be yourself. Follow your heart.    
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    Super Monitoring Blog

  • SEOtryout – Helps you increase your pagerank

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:56 am
    Have you checked the SEO of your site lately? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Now a days it is mandatory to check how good is the SEO of your site, there are various websites that can help you with that and one of them is SEOtryout. A site providing you a basic run of the SEO on the basis of the generic SEO terminology on a logarithmic scale of 0-10 or 0-100. There are many filters to the process and the major key players that need verification are SEO ranks for your website, number of pages indexed by Google, Bing and Yahoo, number of external inbound links to your website,…
  • Bugzilla – The most Efficient Bug Tracking Tool

    6 Oct 2014 | 9:53 am
    Bugzilla is an application which can be used by firms to detect and get rid of bugs in their products or softwares. Using Bugzilla developers can keep a track of bugs in their products effectively. Most of the applications developed for similar purpose come for a huge amount of fee but this application developed by Mozilla is totally free and has many features that other heavily priced defect detection applications may lack. Bugzilla is used by many organizations today to keep a check on the bugs. Bugzilla makes it easy to manage the quality of your software or program, track changes in the…
  • Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages and apps, Twitter and Google+ most followed in September 2014

    2 Oct 2014 | 11:40 am
    What was popular on the Internet in September 2014? Google top 25 search phrases Facebook top 25 Pages Facebook top 25 Apps Twitter 25 most followed Google+ 25 most followed Alexa top 25 websites Web browsers market share.   Scroll down for Twitter TAKEAWAYS (or click here) Feel free to use this infographic on your blog or website, but please don’t forget to link to TWITTER TAKEAWAYS Top 10 searches in September 2014: facebook, google, you, youtube, craigslist, weather, yahoo, news, amazon, gmail Tweet this Top 5 Facebook pages in…
  • Typewonder – Offering Wonderful Fonts for your web sweetheart

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

    4 Sep 2014 | 10:33 am
    Looking for a perfect domain name? Try logging onto where you’ll find a number of creative domain names for your business customized perfectly for your business. All you need to do is enter the term you are searching for and review the results. All the possible domain names are included in the results which include the generic domain names with .com, .org and .net extensions. Domainr gives you an option to find a domain name in different languages such as Hindi, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic and Hebrew, apart from entering latin internationalized characters. can be utilized to…
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    SEO 5 Consulting

  • Three Ways Google Is Changing the Definition of SEO

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Even just a couple of years ago, SEO was widely considered the practice of manipulating search rankings with intricate strategies. But we’ve now learned that the search engine optimization field is evolving rapidly. It’s changing with the way that search users are harnessing Google to find content. And it has become one of the most critical tools available to all online marketers. Here, we’ll analyze three of the most important ways in which Google is changing the definition of SEO. 1. Brand Building is the Central Focus Where once SEO campaign managers concerned themselves solely with…
  • Three Tips for Honing SEO within a Website Re-launch Process

    15 Oct 2014 | 4:51 pm
    Over time, website owners may find that their site becomes stale. It might lose traction both in terms of SEO performance and in terms of meeting the needs of its visitors. And so it’s imperative that companies are proactive in re-launching their websites. Within the re-launch process, there are a number of SEO factors to consider. Each of these factors will play a role within the website’s future performance after the re-launch process has been completed. Here, we’ll look at three tips for successful SEO during and after the website re-launch process. 1. Check Internal Links Internal…
  • How to Recover from the Latest Panda Update

    7 Oct 2014 | 9:58 am
    Just when the company is on the right track with its search marketing, another Google update comes and changes the website’s ranking. This has recently happened to many firms as a result of Google rolling out Panda 4.1. Every industry expert knows it’s important for companies to respond quickly and effectively to changes within their search performance. And in this blog, we’ll look at three tips for recovering from a drop in the rankings after the latest Google update. 1. Analyze Mobile versus Desktop Traffic For those companies that are heavily focused on mobile search, it’s…
  • How to Create Higher Trafficking Webpages with 5 Simple & Strategic Link Building Techniques

    2 Oct 2014 | 12:56 pm
    One of the most difficult tasks that any SEO practitioner must face when generating leads involves achieving a high quality concentration of traffic. Gone are the days when it was simple to trick search engines by cluttering websites with unnecessary keywords. Google and other search engines have become wiser and now beginning to use complex algorithms, such as Panda, Penguin, and Hummingbird, to filter out unnecessary context. Before developing an SEO campaign, it is important for practitioners to take a step back and analyze which link building strategies will be most effective. 1. Stay…
  • 3 Tips for Crafting Engaging PPC Ad Copy

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:18 am
    Creating that perfect ad copy that drives a response from the audience is a dream for all marketers. But after several hours of analyzing campaign data, creative energy is often sapped. This means that marketers must look to others for inspiration when crafting engaging PPC ad copy. Here, we’ll highlight three ideal sources of inspiration for creating strong, engaging PPC ads. 1. Advertising Brand Sites Sites like and can provide the latest insights on the trends in advertising copy. These sites can help highlight what other firms are using within their ads…
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    Laughing Samurai

  • Happy Leif Erikson Day!

    Laughing Samurai
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:56 am
    The article Happy Leif Erikson Day! appeared first on Laughing Samurai.
  • Low Conversion Rate? Maybe It’s Time For An Update.

    Benjamin Collins
    7 Aug 2014 | 8:51 am
    Remember the last amazing website you looked at? What was it that stood out about it for you? I’m sure like the rest of us you look at hundreds of websites in a given week, some of which you frequent regularly, and others you pass over as you move around the internet. The great thing about the internet is you can still come across websites that look like they were designed in 1997 (and probably were). At the same time you have the most popular sites, like Facebook, that are making incremental design changes on an almost daily basis. Like anything in our world, the one thing that is true…
  • Inspirational Quotes: George Bernard Shaw

    Benjamin Collins
    22 Jul 2014 | 11:53 am
    Everyone loves inspirational quotes designed in fancy poster like displays of typographical genius right? With the dual purpose of fueling creativity and motivating our team, clients and guests as they enter the Laughing Samurai headquarters, we’ve been posting a series of quotes and images that move us on our entry wall. It might be an image we’ve found, or a quote or something random that was said that stuck in our heads. It might be unreasonable, but we thought you might enjoy some of what we’re hanging, so we’re gonna post them here from time to time. Yeah.
  • What Does it Take to Build a Brand Culture?

    Benjamin Collins
    25 Jun 2014 | 9:09 am
    We know what it takes to define a brand. Whether it is defined from the beginning or not, every business has a mission. It starts with an idea, from a founder or group of founders, and they set off to bring their vision to life. If their vision involves products, the mission might involve innovation or value. If they’re branding a service, their mission could involve user experience or dependability. Even if it takes time to put it into words, there is a natural attitude that forms around a business that goes into their mission and values and with a little focused effort you can start…
  • Summer Solstice Celebration

    Laughing Samurai
    23 Jun 2014 | 11:36 am
    Held annually on Summer Solstice, Bonfire, is somewhat of a mid-year revitalization for our team. It’s a time to toast to our accomplishments in the first 6 months and cheers to all that is to come in the second half of the year – while getting to entertain some of our closest friends/clients. We are always evolving as a company, but our culture continuously grows deeper and is on full display at this event. Nothing is more Samurai than an evening filled with food, drinks, drum beats and some of the most awesome people in our community! Huge thanks to The Acre for providing the…
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    Web Technology Blog - Unveil the

  • What Do You Want to Be Known For? Create an Online Experience and Make More Money

    23 Oct 2014 | 8:25 am
    Everyone wants to be known for something. In the business world we call it branding. When you think of any one company you think of something either consciously or subconsciously that tells you if you want to go into a store or not go into a store, visit a website or stay away, or if you’re going to buy or not buy. What you think of is related to how you perceive a company through the experience that they give you? Companies each year spend millions of dollars just on branding and trying to create an experience for you both offline and online.....
  • Will Your Real Target Audience Please Stand Up? Mass Media vs. New Media Marketing

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:44 am
    Over the years businesses have changed their mindset around the need for having a website and having an online presence. Now that businesses are online and are competing for customers and clients the conversation has turned from web design to attracting an audience that is ready and willing to buy.....
  • Marketing News from Those In The Know 10.18.2014

    18 Oct 2014 | 2:39 am
    Hi everyone, can you believe that the colors here in Southeastern PA are in full vibrancy? It was just yesterday and the leaves were turning green. It's amazing how much can happen so fast. This week I have a real treat for you. There were so many great articles I read this last week that I decided to feature them all. I hope you get as much out of the ones that interest you as I did!....
  • Why Failing is a Good Thing and 6 Ideas to Overcome Failure

    16 Oct 2014 | 5:53 am
    Do you realize that entrepreneurs fail way more often than they succeed? So if you’re prone to fail way more than you succeed, what are you really afraid of and how can your failures really be successes in disguise?....
  • Are You Marketing in the Year We Actually Live In? 3 Reasons Your Struggling to Earn New Business – Even if You Don’t Know It

    14 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    Direct mail, cold calling, email newsletters, TV, radio, websites, and social media… all are synonymous with marketing. But do these forms of marketing really work at a level that is profitable for small business? Or, have the times really changed in such a way that there is a requirement or demand that we change our approach to how we get business in 2014 and beyond?....
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    Volume Nine » SEO Blog

  • The 7 Stages of Being Shamed By Peyton Manning

    Carly Webber
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:02 am
    So, there was a minor hiccup in what was an epic win last night for the Broncos. Late in the fourth, when we all knew we had cry-baby Rivers beat, the big screen showed Aquib Talib dancing on the sideline and the crowd went wild. Peyton, being the ultimate competitor that he is, was not happy about this – as he was on the field, trying to make plays. The noise lead to a false start, but more importantly, it lead to some intense shaming of the scoreboard operator: “I have no problem with our fans. Our fans are great. I’ve got a problem with our scoreboard operator.
  • Mock Stock – The Fun Easy & Free Way to Get Stock Images

    Anne Preble
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Your company website might feel a bit drab without photos, so your impulse is to purchase some stock photos. Before you reach for the company CC read how easy and fun it is to recreate these images on your own with some willing volunteers and a good camera. Spotting a Stock Image I would say one of the biggest issues with stock images is the general disinterest in them that the average consumer has. They are easy to spot whether it is a group of doctors who clearly look way too rested to even be first day med students, women eating salad while laughing (who does that?), or a group of overly…
  • You Know Your Blog’s a Hot Mess When…

    Kelsey Anderson
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:29 am
    We’re huge fans of blogging here at Volume Nine and we fiercely believe that it can greatly impact your marketing efforts. Trouble is, you can’t simply throw up content and expect your traffic to soar. If your blog is a hot, spicy mess, you won’t reap the rewards of a strategic content marketing plan– which is a shame because blogs have the potential of increasing traffic, brand awareness and conversions. Your blog might be a hot mess if… Your Call to Action is Nonexistent There is a large chance that people are introduced to your brand via your blog. They arrive…
  • Penguin 3.0 Released! – Assessing the Damage

    Richard Lesher
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:42 pm
    NOTE: Additional Updates on Penguin 3.0 can be found at the end of this post. In probably what has become the most anticipated Google Algorithm Update in recorded Internet marketing history, Penguin 3.0 is here!  Over a year since Penguin 2.1 was announced in early October 2013, Penguin 3.0 promised to be the next generation of Penguin updates. With over a year of buildup, and constant reminders that this update was looming, there seems to be almost a sense of relief that this update has come, as many in the industry just wanted to see how big the impact would be and start strategizing…
  • 4 Ways Social Media Drives ROI

    Katelyn Massey
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    As marketers, we want all of our promotional efforts to impact our bottom line. However, when the strategy involves social media marketing, it can be hard for traditional marketers to accurately measure ROI when the benefits of social media extend far beyond typical conversions. If you’re wondering why we think social media is so important to your overall marketing strategy, check out these ways that social media can make a meaningful impact on your business. Build Brand Loyalty Unlike most traditional marketing strategies, social media provides an outlet to interact directly with your…
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    Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing

  • How To Correctly Use Article Spinners For SEO and Ranking

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    When people think of article spinners they just think they are some way of producing lots of junk and low quality content to spam the internet with. This is a complete myth and the power that can be harnessed by using article spinners is something that shouldn’t be ignored by today’s online marketers. Article spinners [...] The post How To Correctly Use Article Spinners For SEO and Ranking appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Focusing On One Niche Is The Key To Internet Success

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    14 Oct 2014 | 3:05 pm
    Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed by all the internet marketing information available? There are now literally thousands upon thousands of articles related to this subject on the worldwide web for you to read. If you are a person trying to digest all this mountain of information, then no wonder you are feeling confused about [...] The post Focusing On One Niche Is The Key To Internet Success appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Powerful Article SEO With The New Spin Rewriter 5.0

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    6 Oct 2014 | 12:54 pm
    For a very long time spinning unique articles and using them as powerful ways to produce relevant backlinks to your website using various web 2.0 properties and article directories. Has been and still is one of the most potent ways of rising your ranks in the search engines for the niche relevant keywords you are [...] The post Powerful Article SEO With The New Spin Rewriter 5.0 appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Make Money Downloading And Trying Out Apps

    Captain Jack Sparrow
    2 Oct 2014 | 3:20 pm
    There are loads of ways to make quick cash online and one of the latest ones to hit the internet is by making money by downloading and trying apps. More and more people are getting handheld devices that connect to the worldwide web and millions upon millions of apps are being sold, bought and download [...] The post Make Money Downloading And Trying Out Apps appeared first on Blackhat Sparrow Internet Marketing.
  • Does Your Ranking On Alexa Actually Matter?

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

  • Clutter Buster’s Clean New Website

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:18 am
    Silkstream were asked to design a brand new clutter-busting brochure website for Clutter Buster! The design had to be clean, modern and professional – but a little bit quirky. How do you think we did? Who is Clutter Buster? Clutter Buster provide a professional clearance/removal service throughout Essex. With over 25 years of experience, Clutter Read MoreThe post Clutter Buster’s Clean New Website appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Guide To Product Page SEO

    17 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    Product pages on e-commerce sites can often become neglected. People put so much emphasis on optimising and ranking the e-commerce site homepage, and don’t invest enough time in optimising the product pages as landing pages for product searches. With a few simple things to keep in mind you can increase the search visibility of your Read MoreThe post Guide To Product Page SEO appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • A Trailer Pass 4 U’s Brand New Website Design

    13 Oct 2014 | 4:06 am
    Having worked before with A Pass 4 U, Silkstream were asked to help with the web design of A Pass 4 U’s brand new website for their trailer training courses. Who is A Trailer Pass 4 U? A Trailer Pass 4 U is a website for A Pass 4 U’s trailer training courses; the popular driving Read MoreThe post A Trailer Pass 4 U’s Brand New Website Design appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • How Does Adblock Impact The Internet?

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:07 am
    Some of your favourite websites depend on ad revenue income to remain online, so that they can keep serving you the website content that you enjoy on a daily basis. The issues with this are simple: users blocking ads on a website are benefiting from a website and using the website’s bandwidth free of charge. Read MoreThe post How Does Adblock Impact The Internet? appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
  • Review of Ello Social Network

    6 Oct 2014 | 12:35 am
    Ello emerged out of nowhere earlier this week, making a phenomenal impression on the internet – internet marketers especially. There’s been massive hype surrounding Ello with big news publishers such as Financial Times, BBC News, Forbes, etc, all reporting on Ello’s quest for internet domination! (Albeit humbly and with great respect toward its users…) In Read MoreThe post Review of Ello Social Network appeared first on Silkstream | Web Design Blog.
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    Infinite Conversions

  • 6 Tips to Optimize Your Paid Advertising

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Traffic. Everybody loves it. And everybody needs it! Without traffic, testing takes forever to do. The more traffic you have, the faster you can test and the faster you can increase your profits. Plus, by improving your CTR with PPC...The post 6 Tips to Optimize Your Paid Advertising appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • 10 Steps to Increase Customer Retention

    16 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    If you’re in a niche where you sell to the same customer more than once, retention is absolutely critical to the longevity and overall profits of your business. Let’s say you have a membership site at $47 per month and...The post 10 Steps to Increase Customer Retention appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • Optimizing Your Back-End Funnel for Conversions

    14 Oct 2014 | 6:07 am
    The back end is where your profits are made. Many people forget this and continually focus on creating new products for the front-end… when they’d be much better served by building out their back-end with higher priced products. There are...The post Optimizing Your Back-End Funnel for Conversions appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • 7 Step Email Conversions Cheatsheet

    8 Oct 2014 | 4:14 am
    When it comes to email, you have two critical components. The subject line, and your clickthrough rate (CTR). These tips will show you how to increase both of them which will increase the amount of traffic you get to your...The post 7 Step Email Conversions Cheatsheet appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
  • 11 Step “Offer” Guide Cheatsheet

    2 Oct 2014 | 6:22 pm
    When it comes to marketing, there are only THREE things that matter. Your market, your offer, and your copy. Having an irresistible offer is absolutely essential if you want to dominate your market. This guide will show you how to...The post 11 Step “Offer” Guide Cheatsheet appeared first on Infinite Conversions.
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    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 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 ranked […] The post A Hands-On Approach in Conducting a Successful International SEO Strategy appeared first on Phil Amery.
  • Tune Up Your Analytics and Marketing with Google Tag Manager (GTM)

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

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

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

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

  • On-Page SEO Linking Out – Why and How

    Anthony Tran
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    On-Page SEO Linking Out – Why and How Video Transcript: Okay so continuing with our on-page SEO training one of the things that you should really do is to link out to other websites. I’ll explain in this video. Okay so we’re continuing with our on-page SEO training and one of the things that Google wants to make sure that they really like that is you are a source of information where people can go to to not only learn about your products and services and your blog post but about other very relevant blog posts or pages throughout the web. So as you can see right here in blue…
  • How to Improve Your On-page SEO and Use H Tags

    Anthony Tran
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm
    How to Improve Your On-Page SEO and Use H Tags Video Transcript: In this video I’m going to show you how to use H tags to organize your content and improve your on-page SEO. Okay so we’re continuing with our on-page SEO training and I’m going to basically explain to you how to set your H1, H2, H3, etc. these tags so basically when you go to your blog post it’s very important to structure your website where it’s easy to read. So for example, we’re going to the blog post and as you can see right here I have these little headings right here, what it does is it…
  • 7 Lessons to Help You Launch a Successful Online Business

    Anthony Tran
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:49 pm
    Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher Are you struggling in the first year of starting an online business?  In this episode I share with you my personal lessons learned as a full-time entrepreneur.  You’ll learn what I did right and what mistakes I made… (so you can avoid them)  I share with you the specific strategies that I used to build my online business, how I created relationships online, how I created a successful launch for my podcast and how I monetized my business while helping others. These strategies helped me get featured on “Entrepreneur” and the…
  • Maximize Your On-page SEO – Keyword Strategy

    Anthony Tran
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Maximize Your On-Page SEO – Keyword Strategy Video Transcript: Alright so in this video I’m going to show you where to strategically place your keywords so it maximizes your on-page SEO. Alright let’s check it out. Okay so in our last video I showed you how to setup your title and your web address so it can be seen on Google. The next thing you’ll want to do is you’ll want to strategically place your keywords throughout your blog post so that it can be easily identified by Google that this is indeed the right article for this particular keyword. So I’m…
  • On-page SEO Title and URL Customization

    Anthony Tran
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:02 pm
    On-Page SEO Title and URL Customization Video Transcript: One of the on-page SEO criterias is to set up your title and URL web address and I’m going to show you how to customize all that in this video. Okay so now that you’ve gotten a quick introduction on what on-page optimization is let’s show you how to do it. One of the first things that you do on your WordPress blog is to set your title and your web address so that way Google can find it easily. I’m going to go the Google search to really explain to you why this is significant. So my keyword that I’m…
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    Multimind Group

  • Jewelry Marketing Hints for online retailers (part 1)

    MultiMind Group
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:57 am
    Most first time online jewelry sellers have no idea about what they are doing or what they should be doing. A majority of them are unaware of what to include in a marketing plan or to include in a go to market strategy because it’s their first time doing any such thing in the field of marketing. In a lot of cases, the retailers keep on making mistakes upon mistakes without even realizing it. A few of them are smart enough to hire professionals in the field of jewelry marketing and quite honestly speaking, they are the ones who see their business boom. Nonetheless, this article will…
  • Tips for Product Positioning of your Brand

    MultiMind Group
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:03 pm
    You know what an extremely important aspect of every brand is that the biggest organizations fail to realize and act upon? It’s product positioning, and it entails a better understanding of the benefits of the products/services you have to offer to the public. But first, here’s a simple product positioning definition for those who still aren’t very clear about the concept – it is nothing but a marketing technique, the sole purpose of which is to present your brand’s products or services in the best possible manner to its intended and potential target audience. Do not be…
  • How to Integrate your marketing tactics with SEO

    MultiMind Group
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:36 am
    If you remember, not more than 5 years ago, the definition of marketing was vast and it covered various aspects like social marketing, content marketing, marketing tactics, target marketing and  Public Relations; advertising for businesses took place without any interference from or dependency on one another. But with the advent of technology, the world became much smaller, and soon enough people realized the need to merge all these aspects of marketing; they came up with a new marketing tactic and structure.Today, more and more people are waking up to the reality that marketing tactics…
  • Another jewelry store robbery: it’s looking safer to be online

    MultiMind Group
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:41 am
    Another jewelry store robbery has taken place this time in the West Hartford Center in Connecticut the jewelry store was looted on the 8th of this month by thieves who stole fine jewelry, the value of which has still not been made public. People who witnessed the robbery claimed that there were a total of three men involved, who smashed the glass cases of the Lux Bond & Green shop (situated at 46 LaSalle Road) with sledgehammers and then proceeded to steal the jewelry.The jewelry store robbery occurred at approximately 12:16 pm and the police arrived by 12:30 pm. The local police and…
  • How to achieve your marketing objectives within budget.

    MultiMind Group
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:55 am
    If you’re someone who knows their marketing objectives and is well aware of the types of marketing strategies they should employ, but haven’t gone through the Enterprise Priorities In Digital Marketing report, then you are missing out on quite a lot. The report generated a lot of buzz, mainly because of its content which focused on helping companies of various sizes to prioritize their marketing technology investment. In simple terms, it teaches companies where they should and where they shouldn’t invest their money. These days, marketing and its budget are of high priorities,…
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    Internet Marketing Guru

  • Infographic: Media in Chile 2010 – 2017

    IMG Team
    4 Oct 2014 | 6:47 am
    The infographic below shows the use of different media and its penetration within various socioeconomic groups within Chile and the number of digital media users and the total digital ad spending of Chile.  It also shows the internet population, social media users and the different demographics for Chile. Infographic: Media in Chile 2010 – 2017
  • Conspicuous consumption on social media in 2014

    IMG Team
    4 Oct 2014 | 6:40 am
      Conspicuous consumption on social media in 2014 Okay, so raise your hand if you think that the main driving power for social media activity is community? There was a time, not so long ago, when I would have raised both of my hands to this question and thought any other answer would have been absurd. Communities are important of course, and you should be addressing them in your digital marketing strategy, but a more important factor that is mostly overlooked by digital marketers is identity maintenance. This probably goes against what you have heard before but this article will explain…
  • Infographic: Media in Argentina 2010 – 2017

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

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

    IMG Team
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm
    The infographic below shows the mobile internet ad spending for different regions worldwide, this will increase immensely in the next few years. The mobile internet ad spending will generate new advertising and marketing opportunities for everyone. Infographic: Mobile Internet Ad Spending Worldwide 2011-2017
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  • How to Blog from Your Website

    Nurdin Budi M.
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:17 am
    You will have many options open to you in the design and functionality of your blog that are not available on the blog hosted.You can use Blogger or WordPress from or Each has its own characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, such as lack of reference groups on Blogger, and raw HTML editing facility relatively poor on WordPress. However, each has its fans and followers, and those changed. Some general fatigue, however, does not provide a wide range of opportunities for those who chose to Word and other programs Blogging own term PSPs own.Those who use hosted…
  • Display Most Commented Posts on Blogger with Yahoo Pipe

    Nurdin Budi M.
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    In a blog we need to accentuate the very articles that we rely on to improve the reader's desire to explore our blog further. There are many ways that can be used in doing so, one of which is by way of display the most commented posts.There is a very easy way of doing the things above, especially if our blog using; using yahoo pipes, you don't have to think hard, but simply used in a simple manner that is like the following guidelines:#1. From your blogger dashboard, select "Layout" menu, then specify the position of the most commented posts widget is placed.#2. Press Add a Gadget…
  • Tips Internet Marketing Monetizing Your Hobby

    Nurdin Budi M.
    14 Oct 2014 | 3:49 am
    Do you have a hobby? Is there something that you enjoy doing, and that you did not think to use to earn some extra money. Well, if there is, this article will give you some ideas for your hobbies and monetize it. I'm going to give you some examples of how easy it is to do, especially some of the sites that are available to us today. After reading this article, and I doubt that you'll be raking in the cash for something you enjoy doing. That will not be a blow.The other day, I was in more than one site YouTube. I do not know what is YouTube. Well, it's a Web site that displays the member…
  • Learn How To Make Your Own Blog Specialized Prevail

    Nurdin Budi M.
    8 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Let's look at the four corners, which you need to focus on the blog, and increase traffic to your place and talk.1)Give your identity blogEvery successful blog requires identity to stand out from the crowd than the other. And identity is you! Allowed to leak your personal tone of your blog, or do you have another method. Let factored planning is possible and practicable. Nature of your blog to make it easier for you and your readers to bond.2)Set Cell Blog This is why you are blogging. It's a specialized subject, or goals that you selected blog. Another argument is that you have to…
  • Add Alexa Rank Checker on Blogger

    Nurdin Budi M.
    7 Oct 2014 | 3:07 am
    Recognition of the credibility of a web traffic is urgently needed on the internet; It is very necessary to know how good the web rank. There are several providers that accommodate web traffic rank system, and one of the most known is addition to web traffic ranking data, also provides information some other much-needed data to analyse the advantages of a web. Therefore, as bloggers we want to provide facilities to the reader the article we can check the alexa rankings of a web.It is very easy to add Alexa Rank Checker Widgets into your blog, especially for those who…
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    Empire Flippers

  • EFP 113: Dirty Little Secrets from Website Brokers

    Justin Cooke
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:53 am
    It’s easy enough to talk about the benefits of using a website broker to help you sell your site, but what are they NOT telling you? This week, Joe and I sit down to discuss some of the hard truths about our industry and working with brokers in general. We’re laying down some truth you’ve gotta hear if you plan on selling your site. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here: Direct Download - Right Click, Save As Topics Discussed This Week Include: Sellers get more love than buyers We take no responsibility…
  • EFP 112: Screw the Nine to Five

    Justin Cooke
    2 Oct 2014 | 6:19 am
    It’s hard enough building a profitable business on your own, so bringing on a partner can either be a blessing or a curse. This week I sit down with location independent couple Josh and Jill from Screw the Nine to Five to dig into how they manage their business partnership, marriage, and the details behind their successful lifestyle business. This episode gives great insight into the reality of building a location independent business and debunks the “work four hours per week on the beach” myth. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here:…
  • EFP 111: Divide and Conquer

    Justin Cooke
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:49 pm
    We’re going to talk about something that can be a bit scary for entrepreneurs. Letting go and letting other people run your company. It’s funny because employees in the corporate world are always looking to maximize their sphere of influence (or power). As entrepreneurs, we look to divide or pair down our areas of responsibility into slices that OTHER people can run. In this episode, Joe and I dig into how we split business responsibilities, determine it’s time to hire, and ultimately replace ourselves in our own business. Check Out This Week’s Episode Here:…
  • Monthly Business Report for August 2014

    Justin Cooke
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:06 am
    Welcome to our Monthly Business Report for August 2014. All of the massive changes we’ve been making in our business are finally starting to pay off! We had our second best month ever in terms of websites sold and we’re really on a roll heading into the last few months of the year. Not everything’s been peachy though. We had several false starts and the website redesign took much longer to roll out than anticipated. Still, we’re pretty happy with the results and excited to share them with you now. We hope this report both inspires and encourages you as you build your…
  • EFP 110: Becoming a Better Dealmaker

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

    Show Your Links
    5 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Coffee is a brewed beverage prepared from the roasted or baked seeds of several species of an evergreen shrub of the genus Coffea. It has been made that coffee plants are cultivated in more than 70 countries, primarily in equatorial Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Coffee has been around for centuries, with the first … Continue reading →
  • Barrister Law Books

    Show Your Links
    2 Oct 2014 | 1:19 am
    This article is all about the future lawyers , law students , teachers or just people who are interested in law as a professional future development. This extremely convenient website offers a great variety of books for law. If you ever wondered where to find the exact law book, case book or whatever connected with … Continue reading →
  • YesVideo app streams very old home movies

    Show Your Links
    23 Sep 2014 | 2:57 am
    For older generations of Americans, home movie night used to outlook waiting for Dad to on set sights on thread film into a reel-to-reel projector, erect a little silver screen and block any bit of roomy that peeked through the windows. But a Santa Clara company called YesVideo launched an app Thursday that is expected … Continue reading →
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    7 Sep 2014 | 3:07 am
    Yes…Money NOW! // Selz Store Sell digital downloads on Selz Google+ Filed under: Make Money Tagged: Make Money
  • Who is Income Shops ?

    Show Your Links
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    I have been avid in the IncomeShops product for some era and I’m an affiliate for their program, but our connection in reality took involve taking into account one sudden email. The email asked a single tiny study would you once a wandering accrual belly? Well of course I was intrigued. I try an Income … Continue reading →
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  • Social Media Reeling Over the Loss of Steve Nash

    Alex Noudelman
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:31 pm
    Social Media is reeling over the unexpected absence of Steve Nash for the 2014-2015 basketball season. On Thursday, it was announced that the Lakers player, who happens to also be Canadian, will be sidelined due to back and nerve problems. The decision was made less than a week before the start of the regular season. Nash is in the final season of his three-year contract with the Lakers. He has played only 65 games since his team traded four draft picks for him in 2012. If his career ends with his injury, it likely won’t dull the impact of the greatest player in Canadian history and one of…
  • Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, Who Shot Terrorist – Receives Standing Ovation in Ottawa

    Rafi Hecht
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:34 am
  • Is Online Reputation Management Dead?

    Alex Noudelman
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    Last week, I attended a seminar on Online Reputation Management in downtown Toronto. The main discussion in the seminar was whether online reputation management is dead or not. Important reputation management figures were cited, including Don Sorensen, President of Big Blue Robot Digital Marketing Firm. I share similar sentiments as Sorenson, who argues that “online reputation management is very much alive and inevitable in this digital age; it’s time for companies to improve their reputation management strategy or suffer the consequences…” Before attending the seminar, it never…
  • How to Accept Feedback from Customers

    Alex Noudelman
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:58 pm
    A recent study by Bain & Company revealed that 80% of companies say that they’re customer centric. The only problem with this statement is that only 8% of customers agree with this statement.   How can businesses be so off in their predictions when it comes to how their customers perceive them?  Reflecting on my own experience as a consumer, both in-store and online, I believe that it is due to the missed opportunities where they could have asked for customer feedback and didn’t.   eCommerce sites are the most common victims of this disparity. Owners of eCommerce sites have…
  • How To Get More YouTube Video Views

    Alex Noudelman
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    YouTube videos are some of the most popular sources of web traffic online. Over the years, Youtube has helped boost the careers of many content producers and still plays a big part in start-up businesses gaining internet marketing exposure. Whether you want to create videos for entertainment, education, or promotional purposes, there are steps that you’ll need to take in order to gain the most out of your YouTube videos: Add relevant tags.What key phrases are people searching for that could lead them to your video? A good tool for that is Google Trends. As you type in keywords, YouTube…
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    Jumix Design

  • 3 Simple Steps to Build a Profitable Online Business

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Building an online business is now easier than few years ago. By harnessing the technologies and skills that we have today, it is now faster and simpler to create and build your very own online business.   Step 1: Creating the structure and real estate When we are talking about the real estate in internet, it means that you will need a website or at least a landing page for your business. A sales page, squeeze page, a blog or a full fledge website is a necessity to present your business on the internet. This can help to prove your business legitimacy. By having a website of your own…
  • How To Make Money Online in Malaysia

    13 Oct 2014 | 7:21 pm
    Don’t let those spammers scam you with those get rich quick scheme by working from home using the Internet, let’s talk about some real money making here. You want to learn the legitimate and solid ways on how to make money online in Malaysia? Read on. Most people will want to drag you into making money online because by taking you in, they are getting some commission from their employer, very much like an insurance agent who tries so hard to sell you an insurance plan. Now let us talk about building real business and making money solely from online. No dragging of other people,…
  • Speed Up Your Website With These 7 Quick Tips

    8 Oct 2014 | 11:17 pm
    No one likes a slow website. A slow website does not only prevent you from getting sales, it also leaves a negative image for your brand and business. Worse still, Google probably won’t rank your website high as your website loads too slow to be qualify as a “quality website”. So what you can do to remedy this? Let us share with you some of the tips and tricks you can do on your own as a webmaster.   1. Optimizing Your Images We understand that you want to show off your high quality and extreme clarity images taken by your 20 megapixels DSLR camera, but this will slows down your…
  • Creating an Outstanding Portfolio for Your Business Online

    5 Oct 2014 | 6:36 pm
    If you are starting a new business, the first thing you want to do is to build up your portfolio and profile. As you are totally new, you have almost nothing to brag about. What you can do is try to highlight your strength and what you can do or achieve for your customers. Building a business portfolio offline is a difficult task if you don’t have a physical store. However, creating a business portfolio for your business online is much easier. Let’s see some of the tools you can use and tips on how to create an outstanding online portfolio.   1. Your Website Simple as it is,…
  • Our First Video is Out!

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Our first video is out! Like it and share it! We would also like to take this chance to introduce briefly on each services we offer to our customers.   Web Design We have 2 web design plans, one is the standard and another is premium. You can find the detail and pricing of the plans here. No matter which plan you take, we make sure the design of the website is great and professional in order for your business to look good! If the two plans can not satisfy your needs, feel free to contact us and let us know your thoughts as we are used to do customized web design for our clients too! In…
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  • Top 8 Facts of Marketing Automation[Infographic]

    21 Oct 2014 | 2:13 am
    Marketing automation is an automatic or robotic techniques, which helps brand owners to share or to promote their business without human activity. In our previous marketing automation blogs, we have discussed about benefits of combining CRM & Marketing automation, process to start marketing automation, its advantages, marketing automation techniques , etc. In the above infographic, we have focused on important Marketing Automation facts.       The post Top 8 Facts of Marketing Automation[Infographic] appeared first on SALEOID.
  • Use Content Marketing to Generate the Leads [Infographic]

    17 Oct 2014 | 12:15 am
    Yesterday, I was thinking that why Google gave the priority to the content marketing rather than any other. Then, I researched the key points which help me a lot to understand that. Actually, not only search engine appreciates the unique & knowledgeable content, but also people prefer only that website. The content is the most important factor, which helps visitors to understand about your products & services. Actually, the importance of quality content has been analyzed last year 2013 in the digital marketing industry to generate the leads. Apart, of this let us discuss about those…
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    Web Marketing Pros

  • Understanding the Impact of Panda 4.1 on Your Site

    Peter Roesler
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:34 am
    During the past few weeks, most SEO experts and internet marketers have been paying attention to the Penguin 3.0 update. The rollout for the algorithm change began last week, so it’s too soon to know what has been affected. However, the most recent update of Google’s Panda algorithm has been running for several weeks now and enough data has come in for marketers to make assumptions about what has changed and how it affects the sites of business owners. As a quick review, the Panda algorithm is one of the main tools Google uses to determine the rankings of websites for search engine…
  • Penguin 3.0 Now Live, Affects 1% of US Searches

    Peter Roesler
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    After months of waiting, the most recent update to Google’s Penguin algorithm went into effect at the end of last week. It’s been a year since Google last updated Penguin, so there was a lot of anticipation around this release. As is usually the case with Google’s algorithms, not a whole lot is known for certain about what has changed and how it will affect websites. Though much remains unknown about Penguin 3.0, there’s enough information available to let business owners what they should be on guard for when it comes to their search rankings Google first released Penguin back in the…
  • Four Common WordPress SEO Mistakes and How to Fix Them

    Peter Roesler
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    For more businesses, WordPress is the best place to start when building a website. The content management system is easy to install and highly customizable. Anyone with a basic knowledge of computers can create pages and posts without additional training. And there plugins available to make the site handle just about any function imaginable. WordPress is also SEO friendly, but not as much when used with default settings. Business owners who are using their WordPress with its out of the box settings (proverbially since it’s a download) don’t have their sites optimized for SEO. Here are…
  • Has Internet Video Killed the Television Star?

    Peter Roesler
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:09 am
    For the past 60 years, television has been one of the dominating forces in the lives of Americans. For generations, it served as the most popular access point for news, information, and entertainment. And as such, advertisers could always rely on TV ads as a way to reach just about any demographic besides the Amish. The internet has slowly eroded the primacy of television as an advertising medium by becoming a faster and more responsive portal for news and information. Now, the internet is starting to seriously challenge TV on video entertainment. This article will look at some recent…
  • Google Combats Piracy with Algorithm Update and New Ad Format

    Peter Roesler
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    As the most popular search engine in the world, Google is often tasked with helping to solve problems they didn’t cause. One example of this phenomena is the global fight against digital piracy. Google doesn’t host sites with pirated material but they are often charged with not doing enough to prevent internet searchers from using Google to find sites that do wantonly copyright infringing materials. After recently facing harsh criticism about their lackluster efforts to stem piracy, Google has announced algorithm and ad format changes that should help to curb internet piracy. Last month,…
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  • To Do List vs To Be List: How Individuals can Leverage on Task Management for Higher Productivity

    oloyede jamiu
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:42 pm
    One of those tasks people neglect and overlook its importance nowadays is having a set of goals which are to be pursued within a time range. It was found in a research conducted by Dr. David Kohl,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • $100 Paypal Cash Giveway Winner Announced!

    oloyede jamiu
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:52 am
    If you’ve been one of my frequent blog visitors, you would have noticed that i ran an $100 paypal cash giveaway in the last 6 days. Its my pleasure to announce the winner for everyone to see... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Coshedule Review : The Best Social Media Editorial Calendar App for Busy Entrepreneurs and Bloggers

    oloyede jamiu
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:33 am
    If you happen to be an entrepreneur just like me, you should always be on the look out for tools that would make life easier for you and your businesses. Most of my online businesses are run with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Learn from my Mistakes: 10 Lessons Learned from 5 years of becoming an Internet Entrepreneur

    oloyede jamiu
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    One of the major reasons i started this blog is to showcase my failures and successes while trying to become a successful internet entrepreneur. I love building businesses both online and offline. I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • $100 Paypal Cash Giveaway – ENTER TO WIN

    oloyede jamiu
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Am happy to announce my first Cash Giveaway on this blog Just like i promised in the September 2014 income report that i would like to run a giveaway for the blog in this month. Keeping up with my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    MLM Barracks

  • Monthly Income, Growth and Traffic Report – September 2014

    Darrel Andrews
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Welcome to the MLM Barracks 2nd income report. Every month I will be publishing a post just like this one that will show you how the blog is progressing and everything I have done throughout the month. These reports will show you exactly how I’m exactly how I’m building the blog. You’ll get to go […]
  • 11 Blogging Mistakes That Got My Blogs Penalized by Google

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

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

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

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

  • DMR #40: JUSTIN DEAVILLE - What SEO and link building tactics are working in 2014?
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:46 pm
    What SEO and link building tactics are working for big name brands in 2014? Is guest posting dead or is this something that still works from an SEO prospective? And what about link bait, what are the most effective strategies to encourage back links? Those are just three of the questions that I intend to ask, today's special guest, Justin Deaville. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS…
  • DMR #39: DAVID HORNE - How do you run a successful modern marketing agency?
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:38 pm
    How do you run a successful modern marketing agency? Why is the best marketing invisible? And how do you earn your customer's trust in a high-tech world? Those are just three of the questions that I intend to ask today's special guest, David Horne. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital Marketing Radio Magazine is published once a…
  • DMR #38: BRANDON YANOFSKY - Where should you host your WordPress site?
    19 Oct 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Where should you host your WordPress site? On a shared server, a VPS, or maybe on your own server? What WordPress themes are best in 2014 and what WordPress plugins are particularly useful at the moment? Those are just three of the questions I intend to ask our special guest today, Brandon Yanofsky. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions.
  • DMR #37: BRANDON NOLTE - What does it take to start and build your own successful e-commerce store?
    19 Oct 2014 | 3:19 pm
    What does it take to start and build your own successful e-commerce store? What are the common mistakes that e-commerce stores make and how do you increase your e-commerce conversion rates? Those are just 3 of the questions that I intend to ask today's special guest, Brandon Nolte. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital Marketing…
  • DMR #36: ALITA HARVEY-RODRIGUEZ - How do you best build an authentic list of email subscribers?
    19 Oct 2014 | 3:15 pm
    How do you best build an authentic list of email subscribers? Should you buy an email list or is it best to build one for yourself? And does email marketing also work just as well for B2B? Those are just the three of the questions I intend to ask today's special guest Alita Harvey-Rodriguez. Read the full interview and much more inside Digital Marketing Radio Magazine: Each issue contains the full transcript of EVERY interview we record, broken down into easy-to-follow ideas and action steps PLUS full audio interviews without any interruptions. Digital…
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    Mischa Lominy

  • How To Monetize Your Passion Using The Internet

    Mischa Lominy
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:01 pm
    A wise man once said: “Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life”. Now I’m pretty sure that a lot of people would love to earn their living doing something they love. They would love to quit their job, which they probably hate and finally do something they enjoy. [...] The post How To Monetize Your Passion Using The Internet appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • 7 Day Positivity Challenge By Tony Robbins

    Mischa Lominy
    6 Oct 2014 | 3:32 pm
    I decided to post about this video after I saw Vick Strizheus, a famous internet marketer posted about this 7 day positivity challenge on his blog and a few weeks after he then posted a screenshot of an email he received from one of his followers.  In that email the guy was thanking him because [...] The post 7 Day Positivity Challenge By Tony Robbins appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • One Of The Top Reasons Why Network Marketers Fail

    Mischa Lominy
    3 Oct 2014 | 2:42 pm
     Why Network Marketers Fail We all know the stats that 97% of network marketers online fail. This is a sad statistic but there are a few things that can explain why such a huge percentage of people fail. One of these reasons is the lack of focus on sales. Yes SALES! I know most network [...] The post One Of The Top Reasons Why Network Marketers Fail appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • My Binary Blueprint Review: $500,000 Binary Options Trading Strategy

    Mischa Lominy
    27 Sep 2014 | 6:55 pm
    What Is My Binary Blueprint? My Binary Blueprint is a binary options training program that was put together by Jerrell Cox and Chris Farcher. The program was designed to teach you how to trade binary options using Jerrell Cox’s strategy that made him over $500,000 in 6 months. On top of the trading strategies, you [...] The post My Binary Blueprint Review: $500,000 Binary Options Trading Strategy appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
  • Learn Do and Teach – The Formula For Success Online

    Mischa Lominy
    22 Sep 2014 | 4:51 pm
    If you’re an online marketer and you’re involved in some kind of network marketing company, you probably are looking for “The Secret”. You want to make a lot of money but it seems like you are missing something, “The Secret”. Well I’m sorry to disappoint you but there is no secret. Success online is dependent [...] The post Learn Do and Teach – The Formula For Success Online appeared first on Mischa Lominy.
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    What’s Hot In Internet Marketing

  • How to Recover from Google Panda 4.1

    Brittany West
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Rumors of a long-anticipated update to Google Panda have been circulating for the last few months, but last week, the rumors were finally proven true. Panda 4.1 launched in late September and finally finished rolling out last week. Several websites are already reporting changes to their traffic levels, for better or worse. While the search Read More The post How to Recover from Google Panda 4.1 appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • Should You Redesign Your Website?

    Brittany West
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:11 am
    A website redesign can seem like a large, daunting and expensive task, and as a result, you may have delayed redesigning your older website. However, for small business owners, a website is a critically important marketing tool, and as such, a well-designed website is a wise business investment. While internet marketing campaigns can drive traffic Read More The post Should You Redesign Your Website? appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • Why Your Small Business Needs a Local SEO Strategy

    Brittany West
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    For many small businesses, a solid local SEO strategy is an absolute must-have.  As search engines evolve to understand search based on location, demographic, search history and more, it is essential to make sure that your business is optimized for local search, especially if the majority of your revenue comes from within your town or Read More The post Why Your Small Business Needs a Local SEO Strategy appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • Why Your Small Business Needs Facebook Advertising

    Brittany West
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:09 am
      A few days ago, Facebook announced the launch of Atlas, a new advertising platform that delivers “people-based marketing.” Atlas will connect online campaigns to offline sales, enhance cross-platform marketing and offer enhanced targeting. Facebook purchased Atlas from Microsoft last year and rebuilt the platform from the ground up as they looked to take on Read More The post Why Your Small Business Needs Facebook Advertising appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
  • How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing – Step 4: Close the sale

    Brittany West
    26 Sep 2014 | 2:18 pm
    How to Get More Sales on Your Website Over the course of the last month, we have been discussing the steps that small business must take online in order to grow their profits. After building a great website, attracting new leads with a strong social media presence and strategic SEO on and off page, converting Read More The post How to Grow Profits with Internet Marketing – Step 4: Close the sale appeared first on What’s Hot In Internet Marketing.
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    Nolan Wilson Freelance Blog | Toronto Freelance Writer | SEO | Social Media

  • 5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

    Nolan Wilson
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:33 pm
    We’ve talked about why social media is an important part of your inbound strategy (See Why You Can’t Ignore Social Media as Part of Your Inbound Strategy), and now we want to help you avoid some common social media mistakes. Learning what works for your brand can take time, but luckily we already know what definitely doesn’t work Plan Ahead We can’t stress enough how important it is to have a strategy for your social media campaign. Every brand looking to get social needs to understand their marketing goals, and tailor their actions to achieving those goals. Without goals, you will…
  • Why You STILL Can’t Ignore Social as Part of Your Inbound Strategy

    Nolan Wilson
    8 Oct 2014 | 1:19 pm
    Social Media Has Its Advantages We learned in a previous post – Why You Can’t Ignore Social as Part of Your Inbound Strategy – that social media can help you build brand loyalty, measure your marketing efforts, and gain valuable customer insights. That’s just one slice of the social media pie, but why would you only eat half a pie when you can eat the whole thing? (Not that I’m advocating eating a whole pie). Keeping Up With the Joneses Everyone and their dog is on social media nowadays (No seriously – there are dogs that have Facebook accounts!), and that includes other…
  • Content Round Up: Select Articles, Blog Posts, and Writing from September

    Nolan Wilson
    2 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    With the kids back to school and most people back on track after the summer holiday season came to an end, September was a busy month. Just in case you missed it, the following is a summary of select articles, blog posts, and other writing projects that I was busy with in September. Topics including blogging, content development, social media, ecommerce, education, and much more. And, I got published this month! Featured Article in PR News Guidebook 10 Rules for Creating an Engaging Messaging Strategy on Social Media NWF Blog Posts Four Simple Reasons Why You Should Complete an On-Site SEO…
  • Why You Can’t Ignore Social as Part of Your Inbound Strategy

    Nolan Wilson
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    I don’t need to tell you that social media is everywhere – you’ve seen the hash tags tucked away in the corner of your favorite TV show, your family and friends are constantly checking their profiles for new notifications, and suddenly just having a Facebook page isn’t enough. You also need a LinkedIn profile for professional networking, Instagram for photo sharing, and Twitter to keep your networks constantly updated. It’s overwhelming, it’s ubiquitous, and no one is immune. So if you’re social and your family and friends are social, then your audience is social and your…
  • 5 Blogging Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Search Ranking

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

  • A Blog For Your Social Networking Website Will Attract More Visitors

    Jon Harte
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Attracting People To Your Social Networking Website With the online technology rising up so fast early in the 1980’s to affect the lives of the people into complete transition comes many things that surprisingly would become a vital part in everyone’s existence. The inception of the internet is clearly the most phenomenal thing that happened on the planet wherein almost every aspect of the lives has many things to counteract with it. Now, in the internet you will find many websites catering to different applications. E-commerce, informative sites, blogging, and many others… In fact,…
  • Branding In Niche Marketing

    Jon Harte
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Importance Of Branding In Niche Marketing When it comes to branding in niche marketing, most people tend to think of big brand advertising: Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Microsoft spend money on branding. But it doesn’t really apply to smaller businesses – or does it? Believe it or not, branding is actually crucial to success in a small industry. In this article, you’ll learn why that is, plus several of the big benefits of having strong branding in a niche. => Your Reputation Precedes You Once your site has been around for a while, your reputation will precede you. That means…
  • Social Traffic Generation Tips To A Profitable Online Business

    Jon Harte
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Social Traffic Generation Tips Getting more likes, follows, stumbles or subscribes at the end of the day means you’ll get more social traffic to your website and more money in your bank account. It also means you’ll have more long-term reach to launch viral campaigns from and promote new products. So how do you get more likes, follows, stumbles or subscribes? ==> Make It Prominent on Your Website By default, Facebook has a very small “Like” button. The same is true for the default “retweet” buttons. In fact, each social network generally doesn’t…
  • Thinking Big in a Small Niche Market

    Jon Harte
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    How Thinking Big In A Small Niche Market Will Benefit You Financially Thinking big in a small niche market doesn’t mean you can’t make a lot of money. In fact, six or seven figure a year businesses have been built around tiny niches from making your parrot talk to repairing very specific PC problems. How can you take your small niche market, no matter how small, and still build an extremely profitable business? => The Essential: Building a List The first and most important step is to build a list. Without a strong list, nothing else matters and nothing else works. Make it…
  • Seven Common SEO Mistakes

    Jon Harte
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Most of your quality traffic comes from search engines, therefore when building a website it is important to know the tips and tricks that will give you better placement in the search engines. Common SEO mistakes can really hurt your site in the search engines without you even realizing it. I have come across a number of websites in which beginners were not familiar with the SEO concept. So with that being said, beware of these seven common SEO mistakes. Seven Common SEO Mistakes 1. Irrelevant keywords: Many Webmasters use irrelevant Keywords. Be…
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    Media Challenge

  • 10 Things To Do In London

    23 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    London – The Magical City London is a magical city where everything is possible and where you will never die of boredom. London is a city filled with history, culture and dreams… a city where there are things to do in London for everyone. 10 amazing things to do when you’re in London Historical tours London is rich in culture and history, it was able to preserve and restore some of the best cultural and historical sites that contain the history of the world. One of the main places tourists can visit is the Tours of the Houses of Parliament. People visiting can view thousands of…
  • 10 Unbelievable Ways That Inspire Creative Thinking

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:25 am
    You creative, he’s creative, we’re all creative…. Creativity lays inside each of us. However, it is often creative thinking is concealed by piles of routine, responsibility and professionalism. Sometimes creativity can be dimmed by criticism or neglect. Fortunately, you can always reawaken your dormant creativity. Being more creative will provide you with inspiration for new ideas. It will expose you to strategies and insights which will bring back the spark into your life. Here are some tips to inspire creative thinking. Recognize your creativity Everyone can be creative as…
  • The Best Way To Beat The Competition

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Making a video gets you a head of your competitors Starting or running a business is never easy. The business has to ensure that it stays current and that the public is aware of the different services and products the company sells. In order for this to happen, business managers and owners need to think creatively about ways of marketing and advertising their business. A way that is sure to work in achieving maximum exposure for the firm is a corporate video. Doing business in London and other big cities can be very difficult considering that a lot of the businesses offer the same products…
  • The Importance Of Mobile Devices In Marketing

    9 Oct 2014 | 3:09 am
    Mobile Devices, Content and Mobile Videos Mobile devices and mobile marketing are all the rage these days. The popularity of marketing videos on mobile devices continues to grow, and it is more imperative than ever for businesses to develop an engaging and powerful video marketing maneuver to capitalize on the ever-growing video content phenomenon. Today, most businesses have embraced the on-the-go mobile video trend. There are more than 1.7 billion mobile users all across the globe, and according to a report by Invodo, mobile users are 3 times more likely to view mobile videos than desktop…
  • ISIS Uses Its Highly Skilled Film Crews

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:53 am
    ISIS Terror Group Using Videos To Create An Impact Since the dawn of time, humans used their unquenchable curiosity and ingenuity to devise the best tools and tactics to subdue their foes in the art of war. Every part of society had its strictly determined role towards this common goal: scientists discovered the latest technologies, engineers built new machinery and equipment, and the clergy provided moral support and divine help for the ferocious armies. During the antiquity, new devices like trebuchets, ballistas or catapults have helped shape the borders of many empires. More recently, the…
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    Web Brain Infotech


    Rahul Kumar
    7 Oct 2014 | 12:24 am
    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of getting traffic from the natural search result on search engine. All search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo have primary search results, where web pages and other content such as videos or local listings are shown and rank based on what the search engine considers most relevant to users. Payment isn't involved, as it is with paid search ads.SEO is a technique which helps search engines find and rank your site higher than the millions of other sites in response to a search query. SEO thus helps you to get traffic from…
  • A Shopping Campaign Tool Lunached By Optmyzr For Google

    Rahul Kumar
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:17 am
    The Shopping Campaign Splitter is intended to rearrange the battle organizing process. There are numerous profits of the new Shopping Campaigns structure that Google introduced on September first, on the other hand, the setup procedure could be lumbering and iterative, especially on the off chance that you have the same kind of fight structure crosswise over various crusades. To help publicists set up their Shopping Campaigns quicker; Optmyzr’s has propelled an apparatus called the Shopping Campaign Splitter. The second Google Shopping fight device in Optmyzr’s lineup — the first…
  • Why SEO is So Important to Your Business Success

    Rahul Kumar
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:49 am
    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has been a part of internet marketing since the mid 1990s, but it wasn't until 1997 that the more aggressive business owners became aware of its importance in attracting visitors to their websites. Many other businesses were left behind, and even today, have not become aware of  how to develop a successful website presence through the use of effective SEO practices. Fortunately, for those who know they've been left behind and want to do something about it, there is help available .A company with a properly configured SEO platform, and valuable website…
  • Twitter: Soon Initiating Some Big Changes

    Rahul Kumar
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:26 pm
    For all the Twitter lovers, here is big news for you. This social media platform will very soon equip itself with latest features and shedding off some old features to maintain the vitality as well as the usability of the platform among its users.Twitter, the micro blogging website is well-known for its effective marketing and promotional platform. Recently the head of the Twitter revealed that very soon Twitter will make some big changes to make the platform more effective and updated for all the Tweet lovers.Many Twitter users often complain about unwanted tweets, they find difficulty in…
  • Various Google Tools Beneficial For Marketing

    Rahul Kumar
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:25 am
    When it comes to marketing, the first though that pops in our mind is to hire a marketing firm and let them handle it. In these times when almost all the companies and professionals are hiring marketing professionals for targeting their clients and raising their sale figures, it is not possible to stand out as a unique business.Customers love to get uniqueness no matter in which form it is available. Apart from this, as a businessman or owner of a brand, you will have to understand that customers are becoming tech savvy. They are connected with the virtual world most of them time. They are…
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  • Planning the Christmas Marketing Push

    Gyles Seward
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:29 am
    The nights are drawing in and the rain hasn’t let up in a few days, but there’s still plenty of time until Christmas, right? Well, no, not if you work in marketing or if you’re thinking about selling your products for the festive period. People need to plan far in advance to be sure that they are prepared for the Christmas rush. Here are our tips for planning your Christmas marketing strategy. Get to grips with your CRM Shoppers get bombarded with marketing messages during the festive season. One way to ensure that your message can cut through the noise is to manage your CRM…
  • The importance of responsive web design

    Gyles Seward
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:13 am
    With the advent of the multi-device generation, there has been a dramatic shift in how websites are run. Once upon a time, all web designers needed to worry about was how their website looked in two or three browsers. Now, the multitude of different devices means that the issue of how a website looks needs to take into account screen size, device type, click vs. tap, whether a device supports flash and much more. To get to grips with responsive design and how it can help your site, you need to understand what responsive design is. What is Responsive Design? Responsive web design is a way to…
  • ‘Use this one weird SEO trick to rank highly’ – debunking the myths

    Gyles Seward
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:15 am
    SEO is an art. It’s not something that you can just be good at magically, nor is it something that you should try and ‘trick’ into achieving success, as eventually, that will come around and bite you on the bum. Here are some tricks you should definitely avoid. Spammy Guest Blogging 2014 was the year that Matt Cutts at Google said no to guest posting. Well, what he actually said was; ‘If you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop’. This isn’t to say that all guest posts are bad, but if you’re using one to…
  • 23% of websites with a CMS use WordPress

    Gyles Seward
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:36 am
    “WordPress is used by 60.9% of all websites whose content management system we know. This is 23.0% of all websites.” Web Technology Surveys, 2014 We knew it was big but we’re blown away by this stat at Elementary Digital. WordPress is our preferred content management system having trialled various other frameworks we have adopted WordPress and developed our team around creating expertise in this field. Having attended Wordcamp’s we have experienced first hand the passion for WordPress, however we continue to be amazed at its growth in popularity in recent years. Coming…
  • Perceptions of WordPress

    Gyles Seward
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:36 pm
    WordPress is seen to be the most user-friendly platform for publishing websites. Because of this, there can be a tendency for some clients to undervalue the work that WordPress developers have to do to create new websites and apps that use the platform. Who Uses WordPress? The types of people who are looking for WordPress sites are generally smaller businesses, bloggers, marketing types, SMEs or sales agents. As they aren’t technically proficient, they don’t have realistic expectations of what is appropriate for design, costings, or other elements when it comes to WordPress. Their…
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    Blog Sortlist

  • The 10 Best Ways to Generate Traffic Without Google

    10 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    As marketer or business owner we all have the ambition to appear #1 in Google’s results. Seems legit, right? However, in the past years we have been under massive Google algorithms updates and many businesses have suffered collateral damage from Panda, Penguin or Hummingbirds releases… Thousands more are certain to suffer a similar fate in the future. Google organic search traffic is awesome but it should be integrated in a strategy with multiple streams of traffic. It is in fact an insurance against the unpredictable changes in search algorithms. To help you design your traffic…
  • 14 Unexpected Statistics About Retargeting

    6 Oct 2014 | 2:02 am
    Before writing an article going into more details about remarketing (or retargeting), we could easily summarize remarking as a technique that allow businesses to directly target ads to people that have already engaged with your website. The power lies in the fact that as those people are already aware of who you are, they are more likely to convert than any other people that sees your ads. Based on specific behavior, it allows you to create specific and relevant ads for your audience. More and more digital marketers and businesses use this techniques and we wanted to take a look at statistics…
  • creaxial, On the Line Marketing

    2 Oct 2014 | 9:35 am
    creaxial is an online marketing agency founded in 2001 by Nicolas Bataille. It specializes in web creation and online advertising. It borrows from cross-media marketing with its own touch of fun and virality. Creaxial covers the whole digital scope, and does it well, for some big companie such as Belgacom, Spa and Velux. Let’s have a talk with Nicolas Bataille. What are you most proud of this year? We created, a national action to Belgacom (now Proximus) as part of the FIFA World Cup. Visitors would come to our app (mobile and desktop) to create their own album…
  • 6 Lessons Learned Analyzing Forbes’ Top 10 Online Marketers List

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    In today’s digital age, establishing a good image through the Internet is a tough and challenging task, especially if you still don’t know where to prioritize your marketing efforts. Forbespublished a top-10 of the online marketers to follow in 2014. These 10 marketers are well-know and trusted and beyond their talent they have all been able to develop an efficient content marketing strategy. This method has indeed been the gateway for their online success and the lessons learned could also be applied to your business. Through a cost-effective approach this strategy can in fact help you…
  • 5 Unusual Techniques To Make Your Content Go Viral Through Social Media

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    Content creation could seriously increase your business’ online visibility (and sales!). Most marketers think writing quality content is enough… they are wrong. It surely is a good start but it won’t help you create viral effect and spread your message to your targeted audience. While there is no such thing as a “virality recipe”, there are elements that can easily be implemented and that could help you boost online publications. This article will highlight some of these elements and will be mostly focus on leveraging social media channels. Technique #1: Implement social media…
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  • 13 Reliable Sources to Find Content Topics That Generates Leads

    Nicolo Grossi
    12 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    We all know how much content is important, however we have the tendency to forget one if not the most important aspect behind content creation, it needs to convert and to do so, it’s essential to find topics your target audience loves and above all “needs” in order to help them solve some of the problems they might have. Wether you sell bikes, clothes or you are an SEO or a real-estate agency, the content you produce needs to bring answers and solutions to your target audience. How can you achieve this? The best it’s to go and find topics and articles that did well in…
  • 10 Essential Twitter Stats to Help You Reach More Followers

    Nicolo Grossi
    4 Oct 2014 | 11:32 am
    Twitter as other famous social networks such as Facebook or Linkedin can help you boost your business’s social activity, however it’s essential to know when and how to best use Twitter at your advantage, therefore I’ve decided to create an infographic that will teach you how to grow your overall Twitter traffic and engagement. Conclusion: Twitter with its 190,000,000 monthly users you will agree, it represents a great marketing channel for your business and this especially during week-ends. Said this a social network by definition it’s made to socialize,…
  • Mobile Marketing Case Study: How IKEA Built a Collection Website Within Instagram

    Nicolo Grossi
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:34 am
    Today I’m going to show you how IKEA has built a collection website within Instagram which generated to the company 23,861 followers so far! That’s not bad at all keeping in mind that: It has been built on a regular account. It’s totally FREE. It’s 100% interactive. It’s designed for smartphones. It provides great native experience. For the sake of this article, let’s imagine that you are an interior designer and that you have a limited collection that comes out once a year. How to get people find out about it? By creating a collection website on Instagram,…
  • What Makes People Want to Follow a Brand?

    Nicolo Grossi
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:39 am
    The way how you present your brand or products to customers will in fact determine their level of commitment and loyalty on the long-term. Not only they will buy from you, but they will also become your brand’s best ambassadors either by inviting friends or colleagues to follow you or by sharing your content throughout their favorite channels such as forums, blogs or social networks like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn just to name few. This graphic highlights what makes people want to follow a brand. Stats You Should Tweet: 43.5% of Twitter users follow a brand because of special offers…
  • 10 Basic Principles For a Strong SEO Campaign

    Nicolo Grossi
    4 Sep 2014 | 3:52 am
    When I first heard about SEO and terms such as ROI, CTR or CPC just to name few, it all seemed to be built over a too much “mathematical model” for me to understand, but fortunately I was wrong. In fact SEO can be pretty simple! You just need to stick to Google’s guidelines, do your SEO right and be proactive, then you don’t really need to be a mathematician to do SEO and to get very good results out of it. Google guidelines are available to all, so please READ THEM. By doing your “SEO right”, I obviously mean by following white hat SEO’s best…
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    The Cyber Security Blog

  • 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 5 – Childproofing your Mac

    Vik S.
    8 Oct 2014 | 6:32 am
    Part 5 of the seven part series on how use guidelines and steps to secure your kids online. In this post we will focus on the steps on how to secure your Mac OS. Please tailor the steps to what you find most helpful. Some of the steps mimic How to create a user forRead More The post 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 5 – Childproofing your Mac appeared first on The Cyber Security Blog.
  • Hosting

    Vik S.
    1 Oct 2014 | 2:45 pm
    Why should you use Fatcow Hosting? Full Disclosure: The links below are my affiliate link, If you choose to sign up for a hosting account using these links, I will get a signup bonus from Fatcow. There will be no additional costs passed on to you. Think of it as I’m advertising for Fatcow andRead More The post Hosting appeared first on The Cyber Security Blog.
  • How to share folders on your Mac OS?

    Vik S.
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Sharing is caring If you have a small network at your house/work or are in a pinch and don’t have any external drives to share data between a two computers. Sharing folders is a great way to get your files across. First: Open your system Preferences by invoking Alfred by hitting command + spacebar (Don’tRead More The post How to share folders on your Mac OS? appeared first on The Cyber Security Blog.
  • 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 4 – Browser Addons, Plugins and Extensions

    Vik S.
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:49 pm
    Tech Can Help – Browser Addons, Plugins, Extension. There are tons of addons that you can use to further enhance user experience, If you visit the Google Chrome webstore or the Mozilla Download Center you will see literally thousands of addons that you can download for free. Whether you are a web designer, coupon collector,Read More The post 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 4 – Browser Addons, Plugins and Extensions appeared first on The Cyber Security Blog.
  • 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 3 – Tech can help!

    Vik S.
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:48 pm
    Tech Can Help – Advanced Browsers We live in a age of technology all around us and naturally these items can be used in a negative and positive way.  This bigger tip will be comprised of multiple smaller actionable items that you can use.  Also I’m aiming for the simple tech steps first, if you need anyRead More The post 7 Tips to secure your kids online – Part 3 – Tech can help! appeared first on The Cyber Security Blog.
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    eCommerce Web Design - Web Developer - Magento - Amazon Webstore - CRM Developer | Gowebbaby

  • Top 12 Shopify Themes for a Better Online Store

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:04 am
    Shopify is an exclusive hosted shopping cart solution that is perfect for the novice merchants who wants to get their feet wet selling online. While Shopify may not be as feature rich as some of the finest hosted shopping carts out there, it provides all of the essential features to accomplish success without randomizing the merchant. Shopify assists you in organizing your products, customizing your webstore, accept credit card payments via gateways, tracking & responding to orders- all without hassle of running a physical store. Shopify is a hosted Ecommerce solution for small vendors.
  • Amazon Webstore Latest News – Mobile Optimized Now

    Manoj Dhanotiya
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:54 am
    Amazon Webstore team recently announced a good news for all Amazon webstore sellers. Now Amazon webstore can be easily optimized for the mobile use. It will increase good sales from Mobile devices too. We are excited and suggest all our Amazon webstore clients to enable this feature and let us know if you need any Assistance.
  • Google Optimize to increase ecommerce conversion rate on Shopify store

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:58 am
    Optimizing your Shopify shopping store to attract relevant web traffic is not the same as updating your informational website. An eCommerce platform like Shopify offers wide variety of features with supporting a large inventory base. When you have a wide range of products then the number of targeting keywords increases in a similar proportion. As an end result of targeting so many words with specific reference to your products, you end up paying twice more and targeting the wrong keywords. Here is your ultimate guide to optimizing your marketing efforts on Shopify ecommerce platform which…
  • Shopify for developing your online shopping store? Pros and Cons

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:07 pm
    Selecting the right ecommerce platform is one of the important decisions for starting an online shopping store. The right ecommerce platform should match the present and future needs of your online shopping store. You should consider  all the pros and cons of an ecommerce platform and compare it to your online shopping store requirements. Shopify- best for small online shopping store Shopify ecommerce platform captures most of small online ecommerce owner’s attention. It provides an easy to use ecommerce platform with user friendly setup. Pros of using Shopify’s ecommerce platform for…
  • Important Security essentials for Ecommerce Website to Improve Sales

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:56 am
    Ecommerce security is not an advantage over your online competitors but it does become a big flaw if you don’t have it. Don’t expect online visitors to become your customers while you can’t offer them the basic security of dealing in online retail market. This article covers essential security coverage your ecommerce webstore must have. There are certain security checks at various points which assure safe processing on your online shopping store. Ecommerce Platform and Hosting Services Whenever you are starting your online shopping store you must consider security offered by your…
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    Velocity Local

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus & Apple Watch: Impacts on Mobile Browsing

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:11 pm
    With the launching of Iphone 6 and Iphone 6 plus, as well as the iWatch, the demands of people for wider screens and better mobile internet experience from the world’s leading tech company has been met. This is probably not much of a game changer for online businesses, but it may well be a more profound sign to invest more on website’s mobile capability. The new Apple product per se may not be much of a force to reckon with in the mobile internet revolution, but it fosters the trend that inspires internet entrepreneurs to focus on their target market’s mobile experience and preference.
  • Certified Money-Wasting Marketing Methods in Facebook

    15 Oct 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Through the years, so much has changed in the way brands are marketed in Facebook. Strategies after strategies were devised as more and more discoveries and studies were made, and up to this day, social media marketers are still finding ways to improve and master Facebook marketing. As strategies were devised, there were also people who misunderstood and misused the basic principles that they end up defeating the purpose of social media marketing—that is, to build relationships and promote their brand without spending a fortune. Here are some of the ways where Facebook marketers waste…
  • How to Make Your Facebook Contests More Successful

    8 Oct 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Contests have long been used in social media marketing to increase engagement. However, there are some contests that were poorly designed that they do not bring as much engagement to the Facebook page. Failure to maximize such contests defeats the purpose of its creation. Thus, it is imperative that they must be well strategized to achieve a significant milestone.   Here are some ways to maximize Facebook contests so you can reap its optimum benefits:   1. Multi-channel and multi-platform contest promotion While your base is your Facebook page, you need to utilize other channels and…
  • Top Facebook Marketing Skills Every Business Owner Should Learn and Master

    20 Sep 2014 | 3:24 am
    Facebook marketing is both an art and a science. The right combination of creativity, analytical thinking and strategy is necessary to make a campaign successful. Thus, there are certain skills that a Facebook marketer or an entrepreneur with a Facebook business page need to learn and eventually master. These skills will greatly help in establishing relationships with your audience and convent them into loyal customers of your brand.   While there are many skills, either technical, analytic or creative skills that one must learn to maximize Facebook brand promotions; these are the basic…
  • Is Running Contests on Facebook a Good Idea?

    10 Sep 2014 | 4:20 pm
    Running contests on Facebook is not a new strategy. For years, many businesses take advantage of this method to leverage their social media marketing campaign. Although there are certain limitations in running contests on Facebook, a carefully crafted contest can help business reap enormous benefits. So, what are the benefits of running contests on Facebook? 1.   Increased Exposure Facebook contests are proven ways to increase business pages’ exposure, especially if the contest was designed to have that effect. Good contests are like viral contents that have the potential to spread…
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  • The best newsletters ideas for Autumn

    Joanna Pietryka
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:52 am
    This is the time of the year we start getting cold and think about having a nice dinner at home. We buy boots, sweaters, scarves and coats and everything else we need to keep the coming chill away. The cold and wet weather makes it easier to convince your subscribers to stay home and buy the ‘must haves’ of the season online. Let’s have a look at how to use newsletters to best take advantage of this opportunity. Create a style book Every year trends change and while some of your recipients will be on the cutting edge of what’s new, others will be open to a word of advice about…
  • How to give email marketing a social life

    Karolina Gnat
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    In an internet landscape cluttered with a perpetual stream of vast amounts of data and stimuli competing for each user’s attention, how can you devise and convey a strategy which will generate an outcome that will be noticed and retained by your target audience? Whether promoting a specific product or service, publicizing a sale or special event, or simply building a brand, it is essential to convey the message to your recipients in a way which is both vivid and memorable. Social media permeates cyberspace with a scope and intensity that defies quantification. While it is possible to…
  • 10 metrics you should measure in email marketing

    Artur Dąbrowski
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    You use newsletters as part of your online marketing strategy because you already know that they can get results for your business. Do you measure the results? Do you even know, how to do it? Let’s take a look… It is easy to track the open rates of campaigns that you have sent, but it is only the tip of the iceberg. You have to go deeper and check a few other metrics if you want to know what you do well and what needs improvement or what type of campaigns give you the best results in terms of driving your sales. These are the most important things you have to measure as an email…
  • Taking Pinterest beyond arts and crafts

    Elżbieta Wróbel
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Once by invite only, it seems everyone is on Pinterest these days. And while Pinterest is a fabulous way to find decorating ideas, easy DIY up-do’s, projects for the kiddos – you name it, it’s also a great vehicle for marketing and promotions… if you know how to use it. The beauty of Pinterest is two-fold: first, it’s incredibly easy to get word of mouth marketing – it literally takes two seconds to pin something you see. Second, pins have staying power – meaning users can easily find and revisit pins over and over again. It’s hard to find another medium that has equal…
  • Specialists on email personalization – watch the video

    Joanna Pietryka
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    Two of Eventful’s engineers – Paul Ramirez and Ryan Blomberg – have created a revolutionary recommendation engine that helps with personalization by sending alerts to subscribers interested in certain concerts and events. Their tool helps to increase sales by 66%! But what if you can’t use a team of engineers in your project? At MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2014, specialist debated the subject of personalization and they agreed that you can achieve great results even without special tools. You just need to use the information you have or… guess! It’s not so difficult…
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  • How to overcome terrific dip in motivation

    Santoshh Singh
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:14 pm
    The post How to overcome terrific dip in motivation appeared first on Palchoice. We sometimes get stuck half way in the project. Everything seems to go downhill. It seems like we can’t stand or survive anymore. We want to give up our work or project when it became harder to go on. Giving up the work seems the easiest way out. Is not it? I know many of [...] The post How to overcome terrific dip in motivation appeared first on Palchoice.
  • Sentences that successful people never use

    Santoshh Singh
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:25 pm
    The post Sentences that successful people never use appeared first on Palchoice.   Thoughts play a very important role in our life. We are at a place today where our thoughts have taken us. They shape our destination as they are the reasons we do something in life. That’s why words we choose play such an significant role in our life. We all keep on communicating with [...] The post Sentences that successful people never use appeared first on Palchoice.
  • albert einstein quotes:life lessons learned[infographic]

    Santoshh Singh
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:26 pm
    The post albert einstein quotes:life lessons learned[infographic] appeared first on Palchoice. One of the most inspiring persons in the history of mankind is albert einstein. He is my personal favorite and I look up to him for motivation whenever I feel low in life. And what’s a better way than reading albert einstein quotes? So what are best motivational albert einstein quotes? And what are the life [...] The post albert einstein quotes:life lessons learned[infographic] appeared first on Palchoice.
  • project management: why you should use cloud based PM tools

    18 Oct 2014 | 12:27 am
    The post project management: why you should use cloud based PM tools appeared first on Palchoice. How Cloud Based Project Management Enhances Your Company’s Performance ? If you look back even just as little as 10 years ago, few people had ever heard of the cloud.  It was a form of technology that was for the most part exclusive to a very specific group of businesses.  The average small business owner [...] The post project management: why you should use cloud based PM tools appeared first on Palchoice.
  • top 9 motivational hard working quotes

    Santoshh Singh
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:49 pm
    The post top 9 motivational hard working quotes appeared first on Palchoice. we all need motivation in order to keep performing at our best. In my quest to keep myself motivated, i came up with these top 9 motivational hard working quotes. These are not simple quotes to be read and forgotten. These are the pearls that i have chosen over a period of time. I have [...] The post top 9 motivational hard working quotes appeared first on Palchoice.
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  • Landing Page Redesigns vs. Iterations – Which To Use?

    Allison Otting
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Rebuild from scratch or make small tweaks? This will tell you! There are a lot of rules in the world of split-testing. Conversion rate optimization is a practice that is sometimes filled with contradictory data and things that have a million exceptions. There are a few best practices that we can rely on, though. We’re told by industry experts like The post Landing Page Redesigns vs. Iterations – Which To Use? appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • 5 Reasons To Use Dynamic Keyword Insertion For Your Ads

    Megan Fields
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:09 pm
    Get more clicks with these fancy tricks! Dynamic Keyword Insertion. What the heck does that even mean? I’ll bet your face is looking a little bit like this right now: If this was your reaction, don’t worry. You’re not alone! That’s exactly how I felt when I first heard the term. But really, it’s quite simple. Let me break it The post 5 Reasons To Use Dynamic Keyword Insertion For Your Ads appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • The Reasons Why You Should Use Ad Group Negatives

    Jenny Holt
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Put a stop to your internal competition with ad group negatives.   By now you you have most likely seen the lists of 75 negative keywords you should add to every campaign. You know,  to weed out showing up for irrelevant searches. If you haven’t seen them, you should probably take a thirty second break to go skim them. You The post The Reasons Why You Should Use Ad Group Negatives appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • 5 Reasons Why You Need A Chat For Lead Generation

    Becky Lindstone
    6 Oct 2014 | 6:52 pm
    Remember how much fun instant messaging was?! As digital marketers/advertisers, we’re always looking for better ways to get in touch with our prospective customers. Most of us rely on lead gen forms or even phone calls, but very few have tapped into the power of chat for lead generation. You’ve definitely seen them before. Those pesky chat boxes that pop-up and seem The post 5 Reasons Why You Need A Chat For Lead Generation appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
  • How To Create An AdWords Campaign Built For Success

    Blake Larson
    3 Oct 2014 | 5:52 pm
    Building things is a lot easier when you know what to do! Who doesn’t love creating new campaigns? If you don’t like it now, it will certainly be your favorite thing after you read this. Creating a new AdWords campaign no longer needs to take hours or days to get ready. I’ll show you how to build a great campaign that won’t monopolize The post How To Create An AdWords Campaign Built For Success appeared first on Disruptive Advertising.
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  • Why Financial Businesses Need Marketing Finance Training

    Ryan Cook
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:45 am
    Financial institutions, much like many other businesses, have suffered because of the disconnect between marketing and sales. Often, the sales team is focused on dollar amounts and financial metrics, while the marketing team is focused on putting out great content and growing client awareness. As the world shifts to a more personalized client marketing model, marketers and salespeople need to be more aware. A good thing for financial industries to look into is marketing finance degrees. Offering the course themselves could also be an excellent investment. Marketers already understand how to…
  • Property Maintenance Software: The Resident Experience

    Ryan Cook
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:31 am
    When your residents need work done, they can get impatient and frustrated. In order to have a truly effective property maintenance software, the customer needs to be kept informed and knowledgeable. This is particularly true when the actual layout of the apartment changes or the premises needs to be left empty. SimplyCast provides an excellent supplement to traditional maintenance softwares and allows you to not just keep tenants informed but also engage them and give them the feeling that they make a difference in the building. Show them that you value them, and keep them informed on events…
  • Marketing Automation: Supporting Patient Scheduling Software

    Ryan Cook
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    Patient scheduling is often hectic. Patient availability changes at the drop of a hat and appointments are often missed, costing the doctor time and money. Scheduling an appointment isn’t enough anymore, and offices are looking for a better way to be sure that the scheduling sticks. That’s why scheduling software is such a good candidate for integrations with a marketing automation software. Marketing covers any interaction with a patient, and automated messaging tied into the scheduling software means that doctors and their offices can be in contact with clients as often as…
  • Cinema Advertising that Sticks in Your Viewers’ Minds

    Veronica Taylor
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    What do you remember most about your experience of going to the cinema? It may be the buttery smell of the popcorn, the excitement of finding a seat in the darkened theater, the laughs shared with your group of friends or any number of experiences. It is not only the movie you see that contributes to a great memory and makes you want to go back again. It is also the little things that only a cinema can provide. What are the reasons that make viewers come to the cinema rather than simply watching a movie at home? Once you figure out how to appeal to viewers’ unique cinema experiences,…
  • 3 Art Gallery Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    Veronica Taylor
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:27 pm
    Marketing your art gallery online? Here are a few quick tips to help you make the most of your marketing and attract more new and repeat patrons. Not Using Social Media Effectively Social media is a highly effective way to spread your art gallery messages and news. Many art galleries have social media pages but don’t update them very often. In order to draw in new patrons, you need to keep your social media pages active. This is simple when you use automated social media management. Create a series of posts and schedule them to go out over time so you don’t have to manually update…
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