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27 Feb 2015

Content Ownership, Modern SEO and Google’s Ever-Changing Roles and Offerings

Philosophy and ideology make an appearance this week in some of the most popular and thought provoking threads. Whether we’re talking about who has rights to content when services are cancelled, best practices that stand the test of time or how Google can improve society, there’s no shortage of big picture questions to consider. Even specific events like Google Helpouts closing and Yandex bucking Android bundling, raise issues of information…


23 Feb 2015

Best Internet Marketing Webinars to Attend and Educate Yourself

Marketing, especially online, is one niche that is always changing. Every year we have new strategies, new tactics, new platforms to explore and avenues to go down. If you are a marketer, you know the feeling of having to scramble to keep up just after perfecting the latest PR craze. To get a better feel for the more stable and consistent updates in the industry, it is best to turn…


16 Feb 2015

How Can Social Media Help Your Business?

It is hard to believe that anyone isn’t really on board with social media, but a lot of businesses haven’t quite managed to settle of a solid strategy. Small or local businesses in particular tend to create a page, and never come up with a cohesive way to work it to their advantage. Hiring an expert is a worthwhile investment with a lot of return. But not all business owners…


13 Feb 2015

Tweets on Google, Web Anonymity, Modern SEO Considerations and More!

This week’s chatter is full of implications, from Tweets in the SERPS to white lists, bot activity and online privacy. A lot of what is being talked about really only scratches the surface of what one idea or one small change could become. While SEO often forces us to stay in-the-moment, part of the fun of the industry is always looking ahead. For every change or new development  that happens…


09 Feb 2015

Awesome Resources for Article Ideas in Any Niche

Brainstorming can be tough. You get distracted easily and everything seems to have already been written! To add to that, requirements to content concepts and titles have become much more complicated. I remember the time when all we had to worry about is a good use of a key phrase to make sure that articles comes up in search results. With the growing importance of social media traffic, we now…


06 Feb 2015

Balancing Social Media, Ad Blocking and Google, Google and More Google!

This week we’re covering a little social media, a little paid advertising but it’s mostly a lot of analyzing Google from the business side to the ranking side. The Search Juggernaut is often under public scrutiny for what it’s doing and what it wants from Webmasters. This week our threads are full of different discussions about how they do business and how we use them to do our business. Pick…


05 Feb 2015

HOW TO: Correctly Test to See if Starting SEO is a Worthwhile Investment for Your Business?

The incremental approach to SEO, the approach of making small investment in SEO for proof of concept and scaling on it –  is very tempting: it seems low cost and low risk. Also, for companies that are heavily focused on paid advertising, it is common to have a small test budget to run small cheap tests with, so it would seem that on face value that the same logic would…


02 Feb 2015

How To Use Slideshare To Plan Your Writing

As a content marketer, you are always going to struggle balancing the planning process with the creative process. This is something that happens to everyone in that medium, whether they are writing technical manuals or novels. We are always looking for tools to make the process a little bit more efficient or simple, or just to help us organize our thoughts a bit more. I am happy to say that…


30 Jan 2015

Emerging Ecommerce Technologies That Will Change How We Market

It is sometimes very challenging to keep up with the break-neck pace at which new technology is being released. I find myself spending a lot trying to wrap my head around all the changes and I try to anticipate how new technology will affect how we market and how we keep a dialogue going with customers. Here are some of the latest innovations that are sure to impact how we…


29 Jan 2015

Thoughts from Matt Cutts and Eric Schmidt, Questions about our Complex Relationship with Google

Big names and big minds with big ideas are the bookends of this week’s round up, while equally substantial digital marketing questions fill out the middle. From waxing nostalgic with Matt Cutts, to playing Nostradamus with Eric Schmidt, or living in the here and now with our daily questions about Facebook, Google and how to keep track of constantly changing rankings. There’s plenty to think about and talk about, so…


26 Jan 2015

15 Most Creative Tumblr Blog Ideas to Inspire

I love Tumblr. I don’t have time to maintain my own Tumblr blog but browsing through others’ sites is very inspiring. I don’t know how they ended up nurturing such a creative community but some of Tumblr blogs just leave you wondering “How did they even come up with this idea”? Tumblr is one of the best sources of viral content ideas: For sure… 1. Reasons My Son Is Crying…


22 Jan 2015

Mobile, Twitter, Facebook and Google all Face the Future with Big Changes

This week on the forums, it’s eyes forward to the future in several of the threads. From current trends like mobile usability to how our past may affect the future through the “Right to be Forgotten”. With a proliferation of predictions and musings on what may be to come, January 2015 continues to be a popular time to reflect and forecast what the next step may be for people from…


19 Jan 2015

Great Examples Of Twitter Based Contests and Campaigns

Twitter has had some really amazing campaigns and contests that were both innovative and effective. These five examples are proof that Twitter is a great way to spread awareness and build your brand. You just have to be willing to think outside the box, pay up, or be different. Diet Coke #ShowYourHeart Campaign Coca-Cola made a splash when they ran a marketing campaign for their Diet Coke brand. It was…