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06 Jul 2015

Facebook for Business Best Practices: Adapt or Die

Using Facebook is important for any brand. It is the largest social network on the web, and it is crucial for building your brand and reaching your customer. Facebook has a huge marketing potential… but only to those businesses who are ready to adapt to it as it is changing. Here’s one important thing about Facebook: It’s based on personal relationships, hence Facebook can’t afford to let you sell too… [Read More…]


02 Jul 2015

Yelp Strikes Back, Bing and AOL, and CTR Rankings? Weekly Forum Roundup!

The members of our communities are busy as bees digesting news of Bing replacing Google on AOL, Yelp’s attack on Google’s alleged monopoly, and the nature of click-through rates as a ranking factor. One of the best parts about the Developer Shed network is that there’s always something new going on! These discussions are still pretty fresh, so there’s still time to jump in with both feet if you feel… [Read More…]


29 Jun 2015

Everything You Wanted to Know about Pinterest Business Accounts

We all love Pinterest on a personal level, right? It is a fun idea, using visual media rather than the usual form of social blogging that we are used to. As far as business applications are concerned we all know we should be utilizing Pinterest as the valuable tool it is. But because it is so specific (It’s all about visual content!) it can seem a bit intimidating. How do… [Read More…]


26 Jun 2015

301 Redirects, Click-Through Manipulation & the “News-Wave” Update: Weekly Forum Roundup

This week in the communities, our users are buzzing about recent changes and working hard to analyze the many updates and shifts from the last few months. It’s busy, but also exciting, to have so much happening around us! Definitely a welcome change from the cliché of a “slow summer.” Take a look at some of these great discussions from the past week: How Exactly is Google Using Click-Through Data?… [Read More…]


22 Jun 2015

20 Sites to Diversify Your Visual Marketing

A big part of having a blog is filling it with plenty of quality, relevant content. The bulk of that responsibility will fall on your writing and whatever it is you offer as your niche. That will end up taking most of your time and effort, as well as maintaining the blog itself and promoting it. But having solid visual content is also important, whether as a header for a… [Read More…]


19 Jun 2015

Thumbtack Penalty & Recovery, Trust Issues, Bing Moving to Encrypt and More: Weekly Forum Roundup!

How much do you trust what you hear? That’s a million dollar question, eh? But directly or indirectly, it’s one that gets asked every day in the SEO community. Where do you stand? Maybe some of our threads about industry scandal, backlinks, mobile optimization, and more will get you thinking and help you take a stance: Mobile Friendly’s Second Shoe Soon to Drop? Mobilegeddon pushed a variety of “mobile-friendly” metrics… [Read More…]


15 Jun 2015

While Waiting for Google Panda, We Are Giving Away Our In-depth Panda Whitepaper

On June 2 at SMX Advanced Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes announced that the next Google Panda update was going to happen within 2 to four weeks (Which sounds like one of these days already) Panda is one of the most complicated (in terms of recovery) Google algorithm updates. It may take months and months to recover and lots of work on on-site content. Are you worried? We’d love… [Read More…]


12 Jun 2015

Industry Scandals and Juicy SEO Secrets: Weekly Forum Roundup

Last week will seem quiet compared to this week in our communities – and that’s just how we like it! News broke this week that Thumbtack, a website for professional development and also recipient of a lot of money through Google Capital, was busted for unnatural links. Twitter is making its feeds easier to read, a Panda refresh is on the horizon (at last!) and the impact of Mobilegeddon continues… [Read More…]


10 Jun 2015

Digital Dojo: Batman Might Need A Lawyer

Each day, it seems like there are hundreds of infographics popping up online. Some are excellent, while others are so poor that they can make you want to give your screen a lethal Hadouken. Trust me, I’ve been there. However, it’s pretty easy to see at first glance which are worth taking a look at, and which you’ll be able to pull some valuable and fun information from. With that… [Read More…]


08 Jun 2015

3 Tools Analyze Pinterest Impact on Your Content Marketing

Is there anyone alive who doesn’t absolutely adore Pinterest at this point? It has been the fastest growing social media site of all time, is now a primary source for social marketing from some of the biggest brands in the world and just a unique and fun place to share visual content of all kinds. Similar Web provided a series of statistics on Pinterest as of this year. According to… [Read More…]


05 Jun 2015

Mobile Rankings News, Terms of Engagement, and the Buy Button Bonanza: Weekly Forum Roundup

Welcome back to another community roundup! We’ve got some juicy industry news about everyone’s favorite webmaster, Matt Cutts, as well as yet more Mobilegeddon coverage. Cre8asiteforums has been absolutely hopping with great topics this week, too! And we’ll take you back to basics to examine SEO terms in a new light. It’s not to late to join one of these discussions either – so if something inspires you, go with… [Read More…]


01 Jun 2015

Infographic Inspiration: 5 Sources of Interesting Stats

Our digital asset creation and marketing team is one of the most excited, hard-working and passionate groups of people I’ve ever seen. They spend hours brainstorming great content ideas for client websites I love to watch digital assets we create go viral. I keep thinking "that's it" but then they keep spreading! Thanks @NinjasMarketing teams! — Jim Boykin (@jimboykin) May 8, 2015 Thanks to that hard work, we’ve developed a… [Read More…]


29 May 2015

Content, SEO, and Mobile Gems: Weekly Forum Roundup

It’s an exciting week for our communities! As we continue to grow, old faces are returning to say hello and share their time with us. Speaking of faces, have you seen WebmasterWorld’s shiny new face-lift? It’s pretty spiffy, you should take a look! And while you’re there, you can scope out some of the great discussions happening – three of which I’ll present for you below. Meanwhile on SEO Chat,… [Read More…]