Remember what Google used to look like? Traditionally, results featured organic results along with a number of paid listings to the top and right of the screen. However, today there are carousels, seven-packs, authorship markup, Google Plus accounts, and other deviations dictated by the dollar.
December 5, 2013
While Google started out for personal reasons, they have since grown their empire to assist business-savvy people every single day. Now Google+ is considered one of the more important social networks for promoting your blog or business, and exciting new features such as Hangouts are encouraging enterprising business owners to capture the imagination of their audience in new ways.
November 21, 2013
Social media is one of the most effective, if not cheapest, ways to engage with existing customers and increase awareness of a brand among new markets. Content released over social media can have immediate effects. To demonstrate the impact of this as a marketing tool, here are five of the very best social media campaigns ever.
November 14, 2013
Hashtags have been gaining momentum across the world of social networking and affection networks both large and small. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram are well-known for their hashtag support. Now also Google has integrated hashtags into their star social network Google+, and it has also included support for them in its search engine results!
November 5, 2013
A quick rundown of advertising on Twitter. If you’re promoting posts on Facebook and paying for keyword-trigger Google Ads already, then Twitter promotions are definitely worth a second thought. Let’s have a look at some of the key aspects if you are considering advertising your business on Twitter.
October 24, 2013
Snapchat has become a rising star in the social media world. Despite the potential challenge that lies in measuring the value of engaging on Snapchat several brands have entered the Snapchat circuit and started engaging with consumers. Here’s six examples of brands that have established good presence on Snapchat.
October 17, 2013
Google has recently updated their Google Hangouts to be more user-friendly and much more effective. It is easier than ever to connect with your audience, giving you more opportunities to convert them into customers. In this article, we will cover a few ways you can enhance your business by using Google Hangouts.
October 10, 2013
Link building is not only one of the most challenging part of SEO, but also most critical to its success. Although, it is true that links aren’t everything in SEO search professionals attribute a large portion of the engines’ algorithms to link-based factors. Beware of old link building techniques though! You may never get on the first page. Read on…
October 3, 2013
For the uninitiated, Reddit’s front page looks like a mess of memes and cat pictures. Figuring out how Reddit can contribute to your business is even more confusing. Despite the initial confusion, though, Reddit is a great site to promote your business and gain valuable information. With the help of these nine steps, however, you will go from Reddit novice to pro.
September 19, 2013
Twitter has quickly become a key aspect for business marketing and brand building. If you don’t use Twitter at least once a day, there can be a lot to get caught up on by the next morning. Rather than get behind or miss out on opportunities, you should log on every day and make sure you are doing the following things.
September 13, 2013
You may wonder if Facebook is really worth for your business. Is taking away from other items that could be more beneficial? Just because Facebook has a huge following, is it still the right social tool for your brand? Either way, you’re going to want to know the pros and cons for a small business before you should abandon Facebook.
September 5, 2013
Tumblr is one of the fastest growing social sites, boasting more than 216 million monthly users, and it’s become a popular choice for businesses from a variety of sectors. Although not initially designed for commercial blogging, Tumblr has been used to great effect by a variety of businesses. Here are some of the biggest Tumblr pros and cons for your business.
August 29, 2013
We all use hashtags these days. Whether it is on Twitter, Instagram, or even Facebook, hashtags are an effective means of grouping conversations and finding others of a like mind online. But they are also a way to engage with your community, both directly and indirectly. Here are some tips for engaging your community.
August 23, 2013
Think your blog post is good enough? I bet you’ll find a way to make it better if you follow these tips. Here are 13 steps every blogger should take before publishing a post in order to increase their audience engagement and get more subscribers and/or followers.
August 15, 2013
SlideShare receives over sixty million visitors a month. So, what exactly is SlideShare? The easiest way to think of it is as a version of YouTube for presentations. Anyone can upload a presentation about a topic. Even if they didn’t give a public talk, they can still upload a set of slides. Learn everything you need to know about using SlideShare for business.
August 6, 2013
Tumblr Vs. regular blogging? Two common marketing tools that people attribute as being one and the same are Tumblr and normal blogs. They assume that because Tumblr is quite similar to a blog, then it must be the same thing? Well, they’re not. Read on to to find out why your company needs both, a Tumblr and a regular blog.
July 25, 2013
If you want to build an audience for your blog no blogger should be without social media marketing. Regardless of what you’re blogging about, your audience can be found on Facebook, Twitter etc. The first step towards harnessing the power of social media is getting yourself an audience. Here are ten simple tips for doing just that.
July 18, 2013
Do you really know your customers? My guess is that you have customers, and potential customers, who hate you as we speak. I can almost guarantee that there are far more of them than you realize, and that you are obliviously losing business. The only way to capture those lost customers is to realize where you’re making these 5 easy mistakes, and change your behavior.
July 4, 2013
The explosion of social networking over the past ten years has changed the way people interact with each other and use the internet. Sometimes, however, the benefits of social networking are less appreciated by certain parties. Virtual Private Networks (VPN services) are the answer. Let’s see what VPN services are and what they are used for.