As you read this, more than likely Facebook, Twitter and even LinkedIn are as common to you as the Internet itself. However, many have already forgotten the large social media players of the past that have utterly failed. It doesn’t seem that long ago when names like MySpace, Friendster, and even Digg were all the rage. These monster social media sites had their “time in the spotlight” but now they are long forgotten, slowly dying or even worse, drifting along with little to no growth.
With the vast amount of SEO content available on the Internet, how do you know what is valuable, what is relevant, who is knowledgeable, and ultimately in learning from others, who to follow? Let’s face facts: there is a lot of information out there and sadly, some of it is not good. That’s why it is vitally important to make sure you are listening to those who know their stuff, those who have years of experience, those who have been in the trenches.
With thousands of new business books being published every month, it’s hard to know which title to read next. To […]
With many Facebook marketing campaigns, while content is king, success is oftentimes dependent on the details of the […]
We so often hear how “powerful” our Internet is, how social media is altering the face of communication, […]
A new infographic by Chitika insights reveals the latest trends in search, with Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask and […]
Defining the various disciplines that makeup a communications company or effort is not something many media outlets undertake to do […]
AddThis, the largest social infrastructure and data platform on the open web, has determined the “Social Sharing Trends […]
One of the many conversations I always hear at social media conferences, or within social media marketing discussions, is the […]
Our Internet has come a long way over the last decade. Creating a website, blog, online community, or […]
While the holidays are typically a time where we slow down, relax a bit, and spend more time with family and friends, it is also a time when consumers are looking for great deals in their gift buying. Long before the masses hit the malls and online stores, smart marketers have their eyes on the shopping trends of the season that will determine the direction of their marketing efforts.
Mobile Internet usage has increased rapidly largely due to more advanced mobile phones with better functionality and greater […]
Ever increasingly your customers, everyone’s customers are spending more and more of their time online, and on the […]
Typically, when we thing of “brands,” the thought of McDonalds, Ford, Bing, Amazon and the like come to […]
SoLoMo, short for “social-local-mobile,” is essentially the addition of local information to search engine results in order to […]
Back in August of this year, Real officially launched their RealPlayer app for Android . As part of […]
I can’t remember a world in which we did not have barcodes and I’ve been around for awhile! And yet, I haven’t been around quite as long as the old familiar barcode which is turning 60 this month. The original patent for what we know today as the modern barcode was granted on October 7th, 1952 to Norman Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver, its inventors.
If you’re like many marketers, you’ve no doubt heard all about the latest trends regarding “new school” inbound content marketing. Inbound marketing is based on the concept of earning the attention of potential customers, making yourself easy to be found and drawing customers to your website by producing content that these prospects will value. While inbound marketing is certainly something that should not be ignored, it’s important to not get caught up in the hype and to disregard traditional marketing channels that have been proven to deliver a tangible ROI.
What backlinks are safe to have after Google’s Penguin update? This question is being asked today by many. […]
Multi-touch attribution models: These aren’t your granddaddy’s conversion metrics. The standard way of measuring conversions is changing, as […]