Mobile

Emojis: The Evolution of Communication

Many people lament the use of emojis in communication. They view the use of emojis as primitive. I have heard them equated with ancient pictographs and hieroglyphics. In many ways they are correct, but there is another way to view this phenomena. There is an evolution in communication happening right before us. Emojis evolved for…

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Top Tips for Small Business Website Design [Infographic]

Small businesses are often guilty of neglecting or rushing their website design in order to get it running as soon as possible. But the fact is – a wrong website design with substandard images and cluttered navigation can easily drive a lot of your customers away, leading to losses of thousands of dollars in terms…

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How to Drive Website Traffic Without Advertising

Today we offer you a guest post courtesy of Eve Haugen, on behalf of QuickSEOResults. Enjoy the guest post. I did not launch my website. I let it drift into the great ocean of the internet, barely causing a ripple. This was poor planning on my part. I regularly updated my content and kept it…

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Why White Hat SEO Requires Patience

Having played the SEO game for a decade and a half now, I’ve seen it all. Not very long ago, you could get away with all sorts of tricks to drive organic traffic. Purchased links, link wheels / schemes, keyword stuffing, and a laundry list of other spammy black hat “techniques.” Of course, we should…

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10 Steps for Conducting a Successful PPC Audit

Creating and deploying a brand new pay per click (PPC) campaign from scratch is probably the easiest way to get started working with a new SEM provider. Simply build it, test it, and optimize it. On the other hand, the situation is completely different for those of us who have a history of PPC advertising…

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How Local Businesses Can Improve Their SEO

Today we offer you a guest post from tech writer Owen Andrew, covering off some ideas for improving SEO if you are a small local business. You can find Owen on Twitter @OwenAndrew7. As mobile browsing volume continues to rise and overtake desktop search, mobile SEO becomes more and more vital to businesses. And it turns…

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Return On News: 100 Blogging Lessons, SEO Pitfalls, & More

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is nearly a wrap. And what a year it has been! From the sunsetting of Google Authorship and PageRank, to the digital war on Sony about their new movie The Interview, we have certainly had tons to talk about. With the year winding to a close and a short week…

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8 Key Characteristics of a Quality Website for Business

We like to cover more in depth topics here, such as SEO, SEM, Content Marketing, and the like. But at the core of all of these efforts is the website itself. If you are using the web to promote your business, you absolutely MUST have a quality website in place to maximize your reach out…

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