Posts Tagged ‘Google Plus’

SEO Trends: Evolution Over 27 Years

At the beginning of the Internet era, no one could fathom how important Search Engine Optimization (SEO) would become between that time and today. After almost 30 years, SEO has evolved from a simple three-letter term to a complex structure that creates, maintains and adapts valuable connections between content and users. It connects people with…

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How Social Media Web Design Can Help Drive Revenue

When you are running a business, you have to be at the top of your game at all times. It’s important to constantly seek out ways to expand your business and generate increasing revenues over time. Your website is an important piece of the entire success formula. Don’t settle for a merely “good” website. Find…

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Why You Should Encourage Customer Reviews, And How To Do It

Think about the last item you purchased a product or service. Then consider why you chose that specific option. Nine times out of ten, you were influenced by the review or advisement of someone who had experience with the product. According to study conducted by TrustRadius, 76 percent of respondents who were in an active…

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Hashtag Marketing: Boost Social Media Effectiveness Up to 40%

In the present times, hashtags have become a vital element of each and every popular social media channel. Hashtags are popular and will remain so due to the value they provide. Basically, hashtags help people discover new information on different topics. Studies have shown that businesses which use hashtags on Twitter and Instagram are improving…

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9 Strategies to Write Clickable Content for Every Social Network

Social media plays an essential role in content promotion. Now that it has gone mainstream, more people are exploiting social media sites to keep in touch with their friends, look up news and see what others are doing. Businesses have not been left behind. They are rapidly adjusting as well. With each coming day, businesses…

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SEO 2016 Predictions

Last week I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion for the Austin SEO Meetup. At that discussion, our focus was on uncovering what we expect to change next year — basically, an SEO 2016 Predictions session. The event took place at Orange CoWorking in south Austin. Thanks to owner Shelley Delayne for hosting the event. Orange is…

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16 Free Marketing Tactics For Promoting Your Business

With all the talk about bootstrapping and growthhacking, it has become clear that more of us want to self-fund our businesses at least in the early stages of building them out. In the old days, you mostly had to pay to advertise for any marketing benefits to come your way. Today, though, we have a…

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The Google and Twitter Deal: How, Why, and What to Know

As one of the more intriguing internet marketing stories of the past week, Google has announced that they have partnered with Twitter again. If you recall, Google had access to the Twitter “fire hose” a few years ago, but that agreement expired in mid-2011. Since that time, tweets have gone mostly unindexed (some sources have…

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Grow Your Business With Social Media and Content Marketing [SlideShow]

Thank you to everyone who attended the social media training yesterday at the SCORE-Austin offices. As one of three components underneath SCORE’s local content marketing workshop series, this session took a deep dive into the following topics: What is social media Why use social media for marketing What are the types of social media available…

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How Social Media Has Changed Us: The Good and The Bad

It’s hard to believe that, only a decade ago, social media was little more than a budding trend. Sure, there were websites such as Friendster and MySpace that had a decent level of adoption, but the population as a whole had not come around to it yet. Back in 2005, Facebook was still in it’s…

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