Pinterest is the largest social network, following Facebook and Twitter in the US. The site allows users to do a lot of different things, including photo sharing in pinboard format, re-pinning images to their pinboards, managing theme based photo collections and following people of the same interest. Pinterest has quickly risen to become one of the top of social media sites and has gained a lot of interest in many niche markets such as DIY and crafts, food and drink and women’s apparel. In May 2013, Mashabl...
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Thanks to everyone who attended Search Engine Journal’s first networking meetup last week at the Creamery in San Francisco! #SEJMeetup will be a regular series of networking events, held in San Francisco and other cities in the US. We can’t say thank you enough to the enthusiastic crowd that came out to mingle and network with fellow digital […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital mar...
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This past October, Majestic SEO launched a new search tool called Search Explorer, which is a search engine that allows you to find sites based on how influential they are for specific keywords according to Majestic’s link intelligence data. Today, Majestic has added a new feature to Search Explorer that promises to show exactly how […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services...
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In the October issue of The Christian Science Monitor, I found this from John Yemma, Monitor Editor: Why we dig, and what we may find Sometimes a portal opens into the world of legend. A stone is rolled away from an Egyptian tomb revealing a 3,300 year old Pharaoh’s power and wealth. A Roman city […]
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Over on the ProBlogger Facebook page I was asked a great question by Aman Tandon, who asked for some tips on ‘how to stay alive using white hat techniques?’ when competitors in his niche were being ‘foxy’. It’s a great question and one that I know many bloggers face in different ways. The reality is [...] Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger How to Build a Successful ‘White Hat’ Business on a ‘Black Hat’ Internet
ProBlogger Blog Tips (10 hours ago)
Image Source: Jason A. Howie/Flickr Despite being a work in progress, social media has certainly come a long way in the past 5 years. In the early days of social media, it was viewed as a fad that was all the rage among teenagers. Today, teenagers are interacting with their grandparents via social media. Quite […] Author information Albert Costill Just a typical guy that enjoys an ice-cold beer, pizza, sports and music. Since venturing into the blogosphere many years ago to discuss his favorite tunes,...
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Stop Tweeting Your Blog Posts Only Once: The Case for Re-sharing on Social Media by @BelleBethCooper
Reposting the same content on social media can be quite a controversial topic. Some people don’t like it at all, while others advocate it strongly. For Buffer’s social media accounts, we regularly do this. We found this to work surprisingly well and thought it might be interesting to explore the topic in a more analytical […] Author information Belle Beth Cooper Content Crafter at Buffer. Co-founder of Hello Code . I write about social media, startups, life-hacking and science. Twitter The post Stop T...
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Ah yes, the all too constant struggle of networking with social media. It's one of those necessary evils that everyone, from job seekers to freelancers to name brand companies, have to rethink constantly. This is why it is one of the most commonly discussed topics across multiple industries. We all know just how important social media is, and most of us continue to struggle between making it a successful marketing avenue and a waste of time. As a freelancer who has struggled with wasting hours on social med...
Vandelay Design Blog (11 hours ago)
One of the hot topics amongst the public relations world this year will gain even more momentum into 2014: convergence of digital marketing and PR. More PR organizations are being held accountable beyond media placements including leads, sales and customer acquisition. At the same time, marketing organizations are starved for creative messaging and amplification with [...]
Online Marketing Blog (12 hours ago)
I work with a lot of e-commerce stores and one of the things that strike me again and again is the flawed attitude that many e-commerce owners bring with them. For today’s post, I’ll try to tell a story about a typical marketing manager for a small to medium-sized e-commerce store. Let’s call him Thomas. […] Author information Andrew Lolk Co-Founder at White Shark Media at White Shark Media Andrew Lolk is the author of the 189-page free AdWords ebook The Proven AdWords Strategy . He's worked in AdWord...
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By Michelle Rebecca Website crashes can be detrimental to a company’s operation. If your host goes down, your software fails or your internet provider encounters a problem, it is your business that suffers. When these situations occur you are no longer able to conduct e-business or to monitor your site’s feedback. In order to decrease Read More...
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This is a guest post by Tim Soulo. It is such a satisfying feeling to see how an article of yours gets shared on social networks. And of course it’s not only about the feelings. Popular posts bring you tons of other cool stuff: new readers, new subscribers, new customers and maybe even new fans. […] Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program!
Daily Blog Tips (14 hours ago)
Source The internet is a wonderful medium, one that has allowed us to be smarter, more informed, more involved, and lazier than ever. Billions of people worldwide are able to enjoy the internet on a daily basis, and as such, new sites are sprouting up constantly. Every so often, however, there is a site that […] The post Top 9 Sites from 2013 appeared first on Daily Bits .
Daily Bits (15 hours ago)
Posted by BenMorel86 This post was originally in YouMoz , and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc. We all know that over the past year, there have been some big updates to Google's algorithms, and we have felt what it has been like to be in the middle of those updates. I wanted to take a big step back and analyse the cumulative effects of Google's updates. To do t...
SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog (16 hours ago)
Retailer Target is taking a new approach to e-commerce with the launch of an online storefront powered by Pinterest recommendations. Target’s “Awesome Shop” is refreshed daily using a combination of data from their own online store and the Pinterest API. The store features the most pinned items from Target on Pinterest, as well as the […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital mark...
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A French speaker who says “Je ne sais rien” raises no eyebrows among the educated, but an English speaker who says “I don’t know nothing” is immediately marked as semi-literate. (French ne corresponds to English not and rien to nothing .) Not a Pro subscriber yet? You are missing out on 100+ grammar exercises, writing courses, writing jobs and more. Start your free trial today! Link to Original Post: Double Negatives to Avoid
Daily Writing Tips (23 hours ago)
Release candidate 2 of WordPress 3.8 is now available for download. This is the last pre-release, and we expect it to be effectively identical to what’s officially released to the public on Thursday. This means if you are a plugin or theme developer, start your engines! (If they’re not going already.) Lots of admin code […]
WordPress Development Blog (1 day ago)
Posted by Dr-Pete Over the last year-and-a-half of tracking Google's daily "weather", it's become painfully clear to me that there's much more to future-proofing your SEO than just the core algorithm. From Knowledge Graph to In-depth articles, Google is launching new features faster than ever, and pages with nothing but ten blue links will soon be a memory. So, we started working on a way to track how features change over time, and today I'm happy to announce the launch of the MozCast Feature Graph . It loo...
SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog (1 day ago)
In their first attempt to monetize Google+, Google made an announcement today about the introduction of +Post ads. These new ad units allow users to turn Google+ content into interactive display ads that run on the Google Display Network. The announcement was made by Google’s Social Ads Product Manager, Eran Arkin, who describes the benefits […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing...
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Extracting actionable insights from endless streams of data is hard. It’s also important – especially for small and medium sized businesses. The web can do most for the small business when it comes to the impact on the bottom line. This is why web analytics matters and why every business owner needs to learn the […] Author information Vedran Tomic Vedran Tomic is a local search marketing blogger and an in-house SEO manager. He's also a link building enthusiast. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The po...
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The client snarled, " there's no way I'm paying extra for that ." He was referring to the time I would need to research his rather complicated project. Have you ever been challenged by a client for including certain tasks on your invoice? Pricing services is one of the most difficult tasks most freelance web designers face. Not only are there many different schools of thought on how to price web design services, clients sometimes fuss about work we bill them for. Most freelancer web designers realize that t...
Vandelay Design Blog (1 day ago)
Today it’s more important than ever for individuals and companies to better manage their brand and reputation online. Social networks have changed the way people voice their opinion. Now, it’s now easier than ever before for an angry customer to potentially cost a billion dollar company a lot of money. Your Personal Brand and Online Reputation […] Author information Zac Johnson Zac Johnson is a online marketer with over 15 years of experience. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The...
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This is a guest contribution from Rebecca Price, marketing specialist currently working for Davpack. Have you ever sat in front of your computer, looking at other people’s blogs, and thought: “How the hell have you managed to be so successful so quickly?” I know I have. For a long time, I just couldn’t figure out the secret; it [...] Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger How Targeting Influencers Can Sky Rocket Your Blog
ProBlogger Blog Tips (1 day ago)
Have your ever felt overwhelmed with your traffic generation efforts? There’s just so much information out there to read and different strategies to choose from – without anyone clearly defining how to leverage each one – that you don’t know where to start. So, what should you do? In an effort to help you solve [click to continue...]
Quick Sprout (1 day ago)
Image Source: stuartpilbrow/Flickr If you haven’t gotten a refill on your Prozac or Xanax prescription and aren’t enjoying alcoholic beverages more than usual, congratulations. You somehow have managed to survive Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. But, you still have a long ways to go before the holidays are over. So, if you’re not stressed […] Author information Albert Costill Just a typical guy that enjoys an ice-cold beer, pizza, sports and music. Since venturing into t...
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Telepathwords Makes Passwords Hard to Guess (via slashdot) Microsoft has posted a free online tool designed to check the security of passwords, or recommend more secure passwords that are also easier to type. Traditional rules requiring that “secure” passwords be case sensitive, include upper- and lower… The post Telepathwords Makes Passwords Hard to Guess appeared first on Daily Bits .
Daily Bits (1 day ago)
You probably already heard about TemplateMonster, right? It’s the largest online marketplace for website templates, be it WordPress themes (click here for the themes), CSS templates and so on. According to their website they have over 30,000 available templates. Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program!
Daily Blog Tips (1 day ago)
I had the pleasure of interviewing Larry Freed, president and CEO of customer experience analytics firm ForeSee and author of Innovating Analytics – Word of Mouth Index: How the Next Generation of Net Promoter Can Increase Sales and Drive Business Results (something to ask Santa for if you haven’t read it). ForeSee regularly publishes research [...]
Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog (1 day ago)
Grammar consultants are in great demand these days by employers who fear that the inability of their employees to speak and write grammatically gives their businesses a black eye. Not a Pro subscriber yet? You are missing out on 100+ grammar exercises, writing courses, writing jobs and more. Start your free trial today! Link to Original Post: Ignorance or Sincerity?
Daily Writing Tips (1 day ago)
Posted by StephanieChang We've entered a fortuitous time to be involved in the digital marketing space. Almost half of the global population now has access to the internet, the way consumers consume content is rapidly evolving, and with that comes an exciting array of challenges and opportunities. This post specifically focuses on the trends that lay ahead for content marketers and the role they play within an organization. Having a concrete understanding of upcoming trends is important in laying the founda...
SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog (2 days ago)