Television is Now a Social Media Venue Too

by Larry Alton October 16th, 2014

Have you noticed hashtags in the corner of your TV screen, and TV-related polls and reposts all over your social media newsfeeds? There's a connection. As the multitasking generation continued to spread its wings and invent new ways to interweave, television saw interest in its wares sliding toward the bottom. Especially with so-called "me TV" [...]

Hyperlocal Panning For Gold Proven More Accurate Than Google Keyword Planner As competition and CPC's (cost per click) rises more rapidly in some verticals than others, Digital Marketers and Businesses alike need to find new untouched territory where the acquisition costs are cheaper. Keyword research is at the foundation of any good Digital marketing strategy [...]

Google is upping its game yet again. AdAge reported Google approached a number of ad tech firms to develop a strategy to test new ad-targeting technology that will combine mobile web search and mobile apps. Searching for apps instead of browsing the web is not necessarily new for end-users. Numerous users report using app stores [...]

Promoting Local Content For Local Links

by Jon Ball October 9th, 2014

In my experience most businesses in North America undervalue the power of local search. There are approximately 30 million small businesses in the United States and Canada. In Canada, small businesses account for over 98% of all businesses. The beauty of local search is that it often translates into offline purchases, and rather quickly as [...]

Most of us are familiar with the judicial principle that people are considered innocent unless enough evidence surmounts to prove them guilty. This judicial right comes out of basic human ethics in that it's bad to have guilty people go free, but it's worse to have innocent people punished for crimes they didn't commit. Websites, [...]

How to get rid of bad content

by Lyena Solomon October 7th, 2014

How exciting is it to start fresh? You are looking at your new website – a clean slate – and imagine the possibilities, all the content you can create! So invigorating and exciting! A couple of years later your slate is full of posts, videos, infographics, pages, transcripts, interviews. How would you separate wheat from [...]

Lots of businesses are now seeing the power of international geo-targeting for their offerings, creating sub folders and designing landing pages for each market. Apple.com do a great job of this with a huge list of targeted subfolders, all created to market to that specific country. brazil dubbed social media capital of the universeThough companies [...]

The Difference Between Copywriting & Content Marketing

by Matthew Kaboomis Loomis October 3rd, 2014

Question: Do you have a brother or a sister that looks a lot like you do, but yet, the two of you are quite different in your personality? As marketers, this is one way to look at Copywriting and Content Marketing. They are related, but different. A Historical Tale of Two Persuasive Siblings The two [...]

  Being visible on the major search engines in both the organic and paid search results is a key strategy for good quality web traffic. Most businesses today rely on search based traffic to provide a large share of their leads, growth and revenue. For newer websites or those not ranking well organically, paid campaigns [...]

How Keyword Ranking Reporting Is Leading You Astray

by Douglas Karr October 1st, 2014

The search engine industry grew to some amazing heights and erupted in a huge variety of keyword research, site analysis tools and rank monitoring platforms. We've tried and tested them all and have honestly been dissatisfied with the majority. Most of them have not kept up with significant algorithm changes and do a poor job [...]