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Keyword Cannibalization - A Definitive Guide To Solve This Problem

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A definitive guide to solve the problem of keyword cannibalization for both victimized and non-victimized bloggers and SEOs.
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Who’s Making It About Price, You or the Customer?

Who’s Making It About Price, You or the Customer? | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
Salespeople love to complain that all the customer cares about is the price. When we don’t get a deal, we’re quick to point to our higher price as a major cause of defeat.


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I agree!!! One of my most popular posts on ScentTrail Marketing is how to price your product or service (http://scenttrail.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-price-your-product-or-service.html ; ) and I agree with this article's idea that as marketers we are often our own worst pricing enemies. We do the easy thing. We lower our head and rage at the Matador's red cape. We lower prices when our competitors do and that is letting someone else drive your car. 


Value is more than price. Customers, at least the ones you want to keep, know value is more than price. Their knowledge doesn’t mean you shouldn't REMIND THEM of all the dimensions that go into making even a "simple" purchase decision such as reliability, ease or returns and the value of a relationship with a company that cares about knowing its customers (not all do).


Best way to remind you customers is to have customers speak to other customers. If you say, "We are reliable," it immediately sounds unreliable in the ironic echo chamber that is the web. I think of this feedback loop as more than "testimonials". Testimonials are non-organized praise.


If you don't use Topsy or Radian6 to mine the keyword about your brands you can't find any other way you are crazy. Friends of Friends feedback is lost to Google Analytics and where the real money is in today's customer service is inside social networks.

 

Don't make your magic about price since you WILL NOT win that battle. Someone is always lower.

 

Great suggestion from Marijo.

 

 


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If Content Is King, Multiscreen Is The Queen, Says New Google Study | TechCrunch

If Content Is King, Multiscreen Is The Queen, Says New Google Study | TechCrunch | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
New research out from Google, working with market analysts Ipsos and Sterling Brands, puts some hard numbers behind the often-noticed trend of how people in the U.S.

 

While each of these has a significant place in our consumption today, their real power lies in how they are used together — in combination, 90% of all of our media consumption, or 4.4 hours per day, is happening across all four (which doesn’t leave much room for paper-based books and publications; or for radio).

 

This not only has implications for how content is designed, but also for how companies like Google will continue to hedge their bets across all four screens.

 

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The Art Of Seducing Google With Great Content

The Art Of Seducing Google With Great Content | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

In this comprehensive article Mustafa, outlines various methods to create compelling content to gain targeted traffic that converts.

Here is the Table Of Contents that breaks down his recommendations:

Table of Contents 

 

1 Content: The Currency to Rank

2 Creating Remarkable Content that Works

2.1 Have a Passion for Giving

2.2 Become a Problem Solver

2.3 Share Your Results

3 Leveraging Third Party Sources

3.1 Embrace Content Curation

3.2 Use Content Syndication

3.3 Get Expert Insight

4 Attracting Quality Links

4.1 Create Actionable List Posts

4.2 Publish a Manifesto

4.3 Put Best Content First

5 Building Real Authority

5.1 Find Your Awesomeness

5.2 Be a True Guru 5.3 Connect to Influencers

 

I have focused on "Content Curation" as this category is dear to most:

 

3.1 Embrace Content Curation

The information age has brought in a lot of clutter. And the junk on the Internet is only contributing to it.

People online are tired of wading through useless information. They don’t want to waste time anymore. What they want is knowledge they can use.

No wonder “content curation” (the process of discovering, organizing and sharing information) has gained such traction.

Proper curation helps you give your readers useful content in a structured and systematic manner. In other words, it takes away the ‘clutter’.

Man has always craved organization. Because organization gives clarity. And clarity leads to action.

By embracing curation, you’ll be able to create resourceful content. Build a stronger foundation for your website. And of course, impress your readers with your organizational skills.

However, quality content curation isn’t about collecting a bunch of related links and putting them in one place. It’s not even about copy-pasting parts of other articles from various sites or blogs.

It’s about curating the most relevant content and adding your own valuable insight to it.

If your curated content is the meat (no offence to all you vegetarians) then your opinions or ideas form the bread that goes around it. Which makes your content tasty and appealing to your readers.

 

By  Mustafa Khundmiri. http://bit.ly/SWp0Vs

Source. http://bit.ly/SU8XZF

Curated content.http://tinyurl.com/chrxzon


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Curate Content and Make Ideal Content Marketing Mix for Your Blog

Curate Content and Make Ideal Content Marketing Mix for Your Blog | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

 Ideal solution if you have a blog is a mix of curated content and  your original one. Saving you a lot of time, beside other useful things, is why is so popular among bloggers.

 

 

Uberflip have released this Infographic about the rise of content curation as a content marketing strategy, showing that curation can be used to increase visibility, boost SEO, and establish thought leadership – all in a cost-effective way and with limited resources.

 

Key Takeaways:

- Creating original content is the biggest obstacle for 73% of content marketers.

 

-75% of marketers cannot justify spending the time needed to create original content for their audience.

 

- There are a variety of tools developed within the past 3 years that can help marketers and content curators gather the most relevant content, re-purpose it, and present it to their audience in unique ways.

 

- 85% of brands use content curation to establish thought leadership, and 80% say it enables them to increase brand visibility

 

By Uberflip. http://bit.ly/OIRu2q

Source. http://bit.ly/Q0zGRB

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malek's comment, August 29, 2012 6:16 AM
I like the recipe: a down-to-earth tool to spice up curation, good one
maxOz's comment, August 29, 2012 6:17 AM
Well said Malek, Thank You for sharing xxx
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Welcome to The Most Successful Marketing List Ever…

Welcome to The Most Successful Marketing List Ever… | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
Welcome to The Most Successful Marketing List Ever…...

 

The reason you’re reading this…

 

…so you know why you’re here, is because…

 

You just want to quit The Rat Race and learn the breakthrough secrets to start Earning money Online.

 

See This special video that is LITERALLY going to guide you through the simple formula we are using to make money online – right now (literally, as you read this Blog Post).

 

 

Using what you’re about to learn, we’ve done things like….

 

- personally sponsor over 2,200 people

 

- build a team of over 26,000 reps

 

- do over $6-MILLION dollars in sales

 

And we did ALL THAT in under 5 months, ALL online.

 

Plus, we helped A TON of people, too!

 

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Education Is The New Marketing Strategy

Education Is The New Marketing Strategy | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Just as much as music is no longer in the hands of record companies and books are no longer in the hands of traditional book publishers, learning is not anymore in the hands of schools and other educational institutions.

 

Today a person can learn from a myriad of new different sources, at his own pace and time.

 

"The internet has democratized education and businesses should take notice.

 

You are in business because you have some area of expertise.

 

Sharing your expertise is a way to help you build your brand and provide value."

 

From the original article: "The Education of Millionaires, a book by Michael Ellsberg that proposes that the best investment in education is one that offers lifelong, relevant knowledge that will make you financially successful.

He urges people to find mentors and experts to teach the skills they need, rather than investing six figures in a traditional college education that is unlikely to contribute to their ability to earn a living.

I have mixed feelings about suggesting that people forgo or drop out of college, but I believe we are seeing a trend worth noting.


People are looking to non-traditional sources to learn from. Education and business are merging. "

 

The article is full of short, valuable insights, like these:

 

"As a brand, your expertise in the product you sell — in every way it affects the people who use it — sets you apart. If you sell shoes, you could teach fashion or fitness. If your product is food, teach nutrition."

 

"Consumers need information to choose when there are too many options."

 

"Education is a form of curation."

 

Right on track. Must-read. 8/10

 

Full article: http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/digital-marketing/education-is-the-new-marketing/

 

 

 


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The State Of B2B Lead Generation

The State Of B2B Lead Generation | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
View the results from a survey of a few hundred B2B lead buyers answering questions about lead sources, technology and more.

The world of online marketing, and lead generation, continues to evolve.

Buyer Zone surveyed a few hundred B2B lead buyers and asked them a boatload of questions about lead sources, technology and more.

This Report, State of B2B Lead Generation, will help you get a handle on what businesses are using and thinking about online lead generation - right now:

Lead sources Best practices The use of technology Marketing and sales alignment And more

This Infographic shows highlights from the survey and report

 

By BuyerZone. http://bit.ly/MTsk2L

Report  State of B2B Lead Generation. [PDF] http://bit.ly/OkdyBP

Source. http://bit.ly/SCMiko


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Four Free Good Keyword Research Tools

Four Free Good Keyword Research Tools | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Robin Good: If you are looking for some good free keyword research tools you can find information and direct access to the best four ones in this illustrated article. 

 

Informative. Useful. 8/10

 

Full article: http://www.seo-northern-ireland.co.uk/keyword-research/best-cheap-free-keyword-research-tools-2012/

 

 


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Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making

Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

 

Quick, think back to a major decision. You know, the kind that compelled you to read everything on a topic and lead you to spend hours devouring every last scrap of data. How'd that work out for you?

 

We like to think that more information drives smarter decisions; that the more details we absorb, the better off we'll be. It's why we subscribe to Google Alerts, cling to our iPhone, and fire up our TweetDeck.

 

Knowledge, we're told, is power. But what if our thirst for data is actually holding us back? What if obsessing over information actually reduces the quality of our decisions?

 

 

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An SEO's Guide to Video Hosting and Embedding

An SEO's Guide to Video Hosting and Embedding | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

I’m frequently asked: “How should I host my videos for SEO purposes?

Is it better to use YouTube, Vimeo or third party hosting?”

 

My response to this question is invariably terse, along the lines of "it depends on the style of your content and what you want to achieve with it".

 

Each situation calls for a nuanced approach, defined by the marketing aims of the company and the audience base the content will appeal to.

 

All hosting solutions have their own set of advantages and disadvantages - making each suitable for different aspects of SEO and Inbound marketing:

 

Third party and self hosted:

Easier to get video rich snippets for your own domainCan customise video playerCan build links back to your domain through embeds

 

YouTube & Vimeo:

 

Gets the content in front of more eyes

 

Content will invariably rank well (albeit often not for your domain)

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SEO Online Course ,Examination and Certifications

SEO Online Course ,Examination and Certifications | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
Online SEO Training Step by Step and Examination with Certification...

To Excel your career in the field of SEO and Social Media Marketing. An ISO 9001:2008 certified SEO company provides SEO classes, Online SEO training and Examination courses . The simplest way to express recent techniques of PPC and SEM then visit our SEO Tools which are free for utilize. Its a complete package of real time scenario where we works on "on page /off page optimization". You will then optimize that particular site as part of your project. We also offers SEO workshop, where you check your efforts in various SEO techniques. We also offers how to detect PPC Click Fraud, Analytics live training and Corporate SEO training. We are internet marketing consultant also. We also provides SEM services in Delhi, online SEO coaching also available here . For update your seo knowledge see our free SEO Book download section also. After updating your seo knowledge why not try free online seo examination to check yourself where you stand now.

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50+ Things Every Link Builder Needs To Know

50+ Things Every Link Builder Needs To Know | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Like it or not, link building has been and still is big, big business. Doing it well takes a lot of time and resources, which means that many webmasters/site owners can’t or don’t want to do it themselves. Many agencies that handle other aspects of search engine marketing want to outsource it simply because of the massive resource drain.

That’s great news for people like me who specialize in link building but the intense supply and demand nature of links coupled with the ease of promoting yourself through social media have led to a frightening increase in people who build bad links and really have no idea what they’re doing.

As link building is considered an offpage tactic, to actually sell yourself as a link builder, you don’t have to do very much. People are desperate for help.

However, it’s better to build no links than it is to embark upon a link building campaign that is full of nothing but spam that you will pay for twice: once when you put it up there, once when you have to remove it. If you’re shopping for link builders, make sure that the one you go with knows most of the following...

 

 


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What to Put Above the Fold on Your Blog, And Why : @ProBlogger

What to Put Above the Fold on Your Blog, And Why : @ProBlogger | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
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American Express Turns Tweets Into Money

American Express Turns Tweets Into Money | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Didn't Scoop this cool news well the first time so moving over to my mothership (Curation Revolution) for a 2nd try (lol).

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American Express is changing the social marketing game. Have you seen their "sync your Amax with Twitter" commercials?

http://youtu.be/P4e7OXXfelc (American Express and Twitter)

What a great idea!!!! Also elevates hashtags to the secret weapons I've always felt they are. Think of the mobile possibilities here. Very cool. Video wasn't on Amax site or YouTube Channel. I found it deep in their Facebook page (epic fail there).

 

"American Express is turning Twitter content into commerce by connecting Cardmembers to merchants and delivering real world value to both," said Ed Gilligan, Vice Chairman, American Express. "With the continued convergence of online and offline commerce, our closed loop continues to enable us to bring seamless, relevant ways to connect our cardmembers and merchants on the most powerful social and digital platforms"...

 

See Also, "How to become Successful Blogger", at:http://tinyurl.com/9et45k8

 

 

 


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New Google Patent Named Ranking Documents To Penalize Spammers

New Google Patent Named Ranking Documents To Penalize Spammers | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Google is planning to take actions on website which try to manipulate the organic rankings by doing changes on their website or building links within a specified time period.

 

This time period is measured and compared using a method which is more appropriately known as ranking documents.

Now Google would not fall prey to the tactics used by the webmasters in manipulating the rankings, instead it would use the power of ranking documents to measure correctly the kind of changes that a webmaster did for his/her site and the reactions in ranking correspondingly. This technique confuses a spammer and helps the genuinely popular websites to rank well.

 

This is a strict warning to those webmasters who constantly change the on page elements on their website. Google would be able to find those elements which had remained unidentified by Google’s spam prevention algorithm.

 

 

The Three Ranks

 

There are three types of ranks associated with this Patent. These are given below:-

 

First Rank

 

It happens when you make first changes to your website (Remember it may happen through both on page and off page optimization). Google gives you its first rank which can be positive or negative.

 

Second Rank

 

This can be called as the target rank or the final rank that your website would get after the transition period is over. This rank would come after the transition period is over. You can think of transition period as the time period where Google keeps an eye on your tactics.

 

Transition Rank

 

This is the rank which confuses the webmasters and forces them to review their tactics, ultimately allowing Google to detect the methods used to manipulate Google rankings. Hence, the webmasters should be careful with their strategy during this time period.

 

What changes are expected?

 

Be ready for some awkward behavior by Google. You might gain rankings, lose rankings, or remain stable in rankings for an unspecified period of time after doing changes on your site. If you recently made some changes on the website but do not see improvement or see a negative rankings happening then do not panic. This is bound to happen because of this patent.

 

What to do next?

 

Forget about keyword stuffing, title keyword stuffing, keyword stuffed description or search engine focused content.

 

Create website only for the users. Create titles that are user friendly, give appropriate descriptions assuming a user is reading them, do not stuff keywords on H1 tags or other areas.

 

Be straight in your link building approach; find authoritative sources of links, no need to follow a particular strategy, change your link building strategy time to time.

 

Remember one good link is better than hundreds of bad links.

 

Quality of links matters more than quantity.

 

The truth is if you are maintaining a quality site focused on users and if the users are loving you then no such patents can stop your website from showing up on the search results.

Just remain focused on following search engine guidelines, avoid spamming, build backlinks but revise your strategy, do not make on page changes so often and add fresh content to your website regularly.

These things would surely help your website to achieve good rankings.

 

Source: http://www.seosandwitch.com/2012/08/new-google-patent-named-ranking.html

 

Check out this Proven formula, instant 100% commissions,work from home, no selling needed:http://tinyurl.com/8adc8j3


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Make Great Youtube Video Playlist and Embed Directly to Your Blog

Make Great Youtube Video Playlist and Embed Directly to Your Blog | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
Make Great Youtube Video Playlist and Embed Directly to Your Blog...

 

Welcome to todays Blog post!

 

The best blog tool for embed whole youtube video playlist on your Blog/Website is YTPlaylist, and its free.

 

If you want to have complete freedom in editing video playlist and market your blog, or teach your visitors and make a training video playlist, all you need to do is go to the YTPlaylist website , input search query for videos you want and start to pick the ones you like...

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Crazy-Happy Blogging To Stand Apart From Blogging Crowd

Crazy-Happy Blogging To Stand Apart From Blogging Crowd | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
This guest post is by Lisa Cash Hanson of Mompreneuer Mogul. Try to discover The road to success And ...

 

The Internet is filled with so many amazing writers and information.

 

However if we copy those writers we will always be a poor copy instead of a promising original.

 

The most valuable tip I have learned in all my years of impersonating is that no one is as good at being you as you are.

 

So why should we copy any other blogger or their style ...

 

Blogging platform already set up for you to start your online Business!   See at: http://tinyurl.com/8adc8j3

 

 

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SocialPics Creates a Printed Photo Book of Your Facebook Timeline

SocialPics Creates a Printed Photo Book of Your Facebook Timeline | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it
SocialPics lets you create a physical scrapbook of your Facebook timeline.

 

For many of us, Facebook is one of the few places our pictures are stored and shared. Sure, we have digital photos in various folders on our computers, but chances are, they haven’t yet been organized into albums.

 

SocialPics, a new app from Snapfish by HP, wants to help you do just that. It connects with Facebook to scan your Timeline, and creates a physical 20-page book of your most popular photos, comments and status updates.

 

For the uninitiated, Snapfish is a photo-sharing site that lets users upload, store, share their digital pictures, as well as organize them into virtual albums and keepsake photobooks.

 

With SocialPics, Snapfish is helping users bring their Facebook photos and memories from the digital world to the pages of a physical book...

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Global Most Dominant Social Media Influencers - Mommy Bloggers

Global  Most  Dominant Social Media Influencers - Mommy Bloggers | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

The Power of Bloggers is amzing when it comes to sales and conversions.Meet Top 100 Mommy Bloggers right here

 

I’m going to introduce you to the most powerful people on earth. No. It’s not the Illuminati. It’s not the Knights Templar. It’s Mommy Bloggers (whether they have kids in the house or not). They control the world.

 

 

They control the world.

 

Mommy bloggers / women not only control the 97% of the purchasing power in any given household (58% of all online buys are done by women.

 

The rest are men buying what their women told them to buy), they talk, they network, they ally, they are influencing every social media outlet from Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest to Quora. most importantly, they are influencing their children.

In 5 years, an 11 year old can get a work permit and spend as they wish.

 

 

How to Reach Out to Amateur Bloggers

 

If you’re opening a new boutique hotel and spa, announce a contest where 1 in 20 amateur mommy bloggers who write about you will win an all expenses paid weekend getaway.

 

 

How to Reach Out to The Professional Bloggers On This List

 

First, block out your biggest conference room. You might need a warehouse if it’s not big enough. Print out the last 30 days of blog posts from the bloggers below and tile your walls and floor with all the pages you’ll be getting.

 

Not every blogger covers “Baby Bjorn.” In fact, some of the bloggers here don’t even have kids (at home or ever). The pattern you’ll notice is that your stereo types don’t fit. Each blogger has their own niche. They have their own suite of manufacturers they are giving feedback to. And they each have a content dispersal pattern that might lean more toward health or dining or housewares.

 

If 200,000 : 500 : 1 Google Adwords gives you 200,000 impressions on search : 500 Clicks : one conversion (You’ve Got Money!)

 

1,700,000 : 3000/210 : 0.15 Facebook Ads give you 1,700,000 impressions : 3000 Clicks (70% are bots so you’re left with) 210 real human Clicks : 0.15 conversion

 

X : Y : Z And Mommy Blogger gives you X impressions (with full branding that Google and FB can’t give you) : Y clicks (endorsed and recommended) : Z sales,

 

The math becomes easy.

 

Google @ $1.5 CPC = $750 per conversion

 

Facebook @ $1 CPC = 3,000 x 1/0.15 (that’s a LOT)

 

Mommy Blogger : …

 

 

Introducing the Global Top 100 Mommy Bloggers to Treat and Pamper of 2012 ...

 

 

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Ultimate Social Media Revolutionary Guide For Traffic, Leads, Conversions from @maxOz

Ultimate Social Media Revolutionary Guide For Traffic, Leads, Conversions from @maxOz | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

Are you up against competition that has deep pockets and can outspend you in traditional advertising methods? Click here to find out how you can bring traffic and leads for next to nothing...

 

Traditional outbound marketing can end up being a poor investment. You have to rely on channels like cold-calling, paid branding and print advertising.All of those channels can get really expensive really fast.

 

Inbound marketing, on other hand, will help you capture attention, generate leads, convert customers and keep those customers…all at a lower cost to you than your competition.

Let’s look at a few steps to get you there.

 

Step #1 – Ignore Sales And Focus On Marketing

It’s much better to create a marketing strategy that feeds that team qualified, warm leads…instead of cold, and possibly dead leads.

Instead, focus your efforts on building a marketing team with excellent marketing skills.

 

For example:

Hire brilliant marketers – Focus on tightly targeted markets – Close qualified leads –

It comes down to the answer of these three questions:

Do they have the authority to buy? Do they have the budget to buy? When do they plan on buying?

A Leads (ready to buy in 3 months or less), some B leads (is ready to buy in three to twelve months). C leads marketing can keep.

 

Step #2. Focus On Multiple Inbound Channels

The key behind an effective inbound marketing strategy is to create and deliver valuable content.

 

Here is a template to use for your inbound marketing strategy:

 

Blog

Your team should focus on publishing quality content two to five times a week. Quality means search-engine friendly, highly-researched and compelling. Engage in comment marketing – Someone on your team should focus on visiting sites within your industry to interact with bloggers and readers in the comment section.   Publish guest blog posts – Guest blogging is one of the fastest ways to grow your subscriber base.

 

Produce online video

Video can help improve your search rankings, raise the amount of time people stay on your page and even boost conversion rates on your landings pages. Interact in the social bookmarking world – While this isn’t one of the most popular ways to generate leads, it is definitely one you shouldn’t ignore.

 

Establish authority on Q+A sites

Quora has really established itself as a place for professional exchange of ideas.

 

Design brilliant Infographics

Visual.ly, is a one-stop shop for Infographic creation, has this inbound marketing technique nailed.

 

Build a social media audience on the big four – Focus your audience-building efforts on Facebook, LinkedIn,

 

Twitter and Google+.

If your target audience is on Pinterest or Tumblr, then use those sites as well. Keep in mind—don’t spread yourself too thin. Pick two or three that you can maximize your exposure.

Implement a solid startup SEO plan – If you run a startup, then you are in an excellent position to take advantage of everything that SEO has to offer.

 

All of the efforts behind a good inbound marketing plan won’t cost you a dime except for the sweat equity you invest. This means you can compete with bigger competition that is better funded.

 

For each of the inbound marketing efforts above you’ll want to break them down into steps.

 

Step #3. Dominate LinkedIn Groups

While the big three social media sites get all the attention, LinkedIn is quietly becoming a powerhouse. With over 150 million users, you have a lot of opportunity to generate some serious attention.

 

The specific strategy I want to focus on is with Groups. Contribute and engage with LinkedIn Groups with this quick 5-step strategy and you’ll generate some high-quality leads.

Find the best Group to join – LinkedIn has lots of groups that are divided into categories. Find three to five small groups that most accurately represent your target demographic. Target popular discussions – You’ll waste your time if you simply try to join every discussion. Instead, search for the most popular discussions—these will have the most visibility.

 

Start a new discussion – Before you start your own discussion, make sure you spend some time in other discussions. Get a feel for the culture of the group and find out what is important to them. Follow up – It’s not easy keeping track of discussions, so you’ll have to be proactively visit your groups and monitor the discussions—especially the ones you started. Start a Group – This is a perfect way to establish your authority. But you have to be strategic here. Make this group center on your brand and how your message is different than the competition. Brands That Defy Gravity is a great example of a group that stands out in a crowded market.

 

Step #4. Never Attend A Trade Show Again

Trade shows can be very expensive.

There is a more effective—and cheaper—way to leverage the power of trade shows.

 

Here’s what you could do also:

 

Blog about the main points of each speaker – Summarize the conference –

Inbound marketing is truly a gift to startups who are strapped for cash. Depending upon how big your team is, you will all probably end up working like a slave to get it all done…but it will be worth the effort.

 

By Neil Patel http://bit.ly/N2Rhnn

Source  http://bit.ly/P5CKY4

Marty Note -
This is an amazing Ultimate Social Media Marketing Guide from my friend Michele (maxOz). I would only add don't just BLOG a trade show LIVEBLOG it. I've been able to take Google #1 listings from the site's of people who were running the shows I was LiveBlogging because they are busy running the show while I'm busy talking about what is happening. BTW, for those trade shows that hold presentations for a day or a week I say get with it. You better liveblog your show or someone like me will steal your juice :). Internet marketing happens in real time now so dont make me pay for presentations tomorrow I've already paid for today.

Great note from maxOz.


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maxOz's comment, July 27, 2012 4:46 AM
Alessio My pleasure!!! xxx
maxOz's comment, July 27, 2012 4:00 PM
As Always Marty, Input great, with appreciation xxx
maxOz's comment, July 31, 2012 11:27 PM
Mithu Thank YOU!
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How Many Vices Should You Quit at Once? | None is my Answer!

How Many Vices Should You Quit at Once? | None is my Answer! | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

 

If you want to quit visit the original website, if not stay and join me here with your comments.

 

Ok it might be a little bit funny but I simply do not want to quit with those Two beautiful Vices, Coffee and Cigarettes.

 

I scooped this post only because nice and meaningful image.

 

It will serve my purpose to say what I really think about coffee and cigarettes.

 

Before 10 or 15 years nobody care who is smoking and who is not .Coffee was poured in hectoliters, everywhere in the city you could sit down and smoke one while drinking your favorite black hot drink.

 

Nobody give a damn.

Through mass media last couple of years smokers are equalized with the worst scum of the earth.

 

Now all of the sudden everybody is bothered if someone smoking next to him.

"Oh no don't smoke here it bothers me, smoke from your cigarette is awful", you can here everyday.

 

The worst's are ex smokers.They act like they forgot that not so long ago they were smokers too and now, they eager to lead you too on a rightful path, healthier living and all that bullshit.

 

Who was ever hurt from secondary smoke?

 

We will be all sick and ruined if this is true.My parents were smoking and their parents too and we are all healthy as a horses.

 

I remember my younger days while I was still going out in disco and bars.They were full with smoke and you could almost cut that smoke with the knife

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I don't remember anybody was complaining.

 

Nobody even think about that.People were dancing, drinking, kissing, and having fun.

 

Some people say that your clothes is stinky if you are smoker.

How is that possible if you change your clothes every day like you should and you taking care on your everyday hygiene.

 

Stinky are those who don't take showers or don't washing their teeth regardless of being smokers or not.

 

Tom ford issued a fragrance based on tobacco called "Tobacco Vanilla" in 2007.

 

Tobacco is actually smells good.

 

I have vanilla stick in my car and I smoke in my car so I have natural combination of that fragrance while driving.

 

It is two past midnight and I'm writhing this post with coffee on my table and cigarette in my mouth and having a great fun doing it.

The same is with every post I make.

 

I don't want to be a slave in this modern society and behave like they telling you to behave.

I

will not quit smoking because some MF on TV tell it is bad. I LIKE IT, period.

 

People are dying no matter what.

Wars reigns around globe,people are starving, depleted uranium killing soldiers from their own weapons, nuclear disaster hits in Ukraine, now in Japan , they filling us with poisoned food, GMO aspartame,fluoride in water etc., and I should be worried about a pack of cigarettes?

 

Nobody talking about these things, oh no, they are concerned with smokers!

 

Hypocrites!

They want to kill all your pleasures, just go to work and don't ask anything.

 

Did you ask yourself what is really behind that antismoker campaign?

 

Did you know that some revolutions were started in coffee bars where people were meeting.

 

Do they want to kill our social habits and make us not to gather in real life?

 

Put us in the back of PC where we have just a feeling that we are social beings.

 

Come on people wake up!

People are smoking more than 2000 years back in history. And NOW it is forbidden in public.

 

What is the next thing that will be forbidden?

 

Please make comments on this! I'm going to smoke one!

 

Cheers!

 

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The Internet Is Full

The Internet Is Full | Internet marketing and Shocking New Home Business | Scoop.it

We’ve all been talking a lot about how messy the web has become in recent years. And it’s only getting messier.

So much so that simple words will not suffice to describe just how much content is created and uploaded to the internet every minute of the day.

 

This Infographic was created to depict how “full” the internet is.

 

While it’s technically impossible for the web to fill up, it is very clear that web surfers are well past our limits of time and patience it takes to find the best information on the topics that interest us.

 

With a desperate search for tools to help us gather and consume only the best information on any topic, nothing has presented itself as an ideal solution. Except for one thing: the human curated information hub. Looking at the graphic, it becomes clear very quickly why it is impossible for a single algorithm-driven source, such as a search engine, to supply us with everything that is relevant (and of high quality) on a certain topic without all the noise that comes with it.

 

It is also a great way to demonstrate just how important human curated content has become.

 

Curation is truly a valuable service to web surfers who have neither the time nor the patience to sift through mountains of links and data to find what they’re looking for and make sense of it.

 

By Jack Humphrey - http://bit.ly/yNiApo

 

 

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maxOz's comment, April 22, 2012 5:23 AM
Jimun, thank you Michele
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Gabriela Thank YOU for sharing xxx
Beatriz Recio's curator insight, March 7, 12:59 AM

Impresionantes datos que hacen pensar... al final, la curación de contenidos, el filtro humano de las noticias y la información, es lo que se impone en una red inabarcable... mmmm asi que la jerarquizacion de noticias e info es lo que de pronto hemos descubierto??? Estoy completamente de acuerdo, sólo que en eso, selección de información e interpretación, enriquecimiento o análisis- consiste básicamente el Periodismo desde hace unos cuantos siglos!!!

 

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10 Google+ Circles Marketers Should Follow

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Follow these Google+ circles for insights about marketing, technology, digital branding, social media, and blogging.

 

It’s true that marketers tend to rely on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to remain at the forefront of industry news, but they also tend to neglect the full potential that Google+offers as a news source.

 

Adding key people to your circle and following the shared circles others have curated on Google+ can help fill your feed with relevant content that’s worth reading.

 

To get started, follow these Google+ circles for insights about marketing, technology, digital branding, social media, and blogging...

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How to Effectively Create a Google+ Following of 10000 Engaged Fans - Search Engine Watch

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How to Effectively Create a Google+ Following of 10000 Engaged FansSearch Engine WatchAlso, I'm the co-founder of Keyword Strategy, a keyword management software tool for SEO.

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