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Piquing Interest with Pinterest: Selling your Small Business

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Blog post at Keep Up With The Web - Sherryl Perry : Pinterest has been a hot topic lately, and with social media outlets skyrocketing, small businesses owners have begun looking into utilizing[..]...
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What Seriously Makes People Unsubscribe From Your Email List? Here.

What Seriously Makes People Unsubscribe From Your Email List? Here. | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why you keep getting a high unsubscribe rate? Here are some reasons why people unsubscribe to your email list.
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Pauline Cabrera (from TwelveSkip.com) asked twenty influential bloggers why they unsubscribe from emails. (Lots of great tips here and "yes" she included my thoughts too.)

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Did You Know Google Panda 4.1 Rewards Quality Content? #FridayFinds

Did You Know Google Panda 4.1 Rewards Quality Content? #FridayFinds | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it

Do you think that Google’s Panda 4.1 algorithm changes will hurt you or help you? Will quality content really increase your organic search traffic?

 

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This week, in my #FridayFinds series, we’re going to take an in-depth look at some of the latest news surrounding Google Panda 4.1.

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Take Charge of Your Stats: Piwik Analytics vs. Google Analytics

Take Charge of Your Stats: Piwik Analytics vs. Google Analytics | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Looking for an alternative to Google Analytics? Want to understand your traffic, get a deeper view? Open source contender Piwik Analytics may be your answer.
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Interested in an alternative to Google Analytics? Check out Piwik Analytics instead.

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LinkPatrol Review: Analyze Your Outgoing Links in WordPress

LinkPatrol Review: Analyze Your Outgoing Links in WordPress | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
This premium plugin should make it easy to manage outgoing links on your WordPress blog.LinkPatrol is a one-of-a-kind outgoing link monitoring WordPress plugin, which essentially monitors all outgoing links present in your WordPress blog.
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This premium plugin should make it easy to manage outgoing links on your WordPress blog.

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7 Google+ Tips to Create Maximum Engagement

7 Google+ Tips to Create Maximum Engagement | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it

Blog post at Rebekah Radice : Google+ engagement.
Everyone wants it, but few know how to create it.
While it may feel elusive, creating a vibrant and interactive Google[..]

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Here are seven tips for increasing engagement on Google+. Even if we were to start by incorporating only two or three of these into our social media strategy, we would still be on the right track.

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6 Neuromarketing Principles For Designing More Persuasive Websites

6 Neuromarketing Principles For Designing More Persuasive Websites | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Getting people to consider a product, eliminate others and, eventually, buy, is a matter of putting to work these six important psychological principles.
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This quick read about neuromarketing shares six techniques (including examples of website pages that persuade their visitors to buy right away). These marketing principles are based on using psychological behavior to create websites that result in higher user engagement.

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Did my switch to Disqus benefit you, in any way?

The discussion continues. Which commenting system do you prefer for your WordPress blog? Disqus? CommentLuv? Google+? Join the conversation on Jen's blog and share your thoughts with us.I am now using Disqus for comments on my blog. I have switched from using CommentLuv Premium on my wordpress blog.
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The discussion continues. Which commenting system do you prefer for your WordPress blog? Disqus? CommentLuv? Google+? Join the conversation on Jen's blog and share your thoughts with us.

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How Can you Improve Your Website Blog? #FridayFinds

Do you think your blog is successful? Could you be writing more effective headlines, driving more traffic and marketing your content better? Should bloggers be using comments-per-post as a measurement for success? Do you know what your EMV score is? This and more in this week’s #FridayFinds

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This week's featured authors are: Dan Shure, Jon Morrow, Garrett Moon and Navneet Kaushal,

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How To Add A Newsletter Signup Widget To The End Of Your WordPress Blog Posts | Elegant Themes Blog

How To Add A Newsletter Signup Widget To The End Of Your WordPress Blog Posts | Elegant Themes Blog | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
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This is a great tutorial for adding a newsletter signup widget at the end of your WordPess blog posts.

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Should You Plus Your Own Plus Posts?

Should You Plus Your Own Plus Posts? | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Are people who +1 their own posts on Google+ just being narcissistic? Or is this a brilliant marketing technique that you're going to want to learn more about? (hint, hint)
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add your insight...Do you +1 your own posts? I usually don't but I do +1 them when they're shared by someone else. In this article, Mike Alton shares his thoughts as to why he (sometimes) will +1 his own post.

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This Week's Media Jobs - Prof KRG

This Week's Media Jobs - Prof KRG | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
A list of media jobs from across the U.S., updated and posted each Monday.
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Apparently, this is a weekly resource that I've been unaware of until now. If you're interested in a job in media (including social media), this could be helpful.

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5 Must-Have Google+ Circles

5 Must-Have Google+ Circles | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
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Great tips here on creating Google+ Circles to strategically organize your contacts into groups to make networking with them easier.

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Resize Crop Image Pixlr Online Tool - Learn How

Crop Image Pixlr, then Resize image for a post: Load image into Pixlr, free online editing program. Learn to use crop tool. Resize then save to computer.
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If you've ever wanted to resize or crop an image to upload to the Internet, this is a great tutorial on using Pixlr - a free photo editor.

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16 Design Mistakes That Make Visitors Bounce From Your Website – And How to Fix Them

16 Design Mistakes That Make Visitors Bounce From Your Website – And How to Fix Them | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Admit it…You're confused. You've been told again and again: web design really matters. Your website is the window to the world. You're pretty sure your website design ticks all the right boxes. You...
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Time for a site redesign? Here's a quick easy read that will resonate with many of us. 

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Take Charge of Your Stats: Piwik Analytics vs. Google Analytics

Take Charge of Your Stats: Piwik Analytics vs. Google Analytics | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Looking for an alternative to Google Analytics? Want to understand your traffic, get a deeper view? Open source contender Piwik Analytics may be your answer.
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Looking for a (better) alternative to Google Analytics? Check out this article from to see if Piwik Analytics might be a good fit for you. (It's open source. So, it's free to us)

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Can You Influence Consumers by Using Neuromarketing Techniques? #FridayFinds

Interested in learning how to integrate #neuromarketing techniques into your website? Check out this week’s #FridayFinds. 

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Local Search and Geo-Fencing: How To Use The Powerful Business-Building Duo » Search Engine People Blog

Local Search and Geo-Fencing: How To Use The Powerful Business-Building Duo » Search Engine People Blog | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
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Ever heard of Geo-fencing technology before? Analysts predict that as early as next year, there will be more local searches on smartphones than on PC's. Research shows that PPC ads that use a local extension increase the click-through rate by 10% (on average). Now’s the time to learn more about local search marketing and how to run geo-targeted promotions. 

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Big Companies Use Neuromarketing to Influence Buyers. Can You?

Neuromarketing is a field of marketing that uses medical technologies to study the brain’s responses to advertising and branding. With access to this data, marketers can adjust their messages to elicit better responses to their marketing efforts. 

Microsoft, Intel, eBay, HP and Pepsi can afford neuromarketing. In this week’s #FridayFinds, learn how to use neuroscience to design landing pages that convert your website visitors into buyers.

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Getting Disqus to Sync Comments with Wordpress - Dragon Blogger Technology

Getting Disqus to Sync Comments with Wordpress - Dragon Blogger Technology | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Steps to fix the Disqus commenting sync issues with Wordpress when you are running caching or cloud services.
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There's been a lot of bloggers switching to the Disqus commenting system lately. This is an excellent tutorial on how to sync your Disqus comments with WordPress. (While this was originally written in 2013, Justin Germino does update it.)

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Who Do You Listen to When Influential Bloggers Don’t Agree? #FridayFinds

Are blog comments an important metric for measuring success? Why are some influential bloggers shutting down their comments? Do you know how to get better results without having to drive more website traffic?

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This week’s featured authors are: Chris Brogan, Dan Shure,Marcus Sheridan, Adam Connell, Garrett Moon¸ Mark Schaeffer, 

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How to Create the Perfect Pinterest Brand Page [Infographic]

How to Create the Perfect Pinterest Brand Page [Infographic] | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Do you know how to create the perfect Pinterest brand page? From this infographic you will learn how to create a Pinterest account which will help you...
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For all you pinners out there, this is some great information.

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30 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools For Business

30 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools For Business | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
There is little doubt that social media has played a large role in helping to shape businesses around the world. However, it takes more than ...
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Looking for some new social media monitoring tools for your business? Of the 31 tools listed here, I was only familiar with 6 of them. So, you may find something new here to add to your arsenal.

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6 Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins - Leverage Social Proof

6 Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins - Leverage Social Proof | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
Do you want to add testimonials to your site easily? Want to leverage social proof & improve conversions? Check out these top WordPress testimonial plugins
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Looks like some great Wordpress plugins to handle testimonials on your site. (I'm off to check them out now.)

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7 Great Ways To Help An Author Sell Their Book

7 Great Ways To Help An Author Sell Their Book | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it
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Do you know any authors who you would like to promote? Here's some really simple things we can be doing.

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Ready To Take Your Blog to the Next Level? #FridayFinds

Ready To Take Your Blog to the Next Level? #FridayFinds | Keep Up With The Web | Scoop.it

Do you waste money on SEO services? Have you used the “fetch and render” feature in Google Webmaster Tools? Do you have an XML sitemap for your blog? Check out the resources in this week’s #FridayFinds.

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