3 Key Social Networking Strategies To Build Your Business "Networking is an essential part of building wealth." Armstrong Williams Outbound Marketing vs Inbound Marketing Traditional paid advertising still works - although, social...
SEO in the digital marketing mix is here to stay. Standardizing a definition of SEO will help buyers better understand the importance of it, the reason for committing to it, and the short- and long-term impact an SEO strategy has on a web presence.
Is Web Presence Optimization the Evolution of SEO?
So what is an accurate description of SEO given the changes to the industry?
Web presence optimization is an all-encompassing approach to optimizing an entire web presence for organic search including the website, social channels, blogs, articles and press releases. Where strategies, techniques, and tactics are still used, but content marketing and social media are strongly incorporated.
With YouTube Chad Hurley and Steve Chen made publishing videos easy. Now they want to make it just as easy to create them.When Google wanted to boost the quality of YouTube’s content, it gave out $5 million in grants to select creators. YouTube cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who sold the service to Google in 2006, are now tackling the same problem, but with a different philosophy.
They hope that a new app they are launching on Thursday, called MixBit, will make shooting quality video scalable and accessible to everyone.“Unfortunately I think YouTube is going down the route of rewarding the select few around content creation, be it with partnerships or with ways of funding original content,” Hurley told Fast Company. “I can understand, it’s great to stimulate the community and make money available to them. But I feel that’s a more traditional approach to solving the problem. It’s basically replicating the studio model...I’m looking for something that doesn’t necessarily alienate any group of people, but gives them all equal access.
”That apparently includes people who never shoot any video. With MixBit, as with Instagram video and Vine, users touch their phones’ screens to take multiple video clips that the app combines into one video. But only MixBit allows other people to use those clips, if they’re public, in their own videos....
Pinterest has always been the place for users to pin a visual wishlist. Now, Pinterest is turning into a true e-commerce player. The social network has added a new feature that alerts users when prices on pinned items drop.
Elsie Whitelock's insight:
using Pinterest yet? If you have an online store, this feature is powerful
Social can be one of the most challenging platforms for brands to measure return on investment. Companies that grew up on traditional advertising and metrics often have trouble making sense of the value of the online ecosystem.
Ticketfly and LivingSocial partner as mobile ticketing grows Los Angeles Times "This new partnership will be mobile-friendly as both our companies already deliver great mobile experiences for discovering new events and buying tickets," said Teree.
Click for 4 best Twitter calls to action that will improve your marketing effectiveness, and help convert users into customers and brand evangelists....This is one of the most common questions that brands ask. Data from a recent study conducted by Optimal indicates that Twitter delivers a smaller — but more active — audience than Facebook. But Twitter is less understood as a marketing channel, and many social media marketers are unsure about what to do when it comes to executing well-planned promotional strategies on the platform. So what can you do to jumpstart a Twitter initiative using 140 characters or less? Social media marketing must include calls to action Calls to action (CTAs) are an essential part of inbound marketing. Their goal is to convert a user into a lead, and, later, into a customer. They are a way for you to entice your social media audience to focus on the action your want them to take....
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