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Officially Live: Google My Business Launches Website Builder

Officially Live: Google My Business Launches Website Builder | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it


Earlier this year, Google was beta testing a website builder for Google My Business customers.
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Instagram Will Now Tell You Who's Getting Paid to Post

Instagram Will Now Tell You Who's Getting Paid to Post | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Now you'll know who really loves that detox tea on Instagram and who's just shilling.
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Zelle, the real-time Venmo competitor backed by over 30 U.S. banks, arrives this month

Zelle, the real-time Venmo competitor backed by over 30 U.S. banks, arrives this month | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
The U.S. banking industry's answer to Venmo has now arrived. Starting this month, a new, person-to-person payments network called Zelle will roll out to the..
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Digital pharmacy startup ScriptDash rebrands as Alto, inks $23 million for nationwide expansion

Digital pharmacy startup ScriptDash rebrands as Alto, inks $23 million for nationwide expansion | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Digital pharmacy startup ScriptDash is getting a new name today, along with $23 million in Series B financing. The startup will now go by Alto to reflect its..
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App Store SEO Not Enough: Why Mobile App Publishers Need Inbound Marketing

The benefits of inbound marketing for SEO are clear: 90% of web traffic is driven by search engines, content creation and social media - it’s almost all organic. If you want to build a lasting web business it’s obvious you can’t ignore it.
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The future of SEO in 2013

Wow! What a year it’s been in SEO 2012, we’ve had the crackdown on link networks, EMD’s, Panda, Penguin, and Piranha. Ok, I made the last one up, but there should have been Piranha update right? It...
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Why You Cannot Preserve a Free and Open Internet

Google wants you to believe that if enough people get together they can stop a new international treaty that will create a body of law governing Internet usage which could result in technological a...
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Are you getting 'Scroogled'? Microsoft ads deride Google

Are you getting 'Scroogled'? Microsoft ads deride Google | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Microsoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.
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What [insert random topic] taught me about SEO

What [insert random topic] taught me about SEO | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Inspired by forthcoming home of shit online marketing articles, shitbound.org,  I've been having some fun searching Google for what might politely be calle...
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Authority Bloat: An SEO Industry Problem

Authority Bloat: An SEO Industry Problem | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
A few years ago, I did work for a client with seasonal burst  - and not just “sorta” seasonal burst, a seasonal-exclusive burst, that...
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Google Invests $75M In Iowa Wind Farm, Bringing Its Total Green Energy Investments To Almost $1B | TechCrunch

Google Invests $75M In Iowa Wind Farm, Bringing Its Total Green Energy Investments To Almost $1B | TechCrunch | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Google just announced that it has invested $75 million in a 50 MW wind farm in Rippey, Iowa, a small town an hour outside of Des Moines. This is Google's second wind energy investment in the state.
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Instagram Will Now Tell You Who's Getting Paid to Post

Instagram Will Now Tell You Who's Getting Paid to Post | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Now you'll know who really loves that detox tea on Instagram and who's just shilling.
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80% Cut the Cord Because Cable TV is Simply Too Expensive

80% Cut the Cord Because Cable TV is Simply Too Expensive | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
News: A new report by TiVO (pdf) on cord cutting indicates that nearly half of current pay TV subscribers are considering cut
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Google Algorithm with Barry Schwartz and Pete Meyers | Max Minzer - Internet marketing strategist

Google Algorithm with Barry Schwartz and Pete Meyers | Max Minzer - Internet marketing strategist | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Google algorithm, the state of search, search quality and the future of search discussion with Barry Schwartz and Pete Meyers.
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A message from our CEO: Raven to drop rankings, other scraped data on Jan. 2

A message from our CEO: Raven to drop rankings, other scraped data on Jan. 2 | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Raven has decided to remove unauthorized Google data from our platform. On Jan. 2, we will no longer offer Google rankings and will eliminate SERP Tracker.
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Google Antitrust Fate On the Table This Week

Google Antitrust Fate On the Table This Week | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Chief regulators meet in Brussels this week to discuss whether or not Google’s competitive strategies are to be litigated, mitigated, penalized, or ignored.
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Facebook ads really work, just ask Samsung

Facebook ads really work, just ask Samsung | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
A three-week Facebook ad campaign for the Galaxy S3 smartphone reached over 105 million unique users, and generated $129 million in sales, a 13-times return on a $10 million ad buy. Read this article by Dan Farber on CNET News.
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We Can Do Better Than This - Jonathon Colman

We Can Do Better Than This - Jonathon Colman | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it

We need to move beyond click-bait and link-bait if we’re going to change people’s minds about this industry and its practitioners. And, much as I love my metrics, we also need to move beyond the usual KPIs in order to measure real engagement and value. We need to be willing to sacrifice a short burst of attention to individuals in order to achieve sustainable, durable participation and conversation that includes everyone.

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Using Social Media To Cover For Lack Of Original Thought - Onion Talks - Ep. 6

The world's most successful companies know that social media is a powerful marketing tool, and Cameron Hughes knows how to make social marketing even more ef...
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Bing Publishes Its Webmaster Guidelines

Bing Publishes Its Webmaster Guidelines | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
Bing has published its first set of webmaster guidelines, offering website owners general guidance on best practices related to SEO for Bing’s search engine.
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Google Introduces Targeting Improvements To Help More Marketers "Get Local" For Holidays

Google Introduces Targeting Improvements To Help More Marketers "Get Local" For Holidays | the john curtis newswire | Scoop.it
While this will be a true multi-channel holiday, the overwhelming number of actual purchases (north of 90 percent) will still be made in stores. Yet those purchases will be highly influenced by PC, tablet and smartphone usage.
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