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28 Oct 2014

How To Be Uniquely Valuable

This post is an excerpt adapted by Brian Carter from the forthcoming book The Cowbell Principle: Career Advice On How To Get Your Dream Job And Make More Money, by Brian Carter and Garrison Wynn. Brian and Garrison will be giving away a limited number of digital copies at launch time. To get notified when they’re available, sign up at http://thecowbellprinciple.com/getnotified Our own Jim Boykin is also featured in the…


27 Oct 2014

4 Tools to Easily Create Videos to Diversify Your Content Marketing

Videos work great for content marketing for three reasons: Certain demographics of users LOVE watching videos; Videos open up more marketing channels (Youtube, Vimeo, etc) Videos are highly engaging: People like sharing videos Now, the days when video content was so hard to create that most people were just shying away are over. Videos are no-brainer now. When it comes to video tutorials and mashups, I am simply using iMovie…


20 Oct 2014

How To Hire An Online Influencer For Your Company

Your company is looking to expand their content and social marketing strategies, or I assume so if you are reading this post. That’s great! Using content and social media to expand brand awareness and engage with your customers is a fundamental element of marketing in this digitally focused world we now live in. It is also one of the more stable means of advertising, thanks to a highly saturated market…


13 Oct 2014

10 Best Tweeting Tips to Take Home

Twitter is the number one tool for marketers everywhere. Yes, there are plenty of posts out there talking about other platforms, including somewhat more obscure ones. But we all know the truth: Twitter is King. It has a huge audience, an open platform, and an endless wave of opportunities for use. It is the perfect tool to be seen. When you use it, you have to stand out from the…


10 Oct 2014

The Pricing Challenges in eCommerce

Finding the right price for your product or service could be the difference between making a profit or not making a profit. It could also be the difference between surviving as a company and not surviving as a company or small business. In this economic crunch, since 2008, it has been challenging to identify that sure-fire way of continuing to make a profit, and part of that lies in the…


08 Oct 2014

Google Updates, Links, Content Marketing: @JimBoykin at #Pubcon

If you rank for a commercial phrase, you are much more likely to be under radar (the more valuable phrase, the more chances are you may be penalized) The data takes time to refresh. Panda Updates Penguin Updates (Penguin 3.0 is due any time now. October, 4 is the last time Google made a Penguin refresh.) Monitor your links, do pre-emptive link pruning and Disavow. Don’t use services that guarantee…


06 Oct 2014

A Detailed Look Into Instagram Hashtags

Hashtags are pretty much a permanent feature on the Internet now. We use them on social networks, and even on sites where they don’t work the way they were intended. That is just a part of the overall appeal… they have multiple purposes, one purpose decided through popular culture and the way users decided they wanted to apply it. While being around for ages, Instagram seems to really pick up…


01 Oct 2014

Ninjas Take Vegas! (Again)

We’re less than a week away from Pubcon Las Vegas and as a Platinum Sponsor; it’s going to be another year of Ninjas everywhere! This time we have 5 speakers covering 11 Sessions and, for the first-time ever, we’re having an all Ninja Panel and an informal Ask a Ninja session! The Ninja Panel, happening on Tuesday, the first day of the conference at 1:10 in the Exhibit Hall Demo…


29 Sep 2014

Quick Tip: How to Plus ANY Update as a Business Page on Google Plus

Switching between your personal account and your business page on Google Plus is not as easy and transparent as you may have thought (Facebook is doing a better job at that since recently). To act as a page where you have managing rights, you first need to click “Manage this page” ..and after that many people find themselves a bit lost: How to get back to actually me? How to…


26 Sep 2014

Why You Need a Landing Page and How To Get One

Landing Pages are a great marketing tool to deliver your sales message in a concise and to-the-point manner. When you want to convert your visitor to a paying customer (or newsletter subscriber, etc.), a landing page is the way to do it. After all, you don’t want them to get lost clicking on different places on your site and miss your opportunity. You really want those conversions. Landing Pages do…


22 Sep 2014

Here’s Your Best Tool for Content Brainstorming

This is by far one of the most useful free tool I’ve ever seen! I use it daily and recommend to everyone when they ask about keyword research or content idea brainstorming. Please meet: Bulk Google, Bing, Amazon and Youtube Tool How Bulk Auto-Suggest Works Google (as well as Bing, Amazon and obviously Youtube) Auto-Suggest feature works by: Suggesting popular search patterns (for those with Google Instant enabled, these also…


19 Sep 2014

Where Do Web Directories Fit Into the Internet Picture?

Web Directories serve many purposes, whether you are a consumer visiting the web directory to find a solution to your problem or a company wanting to gain exposure for your brand. Either way, the web directory helps to meet those objectives. Web Search and Web Directories Many times we refer to “Googling” something, performing an internet search with a tool like Google, Bing, or another search provider. There used to be…


15 Sep 2014

How To (Better) Reach Out To Bloggers

Reaching out to bloggers successfully is easy if you have a well-known name in the industry. What if you are quite new? Building connections with niche bloggers goes a long way when it comes to getting coverage and positive PR. Here are five blogger outreach tips I learned to do the hard way. Make a List Of Dream Bloggers Create a dream list: This is a list of about five…