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17 Nov 2014

10 Blogging Podcasts To Subscribe To

You have been trying for months to give your blog a new edge. You are trying every trick, creating good content, exploiting your social media profiles, connecting with other bloggers, writing regularly, establishing newsletters and pushing for email subscriptions, and the list goes on and on. Welcome to the world of blogging as it stands today; you both have endless tools to get noticed, and less of a chance of…


14 Nov 2014

Creating Interactive Videos

Video creation, Video marketing and SEO, Video training… all areas of my expertise.  However, with all of the fun video software and gadgets in my library and tool belt, I am always looking for more opportunities. Having already mastered the use of the Google Hangouts and the factory-like transition into sending them out as instagram vids and podcasts, it is time to expand on other areas where video content may…


10 Nov 2014

Why Become a Social Media Network Early Adopter?

This autumn has introduced us to the new social media platforms – Ello and Tsu – both predicted to be Facebook killers (which we are all understandably skeptical about). But the dubious potential to kill Facebook isn’t really why both startups spur my interest: They both bring something new to the table, something that can change the social media world as we know it: Tsu shares its advertising revenue with…


04 Nov 2014

Digital Dojo: 9 Infographics Worth Checking Out

Infographics are a perfect way to learn about new things, while also being exposed to creative and fun designs. The best infographics aren’t always the ones that simply look the most visually appealing either. They need to have information in them that readers will find value in, while also being nice to look at. Solid information and unique design together create the perfect infographic. What’s the coolest infographic that you’ve…


03 Nov 2014

3 Awesome Free Keyword Research Tools (Based on Search Suggestions)

As-you-type suggestions can be an awesome source of content inspiration because they provide a valuable insight into what people tend to search for when typing in your base term. It’s nice to see different tools popping up that use Suggest data in different ways. Today I am sharing three of them: They are all free, require no registration and provide different ways to play with as-you-type search suggestions 1. Bulk…


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…