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Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 5:45 am

Fundamental Rules of Web Design Business

What type of designs do more like? The design of website must be above reproach, not the only one thing that sells. The selling are usually ideas behind the words. For this reason, to sleek design from the point of the image, it is necessary to talk to other aspects of creating an effective...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 9:12 am

As 30% buyers abandon a site with more than 3 seconds of loading time, prepare your e-commerce site for occasional traffic spikes.

Yes, it’s indeed a fact that longer page loading time has significant effects on site conversion ratio and might significantly affect your sales figures as well. Contrary to a general assumption that longer page loading is associated with sites with inferior infrastructural and knowledge...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 1:10 pm

How to Make jQuery’s Hoverscroll Plugin Smoother

For web developers only: After having implemented jQuery’s hoverscroll plugin (available at http://archive.plugins.jquery.com/project/hoverscroll, I wanted a smoother, more Flash-like experience.  To make the animation more smooth, … Watch Now!
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 2:11 pm

Business website photography

Commission for Portsmouth based ACP Freight Services Ltd who needed some business photography for their new website.
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 2:25 pm

Lessons for Your Website from What Not to Wear

We’re doing a lot of website makeovers this month, so I thought we’d see how website makeovers compare with other kinds of makeovers. What better place to start than with TLC TV’s What Not to Wear, a program that has been making people over for nearly a decade? If you’re...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 2:48 pm

Pp Theming & Build-out

Several sessions into WordPress theme development
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 2:48 pm

LL Product Photoshoot

Image review, ranking, and retouching after quick in-house product photoshoot.
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 3:52 pm

Video SEO – 7 Tips To Enhance Your Online Video For Search Engine Optimization

Many SEO experts and web owners are trying to keep up with the rapidly evolving world of search engine efficiency. As Google continues to change its algorithm, it is essential for everyone with a web site to try to keep up with the new guidelines. Today the social connection has become a major...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 6:27 pm

Google Knocks Exact Match Domains Down a Notch

What is an EMD? EMD = Exact Match Domain It is where your domain is the exact same as your keyword. For example if your keyword is persian antique rugs your domain would be www.persianantiquerugs.com. While EMDs have been known to carry weight in search engine rankings, in the last few years,...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 9:24 am

Content Marketing Tips to Boost Holiday Traffic

Content marketing is the new buzz in the online marketing world and its impact is growing rapidly. A study published this year by Content Marketing Institute in collaboration with various marketing experts showed that more than half of the...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 9:53 am

The 4 Pillars of a Successful Business Strategy

If you look at closely the workings of successful companies and market leaders, quickly come to the conclusion that all of them have a business strategy based on this four fundamental pillars: values, mission, vision and value proposition for the customers, all those clearly developed. while this...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 11:18 am

NAP Consistency In Citations

NAP: Name Address and Phone number. NAP is a critical element of successful local SEO. If you follow SEO bloggers on local issues, you will note that NAP is always listed as one of the primary elements in ranking well for local searches. When talking about NAP, we need to mention where it fits in....
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 11:59 am

Big Website Makeover with Big Images, Small Changes

Here’s the new look we created at Little Kicker, a website for author Sandy Sprott’s children’s books. You can see the “before” picture below. Big difference, right? But we didn’t redesign the site. Sandy had started with a DIY WordPress site with the Focus theme...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 9:19 am

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Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 7:26 pm

The Benefits of Quality Assurance in Software Development

Just about every software company has a quality assurance process. In fact, large software companies have departments that solely deal in quality assurance. For smaller firms, the software engineers often deal with quality assurance. Software makers often have short deadlines and small budgets;...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 11:26 pm

Web Application Development Architectural Patterns

What is Architectural Patterns? The modern Web is founded on an architecture where a Web browser makes a request of a Web server and gets a response that it renders and shows to the user. For interactive, data-driven Web applications, … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012 1:01 am

Get Massive Targeted Traffic using Effective Viral Marketing Strategies

Are you in need of ways to drive targeted traffic to your site? Do you think more creative ideas could help you increase your conversion rate? Drive massive visitors to your website by posting content with useful information. People would … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012 3:17 am

Google Voice Search for iOS: Will it overshadow Siri?

Apple iPhone users are well aware of Siri which has gained quite a lot of recognition since its release. But what many people missed is that Google has also come up with a Google Voice Search which is much advanced … Read more
Posted on Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012 4:32 am

Tips to Improve The Website Design

See, If your website design is good so it makes you proud. May be you tried but unsuccessfully to create something that looks good too. You are expecting glowing reviews, but none have reached you. If your website is a failure, but do not worry. you’re not alone in this...
Posted on Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012 4:32 am

Be Different Be You 

Be Different Be You 
Posted on Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012 6:12 pm

RE/MAX Rebranding Pitch Accepted

In October, DD9 pitched a new brand package to local real estate agency, RE/MAX of Boulder, Inc.  The package featured a logo redesign, marketing collateral templates and a high-concept, custom illustration. RE/MAX accepted the package as proposed and starting November, will be putting the...
Posted on Sun, Nov 4th, 2012 7:42 am

Facebook Cover Design Halloween

Back to:  Facebook Fan Page Design
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 10:18 am

Contre Jour – now available on HTML5

Another hit game called Contre Jour (www.contrejour.ie) with iOS and WinPhone-platform has been ported on HTML5. As the creators of this game have not yet released it for Android version, users may enjoy it right in the browser. Contre Jour represents a unique, unusual and entertaining game...
Posted on Sun, Nov 4th, 2012 12:21 pm

Five Ways to Make Your Social Channels Seem Savvier | Social Media Today

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Image (RT @crmitsolutions 5 Ways to Make Your Social Channels Seem Savvier #CRM #SocialMedia #scrm http://t.co/O6OsvBAa http://t.co/Wq1tVqKT #crm…)… See on socialmediatoday.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 12:28 am

Seriously Amazing – Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day. The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to …...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 12:28 am

Social Contact Center Solution in the Cloud

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Vocalcom provides World-Class Social Contact Center Solution, Web Live Customer Service, Proactive Social CRM and Mobile Connected Kiosks to engage Customers Anywhere Enchancing Customer Experience with the most trusted and comprehensive cloud… See on...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 12:28 am

10 TED Talks Perfect For the eLearning Industry

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Does eLearning kill creativity? Brind on the eLearning revolution! What do you believe about open-source learning? What eLearning developers can learn… See on elearningindustry.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 12:28 am

Learning 3.0 and the Smart eXtended Web Steve Wheeler

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates This slide show accompanied a keynote presentation given for the ICL conference in Villach, Austria on 28 September, 2012. See on www.slideshare.net
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 1:50 am

How to Use Apps in Making Your Inbound Marketing Strategy Even More Effective

Inbound marketing is becoming more and more important, and is offering much higher conversions than traditional marketing. Traditional marketing includes television or radio spots, or direct mail flyers. Many viewers or listeners skip commercials, and most people simply recycle mail …...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 1:50 am

Up and Coming Restaurant Marketing Tactics (And Why This Industry Is Different)

Your restaurant is your livelihood, and you will do anything to make sure it is running like a well-oiled machine. Your success involves developing delicious menus, managing your food and operating costs, and creating a great atmosphere for your staff … Continue reading →Author...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 4:41 am

Google is going all-in against Apple with their latest range of Nexus devices

Hurricane Sandy spoiled Google’s big announcements in New York the other day. But now with the details out regarding their latest Nexus line-up, it seems that Google is bringing out the big guns for the battle against Apple and in fact it will be the rivals who will be hit hard and not the...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 3:31 am

The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJ’s latest tech survey shows that media specialists are leading the way – The Digital Shift

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/11/k-12/the-league-of-extraordinary-librarians-sljs-latest-tech-survey-shows-that-media-specialists-are-leading-the-way/ See on www.thedigitalshift.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 3:31 am

Brands Still Need To Innovate To Capitalise On Facebook’s Engagement Growth, Says Punch

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Facebook brand engagement has risen by 896% over the last year, but in order to capitalise on the opportunities the platform presents, brands must continue to be proactive in finding creative ways of sustaining … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 3:31 am

IBM’s Top Five Predictions for 2015

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates IBM has unveiled its fifth annual Next Five in Five — five technology innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over… See on su.pr
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 3:31 am

Today’s Social Business (INFOGRAPHIC) – Social Media Explorer

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Glance and go content that clearly defines today’s social business, its challenges and the outcome of what a successful social business could be as presented by Michael Brito and curated by Andrea Cook at … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:08 am

Mill Mead Primary School

Mill Mead is a primary school at the heart of the community in Port Vale, Hertford.  View website read more
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:57 am

Integrating CRM with ERP, social and mobile is the way of the future

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Integrating CRM solutions with ERP, social media, mobile and other sales and BI platforms is what customers need today, say solution providers. See on searchitchannel.techtarget.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:57 am

The 6 Top Content Marketing Mistakes | Jeffbullas’s Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates If you have a website or a blog, you engage in content marketing every time you publish a page or post – whether you realize it or not. See on www.jeffbullas.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:57 am

Twitter marketing for social entrepreneurs

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social-entrepreneurship Twitter List http://t.co/by3seJT8: Social-entrepreneurship Twitter List http://t.co/b... http://t.co/PeO2TwzT... See on www.stumbleupon.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:57 am

Web

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social Media Is Going Corporate Infographic (Social Media Is Going Corporate Infographic http://t.co/cpK3bUIy...)… See on pinterest.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 8:30 am

Top 5 Blog Writing Tips for eCommerce Websites

To reach a wider audience, improve sales and boost revenues businesses must be able to create and maintain useful blogs on their websites or on various blogging platforms. You may know all the search engine optimization tricks but SEO...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:37 am

How to Build a Business Website

This article shares 8 key tips with you to build a successful business website. No matter you already have your own website or blog, what you will read below, you will be very useful. 1. Content (Useful, informative and easy to understand) If you offer original well written content, easy to...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 9:05 am

Mobile ccommerce on the rise

Everyone knows that as soon as Halloween is over the shopping season truly begins. Forget that, ‘Day after Thanksgiving stuff,’ the war has already started. Retailers have launched into full attack mode with pre-Thanksgiving coupons and sales. What does this mean to people who plan on...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 9:48 am

Are Social Media Share Buttons Needed on Every Webpage?

Having the availability to share your content is always a plus, especially if it brings value to the reader. There are other reasons as well. Some will bookmark or share a site for purpose of just...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 12:18 pm

Finding Brand Power on the Web: Mark Schaefer

Last Friday I attended a presentation by Mark Schaefer, a noted marketing consultant, that was produced by the American Advertising Federation Louisville chapter. (Full disclosure, I’m the VP of Industry Relations this year.) The title of the event was “Finding Your Brand Power on the...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 11:47 am

Google+ Training

Google+ launched in June 2011 as Google Circles and already boasts 400 million registered and 100 million active users. As Google controls this social platform it’s inevitable there will be links to improved search engine results (SEO...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 9:28 am

Adrian Sommeling Photography

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Adrian Sommeling has some really interesting work in his portfolio, here’s a small selection that caught my eye See on open-eye-photography.blogspot.co.uk
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 1:15 pm

The New Omnsitar Affiliate Marketing Software

Orlando, Fl. — Version 7.2 of the Omnistar Affiliate Software was launched early this morning and it is now available. The current version of the software has been redesigned to be more user friendly and easier for our customers to use and navigate. In the new Omnistar Affiliate...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 1:19 pm

Your Website, Page by Page

As we move further into the fourth quarter, you should be starting to think about your goals for your website for next year. (If you’re in retail, you should be thinking about surviving the holiday shopping, but you have one last moment to consider your website before Black Friday, so read...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 3:43 pm

Web Design Tips to Attract Potential Customers

A good web design is one of the components of the formula for success and has a direct impact on the frequency of attendance to your site. Here are tips to help you create a website design that will attract potential customers. 1. Simple navigation – way to success By accessing your site,...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 4:39 pm

WordCamp Raleigh 2012

Chris and I had an awesome time at WordCamp Raleigh this past weekend. We arriv… more
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 4:29 pm

Increase Adwords Sales without Increasing Your Budget

As the holiday season approaches (only 7 more weekends until Christmas!), many businesses consider bumping up their Adwords budgets – and who could blame them? Online spending grows each year as buyers look to search engines rather than stores to find and purchase their gifts. So can you only...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:02 pm

How alternative storytelling can help impact project evaluation

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Using digital technology to tell stories can help charities with impact assessment, says Kieron Kirkland…   Using stories to evaluate results? Quantitatively??!! You bet!! Here is a fabulous article after my quantitative heart.   The...
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:02 pm

Content Marketing Versus Advertising

See on Scoop.it – Current UpdatesSee on www.marketingtechblog.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 5th, 2012 6:02 pm

Teaching & Learning – Brain-Based Online Learning Design – Magna Publications

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Abreena Tompkins, instruction specialist at Surry Community College, has developed a brain-based online course design model based on a meta-analysis of more than 300 articles. In this study, she distilled the following elements of … Continue reading...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 1:03 am

New Google Update will reduce Low Quality “Exact-Match-Domains” in Search Results

Google has recently updated its search algorithm regarding “Exact-Match-Domains (EMD)”, now low quality exact-match-domains will have less presence in search results. Google used to give priority to those domains which have keywords in them, but with the recent update,...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 5:03 am

iPad App Development that Definitely Makes Your Business High

IPad is a attractive gadget so it is used by many users. It has modern functions which can be further more improved by application development. You can build many useful apps for iPad. It Contains Both of Facilities including software and hardware to help in develops iPad application. It has large...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 4:36 am

Penguin Update – Say No to Web Spam

On 24th April 2012 when many webmasters/site owners visited their website they were horrified to see a huge difference in their search results. Websites that had just recovered the Panda update, completely lost out in the Penguin update. Many people … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 4:36 am

Business & SEO – A Potent Combination

Why SEO is going to be the future of business? Marketing is one of the major pillars of any business.  Electronic and print media are traditional ways of advertising; but due to high cost and difficulties in calculating (ROI), it … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 5:57 am

Most Common Link Building Mistakes

Content and back links are two main pillars for getting good positions in search engine. People/SEO guys use conventional/traditional methods for making back links. For each domain there are thousands of websites and everyone wants to be at top position. … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 7:39 am

14 Step Bare-Bones Guide to Influencer Outreach | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Lots of people will tell you ”Social Media Influencers” are the key to social media marketing but what does that really mean? See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 7:39 am

Social CRM Its about the strategy, not the technology

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates With consumers in control of communication, its up to businesses to harness social media and initiate new sales and service models. Its time more companies got on board. See on www.dmnews.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 7:39 am

The Importance of Collaboration in Social Media Management

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Those of us who extol the virtues of social media know the importance of collaboration when developing and executing an effective social media campaign. See on blog.hootsuite.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 7:39 am

Isaac Asimov – The Foundation Trilogy : Isaac Asimov : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Foundation Trilogy is an epic science fiction series written over a span of forty-four years by Isaac Asimov. It consists of seven volumes that are closely linked to each other, although they can … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 7:39 am

A Content Marketing Innovation Cheat Sheet | Copyblogger

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates We all want better content marketing ideas, but it isn’t always as simple as just putting on your “better idea” cap. See on www.copyblogger.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 8:20 am

Your Website Page by Page: Your Homepage

For most websites, the home page is the most popular landing page, the most popular page, and the only page a lot of visitors see. And yet visitors may give your website only 4-12 seconds before they decide whether to stay or leave. Your homepage has to stand up and say, “Hi!” The...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 9:53 am

4 Wise Words to Keep You Motivated at Work | CAREEREALISM

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Everyone needs a little extra motivation once and awhile. Here are four powerful words and attitudes that will keep you motivated at work. See on www.careerealism.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 9:53 am

6 Ways Of Listening To Culture That Will Change Your Business

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Over the past year, I’ve seen the tenets of true listening taking deeper root in the ways companies think. See on www.fastcompany.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 9:53 am

Emotional intelligence key to personal and professional success

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The difference between success, average results and failure is often determined by one’s level of emotional intelligence. See on www.newsobserver.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 9:53 am

Branding For A Job Vs Branding For An Opportunity | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Most job seekers brand themselves for a job because that’s how we’ve been taught to write resumes. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 9:53 am

Key Account Management: Establishing Profitable Customer Relationships

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Key Account Management: Establishing Profitable Customer Relationships. Program Objectives: By the end of the program, participants will be able to: Improve margins and make more profits. P… See on pegfitzpatrick.visibli.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 10:22 am

Are QR codes here to stay?

Quick Response (QR) codes originated in Japan in the automotive industry, but because of their ability to encode detailed information, their usage has spread rapidly into retail. But how many of these 2D barcodes are actually being used? And what is the real value of these codes to retailers, and...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 10:49 am

The 5 Most Overhyped Trends in Education

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates For your perusal, a completely subjective list of five things happening right now in education that are getting lots of notice, energy and resources but don’t deserve it, and why I think we need … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 10:49 am

You! Be Inspired! – (365) Days of Tumblr

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Mark: I saw this in several places today and each time I went to the site I liked the quotes and the incredible graphic desing & photography just a little more each time. For me, … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 11:48 am

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Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 1:34 pm

Step Up for Kids Branding

In our continuing partnership with Kentucky Youth Advocates, we decided to donate some branding design work to their event, the Step Up for Kids Conference. This event provides education and information to a variety of audiences from lawmakers to business owners about the ways they can help...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 3:44 pm

Inspiring Industrial Design Work of David Schultz | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration & Tutorials

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Inspiring Industrial Design Work of David Schultz – David Schultz is an award-winning designer with leadership exper… See on abduzeedo.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 3:44 pm

Great User Experience (UX) Leads to Conversions

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates What’s user experience got to do with conversions? Everything. Great user experience is a means to an end. You don’t create awesome user experiences just to make somebody happy. See on conversionxl.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 3:44 pm

The Last Brochure You’ll Ever Need — Story Works

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates “Have you ever looked at your marketing materials and thought, “that’s not really me?” Been there. In fact, my (thankfully last) resume comes to mind. And, oddly, my mind wandered a bit, thinking how … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 3:44 pm

Stop Making Excuses, Start Split Testing

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Split testing should be the most frequently used tool in your CRO toolbox. Split testing alone is one of the greatest sources of ‘Ah Ha!’ moments and insights into exactly how your customers think … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 3:44 pm

4 Cases Where Short Home Pages Outperformed Long Home Pages

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Which is better? Having a long home page with lots of copy, or a short one? The correct answer is of course ‘it depends’, but I’m going to show you 4 cases where short … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 5:22 pm

101 Landing Page Optimization Tips

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates 101 Landing Page Optimization Tips is an opinionated 27-page guide to improving the conversion rate and ROI of your marketing campaign landing pages. See on unbounce.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 5:22 pm

10 Websites with Great Typography

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Typography plays an important role in graphic and web design. There are lots of fonts available, each one of them suitable for certain situations. See on www.webdesigndev.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 6:36 pm

Business Transitioning Management

A new project has been posted on WebkuduESOPMarketplace.com is the premier website for managing Esop-type business ownership transfers. It’s a highly interactive site, with multiple levels of free and paid users. End-users are able to use the … Continue readingYou may view this project...
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 5:41 pm

Top SEO Tips Straight From the Industry Experts

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Read some tips about how to be an SEO super star from top industry experts.   http://www.ennovate.co.in/ See on blog.hubspot.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 6th, 2012 8:35 pm

Bye Bye MSN ! Why? In favor of Skype

Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:41 am

A Realistic Approach to Increasing Your Traffic for More Business

The first thing I would like to tell you here is that List Posts are not going to help you in traffic building much. So stop reading them now online and concentrate over other things that you are completely neglecting which is causing you to lose a lot of business and potential customers. Your...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:33 am

Why Social Media is Important for Online Brand Awareness

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Why Social Media is Important for Online Brand Awareness http://t.co/8MT6x3Yr via @theme_junkie… See on www.onewaytextlinkservices.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:33 am

Steps to Create a Career Development Plan

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Interested in helping employees create career development plans? Studies show that employers who demonstrate interest in their employees’ career development, are more likely to engage, motivate, and retain their employees. See on humanresources.about.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:33 am

10 Fancy Countdown Templates That You Will Love | 7plusDezine

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates I am introducing you another use of countdown—to notify your website viewers when your website will be ready for visit. Here are 10 countdown templates. See on www.7plusdezine.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:33 am

10 Resources for Design Inspiration

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Internet contains all sorts of web design inspiration. Reviewing the design work of others comes in handy if you are redesigning a site, or launching a new one.  See on webmarketingtoday.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:33 am

Optimising for Retina: 10 essential tools | Feature | .net magazine

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates You can’t afford to ignore the challenges presented by the prevalence of hi-res displays, but fortunately, there are some great tools out there for hi-res design… See on www.netmagazine.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 12:37 am

Facebook Filters replaces instagram in iPhone

Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 6:50 am

Tips And Tricks For Successful SEO

Successful SEO can greatly increase your rankings in the search engines and lead to enormous amounts of new, targeted traffic. The best SEO practices can have your website generating more leads, sales and revenue than you ever thought possible and can keep your website ranked high in the rankings...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:39 am

How to Customize Responsive WordPress Themes – Part 1

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Learn what to do, and what not to do, when customizing responsive WordPress themes. See on wpmu.org
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:39 am

Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets » The Rapid eLearning Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Tom Kuhlman:   PowerPoint is hot. This makes sense because it’s the most popular elearning tool out there. It’s easy to learn. And once you understand how to use it to build rapid elearning … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:39 am

What Your Business Can Learn From Cell Phones | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates What Your Business Can Learn from Cell Phones There are only two months left in 2012. Hard to believe the year went by so fast. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 5:08 am

Long term relationships: An income-generating strategy

Did you know it’s more expensive to get new customers? And what our current customers may represent up to 60% of our income? Today’s Employers are taking care of the details that promote excellent long term relationship with our customers. Meet them now. Establish long-term...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 7:44 am

Building your Brand with Social Media & Networking

You know you have to do it, but WHY do you have to do it and HOW?! By this stage of the game, it’s not just a good idea to have a well thought-out social media strategy; it’s a big priority. Why? Because it’s where the people are. Whatever your business is, you’re going to...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 7:44 am

Get Quality and Quantity – Use Expert Web Designers

The Internet has blown the door to business wide open. It is now easier than ever for people to set up their own businesses and become their own bosses. With web design services you can create professional websites that will help you to stake your claim on the market. The Internet Dream...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 7:04 am

Basic Reasons How Designer Lose their Clients

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates If we look towards the business man he always make some planning to become successful, or they make the strategies to earn the maximum profit. Almost every business man has a desire to earn … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:08 am

The Internet was the real winner last night…

The internet is the real winner tonight. Obama’s first acknowledgement of victory was on Twitter.    
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:50 am

Grow your Business with Internet Marketing

How to Grow your Business If you have been looking for a way to grow your business in today’s tough economic climate, consider using Internet marketing techniques to help gain online exposure for your business.  Nowadays, more and more consumers are flocking to the Internet to find local...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:50 am

Creating the Right Type of Website

How to Create the Perfect Website for your Business Creating the right type of website the first time, one key factor to doing business in the modern world is obviously having a great website. Without something like this to go along with your external business, you are going to have trouble gaining...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:50 am

Marketing Expert Companies

Website Traffic Traffic is the bread and butter for any website. Without traffic, a website will be unable to optimize sales conversion rates and, ultimately, profit. So, how does one gain traffic? In order to attract traffic, a website should look presentable. The simplest and easiest way to do so...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:50 am

The Cloud’s Disaster Recovery Program

In the world of computing, cloud computing and its vast capabilities are the technology topic of this generation. The cloud offers something for businesses of all sizes. The cloud has so many desirable features that some of the most basic features are overlooked. One of those basic safeguards is...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 8:50 am

What Is Digital Marketing Anyways?

Digital Marketing is becoming more and more popular with not only big corporations but also the small to medium sized businesses looking to grow their business through the various Digital channels. I find that many people get confused (even the experts) with what Digital Marketing actually stands...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 10:49 am

Hiring a Top-Quality SEO Company To Meet Your Online Marketing Needs

Although the majority of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) specialists supply excellent Internet marketing services to their clients these days, there are some who damage the reputation of the online marketing and website design industries by way of their illegal manipulation of various search...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 10:49 am

Five Questions You Need to Stop Asking about Social Media

Social media is relatively new, and business owners and marketers are experimenting and learning new things every day. There’s no debate that social media marketing is effective and can be highly lucrative – but only when it’s done right. So what’s the right way to do it?...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 10:49 am

A One-Minute Guide To B2B Social Media

Social media marketing can be a powerful tool.  Is it is a good fit for your company?  Here are some steps to take in answering that question: 1. CONSIDER THE BENEFITS A major asset of social media marketing can be significant increases in awareness and successful “soft...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 9:34 am

How can marketers best use social media site Pinterest as a marketing tool| Official CIM magazine – The Marketer

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Using #Pinterest for marketing http://t.co/1MdSnv1t article in #TheMarketer is interesting read. Yet more SM to keep us busy!   www.ennovate.co.in See on www.themarketer.co.uk
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 9:34 am

Gaining Online Exposure: Lucky Seven Social Media Marketing Tips for the Success Hunters

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Lucky Seven Social Media Marketing Tactics for the Success Hunters http://t.co/58VBBoRs...   www.ennovate.co.in See on shifulalam.blogspot.fr
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 9:34 am

Neuroscience proves stories trump facts — free download

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates “So, if people are more likely to respond to a story, why do salespeople try to persuade customers with facts and figures?”   Hey folks — if you want a quick and easy-to-digest post … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 9:47 am

Your Website Page by Page: About Us

The About Us page may be the most misused page on the average website. Some designers use it as a catch-all for all the random things the client wants, as though no one would ever look at it. Some site owners use it as a “Why choose us?” page, as though everyone would look at [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:51 am

Sandy’s Aftermath

November has not kicked off the way most of us would have hoped here at Lounge Lizard. Usually we like take the first few days of the month to relax and recover from our post-Halloween sugar overload. Then we planned on enjoying the NYC Marathon and maybe make some important political decisions...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:34 am

Understanding the SEO Process

When it comes to the search engine optimization (SEO) world, many business owners are at a loss as to what it is or means for their company. The truth is that businesses do not need to know how to do it all themselves because they can seek the assistance of a skilled SEO company in [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:34 am

Tricks For Making Web Images SEO Friendly

Search engine optimization is still extremely important for web designers to take into consideration when building their sites. Yes, “content is king,” but code and site structure play crucial parts in the equation as well. One of the trickiest SEO concerns to deal with for many web...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:34 am

Web Development Quality Assurance

Finding errors and omissions after a website is live can damage quite a bit of your credibility as a web developer and the financial implications can be quite costly. This article will give you a framework on major components that should be included in your quality assurance checklist. Signoffs,...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:27 pm

LL Banners Final Prep

Prepping final banner files for printer ahead of expo.
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:59 am

Attracting Fans to Your Facebook Page

  Almost everyone has a Facebook account and not only personal accounts either. Businesses, political organizations, other websites, and many others have Facebook pages in order to increase their business and traffic to their own websites. The question is how to get more fans to your page....
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:48 am

Wibbitz – Convert Text to Video

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Wibbitz is a text-to-video platform that can automatically turn any text-based article, post or feed into a short video. Using Wibbitz almost any article, post or feed on the web can be instantly turned … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 1:06 pm

The Future is Now: 3 Ways to Embrace the Era of Chaos and Complexity

With keynotes from Jane McGonigal and Guy Kawasaki, thirty-two breakout sessions, and an estimated one thousand participants, the 2012 MIMA Summit was a gathering of big personalities, big crowds and even bigger ideas. While the individual sessions covered a diverse range of digital marketing...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 1:06 pm

Do Your Emails Play Well With Others?: Email Marketing and Social Media Go Hand In Hand

In case you’ve spent the last few years exploring Mars and haven’t already heard, social media is really popular right now. And because it’s still relatively new and fresh out of the box, social media often makes email marketing seem old and stale. But email and social media can...
Posted on Fri, Nov 2nd, 2012 1:06 pm

I’ll Take My Email To Go, Please: The Importance of Responsive Email Design

Have you ever read your email on a smart phone or tablet? If you’re lucky, you can easily read and respond on your mobile device. All too often, however, the font is tiny, multiple columns make it impossible to understand the message and huge images take up unnecessary real estate on a small...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 1:46 pm

Should I keep a domain parked without content before I launch the website?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates I have a parked domain and want to launch a new website on it. Are there any pitfalls I should avoid? Should I keep my domain parked or put some sort of stub…   … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 2:05 pm

Social Media, Scoops, and the Election

Social media has been a big part of this year’s election, from President Obama’s cool Dashboard to live tweeting the presidential debates (my sister in New Zealand said there was no point in looking at Twitter at all during the debates if you weren’t following the election). For...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 3:29 pm

Tips for Mobile SEO

Establishing a mobile SEO strategy should not be overlooked, but since many website designers and owners began with the desktop-friendly approach, it can be difficult to adopt a new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 2:47 pm

Google Releases Panda Update 21, Impacts 1.1% Of US Queries In English

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Did you feel it yesterday? Some did, a slight shaking in the Google results. Yes, it was real. Google’s confirmed to us that a Panda Update happened yesterday. www.ennovate.co.in See on searchengineland.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:52 pm

OpenWEM Offers Drupal’s Path to Next-Gen Content Management

OpenWEM is a configurable tool set for accomplishing what competing WEM solutions offer for hundreds of thousands of dollars more annually.
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:55 pm

How to fill in the site content

Let’s consider that you own a site providing certain services, and you strive for attracting more people to your site. The first step to be undertaken for this purpose is making high-quality content for your website so that potential customers could come to your site through search engines....
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:17 pm

9th – 12th Grade Search Lesson | The Thinking Stick

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates In this lesson we will focus on the following two ideas: Domain Extensions and the site: syntax (See 6-8th Grade Lesson Plan)Finding current research See on www.thethinkingstick.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:17 pm

What Is Your Company’s Digital Marketing IQ? | Jeffbullas’s Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates There is a continuing disconnect with people’s personal use of the internet and how they then apply digital marketing to promote their business. www.ennovate.co.in See on www.jeffbullas.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:17 pm

Small Business Strategy: 10 Trends to Watch – Brian Solis

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates www.ennovate.co.in See on www.briansolis.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:17 pm

Brands Can Now Advertise With Video Ads on LinkedIn

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates LinkedIn is rolling out global video advertising, the professional social network announced Tuesday. www.ennovate.co.in See on mashable.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 4:17 pm

An In-Depth Look at the Inbound Marketing Funnel

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates This infographic illustrates the anatomy of an inbound marketing campaign, what pieces of content is needed, and how that content fits into the funnel. www.ennovate.co.in See on www.slingshotseo.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 5:14 pm

The Airbrush Shack Testimonial – Dudley Massachusetts Web Services

Recently my business went through some web changes and e-mail changes and Ryan worked diligently and without flaw to get everything on the right track. If you are in need of any web services..social media services please contact Ryan. Easy to work with and has a genuine concern for your interests....
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 5:56 pm

Establishing Credibility in Business Writing and Advertising

View original at Establishing Credibility in Business Writing and Advertising.The philosopher Aristotle once wrote of three different modes of persuasion–three different ways of appealing to your audience. The first two should be fairly familiar: logic (logos) and emotion (pathos). Many forms...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 5:47 pm

16 Easy Tips for Writing Better Blogs

Effective blogs have good traffic, great content, and in many cases, make good money.  But it all starts with getting good traffic to the blog. Yes, sometimes readership will come if we write for long enough, but creating good habits in blog producing will help your blog be found online, be...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 9:34 pm

Authorship – How to Get Your Picture Next To Your Blog Post

When you see a picture next to a search result from Google, the profile picture of the author of the content is being displayed. This is called Google Authorship. If you have a WordPress blog, here are some easy steps to establish Authorship and get your picture to display next to your blog post on...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:32 am

How the Brain Retains Information Infographic

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates A study has reported that blueberry consumption could improve memory. See on www.a-health-blog.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:52 am

Obama ‘victory’ tweet is his most retweeted ever as news networks call election for Democrats | Digital Trends

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Barack Obama and his campaign team took to Twitter Tuesday night to thank supporters for turning out to vote, with Obama posting his most retweeted tweet ever in the process. See on www.digitaltrends.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:52 am

7 Useful WordPress Plugins for Lead Generation | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates photo credit: bobbigmac via photopin cc More and more people have been using WordPress to run their sites. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:52 am

16 creative email newsletter designs | 10Steps.SG

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Mark: The Neiman Marcus Minimalist email newsletter design is a true work of art. I like these e-newsletters because their a.) beautiful, b.) simple and c.) they feature a well-focused call to action instead … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:52 am

EverySignal Is Like Google Alerts For Your Social Feeds – TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates VentureBeatEverySignal Is Like Google Alerts For Your Social FeedsTechCrunchBut EverySignal isn’t trying to replicate Facebook’s functionality; rather, it’s about building value on top of Facebook’s data stream, as well as the data...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:52 am

Where CEOs Spend Their Time (& Money) on Social Media

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates A new survey shows that more small business owners are not only using social media but they are willing to pay for help. See on www.inc.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 4:44 am

In-house SEO vs. Outsourced SEO; Which Is Better For Your Company?

At some point during your online development, you’re going to arrive at a point where you need to decide whether you have time and energy to continue your own DIY SEO efforts or to hand them off to a third party for management. Since SEO is so important, this isn’t a decision you should...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:25 am

If You Want Your Brand To Resonate On LinkedIn, Hit The Right Emotional Cues (Hint: Ambition)

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Internet has transformed how people communicate, consume information, and build relationships. As a result, the way the world works is fundamentally changing. Nowhere is this more apparent than with consumer behavior on social … Continue reading...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:25 am

5 Key Points to Consider When Crafting a Client Acquisition Strategy

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Check out the five practical points when creating an effective strategy for your lead generation program. Also discover great tips that can help to improve your campaign. See on www.salesleadgenerationhq.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:25 am

6 Things You Must Plan for 2013 | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Most businesses, regardless of size, are working hard this month to complete their strategic planning and budgeting for 2013. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:25 am

2012 Social Media Survey | Stanford Graduate School of Business

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates What Do Corporate Directors and Senior Managers Know about Social Media? See on www.gsb.stanford.edu
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 4:37 am

5 Steps to Reinvent Your Business

1. Review your business model. it’s time to ask yourself some important questions: Is your current concept is working? Do your sales are coming from another where you think you are? Is it time to adjust your approach or the way you do business? Check out from head to...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:49 am

Social CRM on a Budget – Direct Marketing News

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social CRM on a BudgetDirect Marketing NewsCRM vendors leading the way, according to the Nucleus report, include Oracle and Salesforce.com. See on www.dmnews.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:49 am

Sharp Suits Frustrated Creatives Poster Series

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Graphic Designers and other creatives have designed a posters series in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital and containing their favourite worst feedback from clients! You know the phrases, we’ve heard them all: See … Continue reading...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:49 am

Facebook Launches New Page Structure For Global Brands – AllFacebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Brands that have an international presence just got a major boost, courtesy of Facebook. The site announced Wednesday Global Pages for companies that want to reach out to consumers in other countries. See on … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:49 am

» 20 Great Tools to Keep Your Life Organized :zenhabits

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Are you an organised person?Here are some great tools to keep your life in order http://t.co/5kImy59i... See on zenhabits.net
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 5:49 am

The content marketing matrix [new infographic] – Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Generating ideas of content types to engage We’ve had this graphic on a Post-It note in our office for months; it’s a natural follow-on from our inbound m. Marketing topic(s):Content marketing strategy. See on … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:07 am

Conversion Rate Optimisation Wrap-Up – October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates This October, I bookmarked a list of useful Conversion Rate Optimisation articles, guides, “how to’s” and resources I share them with you in this post. See on pedrodasilva.co.uk
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:07 am

SocialPics: Preserving Those Facebook Memories – Wired

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates SocialPics: Preserving Those Facebook MemoriesWiredYou can buy a book written by a blogger, you can buy a book made entirely of blog posts, now you can buy a book of your facebook timeline. What … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:07 am

Supply Chain Management – SupplyChainBrain.com: Home

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. See on …...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:07 am

Analytics For SEOs

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Slides from Mozcation Portsmouth – November 7th 2012 – use to get links to advanced segments and custom reports. See on www.slideshare.net
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:07 am

Everything You Need To Know About Twitter For Customer Service

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Twitter is being used by more and more brands as a cheap way to provide customer service. See on www.simplyzesty.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 11:01 am

Chamber Expo QR Scavenger Hunt Winners

Thank you to the Manatee Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to sponsor the QR Scavenger Hunt this year at the Bradenton Area Convention Center!  The event went off without a hitch, and everyone we spoke to felt this year’s event was better than ever.  Even better for our QR...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 11:32 am

Your Website, Page by Page: Goods and Services

There are many possible decision points in a website: some visitors will catch your phone number on the homepage and give you a call, some will read your blog posts and respond to the calls to action included in them, and some will browse your whole site and then go to your Contact page. One [...]
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 1:00 pm

A Fashion Shakedown in Sao Paulo for Fashion Week 2013

Photo Provided By: Getty Images Written by: Gisele Triana Sao Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW) kicked off last Monday it conveyed to the world its colorful and wild collection for Fall/Winter 2013. Think it’s weird that it’s already happening? Not so fast. Brazil wants to “kick-off...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:12 pm

Front End Web Developer Position

Department/function: Web Development Reporting Lines: Project Manager, Glide Interactive Location: Sarasota, FL Position Summary: The Web Developer’s role at Glide Interactive is multifaceted. As a web developer, you are passionate, talented, and creative. The developer is expected to...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 3:06 pm

Corporate People Photography

Corporate people photos taken from a commission for Altus Partners, who wanted some website images which illustrated their business in The City.
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:35 pm

SEO Tips for the New Panda World

Trying to keep up with Google’s algorithm updates is a little bit like trying to sail a boat across the Pacific Ocean. It’s hard work, it’s a little intimidating and the water around you seems to be constantly changing and threatening to throw you overboard. 2012 seems to be the...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 12:35 pm

Leading Collaborative Teams to Success with Agile

Agile software development adopts an iterative, team-based approach in place of traditional – or “waterfall” – development’s tendency to identify all requirements, deadlines, budgets, and plans at project outset. With a solid collaborative effort and the right team...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:27 pm

11 social media tips to go from zero to hero

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates While going from zero to hero won’t happen overnight, I’ve put together some tips to help you succeed in your quest for social media excellence. Onward! See on raventools.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:27 pm

Revisiting A Local Landing Page Tactic in 2012

See on Scoop.it – Current UpdatesSee on greenlaneseo.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:27 pm

Tell Stories & You’ll Boost Sales (Because of How Human Brains Are Wired)

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates “Storytelling appeals to how the brain processes information. Here’s five ways to make that work for your business. (Business Storytelling: Do you tell stories about your company and products to appeal to customers?”   … Continue...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:27 pm

Google Sets, Still Available

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Missing Google Sets? It’s one of the first Google Labs projects and it was discontinued last year. Google Sets allowed you to generate lists of similar items by just typing a few examples. See … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 2:27 pm

Responsive Design, Catch up with Technology | WDRemix | Top Web Design

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Responsive Design is one of the terms in the concept of a web presence that will adjust to the size of the viewport (the area in the browser area to show the website) that … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 4:55 pm

Responsive background images with fixed or fluid aspect ratios – Voormedia

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates What’s the easiest way to scale background images in responsive layouts? We use an old technique and enhance it to fluidly change the aspect ratio of background images. See on voormedia.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 4:55 pm

Personas for SEO in 2012

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates My PubCon deck about data-driven personas for Search Engine Optimization… See on www.slideshare.net
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 4:55 pm

10 Ways Customer Stories Help Companies Sell

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates 10 Ways Customer Stories Help Companies Sell http://t.co/3JwGufQB via @Savvy_B2B…   Woo hoo! If there was any doubt about the necessity for crafting and promoting your customer’s stories, then this quick post will dispell … Continue...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 6:20 pm

Google + Bing Confirm that Twitter/Facebook Influence SEO

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates As of yesterday, both Bing and Google have confirmed (via an excellent interview by Danny Sullivan) that links shared through Twitter and Facebook have a direct impact on rankings (in addition to the positive … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 6:20 pm

Teaching Teachers: 100 Best Web Resources for Educators | Online Masters in Education

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Teachers are charged with the very important task of educating our children. They act as facilitators or coaches to help students learn and apply important concepts. Many teachers, especially at the primary level, use … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 6:20 pm

Top 10 Best Banking Blogs – Readers Choice 2012 Winners – The Financial Brand

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Financial BrandTop 10 Best Banking Blogs – Readers Choice 2012 WinnersThe Financial BrandWith 367 votes cast, JD Power takes the top spot and wins Gold for its Banking Blog. See on thefinancialbrand.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 6:20 pm

Get Notifications From Your Favorite Pages On Facebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Facebook has just rolled out another new feature through which users can ” Get Notifications From Your Favorite Pages On Facebook “. See on fbupdates.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 6:20 pm

How To Infuse Your Content Marketing Strategy With Humor | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Case for Funny What was the last piece of marketing you really loved? See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 10:14 pm

Ads That Follow You Online – Remarketing for Business

Have you noticed that soon after you visit a website their ad just seems to follow you around? Sometimes even too much, and it seems a little freaky? Remarketing, a great tool from Google Adwords is responsible. When you visit a website, a cookie gets placed and allows the advertiser to...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:01 am

The future of work: 10 workplace tech trends SMEs need to know and understand

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Savvy entrepreneurs know the workplace is changing. Technology is making it easier to work on the road, blending the concept of work/life balance into obscurity. And that means smart businesses need to be aware … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:01 am

10 Effective High-Tech Ways to Teach Writing – Best Colleges Online

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Here, we offer just a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar, essay-writing, and why good writing is so important to their futures. See on www.bestcollegesonline.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:01 am

The Influence of Social Media in Corporate Success [Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Have you liked your favorite businesses on Facebook or followed it on Twitter? The world of business is recognizing that a social media presence is becoming an important part of successful practices in modern … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:01 am

Screencasting Software

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates ScreenFlow is my favourite screencasting software tool and the one that I use to make all the video tutorials for my Tech Tools for Teachers series on OneStopEnglish and for the award winning Blended … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:01 am

Top 100 Brands on Google+ Have a Total Audience of 23 Million

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The top 100 brand on Google Plus have a total audience of 23 million — fewer than Skittles has on Facebook. See on mashable.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:54 am

Avoiding Common Mistakes in Affiliate Programs

Normally Internet Business Entrepreneurs in its infancy in Affiliate programs often make significant errors inadvertently damage their business. We already know that affiliate programs are an effective way to make online money but there are common mistakes that can end up costing you. Let’s...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:37 am

The Best Free Screencasting Tool – Expression Encoder

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Learn about a free screencasting tool for Windows that can help you create HD video screen captures with audio narration and webcam recording. See on www.labnol.org
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:04 am

Top 5 Deadly Mistakes in Link Building

I know you don’t have exceptional contents on your website & there are rare chance people will link your site naturally. No backlinks means no ranking in search engine & no ranking means no traffic. So SEO is the only way to bring the SERP rankings & so the traffic on...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:04 am

How Tourist Organizations Use Social Media To Sell Their Destinations

As the world’s economy recovers, people are looking at travelling more often. Since the start of the worldwide recession, however, the business field has changed considerably. When the markets collapsed, social media was still in its infancy. Today, social media is a giant; Facebook now has...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:04 am

Referral Marketing And Social Media

The increased role of referral marketing in any company’s strategy could be captioned as “from unspoken persuasion to open referral”. Ever since the dawn of modern age marketing in the early years of the XXth century in the USA, any self-respecting brand creation strategy featured...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 6:06 am

Market Knowledge : Key Factor in the Success of Your Business

They say that “information is power”, but if in your business, market research may be the key factor in the success or failure of your business. So how well do you know your market? Find out with a click. If you ever wondered: Why this customer buys from your competitor and not you?,...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:41 am

Engagement Science – The Best Times To Post To Twitter, Facebook And YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC] – AllTwitter

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Engagement Science – The Best Times To Post To Twitter, Facebook And YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC] (“RT @MariosKaratzias: Engagement Science – The Best Times To Post To Twitter, Facebook And YouTube http://t.co/UEzW9sI5″... See on...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:41 am

E-Learning Certificate Program: Build an Online Career

See on Scoop.it – Current UpdatesSee on elearning-certificate.blogspot.fr
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:41 am

Join OpenClass

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Discover a learning environment that goes beyond the LMS. Open to everyone. Easy to use. Completely free. Amazing. See on www.openclass.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:41 am

Five ways to use your emotional intelligence – The Economic Times

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Using emotional intelligence in team management is a skill managers aspire to, but not many are good at it. ET takes you through the process. See on economictimes.indiatimes.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 5:41 am

Photoshop CS6 Masking Tutorial

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Photoshop is the primary tool in Graphic Design and Advertising for a reason. It has amazing features that allow you to produce fantastic images and composites. One the main techniques necessary to do the … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 9:30 am

24 Ideas to Rock Your Social Media Content Strategy

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Building your personal brand through social media is essential. However, simply showing up is not enough. Create a social media content strategy that rocks! See on rebekahradice.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 9:30 am

LinkedIn for BlackBerry Smartphones Version 2.0 Now Available – N4BB

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates LinkedIn for BlackBerry Smartphones Version 2.0 Now AvailableN4BBLinkedIn for BlackBerry smartphones version 2.0 is now available on BlackBerry OS 6 and above, on BlackBerry App World. See on n4bb.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 9:30 am

The Age-Old Question: How Do I Build a Social Media Audience? | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social Media is at the baby stage of development; just look at how often Facebook changes each year! There are literally hundreds upon hundreds of sites that (The Age-Old Question: How Do I Build … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 9:30 am

Internet Search Challenge: Browsing Practice

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates There are very few searches that do not involve browsing, that is, clicking hyperlinks. The main exception occurs when you find what you are looking for in snippets without visiting the site where the … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 9:30 am

What Makes a (Multi-)Million Dollar Kickstarter Project? (Infographic)

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Star Citizen has just become the latest Kickstarter project to raise over a million dollars, more than doubling its original fundraising goal. Here’s the characteristics of a winning campaign.  See on www.crowdsourcing.org
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 11:36 am

Your Website, Page by Page: Authority Pages

People come online at many different points in their purchase decision process: when they realize they have a problem, when they’re exploring possible solutions, when they’re ready to decide on a solution, when they want something and want to dream about it, when they’re...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 1:02 pm

Whole Foods: Model of Retail Multimedia Branding Excellence

According to Whole Foods’ website, “Whole Foods by nature represents a modern and leading trend toward purer ingredients, organic and natural foods, less preservatives and greater regulation over the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:01 pm

How Algorithm Changes in Google Affect You

Google’s recent algorithm changes in its search engine are having a positive impact upon the quality of Google’s search results, but the modifications are forcing businesses to alter their SEO strategies. Google started to become the tech giant it has turned out to be because it built a...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:01 pm

Is Inbound Marketing The Future On The Web

Inbound marketing: What is it? While the traditional outbound marketing continues to bombard a mass of prospects with print advertising, emails, telemarketing, trade shows and more in order to generate leads; inbound marketing concentrates on building longer and more intensive relationships with...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:01 pm

Three Tips for Expanding Your Social Media Presence

Whether you’re an individual or a business, having a good online reputation is one of the keys to success. Social media plays a huge role in your internet presence, and popular online hotspots like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are pivotal sites to explore for people and companies looking to...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:01 pm

How to Create Killer SEO Content That Meets Penguin Standards

After the introduction of Google Penguin, created to enforce the rules involving Google’s search algorithm, thousands of websites have been warned and penalized for suspicion of manipulating their page rankings. Avoid having Google Penguin affect your search engine optimization (SEO) strategy...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:16 pm

There’s no place like home (page)

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Your home page is one of the most visited pages on your website. Few people will visit your site without seeing it. But a lot of home pages suck. Read this, and make sure … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:16 pm

Turning Social Media Follows into Content Marketing Leads

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Good insight by Jonathan Crossfield on the Content Marketing Institute Blog titled Turning Social Media Follows into Content Marketing Leads. See on www.b2bcontentengine.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:16 pm

Creating The Perfect Tagline For Your Business – We Show You How! | Addicted 2 Success

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates One of the things that are considered a daunting and difficult task for most people in business is to perfect their company tagline. What does your tagline say about your business? See on addicted2success.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:16 pm

10 Most Profitable Businesses To Start

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates You may see yourself as a budding entrepreneur, but may be unsure about the exact nature of the business you want to run. There are hundreds of options, but what you decide will be … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:16 pm

Working with PivotTables in Excel

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates PivotTables are one of the most powerful features of Microsoft Excel.  They allow large amounts of data to be analyzed and summarized in just a few mouse clicks. See on www.howtogeek.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 11:31 am

Effective Email Marketing Copy: You’ve Got to Write it Right

Want to write effective email marketing copy that will make your audience jump? Start with a subject line just like that! It’s specific, speaks directly to your reader and gives them an immediate reason to take action. In this case, that action is reading your email message. So when you want...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:27 pm

Facebook Financial Story – Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates ZDNetFacebook Financial StoryBusiness 2 CommunityI think that nowadays there is no computer user who doesn’t know what Facebook is. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:27 pm

How to Engage & Grow Your Business Facebook Fan Page with John Haydon

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates John Haydon returns to another episode of inbound now to share updated facebook fan page best practices and his best insights on how he took his fan page f (How to Engage & Grow … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:27 pm

Here’ s How Much Facebook Is Expected To … – Business Insider

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Facebook could make $300 million per quarter from its mobile ads, according to a research note from J.P.Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth, and mobile revenue could eventually exceed that of its existing desktop revenues. See … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:27 pm

Facebook shares world’s most social places – USA TODAY

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates USA TODAYFacebook shares world’s most social placesUSA TODAYFacebook has compiled a list of the most visited sites in major cities across the world.Check out Facebook’s top ‘check-in’ sites around the globeDetroit Free PressFacebook...
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:27 pm

3 Metrics that Will Change the Way You Market on Facebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Here’s an overview of three game-changing metrics you should be tracking, along with concrete tips for improving your Page’s performance. See on mashable.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 4:38 pm

Adding JavaScript to HTML – Best Practices

To embed JavaScript within an HTML page, use the script element: In earlier versions of HTML, the tag’s type attribute was required, and should have a value of text/javascript. That’s no longer the case in HTML5. If you’re using … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 9th, 2012 2:27 am

Balldroppings –music website

Recently we have come across a number of Chrome Experiment websites that both creative and interesting.  BallDroppings is another site from Chrome Experiments, which, fortunately, works fine in all browsers. The design of the website is very appealing. It’s easy...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:23 am

13 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Take Off In 2013

2012 is coming to an end and it’s time to turn our gaze to what will happen in 2013. In the new year will take root tendencies key ones to note quickly to avoid missing the boat “marketer”. It does not take futurist to predict that social media will again have a leading role in...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:55 am

FedEx Delivers Ship To Friends Facebook App – AllFacebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Facebook users can now send FedEx packages without ever leaving the social network following the launch of the Ship to Friends Facebook application. See on allfacebook.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:55 am

The Rise of Social Salespeople – Forbes

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Co-Authored by Social Sales Expert Jim Keenan Sydney, the CEO of a mid-size advertising company was sitting in her office, when she got a call from one of her vendors. Her sales rep, Mike … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:55 am

The 30 best iPhone apps for designers | Creative Bloq

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates From sketching on the go to choosing colours and fonts, these awesome iPhone apps will speed up your workflow and help you make the right design choices. See on www.creativebloq.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:55 am

5 Ways To Improve Your New LinkedIn Profile – The BrainYard – InformationWeek

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Here’s how to take advantage of LinkedIn’s new look and feel. See on www.informationweek.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:55 am

3 Reasons Why You Should Embed Tweets in Your Blog Posts

See on Scoop.it – Current UpdatesSee on www.postfever.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 8:18 am

The Formula Behind Facebook Engagement [infographic]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates A constant challenge for Internet marketers targeting Facebook has been gaining engagement. Generally brands and page admins have defined engagement as things such as likes, shares, and comments, but more importantly to gain reputation … Continue...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 8:18 am

No, Content is Not the Only Way

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Although content marketing is a powerful strategy, it’s not the only way to win at inbound marketing. In this week’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand shares some tips for staying competitive without needing to invest in … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 8:18 am

Nonprofit Communication Trends 2012 (Infographic)

See on Scoop.it – Current UpdatesSee on www.thedonortree.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 8:18 am

7 Ways to Improve Your Event Planning With Facebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates We spoke with a few experts on using the world’s largest social network for event planning. See on mashable.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 8:18 am

Today’s Consumers are Social Buyers

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:13 am

Do You Click the Links You Retweet? Not Everyone Does #Infographic

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Dan Zarella found nearly 1 in 6 tweets had more retweets than clicks, meaning the retweeters weren’t clicking the link. See on blog.tweetsmarter.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:13 am

Google adds more Drive functionality to Google Plus | AndroidSPIN

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Well here is a nice new little addition and integration feature from Google for Google+ and Google Drive. See on androidspin.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:13 am

What Are We Pinning? [Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates As the “It” social network of 2012, Pinterest has gained over 10 million users in just over 2 years. Major brands are seriously looking to Pinterest to drive more traffic and increase sales.   … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:13 am

Masher – create free online video, photo and music mashups

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Online video editing, mash-ups, mashups, mix, mash, share, free content, video and photo mixing, best slideshows, free BBC video content.. Then add words, music and special effects.   An impressive alternative to Animoto. See on … Continue...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:13 am

14 Great Facebook Groups Every Teacher should Know about

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social media networking is a requisite for today’s learning. We are living in a digitally wired world where the power of information rests with those who are properly ‘connected’. In our context , a… … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:40 am

Facebook Studio: News Feed, Engagement, and Promoted Posts: How They Work

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates We’ve heard questions from brands and businesses around how News Feed works. See on www.facebook-studio.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:40 am

10 Ways to Market Your Business With Foursquare via Social Media Examiner . . .

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Learn how to use Foursquare effectively to give a boost to your business . . . See on www.socialmediaexaminer.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:40 am

iRocke Delivers Thousands of Live Music Concerts on the Internets | Evolver.fm

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates “LiveHouse Media hopes to evolve the online concert space with iRocke, which indexes the over 2,000 live music shows it says are happening on the interwebs each month, so you can watch from the … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:40 am

MAPDUH

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Create social media maps, share and embed them. See on mapduh.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 10:40 am

9 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Most of us are on networking platforms such as LinkedIn, Xing, Ecademy, Experteer to name but a few. These networks have quickly become a directory for employers, customers, friends, foes etc to look you … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:44 am

Do Small Business Owners Understand What Google+ Is?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Short answer: I don’t think so. You may see a few articles and blog posts today citing the latest Reply.com (the company that bought Merchant Circle las (Do Small Business Owners Understand What Google+ … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:44 am

Secret boards now available on Pinterest

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates It had always been one of the most requested features for the site. And now, it is finally here! Pinterest launched secret boards on Thursday. See on www.examiner.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:44 am

How Does Facebook Improve Its Mobile Apps? – AllFacebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Earlier this week, Facebook released an update for its iOS application, integrating popular features from the stand-alone Camera and Messenger apps. On Friday, the site’s engineering team shared how they use these apps … … Continue reading...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:44 am

Facebook converts ‘friendship pages’ to Timeline format with …

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Friendship pages display users’ mutual friends, Likes, photos and interactions on Facebook. With the new Timeline layout, these pages are now easier to navigate and match the latest design of other pages and profiles. … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:44 am

News Feed, EdgeRank and page posts: what’s … – Inside Facebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Many marketers and page owners have been decrying Facebook’s News Feed algorithm that controls who sees their posts. There have been claims that the company is manipulating the algorithm — sometimes referred to as … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 12:03 pm

Facebook testing threaded comments

Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:56 pm

3 Ways to Find Questions to Answer in Your Content

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates One of the best ways to approach evergreen content that draws in search traffic for years to come is to answer a question. See on www.searchenginejournal.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 2:56 pm

5 videos on connected learning from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub [VIDEOS] | Dangerously Irrelevant

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Here are four very powerful videos from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that are guaranteed to make you think hard about learning,… See on dangerouslyirrelevant.org
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 3:16 pm

5 Awesome Content Marketing Strategies for Affiliate Marketing

Successful content marketing means sharing and developing great valuable content. With nothing valuable on your website, there won’t be anything to attract any visitors. No content means Google will have nothing to rank and index, nothing to share on social media and nothing to send in your...
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 4:11 pm

The opportunities and challenges of responsive design | Webdesigner Depot

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates In August 2011 7.12% of all website hits worldwide came from a handheld mobile device. By August 2012, that figure had risen to 11.78%. See on www.webdesignerdepot.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012 11:04 pm

Co-browsing: Share and Co-Navigate Any Web Page in Real-Time with Ve.rbatim.com

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Robin Good: Ve.rbatim.com is a free web-based co-browsing tool which allows you to co-navigate with one or more people any web page, while being able to see the mouse cursor of your partner when … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 6:29 am

Creative Facebook Contests that Increased Page Likes – Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Creative Facebook Contests that Increased Page LikesBusiness 2 CommunityHamish McWhirter is a senior designer and social media strategist for the agency Halo. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 6:29 am

Grow your business by using LinkedIn

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates RT @kindakoolbiz: Grow your business by using LinkedIn: Social Networking websites have become the most popular, quick and immedia… See on genuineseo.net
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 6:32 am

Want Better Employees? Give Them An Impossible Task.

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates How Yael Cohen and F Cancer create a great workplace culture, even when routinely working with one of the world’s most serious topics.  (RT @CherylBle: This may become my new hiring strategy RT @LeoWid: … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 11:26 am

MyDiet Clinic Toronto

Web Design, Web Development, CMS, Custom BMI Calculator About: MyDiet Clinic is a Personalized Dietetic Consultancy based in Mississauga ON, but servicing the entire Greater Toronto Area. Website: www.mydietclinic.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 10:51 am

Silent PR

The Public Relations Industry is often regarded as being relatively new. Last evening I was reminded that it is actually one of the oldest there is. I went to a birthday dinner held in the Tower of London. As we were escorted from the West Gate along Water Street our guide talked of the famous,...
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 11:00 pm

Top Social Media Trend Predictions for 2013

Social networking websites underwent huge changes this year. Facebook added the Timeline feature, Twitter released business pages, LinkedIn redesigned Company Pages and Pinterest saw a huge surge in popularity. Businesses are now placing a...
Posted on Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 11:18 pm

15 Useful, Little-Known WordPress Plugins to Add to Your Collection

With over 20,000 publicly available WordPress plugins free for download at WordPress.org, more than a few high-quality ones manage to slip through the cracks unnoticed, never generating widespread adoption from the WordPress community. Granted, many of these plugins are of niche functionality, but...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 1:11 am

Tips to Develop Your Network Marketing

The first thing to understand yourself is that the “product” or “Service” principal in your business. It is important that you learn to manage your emotional in all situations. Otherwise, everything you say in this article will be dashed, because the difference between...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:26 am

How to Manage Your Smartest, Strangest Employee

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates There is a brilliant and highly accomplished engineer in my company who has managed to break the coffee machine, the toaster and so many other appliances in the company kitchen that we’re considering giving … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:26 am

The Touching History of Touchscreen Tech

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Touchscreen technology is no longer a Bourne Identity kind of future — it’s nearly a staple feature in mobile devices. The late 2000s often attribute Apple as responsible for the touchscreen, after… See on … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:26 am

The Psychology of Digital Storytelling

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Using social psychology to enhance your digital storytelling is essential to succeed as a writer online. Find out how to implement it here. See on www.sparringmind.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:26 am

Information Literacy is an essential skill in the workplace

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Employers today are looking for college graduates who are information savvy. Searching for and finding information is only half the equation. Employers also expect their employees to be able to extrapolate information and evaluate … Continue reading...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:26 am

List of Free Screen Capturing Tools

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Are you interested for a list of free screen capturing tools? Would you like to create for free video tutorials? Upload, create, and share screen captures with your learners? See on elearningindustry.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:02 am

Internet Marketing and Technology

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates All the classics and latest of social Media, internet marketing, SEO and technology. See on bundlr.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:02 am

Making the Most of Your Social Media Strategy #infographic

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Engagement Science: Making the Most of Your Social Media Strategy #Infographic Social engagement is both (Making the Most of Your Social Media Strategy #infographic http://t.co/uDWDPEMq...)… See on hosting.ber-art.nl
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:02 am

Where the Jobs Will Be in 2020

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Urban areas with high demand for educated workers are the best bets for finding work (Great info for those who give self options-career and economic changes as well as for personal growth and development.)… … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:02 am

Your complete guide to Google Drive

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Check out CNET’s best tips, tutorials, and answers for all things Google Drive. Bookmark this page and revisit to find more helpful hints as we discover them. Read this article by Sharon Vaknin on … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:02 am

6 Hot Trends in Educational Technology [#Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Where does your school stand when it comes to adopting the latest classroom innovations?   Read more, a MUST: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2012/11/6-hot-trends-educational-technology-infographic   See on www.edtechmagazine.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 8:14 am

5 Benefits of Viral Marketing for Businesses

We are moving to a world where the competitive difference is found in the unique qualities of each human being. That is why, gets to know the advantages that each of the elements of the marketing we provide in relation to the identification of the emotion becomes experience, and is...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 9:06 am

The Benefits of Cloud Computing

One thing Hurricane Sandy provided to the business world was a quick reminder of how important having a proper back-up system is when your ‘bread and butter’ involves computer files. Many of our blog posts focus on various business aspects related to website development, generation of...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 8:53 am

Hyphens In Domains – Negative Signal to Google?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The second installment of our research into ranking changes due to the recent Google EMD Update, this time looking at domains using hyphens. See on www.highposition.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 12:26 pm

Web Design Trend Showcase: Blurred Backgrounds

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Along with large background photos in general, blurred background images are becoming increasingly popular in web design. See on line25.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 12:26 pm

A Library of Free Music and Sound Loops for Your Presentations

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates From the original article: “One of the cool things about PowerPoint is that it let’s you embed sounds into directly into the presentation. You can insert sound loops and cliparts to decorate your presentations … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 12:26 pm

Internet Search Challenge: Infowhelm — something to be avoided?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Infowhelm: too much information. Better than not enough information, I think. See on internetsearchchallenge.blogspot.fr
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 12:26 pm

The Best Quora Q&A Contributions Curated Into Organic Articles: Curaqion

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Robin Good: Curaqion is a new curated web magazine, available monthly also in PDF format, that focuses on curating unique, rare and fascinating questions and answers from Quora.   What Curaqion does is to … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 1:16 pm

Client Communication

Are You Making This Marketing Mistake? A few years ago, I met one of the best known ‘sales experts’ in the UK. He had authored several books, and provided motivational training for blue-chip companies in a career spanning decades. If you’ve worked in the sales world for any...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 1:35 pm

Your Website Page by Page: Contact

People don’t always use websites the way you might expect them to. The Contact page at your website is a great example of the importance of this principle — and why it so often gets in the way of creating the best website content. The innocent site owner often expects people to treat a...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 2:58 pm

What Google Wants Post-Penguin Update

Tom Phelan is the newest SEO member of the WebBizIdeas Team. To introduce Tom to you we thought we would we ask him his thoughts on what Google wants “Post-Penguin Update.” Here is what Tom believes will help local business owners become experts online in 2013. 1. More Is No Longer...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 3:53 pm

2012 Drupal Camp Chicago Post Mortem

Over 250 Drupal enthusiasts invested their time to enhance their skills and network with others at the 2012 Drupal Camp Chicago. And it delivered. Great venue, food, keynote and breakout sessions contributed to a good day.
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 5:14 pm

How to choose Windows and Unix-based hostings

For those who need a high quality and cheap hosting with adequate service, and preferably with the latest trends of information technology, this article will definitely be useful. So if you are a designer or someone who wants to create a personal website and of course, put it on hosting, then see...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:32 pm

10 Self-Portraits That Stand the Test of Timelapse

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates People use timelapses in unique ways to capture their growth while condensing time and space. See on mashable.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:32 pm

How To Brand and Grow Your Company Through Marketing

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The days of SEO being all about gaming the search engines to rank for terms are over. To truly win in the long term, we have to focus on building branded traffic. This is … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:32 pm

IPhone vs. Samsung Galaxy SIII: Which offers the better advertising platform? – Mobile Marketer – Manufacturers

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates With Samsung’s Galaxy SIII outselling the iPhone in the third quarter, this raises the question for marketers of which smartphone offers greater potential as an advertising vehicle? The iPhone has … See on mobnewz.wordpress.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:32 pm

Google+ for Businesses

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Description: See how businesses around the globe are using Google+ to get noticed, enhance their ads, and connect with their audience. Get started at google…. See on www.youtube.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:32 pm

3 Social Media Stats that will Inspire your Marketing Team | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Unsure if social is still really worth the effort? Getting tired of all the talk of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter marketing? See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:09 pm

Real Estate Blogs to Bookmark for 2013!

In this hurting economy, real estate changes even more drastically than ever before. This means you need to be informed...Read More »
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:58 pm

Boost your marketing efforts Social Media Data « Simplify360 Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Boost your marketing efforts Social Media Data http://t.co/73yHXeE7 via @simplify360… See on simplify360.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:58 pm

LinkedIn Cheat Sheet: 5 Tips for a Professional Profile – Careerealism

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates No time to research LinkedIn strategies? We’ve got you covered! Here are five solid LinkedIn profile tips from our career experts. See on www.careerealism.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:58 pm

Of “Magic Keywords” & Flavors Of Personalized Search At Google

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates When is personalized search not personalized search? See on searchengineland.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:58 pm

The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates If you want to create engaging eLearning courses you should start considering one main factor: relevance. This means creating compelling courses that speak directly to your audience.   In eLearning, creating relevant and meaningful … Continue...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 11:58 pm

Optimizing Typography in Responsive Web Design

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates In this article, we will be discussing typography vis a vis responsive web design. Our focus will be on typography strictly in relation to responsive web design only. See on speckyboy.com
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:00 am

New Tips to Optimize any New Websites

One thing may do not thing about position a website on search engines or attract more visitors, especially when website is new. This is extremely important not for your visits but also a website ordered where your submitted links work, your appearance is worked and every page of well-crafted is...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:00 am

How to Create a Modern Marketing Strategy

Marketing Strategy has changed and evolved so much over time, which is no longer a simple activity or work to become a science, with many new concepts. A marketing strategy can be and simple but effective, or become an entire complex structure studied with amazing results, but the media has...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:24 am

How To Get More Website Traffic

When You Write Articles Want to get more website traffic and more prospects now? When you write articles, you will attract more attention and get more website traffic, online publicity and profits. BUT, if you want to write articles that get read and keep your audience coming [...]The...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 10:30 pm

15 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Website Developer

If you are serious about your website and want real financial return from it, then here are some basic things you must know and do before hiring a web developer and spending thousands of dollars on a website. Understand your website is a marketing tactic. People go online to find almost...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 6:46 am

Are Businesses Wasting Their Time On Facebook?

It seems that every Tom, Dick, Harry, their wives and their pets are on Facebook at the moment, literally. You’ll even find a select few people who have recently celebrated the birth of a child by creating a brand new profile especially for that child. Most will think that’s weird, and...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 9:05 am

Why Lead Scoring is Important

What Is Lead Scoring? Lead scoring is a key component of an efficient marketing and sales process. By assigning scores to your leads, you can determine which ones are ready to send directly to Sales and which ones still need nurturing in Marketing. This practice not only provides Sales...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 9:52 am

A Great Tool By Google – Disavow Links

Let’s face it – even though paying for links and posting badly written or spun articles on submission sites is not a very good idea, many people do it. Now, most of the people who engage in this kind of activity at some point in time realize that this is not something they should have...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 9:52 am

How Social Media is Changing the Face of Web Design

Social media sites, or more importantly the use of social media sites as an advertising tool, are changing the face of web design and traditional marketing policies. Social networking sites are recognised today as one of the quickest, easiest and best ways to get your brand message to the consumer,...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 10:11 am

How to Create Shadows in Photoshop

How to Create Shadows in Photoshop Whether you want a composite image to look as realistic as possible, or if you just want to add a little extra to text, knowing how to create shadows in Photoshop is definitely handy…and easy! There are a lot of different ways to create a shadow in Adobe...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 10:50 am

Local Search for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare is often the perfect example of a local business: much of it is hands-on, it relies heavily on word of mouth, and nearly all clients are local. That makes local search extremely important for private healthcare practices, medical and home health supply sources, and related businesses....
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 11:56 am

Dacia Gallery Essential Art Presentation

Saturday November 17th At the next event it will be free admission for all Essential group members at any time of the event. We are proud to announce that over 60 visual artists signed up to be part of this next event hosted at this incredible 19.000sqf event space in Manhattan, using all 3...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:16 pm

Seven Rules For Reviews

Below is an email I sent to a client regarding reviews. In this case my client had her clients living on premise, which meant that they needed to do reviews elsewhere. Well, I just wanted to share this email with you, so I’ll let the email do the rest....
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:24 am

When Should You Increase Advertising Spending?

You may get a bigger payoff from increased spending on advertising if you wait until the economy begins to contract, says new research. That doesn’t mean advertising in a healthy economy is a waste of money. But when advertising spending is already high, there’s a risk of...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:24 am

Top 5 Search Engine Ranking Factors: Pay Attention!!!

one who makes a living improving search engine rankings, I can tell you that there is a lot of bad information out there about SEO. What if I were to tell you that the road map for achieving top rankings was within your grasp? The holy grail of rankings is not imaginary. As is true [...]The post...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:24 am

On-Page Optimization Techniques To Take Your Rankings To The Next Level!

By Michael Fleischner After you’ve selected the keywords you want to optimize your website for, you need to focus on what is called on-page optimization. On page optimization is what you do on your website pages to improve organic rankings. The good news is that through years of research and...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 3:26 pm

The Future of Social Media Marketing in 2013

Social media marketing (SMM) is an industry constantly influx. Just consider some of the changes we’ve seen this year alone: the introduction of Facebook Timelines, Pinterest taking the internet by storm, revamped LinkedIn and Twitter pages, and the increased demand to quantify social...
Posted on Mon, Nov 12th, 2012 9:32 pm

TedXConcordiaUPortland

TedxConcordiaUPortland is known for their powerful, influential events and speakers. These insightful individuals carry some of the brightest, unique ideas that are aimed to be known, and to improve the people and environment around them. As huge fans of the Tedx organization, and what they offer...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 11:31 pm

Seven Social Media Myths

There are so many misconceptions business owners have when it comes to social media. Here are the seven most common myths that we hear most often and our take on the issue.
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 11:54 pm

One Small Tweak that Increases Your PPC Ad Position, Lowers Cost

Like many business owners that have embarked on a Google pay-per-click (PPC) campaign, you’ve had some success but want to improve your campaign and grow qualified online leads. As a small or medium business, Google PPC could be the single best marketing tactic in your tool chest, so...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 11:54 pm

Advertising on Yelp: What you should consider.

Yelp appears to have been gaining more and more online awareness with consumers, since it is the #1 online review site. I know I frequent Yelp more often these days. Clients had been asking me, “should I advertise with Yelp?”, but often I would defer to Google PPC as I was skeptical of...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:00 am

Advertising With Printed Lanyards And Other Premiums

Learn the power of customized premiums for building brand Marketing and advertising is essential for building brand and creating awareness. Effective marketing tactics are essential for getting your organization’s name out there, and can be acquired for a low cost if using the right...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:46 am

Getting the Most Out of Web Designers

Websites are no longer optional for many businesses, and most companies need to have an online presence to attract the business necessary for success. However, many do not know how to fully exploit their online properties. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of a web designer. First, try...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:46 am

10 Very Useful and Free Online Courses for Web Designers

If you want to get ahead in the modern world, you better be au fait with tech. No matter what your line of work, at some point it’s going to become painfully obvious that you need a website. At this juncture, you could either a.) pay someone else to do it for you, or b.) [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:16 am

How to Measure the Social Success of Content Marketing – Search Engine Watch

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates How to Measure the Social Success of Content MarketingSearch Engine WatchKnowing how to measure the impact that social media has on content marketing efforts is of utmost importance if you want to accurately measure … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:16 am

Pinpoint Your SEO Competition with Google Search Operators

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Are you looking to get keyword competition data faster than a karate chopping ninja? Come check out our guide to Google search operators. See on www.steamloft.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:47 am

Clean Up Your Social Media Sites – Jenna Goudreau The Other Half – Forbes

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates It’s standard procedure for hiring managers to check out your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles, so police them carefully. See on www.forbes.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:47 am

Finding Social’s Place in Your Inbound Marketing Strategy – Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates TechnoratiFinding Social’s Place in Your Inbound Marketing StrategyBusiness 2 CommunityA social media presence can provide endless benefits, from public relations to customer service, but there is one benefit that allows all the others to …...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:47 am

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Tumblr is now “pushing more than 20 billion page views a month” said CEO David Karp at GigaOM’s Roadmap 2012 conference. With over 80 million blogs and … See on therealtimereport.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:47 am

24 Must-Have Social Media Marketing Tools | Social Media Examiner

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Social Media Marketing Tools: Discover the tools social media pros are using today. See on www.socialmediaexaminer.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:47 am

The Tide Story: Storytelling to Reinforce Market Leadership – Brand Stories – New Age Brand Building

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates “The use of storytelling in brand communication by P&G is spot on. They tell us their story of firsts to reinforce their market leadership…”   What a great example of a Founding Story by … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:20 am

5 Steps to Social Media Strategy for Novices

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Have you been avoiding social media because you don’t know where to start? Here are five steps for a strategy in social. See on www.inc.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:20 am

Can You Talk the CEO Into Doing Social Media?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The CEO is not exactly tripping over themselves to integrate social media into your company’s marketing plan. So, where does that leave you? See on www.viralblog.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:20 am

Social Media Resources for Business: Infographics, Content, and ROI

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Sprout Social Insights Week in Review: Helpful social media resources for your business — covering topics like Facebook, Twitter, and more. (Are you reaching your social media goals? See on sproutsocial.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:20 am

Removing the Barriers to Company Innovation Through Social – Think customers: The 1to1 Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Removing the Barriers to Company Innovation Through Social – Think customers: The 1to1 Blog http://t.co/8acfYlkN... See on www.1to1media.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:20 am

Influence THIS! Why influence scores don’t matter for your Social Media ROI

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Many social media marketers are struggling with measurement: they want to connect social media activity to the revenue they’re driving. It’s tough, though! See on www.steamfeed.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 8:16 am

Flying Fish Fleet Launches Mobile Website

For over forty years the Flying Fish Fleet has offered fishing adventures for people all over Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Sarasota and Venice. They have a four boat fleet, offering three types of fishing experiences on the Florida Gulf Coast.  Flying Fish Fleet’s business is heavily...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 7:41 am

Change Your SEO Game: Take-Aways from State of Search 2012

The goal of attending any conference is to learn something and to apply the knowledge you gained to make yourself or your work better. After attending the State of Search Conference 2012, I not only... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 12:46 am

Infographic: 25 Twitter Tips

I am back with a bang guys! I have a fresh new set of ideas and tools for you. I am starting off with a present for you guys for sticking around.   I hope you like your gift – feel free to share!   more
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 12:01 pm

10 Tips for Applying SEO revealed in Blog or Website

Starting a new website or blog can be a very exciting and satisfying, all is expected to get good Page rank carries and expect your search engine rankings even better. For many people this can be quite fast, while for others it can be a long wait job which sometimes prefers to leave. The thing [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 12:59 pm

Business Headshots London

Corporate Headshots London by Photographer Grantly Lynch
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 12:35 pm

How Affiliate Marketers Can Use Google Authorship

Have you ever looked through the Google search results and noticed that some results come with a thumb-sized profile picture depicting the author of the content? This is called Authorship and it makes your content feel personal. Google now allows you to link your Google Plus profile to the content...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 2:19 pm

Edgewater Home Inspections

Edgewater Home Inspections is based out of Victoria BC and services Southern Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands. They offer a fresh approach to a wide range of services including home inspections, energy assessments, thermal imaging inspections, and...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 4:39 pm

New Name - Common Angle!

Chesley Consulting and AlphaGeek Web Design are now Common Angle! The companies Chesley Consulting and AlphaGeek Web Design were purchased on August 1st by Des Moore, former Director of Operations at Chesley Consulting, and the company headquarters was moved to Petoskey Michigan. In an effort to...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 4:39 pm

Onsite Computer Support - First Hour Free!

If you’re like most small or medium-sized offices in the Petoskey area, you’ve managed your computers and equipment yourself. Calling in outside IT help at an hourly rate can be difficult because you don’t want to have to pay someone else to get up to speed on your system –...
Posted on Thu, Nov 1st, 2012 4:39 pm

Get a Visa® Gift Card for a Successful Referral!

At Common Angle, we understand that the workers in the trenches – the office managers, nurses, legal secretaries, teachers, and in-house technicians – can use more than just a pat on the back for saving money or making good choices for their organizations. That’s why Common Angle...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:50 pm

Basics you should know about index.html

Nowadays, absolutely all URLs work perfectly well even without “index.html” (also index.htm, default.htm and so on). Both with and without index.html the result that the user sees in the browser window will be exactly the same. So there is no need to make long URLs even more complicated...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:07 pm

The Top Nine Social Networks For Business

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Business owners know it’s important to engage with our customers and prospects online — but there’s an opportunity cost. It seems like new social networks are appearing every other week, so it’s important to … Continue reading...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:07 pm

Social Traffic Shopping Insights™ 2012

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The following Infographic, based on a study from RichRelevance , looked at 689 million shopping sessions on “leading U.S. retail sites” between January 1 and August 31, comparing Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, in terms of the …...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:07 pm

7 Steps To A Brilliant B2B Marketing Plan

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Don’t get left behind, follow these 7 Steps to Brilliant B2B Marketing! Many Business-to-business (B2B) companies are already successfully getting great r. Marketing topic(s):Digital strategy development. Often B2B organisations are not getting the most...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:07 pm

What Works for Social Sharing-B2B vs. B2C

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Figuring out what is best for your company’s social sharing accounts can be tough.  Not only do you have to figure out what to share, but you also need to know how and when … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:07 pm

The Engagement Marketing Cycle

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Engagement marketing refers to the marketing strategy of directly involving the customers in a relationship with the brand. For small and medium businesses, engagement marketing is especially important, as so much of their business … Continue reading...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 3:16 pm

Websites that Don’t Need SEO

SEO — the process of making sure that your websites communicates well enough with search engines that people who are looking for you can find it — is a basic necessity for business and professional websites. There are sites that don’t need SEO, though. Private websites that you...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 5:53 pm

How will Google interpret links to URLs ending with a campaign tag?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Will Google interpret links to URLs ending with a campaign tag like ?hl=en (www.example.com?hl=en) as a link to www.example.com or to a completely different … See on www.youtube.com
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 11:57 pm

How Social Media Helps Google Positioning

No doubt that all activity on social networks enhances our position in Google. In fact, this seems to be taking more and more importance, at least Google has already mentioned in its new policies. What remains unclear are the specific mechanisms through which Google uses social media presence to...
Posted on Wed, Nov 14th, 2012 11:27 pm

How To Start A Fashion Blog

Fashion is a great way to get into the blogosphere, especially if you have something new to offer. Whether you...Read More »
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 2:00 am

Using a Newswire to Distribute Your Release

Find out which newswire service is ideal for your PR objectives. If you are looking to get your press release distributed to a large and/or targeted network of media outlets, than using a wire service makes good business sense. Many reporters subscribe to these services to get access to breaking...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 3:41 am

You’re Hired! The Apprentice’s Guide to Blog Writing Success

I am a big fan of TV program “The Apprentice”.  I love watching how the competitors deal with the unexpected challenges thrown their way.  Of course some of the action is dramatised for television. However having worked before in highly competitive career-orientated businesses...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 2:25 am

Best Company Blogs we Should all Learn from

Most companies fill their blogs with promotions and company announcements. These types of blog posts may be informative to existing customers but they are not share-worthy. However, there are some companies – large multinational ones...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 6:14 am

5 Ideas to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has become a place where establishing business contacts, find business opportunities or promote profile when looking for new professional challenges and find new employment. Like all professional networks, we must complete a LinkedIn profile that act of our card of our personal brand and,...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 8:55 am

Introduction to SEO Basics

SEO is one of those terms you hear getting thrown around all the time when deali… more
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 12:30 pm

Social Media: A Company Affair

Adopting a social media strategy is crucial to every business. Social media can be an important outlet for both B2C and B2B businesses, provided they are in tune with their target demographic.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:42 am

Women rising in the ranks at tech companies

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates News that two women will succeed Steven Sinofsky, the former head of Microsoft’s Windows unit who unexpectedly left the company this week, … See on www.nbcnews.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:42 am

How to Create a Responsive Image Slider in jQuery and CSS3

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Today we will code a responsive image slider from the Impressionist UI. We will code it using the FlexSlider plugin for the functionality and style it using CSS3. I hope you will enjoy it … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:42 am

Facebook Adds Sources Of Friendship Under Users’ Friends Tabs – AllFacebook

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Facebook added more information under the friends tab on users’ timelines, indicating how many of users’ friends were recently added, from high school, from college, or from work. See on allfacebook.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:42 am

The Most Toxic Words In Marketing – Forbes

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates When done right, effective marketing will generate a quantifiable “multiplier effect.” While social media gets much of the recent credit for this phenomenon, it has existed forever, long before the famous shampoo commercial that … Continue...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:42 am

Social Media and the Female Holiday Shopper (Infographic) | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Retailers are ramping up for the post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping season but what will ultimately drive sales for your business? See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 2:17 pm

Country Outfitters Cowboy Boot Giveaway

Stephanie McCratic over at Country Outfitters is very skilled in social media, and especially in promotions. This post is part of the Country Outfitters Arkansas Women Bloggers promotion, and it’s a great example of how to make good use of a product giveaway. I’m going to tell you all...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 1:50 pm

7 Ideas for Writing Compelling Content in a Blog

To all bloggers one of the most difficult aspects in the industry, is  to create compelling content and increase the commitment of its readers. Every blogger wants readers to participate in an article, as it shows that the content is compelling and interesting. Participation works like a...
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 5:17 pm

BG Store Upgrade Testing

Expanding the BG product offering capabilities on our custom build WP e-commerce site.
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 6:21 pm

23 Tips on How to A/B Test Like a Badass

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates A/B testing is hitting the mainstream because it is so effective. And with so many tools available it has become very easy and very inexpensive to run. Here are 23 helpful tips on how … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 6:21 pm

81 Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms with Their Students

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Google Apps is one of the powerful digital toolkit for teachers. It is packed with all kinds of apps you can use both in your teaching and for your professional growth . Think about … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 6:21 pm

How to Customize Responsive WordPress Themes – Part 3

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates In this article, we’ll be taking a look at some style rules that you can use “risk free” when customizing responsive WordPress themes, as well as some that should maybe be avoided, and what … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 12:54 am

Top 10 Things that an Online Checkout Must Have

While online shopping has been there for eternity, it is incredible how companies still struggle to deliver that “perfect” shopping experience. The checkout process still (yes, can you believe it!) continues to be a hard nut to crack. Large ecommerce … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 12:54 am

How to Become a Successful Online Brand

As per Walter Landor, the legendary brand designer, “Products are made in factory while brands are created in the minds”. In the pre-Internet days, building a brand took years of toil and persistence. However, the internet has made brand building … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 12:54 am

Zooming Ahead in the Digital World

According to the famous tech guru, Vint Cerf, “One year in the Internet business is like a dog year, equivalent to seven years in a regular person’s life.” This statement reflects the unthinkable pace at which the web is evolving each … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 15th, 2012 7:51 pm

Things That Stimulate Mobile User Experience

People are doing more on mobile devices than on their food and water. Rising mobile usage rates has kindled upon to speak me on ‘how to enhance the individual elements that together build the mobile user experience’. Mobile User Experience … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:15 am

The Best Time Of The Day To Send Emails [INFOGRAPHIC]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates This handy infographic attempts to answer one of the most crucial questions for marketeers – what time of the day should e-mails be sent to ensure highest open (Very nicely compiled infographics. See on … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:15 am

How Clean is Your Office? | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates We all know the benefits of keeping a clean and tidy home but with millions of us spending a huge amount of time at work, we need to think about taking those (How Clean … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:15 am

Google Statistics: The Most Important Google Business Stats | WordStream

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Key Google Statistics for 24 Hours in the Google Economy – See How Google Makes over 100 Million a Day in Search Advertising! See on www.wordstream.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:15 am

Curriculum Manager, Online Learning Department The International Baccalaureate

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The Post holder will lead and manage the development and implementation of cutting-edge and research-based resources including commercial products, support materials, professional development for educators and research and dissemination of promising and best...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:15 am

Responsive Grids With Susy | Nettuts+

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Enter Susy, a plugin for the Compass CSS framework that lets you create your own custom grid framework, minimizing overhead, while making it more understandable to use. See on net.tutsplus.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 5:50 am

The Art of Web Design: PBS Off Book

The Art of Web Design: PBS Off BookJeffrey Zeldman, Jason Santa Maria, and Whitney Hess do a great job of covering the history of Web Design and where we are today. They cover it from when it simply existing for scientists to share research to Responsive Web Design for the ever-changing set of...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 9:00 am

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Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 11:24 am

Color at Your Website

We’re working right now on a new website for a theater company. They need a completely new website to replace their very old one, but they know that they want to keep one thing the same: plenty of bright, intense color. The object is to create a playful, exciting feeling. The other site...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 2:00 am

Five Architectural Techniques Web Designers Can Use

1. Ask good questions and try a ‘charrette’ to ensure accuracy: Just as with an architectural construct, the better the questions we ask up front and the better we understand the intent, the better... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 1:43 pm

Learn SEO Naturally by Implementing Great Tips and Tricks

Today Search engines have become the core part of internet marketing. Let’s assume that you have recently migrated to California and need to find the best pizzas sold in Sacramento. Your first step inevitably would be to go to Google and search based on some keywords like ‘Best Pizza...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 1:43 pm

Working with Content Writers

Content has always played an important role in the marketing, brand establishment, and audience engagement for any company. Content can mean a number of things, including ad copy, sponsored editorials, and other types of brand messaging. Over the last couple of decades, however, a new medium has...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 1:39 pm

Ways to Increase the Profitability of Your Business Using a Website

Are you trying to find ways to increase your business profits? If you do and you have a website, is it working to convert your visitors? How does increasing the efficiency of your online store or website through branding and … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 2:05 pm

Top 5 Coffee WordPress Bloggers You Need to Follow for 2013!

Finding coffee blogs is actually quite difficult. The truth about the blogging biz is it tends to fizzle just as...Read More »
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 3:35 pm

Alpine Final Site Comps

Final set of website mockups complete, prepping for build-out.
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 4:58 pm

3 Reasons Why Your Company Should Pay Employees to Use Social Media

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates In my time at HootSuite, I’ve seen a sea change in the way that businesses approach employees’ social media use. See on www.linkedin.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 4:58 pm

33 Social Media Career Tips

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates social media career tips – Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest and Google+ are all sites that are gaining popularity on the Web and employer know it, which is why it’s importan… See on www.trendhunter.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 4:58 pm

37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates There are a lot of great technology tools out there for teachers that can make it easier to connect with other educators, get ideas for classroom activities, and find inspiration.   One of the … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 4:58 pm

Infographic: How Social Media Affects The Way We Travel

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The most popular destinations for social travelers are Hong Kong, Norway and Singapore. See on www.businessinsider.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 4:58 pm

31 Fresh and Tweetable Social Media Stats | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Power Up Your Social Media Strategy Did you know that the average Twitter user is a 28 year-old female who speaks English, owns an iPhone and has a fondness (RT @deputyapp: #DidYouKnow Social Media … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 17th, 2012 10:30 pm

Twtrland: A Social Analytics Tool And Simple Way To Discover New People In The Twitterverse | TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Twitter does a lot of things well, but it hasn’t really nailed context yet — or search. After you first join the service, it takes a significant amount of following and unfollowing before you … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 7:29 am

34 Responsive Grid System

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates 34Grid is a Responsive Grid System based on “equally distributed columns” layout basis. In contrast to other great grid systems, 34Grid offers… See on 34grid.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 7:29 am

What is Google+? | The Ultimate Guide for Businesses

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Read or download our FREE, comprehensive guide on Google+. We discuss ‘What is Google+’, ‘Why Your Business Needs It’ & ‘How to Use It! See on www.reloadmedia.com.au
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 7:29 am

Using Google Analytics To Redesign Websites

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates When you think about redesigning your website, you need to have a plan. To come up with a plan, you need to know what’s going on. See on online-behavior.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 7:29 am

50 examples of logo design that cleverly use negative space in typography

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates 50 examples of logo design that cleverly use negative space in typography… See on www.designer-daily.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 7:29 am

Flipped Learning Network Podcast

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, the gentlemen credited with starting flipped learning, have been extraordinarily busy as the concept and grown and spread very rapidly in the past year.    Their book, Flip Your Classroom: … Continue...
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 8:02 am

Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners | Business 2 Community

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Entrepreneurs are universally short on time and money. See on www.business2community.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 8:02 am

What Women Know about Leadership that Men Don’t

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Great leadership begins with being a whole human being. See on blogs.hbr.org
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 8:02 am

Can You Really Tell Your Brand Story Through Email?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Tell Your Brand Story Through Email. ModernCopyStudio shows you how to combine narrative storytelling and email to capture the attention of your audience and get them to connect with your company history.   Hey … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 8:02 am

11 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep (for Bloggers)

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates I’m sick! Okay that’s not exciting so much as sad and annoying, but a positive outlook is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The point is that my sickness has been keeping me… See … Continue reading →
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 8:02 am

How Long Should a Landing Page Be? Simple tips and case studies

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Should I go long or short-form? Is there too much content on my landing page? See on contentverve.com
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 3:51 pm

Repeat Performance-Same Result

I heard last week that America’s biggest wholesaler and distributor of bakery products, a company called Hostess, had gone into liquidation. It began life in 1930 as a small firm called Interstate Bakeries Corporation, eventually it became and for many years remained a brand leader, but...
Posted on Sun, Nov 18th, 2012 10:02 pm

Ecommerce Basics

Thinking about branching out into ecommerce? Tapping into the online marketplace can seem a little intimidating at first. Knowing where to start can save you time and money. Know your options Some manufacturers and distributors do not allow you to advertise prices for their products. Contact your...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 2:39 am

Why Content Is King in SEO

Search Engine Optimization is undoubtedly considered as a scientific process to increase the traffic on the site and improve its rankings. When it comes to SEO the first thing that comes in the mind of a person is that the … Read more
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 6:03 am

Does Freshness improve web rankings?

You may have heard that the Google search engine favors web pages that are updated regularly. So is it true that the search engine giant increases the search result rankings of pages that have “fresh” content? Company pages do not need updated content and there are some topics on which...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 7:14 am

Earn Money with Facebook Selling Third Party Products

Sometimes questions arise regarding the type of products or services we don’t sell within our site. There are many lists that people expert or not, they draw on the web offering business ideas that might work or have worked for others. This article explains on how to make money with Facebook...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 8:54 am

How to Turn Facebook Fans into Potential Customers

We all want to get more fans on Facebook. However, the success of a campaign in this network  must be measured not only so, but also, according to the number of fans that are able to convert them into potential customers. For example, if your Facebook page has 700 fans, but does not generate...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 9:40 am

Make Your Marketing Video Go Viral

Make Your Marketing Video Go Viral I think this video says it all about going viral with your videos.Hope you enjoy and would love to hear your feed back.
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:01 am

Build Guild 2 Year Anniversary Event

Once again we’re happy to sponsor Build Guild Louisville’s Anniversary Event. Tomorrow, Tuesday November 20, at 7:00PM at the BBC Taproom. What is Build Guild, you ask? The Build Guild is a monthly event (Occurs the 3rd Tuesday of every month) where folks in the web...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 12:56 pm

FastMall Tops Business Insider’s 6 Must-Have Apps for Holiday Shopping

FastMall has been featured as the top app for “6 Must-Have Apps for Holiday Shopping” on Business Insider’s Your Money. When you’re in the mall and don’t know how get to your favorite store, the free FastMall app will give you walking directions within the mall. And if...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:21 am

The Semantic Web Explored: A Conceptual Introduction for Marketers

The semantic web may take a while to reach its full potential but the building blocks are in place and it is already making an impact for some website publishers.
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 12:47 pm

Bentley Hospitality Consulting

Bentley Hospitality Consulting approached us for assistance with their website and branding for their new hospitality consulting business. With over 15 years of industry experience they wanted to take it to the next level with their new business. Working closely with Josh, the owner, we designed a...
Posted on Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 11:41 am

Friends Like Those – original interactive video

Recently the number of interesting sites created to perform the role of interactive videos is increasing. Among examples of such creative websites is music drawing in Labuat, colorful Lights and Neon Bible. Friends Like Those is also one of the sites representing an interactive music video....
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:16 am

The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet | 21st Century Information Fluency

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates According to a recent study, not only does the US have a lower percentage of households with personal computers, but also offers slower bandwidth per user than countries such as Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:16 am

Richard Branson: Your First Venture Can Be Absolutely Extraordinary [VIDEO]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Sir Richard Branson talks about entrepreneurial audacity–his own and that of his (Your First Venture Can Be Extraordinary http://t.co/omFDHEWK via @Inc http://t.co/hbBajDYI...)… See on www.inc.com
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:16 am

Big Data | Common Craft | 21st Century Information Fluency | Leveraging Information

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates What it teaches Incredible amounts of data are produced every day, so much that we can’t use it all. Big data is a term used to describe the tools and processes that seek to … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:16 am

Mozilla Webmaker

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Building a generation of webmakers “Mozillians are people who make things. Moving people from consumption to creation is Mozilla’s goal.” See on webmaker.org
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:16 am

Apple iPad Mini is Gorgeous, But Not the Best [REVIEW]

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Imagine an alternate universe where it’s the summer of 2011 and Apple has introduced a $199 iPad mini. Apple Fan boys explode. Non Apple-fans start lining up to get their hands on the first … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 11:43 am

Getting Ahead with Your Small Business Ranking Using the Local Google Map

Google Places, formerly known as the Google Local, was provided by Google to help you target local customers. This tool from Google is a rare but great opportunity for small businesses to achieve top ranking positions in local searches. Optimizing … Continue reading →
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 12:45 pm

Top 6 WordPress Plugins for Your Foodie Blog

If you want to run a proper Foodie blog you have to be pretty tech savvy as well. The foodies...Read More »
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 2:54 pm

Social Networks Focus On Brands: Pinterest Business Pages & Facebook Pages Feed

In the fast-paced world of social media, social networks are ever-evolving to keep up with the pressure to stay relevant. Major players such as Facebook and Twitter are almost constantly rolling out new features and updates in order to stay abreast of current trends and demands. The...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 3:59 pm

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for Affiliate Managers

Facebook has over 1 billion active users. What does this mean for you? It means that there is an opportunity to grow your business tremendously. How can you do so? By effectively marketing your business in Facebook. You can market your business using Facebook and successfully attract new customers...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 1:23 pm

Planning Your Email Newsletter

There’s plenty of research out there on the performance of email newsletters, examining everything from subject lines to time of day at a granular level. That’s not what we’re looking at in this particular post. We’re looking at how you put together that email newsletter...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 5:24 pm

Mobile App Developers – React Now

Does anyone want to wait for anything anymore? Heck no they don’t! As the internet continues to speed up it has created a snowball effect with the general public; they expect to get everything now. Of course when that expectation isn’t met what happens? They can get frustrated and...
Posted on Mon, Nov 19th, 2012 4:46 pm

The Growth and Potential of Local Search

As Google puts more focus on providing hyper-relevant results, local search listings are taking up more and more real estate on search engine results pages. This is wonderful for small business owners, because by optimizing your webpages properly, your brand can jump to the top of the rankings when...
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 3:41 am

Important Tips to Increase Visits to Your Blog

No doubt the success of any blog or website is determined by the amount of visits you have. The more the better given that if it is a sales site the more frequently will and if it is a blog like this, the conversion from advertising is assured. When you start a project from the [...]
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 8:07 am

Apps for the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to SHOP!  Black Friday is upon us and people are already camping out in line anticipating the super-awesome deals retailers advertise to funnel the hordes of shoppers through their front doors.  On your marks… get set… HOLD ON A SECOND!  Why not...
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 8:50 am

The “Dos and Don’ts” of Stock Photography

  In my last post, I presented the case for hiring a professional photogr… more
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 9:04 am

Tips for a Market Study

When someone starts a business is always the uncertainty of what the process of improvement or evolution. This can be avoided if you have studied before whom you offer the product, at what price and in what area. You have to find the right niche to offer your products to the right people. The...
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 11:28 am

5 Website Tips for Small Businesses

Website Tip #1 – Photography is so important! If I were to list the top 3 most important factors in design, photography would be one … Watch Now!
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 12:41 pm

Cool Tool: Infomous

Infomous is a snazzy animated word cloud you can create and embed in your website. We’ve made one for our blog feed, which you can see at right. If you hover over any of the words, you’ll get a blog post to click through to, as you see at left, plus a little ad for [...]
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 2:51 pm

Victoria Secret Fashion Show

By: Angelica Carvalho Photo: Time Style  It’s that time of the year again, when one of the biggest fashion shows happens in New York City. The Victoria Secret Fashion Show occurred on November 09, 2012, showing off their new 2012-2013 lingerie line. Like every Victoria...
Posted on Tue, Nov 20th, 2012 5:09 pm

Magento Ecommerce Website Black Friday Checklist

Black Friday and Cyber Monday make up the two busiest shopping days of the year, and for your eCommerce website that could spell trouble. This checklist will prepare your Magento website for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 5:55 am

Branding: Company slogans or strap lines are they a good or bad marketing tool?

The first thing when deciding on a company slogan or strap line for your company is do we really need one? By having a company strap line you have to ask will it bring added value or in a split second enlighten or give the reader reassurance of your services product or brand. A great [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:05 am

More Funny HTML Jokes

The Sequel to Funny HTML Jokes… There are 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary, and those who don’t. If you can’t beat your computer at chess, try kickboxing. Why couldn’t the webpage get a girl? Because it had no . Q: Why was the XHTML bird an...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:05 am

[BOGUS] Email Message from Scammer to Prevent Email Scams!

Like yea, I BELIEVE this message!!! MUST SEND!!! So preposterous, it’s pathetic! Working under the CIA with a Yahoo! email address??? This is from the email account investigation agency, we where set up by the U.N working under the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) Bodies, our duties is to...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:05 am

From Site-Reference.com: Former Google Search Quality Team Member Reveals All

Ex-Googler gives up the goods on What Works for Search… If you think you have heard it all from the Google front, think again. In today’s post at Site-Reference.com, you will learn about an ex-Google employee who decided to share some of his experience at Google and give webmasters...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:05 am

Google Announces the Disavow Links Tool to Exclude Harmful Backlinks

Google changes SEO forever with itaE?s Disavow Link Tool …Promises that  links from bad websites will be excluded from ranking algorithms within a matter of weeks. Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: A new tool to disavow links googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com10/16/12 In general,...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:05 am

BOGUS Phishing Email from cPanel Management

Phishermen are getting MIGHTY clever! Phishing Email Message from cPanel Management I was a bit leery of this, as I would have figured that my website host would inform me of this. And then, mousing over the website address they wanted me to click on, http://www.cpanel.net/login -...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 7:27 am

Happy Thanksgiving from Webtivity!

Giving Thanks A huge Thank You to all our loyal clients, many who have been with us for over 10 years.  We truly appreciate your business and we wish everyone an amazing Thanksgiving.  Enjoy the holiday with your families… and don’t shop too hard! - The Webtivity Team
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 7:31 am

Major Mistakes Made By ‘Marketers’

Marketing people sometimes can do the craziest things, or more unimaginable. And many times the conversation between the marketing department of a company and its agency ends up. Eventually many campaigns end up sucking the life of many companies where the marketing team does the right thing. But...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 9:19 am

Cool Tool: Flipping Book Plugin

Here’s a sample book made with the FlippingBook plugin for WordPress. Install the plugin, upload some images, and push “Create Book.” You’ll have a flipping book like the one above. Once you’ve created your book, you have lots of options for configuring your book, from...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 11:20 am

Speed Up your Workflow with Sass & Compass

One technology that we’ve put into practice on on our new Drupal projects is Sass, a CSS pre-processing language. It can be combined with Compass, a full-fledged CSS authoring framework. Added to our workflow it allows us to open up our toolbox and build well-architected Drupal sites that can...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 11:49 am

Black Friday: A Day That Will Live in Idiocy

Black Friday. The name alone is enough to send a feverous chill down my spine. Each year, drones of morons wake up at ungodly hours of the morning, eat some cold turkey for breakfast and go wait in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 2:28 pm

What to Look for in a Folder Printer

What to Look for in a Folder PrinterWhen you hire a babysitter for the first time, you never choose them at random. You evaluate them on specific criteria: experience, personality, recommendations from others, and so on. It’s important to take these things into account because you’re...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 1:18 pm

Top 5 creative websites using Magento Ecommerce

Magento Ecommerce has streamlined the way you can use visuals and still have an effective sales website. This leaves much...Read More »
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 3:10 pm

Basic Alignment Principles in Graphic Design (with Examples)

View original at Basic Alignment Principles in Graphic Design (with Examples).A design with poor alignment is a little like a poorly organized desk. If you’ve ever had a workspace covered in clutter, you know how frustrating it can be; documents that should go together are nowhere near each...
Posted on Wed, Nov 21st, 2012 12:12 am

Steps to Creating a Stylish Website

A web site may be made stylish through several methods, the most important of which are as follows: 1. Font – within the scope of publication it should have the same characteristics, such as headset, size, color. 2. Paragraph – it is desirable to see any of the alignment options on the...
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 3:00 am

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Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 3:30 am

Local Business Email Marketing Secrets You May Follow to Boost Your Sales

Email marketing is not that easy and does not come in cheap. There is always a connection between your website design, landing page call to action, and email marketing attributes. It is never too late to build your list now. … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 4:34 am

W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin : Must Use

The site speed is a very important factor which largely affects the bounce rate of the site. The site should be such that it can sustain numerous visits without crashing. For this purpose the cache of the site should be … Read more
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 5:19 am

Gain Credibility and Trust in Social Media: 5 Tips to Achieve

At present, the social networks play a key role in online marketing strategies, where brands seek to approach your target audience through the tools and feature that these platforms available to them. To make connecting with current and potential consumers through various online platforms are...
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 1:09 am

Build You Own Mobile App – 14 Interesting Solutions

So, you wanna build your very own mobile app for your site and you are not a web developer by profession? A plenty of app building tools have come out so far to help you try a mobile app building. … Continue reading →
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 8:59 am

Want to make the most of your iPad? Here’s a three step guideline which you can follow

Apple recently launched the 4th generation iPad along with its iPad mini last month and discontinued its 3rd generation iPad. But no matter what generation of the iPad you use, there are certain tips and tricks, which will help you, … Read more
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 12:20 pm

How Small Businesses can Improve Local SEO and Attract More Customers

The days where print advertising was the main way for local businesses to attract customers are fast disappearing.  Hard copy directories are fast being replaced as the favourite way to find a business with the internet and use of search engines to bring up instant lists of companies. ...
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 12:20 pm

Tweak Your Christmas Newsletters For Higher Conversions

For ecommerce sites newsletters are important all year round as they are a major source of sales. But around the Christmas period the importance of newsletters becomes even greater and getting these newsletters to convert into sales is high on the agenda. It is easy to get a Christmas newsletter...
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 1:52 pm

Why Social Media Is Crucial For Your Business?

The world around us has gradually transformed.  While it was earlier believed that the best way of reaching out to customers was advertising, the belief is under some scrutiny over the past few years.  It is being believed that marketing has to adopt a more engaging and problem solving...
Posted on Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012 7:13 pm

What has having your own blog taught you about SEO?

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates Have you learned something about SEO that you wouldn’t know if you haven’t had your blog? diCrox, Madrid, Spain Visit Matt’s blog: http://www.mattcutts.com/b... See on www.youtube.com
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 1:46 am

Niche Web Design

Coming soon…
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 7:03 am

With Functional superiority, Windows Phone is likely to make it big

The brain drain phenomenon with smartphone buyers is apparent every season however the pomp and flair for iPhone 5 ended up as a mass hysteria and dismay to many Apple fanboys. The maps disaster coupled with lack of innovation has…Read more ›
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 5:26 am

Corporate Headshots

Informal and relaxed corporate headshots taken in London offices by photographer Grantly Lynch
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 6:17 am

How to Use Social Media to Close More Deals without Being a Pushy Salesperson – Infographic | Jeffbullas’s Blog

See on Scoop.it – Current Updates The days of being able to close on most sales transactions with the style of a pushy used car salesman, are gone. Here are 3 steps to using social media to win more business … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 7:15 am

The Importance of “Social Factors” For SEO

A brief history of social cues Almost two years ago, in December 2010, Danny Sullivan wrote an insightful article (http://searchengineland.com/what-social-signals-do-google-bing-really-count-55389) on social cues and their influence search engine in qualifying. The article explored the possibility...
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 1:15 pm

Online Marketing the Marketing of Today and Why It Works

As the world evolves with technology, so are the tools and the strategies we use in our marketing campaigns. The concept of internet marketing has given the entrepreneurs basic easy ways to sell and compete with the least cost. If … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 2:55 pm

30 Covers, 30 Days Book Cover Design

  Well it’s official, my first ever book cover design for the Office of Letters and Light (OLL) is now online. I was recently invited to participate in the 2012 30 Covers, 30 Days event by my friend Debbie Millman … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012 10:35 pm

Set and Get Cookies in PHP

We can interact with our user and user browsers using cookies. Cookies are a way for a server to store information on the user’s machine. This is one way that a site can remember or track a user over the … Continue reading →
Posted on Sat, Nov 24th, 2012 1:38 am

Internet Real Estate Tycoon

Internet Real Estate Tycoon is the ONLY firm that addresses the full spectrum of issues affecting business Online. Internet Real Estate Tycoon provides: •    domain names services •    business Web Design •    SEO •  ...
Posted on Sat, Nov 24th, 2012 3:00 am

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Posted on Sat, Nov 24th, 2012 12:41 pm

How to Make a Splash in Social Media

Internet memes are all the rage right now. These simple pieces of “artwork” or rather cartoons combined with witty statements are so successful that some have acquired millions of shares and likes in a matter of days. Oftentimes, these internet memes have also led to the meteoric rise...
Posted on Sat, Nov 24th, 2012 2:35 pm

Insigno – The Name Tag People

Insigno has been in the business of selling high quality name tags for almost 10 years. They are based in Vancouver but provide name tag services throughout Canada. Being a leader in their industry they wanted to create a new website that aligned with this. They wanted to offer their customers a...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 12:59 am

Tips To Hire Professional iPhone Developers For Developing iPhone Apps

There are several outsourcing mobile app development organizations that build various types of applications for iPhone Smartphone gadget for exclusive uses. But it is very crucial to create out which organization is efficient and which not for your iPhone application development to consider such...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:00 am

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Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:02 am

Tips to Manage Data for Your Company

  Large companies don’t mind spending millions of dollars to ensure that their critical IT systems remain functional 24x7x365. Any downtime can mean loss of clients, revenue, and reputation. However, smaller companies cannot afford the capital investment needed to own a data center. For...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:02 am

The 5 Strangest Social Networks

We’ve been through many social networks in our time – there were the teen years of Bebo and MySpace, and then Facebook came along and swiped everything else out of its way. Then the generation of Tweeps cropped up, Pinterest shortly followed, and then our favourite search engine tried,...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 2:32 am

How to Create a Budget Plan In Social Media?

Social media offer many free tools for drives, optimize and upgrade marketing strategies intended to make more effective. However, one of the biggest myths in social media is that the strategies in this area are free so many brand fall into the “trap” of venturing to such strategies...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:23 am

Top 3 Website Building Tips

  A website has become an essential part for any business that wants to increase its profits and business. At the same time, a website that is not designed and developed properly is not going to bring in the desired level of business. Visitors to a website always have certain expectations. The...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:23 am

Blogging for your Business

As technology creeps into modern lives today, more businesses have jumped on the bandwagon of using internet and social media platforms to market their business. Blogs have been gaining popularity as businesses begin to realize the benefits it brings and the positive impact it brings to their...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:23 am

5 Unique Business Card Designs Your Clients Will Love

Business cards are an excellent way to share your information, especially if you’re self-employed. The only problem is that business cards can be boring. The key to surviving in today’s world is standing out, even when passing out business cards. This means thinking outside the box with...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 8:05 am

Lab Report: Does Website Management Matter?

We often hear people say that they’re going to try a website and see how it goes. If it’s good for their business, they’ll commit funds for a professional site or for website management. As a general rule, this doesn’t work. In the early days of the internet, you could build...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 7:58 am

Self-Promo Content: The Ego Has Landed

I just checked: Google public data says there are currently 6,973,738,433 in the world. So if you haven’t realized yet, it’s not all about you. Ever see those companies who post self-promotional content non-stop? Probably. They’re like that not-so-popular kid in the schoolyard...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 8:32 am

The Obsolete Marketing Plan

Marketing Plan as a process is highly effective because it forces us to break the routine to enter a strategic context, at least for a few days; however, many organizations make it a bureaucratic event more than a party ideas and new strategies. The deployment of new digital media and new...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 8:40 am

The ‘Real’ Page Turner: Apple now has “ownership of the Page Turn Technology

Apple now owns the Page Turn, yes every time that you turn a page, you will be infringing on Apple’s copyright. I am joking, of course, what it does have a patent for is its ‘unique’ take on page turn … Read more
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:01 am

Top 10 Best Mobile APPS

  Who doesn’t love apps? Let’s face it; apps make our phones so much more fun! Bored riding the train? No problem when you have great games or social apps to play with. Maybe you need to up your productivity a few notches; hey, there are apps for that too. Of course there are...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:16 am

Déjà vu

Last week I reported the demise of one of America’s biggest bakery companies. I compared the causes of the company’s troubles to those suffered by the newspaper printing business in the sixties and seventies. When I wrote the blog the company was headed for the liquidators. The matter...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 10:52 am

2 Takeaways from the Internet Summit

This year, I attended the Internet Summit for the first time and was happy to fi… more
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:58 pm

Common mistakes while optimizing your site for search engines

Algorithms for analyzing sites in search engines are constantly changing, so site optimization needs to be thoroughly considered. Here are 5 tips to help you prepare your site fully for indexing in search engines. 1. Optimizing your site for the “wrong” keywords It is very important to...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 3:58 pm

Gaming Website Canvas Defense

Canvas Defense (http://canvasdefense.appspot.com/) is an interesting and fascinating HTML5-game. Several years ago the appearance of such a game greatly delighted everyone, whereas nowadays it is no more extraordinary. The name of the application may create a deceptive impression of what is to be...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 4:58 pm

Tips on Building a Small Business Brand Online [Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – Brand Building Brands are what consumers use to evaluate their purchasing decisions, as well as how they determine the quality. This is not only true for Google and Facebook, but brick-and-mortar brands, as well.   View … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 3:00 am

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Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 2:41 am

Should You Upgrade to Windows 8?

Microsoft has recently released the new Windows 8 operating system. Some people are saying that this OS is bad because it completely changes the common user interface, but there are others saying that this OS has a lot of benefits and advantages. While you will need to get used to the new...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:44 pm

A Basic Understanding To Choose the Best Mobile Application Development Company

Looking for the best way to identify the perfect mobile application development company  for you? There are a few pointers that differentiate the best from the better. I would like to highlight few top facets that crucially matter when it … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 4:44 am

Top SMS Sports Marketing Strategies

It seems that almost annually some new piece of mobile communications technology is released that has its manufacturers trumpeting the death knell of short message service (SMS). But SMS, or “texting” as its commonly referred to in today’s lexicon, has not only survived since its...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 4:44 am

Social Media Networks, A Cheaper and Effective Way of Advertising Your Business

When Facebook and Twitter were introduced on the internet no one ever dreamt they could one day revolutionize online business marketing. Today if your business is not somehow linked to Facebook.com or Twitter.com then you certainly must not know what you are doing. If you really want your online...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 6:14 am

How Will SEO Evolve in 2013?

The search engine optimization industry is one which changes rapidly, with companies constantly adapting new methods to keep up with alterations to search engine algorithms. What this means is that we’re likely to see SEO evolve a great deal over the next year as trends change and different...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 7:00 am

Quality Web Traffic through Free Advertising

Without web traffic not an Internet business thrives. One of the many challenges of starting a business online is to get traffic to your web site. Unfortunately for most beginners, quality traffic is not only difficult to achieve but also expensive. Techniques for Web traffic  First we will...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 8:12 am

Giving Responsibily

Every year we are compelled to donate our time or money to charitable causes.  With years of a poor economy in our midst charities have had a tough time raising money.  That’s why when we do donate to a charity we should make sure as much of our donation as possible goes to the...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 9:12 am

Pinterest Preps for the Holidays: 30 Days of Pinspiration & Secret Boards

Pinterest recently launched a 30-day, holiday inspired calendar highlighting celebrity and business pin boards. The calendar, “30 Days Of Pinspiration” (kicked off on November 20th with a board curated by celebrity talk show host Katie Couric. Couric’s board,...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 11:49 am

Top 5 Branding Tips

In an online age where social media informs marketing and vice versa, businesses are no longer operate in a state of competition; they operate in a state of hyper-competition. But while the means to reach customers may have changed, the principals of effective branding have not.
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 12:39 pm

Give Your Website the Trust Edge

I was listening to a Success Magazine interview with David Horsager, author of The Trust Edge, and it struck me that his 8 Pillars of Trust concept could be a useful way of looking at your website for trust issues. The internet is all about trust, after all. Google ranks trustworthy sites more...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 1:27 pm

How to Blog for Marketing Purposes

Writing a compelling content for your blog to market your product or service is just not as easy as constructing a sentence and making people read. There should be some value incorporated into your writing. Content is critical because it … Continue reading →
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 3:49 pm

How the Brits Do Fashion: Oxford Fashion Week 2012

By: Giselle Triana “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening” -  Coco Chanel Oxford Fashion Week  Oxford Fashion Week Oxford Fashion...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 12:00 am

Marketing Trends for the Holiday Season

One holiday down, quite a few more to go. Is your business prepared? These are some of the busiest shopping days of the year, and an opportunity for you to be turning some serious profit. Online marketing giant Constant Contact offered up some of their holiday tips...
Posted on Tue, Nov 27th, 2012 11:55 pm

Sign on a Crowded Highway

To make sure that you stay on top and remain competitive online, there are some things that you must do. Firstly, you have to use the ‘share’ button when you make blog posts. By doing so, there is a high chance that visitors will also share the post with their own circle of friends. If...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 12:05 am

Celebrate this Festive Season with Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence is age-old, probably as old as advertising itself. Businesses who have managed to leverage CI effectively have always emerged on top. In the online world, CI can be the deciding factor especially for your paid search campaigns. For … Continue reading →
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 12:11 am

Read these Pointers to Create Long-Lasting Web Content

Content creation and marketing is quickly becoming one of the top online marketing choices of companies worldwide. As more and more people are spending time on the Internet, businesses are now having to create interesting web content on...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 2:42 am

SEO Guide to HTTP Status Codes

When a user requests for a webpage to visit by clicking on some link or by entering the URL in the browser, the computer will request data from the server through HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). Different web pages are … Read more
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 2:54 am

Maximize Your Social Media Marketing Efforts in 2013

The new year is just around the corner! If you’re looking to pick up some great new social media tactics and tools to boost your fan base, site traffic, and convert your fans into customers, SMX’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 4:25 am

Putting Together an Onsite SEO Checklist

While creating a website may sound like a big deal for some people, the truth is that it is perhaps the easiest process of making a name for yourself online. Particularily with all the website building tools that are available to us, the real difficulty lies in optimizing it properly so that you...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 4:25 am

Using Art for Marketing in the UK

There are lots of different ways that you can market your business and try and get new customers on board. Print media is still a very popular form of advertising and is used in conjunction with other forms of advertising as well such as internet, TV, Radio. Most experts will recommend that you use...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 4:25 am

Web Hosting: A Beginner’s Guide

Whether you’re looking for web hosting or selling it to somebody else, it’s easy to come across terminology that can leave you dumbstruck. We’ve rounded up some of the most crucial terms that you’ll need to know about, so give them a read and you’ll be ready for the...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 4:25 am

How to Help Your Online Business Succeed

People who are starting their own business online could be successful with the help of SEO services. These services will not only help businessmen jump start their online venture, but will even aid in its sustenance and expansion. Professionals and experts in search engine optimization have the...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 9:27 am

How to Promote A New Product On A Budget

If you find yourself in the situation of wanting to promote a product that you are bringing to market new and do not have much capital for it, here are some ways to promote a product on a budget you can consider: Make home demonstrations or tastings One way to promote a new product without [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 10:59 am

Gratitude – An easy way to increase employee satisfaction

Don’t expect a big thank-you at work this week. While people may express gratitude when they gather at Thanksgiving, showing appreciation is far from traditional at the office. Research suggests that employees who feel appreciated are more productive and loyal. But that message hasn’t...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 11:40 am

How Color Scheme, CTA’s and Web Design Affect Website Visitors

Overall Added Value As a Web Designer, Programmer and SEO Specialist it all goes hand and hand for the most part. Knowing your target country or audience can aid in the delivery of your message and...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 12:44 pm

4 Awesome Strategies to Build Link-Worthy Content

Creating a digital asset out of your existing website that will produce strong business returns in the long run requires continuous SEO effort from you. Some authors have reported that the most successful companies are those that view Search Engine Optimization as a lifestyle instead of a solution...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 3:42 pm

Library Websites

I love books. If you know me in real life, you probably know this because every room of my house is filled with books and I have a bad habit of pressing them on people because I was reminded of them as I read. I have hundreds more books in my Kindle, but at least [...]
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 5:20 pm

5 Ways to Get More From Your Agency Relationship

During a recent introductory meeting with a new client’s marketing team, the team’s Director explained, “We’re not looking for another vendor. We’re looking for a partner.” That’s a common sentiment in many discussions we have with our clients. As budgets...
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 8:23 pm

The Ultimate Mic Locker

Do you hate shopping around? Don’t you wish that you could find everything you need to know in one place? What if we told you that it even comes with helpful graphs and images? Now that is making it easy! “We wanted to make The Ultimate Mic Locker really functional and interactive for...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 2:00 am

Tips to Enhance Your Google PPC Results

How to make money with Google ad words and thus increase the PPC campaigns, sellers are more under pressure to deliver the positive results. The PPC campaigns depend on the following factors:  Position your ad  Click Through Ratio (CTR)  and  Conversion rate Finding the...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 3:03 am

What’s New In AOV: Android Mobile App Development and SEO Analyst Training

Trainings are a big part of Agents of Value operations. This is because it enables us to grow our employees and make them more valuable to our clients. We believe that updated skills enable our agents to accomplish more. It does not matter if it is for basic SEO service, web design or web...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 3:11 am

Wrap your Head around Pinterest Business Pages and its New Rules

Pinterest, the website where users could pin their favorite pictures, is now slowly going commercial. This elegant website was originally created for users to keep electronic scrapbooks. However, it is now following in the footsteps of...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 8:25 am

Jon Cooper of Point Blank SEO Shares his Views on SEO Industry Trends

As promised in our earlier post, this is the first interview of the SEO Thought Leadership Interview Series that we are going to publish. read more
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 8:25 am

What is the Right Keyword Density on a Page?

Keyword density is one of the key factors content creators think of most. Keywords are basically the terms people type into the search bar to get search results and web content writers often think that the more number of times they can mention keywords in a copy the higher their web pages will...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 8:25 am

Online Marketing Thought Leadership Interview Series

You may have come across several reports on online marketing trends and developments. But information on what you can learn from the latest trends and how you can use them to improve your marketing campaign is few and far between. What you need is helpful tips and rock solid advice. read more
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 8:58 am

Learning From Negative Reviews and Comments

Some social media managers do not realize the importance of critical comments, if not simply negative users. In most cases, the negative comments are learning much more than the positive. They tend to be more honest otherwise. I know for a fact that many writers are disappointed when they teach...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 12:40 pm

“You Are Not Your User”

Tom and I met this morning to discuss a bunch of websites we’re currently building, and I found myself thinking repeatedly of a new book from Sitepoint, Killer UX Design. This is a very useful and accessible book about user experience design, and one of the first things author Jodie Moule...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 1:19 pm

Spamming is out of Control Because of Cheap Blogs, Link Building and Cheap SEO Company’s

Blog Creation for Link Building In the effort to create links for back link profiles and more results, individuals and companies have resorted to tactics of duplicate profile creation, multiple fake...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 3:10 pm

5 Tools and Strategies to Build Relationships, and Not Just Links

To paraphrase a well know parable, “Build a link and the content will be shared, and your traffic might spike for a day. Build a real relationship and your content will be shared and linked to for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 5:01 pm

Driving Sales through Social Media

Some businesses have yet to embrace social media and many more have joined, because it’s the thing to do, yet they aren’t entirely sure how it improves their bottom line. In reality, social networking is one of the best ways to build trust, improve brand recognition, and ultimately...
Posted on Thu, Nov 29th, 2012 6:43 pm

10 Reasons to Use Mobile Marketing for Your Business

Mobile marketing is such a colossal task; it is so overwhelming that many companies think it is only for the...Read More »
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 1:27 am

IE Sucks | Microsoft’s accepts the fact : watch out

Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 2:36 am

How to Track Email Deliverability

Email Deliverability One of the major issues of email marketing is email deliverability. You can have a well-crafted email and tempting incentive, but if it is not delivered, it will not produce any results. Typically, 20 percent of genuine emails do not get delivered to the recipient inboxes. For...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 2:36 am

Benefits of Working with a Professional Printing Company

Deciding between doing your own printing or outsourcing your documents can be difficult. Larger companies usually outsource their printing to professional printers for various reasons, but smaller companies tend to be wary of spending money on something that can be done with some paper and a...
Posted on Sun, Nov 25th, 2012 3:13 am

Five Free Grungy Blackletter Fonts

Grungy Blackletter Free Fonts from November, 2012
Posted on Sun, Nov 25th, 2012 3:13 am

Extracting Hair in Photoshop

An intuitive way to extract a complex image from a clean background
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 6:03 am

Social Media Marketing for Beginners

If you are an owner of a small business you may wonder how can develop and implementing a social strategy. Here is a series of steps with simple questions and simple answers that can guide beginners. 1.  The Cause Why you start social networks? What is the purpose for your small Business...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 7:00 am

How Can I Hit The Front Page Of Reddit?

Reddit is a constantly growing source of entertainment and information for a huge section of the internet. If your company’s target demographics include young, liberal, Western males in any way, Reddit will be a major element of your internet marketing campaign. Once upon a time, it was easy...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 7:51 am

No Need to Be a Computer Expert to Use Ad Sense

Need to be a computer expert to use Google Ad Sense? Not at all. Not have to be any techno-geek to use Google Ad Sense. In fact, you do not need more expertise to know surf the Web. Google Ad Sense is very easy to use, also has extensive support to answer any questions you [...]
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 10:18 am

How to win the war Against Black Hatters and Spam

Free is Killing the Internet This is because of fake accounts on Facebook, Google, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs which are the main source of the problem. These company’s should join...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 10:43 am

Co-Citations and the Shift in the SEO World

In our earlier post about link building strategies in the Post-Penguin and Panda environment, we mentioned how Google is paying less and less attention to anchor text and, in fact, may penalize a site in SERP rankings if it appears unnaturally optimized. This shift in the importance of anchor text...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 11:53 am

3 Business Mistakes That Could Cost You Customers

#1 Mistake:  Confusing Customers about What’s In It for Them You only have a moment to grab the attention of your customers, don’t waste precious seconds with something frivolous. People typically decided if they’re interested within a matter of seconds, letting...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 12:59 pm

What Should You Blog About?

I recently heard an interview with Martha Stewart. The interviewer asked whether she ever drew a blank, ever had a day when she couldn’t come up with one more use for glitter, eggshells, or pancetta. The answer was no. She always has ideas. Me, too. I have, for example, written approximately...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 3:33 pm

GoWebBaby is Now an Approved Amazon Store Web Developer!

There are many do-it-yourself designs out there for getting an online store off the ground, but you need help. You...Read More »
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 4:35 pm

GT Site Restructuring

Reworking this 2010 WordPress e-commerce system to accommodate revised program categories and additional beta testing.
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 4:28 pm

Using jQuery Selectors

The jQuery library let us easily access elements or groups of elements in the Document Object Model (DOM) A jQuery Selector is a function which makes use of expressions to find out matching elements from a DOM based on the … Continue reading →
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 5:35 pm

Money - What is it?

Money is the currency we use today.  It is not wealth and oddly enough it is debt.  This is a new concept due to what is known as bank notes. Previously, currency in which we used had an actual value.  Currency came in many forms, but the items used in exchange had real value or...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 9:14 pm

Jetpack Publicize Broadcasting Test

The blog post heard around the world! Or at least on three social network sites … ….if this works.
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 11:13 am

Saving an Image with a Transparent Background

This beginners tutorial will show you how to save an image as a transparent PNG file.
Posted on Wed, Nov 28th, 2012 6:22 am

Software for Novice Webmasters

For all web masters here is the list of the whole soft needed for an effective and complete work. 1) Choosing the right HTML-editor Nowadays there is a huge selection of HTML-editors to every taste. Starting with Front Page 2000 and Macromedia Dreamweaver and ending with Allaire Home Site and 1st...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:54 am

How Often You Should Take Breaks at Work

Studies have shown that taking breaks is important in order to maintain focus and boost productivity, and they’re also crucial to good health. Taking periodic breaks lessens the strain that working places on the heart, and it also clears the mind to alleviate stress. Employers whose workers...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:54 am

All About GMR Transcription Services

Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:54 am

My Tips to Be Successful When Working from Home

Nowadays, a large number of people are discovering the joys of working from home as a transcriptionist. I used to work as a transcriptionist from home and, over the years, I have learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t. Many people prefer working from home because of the benefits it...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:54 am

Top 10 Foods to Eat at Work

Smart snacking and careful meal planning can make a world of difference in your work performance. These foods boost blood flow to the brain and assist with proper brain chemistry, helping you stay focused and productive. Eggs These protein bombs are great for a lot of reasons, but don’t...
Posted on Mon, Nov 26th, 2012 9:54 am

Why Should I Transcribe Sermons

Sermon transcriptions represent a unique opportunity because you’re not only producing a product; you are also providing a welcome service. Most people who go online seeking guidance aren’t looking for a half hour of video or audio presentation to sit through. They can turn on a...
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 11:13 am

Free Script Fonts

Script fonts are great for all sorts of typographical needs. These script fonts were hand picked for their ease of use.
Posted on Fri, Nov 30th, 2012 10:22 am

The Galaxy in Your Browser

Welcome to 100000 Stars, an original and unique site for all those who are interested in astronomy, unknown space and distant stars. 100000 Stars is another interesting site from Chrome Experiments. The site has been created on WebGL, which means that Google Chrome browser will be necessary for its...
Posted on Thu, Nov 8th, 2012 7:51 am

By: State of Search Conference: Monday, November 12, 2012

[...] can follow his business blog at smbseo.com/blog where he offers daily tricks, tips, and information related to online [...]
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:01 pm

Événement: Conférence sur le furtur du e-commerce

Le président d’Index Web Marketing, Jeremy Easterbrook, donnera une conférence à propos du futur du ecommerce. Elle se déroulera dans le cadre du Montreal Digital Festival. Jeremy y développera son idée du futur du commerce électronique :...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:01 pm

Réalisations Récentes: Création de sites Web et Plateformes Intranets

Index Web marketing est fier de présenter ses plus récentes réalisations: D’abord, un projet majeur que nous avons entrepris cette année est sans conteste le site Web de l’agence Tonik. IWM a innové en offrant un service...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:01 pm

Avis aux publicitaires: Nouvelles fonctionnalités sur Facebook

Les utilisateurs de Facebook ont expérimenté dèrnièrement la nouvelle fonctionnalité du profil, le Journal (ou Timeline en anglais). Lorsqu’un utilisateur active cette application, son profil se modifie sous forme de ligne du temps. Son apparence et son...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:01 pm

Importance de contrôler son propre nom de domaine

En tant qu’agence de marketing web, nous estimons important de vous faire part de notre expérience et de vous donner des conseils pour améliorer certaines de vos pratiques et stratégies. Nous travaillons actuellement sur un projet de création de site web. Notre...
Posted on Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 2:01 pm

Développement d’applications Facebook – Blocages à l’horizon!

Dernièrement, nous avons travaillé pour un client à la programmation d’une application Facebook qui utilise l’Open Graph. Près de 200 heure de programmation et plusieurs milliers de dollars plus tard, le produit était prêt. Mais nous...
Posted on Wed, Nov 7th, 2012 11:46 am

Lake Anna Restaurant Launches New Website

Tim’s at Lake Anna, a waterfront restaurant and crabhouse located near Mineral, Virginia, has launched a new website as part of an ongoing marketing and brand development campaign. Founded in the spring of 2012, Tim’s at Lake Anna is a family style dining restaurant and crabhouse...
Posted on Sat, Nov 17th, 2012 12:12 pm

A Chocolate SEO Case Study In The Works

I’ll be a panelist talking about SEO basics for bloggers (and particularly SEO basics for WordPress) at the upcoming New Media Manitoba MBlog conference. In preparation for this I teamed up with a local blogger, Doreen Pendgracs, to prepare a quick case study on SEO auditing your...

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