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Posted on 28 June 2016. Out of all the questions that I get regarding the content of this site, “What blog platform are you using?” is probably the number one sought after answer. To this my answer is always the same: “Before you go searching for the best looking WordPress theme, take a few minutes to consider how a theme can impact things like your brand, user experience, ...
2016 is already here and underway and as I see it it holds a ton of promise for content marketers. Promise to further grow their brands, gain devoted followers, and of course line their wallets with some well deserved chashola. Don’t go counting your chickens before they hatch though. All of the above is still going to take a good amount of – eww that word – work and the pay- ...
Posted on 06 October 2016. The very purpose of any business is to generate more leads and revenue, to expand its clients base, to make more potential customers. But the question that arises is how? There are marketing strategies that, when worked upon results in the positive outcome and online presence is one of them.
Most businesses seem to be stuck in the technical dark ages when it comes to their company website. They are stuck in the bubble that has them thinking that their site should come off as a online business card of sorts. Only bothering to include information such as business name, location, phone number, etc. Company websites should be so much more than just a basic business card.
Posted on 18 October 2016. Earlier this week Pinterest, the social blogging / pinning platform, stated that it had hit a milestone by reaching 150 million monthly active users, up from the 100 million it announced in September 2015. This is substantially lower than what the company projected for 2015. By 50 million or so, at least.
This is a continuation of the previous post “How to start a blog that will actually make you money [Part 1]” in which we went over the basics of: Choosing and purchasing a domain name Securing reliable web hosting (and what hosting actually is) Setting up WordPress on your site If you haven’t read through the previous post, please do that now, since this week we are going to delve .
Posted on 04 October 2016. If you have gone in any retail store over the last couple of weeks, you probably let out a sigh of disgust at all the Halloween and Christmas decorations. Even if you are a big green grinch you should know that the holiday season is often ma ...
Posted on 04 October 2016. Target is on the hunt for startups to help improve their customer experience. To make it easier for everyone to get their foot in the door, the retailer has just launched a new website specifically geared towards it’s quest. The Startups-Target website is where start-ups that are interested in running their pilot programs through Target can now s ...
The most common question that I am asked on almost a daily basis, either in the comments of the blogs that I publish on or even in person, is: How do I start a blog that will make me some extra cash? My answer always starts with a giggle and a nod, knowing that for the most part my advice will probably fall on deaf ears especially when I get to the “to-do” or “work” part of my simple instructio.
Posted on 21 September 2016. With all this talk this week of LinkedIn and it’s somewhat sleepy uses, this infographic should come in handy. As was stated previously in 3 Key Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business, your LinkedIn profile should be vastly different than that of your forward facing Facebook page. Meaning ...
Posted on 21 September 2016. According to a federal judge, Bitcoin is money. The court decision came in this past Monday in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JP Morgan Chase & Co. This contradicts the previous ruling by a Miami judge who stated the virtual currency could not be classified as money.
Many more entrepreneurs that I have spoke to recently all seem to be screaming the same name: LinkedIn. What is coming out of their mouths is shocking! Most say they would gladly give up access to Facebook, Twitter, or even Reddit before they let go of LinkedIn. Why? They must be crazy, right? No, I don’t think they are crazy, just seeing the site in a different light than we are.
What is MyAdMarket? MyAdMarket is an all-in-one ad serving platform that offers everything that ad networks, advertisers, publishers and affiliates need, to run a successful advertising business. MyAdMarket’s integrated ad serving solutions enables them to manage, report and optimize all of their online advertising campaigns.
Posted on 09 September 2016. The FTC recently announced that 2017 fees for telemarketers accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry will increase from 2016, and are set forth in a Federal Register notice. All telemarketers calling consumers in the United States are required to download the numbers on the DNC Registry to ensure they do not call registered consumers.
Chipotle just may have tried to jump the shark with their recent tweets. They seem to be desperatly trying to regain (or gain) the appeal of it’s younger consumers with a tweet referencing sex and marijuana. The restaurant chain posted a poll on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon asking “How many burritos?” People were asked to vote between two numbers: 69 or 420.
Gordon Tredgold, founder and CEO of Leadership Principles recently published an article that focused on the bad habits that you should avoid on your road to success. He later then turned the popular article into an infographic. The article was b ...
It has been heard time and time again, “Deliver valuable content to your readers” “Master the art of storytelling” “Build relationships with your customers and they will be loyal for life.” Seth Godin, one of the finest marketing minds of our time, said “Content marketing is the only marketing left.
Posted on 06 September 2016. In the wake of a federal and state enforcement sweep dubbed Operation Mis-Modification, the principals of a mortgage relief operation and their companies have been banned from the mortgage loan modification and debt relief business pursuant to court orders obtained by the Federal Trade Commission.
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