Google Techologies

  • What happens to your marketing effort when Google search goes away?

    … By Mark Schaefer Google search goes away? You might think this title is ridiculous. Maybe even sensational. But traditional web search is changing dramatically and it’s a real concern for marketers and traditional SEO. Let me explain … As consumers, we depend on a reliable list of products and references from Google to get through our daily…

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  • Achieving escape velocity: The content discovery challenge

    … By Mark Schaefer My Marketing Companion co-host Tom Webster told me that within a few weeks, three of his clients all came to him with the same question: How do we get our content discovered? The answer you typically hear in our space is “create quality content and it will rise to the top” but that does not work any more. Perhaps it never has…

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  • How to keep yourself safe from social engineering attacks

    … By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist Your Facebook “About” page says where you were born. LinkedIn states where you work. Your Twitter profile reveals your collegiate team. And that old OKCupid profile you forgot to delete–well, you were a little too open, perhaps. There’s likely a ton of data about you online, especially if you’re…

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  • 10 Epic Shifts that are Re-Writing the Rules of Marketing

    … printing will revolutionize marketing by creating entirely new business models. The goal of marketing is value creation and customer acquisition and perhaps there is no greater impact on this than the revolution in how we deliver products to customers. Laura Kessler believes this might be the most important trend in business today: “Through new…

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  • Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

    … courtesy Flickr CC and Balint Foldesi Related Posts Tags: google +, mark schaefer, marketing trends. facebook, Twitter Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics, Content Marketing, Content Shock, Facebook marketing, futurist, Google techologies, Influence and Power, Influence marketing, Mobile marketing, Return On Influence, Social Media best practices, Social Media Strategy, Twitter, YouTube and video | No Comments » All posts …

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  • 16 Essential educational resources for the marketing professional

    … of disseminating your own content. Growthhackers.com Growthhackers.com is Sean Ellis’s community devoted to creative growth strategies. It functions almost exactly as Inbound does, so you can often use it for the same purpose … growth hacking and marketing aren’t too different! Primer Primer is Google’s tutorial app for marketers. Since it is a Google…

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  • Is Google really Sauron?

    The big news this week is that Twitter retired the Tweet count button, and the blogosphere naturally exploded with outrage. Well, a little controversy gives us something to write about I suppose. I think the more important story here is how Silicon Valley companies continue to grow and thrive the more they become like Sauron, the evil power of The Lord of the RIngs fame.

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  • Content Shock is here. Now what?

    … to the top.” Great content alone is no longer the finish line. It is the starting line. The answer is not in simply producing more content, or even better content. It requres a new focus on “ignition.” The economic value of content is zero unless it is seen and shared. This suggests the need for a new marketing competency. Just HOW do we get…

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  • How to achieve pure search results

    In its never-ending quest for search engine perfection, Google has created a search bubble just for you. When you do a search, your results may depend on what you have searched on before, your contact list and subject matter in GMail, your activities on Google+ and your physical location, to name a few factors.

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  • Five good reasons to ignore Google

    … I’ve been exploring ideas for creative new content forms and I’ve come to a realization. Google is holding us back. Think about how much of what we create, and how we create it, is influenced by Google’s rules (or what we know of them). Conforming to SEO best practices forces us into a very small creative box, and the more we we get creative…

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  • What you need to know about emerging content forms

    … the Google network? Last week, Google announced that it is working with carriers Sprint and T-Mobile to offer a wireless service that will seamlessly switch between Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G LTE cellular networks called Project Fi. The move isn’t likely to threaten the dominance of Verizon and AT&T, by far the two largest carriers in the nation, but it’s…

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  • 10 soul-grabbing brands that prove you don’t need SEO to succeed

    … It’s not often that I disagree with the super-smart author and entrepreneur Seth Godin but today is one of those days. He recently wrote a wonderful and provocative post called “Is Google making the web stupid?” opining that the economics of search are “strangling” the best content. He didn’t use the term “content shock” but Seth described how…

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  • Under-used social media platforms (and more)

    … In the latest edition of The Marketing Companion podcast, Tom Webster and I climb all over today’s hottest marketing topics. Here’s a sampling of our latest audio adventure: Tom amazes Mark with his knowledge of the Seven Dwarves. Cancelling Google Glass — Is this a blip on the wearable tech radar or has Google set the industry back a step…

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  • Four ways augmented reality will be coming to your workplace soon

    … Pulling the plug on Google Glass had to be a disappointment to many people, especially those who put their heart into the Glass Explorer advocacy program. But I wanted to provide some good news — a report from the field that augmented reality and wearable technology is still moving ahead at a breakneck pace, although in places far away from…

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