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Introducing A New SEO Reporting Tool, Plus Some SEO Tips

Search Engine Optimization is one of the most important tasks that any business can undertake. Called SEO for short,  optimization means making your website attractive for search engines. Search engines are designed with a very specific purpose: they want to find content that is relevant and beneficial to their users. Your goal then is to make your website, blog posts, ...

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The Battle For Net Neutrality and Why YOU Should Care

Net neutrality has been all over the news for a while now, and especially these past few weeks. As is often the case these days, once an issue becomes contentious or controversial, misinformation becomes common. Net neutrality is especially controversial as lobbying groups on both sides have been spending tremendous sums of money on marketing what they want us to ...

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5 Reasons to Make Use Of Social Media Marketing in Business

Getting the crowd to know the existence of a new business can be challenging, especially for Small-Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and Business Starters. The lack of proper study on the current trends and consideration on marketing networks can often place one’s business in the backseat. Ineffective marketing strategy has caused many financial losses to various different businesses in the form of ...

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Create Custom Snapchat Geofilters Easily From The Snapchat App

Snapchat is extremely popular these days, with over 100 million users watching more than 6 billion Snapchat clips DAILY. With all those eyes, Snapchat geofilters have been a great way for businesses to obtain user-generated content and let their customers do the marketing work for them. In-fact when applied creatively, with some proper outside-the-box thinking, Snapchat geofilters can help you ...

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Top 5 Community Builder Platforms of 2017

Even though the world is pretty set on social networks, what with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and others already sharing most of the pie. However online communities are more popular than ever as people look to carve out their own little place online. A place where like-minded individuals can get together and discuss relevant news & topics. These days webmasters ...

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What Makes Enterprise Analytics A Powerful Secret Weapon

Everybody has heard of analytics, but very few know its implications Analytics is the present buzzword, and enterprise analytics solutions are being leveraged by most of the enterprises today. However, implementing set notions about analytics and actually using analytics to derive meaningful intelligence that can transform into solid returns in terms of revenue and productivity are two different things. The ...

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Direct Mail Marketing Is Very Much Alive – If You Do It Right

Direct mail marketing has been around forever, and as we hit the middle of 2017 I find myself being asked more and more frequently: “does direct mail marketing still work?” It’s a valid question – especially in an age where more and more people rely on the internet for communication. Interestingly enough it’s because of this shift towards the internet ...

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What Are Instagram Pods & How Do You Join One

Instagram pods, or insta pods, are becoming all the craze now that Instagram has changed the order in which they display posts. Instead of showing posts in a chronological order like in the past, Instagram now utilizes a proprietary algorithm to try to determine which posts you would rather see. This has caused quite a commotion in the social media ...

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Your Quick & Easy SEO Checklist For Content & Websites

Search engine optimization is vital for essentially every web page and website. While SEO is often treated like “rocket science”, and indeed there is a lot of expertise that goes into it, there are also steps that anyone can take to improve their search engine ranking. That’s why we put together this quick SEO checklist so you can audit your ...

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Combining Your SEO & Inbound Content Into One Super-Successful Strategy

When it comes to writing content for websites, writers often fall into two different camps: those who focus on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and those who focus on in-bound content. Let’s be clear, both strategies are very important. SEO is vital for driving traffic to your website. Without optimizing your website for search engines, you’ll have to rely on intensive ...

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7 Things to Consider When Buying A Website

Acquiring an established website is quite simply the online substitute of purchasing a brick and mortar business, seeing as it comes with the same advantages, challenges and risks. On one hand, you conveniently bypass the tedious initial period of developing, promoting and monetizing a website. Furthermore you can expect to earn profits from day one, you inherit an already engaged ...

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5 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2017

One of the wonders of WordPress is how easily configurable it is. There are thousands of plugins out there that let you easily enhance your website without learning any bit of code. WordPress plugins play a critical role in enhancing the visibility and overall functionality of your site. You need a mix of plugins to ensure the visibility, security and ...

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Infographic: Guide To Social Media Image Sizes [2017]

Making a new cover photo for Facebook? Want to redesign your Google+ profile? Then you need an updated infographic showing you the latest image sizes – and luckily the good folks over at MakeAWebsiteHub.com have created a new graphic, fresh for 2017, featuring all the social media image sizes you might need! Check it out below, and if you’re curious ...

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You’re Doing It Wrong: Social Media Happens Every Day

When I consult small business owners on their online marketing I often get asked the same question: “what am I doing wrong?” – which has led me to start up a new post-series which dissects the various different “You’re Doing It Wrong” situations and their answers. To kick things off we will focus what is probably the #1 mistake that ...

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Buying Fake Twitter Followers Doesn’t Help Your Business

Reports have been going around that up to 500,000 fake Twitter profiles have recently been discovered by researchers – which frankly doesn’t come as much of a surprise to me. While Twitter may have strict policies in place regarding the use and creation of fake accounts – places like Fiverr are still full of gigs offering hundreds of Twitter followers ...

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Are Spaces In My URL Allowed?

For those of us old-timers on the web – we may feel weary about creating file or directory names with spaces in them. See back in the days of Netscape Navigator and the early days of Internet Explorer – spaces were treated by browsers and servers as the end of a URL. So something like http://www.somewhere.com/my directory/some page.html ends up ...

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4 Ways to Improve Your Online Presence [For Free] As A Small Business Owner

As a small business owner money is often tight, especially in today’s economy; and proper organic SEO campaigns & ongoing organic marketing campaigns are usually outside of the budget for most. However there is quite alot you can do yourself to help improve the online presence of your business and start creating interactions from your customers. Create Online Listings For Your ...

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Infographic: Top CMS Platform Usage in 2016

When it comes to CMS platforms WordPress is king, and most of us have known this for a while now. However where does everyone else stack up? And is WordPress really the most popular? BuiltWith, HostingFacts, and Trellis recently put together an infographic answering all of these questions – and more. I’ll let you guys make your own conclusions, but the ...

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