Facebook Launches Legal Action Against Instagram Clone Sites

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched legal proceedings against a company which scraped 100,00 Instagram profiles and created a clone platform

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Host4Geeks Reviews: Fast & Reliable Hosting Company in India


If you are currently stuck with a web hosting company that you are not too happy with and you are looking for an alternative then to be honest this article is only for you. I started using Host4Geeks in the year 2016 and ever since then I have fallen in love with the web hosting company.

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Is Your Site Self-Service?

Small Business Mavericks

The observation is that today’s “digitally native customer” (those who are comfortable and competent with technology) prefers a site that is self-service to working with an agent. If I want an answer about a company’s service or product, I’d much rather go on the site and get the information immediately. How Can A Site Enable Competent Customers? If customer forums are a logical extension of your site, do them right.

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7 Ways To Differentiate Your Site

Small Business Mavericks

If your business site isn’t what the consumer and search engines are looking for, there’s not much reason to pick you over your rivals. So how can we differentiate our site? Every single one of the features on Armando Roggio’s list are features that a user will appreciate when they come to the site. The absence of several of these features might be what takes that user to a competitor’s site. The Most Important Way To Differentiate Your Site.

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How Companies Are Taking Advantage of Search Engines

The Realtime Report

How Companies Are Taking Advantage of Search Engines. This has inspired some companies to offer services which specialize in search engine optimization and how companies can improve their websites. One example of this is Ignite Digital SEO Company Mississauga.

How to Turn Site Visitors into Paying Customers


While your efforts have certainly helped to increase the amount of traffic your site is receiving, that traffic isn’t leading to the conversions you hoped it would. While there’s no doubt you already have marketing strategies in place (obviously, otherwise the amount of traffic to your site would be slim to none), but if you want to turn those visitors into paying customers, you’re going to need to expand your marketing efforts.

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Does Your Business Site Need Decluttering?

Small Business Mavericks

How many times have you gone to a site for information and found outdated content? If that site has been around for any length of time, there will be a lot of stuff on it — which is good for SEO because you have more reach — but that content could be clutter. product or company name changes. closed membership site registration. This guide does a good job of explaining what you can do to make your own site clutter useful.

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The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites. News organizations want to drive video impressions to their own sites but since YouTube dominates the online video world they need to have a presence there. Just discovered your site and am really enjoying it! Glad you are enjoying the site!

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Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

Whether you work for a Fortune 100 company or a blogger who relies on revenue from your content to supplement your income, it’s important to think about what goes into your social media headcount. If, on the other hand, you are a company using social media to engage with your community or provide customer service, you might have to think beyond just sales to determine where your value in social media can be found.

5 Social Sites That Aren’t Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

The company is betting on huge advertising growth in the next five years, and many people, including myself, are skeptical. As Facebook struggles to find its monetization strategy, there are some exciting companies that have stepped forward to meet a different set of social needs (and in some cases, pick up the slack where Facebook has stumbled): Connecting on mobile. Facebook is the only site I can think of that could answer this question for me. Guest post by Kate Endress.

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Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics


Just recently, the popular social networking site LinkedIn introduced two new features. These features will help companies engage their audience, as well as compare their current performance to competitors. The post Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics appeared first on Devumi. To help business owners and professionals take advantage of the new opportunities for advertisement and brand recognition, it is a must that you get to know […].

5 Tips for Choosing a Trustworthy SEO Company

The Realtime Report

5 Tips for Choosing a Trustworthy SEO Company. So you’ve decided to choose an SEO company to help rise your business to the top of the search engine charts. However, this lives and dies on the SEO company you choose. We’re here to to give you 5 tips for choosing a trustworthy SEO company. Do you want the SEO company to take the reins, or are you looking to use them more as a guide? SEO companies can’t help you if you don’t know what you want.

New Video Sharing Site is Launched


The visual sharing company called 23 wishes to make all this easier and now launches a video sharing site globally. 23 Video has already existed for about a year in Denmark and now has 180 video sites hosted at their service. This also means that you can customize your video site so it reflects your visual identity, customize the look of your player, create pages, use your own domain and get access to insights and analytics.

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Selecting an SEO Company in 2019

The Realtime Report

Selecting an SEO Company in 2019. How to select a company for SEO services. There are five essential factors to consider when choosing an SEO company to work with in 2019. Reporting in the SEO world is one of the most important factors one should consider before starting to work with a company. There are three important reports that a high-end SEO company should offer. First, the company should explain their approach to keyword ranking.

Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? by Adam Sherk on September 17, 2009 Now that the improved Facebook Pages have been around for a while I wanted to check the level of engagement that major news sites are achieving with them. Some news sites are supplementing content links with direct questions and comments to users, but this does not appear to be happening in any significant volume.

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18 Best Online Streaming Site 2019


Or have you relied on torrent sites that move all the time because they skirt the law and put up with their slow download speeds because cable was just too expensive? Cable and Satellite companies love locking you into a 2-year contract and, if you move, you’ll end up with an early termination fee if the service isn’t available where you move to. We once had a cable company charge us an early termination fee because we moved the day before our contract hit the 2-year mark.

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25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 25 Major News Sites Ranked by Page Speed by Adam Sherk on April 13, 2010 Now that site speed is officially a Google ranking factor, site performance and page load time are important for SEO as well as usability. So how well do major news sites perform in these areas? The sites include a mix of major newspapers, news magazines and TV news sites. So which news sites fared best?

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5 Sites to Boost Your Local SEO


Local searches allow businesses to get their names noticed by customers in their area, but taking advantage of local searches can be difficult for business owners that are unfamiliar with local sites. If a business wants to rank for competitive search terms in their local market, they can normally benefit from backlinks from sites that boost local rankings. While each area and type of business is different, below are five great sites to boost your local links.

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How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back You have all of these great social sites but nobody knows about them! Here are some ways to drive people to your social sites and then keep them engaged. Add Social Networking buttons to Email Newsletters – A great site to get icons from is [link]. Mention your sites on your Radio commercials or shows.

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The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. It’s simplest to use a common name and password across all of the sites, but if you’re concerned about security, use variations.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter. For this study we profiled 66 companies from ’9′ verticals and analysed them on different quantitative & qualitative parameters like no. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites by Adam Sherk on March 16, 2010 The major search engines are making real-time search a priority, resulting in good visibility opportunities for news sites especially for breaking news. Google, Bing and Yahoo are all experimenting with various forms of real-time results now and making deals with Twitter, Facebook and other social sites.

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Top Rated Energy-Saving Companies In U.S


Many energy-saving companies have been working hard to develop energy-saving solutions for households to reduce utility bills in the long run. Here’s a short list of top rated energy saving companies. Chevron Energy Solutions Company is one of the top installers of solar power projects for educational institutions in the U.S. The company works to develop solutions that reduce costs and increases renewable power. The company is the division of Chevron Corporation.

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67% of Consumers Are More Likely To Purchase From Mobile-Friendly Sites

The Realtime Report

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers think it’s important for brands to have a mobile-friendly site, according to a recent study by Google. Despite this clear expectation by consumers, nearly all of those surveyed (96%) have come across a site that wasn’t mobile-friendly, AdWeek reports. The majority (55%) say a bad mobile site experience hurts their opinion of a brand. So what happens when consumers do find a mobile-friendly site?

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How to Choose the Best Hosting Company for Your WordPress Website [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ensure you're using the right host for your WordPress site with these tips and notes

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? by Adam Sherk on October 6, 2010 It is safe to say that most news sites are now experimenting with various forms of user engagement and content promotion through social media. Now the focus is decidedly more tactical with sites looking to understand how to maximize the benefits of their efforts and better integrate them with other marketing initiatives.

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The top 10 social sites, links and posts you might have missed this week!

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: social media marc meyer tom martin Old spice top social sites media funnel digsby qr codes fast company

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New Social Media Sites…for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

This new Facebook application allows you to do career networking on Facebook by searching a company name, see which of your Facebook friends are connected to it and posting job openings. According to Melberg, there are several reasons why this site is popular. Have fun as you explore these sites, but be sure to keep your social media strategy in mind as you do so! How do these sites stack up against Referral Key? Branch Out is Business Networking on Facebook.

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Evaluating and Improving Your Company’s Reputation


A company’s ultimate success does not rest only on the value of its products and services; image and customer satisfaction play a large part in growing and maintaining profits. Ignoring your company’s reputation and the customer’s needs and desires is one way to ensure failure. Here are methods you should implement for this purpose so that you can enhance your company’s reputation. On your company website itself, create an area for feedback.

Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations and On-Going Participation A while back I set up accounts on Amplify and Clipmarks. When I received the confirmation email after I submitted my first article to Go Articles, they prompted me to join and post my articles to Dropjack as well – also a free site, offering even more exposure, why say no?!

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25 Principles Mobile Site Design- Delight User & Drive Conversion


From ThinkWithGoogle about Mobile Site Design. Consumers increasingly rely on the mobile web to research and make purchases, which makes it more important than ever for companies to have an effective mobile presence. But what makes a good mobile site? To answer this question, Google partnered with AnswerLab to research how a range of users interacted with a diverse group of mobile sites.

Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? News sites utilize Facebook Pages to increase brand visibility, promote content, interact with users and drive traffic back to their main sites. But how much are these pages really worth to them, and which news sites are getting the most value for their efforts? The possibility of selling more CPM on associated pages of the linked content site?

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Are You Wielding Your Social Media and Blog Like These Fortune 500 Companies?

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LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook are the most utilized social networks by Fortune 500 companies, according to recent research from UMASS Dartmouth’s Center for Marketing Research. The report was part of an annual analysis of the digital efforts of companies on the Fortune 500 list. They also looked at whether each company on the list is maintaining a public-facing corporate blog.

News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags by Adam Sherk on February 19, 2010 Ever notice all the tags that some blogs add to their posts? Adding a few meaningful tags is fine, but news sites in particular have a habit of taking this practice much too far. More than one news site has specifically asked me if adding this block of tag links to the top of posts is good for SEO.

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Companies Are Using Social Media Data to Improve Customer Service


Companies are now using social media data – from sites like LinkedIn and Facebook – to match you to a call center agent that you’re likely to find enchanting. The Wall Street Journal reports that businesses like the casino company Caesars and wireless giant Sprint are using new matchmaker technology to deliver an improved customer service experience. According to Afiniti, this method will result in increasingly satisfied customers and increased company sales.

Quick post - Cool sites

The Marketing Blog

51 am Quick post – Cool sites (Wis.dm) Jump to Comments Got a question ? Do we need another site ? probably yes, as it does seem to provide value.&# , instantaneous reply as the site loaded. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm.

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Tips for Branding a Company Pinterest Page

The Social Media Incubator

Pinterest is a little bit of a different setup than other social media sites. Use your company logo or, if you’re a small business, you could use a picture of the owners or employees of the business. You should have the description filled out with your company mission or tagline. It seems to be that more and more businesses are adding Pinterest to their online marketing strategy.

Check-in on Product Discussion and Get Rewarded on German Rating Site


Tweet On the web, multiple sites for collecting customers’ ideas on different products and goods are available. Each user gets a profile page on the site, and they can also connect as friends. But what is especially interesting about this German site (and what makes it stand out from other rating sites) is the fact that it uses a location-based model much like the one of Foursquare. Maybe it is a site that should be developed in other languages as well?

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“K” is King in Brand and Company Naming

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a great company and product name adds to market appeal and most likely has had a direct affect on the company’s million dollar sales record. If we don’t understand the importance of our name, if we don’t nurture and cultivate it, and if we don’t manage it throughout the growth of the company, we are missing a very important trick and we could be in big trouble.”. Under personal interests, the site lists “kites, kits, kittens and eradikating (sp) the letter ‘c.’”.

Personalities, Policies & Problems: Companies and Employees 2.0

Dave Fleet

This year I’ve thrown my hat in the ring and submitted a SXSW 2011 panel proposal with Scott Stratten (UnMarketing), Chris Barger (General Motors) and Sarah White (HRM Direct) entitled Personalities, Policies & Problems: Companies and Employees 2.0. Our panel will focus on the internal corporate implications of social media adoption within companies from a variety of perspectives: PR agency, corporate communications and HR.

Social Recruiting Tips to Attract Top Talent to Your Company


Attracting top talent to your company is one of the most difficult tasks facing any owner, recruiter or business manager. You’ll need to understand each platform and its user demographics when creating content with which to promote your company. Include branding elements as well, because you’re trying to present your company in the best light possible. They might be interested in a new job, but they might not have a clue about your company or what it’s like to work there.

Social Media Sites Rank Lowest For Customer Satisfaction

The Realtime Report

Out of websites in 33 industries, social media sites provide the least satisfying experience, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) first-ever website benchmark. The ACSI website scores are based on more than 25,000 interviews, and encompass user experience with websites of more than 200 companies within the 33 industry categories.

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