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4 Reasons Why We Love Super Long Tail Informational Posts

Navolutions

The fact is, there are lots of ways to rock at content marketing in boring industries , but one of our favorites is the super long tail informational post. “Informational long tail posts” might not be the hottest topic in SEO, but we’ve learned to love them.

Why Facebook’s Updates (probably) Won’t Kill Your Business

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Facebook’s push toward paid advertising is likely to aggravate an already tense relationship between small businesses and social platforms over audience ownership,” says Steven Jacobs of Street Fight , a Colorado-based media-and-events firm covering local digital marketing.” There has been a lot of misinformation out there about Facebook’s latest announcement.

Phil’s Fish Market Just Hit the Jackpot

Navolutions

Phil’s Fish Market in Moss Landing, CA has a map of the world posted with the question, “Where are you visiting from?” Phil’s Fish Market might even be so lucky that they earn a few links. Maybe even from a small business marketing blog or two.

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Yelp?

Navolutions

North American Marketing Business Leverage Association”, or whichever other goofy no-name company won’t stop calling you, probably just wants to set you up on Google Adwords and charge a management fee. If I had a dime for every time a business owner tore into Yelp, I’d already be retired.

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

Where Exactly Are Google’s Home Service Ads Displaying?

Navolutions

That means if HSAs are showing in your market and you’re not paying for advertising through Google, your company just literally fell off the map. Search Engine Land just reported that Google’s Home Service Ads, which only launched last month, are already expanding from plumbing and locksmiths to house cleaners and handymen. For those who haven’t been following along at home, Home Service Ads are a new advertising block that literally replaces the local stack.

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What the New Google+ Mobile App Additions Mean to Small Business Owners

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While there are definitely ways of creating fan communities around your business and products, this one has all sorts of potential for marketing abuse. Google+ just won’t sit still. If you haven’t taken advantage of the platform yet, now is definitely a good time to start.

Why Your Business Presence Has To Be Mobile Ready

Navolutions

Mobile Market Watch, an industry leader in mobile tracking, estimates that 94% of the U.S. No one is going to argue that the internet hasn’t fundamentally changed the way that people experience the world. Ten years ago, they might have, but not anymore.

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What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

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Unfortunately, it’s all of these little details that add up into a real online presence and marketing strategy, and every detail that’s missing could hurt you in the long run. The first and easiest thing you can do is to send your webmaster a copy of every marketing material you have.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

What the New Google+ Mobile App Additions Mean to Small Business Owners

Navolutions

While there are definitely ways of creating fan communities around your business and products, this one has all sorts of potential for marketing abuse. Google+ just won’t sit still. If you haven’t taken advantage of the platform yet, now is definitely a good time to start.

Our Pleasanton Young Professionals Presentation: A Wrap Up & Reference

Navolutions

Thanks to everyone who joined us at today’s Pleasanton Young Professionals presentation, where we covered the basics of SEO and social media marketing. SEO is just one component of Search Engine Marketing, or SEM. SEM also includes online advertising, social media marketing, and other ways of increasing your business’s visibility, traffic, and leads. Google owns the lion’s share of the market at 70%.

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Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

You may not think that a book written about the internet in 1999 would have much to offer us in the realm of web marketing today, but think again. Here’s a snippet of The Cluetrain Manifesto that was dead-on about the fundamentals: “…Markets are conversations. There are so many marketers who go through great pains to try and fake the human voice, and sometimes it even works—kind of.

The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). Here we go… Content Marketing Trends. But for B2B marketers?

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

This list is of free digital marketing tools for non-profits is a great place to start. Solutions: These free digital marketing tools are like an in-house design team. Free Digital Marketing Tools for Content Marketing Support. And Three More Free Digital Marketing Tools.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

Why Specialized Markets Succeed

The Realtime Report

Why Specialized Markets Succeed. This makes perfect sense; ecommerce giants have bigger marketing budgets, high sales volumes and legions of loyal customers. How can niche companies disrupt certain segments of markets to carve out a space for themselves in a crowded ecosystem?

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Why Specialized Markets Succeed

The Realtime Report

Why Specialized Markets Succeed. This makes perfect sense; ecommerce giants have bigger marketing budgets, high sales volumes and legions of loyal customers. How can niche companies disrupt certain segments of markets to carve out a space for themselves in a crowded ecosystem?

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Agile Marketing in B2B

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness. Breaking news creates windows of opportunities, but only if marketers are quick and smart enough to take advantage of them. Market trigger : We knew that the U.S.

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Zuckerberg: A Marketers Take

PWB Marketing Blog

I listened to some of the testimony, as well both out of personal curiosity, and as a marketing professional who uses Facebook (and other social media advertising). We have legislators suggesting policy changes who don’t have the slightest clue how social media works for marketers.

The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Web analytics tools are often all small to midsized firms will need to track their digital marketing performance—particularly when combined with marketing analytics dashboards that pull in data from social media accounts and other sources. Marketing Performance Management.

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Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. As recently noted on the V3*Broadsuite blog: “The beginning of the year brought the usual deluge of posts about trends and predictions for marketing in 2017.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

” That’s why, as reported here previously , 88% of B2B marketers in North America use Twitter for content distribution. ” — Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal). Showcase reviews: Express Writers, Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal), Marketing Insider Group (Startup).

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Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Social media is big with marketers, but a struggle for sales.

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing is sometimes viewed as Facebook —and then there’s the other guys. Any successful B2B social media marketing strategy will necessarily involve multiple social networks, taking advantage of the unique characteristics and ambiance of each. Marketing Profs ).

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent research from Forrester, digital marketing spend in the US will reach $120 billion by 2021. Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years.

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Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

But though the practice of influencer marketing —driving content by leveraging influencers—has been around for awhile, you may not have fully capitalized on this powerfully effective way to increase your website’s social media traffic, links, and search visibility.

Weather-Based Marketing

Saying It Social

How to successfully use “Weather-Based Marketing” in the #Blizzard(s)2015 through AdWords, promotion of relevant products, and real-time engagement. The post Weather-Based Marketing appeared first on.

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Before launching any social media marketing campaign, it’s essential to first establish the goals you are trying to achieve. Understand Your Target Market. One of the biggest marketing mistakes you can make is to fail to define and understand your audience.

15 Golden Rules of Content Marketing in 2018

Pam Moore

Content marketing is becoming more challenging even for the most experienced marketers. Gone are the days of simply needing to know how to write textual content for a white paper, marketing collateral or direct mail flyer. 15 Golden Rules for Content Marketing Webinar .

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. It’s good to set up filters to prevent spammers from visiting your website (subsequently throwing off your marketing data). The filter verification feature of GA can help marketers test various filters before applying them.

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. 2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions.

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. 5 General Digital Marketing Stats.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Dark Arts of Content Marketing.

Explaining Social Media Marketing To My Mom

Firebelly

If it wasn’t hard enough explaining social media in general to my mom, having to explain my job in social media marketing was an even bigger banana to peel. And then I came at her with the mother of all break-downs: Social Media Marketing 101.

Digital Marketing is a Necessity

Social Media Marketing

Be it for shopping, news, entertainment or social interaction, buyers are currently exposed to an endless range of information; and so, businesses must amp up their digital marketing campaigns to hold client attention.

Participation Marketing #MindfulSocial with @Britopian

Janet Fouts

My guest this week is Michael Brito, a digital strategist, published author, TEDx speaker, adjunct professor, with over 20+ years of experience helping organizations break through the clutter and reach their audience with game-changing marketing programs.

Marketing Mix Tape: Do These 6 Things to Bring More Traffic to Your Website Now

Firebelly

Each month, the phrase “SEO is dead” is searched about 210 times, providing evidence that a smattering of marketing professionals aren’t entirely sold on the benefits of using search engine optimization to increase website traffic.

Marketers are freaking out about Facebook

Janet Fouts

” This has a whole lot of marketers freaking out. It’s not just marketers who are panicking, Facebook stocks dropped nearly 9% on the announcement. By now you’ve probably heard the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg about engagement on Facebook.