Follow Friday Challenge, Week 1 #FFwk1

Taylor Marek

I will be giving away one spot every week on Friday in conjunction with the “Follow Friday&# meme brought about through Twitter. You are allowed one blog comment entry and one twitter entry at maximum.

The Context of Images and Text

Mindjumpers

As this infographic from One Spot explains, images are processed 60 times faster than words by the human brain. “People don’t read anymore. It’s a fact!” Oh, how many times this has been uttered in the digital sphere, with complete disregard for context. People read!

Follow Friday Challenge, Week 1 #FFwk1

Taylor Marek

I will be giving away one spot every week on Friday in conjunction with the “Follow Friday&# meme brought [.]. I’ve had this idea in my head since the beginning of the week, and am totally pumped to release it to the world! What I want to do is give you a FREE 30min consultation with me.

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Social Media That Made Us Laugh This Month

Ignite Social Media

The great Dr. Seuss once said, “You have to be odd, to be number one,” and while this quote can be interpreted many ways, to me it has always meant that to be the best, you must not be afraid to be a little quirky.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Pricing: five levels from $199 to $599 per month, plus one-time setup fee of $999 to $2,999. Sample review: “Nimble…merges the feeds from each (major social network) into one centralized inbox. It keeps track of all your contacts, leads, and tasks in one spot.

Is Publishing a Kick-ass eBook for Kindle One of Your Goals for 2012?

Debbie Weil

And there's one spot left to pre-register for the next Beta Author Boost , starting in March 2012. Click here for all the details and to lock in your spot now We're betting it is.

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The Viral Marketing Virus

Akamai Marketing

Create content that strikes an emotional cord (funny, sad, inspirational) and is distinctly unique and you’re one step closer to viral. . Create content that tells a story, not a tagline and you’re one step closer to viral. . So, in honor of The Story, let me tell you one.

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Buzz Marketing for Technology

When Apple – just to take a common example – goes from making computers to making music players, but that’s an investment in one of these new platforms. Things like making sure that leaders don’t get too calcified in any one role or any one spot.

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Turf Wars: Online Advertising Is Gonna Get Interesting

Small Business Mavericks

There’s only one spot at the top, and looking back, you can see how different internet giants have struggled to stay there. Now there are new players aiming for its spot: Amazon Aims For It All. Drone delivery is a little too much for one guy I know who swears he will shoot it down if it flies over his roof, but he might be in the minority.

10 social links you need to bookmark

Direct Marketing Observations

3) Quix is an extensible bookmarklet, that allows you to easily access all your bookmarks and bookmarklets, across all your browsers, while maintaining them in only one spot. Content. We’re either creating it or consuming it. There’s no in between here on the interwebz.

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Follow Friday Challenge, Week 1 #FFwk1

Taylor Marek

I will be giving away one spot every week on Friday in conjunction with the “Follow Friday” meme brought about through Twitter. You are allowed one blog comment entry and one twitter entry at maximum. I’ve had this idea in my head since the beginning of the week, and am totally pumped to release it to the world! What I want to do is give you a FREE 30min consultation with me.

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Follow Friday Challenge, Week 1 #FFwk1

Taylor Marek

I will be giving away one spot every week on Friday in conjunction with the “Follow Friday” meme brought about through Twitter. You are allowed one blog comment entry and one twitter entry at maximum. I’ve had this idea in my head since the beginning of the week, and am totally pumped to release it to the world! What I want to do is give you a FREE 30min consultation with me.

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Can Flickr Catch Instagram?

Geoff Livingston

In fact, Flickr is now ranked just one spot behind rival photo network Instagram. redesigned the site to give it a modern feel, added new apps, gave photographers a massive amount of free space (one terabyte), and continues to evolve its feature set.

How to Increase Site Speed and Improve Your SEO Ranking

ProBlogger

The closer to number one your site lands, the more people who will see it and visit your page. The big question is: how do you get your site ranked closer to the number one spot? One of the most important factors, and one of the easiest to fix, is your site speed.

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Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Yes, you could do this from Google Analytics (GA) as well (in fact, gShift pulls a fair amount of its reporting data from GA) but gShift presents it all in one spot, attractively graphed out. number of mentions and retweets), LinkedIn and YouTube all into one spot.

Explore, then find your horizon

Engaging Brand

But most of all, over all the centuries explorers have found that as wide as any horizon is, you can only aim for one spot.

Credit Cards and Social Media: Failures

Ari Herzog

Jeff Bullas has a list of what he considers to be the top 10 Facebook campaigns and gives Kohl’s the number one spot. Because as is the case with most store credit cards , the main incentive for getting one is usually just the coupons.

Could Facebook become a Lead Nurturing platform?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Lead nurturing starts by taking many touch points and pulling them all together into one spot so you can see patterns of activity across your customer base and get a true profile of what they are doing.

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

David Koretz offered one vision recently on MediaPost, writing: The news organizations of tomorrow will no longer be loud-mouthed pundits espousing a barely informed worldview. Enterprises: organizations large, midsized or small can aggregate blog posts about their company or industry in one spot as a service to their customers, prospects and other interested stakeholders. “Traditional&# media is struggling.

Do You Speak Fluent Content Marketing?

Simply Measured

But there is more than one way to spin a yarn, and marketers need to think creatively about how they want to get their story across. Forbes recently reported that 84% of marketers plan on executing at least one influencer marketing campaign during the next 12 months.

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

For example: Every $25 donation will rehome one displaced lemur. One of the unique features of peer-to-peer fundraising is its ability to foster friendly competition among your supporters. Your supporters may compete for the number one spot and push each other to raise more.

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What Wikipedia’s Google Ranking Means for Your Business

Convince & Convert

Here a clearer story emerged: Wikipedia lost nearly 12 percent of its number one ranking positions. That level of drop from the number one spot could easily account for a material drop in traffic. percent of the SERP pages had at least one Wikipedia URL in it.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing has many uses, but one you may never have explored is its use as a networking tool. Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to breathe life into your brand. 78% of the most effective B2B marketers are creating more content than they did one year ago.

LinkedIn Profiles Can Be Very Boring

Myrland Marketing

We get to kill at least two birds with one stone by doing this, right? Simply choose the one that is perfect for what you are uploading, and click Save. Let’s face it.

Attend the ProBlogger Training Event From the Comfort of Your Home with Our Virtual Ticket

ProBlogger

While it’s amazing to see so many bloggers in the one spot, every year that we’ve run the event we are very aware that there are thousands more ProBlogger readers who wish they could be there – but who for one reason or another can’t get along to the live event.

50 Weirdest Websites That Rock the Web

Writtent Blog

Clicking on search results can sometimes seem like a game of Minesweeper , and a very traumatizing one, at that. In no particular order – each one of these is champions of their own kind. This one in particular requires a “R.I.P. Especially the one with the guy with no pants.

11 Reasons to Focus on Quality Content

Writtent Blog

They can tell a spammy site or page from a qualitative one, and they are quick to hit the back button on their browsers if your copywriting even looks like it might not deliver. But these methods usually have one thing in common when effective: the ability to persuade. Image source.

LinkedIn Profiles Can Be Very Boring

Myrland Marketing

We get to kill at least two birds with one stone by doing this, right? Simply choose the one that is perfect for what you are uploading, and click Save. Let’s face it.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

You can also spot some ellipses in the answer, indicating that the complete answer isn’t quite there, and that the user will have to click through to the site to get the rest of the answer. Some include additional data in the right sidebar, as the one above did, and others don’t.

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46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation

Convince & Convert

While there are literally thousands of online tools and apps to help you plan the perfect retreat, here’s my top 46 list I hope will make your travel season one that’s effortless, fun and filled with great memories. Tripit - Keep all of your travel plans in one spot.

Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm

Viper Chill

About a month after my blog post, Godaddy dropped back to page two for all of the terms they were ranking number one for. A few weeks ago one of my eagle-eyed readers in the home improvement niche showed me some rankings for a website named Houzz.

Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Chad Ochocinco is regarded as one of the more savvy users of Twitter in the NFL. Most sports columnists either manage a Twitter account or have an assistant manage one for them. Honestly, sports media isn’t the only one suffering from this.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook’s goal to be the social network of choice for all was a lofty one, but I gotta hand it to you, Facebook — it was a big deal, and let’s be honest here, it made lots of sense. My grandfather, one of Facebook’s holdouts, even created his first account (finally!)

72 Hours Only: How to Become a Podcast Millionaire

Viper Chill

With over 1,000 5-star reviews in iTunes he has managed to position himself as an expert in one of the most profitable industries online. After just one month of the podcast launching he had hit the number one spot in iTunes in eight different countries.

How to Get a Footer Link from SoundCloud.com (And Why I’m Continuing with “Dark SEO”)

Viper Chill

In fact, after just one year of running this website I had the opportunity to get a link from Matt Cutts, Google’s head of web spam. Shopify are of course one of the biggest (if not the biggest) brand online when it comes to building your own eCommerce store.

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7 Mind-Numbingly Easy Marketing Changes You Probably Haven’t Made Yet

Convince & Convert

The truly surprising thing about signup forms is that there is no one spot on your site that will account for most of the signups. The one place you can put a signup form that might irritate some visitors is in a pop-up. One of my favorites?

10 Popular Affiliate Programs for Small and Medium-sized Blogs

ProBlogger

Reportedly the largest affiliate network, with over 10 million affiliate partnerships, LinkShare took the number-one spot in the 2012 Blue Book of Top 20 Affiliate Networks for platform strength, support quality, and international capabilities. Placing fourth in the 2012 Blue Book of Top 20 Affiliate Networks, for a reporting system that “far surpasses other big networks,” this is one of the largest and most diverse affiliate programs available.

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is not just standard required job skills but rather a deep interest that pervades one’s day to day life. One needs to constantly be informed of the latest technologies while striving always to learn and improve one’s knowledge levels.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. Select from one of these feeds to receive the most up-to-date currency exchange rate from CurrencySource. Use RSS feeds to share your Flickr photos with loved ones and buddies alike. One of the top news agencies offering world news brings it to you via RSS feed at Reuters. Use this aggregator to blend several RSS feeds into one feed you can post on your website.

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Blog World 2010 Recap – My Notes and Experiences

Kikolani

Google SEO – no one shares “keyword rich,&# they share awesome. One person speaks, the other person handles technical issues and answers live questions via chat. Saturday was the final day, yet still a fun one. Ok everyone.