Archive: November, 2010

Essential Twitter Searches for Your Business

Posted by Kristi Hines - November 18, 2010 - Social Media

When it comes to Twitter, there is a wealth of information that is at your fingertips, as most everything on Twitter is public record. For businesses, this can mean a wealth of market research, lead generation, and reputation monitoring can be done with the use of simple and advanced Twitter searches. Organizing Your Twitter Searches […]

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OptimizePress Reviewed – Quickly Create Pages That Convert

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 17, 2010 - Tools

There is nothing worse then having an outstanding idea for a product, but not being able to take action on creating it, because you don’t have the technical ability or the money to pay someone to create a website where you can collect leads and promote your product.  Well now there is a cost effective […]

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Why You Should Monitor Your Brand

Posted by Kristi Hines - November 16, 2010 - Social Media

No matter who you are, you should be monitoring your brand. Your brand could be anything from your own name, your business or company name, your product, your blog, and so on. Brand monitoring isn’t just about reputation management issues – it’s simply about knowing who is talking about you, which can turn out to […]

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Opt-In Placement for Maximizing Subscribers

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 15, 2010 - Design/Development, SEM, SEO

You have probably noticed that many bloggers are adding opt-in forms throughout their entire blog to help increase subscribers.  Gaining new RSS and E-mail subscribers to your blog allows you to not have to depend on Google or other traffic sources to get your readers back to your site.  Gaining your readers email address allows […]

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What Was Your Biggest Traffic Day and How Did You Achieve It?

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 12, 2010 - Blogging, SEM

Darren Rowse from ProBlogger asked the question on his blog, “What was your biggest traffic day and how did you achieve it?”  I thought it would be fun for everyone to share their story about their biggest traffic day on their website or blog and how you were able to generate that type of traffic. […]

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Why I Auto Follow and DM on Twitter

Posted by Kristi Hines - November 11, 2010 - Social Media

In a follow-up to Mark’s post yesterday on whether to follow or not to follow on Twitter, and what criteria you use to determine whether to follow someone, I thought I would share the Twitter strategy I have been using for the past year. I do two things that some people in the Twitter world […]

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To Follow or Not To Follow, That is the Question

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 10, 2010 - Social Media

Whenever I am trying to educate a social media client, I find that they all seem to ask the same question in regards to Twitter.  How do I know who to follow and who not to follow?  That is a great question and frankly there is no exact answer to that question.  However their are […]

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Location Based Social Media Safety Tips

Posted by Kristi Hines - November 9, 2010 - Social Media

With more and more happening in the way of location based social media, including deals that you get and contests you can enter simply by checking into places, there is also a growing need to remind people just what they are sharing when they “check in” while out and about, and the possible repercussions of […]

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