Archive: December, 2010

5 MUSTS for Integrating a New Shopping Cart

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 29, 2010 - Ecommerce

With more and more people turning to shopping online, it is important to e-retailers to stay up-to-date with all of the latest technology and functionality related to e-commerce.  Shopping carts now days are becoming more sophisticated with payment options, shipping options, product variations, user reviews, sell-up/cross-sell, and social sharing. If you are a e-retailers you […]

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The Importance of an SEO-friendly Web Developer

Posted by Warner Carter - December 28, 2010 - Design/Development

Web developers are the people who construct websites from the roots up. To build websites, developers use hypertext markup language (HTML), style sheets, and advanced web code systems. On the other hand, web designers are responsible for a website’s graphic elements. Designers use graphic programs like Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, and Corel Draw to create various […]

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Merry Christmas from StayOnSearch

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 25, 2010 - SOS Recaps

We would like to wish everyone and their families a very Merry Christmas! I also would like to personally thank all of our readers, commentors, guest bloggers and advertisers for all of your support throughout 2010. I want to also thank Kristi Hines for her regular contributions to StayOnSearch, she has truly provided some outstanding […]

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Linking the Right Fan Pages on Your New Facebook Profile

Posted by Kristi Hines - December 22, 2010 - Social Media

With the roll out of the new Facebook profiles, some of you may have noticed that the links at the top of your profile for your employer, blogs, school, etc. are pointing to newly developed pages and not the official pages related to each entity. For example, when I first hovered over the company I […]

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At What Point Are You Wasting Your Time With Social Media?

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 20, 2010 - Social Media

In an online world filled with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Friendfeed, Foursquare, Gowalla, Skype, gChat, Tumblr, Flickr, YouTube, and the millions of Blogs/Foums…at what point are you wasting your time??? I often find these days forcing myself to shut down my chat application(s) and only check Facebook/Twitter at certain times of the day. What about you? […]

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Facebook Deals: How to Setup Your First Facebook Deal

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 16, 2010 - Social Media

We all know that location-based marketing is becoming a huge hit with Internet Marketers.  Services like Gowalla and Foursquare have been the front-runners in the space and have proven that users LOVE to check-in to tell their friends where they are hanging out and to reap incentive offers for visiting their favorite businesses. Now Facebook […]

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Blog Post Promotion – Content, Social Sharing & Analytics

Posted by Kristi Hines - December 15, 2010 - Analytics

A few weeks ago, I published the most popular post on my blog. Ever. 125 women in blogging brought in numbers like this site has never seen before. I can’t tell you how excited I was that this post was so popular, and how thankful I was for every tweet, comment, share, and so forth. […]

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Are People More Likely to Comment on a Video Post?

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 13, 2010 - Blogging

You can’t deny it, more and more bloggers are utilizing video content on their blogs.  It is becoming much easier to quickly shoot a video and upload it to YouTube, then embed the video into your site. Lets just take a look at Gideon Shalwick’s blog, who is an authority in video content creation.  Gideon […]

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