New Media Marketing

Remembering 9-11

Just a quick note to say we are remembering and marking today as the anniversary of 9-11  today. Thank you to all of our men and women in uniform helping to protect this great country.

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Beware! Buying Fake Facebook Likes is a Bad Idea

Big brands and small companies are starting to get the hint that social media is no longer an option and in order to be competitive in their industries, they must be successful in their social media networks. Underground markets for Social Media are emerging and their primary service is selling companies manufactured or “fake” likes. Typically when we hear the …

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Create the Social Buzz on Your Page

Social media last year proved to be an internet phenomenon and continues to grow at increasing rates here in 2013. User participation soared for Facebook and Twitter when Prince William and Kate Middleton announced they would be expecting a royal baby. However, Facebook and Twitter are not just for gossip these days. When Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Northeast, victims and …

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Rumor has it…Facebook is Making Big Changes Again!

We all remember when Facebook launched the new Timeline, first offering users to sign up for the new feature and then later requiring all accounts to switch to the new design. During this time I also witnessed many people expressing their frustrations and dislikes of the new changes from their personal Facebook walls. One important thing to understand and gain …

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The New Graph Search and What it Could Mean For You

Facebook is at it again and it’s taken on a new kind of strategy to compete with the Search Engine giant Google.  The popular search site has rapidly been expanding its ability to use ads effectively with a user’s location and recommendations of fans.  To compete with this new era of digital advertising, Facebook has launched a limited beta release …

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When “This Site May be Compromised” Happens

We’ve all been there.  When searching on Google, you come across a site where Google warns, “The Site May be Compromised”. Besides a loss of rankings, what exactly does that mean, and what do you do when it happens to your site?? Well, you’ve probably been hacked, and Google is protecting its users from potentially malicious content.  If that’s the …

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13 SEO Predictions for 2013

With 2013 already well underway, it’s time to make some bold (and some not-so-bold) predictions for the year in search! 1)      A new competitor emerges. With Google at about 70% of the search market, big G is the dominant monster.  But that won’t always be the case, and with so many smart minds in a free market, it’s more likely …

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Surprise – Organic Results get 94 percent of Search Traffic

94% of Searchers do not clicks ads they click on organic results. Thus only 6% of traffic is going to paid search. Search Engine Watch published an  article referencing a study done by Nielsen and GroupM.  There is a great graphic on another site located at:  Infographic HERE I won’t rehash the stats too much here you can follow the …

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Google Places Pages now Google Plus Local

In a continued effort to promote their social network Google Plus, Google has made a major change in the local market. Google Places Pages are being replaced by Google Plus Local Google continues to make moves in both local search and social, and migrating Places to Plus was bound to happen eventually. What are the changes that you need to …

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