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What Wikipedia Doesn’t Tell You About SEO Techniques

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Have you ever found yourself sucked into a Wikipedia rabbit hole, going from one topic to another? With its plethora of useful (and useless) information, Wikipedia has become a prime source to learn about new topics. Take the search engine optimization Wikipedia page for example. So What Does Wikipedia Say About SEO? What Wikipedia says about indexing: What’s missing?

Social business, the forest and the garden: Your intranet is not the Internet


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Altavista, Geocities, AOL, Google, Amazon, WordPress, eBay, Hotmail, Wikipedia, MySpace, Flickr, Delicious, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Pinterest all had their days of glory. Some are still around, others fell into obsolescence, but each one of them changed the way users perceived and used the Internet. Why does that happen? Why does that happen?

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How Typography Affects Your Internet Marketing


English: Example of Tahoma typeface (Photo credit: Wikipedia). On the Internet, some people advise to only use sans-serif. The post How Typography Affects Your Internet Marketing appeared first on Sazbean. Suvir Mirchandani, a teenager from Pittsburgh, recently came up with a way to save the government a lot of money. Overview of Typesetting. Readability vs. Aesthetics.

10 Years in the Making: Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Wikipedia

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The Grande Guide to Wikipedia. I confess: Despite the fact that the site celebrated its 10-year anniversary this year, I still know next to nothing about what happens “behind the curtain&# at Wikipedia. I know less about Wikipedia than I do the opera, jai alai or magic tricks. So I asked my friends and colleagues what they knew about Wikipedia. Share email.

The 20 Best Sites for Wasting Time on the Internet


But what about those times when you just want to surf the internet aimlessly? Here's a shortlist of the most wonderfully entertaining places to waste time on the internet outside of email and social media. 20 of the Best Sites For Wasting Time on the Internet. WaitButWhy is one of my favorite places to spend time on the internet. 14) Wikipedia. 1) WaitButWhy.

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Why Your Memory Sucks: The Science of Remembering in the Internet Age


Now, we outsource memory to technology and the internet. But that reliance on the internet and less on our own memory isn't just changing our lifestyles. Has memory become obsolete thanks to the ubiquity of the internet? Let's take a look how our dependence on technology and the internet has affected our brains and how we think, learn, and remember. Got 'em? But how?

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The Internet of Things (IoT): when everything is “a thing”


Gartner and others project that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have close to 30 billion devices interconnected in 5 years. While we wait for technology and standards to catch up and allow that future to happen, we may be leaving money on the table in the present while missing much simpler opportunities to connect “things” to the Internet. of any kind. Like this post?

Fight Internet Censorship

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I have nothing particularly insightful or original to add in the case against Internet censorship represented by the bills up before congress, SOPA and PIPA, but not to say something today would be too miserable an omission to live with. ” For many more links, you can visit the one unblacked-out page on Wikipedia today (found through Rex Hammock’s likewise blacked-out site.).

Awaiting the Next Horizon–Will the Internet Enforce Social Good?


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Individuals could now write their own encyclopedias on Wikipedia, have a voice in politics via blogs, Twitter and Facebook, and develop relationships with people they would have never had the opportunity to meet. When the Web was first available as a business tool, there were many debates about its value. Not surprisingly, most failed. Along the way, Web 1.0

Stop SOPA From Killing the Internet!

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Problem 5: It’s not just small business that takes the hit (When Google, Wikipedia and Amazon threaten a global blackout day, it’s serious.). Problem 6: It’s bad for internet security and stability (Government is messing with the plumbing of the Internet. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. I admit it. GoDaddy was right.

What is Social Media Marketing?


I guess it all boils down into the catch-alls of Internet Marketing , Digital Marketing, and Digital PR. Social Media Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.” For years, I struggled to explain to my mom what I do for a living. development (is anyone listening?),

The History of #SXSW [Infographic]

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2006 : Interactive keynote speakers include founders from two of the Internet’s most disruptive websites: Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. There are two basic ways to grow a business. Gobble up as much as much of the current pie as you can. Bake a bigger pie. And we are creating lots of content. Following are just a few.

Internet Industry Assumptions Can Be Dangerous for SMB’s


Image via Wikipedia. I read a post this week from one of the Internet marketing industry’s big names, John Jantsch. They obviously have a technology angle to their business or at least personally since they are getting information from an Internet personality. Internet Marketing Local Marketing Business Duct Tape Marketing Internet marketing John Jantsch marketing

Are Local Websites Like the Internet’s Old Gray Mare?


Here is the first verse of the song as taken from Wikipedia: Oh, the old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be, Ain’t what she used to be, ain’t what she used to be. Websites age in Internet years – You know that one human year is the same as seven dog years, right? Well, the same basic principle applies regarding things aging on the Internet.

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Take back your online reputation with a little help from your friends


Wikipedia was created by a bunch of casual experts who collaborated in creating a comprehensive, living, and growing resource of all there is. If the editors and experts at Wikipedia were to take an interest in your, how much of your true narrative, story, song, would they have access to? And Wikipedia is only a small part of Google’s index. Good questions. For me!

Hi, my name is Frank and I am an Internet marketer


Image via Wikipedia. In a dimly lit church basement, Internet Marketers from around the area have gathered for their IMA (Internet Marketers Anonymous) meeting. Internet Marketing Business Internet marketing Marketing and Advertising Small businessby Frank Reed. It's an interesting crowd that is obviously not used to being around actual people very often.

3 predictions for online marketing in 2016


I know for me, my core competencies are social media marketing , digital PR , influencer outreach and engagement , reputation management , and wikipedia curation services. Happy holidays, readers! 1) Adaptive Websites. Before that, we did it all by hand, which is pretty crazy since most websites currently running even the smallest company brand is database-backed! There’s more!

Internet Marketing Grinders Are Winners


Image via Wikipedia. This is also not about a meat grinder, although many who have taken the plunge into the Internet marketing world have been put through the grinder in more ways than one (present company included). Internet Marketing Internet marketingby Frank Reed.

I am thankful for the Internet industry


Image via Wikipedia. On the professional side there is a lot I am thankful for and much of that thankfulness comes from general things that we all as Internet industry denizens can share in being thankful for. Here goes my Internet industry “I am thankful for” list. Internet Marketing Andy Beal God Google Gratitude Mike Moran ThanksgivingThanks, Mike.

The 10 Best B2B Videos

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Speaking of production, were are doubly thrilled that our partner, JESS3, won a special Best Production award for the work they’ve done with us, ( State of Cloud Computing ) and even for themselves ( State of the Internet ). These three videos, along with the brand new State of Wikipedia , are all part of the same “family” of JESS3-created digital shorts. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. The best kind of praise comes when you aren’t expecting it, much less looking for it. And we are thrilled to have earned that honor. Perfect. Gratitude. Share email. Facebook. LinkedIn.

It’s not your house to pwn so remember your place


On reddit, on Wikipedia, on message boards , in emails, on reviews, and even on Facebook, Twitter , and Google+ , to the best of your ability. Can you blame the Internet ? I have been online since 1983 when I bought my first IBM AT and Hayes 1200 baud modem and dialed in to local BBS communities before really blooming into the Internet age in 1993. It doesn’t matter.

The Message of Google’s New Algorithm: Be Authentic or Else


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Every business that uses the Internet to attract customers needs a content strategy and needs to devote some resources to keeping it current. Google has released the first complete overhaul of its world-famous search algorithm , which now rewards web sites that promote engagement and make it easier for users to find what they want.

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The 4 Mary Meeker Slides Every Marketer Should See

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The reason her slides capture so much attention is for their breadth and ability to spotlight Internet trends and whereconsumer behavior is heading. Internet ad spending reached $30 billion while mobile ad spending reached $1.6 Meanwhile, time spent on the Internet was at 26% while ad spend was a nearby 22%. Mobile accounted for 4% of Internet traffic in 2010. billion.

The Fatal Flaw of A/B Testing

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If you search significance of A/B testing, Wikipedia gives you the following scenario: Email test group A: 50 out of 1000 (5%) success rate. If you search significance of A/B testing, Wikipedia gives you the following scenario: Email test group A: 50 out of 1000 (5%) success rate Email test group B: 30 out of 1000 (3%) success rate. By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

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My online influencer research and engagement process


A few of my offerings include online influencer outreach , long-tail blogger outreach , and social media marketing so a major part of my services include sifting through the entire Internet ( The Internet is big. So, my process is: set up SDL SM2, add all the keywords I have collected through going down a Wikipedia rabbit hole, let it go to parse, search, and churn. Got it?

Social media is a physical extension of your brain


I posit that our brains can expand this prosthesis of other minds deeply into the Internet , virtually, and can readily physiologically benefit. So, next time you think Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, reddit, StumbleUpon, Instagram, and Wikipedia are stupid wastes of your time, consider again: they may well be the most profound. Photo credit: Intersection Consulting).

Are you mistaking marketing tactics for strategy?


Diversification (marketing strategy) (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Internet Marketing Business Consulting marketing Marketing and Advertising Marketing strategyOne of the fun parts of my job is that I work with very smart people–my clients. One of them told me that they have no interest in figuring out their LinkedIn strategy. ”–what would you say?

How Performance Marketing Accelerates B-to-B Prospecting


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Internet Marketing Public Relations B2B marketing Digital marketing Internet marketing Marketing performance measurement and managementEvery time you turn around, a new “performance marketing” opportunity turns up for B-to-B marketers. What a treasure trove! But there are some potholes to consider. So far, this is what I know: Pay per click.

You’re doing a terrible job with search and social


So, it’s time to evolve your own personal Encyclopaedia Britannica into your own personal Wikipedia. News articles, Wikipedia articles, blog posts, magazine articles, forum discussions, and ratings from Yelp, Better Business Bureau, Amazon, Google Product Search, etc). My consulting includes doing very deep, thorough, site audits. You’ve a Chequered Past. Want some proof?

Marketing automation is not marketing strategy


(Photo credit: Wikipedia). B2B Marketing Internet Marketing Slider B-to-B marketing CRM Eloqua marketing automation Marketo Sirius Decisions Too often, these days, I am hearing B2B marketers mouth claims like “We got this new [fill in the brand] automation tool, so now we can reduce headcount.” This worries me. Marketers sometimes see automation as a silver bullet.

Internet Industry Diversions Slow the Pace of Your Progress


Photo credit: Wikipedia. If you try to keep up with the Internet and social media marketing industry throughout the week, you already know that there is too much information for people to ingest let alone digest (that is unless you don’t have a job or a family or hobbies or a life in general). It doesn’t concern the day to day of Internet marketing. You know why?

Internet of things and real time planning, or how devices talk and plan ahead


(Photo credit: Wikipedia). Agile Marketing B2B Marketing Blogging Content Marketing Copywriting e-Commerce Internet Marketing Local Marketing Market Research Mobile Marketing Organic Search Paid Search Search Marketing Slider Advertising Business Evian It seems really interesting that our actions start being the trigger to get kind of personalized ads and experience something we like.

The Biggest 2013 Digital Marketing Trend No One’s Talking About


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Internet Marketing Content marketing Digital marketing Internet video search optimized video video marketing viral videos visual search YouTubeAs the year winds down, many of us have been highlighting the top trends for 2013. But one trend for 2013 seems to be hiding in plain sight. What is it? Well, first let me give you a few clues.

Predictions for B2B digital marketing in 2013


Photo credit: Wikipedia. This means establishing a unique brand positioning, and developing a set of active and consistent messaging across Internet media, especially social networks, to explain who they are and what are their capabilities. Internet Marketing Content marketing database marketing Digital marketing Facebook personal branding predictionsI stand corrected.

5 Tips for Better Twitter Advertising


(Photo credit: Wikipedia). News & Notes Social Media Social Networks internet marketing strategy promoted tweets social media marketing social media strategy twitter web strategy Advertising on Twitter can be effective for increasing the size of your audience and also for sending traffic to your website. Besides knowing what your goal is, these tips will help you advertise better on Twitter… 1. Goal Impacts Type of Campaign. Deciding on your goal for your Twitter advertising will help you choose the right type of campaign. Targeting Usernames vs Interest Categories.

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How to measure influence in social media marketing

Chris Koch

Image via Wikipedia. Latest Post Marketing Strategy Social Media B2B marketing Empire Avenue Internet Marketing Klout Marketing ROI Media influence social media management Social Media Metrics social media strategy Twitter Twitter GraderIndeed, science tells us that monkeys would rather look at pictures of high-ranking members of their troop than eat. The monitors. Who we want to be.

What the Crumbling State of the Media Means for Digital Marketing


Photo credit: Wikipedia. Content Marketing Internet Marketing brand journalism Content marketing Digital marketing Pew Research Center We’re entering – or, I should say, re-entering – an era where “Content is King.” You might not realize it, however, from all the hand-wringing about the end of the news media. It’s just who should produce it that is in dispute.