Writing great content is only the beginning of search engine optimization (SEO). If you wish for your website or blog to be discovered in search results you need to be proactive. There are some very simply steps you can take right now to better optimize your site for search engines. What can you do right … More Search Engine Optimization: Easy Steps You Can Take Right Now
It should be an undeniable fact that your best tool for social analytics is yourself. It’s important that you see the “value in understanding motivations, trends, and behavior of the people that should matter most“. You must be present and engaged in your own social media. You can learn an enormous amount of information about … More Social Analytics for Small Businesses
YouTube Then The popular video platform we know as YouTube, was created in 2005 by three former PayPal employees and purchased by Google in October of 2006 for $1.65 billion in stock. Before Google purchased it, YouTube saw huge growth during the summer of 2006 with more than 65,000 videos uploaded daily and viewers “watching … More YouTube: From Monkey Business to Big Business
The following three brands are all successfully using a wide variety of social media as part of their Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) approach. All three brands are engaging in remarkable ways with their audience. Social media, in the way they are using it is like a living organism, poised to interact and live a parallel … More Social Media Success: National Geographic, Home Depot & Monster Energy
After comparing new and upcoming features between Google+ and Facebook, it looks like they are going in the same direction. By using all of the connections you have made, according to the social graph, “Facebook wants to take everything you do online and put that onto Facebook.” They are creating remarkable search options for users … More Facebook vs. Google+: Who Will Take the Crown?
Pottery Barn has some of the freshest content I’ve ever seen. They are constantly coming up with new design ideas to prepare for upcoming seasons and holidays. You can’t help but get excited about what’s to come. They are incredibly consistent with this content across their website, blog, catalog, and all of their social media … More Pottery Barn is More Than Just a Pretty Vase: A Closer Look at a Successful Marketing Strategy
When it comes to Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC), Pottery Barn is doing everything right! The funny thing is, I didn’t even realize that they were so active in the social media world until I really looked into them. I receive their catalog every month and as the seasons change. Their products reflect in the quality … More Pottery Barn Knows the Way to My Heart: Integrated Marketing Communication Done Right!
It seems that the basic rule of thumb for your company’s involvement with social media should be to treat your target audience as you would want your best friend to treat you. You don’t become best friends overnight, right? So, pretend you’re back in the first grade. You have to introduce yourself. If you don’t … More Hello, My Name Is (Insert Company Name Here). Will You Be My Friend?