Archive | December, 2011

Social Media Marketing Misconceptions [stats]

Search Engine People posted a blog post about Marketing Misconceptions! “A recently released Pivot Conference Report studied the rise of the social consumer, defined as an individual whose first impulse when learning about products or services is to turn to their social networks.

The statistics included in the report provide valuable information for any business engaged in social media marketing, especially when it comes to gaining a perspective on the various critical misinterpretations many online marketers are operating under.”

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4 Ways Google+ Hangouts Can Increase B2B Productivity

Jason Miller has created 4 ways a Google+ Hangout can increase your B2B productivity.

Here is a sneak peak- “Draw together with Sketch up – You can create 3D models; collaborate on diagrams, Illustrate ideas, sketch a wireframe, pretty much anything you want to draw or model can be done in a real-time collaborative meeting within a Hangout. ”

To See All 4 Tips Click Here

 

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Google Will Change Web Marketing in 2012

Just days away from the big ball drop.  Goodbye 2011 and Hello 2012.  Ready or not here we come.  Out with the old in with the new.

So that is all the crazy sayings I’m going to think up right now – let’s get right to the point.  Google has the power to change web marketing in the near future and signs, according to Brian Whalley’s article, point to its is happening as you read this!

Whalley says, “Google is poised to completely alter how websites market themselves over the next year. While easing users into changing search results pages, Google has also designed a new method for websites to structure data so that its crawler can better pull information. This is a tremendous strategy. Google doesn’t need to own all of the information in the world, but does own the methods of accessing that information — as well as the ability to advertise to people who use that access.”

But That’s Not All- Read About More Changes To Come In 2012

 

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Pinterest: A Beginner’s Guide to the Hot New Social Network

Pin it, Pinterest, Pinning

Have you ever heard of it?  Well, it is becoming the cool thing to do online.  Check out these 5 simple points that will play as your beginner’s guide to understanding the world of Pinterest!

Click it: After reading this guide you’ll better understand the picture above

 

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The Pros & Cons of Google+ for Small Business

Check out 7 pros to using Google+ as a small business AND 5 cons.

Just to give you a little taste what you can expect here is one from each category:

Pro – Host a Hangout: “Hangouts offer an amazing opportunity for businesses to engage in a highly personal way with clients, customers and industry thought leaders,” says Roger Friedensen, president and CEO of Forge Communications.

Con- Administration is Difficult: “The pages need to be created from an individual’s Google+ account, and you cannot add admins or any other users to manage the account,” says Jason Donaldson, an account executive at Formic Media.

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12 Google+ Marketing Tips From the Pros

Here are 12 ways you can use Google+ to promote and market your business

#1: Personalize your page URL

#3: Create a great first impression

#6: Leverage photos to connect with your audience

 

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Google+ Brand Pages Begin Showing Up in Primary Search Results

Mashable posts more about Google+

“In a move that could raise some charges of anti-competitive behavior, Google has begun integrating Google+ brand page information in primary search results.”

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BREAKING NEWS: MUST WATCH VIDEO

The Little Freshman from Titlewave on Vimeo.

For www.urep.co

Thank you Kelly May and Titlewave

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cmo.com Comes Out With Its Guide To The Social Media Landscape

To Download the chart – CMOcom-SocialMediaLandscape2011.pdf

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Here’s What People Look at on Facebook Brand Pages

Mashable recently posted results of a study that tracked eye movement of those looking at Facebook.  The post reads, “In an webcam eye-tracking study for Mashable by EyeTrackShop, the 30 participants who viewed top Facebook brand pages almost always looked at pages’ walls first — usually for at least four times longer than any other element on the page.”

So what do you think is the most important part of YOUR facebook page?  How many likes you have?  Your main Logo?  Pictures posted on your wall?

Wait no more- no need to wonder what people are looking at on your page!

CLICK IT TO SEE THE FULL RESULTS

 

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