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Sending E-mails to your customers – Strategies

Hi Everyone,
Spread the word throughfriends-and-family e-mails.
See attached report:

Friends-and-family e-mails had 43 percent higher open ratesand 29 percent higher click rates compared to bulk promotions
Social network links within friends-and-family e-mails had much higher referral ratesthan e-mails with no social network links
For friends-and-family campaigns, 20 percent and 30 percent off are the most common offers during [...]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Social media requires characters – Go crazy!

Too many companies approach social media like it's going to explode. They're tentative, nervous, and afraid to show any personality when that's precisely what they need to do.

So, give it a shot. Give us just a teensy taste of what makes your company a nut case. We'll thank you for it.
Sanity is boring. In social [...]

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Goo.gl, Comparing To Bit.ly & Twitter

 
Article below compares Google URL Shortener   Goo.gl service-  complete with tracking and statistics to the more established Bit.ly plus a look at Twitter’s “wrapping” service:
·Goo.gl, Comparing To Bit.ly & Twitter http://searchengineland.com/google-url-shortener-opened-to-the-public-51964

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

23 Ways To Slam-Dunk Your Mobile Conversions For the Holidays

I found this article to be very iseful. It came to me through an email, I would like to share it with everyone:

 

23 Ways To Slam-Dunk Your Mobile Conversions For The Holidays
by Brian Klais

The 2010 retail holiday season kicks off in just 60 days. If you’re like me, you already sense the Christmas shopping budget [...]

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

The best way to build up your brand name on Facebook

Wisdom from Michelle. My co-worker, Michelle, is a great SEO specialist with a an outstandign record for successfully SEO'ed sites. Below is a tip that she sent me the other day:
 
The average person has 130 friends on Facebook – if they share your page with their friends –  and their friends share with their friends [...]

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Usability Issue: White text on Black Background

Some time ago i have contacted a collegue of my to get her to comment on the site. Please see her reply below. The usability issue she is talking about is very important for a successfull content driven site.
Having said that, I've decided to stick with the current design. I just like it too much [...]

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Guide to the Major Web Directories

 
This info found on -> http://www.searchenginenews.com/
Last update: May 1st, 2009
Directory submission as a link building strategy has been gradually fading in importance over the past few years. We still highly recommend every site have a listing in the Yahoo Directory, Business.com, and Best of the Web, as well as DMOZ and the Librarians Internet Index if [...]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

HTML5 & ‘link pre-fetching

I don’t know if this would have any impact on you, but I know that we’ve been interested in doing what we can to make the site load faster because it’s now counting in Google’s SEO algorithm – I saw this article pop-up on Twitter today and thought it may be interesting to you, then.
 
It’s [...]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Another reason to love Google..

This is not meant for you to use as an excuse for surfing the net everyday…
7 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Brain
Around the time we hit 30, our brains begin a slow, steady downward trajectory. You can counteract age-related changed in the brain with a surprisingly simple regimen of activities guaranteed to nurture and fortify [...]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Tips on how to use Facebook and Twitter for your business

I cannot stress enough how SOCIAL MEDIA IS A HUGE PART of getting found in Google Search.  It should be a part of your MARKETING plan - please make the time to update your twitter and Facebook – do not get left behind!!! .   It could be the boost the your business needs.  Trends have changed [...]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010