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  • More businesses using social media like Facebook to acquire competitive edge
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    Last Updated: November 30, 2011

    by Scott Simpson.

    [easyazon-link asin=”0470051051″]Internet advertising[/easyazon-link] and Web access will dominate revenue growth in the entertainment and media sector over the next four years, a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers suggests.

    Total North American spending in the E&M sector is projected to reach $606 billion by 2015, with a compound annual growth rate of 4.7 per cent.

    Wired and wireless access and advertising will account for $121 billion, about 20 per cent, but they’re growing at an accelerated rate – an average 8.3 per cent for Internet access in the 2011-2015 period and 12.4 per cent for Internet and mobile advertising.

    Read the rest of this article from Vancouver Sun.
  • Importance of Blogging for SEO Result
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    Last Updated: November 28, 2011

    by Crystal J. Briscoe.

    When [easyazon-link asin=”0470620757″]Search Engine Optimization[/easyazon-link] and social media sites such as Facebook and twitter when brought together they lead to development of program associations that promotes gambling. When keen attention is paid to Search Engine Optimization as well as the social media on different grounds, an intelligent individual notices that they can work together through sustaining each other. With this analysis, one never looks back.

    Read the rest of this article from Blog is Blogging.

  • Get in on the Video Marketing Craze
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    Last Updated: November 26, 2011

    from Open Web Solution.

    Video marketing has always been a fabulous way to engage consumers, but the price of television advertising has made it something that many small business owners can not afford. The Internet has brought [easyazon-link asin=”078974726X”]video marketing[/easyazon-link] down to a price that anyone can afford: Free.

    It is now possible to make video advertisements for a fraction of the cost of television advertising. Online hosting is completely free on your own website or using sites like YouTube, so the only cost is on video production. Many small business owners have mistaken ideas about the costs of online video production. They think that if the video is not professionally produced it will not have the correct response in consumers. This is simply not true.

    Read the rest of this article from Open Web Solution.

  • Your Business Needs a Marketing Video, Here’s How to Create One
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    Last Updated: November 24, 2011

    by Kate Rogers.

    When it comes to competing with larger corporations, small businesses struggle to compete in the marketing and advertising arena.

    While a mom-and-pop store may not have a $1 million advertising budget, a great equalizer has recently entered the scene: the [easyazon-link asin=”0470598883″]viral video[/easyazon-link].

    While it’s true that not every video will reach the “viral” superstardom of YouTube favorites like Blendtec’s iPhone “Will it Blend?” clip, which has garnered more than 3 million hits, video can help you market your business in a unique way without spending a lot of money.

    Nathaneal Mohr, a small business marketing coach, said while many small businesses readily acknowledge that video marketing is something they should be trying out, most are confused on how to begin.

    “With confusion, people usually stay still,” said Mohr. “They’re probably a little intimidated and have so much on their plate already that they don’t want to risk the time and money spent in an area they don’t understand.”

    Read the rest of this article from Fox Business.

  • The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Caught On Film Edition
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    Last Updated: November 22, 2011

    by Jeremy Scott.

    Each week we try to bring you a selection of the week’s best [easyazon-link asin=”0470598883″]viral videos[/easyazon-link]. Some are eyewitness videos from amateur cameramen, while others are full-blown action videos promoting Hollywood films. In between, we have everything from incredible talents to creative musical covers.

    We’ll also highlight some of the week’s best branded viral campaigns, in the hopes we can learn a thing or two which we can apply toward our own video marketing efforts.

    Read the rest of this article from Reel SEO.

  • Top 10 On Page SEO Tips
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    Last Updated: November 20, 2011

    from Internet Khazana.

    [easyazon-link asin=”0470620757″]Search Engine Optimization[/easyazon-link] or SEO is the backbone of your website or blog if you wanted to succeed today in internet world. When a new website is born no one in the world knows that it came into existence unless you told them directly or via free source search engines. But search engines have billions of website to tackle with so your blog or website may have not given an importance at all. So you have to tweak your blog so that search engines love your blog and show it on the first or second page of the search results.

    Gurus says that Content is King but without Search Engine Optimization this King is nothing. Content and SEO have 50-50 share in your blog/websites success, so after writing some killer articles its very important that you also promote your articles. SEO is not the name of big things that revolutions your blog, its a name of little things which result in boosting your website traffic rapidly and steadily. Here i have collected 10 Awesome SEO tips which will surely boost your WordPress blog or website traffic and ranking.

    Read the rest of this article from Internet Khazana.

  • How To Use Twitter For Business and Get More Followers
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    Last Updated: November 18, 2011

    by Brankica.

    Everybody tells you how cool it is for your business to be on [easyazon-link asin=”0470624663″]Twitter[/easyazon-link], but I am sure that by now you know it includes some hard work. Well, you can work harder or smarter to make Twitter work for you.

    I am the type of Twitter user that is strictly promoting conversations and connecting with others, rather than going for the numbers. Having 20.000 unresponsive followers will get you nowhere. Having a 1.000 or 2.000 responsive ones will get you to the top of the world.

    I give you the best advice I can on using Twitter. It is up to you to take action and put it to good use.

    If you don’t have enough time or don’t want to be bothered with it, you can always hire me to manage your Twitter account.

    If you want to do it yourself, here are the Twitter posts you should definitely not miss here:

    Read the rest of this article from Blog Like a Star.

  • A New Way to Use Guest Blogging to Grow Your Blog
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    Last Updated: November 16, 2011

    by Onibalusi Bamidele.

    I recently undertook a guest [easyazon-link asin=”0470616342″]blogging[/easyazon-link] challenge for my blog. The main purpose of the challenge was to market my blog and increase the amount of visitors I will be able to get daily as a result of that guest post for months to come.

    While I’ve been used to writing guest posts for big blogs with the intention of seeing huge spike in traffic and subscribers to my blog, I decided to take things to the next level and write a lot of guest posts for smaller blogs with the hope of benefiting in the future. In other words, I knew I might not get up to 5 visitors for every single blog I wrote for, but my intention was to use the guest post to drive me hundreds of daily visitors for years to come.

    Read the rest of this article from Blogging Tips.

  • How To Use Video Marketing To Increase Your Traffic
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    Last Updated: November 14, 2011

    by Rachel Blankstein.

    Video is everywhere these days—online, e-mails and even on your mobile devices. About 28 percent of people watch video online every day, according to a July 2011 Pew Research Center report. As a small business, you should be using this trend to your advantage by incorporating video into your marketing toolkit.

    Video broadens the spectrum on how you can communicate. You can use it to create a wide variety of engaging content such as product tours, how-to guides, user testimonials—basically anything relevant you can think of. And any new content always has the potential to draw in new customers while deepening the relationship you have with your existing client base. Video sometimes has an added bonus: the potential to go viral.

    Many small businesses are scared to take the plunge into creating [easyazon-link asin=”0470525460″]video content[/easyazon-link] because they have no clue how to produce quality videos. But it’s not as hard as you think, and you don’t need to spend tons of money. Like any other marketing campaign, you do need to invest time to plan and execute. Video marketing is not beyond your reach. Here is how to get started:

    Read the read of this article from Open Forum.

     

  • Leveraging Video Marketing: How To Dramatically Increase Online Visibility and Engagement
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    Last Updated: November 12, 2011

    by Myles Vives.

    I recently got back from a trip overseas where I spoke at two conferences. One presentation was on Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm, which determines what posts show up in a users’ “Top Stories” section. In my second presentation I covered video marketing, specifically how to leverage Youtube marketing.

    Today, I’d like to give you access to my video marketing presentation. If you use video marketing, or want an alternative, easier way to get on the first page of Google search results, you’ll want to watch the video presentation.

    Watch this video here.