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Facebook 101: Schools Offer Social Media Classes to the Next Generation of Marketers

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The views some high school and college students have of social media may be changing as they break this month for the holidays. Before Davis High School junior Breanna Barton took Jeff McCauley’s new social media marketing class, Facebook and YouTube were merely means for wasting time. Now Barton sees things a little differently. “There’s […]

Businesses woo customers in Twitter chats

SALT LAKE CITY — With more than 175 million users, it can be difficult to get your voice heard on Twitter, especially by those in your industry. Because of this, companies like SEO.com, politicians, celebrities and other Twitter users are hosting Twitter chats. The chats, similar to Internet chat rooms, are started by people who […]

Is Twitter Myspacing?

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Twitter arrived on the scene July of 2006. As of 2011 it has more than 200 million users and 1.6 billion tweets per day. It sure has grown. But can Twitter sustain its growth and weather the storm of the web and its own users? Twitter has a number of powerful benefits including: networking, branding, […]

7 Social Media Activities To Outsource

1. Blogging Blogging comes in many forms from corporate blogs with a controlled message to personal blogs with information about that latest weekend retreat with friends. Businesses often find it difficult to provide the necessary resources to blog consistently with a message that is satisfactory to upper management and provide enough value to both marketing […]

Google Caffeine Is Live… Now What?

As noted last week, Google’s new system for indexing and delivering fresh content online, Caffeine, went live on June 8th. Before Caffeine, Google used to update their index every few weeks, now it is pretty close to real time, as shown in my last post about Caffeine. For websites who continually update their content on […]

Is It Time To Give Google Buzz Another Look?

Here at SEO.com headquarters, we live in a world of Twitter users. It is not uncommon to see at least 90% of the employees with Tweetdeck up on their second monitors following what is happening in the twittersphere. Recently, Robert Scoble posed the question, “Should we give Google Buzz another look?” Last week at SMX […]

Boost Your Search Engine Rankings, Traffic, Customers, and Sales With Contests!

Every time I launch a new website I try to come up with an overall traffic strategy, not just an SEO strategy. Why? Because traffic is where the money is! Most times, an SEO strategy will take 3-6 months to start seeing rankings and start building a considerable amount of traffic… The truth is I […]