SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING

“In Social Media the “squeaky wheel” gets the oil. You have to put yourself out there, to find people who will relate or even debate with you, depending on what you are looking for.” -Jessica Northey, Multimedia Personality and Digital Consultant SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING SOCIAL MEDIA IS HERE TO STAY Social media continues to rise

BEST BETS ON BRANDED MERCHANDISE

"God is the master “brander”. Mankind is God’s logo. There is something about mankind that when you study it or see it, in action or at rest, it points back to that which it was created to reflect: God. Interestingly enough, God also decided to fill the earth with his logo and nothing that is

VIDEO: THE NEW KING OF CONTENT

“Online video is the Swiss army knife of internet marketing. It really can be used all over the customer lifecycle, whether it’s customer service, marketing, or even recruitment.” - Mark Robertson, Founder ReelSEO VIDEO CONTENT MAKES "CENTS" Video is the most engaging form of communication available in the market today. No other multimedia has the flexibility to

SIMPLIFIED DESIGN

“Life is simple. You just have to stop trying to figure it out.” -Marty Rubin KEEP IT SIMPLE, SILLY: SIMPLIFIED DESIGN Keeping things simple is definitely easier said than done. Simplified design for SEO sounds as if it would be impossible. As you are likely aware, article after article makes this clear. The research cited

MAP YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS WITH LOCAL CONTENT

“Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’—it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’” Adam Audette, CKO of RKG Google announced that they will focus on improving their searches through local content rankings. They provide insight in regard to local information on their support page. There is also a process known as localization at play.

USER DETERMINED DESIGN

“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.” ― Henry Green WHY USER DETERMINED DESIGN (UDD)? User Determined Design, or UDD, looks to mesh your unique product with the needs of the particular niche market of consumers that will access you on the internet. You want to remain uniquely “you”

TOP 5 SEO TRENDS 2016

We are now at midyear 2016. Early predictions for the top SEO trends are gaining confidence and proving to be true. If you are a bit late to start, have no fears. It looks like you still have time to use the top 5 trends to make some headway. Great content will remain relevant. Depending

METRICS PROVE YOU NEED A CONTENT STRATEGY

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART IV Content strategy is important. The infographic above tells us quite a bit about trends in content marketing and content strategy. There is a big problem facing businesses. Content is growing in importance, but few businesses are prepared to succeed with a formal content strategy. Businesses believe content

CREATING ORGANIC BACKLINKS

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART III “A company that builds a loyal social following has a built-in army to promote their content, day in and day out. That content will get shared, get links, send social signals…all of which can’t be a bad thing.” – Will Reynolds, Founder, Seer Interactive One of the