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4 Disruptive Trends to Watch Out for in the second half of 2015

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There are certain events that happen in marketing that change the face of the way business is conducted forever. For example, in 2004 who could have guessed that a software program invented by a geeky undergraduate in a Harvard University dorm room designed to make it easier to meet girls would have such a profound…

Amazon’s Unmanned Delivery Drones One Step Closer to Lift-Off

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Many people in the tech industry can remember exactly where and when they were when they first heard about Amazon’s plans to use unmanned flying drones to deliver products to their customers in as little as 30 minutes from when they were ordered online. When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first unveiled the plan to Charlie…

What the Girl Scouts Can Teach Us about Internet Marketing

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Did you buy Girl Scout cookies this year? If so, you aren’t alone. An estimated 200 million boxes of the delicious sweet treats are sold every year. The Girl Scouts have been selling cookies as a fundraising tool for more than 100 years. But it was only recently that they extended their marketing efforts online.…

Introducing Weibo, the ‘Twitter’ of China

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Despite having the world’s largest population and the second-largest economy, social media in China hasn’t taken off as quickly as it has in other developed countries. Part of that has to do with the Chinese government. Although it may not be as strict as it once was in terms of censoring the content it allows…

How Important Are Reviews to Conversion?

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It’s no secret that most people today use their mobile devices to search for the products and services they want. Recommendations from their social media contacts are important, but even more influential are the reviews that accompany product descriptions on Amazon, Yelp!, eBay and other popular sites. How important are reviews in the online decision…

Is Apple Considering Dropping Google as their Default Search Engine?

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It’s no secret that the folks over at Apple have always been a little jealous of Google’s dominance as the Internet’s top search engine. But the iCompany has been bogged down with too many product launches and keeping the company strong in the wake of Steve Jobs’ death to do anything about it. Until now……

Ways to Create Fresh Content to Keep Visitors Coming Back for More

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Creating new content is critical to the success of your web pages, but let’s face it: It’s also a pain in the butt. It often seems like you’ve already said everything you want to say about your blog or website’s subject matter. Yet if you don’t provide a constant stream of fresh, engaging content, you…

The Internet Marketer’s Google Penalty Recovery Plan

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If your site has been hit with a Google penalty, the loss in traffic and revenue can be absolutely devastating. Some marketers might well choose to scrap their site and start all over again (which isn’t a bad idea if your site isn’t a monster), but for others who have a good flow of traffic…

Is It 2011 All Over Again with Newest Google Update?

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Many Internet marketers remember February 2011 very clearly. It was when Google rolled out its Panda update, which instantly changed the way websites were ranked by the Internet search engine giant’s algorithm. Will Googles latest update – that rolled out starting on April 21 – cause the same amount of angst and teeth-gnashing? Possibly.  …