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6 Absolutely Free Ways to Build a Community Around Your Blog by +Ann Smarty via +Search Engine Journal 
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Are you using web-based collaboration tools to enhance your business's performance? - From online meetings to project management, here are five budget-friendly web-based solutions for improving your small business’s productivity. via +ChamberofCommerce.com ‪#SmallBiz ‪#‎Productivity‬
Web-based tools for small businesses can make it easier to collaborate on projects regardless of time zone or location. And it’s not just workplace collaboration that will benefit; these tools are also beneficial...
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WordPress eCommerce: The Complete Resource Guide to Building a Profitable WordPress eCommerce Site by +Darren DeMatas 
From choosing a platform to ramping up traffic and sales, this guide has the best collection of ecommerce WordPress plugins and resources.
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Opening the Flood Gates: The Steps to Expanding Your Revenue Sources by +Ann Smarty via +business.com 
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Google #Panda is Slowly Refreshing: Download Our Free Panda Whitepaper by +Jim Boykin & +Ann Smarty via +Internet Marketing Ninjas 
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Check out this interview of my friend +David Leonhardt​ discussing SEO.
We've had the pleasure to interview David Leonhardt. He talked about how he started doing SEO, his best achievements and the future of online marketing.
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8 Tips to Fight the Summer Productivity Slump (Infographic) via +Wrike 
Vacations, weddings, long weekends camping…. with so many wonderful distractions, the last thing you want is to be stuck under your office's fluorescent lights instead of gorgeous oceanside sunlight. Unfortunately, unless your managers are just as distracted as you are, you still need to get ...
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How Great Content Earns Links
 
Fighting your way into the top Google search results isn’t easy. While SEO strategists try to find the path of least resistance to high rankings, this is exactly the kind of behavior that Google is trying to discourage.
 
Search engines intentionally make it difficult to haul your website to the first page of results. This makes our job as SEO professionals even harder, but it satisfies Google’s mission statement in delivering high-quality, relevant content to its users.
 
The first page of results is reserved for premium quality content. By premium quality, I am referring to top-dollar sites with information that is nearly guaranteed to match the user’s search query. Here you’ll find nationally recognized brands, big-name domains like Wikipedia, and industry-leading organizations. If it were easy to overtake these sites, then Google users would find a mess of cluttered information.
 
Of course, you may not be competing on a national level. Instead you may be trying to rank for more localized search results. Instead of trying to get traffic for keyword phrases like “clothing stores,” your efforts may better be spent on “clothing stores in Atlanta.” Just remember, there is still going to be immense competition in the local market and old-fashioned link building simply won’t provide a big enough payoff.
 
Because of recent updates to Google’s search algorithm, it is even more difficult to artificially manipulate your website’s search performance. A host of alliterative Google updates include:
Panda: Updated nearly 30 times since February 2011, this addition (now Panda 4.1) identifies “low quality content,” affecting a huge number of search queries. This update apparently gives small and medium sites the chance to rank higher if they generate highly useful content or information.
Penguin: Launched in 2012 and updated as recently as December 2014, this is known as the “Webspam Update.” This addition to the algorithm filters out sites that use paid links, keyword stuffing, link exchanging, and low-quality directories.
Pigeon: Launched in July 2014, this update revamps how Google handles local search queries. It uses “interpretive search signals” to help users find content or businesses relevant to their search query.
Phantom: The biggest and baddest update of 2015 – little information is still known about Phantom and how it works. At its core, this update is meant to factor out websites that spoil the user experience by identifying “quality indicators.” Poor design, self-starting video advertisements, user-generated content, and duplicate information are seen as detrimental to the user experience and will therefore cause a hit in the rankings.
 
So what does all of this mean? Why is Google continually changing how we find things on the Internet? In really boils down to one word: quality. If you want to rank, you need to offer content that is helpful to humans, not Google’s search algorithm.
 
A History of Link Building
 
For years, link building was a major crux of SEO and one of the easiest ways to boost a site’s ranking. One of the ways Google measures the importance of a webpage is by assessing the online associations it has. Until major updates like Panda, it was difficult for Google’s search algorithm to tell if these links were coming from relevant, high-quality sources.
 
This meant that gaining links was as easy as slapping your site’s URL onto as many web pages as possible. Directories (and lots of them) were paramount in getting the inbound links you needed. No worries if your client was a local hardware store – you could get links on fashion blogs, electronics directories, or even the comments section of a news article. For a long time, it didn’t matter where links came from; you just knew that more was better.
 
The result of unfettered link building was somewhat disastrous. Google’s users wouldn’t find the information they needed and sites with thousands of low-quality links thrived. As a result, Google began advancing its search algorithm to take relevancy and quality of inbound links into account.
 
While the SEO community laments the good ol’ days of easy link building, the new era of Google search results is undoubtedly better for the user experience. Yes, link building has gotten significantly harder, but this is actually a good thing if you look at the big picture.
 
Now, Transitioning to Link Earning...

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While the SEO community laments the good ol’ days of easy link building, the new era of Google search results is undoubtedly better for the user experience. Y
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77% of People Read Online Reviews Before Buying: Are They Finding You? by +Jimmy Rodela via +business.com  #OnlineReviews  
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Facebook Updates Controls for News Feed with See it First: What This Means for Marketers by +Marisa Sanfilippo via +Social Media Today 
Since Facebook nearly killed organic reach more than a year ago, you might have stepped up your company’s or your clients’ Facebook Advertising game, and rightfully so. Now, just a few days ago Facebo
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How to Diversify Your Visual Marketing Strategy by +Ann Smarty 
Visual marketing strategy is the only way to see better results from your content efforts. Furthermore, by diversifying, you are able to cover more aspects.
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8 Tips to Fight the Summer Productivity Slump (Infographic)
www.wrike.com

Vacations, weddings, long weekends camping…. with so many wonderful distractions, the last thing you want is to be stuck under your office's

Top 5 Web-Based Collaboration Tools for Small Businesses - ChamberofComm...
www.chamberofcommerce.com

Web-based tools for small businesses can make it easier to collaborate on projects regardless of time zone or location. And it’s not just wo

Facebook Updates Controls for News Feed with See it First: What This Mea...
www.socialmediatoday.com

Since Facebook nearly killed organic reach more than a year ago, you might have stepped up your company’s or your clients’ Facebook Advertis

How To Use Task Management Software To Increase Employee Productivity
www.forbes.com

If you use the Internet in your daily business practices and haven't yet adopted task and project management tools into your workflow, or if

What is the Best CDN Model? A Closer Look At Akamai, CloudFront And Inca...
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The CDN market is quite diverse, encompassing dozens of players serving a wide variety of industries and geographies. As the market evolves,

99 essential writing tips for blog writers
thgmwriters.com

There is much more to running a blog than writing. But writing is enough to warrant 99 tips. Follow these tips for a world-class blog. A blo

5 Growth Hacking Traffic Ideas and Examples | Search Engine People
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I've talked a lot about diversifying your traffic sources: Long gone are the days where we could rely on Google (not saying it was a smart s

The Long and the Short of Business Blogging - ChamberofCommerce.com
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How long should a business blog post be? That depends on the business, on the customers and on your marketing strategy. Let's see what facto

How Email Marketing Automation Can Solve Your Top Sales Problems - Chamb...
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Email automation can save your business time and money while still delivering a personal touch to potential leads and current clients. Here

17 Trigger Words That Work Like Cheat Codes for Getting Your Content Read
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Sending emails to promote your latest content? Discover the "magic" words that get more people to click your links and read your content.

7 SEO Mistakes We're All Making
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO): the process of getting traffic to your website through "free," "organic," "editorial," or "natural" result

Emoji Icons (Smileys) in Search and Social Media
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Funky emoji icons (or smileys) confidently make it into our life: They are everywhere nowadays. What should we, as search and social markete

How To Increase Reader Engagements With Your Business Blog
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I cannot be the only person who thinks that many of business blogs are an utter failure. Hell, I will go even further and say that almost an

3 Steps for Building a Brand Awareness Strategy with Great ROI
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Building a strong brand awareness strategy isn’t just a great idea — a solid strategy helps you directly impact your company’s bottom line s

The Dynamics of Screen Size and Resolution for Conversion
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Does device screen size and resolution affect conversions. This often-overlooked issue can be keeping users from taking action. Here`s how.

What Does an SEO Do In Their Day-to-Day Work - Whiteboard Friday
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There's far more to SEO than an initial audit and fix for a site. In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand offers a window into the ongoing day-to

LinkedIn Publishing: Should I Republish Blog Content on LinkedIn?
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This week's episode is about LinkedIn publishing and whether that content should duplicate your blog or be uniquely created for the platform

CeBIT Global Conferences 2015: The Role of IT in Social Media
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This episode was recorded at CeBIT Global Conferences where I sat down with Ingo Stoll to discuss the role information technology can play i

Guest Post: Should Churches Make Social Media A Priority?
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This is a guest post from my friend Jeremy Smith. I have followed Jeremy for many years online as he is a leading voice in church technology

Thank you Mike and the Glick Automotive team for getting my family and I back on the road! Thanks for fixing our Nissan Quest and for saving me some major cash! Y'all have rare traits found in car mechanics, honesty and integrity! I highly recommend this auto shop and will go here as long as I'm in town! =)
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This is a great dealership to get a car from and my sales rep Nicholas, was excellent. He made sure I didn't leave with the vehicle I wanted. Great service, clean location with a good energy. I definitely recommend Hollywood Kia! =)
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Shame on the management of Cracker Barrel and your corporate executives! I hope you have to delete all of your Facebook pages! My family and I will no longer be giving you our business and I will be spreading the news and the boycott!
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I always love me some Boston Market! This one has pretty good service and the food is hot and fresh.
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Awesome food! Favorites are the 10 oz cheeseburger and the gyros's! Giving the pork and chicken skewers a chance tonight.
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Great branch! Very welcoming and friendly staff!
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I love the tootsie rolls! I love how they have all those windows and try to get to you as soon as possible by having you go to any window. The staff is usually quite pleasant, which is NOT the case at most other check cashing stores I've gone to. They need to open an Amscot in Hollywood.
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