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That moment when waiting for slow webpages is ranked more stressful than watching horror movies...! #whowouldhaveguessed
Waiting for slow web pages to load is as stressful as watching a horror movie: #perfmatters

Insights from the latest Ericsson mobility report.

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Is Virtual Reality going to be the next BIG thing for small businesses? Let's find out...! 
Is VR Marketing Really The Next Big Thing For Small Businesses?

With #virtualreality headsets weeks away from hitting the mainstream market there are two polarising opinions.

One is that it’s set to be the technological breakthrough people have always dreamed of. The other is the +Gizmodo way of thinking, where they liken it to “a load of s**t”.

Here we discuss whether small businesses should concentrate their #marketing efforts on #virtualrealitymarketing, or whether it is set to be another flash in the pan like Google Glass?

Read On..

What do you think?
Is #VRmarketing set to be the next big thing or is it set to go the same way as Google Glass? Let us know in the comments section below.

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7 Tips to Attract the Right Social Media Followers
It’s always a great feeling when you see that the number of people following you on social media. It shows that people are interested in what you have to say, and want to see more. Unfortunately, not all followers are equal. You don’t benefit when somebody ...

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This is an example of what an SEO company must take into consideration when optimizing your pages! 
Google’s Gary Illyes on Penguin: When Is It Coming and What Will It Do?

Recently, +Eric Enge and +Mark Traphagen of Stone Temple Consulting conducted a Virtual Keynote live online with Google Webmaster Trends Analyst +Gary Illyes (@methode on Twitter).

You can watch the entire event or read a full transcript here

However, for those of you who might be particularly interested on Google Penguin, +Mark Traphagen published a synopsis that focuses on Gary’s answers to their questions about the Penguin update specifically, with additional commentary and insights.

In Mark's post, you'll learn:

♨ What Is the Google Penguin Update?
♨ When Is the Next Penguin Update?
♨ How Real Time Will Real Time Penguin Be?

Important: at the end of the session, Gary threw in a personal observation.

He said that in his experience, the vast majority of penalty situations were not accidental, but were caused by the deliberate actions of bad SEOs.

While SEOs “can do awesome magic” and are necessary for many businesses, Gary cautioned that you need to be careful in choosing who does your SEO.

And by the way, Stone Temple Consulting and +Bruce Clay SEM were both notable examples of how to do SEO right, specifically mentioned by Gary.


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Ultimate Social Media Cheat Sheet For Perfectly Sized Images In 2016 - infographic

Social media is a novice giant and one that is constantly evolving. As difficult as it is to keep up with its latest trends, it is equally vital to know the technical details behind those changes so that you can extract the maximum from them. Review reporting on #socialmedia trends has very aptly revealed that visual posts which contain an image are far more likely to get noticed than those without any.

The visual form is a proven method to grab eyeballs. The human brain is easily distracted and it takes something to stand out amidst the sea of content that is available on the internet. Images, memes, creative digital art and various other formats of showcasing your product/idea are now available at your disposal and not using them for upping your business quotient would be suicide. In order to do so, you need to know the what dimensions and pixels of images are best suited for which platform. If these minor technicalities are overlooked, the image may fail to highlight what is most important and completely miss the point of its existence!

#visualmarketing   #graphicdesign   #socialmediamarketing   #socialmediatips   #facebook   #twitter   #googleplus   #youtube  

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Great tips from MOZ! 
Have you defined a goal for your content marketing? In today's post, Ronell Smith discusses why and how you should aim beyond just engagement.

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It's time for some on-site sprucing up, whereby you get rid of the elements that could be costing you ranking and traffic.

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It's time for marketers to recognize the role user behavior likely plays in how Google ranks websites, and begin optimizing their sites for better performance.

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