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SEO Tactics To Avoid Using Today
Website optimization, or SEO, is a beast in perpetual motion. Constantly evolving year after year, if not day after day. Are there certain SEO tactics to avoid using?

SEO tactics that used to work at once upon a time are now either obsolete, or if used, could get your rankings to drop, or even worse, get you penalized by Google.

How do you ensure your website is properly optimized for search and protected against any search algorithm updates and penalties?

You need to pay close attention to certain SEO tactics to avoid. Stop using the outdated and antiquated SEO tactics that some SEO “experts” may still be using. 

Read the rest: http://www.vpdm.ca/seo-tactics-to-avoid-2014/

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#seotips   #seotactics   #websiteoptimization  
Website optimization, or SEO, is a beast in perpetual motion. Constantly evolving day after day. VPDM lists 6 old school SEO tactics to avoid and stop using
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Wow THIS!!!

12 mesmerizingly informative GIFs.

Have you ever seen how an ant walks or how Big Bird is operated?
Lock your eyes onto these awesomely intriguing GIFs and maybe you'll learn a little bit if interesting trivia as you pleasantly zone out... How chicken wire is made... How the Big Bird suit is operated... How to move a fully grown tree... How pencils are...
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Great for advertisers!
 
Facebook Relaunches Atlas Ad Platform With Cross-Device Targeting And Offline Sales Tracking.

#facebookadvertising   #socialmediaadvertising  
As Advertising Week kicks off in New York City, Facebook is announcing a new version of its Atlas ad platform, which it says represents the next step in..
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This pretty much sums it all up. #ContentMarketing
 
12 Content Marketing Tips
A ton of helpful tips to help you get better results from content marketing.
Which is your favourite?
I like: "Write For Your Audience," as this is really important to increase engagement, and trust in your company.

Get more content marketing help here: http://www.pinterest.com/Oxygen_2Point0/o2-content-marketing-hub/
#contentmarketing   #contentstrategy   #inboundmarketing   #oxygen  
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Looks like +Nightmares Fear Factory received enough "Funny" votes to make it on the home page of +Funny Or Die 

#niagarafalls   #halloween2014   #hauntedhouse   #hauntedhousereactions  
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Today +Funny Or Die posted their edition of +Nightmares Fear Factory 2014!

#halloween2014   #funnypics   #funnypictures  
people freaking out in a haunted house: 2014 edition from a thing from the internet - The Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls has resumed its Halloween tradition of posting pictures of visitors reacting to their haunted house online. You can find more photos from this year and previous ones <a href="http://http://www.nightmaresfearfactory.com/pics-and-video" target="_blank"><em>here</em></a>, but nowhere does the website explain why so many ...
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Exclusive video with spine tingling reactions from inside +Nightmares Fear Factory Niagara Falls, Canada.
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4 Elements to Successful Content Marketing For Local SEO
How do you make your Inbound Content Marketing drive your local SEO strategy? Today, I’m going to share with you how I make creating content a sport, and how it helps my digital shop, and our client’s businesses get the most out of their Content Marketing for Local SEO.

I came across a useful Infographic from a content marketing company known as Brafton. *It’s an excellent reminder of why your company needs a comprehensive content marketing strategy in order to achieve rock solid Local SEO.)

For example, since 97% of consumers search for local business online, you’d think that every local business would want to be creating and optimizing useful and relevant content, that’s tailored to their specific audiences.

Creating customized marketing persons and crafting content that specifically solves a “problem” those persons are experiencing is not only the key to Local SEO for small businesses, it’s also the key to “new” SEO in 2014 and beyond.

If executed correctly, creating useful local content puts the focus on engaging your social media fans and followers along with your website’s visitors.

This means that not only will you generate local traffic, you’ll also be driving local leads.

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#contentmarketingtips   #localseo   #seotips  
97% of consumers search for local business online. VPDM Digital Marketing shows you how to use content marketing for local SEO and destroy your competition.
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This is what I'm talkin' about...
+Nightmares Fear Factory 

#Halloween2014   #NightmaresFearFactory   #hauntedhouse  
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Thanks +Neil Patel 
 
I always try to keep this in mind: 
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YES!
 
It's almost the weekend... anyone else feeling like this??


#seinfeld   #friday   #weekend   #dance   #gif   #animatedgif  
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my pleasure +Rayne Dowell it was way too funny!
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20 years later, Digital surpassed print, tv, and radio for the largest share of advertising spending in Canada.
It's taken two decades, but the time has finally arrived: Canadian advertisers now spend more on digital ads than they do on print, radio and television, according to a new report from IAB Canada. Digital ad revenue in the country jumped 14 per cent last year to $3.5-billion.
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Digital Strategist. SEO Manipulator. Content Creator. Social Media Marketing Professional. Boutique Agency Owner.
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Social Media Marketing (SMM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Optimization (SMO), Website Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Google AdWords, Content Marketing, Digital Strategy, Website Development
Employment
  • VPDM Digital
    Founder, Chief Strategist, present
    VPDM is a boutique Internet marketing agency. Based in Niagara Falls as a social media marketing and SEO consultant, I help small to medium sized businesses build their digital presence by executing custom, well optimized, social media marketing and SEO strategies. Let's take action and start building your SEO, website optimization, increasing social engagement, & drive conversions. http://www.VPDM.ca
  • Nightmares Fear Factory
    Director, Digital, 2009 - 2013
  • True North Records
    Director, Marketing & Promotion, 2007 - 2008
  • EMI Music Canada
    Central Region Promotion, 2000 - 2004
  • Virgin Music Canada
    National Promotion, 2000 - 2001
  • Attic Records
    National Promotion & Publicity, 1997 - 2000
  • Universal Music Canada
    Ontario Sales Branch Assistant, 1997 - 1997
  • addVICE Marketing
    General Manager, 2004 - 2005
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Inbound Content Marketing + SEO + SMO + Social Media = VPDM Digital
Introduction

I am a marketing and promotion professional with 17 years strategic experience, accomplished in digital marketing, social media marketing and engagement, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), social media optimization (SMO), website development, and digital content creation.

My background includes over a decade of Marketing & Promotion in the music industry along with recent success with Radio, Hotels, Attractions, & Regional Tourism.

I own and operate VPDM Digital a boutique agency specializing in SEO, SMO, content creation/curation, and growth hacking. We're an Internet marketing company that also offers consulting and social media training.

Hire me to plan and execute your digital strategy with a customized and comprehensive digital marketing campaign, encompassing Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, and Social Media Marketing strategies and tactics to build your business.

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What @UnMarketing said: "I've been around the viral marketing scene for almost 20 years, and what Vee has done with Nightmares is at the top of my list of amazing. So good in fact, that I spotlighted him in one of my books as the example of how to do viral marketing right. Besides being a good guy and smart as a whip, he understands community and viral marketing better than most." - Scott Stratten, UnMarketing
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Toronto, ON - Victoria, BC - Guelph, ON - Sarnia, ON - Kitale, Kenya
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Martin Short and Steve Martin at Niagara Falls Fallsview Casino
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Martin Short and Steve Martin perform "A Very Stupid Conversation" live at Niagara Falls Fallsview Casino Resort in April. "Their unique sty

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Daily Geek Show, c'est l'actualité 2.0 ! Des gadgets farfelus, des technologies hallucinantes, les découvertes de la science et un aperçu de

FEAR Pic for Thursday September 19, 2013
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Nightmares Fear Factory is one of the best top 10 things to do in Niagara Falls for kids, families, couples. Paid supervised parking onsite

Bet You Didn't Know You Can Do This On Facebook - Vee Popat Digital Mark...
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Looking for Facebook tips for small business? Here are 3 major things I bet you didn't know you could do on Facebook with more social media

Mylie Cyrus Twerks at the 2013 MTV VMAs - GEOFFREY CHAPMAN Model &amp; T...
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So were you one of the millions who watched Mylie Cyrus twerk on Robin Thicke at last night's MTV Video Music Awards (MTV VMAs)? Read more a

The Undeniable Need for Social Customer Service - Vee Popat Digital Mark...
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Social Customer Service &amp; The Social Customer Your customers are social customers. Your business needs to excel at social customer service F

The Most Important Mobile Design Trends in 2013 - Vee Popat Digital Mark...
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Mobile Design Trends 2013 You understand you must shift your marketing focus to mobile optimized websites and responsive design right? Then

10+ Things You Don't Know About Social Media Contests - Vee Popat Digita...
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Online social media contests are a proven way to boost engagement and build your digital presence. This useful infographic has 10+ things yo

This Is Your Brain For 8 Seconds - Vee Popat Digital Marketing
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Your attention span is just 8 seconds. That's 1 second less than a goldfish. Use infographics as they are thirty times more likely to be rea

19 Reasons Why Your Social Media Strategy Sucks - Vee Popat Digital Mark...
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There are so many volatile variables in social media strategy and content marketing. Here are 19 mistakes many social media experts have mad

26 Social Media Stats You Should Know - Vee Popat Digital Marketing
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Need some jaw dropping social media stats? Here is an amazing list of 26 social media stats from 2013 that will help you understand why you

Imagine A Twitter Redesign Like This - Vee Popat Digital Marketing
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Check out this awesome Twitter redesign from Fred Nerby. Awesome UI, awesome UX, deeper engagement and much better visual experience for use

The Amount Of Online Activity In 60 Seconds Will Blow Your Mind - Vee Po...
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Ever wonder what the amount of online activity in 60 seconds actually is? How about 2M searches on Google or 1.8M likes on Facebook. See thi

G+ Business Pages Directory
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G+ Business Page to find ALL THE G+ Pages on G+

Surprising Trends in Mobile Web Browsing - Vee Popat Digital Marketing
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Mobile searches and mobile web browsing have grown 4x over since 2000. Almost 50 percent of searches are made from a mobile device, smartpho

Why Google+ is Essential To Your Social Marketing - Vee Popat Digital Ma...
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A Google+ for business profile will help a search engine optimization (SEO) and social media marketing strategy. It's an essential element i

Most Important SEO Rankings Factors [Infographic] - Vee Popat Digital Ma...
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Some of the most important SEO rankings factors are based on social media sharing and not traditional SEO elements relating to metadata an o

Google Web Traffic Sets Record at 25% - Vee Popat Digital Marketing
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An Internet record was set as Google Web Traffic serves 25 percent of North American web traffic and is bigger than Facebook, Instagram, Net