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Do you have a social media plan for the holidays?

Are you looking for ideas to improve your social media marketing over the holiday season?

Whether you sell a product or service, social media can help you engage with holiday shoppers and generate more sales.

In this article I’ll share resources for building a social media campaign this holiday season.

Chances are high your audience will be on social media during the holidays.

In addition, a recent…

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Out of the box, Google Analytics handles being deployed across multiple domains or subdomains extremely poorly. This is easily the most common critical problem in Google Analytics, despite its being relatively easy to fix.

Depending on your situation, one or more of a few simple steps may be appropriate. Look for the entry in the left-hand…

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

Facebook Introduces Say Thanks: “An experience that lets you create personalized video cards for your friends on Facebook.”

Facebook Updates Terms and Policies: Facebook introduces “Privacy Basics, which gives you tips and a how-to guide for taking charge of your experience on Facebook.”…

Just over 18 months ago Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said he found having to talk to Google Glass out loud “the weirdest thing” and admitted that there would be “places where Google Glass are inappropriate.” Well, hello! I think the average person could have told Google this long before they spent millions developing the thing, and as I wrote at the time, the product was simply incapable of becoming a mass-market device. I predicted it would become this era’s Segway: hyped as a…
“Connect: 100 Mind-Blowing Strategies to Use Social Media and Drive Business Growth” by Michael Kawula gives from-the-trenches advice from dozens of social media practitioners who clearly know what they are talking about. It covers seven major social media platforms: Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube.

It’s a book of tips contributed by many people. The tips are concise, and each tip stands alone. So it’s the kind of book you can pick…

When you use Google, you are making a deal. You get to use Gmail and search and YouTube and Google Maps for free and in exchange, you agree to share information about yourself. Google gets to sell that information to advertisers.

The more Google knows about you, the more it can match you to an advertiser who thinks you are an ideal customer. Advertisers are willing to pay more for ads served to ideal potential customers. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to…

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How to Get a Free Pass to Affiliate Summit West 2015 - Affiliate Summit

How to Get a Free Pass to Affiliate Summit West 2015 – Affiliate Summit

We are expecting over 5,000 affiliate marketers at Affiliate Summit West 2015, taking place January 18-20, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV, and a whole bunch of those people will be going for free. There are a variety of ways to get a complimentary pass to Affiliate Summit, and since you’re surely a loyal reader of …
Avoid These 5 SEO Faux Pas | VerticalResponse Blog

Avoid These 5 SEO Faux Pas | VerticalResponse Blog

You may have read our posts praising the virtues of creating engaging content, and heard us extol the importance of responding to reader or customer feedback and making appropriate adjustments. You may also know a bit about quality backlinks and using the correct header tags, sourcing images legally, and creating compelling headlines. Today we’re going to take a look at five thing your business should stop doing if you want to make sure you have killer Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Take a look at our list of faux pas and make sure to steer clear of these big mistakes.
Panda 4.1 Analysis and Findings – Affiliate Marketing, Keyword Stuffing, Security Warnings, and Deceptive Ads

Panda 4.1 Analysis and Findings – Affiliate Marketing, Keyword Stuffing, Security Warnings, and Deceptive Ads

On Tuesday, September 23, Google began rolling out a new Panda update. Pierre Far from Google announced the update on Google+ (on Thursday) and explained that some new signals have been added to Panda (based on user and webmaster feedback). The latter point is worth its own blog post, but that’s the not the focus of my post today. Pierre explained that the new Panda update will result in a “greater diversity of high-quality small- and medium-sized sites ranking higher”. He also explained that the new signals will “help Panda identify low-quality content more precisely”.
WordPress Websites Continue to Get Hacked via MailPoet Plugin Vulnerability | Sucuri Blog

WordPress Websites Continue to Get Hacked via MailPoet Plugin Vulnerability | Sucuri Blog

The popular Mailpoet(wysija-newsletters) WordPress plugin had a serious file upload vulnerability a few months back, allowing an attacker to upload files to vu
3 Technical SEO Wins for Brand New Clients - Raven Blog

3 Technical SEO Wins for Brand New Clients – Raven Blog

Online marketing agencies often inherit a lot of bad code when gaining a new client. Learn the top technical SEO must dos to set your client up for success.
The Coolest Affiliate Summit Shirt That You Don’t Have, Yet

The Coolest Affiliate Summit Shirt That You Don’t Have, Yet

We just had a new t-shirt designed, and it’s available for anybody who wants it for free. The shirt is an American Apparel 50/50 Tee, and it’s available in sizes from small to 2XL. You might be thinking, “Hey, that looks sort of like the Seal of the President of the United States.” Yes, sort […] The
Annie Cushing's Blog - SEO, Analytics & Data Visualization Consultant

Annie Cushing’s Blog – SEO, Analytics & Data Visualization Consultant

I offer various Internet marketing services as well as training on this site. My specialty is making data sexy. Come learn how!
Improve Your Pictures, Improve Your Conversions - 'Net Features - Website Magazine

Improve Your Pictures, Improve Your Conversions – ‘Net Features – Website Magazine

Armed with this knowledge, it’s no wonder that Web designers and digital marketers make ample use of visuals on websites. The power of visual imagery has a downside, however, that is often overlooked: Photos can kill conversions.
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Affiliate News For The Week 8-24 2014

Now that Affiliate Summit East 2014 is over it is time to focus back on to social media and content marketing.

A Successful Content-Marketing Strategy Goes Far Beyond Page Views | Entrepreneur.com

A Successful Content-Marketing Strategy Goes Far Beyond Page Views | Entrepreneur.com

With many companies turning to content to help build their brand, some entrepreneurs and CMOs are looking at the wrong metrics. Here is how content-marketing has evolved and what people should be measuring.
Why The Human Touch Still Rules on Social Media - Hootsuite Social Media Management

Why The Human Touch Still Rules on Social Media – Hootsuite Social Media Management

Social media professionals need not worry about robots taking their jobs, because the human touch is essential for communicating with customers.
The 6 Step Social Media Marketing Strategy Plan for Your Business.

The 6 Step Social Media Marketing Strategy Plan for Your Business.

A social media plan includes many of the same elements of a traditional marketing plan. Here is a template for a social media marketing strategy
Top 10 Sessions by Audience Growth at Affiliate Summit East 2014 - Affiliate Summit

Top 10 Sessions by Audience Growth at Affiliate Summit East 2014 – Affiliate Summit

Affiliate Summit East 2014 was our largest Affiliate Summit East event to date, with over 4,000 attendees representing approximately 2,000 companies, over August 10-12, 2014 in New York City. There were dozens of educational sessions during the conference, so nobody is able to check in on every one of them. The good news there is …
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