Archive for September 2013

 

Monday 30 September, 2013

The Keywords of the Future and Where to Find Them

Wouldn’t it be cool if the Google Free Keyword Tool could predict what keywords would be hot in the future? It could have a psychic on-hand to tell you the search volume of a particular keyword next spring. Then, you could launch a campaign using that keyword and by the time next spring rolls around, […]

 
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Friday 27 September, 2013

Social Media You Love to Hate

Recent surveys have found that Facebook and Twitter are two of the most loved – and most hated – websites on earth. Considering the fact that they’re also the most used websites, this isn’t such a surprise. But why do we love/hate these websites so much? As a marketer, knowing how your customers interact on […]

 
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Thursday 26 September, 2013

Google’s 20 Percent Time – Where the Real Work Gets Done

Google is a company that’s known for its creative corporate culture. It has brought us world-changing technology that changes the way we live. Perhaps the secret to all of this wild creativity is its most famous policy – Google’s 20 percent time. This is a rule Google has had since the beginning. The company makes […]

 
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Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Yahoo to Give Away Your Old Email Address

Yahoo has plans for your old email addresses. In the summer of 2013, it began shutting down inactive Yahoo email addresses and Yahoo IDs and giving them to new users. The move was announced in June and the recycling began in July. In August, the new email addresses would be available. The result is a […]

 
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Tuesday 24 September, 2013

16 Content Templates to Help You Write Faster

Want to create content faster? The way to do it is to use templates. A template is an article format into which you plug your content. Using templates, you can take the same tips, points, or bits of information, and repurpose it in different ways by giving it a new spin. I recommend starting your […]

 
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Monday 23 September, 2013

Flexible Pricing – Is It Good for Ecommerce?

In economics, flexible pricing is a term that basically means adjusting your prices. It’s the alternative to offering just one price across the board. You may choose to change your pricing based on economic conditions, supply and demand, geographic location, time of delivery or customization options. Just to get rid of any confusion, flexible pricing […]

 
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Friday 20 September, 2013

Please Unsubscribe from My List – Why You Should Encourage Subscribers to Unsubscribe

What’s the worst thing that can happen to an email marketer? Why, of course, it’s your list members unsubscribing. It’s the most horrible feeling of rejection when you see unsubscribes – they don’t like you anymore! Or is it the best thing that could happen? Ask any seasoned email marketer and they’ll tell you it’s […]

 
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Thursday 19 September, 2013

Why You Can’t Quit Facebook – The Social Media Site We Love to Hate

It’s the same story for everyone – you start using Facebook because old friends are there and then quickly spiral into helpless addiction. After a few months, your Facebook use peaks and then you realize it’s just a waste of time that’s not really so interesting after all. But once the addiction has its talons […]

 
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Wednesday 18 September, 2013

8 Things That Can Damage Your Online Reputation

When it comes to online business, reputation is everything. People need to know, like and trust your ecommerce store before they’ll buy from it. You need to be vigilant about protecting your online reputation because one small stain on it can cost you customers. Here are 8 things that can hurt your online reputation. Bad […]

 
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Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Why Africa Gets a Bad Rap for Online Scams and Crime

A blog called White African complains that Africa gets a bad rap online for internet scams and cybercrime. The author complains that they can’t open a PayPal account, they have to go through extra security to use Facebook, and they have trouble getting items shipped. Why? All because of the continent on which they live […]

 
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