Viral Video Secrets #1: Content Is NOT King

Viral video how to

Although content is certainly important for maximum viral viewing of your online videos, it would surprise you how many YouTube videos with very minimal plot value have upwards of 100,000 views. Ultimately, content is what will drive the user back to your site, so it’s important to have a decent concept. However, it’s also important… Read more »

Are You Making These Business Blogging Mistakes?

Business blogging mistakes

In a world that has grown to be centered almost entirely on the internet, business blogging is rapidly becoming a mandatory component of any marketing strategy. Aware of this fact, most companies have launched their own business blogs, but many fail to properly develop their latest technological tool. The reasons for this are many, ranging… Read more »

Does Social Media Influence Buying Decisions?

Social media buying decisions

In light of the relatively recent upsurge in the use of social media websites by people of all ages, the correlation between consumers’ buying decisions and their participation on these sites is being closely examined. According to a blog post by social media strategist Marc Meyer on Direct Marketing Observations, consumers have been shown to… Read more »

9 Organic SEO Tips Anyone Can Use

Organic SEO tips

Organic SEO Tip #1 Design your website with optimization in mind. Search engine spiders crawl text, not Flash-based design. Make sure your page names, file names, image alts, and other tags contain keywords, and make sure you have keyword harmony on each of your pages so it is CLEAR to the search engines what those… Read more »

Will Twitter Kill Cold Calls?

Twitter cold calling

Remember cold calls? Of course you do, we’re all still getting them. We’re not really sure why, though, since most people’s response to a cold call is to say “No thank you” and hang up. Or just hang up, if the cold call comes at a particularly busy or inopportune time. No one likes cold… Read more »