What’s Worth 1.8 Million Words?

It’s effective. It’s engaging. It’s inexpensive. And it builds brand awareness. So what is “it?” Video. People love video. Need some convincing about the merits of video? Well, here goes: One minute of video is worth 1.8 million words. Online video reaches 60 percent of the U.S. .....Read more >>
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17 Reasons Your Business Should Use YouTube

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a video worth? Quite a lot, if YouTube is any indication. Ready for some blow-your-socks-off stats? Did you know that . . . More than one billion unique users visit YouTube every month? Every minute 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube? More .....Read more >>
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Using New Social Media Platforms For Your Business

How To Reach New Customers In New Ways! You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to social media today. You may already be active on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn and YouTube. They’re powerful and proven. But have you considered new and different platforms to reach your customers? What social .....Read more >>
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Content Marketing: What’s the Big Deal about Fresh and New Content?

According to Seth Godin, a widely known and well respected marketer, “Content marketing is the only marketing left.” What does this mean for businesses today? That, in order to remain competitive in your marketplace and market the most effectively, you must produce fresh and relevant content! .....Read more >>
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How Can a Responsive Design Increase Your Profits?

As mobile and tablet traffic to websites continue to rise, it is becoming more and more apparent that responsive designs are a necessary factor in giving users an easy and enjoyable experience. If you’ve ever had to deal with an unresponsive website on your smartphone or tablet, you know that it isn’t .....Read more >>
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The Importance of Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

As Google is constantly improving their algorithms and processes to ensure a good user experience, marketers and business owners must continue to develop engaging content directed toward humans, NOT search engines. Google is trying to humanize their system as much as possible, and like it or not, we .....Read more >>
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SEO and Internet Marketing Predictions

Search Engine Optimization and Internet Marketing are changing and growing so fast. Does your business find it hard to keep up with all the newest developments? In the first edition of our Metro Minute, two of our Internet Marketing experts explain the latest trends for SEO and Internet marketing in .....Read more >>
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Learn the Best Basic SEO Tips in Google from Crawlers to Content – How to Increase Your Traffic

A conversation about successful implementation of SEO internet marketing goes hand in hand with creating great content. SEO is a wide and diverse topic and this blog is going to help focus on some best tips and practices of applying Google SEO to your website which will help your business increase SEO, .....Read more >>
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Make Your Website Better In 2013

Simplify Your Homepage A beautiful homepage can get overrun by buttons, links and banners among others. With the start of a brand new year it's time to break some of those bad habits. Ask yourself if your newsletter really needs to link from the homepage. And if you truly think that clients won't .....Read more >>
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Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment on Your Site

If your online checkout has a high abandonment rate, you’re not alone. Many online sites see a large percentage of dropouts during the checkout process. Minimize customer abandonment by understanding why they’re leaving and fixing the cause, if necessary. Why Shoppers Might Abandon Their Carts: High .....Read more >>
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