Would you have guessed which form of social media outreach worked best for the Fortune 500 companies? 71% of the Inc. 500 companies surveyed said they are using Facebook for marketing, and it is the largest social media tool used, with a claimed 85% success rate for their campaigns. Twitter usage was slightly down from last year at 81%. But the big daddy of social networking was not the one that performed best.
Ever wanted you own iPhone app but didn’t know where to start? We checked out MyAppCreator from Trey Smith to see just how easy it is to create your own app and were impressed by the setup.
He has created a video that outlines how he is making $115 per day on a .99 app called Kolo’s Journey. Using an outsourced software developer he was able to create a professional looking iPhone game for only $1750 and should be profitable within 1 month.
Online Marketing Summit Tour is a new event sponsored by Clickz and the old Search Engine Strategies conference circuit. The OMS is a smaller version of this 2011 search engine optimization conference with shorter events in more cities. You can now go to this great online marketing event in 23 cities in the U.S. and Canada.
The Online Marketing Summit is priced much lower than traditional conferences, and this price point should be very appealing to a wide range of internet marketers.
Online Marketing Summit 2011 Discount Codes and Free OMS Coupons
After an eternity (in internet years) as the top dog in driving traffic, how did Digg lose their footing?
Jonah Peretti had no intention of sparking a national debate about the cheap manufacture of sport tennis shoes but using the online shoe customization feature on Nike.com he created an unintentional campaign for change. I think the best part of this campaign was the awareness about unsafe labor practices in foreign countries.
Mr. Peretti tried to get custom shoes with the word “sweatshop” stitched on the side and had a long email dialog with Nike customer service who refused to design this customizable shoe request saying that the word was slang.
A landing page is any page that users see first on your website, so it must be optimized for their specific browsing experience.
All landing pages need these fundamentals
- Fast – Load time must be under 5 seconds
- Attention Grabbing Headline – If you spend 3 hours writing copy for your landing page, spend 2.5 hours on the headline
- Clear Call To Action – Make it easy for visitors to take the next step
- Focus On Them – Clearly state benefits and use testimonials, logos and third party verification sources to substantiate your claims
Great infographic showing the breakdown of consumer expenses and how a typical American family (unglamorously named a consumer unit) spends their annual budget. This is represented by the average 2.5-person household making a combined $62,000 each year.
If this interests you then keep reading.
Using some SEO tools we can discover what keywords they are targeting for rankings and paid search ads.
Estimating the average monthly traffic of competitors, their customer profile, keyword usage and customer interaction with their website are aspects of SEO competition analysis.
We have provided a list of the major Competitive Intelligence Tools available on the web, which will give you an insight in the kind of traffic a website gets. Some of the top free competitive intelligence tools are mentioned below, although most have a paid premium service (that is worth purchasing). One drawback of these tools is that they do not provide data for websites with low traffic, reliant on 3rd party resources and google the data is generalized.
We were fortunate enough to go to the legendary Pubcon SEO conference in Las Vegas to hear the best minds talk about search and network with some of the finest SEO’s on the planet.
Can you find yourself in these photos?