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Where Users Click in Google Local Carousel

The release of the Local Carousel by Google is raising several interesting questions among the search marketing community – namely, where users are clicking in the new layout. New research from Denver-based Internet Marketing...

Goodbye Passwords, Hello Clef

Passwords are a real pain – no two ways about it. There are however some interesting technologies emerging which are disrupting the authentication space and in some rather creative ways. Case in point, San Francisco based identify...

Before & After: 11 Exceptional Website Redesigns

The list of reasons for a website redesign includes different concerns and objectives for every enterprise, but designers and developers certainly know that outdated and clunky websites that are not search engine, user and mobile friendly...

3 Reasons Website Redesigns Are Stalled

There’s nothing more frustrating than missing a deadline – for everyone involved in a project. And, regardless of fault (e.g. unrealistic expectations from clients and lack of feedback and direction from them) designers...

5 Google Reader Backups for Social Superstars

A robust and reliable RSS feed is among the most important tools that content marketers and social superstars leverage on a daily basis, as it allows users to create a personalized dashboard where selected content from all over the...

Panoramic Ad Formats Enticing In-App Clicks

A new virtual crop of advertising formats are emerging and they’ve been designed not just to counter the banner blindness issue but get users actively involved, interacting with a brand’s messaging in some rather creative...

6 Ways to Better Manage Remote Workers

More than 80% of working Americans do at least some of their work from a remote location. If you own an online business with a work-from-home staff, managing those employees can be challenging. Granting a certain level of independence...

The Future of Search is... Social?

One announcement that for many likely went under the proverbial radar last week was that Twitter acquired a company by the name of Spindle. What’s so important about the acquisition for Twitter is that Spindle makes localized...

True Social Proof Arrives in Updated Spredfast Platform

If any department feels the pressure to prove their worth, it’s social media teams. Since social media is still a relatively new channel – when put head to head with more traditional acquisition and retention tools and...

Sell to the Globe with Ecwid and Wix

Internet professionals have a new option for adding an e-commerce storefront to their Wix website, because the popular website builder has teamed up with social commerce provider Ecwid to offer a commerce app in the Wix App Market...

What Are Your Social Media Followers Thinking?

HootSuite has added a few new tools to its App Directory in order to help users increase their productivity without leaving the HootSuite dashboard. The new apps include popular online survey and questionnaire platform SurveyMonkey...

How Google Updates Have Permanently Changed the Face of SEO

By John Terra, Media Shower Once upon a time, if an individual or a business wanted to make sure their site ranked near the top of search results, they engaged in a number of tactics collectively known as Search Engine Optimization...

Penguin 2.0 Working for Some

Last month, Google did some housekeeping. Today, some websites are cleaning up with increases in rankings and traffic. Count the Royal Air Force Museum Gift Shop , an online store supporting the charitable work of the Royal Air Force...

First Position, Page One Equals 33% of All Clicks

If you aren't on the first page of Google search results (and in the first position) you might as well be somewhere else entirely. A new report from Chitika shows that sites on the first Google search results page generate 92%...

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Bing Boards Beautify the Search Results

Google may still be receiving well over 60 percent of natural search traffic, but Bing certainly is not sitting idly by, twiddling its digital thumbs. It too is engaging in efforts to makes it search results more appealing to end users...

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