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3 hours ago
Written by

Hailey Higgins

From what's trending to wearable technology, it can be hard for even the most seasoned professionals to keep up with ever-changing world of online marketing. Thursday's TrenDigital Technology and Marketing Summit is a free opportunity to learn from ...
PRWeek  - ‎Jan 21, 2014‎
Raven software helps marketers manage and report on online marketing campaigns. Features include social media monitoring and management tools; content marketing tools, including press release distribution through a partnership with PR Newswire; SEO ...
Fox Business  - ‎Jan 16, 2014‎
Business marketing last year was like a roller coaster ride. We saw new platforms, new channels, new roles and new tools pop up all over the place.
PR Web (press release)  - ‎Jan 21, 2014‎
The process for investigating and naming the best companies offering pay per click management services involves a meticulous analysis of the key strengths of each contending online marketing agency. The five criteria of analysis affiliated with ...
PR Web (press release)  - ‎15 hours ago‎
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014. As a longtime provider of integrated marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes, Chicago Internet marketing company, OneIMS, manages its widely varied services using an array of different platforms and programs.

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Facebook Spills The Beans On Video Ads And More Digital News


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Dec 14, 2013
Written by

Josh Constine

“Avoid saying anything negative about YouTube - leave the impression of the user experience up to them” Facebook tells its adtech partners in a leaked, confidential deck that teaches them to sell Facebook's video ads. The 32-page document details ...
Forbes  - ‎Dec 13, 2013‎
Could Twitter challenge Google Google and Facebook for as dominant advertiser? According to one bullish analyst at RBC Capital Markets, the far-fetched-sounding scenario is actually quite likely.
Dec 13, 2013
Written by

Josh Constine

Facebook is launching a new way for brick-and-mortar business owners to measure if theirFacebook ads drove in-store sales, even if customers never clicked.
Business Insider  - ‎4 hours ago‎
In doing so, consumers' email addresses (collected via offers programs or other means) will be stored in the CRM and the Custom Audiences tool, allowing the business to advertise to its potential customers on Facebook. When a potential customer who was ...
ClickZ  - ‎4 hours ago‎
There are a number of recently launched AdWords features that are under-utilized by search marketers today. For the first eight months of 2013, both Google and AdWords advertisers focused almost exclusively on Enhanced Campaigns migration, pushing ...
Search Engine Land  - ‎2 hours ago‎
To demonstrate how dangerous it is to start an AdWords campaign without a lot of deep knowledge, I recently set up a new AdWords campaign and looked at the default settings thatAdWords recommends. As you'll see in the following deep-dive, starting a ...
Search Engine Roundtable
3 hours ago
Written by

Barry Schwartz

Google AdWords New Ad Format We've seen this before on the organic and paid side, where Google explicitly asks the searcher, did they find the ad or the search result useful.


Internet Marketing News 11/25/2013

2 hours ago
Written by

Gordon Choi

At the end of each year, it's normally the time to plan ahead for the following year's marketing plan. Every CMO (chief marketing officer) or online marketing manager, especially those that have newly joined a business with an e-commerce website or a ...
Newsday  - ‎10 hours ago‎
Numero Uno Web Solutions (, a fast-growing globalInternet marketing firm that caters to small- and mid-sized business-to-consumer companies, is pleased to announce it has added two new clients to its growing list of satisfied ...
Business 2 Community
11 hours ago
Written by

Nathan Safran

When it comes to online marketing, the conventional wisdom has been that the overarching goal is to have content - any content, so long as it links back to my website - appear in front of the user.
VentureBeat  - ‎Nov 19, 2013‎
The startup currently works with more than 10,000 businesses around the country to help them get the maximum impact out of their online presence. The goal is to give anyone from a mom-and-pop shop to a restaurant franchise marketing tools that are more ...
Newswire (press release)
15 hours ago
Written by

David Evans

Mars Online Marketing has been recognized as "Best SEO Company" and "Best SEO Expert" in Plano, Frisco, McKinney and Allen Texas and helped dozens of business owners improve their rankings on Google, increase sales and build more business.
GlobeNewswire (press release)  - ‎2 hours ago‎
25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMatrix, an online marketing services provider, announced it has joined with the Maryland Optometric Association to offer online marketing solutions for optometrists in Maryland. The new relationship between MOA and iMatrix ...
Santa Barbara Independent  - ‎Nov 22, 2013‎
First Click Inc., a successful local online marketing company based out of Santa Barbara, has announced the dates for their annual Online MarketingLuncheon Series: an information driven event positioned to prepare businesses for the new-age online ...
20 hours ago
Written by

Nadia L Cameron

The emerging era, online marketing 3.0, is all about being more intuitive. “Search engines for example are becoming more intuitive now… Google knows all about me, and my search results are based on this knowledge,” she told CMO.
Econsultancy (blog)
Nov 22, 2013
Written by

Ben Davis

This week we've got some really juicy stats from Tesco, John Lewis' Bear and Hare, Facebook and other more prosaic but useful numbers on mobile and retail.
Financial Times  - ‎Nov 24, 2013‎
For, the New Jersey launch marks a return to the US after a seven-year absence, after European operators quit the lucrative market in the wake of a US Congress clampdown on online gambling. Its lead marketing phrase in the venture is “back ...
Marketing Land  - ‎Nov 11, 2013‎
All of the buzz about digital marketing has left an old, familiar and still viable marketing medium in the dust: offline programs.
JOSIC: News, Sports, Style, Culture & Technology  - ‎Nov 21, 2013‎
My name is Karl Hindle and I am the CEO of Andersen Hindle, a broad spectrum online marketing agency based in Richmond, Virginia and here I will share my experience on what I believe is important for your business'online marketing. There are three ...
Huffington Post Canada  - ‎Nov 19, 2013‎
The holiday season is a great time to expand, test and increase the reach of your online marketing strategy. Consumers are in a purchasing mindset. (press release) (blog)  - ‎Nov 22, 2013‎
In recent years, the data-driven online marketing industry has acquired an explosive growth. In the US alone the industry stands at about $62billion (October 2013) as per a recent study published by the Direct Marketing Association.
PR Newswire (press release)  - ‎Nov 21, 2013‎
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberset, a growing online marketing company based in Los Angeles, provides clients with a wide range of premier internet marketing services. These web development services are designed to boost traffic to ...
PR Web (press release)  - ‎1 hour ago‎
November 25, 2013 - Superior, Colorado - Boulder SEO Marketing (, a provider of online marketingservices to companies worldwide, today announced that it will make available a practical SEO eBook in order to help ...
PR Web (press release)  - ‎Nov 19, 2013‎
With the newest addition of their internet marketing visibility solutions, they've become a well-rounded "one-stop-shop" media production and promotion powerhouse.
Memphis Daily News  - ‎Nov 19, 2013‎
December is crunch time for retailers and B2B companies reliant upon crucial holiday sales to hit annual sales targets. In fact, Google reports that 70 percent of consumers wait to make holiday purchases until after Thanksgiving, with the majority ...
Tech Cocktail  - ‎Nov 15, 2013‎
Every good Internet marketer knows there is only one valid rule for online marketing, and it's this: Tomorrow, the rules will change.
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)  - ‎15 hours ago‎
Online marketing services are scrutinized by the independent research team at to decide which services offer the top search engine marketing services.


Internet Marketing News 11/18/2013

Facebook Reasserts Posts Can Be Used to Advertise

New York Times  - ‎Nov 16, 2013‎
Although the company deleted language that said parents were implicitly consenting to ads featuring their children's posts by letting them use Facebook, the company said it was already getting that permission when teenagers sign up to use the service.  - ‎3 minutes ago‎
socialMediaMeeting-iimm Want to understand how to best use social media? Not sure how to light the online fire for your business or organization?
SBWire (press release)  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Richmond, VA -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/18/2013 -- Richmond, Virginia, USA - Richmond, Virginia based acclaimed Online Marketing Trainer & Consultant and first-time author, Courtney Wood, has announced the release of her maiden book titled, "The Ultimate ...  - ‎11 minutes ago‎
socialMediaMeeting-iimm Want to understand how to best use social media? Not sure how to light the online fire for your business or organization?
EIN News (press release)  - ‎9 hours ago‎
With the launch of Advisor Website's new web marketing services, financial professionals have a never-before-seen opportunity to optimize their online presence in order to effectively market to a targeted audience of prospects.
PR Web (press release)  - ‎11 hours ago‎
National advertising firm, Eye To Ad Media announces domain registration and web hosting services. Visitors will now have the ability to search for unique domains, buy hosting plans, SSL certificates and have access to several other powerful turnkey

Analytics, Google

Google Analytics Academy

Ever wondered what you could do with Google Analytics? Me too. That's why I signed up for the Analytics Academy when I got the invite earlier this week.  It's a three week course that will introduce you to the tools and benefits of using Google Analytics. Here's the description taken from the site landing page:

Digital Analytics Fundamentals

This three-week course provides a foundation for marketers and analysts seeking to understand the core principles of digital analytics and to improve business performance through better digital measurement.

Google Analytics

Register for the class here.

Business Strategy, Media, New York City, NYC, Videos

David Should Beat Goliath


Malcolm Gladwell's explains why David should beat Goliath and how the source of your opponents strength may be the source of their weakness. [ted id=1831]

This is a TED Talk I found this morning with lessons that may be applied to any competitive situation.


For instance bigger foes usually are susceptible to adversaries that can strike quickly. Their size becomes a liability when facing smaller and quicker opponents. I'm sure you can think of other examples where an obvious advantage is also a weakness. Please share your examples in the comments section.


@SEWatch: Google Changes AdWords AdRank Reporting

Today Search Engine Watch reports that Google is changing the way AdWords reports AdRank!

Here's a link to the original article by Jennifer Slegg. You may follow her on twitter @JenStar, LinkedIn, or her website


By the way, what you hear in the background are cicada making their mating call.

Advertising, AdWords-Google

SearchEngineLand-Google AdWords 4 New Dynamic Remarketing Abilities


Give me a call or email me to get FREE help working with these tools! 602.456.9335 or Text below was taken from @SEngineLand article described in the video: Google AdWords Dynamic Remarketing for Retailers

When setting up a dynamic retargeting campaign, in addition to the “All visitors” list, Google automatically creates four lists that reflect four groups of site visitors:

General visitors - People who visited your website but didn’t view specific product. The dynamic ad will include the most popular products from your site.

Product viewers - People who viewed specific product pages on your site but did not add them to the shopping cart. The dynamic ad will show the products that your visitors viewed and mix in recommended products.

Shopping cart abandoners - People who added products to the shopping cart but didn’t complete the purchase. The dynamic ad will prioritize items added into the shopping cart, and will mix in a few other viewed products and recommended products.

Past buyers - People who purchased products from you in the past. The dynamic ad will show related products by looking at popular items and items commonly purchased together. To get started, you’ll can edit your existing remarketing tag if you are using one already, or you’ll need to add the dynamic remarketing tag AdWords generates for your site across all your site pages along with several custom parameters.

When people visit your site, the remarketing tag adds them to one of the remarketing list and associates the product ID with the visit. AdWords then uses the product ID to pull the product image, name, and price from your Google Merchant Center account and include in the ad. You can add additional parameters to the tag to for more advanced bidding and optimization control.

Advertising, AdWords-Google, bing Ads- adCenter

MicroSoft Is Commited To Winning With Bing Ads


Go to to read the original article. Don't forget to check out the ads here and leave a comment below.

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Gray Hairs And Pimples


This is my thank you to everyone sending well wishes on my Birthday! Thank You and Checkout The Video Sponsors! PS: This was made and edited on an iPad.

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Facebook Is Going To Eat Google's Lunch & It's Using Google's Spoon

Facebook Is Going To Eat Google's Lunch & It's Using Google's Spoon! Is Facebook trying to pull a Goldie Lochs on Google as they battle over everything digital? We'll know soon enough. One thing has always been clear, an open-source Android operating system is a gift and curse for Google. I hope they don't end up like the creators of Excel. It wasn't MicroSoft by the way!? Can you tell me who did invent the unpatented spreadsheet? There's a FREE Shirt in it for the first person to comment with the correct answer!

Adage Article About Facebook Utilizing Android On The Facebook Phone

Tech Fortune Article About Facebook Utilizing Android On The Facebook Phone

Facebook Set to Announce New Phone with HTC, But Can They Sell It?

Advertising, AdWords-Google, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Social Media

Facebook Advertising: Do You Give A Click?


This morning I read two articles about Facebook advertising that didn't agree on the value Facebook advertising.Facebook Advertising The first article read like it was written by a Google employee as it explained why Facebook advertising will never work. The USA Today article, Facebook's Advertising Strategy Cannot Win goes into detail about how an honest "Like" for a random post can have significant repercussions on the ads a user is exposed to in their News Stream. Example From The Article: Facebook appears to be selling your "likes," to appear under your name on the news feeds of your friends because you have previously clicked the "like" button on a link in that site. For example, I "liked" a news story that appeared recently on CNN, because I thought some of my friends would find it equally interesting. Days afterwards, my Facebook news feed proclaimed that I "liked" the following CNN headline: "Burt Reynolds Hospitalized With Pneumonia." Excuse me, friends, I've got nothing against poor Mr. Reynolds, though his current health is not of pressing interest to me, and I never even clicked on that story anyway.

That doesn't look Like quality to me.

The second article read like it was written by Zuckerberg's BFF. The Street article, Facebook Advertising Works and Couldn't Be More Fair gives details about the same feature from the first article, but the writer's able to qualify its value to advertisers. They even gave statistics with month over month improvements. Here's a quote from the article:

  • As we have scaled into a somewhat considerable Facebook advertising push, TheStreet has seen the number of people who "Like" its page grow from about 30,000 at the end of 2012 to 45,038, as of this writing. That's an increase of roughly 50%. And the pace of this uptick continues to increase alongside our following with meaningful organic growth to boot.
  • Engagement on our Facebook page is literally through the roof. Sharing, comments and post, as well as the above-mentioned page "Likes" are all up exponentially.
  • Month-over-month (between January and February of this year), traffic from Facebook to increased by 85%.
  • I used Facebook advertising a few years ago and didn't have a good experience. I didn't enjoy the UI nor the tools used to find my target audience. What do you think of Facebook advertising? Did I give up on them too soon? Should I give'em another try?


    $10: Lemon Scone, Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mandeline, Chocolate Whoopie Pie


    Ok, don't try this at home. This a recipe for diabetes. As I'm writing this, I, leaving crumbs on my iPad. image

    I have an extremely high metabolism and I'll probably burn his off before I go to sleep tonight.


    Location: The Lux on central, just south of Indian School Road. It's on the Lightrail route, which is the primary reason I'm here. That and the free wifi and big screen projector so I may watch the game while I indulge in in high calorie snacks.

    The lemon scone was delicious.

    The chocolate cake tasted wonderful.

    The Whoopie pie was almost as good as making Whoopie! #Serious

    The chocolate mandalines where more crunchy than I desire, but these treats were consumed at 20:37. That's right, as I'm writing this. Fresh on the mind. No buyers remorse.

    AdWords-Google, Photos, Videos

    Perks Of Knowing The Weather: Tailor Your Online Advertising To The Weather

    original article This morning I read an article about WeatherFIT. WeatherFIT is an application that allows you to show specific adverts depending on the weather.

    Quote from the article: WeatherFIT allows you to set up an AdWords campaign to show specific adverts at specific locations depending on specific weather conditions.

    For example, if you run an ecommerce site that sells air conditioning units and cooling fans you can set up an AdWords campaign to only show adverts in London when the sun is out and it's hot.

    In other words your adverts would only be shown at a time when potential customers are more frequently searching for your products. The image above is the weatherFIT dashboard which is the control centre for tuning your AdWords campaigns based on real-time weather data. From here you can set which campaigns display adverts depending on weather and location. The platform allows you to include/exclude certain locations, so it's completely flexible in terms of geo-targeting. At all times you can visibly see the current status of your campaigns and keep track of what is happening. The image above is the weatherFIT dashboard which is the control centre for tuning your AdWords campaigns based on real-time weather data. From here you can set which campaigns display adverts depending on weather and location.

    The platform allows you to include/exclude certain locations, so it's completely flexible in terms of geo-targeting. At all times you can visibly see the current status of your campaigns and keep track of what is happening.

    If you owned a general store in Southern California and it rained (which it never does, if you don't believe me ask Tony, Toni, Toné), you could set-up your AdWords account to show ads for umbrellas or ads for books/DVDs. By the way, Perks Of Being A Wallflower would be great on a rainy day. I watched it before reading the article I'm supposed to be writing about.

    I wonder if the weather would have an effect on the sale of shoes. I ask because I know this cool boutique shoe store called Brooklynn's Shoes in Downtown Phoenix at CityScape Phoenix that gets lots of foot traffic when the sun is out, but not so much when the clouds cover. I'm going to pitch the idea to them. I have a few $100 Google Ad Credits that we could utilize to test out the experiment.

    Are you interested in being Awesome...

    Send me a email at or call 602.456.9335 and mention WeatherFIT to utilize one of my ten $100 Google AdWords Ad Credits for your business or fill out the form below. You must commit to a 3 month investment of $999 to qualify for the AwesomeWebStore WeatherFIT PROMO. That includes AwesomeWebStore Campaign Management, AwesomeWebStore Consulting, and AwesomeWebStore Service. That's only $333.333/month for the math challenged!

    Email me, call 602.456.9335 and mention WeatherFIT to utilize one of my ten $100 Google AdWords Ad Credits for your business or fill out the form below. [contact-form to='' subject='WeatherFIT Trial'][contact-field label='Name' type='name' required='1'/][contact-field label='Email' type='email' required='1'/][contact-field label='Website' type='url'/][contact-field label='Comment' type='textarea' required='1'/][/contact-form]

    Advertising, Español, Facebook Ads

    Facebook lanza su herramienta de conversión de medidas

    Facebook Conversion TrackingEsta noche me decidí a ir a través de mi "lista de lecturas" en mi aplicación para iPad Safari y me encontré con un artículo acerca de Facebook el lanzamiento de una herramienta de medición de conversión para ayudar a los anunciantes atribuyen las ventas en línea en los anuncios de Facebook. Es de suponer que esta herramienta podría haber sido parte de una de las primeras iteraciones de anuncios de Facebook. Facebook ha ofrecido a los vendedores de publicidad desde 2004 y en 2012 esta herramienta aún no está disponible para todos los vendedores. Rara vez los anuncios de Facebook para recomendar AwesomeWebStore clientes debido a esta y otras razones. AwesomeWebStore no cree en sus herramientas de selección y AwesomeWebStore le gusta saber que sus anuncios obtener resultados debido a que sus clientes les gusta saber cuando los anuncios entregar resultados. Nuestros honorarios se basan en los resultados.

    Los terceros como Glimpse han ofrecido soluciones a este problema desde hace mucho tiempo. ¿Por qué no ha de Facebook sentía la necesidad de entregar esto a los vendedores? Es su sistema y su red social. Google tiene la capacidad de colocar anuncios en Facebook y cuenta con una herramienta de seguimiento de conversiones que permite a los comerciantes para realizar el seguimiento de conversiones de los anuncios colocados en Facebook. Es una de las razones por las que utilizan Google AdWords más que cualquier otra herramienta de publicidad. En este artículo me hizo preguntarme qué otros agujeros son su oferta de productos en el Facebook. Es un gran lugar para promover su producto / servicio. ¿Lo utiliza para hacer publicidad?

    Si es así, ¿por qué te gusta? ¿Qué no te gusta de ella?

    Enlace al artículo original.

    Facebook, Google Plus, HootSuite, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, Uncategorized, YouTube

    The 3 Worst Ways Companies Waste Money in Social Media


    The 3 Worst Ways Companies Waste Money in Social Media This was an awesome article about the 3 worst ways companies utilize their resources for social media. It's a conversation I had with my brother over the summer. We're working on a building a brand for Global Unconquerable Group (GUG). The GUG is an entertainment and gaming company whose first venture is a trading card game. He wanted a Facebook page for each of the characters and the corporation. I felt this was too much considering you can't sell anything through Facebook (only provide links to store) and Facebook won't allow you to export the information about the followers of your pages. The article link below discusses those points and that email marketing is a much more effective medium to generate revenue.

    I came across this article about a week after I had a meeting with a liquor distributor in the Phoenix area about a job opening they had in their marketing department for a dedicated social media person. It's a great opportunity and a job I really wanted. I lots of questions for them. They had few answers. Which was awesome because that meant there would be plenty of freedom to initiate tactics that I didn't have the budget to utilize for my brother's company.

    Good article. Please read this before you spend any money on social media. Link To Original Article

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    Facebook Launches Conversion Measurement Tool


    Tonight I decided to go through my "Reading List" in my Safari iPad app and came across an article about Facebook launching a conversion measurement tool to help advertisers attribute online sales to Facebook ads. One would assume that this tool would have been part of one of the early iterations of Facebook ads. Facebook has offered advertising to marketers since 2004 and in 2012 this tool still isn't available to all marketers. I rarely recommend Facebook ads to AwesomeWebStore clients because of this and other reasons. AwesomeWebStore doesn't believe in its targeting tools and AwesomeWebStore likes to know when their ads deliver results because their clients like to know when the ads deliver results. Our fees are based on results. Third parties like Glimpse have offered solutions to this problem for quite a while. Why hasn't Facebook felt a need to deliver this to marketers? It's their system and their social network. Google has the ability to place ads on Facebook and has a conversion tracking tool that allows marketers to track conversions on the ads placed on Facebook. It's one of the reasons that I utilize Google AdWords more than any other advertising tool. This article made me wonder what other holes are their in the Facebook product offering. It's a great place to promote your product/service. Do you use it to advertise?

    If so, why do you like it? What don't you like about it?

    Link To Original Article