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27 Jun 2016

8 Mobile Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore

As we become more and more reliant on our smartphones, mobile marketing becomes more critical for the modern brand. The sooner we get on the mobile marketing train, the better off we are going to be. Certain trends have become obvious, and ignoring them puts a serious damper on our branding results. Here are mobile marketing trends that you absolutely have to pay attention to, and should consider implementing before… [Read More…]


24 Jun 2016

Google Ads Go Green, Net Neutrality and More: Weekly Forum Update

Google sure has been busy lately! A new color for ad markers, announcements about planned Google Search Console features, AdWords in Google Local, and publishing some new AdSense tips are just some of the things our users are talking about this week! Our update will be heavily WebmasterWorld focused, so get ready for some expert and in-depth discussions from the sage masters of SEO! Let’s get started. Twitter to Allow… [Read More…]


20 Jun 2016

4 Useful Tools for Twitter Bio Search: Smart Relationship Building

Twitter is a great connecting tool. It’s much more open than Facebook (You don’t have to be anyone’s friend to get in touch) and much more active than Linkedin. Facebook does allow to send messages to non-friends but for some reason I only receive those using a mobile app. Also you cannot really tag people on Facebook unless you are friends. As for Linkedin, weirdly, I receive several messages a… [Read More…]


17 Jun 2016

Net Neutrality, Vanity TLDs, and More: Weekly Forum Update

This week our communities are talking about Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn, the specter of the online advertising bubble, marketing to women, Net Neutrality, and more! We’ve got some great stories from WebmasterWorld, Cre8asiteforums, Threadwatch, and SEO Chat – all the usual suspects. Here’s the scoop: Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion By the end of this year, Microsoft will be the proud owner of a shiny new LinkedIn. Microsoft… [Read More…]


13 Jun 2016

Boost Your Social Media Following With Expert Quotes!

I would like to start this post off with, fittingly enough, one of many expert quotes about social media: “Social media allows us to behave in ways that we are hardwired for in the first place – as humans. We can get frank recommendations from other humans instead of from faceless companies.” ~ Francois Gossieaux, The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition by Leveraging Social Media An oversimplification, maybe, but a… [Read More…]


10 Jun 2016

Google Says, “Don’t Be Bogus, Dude”: Weekly Forum Update

Google let the world know that bogus spam reports are a pretty dumb idea this week. Turns out that they have policies in place for identifying bogus reports and the users who frequently submit them. So if you’re falsely reporting your competitors, don’t be surprised when Google starts ignoring you! We’ve also got some good stories from WebmasterWorld to share, including Google’s latest legal battle, testing a new version of… [Read More…]


09 Jun 2016

Jim Boykin’s Internet Marketing Ninjas Club Band.

Internet Marketing Ninjas Club Band The other day I was thinking that in my over 17 years in business, I believe that our current Ninja team and our services are like the Beatles Sgt Peppers Album. So I thought that I’d put all our Ninja faces on this classic album cover.  I kinda like it 🙂 I also rewrote the first 2 songs on that album…. Jim Boykin’s Internet Marketing… [Read More…]


06 Jun 2016

Which Twitter App a Tweet Was Sent From: Quick Tip

I see this question a lot: Ever since Twitter web interface stopped showing an app each Tweet was sent from. In fact, this information offers a lot of useful information: Which apps does your competitor uses to schedule updates? Was this update scheduled or published live? Which apps do I need to take a look at? Are there any useful features I am missing? How others create visual tweets? OMG,… [Read More…]


03 Jun 2016

The Determination of Trust and Other Stories: Weekly Forum Update

Hello again! We took a little break from writing updates last week but our communities have been busy in the meantime! And now we’re back to give you all the updates. There’s plenty of legal drama directed at Google for us to talk about; in Florida, a judge has ruled that Google must go to trial over removing a website from the SERPs and in France, Google’s Paris office was… [Read More…]


23 May 2016

Google’s “People Also Ask” (Related Questions): What Are They, and Why You Should Care

If you have recently put in a search term in Google, you may have noticed the results containing an expandable grid box. In this box are a series of questions involving the search term you looked for. Each of these questions can be expanded using a drop down menu to see the answer. The answers offer a link for continued reading in the page they have been drawn from as… [Read More…]


20 May 2016

Good News, Bad News, Long News: Weekly Forum Update

We bring you three types of news from our communities this week, as well as plenty of engaging discussions! Let’s start with the good news – Twitter’s character limit will be expanding… sort of. URLs and photos will no longer count against the character limit, leaving users a little more room to express themselves. In bad news, we’ll bring you coverage from WebmasterWorld about the recent security snafu at LinkedIn…. [Read More…]


16 May 2016

5 Awesome Google Spreadsheet Addons for Keyword Research

Who doesn’t love Google Spreadsheets? For their awesome live collaboration features, fast performance and usability I consider them to be one of the best Google’s products. I have already listed Google Docs addons. In this article, I am listing some of the most useful Google Spreadsheet addons that can help you with keyword research: 1. Text Analysis Addon This is a freemium addon that comes with a ton of free… [Read More…]


13 May 2016

Mobilegeddon Is Back! and More Weekly Forum Updates

We all said it was boring. “Ho-hum, Mobilegeddon,” we yawned. Well, it’s not over yet. This very month, Google will be updating its mobile algorithm. And there are lots of other changes coming soon, too! The Interactive Advertising Bureau is developing a new standard for “L.E.A.N.” ads, Google is tightening its restrictions on payday and high-interest loan ads in the US, and the width of listings within organic search results… [Read More…]