How to Optimize your Images for Facebook Newsfeed

by Blair Evan Ball May 16, 2014

Did you know that you can optimize your images for the Facebook newsfeed? Did you realize that 99% of all interaction and viewing takes place in the newsfeed? Photos are #1 for engagement. So, being prepared to display them optimized will increase your engagement. These days, most photos are shared on social media services and […]

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How Small Business & Non-Profits Stretch Marketing Dollars

by Blair Evan Ball May 13, 2014

Small Business, how would you like to stretch your marketing dollars? If you are a non-profit, would stretching your marketing dollars be a benefit? In a March 2014 study conducted by Constant Contact, “making marketing dollars go further” was the No. 1 marketing concern among US small businesses and nonprofits, cited by 59% of respondents. […]

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LinkedIn Turns 11 Now What

by Blair Evan Ball May 8, 2014

Did you realize that on May 5th, LinkedIn turned 11? Where does LinkedIn go from here? Launched in 2003, it has grown to a market value of $18.1 Billion. LinkedIn is mainly used for professional networking. Founder Reid Hoffman, previously CEO of LinkedIn, is now Chairman of the Board. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, […]

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What Happens to Business in an Internet Minute

by Blair Evan Ball May 6, 2014

What will you do in the next minute? What will your business do in the next internet minute? Since the mid-1990s the Internet has had a tremendous impact on culture and commerce, including the rise of near instant communication by email, buying and selling, branding, reach around the world, and social media marketing. The Internet […]

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10 Ways to Amplify Your Brand

by Blair Evan Ball May 2, 2014

How would you like to amplify your brand in a noisy world? Would you be interested in how brands are taking there’s to the next level? Do you realize that brand awareness is the 1st phase in marketing, yet most brands are not on the radar of most internet consumers. David Ogilvy, the great advertising […]

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How to Massively Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

by Blair Evan Ball April 25, 2014

How would you like to massively grow your LinkedIn connections? Would you be willing to spend 10 minutes a day? According to a 2013 Wall Street Journal survey, over 40% of businesses see LinkedIn as their best bet on growing business. It’s no surprise 81% of Inc 500 companies use LinkedIn for social media, in […]

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[Study] Social Media Referrals That Matter

by Blair Evan Ball April 10, 2014

How would you like more referrals? Would it benefit you to know which Social Media Platforms provide the best referrals? What behavior on social media is showing the best results, when we actually interact with a link one of our friends shared socially? The top advertising platforms are… Pinterest Twitter Facebook While you might expect […]

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How to use Twitter for Social Media Marketing

by Blair Evan Ball April 4, 2014

Do you use Twitter for social media marketing? How are you using Twitter for your brand? Did you know that the #1 reason brands use Twitter is for Brand Awareness. Brand Awareness is the first phase of Social Media Marketing. Twitter’s just had it’s 8th birthday – the service was launched on March 19th, 2006 […]

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Hottest SEO Trends to Watch [Infographic]

by Blair Evan Ball March 28, 2014

How do potential new customers find you on the web? Do you have a great website, but no traffic? Are your marketing efforts geared towards SEO (Search Engine Optimization)? Is your website optimized for the search engines? If you’ve been ignoring SEO in favor of other marketing efforts, it may be time to change your […]

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Has Your Business Outlived it’s Relevancy?

by Blair Evan Ball March 21, 2014

What has happened to Sears over the years? Once the #1 retailer in the world. What about J.C. Penney? Founded in 1902, how relevant are they today? Companies today rise and fall…Some faster than others. WHY? In this dynamic world – everybody suffers but staying strong and relevant is important for enduring competition and surviving. […]

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