[FLASH] Google SEO Algorithm Updates November 2019

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Marketing FLASH briefing – there was a BIG impact this week around SEO … I’ll tell you what it is and if you need to worry. Around November 8th, Google pushed out an algorithm update that has hit people with the biggest impact since the 2012 Penguin update (remember how that one impacted your site?); and is said to be the biggest update to how sites are ranked since the RankBrain update in 2015. I always recommend that website owners don’t freak out and start […]

Develop Your Marketing Plan for Business Growth in 2020

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When’s the best time to plan for 2020? Now!  We’re helping clients gear up for a growth-oriented 2020!  And we have three options developed with you in mind. Do It Yourself Video Training: Planning Your 2020 Digital Marketing (FREE) If you’re already solidly comfortable with using social media, and you already have an overall marketing strategy and direction but just need to know a super-efficient way to put it all together. You will have access to the actual planning calendar we use (for ourselves plus […]

[FLASH] Instagram Algorithm Updates October 2019

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MARKETING FLASH BRIEFING You’ve likely heard people concerned about a sudden a very drastic decrease in the engagement on their Instagram stories … here’s why and what you should do. When there’s breaking marketing news outside of our normal weekly marketing information we’ll be bringing it to you as a marketing flash briefing. First, you need to understand what happened. Instagram updated their algorithm to get rid of the automated bots that were doing engagement on stories. Why were there Instagram bots in the first […]

#marketU Social Media Marketing Bootcamp

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Ever felt like all the marketing programs out there are exactly the same? Sometimes what we see, the coach doesn’t really know how they got there, other than a happy accident that they can’t really teach you how to replicate.  So they hire a coach who teaches them their “method”. And then they turn around and teach you that “method.” Have you ever noticed, the only person who really seems to be getting rich from their approach is THEM? Their advice is great … for […]

Why the Marketing Advice You’ve Received Hasn’t Worked

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One of the problems we see most often that our clients have experienced, and that we have talked about before, is that they have been given bad marketing advice in the past. Most of the time, this has not been malicious in nature. It’s been due to the Dunning-Kruger effect. In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. It is related to the cognitive bias of illusory superiority and comes from the inability of people to recognize […]

The New SEO Part 1 – Google Answer Box

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Part 1 of our series on The New SEO Some of the changes Google has been implementing over the course of several years, you’ve probably really noticed it more in the past year to year and half, takes what SEO experts that were using as some of the best practices and really expanding upon those strategies. Some of the traditional items of search engine optimization are still important, such as: keywords meta descriptions heading tags alt tags on images backlinks website reputation There are a […]

Do I Need to Apply for Facebook Messenger Subscription Messaging?

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Our clients who are just getting into Facebook Messenger chatbots have been somewhat confused by the recent requirement by Facebook to apply to be able to send some types messages. Not all businesses will need to send messages in the one category that this application process covers. Facebook Messenger chat bot marketing can be a great benefit. If you’ve been exploring the idea or are already using some form of Messenger chatbots already, you probably already know that Facebook made a change a while back […]

Optimizing LinkedIn for Marketing Your Brand: Part 4

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< Part 3: Customizing and Posting Paid LinkedIn Marketing Options for Sales and Lead Generation In the past articles in our series, we have discussed Basics of setting up your LinkedIn profile Optimizing your “About” summary section on your LinkedIn profile and posting on LinkedIn, searching for connections, and groups This week we are wrapping up our four-part series by discussing some of the paid options available for marketing your business on LinkedIn. LinkedIn ProFinder One of the newer items available on LinkedIn is ProFinder, […]