Thursday, January 28, 2010
  • Laurie Sullivan, January 28, 2010, 2:49 PM
  • SEO Tips For Video Search Engine Watch

    Benjamin Wayne cites a recent Forrester Research study that suggests videos, when submitted properly, are 53 times more likely to generate a first-page Google ranking than just using traditional SEO techniques.

    So Wayne explains proper submission techniques to help you get search engines to index your video content. He also provides a list of things to ask your video platform provider to help you increase results.Read the whole story...

  • Local Twitter Trends Twitter Blog

    Last night, Los Angeles and surrounding areas in Southern California received Local Trends, a feature that keeps Twitter users in-the-know about hot topics being tweeted in a specific geographic location. Test the feature and you will likely find the topics in your area trend different than in others.

    Click on the button "Trending" to change the tweet view from "worldwide" to one of 15 cities, including Atlanta, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. You can drill down by country, too.Read the whole story...

  • Debunking 5 Social Media Conversion Myths SEO & Social Media

    The landing page is only about the offer. The shortest way to success remains the most profitable. Jesper Astrom attempts to debunk these two "myths," along with others, by analyzing opportunities that can lead to conversions. He suggests specific key performance indicators to consider, and demonstrates how social media can become the tool to help campaigns convert.Read the whole story...

  • PPC Beats Apple iPad? Righteous Marketing

    Tongue in cheek, Robert Brandy gives us five reasons why paid search campaigns beat Apple's newly launched iPad. The reasons often stretch the truth or are just plain funny
    ("iPad - Name could be confused for a feminine hygiene product
    PPC - Name can be misheard as 'Paper Clip' instead of 'Pay-Per-Click'") but might provide food for thought on the benefits of PPC . Still, if you're looking for facts, don't waste your time.Read the whole story...