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Clickable Calls-to-Action (CTA) - 20 Critical Do's and Don'ts

Artcle by: Hubspot Calls-to-action (CTAs) are one of the most critical inbound marketing tools. Whether they take the form of anchor text links, images, or buttons, CTAs are what motivate and direct your visitors to take a desired action, usually on Read more

Why Online and Offline Marketing Integration is so Important

  I'm a big believer that you need to create strategies for your online and offline marketing integration in order to establish a unified message about your brand and capture audiences from every media source. It's not enough anymore to Read more

How to Activate Your New Twitter Profile

Once again Twitter has made some pretty substantial updates and one of them includes the new "look" to your profile, much like that of the Facebook Timeline. Activating it is pretty simple and I'm going to show you how to Read more

Twitter Adds “You Both Follow” Feature

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This just in from the guys at

It appears the “You Both Follow” feature that Twitter started testing back in June is now being rolled out to more (if not all) users. As the name implies, “You Both Follow” shows you the people that you and another Twitter user mutually follow.
To see it, just visit another user’s profile and see who you have in common on their sidebar, right above the full list of people they follow. You can click a “view all” link to see the full list of mutual follows. The idea, it would seem, is that if you follow a lot of the same people, perhaps you should be following each other (if you’re not already).

Facebook users will likely note that this is exactly the same as the “mutual friends” feature you encounter when viewing a friend’s profile. Along the same lines, Twitter also recently added a “who to follow” section on user homepages that closely resembles the friend recommendations of Facebook, basing the suggestions on the following habits of your existing connections.

Have you seen the new “you both follow” feature yet?  Let us know if you have and what you think in the comments!


Facebook Boxes Gone Forever

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As I was working on my Facebook page the other day I realized I couldn’t add boxes to the left side of my fanpage?!? So I did a little digging and found out that on August 23, 2010 there are a few changes that you should know about now so you can prepare in advance.

Here’s the word from Facebook themselves:

[info]We announced plans last October to remove application boxes and application info sections as well as reduce the width of application tabs to optimize for the new profile and Facebook Pages format. We will be moving forward with these changes the week of August 23 and want to help you understand what to expect.
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7 Simple Steps to Setting Up Your Social Marketing Campaign

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So, you’re a small business owner with your business, products and branding in place and you want to finally jump into the realm of online marketing.  You’ve heard all of the great benefits and are finally convinced, problem:  you don’t have a clue where to start?!?

Here’s a quick run down you can use to get started.

1) Set up a blog – offers a self-hosted blogging software that is versatile enough for any business model.  It doesn’t even have to look like a blog with the theme options available these days and it’s easy enough for you to do yourself. Read more

Your Competitor is Stealing Your Customers

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Did you know that your competitors are silently stealing customers from you everyday?  They are laughing their way to the bank as you sit there scratching your head wondering why your marketing plan isn’t working.

Why?  Because they’re utilizing something that you’ve swept under the rug or completely ignored for far too long. Read more

Small Business Owners Should Embrace Twitter Now

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Many small business owners believe Twitter is nonsense and full of “waste of time ramblings”, but if drill down to the guts of it, you’ll soon discover that there are huge benefits to using Twitter for your business.

I found an article today that I know will help clarify how and why Twitter can be extremely effective for your business.

I’ll let Dave McClellan of DrivinMedia explain….

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Content is King but What If Nobody Reads It?

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I was sitting here today thinking about that very question. How do you get your content read and spreading?

You probably visit sites and see the all the shares, re-tweets, likes, etc on other peoples sites and wonder how they do it. It can be very discouraging.

So, what’s the secret to getting your own content read and spreading like wildfire?

Well, David Siteman Garland wrote a very simple, straightforward article on this very topic that I thought would be extremely helpful for anyone in this position. There are some great take-aways that should help get you moving in the right direction.
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