When it comes to marketing your brand online there is just so much to do. We spend our days researching, creating, implementing, and then measuring the success of our efforts. There are dozens of channels to participate in, and obviously thousands of ways to go about marketing your brand, but however you slice it—online marketing comes down to introducing new audiences to your brand, keeping your current brand users happy, and evolving the brand/company itself.
The new Google Keyword tool which is still in Beta looks great, it gives you local results, something I have been waiting for, for some time now!
Guest blogging is a hot topic now. And plenty of people start doing that. But that’s what makes me feel worried about the concept. The thing is that once a tactic gets popular enough, it gets so abused that acquires some negative connotation. That’s exactly what happened with “SEO” which now sounds as spam for most Internet users. That is what could happen to guest blogging – I really don’t want it to start sounding as “link dropping” or low-quality content distribution.
Yelp reviews are becoming smarter to combat review spam!
This is where they talked about their own thoughts on rebranding our own product or service in a unique way for the year 2010.
I wonder what could be the cause why Market Samurai has been offline for good?Could it be the MySQL log files?
Quality Traffic website that gives you relevant targeted hits based on credit you have earned or bought. A good way to get traffic!
Just recently I launched TweetyBack.com a Twitter background website which allows Twitter users to download their own free background and place this in their profile twitter account. The range of free twitter backgrounds I have are much nicer then the standard backgrounds that Twitter has.
I’ve spent the last week at my parents house in a little town in Los Angeles called LaCrescenta. It’s been the first time I haven’t been in an office for over 1 week in 10 years (side note: this is the first time I’ve been at my parents for this long for almost 5 years). It has been good to take some time and reflect on things and do a little bit of looking at things from that 10 thousand foot view. Which has led me to thinking about why it is ever so important to take time, take a step back, and think more strategically.
I asked a few of The Search Agents to try predicting the biggest opportunities, newest developments and craziest ideas that would impact online marketing in 2010. Here are their thoughts: