Rethinking Twitter Marketing: What Works, and What Doesn’t?

As of late, it seems that the world is obsessed with big data, and what to do with it. Within the next few weeks, you’re likely to hear more astounding facts about data. Every few months since 2008, analysts have been proclaiming that more data was generated in that particular year than in the previous [...]

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iPad Site Optimization Is Sexy, But the Money Points to Mobile Phones

Over the past year, web publishers across nearly all industries have been noticing visits from iPad ratchet up significantly. This is especially true if you’re in tech, fashion or another business that attracts an upmarket clientele. With good reason, you’ve been thinking about how to create an awesome experience for your iPad visitors. But according [...]

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Mobile Usage Survey: Web Browsers Used More Than Apps, Social Media

Web sites, you are still loved. A new study of mobile device usage appears to show that visiting web sites is still a slightly more popular activity than using apps, and substantially more popular than visiting blogs or social media sites. This comes despite a massive proliferation of hundreds of thousands of apps for iPhone, [...]

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Obama Campaign Leading the Tech Curve with Mobile Payments Device

Square, the mobile payments device that turns any iPhone or iPad into a mobile credit card processor, already had mogul Richard Branson as an investor. Until today, it was hard to imagine Square adding a bigger superstar endorsement to its roster. Enter President Obama’s re-election campaign, which will be using Square for mobile fundraising. During [...]

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An Illustrated Guide to Optimal SEO Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

Several weeks ago, we guest blogged on ProBlogger about SEO Automation, discussing redundant optimization tasks that were probably best left to tools, with the goal of getting more time to focus on actual strategy and execution. We also published an SEO automation infographic that was created by our SEO for Salesforce product team, which appears [...]

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Google’s “not provided” Keyword Impact Exceeds 18% Across Tech Sites, 13% In Healthcare

Like all marketing consultancy firms, we’ve been struggling with how to address Google’s decision to limit keyword referral data for users signed in to Google services with our clients. There’s a great SEO success metrics article on the SEO for Salesforce blog arguing that while there is still more than enough organic keyword data to [...]

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3 Signs of Extreme Klout Score Anxiety

Just when we thought people were getting real about Klout, PeerIndex and other services intent on measuring your social influence, we’re noticing a fresh wave of anxiety rippling across the tech landscape. Evidence-based marketers can’t help but be attracted to metric-based popularity scores, especially when it comes to the brands they work for. But at [...]

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Three Great Infographics About Lead Nurturing

Lead nurturing is about automating a simple process that sales professionals have known about since the dark ages: window shopping. Brick-and-mortar stores discovered long ago that certain types of shoppers enjoy the thrill of the hunt just as much as the kill, which lead to some very extravagant department store windows.  These days, many B2B [...]

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Predicting Netflix Customer Losses Using Social Media and Search Data

Back in July, when Netflix announced structural pricing changes that enraged a vocal segment of its customer base, we noticed a spike in certain search queries and social media posts that suggested a fresh wave of home entertainment comparison shopping. Tactically, we also noticed that, despite tens of thousands of public complaints, Netflix adopted a [...]

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The Evolution of SEO [INFOGRAPHIC]

  SEO strategies have changed immeasurably over the past decade. In the past couple of years alone, search personalization, constant changes to the Google algorithm, the rise of social media and the demise of Yahoo have been major game changers. None will be as transformative as the change to revenue-based SEO. Put another way, corporate executives [...]

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