What I’ve Learned About Business and Marketing In 2014

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One of the things I love most about my career is the constant state of learning it provides. Not just code, algorithms, strategies and tactics, but personal biases, paradigms and opinions.  In the following paragraphs, I outline some of the things I’ve learned or learned again in 2014.

Written By: Adam Dince One of the things I love most about my career is the constant state of learning it provides. Not...

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How I Used SEMRush To Find Vendor Options

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I’m currently in the process of looking for a reasonably priced local SEO rankings tool. And one of the most frustrating parts of the process has been finding a set of tools to compare against each other. After a few go-around’s of asking my colleagues and social networks for recommendations, I found myself empty-handed. I then turned to SEMRush, and in seconds, found a bunch of options to research. 

Written By: Adam Dince I'm currently in the process of looking for a reasonably priced local SEO rankings tool. And one...

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How To Find Your Best Performing Tweets For Free

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If you weren’t aware, Twitter Analytics provides insights in to how your Tweets are performing as well as insights in to your audience. The beauty of this data is that you can find out what content resonates best with your audience, which ones fall flat, what your audience looks like and tools to track click-thru performance on your Website. 

Written By: Adam Dince If you weren't aware, Twitter Analytics provides insights in to how your Tweets are performing as...

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Black Hat SEO & Social SPAM Alive and Well This Holiday Season

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When you hear about or read that “SEO is dead”, most folks are talking about the black and dark gray hat SEO techniques that game search engine algorithms. However, this holiday season, black hat is alive and well. Additionally, black hats have expanded to using social media accounts to propagate content reach.

Written By: Adam Dince When you hear about or read that "SEO is dead", most folks are talking about the black and dark g...

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Twitter Showing Follower Engagement In Rich Snippets

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This morning, one of my connections on Twitter re-tweeted a link I shared. Within the re-tweet notification snippet, Twitter showed me other re-tweets by the same person. As I scrolled down my notifications stream, I found more of the same. This is the first time I’m seeing this on Twitter.

Written By: Adam Dince This morning, one of my connections on Twitter re-tweeted a link I shared. Within the re-tweet no...

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Don’t Eat The Social Media Turkey

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As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I felt it appropriate to highlight some of the social media turkey brought to the table. Social media turkey are social best-practices and recommendations that are uninformed and oftentimes counterproductive.

Written By: Adam Dince As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I felt it appropriate to highlight some of the social me...

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You’re Not A Blogger, You’re A Writer!

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This past weekend, I had the opportunity to meet a community of incredible people at the 2014 Minnesota Blogger Conference. One of the goals of my session, “Google and People Friendly Blogging“, was for attendees to leave a little more inspired than when they arrived.

Written By: Adam Dince This past weekend, I had the opportunity to meet a community of incredible people at the 2014 Min...

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How Writing A Great Article Is Like Writing A Hit Song

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Last week, I listened to Howard Stern give one of his trademark interviews with rock legend, Neil Young. After Howard played a snippet of Buffalo Springfield’s “Mr. Soul,” Neil pointed out that it only took him five minutes to write it.

Written By: Adam Dince Last week, I listened to Howard Stern give one of his trademark interviews with rock legend, Neil...

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