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How to Clean Your Online Reputation...

How to Clean Your Online Reputation

By Pierre Zarokian from Reputation Stars In today’s world, reputation is your greatest asset, and you should protect it with everything you have. Your online identity helps employers see the work you do, and get a feel for the kind of person you are. Your reputation may be used in dating situations too. The bottom line is that your name and the profiles connected to it now define who you are. Sites such as ripoffreport.com, pissedconsumer, scam.com, complainstboard.com, reportascam.net and scambook are just a few complaint reporting sites that can ruin your reputation. If you have been listed on one of these sites, here are some steps you can...

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How to cope with ad blockers...

How to cope with ad blockers

When Apple added an API for blocking ads on the iPhone and Mac, a whole host of blockers were released. This caused a large drop in ad impressions for a lot of websites. This drop in ad impressions resulted in the obvious drop in sales and revenue. A websites are ad-supported and will not survive without that revenue. For sites that do rely on ad revenue there are several ways to get around ad blockers: Paid content Some webmasters have opted to move their best content into subscriber only areas. Visitors will now have to get membership on that site in order to view premium content. Some content remains...

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Google’s Next Penguin Update Within Weeks...

Gary Illyes, the webmaster trend analyst from Google posted on twitter that the next update to the link spam algorithm known as Penguin will roll out within weeks. At the latest it will launch by the end of this quarter. Here is the tweet: “@mrjamiedodd I’ll go with weeks. We’re aiming for launching penguin this quarter, but we don’t have a more precise timeframe. — Gary Illyes (@methode) January 19, 2016” Google, is generally reluctant to give any launch time frames for its link spam updates. It has however been more than a year since the Penguin 3.0 update. The Penguin 3.0 was really just a refresh and only...

Google’s Next Penguin Update Within Weeks...

Gary Illyes, the webmaster trend analyst from Google posted on twitter that the next update to the link spam algorithm known as Penguin will roll out within weeks. At the latest it will launch by the end of this quarter. Here is the tweet: “@mrjamiedodd I’ll go with weeks. We’re aiming for launching penguin this quarter, but we don’t have a more precise timeframe. — Gary Illyes (@methode) January 19, 2016” Google, is generally reluctant to give any launch time frames for its link spam updates. It has however been more than a year since the Penguin 3.0 update. The Penguin 3.0 was really just a refresh and only affected 1% of US English search queries. A refresh...

posted on: Jan 7, 2016 | author: admin

How to cope with ad blockers

When Apple added an API for blocking ads on the iPhone and Mac, a whole host of blockers were released. This caused a large drop in ad impressions for a lot of websites. This drop in ad impressions resulted in the obvious drop in sales and revenue. A websites are ad-supported and will not survive without that revenue. For sites that do rely on ad revenue there are several ways to get around ad blockers: Paid content Some webmasters have opted to move their best content into subscriber only areas. Visitors will now have to get membership on that site in order to view premium content. Some content remains free, usually a single weekly article. All other content...

How to cope with ad blockers
posted on: Dec 8, 2015 | author: admin

3 Ways to Build a Social Media Content Calendar...

Keeping track of your social media content can be difficult. Still, there are tools that can help. If you want to create a social media calendar won’t require a platform. In other words, it doesn’t need to be complicated either. Here are 3 ways by which you can build one with the tools that you are already using: 1: Google Sheets & Calendar Calendars managed in Google Sheets is familiar to most people and easily accessible too. To set up your calendar, start with a blank template or pick from social media templates available. You can even add a tab for each social network too. As for Google Calendar, nothing beats using an actual one for this. With...

posted on: Nov 8, 2015 | author: admin

3 Simple Tips to Build Social Media Presence For Your Small Business...

Are you interested in building an online presence for your small business? Not sure how to get started? Without a doubt, there is merit to using social media to build visibility and connections for your business. Here are 3 simple tips that can help you get started: 1: Create Profile on Several Social Media Platforms It isn’t sufficient to only use Facebook and Twitter only. You have to open profiles on multiple accounts such Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Tumblr as well. While it might not seem necessary for you to open and maintain all these accounts, it is definitely necessary from an SEO point of view. Also, ensure that you fill up these accounts fully. 3: Allow for...

3 Simple Tips to Build Social Media Presence For Your Small Business
posted on: Oct 6, 2015 | author: admin

3 Ways to Increase the Email ‘Open Rate’

posted on: Sep 7, 2015 | author: admin

According to a report by the Radical Group, almost 125 business emails sent on an average every day. Of course, this doesn’t include spam emails which easily double that number. Given so many emails received by consumers on a daily basis, we based most of our decisions to read, delete and even ignore based on what we read in the ‘From’ line. Based on this finding, here are 3 ways to increase the email ‘open rate’: 1: Pick an Identity that Best Suits You While a number of brands might send you emails that interest you, that personal connection matters so much more. In other words, if an employee of a brand sent you an email, it is more likely that you would open that email as opposed to one from an impersonal address of a brand. Of course, there is no right answer as to what identity you...

3 Twitter Management Tools for Small Businesses...

posted on: Aug 6, 2015 | author: admin

Managing your Twitter account as your account grows can get a bit too much. It goes without saying that knowing when and how often to post or even finding new followers can be difficult. While that might come over time, here are 3 Twitter management tools that small businesses can use: 1: Commun.it This platform enables you to organize, grow and manage your followers. The features that are available include user action, community, campaigns, reports and leads. The ‘Leads’ feature is for premium users who can look for new customers and tweet them too. Engagement is possible with your competitors’ followers and influencers as well. 2: ManageFlitter An interesting feature of this tool is that it allows you to manage more than one Twitter account at a time. Some of its features include user management, analytics, user engagement and search. The Analytics feature is for premium users and which...

The Moralities of True Capitalism

The Moralities of True Capitalism

posted on: Jul 8, 2015 | author: admin

Capitalism is a philosophical take on life that places emphasis on individual self-preservation. When someone goes to work, works hard and earns a paycheck he uses to buy food and pay rent, he is at heart a capitalist. Capitalism can seem cold, but the philosophy is guided by moralities. Capitalism doesn’t deal in emotion, but that can be one of its greatest strengths. Reason Humans are guided by reason, which is built on observation. We can work together in groups to produce amazing things, but we can only think as individuals. Even group brainstorming sessions are still individuals offering their thoughts, and collectively coming up with an idea. Reason is a facility of the mind, which is man’s only connection to the world. Without the mind, man’s experiences of life cease to exist or to be of importance, thus reason is essential to self-preservation. Self-preservation is a fundamental principle...

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