Don’t have the time to read all the marketing news, blog posts, announcements, and other content related to SEO/social media/online marketing published each week?
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I sift through trillions (well, hundreds) of online publications to stay on top of marketing news that might affect your online business.
Let’s start with the news from Traffic Generation Café.
If you write, write, write, and no one is reading, what do you think the problem might be?
Time to take a closer look at your writing?
And to make this post more interesting, I decided to walk you through my own journey of Unbecoming a Dull Writer.
Coffee Addict + Internet Marketing Goddess = Ana Hoffman – interview at Otimollc.com
There are lots of smart people out there.
There are lots of funny people out there.
There are lots of very attractive people out there.
There are lots of people out there who like the color pink.
But, apparently (and rightfully so), I am the bestest of them all.
Fair warning: if a good sense of humor is not your cuppa espresso, I suggest you don’t read this interview +Vincent Messina beat out of me.
See for yourself:
Now you see why I had no choice, but to cough up over 2,000 words for this interview…
What you’ll learn about me:
♨ What do you think contributed most to your lack of success? What were you really bad at?
♨ Did your experience modeling give you any skills that you would later apply to become an online sensation?
♨ Have you always been a good writer? If not, how did you find your voice? If so, where did you learn to express your voice so effectively?
♨ Are you as bubbly in person as your marketing copy makes you seem?
…and much, much more. This was the funnest (spell check didn’t underline that; must be a word!) interview I’ve ever done.
Read it and please let Vincent know what you think or he might think no one really likes him…
I was a busy girl last week and did not one, but two interviews (two of them were published I should say).
This one was a Twitter chat (my first one ever) with Ann Smarty and Gerald Weber of ViralContentBuzz.com – a free social media sharing platform.
Here are just some of the questions we covered:
♨ What would you say is your best “non Google” traffic generation source (that converts)?
♨ In your weekly marketing skinny newsletter, you recently started posting the stories on Google+ and then embedding the Google+ stories into your roundup. Can you explain a little bit about your reasoning for this?
♨ You have also changed your comments from comment luv to Google+ comments. I know you have been a long time advocate of comment luv so I’m really curious to know the reason for the change here.
♨ Can you walk us through the steps of how you promote a content piece when you want to go big or go home?
♨ and more.
Google: Submit Scraper Sites That Outrank You on Google
Don’t dumb down your content for the search engines; only for your readers
Disavow Data Isn’t Used Against the Site Being Disavowed
3 tips to find hacking on your site from Google
Google’s Panda Algorithm is 3 Years Old
Scoop.it and Google+
Additional Scoop.It resources from +Ileane Smith:
How Facebook’s News Feed Now Lets Brands Ride The Coattails Of Other Brands
Facebook Reroutes Its Email to Your Inbox
Facebook: All verified pages can finally edit their posts
Twitter is bringing even more ads to your search results
On a Side Note…
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"Ana has a unique insight into running an internet business."
- Yaro Starak, Entrepreneurs-Journey.com
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Gmail adds easy unsubscribe button to stem the tide of promotional email
Marketing This & That
Happy 19th Birthday, Yahoo
Weird Driving Laws in the U.S.
Sleep tight; Netflix’s got your back
To all of you who mentioned Traffic Generation Café in any share or form in the past week, my whole-hearted THANK YOU.
Traffic Generation Café would NOT be what it is today without you.
Here are just some of the mentions I came across in the past week:
Be Blog In – Vanity URL – Phillip Dews at brum.pw
Tips Tuesday – Site Hack Tests, Write Copy, Get it Shared, Transform Your Blogging – MaAnna Stephenson at blogaid.net
What Makes A Bad Business Presentation [VIDEO] – Erin Pritchard at verticalmeasures.com
Notable Internet Marketing Articles for Feb. 27, 2014 – Kathleen Fealy at webmarketingtoday.com
Don’t Shout! Subtle Inbound Marketing Tips for Increased Business Leads – Nicky Pasquier at virtuosoassistant.wordpress.com
How to Increase Blog Traffic – Isaiah Joe at omoscowonder.com
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