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Best Practices for Hosting Your Drupal Site - Panel Discussion - Moderator Tim Dorr

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Best Practices for Hosting Your Drupal Site - Panel Discussion - Moderator Tim Dorr

I offer a review of Drupal hosting and performance improvements, including OpCode cache, such as APC; standard Drupal caching via the Boost module, CDN - Content Distribution Networks, and MySQL optimization via InnoDB rather than MyISAM. Jim Caruso

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Are You LinkedIn? Leverage Professional Contacts Via The LinkedIn Social Network, LinkedIn Groups & LinkedIn Personal Profile

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LinkedIn has many tools beginning with a personal profile extending to a company profile and beyond that the ability to connect to many linked in groups. For professionals in the marketplace, a LinkedIn profile is a must. Potential employers, your current clients, prospective clients, and even coworkers expect to find you on LinkedIn and understand your professional qualifications from what you've listed in your profile.

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B2B Blog Marketing Engages Your Audience Directly And With The Extended Reach Of Social Media Marketing

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Blogging is becoming a critical path to B2B Marketing success. Blogs let you speak directly to your audiences of prospective customers. B2B Social Media extends the reach of your blog across the industry via LinkedIn and Twitter. LinkedIn Groups provide a forum to publish your blog posts. These blog posts generate inquiries and sales leads.

B2B Award Marketing: Awards and Speaking Engagements Are Leveraged By Media Relations

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Award: Consumer Goods Technology Award - 25 Most Influential Visionaries

 

Winning awards gives your firm additional industry credibility via the third-party endorsement of the publications, trade shows, associations, and organizations that give awards.

B2B Award Marketing is best when you consider the benefit of making it part of a comprehensive B2B Marketing program that includes B2B Branding, B2B Blog Marketing, B2B Content Marketing, B2B Conversions Marketing, B2B Media Relations, B2B Online Marketing, B2B Press Release Marketing, and B2B Social Media Marketing.

B2B Article Marketing works well in a complete program of B2B Marketing

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B2B Marketing via B2B Article Marketing has two facets:

a.) The first is that more and more publications are accepting bylined articles from B2B Companies. In part, this reduces the cost of content for publishers, whether online, email newsletters, or print. magazines. This is part of B2B Media Relations and involves pitching a story idea to the editor, who assigns the story to you.

B2B Branding Delivers Brand Experience

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Tools Include Blog Marketing, Content Marketing, Media Relations & Social Media

B2B Branding begins with an understanding of the

Customer Experience, Brand Experience / Why Speed & Utility Matter To Mobile Users

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Foursquare on iPhone, Android, and Blackberry

I wrote a blog post about Google Chrome and how I like rapid response time and how I see speed as the ultimate differentiator online.

Here is an update on my thoughts:

Speed In Browsers Is Still King

It is almost two years later and it is still true that speed dominates. I think Windows lost its way with bloatware and carp ware, unwanted software that is loaded on new consumer PCs and with the poor compatibility and experience of users with Internet Explorer.

B2B Marketing Best With Branding, Awards, Blog Marketing, Content Marketing, Conversions, Media Relations & Social Media

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B2B Marketing is the complete package of marketing activities that creates awareness of your company in your B2B Market. A second step is to guide prospective customers to learn more about your firm and take steps, via a Marketing Lead Nurturing Program, to become customers or clients of your company.

In today's markets, it is increasingly necessary to cover all the bases of marketing, to implement a wider and more diverse set of marketing activities that together are reinforcing.

Atlanta B2B Marketing Organizations For Content Marketing, Social Media, Inbound Marketing, Website Design & Lead Generation

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Here is a list of Atlanta B2B Marketing Organizations For Content Marketing, Social Media, Inbound Marketing, & Lead Generation.

AiMA - Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association

BMA - Business Marketing Association, Atlanta

AWDG - Atlanta Web Design Group

Social Media Success: Social Networking Sites & Social Media Marketing

Social networking has forever changed the way businesses and consumers interact. Today’s consumer doesn’t want to be sold on a product. With immediate access to the opinions and recommendations of trusted sources such as friends and family, your target audience is far less likely to rely on you as their first and only source of authoritative information.

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