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Video Marketing: Strategy, Tactics, Equipment, Content & Promotion

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Video marketing is a great way to get the word out about your company. People like to do business with people they know. While you can convey your personality with text, video adds more human flavor and who you are. With video, people feel like they have actually met you in person. Some think they need a lot of expensive equipment or fancy skills to get into video marketing.

Countdown to Civic Data Challenge Deadline: Turn Raw Data into Community Tools

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Believe communities can take better advantage of key data in their decision making? Join the Civic Data Challenge and help turn the raw data of civic health into useful community tools. The deadline for submission is July 29th. The first-ever Civic Data Challenge will bring new eyes, new minds, new findings, and new skill sets to the field of civic health.

Social Media: Increase Your Social Reach

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Increasing your Social Reach Social Reach is the total audience, hopefully the number of prospects and customers you can reach through the combined social footprint across all your social networks. To determine your social reach, add up the total number of fans and followers on all your social media platforms.

Video Interview of Jim Caruso on Business Blogging & Blog Marketing

Blog Marketing, Blog SEO, and Blog Writing

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Today on our Marketing Blog, I'll write and be interviewed on Blog Marketing, Blog SEO, and Blog Writing. I was invited to speak with Bernie Wolford of Buckingham Business Review about blogging.

An Introduction to Online Marketing Strategies

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If you are a newbie in the online marketing world, this is for you. In your search for information you will read many tips to get the most out of your online marketing. You also need to understand that online marketing is not a walk in the park. It is important for you to read as much as possible to learn and apply what you know.

What is your Public Relations Strategy?

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Public relations is used in managing how information moves between an organization and the public. It makes use of a number of public relations strategies to control the disbursement of various types of information to the public with the aim of convincing them about various issues concerning a company, or an individual, or a company's products and services.

Some Cool Stats About Pinterest & Why You Should Care

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In the last few months, interest in Pinterest, the social media site that lets you "pin" images onto a virtual corkboard, has flown off the charts. Pinterest is as addictive as other social media sites; maybe even more because more people like the visual aspects of Pinterest.

10 Free SEO Tips To Improve Web Traffic

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As we all know, getting more web traffic is a good thing if you want your business to grow and gain revenue. However, not everyone knows that some of the best ways to get more web traffic are free.

Here are 10 free ways that you can increase your website traffic:

JumpStart Inbound Marketing & Lead Generation

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Many clients want to get their inbound marketing efforts off to a strong start, writing blog content and Lead Nurturing Email campaigns. Blogging, offers (giveaways), Calls-To-Action, and Landing Pages comprise best practices for online lead generation. For success, you need to deliver blog posts regularly. 

Your Inbound Marketing initiative needs:

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