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User Generated Media Can Blow the Hell Out of Your Brand.

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With the proliferation of user generated media beginning to saturate sites like YouTube brands can’t count on control anymore. The question is what to do about it. Real like a Heart Attack Like it or not YouTube users create commercials for brand products every day in droves. The commercials, which are sometimes negative, bastardize and… Read More

Consumer Behavior  /  Social Media  /  Video

Squidoo, an Emerging Social Media Channel

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Squidoo is an emerging social media channel which is demonstrating an ability to attain top organic rankings in highly contested keyword spaces. More importantly the site seems to operate on a simple (yet brilliant) premise that can truly help folks find the content they seek. It’s worth considering as a channel and offers some cool… Read More

Consumer Behavior  /  Social Media

youTube Organic Prominence for Brand Names

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The panelists in the SES Video Optimization seminar, Eric Papczun, Sherwood Stranieri,  Gregory Markel, Founder/President, Infuse Creative stressed the growing strength of properly tagged video content on the regular search engines. To drive this home they shared some brand-related keywords turning up in “normal” Google SERPs within view of consumers. Given the investment most large companies… Read More

Consumer Behavior  /  Content  /  Video

Predicting Keywords from Current Events

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Sometimes it is possible to predict keyword niches from current events or things you believe will happen. Recently Yahoo Small Business Hosting had a 3 day HTTP server 500 error issue which affected WordPress blogs and other .php applications running on their servers. When we called Yahoo to deal with the issue (this blog is… Read More

Consumer Behavior  /  Keyword Research  /  SEO

Search Marketing: More Then the Internet

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“Search” Is Not Just About The Internet anymore. Search means people actively looking for things, no matter where they go to do so. Whether our audience is reading the newspaper in the barber’s office or social bookmarking a website on technorati, to know precisely what people search for, the words they use to ask, and… Read More

Consumer Behavior  /  Keyword Research  /  SEO