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Grant’s Rants: The Value of a WhatsApp User

Grant’s Rants: The Value of a WhatsApp User

Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2014 by

What is a visitor worth? Today, Grant rants that not all visitors have the same value, and that they should be evaluated individually based on their individual behavior. [...more]

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Facebook Testing Graph Search on Mobile

Facebook Testing Graph Search on Mobile

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 by

David Carrillo shares his thoughts on Facebook's decision to extend Graph Search to mobile devices. [...more]

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Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by

Google says they don't use Twitter and Facebook signals in their rankings, but what about Google+? [...more]

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7 Celebrities I Hope Adopt Jelly

7 Celebrities I Hope Adopt Jelly

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by

Which celebrities do you want to see on Jelly? [...more]

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Facebook + NETGEAR + Your Local Coffee Shop = Win for Local Coffee Shops!!!

Facebook + NETGEAR + Your Local Coffee Shop = Win for Local Coffee Shops!!!

Posted on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 by

David explains why the new partnership between Facebook and NETGEAR is a great opportunity for local businesses to get publicity on social media. [...more]

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You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by

Which Google+ friend, colleague, superstar will you spam first? [...more]

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New Jelly Social Search App – Prediction: “Yer Mom!” to be Top Search Result

New Jelly Social Search App – Prediction: “Yer Mom!” to be Top Search Result

Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 by

David predicts that the new social app, Jelly will likely turn into a cesspool of raunchy one-liners rather than a respectable social search platform. [...more]

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What Does Pinterest’s Acquisition of VisualGraph REALLY Mean?

What Does Pinterest’s Acquisition of VisualGraph REALLY Mean?

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 by

After Pinterest's recent acquisition of VisualGraph, David proposes the idea that Pinterest is trying to align itself as a go-to for image-based content. [...more]

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Gearing up for the New Year: The Search Agency’s Search Marketing Predictions for 2014

Gearing up for the New Year: The Search Agency’s Search Marketing Predictions for 2014

Posted on Friday, December 20th, 2013 by

It's that time of year again... time for The Search Agency's new year predictions! Our paid and earned media teams weigh in on what they see happening in the search marketing landscape in 2014. [...more]

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When Social Sharing Becomes Bigger Than the Event

When Social Sharing Becomes Bigger Than the Event

Posted on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 by

In the wake of Paul Walker's untimely death, Barbara explores the ways social sharing impacts personal and public events. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Facebook, Get Your Act Together!

Grant’s Rants: Facebook, Get Your Act Together!

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 by

With an influx of ads, edge-ordered posts, less (apparently) relevant content, and a move to serve corporations before consumers, Grant is not a happy (Facebook) camper. Sure it's free, but shouldn't it be useful too? [...more]

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Google+ Undergoes Major Renovation

Google+ Undergoes Major Renovation

Posted on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 by

David Carrillo weighs in on the Google+ updates and improvements announced today [...more]

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Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

Google and Facebook Are Getting Hitched! Sorta…

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 by

The Search Agency's social and paid search advertising experts weigh in on the recent announcement that Google's DoubleClick platform will soon include the Facebook Ad Exchange. [...more]

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Facebook Graph Search: The Next Big Search Engine?

Facebook Graph Search: The Next Big Search Engine?

Posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 by

David provides commentary about Facebook's expanded graph search [...more]

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7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

Posted on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 by

Earned media expert, David Carrillo, provides marketers with 7 new ways to generate interesting content. [...more]

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Coming Soon: Facebook TV-Like Ads?

Coming Soon: Facebook TV-Like Ads?

Posted on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 by

Michelle explains the recent rumors about Facebook's plans to sell TV style commercials and asks resident social media expert, David Carrillo, what he thinks about the potential ads. [...more]

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So Long to the Google+ Local App

So Long to the Google+ Local App

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 by

Michelle discusses the recent announcement that the Google+ Local App will be retired on August 7 and summarizes the many changes that Google's local display scheme has undergone in recent years. [...more]

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Social Media and Soccer:  My Interview with LA Galaxy’s Lisa Bregman

Social Media and Soccer: My Interview with LA Galaxy’s Lisa Bregman

Posted on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 by

Soccer is the world's most popular sport, but building a local fan base in the U.S. is a huge challenge. Learn how LA Galaxy's social media manager uses an array of social media platforms to engage their fan base and build buzz around the team. [...more]

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Yelp Introduces Wordmap to Help Users Find Hipsters, Hangouts and Hangover Food

Yelp Introduces Wordmap to Help Users Find Hipsters, Hangouts and Hangover Food

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 by

Michelle details Yelp's newest feature, Wordmap, and consults with local search expert, Brian McCarthy, to determine how this feature could potentially affect local search. [...more]

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Google’s Local Carousel: What This Means for Local Search

Google’s Local Carousel: What This Means for Local Search

Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by

Michelle details the newest feature on the Google SERP and reports on three ways the carousel will affect local search. [...more]

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Let’s Talk About #FacebookHashtags

Let’s Talk About #FacebookHashtags

Posted on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 by

Our resident social media expert, David Carrillo, weighs in on Facebook's recent introduction of hashtags and what this could mean for social media marketing and user experience. [...more]

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Misaddressed Emails: Will Google Ever Provide a Forwarding Address Function?

Misaddressed Emails: Will Google Ever Provide a Forwarding Address Function?

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 by

David explains the limitation of Google's ability to catch unwanted and misaddressed emails as spam (and hopes for a forwarding address function for email!) [...more]

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The Best and Worst Thing about Twitter: Instant Feedback

The Best and Worst Thing about Twitter: Instant Feedback

Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 by

Adam discusses the potential downfalls of instant feedback and communication via social media, specifically Twitter. [...more]

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Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 by

Grant crossed the pond to attend SMX London and came back with lots of insightful information (and the title of: SMX London's Most Prolific Tweeter"). Tweets, takeaways, and merriment within! [...more]

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Social Media Anxiety Disorder: Do You Have It & How Can You Manage It?

Social Media Anxiety Disorder: Do You Have It & How Can You Manage It?

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013 by

In this post, Sarah explains the Social Media Anxiety Disorder epidemic that is plaguing mothers and provides 5 easy ways to help women switch off their social media switch each day. [...more]

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5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

Posted on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 by

After returning from Media Post's Search Insider Summit, Grant sums up his key takeaways from the conference and shares his Search 3.0 Panel video with us. [...more]

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Measuring Social Media Marketing ROI with Hootsuite’s Command Center

Measuring Social Media Marketing ROI with Hootsuite’s Command Center

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 by

Adam gives us the scoop on Hootsuite's new Command Center and how this feature is helping agencies determine social media marketing ROI. [...more]

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Social Media Gone Rogue

Social Media Gone Rogue

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 by

Griffin and Jessica recap the recent #nowthatchersdead hastag frenzy and discuss the importance of mindful social media marketing efforts. [...more]

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The Day Content Marketing Gave Me Food Poisoning from Pi(e)

The Day Content Marketing Gave Me Food Poisoning from Pi(e)

Posted on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 by

On this momentous holiday (it's Pi Day, duh!), Sarah discusses the importance of participating creatively and thoughtfully with bandwagon themes and popular trends. [...more]

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Confessions of a Lazy Content Marketer

Confessions of a Lazy Content Marketer

Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2013 by

Firdaus explains that a solid content marketing plan doesn't necessarily mean a lot of extra work. [...more]

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