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Kid-Friendly Social Media – Friend or Foe?

Kid-Friendly Social Media – Friend or Foe?

Posted on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 by

With more kids connecting with friends online, Mary Hayes explores the latest trends in kid-friendly social networking. [...more]

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SOPA – What You Need to Know Today

SOPA – What You Need to Know Today

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 by

Keep hearing buzz about SOPA protests? Cassandra Caswell-Stirling breaks down the facts about what's really going on with Internet censorship on Capitol Hill. [...more]

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The Internet Is Going Dark Tomorrow – What do I do on January 18th?

The Internet Is Going Dark Tomorrow – What do I do on January 18th?

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 by

Jessica Lee takes you through the ins and outs of tomorrow's impending blackout in protest of SOPA and PIPA. Get informed today to be involved tomorrow. [...more]

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Facebook Coupons: Is Your Brand Getting a Deal?

Facebook Coupons: Is Your Brand Getting a Deal?

Posted on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 by

With social coupon sites gaining momentum, Facebook announces their version. Mary Hayes, explores the implications of this new service for marketers. [...more]

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Interview with Ranil Wiratunga – January 2012

Interview with Ranil Wiratunga – January 2012

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 by

To kick off the new year, The Search Agents sat down with Ranil Wiratunga to discuss how changes in mobile marketing, social media, and online legislation may impact online marketers in 2012. [...more]

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Louis C.K. Teaches the Marketing World about Funny Business

Louis C.K. Teaches the Marketing World about Funny Business

Posted on Monday, January 9th, 2012 by

After being blown away by comedian Louis C.K.'s self-released video, Jessica Lee explores the keys to his unconventional online marketing success. [...more]

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The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2012

The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2012

Posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 by

What's in store for online marketing in 2012? The Search Agents have dusted off their crystal ball again to predict the developments, opportunities, and trends we can expect to impact the industry in the coming year. [...more]

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How to do a 301 redirect on Twitter- even though Twitter doesn’t allow it

How to do a 301 redirect on Twitter- even though Twitter doesn’t allow it

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 by

Twitter doesn't allow you to do a 301 redirect when you want to change your profile username, but with a couple of easy steps you can achieve the same result. [...more]

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What does the success of targeted social mean for paid search?

What does the success of targeted social mean for paid search?

Posted on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 by

Mike shares his insights drawn from a recent roundtable on social media and paid search at the Media Post Search Insider Summit in Park City, Utah. [...more]

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Walkthrough of YouTube’s New Analytics Platform

Walkthrough of YouTube’s New Analytics Platform

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 by

Learn more about the exciting features and benefits in the new YouTube Analytics platform. [...more]

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New White Paper on Holiday Marketing Strategy for Online Retailers

New White Paper on Holiday Marketing Strategy for Online Retailers

Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 by

In the latest white paper from The Search Agency, our experts take a closer look at five recent developments that have changed the landscape of online marketing, and detail the best practices you'll need to make your holiday sales season a success. [...more]

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Hanging Out with the Muppets on Google+

Hanging Out with the Muppets on Google+

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2011 by

Ahead of their new feature film release, how have The Muppets taken advantage of being one of the first official brands on Google+? [...more]

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The Science of Social Search

The Science of Social Search

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 by

Heather sets out to define the state and future of social search using an old analogy from high school biology-- hybrid organisms. Don't worry you won't have to draw pundit squares to understand the growing bond between search and social. [...more]

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PubCon Las Vegas Day 1 – Masters Group Training

PubCon Las Vegas Day 1 – Masters Group Training

Posted on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 by

David looks back at his first day at PubCon Las Vegas and provides four key insights from PubCon's Social Media Marketing Master sessions. [...more]

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5 Things I’m Looking Forward To At PubCon 2011

5 Things I’m Looking Forward To At PubCon 2011

Posted on Monday, November 7th, 2011 by

With the range of search marketing and social media conferences available these days, it can be hard to decipher which ones are good and which ones are great. According to David, PubCon is one of the great conferences. Read more to find out why... [...more]

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Occupy Wall Street Goes Offline with Google TV Ads

Occupy Wall Street Goes Offline with Google TV Ads

Posted on Thursday, October 20th, 2011 by

The Occupy Wall Street movement has done an amazing job leveraging online media channels to promote their message and encourage user participation. Now they are turning their attention to offline media with Google TV Ads. [...more]

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The Facebook Etiquette Manifesto

The Facebook Etiquette Manifesto

Posted on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 by

What are the rules of Facebook etiquette? In his debut post, Shaan develop a manifesto for the proper rules for friending, posting, gaming, and dating on Facebook. [...more]

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You Guys, It’s NOT a Competition

You Guys, It’s NOT a Competition

Posted on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 by

Heather calls for an end to the constant comparisons between Google Plus and Facebook. [...more]

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Click Through Rate – Improve SEO Quality Signals With Google Authorship

Click Through Rate – Improve SEO Quality Signals With Google Authorship

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 by

Charlie describes a new easy way to claim authorship of your online content and increase CTR to your blog or web site. [...more]

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How to Improve Social Sharing Using Google Social Interaction Analytics

How to Improve Social Sharing Using Google Social Interaction Analytics

Posted on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 by

David and Richard detail how Google's Social Interaction Analytics can reveal what content is being shared most often and how you can use this data to inform your content marketing strategy. [...more]

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Twitter, My Sweet Simple Love

Twitter, My Sweet Simple Love

Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 by

In her debut post, Rebecca discusses how Twitter's new features are complicating their long and rewarding relationship. [...more]

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Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits – 8/12/2011

Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits – 8/12/2011

Posted on Monday, August 15th, 2011 by

Erik's latest roundup of all things Google+ includes tips on recording hangouts, finding people to follow, and....cooking? [...more]

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Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits

Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits

Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2011 by

In this new column, I'll share interesting tips, stories and other tidbits from and about Google Plus. [...more]

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Google +1 and Social Media Marketing For Your Site – How to Add Floating Social Media Marketing Buttons

Google +1 and Social Media Marketing For Your Site – How to Add Floating Social Media Marketing Buttons

Posted on Monday, August 1st, 2011 by

A simple, lightweight, and effective way to add those cool social sharing buttons to your site... and make them magically float on the page. [...more]

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The Search Agency’s POV: Google Plus

The Search Agency’s POV: Google Plus

Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011 by

In our just-published POV on Google Plus, we detail the various features, explore possible ways Google+ could impact search user behavior and consider ways Google+ may impact SEO and social media. Lastly, we provide a few best practices for marketers to implement before Google launches brand and business pages. [...more]

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Viral Social Media Campaigns for SEO

Viral Social Media Campaigns for SEO

Posted on Friday, July 8th, 2011 by

There’s no establish method for going “viral,” but there are tactics marketers can employ to better engage their customers, improve online visibility and drive traffic. Richard discusses tactics for creating SEO content that drives viral results. [...more]

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Invitation Reads: Heather….+1

Invitation Reads: Heather….+1

Posted on Thursday, July 7th, 2011 by

Heather gives us the dirty on what it's like to be wooed by the most coveted date of the summer... Google +. Facebook, watch out. This could be true love. [...more]

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The Future of Search and Social Media: SEO and Social Media Integration

The Future of Search and Social Media: SEO and Social Media Integration

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 by

In this post, we explore why SEO and social media integration is gaining momentum in the search industry and why marketers should consider an integrated marketing strategy for their SEO and social media campaigns. [...more]

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Privacy by Default: Why Facebook is Opposed

Privacy by Default: Why Facebook is Opposed

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2011 by

Facebook, Google, and a broader coalition of internet companies have come out in opposition to a proposed California legislation that would mandate new privacy policies for social networking sites. [...more]

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Pew Research’s Breakdown of Online News Traffic

Pew Research’s Breakdown of Online News Traffic

Posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 by

New research from Pew Research indicates that Facebook is becoming a “critical player” in the way users find and share news stories online. [...more]

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