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Why Pinterest? Why Now?

Why Pinterest? Why Now?

You can't swing a bat without hitting a Pinterest article these days. Here's one more exploring what's going on with all the hype! [...more]

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Back to The Pinning Board: My Foray into Push Button Content Sharing Platforms

Back to The Pinning Board: My Foray into Push Button Content Sharing Platforms

What is Pinterest? Is it worth all the hype? Heather Sundell explores how Pinterest and other push button content sharing sites are changing social media. [...more]

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Interview with David Carrillo- February 2012

Interview with David Carrillo- February 2012

David sat down with The Search Agents to discuss the benefits of local SEO marketing with Google Places, Google's new 'search, plus your world' service, and how personalized search is changing search user experiences. [...more]

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My Shazam-Guided Super Bowl Experience

My Shazam-Guided Super Bowl Experience

Social Media and football aficionado David Carrillo explores the "second screen," as he lets Shazam guide his interactive Super Bowl commercial experience. [...more]

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2012 Social Media Predictions: Brought to You by The Search Agency

2012 Social Media Predictions: Brought to You by The Search Agency

With the help of our resident social media gurus, The Search Agency's Marketing Manager, Heather Sundell takes a stab at predicting the social media trends for 2012. [...more]

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How a Twitter Drama Unfolded and What We Can Learn From It

How a Twitter Drama Unfolded and What We Can Learn From It

A very public dispute between two prominent online marketers serves as an important reminder of social media's unintended consequences. [...more]

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Kid-Friendly Social Media – Friend or Foe?

Kid-Friendly Social Media – Friend or Foe?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Holiday Search Marketing Tactics Can Be Applied Year Round

Holiday Search Marketing Tactics Can Be Applied Year Round

With the holiday season quickly approaching, Ami provides strategies and tactics for effectively investing across online channels and better connecting with consumers online this holiday season. [...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

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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The Week We Searched For- November 3, 2011

The Week We Searched For- November 3, 2011

Very important week in online marketing, as Google announces significant changes to its search algorithm, revamps its AdWords location targeting services and introduces new paid ad placements. [...more]

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Viral Social Media Campaigns for SEO

Viral Social Media Campaigns for SEO

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

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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Interview with Brian McCarthy- June 2011

Interview with Brian McCarthy- June 2011

This month we sat down with Brian McCarthy, our new SVP of Product, to discuss his role at The Search Agency, exciting plans for 2012 and 2013 and tennis. [...more]

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Google +1 for PPC

Google +1 for PPC

At the recent SMX Advance in Seattle, Daniel Dulitz from Google introduced Google's new social feature Google +1 and discussed the potential impact on PPC ads and organic listings. [...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

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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Interview with Josh Peters

Interview with Josh Peters

This month The Search Agents sat down with Josh Peters, our new Manager of Social Media, to discuss why marketers should consider integrated management of their search and social campaigns. [...more]

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An Interview with David Hughes

An Interview with David Hughes

The Search Agents sit down with CEO David Hughes to discuss his plans for 2011 and how recent industry developments could affect search marketers in the coming year. [...more]

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The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2011

The Search Agents Predictions for Online Marketing in 2011

The Search Agents have dusted off their crystal ball to predict the the developments, opportunities, and trends we can expect to impact online marketing in 2011. [...more]

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The Year We Searched For 2010

The Year We Searched For 2010

2010 was an exciting year in search marketing. With several new gaming-changing services and growing competition in local, mobile and social search, we saw the landscape of our industry shifting in new directions. [...more]

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Comprehensive Guide to Location-Based Social Media

Comprehensive Guide to Location-Based Social Media

Location-based services have become one of the hottest and fastest growing sectors of social media. You’ve likely heard of a few of the popular location-based services such as Foursquare, Gowalla, and Yelp. And if you own a smartphone, you’ve probably downloaded at least one. [...more]

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Social media comes of age (a senior moment)

Social media comes of age (a senior moment)

It never ceases to amaze me how much my kids take the Internet and the almost limitless access to information, almost anywhere, for granted. And now I feel the same for the seniors in my life. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

The Week We Searched For- November 6, 2009

With Google’s introduction of their new service Google Dashboard, MSN’s makeover and Twitter’s new retweet, this week's stories are all about how social media is changing the nature of search and prompting new internet privacy boundaries. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For — September 25, 2009

The Week We Searched For — September 25, 2009

‘The Week We Searched For’ is my collection of this week’s most pertinent stories from the world of search, social media, online advertising and beyond. We wind up September with a few failures and some big plans for mergers, acquisitions and advertising. [...more]

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Clammering to be social… is your brand ready to join the party?

Clammering to be social… is your brand ready to join the party?

Social media isn't a short term strategy that fits within the 'normal' marketing expertise. Companies that look at social media as a simple extension of their marketing department often underestimate the time and resource commitment to engage with clients, prospects and other "influencers." Here are some questions to ask before you join the social media party. [...more]

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Trust Agents — A Book Review… Sort of.

Trust Agents — A Book Review… Sort of.

This post began as a review of Trust Agents and became instead a bit of a look at how one of the authors, Chris Brogan, naturally uses the principles he writes about. Leveraging his follower base tactfully and without pitching to them, he offered value, humble thanks, and fostered an almost viral campaign to promote the book. But a big part of why this worked so well is that Chris has built his network to help other people. [...more]

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