[INFOGRAPH] A Lot Of Social Media Facts…115 To Be Exact

The nice folks at Skilled.co made up a pretty cool infographic called “115 Must Know Facts about Social Media” with a bunch of facts about social media.  I always love information like this.  This is the type of stuff that may not be useful right this second, but it’s valuable information to be utilized at some point in your endeavors.  Check it out:

Guide To Google's Penguin 2.0

Google and Penguin 2.0 Back Me Up On Blogging And SEO Optimization

Penguin 2.0 is Google’s new algorithm for delivering search results.  It delivers a bunch of updates to how Google ranks websites on the world-wide web.  The funny thing is that the Penguin 2.0 update is utilizing things that I’ve been talking about for a while.  The first time we talked about being sincere with your online presence.  Then I showed you some important stats about the benefits of blogging.  Then we talked about the importance of local businesses who blog.  Heck!  I even gave you some tips & inspiration for posting to your website.

So what I’m going to do in this article is go over my philosophy of SEO, we’ll define some terms and finally talk about what changes have come with Penguin 2.0.  Let’s get into it…

24% Of Google Searches Are Local! Business Matters On The WWW

MarketingProf’s had a very interesting article this morning about local search engine requests.  They even broke fit down into by search engines.  Local traffic from Google was 24.24%Bing rang in at 28.8% and Yahoo was 25.28%.  The study was done by Chitika Insights.  No matter what type of business you have, if it’s local you can bet people are searching for it on the internet.  So you might want to make sure your online presence is where it’s suppose to be.

9 Marketing Tips For Facebook and Twitter (If You’re Sincere)

Found an article today about how to more effectively engage your Facebook fans. It provides 9 ‘tips’ to help you get your clients to remember who you are! Sound weird? Let’s lay some groundwork before we get to the 9 tips:

Primarily I would like to talk about the amount of sincerity that goes into your social media. The point of social media is to engage your customers and potential clients. When you’re on your Facebook Page you’re representing your business. Half of the problem is that businesses look at social media as a way to shove information down peoples’ throats. What you should be doing is engaging them! There’s a huge different between showing off and providing useful information.


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