Over the past couple weeks, we have see a swell in new ways to surf the web on mobile devices on apps for iPad. Before then the obvious, and most ubiquitously used has been the built-in Safari web browser. Sure, there have been other browsers, but none have looked like this new wave of mobile specific web browsers. New releases from big leaguers like Yahoo and Google have mobile users rethinking how they do their mobile browsing. Let’s take a quick look at how these new browsers and how these new apps will change the way we look at our mobile devices: (more…)
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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011No Comments »
This article is meant to be an elementary glimpse into the world of online marketing; there are many avenues to explore in the realm of marketing on the Internet, but one of the biggies is SEO. Below you will find some of the basic tactics and tricks anyone can do to immediately help with their sites Page Rank (the placement of your site in Google searches). (more…)
Content used to be king around the Internet, but nowadays context is the new sheriff in town. When writing something for an audience, it’s good to be an expert in the particular field, as a matter of fact many times it is imperative. Marketing Consultant Paul Tobey uses this diagram and explanation to describe the difference between content and context:
“Above you’ll notice that inside the bowl is some water and that water represents the content of the bowl. Your content is your experience and knowledge that you will share with your audiences. You’ll also notice that if your bowl springs even the tiniest of leaks, what happens to all your content? It leaks out – all of it.
So, what is more important that the content? (more…)
For those who didn’t hear, Google released their new future project: The Google Wallet. Google Wallet will allow users to purchase their various needs and sundries at their favorite stores using their cell phone connected to their bank account. Already in use in other countries, the launch of the Google Wallet is Americas first step towards creating a point-of-sale network that implements a new form of technology called NFC, or “near-field communication”.
Google+ is quickly losing steam. But how could it keep up with the momentum it was building? In a recent article from Mashable, Todd Wasserman cites Experian Hitwise in saying that Google+ users are spending less and less time using the program since its limited release last month. Apparently the new car smell is wearing off faster than Google would probably like but that’s not the only reason people aren’t using the social networking upstart as much. For as social as Google+ is, it seems to lack a certain bit of connection between its inhabitants, what is it…
It’s a hard job trying to convince 750 million people to change their day-to-day habits. Just ask anyone from The American Cancer Society, or the people at Google+.
If you’ve been catching up with social media news recently, you would know that Google+ is beginning to roll out business and corporate pages for its new social media platform. Facebook has long since used this as lucrative means for businesses to interact with their customers. Naturally Google+ is going to jump in too, but is this how they can catch up with Facebook. If you read our previous blog, you would know that Google+ is going to have a hard time catching up with Facebook’s 750 million active users, which in itself makes it hard for the new platform to get up and running. How will it try and get you to switch? Three words: (more…)
Internet giant Google has started releasing it’s Google+ platform to the general public via invites for over a week now and is rapidly gaining headway in ways that its predecessors, Google Buzz and Google Wave, could only have dreamed. And with the new Google+ expansion to allow businesses to create profiles, we may see a platform shift in social media with the coming years. Should Facebook be scared? Lets weigh the situation for a second…