Digital Brand Marketing Education


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  • This Site Has Moved: DBMEi becomes Digital Ethos

    This Site Has Moved: DBMEi becomes Digital Ethos

    You may have noticed that this site stopped updating this month, wondering why? We re-branded and re-launched on WordPress.org and in a big way! The Magazine, Education Portal, Events Calendar and Digital Media Week have all been integrated into the…
    - 20 Jul 12, 6:24pm -
  • ‘Television on the Internet’

    ‘Television on the Internet’

    This article and my article next week are the continuation of the story that was introduced with the video for MarketingMadeSimple.tv that appeared on Thursday, June 28th. INTRODUCTION TO A LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM Over 40 years ago, one of my dreams w…
    - 30 Jun 12, 4:30pm -
  • Happy Social Media Day 2012

    Happy Social Media Day 2012


    - 29 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • Marketing Made Simple TV: What Are We All About?

    Marketing Made Simple TV: What Are We All About?

    Since May 17, 2012, viewers have tuned into Marketing Made Simple TV on Thursdays at noon EDT/NY to view guests being interviewed by host, Jeff Ogden. The interviews have been of professionals primarily in the business of social media marketing. Th…
    - 28 Jun 12, 9:19pm -
  • Growing Your Brand and Business: Using LinkedIn Groups

    Growing Your Brand and Business: Using LinkedIn Groups

    With LinkedIn operating the largest online professional network with some 160 million users across 200 countries, it is clear that being active on this site is essential to growing your brand and business. However, being successful at generating busi…
    - 27 Jun 12, 5:37pm -
  • 5 Essential Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure

    5 Essential Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure

    You have made the decision that it’s time to create a new company brochure that shows the products/services you offer.  The goal is to rebrand your company and come out with a new logo, tagline, and positioning statement.  What is your first step…
    - 26 Jun 12, 5:11pm -
  • Over 60% of Forgotten Passwords Result in Website Abandonment

    Over 60% of Forgotten Passwords Result in Website Abandonment

    You’re logging into a website. Uh oh, what’s my username and password? Maybe it’s xyz, enter. ‘Username or password invalid’. Maybe it’s abc, enter. Again, ‘Username or password invalid’. Fiddlesticks. After exhausting all possible us…
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  • Will Airtime Re-Humanize the Internet?

    Will Airtime Re-Humanize the Internet?

    The internet has left some parts of humanity more isolated from one another while simultaneously connecting them in ways we never had in the not-so-distant past. While it has certainly done far more good on the connection end than it has done bad on…
    - 24 Jun 12, 6:30pm -
  • ODE TO ANDY ROONEY: My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part Two

    ODE TO ANDY ROONEY:  My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part Two

    TO CONTINUE The first part of this blog post detailed my first ‘pet peeve’ about facebook. It involves the new ‘timelines for business pages’ and the page cover designs in particular. You can refer back to that post, Ode to Andy Rooney: My S…
    - 23 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • Social Media and the Non-Profit

    Social Media and the Non-Profit

    On Thursday, June 21, 2012, I was one of the panelists at Hofstra University, discussing the use of social media for the non-profit organization.  I was joined by some great minds in social media, Jerry Allocca, from Core Interactive (author of Conn…
    - 22 Jun 12, 7:28pm -
  • 3 Top Content Marketers Join Jeff Ogden on Marketing Made Simple TV

    3 Top Content Marketers Join Jeff Ogden on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Three of the top content marketing experts join the host of Marketing Made Simple TV, Jeff Ogden, to discuss the state of content marketing. You will learn how video is changing, the problem of siloed organizations, how few companies actually do it r…
    - 21 Jun 12, 4:10pm -
  • Jeff Jarvis Explores the Role of the Internet and Social Media in Modern News Gathering

    Jeff Jarvis Explores the Role of the Internet and Social Media in Modern News Gathering

    In this ever-increasing technological era, it’s surprising to find anyone that hasn’t heard of Twitter and its simple and convenient way to send quick messages in 140 characters. Jeff Pulver, an Internet entrepreneur and the co-founder of Vonage,…
    - 20 Jun 12, 9:09pm -
  • Free Twitter and Facebook Tools for Social Media Management

    Free Twitter and Facebook Tools for Social Media Management

    In a previous blog post titled Twitter Tools You May Not Be Able to Live Without, we covered several tools that could quickly become vital management elements in your social sharing toolbox. However, that post was just a month short of a full year ag…
    - 19 Jun 12, 8:21pm -
  • What is Tout?

    What is Tout?

    We have had many Pinterest and Instagram-a-holics since those two stormed their way onto the social scene. However, short of YouTube we have had very few platforms that have provided us with a quick and easy method for uploading videos. Until now. To…
    - 18 Jun 12, 7:23pm -
  • Social Media is HARD

    Social Media is HARD

    The dictionary defines “perception” as “understanding”.  And the prevailing perception is that social media management and marketing is easy.  That people will find your Facebook page, your Twitter account, or your Google Plus page and they…
    - 17 Jun 12, 3:33pm -
  • ODE TO ANDY ROONEY: My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part One

    ODE TO ANDY ROONEY:  My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part One

    This detailed statistical analysis that I have conducted on facebook page covers provides an ironclad conclusion. It proves that most small business owners and even some large companies, who should and could afford to know better, are clueless when i…
    - 16 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • What Digital & Social Media Marketers Can Learn from Business Consultants [Opinion]

    What Digital & Social Media Marketers Can Learn from Business Consultants [Opinion]

    In the last five years I have heard some wild claims about who makes the best marketer – those claims have ranged from PR professionals, who ‘should be the only people to do it’, to Social Media, to ‘it takes a Sales Professional to provide t…
    - 15 Jun 12, 2:17pm -
  • Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of Nimble.com on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of Nimble.com on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of the social CRM firm Nimble.com sits down with Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers on Marketing Made Simple TV. Here you will learn: Why the world really does need a new CRM offering. The problem with CRM How social m…
    - 14 Jun 12, 2:02pm -
  • #140conf in New York City June 19th – 20th 2012 [Event]

    #140conf in New York City June 19th – 20th 2012 [Event]

    This year the #140c will be hosted at the 92nd Street Y at 1395 Lexington Avenue in NYC. The History of the #140conf In its fourth year running, this conference has had no shortages of experts with a plethora of educational and trending information t…
    - 13 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • How Agencies Can Prepare Clients For Success

    How Agencies Can Prepare Clients For Success

    A marketing agency is typically hired on to help companies achieve their marketing goals and objectives.  What happens when a company has not set any goals and objectives?  How does an agency handle this type of situation?  We have all heard from…
    - 12 Jun 12, 2:56pm -
  • Get the WordOut! On Your Social Networks in One Smooth App

    Get the WordOut! On Your Social Networks in One Smooth App

    With so many applications fueling our world from our Smartphone’s these days, it seems imperative to filter through all of the mess to find the most flexible, full-bodied, and affordable apps available. When it comes to social media management apps…
    - 11 Jun 12, 2:38pm -
  • Favor Facts over Frills in B2B Copywriting

    Favor Facts over Frills in B2B Copywriting

    Platitudes and empty promises go over like lead balloons in the B2B world, where people expect results. While emotion can often play a key role in turning prospects into leads – after all, the customer has to like you – B2B customers are visiting…
    - 10 Jun 12, 10:25am -
  • Amazon Self-Publishing for Beginners

    Amazon Self-Publishing for Beginners

    With all the new blogs and recent news articles urging writers to publish their eBooks on Kindle, the topic is probably one you’re at least familiar with by now. As most people know, Amazon has leveled the playing field for authors by making the pr…
    - 9 Jun 12, 1:59pm -
  • BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2012 or Where Did All The Exhibits Go?

    BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2012 or Where Did All The Exhibits Go?

    On June 5, 2012, I attended day one of BlogWorld and New Media Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.  During the day, I was treated to some amazing sessions, covering social media and blogging.  But, what I didn’t get to experience was the…
    - 8 Jun 12, 2:23pm -
  • Christina CK Kerley on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Christina CK Kerley on Marketing Made Simple TV

    In this in-person, high definition show, Christina CK Kerley, a real dynamo and mobile marketing expert of CKB2B.com shares insights on trends and ideas on the show Marketing Made Simple TV – hosted by Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers. In this show…
    - 7 Jun 12, 2:18pm -

Technology Guide


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  • iOS 10 Released, How to Upgrade? How to Fix ‘Bricking’ Problems?

    iOS 10 Released, How to Upgrade? How to Fix ‘Bricking’ Problems?

    Apple released iOS 10 update and macOS Sierra to the public on Tuesday. Here’s how to get iOS 10 update on your iOS device. If the iOS 10 OTA update bricked your iPhone or iPad Pro, here’s how to fix it. Apple’s iOS 10 release is dubbed as the…
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  • Google Maps App Adds “Wi-fi Only” Feature, Ability to Save to SD Card

    Google Maps App Adds “Wi-fi Only” Feature, Ability to Save to SD Card

    Google Maps app is updated with new offline features and more ride-service options. Yesterday, Google Maps added two new offline features. In addition to it, Google Maps also increased the number of international ride-service rate comparison optio…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Aug 16, 2:57pm -
  • How to Enable Dark Theme in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

    How to Enable Dark Theme in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

    So you got the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update? Wondering how to enable the new Dark theme? Here’s a step by step guide on how to enable Dark theme in the new Anniversary Update. Are you someone who finds the default theme too bright? Are you lo…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Aug 16, 6:48am -
  • How to Get Chrome’s Old Look Back Replacing New Material Design

    How to Get Chrome’s Old Look Back Replacing New Material Design

    Google Chrome 52 for both Windows and Mac comes with a new Material design look. This new user interface is flat with a number of icons changed. You will notice that the tab shapes, icons, the omnibox are all changed. Thankfully, Google kept an optio…
    - 53 days ago, 6 Aug 16, 2:26pm -
  • Download Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607)

    Download Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607)

    Microsoft has released the much-anticipated Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The Anniversary Update is now available for download or upgrade through all official channels. Here’s how to download Anniversary Update of Windows 10 using the various off…
    - 56 days ago, 3 Aug 16, 12:18pm -
  • Download Latest Firefox 48 Update Release: Here’s What’s New

    Download Latest Firefox 48 Update Release: Here’s What’s New

    Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser, Firefox 48. It comes with a lot of new features and updates. Firefox web browser should have automatically updated itself by now. For automatic updates you need to have Mozilla Maintenanc…
    - 56 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 10:30pm -
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Everything You Need to Know Before You Apply the Big Update

    Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Everything You Need to Know Before You Apply the Big Update

    Windows 10 Anniversary Update is releasing today, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 to users. Anniversary Update is the second major update to Windows 10 after Threshold 2 (November Update). Windows 10 Anniversary Update promises tons of new features, performa…
    - 57 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 2:53pm -

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  • Aiseesoft FoneLab Review Plus Giveaway

    Aiseesoft FoneLab Review Plus Giveaway

    Aiseesoft FoneLab is an easy-to-use application you can rely on to recover deleted personal data like contacts, messages, memo, videos or audio tracks from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Aiseesoft FoneLab Review: Introduction It may happen that you…
    - 58 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 1:28pm -
  • You Cannot Activate Windows 10 Using Windows 7, 8, 8.1 Product Key After July 29, 2016

    You Cannot Activate Windows 10 Using Windows 7, 8, 8.1 Product Key After July 29, 2016

    When Windows 10 was first released, Microsoft made it available as free upgrade for existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. At first, users only had the option to upgrade their existing Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating system to Windows 10. With…
    - 69 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 4:28pm -
  • Google Chrome Latest Version Download for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Mobile

    Google Chrome Latest Version Download for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Mobile

    Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 52 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 52.0.2743.82, is available here. If you already use Google Chrome you don’t need to worry abou…
    - 70 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 4:30am -
  • How to Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    How to Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    Are you aware that you can freely upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro with the need to clean install Windows 10 again? You just need to own a genuine Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 7 Professional, or Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8 Pro Pack, o…
    - 80 days ago, 10 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Avast to Acquire AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion

    Avast to Acquire AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion

    Two of the popular antivirus security companies, Avast and AVG are coming together. Both are famous for their freeware antivirus product editions around the world. Yesterday, Avast CEO Vince Steckler has announced their plan to acquire AVG Technologi…
    - 82 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 6:10pm -
  • How to Move Your Notes, Notebooks from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote

    How to Move Your Notes, Notebooks from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote

    Evernote is one of the most popular note taking apps which has been around for a while now. Evernote recently published about changes to its subscription plans. All paid subscription plans are going to be pricier for paid customers. Evernote is also…
    - 84 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 12:20pm -
  • Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ends On July 29, 2016

    Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ends On July 29, 2016

    The end of Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer is right around the corner. Microsoft is officially closing down the Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer on July 29, 2016. You can also take a look at the official countdown here. July 29, 2016 will also mark the fi…
    - 85 days ago, 5 Jul 16, 11:31am -
  • Windows 10 Activation Woes? Microsoft Adds Activation Troubleshooter To Resolve Problems

    Windows 10 Activation Woes? Microsoft Adds Activation Troubleshooter To Resolve Problems

    Microsoft is adding an Activation Troubleshooter to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The new Activation Troubleshooter will help users resolve the common issues related to Windows 10 activation. Microsoft is making it easier for users to activate W…
    - 94 days ago, 26 Jun 16, 2:50pm -
  • GoToMyPC User Accounts Compromised After Hack Attack, Reset Your Passwords Now

    GoToMyPC User Accounts Compromised After Hack Attack, Reset Your Passwords Now

    GoToMyPC got hit by a hack attack. Due to this all user passwords were compromised. As a result of this security incident, Citrix, the company which runs GoToMyPC, has reset all users password. GoToMyPC was hit by “a very sophisticated password att…
    - 100 days ago, 20 Jun 16, 6:27pm -
  • How to Prevent Windows from Entering Standby Mode

    How to Prevent Windows from Entering Standby Mode

    You just started downloading a large file before going to bed, hoping it will finish by the time you woke up. Imagine how you will feel when, after waking up, you find your Windows PC in standby mode? Here is another scenario. Suppose you just starte…
    - 1 Jun 16, 1:41pm -
  • Folx 5 for Mac Review Plus Exclusive Folx 5 PRO Personal License Giveaway

    Folx 5 for Mac Review Plus Exclusive Folx 5 PRO Personal License Giveaway

    The majority of people in the world may have moved from dial-up modem to speedy broadband connections. We may be downloading files faster but you will agree the file sizes that we download have increased too. Some of you may feel download manager are…
    - 27 May 16, 8:11pm -
  • How To Manually Update Windows Apps Using Windows Store In Windows 10

    How To Manually Update Windows Apps Using Windows Store In Windows 10

    In Windows 10, you have the option to install and run classic desktop software as well as Modern Windows apps (aka. Modern apps). When you install Windows 10, Microsoft installs a lot of Modern Windows apps for you. You may not want them all but a fe…
    - 24 May 16, 1:40pm -
  • How to Search Google, Google Images, Animated GIF Using Your Keyboard (Gboard for iOS)

    How to Search Google, Google Images, Animated GIF Using Your Keyboard (Gboard for iOS)

    Apple introduced support for third-party keyboards on iPhone and iPad since iOS 8. Since then many popular keyboards were ported to the iOS platform. Third-party keyboards are keyboards that generally offers features that are not offered by the stock…
    - 16 May 16, 7:16am -
  • How to Clean Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

    How to Clean Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

    An easy to follow step-by-step installation guide for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus Canonical officially launched Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus on April 21, 2016. Ubuntu 16.04 is a long-term supported (LTS) version of the popular Linux distribution from…
    - 12 May 16, 3:44pm -
  • How to Configure Automatic Downloads on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    How to Configure Automatic Downloads on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Do you love it when you get your music, apps, and other media automatically downloaded on your iPhone, or iPad, or iPod touch, after downloading it on another of your iOS device? Some do not prefer this and do not want all their iOS devices automatic…
    - 6 May 16, 12:11pm -
  • How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

    How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

    When you perform Windows upgrade over your existing Windows operating system, or when you reinstall Windows without formatting the system disk, or when you Refresh/Reset your Windows, the system creates a special Windows.old folder. The special Windo…
    - 2 May 16, 2:48pm -
  • How To Get Windows Defender Offline Update In Windows 10

    How To Get Windows Defender Offline Update In Windows 10

    Microsoft bundles Windows Defender as the default antivirus in Windows 10 to provide basic security against common threats like virus, spyware, trojan and other malware. Since, Windows Defender is deeply integrated with the operating system, the viru…
    - 2 May 16, 1:03pm -
  • How to do a Clean Install of Windows 10, Easily

    How to do a Clean Install of Windows 10, Easily

    If you follow the Windows 10 upgrade process, you can keep your old files, settings, and programs from your earlier Windows edition. What if you want a completely fresh Windows 10 system? What are your options then? If you want a completely fresh sys…
    - 30 Apr 16, 8:50am -

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  • macOS Sierra Installation Issues? Fix Common Mac Upgrade Problems

    macOS Sierra Installation Issues? Fix Common Mac Upgrade Problems

    There are a range of problems that can occur when upgrading your operating system. This applies to both computers and mobile devices, which is why it’s imperative you back up your data before clicking the Install button. But how do you spot a fr…
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  • Don’t Lose Your Stuff – Get 1TB of Cloud Storage For Life

    Don’t Lose Your Stuff – Get 1TB of Cloud Storage For Life

    Have you checked the weather today? Reports indicate that it’ll be a little cloudy! Zoolz Complete Cloud Storage: Lifetime Solution ($39) When it comes to discounts on cloud storage, this is one of the best deals we’ve ever seen. You’re going…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 7:30pm -
  • Why We Never Had “The Year of the Linux Desktop”

    Why We Never Had “The Year of the Linux Desktop”

    Linux is awesome. In fact, I’ve already told you some of the reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows. But if it’s so good, why do less than 2% of desktop computers actively run a Linux-based operating system? That’s a really tough question t…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 7:00pm -
  • How to Fix “Please Wait While Windows Configures Microsoft Office” Message

    How to Fix “Please Wait While Windows Configures Microsoft Office” Message

    Stuck with an error message that says Windows is configuring Microsoft Office? Here’s the fix. Picture the scene: you’re coming down to the wire on a book report, or a work presentation, or an important spreadsheet — but when you go to open up…
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  • 5 Reasons You Should Use iWork Instead of Microsoft Office

    5 Reasons You Should Use iWork Instead of Microsoft Office

    iWork has long been considered the inferior option to Microsoft Office (CA/UK). Word, Excel, and PowerPoint form the industry standard office suite, and that’s just what everyone expects to use. But it’s time to give iWork another chance. Many l…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 5:00pm -
  • Spotify Delivers a Daily Mix of Your Favorite Music

    Spotify Delivers a Daily Mix of Your Favorite Music

    Spotify is employing a new weapon in its fight to keep you using the streaming music service. Buoyed by the success of Discover Weekly, Spotify is launching Daily Mix, a constantly evolving mix of new and old earworms. If you like Daily Mix, and you…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 4:30pm -
  • Bluetooth 5: What’s New and What’s Good?

    Bluetooth 5: What’s New and What’s Good?

    The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced a new version of the wireless standard. Bluetooth 5 comes with a host of improvements, some that benefit users and some that benefit advertisers — and we’re going to explore them in this po…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 4:00pm -
  • From Writing to Game Design: 5 Complete Creative Classes on Udemy

    From Writing to Game Design: 5 Complete Creative Classes on Udemy

    Here’s a sure recipe for getting out of bed in the morning: become a creative. Just the urge to create something new will put your brain on overdrive and make you attack the beeping clock. Of course, turning into a creative has other non-career be…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 3:30pm -
  • Using Social Login? Take These Steps to Secure Your Accounts

    Using Social Login? Take These Steps to Secure Your Accounts

    Over the summer Pokemon Go became one of the most successful mobile games of all time. You may have seen some of the alarming stories that the game required full Google account access, potentially allowing them to see and modify everything in your a…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 3:00pm -
  • Canada’s Netflix Rival Shomi Is Shutting Down

    Canada’s Netflix Rival Shomi Is Shutting Down

    Shomi, Canada’s answer to Netflix, is shutting down. In the end, the juggernaut that is Netflix proved too popular to beat, so Shomi will be closing its doors on November 30, 2016. Shomi was Canadian cable giants Rogers and Shaw Communications’ e…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:30pm -
  • How to Use Calming Music at Home to Improve Your Family Life

    How to Use Calming Music at Home to Improve Your Family Life

    You probably have first-hand experience in how music can shift your mood and improve your performance. But there’s growing evidence that music can be used to make massive improvements to your family life, too. For hundreds of years, music has been…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • How to Simplify Home Organization With the Right Tools

    How to Simplify Home Organization With the Right Tools

    Organizing a home isn’t always the most exciting thing in the world. On the contrary — following through with home organization projects can be downright intimidating. But daunting as it may be, there is evidence that home organization is a form…
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  • Adjust Windows 10 Firewall Rules & Settings

    Adjust Windows 10 Firewall Rules & Settings

    In Windows 10, the Windows Firewall hasn’t changed very much since Vista. Overall, it’s pretty much the same. Inbound connections to programs are blocked unless they are on the allowed list. Outbound connections are not blocked if they do not mat…
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  • Troubleshoot 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10

    Troubleshoot 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10

    I recently wrote about troubleshooting Windows 10 freezing issues and in this post I’ll be talking about troubleshooting another fairly common issue, which is disk usage showing 100% all the time. I’ve noticed that this condition is especially tr…
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  • Troubleshoot Windows 10 Freezing or Locking Up Randomly

    Troubleshoot Windows 10 Freezing or Locking Up Randomly

    Over the last year, I’ve been running Windows 10 on about 4 PCs and really haven’t run into much trouble until recently. A few days ago, I started having a strange issue where my Windows 10 PC would freeze up randomly, eventually forcing me to pe…
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  • How to View Google Maps Location History

    How to View Google Maps Location History

    If you are someone who uses Google Maps on a smartphone as their primary GPS device, you probably have Location History enabled in your Google account. Whether this is a useful feature or another over-the-top tracking feature, depends on your level o…
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  • How to Move and Extract PDF Pages

    How to Move and Extract PDF Pages

    At some point or another, you probably have had to edit a PDF file by either moving the pages around, deleting a page or extracting a page or set of pages into a separate PDF file. Recently, I had to change the order of a few PDF pages and extract a…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Sep 16, 3:57pm -
  • 7 iPhone Apps to Write on Pictures

    7 iPhone Apps to Write on Pictures

    So yesterday I took a photo of my daughter that I thought was very funny, but I needed to add some text to the photo to really make it funny for other people. I started searching around for some good iPhone apps that I could use to add text to photos…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 3:59pm -
  • Quickly Add a Table of Contents to a Word Doc

    Quickly Add a Table of Contents to a Word Doc

    Now that I’m back in school again after a long time, I’m also back to having to create various PowerPoint presentations and write reports up in Word. There are a lot of features in Word that most people never use unless they are in school. One of…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 4:16pm -
  • Use Format Painter in Word to Copy and Paste Formatting

    Use Format Painter in Word to Copy and Paste Formatting

    Word has so many features I rarely use, it’s pretty amazing. However, when you run into that one instance where you need to do something unusual, those hidden features really come in handy. For instance, I had to do some research for one of my clas…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Sep 16, 3:58pm -
  • The Easiest Way to Clean Install Windows 10

    The Easiest Way to Clean Install Windows 10

    Up till now, if you wanted to start fresh with your Windows 10 PC, you had one of two options: reset your PC or download the Windows 10 ISO and reinstall the operating system manually. In a previous post, I wrote about how you can restore Windows to…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 4:38pm -
  • Sync Bookmarks and Reading List in Microsoft Edge

    Sync Bookmarks and Reading List in Microsoft Edge

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  • Download All Pictures and Videos from Google Photos

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    Looking for a quick and easy way to download all your pictures and videos from Google Photos? Maybe you want to create a backup locally or want to create a personal movie and need all the content locally stored for editing purposes? Whatever the case…
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  • Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

    Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

    So you need to change the boot order on your Windows machine so that you can boot from USB in order to run an offline virus scanner? Or maybe you need to change the boot sequence so that you can boot from a Windows DVD to run a system repair? Whateve…
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  • MacBook vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro with Retina Display

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    Considering buying a MacBook over a Windows laptop, but not sure which one to get or when? Well, even though you have only a handful of choices when it comes to Macs compared to the plethora of Windows options, it’s still not necessarily an easy de…
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MAKE MONEY ONLINE


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  • The One Reason Your Amazing Blog Post Hasn’t Gone Viral (and 8 Things You Can Do About It)

    The One Reason Your Amazing Blog Post Hasn’t Gone Viral (and 8 Things You Can Do About It)

    This is a guest contribution from ProBlogger Expert Kelly Exeter. So you’ve written an AMAZING blog post; one you know contains everything it needs to go viral: Irresistibly magnetic headline Compelling hook Content that addresses a genuine pain po…
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  • 5 Chrome Apps I Can’t Live Without

    5 Chrome Apps I Can’t Live Without

    As a blogger and social media strategist, there are a few things I absolutely would not be caught dead without. I have to keep on top of a ton of tasks in all my roles, and the faster and more efficiently I can get these done, the better! Having impo…
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  • PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income

    PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income

    Grow Your Blogging IncomeToday, I am going to continue on from episode 153 where I outlined a timeline of how I added different income streams over time. I felt like there was a little more I could say about diversifying your income in that way an…
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  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Do you feel like there is so much change afoot this year? I totally do! And I think this week’s picks really reflect that. There is an undercurrent of taking risks and moving forward. My kind of undercurrent. I’d love to hear what changes you’r…
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  • PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger

    PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger

    My Blogging Income StreamsToday, I’m going to talk about my income streams. In episode 150 I talked about how I make money blogging and broke it down by percentages.Today I want to follow that episode up with the context. People may think that my…
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  • How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

    How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers


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  • How To Monetize Your Blog By Repurposing Content

    How To Monetize Your Blog By Repurposing Content

    This is a guest contribution from Natalie Sisson of Suitcase Entrepreneur. Sometimes creating valuable content week after week feels a bit like you’re running on a hamster wheel, doesn’t it? It doesn’t even matter how much you like writing blog…
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  • How to Pitch Yourself to Be a Podcast Guest

    How to Pitch Yourself to Be a Podcast Guest

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  • PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog

    PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog

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  • Community Discussion: What Social Platform Works for You (and why?)

    Community Discussion: What Social Platform Works for You (and why?)

    There have been so many changes to the social media landscape across the years, in fact an incredible amount of changes just in the last 12 months. Where Twitter and forums used to reign supreme, you’ll find today’s bloggers fatigued with Faceboo…
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  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

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  • NEVER SAY NEVER: Do You Always Have to Follow Writing “Rules” to Be a Successful Blogger?

    NEVER SAY NEVER: Do You Always Have to Follow Writing “Rules” to Be a Successful Blogger?

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  • What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

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  • PB151: How to Build Trust With Your Blog

    PB151: How to Build Trust With Your Blog

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  • How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

    How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

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  • How I Turned One Blog Post Into a 7-Figure Business (And How You Can Capitalize on Going Viral)

    How I Turned One Blog Post Into a 7-Figure Business (And How You Can Capitalize on Going Viral)

    In 2013, I experienced a writer’s dream come true. My blog post, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, went viral. And not just a little viral, it went mega-viral. It was read by millions of people in a matter of days. And then Forbes.com pi…
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  • How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers

    How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers

    By ProBlogger Expert Jerry Low of Web Hosting Secrets Revealed. Regardless of your particular industry, you likely created a blog in order to draw attention and traffic to your brand. A blog is one layer in a broad spectrum of inbound marketing techn…
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  • PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed

    PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed

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  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

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    How to Grow Your Audience by Getting PR For Your Blog

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    Why Your Readers Want Homework (and How to Give it to Them)

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  • PB149: Series of Blog Posts vs Long Blog Posts – Which is Better?

    PB149: Series of Blog Posts vs Long Blog Posts – Which is Better?

    The Pros and Cons of Long PostsToday, we have a question from Emma Cameron. “Hi Darren, I love your podcast!I found your 7 day intensive blogging series very helpful, and it led me to write a post I might never have gotten around to otherwise.…
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  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    There’s a buzz of excitement here as PBEvent 2016 gets ever closer! I am obsessively going over my slides, information is being emailed, awesome competitions to win cool blogging stuff are being run, and there’s tons of chatter and getting-to-kno…
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    Overcoming the Fear of Being Heard

    By Karly Nimmo. In my work with hundreds of podcasters, and potential podcasters (this also applies to bloggers, entrepreneurs, small business owners and anyone putting themselves out there) I see one key thing get in the way over and over again… O…
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Blogging Tips and Ideas


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  • Niche Blogging – Is it a perfect platform to Earn instant money
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  • Top Best Free and Premium WordPress Popup Plugins
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  • Free And Premium WordPress Link Cloaking Plugins
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  • Huge List of 400+ Dofollow CommentLuv Blogs
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SPICE UP YOUR BLOG


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  • Top 6 Habits of Professional Writers and Bloggers

    Top 6 Habits of Professional Writers and Bloggers

    After being a professional writer for some time, you start to develop certain productive habits. These habits make the difference between writing deliberately and dabbling in a hobby.When you make a conscious decision to start taking your craft serio…
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  • How to Use Google+ Communities to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

    How to Use Google+ Communities to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

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  • The Purpose of Comments on Blogs (and How to Use them)

    The Purpose of Comments on Blogs (and How to Use them)

    Comments play a big role in blogging. If everybody, I mean bloggers and readers, used the comment section optimally, its functionality would provide us all a wealth of value.An optimal blog post would consist of a high quality article by the blogger…
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  • The Truth about 'Sharing is Caring' in Blogging

    The Truth about 'Sharing is Caring' in Blogging

    More and more blogs use this Social Widget with the 'Sharing is Caring' gadget as a call-to-action to get their posts shared. But when do you share content? What do you share, and why?Do you share a post just because you see some sexy buttons with t…
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  • 5 Ridiculous Blogging Advices You *Must* Ignore

    5 Ridiculous Blogging Advices You *Must* Ignore

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  • How (and Why) to No-Index Archive Pages in Blogger

    How (and Why) to No-Index Archive Pages in Blogger

    When I checked how many webpages from SpiceUpYourBlog.com were indexed in Google, I was a bit surprised.We have 741 Blog Posts published so far and I noticed that 2150 webpages were indexed in Google - see screenshot below.Tip: To see how many of you…
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    A 7 From Heaven Basic On-Page SEO Elements Explained

    I have performed On-Page SEO Analysis on hundreds of company websites at the market leader for 'Do-it for me' websites in Switzerland. Here I want to share my experience by explaining the 7 most important On-Page SEO factors you should be dead sure t…
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  • Are Good Question Askers Better at Blogging?

    Are Good Question Askers Better at Blogging?

    I could have also modified the title of this post and make it: 'Are bad question askers worse at blogging?'Blogging is about creating value to your readers. You only create value if you are an expert at a subject. and share your knowhow with them. Of…
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  • Giveaway : Win 3 Premium Developer Packages To Elegant Themes

    Giveaway : Win 3 Premium Developer Packages To Elegant Themes

    To celebrate the release of the awesome Divi 2.0 Wordpress Theme we have teamed up with Elegant Themes for our latest Giveaway.We are delighted to offer our readers the chance to win one of three Developer Packages from Elegant themes that will not o…
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  • Animated Zoom With Caption Effect For Pictures On Blogger

    Animated Zoom With Caption Effect For Pictures On Blogger

    OK we all love image effects and we love them even more when they can be achieved using just CSS with no need for Javascripts.This effect not only added a neat slide out caption to your pictures but also the image will darken and zoom behind the capt…
    - 13 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • How To Embed A Facebook Status On Your Blog

    How To Embed A Facebook Status On Your Blog

    In November last year I showed you How To Embed Tweets In Your Blog Posts followed in March this year with How To Embed Instagram Photos on your Blog Posts.In this post I will follow up with Embedding Facebook Status in your blog.Similar to Twitter a…
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  • How To Change The Comment Font Face And Color On Blogger

    How To Change The Comment Font Face And Color On Blogger

    As usual the inspiration behind this post is from a blog I was working on.I was actually finished the job when the blog got it's first comment (Always Exciting) it was only then we realised the comment font color clashed with the background color mak…
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  • The Complete Blogger’s Guide to Hashtags

    The Complete Blogger’s Guide to Hashtags

    Guest Post - Our host is Adrienne Erin who explains Hashtags and their importance in blogging.See How To Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog. In today’s world, hashtags are everywhere. They abound on the Internet. People use hashtags when…
    - 24 Apr 14, 6:33pm -
  • 20 Best Free And Premium WordPress Slider Plugins

    20 Best Free And Premium WordPress Slider Plugins

    Today I want to list some of the best slider plugins for Wordpress blogs.Most Bloggers want to use a slider be it a Featured posts slider or just a neat slideshow of your pictures or Carousel.Originally I wanted to list 20 free slider plugins but to…
    - 13 Apr 14, 3:03pm -
  • Embed Google Maps Get Directions Form To Your Blog

    Embed Google Maps Get Directions Form To Your Blog

    While working on a blog recently the client who used the blog to promote their business wanted to provide the address of the business on the blog.As I would always try to do I went one better, so as well as just provide the address I embedded a form…
    - 7 Apr 14, 1:19pm -
  • How To Add Google Analytics To Blogger

    How To Add Google Analytics To Blogger

    Google Analytics is the most popular and in-dept service for tracking your blogs stats.Google Analytics is available for all blog platforms and websites but as it is a Google service like Blogger it's extra easy for Blogger users.In fact Analytics is…
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  • Allow Mobile Touch Screen Pinch To Zoom On Your Blogger Blog

    Allow Mobile Touch Screen Pinch To Zoom On Your Blogger Blog

    I had just finished a design job on a Blogger blog when we came across a problem I had not encountered before.While checking how the blog looked on mobile devices such as the iPad, I found I could not use Pinch To Zoom.I'm sure you will all have used…
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  • Surprising Blogging Advice No One Ever Tells You

    Surprising Blogging Advice No One Ever Tells You

    Guest Post - Our host is Kim Yuhl, Kim uses her experience as a blogger to share some fresh blogging advice.See How To Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog. When I first started blogging, I thought to myself "if she can do it then so can I" w…
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  • Automatically Post Your YouTube Videos On Wordpress And Blogger

    Automatically Post Your YouTube Videos On Wordpress And Blogger

    I know many bloggers have YouTube channels and like to post their YouTube videos on their blog.So in this post I will show you how can automatically post YouTube videos on your blog.Using IFTTT I have created two recipes to do just that, auto post an…
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  • Top 20 Best Premium Blogger Templates

    Top 20 Best Premium Blogger Templates

    We have created some fantastic lists of Free Blogger Templates, indeed they are some of the most viewed posts on the entire site.But what about Premium Blogger Templates, templates that require a fee ? For a long time I never even considered listing…
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  • How To Automatically Hide Spam Links In Blogger Comments

    How To Automatically Hide Spam Links In Blogger Comments

    Comment spam is a major issue for all bloggers.We all love comments and they can be the life blood of a blog but spam can be hard to control.Even comments that look OK can contain spam links, especially on Blogger were when moderating comments you ca…
    - 5 Mar 14, 2:02am -
  • How To Embed Instagram Photos On Your Blog

    How To Embed Instagram Photos On Your Blog

    Instagram has grown beyond recognition since it's launch in 2010 as a photo sharing social network.But what can Bloggers get from Instagram ? In this post I want to show you how you can easily embed photos from instagram in your blog posts.This is of…
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  • How To Stop Sites From Opening Your Blog In A Frame

    How To Stop Sites From Opening Your Blog In A Frame

    OK this is another post that comes from a readers question.They said "I use Networked Blogs to auto share my posts on Facebook but when you click the link on Facebook it shows the page with a bar at the top and a different URL".This is in fact called…
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  • Giveaway: Win Premium Wordpress Themes From ThemeFuse

    Giveaway: Win Premium Wordpress Themes From ThemeFuse

    We have the greatest readers on the Internet and now we want to show you some appreciation by sharing three premium WordPress themes with you! If you are in need of a new WordPress theme and want one that is impressive and professional, you need to…
    - 22 Feb 14, 1:28pm -
  • How To Change The Blogger Navbar To A Slide Out Effect

    How To Change The Blogger Navbar To A Slide Out Effect

    One of the first ever posts on this blog was How To Remove the Blogger Navbar (Indeed it was September 2009).Since then we have been given the option to remove it without the need for code.But many bloggers like the navbar so we looked to styling rat…
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DIGITAL MARKETING


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    Activity vs Results, and the Repentant CMO.

    The CMO of a global, public Fortune 1000 company had a Board of Directors meeting coming up. She asked me to help her prepare the slides she’d present to report on progress against a $30 million incremental marketing budget the Board had approved l…
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  • “Big data ready to revolutionise media”

    “Big data ready to revolutionise media”

    Paul McIntyre, writing for Australia’s Financial Review gives his perspective on data mining and analytics as a key trend for customer acquisition and retention and new product development for media companies. He says so far, Big Data has delivered…
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  • “3 in 4 CMOs Say Social Efforts Are Having an Impact on Sales”

    “3 in 4 CMOs Say Social Efforts Are Having an Impact on Sales”

    Citing a research with 100 CMOs, this article discusses the value of social media in ROI. In particular, it points out the perceived value of social media’s impact on sales, awareness and loyalty. Despite recurring indications that some marketers a…
    - 24 Aug 12, 4:57pm -
  • “A Big Data survey smorgasbord”

    “A Big Data survey smorgasbord”

    Andrew Burst looks at three surveys on Big Data and a CMO study that covered it for ZDNet. He says the studies tell us a lot about what people want to do with big data, and what they’ve implemented so far. Head over to ZDNet to take a look at the c…
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  • “Using Data To Create Customer Engagement”

    “Using Data To Create Customer Engagement”

    Author Bryan Pearson for Chief Marketer takes a look at the demands and the opportunities for today’s CMO in the article “Using Data to Create Customer Engagement.” He addresses the challenges of competing in the C-Suite, and how to use technol…
    - 22 Aug 12, 3:16pm -
  • “Real-Time Analytics: Reality vs. Fiction”

    “Real-Time Analytics: Reality vs. Fiction”

    1-to-1 Marketing takes a look at the reality of real-time analytics, and the growing need for the ability to read and respond with little to no lag time. In a word where effective marketing requires both speed and accuracy, this article is a must-rea…
    - 22 Aug 12, 3:06pm -
  • “The Coming Trust Bubble And Three Actions For CMOs”

    “The Coming Trust Bubble And Three Actions For CMOs”

    Forbes contributor Dean Crutchfield looks from a broad marketplace perspective on the role of CMOs in today’s tumultous economy. He says CMOs have a pivotal role to play as consumer spending and confidence recede. Here are his three recommended ac…
    - 21 Aug 12, 5:03pm -

Social Media Marketing for Businesses


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  • Significant social media changes that businesses and marketers can’t ignore
    The death of Blab and the roll out of two-person broadcasts on Facebook Live are indicators of something bigger than solely social platform changes.  Keeping an eye out on what new features the social channels you’re using roll out with or which s…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Sep 16, 4:56pm -
  • Five Top Tips for Creating Influential Content
    Content marketing is increasingly being seen as a key brand marketing strategy for companies across the world. As the crude and interruptive advertising methodologies continue to fall out of favour with those wishing to build serious brand cache, lea…
    - 49 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 6:22pm -
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Seasonal Sales for Your Business
    Sale season doesn’t start and stop with Black Friday. Nordstrom, Victoria’s Secret and Amazon are great examples of huge retailers that have perfected the art of the seasonal sale. Their die-hard customers religiously wait for these regular sales…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Aug 16, 4:04pm -

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  • The value in educating businesses on social media marketing
    This past week I had an initial consultation with a solopreneur who is getting ready to embark on the social media marketing journey.  It reminded me of why before any business or marketer takes on social media marketing a little education goes a lo…
    - 63 days ago, 27 Jul 16, 1:56pm -
  • Reality check for the “viral” social media post and content shares overall
    I came across an article on The Washington Post that shared some interesting statistics on social media users and sharing online content. The first mention was of a test conducted by the satirical news site the Science Post. Where they published a bl…
    - 89 days ago, 1 Jul 16, 3:36pm -
  • Security Lessons to Learn From Last Year’s Major Data Breaches
    While Apple and the FBI were battling over the tech giant’s refusal to break into the iPhone of the alleged San Bernardino shooter earlier this year, the LAPD quietly hacked the iPhone of “Shield” actor Michael Jace’s murdered wife, the Los A…
    - 92 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 1:22pm -
  • How to Stay in Business for a Century
    They say the two-year mark is a benchmark for a company’s success. If this is true, then a century or even a millennium is an accomplishment that most business owners cannot fathom. Things change rapidly in business so there is something important…
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