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Jayson DeMers is the founder & CEO of AudienceBloom, a Seattle-based SEO agency, as well as Crackerize.com, a lyrics-humor website. You can contact him on LinkedIn, Google+, or Twitter.

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Maximum Engrossment: 6 Ways to Play Titanfall in Style

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 4:39 PM

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With the recent release of Titanfall in North America and the upcoming releases in the rest of the world, Microsoft is hoping sales of the Xbox One will catch up to the sales of the PS4. There's certainly been a fair...

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5 Reasons to Add Slideshows to Your Content Marketing Campaign - and How to Do It Right

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 3:49 PM

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Most people respond to visual content, and they respond strongly. Marketers know that, which is why they use images, videos, and infographics online.

Thanks to the popularity of SlideShare, though, presentations, slideshows are becoming a popular way to add spark...

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Disappointed With Your Email Marketing Results? Try Personalizing Your Subject Line

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 4:02 PM

Standing out in a customer's inbox is becoming harder than ever, thanks to increasingly discerning email users. Today's savvy consumer is often checking email on mobile devices while on the go, searching subject lines and sender names for the few items worth reading.

This change in habits has led many...

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Guest Blogging Dead? Not Even Close

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 1:06 PM

Matt Cutts' blog post on The Decay and Fall of Guest Blogging for SEO sent waves through the online marketing world. His point was simple: if you're guest blogging strictly for links, you're in bad company. However, many readers misunderstood Cutts' article as a complete condemnation of guest...

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The Online Jungle: What's the Future for Organic Search Rankings?

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 3:30 PM

Stay tuned in this year, online brands: searching engine rankings have entered a key period of transition.

One of the most common mistakes that busy online business owners and blog authors make is assuming that web rankings are eternal and unchanging. They want to pick a formula and follow it...

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8 Questions That Entrepreneurs Should Ask in a Pitch Meeting

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2014 | 8:11 AM

Pitching a new client or investor can be one of the most rewarding and nerve-wracking aspects of being an entrepreneur. When a pitch is going well and you're humming on all cylinders, it can be incredibly energizing and give you renewed faith in your abilities and ideas.

On the...

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Consumers Willing to Trade Privacy for a Price?

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 2:21 PM

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In the wake of the data breach at Target over the holidays, media outlets rushed forward to caution customers about giving out personal information at the cash register. Offering zip codes, phone numbers, and other information can create a massive log of information,...

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Web Host Revolution: The Age of Service Is Finally Here

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 4:07 PM

Online businesses, get ready to breathe a long sigh of relief. Web hosting companies have hit a critical step in their evolution - an age of vastly improved services available at multiple tiers of service. Even the lowest tiers are lining up to offer new features and promises. Case in...

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Top 7 Books for Entrepreneurs

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 4:45 PM

There are literally thousands (if not millions) of business advice books on bookstore and library shelves at the moment, with more being published all the time. And every successful entrepreneur has advice for those who may be walking the same path. However, sometimes looking elsewhere (especially when it comes to...

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7 Uses for the iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 4:08 PM

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With Apple's launch of the iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner, biometrics have gone mainstream. Many consumers are focused on the so-called "end of the password," but the impact of TouchID is reframing how we think about access, security, and integration between virtual...

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Will the Loss of Net Neutrality Affect Your Business?

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 2:32 PM

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There's been considerable noise in the press over the past few days about a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that declared that the Federal Communications Commission overreached in creating so-called Net Neutrality rules in 2010.

But what does that ruling mean to...

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7 Ways Businesses Can Take Advantage of Consumers' New Year's Resolutions

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 11:22 AM

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New Year's Resolutions: Many make them - and most people end up breaking them, too. But for the first few weeks of January, the air is filled with new possibilities and hopeful plans. This excitement and newfound sense of dedication is...

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How User-Generated Content Will Shape Marketing in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 4:19 PM

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For marketers, user-generated content has long been a part of online promotional efforts. For several years, businesses have encouraged consumers to snap photos of themselves or share their own stories in exchange for an entry into a contest.

But the growing...

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Five Hard Truths about Content Marketing for 2014

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 7:59 PM

According to the 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends research report, 91 percent of marketers are using some form of content marketing. The numbers similar on the B2C side. According to the B2C report, 86 percent of marketers have turned to some form of...

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Your Guide to Common SEO Penalties and How to Recover From Them

(3) Comments | Posted December 4, 2013 | 9:06 PM

What if you build it, and no one comes?

A great website, that is.

Many times, a lack of website traffic is due to common mistakes that cause the search engines to penalize you. These mistakes can be attributed to a number of different causes, but one thing is certain...

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Does Anyone Use Apple TV Anymore?

(12) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 5:13 PM

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Apple TV was one of the technologies conspicuously absent from Apple's iPhone 5s announcement, which featured updates on other Mac products. However, just as we began to wonder if Apple TV was going the way of the dinosaur, an intriguing rumor bubbled...

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Google Webmaster Tools Now Tracks GoogleBot Download Time

(1) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 5:27 PM

Site speed is an important consideration in a website's page ranking on Google. Earlier this week, SEO professional and web strategist Matt Storms revealed on Google+ that Google's Webmaster Tools now provides the ability to test website speed.

Since website load speed is an important factor in...

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5 Initial Impressions of iOS 7

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 4:38 PM

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While the hardware in Apple's iPhone and iPad pales in comparison to Android offerings, it's in the software development that Apple stands apart from the competition. Last week, the tech giant released the newest upgrade to its second-screen operating system, iOS 7. Despite unfavorable...

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Twitter vs. Facebook: How Do They Compare?

(2) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 6:38 PM

With Twitter quickly approaching a public offering, analysts are already comparing the IPO possibilities to that of rival social networking titan, Facebook. Although I'm not a financial advisor, I am an expert in social media trends. Like Pepsi and Coke, Twitter and Facebook have very different consumer bases. Here's the...

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How to Use Social Media Listening to Build Brand Loyalty

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2013 | 8:38 AM

Acquiring customer feedback and understanding their wants and needs is an integral part of running nearly any business. Not only is it important for delivering the right products and services, but it plays a big role in establishing a loyal customer base and repeat sales.

Ever since the birth...

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