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25 SEO and social tips from SearchLove

Couldn’t make it to London for SearchLove, Distilled’s SEO conference? I have you covered with this breakdown of highlights from all of today’s sessions. SearchLove presenters had extremely great content, with plenty of actionable data for the SEO community. Everything’s easier with fans Rand Fishkin, … Read More

10 social media trends that agencies should know

Agencies, gear up for a new type of service you can sell: social media management. That was a major theme of last week’s Bolo 2011—which stands for Be On the Look Out—an annual conference by Agencyside that helps agencies learn how to cope with an … Read More

Ultimate list of social media advertising tools

This week, Jay Baer predicted that agency fees for social media will be $1.5 billion within five years. You might assume that’s solely the cost of managing and monitoring social media conversations—but there’s money to be made in social media advertising management, too. If you’re … Read More

Liveblog from Bolo 2011: Social Media for Agencies

Social Media For Agencies — Starting, Leveraging and Tracking a Profitable Social Media Practice Session description: Overcome the cultural and business model hurdles to create a profitable social media practice area. Set up procedures to quickly understand program effectiveness. The role of mobile in any … Read More

Liveblog from Bolo 2011: Facebook 2.0

Facebook 2.0: How agencies can transform Facebook into a powerful engagement channel Session description: In this super session, a panel of agency, client side and academia experts discuss the Facebook 2.0 ideal state, best practices and actionable steps to turn Facebook into a powerful relationship … Read More

Bolo 2011 Keynote: UnMarketing -Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

UnMarketing – Stop Marketing. Start Engaging. Session description: Online and offline methods of staying in front of your client’s target audience, plus practical tools to implement the tactics right away. Speaker: Scott Stratten The skinny “At every point of engagement, you are marketing your business.” … Read More

Email marketing techniques working right now

Live from DMA 2011 Boston What’s Working Now: Email, Online and Direct Marketing Programs: This session explores what offers work, what techniques work and what is driving strong direct marketing results now for email, social, mobile, emerging media and integrated marketing initiatives. Speaker: Jay Schwedelson, … Read More

Is social media the new direct marketing? Can it be measured the same way?

Live from DMA 2011 Boston The Intersection of Social Media and Direct: Learn how merging social media campaigns with established best practice direct marketing strategies can create a winning formula. Speaker: Maryssa Miller, Vice President of E-Commerce at Create the Group. Things in quote marks … Read More

What does Twitter’s mean for brands?

Mmmmm, tacos. Sorry, I mean After rolling out its link-wrapping service more than a year ago, Twitter has recently begun converting the vast majority of shared links to this delicious form. And there’s more to come—much of which will affect how brands operate on … Read More

Google Plus alters the landscape of Google Image search

Every month or so ago, I search my name on Google Image. I do this mostly because I’m curious if and when a particular photo of Raven’s Alison Groves and me at a 2010 PubCon party will drop to, say, page 13. After checking every … Read More