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  1. ProducerNaeem Akram

    Naeem Akram

    Tips To Increase Your Facebook Fans In The Shortest Time
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  2. ProducerScott McCloy

    Scott McCloy

    Things to Remember While Running Any Business
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  3. Alexa Steele

    Alexa Steele

    As a marketer, I understand why the collecting of "anonymous" data is so attractive. And most marketers couldn't care less about who they are marketing to, so long as that person fits the profile of a buyer. But who decided where to draw a line? And where? Because that data can be used for far more malevolent purposes than bombarding a person with ads (which, let's be honest, is bad enough)
    Alexa Steele
    Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out By What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About Us
    www.fastcompany.com Using code and the web, a data scientist follows two unnamed people and learns just how much our anonymous location data can say about who we...
  4. ProducerStephen Thomas

    Stephen Thomas

    Are Paid Surveys a Scam?
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    Lyon Brave
    19/09/2017 #1 Lyon Brave
    not worth the time
  5. Miguel 🐝 López Oliva
    First 3D robotic Billboard ever (Coca Cola, New York City)
    Coca-Cola Refreshes Times Square Sign
    Coca-Cola Refreshes Times Square Sign The crossroads of the world is now home to the world’s first and largest 3D robotic sign. Coca-Cola this week unveiled a new six-story digital spectacular...
  6. John Enright

    John Enright

    John Enright
    Google to Advertisers: Get Your Mobile Landing Pages Ready - Search Engine Journal
    www.searchenginejournal.com Google is giving notice to AdWords advertisers that AMP landing pages are on the way in two...


    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    14/09/2017 #1 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Yet another reason to embrace the Responsive Web. When we make the web device -agnostic we simplify our own lives while improving customer experience. Talk about a win-win
  7. John Enright

    John Enright

    John Enright
    This Is What the Future of Email Will Look Like
    www.inc.com Four things are going to...
  8. Alexa Steele

    Alexa Steele

    My friend, Pam Danziger of Unity Marketing, shares real insight into the issue of Facebook Advertising for small business.

    Bottom line: It can work, but you gotta know what you're doing.

    Too many small businesses jump into Facebook Ads (and Google Adwords, etc) without a plan....and waste a lot of money. If you want to talk marketing strategies for small business, let me know.
    Alexa Steele
    Facebook's Advertising Fallacy: That It Works! | Unity Marketing
    unitymarketingonline.com How small businesses can use Facebook advertising to engage customers. Keys are to peak interest, pinpoint targeting and objectives measured by...
  9. ProducerJohn Vargo

    John Vargo

    Search Engine Optimization and Your Social Media Marketing Plan
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  10. ProducerJohn Vargo

    John Vargo

    The Ever Changing World of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
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  11. ProducerJohn Vargo

    John Vargo

    SEO: What is Quality Content?
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  12. ProducerJohn Vargo

    John Vargo

    Search Engine Optimization: Tracking Your Progress
    Search Engine Optimization: Tracking Your ProgressGone are the days of guessing what return your marketing investments will bring in. If you have a website and are using internet marketing, you can now track how many visitors are visiting your website, how they found it, what they are viewing, how...
  13. ProducerAlexa Steele

    Alexa Steele

    Why you should think twice before hiring a foreign writer for your content marketing
    Why you should think twice before hiring a foreign writer for your content marketing"I have been here 50 years and I still don’t quite think like the locals!” Joe Reevy, a native of West Virginia, lives and works in the United Kingdom. He is currently managing director at Words4Business.com, one of the largest suppliers of B2C...


    Aleta Curry
    12/09/2017 #24 Aleta Curry
    #22 Not only that, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian. All intelligent speakers and writers will understand standard words and phrases, but we understand them in context, not necessarily out of it.

    There's the question of usage in terms of what comes to mind first. And the fact that language evolves.

    Consider the object that women carry which holds money, keys, and everything barring the kitchen sink.

    I say 'handbag'. Which also means a piece of luggage. (A HANDbag?!)

    Americans say 'purse', which to me is a small thing with a zipper one carries coins in. It used to refer to anything one carried money in, including men's wallets.

    My sister-in-law says 'pocketbook'. Also the word my late grandmother used. It's within living memory that 'pocketbook' referred to a man's wallet in some places.

    What does 'to table' something mean? How about 'davenport'? 'Lounge'? 'Mincemeat'?
    Trunk, thong, rubber, spunky, boot, glove compartment, glasses, tacky, jumper - and so on and so forth.

    I could go on, but you take the point. People can *think* they're on the same page, and actually be reading a different book!
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    12/09/2017 #23 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    #17 I really don't think it is much about finding the phrases troublesome. At the end of the day we all need to remember (irrespective of geographies) that we are writing for people. I am pretty comfortable writing for clients in any country, across industries. What I think every writer should do is research as much as they can, about the product/service/ buyer personas to help understand what language to use and the tone.
    People who have written for me, write in a formal manner. The feedback we have received from our American clients was more about keeping the language simple and have readability scores of 6-7 which is a difficult task. I have somehow trained myself to write short sentences but I am yet to get there. :-)
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    11/09/2017 #22 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #20 Sure can, @Alexa Steele. Not only is the French spoken in Quebec different from that of France, so is the English different from that in the UK or US.

    It isn't so much that one won't understand the other, but we do use words that are not found in the original languages
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #21 Alexa Steele
    #16 Aloha, @Paul Walters. Always happy to network, though I personally don't outsource.

    I'm interested in collecting examples of the differences between American English and what's spoken in other parts of the world. As someone who hails from the UK and lives abroad, do you have any examples of Americanisms that confuse and confound?
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #20 Alexa Steele
    #14 I don't know from personal experience, but based on what I've read this is definitely true for Spanish (Mexico v Spain) and Portuguese (Brazil v Portugal). Perhaps @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian can enlighten us on whether the French in Canada differs greatly from what they speak in France?
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #19 Alexa Steele
    #13 🍺
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #18 Alexa Steele
    #12 Thank you for reading and commenting, Devesh.
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #17 Alexa Steele
    #11I'm glad you enjoyed the article, Proma. I'm curious, what are some of the American words or phrases that give you and your writers the most trouble?
    Paul Walters
    11/09/2017 #16 Paul Walters
    @Alexa Steele Ah, the joys of writing for other countries. I do it all the time with kind of OK results. If you need a writer who lives on an island ( as do you) call out and my fingers will be at the ready
    Aleta Curry
    11/09/2017 #15 Aleta Curry
    Zacharias asked: 'If I give you a text from a non-native and another text (on the same subject) by a native English speaker, would you be able to tell the difference with confidence?'

    It depends. If we rule out people whose business is translating and all folks with the skill level of UN translators, and all other things being equal, I'm guessing yes, but I'm unusual. I've lived on four continents (so far) and I have a particular talent for words and usage.

    'However, I've seen non-native English speakers who have a better mastery of the language than native English speaker, not to mention a broader and richer vocabulary.'

    You're not wrong. I have too and I daresay so have we all.
    Aleta Curry
    11/09/2017 #14 Aleta Curry
    #7 Zacharias said, 'I imagine this culture-based difference in language is evident in many other languages around the world.'

    Yeah, I'd put money on it, bro.
    Aleta Curry
    11/09/2017 #13 Aleta Curry
    #2 The fellow who said that, @Phil Friedman, went on to say that one might have to do some editing ('might' quoth) but that the extra effort was well worth the $ savings.

    Someone please buy me a beer so that I can cry in it!
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    11/09/2017 #12 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    Great words of caution.Every decision ought to be an informed one.

    It is about priorities. If one cannot risk losing time or credibility, go for resources from Countries which honor contractual obligations and can be held accountable for damages. Pay the extra bucks , ensure delivery. Even if they honor your contract, chances are they are exploiting someone at the back end, it becomes difficult to hide one's face when such thigs are revealed. And yes, it happens in writing too.

    If one cannot lose money and has time for reworks, go for the cheapest option. Although one can avoid reworks by going for experienced resources,social media/online content is a good place to see if one finds the right fit. Once familiarity sets in there are many good writers sitting in India who can write in many languages with a good cultural sensibility and the morality to deliver. It is writing, it is possible to learn and improve.
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    11/09/2017 #11 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    Hi Alexa, I do agree with you.
    I grew up with 3 languages, out of which English was one. Our school curriculum (in India) was more aligned toward British English. It was only when I was in college that I started picking up on the nuances between the two (American and British). Over the years, with increase exposure to American literature, movies (well, Hollywood always influenced considerably) and hanging out with my friends from the US, I started understanding how Americans think.

    At my first job we were given a Bridging the Culture session where we learnt about the ways in which Americans communicate and what their popular catch phrases were and what they meant.

    I have written for both UK and US clients, and have written for Canadian and Australian clients, too. Keeping up with the differences is a huge task but once you know the nuances and details of each culture, it's easier to connect with the audience.

    I find it difficult to get this particular understanding from the writers, I hire for projects, here. So I encourage them to watch movies, observe and learn from them. How words and phrases are being used and how to increase audience engagement through our carefully chosen words and phrases. (Learning a language and gaining knowledge about their culture by mimicking them and immersing oneself in it, is one of the best ways to learn). Practice makes perfect.

    After all, the devil's in the details.

    Loved the article and also the examples on how PR and Advertising can go wrong if one is not careful about the dominant cultural influences there.
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    11/09/2017 #10 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    I agree. The business aspect of the matter is a whole different ball game...
    Phil Friedman
    11/09/2017 #8 Phil Friedman
    #3 Yes, Zacharias, I agree. But a non-native speaker/writer of English who meets your criteria is unlikely to be writing content at US$0.01 per word or working at a customer service desk for US$20.00 per week. I am not being critical of any who seek work, only of companies who seek to exploit low labor costs in depressed labor markets.
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    11/09/2017 #7 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    #6 Indeed. I was once talking with an Italian friend of mine who made a very convincing point about how Italian in Italy is substantially different from the Italian spoken in Switzerland. I imagine this culture-based difference in language is evident in many other languages around the world.
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #6 Alexa Steele
    #3 I don't doubt for a second that there are non-native speakers who can write beautifully. And I've seen writing from native speakers that was so bad I assumed English WAS their second language. My point here is more about culture than vocabulary or grammar. Click on the "euphemisms" link in the article above for a really good example.
    Alexa Steele
    11/09/2017 #5 Alexa Steele
    #2 Amen.
  14. John Enright

    John Enright

    John Enright
    4 Reasons Why 76% of Small Businesses Don’t See Positive ROI from Facebook
    www.socialmediatoday.com Social Media Marketing is the most cost effective way to reach a targeted audience, however, recent data shows that a clear majority of small businesses aren’t seeing positive return on investment...
  15. John Enright

    John Enright

    John Enright
  16. ProducerRoman Rudnik

    Roman Rudnik

    5 common landing-page image mistakes
    5 common landing-page image mistakesBeautiful women always attract attention. Beautiful cars make passers-by turn and look. Beautifully packaged sells goods faster. Appearance is always the first thing to impress us. And what kind of first impression does your landing page design...


    Phil Friedman
    04/09/2017 #1 Phil Friedman
    There's advice and, then, there's ADVICE worth taking. The latter is rare. But this is an instance of advice worth paying attention to. Check this out. You'll be glad you did. (Sharing in Business Hub Hive).
  17. ProducerGennaro Cuofano

    Gennaro Cuofano

    Three Free Online Courses to Jump-Start your Blog
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  18. ProducerPreston 🐝 Vander Ven
    If you build it, will they really come?
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    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    11/09/2017 #11 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    @Hugo Chinchilla thanks for the share
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    03/09/2017 #10 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    #9 @William 🐝 Rakow first I want to say thanks for helping in Texas. They can use everyone's support. I have friends who where devastated there myself. I have only been able to help through my contributions and prayers. I want to personally thank everyone who has helped in anyway.
    William 🐝 Rakow
    02/09/2017 #9 William 🐝 Rakow
    Sorry I've been dealing with Harvey, great post
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    02/09/2017 #8 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #7 Very welcome.
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    02/09/2017 #7 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    @Jim 🐝 Cody thanks for the support again.
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    02/09/2017 #6 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    #5 Great Point, that is where I lost a money when I first tried marketing online. I the email and forgot the there was an person on the other side. I was viewing only as a numbers game instead of building a relationship.
    Timothy welch
    02/09/2017 #5 Timothy welch
    the funner picture is good but most people on the internet are not experts it has turned into a breeding ground just to spam people and place people on mailing lists and they cannot sell. this is just overkill in my opinion.
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    01/09/2017 #4 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    #3 So did I. I once put a lot of time, energy, and capital into a system wishing for results. I even had a great autoresponder system. Yet, I was hoping all this together would replace the human factor needed. Yes, I made profit, but not enough to where it was worth my time. At least I learn from my mistakes and moved on.
    Jerry Fletcher
    01/09/2017 #3 Jerry Fletcher
    Preston, You know what you are talking about based on my experience. As little as most internet gurus want to talk about it is the fact that like all marketing solutions, it is a numbers game. If you can't derive a profit through a funnel as you've illustrated you will soon be out of business. One further note: Selling information can be more difficult than applications or actual physical goods. I learned that lesson the hard way.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    01/09/2017 #2 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Pure Gold: "I don’t suggest using all the social media sites at once. It is best to choose at most two, and master them. Once you got them down, move on to the next."
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    01/09/2017 #1 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    @Don Philpott☘️ Thanks for the share.
  19. Arpin Gajjar

    Arpin Gajjar

    The Power of Creative Writing Techniques in Foundational Writing Courses
    Arpin Gajjar
    The Power of Creative Writing Techniques in Foundational Writing Courses - Arpin G's Timeline
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  20. Arpin Gajjar

    Arpin Gajjar

    How to Increase Conversions on Landing Page?
    Arpin Gajjar
    How to Increase Conversions on Landing Page? - Arpin G's Timeline
    www.arpin.in So, let check it out which areas you must care about before launch of landing page and how to improve conversion rate -...
  21. Julie Dawn Harris
    Becoming a successful online entrepreneur takes hard work, a good sales pipeline, and a commitment to developing the right habits.

    Here are some common expectations vs. reality that people struggle with at first.
    Julie Dawn Harris
    Becoming an Online Entrepreneur: The Expectations vs. The Reality
    www.callboxinc.com Becoming a successful online entrepreneur takes hard work, a good sales pipeline, and a commitment to developing the right...
  22. Julie Dawn Harris
    [ INFOGRAPHIC ] Give Your Blog a Breath of Fresh Air and Your Creative Juices Flowing Through These 5 Content Ideas
    Julie Dawn Harris
    Top 5 Content Ideas to Inject in your Blog [INFOGRAPHIC]
    www.callboxinc.com It can be exhausting at times, with marketers recycling existing content or, worse, using sensitive topics that shouldn’t be used at...
  23. Kevin Douglas Berg
    Kevin Douglas Berg
    Explore Italy From Rome to the Amalfi Coast!
    www.popsugar.com An interesting post from POPSUGAR Celebrity. Check it...
  24. David B. Grinberg
    Do YOU agree with these five tips to enhance your personal brand?
    David B. Grinberg
    5 Quick Social Media Tweaks to Elevate Your Personal Brand
    www.inc.com Think refining and boosting your personal brand is an overwhelming undertaking? It doesn't need to...


    Tracey Sweetland
    26/08/2017 #3 Tracey Sweetland
    #2 Thankyou David.
    David B. Grinberg
    25/08/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    Thank YOU, @Tracey Sweetland, for your valuable feedback. I'm glad you found this helpful. Also, FYI, I'm now following you so feel free to tag me on any buzz for which you would like increased engagement.
    Tracey Sweetland
    24/08/2017 #1 Tracey Sweetland
    Thanks for sharing. These tips may be simple but they are an effective way to boost your personal brand.
  25. ProducerAqila Nasreen

    Aqila Nasreen

    Best, Cheap SEO Company in Madurai - 100% Quality Results
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