Monthly Archives: April 2014

Facebook’s referral traffic share grew over 37% in Q1 2014, Pinterest was up 48%, Twitter increased only 1%

Social discovery and sharing platform Shareaholic today released a report covering referral traffic data from the eight largest social media sites in Q1 2014. In short, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, and Google+ all gained, while YouTube and LinkedIn lost. … Continue reading

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How Much Training Should Marketing and Sales Receive? A Twisted Answer.

According to the findings from the 2013 Sales and Marketing Alignment Study* training for marketers and sales people must reach a certain critical mass and have the right focus before there is an uptick in revenue performance. Let’s look more … Continue reading

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Tips And Ideas For Financing A California Business Purchase

Anyone interested in financing a business purchase in the past year or so knows how difficult it can be to accomplish that objective. The problems that hit the banking industry with the mortgage meltdown starting in 2007 have made most … Continue reading

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Contactzilla: How to automatically add business cards to address books

  Recently, a few of you have been asking about uploading business cards to Contactzilla. We know what it’s like. I get handed dozens of business cards every week and if I’m not careful, I’ve lost half of them within … Continue reading

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Marketing with Social Media

In today’s world, social media is almost inescapable. As much as many of us try to avoid it as much as possible, you are not doing your business any justice. Social media, when used correctly, can be a viable, inexpensive, … Continue reading

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The three vectors that impact SEO are back links, social media and content.

The binding glue for this is your content strategy……. We all know that we need to publish high-quality content that gets read and linked to by as many people as possible.  This is standard practice. Social media also benefits an … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Google+ Anymore

Google+ has now been with us for one year. It just seems like yesterday when it was announced. Part of me said “not another social network” while the other curious Jeff thought “this could be what we need to keep … Continue reading

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