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The Secret of How to Write Killer Headlines

Posted in Internet Marketing Tactics, Social Media
Published Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

Many people don’t realize that catchy headlines can make their blog either successful or a complete flop. Users will click on your post only if they find it interesting. The real question is how can you create such catchy headlines? We have prepared this guide to help provide you some useful tips that you can immediately put to use…

Why Content Quality on a Website Is Important?

Posted in Internet Marketing Tactics, Organic Search Results
Published Friday, March 2nd, 2012 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

While many of the online marketers continue to put their emphasis on link building and other search engine optimization (SEO) strategies, some of them still remember the old phrase “content is king”. It is these select online marketers who are the ones who truly run successful websites. The rest are busy in the race to get higher rankings by other strategies. It is true that for some time the search engine lord known as Google forgot about content quality and focused more on the keyword density. One bright day it was realized that the end user (you, me and the millions of others…

Even Monks are Blogging… Are You?

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Published Saturday, January 21st, 2012 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

Recently, the New York Times has published a very interesting story: In order to gain new members for their aging community, a group of Benedictine monks of Portsmouth Abbey in Portsmouth, R.I., have decided to incorporate new technologies –including, that’s right, a blog! Although at first using laptops, iPads and building a Facebook page sounds far from being the typical life for men who live isolated in an abbey…

Social Media Marketing Do’s and Don’ts

Posted in Social Media
Published Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

During the last three years, many companies have been ramping up or expanding their use of social media marketing. Businesses are hoping to increase brand exposure and develop additional customers and sales. If you are thinking about developing a social media marketing plan for your business, I strongly recommend that your take these do’s and don’ts into consideration…

Why and How Online Video Marketing is Important to Increasing Visitor Traffic?

Posted in Business Video Marketing
Published Friday, April 22nd, 2011 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

The phenomenon of video marketing has grown enormously in popularity compared to the yester years. Video marketing, today, has given birth to a much faster way of conveying your messages to the visitor. Think about it – how many visitors do you think read an entire 500 word article on a website? Statistics say that, on average, visitors decide to stay or leave on a page within a 7 second time span of entering into a web page or blog article. Not only this, statistics also say that 95% of the blogs and websites out there fail to…

Tips to Jumpstart Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Posted in Social Media
Published Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by Jeremy Fremont | No Comments »

As technology advances, more companies are looking to implement social media into their marketing plan. While this can be a great way to increase brand exposure and bring in more sales, it is only successful if a plan is put into place. Many companies try social media and quickly fail. Take these tips into consideration…