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How Facebook Ranks Your Page Posts

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How Facebook Ranks Your Page Posts

How your page posts are ranked on Facebook. Facebook’s algorithms decide what you see in your newsfeed (and what other’s see in their newsfeeds, as well). They are based on several factors, including (but not limited to): Timeliness. The older the post, the lower the chances it will be seen in a feed. Your fans will never be online all at the same time, so don’t expect them all to see each post you make. However, by creating posts at different times of the day, you have more chance of being seen by more fans. Viral Metrics....

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How to Drive Business With Backlinks

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How to Drive Business With Backlinks

How to Drive Business With Backlinks “Quality Backlinks to Your Site are Key to Driving Your Business!” To generate larger pools of customers, business owners need their websites to rank higher in Google. Sadly, few understand exactly how search engines determine web rankings. If you’re wondering how you can get your site ahead of the competition, learn how quality backlinks can fuel your ranking. It’s All About “Links” Years ago, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) experts could promote higher rankings by...

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Plant a Seed and Watch Your Business Grow

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Plant a Seed and Watch Your Business Grow

A simple way to grow your business by planting seeds of success! Do you have all the business you could possibly want or need? If you’re like me, you’re still growing your business, but you want to grow it in the right way. Marketing is an ongoing item on my agenda, and I’m always looking for new ways to market my services. Where do you begin the process of attracting more business? How do you get the ball rolling in the direction you want your business to be headed? Well, it’s really simple. Start planting seeds! If...

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Reading All Your News in One Handy Place!

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Reading All Your News in One Handy Place!

RSS delivers website posts all at once. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) lets you pull together a list of websites you want to follow. Instead of surfing through newspaper sites for news, checking eBay to track an auction, or visiting Apple’s iTunes, you get access to it all through one webpage, or if you prefer, in your email box. Ready to try one? These services search the Web and deliver all the news you want for free: feedly, panda, newsblur, inoreader, and selfoss. Keep in mind, there are other RSS reader apps available that do...

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Customer Service is a Huge Deal!

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Customer Service is a Huge Deal!

Each initial contact we make with a prospective customer can make or break not only that sale, but potentially dozens more. We’ve all seen it. In the movie, Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts is shopping on Rodeo Drive. She’s dressed in her “professional” gear when she gets that infamous attitude from the saleswomen. And of course, we’re all cheering when she stops back by in her newly purchased couture, arms laden with shopping bags and delivers everyone’s favorite line of all time. “You work on commission right? Big mistake, big!” We all love to...

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How to Develop a Great Marketing Message

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How to Develop a Great Marketing Message

Three Steps to Your Ultimate Marketing Message Have you created a core marketing message to use throughout all of your marketing efforts? I’m not talking about some catchy slogan or play on words using the name of your business or the service you provide. It’s not some meaningless phrase like “we do it right” or “quality service you can trust.” Almost every business quotes these same messages and they’re really just basic expectations anyway. A core marketing message clearly and concisely communicates...

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Tips to Improve Customer Loyalty

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Tips to Improve Customer Loyalty

How important are your customers? Statistics show that, on average, most companies lose approximately half of their customers every five years. It’s true that acquiring new customers will help your business grow. However, your current customers are the lifeblood of your business and keeping them happy should be your highest priority. Here are a few ways to make sure your customers keep coming back. Understand lost customers. Many business owners mistakenly believe that customers choose to patronize other companies solely because of...

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Optimizing for a Local Market

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Optimizing for a Local Market

SEO Tip: Optimizing for a Local Market Here’s a quick SEO tip for when you post articles (and such) on your website. For great optimization when posting on your website or blog – be sure to list your local area, your zip code and your keywords at the bottom of each post. This helps the search engines categorize your tips even more when indexing your site. Signing off… until next time, Carmen Wisenbaker WordPress Webmaster, Master Certified Optimization Expert, Certified Social Media Expert Social Media Marketing, Website and...

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Offline and Online Marketing

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Offline and Online Marketing

Why Offline Marketing Tactics Aren’t Always Enough Offline marketing is great, but it’s not enough these days. You need to have an online presence, too. Here are some of the main reasons why. Your Customers Are Online Whether you want to deal with it or not, your customers are online. They search for service providers online, they shop online, and they research businesses online. They even check your store hours and directions online. If you don’t have an online presence and aren’t marketing your business online, then you’re not...

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Cartoon: Management Material

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Cartoon: Management Material

The guy this guy is talking to is definitely management material 🙂 Signing off… until next time, Carmen Wisenbaker WordPress Webmaster, Master Certified Optimization Expert, Certified Social Media Expert Self-Publishing Services, Social Media Marketing, and Website and Blog Design in Humble, TX 77338 | Kingwood, TX 77339 | Atascocita, TX...

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