Internet Marketing Tips, Suggestions, & Ramblings

Looking to get wider distribution for your YouTube videos? Well Creative Commons is one way to do it, but there are some things you need to keep in mind. What is Creative Commons? First, what is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is video licensing option that can be selected within the YouTube interface. By choosing to allow […]

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Google recently did a house cleaning. Some Google products have been discontinued and others have graduated to bigger and better things. One of the products chosen to live and prosper is Google Swiffy, and it would appear this conversion-centric product has legs. Google Swiffy converts Flash SWF files to HTML5, allowing you to reuse Flash […]

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There have been many debates between search engine optimization experts on the value of subdomains vs. directory structure. But as a result of the new update to the way internal links are viewed from subdomains in webmaster tools, this conversation may drastically change. Background on Internal Links from Sudomains Prior to this update, links from […]

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Proactive changes Facebook made earlier this week provide users with better access to controlling their privacy settings on the largest social media site. Changes came as a result of strong criticism for previous privacy practices. Increasingly, users emphasize online privacy and security as a top priority. It is obvious that too many people feel as […]

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Facebook’s attempt at creating competition for the most popular daily deal site Groupon is now officially a failure. Only four months after the release of Facebook Deals, Facebook is getting out of the daily deals industry. This move is said to ease some competitive pressure on industry leaders, especially Groupon. Groupon filed for a $750 […]

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Last week Burkan Bur and I taught a class at UCSD on social media and SEO and online advertising. What was interesting was that during the online advertising session the class really latched on to the benefits of Facebook ads. And to be honest, they are absolutely right to do so. Social media advertising is growing much […]

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