PLAs were the Google’s largest growth product in 2013 and are continuing to grow at a rate this year. We have already written a few pieces on PLAs and what they can do for a brand. So croud has decided to put this handy infographic together to make everything you need to know about PLAs, a little s Read More
One of the most creative ways to keep your small business fresh and ahead of the curve is with a reverse mentor. Although it’s not a new practice, many small business owners fail to effectively employ this fruitful source of social capital as a means to keep their business progressive. Read More
Google released a new update to their Local Search algorithm a few days ago and it may mean big changes in how your Google+ Local Page and website rank in the local search results. Read More
While for some business owners, the idea of throwback Thursday seems gimmicky, it can legitimately be useful for promoting a brand and engaging with millennials in particular. Read More

8 Powerful Influencer Research Tools That Get Results

8 Powerful Influencer Research Tools That Get Results Avatar Posted by adamjayc under Marketing
From http://www.bloggingwizard.com 936 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on August 8, 2014 12:02 pm
"There are people in your niche that have influence over your target audience.

You can leverage that influence to grow your own blog, increase your traffic and your authority.

But first you need to know who these influencers are.

You could hop from social network to social network, doing m Read More

10 Inspiring Content Marketing Stats

10 Inspiring Content Marketing Stats Avatar Posted by contentchampion under Marketing
From http://www.contentchampion.com 936 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on August 8, 2014 11:48 am
At the start of the year I interviewed Joe Pulizzi of the Content Marketing Institute about how content marketing is maturing beyond the adoption phase into a marketing prerequisite that all forward-thinking companies are using. Read More
It’s paramount that you have a crystal clear marketing vision. It goes without saying that if you don’t know where you want to get to, you probably won’t get there.

This is true in all pillars of business and life – the practice of marketing is no difference. Read More

LinkedIn Publishing is Jet Fuel for Your Business

LinkedIn Publishing is Jet Fuel for Your Business Avatar Posted by mallton under Social Media
From https://www.linkedin.com 935 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on August 8, 2014 11:10 am
Over the years, when asked where my clients and readers should publish their content, my response has always been on their own website. It’s imperative, I’ve argued, that you own your own content. And if that content has been published elsewhere, you won’t own it, you won’t control the reader exper Read More

What Happens to Your Home Business When You Move Out of State?

What Happens to Your Home Business When You Move Out of State? Avatar Posted by MMarquit under Taxes
From http://plantingmoneyseeds.com 935 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on August 8, 2014 10:47 am
In the midst of everything, this thought struck me: I’ve got a home business registered in Utah. What happens when my home business is located in Pennsylvania? Read More

Instagram launches ephemeral messaging app Bolt in just 3 countries

Instagram launches ephemeral messaging app Bolt in just 3 countries Avatar Posted by janesheeba under News
From http://www.techbuzzonline.com 935 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on August 8, 2014 10:19 am
Instagram has launched its ephemeral messaging app named “Bolt” for iOS and Android. The app will enable users to send photos or videos to their friends quickly via one tap. After the message has been read, it will automatically disappear just like the messages on SnapChat. Read More

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