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Alternatives In Search – Expand Your Search

By Craig Daniels | Mar 15, 2015

Don’t Get Caught In A Search Engine Rut Our daily use of the same search engines may seems trivial but in reality it hurts not only our business it hurts our customers as well. Each search engine has a series of algorithms that favor some website while excluding others, this favoritism may be deliberate, it …

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Step Up The Quality of Your Content Creation

By Craig Daniels | Sep 5, 2014

Things Change and Creating Content and SEO are not Immune It used to be we would try to get all our back links built around a couple of keywords so we could dominate search results for those keywords. And if you are still doing that now it’s time to change your tactics. The gold standard …

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For many brands, social media ‘conversations’ are only whispers | VentureBeat | Social | by Barry Levine

By Craig Daniels | Sep 3, 2014

Boilerplate CSS for “after” In the years since it entered marketers’ radar screens, social media marketing has often been described as conducting “conversations.” But the facts just don’t bear that out. The dominant setting for social media is Facebook, made king by its nearly 1.25 billion members worldwide. But are brands having conversations there with …

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Grab Peoples Attention Headline Tips

By Craig Daniels | Jul 25, 2014

From time to time we all smash our head against the desk or maybe the keyboard wondering why our posts aren’t read by more people. In our quest to create a headline that will grab a readers attention we often end up create the dreaded “informative” headline that states the facts and leaves the excitement …

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Live Your Brand the Way Your Customers Do

By Craig Daniels | Jul 20, 2014

  I came across this interview with Brian Solis recently and I want to share it with everyone and anyone who may happen upon this blog. What struck me most among a lot of good food for thought was in the last paragraph Solis quotes Tolstoy, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one …

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Digital Disruptive Innovation Is Here To Stay

By Craig Daniels | Jun 1, 2014

Small Business Can Depend On Digital Disruptive Innovation Being Here To Stay It wasn’t too long ago that disruption meant someone making too much noise in a public place, now words like disruption and innovation are part of the conversation within every #smallbusiness. And Digital #disruptiveinnovation has become an enabling term to many businesses but …

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9 Tips for Keeping Your Internet Usage Private (infographic)

By Craig Daniels | Nov 10, 2013

“In our always-online world, privacy is practically a thing of the past. Making smart choices can help protect yourself from data-mining and identity theft.” craig daniels‘s insight: I think most infographic are fun to look at but not full of immediately useful information. Here is one that can give you tips and ideas that will …

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Can McDonald’s 3-D Print Your Happy Meal? (The Toys, Not The Fries)

By Craig Daniels | Nov 9, 2013

No more settling for the toy of the week kids. craig daniels‘s insight: As the post talks about near the bottom, there are huge safety issues to overcome before McDonald’s implements Happy Meal Toys on Demand… But your business might not face the same issues. Admittedly most businesses won’t benefit at the moment from installing …

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Raising Customer Engagement To A New Level

By Craig Daniels | May 9, 2013

“When the iPhone was first released, everyone marveled over its amazing simplicity and user experience. The world fell in love, and the mobile industry was changed overnight. Other phones, if they weren’t smartphones, were suddenly viewed as cheap and not very useful. We have all experienced this same truth at the websites we visit. We …

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