Category: Education

Keep Track of Your SEO Measurements

SEO measurements (tracking and reporting) are essential pieces of any SEO strategy. Knowing how your site is being affected by your marketing team’s effort is necessary if you want to know what is working and what is not. There is a plethora of available search measurements that you can track, and we’ll list off a […]


Upcoming Web Marketing Events

From Smart Solutions Web marketing conferences and events are great places to network with other professionals and learn what’s important in web marketing right now. And there is no shortage of events to choose from, if you’re looking to be a part of one. There are a few web marketing events coming up that we’re […]


Writing SEO Content for Your Website

Writing for the Internet can be difficult. Writing SEO content is even harder. Readers are getting more demanding—speed, ease and informative. Studies have shown that readers skim. When skim readers read an article, they expect content to be short and straight to the point. Don’t expect the reader to stay long if you beat around […]


“Creativity” Showcased at the Tower

Join us Friday evening, September 30, at the Tower Theatre for a special showing of the 2011 Cannes Lions awards. For 58 years, Cannes Lions has promoted the need to “think outside the box” and to think creatively. Lately, they are also promoting how being creative can also be effective by honoring creativity that proves […]


Bend WebCAM – Web + Creative and Marketing Conference in Bend Oregon

Since its beginning in 2008, the Bend WebCAM now Swivel has become the go-to conference for the newest Internet marketing techniques. Attracting well-known SEO and web professionals, the two day event draws speakers from all over the United States. The workshops, lectures and panels that make up the Bend WebCAM ( now Swivel ) are on […]


Flow in Web Design

Theory of Flow – Losing the Feeling of Self Consciousness According to psychology researcher Mihaly Csíkszentmihályi, flow is a positive, highly enjoyable state of consciousness that occurs when our perceived skills match the perceived challenges we are undertaking. We lose our sense of self and time distorts. People who have experienced flow consistently report the […]


The History of Twitter

We all know the story of Facebook. If we haven’t read about it online, we’ve watched the movie or at least read one of the many books on the subject. Zuckerberg, the twins, a Harvard dorm room, we know it all! But what about Twitter? It’s the eighth most visited site in America, according to […]


Save 20% off your SES Pass for SES San Francisco 2011

SES San Francisco 2011 happens August 15 to 19 at Moscone Center (West). Use SES San Francisco priority code 20PIX and save 20% with SES Pass. Gain access to over 20 basic and in-depth sessions on Search, Analytics, Social Media, and Video Marketing. Also Learn: What effect new search technologies will have on your business […]


How Yelp Can Help Your Business Grow

Yelp’s purpose is “to connect people with great local businesses.” It was founded in 2004 and as of August 2010, had over 12 million reviews on their site. Around 38 million people visit Yelp in any given 30 days. Yelp is basically a business review site, a search engine for local businesses and a social […]


Who Controls Your Facebook Page?

Disgruntled former employees can be a scary thing. Disgruntled former employees controlling your business’ Facebook page is a whole new level of scary. Facebook can be a great way to market your business, but it’s important that you know what you’re doing as you set it up. Many companies have made the mistake of letting […]