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18 Dec

What Is Competitive Intelligence?


Whether you run a fortune 500 company or a small, family-owned business, chances are you’re affected by competitive intelligence. In fact, a recent study showed that over 55% of successful companies implement this strategy to gain leverage. Here we’ll take a look at competitive intelligence and explain how it could ....

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17 Dec

Adobe Buys Stock Photo Website Fotolio


Adobe is now venturing into the realm of stock photography. According to an article published by Cnet, Adobe purchased the stock photo marketplace website Fotolia for an estimated $800 million. Fotolia falls in the same category as competing stock photo websites like iStockPhoto and Getty Images, both of which sell ....

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16 Dec

3 Common On-Page SEO Mistakes


Search engine optimization (SEO) is an important step in building a successful, long-lasting web presence. Unfortunately, many business owners make the mistake of overlooking this key element -- a mistake that ultimately hurts the site's engagement and search engine rankings. In this post, we're going to reveal 3 of the most common ....

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16 Dec

3 Ways For Businesses To Acquire More Customers


Still struggling to attract new customer and clients to your business? Regardless of your industry/niche, customers are the driving force for success. The good news is that driving customers to a web-based business is far easier than most people realize. Check below for 3 simple and highly effective techniques used ....

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11 Dec

Facebook Adds Keyword Search Function


Ever find yourself scouring through your Facebook feed in an attempt to find a specific post published by one of your friends? Up until now, the only option you would have in this type of scenario is to cross your fingers and manually look through your post. Thankfully, Facebook introduced ....

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10 Dec

Want To Rank In Bing? Focus on Content


It may lack the traffic of Google, but Bing remains the second most popular search engine in the U.S. According to a comScore report, Bing took 19.6% of the U.S. search traffic share in August, whereas Google held first place with 67.3%. But overlooking Bing as a source of traffic ....

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9 Dec

How (And When) To Use Google's Disavow Links ...


Are low-quality backlinks bringing down your website's Google search ranking? If so, you should consider using the disavow tool. Originally released by Google back in October 2012, this tool allows webmasters to specify which backlinks they want Google to ignore. While it sounds simple enough, however, there's a wrong way ....

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8 Dec

Google Releases New and Improved Captcha


In an effort to combat Internet spam, Google has released the API for a new and improved human verification method for online comment forms. Known as No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (yes, that's really what it's called), this otherwise simple tool requires visitors to check a box saying "I'm not a robot" ....

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2 Dec

Bing's Search Results Now More Mobile-Friendly


Bing is now more mobile-friendly thanks a recent update made by the Microsoft-owned search engine. The company announced last month that it uses device-specific crawlers to gauge the quality of websites when viewed on certain devices. Now it appears Bing is taking this approach one step further by giving mobile-friendly ....

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2 Dec

Facebook Wants Small Businesses To Pay For Exposure


Small business owners and entrepreneurs who rely on Facebook "status posts" as their main source of traffic may soon experience a significant decrease in sales. The social media network is planning to restructure the way in which News Feed posts are displayed, lowering the number of promotional posts. According to the ....

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