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4 Things Internet Marketers Should Be Thankful For

In honor of Thanksgiving and my one year anniversary at SEO.com, I’d like to share with you 4 amazing things that I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving, that you also might be thankful for: 1. Ben Sibermann You’ve probably never heard of Ben Sibermann, but my guess is you’ve probably heard of Pinterest and are grateful…

5 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Kanye West

He’s been ridiculed, laughed at and shunned by bloggers, talk-show hosts and fellow pop stars for his outrageous behavior. He’s an emotionally out of control, passionate lyrical genius, and he is a poster child for how not to act, at certain times. And somehow, Kanye West remains one of the most interesting, influential, talked about,…

Traditional News in a Social Media World

Social Media and News: A Match Made In Heaven I can’t really think of another industry that’s a better fit for social media than the news industry. Think about it: high-quality content that’s produced on a consistent, timely basis, that users want, need, and crave. But even the most perfect couples have problems they need…

Create Your Own Damn News

“Do you guys have e-mail addresses?” asked an attendee of the Salt Lake Chamber’s, “What to know about Online Marketing,” event, last Thursday. How could 4 internet professionals forget to put their e-mail addresses on the slide show presentation about Online Marketing? The truth is that this moment in itself is an indication of how social media…

Oh! So it’s like Facebook.. but for other things

Every day, new and exciting social media platforms emerge which help people share ideas, distribute content and connect with those that have similar interests. Staying on top of new sites that are relevant to your industry and interests can inspire you on a personal level, or maybe even help you gain an edge on your competitors. So…

Malcolm Gladwell

5 Simple Things we Can Learn from Malcolm Gladwell

There’s a lot we can learn from journalist, bestselling author and speaker Malcolm Gladwell. From his forward thinking about what it takes for a product to spread like a mad forest fire in “Tipping Point,” to his analysis of intuition and rapid cognition in “Blink,” Gladwell’s ideas are thought-provoking and revolutionary. Here’s a closer look at…