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SEO Basics: 404 Errors Explained in Plain English

A link is clicked and the web searcher is sent to your blog. Instead of seeing a page they were expecting to see they are shown a page that says “We …

SEO BASICS: What is Googlebot and How It Works

When we think or robots we typically do not think of just a program. We often think of the hardware that makes them cute or very menacing. Google has …

SEO Basics: Commonly used Digital Marketing Acronyms

The Digital Marketing world is full of acronyms. Many are very widely used while others are confusing. We have put together a list of the most …

Great Podcasts for Bloggers and Digital Marketers 2017

Looking for that next bit of inspiration or idea to help you take your blog to the next level? We have put together a list of some of our favorites. …

SEO Basics: Indexing vs Crawling

When you start your own website and do a Google search for SEO Basics you will run into a ton of information. We here at Epic Social are going to …

How We Built a Community of Advocates Via Smart Content [Case Study]

From gentle criticism to full-on trolls, every brand social media page or community sometimes faces pushback. Maybe you’ve seen it happen. Perhaps …

Ranking #1 is Pointless – Here’s Why Your SEO Goal is Leads, Not Rankings by @gmehrguth

Learn why your SEO goal should be leads instead of rankings and how you can boost your conversion rates.The post Ranking #1 is Pointless – Here’s Why …

Search Engines

What’s the ROI of influencer marketing?

Influencer marketing is fast becoming brands’ go-to option for speaking to consumers in an authentic way at scale. It is seen by many as the perfect …

10 Tips for better adventures in 2017

2017 has just started and it is time to start thinking about your next adventure. What are you wanting to do and where are you wanting to go? We have …

The 3 “B’s” of Social Media

What are the 3 “B’s” of social media? They are “Be Yourself“, “Be Honest“, and “Be Transparent“. These three items are all ways that you can increase …

Content is King

As bloggers, we are familiar with the term “Content is King”. For those of you who are just getting into blogging, this phrase means the more content …

Create a Schedule and Stick To It!

As a blogger one of the easiest things to do when starting out to gain readership is by setting up a posting schedule. Do you subscribe to mail or …

5 Simple Link Building Strategies for your outdoor blog!

As bloggers, we constantly are looking for ways to better our blogs and to learn about the industry of blogging. Today I want to look at Link …

Being a Good Social Media Friend

As kids, we all had that “friend” that seemed cool because they had lots of friends, but was just a pain to be around. They were there to talk about …

Social Media

Marketing Dream Team described with Lego Minifigures – [Infographic]

Everyone has played with or heard of those fun little colored interlocking bricks called Lego. Some people love to build their creations straight …

The Importance of Updating WordPress and Installed Plugins

Categories: Blogging | Wordpress<p>If you use WordPress it is important to update plugins, themes, and your WordPress install when there are updates …

5 Tools to Help Save Time and Automate Your Social Media

Social Media can take up a considerable amount of time and if done correctly you can maximize your efforts. This can be done by minimizing manual …

5 Adventure Books to Read This Summer (2017)

Some of us get to enjoy a fun filled adventurous summer while the rest are chained down to a desk working while we watch as others post awesome …

Hiking

6 Ideas for Great Vlogs and Blog Content

Categories: Blogging | Content Creation | Vlogging<p>There comes a time where you feel like you have run out of ideas for your blog of vlogs. Take a …

Micro-Moments are gaining popularity and search data proves it!

There is no doubt that mobile device usage is on the rise. Search data shows that most web users are using their mobile device to access websites. …

Social Media

Chrome to Mark All Input Fields on http Sites Non-Secure

Have newsletter sign-ups, forms, login fields and input selections on your HTTP website? Chrome is going to mark them as not secure.<p>On August 18th, …

Mobile First Thinking is More than Just Design

Categories: Blogging | Content Creation<p>There is no doubt that mobile usage is on the rise. I see this on a daily basis as I look at traffic trends on …

FTC Disclosure Rules – What Outdoor Content Creators Need to Know

With the recent Instagram crackdowns by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for not disclosing payment or compensation for promoting products or …

Adventure Brews to Keep You Fueled for Adventures

It is early morning and the sun is just peeking up over the mountain. You hop out of your tent and begin your morning camping rituals. Among those, …

5 Adventure TED Talks that will Inspire

Not everyone is able to get out and go on an adventure every day of their lives. For those weekend warriors who are looking to pass the time to get …

Five reasons your marketing department needs to engage with social media and fast - Digital Leadership Associates

<b>By Adam Gray | @AGSocialMedia</b><p>We all know that in marketing it is getting harder to deliver good results as years go by. Difficult at both a strategic …

10 Types of Visual Content That Go Viral

It’s easier than ever to create and share content.<p>In fact, we all create and share content regularly for both personal or business reasons. This …