Megan Fitzgerald

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‘No-Links Ranking’ – The Battle for Better Organic SERPs

Is it possible that links will no longer be a ranking factor in the future? Some of the big search engines already have considered this possibility. …

Is Google Plus Important for Search Engine Optimization? - Jeffbullas's Blog

Is Google plus important for search engine optimization? We all know that being found by search engines is in essence free marketing.<p>And who doesn’t …

YouTube, Google+ Have An Engagement Advantage In Shareaholic Survey

They may lag in total referral traffic, but YouTube and Google+ bring in a more engaged audience, according to a Shareaholic survey released Monday. …

Marketing

Metrics to Measure YouTube Marketing

Most marketers don’t know how to quantify the success of YouTube marketing campaigns.<p>Part of this is down to the (currently sub-par) quality of …

Video Marketing Crash Course: Make The Most of Your Campaign

In just about every marketing blog, we are told that we must incorporate short promotional videos within our marketing strategies. While we …

Marketing

Facebook Cuts Into Google's Lead As Top Traffic Driver To Online News Sites [Report]

Add this to the ongoing debate over whether social or search is driving more traffic to online publishers: new data from Parse.ly shows that Facebook …

Marketing

Combine Social Media And Video Marketing For A Winning Campaign

Video marketing has a certain power all of its own, something that is unique and untouched by other forms of written or printed advertising that uses …

Marketing

4 Critical Elements of a Successful Content Marketing Team

As agencies move to specialize in content marketing and companies launch their own internal content strategies, one significant challenge has quickly …

Crush Content Marketing in 2014: 5 Outside-the-Box Techniques That Get Results

There’s no other way to put this:<p>If you aren’t upping your content game in a big way this year, you’re going to struggle.<p>A lot.<p>With big brands going …

Marketing

Index Your Content Faster With the Fetch as Google Tool

Utilizing the various functions that Google Webmaster Tools has to offer is a surefire way to help keep your website running like a well-oiled …

Prioritizing SEO Strategies In 2014: Where To Focus

Although there may not be a one-size-fits-all SEO strategy — due to the fact that ideal strategies will vary greatly between industries, company …

6 Benefits of Content Curation with Flipboard

Among content curation tools, Flipboard is marketed as your own personal digital magazine, helping you to organize and view your articles, pictures, …

Infographics

The Beauty Of Falling In Love With Someone Who Makes You A Better Person

Before we begin, I’d like you to step into my lair a little bit. I promise I won’t get weird. Turn up a little “Samson” by Regina Spektor or “Skinny …

Why The Friends You Make While Traveling Will Be Your Friends For Life

How much do you remember from abroad? Do you remember the piazzas and the canals? The gelato and the macarons? The discotecas, hostels and parks …

53% Say a YouTube Video Influenced a Purchase at Least Once?

Buried right down on page 7 of a 10-page report, the 2014 Future of Retail Study from Walker Sands Communications, is a tiny, but amazingly powerful …

eCommerce

What’s the ideal length for online videos?

It's been proven beyond a doubt that good online videos can translate into sales. Still, questions linger when it comes to video best practices for business owners.<p>One of the most common questions my clients ask is whether they should produce long-form content on their websites, or work with …

Video Marketing? What You Need to Know About YouTube Analytics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public-relations consultant Jason R. Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in</i> …

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155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

Anne Frank's Amsterdam: A Then and Now Photo Series

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany. She lived in Amsterdam with her family during World War II. Escaping Nazi persecution of …

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Getting started with Flipboard on the Web

Flipboard, the app that lets you tap and flip your way through digital magazines on smartphones and tablets, has come to laptops and desktops. You can now access your Flipboard account from a Web browser, complete with the flip animation -- for better or worse. You can also use the Web app to …

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