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ShareThis + Google Analytics = Bad for SEO?

The issue of duplicate content (i.e. multiple URLs for what’s really a single page of your website) have been well documented across the web for a few years now. Sebastian’s Pamphlets has a nice write-up of the issue here. I … Continue reading

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Increase your Facebook page engagement with Questions

After a few months of beta testing, Facebook recently launched their Questions app, offering a free and simple way to survey your fans (or friends on your personal page). Page owners can post a question with a list of answers … Continue reading

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Facebook + Bing = overlooked search engine traffic?

The news that Facebook exceeded Google in total visits last week plus the fact that Bing provides Facebook’s web search results got me to wondering – how does Google Analytics record visits from Facebook’s Bing powered search results? I decided … Continue reading

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Will you overcome the serfdom of crowds?

Do you think everything should be free? Think social networks are making us better? That Facebook and other social networks have your best interests at heart? You might change your mind after reading The Serfdom of Crowds from computer scientist … Continue reading

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Facebook 2009 = AOL 1998 with one big difference

I might be making a wild leap here, but my experience tells me that the analogy is correct. Facebook 2009 = AOL in 1998 in many ways. Facebook is the leading online home for consumers and businesses today, just like … Continue reading

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Facebook busiest Monday to Wednesday – like most websites

There was fairly extensive coverage today of the fact that Facebook is busiest on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. (See a summary here.) This comes on the heels of data that says Twitter is busiest on Tuesdays. (Can’t find the link … Continue reading

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A Social Media Note to Columbus Chamber of Commerce

I just saw that the Columbus Chamber of Commerce has joined Facebook. Unfortunately, they’ve set-up a personal profile instead of a page. If anyone from the Chamber sees this posting, Facebook has a simple process to create a page here. … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing for Beginners

ClickZ, has a great article outlining how to get started with social media. The author, Anna Maria Virzi, suggests beginning with baby steps: Have an action plan Set up a barebones profile to claim your company name before someone else … Continue reading

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