Archive for October, 2009

Real-time Twitter Search and Trends only for the Tweeps You Follow

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Recently, Robert Scoble expressed his surprise as to how no one had done a real-time Twitter search and trends for just the people you are following. Within 30 minutes, many people had commented on his remark with similar surprise. But one person stood out and shared the information we all wanted, and we owe a […]

Funniest Ways to Get Links

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

In the world of link building we’re all looking for new ways to get links for ourselves and our clients. What are some of the most bizarre and unconventional means of achieving links? The below list are just a few, feel free to add your own!  Skywriting: While unconventional, this means of achieving backlinks just […]

What about advertising on Facebook?

Friday, October 9th, 2009

 My last blog posts discussed content advertising, primarily using Google AdWords. To quickly review, content advertising uses your keywords to automatically place your display ad on pages with related content.   If you would like a more detailed explanation of content advertising, check this link from Google (http://www.google.com/adwords/contentnetwork/audience.html).   Facebook advertising is very similar to Google  AdWords content advertising in that […]

What Do You Use For Real Time Search?

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Have you heard of BackType? BackType is a real time search engine that indexes "online conversations from across the web in real-time, so you can see what people are saying about topics that interest you." It’s a very valuable tool for social media marketing and link building, and I’ve been using it a lot lately. […]

Vertical Measures Webinar “Creating a Corporate Blog That Attracts Visitors”

Monday, October 5th, 2009

What are you doing October 8th ? Hopefully you’ll be joining us for our webinar entitled "Creating a Corporate Blog That Attracts Visitors". Learn more about getting traffic to your corporate blog, branding yourself or company as an expert, how to deal with content issues, and so much more.  A first in a series of […]