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Google’s New Keyword Planner

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If you’ve used Google to do keyword research in the past few months, you may have noticed a few changes. In an effort to increase search engine relevancy, Google has eliminated their Keyword Tool and replaced it with the Keyword Planner. Change, at first, can be difficult, but the Keyword Planner can help you both select excellent keywords for ads and build effective ad content—both of which will help your online marketing. Here is what the new Keyword Planner does and how it works. Read On

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How to Use Google Plus to Increase Your Reach

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I know what you’re thinking! “I’ve just updated my Facebook business profile with some pretty great content. Then I spent some time tweeting, hashtagging, favoriting, and even retweeting. Then I created a board on Pinterest that I know my audience is just going to love. Finally, I wrote an engaging blog post on my company website that my clients are going to eat up. And now you’re telling me I need to post on Google+ too?” Read On

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How to Set Up Conversion Tracking

2 Dec 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the internet marketing section(s)

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The main point of any type of online marketing is to get your target audience to act or, in marketing language, to get conversions. In one way or another, you want those visiting your landing page to either make a purchase, sign up for a newsletter, download an eBook, submit their contact information, or click through to your website. Getting someone to convert often takes a lot of marketing expertise and a heavy investment. With all the time and money you put towards getting conversions, you definitely don’t want to leave it up chance. In order to really know exactly which of your online marketing actions are performing best, it’s vital to install conversion tracking software, and take the time to use and understand it. Otherwise, you might as well just try your luck at earning your living off the slot machines in Vegas. Thankfully, setting up conversion tracking is simple. Just follow these steps. Read On

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How to Sell Products on Google

25 Nov 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the Google News, Small Business Tips section(s)

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It’s pretty amazing how every time you search for a product on Google, Google will not only return a series of relevant organic listings and paid ads, but they will also present you with a list of vendors that offer the exact product you need. For example, I am doing my Christmas shopping early (go me!) and just searched for “BYU hats” for my husband (I hope he doesn’t read this post so as to not spoil the surprise). As soon as I clicked on “search,” I was able to choose from 8 different vendors to buy the perfect hat. If you are a vendor looking to sell your products on Google, all you have to do is follow these easy steps, and you are well on your way to making more money online. Read On

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5 Local Internet Marketing Tips

28 Oct 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the internet marketing section(s)

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Participating in local Internet marketing is one of the best ways to capture traffic from your target audience. In fact, studies show that nearly 31% of people are turning to the Internet to search for products and services. Local Internet marketing is just one more way to help guide those consumers to your business, which will hopefully result in new customers. If you are not currently participating in local Internet marketing, here are 5 tips to help get you started. Read On

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How to Respond to Google+ Reviews

11 Oct 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the Social Networking section(s)

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Google+ has made it easier than ever for consumers to find quality information about companies. This is great news for both businesses and consumers. Additionally, people who are interested in what you have to sell, but are on the fence about whether to actually purchase, can read your Google+ reviews to get the extra affirmation that you’re the perfect company for them. While reviews present an awesome opportunity for consumers to tout your products and services, it also gives them an opportunity to rant if they are unhappy. Google+ reviews are a great way for consumers to gather both positive and negative information. The good news is you can respond to your reviewers. When responding to your Google+ reviewers, make sure to follow these rules. Read On

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Where Can I Learn More About Online Marketing?

9 Oct 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the internet marketing, Small Business Tips section(s)

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You know the type—the guy who watches YouTube videos to learn how to make sushi, use a fancy camera, or fix a faucet. It’s the same type of person who actually endeavors to make the things they’ve pinned on their Pinterest boards. Many people are interested in learning a wide range of things, and online marketing is no exception. But online marketing is definitely not something you can master in a day, a week, or a year. But for those DIYers, here are some recommendations for great Internet marketing resources online. Read On

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3 Tips to Managing Online Feedback

25 Sep 2013 | written by Kevin Wunder for the local internet marketing, Small Business Tips section(s)

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Public profiles are scary to business owners. Having a profile in networks like Yelp and Google+ Local (formerly Google Maps) can be a tough thing for business owners to handle. They want the exposure but are afraid of the ever-looming public review. I know a handful of small business owners who completely shy away from addressing Yelp and/or Google+ Local because the thought of negative online feedback causes serious psychological damage. The fear is that negative reviews will drive customers away. Read On

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What Search Volume Means for Your Online Marketing Strategy

16 Sep 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the SEO section(s)

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Determining which keywords to target for your online marketing campaigns is (dare I say) one of the most important parts of your online marketing strategy and shouldn’t be passed off as a simple task or taken lightly. The reason keyword research is so important is because Google, and other big search engines, sort through your content and list your website in the search results based on relevancy. In fact, Google is all about relevancy. This means if you want a competent SEO strategy, you better plan on investing in a strategy that pleases Google’s dedication to relevancy. That being said, you may wonder how keywords with high search volume play into your online marketing strategy. Read On

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SEO and Google Business Photos

15 Jul 2013 | written by Kyler Dalton for the local internet marketing, Local Maps, online marketing section(s)

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Search engine optimization (SEO) is always changing. Ever-changing algorithms nudge business owners into thinking more about marketing as a whole instead of focusing only on a single keyword ranking. Here are a couple quick wins for owning more of the search engine results real estate. Read On

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