Tara Vitale, PCG Digital Marketing: What’s All The Hum About
Google will now understand the meaning of the content based on the search query rather than just matching up words keyword phrases thanks to its latest update, Hummingbird. This means more humanized search queries such as, “What time does Target close?” will take place of keyword searches like “Target store hours.” Learn how this will benefit your business.
Zoe Fox, Mashable: 5 Tricks to Finally Achieve Inbox Zero
Do emails tend to build up in your inbox even though your best intentions are to answer them? Old important emails can get lost in the growing mass, while new ones become overwhelming. Use these tips to keep a tidier inbox.
James Wedmore, Social Media Examiner: How to Create YouTube Videos That Connect with People
YouTube is a search engine, vlogging platform, and social media outlet all rolled into one. We may not all have a staff of writers, but you can improve your videos with these five tips.
Anthony Ha, TechCrunch: Facebook Continues to Simplify Ad Buying with New ‘Objective-Based’ Interface
Recently, Facebook aimed to simplify ad-buying, and has just released the update to do so. Advertisers can now choose objectives such as driving clicks to their website or getting more Likes for their Facebook Pages, then Facebook will recommend the ads that will help meet that objective.
Roberto Baldwin, Wired: Tame Your Twitter Feed by Killing Annoying Retweets
Twitter is absolutely amazing for sifting through massive amounts of content, but those annoying Retweets can add unnecessary posts to scan through. Eliminate the white noise by turning off Retweets.
Stacey Roberts, ProBlogger: How to Take a Blog Break Without Losing Momentum
Constantly coming up with blog topics can be hard, and keeping it fresh can be daunting. We all need a break, but don’t want to miss out on opportunities. Here are some tips to keep your blog running smoothly.
Neal Ungerleider, Fast Company: No More Awkward Small Talk: The Refresh App Briefs You on Whoever You’re Meeting
Relationships are key to keeping customers. You can make someone feel special by remembering his or her latest blog post or favorite sport team, and you will create that bond that can build your business. The Refresh app will help you make that bond.
Amy Schmittauer, Savvy Sexy Social: Post Planner for Facebook Writer’s Block
If you don’t update your Facebook, you won’t show up in your connections’ feed and they might completely forget about you. Luckily, there is a handy app to help you think of great Facebook topics to keep your Timeline fresh.
Dr. Peter J. Meyers, Moz: Mega-SERP: A Visual Guide to Google
We are long past the days when your Google search results showed up as ten hotlinks. Local, paid, images, and video results can all show up on page one of Google. Learn 25 opportunities for you to show up in search results.
Malcolm Gladwell, TED: The Unheard Story of David and Goliath
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell hit the shelves this week, and the author has been on many media outlets promoting the book. Gladwell digs deep into subjects that many just see the face value of. Enjoy this video about the subject of his new book.