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Five ways to make your business card technology friendly.

November 6, 2014

It’s pretty much a given that, if you find yourself at an event where business cards are being exchanged, you’ll get absolutely inundated with them. This happened to me recently, and after sifting through the gargantuan pile of business cards that I had amassed, it occurred to me that I was simply skimming past most…

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Email signature text.

October 30, 2014

Many would agree that the world we live in is becoming increasingly smaller and faster with modern day technology available to most people at their finger tips. We know the progress of the internet, social media and mobiles and mostly during our busy lifestyles, we are carrying around these modern day marketing / communication methods…

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The age of open source branding.

October 27, 2014

It is a bitter pill for many brand managers to swallow. It may even sound absurd but truth is stranger than fiction. No longer are brand managers in control of the brand but the consumer. Welcome to the brave new world of social media ushering in the power shift from marketers to consumers. It is…

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Types of Word of Mouth Marketing

October 27, 2014

There are two types of word of mouth; immediate and ongoing. Both types are invaluable to brands but certain types are more important for certain products. Immediate Word of Mouth Immediate word of mouth takes place when you pass on information soon after you have learnt it, for example you see an advert for a…

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Do SEO tactics have a shelf life

October 26, 2014

SEO changes at a fairly rapid pace and the challenge for most businesses is to keep up with the latest developments in order to ensure a steady stream of traffic to a website. In order to make this task easier and to help increase competitiveness, SEO tactics that offer businesses the chance to get ahead…

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Why wordepress is so popular

12 Reasons why WordPress is so popular

October 26, 2014

There are many Content Management Systems, both Free and Proprietary. Amongst all WordPress is notorious for powering the world’s most beautiful websites. Here are 10 reasons why WordPress is so popular! It’s Free The WordPress Software is written in a PHP free script and licensed from GNU. People are not required to spend even a…

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How to design a landing page

How to design a landing page for your website?

October 26, 2014

Let’s us understand first, this often confused term in words. By definition a Landing Page for a Website is a page that loads first to say a Formal Hello to the website visitor. A landing page serves well as a Call to Action (CTA) to gather user information like Name and Email address etc. For…

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How to optimize images for better SEO results?

How To Optimize Images for Better SEO Results

October 26, 2014

Your website may only have a few images or loads of them, however optimization is important for web pages; heading, URLS and tags or categories. People use Google Image Search and similar other search engines to find beautiful images and graphics. Same search engine rule applies here as for text irrespective of Penguin or Panda.…

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9 Must have WordPress Plugins for everyone

9 Must have WordPress Plugins for everyone

October 26, 2014

Beginner / Extreme Techy / Geeky or Nerdy or Buffer between the two; WordPress CMS is ultimate for everyone. A simple class notes sharing website, an E-Shop or unlimited news publishing website, everyone uses WordPress for obvious reasons. Plugins make WordPress great. Here are 9 must have plugins for every size: 1. Backup WordPress Thanks…

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Have you ever wondered why your email marketing is not working?

October 26, 2014

The basic principle of digital marketing and email marketing is to bring content and share value and useful information to others. The greatest expectation we have about email marketing, is to be opened, read and eventually engage our prospects in a variety of different ways. The purpose of email is to build and grow relationships…

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