8 Top Viral Campaigns of 2012

top viral campaigns in 2012We all love watching videos online. Whether it is during lunch time at work, ok maybe while you just have a little skive, or on your smartphone at home, we all enjoy searching YouTube for the best videos.

Over 4 billion hours of video are viewed on the site each month, and 72 hours of video is uploaded to the site every minute, so the chances are you’ll have come across one of the following at some point during 2012.

Making a video go viral can never be guaranteed but all eight of these videos have one thing in common, they were HUGE worldwide hits last year. Read more…


10 of the best billboard advertising efforts in the world

The best billboard advertising efforts in the worldWhen it comes to display marketing, one of the best options out there is definitely the billboard. Not only are billboards large enough to grab people’s attention, but they also make use of the world’s many busy roads and motorways.

Billboards are usually placed close to roads in order to advertise goods in a surreptitious way – drivers don’t focus on the ads for very long at all, but it’s enough to get the idea of the goods or services that are being advertised into their minds. That’s all it takes when it comes to marketing.

Of course, a witty or memorable ad is also a prerequisite when it comes Read more…


Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Social Media to Help Build Brand Loyalty

Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Social Media to Help Build Brand LoyaltySocial media offers brands unprecedented opportunities to engage their target audience and build loyal customers. However, it can also provide copious chances for companies to come across as bland and uncaring – alienating their prospects and damaging their reputations.

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the pitfalls to avoid when branching out into the world of social media and discuss which brands you should be seeking to emulate with your efforts.


Ignoring your Customers

Even if you don’t have the time, budget or resources to engage in a full-on social media campaign, you should at least be looking to listen to what’s being said about you online. The platform provides unparalleled opportunities to gain intelligence on how Read more…


Back to Basics: How To Create Your Own Blog From Scratch

back to basics: create your own blog
One thing is for sure: when you’re first introduced to Blogging and Internet Marketing, there are a million ideas floating over your head as to what type of blog you should start and/or what kind of products to create. Hopefully, you will easily find what excites you the most and decide to go with that. So now is the time to move on to actual work and let’s start with the most important decision, the domain name.

 Why this guide, why now?

People who have been following this blog, might thing that this post is very basic and that people who are in the internet marketing niche, should already own a blog. The truth is that even though some people know advanced marketing tactics, when it comes to setting up their blog, they’re feeling lost. And that’s what this guide tries to accomplish, make it much easier for them to start. If you have a friend that constantly asks you more information on how they should start, give them this guide, it will help them a lot! So lets get started! Read more…


Ready to release your website? Think again!

website release checklist tipsSo your application / blog / service is ready for release! But, are you sure you didn’t forget important features? In many cases the joy of creativity creates the need to share and show off our creation to overlap our viability senses losing sight of the obvious.

For the reason above, we have compiled a checklist to be applied before a new project release. Here it is, featuring a explanation of necessity for each item Read more…


How to Analyze Your SEO Competitors

analyze your seo competitorsAs you are setting up search engine optimization for your blog or website, it can be helpful to keep an eye on your SEO competitors. As you surely already know, when you keep an eye on what they are doing, taking note of what they do right and wrong, you are able to get a lot of benefit. This analysis can show you not only what kind of competition you are up against, but it can illuminate for you what you need to do to get ahead of them in the search results.

You know that this is beneficial, but in order to get the most benefit, you really need to know how to analyze your SEO competitors like a pro. You probably already know that you are looking to check out their keywords, but real, thorough analysis is much more than that. These following tips are designed to help you take scoping out the competition to a whole new level. Read more…


A simple answer on how to increase blog traffic

increase in blog trafficPennyroll asked on a blog post: is my website and it’s been established for a few years. I think I offer decent content overall. It’s monetized in a few ways including affiliate programs via Commission Junction and a fews others and Adsense.

But, traffic is the issue. I get basically stuck at 60 to 100 visits a day mostly from search engines. It’s a brick wall that I’d like to get over but I’m not exactly sure how to do it. I certainly do not mind the hard work but it’s a matter of where to do the hard work? Read more…


The Most Important Grammar Rules All Bloggers Need to Know

important grammar rulesSo you’re into blogging and writing your own posts. You’ve learned the basics on how to write, how to create interesting content, what your readers want to see, Internet Marketing tips and tricks, and the like. But do you really know what it takes to perfect your content as far as proofreading and correct grammar are concerned? We can’t all hire our own proofreaders, and we don’t all have the expertise of grammar teachers.

We’ve all seen the flame wars that start under even the slightest of spelling or grammar errors. Besides the basic grammar rules that everyone must keep in mind, there are things that just plain stand out: the most important grammar rules all bloggers need to know. Read more…


Gamification: Why gaining points is so appealing

gamification points so appealingPoints, coins, experience: gathering all these gives us a sense of satisfaction, of achievement, of gratification. It’s all call gamification. Gamification is applying game-like concepts to just about anything, especially on the Internet. Tons of productivity applications, service subscriptions, social networks and job-seeker websites and communities use gamification for entertainment and to keep users and visitors coming and interacting with the various aspects of the website or application. Read more…


Create your own free online survey with Google Docs

create free online surveys using google docsWe all know that surveys play an important role in everything from product creation to customer satisfaction to market segmentation, and the list goes on and on… It’s one of the most valuable tools that we have in our hands and we NEED to use it in order to know what our prospective customers and visitors want to see from us and our products in the future.

There are many services that will let you create an online form and promote it to your fans and friends, but most of them have limitations when it comes to their Free tier. I know, I know; if you value something that much, why don’t you give some money in order to get the best out of surveys? Read more…

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