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The Week in Internet Marketing

This is the first of our new weekly feature covering this week’s top News, tips and tools to help you market your business online. If you find this useful, please share!

My Favorite of the Week

Local Search Marketers: 83% Of SEOs Believe Focusing On Reviews Delivers Good ROI
Myles Anderson pulls together extremely useful data to show a good strategy for getting online reviews is critical. The “12 pieces of wisdom for managing your reputation” is a must read.

Social Media Marketing

Google Takes On Pinterest With Google+ Collections
Will Google succeed in taking users from Pinterest? Hard, but possible. If you use Google+, this could broaden your reach.

Facebook Test Lets Users Pick Which Pages’ & Friends’ Posts Appear At Top Of News Feed
It may not be enough to get “Liked” soon. Now truly great content may be the only way to get noticed.

How to Improve Your Facebook’s Organic Reach
Facebook is crowded. How do you stand out without throwing money at Facebook? Neel Patel has a nice infographic for you.

10 Types of Visual Social Media Posts That Get Shared Like Crazy
Super-useful advice for getting your social media posts noticed.

Content Marketing & Blogging

The Reach, Engagement, and ROI of Content Marketing vs. Native Advertising (New Research)
Want to know where the pro’s are spending their time and money? This article will show you where, backed by solid data on what’s working in internet marketing. A must read.

 Why You Need A Persona-Based Content Marketing Strategy
Buyer Personas are shockingly easy to put together and make all the difference in your online marketing. Here’s a quick read on the finer points.

Local Search & SEO

Google Adds Link To Place Food Delivery Orders, Make Doctor Appointments & More
Will this further shift how we order food, make appointments or reserve a table? We’ll see. Look for the change soon.

It’s Official: Google Says More Searches Now On Mobile Than On Desktop
We knew it was coming, but Google now confirms it. Also some good info on devices.

How Many Links Should You Build to Your Website?
Quality links to are like gold to any website. Here are some solid suggestions to boost yours.

Paid Marketing

How to Use Advanced Facebook Ad Targeting
Advertising on Facebook can reward you handsomely if you take the time to do a little research.

Infographic of the Week
What People Like to Share More on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] from Social Media Today


Have a great weekend!


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This post was written by Joey Ambrose on May 08, 2015
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Joey is the President and CEO of Go Web Solutions, an award-winning web design and Internet marketing company in Tucson, Arizona. When he's not helping clients get the most from their web sites, Joey enjoys cycling, running, swimming and hiking. Contact him at: or on Google+

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