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by Jo Shaer, on January 31, 2012

A client was asking me recently about Intellectual Property Copyright and the Internet and it made me stop and think about the processes involved. We put up Terms and Conditions …

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Topics:Web Design

by Jo Shaer, on January 30, 2012

There's been a lot of online chatter about Google Privacy Issues over the past few days and now they have released a video which purports to simplify their case and …

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Topics:FacebookGooglesocial mediagoogle privacy issues

by Jo Shaer, on January 29, 2012

Further to my post on How Does Twitter Work and How Does Twitter Work for Business, here is an excellent infographic on 64 Ways to improve your Twitter Marketing courtesy …

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Topics:Twittertwitter marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 28, 2012

Following on from my recent post on the red circles with letters rather than red balloons, I am indebted to Nyagoslav at Optilocal for filling me in on the new …

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Topics:Google Places Branded One BoxGoogle PlacesLocal SEO

by Jo Shaer, on January 27, 2012

It was one of my assistants who first alerted me to this new irritation - twitter spam profiles with names and numbers. She had just set up a Twitter account …

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Topics:Twittertwitter - block spam followers with names and numb

by Jo Shaer, on January 21, 2012

When I first started working on Lollipop Local, it was hard to know how to market a service that so few potential clients really understood. I started by trying to …

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Topics:Local Social Media OptimisationSocial Media and SEOLocal SEO

by Jo Shaer, on January 18, 2012

Great infographic from The Globe and Mail about the new SOPA Anti Piracy Bill and what it actually means in plain English. Click on the image to see the enlarged …

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Topics:social mediaWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 17, 2012

Fascinating infographic on Parents and Kids on Facebook courtesy of Mashable via Lab42 If you want to make it larger, hold down yuor CTRL key and press the key with …

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by Jo Shaer, on January 16, 2012

Colourful graphic showing the future of online market share by country courtesy of Brian Solis although the original graphic is by The gurus are all saying that China is …

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by Jo Shaer, on January 14, 2012

Business blogs are important. They give a business website the chance to show Activity and Changing Content as well as upping the number of pages that it is possible to …

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Topics:Social Media For BusinessSEO For BusinessDo I need a Business Blog?

by Jo Shaer, on January 12, 2012

Whilst it doesn't apply to Personal Profiles, a bane of Business Pages is Facebook Hidden Posts. This is Facebook's censor and it seems to have taken umbrage at my friend …

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Topics:Facebookfacebook hidden posts

by Jo Shaer, on January 6, 2012

Whether it's Local SEO, Mobile SEO or Global SEO, search engine optimisation is the most important way that you can get onto Google's First Page and drive traffic to your …

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Topics:Search Engine OptimisationSEO For Business

by Jo Shaer, on January 5, 2012

My Posterous and Yelp accounts are full of dead links because of a problem between OnlyWire and Wordpress scheduler. I can also see the dead links going out on Twitter, …

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Topics:social mediaOnlywire pluginOnlyWire Distribution

by Jo Shaer, on January 4, 2012

Several shops have closed their doors for the last time in my neighbourhood recently and, in the majority of cases, the owners made the same local business marketing mistakes which …

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Topics:Google PlacesWeb DesignLocal Business MarketingSEO For BusinessLocal SEOlocal business marketing mistakes

by Jo Shaer, on January 2, 2012

With the constant instruction that content is King, many people want to know how to link their blog to their Facebook Page to ensure a constant stream of status updates …

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Topics:FacebookSocial Media For BusinessSocial Media and SEO

by Jo Shaer, on January 1, 2012

Interesting infographic from NMIncite and Social Media Examiner about why we follow and unfollow people on Facebook. Friends and Frenemies as it was described. Who We Follow On Facebook The …

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