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It’s the FINAL COUNTDOWN! There are officially less than 30 days of 2012. This year has flown by at an alarming rate. This is one of the best opportunities you may have as a small business owner to reevaluate your current business’ current SEO practices in comparison with Google’s algorithm updates. Let’s review what has changed with the big updates from Panda (2011) and Penguin...

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Wherever you were in the world this morning, if you had an Internet connection, you had the opportunity to view a live webcast from Facebook. This particular webcast featured a few members of the Facebook team addressing questions concerning the changes within the Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights & Responsibilities. The concerns regarding the Data Use Policy have remained at a higher level...

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              Earlier this week Amazon released something huge to the E-Commerce community, 'Brand Pages'. A 'Brand Page' on Amazon allows a brand or brand rep to maintain online presence within the retailer’s site. This presence can showcase content, act as another social media outlet for the brand and, even more, provide analytics. This looks like a very neat cross between...

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            As many of Pinterest users know, they have unveiled a new profile option that includes a few new features called a “Business” account. But what is a business account? From my first hand look they maintain the same format, they still look consistent with the ‘regular’ Pinterest user’s page and the benefits of the usage aren’t immediately clear.                ...

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As 2012 rapidly comes to a close, it is the perfect opportunity to shed some light on your current marketing campaigns and reevaluate. Has there been any positive or negative feedback this past quarter? Have the color and excitement of your campaigns faded to droll and stagnant these winter months? Take a look at our 5 infallible marketing tips to take your current practices from...

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Welcome to the launch of YCS Marketing!  For the past 16 months Your City Sampler has been focused on creating effective fundraising platforms for restaurants as well as service industry and entertainment venues. These fundraising platforms filled a void in local communities across the United States and created an opportunity for nonprofits