Recent Trends in Blogging

By Dan Lavie / September 28, 2017

Orbit Media conduct annual research about blogging. Every year, they interview 1,000 bloggers about their blogging habits. The answers indicate the current status, content, marketing and trends regarding blogging. Like all marketing tools, blogs have been evolving. Following is an overview of the latest blog trends. Bloggers invest more time in writing their blogs. In 2014, it took a blogger up to 2.5 hours to write a blog post. Nowadays, bloggers invest more than 3.25 hours to write it.  Blogging…

How NOT To Promote Your Services

By Dan Lavie / May 19, 2014

Recently, I got the following email: “As a { }, are you interested in following SEO, SMO and website redesigning services at this time for your company by industry experts: $500 SEO services includes: Keyword Research, Website Theme Review, Navigation Review, Images Review, Page Development Review, Website Content Review, Search Engine Tag Review, File Name Review, Finished Layout Review $500 Social media optimization includes: Article Submission, Press Release Submission, Social Bookmarking, Video Submissions, PPT Submissions, RSS Feed Submissions, Social Network…

How to Tweet – That’s The Question!

By Dan Lavie / August 7, 2011

Is Twitter just for people who can’t shut up? Many tweets are irrelevant, and it takes some digging to get to the good stuff. That way, it’s not any different from looking for a good book. Between shelves of Dan Brown fluff, there are literary gems such as “The Perfume”, “Madame Bovary” and “To Kill A Mockingbird”. Companies (and individuals) can of course choose never to send a tweet into cyberspace. But the problem is that companies will be left…

Google’s real-time search – a search engine marketing dream come true?

By Dan Lavie / December 9, 2009

Google announced the rollout of its new real-time search function. Search results will incorporate real-time content from Twitter feeds, blog posts, online news content, Facebook status updates, and content from MySpace , FriendFeed, and Jaiku. According to Google, the latest results and the search options are also designed for iPhone and Android devices for info-on-the-go. With this move, Google also tries to stay ahead of its main competitor – Microsoft’s Bing that already has a real-time search function. With its…

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