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The Web Is Dead! Long Live Smartphones!

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The web is dead! I guess all those business owners who’ve told me all these years that their customer doesn’t use the web were right. The web is just dead. The web has been dead for nearly two years, when Wired called it so in August of 2010.

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Five Ways to Build the Perfect Web Marketing Storm

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I hate to admit this out loud, but I know only a fraction about content marketing for the web. I learned this flaw last night, as I watched the webinar Andy Crestodina is doing for us on Thursday – Build the Perfect Web Marketing Storm.

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Ring! Your Best Web Marketing Tool is Calling

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The best web marketing tool is sitting right in front of you. That’s why so few web marketers do it. The outcome of the call was a blast of activity, new connections, and web marketing. Great Web Marketing is Calling. There are a bazillion web marketing tools.

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Attracting Talent with an Internal Web Academy

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The post Attracting Talent with an Internal Web Academy appeared first on Spin Sucks. Great talent is hard to find, for all companies in different industries. Piktochart, the tech startup found an innovative way to grow its own pool of talented people while building the local ecosystem.

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Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier?

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The post Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier? By Gini Dietrich I remember working with a client several years ago on building their presence through what we called the “response campaign.”

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Six Verbs You Need to Understand for the New Web

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Thanks to my friend John Pitocco , I ran into a pretty interesting article about the six verbs for the web , from senior Wired maverick Kevin Kelly. He discussed these verbs during his opening keynote at the Web 2.0 Social Media Web 2.0

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Around the Web in 59 Days

Waxing UnLyrical

So much has been going on/is coming up, I thought I’d pull together where we have been/will be around the web, so that you could either mark your calendars, add to your reading list… or both! Around the Web in 59 Days is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.

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How to Drive Web Traffic With Social Media Analytics


Let me just say up front: I’m not a numbers person. I withered in my statistics class in my MBA program. When my 10-year-old needs help with his math, I am not the parent he turns to. And yet, I understand the value of having the right data on my communication efforts.

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Why Marketing Pros Should Care About the Dark Web

David PR Group

Many marketing pros have no interest in technology, and when I bring up subjects like the deep web and the dark web, their eyes glaze over and they quickly reach for their phones. To recap, the surface web includes most of the websites which people view on search engines.

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Friday Wrap #173: Ethics-challenged outreach, Twitter reveals Moments, Google AMPs up the mobile web

Holtz Communication + Technology

Google’s new HTML standard aims to speed up the mobile web —Ad blockers are popular because (among other reasons) ads slow down the loading of web pages on mobile sites.

When relaunching a new web site actually IS news

Communications Conversations

“We’re revamping our web site–this is big news! ”): Re-launching a new web site is NOT news. Even when you relaunch a “mobile” web site. Including launching a new web site. By now, most of us have been in the following situation.

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Web Ad Blocking – is it Ethical?


According to Econsultancy, there are today more than 144 million active ad block users around the globe. The technology prevents ads from appearing on your computer screen, iPads, smart phones and other platforms. It is a fast growing trend – ad blocking grew globally by 41% last year. It is estimated that publishers have lost […].

Content Marketing: Building A Web of Influence


Can you name the last time you stopped to look at a spider’s web? Every part of the web is connected, making it both complex and powerful. Chances are, if you hate spiders, it was not recently. But there is much to be learned from these intricately designed feats of art and engineering.

The Dynamic Web: Pop-ups, Persistence and SERP [UML]

Sword and the Script

There’s a tag I’ve kept on this blog over the years called “ dynamic web.” It’s a personal interest in just how much the web shifts and changes – and the impact that has on marketing and PR. It’s an idea that wasn’t possible before the dynamic web.

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Will 'sponsored comments' make the Web uglier?

PR Daily

I worked with a client several years ago on building a presence through what we called the “response campaign.” The idea was to generate a little awareness and build relationships with journalists and bloggers by commenting on articles where the client had expertise.

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Microsoft Stories: Best brand storytelling site on the web?

Communications Conversations

After just a quick peek at the Microsoft Stories site, you can’t help but be impressed. Clean. Easy to scan. Big, popping visuals. It’s a pretty slick site. What’s more, dig in a bit, and the content is every bit as good as the wrapper it comes in.

Web Developer (PHP) - Dayton, OH

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Company: Reynolds and Reynolds Location: Dayton, Ohio Industry: New Media - Web Dev Career Level: Entry Level (less than 1 yr experience) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

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Gin and Topics: Train Wrecks Across the Web

Spin Sucks

Gin and Topics: Train Wrecks Across the Web originally appeared on Spin Sucks on March 4, 2011. I don’t know where you live, but March came in like a lamb in Chicago.

Five Powerful Ways to Get More Leads from Your Website Forms

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You’ve designed your landing pages, mapped out your funnel, and even paid for targeted traffic. Yet, your conversion rate continues to flatline. Could your website forms be holding you back? There is good chance they do.

Graphic/Web Designer - Cookeville, TN

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Company: WDStone & Associates Location: Cookeville, Tennessee Industry: New Media - Design Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

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Borenstein Group earns a top 10 feature as a Washington DC web designer on Clutch!

Borenstein Group

was highlighted as a top web designer in Clutch’s Washington DC Web Design press release today. “The overall reaction to our web design and to our rebranding was beyond positive and brilliant. Borenstein Group Inc.

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What Responsive Web Design Means for You and Your Content

Beyond PR

This is where the power of Responsive Web Design (RWD) comes in. Responsive Web Design, or RWD, is the technology behind a site’s coding that allows it to respond to whatever screen size you are viewing it on. This blog post has been formatted to fit your screen.

CMS / WordPress / Front-End Web Developer - Plymouth, MN

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Company: Primer 180, a Revo Brand Group company Location: Plymouth, Minnesota Industry: New Media - Web Dev Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Associate Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consumer, Tech, Marketing, and Media)

The Influential Marketing Blog

Web 2.0. Web/Tech. This week I launched the seventh edition of my annual trend report featuring all of my research from throughout the year on trends.

The Fireside Chat: Building Website Traffic with Andy Crestodina

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Web and Visual Designer - Franklin, TN

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Company: LeanKit Location: Franklin, Tennessee Industry: Marketing - Other Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: $85,000 - $115,000

5 Free Analytical Tools That Are Useful


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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Amanda Gant

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FollowFriday follow Social Media laura petrolino nebraska orbit media wine & webOn today's Spin Sucks Inquisition, we host a surrogate employee and Chicago neighbor, Amanda Gant. Amanda is the digital marketing manager at Orbit Media, and she's an all-around awesome human being.

Convert your Web traffic with these 6 tips

PR Daily

These bits of text reassure visitors about their decision to click on your Web address. Pop-ups often interrupt the natural flow of users’ Web surfing and are usually closed before a single word of the message has been read.

Let’s Steal from Web Developers to Make our Content Lean

PR Breakfast Club

I’m talking about taking from web developers processes to make lean content. Many shops still write their copy in Word, which is notoriously difficult to translate to the web. But even those who write in Google Docs tend to write first and then have someone else do the formatting for web and print. Give your content flexibility with Markdown , a syntax that’s easier than HTML that will simplify your process so you’re ready web or print.

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How Executives Exercise Daily…and How You Can, Too

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I will be riding from 11:00-12:00 and then I will be back at my desk, ready to take on the rest of my meetings and be highly productive (though I’m going to work ridiculously fast so I can go back to reading The Girl in the Spider’s Web ). By Gini Dietrich.

Persistent Sales Calls and Walking Into Spider Webs

Sword and the Script

That meme in particular was posted without attribution or a source link, but even a cursory search demonstrates the web is cluttered with such statistics: 80% of sales require 5 follow up calls after the first meeting.

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Amazon scrambles to fix Web Services outage

PR Daily

Thousands of websites and apps experienced loading issues Tuesday when Amazon Web Services, the largest public cloud provider, suffered a significant outage. Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017. Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017.

The 2016 Spin Sucks Book Recommendations

Spin Sucks

It's time for the summer book recommendations from Spin Sucks. Gini Dietrich admits she's either reading the wrong stuff or has become a harder critic. The post The 2016 Spin Sucks Book Recommendations appeared first on Spin Sucks.

The Web is Not Flat

Doktor Spinn

The web, however, has been flat since the start. Even the whole idea of collaborative meetings could be disrupted, changing how we interact socially and professionally across the web. However: As marketers, we’re still struggling with how to conquer the flat web.

Seven Professional Development Opportunities to Jumpstart 2017

Spin Sucks

On the seventh day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you seven professional development opportunities that will help you flourish in 2017. Gini Dietrich includes the newly launched Spin Sucks 30-Day Communications Challenge, online courses, business books, conferences, and more.

PR Pros Not Keeping Up with What Journalists Want

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And the Web Influencers Survey by D. Communication Media Relations ds simon janis krums media relations Online newsroom Oriella Digital Journalism Study pr industry PRESSfeed tekgroup online newsroom study web influencers survey what journalists want

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Mobile First in 2015

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Usability and Variable Testing of Your Mobile Design Because mobile web surfers are even more finicky and more likely to be in a bigger hurry than desktop searchers, your mobile design must be in tip-top shape.

Creative Designer (Print & Web) - Ithaca, NY

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Company: Ithaca College Location: Ithaca, New York Industry: Advertising - Other

Web Designer - Peoria, IL

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Company: Simantel Group Location: Peoria, Illinois Industry: Advertising - Interactive/Digital Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience