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Village Music Starts Engaging the Corner Brook’s Music Scene

Village Music has been around Corner Brook for quite some time, offering people on Newfoundland’s west coast some of the best selection of instruments, equipment and supplies.  As a fixture in the Corner Brook music scene, Village Music has always been a friend to local musicians, reaching out to both young and old as well experienced and inexperienced musicians for over 12 years.  As a … Continue reading

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Why Traffic Exchanges Don’t Work

Novice webmasters struggle to build traffic to their websites.  They are lured by scams and schemes promising them enormous amounts of targeted traffic.  One such traffic source that I’ve been seeing promoted more and more lately is traffic exchange services. Let me put this in plain words – traffic exchange services don’t work. Here’s why. Barry WheelerBarry Wheeler is a blogger, novice SEO, geek and … Continue reading

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Trust Relationships and Loyalty Programs – Did Air Miles Blow It?

Are you a member of a loyalty program? Chances are you are a member of multiple programs because many major companies want you to return to their outlet to collect points you can later redeem for products and services.  The whole idea behind loyalty programs was to build ongoing relationships with customers. Is there any real benefit of being a member of a loyalty program? … Continue reading

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Increasing Profitability Using Relationship Marketing

Relationship marketing shouldn’t be looked at as a new concept.  It’s been around for some time but with the advent of Web 2.0 and social media prevalence in society it has become more important. Successful businesses, organizations and bloggers have one thing in common in today’s social world.  They have recognized the value of long term social relationships and focus on establishing an open dialogue … Continue reading

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Post Panda Blogging Realities

Many bloggers are lazy and try to take the easy way out when developing their sites.  They ignore their readers, have little or no focus and are blinded by high paying keywords. In a post-Panda era, these are bloggers that are destined to fail. The success of any blog comes from gaining an understanding about what your readers want.  Knowing how people are finding your … Continue reading

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Harnessing Social Media Opportunities

Social media has become the game changer in many aspects of life today.  Businesses and organizations have been reluctantly forced into using this medium.  Others have embraced the benefits offered. In its simplest form, social media has changed how people connect with friends, family and businesses.  However, it has also changed the world by helping topple governments and shape society in an instant. It has … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Build Relationships on Twitter

Where can you reach out to web designers, SEOs, bloggers, marketers and business owners with a single message in real time?  Where can you follow what’s happening in a celebrity’s life right now?  Where can you read about the latest happenings on the world stage?  Where can you deliver a marketing message directly to a consumer’s cell phone? The answer is Twitter. Twitter is one … Continue reading

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Social Media is a Fad Right?

While having a conversation with several small business owners one of them asked a question that left me somewhat speechless. Social media is a fad right? The question appeared sincere on the surface but there was an underlying nervousness that told me this wasn’t the true nature of what I was being asked.  It was more “Please tell me social media is a fad and … Continue reading

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Social SEO – Social Factors Contributing to Ranking

Have you recognized the social evolution happening on the internet?  If you haven’t, the future of your website may have a very bleak outlook. Today’s internet is dominated by social activity.  The popularity of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus is unmatched.  Millions of users each day communicate, share and interact with each other and businesses on these sites. Until recently, social … Continue reading

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