Read This! — February 2012

February 1st, 2012 by Search Influence Alumni

Much like our weekly 5 For Friday series, Read This! is a monthly feature on our blog that collects all the practical guides and how-to’s you could ever want to help your business compete online. What’s on the roster for this month? Check it out:

StumbleUpon: A Forgotten Social Media Goldmine — Nifty Marketing

With the proliferation of people tumbl’ng, digging, tweeting and sharing, it’s easy to forget about one of the classics of link sharing: StumbleUpon. This powerful little tool has been around for years, and it may be time for you to think about utilizing it for your business.

How to Write Blog Posts For Your Existing and Repeat Customers — Graywolf’s SEO

While maintaining a regularly-updated blog chock full of sparkling content is a great way to keep your link-rank high and attract new customers, don’t forget that your former and current clients are reading as well. Michael Gray provides a look at what will keep them coming back.

Number Crunching: The Top 51 stats for Generation Y marketers — Next Web

Generation Y, or the Milennials, connect to their surroundings via social technology on an unprecedented level. Check out these facts and figures to get a better handle on exactly where and how you should be focusing your efforts.

5 marketing tips for putting customers first — iMedia Connection

In order to bridge the gap from concept to plan to execution, marketing professionals must take great care to promote client satisfaction above all else. These handy tips provide a pitch-perfect guideline to putting your best foot forward when it comes to customer service on all levels.

Things the Movie “Army of Darkness” Can Teach Us About Internet Marketing — Marketing Pilgrim

Get your chainsaw-arm gassed up and at the ready, because Kerry Lee Gorgone of Full Sail University is here to tell you about how the teachings of everyone’s favorite zombie-slaying checkout boy can improve your online presence and increase customer interaction.