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Listing Accuracy is Important, Does Keyword Research Matter, YouTube Video Ad Suite, Speedlink 25:2016. Hi everyone, hope you all had a great and productive week!

Listing Accuracy is Important, Does Keyword Research Matter, YouTube Video Ad Suite, Speedlink 25:2016

Whether you manage a single local listing or hundreds, the consistency of your NAP (Network Access Point) data across the web can either help grow your business, or serve as a barrier to customer discovery. With answers for business owners, SEOs dabbling in local search, and those at enterprise-level searching for a broad solution, Moz Local’s George Freitag covers this week all the boons and secrets of listing accuracy. Why Listing Accuracy is Important Does Keyword Research Even Matter Anymore? Keyword research. Now the thing is, search engines today aren’t looking only at keywords! Keywords are very important but it isn’t the only aspect you need to be researching when optimizing a website or planning your content marketing. With that said, Neil of QuickSprout.com shares some tips on how we should do keyword research in today’s world and worry more about… 1. Read the full article here.

Make a video ad right from your phone. Optimize for Competitors’ Branded Keywords, 80/20 Rule For Marketing, Perfect On-Page SEO, #Speedlink 07:2016. Hi everyone, hope you all had a great and productive week!

Optimize for Competitors’ Branded Keywords, 80/20 Rule For Marketing, Perfect On-Page SEO, #Speedlink 07:2016

It’s probably crossed your mind before. Should you optimize for your competitors’ branded keywords? How would you even go about it effectively? If you asked those questions before, you are in luck. “In this weeks Whiteboard Friday, Rand explains some carefully strategic and smart ways to optimize for the keywords of a competitor — from determining their worthiness, to properly targeting your funnel, to using third-party hosted content for maximum amplification.”

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Cloud Computing. Google Panda 4.0, Winners and Losers, Silly Marketer, Giveaway. Hi everyone, hope you all had a great and productive week!

Google Panda 4.0, Winners and Losers, Silly Marketer, Giveaway

This week´s most noteworthy news undoubtedly is that of the Google Panda 4.0, which is primarily intended to weed out sites with poor to bad content. Matt Cutts tweeted about it some days ago and as you would expect, the news was all over the place. The interesting bit about the Panda 4.0 is that it “apparently” took some big sites lower on the SERPs while improving some smaller sites rankings.

I think that it is just fair considering that there are many small sites with great content and good quality, and in a lot of cases they were no where to be found. Searchmetrics gave their initial winners and loser charts, based on rankings they regularly monitor. Panda 4.0 Winners Losers. Security Apps Your Business Should Be Using This Year. Now that you and almost all of your team have smartphones, have you thought about which apps are useful to you and your business?

Security Apps Your Business Should Be Using This Year

Chances are you are already using a few simple ones, but there’s a lot of potential for helping business productivity, and even business security, by using apps which your team can utilize while they’re on the move. As with any business, protecting your data and systems is key, so we’ve drawn up a list of five security apps that your business should be looking at using right now. They could well save you time and money further down the line. Mimecast mobile app Email can be a point of vulnerability for any business of any size. Hotspot Shield VPN When you or your employees work on any public WiFi, you’re opening up your business to a serious security threat.

My Secret Folder Box Box is the perfect way of securely storing important files, pictures and documents in the cloud, so all of your employees can access them on their smartphones. LastPass. Small Business Podcast Top 100 List: 2013 Edition. Podcasts continue to be popular, whether in video or audio.

Small Business Podcast Top 100 List: 2013 Edition

We’re delighted to announce the 4th Annual “Top 100 Podcast for Small Business” list — 2013 Edition. Each year we choose 100 of the most informative small business podcasts. Francisco Perez @ditesco Shares Blogger Insights in Rock Your Biz. We’ve reached the end of our profiles on our “Rock Your Biz” winners, with fifth prize recipient Francisco Perez who won for his pithy post loaded with insight “12 Things You Should Do After Writing a Blog Post.”

Francisco Perez @ditesco Shares Blogger Insights in Rock Your Biz

You can check out the rest of our winners here. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Perez brings 12 years of experience in business administration and management to his role as head of DiTesco Consulting, specializing in assisting clients with establishing an online presence. “One of the reasons I choose to participate in BizSugar’s “Rock Your Biz” contest is because I felt that there was something I could contribute to the community,” says Perez.

Perez also shares his insights regularly on his blog, iBlogZone.com. “Among other things, BizSugar allows one to get a good amount of exposure and being in the contest was definitely one way of achieving that,” Perez says. He shares a bit of his strategy for boosting his post’s success in the contest.