How Well Do Brands Know Their Social Audience?

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You’ve probably seen some fantastic, creative, out-of-the-box social campaigns recently from top brands. Brands like Coca-Cola, BMW and Nike have run campaigns ranging from short-term Instagram contests to large-scale, multi-channel blockbusters. While there is no doubt that the top brands have creativity and resources, we wanted to ask the question: Are their social … [Read more...]

Content Marketing Insider #1: Developing A Strong Strategy, Bounce Rate, & Repurposing Your Content

Content Marketing Insider

Welcome SteamFeeders to our all new series on content marketing! Every week we'll be taking a closer look at all of the best articles on content marketing. We'll sort through the articles for you so you can focus on improving your business. Don't want to miss out on this weekly series? Sign up below. :) Implementing and Improving A Content Marketing … [Read more...]

You May Be Sharing Data With the Competition and Not Even Know It

You May Be Sharing Data With the Competition

When most people talk about data privacy, they’re referring to the way it has traditionally been understood: Companies are hacked, enabling their user network or offline data, cookies, mobile profiles, commission percentages, past order histories, average order values, or credit card numbers to fall into malicious hands. But there’s a broader discussion happening around data … [Read more...]

5 Ways You Can Bring More Traffic to Your Blog

5 Ways You Can Bring More Traffic to Your

You are running a blog and maintaining it on a regular basis – posting new content, focusing on the design part as well, and more. So, you are expecting a deluge of traffic to your blog. But that’s not happening! You are not satisfied with the way things are turning up. You’ve tried everything you could to make things better. And you just don’t know what else to do to … [Read more...]

14 Easy Steps To Set Up An E-Commerce Store Tonight

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I'll be upfront with you, I've never set up an e-commerce store before. Which, for the purpose of this article, is a good thing. The reason is I want to see how long and how difficult it is for someone with no prior experience to actually get it up and running. If I can do it. So can you. I'm going to use Shopify  for my experiment for a few reasons. First, it's a very … [Read more...]

A CALL FOR GUEST WRITERS: Lead Generation, Sales, SEO, Conversion Optimization, and Content Marketing

A CALL FOR GUEST WRITERS

In July alone we had over 150,000 views to our articles with an average of over 500 social shares per article. With this growth we want to focus in on certain topics that are doing well with our audience. This brought us to the decision to look for more high quality professionals to write for SteamFeed to add to our current list of illustrious authors. Here are the topics … [Read more...]

4 Simple Reasons Your Website Doesn’t Sell Anything

4 Simple Reasons Your Website Is Not Selling

One of the hardest tasks you have as a business owner is to sell to your potential customers. Both offline and online, it is a fact of business life. However, you just might be making your life that much harder by making  a few simple mistakes on your website. So in this post I want to look at 5 very simple things you can improve on your website to help get you more … [Read more...]

The Impact of Google Direct Answers & Voice Search on SEO

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SEO is an ever changing landscape and with so many new developments, it can be hard trying to keep up with what’s happening. Google is known for its frequent algorithm updates, but one of their more recent developments is their plan to develop a voice search function in the same way as Apple devices have Siri. With voice searches likely to be the search option of the future, … [Read more...]

Influencers At The One Spark Crowdfunding Festival

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Each year over a quarter of a million people take over downtown Jacksonville, Florida to attend One Spark, the world’s largest crowdfunding festival. Twenty square blocks of Jacksonville will showcase 555 projects in art, education, music, heath & science, social good and technology. The festival is annually held and will kick off on April 7 and run through April … [Read more...]

The Success of Your Business Lies In Twitter Cards

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Last week, Twitter’s stock soared 7.5% after they held their first ever Twitter Analyst Day, on November 12, 2014. The 140 character social network rolled out a mega 7-hour presentation, complete with 500 slides, touting their success to media and investors. What’s making Twitter so valuable? Is this stock increase a sign that Twitter’s monetization strategy is a winner, and … [Read more...]