Another Google Algorithm Update

2017 Search Ranking Factors: What Matters NOW and Where is Search Headed?

March 10, 2017

I get asked frequently, “what factors are driving search engine ranking and results TODAY and what about tomorrow?” With so many (200) factors now in the algorithm, the increase in Millennials use of social... Read more

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Power to the Consumer: Why User Intent Matters More Than Ever in 2017

February 2, 2017

Do you wonder why social media usage and texting is chewing up smartphone screen time? Why the hottest tech trends are wearables, self-driving cars and virtual reality? Why sales of selfie sticks and hoverboards... Read more


The Top 10 Marketing Tools I Can’t Live Without

October 9, 2016

In the ever changing, every evolving, revolutionary times we live in if you are a marketing professional in 2016, it is challenging to say the least just finding out about (let alone prioritizing between)... Read more

Mobile App BLOG

To App – or not to App? That is the question…

September 28, 2016

By Annie Ellicott Updated : September 2016 Many of my clients are asking “shouldn’t we be building a mobile application”? New 2015 research from Localytics highlights the high attrition rate of new users for apps.... Read more

mobile site best practices 2015

Mobile Responsiveness: 5 Best Practices In Mobile Design and User Experience

July 8, 2015

With the April 2015 Google algorithm update now including a site’s mobile responsiveness in the factors determining search engine ranking position (SERP), the SEO playing field has once again shifted into new territory. While... Read more

Social Media ROI

Measuring the True Business Value of Social Media Engagement & Social Selling

June 8, 2015

There’s little doubt that measuring the impact of social media marketing on business ROI – leads, sales and revenue – is a hot topic of conversation. Numerous researchers have found that tying social media... Read more

Meerkat vs Periscope

Meerkat vs Periscope: Using Streaming Video for Masterful Marketing

April 1, 2015

(Updated July 2015) Since the release of Meerkat by Life on Air in March 2015 and Periscope (owned by Twitter) in March, the fragmentation of the media market notched up one more level as... Read more

Facebook 2015 Tips

Facebook Marketing Update: 5 Tips and Tricks for 2015

February 14, 2015

      Facebook has been making tracks over the last 4 quarters with the company’s rapid shift to mobile and increased focus on deepening ad penetration (ad $$ sales per user) among its... Read more


Building Thriving Online Communities: 5 Best Practices With Proven Results

January 8, 2015

Having been at the marketing helm during the transition of from a career women’s site to a mainstream portal for women of all ages and backgrounds, I learned a lot about attracting visitors,... Read more

Consumer Search Behavior

The Evolving Behavior of Consumers Searching Online: 2005 vs 2014

November 10, 2014

I am a huge fan of all research showing how technology is affecting consumer habits, preferences and consumption of content online. Having witnessed how women adapted to the internet at and later doing... Read more

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