Social Media with ICND

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Jumping into Social Media is all about cultivating and building new and existing relationships.  Is it important?  -Some experts say that Social Media will be more valuable and widely used than search engines within the next 3 years!  With Intercoastal Net Designs, you WILL see increased traffic to your website, search engine placement, new relationships, sales and MUCH MORE…
 
Building Relationships
Social Media is all about building new relationships and cultivating existing ones.  By encouraging interaction, facilitating a platform for questions and activity, and networking with individuals on a more personal level; we will build these relationships, develop your connections and gain trust from clients and partners. Read More...

Take advantage of Google+ NOW

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Google+ is the next big social network released by Google and poised to be a major threat to its’ much larger rivaled competitor, Facebook.  While Facebook has accumulated an incredible 750 Million users in the last 7 ½ years and Twitter has reached over 200 Million registered users in 5 years, in just 2 weeks Google+ has jumped to over 25 Million users.  Further, it’s not even open to non-Gmail users or to brands yet!  So why should your business jump on the Google+ bandwagon? …because it’s not a trend, it’s major shift that will affect where your customers and potential customers spend time online. Read More...

Q & A – Can I moderate Facebook Wall Posts

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Question:

How is our Facebook monitored?  I do not use now for myself… on a business Facebook, can we view before allowing comments to show?  As you know, there are a few ugly people in the world who like to put themselves out there… Read More...

Marketing Trends inTravel Industry 2011

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What to expect and what to see in 2011…

Hotels

In the first quarter of 2010, RevPAR increased around the world with the America's being up 5.3% according to Smith Travel Research (STR).  In 2011, the growth is on trend to continue across the globe. It's obvious that, although today’s bookings aren't quite where they were at during the pre-recession days, the industry is slowly managing to crawl out of its slump.  Which is good news for all of us! Read More...

Google: Internal Pages being Indexed

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Over the week we have noticed that Google has had another algorithm change where you may notices that on some searches, your internal pages are ranking over your homepage.  This has been on of the many algorithm changes noticed in the past month.  Read More...

What We've Been Working On – Month of December

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What We've Been Working On – Month of December

It's been a busy end to the year and the momentum is rocking into the New Year.  We'd like to take the time and send out a big Thank You to all of current customers that made 2009 such a success and look forward to working with you in 2010. Read More...

Harnessing the Power of your Website, Part II. Understanding Quality Traffic.

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Is your traffic quality traffic?

Put your site and your marketing efforts to the test.

 

So you’ve had 2,567 visitors this month and only two sales online. What’s going on? You’re doing SEO, PPC, and other offline marketing tactics.   Your results should be more, right? Yes. They should be more. So, let’s take a look at what might be causing this slump of proportion of sales per visitor. Read More...

The New Marketer's Survival Guide Prologue: Part 0.0.1

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Back in the Mad Men days of advertising, all you really needed to make it as a marketer was some machismo and a pack of Lucky's. Or so it seemed anyway.

Now, with the ongoing segmentation of the consumer Market (capital M), making  it as a marketer requires an evolving skillset. Part Content Writer, Part Coder/Programmer, Part social media expert.  And experience with the ancient arts of traditional and direct mail marketing doesn't hurt either. After all, even rocket scientists still study history.  And, on the opposite site of the coin, to be a successful business owner, you'd better get a handle on the very same issues as well. Read More...