It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

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It seems like the holidays start coming earlier and earlier every year. You can walk into a store in October, and see Christmas decorations. Here at ICND we waited until November 1st to start really pushing our holiday marketing campaigns. Read More...

The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post

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When it comes to Facebook, there is no one-size-fits-all type of formula that is going to work for everyone; however, there are simple things that you can do to improve your results no matter what type of business you have.  We are going to cover "The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post" in this article to give you an edge and build more engagement with your fans. Read More...

Facebook Newsfeed: Stats & Optimization

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We've gone over a lot of tips to help you make the most out of your Facebook posts by uncovering "The Anatomy of A Perfect Facebook Post". Today we're going to discuss why the newsfeed is such an important piece of Facebook, compare it to other marketing avenues and provide you some tips that you can start using immediately. Read More...

Facebook Launched New Feature – Embedded Posts

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We've got some pretty exciting news about a new feature in the social media world that can really help you engage users on your website through Facebook actions.  Facebook is now allowing you to Embed Posts anywhere on the web.  Well, not quite yet for everyone… The feature is still being rolled out and only available to a select group of users but once it is available, it will be very simple to do. Read More...

Responsive Overhaul – Five Star Properties

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InterCoastal Net Designs began working with Five Star Beach Properties in 2011. Since the completion of a booking engine integration for this Destin vacation rental company, we’ve worked on a variety of websites and projects for them. The latest being the completion of responsive coding on their existing Five Star Properties website. We realize the importance of keeping existing clients up-to-date with website design and online marketing trends, and the Five Star site is just one example of this. We are also happy to see our clients realizing the importance of responsive website design and the mobile device trend. Read More...

Google Business Photos Are A Great Way to Showcase Your Business

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Contributed by:  Vanessa Humes @VanessaICND   Some team members at ICND met with a Google Trusted Photographer to learn more about #IndoorStreetView aka Google Business Photos.  Basically, it’s like the Street View function of Google Maps that will take the guest on a walk through of your business, area by area, floor by floor! =&0=&

Social Signals have Major Search Engine Implications!

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What’s new and changing in the world of Search Engine Optimization you ask? – Social Signals!  It’s been known for quite some time now that Social Media has a major influence on Search Engine Optimization and can be the key missing piece to help you rank higher; but how much does social matter?  Well there are tons of benefits to social media but today we will focus on search engine implications. Read More...

Facebook Adopts the Use of Hashtags

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You've all seen hashtags at some point. Twitter introduced the use of the # symbol a long time ago as a way to categorize what people are talking about. This widely popular symbol has grown to be very prevalent in other social networks such as Google+, Pinterest, Instagram and others. You may have even seen people use them on Facebook but completely irrelevant – until now! Read More...

Benefits of a Successful Facebook Contest

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At InterCoastal Net Designs, we talk to new clients all the time about growing their social media presence the right way.  Focusing on a strong and consistent posting strategy is the best way to engage users and develop these client relationships; but how do you get them there in the first place?  While there are a number of different strategies, one of the most successful is running a contest. Read More...

ICND Spring 2013 Online Marketing Workshop Success!

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If you didn’t go to our Spring 2013 Online Marketing Workshop in Myrtle Beach, SC, you missed out on a great time! The workshop was held at the ITT Technical Institute of Myrtle Beach where we found the space plentiful and staff very helpful. A big thanks to Courtney DePaul for her support of our workshop. We opened up the event with friendly registration by Summer Adams as she gave everyone an itinerary and USB key of all the presentations to take home. Read More...