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The 2017 Local SEO Forecast: 10 Predictions According to Mozzers

Posted by MiriamEllis Maybe it takes a bit of daring to forecast local search developments in quarters 2, 3, and 4 from the fresh heights of Q1, but the Moz team thrives on challenges. In this post, Rand Fishkin, Dr. Pete Meyers, George Freitag, Britney Muller, and I peer into the future in hopes of helping your local business or local search marketing agency be mentally and tactically prepared for an exciting ride in the year ahead. 1. There will be a major shakeup in local SEO ranking factors. Rand Fishkin, Founder & Wizard of Moz My prediction is that the local SEO ranking factors will have a major shakeup, possibly devaluing some of the long-held elements around listing consistency from hard-to-control third parties. I think Google might make this move because, while they perceive the quality and trustworthiness of those third-party local data aggregators to be decent, they don’t…

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12 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros

Are you wondering how marketing on top social media platforms will change this year? Social media is constantly evolving to reflect the needs and preferences of customers and marketers alike. To find out how marketing on Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Snapchat will transform in the coming year, we reached out to expert social media professionals […] This post 12 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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B2B Video Benchmarks for 2017

Videos created by B2B companies continue to be viewed mainly on desktop computers, and they are still mostly watched during the workweek, according to recent research from Vidyard. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

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2017 Content Excellence Challenge: The February Prompts

Leave a comment with your entry for this month’s content challenge. You’ll have the chance to win a really good book! Hey, it’s February! And that means we have two new prompts for our 2017 Content Excellence Challenge. This month, we’re going to send a copy of Jonah Sachs’s book Winning the Story Wars to five randomly selected commenters. (See the details below for more about who we will and will not be able to send books to.) Remember, you have two weeks before comments on the post close, so don’t dawdle. Give the creative prompt a try and show off how it turned out. February’s Creative Prompt: Speak to one person This is one of my all-time favorite ways to make your writing much better, instantly. The prompt is: Craft your writing to speak to one, and only one, person. As you write, imagine you’re sitting down with this…

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9 YouTube Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros

Are you wondering how marketing on YouTube will change in 2017? As the importance of video continues to grow, many marketers are watching to see if YouTube will keep pace in 2017. To find out where YouTube may be heading in the coming year, we reached out to social media pros to get their thoughts. […] This post 9 YouTube Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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5 A/B testing resolutions you should embrace in 2017

A year’s beginning is the most ambitious of times for teams and businesses — lots of reflection, planning, strategizing, revamping approaches, right? To get you off to a good start, we have listed five A/B testing resolutions that should take in 2017. A/B testing is a relatively young… Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

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Facebook opens registration for F8 2017 in San Jose

Facebook has opened up registration for the 2017 F8 developer conference, which will be held April 18-19 in San Jose, California. Those interested can submit their names today, but space is limited and applications close on February 21. More than 50 sessions are planned for the eighth conference, including those around engineering, media, advertising, Instagram, Messenger, Oculus, WhatsApp, and artificial intelligence. In September, it was announced that F8 would take place this spring, but this year it would deviate from its usual stomping grounds in San Francisco, moving down south to the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. It’s a familiar setting for the social networking company, as the venue is where the Open Compute Summit is held every year. “We look forward to another inspiring time with our developer community at F8. It’s truly a global effort where we come together to advance the way communities connect around the world,”…

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Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2017 Winners!

Looking for some great social media blogs to add to your daily reading? Here are 10 that are worth your time! Our eighth-annual social media blog contest generated hundreds of nominations. A panel of experts carefully reviewed the 20 finalists based on their content quality. Here are the top 10 social media blogs you should […] This post Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2017 Winners! first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle