Best of the Week (8/8 – 8/12)
Netsville presents our top 5 Best of the Week picks for Internet Marketing stories and developments from across the web.
If you see a story or feature that you’d like to suggest for Best of the Week, please include it in the comment section below!
“Marketing and advertising are realms with untold possibilities, especially in the modern digital age. There are literally hundreds of different strategies and tactics you can employ to improve your brand’s visibility, acquire new customers and retain the customers you already have, longer. But having all these options calls up the paradox of choice:
“How can you be sure you’re choosing the right combination of tactics…”
Read more at Entrepreneur.
“The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) must spend a majority of the four-year break between Olympics thinking up new, spectacularly petty demands to make of everyone when the next event rolls around. It’s always been overbearing and thuggish, but it seems determined to top itself with each new iteration of its sports-related boondoggle.
“In the run-up to this year’s particularly dystopian Olympic games, being hosted in a city without clean water or a clean police force, the USOC has already demanded…”
Read more at TechDirt.
“I’ve been blogging for longer than ten years. Ten years! And I haven’t quit. That’s a long time. I’m not trying to toot my own horn here. I simply want to make a point.
“Why haven’t I stopped blogging? After all, I get tons of traffic from old blog posts that I wrote two, four, and even eight years ago. Why do I keep at it? Writing is punishing work. It’s tough, and it takes a long time. Don’t I have better stuff to do like binge-watching Netflix or just relaxing? Why am I so devoted to blogging…”
Read more at QuickSprout.
“Digital ads pop up online so frequently and ubiquitously that many people are using software to block them. But if you try to stop ads from showing up on Facebook’s desktop website, you will now be out of luck: The social network has found a way to block the ad blockers.
“On Tuesday, Facebook flipped a switch on its desktop website that essentially renders all ad blockers — the programs that prevent websites from displaying ads on the page when a user visits the site — useless. The change allows the Silicon Valley company to serve ads on its desktop site even to people who have ad-blocking software installed and running…”
Read more at The New York Times.
Social media is one of the fastest growing and most used forms of marketing in the world today.
The days of buying ad space in magazines and newspapers are gone and they have been replaced by marketing your content and products through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
And this is good news. Social media marketing is one of the most effective, far-reaching, and affordable forms of advertising that the business world has ever known.
Read more at Business.com.
Check back next week for more Netsville Internet Marketing picks from across the web!
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