Forget Content Length. Go for Content Quality Instead.

Ruler

There was a time when word count was important for marketing. Depending on who you listened to and what you were going for, particularly from a search engine optimization perspective, the length of your content had a direct correlation to how well your pages would rank. Things have changed.

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Videos are the Missing Part of Many Marketing Campaigns

Videos in Marketing

There are two very obvious things happening in marketing today. Videos are becoming more powerful methods of broadcasting a business message because of improved technology and faster internet speeds. Strangely, there are still way too many businesses who simply won’t take the leap into the video marketing world.

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Ford to Give 100 Fiestas to Social Media Influencers

Ford Fiesta Movement

The search has begun for “Fiesta Agents” in the latest version of the Fiesta Movement. For the 2014 Ford Fiesta, they’re going all out to get user-generated content that truly exemplifies the sporty sub-compact, offering the car, gas, and insurance to 100 agents who can prove that they’d be the best agents in the world through a video submission.

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Why NoFollow Should Only Be Used on Content You Don’t Control

NoFollow

The idea of the NoFollow attribute on links was to help prevent spam from appearing on user generated content sites, particularly Wikipedia. It was intended as a way to tell Google (and eventually all major search engines) that a link was not supposed to transfer any “link juice” to the recipient of the link. In essence, it was designed to stop SEO spammers from trying to insert their links where they didn’t belong for the sake of improved rankings.

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Apple, IBM Top List of Most Valuable Global Brands in 2012

Most Valuable Brands in the World
From: Connecticut Ford Via: BrandZ

Digg Slows to Half Speed, Serving 3 Front Page Stories Per Hour

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Update 2: The site is back up and back to 20-minute update intervals.

Update: Digg sped back up to its normal pace for a little while, then went down completely. API calls and everything are currently down.

For over 12 hours, the Digg front page has moved at half speed. Instead of the normal 10-minute interval between updates, stories have remained at the top of the front page for 20 minutes.

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