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In this issue:

The Best of the Best in 2012 Predictions

5 Tech-Related Changes You Should Have Made in 2011, But Didn't

New Year's Resolutions For Your Web Marketing Program

...and More!

Internet Marketing News, Tips & Tricks for Growing Your Business

DECEMBER 2011

Welcome

Hello, Internet marketing fans! We hope you had a great holiday and are getting into New Year mode, as it quickly approaches.

In the New Year's issue of the Customer Magnetism SEO newsletter, we're going to present you with the very best in 2012 predictions, and fill you in on important resolutions to add to your list for the upcoming year with tips on how to keep them. We've even included a little extra holiday gift from our company holiday party that may or may not get us on the Customer Magnetism Naughty List for 2012. But you're worth it.

Happy New Year and thanks for reading. Now get ready for some great industry tips.

Hot Terms

CRO
Conversion Rate Optimization, the science of getting visitors to complete certain goals on your website.

Deep Link Ratio
The number of links you have pointing to web pages other than your home page.

Did You Know?

Google's original search engine was named "Backrub".

The Best of the Best in 2012 Predictions

Fortune tellerThe last week of the year is often a time of reflection—a time to look back on the previous year and to look forward to what might come in the next. A time, if you will, for year-end lists and blogs about 2012 predictions. Major tech, SEO, and Internet marketing blogs have all released their forecasts for the Web in 2012, and in that spirit we bring you the best (whether the most probable, or not) of the best guesses for what another year of the Internet will bring ...

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Recent Blogs

Thanksgiving at Customer Magnetism
Fresh from Google: The Freshness Update
Halloween in the CM Office
CM Joins JT Walk and Beach Party Fundraiser
New eMarketer Report Emphasizes Growth of Mobile Search, Video

5 Tech-Related Changes You
Should Have Made in 2011, But Didn't

As we roll into 2012, many of us begin to reflect on what we might have done differently in 2011—mainly, sticking to the resolutions we made to start out with. Fear not though, as you've been gifted with a New Year to accomplish that which slipped your mind in 2011, and now you can turn those promises into priorities! For 2012, here's a list of important priorities for your New Year, as well as some tips on how to keep them from slipping into 2013 ...

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New Year's Resolutions For
Your Web Marketing Program

2012 Ahead!It's that time of year again! Whether it's getting rid of unwanted weight, gaining education, or saving money, the New Year's resolutions are nearly endless. Statistically speaking, only 12% of these noble people will actually succeed in keeping their resolution through 2012. At CM, we believe in always reaching and surpassing goals, especially when it comes to ...

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CM Celebrates

Our holiday season has been full of excitement—and a lot of cookies, cakes, candy, and ugly sweaters! Our favorite part, you ask? The Just Dance Holiday Party Challenge, when Customer Magnetism's president, Aaron, went head-to-head with our social media manager in a straight-up dance off. Check it out here.

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Conversions (AdWords)
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