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In this issue:

It Might Dominate Search, But Will G+ Ever Dominate Social?

Getting Back to Basics: 7 Tips to Boost E-Commerce

5 Ways To Make Blog Posts More Exciting

...and More!

Internet Marketing News, Tips & Tricks for Growing Your Business

JANUARY 2012

Welcome

Hello, Internet marketing junkies! We hope your new year is off to a great start and that you're ready for some great information on the world of Internet marketing!

In the January issue of the Customer Magnetism SEO newsletter, we're going to discuss Google's rocky climb into social media, and if it will ever have a chance at total world domination, as well as how to boost e-commerce sales after the holiday season. If you're one of the many who find your blog to be lacking, learn five ways to get back to basics, and enhance and excite your posts.

As always, thank you for reading!

Hot Terms

Google Juice
The flow of authority between web pages via hyperlinks.

Above the Fold
The area of a website viewable prior to scrolling.

Did You Know?

The Google home page is so bare mainly because the founders didn't know HTML and just wanted a quick and dirty (or clean) interface.

It Might Dominate Search, But Will G+ Ever Dominate Social?

Fortune tellerSo far, 2012 seems to be the year of Google+. Google announced last week that it would be integrating G+ prominently into search results. G+ notifications now also come in as emails in Gmail, and just in case you thought you could still manage to ignore it—now G+ is now automatically included in signing up for a Google account ...

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Recent Blogs

Adding Google+ to Search
Customer Magnetism 2012 Internet Forecast
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

Getting Back to Basics:
7 Tips to Boost E-Commerce

Improve ECommerce SalesWith the holiday sales spike over, many e-commerce site owners may be looking for ways to pump up the volume. According to ComScore.com, Internet sales weighed in at $36.3 billion in the third quarter, and while final figures are not out yet, the fourth quarter was expected to come in even higher. Whether you're trying to bring back that lovin' feelin' from last quarter's sales ...

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5 Ways To Make
Blog Posts More Exciting

Is your blog boring? You're not alone. It's easy to forget that your blog is more than a marketing tool. This month, we're going back to basics, remembering why blogs got big in the first place, and applying those lessons to today's posts ...

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CM Cares

This year, CM is again making plans to be involved in community events and charities, a part of our ongoing charitable initiative we like to call "CM Cares".

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