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In this issue:

Facebook's New Global Pages Add a Little Local Flavor

7 Ways to Observe National Cyber Security Month

Turning CM Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

CM Supports SPCA Puttin' for Paws Golf Tournament

...and More!

Internet Marketing News, Tips & Tricks for Growing Your Business

OCTOBER2012

Hello there, SEO fans!
If you were around the site at all this month, you might have noticed we went pink! Find out why—along with some great news for international companies on Facebook, tips on cyber security, and what else we were up to in the community this month—right here in the October edition of our Internet marketing newsletter.

As always, thanks for reading!

Facebook's New Global Pages Add a Little Local Flavor

Facebook's New Global PagesIt's no secret that millions use Facebook to not only catch up with family and friends, but also to converse with some of the companies whose products and services they use every day. Whether it's to give praise, file a complaint, or even offer a little input on how to make something better, Facebook has definitely bridged the communication gap between …

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7 Ways to Observe National Cyber Security Month

National Cyber Security MonthOctober is National Cyber Security Month. This is the time to evaluate your company's website, computers, mobile devices and business practices to ensure they are safe from security problems, viruses, malware and spammers. According to a recent survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), one-quarter of all U.S. computer users were notified within the last year that their credit card numbers, passwords and other personal information was compromised …

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Turning CM Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

CM Turns PINK!We hate cancer.

This October, for Breast Cancer Awareness month, we're showing it by turning Customer Magnetism pink. Not only has the red navigation bar at the top of the site literally turned pink, but we'll donating a portion of our proceeds this month to the Tidewater Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The Komen Race for the Cure has raised both funds and awareness every year for the fight against breast cancer while celebrating the lives of both survivors and those we've lost to the disease. Customer Magnetism …

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CM Supports SPCA Puttin' for Paws Golf Tournament

Puttin' for PawsFor the second year in a row, Customer Magnetism took it to the golf course to participate in the Virginia Beach SPCA's Puttin' for Paws Charity Golf Tournament. It was a beautiful Virginia Beach day, which was perfect for our 4 staff members who competed. A few other CM team members helped sell raffle tickets for various donated prizes, including dinner at local restaurants, artwork and rounds of golf at some of the area's most popular golf courses …

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Did You Know?

According to a Forrester study, 93% of all Internet traffic begins with a search engine. Even if the user's intent is to purchase in-store and not online, search engines are a popular starting point for research.

Hot Terms

OBL
Out Bound Links—links on your website that point to an outside website.

Landing Page
The web page a visitor lands on after clicking a link or an ad.

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SEARCH MARKETING
Search Engine Optimization
Pay-Per-Click (Google AdWords)
Local Map Listings (Google Places)
Inbound Link Building
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Website Design & Redesigns
E-Commerce Websites
Website "Welcome" Videos
SEO Friendly Copywriting
Content Management System (CMS)
Mobile Optimized Websites

OUTBOUND MARKETING
Email Marketing
Text Message Marketing (SMS)
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Article Syndication

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter
Social Bookmarking
Blog Creation / Postings

ONLINE AFFILIATE MARKETING
Full Service Setup & Management
Automatic Reporting / Payouts
Banner Ad Creation
Per Lead, Per Sale or Both

ONLINE MARKET RESEARCH
Monthly Keyword Search Volumes
Keyword Competition Values Online
Competitive Analysis
Competitive Traffic Estimates
Competitive PPC Spending

ANALYTIC REPORTING
Traffic Reports, Page Views
Visitor Behaviors, Bounce Rates
Conversions (AdWords)
Inbound Link Monitoring

REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
Push negative websites down
Push positive websites up

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