Are blog comments worth it anymore?

in Blog, Blogs, exceler8ion.com, Social Media, Social Media Optimization, Social Networking, Social Recruiting This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

Short answer. For most of us, no. I was listening to a favorite podcast this morning and the subject turned to blog and article commenting on websites. The podcast panel expressed their frustration and exhaustion with mundane or moronic blog and website comments. They have become the norm, rather than the exception. Good points were […]

Respond to Reviews on Your Google Place Page

in Blog, Local Internet Marketing, Local SEO, LocalNa8ion.com, Online Reviews, Small Business Marketing, Social Media This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

Up until now, if you’ve received a complaint in a Google review (legitimate or not) there hasn’t been any way to respond to that review. Today Google announced via their Lat Long Blog in their post Respond to reviews for your business on Google Place Page that those days are over. As long as you have […]

Where you are is where it’s at

in Blog, Connect, Internet Marketing, LocalNa8ion.com, Social Media This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from exceler8.com

We just launched a sister practice of LOCAL Na8ion called brand trampoline. I’m writing some posts there to get things started and even though the content is a bit different from the typical fare here I thought you’d be interested. Here’s the first post. There will be more to follow. – Julian, ed LOCAL Na8ion […]

Local Bits, Bytes and BS | Weekly Issue No. 2

Issue 2 – March 2, 2010 Featured Article | Don’t let Flash happen to you Last week I got a call from Fantasia Floral Design, a local florist on the upper east side of New York City. They were interested in the article I wrote on the Google Enhanced Business Listing. Before calling the business […]

Do not let Flash happen to your web design

Last week I got a call from Fantasia Floral Design, a local florist on the upper east side of New York City. They were interested in the article I wrote on the Google Enhanced Business Listing. Before calling the business I performed a quick assessment of their website. What I found was a critical and […]