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How to Enhance Your Brand Through Effective Reputation Management

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In today’s highly competitive digital marketplace, attracting new leads and building long-term client relationships requires a thorough marketing strategy. Potential clients not only browse price and availability of your products and services when they land at your site, but they also make a rapid evaluation of your small and medium-sized business's (SMB's) reputation.

Effectively managing your reputation requires dedicated, proactive and holistic strategies. You not only need to earn positive customer reviews by offering outstanding products and services, but you need to host high-quality, actionable content and maintain a dynamic social media profile.

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Facebook Expands Campaign to Target Misinformation Through Analysis of Images and Video

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Efforts to combat the spread of fake news, misinformation or otherwise false and misleading content online is rapidly becoming a top priority for many social media platforms. Facebook recently announced further efforts to reign in the proliferation of false information by fact-checking images and video, rather than just text. Through collaboration with third party, independent fact checkers and sophisticated artificial intelligence models, Facebook hopes to rapidly identify inaccurate content and, similar to techniques designed to combat malware, quickly quarantine and remove it before it can spread to other users online.

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Facebook Rolls Out Creative Advertisement Overlays Just in Time for the Upcoming Holiday Shopping Season

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Preparing to capture consumer interest during the upcoming holiday spending spree requires meticulous planning, focus on trends and, above all, a razor-sharp marketing campaign strategy. With under 75 days left until the kickoff of Black Friday, businesses should be in the final phases of tweaking sales strategies. However, for marketing and advertisement teams behind the holiday shopping season power curve, Facebook’s announcement of enhanced ad overlays to help highlight products may offer a breath of fresh air. Armed with these dynamic and visually appealing overlays, your business may be able to boost holiday sales.

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AdWords Users - It's Time to Implement AMP on Your Landing Pages

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With Google's mobile-first index on its way, SEO-minded webmasters are more focused on mobile load speed than ever before. Simply put, the AMP format allows content to load extremely fast on mobile. In turn, AMP content often sees a lower bounce rate, potentially better search rankings, and even improved engagement.

Now, Google has announced that AdWords search ads will fully support links to AMP landing pages. While it's not known if Google will show preferential treatment to ads that link to AMP pages, one thing is clear: users will be much more likely to engage with your landing page if it loads quickly.

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Twitter Testing Subscription-Style Ads While User Numbers Drop

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Twitter usage has had its share of ups and downs, but it was hoped that a boost seen earlier this year - thought to have been caused by what is perhaps its most infamous user - would kickstart an upward trend throughout the year. Unfortunately for stockholders and marketers, however, it now looks as though the so-called "Trump bump" has turned out to be a bust.

Last week, it was reported that Twitter lost 2 million monthly users in the U.S. during the second quarter of this year. Could a new subscription-based model for promoting Tweets help keep the network relevant and provide ROI for marketers and advertisers?

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