Articles by The Web Citizen

  • 8 ways to use Instagram for business

    Few of the things I like about Instagram is its simplicity to use as well as its focus on just one thing, images. This can be a great tool for most of businesses these days because it is all about visuals. You do not need to worry about text updates, just grab a great photo […]

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  • 5 books every digital marketer should read

    Books are a man’s best friend and so is the Digital Marketer’s. Its importance is such that even in today’s digital age; books can never be ignored if one is looking for an in-depth knowledge on a certain subject. Now-a-days, with a single click on the mouse hundreds of book names are displayed by many […]

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  • 9 black hat seo techniques to avoid

    I do not believe that Search Engine Optimization is changing, rather it is adjusting to today’s challenges, risks and way people interact online. Here is a very good infographic by the CognitiveSEO team that presents the various SEO techniques used by many of us, however, do you really know that what you do is a […]

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  • 5 great responsive web design examples

    I have been a great advocate of responsive web design and one of the reasons is the seamless brand experience you get across various devices, this just rocks. Thewebcitizen.com has been running on responsive design since late January 2013 with a great increase in user engagement. So, do all websites need to run on responsive […]

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  • 14 ways to get more Facebook shares

    This is probably one of the most common questions I see in social media blogs and online discussions forums, how to get more Facebook fans share my content? Well, there is definitely no magic formula here, I am sorry to disappoint you, all you need is hard work, persistence and great content, yes, it is […]

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  • How to use youtube for business

    Are you aware that Youtube has 1 billion monthly active users and online video now accounts for 50 percent of all mobile traffic and up to 69 percent of traffic on certain networks? This is a massive number of content hungry web visitors that love to watch and share great videos. Creating video content is […]

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  • 8 must have modern marketing skills

    Marketing is changing at a very rapid pace, however, the million dollar question is whether marketers are adapting to these changes or not. My experience says that there is a great percentage of them who is not willing to catch up, i guess it is just human nature. Whether some like it or not, we […]

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  • 5 must read digital marketing books

    Books are a man’s best friend and so is the Digital Marketer’s. Its importance is such that even in today’s digital age; books can never be ignored if one is looking for an in-depth knowledge on a certain subject. Now-a-days, with a single click on the mouse hundreds of book names are displayed by many […]

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  • 4 digital marketing trends to watch in 2014

    Although we are already in the second quarter of the year, there is still plenty of time to adjust your marketing strategy and budget on some key trends in 2014. This very good infographic from our friends and partner at Syndacast sums it up. Content marketing will become increasingly important, therefore, if you are still […]

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  • 6 steps to effective email marketing

    If you are still not active on email marketing, then you are certainly wasting a great mean to promote your goods and services. One of the main reasons is that permission based email marketing targets your existing customers, hence, all you need to do is keep them updated on what’s cooking. There is really nothing […]

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  • 29 ways to stay creative

    This is a very unusual kind of post for Thewebcitizen.com, however, i believe it matches very well with the mentality of staying alert and always willing to learn. I agree with all of the 29 ways to stay creative, however, I find that staying focus and being able to avoid destructions is critical. As a […]

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  • 15 inspiring social media quotes

    I love quotes, it is a great way to inspire yourself and realize how powerful sharing knowledge is. You do not need to be a genius to come up with a quote, put your experiences and thoughts in order and let the world know.   I compiled a list of 15 inspiring social media quotes […]

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  • How to use Youtube for business

    Are you aware that Youtube has 1 billion monthly active users and online video now accounts for 50 percent of all mobile traffic and up to 69 percent of traffic on certain networks? This is a massive number of content hungry web visitors that love to watch and share great videos. Creating video content is […]

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  • 6 steps to increase traffic to your blog

    Traffic means the world to any blogger, whether they are keeping a blog for business or as a hobby. However, it can be very difficult for a brand new blog to build a large and loyal audience, especially considering how many blogs are out there today. So, here are 6 steps to increase traffic to your […]

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  • The new face of SEO

    There is no doubt that Search Engine Optimization has changed a lot in the past few years. Google’s Panda and Penguin updates show a clear direction into giving more emphasis on the social aspect of a website, in other words, how do actual humans view your website content? Do they Like it, Re tweet or […]

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  • 5 mobile marketing apps every business should have

    Mobile marketing apps are in great demand these days. Smartphones like iPhone5, Samsung galaxy S3, HTC droid, Google nexus, LG Optimus etc. have numerous apps related to business, fitness, health, finance; marketing etc. App developers are increasing the functionality of these applications which do multiple tasks. These apps made marketer’s life easy and improved their […]

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  • 4 reasons why your Facebook page sucks

    This post was originally posted at Jeff Bullas blog, thanks @jeffbullas It has been one year since you launched your Facebook page and you still have a very low number of likes but most importantly none of your fans are talking about your brand. Before I move on, you need to understand that it takes […]

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  • The anatomy of the perfect landing page

    A landing page is a great tool to generate leads and increase direct sales. The goal is to lock visitor within the page so he/she moves on with the call to action, which is signup for a newsletter, download a white paper or proceed with a purchase. It works great for specific marketing and per […]

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  • Marketing: Lessons from Silicon Valley

    Check out the following Marketing lessons learnt in Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley is the mecca of web startups, there is the perception (yes perception) that by going there your chances of becoming the next Facebook or Google are high, your email will be filled with investors proposals and media will chase after your for an […]

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  • Optimise Your Facebook Page

    Hugh Yearsley explains four ways in which you can Optimise Your Facebook Page in this Social Media Tutorial. Facebook is not just for college kids anymore. Even if you don’t have a personal account, your business can – and should — have a Facebook Page. Whether your business is online or strictly a brick-and-mortar establishment, a Facebook […]

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