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About Tina Courtney

Conscious online marketer, Web executive, and multi-faceted writer, Tina Courtney has been creating and fostering online innovations since 1996. Tina has assisted many clients in maximizing online production and marketing efforts, and is a staff writer for SiteProNews, one of the Web’s foremost webmaster and tech news blogs. She’s produced and marketed innovative content for major players like Disney and JDate, as well as boutique startups galore, with fortes including social media, SEO, influencer marketing, community management, lead generation, and project management. Tina is also a certified Reiki practitioner, herbalist, and accomplished life coach. Learn more on LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.

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“The only thing Google has failed to do, so far, is fail.” — John Battelle Google is notorious for changing things up. Every year the company leaves SEOs, PPC advertisers, and business professionals biting their nails, anxious of what’s to come. This year has held plenty of new surprises, with a recent Google quote warning […]

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“Machine learning is a core, transformative way by which we’re rethinking everything we’re doing.” – Sundar Pichai, Google CEO Professional SEOs are used to Google shaking things up. Several times a year, the company changes its algorithms and throws a monkey wrench into everyone’s SEO blueprint. The idea that Google is currently pursuing, however, could […]

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“Profit or perish… There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.” — Fred DeLuca Competing in the world of online sales is no small undertaking. After all, you are competing with the likes of Amazon and Wal-Mart; multi-billion dollar corporations. If you hope to survive the dog-eat-dog world of digital […]

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“The best Facebook ads look and feel as relevant and timely in your News Feed as the posts you see from your friends.” – Mari Smith If you are operating a small business, you’re probably on Facebook. There are currently more than 50 million small businesses leveraging Facebook Pages. And for good reason. Facebook is […]

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“There was a brief time in SEO history where you could build thousands of spam links and watch your site climb to the top of the first page 2. Those days are long gone. SEOs that do well today dedicate serious resources (time, money, and skilled labor) towards their link building campaigns.” — Brian Dean, CEO of […]

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Google is synonymous with search. Before, when people needed answers they would ask a friend or relative, head to their local library, or reference the nearest encyclopedia. Today, if there is a burning question on someone’s mind, they simply Google it. Even the phrase “Google it” has become a colloquial term used by the masses. […]

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Seth Godin once said, “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but the stories you tell.” In a nutshell, that is the Herculean task every online business now faces. In today’s digital marketing environment, stories have become the foundation of a successful marketing campaign. You need to engage users on a personal […]

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“SEO is no longer just a job title, it has become part of everyone’s job description.” – Rand Fishkin You’ve heard it touted a million times before; SEO is dead. But how can these sorts of headlines be justified in any sort of manner when SEO is a $65-billion industry? Despite these egregious headlines, SEO […]

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Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines, unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine. – Sergey Brin, Google co-founder A war began on June 1, 2009 and it has been raging […]

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“App stores and mobile apps are the greatest hostile code and malware delivery mechanism ever created.” – Winn Schwartau; CEO, The Security Awareness Company If you own a smartphone, you probably have an app, or 20, downloaded on your device. What you may not be privy to, however, is that close to 80 percent of […]

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“It is not the job of search engine optimization to make a pig fly. It is the job of the SEO to genetically re-engineer the website so that it becomes an eagle.” – Bruce Clay SEO is a never-ending battle. Some relish the ebb and flow and have learned to ride the wave of change in immaculate form; ending […]

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“Even at the trendiest of Silicon Valley tech gatherings, people still greet each other by handing out little rectangles made from dead trees rather than tapping their phones together.” – The Economist Business cards have been a staple in corporate culture for longer than most can remember. More primitive versions of these personal advertisements have […]

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“Content is king, but marketing is queen, and runs the household.” – Gary Vaynerchuk It could be argued that is SEO the very foundation to existing, and surviving, in the online business world. Without a strategy for vaulting your site to the first page of Google and Bing’s search results, gaining recognition or authority is largely futile; […]

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Online media, marketing executive and Internet entrepreneur Wendy Piersall once said, “Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first.” What Wendy is implying is that a site must generate backlinks from reputable sources, engagement, and overall awareness before it can climb its way up the SERP. But in addition to this, you have to […]

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“As people share more videos than ever before, we’re making it easier to discover the ones you’ll love.” —  Instagram Last year, Cisco predicted that video would account for a whopping 80 percent of all Internet traffic by 2019 and that in every second of 2019, nearly a million minutes of video would be uploaded […]

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