The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are some articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers.

Every brand looks to optimize their social media and drive lots of traffic to their website. In this article, Mashable highlights four strategies to help get you started on a social media optimization plan: 4 Winning Strategies for Social Media Optimization

Now everyone’s got a blog, but it’s no walk in the park making that blog succeed. ProBlogger shares an interview and Darren Rowse gives us his insight into the three most important steps to have a thriving blog: 3 Critical Steps for Blogging Success

Trying to gain some more clicks on your search engine listing? Search Engine Watch offers a few strategies to improve your listing, and drive more traffic to your site.: Organic Search Listings That Drive Clicks

Blogs have become ever-present on the internet, but not everyone can maintain a successful blog. Social Media Today shares some tips to turn an ordinary blog into a successful, stand-out blog: What Makes a Blog Successful

Don’t forget the power of your consumers, and more importantly the millennials. In this article, Advertising Age refers to the millennials as the “most affluent and influential shoppers on the planet” who start tends, engage and influence brand purchase decisions: Why Marketer’s Can’t Afford to Ignore Millennials

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