From Concept to Market – A Digital Marketing Success Story in Sydney

06/05/2013 by Logan Nathan

From Concept to Market – A Digital Marketing Success Story in Sydney In this edition we bring to light the success story of Platinum Valet Dry Cleaning and its path to establishing a strong online presence. Launched in 2012 in Sydney by Sam and Jacki Mansour, Platinum Valet is a family-owned business that is committed to providing convenient dry cleaning and laundry services for households and organisations. Those of you from Sydney and around would appreciate the competitive nature of the dry cleaning industry. When looking for a desired service most of us simply search online, and the dry cleaning industry too is no exception. Standing out from the crowd is always the key. With

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The Top Four Google Algorithm Changes that Affect your website SEO

05/11/2012 by Logan Nathan

2012 saw some major changes in the Google search algorithm. This is all part of Google’s effort to ensure top quality websites rank high on the search. Chances are, your website too may have been affected, giving rise to the question: What are the changes that affect your website’s performance on search engines? Organic Traffic- coming from unpaid listing on search engines Step one is to determine if your website has been affected by these changes. Check your Google analytics reports and compare them with previous reports to identify if there are any significant organic traffic changes. You need to pay attention to the organic traffic generated, as this is the stream that the Google

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How is your website SEO impacted by Google recent changes?

29/10/2012 by Logan Nathan

They say change is the only constant in this world and that is certainly true of all things technology related. Google has rolled out yet another update/addition to its search engine algorithm. In early October, Google launched an EMD (Exact Match Domain) Update. Before we look into the potential impact of this, let’s try to get an understanding on EMD. Exact Match Domain as the name suggests are domain names that exactly match the keywords a business/company is competing for. If for example, you are an internet marketing company then the exact match domain would be InternetMarketing.com. This is a loophole in the Google algorithm that has been exploited by smart SEO practitioners. The

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Back to Twitter Basics – A Refresher

21/10/2012 by Logan Nathan

Looks like September and October are months of change for leading social media platforms. A few weeks back Twitter announced some heavy duty changes to its profile.   Together with this Facebook style cover image, Twitter also introduced a brand new iPad app. With all these changes taking place, we thought it’s a good time to revisit the basics of Twitter and why it is one of the top three must have social media platforms for any business. The Network Studies say that Twitter now has over half a billion users and over 140 million active users. If you are looking for word of mouth marketing, this is as good as it gets. Your current customers, future customers are already on Twitter

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Social Business, Human Resources and Employee Engagement

20/07/2012 by Logan Nathan

Social Business is a term that is on every marketer and CEO’s mind lately. Every discussion about business inevitably turns into one about social media and its role and impact on business. However, how many of us have considered our employees and how social media has affected and changed their day-to-day lives and behaviour. The current working generation is mostly made up of those who grew up with technology, internet. This is the generation that created and embraced social media. From an HR perspective have we ever stopped to think how this impacts organisational development? . . .

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Is your Business VISIBLE online to embrace the Social Business Solutions in the future?

19/07/2012 by Logan Nathan

Does your business have a website and a social media presence? But is that enough? Did you know that over 50% of searches are now done on mobile devices? Having just a website alone doesn’t cut it in today’s market, the bottom line has changed – the world is going social, local and mobile (SoLoMo). This revolution is happening now, are you a part of it? . . .

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Is your business a part of the SoLoMo Revolution?

04/07/2012 by Logan Nathan

Over the past twelve months, there has been a convergence of technology – Social Media, geo-location, and mobile devices. More and more consumers are accessing social media via their tablets or smart phones and checking into locations. The starting point for the SoLoMo (Social.Local.Mobile) era can be traced to the introduction of the iPhone and then the iPad. Smartphones and tablets have revolutionised data, communication and interaction. . . .

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How has Social Media changed Corporate Marketing?

30/06/2012 by Logan Nathan

Over the past few weeks, we have looked at the importance of social media for business, the role of social media in business intelligence and the state of social business. Now, lets take a look at how social media has affected business marketing. One of the biggest changes brought about by social media is that marketing & PR is no longer one way. Customers don’t have to listen to the message anymore, they can respond, criticise, participant. In one word, customers can ENGAGE. Its no longer communications, its conversation, as such social media has changed the way marketers interact with their customers.  The control has shifted from the companies to the consumers. The custom

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Does Social Business really Matter?

27/06/2012 by Logan Nathan

No one disputes the business uses of social media, social networking and social software. But is social media and social networking transforming business like it has done with society and communities? As more and more business adopt social networking, the word social enterprise began to take form, with companies like IBM spearheading social business and its adoption. So what is a social business? . . .

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Why is Social Media Important for your overall Google SEO Strategy?

04/06/2012 by Logan Nathan

Have your search engine rankings taken a beating of late? Have you noticed a decrease or increase in your rank based on keywords, domain and target audience? You probably didn’t realise that Google has updated its search algorithm with 50 major changes – Google Panda 3.4. . . .

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