Political Campaign Advertising and Marketing Strategies

How To Create Successful Political Campaign Advertising and Marketing Strategies To Get Elected! Well, we know it’s been a very long time since we’ve added any blog posts here on our website, but the exciting news is that we are happy to announce that we just finished our first political marketing campaign! We were able…

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Americas Got Talent 2012 Auditions

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Google Places Changes Pin Color!

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Google Places Changes Pin Color – Google Stops Blushing and Goes Pale! [EDIT:  New video at the end of the post reveals Google Places changes in the WILD!] I was doing some research for one of our large clients who is in the process of becoming a national franchise in the US, and did a…

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Social Bookmarking for SEO

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Does Social Bookmarking for SEO really work?  Case study begins!! Using social bookmarking for SEO  (Search Engine Optimization) is quite important for two reasons. The first reason is that it helps your pages get indexed much quicker, which is very important due to the fact that you want the search engines to find them as…

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Can Google Plus Beat Facebook?

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Can Google Plus Beat Facebook in the World of Social Media? With the recent launch of Google +, many people have been asking the question,  Can Google Plus Beat Facebook?  The short answer is “No.”  But the reason for this is that Google isn’t trying to directly compete with them!  An official from Google stated…

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Get Ur Own CUSTOM URL Shortener!

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Frgt bit.ly and goo.gl!  Brand yourself with your own custom URL shortner! For those of you that have been on the Internet for a while, you are probably aware of URL shortening services like bit.ly, goo.gl, is.gd, and awe.sm.  These URL shortening companies are all fantastic and include statistic and bookmarklets.  These URL shorteners are…

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Pay with mobile? Your New Google Wallet is Here!

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Google Wallet Mobile Phone Payment System Rumors have been flying wildly around that Google would be announcing a new mobile payment system in conjunction with its Android-based smartphones.  It’s actually something that I’ve been predicting for a couple of years now. Well, today at a live event in New York City, the search engine juggernaut…

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Is Google eating Apple?

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Google News: Here are some of the new developments of the Android platform announced at the Google I/O Developers conference The team here at Local Business Rockstar is “attending” a live streaming conference hosted by Google  as they announce the future of development for the Android platform and devices.  Here are some really cool things…

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Is Facebook Partnering with iPhone to make iFrames?

Is Facebook Partnering with iPhone to make iFrames? (part 2) In our last blog post, we discussed the fact that the almighty Facebook changed the way the game is played in terms of its Fan Pages.  If you missed our discussion about their decision to use iframes as the new standard to create Fan Pages,…

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Is Facebook Partnering with iPhone to make iFrames?

Is Facebook Partnering with iPhone to make iFrames? (part 1) So today is the BIG day!  Do you know why?  Because Facebook is once again changing and evolving!  If you are a business owner, then no doubt you’ve been told that you must have a Facebook Fan Page.  So, without really knowing why or how…

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