Cre8tive Way Newsletter March 2017

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Marketing Choices

Featured Discussion
What Happened to Homepage Content with Today’s Web Designs?
“Text isn’t just for SEO. It’s for humans. It’s for communication.” — cre8pc

“A home page should not be treated as a SEO landing page with calls to action. Let it fail UX.” — Jonbey

“My sites, both retail and content, have 90% to 97% of their visitors entering through article content pages.” — EGOL

“I blame much of the last several years’ worth of site design fad on JavaScript frameworks. You see someone has made a carousel and think you can do that better and … we now have at least several hundred variations available for more or less plug and play. It’s a matter of we can rather than we should.” — IAMLOST

Welcome to the March Cre8tive Way newsletter.
– Kim Krause Berg, Founder and Administrator

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Cre8tive Finds

Social Media Marketing and Networking
What Are Likes Worth? A Facebook Page Field Experiment
“FB made it brutal a couple years back when they cut following from about 20% to under 2% to push ad sales. One can do it all organically but it requires more thought and edge testing than before.” Read More →

Cre8tive Tomorrow
2016 By the Ad Business
“Remember a few years back when the ‘impressions’ scandal hit and advertisers learned they were paying for ads served but not seen? Heard much of that lately? Me neither. The new standard is 50% visible for 1-second. Guess what? unless an ad is fully visible for several seconds’ odds are it’s a bot clicking it. Oh, the more things change…” Read More →

Search Marketing, Marketing & Promotion (SEM)
Amp Update. Yes or No or Maybe
“Unless you are dealing with a news or syndication service – the answer is no.”
“Haven’t changed my position: not touching with a 10-1/2-meter pole. Nor a 10-1/2 km pole.”
“I am not touching AMP.” Read More →

Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog
Google Making the Web Faster: Over the Years
With AMP project being aggressively pushed by Google recently, site speed topic has been discussed more actively again. In case you wanted to get a quick background of those discussions, here is the timeline of Google trying to make the web faster and dealing with site speed over the years: 2009 December: Google Page Speed report comes to Google Webmaster Tools under “Site Performance” section. 2010 April: Google announces they… Read More →

Ebooks and Tools

pump-it-up-learn-how-to-increase-website-conversions-with-free-ebookHow to Pump Up Your Web Site for Increased Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

beginners-guide-to-seoNew: Basic 101
Beginner’s Guide to SEO

(Search Engine Optimization)
Learn More and Download

natural-website-conversionsThe Secret to Natural Website Conversions
– Kim Krause Berg
Learn More and Download

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Our motto has always been, “There is no such thing as a dumb question.”

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