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April 2015 Newsletter

If you can't beat 'em, monetize 'em.

A very happy customer

"I placed the widget at the top right, above the fold, of several of my newspaper websites.  Not only has it been well received by our advertisers, but it has been the BEST performing ad space we own – and that isn’t my opinion – it’s in the numbers," said Sue Nelson, advertising director of The Coastal Courier, a weekly in Georgia. In May, her 26 advertisers' posts averaged 39,000 impressions and a 0.15 click-through rate. This is double the average for banner ads, according to Google.

Friends' best practices

Need an idea for some great sales material? How about a new rate card. Our partners at the Anniston Star's BizBuzz Marketing Solutions and Slice magazine share their promos, rates and leave-behinds. Click HERE to view and to share your best practices.

Fighting the data giants

"Legacy media must become indispensable marketing partners to local businesses by providing a host of holistic, premium and recurring services, such as: digital site development and hosting, content production, native advertising, search optimization, reputation management and social media marketing, wrote E&P columnist Alan D. Mutter about taking on Google, AOL and Microsoft. To find out why, click HERE.

Monitoring social media

Ever wonder how you're doing on social media or how your company stacks up against the competition? Here's a great list of tools to use. Click HERE.

Be social for better SEO

Social has a significant influence on SEO, despite industry gurus suggesting otherwise. Click HERE to read advice from experts on how this works.

Visit our resource center

At Friends2Follow we have put together a whole bunch of articles, links and best practices from our partners for you to use. We also have a help desk link and discussion boards. This is a great place to learn from our partners and to share your best practices with them. Check out our Knowledge and Resource Center HERE.



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