Category Archives: Blog

How to Increase Engagement on LinkedIn: Using Hashtags and Interactive Content

People often ask, ‘How can I increase engagement on LinkedIn?’ LinkedIn is the world’s largest “professional” or B2B network, so for many who want to reach affluent professionals, the network is a must. But how? You can’t just spam people and posting pictures of puppies isn’t really within the “LinkedIn culture.” Let’s investigate! Continue reading

How to Track Your Local Rank on Google: Local Rank Tracking Tools & Tips

People often ask, ‘How do I track my rank on Google?’ The answer isn’t easy. Fortunately, there are a few good tools and tips that can help you. In this video, I am going to show you how to use a few rank checker tools with a focus on “local rank checking” on Google, that is “Local SEO” and rank issues. Let’s get started! Continue reading

JM Internet Group Announces Revised of Best Books on Google Ads (AdWords) for 2020

San Jose, California – September 30, 2020. The JM Internet Group, a leader in books and online learning on Google Ads (AdWords), Social Media Marketing, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization), is proud to announce its fall 2020 update to its list of the best books on Google Ads (formerly called Google AdWords) for 2020. The company produces much-read lists of the best books on digital marketing, and as online advertising grows, so does the demand for curated lists of the best books on the topic. Continue reading

Social Media Marketing Tips: How to Find Help for Technical Issues

People often ask, ‘Is there any help or support for social media marketing?’ Specifically, they often have an issue (such as “Instagram Reels – how to set them up,” or “What is the unsubscribed trailer on YouTube?,” that is a specific question or pain point, and they want to “find the answer.” Most of the time it’s a “how to” question as in “How to set up the unsubscribed trailer on YouTube?” Here are my tips on how to find help for your social media marketing efforts. Continue reading

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas? Tip: Use Google Related Searches

People often ask, ‘How do I generate blog post ideas?’ As a writer, I – too – live in fear of writer’s block. The blank page. The blinking cursor. The empty whiteness, the vacuum of blog nothingness. It’s like a Stephen King novel for a blogger. But don’t be terrified. Here’s one easy tip – use ‘Google Related Searches.’ Let’s investigate. Continue reading

Restricted Keywords on Google Ads – How to Identify or Find a List of Restricted Keywords

Certain keywords are “restricted” on Google Ads, which means either that they are completely banned (meaning you can’t run ads against them), or that you have to be approved, get a license, etc. Google is not transparent about which words are on the list and what the restrictions mean. Continue reading

What is an Influencer & What is ‘Influencer Marketing’? NOT WHAT YOU THINK

People often ask, ‘What is an influencer?’ or ‘What is influencer marketing’ especially on Instagram, YouTube, and Tiktok? Well, this question gets me a little ticked off because what you read on the blogosphere isn’t exactly what is going on in “real life.” Let’s investigate. Continue reading

How Do You Find Trending Hashtags on Twitter?

People often ask, ‘How do you find trending hashtags on Twitter?’ Well, there are three parts to this question. First, what’s a hashtag (and how do they work)? Second, how do you identify hashtags that are relevant to your business? And, third, how do you find ‘trending hashtags on Twitter?’ Let’s investigate. Continue reading

Online Social Media Marketing Training 2020 – Course Schedule for Fall, 2020

Master Social Media Marketing at Stanford Continuing Studies – Fall 2020!

Social media marketing is hard work. First, you have to have a “conceptual framework” about what social media “marketing” really is. (Hint: it’s a party and you’re the party planner). Then, you have to have a content marketing strategy. And finally you have to have both strategic and technical knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and even TikTok. It’s enough to make a modern marketer pull his or her hair out (and make a viral TikTok video about how hard it is to do marketing in this new, digital marketing). Continue reading