Oshkosh Walk for Suicide Awareness

Oshkosh’s 2nd Annual Chester Marcol 5K Walk for Suicide Awareness

We are excited to announce our sponsorship and support of Oshkosh’s 2nd Annual Chester Marcol 5K Walk for Suicide Awareness.  Their mission is to “raise awareness about depression, mental illness and suicide in the Winnebago Co./ Fox Valley area. They hope that this event will also spread awareness throughout Wisconsin.” The Oshkosh’s 2nd Annual Chester Marcol 5K Walk for Suicide Awareness will take place on Saturday, April 28th, 2012 starting at 7:30am at the Oshkosh North High School Gym.  The proceeds from the event will be donated toCommunity for Hope of Greater Oshkosh. You can register for the Oshkosh’s 2nd Annual Chester Marcol 5K Walk for Suicide Awareness on their website

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Why Use Ecwid for WordPress E-Commerce

On March 20th I had the opportunity to talk to the Milwaukee WordPress MeetUp about using Ecwid as an WordPress E-Commerce Solution.  Ecwid is a very flexible and lighting fast (thanks to ajax and Amazon s3) WordPress E-commerce Solution.  I have used it for several clients here at Tuna Traffic that needed an e-commerce solution that just works.  Our client Whole Lifestyle Nutrition is a perfect example.  They  use it on their website with a Custom Ecwid Theme and on their Facebook Fan Page. I have my “Why Use Ecwid for WordPress E-Commerce” Presentation for download.  Enjoy 🙂 If you have a few questions…

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Using PageLines as a WordPress Theme Framework Keynote

Mike had an opportunity to present a keynote at a WordPress MKE MeetUp in up Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Mike had the pleasure of walking the group through why we use PageLines and why we think it’s the best framework/platform for WordPres Themes on the market. We have the 25 minute video of the PageLines keynote posted on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. Check it out: For More Information on PageLines You Can Visit: PageLines.com.

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Facebook Poke

One of the favorite features on the social media networking site Facebook, is the poke.  “The (facebook) poke feature can be used for a variety of things on Facebook. For instance, you can poke your friends to say hello. When you poke someone, they will receive a poke alert on their home page.”  Poking was one of the original features of Facebook.  It is often imitated but never duplicated.

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Mobile Video Studio Production for 3Back

We just wrapped up video production and publishing on a brand new video for our client: 3Back (Scrum Management Consulting and Training).  We brought our mobile video studio onsite to 3Back and shot this entire video in their offices.  They are launching a brand new class called: 4MAT® for Scrum Teams…we highly recommend checking it out if you are on a Scrum team. 🙂

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Google Places for Local Search Optimization

Google Places controls the business listings for Google Maps and Google Search. By verifying your Google Places listing, the business owner gets control of their listing. They can then customize their listing for visitors in Google Places. Google Places also has advanced features such as: deals, website, video, or photo spotlight, analytics and targeted advertising options. We are huge fans of Google Places because it can have a dramatic effective on your local search optimization…Think about this… 60%-70% of search goes though Google.  Why would you not have your own listing in Google Places?  Need help getting your listing up?…

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What is Twitter

Twitter (“to chirp”) is a social media service which allows you to post a message up to 140 characters. These messages are called “tweets” which can be read by your twitter followers. Tweets can also include links to pictures, videos, websites, your location, etc. Your tweet is displayed on your twitter profile page and on the feed of your followers. Twitter is used my millions users, some o f the popular  celebrities on twitter are:  Ochocino, Aaron Rodgers, Kim Kardashian, Charlie Sheen, and Tuna Traffic.   What is Twitter? – Explania

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is defined by the community on Wikipedia as: “The process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the “natural” or un-paid (“organic” or “algorithmic”) search results.” At Tuna Traffic we use our SEO process to connect your business with the right search queries.  The goal of our SEO program is to connect you with the customers that need your services or information. To connect with the right customers you need to figure out where to apply your SEO effort. SEO becomes a game of strategy and tactics as…

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Bounce Rate

Bounce Rate is a analytical metric that measures the percentage of users the visit just one page leave.  A good average target for bounce rate is 30%-40% but, this is a relative number and it will vary based on your industry.  When consider your bounce rate target, YOU MUST take into account the type of business or website you are measuring.  For an example a personal blog that expresses new content on a regular bases should have a much lower bounce rate than a widget wholesale firm who has content that  is more static.

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Site Barnacling

Creating links to your website that have almost nothing to do with your business. This practice is considered a “b…

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