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Last week I took a quick boating trip up Mill Creek in Annapolis, Maryland. We visited Cantler's Riverside Inn for lunch I got a few good blue crab photos as wells as a few moments while on the water. A couple of these images have been accepted over at ShutterStock.com. Just follow this link: https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Michael+Zittel. The others are available for reprint upon request. Just give me a call if you want to use any of the photography in graphic design or for personal use. Enjoy.
Launch of FoodieShare.net
We are please to announce the launch of FoodieShare.net. It's a search engine optimized Wordpress blog where foodies share their favorites. If you are a foodie and want to share your favorite foods, recipes, photos and joints (ie restaurants, delis, farmers markets, niche grocery stores, etc), then just tweet to @foodiesharenet, or apply for a contributor account.
Here are the FoodieShare.net related social brand pages"
Hey there, this is Michael from Serr.biz in Annapolis Maryland, and I just want to point out another Maryland Youtube SEO marketing success. Last week, with the Pokemon Go craze, I made a custom Google Map of where my son and I have found Pokemon in Annapolis. Additionally, I made a simple Youtube video and a Pokemon channel on Naptown.today. After pushing the video and related blog post out through a branded social network, the custom Google Map, Video, Channel on Naptown.today and even a couple of the related graphics I made are all in the top ten of Google for the following search terms:
Yesterday we ready a pretty solid article about using Pokemon Go for local retail marketing. In short, unless you are a pre-designated Pokestore or PokeGym, you have to set up "Incense", which has a small fee. However, it's fairly simple and very cost effective according to the article, which you can read here.
Hi there. This is Michael from Serr.biz in Annapolis Maryland. I'm an SEO consultant, and I just want to introduce myself and my
Pasadena Maryland Real Estate YouTube Marketing
Check out the latest real estate marketing video we made for Michael Davis at AnnapolisAreaHomeSearch.com. This two bedrom one bath cottage in Pasadena, Maryland is featured on Naptown.today. If you need real estate marketing videos or related digital advertising, contact us to discuss your needed. If you are interested in visiting / buying the cottage, call Michael Davis at (410) 224-0667.
Today I was testing out a new piece of software that utulizes Adobe Air. I had an old version of Adobe Air install on my Windows 7 64 bit machine. After installing the new software, every time I tried to launch the software, I was asked via pop up to AGREE to the Adobe Air License. After numerous attempts, uninstalling, re-installing the most recent version, restarting the computer, trying out Windows little MicrosoftFixit app, nothing worked. Finally, I find a post on Adobe forums via a Google search of course, and found the answer. It's super simple.
New Custom Youtube Video for CBOStyle
Check out the latest video Serr.biz made for Chesapeake Bay Outfitters in Saint Michaels Maryland. It's title "Sperry Your Life". The video is announcing the new shop-n-shop display of Sperry footwear at the Chesapeake Bay Outfitters retail store. The video has also been incorporated into the home page of CBOstyle.com and promtoed through their network. The script was written and voiced by Michael Zittel. Images were provided by Sperry and CBO.
At the request of LifeBoat.press who happens to be a newly approved editor, a new drug and alcohol rehab channel has been added to SocialBrandsToday. Like all channels on SBT, there is no cost to add your company, or in this case your rehab center, and create an official social brand page. In addition to the usual criteria of having a real website, publicly available business address and at least two social profiles, every rehab facility that wants to be included MUST have CARF accreditation. So, if you are a CARF accredited drug and/or alcohol treatment facility, create an official brand page on SocialBrandsToday.com and help the world follow you.
Learn how to connect Google Analytics and views to Your Adwords Account
Question: How do I link my Adwords account to my Google Analytics account and have it show up in multiple views?
Requirements: Must have a Google Adwords account as well as a Google Analytics account that use the SAME email address. You must also have EDIT permissions for the Google Analytics account you want to connect.
How do I track a Breezing Forms with Google Analytics?
Tracking Breezing Forms by Crosstec Soultion with Google Analytics is a little complicated, but like most things internet there are numerous resources to use. To make things easier for you, we've made this little video so you can see exactly how to do it.
1) First, you have to create a new page in Joomla that will be used as the Thank You page after a user submits a Breezing Form.
2) Go to Components > Breezing Forms > Manage Forms > Choose an existing form > Options select CUSTOM in the END SUBMIT field and add this code.
/*If you are redirecting to a page outside of your server, then it should be coded like this:*/
/**If your form is displayed in an iFrame and you want the page you are redirecting to, to break out of the iFrame and appear in the main window, use this code instead: */
You will need to change the code in this line to your specific thankyou page.
*You can leave the other code as is, or change as needed if you are using those options.
Now go to your Google Analytics account.
1) Once logged in to to the Admin > Choose your account > Property > View Setting where you want to add a goal.
2) Choose Goals > New Goal
3) Choose type of Goal Set up > Template > Signup.
4) In Goal Description add a unique name ? choose type > Destination.
5) In Goal Details > Choose Equals to > and enter your thank you page url. Just a slash url not the full url. *Choose case sensitive.
For "value" enter the monetary value of a new sign up if applicable.
You can also enter "funnel" info which can be useful to determine if people are following the expected path to your signup page. In our case, the signup page is available as a global navigational item so a funnel is not particularly useful.
Now, test your Breezing form and make sure you are landing on your new thank you page and after 24 hours, go back to your Google Analytics account. Make sure you are logged into the correct view in REPORTING. In the lower left column, you'll see the CONVERSION dashboard. Click it and if you set everything up correctly, you will see conversion data.
About a month ago in May 2016, Facebook started forcing all people to you use a business manager account if you had a business page. In the process, they removed the top of page link to "Home" where you could easily see streams your business followed. It's still accessible, but has been moved to the left, below the "search for posts on this page" box. Just login, switch to your Facebook business identity and click the in the left now ladled "See Pages Feed".