Internet Marketers Did Not Invent Content Marketing

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Did you know content marketing is not a new concept?   In 1900 Michelin created the Michelin Guide. This is an actual book of content that was used to inform and educate customers. They created a value to customers and potential customers, which in turn created trust. The books included ways to maintain your car as […]

We Love Client Feedback Like This!

I received an email from a client this week and among answering some questions she had this to say about Blackbird e-Solutions. “I was just telling one of my co-workers that I am so glad we made the decision to do this project with you guys because I have such a high level of confidence […]

10 Things Organizations Need to Be Comfortable With When They Start Using Social Media

How comfortable is your organization? Releasing control to allow the community to grow organically. Being open with communication about organization and products. Encouraging community members to discuss products and services. People saying bad things about the company and being able to respond objectively and openly. Others writing content for the community. Asking for honest feedback, […]

Amazon Web Services Goes Down and Takes a Multitude of Sites With It

Early this morning Amazon Web Services started experiencing a problem in one of their data centers in Virginia. Amazon Web Services is a cloud computing service from Many online platforms and services use Amazon’s service to host data for their online applications. It’s been reported that the outages were caused by a networking event. […]

Central PA Staffing Firm, TriStarr Staffing Experiences Success Through SEO

We first started working with TriStarr Staffing about 3 years ago, when they contacted us to collaborate with the web design firm that was building their new site. We used our knowledge to ensure that the site was built for SEO success from the ground up. Since then we’ve helped them with Social Media, Pay […]

DecorMyEyes Owner Arrested After NYT Article and Google’s Announcement

Last week I posted about this guys story in connection to the changes Google made to their algorithm so that bad publicity won’t improve Google Ranks: Being Bad to Your Customers is Now Bad for Your Google Ranking It looks like Borker’s campaign to gain more visitors through online reviews, good and bad, has given […]

First Friday December – Open House

Good things come to those that wait. It’s been a long time coming, but we will finally be opening our doors for first Friday December (12/3//10). Stop by and chat with Bryan (@BbeS), and put a face to the name. RSVP via Facebook. Or use the comments below. We’ll have some refreshments and snacks, as […]