Gary Holt Blog

Attack of the Killer Blog Comments: How to Recognize and Avoid Spam

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Wed, Apr, 06, 2016 @ 10:04 AM

 This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director 
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc.

Lately, we have been enjoying certain successes with our blog posts and we couldn't be more pleased. However, with success comes certain pain points, such as spammers targeting your blog and trying to glom onto your audience to get them to buy their goods or services, or simply click on their affiliate links.

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Topics: social media risk management plan, blog comment, blog comments, blog commenting, blogs, blogging strategy, social media risk management, social media risks, blog, blogging, bloggers

25 of the Latest Pro Blog Posts to Master Social Media for Business

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Fri, Nov, 06, 2015 @ 08:11 AM

This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director 
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc.

Recently, I wrote a post featuring 19 AMAZING social media authorities who were kind enough to share their processes with us on how to build connections, nurture those connections, and protect those connections from risk of loss. I also connected with some other great authorities who were unable to participate in the post, but took the time to contact me and encouraged my work on the post.

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Topics: twitter, social media saginaw, social media michigan, social media for business, blogs, social media, facebook marketing strategy, inbound marketing, blogging strategy, linkedin, facebook, social media mi

When Google Read Our Blog…

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Mon, Nov, 24, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc.

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Topics: websites, Marketing Using Google, website analytics, michigan consultant, seo, Michigan, internet marketing, internet marketing strategy, Gary Holt, blogs, social media, internet marketing strategies, facebook marketing strategy, marketingholt.com, long tail keywords, blogging strategy, Google

Big Problems Solved: Posting the Right Social Media Information

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Mon, Oct, 06, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc. 

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Topics: websites, Marketing Using Google, invest in website, michigan consultant, internet marketing, internet marketing strategy, blogs, social media, internet marketing strategies, facebook marketing strategy, inbound marketing, blogging strategy, linkedin

Turn Business Around by Moving Your Website Traffic to the Fast Lane

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Tue, Aug, 19, 2014 @ 13:08 PM

Do you feel like you are stuck in the slow lane?

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Topics: websites, sales, branding, brand awareness, re-branding, invest in website, increasing traffic, website analytics, seo, traffic, increasing sales, optimization, brand, content developers, internet marketing, internet marketing strategy, website analysis, b2b marketing, blogs, social media, internet marketing strategies, B2B prospecting, facebook marketing strategy, inbound marketing, increase sales, blogging strategy, leads

How Social Media Shifts the Way You Communicate with Your Customers

Posted by Rich Droste on Fri, Jun, 20, 2014 @ 14:06 PM

Facebook is not just for socializing anymore.

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Topics: websites, Saginaw, sales, marketing strategy, marketing strategies, marketing, saginaw marketing, profitability, profits, identity, marketing management, increasing traffic, outbound marketing, michigan consultant, Michigan, unique selling, traffic, inbound and outbound marketing, increasing sales, more business, new customers, business success, optimization, Facebook reveal, increase profits, internet marketing, internet marketing strategy, adrift in the internet, Gary Holt, profit growth, b2b marketing, videos, michigan marketing, new business, more sales, blogs, social media, internet marketing strategies, facebook marketing strategy, inbound marketing, increase sales, marketingholt.com, blogging strategy

Blog Strategy:What You Really Need to Know About Blogging-Part 1 of 2

Posted by gary holt on Wed, Nov, 28, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

Part 1: What you really need to know about blogging

Build Your Website with a Blog

A blog is simply an online journal or web log. A blog is the easiest, most effective way to communicate and build trust with your target market. Unlike most websites, a blog allows you to enter information when YOU want to enter information! There is no special coding or a phone call to your web master to add content to a blog. YOU enter it, YOU control it, and YOU build it.

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Topics: corporate branding, blogs, blogging strategy

Blog Strategy:What You Really Need to Know About Blogging-Part 2 of 2

Posted by gary holt on Wed, Nov, 28, 2012 @ 07:11 AM

Part 2: What you really need to know about blogging

The ROI of blogging

In Part 1, we talked about the importance of building your website with a blog strategy.  In this post, I will show you how we tested the concept and the results of our testing.

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Topics: corporate branding, blogs, blogging strategy

Let Old Friends Not Be Forgotten- Starting up Your Social Media

Posted by Martin Hilger on Tue, Nov, 27, 2012 @ 16:11 PM

As stated in Gary Holt’s The Perpetual Money Machine, one of the best ways of generating new business is to resell to existing customers. Most businesses that have been around for a few years will have a pretty sizeable customer list or database that they may not be doing much with except having a gut feel that there has to be something useful to do with that aging list.

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Topics: branding, e-commerce marketing, strategies, inbound and outbound marketing, brand, increase profits, internet marketing strategy, adrift in the internet, call centers, prospecting, customer database, successful strategies, blogs, social media, facebook marketing strategy, blogging strategy, telemarketing, customer list

How Measuring Systems is the Key to Success

Posted by gary holt on Mon, Nov, 26, 2012 @ 12:11 PM

The measuring of anything is not what most people want to do. When issues seem urgent the last thing our instincts tell us is to stop to measure, but our instincts could be wrong.

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Topics: marketing strategy, Risk Aversion, marketing strategies, profitability, profits, business strategy, marketing management, process development, increasing traffic, inbound and outbound marketing, increasing sales, happy customers, increase profits, strategic marketing, company branding, business systems, more sales, Process Mapping, analysis, workflow mapping, increase sales, blogging strategy, innovation