Digital Marketing Blog

This blog is part of Jon Leland‘s commitment to “span the Grand Canyon gap between people and technology.” Posts cover a broad range of topics related to small business digital marketing. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome.

My New Favorite iPad Video App: Adobe Voice

Riding the Wave The major trend in social media marketing that…

Learn How Compelling Visual Content Can Increase Your Social Media Marketing ROI

In a blog post over two years ago (see Social Media Goes Visual:…

Video Rant Reveals the Surprising ROI of Leading with Values

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I'm turning a corner in my business. I've realized that my values…

Authenticity Rant Video #2: Why "Live Your Own Life" Makes Marketing Matter

There's more to successful marketing than formulas or even strategy. You need to "Live Your OWN Life" (even if you are a corporation). That's the subject of this brand new 6-minute video. "Authenticity Rant #2: 'Live Your OWN Life,' Why That's Essential for Marketing." This is not easy; but in my experience, worth every once of effort that you put into it.

New Video: Authenticity Rant #1, KISS Meets the Meaning Behind Your Brand Messaging

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Ease. Fun. Authenticity. These three words summarize what I'm…

An Online Video Project That Makes a Difference by Addressing the Crisis in Our Family Courts

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There are online video projects... and then there are online…

Why You Can't Ignore Google+ for Local SEO and Social Media Marketing

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Far too many marketers still resist participation in Google+ as "just one more social network." The significant benefits and value of social media marketing via Google+ are now beyond dispute. All serious marketing departments take note and read this post to learn more!

My New Year's Resolution: Live More Like Steve Jobs

"While some see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because…

“It’s a Wonderful Web” ENewsletter Highlights Internet Marketing Tips, Social Media, and Overall Strategy

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New Blog Post: 3 Surprisingly Useful Internet Marketing Tips from Top Experts; Client Spotlight: Michelle Schmitt - Her Music & Heart Benefit Us All; Luscious Links...

3 Surprisingly Useful Marketing Strategies to Make a Real Difference, Insights from Top Experts

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3 high value Internet marketing strategies from Gary Vaynerchuk, Clay Collins and the social media sharing app Buffer's blog are shared to make a difference in your online marketing.

Take Advantage: Social Media & Mobile Marketing Lead the Way for Black Friday, Cyber Monday Offers & Deals

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The year-over-year growth in the popularity of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals illustrates why your mobile and social marketing strategies are more important than ever.

Why I Embrace the Morphing Medium of Internet Marketing & Benefit from Major New SEO Trends

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There can now be little doubt that one of the most important things you can do to gain search engine visibility for your web pages is to get people to +1 them on Google+. Of course, this speaks once again to the requirement that you create high quality content that people will actually WANT to share.

New Offers: New Kinds of Internet Marketing Support

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For the first time, starting next month, September, 2013, I…

The Heart of Online Marketing: My Google Hangout (Video) with Jay Baer

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Yes, online marketing does have a heart. It's the people. In…

Facebook Marketing Meets Google Hangouts: How to Expand Your Video Audience

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Sometimes I learn best by just going for it and trying new things.…

Webinar Video: Internet Marketing Success in 4 Easy "Booster Rockets"

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Last week, we recorded a live webinar as part of the re-launch…

This Week's "3 Geegy Amigos" Tech Talk Show via Google Hangouts

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We had fun today and I think there's lots of useful information…

New Experiment: Weekly Tech Talk Google Hangout with "3 Geeky Amigos"

Welcome to our new tech talk Google Hangouts webcast, "3 Geeky Amigos."

This Ain't Your Mama's SEO. Tuning Into "Social Signals" and More.

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Search engine optimization ain't what it used to be. Social media is now a critical component. Learn to get beyond tricks to create a sustainable strategy.

Mobile Apps and Mobile-Friendly Websites for Business: 
The Next Big Thing in Internet Marketing?

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Shortly after Internet accessibility via mobile phones started…

The Visual Web Demands New Video Presentation Tools & Techniques

New ComBridges responsive WordPress website. Plus Links: No more bullet point lists! More creative online videos! Post on effective SlideShare & PowerPoint presentations, and impressive tool for animated videos.

Great Video Underscores the Mobile, Multi-Screen Marketing Revolution

One of my mantras seems to be "it's hard to keep track of how…

"It's a Wonderful Web" ENewsletter Highlights Facebook Pages, Google AdWords and Luscious Links

The March 2013 edition of our "It's a Wonderful Web" e-newsletter…

Is Vine, Twitter's Video App, Useful for Social Media Marketing? Expert Reviews & Luscious Links

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The face of online video, or what I like to call The Video Web,…

"It's a Wonderful Web" 2013!

The first edition of our "It's a Wonderful Web" e-newsletter…

New Internet Radio Interview: What's So New About New Marketing?

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One of the fun things about having written a book about Internet…

2013: The Year of Anything is Possible

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As we enter the New Year, the inspiring message that "Anything…

Holidays “Wonderful Web” ENews!

The holiday edition of our “It’s a Wonderful Web” enewsletter…

New Forms of Online Video and TV Advertising Empower Advertisers

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In today's TheTVNews "New Media / New Marketing" video report…

New YouTube Video Invites You to Our Online Course in Internet Marketing

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I don't know how to get more personal than creating a 3-minute…

"Demystifying Internet Marketing" - Free Webinar, This Tuesday, 10/30

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I want to help you get a handle on Internet marketing. I wrote…

Just Announced: My New Online Course on Internet Marketing

I'm thrilled to announce a brand new online course as part of…

Latest Review of Our New Internet Marketing Book is Awesome

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We are thrilled with this new review on BlogCritic.org of Jon's…

Radio Interview: Listen Now to Better Understand the New Marketing Landscape

I was delighted to be interviewed by my friends at the Hoffman…

New Internet Marketing Book is Out + Radio Interview Tomorrow/Tuesday

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New Book: Your Primer on Internet Marketing This is a special…

Modern Word-of-Mouth Marketing: Advantages and Techniques

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This Guest Post is by Tara Hornor of Creative Content Experts There…

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