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Internet Marketing Merges with TV

YouTube on Direct TV?
Youtube on TV

I just stumbled on this today. I found my Youtube marketing videos on TV via my Direct TV box. I’m probably the last one to know about this, but just in case someone ells out there didn’t know, I thought I would share.

Why is this worth mentioning here? I had to search on Direct TV to find our videos. Mine came right up. Will yours? Yet another reason to pay attention to your SEO on social websitesSee our Web Design and SEO Channel.

Here are the instruction on how to check your videos on TV search.

Can I watch YouTube videos on my TV?
Yes. If you have an HD DVR receiver or a model R22 DVR receiver and it’s connected to your home broadband Internet network, you can access and watch YouTube videos right on your TV. Here’s how it works:

 

  1. Press MENU on your remote and select SEARCH & BROWSE
  2. Select SMART SEARCH
  3. YouTube videos matching your search words will appear as the last items in your search results. They will be marked “YouTube” in the right column
  4. To view, highlight the YouTube video using your arrow buttons and press SELECT and then select Play.

 

DIY- Low budget Internet marketing

Do It yourself Digital Marketing?

Marketing You Can AffordHow can a tiny company market online for free (or near free)? We’ll show you the must-have basics for effective online marketing that you will see results from almost immediately. With little or no investment, you can at least be found on search engines. Do I need a website to get started? No. There are places like Google and other companies that offer a “free” website, but we’re going to assume that you could not cope with the building of one or did, but it won’t show up on search engines (a common problem with free websites). In this article, we’re going to focus on just one thing – YOUR company getting found on the internet through ‘local search.’ Being found in local searches is absolutely, positively a must in order to survive these days . Local search refers to the local companies that come up on search results. Many times these local search results are not company websites, but rather online directories, listing services, or social websites. This is where you can capitalize! Get on these local listing, rating and social sites for FREE! We’ll give you a list of these further down. Continue reading

Create your own Google Plus vanity URL

The Google Plus vanity URL issue

Google Plus pages for brands and businesses long awaited launch came last week.  Everyone exploded in the doors almost like Walmart on black Friday, creating circles, running in circles, jumping over circles, posting pics, videos, hanging out, and immediately ranting and raving on what they love and what they think is missing. Continue reading

Paper.LI Your own social newspaper

Missing Cool new web stuff?

The problem with running a web design and marketing company is, sometimes your so busy, you miss some of the cool stuff coming out on the web. Recently, one of my team members tried to show me this cool new website Paper.il. I was too busy to really listen and went about my business. Today, paper.LI came up again when I noticed the same team member setting up and editing an account for one of our social media clients (we manage social media marketing accounts for our clients). I was curious, so I went to paper.li (.li instead of .com). Continue reading