Carebacks teams up with Velocity Agency for national press coverage| Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Velocity Agency teamed up with Susco Solutions to get their new app, Carebacks, national press coverage before this past Memorial Day weekend. Within 24 hours of our first press release, the Huffington Post published this story on their website. Other local news stories followed thereafter. Susco Solutions has been hard at work developing the app, which is already available on mobile browsers and the android market. Carebacks is coming soon to iOS. The app allows users to securely connect their credit card numbers to their profiles, and make donations to those they meet and want to help. The online transaction …

Marketing Changes with Society | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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It may not be the Royal Wedding, but it could be a close second. As ABC’s hit comedy-series “Modern Family” gears up for it’s second leg of a part-2 season finale May 21st the marriage ceremony between characters Cam (played by Eric Stonestreet), and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) allows the union of the partners to become official. Co-creator of the series, Christopher Lloyd, told USA TODAY in an article about the show’s nuptial, “Something like this 10 years ago would have made a splash. It will jar some people but hopefully the much more prevalent reaction will be ‘oh that …

Pin it to win it, Pinterest’s Value on the Rise | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Pinterest has made it to the big league of social networks! Last Thursday the four-year old company announced it’s raised investment of $200 million that now puts the scrapbook-like site valued at an unbelievable $5 billion. Needless to say, procrastinating college females are not surprised. Regardless of the small revenue Pinterest generates, the site seems to be climbing in the eyes of venture capitalists. Given the risen value of 32 percent of the company from just seven months ago- we have to agree. One of the reasons Pinterest attracts so many users is the concept of “doing” behind the network. …

Getting Started with Local SEO | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Whether you are a new SEO employee in your company or a local business owner trying to get on search engines to stand a chance against your competitors, this brief introduction to local SEO can be beneficial to anyone committed to entering the local market. To begin, let’s address some quick characteristics on how search engines rely on local SEO. Basically, search engines rely on local content that release a signal to notify search engines of that location being specified and in turn, search engines read this and index, or apply, the information accordingly using a unique algorithm. There are …

“When I grow up, I want to be just like Facebook.” -Twitter |VELOCITY AGENCY | NEW ORLEANS, LA

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It’s that time again — the social media gods got restless and decided to change the way we use Twitter; this time, making it look more like Facebook than ever. At first I didn’t like the new Twitter, but in the name of progress (and this blog), I tried it out. A few hours into the change, it kind of grew on me. Here’s what’s new: Twitter’s new layout allows users to choose a cover photo which is practically identical to the Facebook profile page. Check out Michelle Obama’s page to see an example @FLOTUS Although the cover photo feature makes …