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  • Video Games Added To Google’s Knowledge Graph

    Google is upping its game for gamers, now including video game information in its knowledge graph. Search queries on video games will result in a knowledge graph panel that includes details like the game’s release date, supported platforms, developers, review scores and more. In a report on...

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  • Microsoft Execs Lay Out Strategy For Growing Bing’s Market Share: “We’re Putting Search Where People Are”

    At a Bing Ads Next event in Redmond, Washington yesterday, Microsoft executives outlined the roadmap ahead for Bing and Bing Ads, which powers paid search advertising on both Bing and Yahoo. In discussing the evolution of Bing and the way Micosoft is thinking about search, Rik van der Kooi,...

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  • Finding Hidden Content Opportunities For Your Local Website

    Once you've fulfilled your website's basic content needs, you'll need to up the ante to stay competitive in search engines. Contributor Rachel Lindteigen shares some tips. The post Finding Hidden Content Opportunities For Your Local Website appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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  • 10 Awesome Ways to ROCK Mashable’s Social Media Day 2014

    Best Ways to Celebrate Social Media Day 2014 So are you wondering “What is Social Media Day and why does Lissa keep talking about it”? Social Media Day is an annual celebration of social media and the impact it has made on how we do business. Through the power of social media EVERYONE from all walks […]

  • What the #HASHTAG? Using Hashtags on Facebook

    Yes, you should be using hashtags on Facebook to reach a new audience with your Facebook Business Page Posts. This post includes what, why, how, and tips for participating in hashtag conversations. This how-to video answers the following questions: What is a hashtag? How do I use a hashtag on Facebook? Why Should I use […]

  • 5 Awesome Ways You Can Get More Speaking Opportunities: Social Media, Your Website, and More

    5 Ways to Use Your Website, Social Media and More to Get Speaking Opportunities As a small business owner, I am a public speaker and speak professionally to meet new people and prospective clients. You have to let the world know you are a professional speaker, engaging, great at connecting with your audience, available and […]

We ROCK Digital Marketing Resources

Welcome to Rocks Digital! The website formerly known as DFW Rocks Social Media. We have rebranded with the merging of two Texas events – DFW Rocks Social Media and The Local Social.

We ROCK Content, Search, and Social! We bring together national and local industry experts to share year-round important resources, information, and insights in the form of blogs, videos, and more. We are also host to one of the largest annual Digital Marketing Conferences in Texas, an annual celebration of Social Media Day and so much more.

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Newsjacking Can Be Good for Your Brand if Done Right, or it can be tragic!
October 14

Learn How Newsjacking is Done Wrong, How to Do it the Right Way and How to Avoid Newsjacking Disasters.

5 Ways to Create Demand for Your Brand
October 07

Creating brand awareness, lead generation and thought leadership are goals of a good content marketing strategy. It starts with answering these questions ...

Six Steps to Optimize Your Content
September 16

You spend a lot of time developing and marketing your content. Before you hit the final “Publish” button, take a few minutes to optimize your content for three essential features, the trifecta of content marketing: discoverability, readability and shareability.

10 Most Overlooked SEO Mistakes
October 21

So many blogs or articles about SEO focus on what you should do, but we decided to turn the tables a bit and look at what you should not do.

Top 10 SEO Influencers to Follow
September 30

To help you wade through the surplus of SEO influencers to follow, we have put together our list of 10 of the industry’s top gurus.

10 SEO Myths Debunked
September 23

SEO may be one of the most talked about topics in marketing today. With a seemingly endless amount of conversation comes a surplus of myths. Following is our valiant effort to identify 10 of the top SEO myths that we see or hear all too often—and their associated truths.

13 Essential Elements of a Successful Social Media Contest
October 22

Launching a social media contest, if done right, is a great way to introduce consumers to your brand in a fun and engaging way. You don’t have to be a big brand nor have a big budget to launch a successful one.

5 Excellent Ways to Use Google Hangouts for Your Business
October 16

Using Google Plus Hangouts for your business is a no brainer! Learn 5 Excellent Ways to Use Google Hangouts for Your Business from Patrick Dougher.

Business Attitude Only Please: Facebook and Facebook Rants!
October 15

We want to be taken serious in the professional world - Stop Facebook Rants! Too much complaining and too much DRAMA! Zig Ziglar said it best, “Your attitude affects your altitude”!

Dominate Google Local Search: Location, Location, Location
October 23

Imagine your car needs a repair and you don’t know of any good auto shops in your area. Or let’s say, you’re hungry - you go to Google and run and Local Search!