2012 was quite a very fun and exciting year for the AOV Iloilo Branch. All our admins were busy with the end of the year updates and many of our employees were working hard to finish all their deliverables before they leave for the holiday break. Halloween 2012 Last Halloween, we had a small event wherein everybody came in costume and interacted with their fellow employees outside the work environment. Everybody had a good time with the games, performances as well as costume contests and they talked about the event long after it was over. SEO Analyst Training The second training session for the SEO Analyst program was held on the first weekend of December and it was a success. Just like the first session, attendance was great and everybody was participating. Many who joined the training are looking forward to the next session in January. Christmas Party The highlight of the month was of course, the AOV Iloilo Branch Christmas party. This even was planned for weeks beforehand. The event was held in the […]

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Trainings are a big part of Agents of Value operations. This is because it enables us to grow our employees and make them more valuable to our clients. We believe that updated skills enable our agents to accomplish more. It does not matter if it is for basic SEO service, web design or web development. Conducting regular trainings will help update our agents in the new developments in the industry. Take for example the recent SEO Analyst training course that recently concluded its first session last November 24, 2012. The SEO Analyst training program is open to anybody interested. It is a multiple session training program with one scheduled session every month. The training program focuses on the sharing of information between participants as well as presenting new tools and information regarding the training course. The training program intends to produce self-reliant SEO analysts who are confident and capable. This is why a high level of interactivity is required. The SEO Analyst training is a very exciting training program for the branch. It has many […]

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Article by Ric, Image by Ian In ecology, the concept of niche refers to the relationship of a species or its population to its environment. In the same way marketing niche through guest blogging is the relationship of internet marketers to different businesses, clients, and other internet marketers. So I am writing this article in order to share some of my experience in being a writer for a law firm client. Some tips on how to survive and be more comfortable in your new market niche are provided here. Grab a view of the bigger picture, first. It’s a given that we need to do at least a simple research before we write. However, we should not only focus on the data for the content that we are writing. Direct your research first on checking some of the leading blogs in your target niche. Follow the leader’s examples so that you’ll excel. Check the trending topics, tone of writing, and how they present their ideas. Also do some competitive analysis, to counter the keywords being […]

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What is the importance of mind mapping in blogging? While finding some topics to be authoritative about I reach a dead end. I was writing some articles in the past few weeks that I forgot to actually try some new software or some new techniques in link building. Mind mapping is basically a method of getting information out of and into your brain. There are several tools that can be used to create mind maps, which are diagrams and graphical representations composed of ideas and concepts that are logically arranged and usually has one main idea. There is a variety of mind mapping tools available online. Also there are some apps that you can use in your phone while on the go. Some simple steps There are also other tools to choose from. But based on experience, using Bubbl.us is great, simple, and easy to use. So here I listed some ways of using mind maps before starting to write the actual body of the article. Brainstorming Here your blank sheet is the mind mapping […]

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Written by Ric, Image by Ian The word brand originally meant burning, or a burning piece of wood, torch, or sword. Then it changed its meaning to an identifying mark made by a hot iron (1550s), particular make of goods (1827), and the term brand name which we are using now was born in 1922. Now that the world is technology-driven, what brand or company names make the most noise? 9 out of 10 knows Google (well) The ABC News/Washington Post poll released last month details who rules the tech world. Only 1 out of 10 of Americans haven’t formed any opinion about Google. Almost the same is true both for Facebook and Apple (14%). While for Twitter, 31% were unready to express any opinion regarding the site. And more – 82% of the Americans have a favorable opinion of Google, while 74% favors Apple. Facebook (58%) and Twitter follow (34%). Popular to some, unfavorable to some Not all have a positive response to these companies. Nine percent is unfavorable of Google, 13 % for Apple, 28 % for Facebook, and 36 % for Twitter. Google […]

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