7 Cool Things You Never Knew about the Internet

7 Cool Things You Never Knew about the Internet

When you consider how much of our lives today revolve around the Internet, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago, the Internet didn’t even exist. Even if you’re part of a generation that never knew life without it, I bet there are a few things you never knew about the Internet. Feel free to use this information to dazzle your friends at your next happy hour. Or, if you’re not impressed – add some fun facts of…

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The Facebook Pixel – Why You Have to Use It

The Facebook Pixel – Why You Have to Use It

It’s no secret that Facebook advertising is starting to become one of the best ways to reach, engage and grow your audience online. So maybe you’ve jumped on the train – boosting a post every once in awhile and maybe you even launched a follower campaign. Now is the time to start driving that train and get a little more advanced. The Facebook Pixel is a piece of JavaScript code that Facebook Ads Manager generates to work as a tracker on your website….

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5 Reasons to Believe Penguin 4.0 is Just Around the Corner

5 Reasons to Believe Penguin 4.0 is Just Around the Corner

Update (4/11/16): Well, here we are – three weeks out from the initial publication of this post and as of yet, still no Penguin 4.0. Q1 has come and gone, as have the predictions of many, many SEOs about when we will see the next iteration. Some of us have even given up trying to predict this altogether. I can’t say I blame them. However, I still think we are well within the range of this thing going live. All…

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Why Volume Nine Loves Piktochart

Why Volume Nine Loves Piktochart

Here at Volume Nine, we’ve been using Piktochart for over a year and… We love it! So in honor of the awesomeness that is Piktochart, we asked around the office and put together the top reasons why we think it’s the best! And because this is a post about infographics, we made an infographic (using Piktochart) to showcase our answers.   If you haven’t had the chance to get in and try Piktochart yet, what are you waiting for? Take…

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Lead Gen Ads on Facebook – Everything You Need to Know

Lead Gen Ads on Facebook – Everything You Need to Know

Facebook Advertising – so hot right now. It’s no secret that if you want to increase your brand exposure, get people to your website, promote an event or amplify your content – Facebook advertising is the way to do it. FB Advertising offers low CPC’s and high CTR’s, highly advanced targeting and retargeting and unlimited creative options. Basically what I’m saying is that if you haven’t already allocated a portion of  your ad spend budget to Facebook ads, you’re doing it…

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How Often Should You Be Blogging?

How Often Should You Be Blogging?

So, you’ve set up a blog, brainstormed some awesome ideas, and even identified who’s going to be the lucky person who creates these posts. But you’re stuck. How many blog posts is the perfect amount? The amount that maximizes reach without wasting resources? We’ve collaborated with many blogs over the past few years and have seen what’s worked and what hasn’t. And while this isn’t the end-all, be-all, we’ve built some pretty good guidelines that you can follow. To better…

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8 Colorado Digital Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2016

8 Colorado Digital Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2016

Looking for a great excuse to get out of the office  digital marketing conference in Colorado sometime over the next few months? Well, look no further – we’ve got the ultimate list for you! Check out some of Volume Nine’s favorite 2016 digital marketing conferences in Colorado below. And for links & more information, scroll waaaaaaaaaay down past this infographic.  And check out our Marketing Services for Digital Marketing Agencies if you are looking to improve your visibility on search engines…

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SEO 101 – The V9 Version of Google Webmaster Guidelines

SEO 101 – The V9 Version of Google Webmaster Guidelines

We all know there are rules in life – some are stricter than others and some (we are sure) were meant to be broken. This is also true when it comes to your website being ranked on Google. Thus, the Google Webmaster Guidelines were created. If you’ve ever tried to read the Google Webmaster Guidelines, you might have found it to be an extremely daunting task. So we decided to take the time, break it down, and make it easy…

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Our Reaction to Facebook Reactions

Our Reaction to Facebook Reactions

Merely liking a post is sooo 2015. Facebook Reactions Zuckerberg announced today the addition of ‘Facebook Reactions’ for posts in your FB newsfeed. If you click and hold down the like button, you can express your emotion about a post via one of the following reactions: THANK GOODNESS he did this because writing ‘haha’ or ‘wow’ on someone’s post was just getting wayyyyy too strenuous. Anyways, Zuckerberg stated that these were created because “not every moment you want to share is…

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10 Delightfully Digital Valentines to Share from Volume Nine

10 Delightfully Digital Valentines to Share from Volume Nine

Dearest Fellow Internet Geeks (Nerds, Dweebs, Dorks, Weirdos, etc.), We know better than anyone else that nerds need love too, especially on Valentine’s Day! For this reason, we designed these super special SEO and digital marketing valentines fit for sharing with your girlfriend, boyfriend, fiancee, spouse, best friend, cube mate, or fellow nerd this Valentine’s Day! Share away, we hope they make your nerdy love grow. Happy Valentine’s Day from Volume Nine!    “When I’m around you I get so…

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