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Hulu Puts Commercials Back In Users Control

What Is the New Hulu Ad Swap

I love Hulu because it keeps me up to date with my comedy staples  like The Office, Modern Family,  and Community. This week when i was getting caught up I noticed that Hulu has changed how it does commercials. Before I would have to sit through whatever ad they had scheduled and if i got bored i could click on the button that asked “is this ad relevant to you?”

Now Hulu has given viewers the option to “Swap”  commercials.  So if you are really sick of seeing Viagra or tampon commercials you now have the power to swap it to something else. The picture below shows what Hulu’s new ad swap  looks like.

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Are People Blocking Your Site On Google?

Google is always trying to improve the experience of the searcher by getting them the best search results as possible. As amazing and complex as the mystical Google algorithm is, sometimes it doesn’t give the best results. To help remedy this Google  provides  searchers with tools to make their searches better. Thats why they developed tools like  search wiki, stars in search, and now Google +1.

Back  in March Google introduce another search  tool that you might not of heard about, which was the ability for searchers to block certain urls from their search results. Google said its a way to help searchers find more of what they want. I think that the idea is good, but also i think that people might over do it.

Google Website Block Filter

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What’s In Your RSS Feed?

It definitely feels a lot cooler when you say it like one of those capital one vikings  “Whats In Your RSS Feed?”. These days to stay up with fast moving technology and industries can be hard. Frankly i don’t know how i would do it with out my RSS feeds.  The following are a list of the staples that I check each day. Please let me know what your favorites are in the comments below.

Capital One Viking Picture

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How To Do Social Media Like A Rockstar Without Losing Your Day Job

A lot of  my clients say that they want to do social media for themselves or their business but don’t know how they can do it with their busy schedule! Other clients say that social media is not a effective way to find leads.

The following are the tools that I’ve found and use to allow me to post to my social media feeds and interact with potential clients while keeping my day job. Once you get in the rhythm of things you can do this effectively in just 30 minutes a day.

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How Content Makes You King Of Linked-In

Since I discovered the  plug-in called digg digg, which  allows me to easily post to all of my different Linked-In Groups. Its become a habit to post all of my new blog posts to my Linked-In Groups. Posting to these groups did send some traffic to my blog but it wasn’t until I took the time to create several quality articles  that I  finally got one that made it to be the “Most Popular Discussion” . The following are all the different ways you can  get seen once ways to be seen on Linked-In Groups.

Benjamin Beck being on top of the linked in group Search Engine WatchRead More »How Content Makes You King Of Linked-In