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New Year’s Resolutions for Businesses

  • 15th December 2014
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By Elise Yahner Get found Search engine optimization can sound daunting (how exactly do you get your business on the first page of Google search?) but it doesn’t have to be so mysterious. Start with Google+. Google tends to favor its own products, so creating your business listing there will help your search presence significantly…. Read more

November By the Numbers

  • 5th December 2014
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November was a big month for cleveland.com. As you can see in our By the Numbers report, cleveland.com received 9.8 million unique visitors and 52.7 million page views in November. That’s an average of 1,757,000 page views a day! Since Cleveland is a sports town, it might not come as a surprise that the sports… Read more

Good News Giving charities announced

  • 4th December 2014
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This past fall, we asked you to vote for your favorite local health and human services organization. Thousands of votes later, we have 50 Northeast Ohio charities that will receive $1 million in marketing support throughout 2015. The top 20 vote-getters will receive editorial coverage in The Plain Dealer and on cleveland.com, plus an equal… Read more

Paid internships available at NEOMG

  • 3rd December 2014
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We’re happy to announce that we’re expanding our summer internship program in 2015. We are currently accepting applications to fill four paid internship positions–two in content and two in sales/marketing. The program is open to current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in Journalism, Business, Communications, or related fields. As part of a… Read more

Black Friday Fact Rundown

  • 20th November 2014
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Many people have already started their holiday shopping (in fact, 29% of consumers say they started shopping before Halloween!) but Black Friday officially rings in the holiday shopping season next week. You know it’s a big day for deals and crowds, but here are seven facts you might have missed about Black Friday. 50% of… Read more

Facebook’s latest push for pay-to-play

  • 17th November 2014
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By Elise Yahner Facebook is making another big change to the way it decides what shows up in your news feed, and this one could have businesses seeing some major differences in their post performance. Starting in January 2015, you will see fewer of what Facebook considers “overly promotional” posts in your news feed. Facebook… Read more

Goodbye to Facebook like-gating

  • 26th August 2014
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By Elise Yahner On August 7, Facebook quietly announced a change in its platform policy that bans like-gating beginning November 5. Though the announcement barely made ripples in the broad business world, it made a tidal wave in the social media realm. For those new to social media marketing lingo, Facebook like-gating is when you… Read more

An intern’s take on NEOMG

  • 17th July 2014
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By Harrison Stadnik Every year in grade school, the student body was encouraged to sell holiday gifts in the winter and magazine subscriptions in the spring. Responding to this bi-annual call to action, I would go out in my blue slacks and white polo to solicit family and neighbors for new business. Each knock on… Read more

NEOMG affiliate receives Microsoft award

  • 30th May 2014
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Microsoft Corp. has named Advance Digital Inc., an affiliate of Northeast Ohio Media Group, the 2014 Digital Advertising Partner of the Year for the second year in a row. ADI was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft digital… Read more

NIE’s “Follow the Game Plan” winner

  • 20th May 2014
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Congratulations to our Newspaper in Education and Cleveland Indians “Follow the Game Plan” contest winner, Joseph Muzina! The contest required students to write a series of four couplets about the Cleveland Indians. The poems were evaluated by a panel of judges from Northeast Ohio Media Group and Cleveland Indians. Joseph’s poem (below) won his 8th… Read more