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January 2015 By the Numbers

  • 4th February 2015
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cleveland.com started 2015 with record-setting audience numbers! In January, cleveland.com received 55,878,829 pageviews–2 million more than in December. That’s an all-time monthly page view record, and the fourth straight month of more than 50 million page views. January’s daily average page views also hit a record high of 1,804,543. The new downtown Heinen’s is drawing… Read more

Our Advertisers: Howard Hanna and NM Residential

  • 2nd February 2015
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Real estate marketing can be a tricky—it fluctuates with the seasons and the economy, keeping apartment managers, realtors and home sellers on their toes. But one constant that real estate agents and property managers can rely on is print marketing. Both Jamie Natole from NM Residential and Julia Roberts from Howard Hanna say they frequently… Read more

December By the Numbers

  • 7th January 2015
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December can be a slower month for website traffic due to the holidays, but cleveland.com proved to be an exception last month. Total page views increased by 1.3 million from November. Mobile page views increased by 2.7 million from November. Browns page views nearly doubled in December, thanks to Johnny Football, quarterback controversy and the… Read more

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