World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced

World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced
Six of these make the top 10, compared with seven last year; after Caltech, these are: Stanford (third), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (fifth), Harvard (sixth – its first time outside the top four in the rankings' 12-year history), Princeton …
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White House Ditches University Rankings, Launches New Website To Offer Open
"As college costs and student debt keep rising, the choices that Americans make when searching for and selecting a college have never been more important," Obama stated as he was introducing the website during his weekly address. "That's why …
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Small shifts before big ones in the NCAA 1-128 Re-rank
The USA TODAY Sports 1-128 Re-rank rewards unbeaten records, which is why Michigan State remains two spots ahead of Michigan even as the eye test says the following: Michigan should beat its in-state rival on Saturday. Sixteen undefeated teams …
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100 Best Search Engine Optimization Firms Announced by for

100 Best Search Engine Optimization Firms Announced by for
NAPLES, FL–(Marketwired – September 28, 2015) – has reported the September 2015 edition of the rankings of top search engine optimization companies. Search engine marketing companies are placed through a process of evaluation to …
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Google Sues Search Engine Marketing Firm For False Advertising
Google has sued the search engine marketing and optimization company Local Lighthouse for allegedly misrepresenting to customers that it's affiliated with Google. Local Lighthouse's staff allegedly "harassed" its customers by repeatedly making …
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What Google Wants: Why You Have to Track Search Engine Optimization KPIs
Search engine optimization can be one of the most important KPIs at a company, especially when online traffic is the number one source of new customers. The more customers that naturally find you on search engines, specifically Google, the less you …

Ten Top Enterprise SEO Companies Announced in September 2015 by

Ten Top Enterprise SEO Companies Announced in September 2015 by
NAPLES, FL, Sep 08, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — has named the best enterprise SEO firms in the search engine marketing industry for the month of September 2015. Thousands providing solutions within the industry are put to the test in …
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Independent Evaluators TopSEOS Name eMarketing Concepts # 3 Provider of Local
Sep. 12, 2015 / PRZen / LOS ANGELES — Independent consumer research firm TopSEOs has recognized eMarketing Concepts as the #3 provider nationwide for local SEO strategy and marketing services; a highly desirable position within a crowded field of …
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Is Your SEO Strategy Throwing Money Into a Black Hole?
When it comes to digital marketing, SEO can seem like a transient tactic to master. Beyond appearing on the first page of a search query, SEO goals can be unclear. Our understanding of how searches are conducted is constantly improving, just as the …
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10 Best Enterprise SEO Companies Announced by for August 2015

10 Best Enterprise SEO Companies Announced by for August 2015
NAPLES, FL, Aug 22, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — The independent authority on search marketing,, has named the top enterprise SEO agencies in the search engine marketing industry for the month of August 2015. Various agencies are …
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DIY SEO for start-ups and small businesses, London: 7/9/15
Enterprise Nation will be holding a workshop at their Somerset House HQ in London on the 7th of September. The focus will be SEO (search engine optimisation) for small businesses and start-ups. Join digital marketing consultant and chartered marketer …
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One Hundred Best Social Media Marketing Agencies Announced in August 2015 by

One Hundred Best Social Media Marketing Agencies Announced in August 2015 by
NAPLES, FL–(Marketwired – August 09, 2015) – The independent authority on online marketing services,, has named their ratings of the 100 top social media marketing services in the search marketing industry for the month of August 2015.
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Rand Internet Marketing Announces Partnership With One Payment
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Rand Internet Marketing, a professional website design, web development, and internet marketing company based out of South Florida, has partnered with One Payment, a global leader in credit card …
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Marketing changes put Crocs on a path to Q2 web
Increased investments in marketing helped footwear manufacturer Crocs Inc. blaze a trail to double-digit increases in global traffic and e-commerce sales in two of three markets. Crocs, No. 240 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide, reported …

Best Social Media Marketing Agencies Rankings Announced by for

Best Social Media Marketing Agencies Rankings Announced by for
The recommendations consist of the one hundred top social media marketing services in the internet marketing industry based on a meticulous analysis of how they provide their solutions. Each month the recommendations are reassessed based on the …
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Digital Marketing to the Millennial Generation – How to Target to the Fastest
Traditional marketing methods don't work as well with the Millennial generation. This generation is digitally savvy (often times more savvy than the marketers targeting them) and grew up with mobile phones, emails, and around the clock internet. If …
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The company set aside a $ 100 million chunk of its venture funding for a huge marketing blitz aimed at a mass audience. It began with a promotional video starring Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani and will continue with billboards and television ads.
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Auto Industrys First Innovation & Investor Conference Announced

DrivingSales and Fraser McCombs Capital today announced AutoVentures, the auto industrys first conference to foster innovation and investment opportunities across the industry. Designed to bring value to entrepreneurs, leading industry vendors, professional investors and dealer executives alike, the conference will be held October 18, 2015 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

AutoVentures offers three unique elements that move it beyond traditional investor conferences: 1) an exclusive focus on automotive, with guidance and expertise from industry leaders and successful entrepreneurs; 2) access to capital as well as influential early adopter customers, and 3) unique investment opportunities through a companion angel fund managed by crowd funder MicroVentures.

There has never been a more lucrative time to be an automotive entrepreneur or investor, with 33 major transactions and $ 35 billion in equity changing hands over the past 18 months,* said DrivingSales founder and CEO Jared Hamilton. And yet, until now, there has been no program focused specifically on bringing investors, dealers and auto entrepreneurs together. We are proud to join forces with Fraser McCombs Capital and MicroVentures to create this unique program, dedicated to uncovering our industrys highest-potential innovators — and moving them forward for the benefit of all.

Historically, the automotive sector has both been under-funded and has lacked mentors for young companies, said Chase Fraser, Managing Partner of the private equity firm Fraser McCombs Capital. We think the AutoVentures program will do much to fill this mentorship and information gap in the auto industry.

The AutoVentures conferences entrepreneurial-focused agenda includes lessons learned by successful automotive entrepreneurs and 1:1 demos from 20 of the industrys most exciting new start-ups. The centerpiece of the conference is a series of onstage pitches by 20 young companies in three categories: Early Stage [$ 0-0.5M], Mid-Stage [$ 0.5M-$ 2M] and Growth [$ 2M+] coached and screened by private equity firm Fraser McCombs. A panel of experienced automotive investors will question the companies in the two larger categories on-stage, with the best investment ideas voted on (via smartphone) by the conference audience.

As part of the AutoVentures program, MicroVentures, which has greatly shortened and streamlined the fund-raising process for entrepreneurs, will both administer an angel fund portfolio investors can participate in, as well as enable investors to build their own portfolio with investments in any of the companies participating in the program. Accredited individual investors will be able to acquire an equity stake in one or more of the young companies for a minimum investment of $ 25,000.

Charter sponsors participating in the program design and delivery include Autobytel and CDK Global. Program sponsors include and Edmunds. Additional sponsors will be joining the program.

A conference bringing entrepreneurs and investors together is much-needed and long overdue, said Cliff Banks, Editor of the Banks Report The opportunity to make money investing in disruptive automotive startup firms might be one of our country’s best kept secrets. Banks will lead a panel of industry experts at AutoVentures, focused on helping young companies navigate the automotive industry.

The AutoVentures conference will take place in conjunction with the 2015 DrivingSales Executive Summit on October 18th at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. For more information about participating as an investor, start-up or sponsor, go to

*The Banks Report

About DrivingSales

DrivingSales is the industrys leading resource for automotive dealership professionals to obtain actionable insight, education and connections to advance their careers and grow their businesses in a time of unprecedented market change. Founded by a third-generation car dealer in 2008, today DrivingSales is utilized by two thirds of franchised dealerships in North America as a resource to improve their business performance.

To learn more about the DrivingSales community, news, dealer education or performance analytics visit,, and

About Fraser McCombs Capital

Fraser McCombs Capital (FMC) is a leading, automotive focused venture capital firm. Founded in 2012, by an automotive entrepreneur and a longtime automotive investor, FMC has roots in the automotive sector going back decades across all three tiers of the industry. FMC was created to bring capital and mentorship to the underserved automotive startup marketplace, where traditional venture capital firms refused to participate.

FMC looks to invest in new technologies and business models within the automotive vertical. By leveraging their deep knowledge base, they are able to find connections between key players in the sector on behalf of their portfolio of companies. To learn more about Fraser McCombs Capital and their portfolio, please visit

About MicroVentures

Founded in 2009, MicroVentures built a platform that gives both accredited and non-accredited investors access to invest in startups. Over $ 50 million has been raised on our platform to date.

MicroVentures is one of the financial industry’s first organizations to merge crowdfunding with the venture capital industry. The San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX based firm provides an opportunity for angel investors to invest in startups alongside Venture Capitalists, often at the same terms. We conduct detailed due diligence on startups and if approved we help them raise capital from angel investors.

DrivingSales Media Relations:

Melanie Webber (melanie(at)mwebbcom(dot)com), mWEBB Communications, 424.603.4340

Crystal Hartwell (crystal(at)mwebbcom(dot)com), mWEBB Communications, 714.987.1016

Best Search Engine Optimization Services Rankings Announced by topseos

Best Search Engine Optimization Services Rankings Announced by topseos
NAPLES, FL–(Marketwired – July 03, 2015) – has named the one hundred top search engine optimization agencies for the month of July 2015. The ratings consist of internet marketing solution providers which have years of experience in …
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Bill Hunt's 5 Epiphanies for SEO #SESAtlanta
During Bill Hunt's long career in search marketing, he's been building search at IBM, helping WebMD rank first in search results, and penning best-sellers like Search Engine Marketing, Inc.: Driving Search Traffic to Your Company's Website. Over the …
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Top Dentistry SEO Agency Awards Announced by 10 Best SEO

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10 Best SEO assigns sets of rankings to the best companies in different facets of the growing SEO industry. Today, the organization has released its newest list of 10 contenders for the esteemed title of best dental SEO agency. The following is a brief description of the three top agencies on the list. They are all great choices for any business that requires this type of service, as they have demonstrated their expertise through their impressive performance.

DDS Rank is third on 10 Best SEOs list and a great choice for any business that needs help with dental SEO. As a dental SEO specialist, DDS Rank is great at bringing visitors and traffic to the web pages of their clients. In fact, they can guarantee that with their help, a client will be able to attract more traffic online than would have been possible without them. DDS Rank has many satisfied customers and cares about maintaining strong and positive relationships with all of its clients.

Higher Visibility, which is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is number two on the list of top dental SEO agencies. Higher Visibilitys professional staff understands the importance of online marketing in this day and age and have used their knowledge and expertise to help many of their clients achieve business success. This SEO company works with dental clients all over the United States and is a great option for any dental office or business that is looking to enhance its online marketing techniques in order to achieve higher profits.

Based in Culver City, Calif., eMarketing Concepts is at the top of the list and is therefore considered to be the top dentistry SEO agency. eMarketing Concepts is known for its ability to help other businesses launch creative and effective online campaigns. The firm is particularly well known for its ability to help its dental office clients promote their businesses through online marketing through effective digital marketing strategies and the clever use of SEO. The websites that they help build for their clients are interactive and helpful to potential patients. They also help their clients via pay-per-click advertising that boosts profits without additional expenses. This agency helps its clients differentiate themselves from competitors by helping them do their very best to reach people through different marketing channels.