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Squishable has been Nominated for Best Use of Social Media and Most Unique Marketing Promotion at The Blades Ecommerce Awards and Annual Miva Merchant Conference


San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2013

Squishable.com has been named as one of five finalists in the running for The Blades title of Best Use of Social Media for its absolute domination of Facebook. With over 750,000 likes and upwards of 35,000 people actively talking about Squishables page, they clearly have mastered the use of this social media outlet. Additionally, Squishable has been nominated for the category of Most Unique Marketing Promotion for Project Open Squish. This promotion is a great way for Squishable to engage their customers and to give them an opportunity to vote on their next product release.

Like every other company, Squishable has bosses, corporate strategy meetings, and all that important-sounding stuff. However, we arent every other company, commented Charles Donefer, Managing Squisher. For the big things, like what color our giant stuffed cupcake should be, we turn to our fans to vote for what they want. Letting fans design new products is a natural outgrowth of how we do business.

The inaugural Blades Ecommerce Awards will be held in conjunction with MivaCon 2013, Miva Merchants 13th annual conference. This years conference and awards dinner will take place in San Diego, CA on March 6 8 at The Hyatt Regency, La Jolla.

Squishable will be recognized at The Blades Awards, along with other Miva Merchant stores that have achieved excellence in ecommerce. The categories for nominations include Best Use of Social Media, Best New Feature, Best Design, Most Unique Marketing Promotion, and Best New Website of 2012.

We have been astounded with the quality and quantity of entries to The Blades, Ecommerce awards. All of this years nominations have demonstrated something outstanding and extraordinary with their Miva Merchant stores, said Rick Wilson, President and COO of Miva Merchant. We want to celebrate the great achievements that have already taken place and showcase the stores that we know will continue to have great success in this coming year.

PayPal and Miva Merchant will be sponsoring The Blades Awards event, which will take place on the evening of March 7th, 2013. Those interested in learning more about attending MivaCon 2013 and The Blades Awards, can do so by visiting the conference page on Miva Merchants website.

About Squishable:

Based in New York City, Squishables mission is to make giant, round, fuzzy stuffed animals for all to enjoy. Inspired by web comic culture, anime, and science fiction, these one-of-a-kind plush toys are for kids and adults alike. For more information about Squishable, please visit http://www.squishable.com/.

About Miva Merchant:

Miva Merchant, located in San Diego, CA is a leading e-commerce solution consisting of PA-DSS validated shopping cart software, PCI compliant ecommerce hosting, credit card processing services and custom website design and development for businesses looking to sell online. Miva Merchant shopping cart software has been used by over 300,000 online merchants. For more information about Miva Merchant, please visit http://www.mivamerchant.com.







New Social SEO Strategies eBook Empowers Marketers to Get Social and Get Found Online


Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 04, 2013

Search marketing leader Catalyst has published a new eBook titled Social SEO Strategies: Mastering the Art of Social SEO to empower marketers to leverage social signals in driving greater organic search engine rankings. The 36-page eBook explains how Social SEO works, the corresponding implications, and the specific strategies, tactics and tools needed to succeed.

In looking at the digital landscape today, Facebook has more than 1 billion users, YouTube more than 800 million, Twitter more than 500 million, and Google+ more than 400 million. With such massive usage of social platforms, the search engines are incorporating social signals into their search results in ever-increasing volumes and depth. SEO by its very nature now requires the integration of social strategies.

For a marketing team looking to fuel better search results, mastering Social SEO is a new core competency, states Catalyst CEO Beth LeTendre. Our new eBook provides such teams with a clear step-by-step roadmap to develop a cohesive strategy and how to execute it for maximum results.

The future of SEO is about better and more personalized search results, combined with the social dynamics of the web and the avalanche of online content. All of this is ushering in Social SEO as the new era in search. Marketers need to understand the quickly evolving changes in the new search landscape in order to achieve their future search marketing goals.

Topics covered in Social SEO Strategies: Mastering the Art of Social SEO include how Social SEO works, campaign preparation, strategy development, performance metrics, team building, campaign set-up, execution tactics, social network optimization, tools and automation. The eBook can be used as a workbook to help organizations get started, launch actual campaigns, and measure performance.

The Social SEO Strategies: Mastering the Art of Social SEO eBook (PDF format) can be downloaded at:

http://www.catalystsearchmarketing.com/pubs/social-seo-strategies

About Catalyst

Since 1998, Catalyst has been a pioneer in developing strategic digital marketing services for Fortune 1000 brands, including some of the largest companies in the world. Headquartered in Boston with offices in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Toronto and Montreal, our clients span B2B and B2C verticals, and cover multiple industries. At Catalyst, we pride ourselves on being THE Search Innovator of the industry. Our service offerings include: search engine optimization (SEO), paid search marketing, social SEO, content strategy, digital asset optimization, mobile search, e-retail optimization, local search optimization, global search, competitive reporting, and more. Catalyst is a wholly owned subsidiary of WPP, the worlds largest communications services group. For more information about Catalyst, please visit http://www.catalystsearchmarketing.com.