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Top Ten Blogs for 8/20-8/24


 ActivEngage, the most trusted name in live chat brings the top ten blogs and auto news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs and automotive stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition – portraits made out of beef jerky, alternate endings to the Dark Knight, and ActivEngage makes the Inc. 500!

10.  Content Is King: 10 Ways To Drive Traffic And Get People Talking About Your Dealership

This post by David Johnson explains how the Panda algorithm change ranks websites from low to high quality. He also outlines what you can do to make your content high quality.

9. Commander of Beef: Jerky Portraits of Obama and Romney

Ever wondered how the President and Presidential candidate would look like if they were made of beef jerky? The answers to all your prayers is finally here.

8. The Winning Dimension
Keith Shetterly states in his blog, “Every successful business wins because it has at least these dimensions:  The Paper, The Plan—and The People.” Read more to find out his perspective on this matter.

7. Being a Gentleman
Check out this funny clip. Chivalry always wins?

6. How Social Media Cuts Both Ways

Social media seems like such a pleasant, magical journey for a business to embark on. Ask a mundane question on Facebook, tweet a photo of your lunch, and the world will love you (and ultimately buy whatever you're selling).

5. How the Dark Knight Should have Ended
Were you satisfied with the ending of the Dark Knight Rises? If not, here are some alternative endings just for fun.

4. Facebook Releases New App for faster iOS. 
Facebook issued a massive update to its iOS app Thursday, with app version 5.0 and describes the app as being “rebuilt so it’s faster and easier to use.”
Once a template for how to design a great mobile app, Facebook for iOS has faced criticisms in the past 18 months for being slow and unresponsive.

3. The Business of Fake Followers
After reading many blogs about the topic of fake Twitter followers, I decided to do some investigating on it for myself. I found that the business of buying and selling fake Twitter followers is booming, according to a study by Barracuda Labs.

2. Lance Armstrong drops his fight against doping charges
He’s battled everything else, from cancer to the government, which raises questions on his innocence. If there was a battle to be fought, he would have fought it till the end.

1. ActivEngage makes #121 on the Inc. 500 list

Live Chat Provider ActivEngage, Inc. Ranks No. 121 on the 2012 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 2,626.9%. Find out which companies also made the list and which didn’t!



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