NewYearsEveThis past year has had its milestones. We’ve welcomed the birth of a new prince to William and Kate, witnessed, however disturbingly, Miley Cyrus twerk her new bad girl image, and witnessed perhaps the biggest website debugging in history in

As we mark the close of 2012 and usher in 2013, we’d like to share with you the 10 most popular articles from the V2 Marketing blog. So, before the ball drops in Times Square, let’s get on with the countdown:

#10. The 10-Step Checklist for Awesome Website Redesign

There are many reasons to redesign your company website. Whether your company has a new brand, your company website isn’t generating the amount of visitors you’d like, a website redesign can help or hinder your business objectives. Here are tome tips to make your website redesign project go as smoothly as possible. 

#9.  15 Inbound Marketing Blogs You Should Follow

When it comes to Internet marketing, there is no shortage of high quality, expert advice on the Internet. In this blog we highlight some of the best that we follow in our own research.

#8. 13 Reasons Users are Leaving Facebook

Facebook is still the most prolific member of the social media network with over 1 billion members. But are people jumping ship? We take a look at some recent finding in a Pew Research study that may indicate just that. 

#7.  4 Ways to Handle Negative Comments on Social Media

In this blog, we answer one of the most asked questions from the companies that we talk with. “What do I do if someone posts something bad about my business?” Here are four, common sense tips.

#6.  How to Plan Your Facebook Marketing Strategy for Best Results

Marketing on Facebook can require a big time commitment. But the payoff can be rewarding when companies see the benefits of their Facebook fans becoming customers. Here are three simple ways to get started with an effective Facebook marketing strategy.

#5.  9 Graphic Designers Tips for Fabulous Posters

Large scale printed posters can be an effective way to publicize your business in a big way. This blog article offers a little history of the medium, can provides nine tips graphic designers can use to create an effective poster.

#4. How to Create an Editorial Calendar to Plan Your Marketing Content

Content creation is at the core of an inbound marketing strategy. But constantly coming up with a steady stream of high quality, original content can be a daunting and time consuming task. In this article we offer some advice for how to tame the content beast using an editorial calendar.

#3. 7 Essential Elements of an Exciting Nonprofit Annual Report

The annual report from a nonprofit organization can often resemble one of those family holiday newsletters, as they try to cram everything they’ve done over the past year into the publication. In this article we narrow the scope of the nonprofit annual report and take a hard look at the seven elements you really need to include.

#2. How to Make a “Tweet This” Link to Pre-Fill a Twitter Status

One way to get your remarkable content shared on Twitter, is to make is dead simple for people to do it. Nothing is much more simple that letting them Tweet a link to your web page from a link in your content. Here’s how to do it.

#1. 12 Themes of Stellar Nonprofit Annual Reports

For many nonprofit organizations, the most challenging part of producing their annual report is often how to actually present all the content. It needs to be pretty, clever, and engaging, not tacky or boring. Our most popular blog article of 2013 provides some thought starters for the theme of an annual report.

Here’s to your continued marketing success in 2014.