popular-blogsFive…four…three…two…one! With the new year, ‘tis the season of countdowns. We’ve published loads of informative marketing tips, trends, lists and infographics that I hope you’ve found helpful throughout the year. In case you missed one, here are the top 5 most popular V2 Marketing blogs of 2014.

#5) 5 Business Blogging Best Practices

As companies recognize the advantages of inbound marketing to drive website traffic, generate leads and convert customers, they’re creating business blogs to publish their content. But simply having a company blog is just the start. Here are 5 tips to help put your company blogging on the right track.

#4) How to Set Up Your Google+ Business Page in 5 Easy Steps

Google+ may not be the social network with the most users. (That’s a distinction still held by Facebook) But Since Google uses data from Google+ to improve its search engine results, it’s an important social network for business that want to improve their search engine ranking. Here’s a step by step guide to getting your Google+ business page set up.

#3) 3 Ways to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing

The new business directory listing from Google, called Google My Business, launched this year. The new platform makes it easier for businesses to update their information, and to be found across other Google products, like Google Maps, Google search and Google+. In this blog, we take a look at some of the new features of Google My Business, and show you a few ways to optimize your business listing.

#2) 25 Amazing Internet Facts you can Tweet Now

Call it trivia, or a sign of the times. Here are 25 interesting tidbits about the Internet, all in bite-sized portions, perfect for Tweeting.

And the number one most popular V2 Marketing blog of 2014?

#1) 2014 Marketing Planning: Five Questions to Ask Yourself

The New Year provides the opportunity set new resolutions. It’s the time to have a look at your marketing efforts, figure out what works, and what doesn’t, and chart a course to move ahead toward greater success in the year ahead. In this blog, we pose five questions to get you thinking positively about your marketing goals.

Well, there you have them, the top 5 most popular V2 Marketing blogs of 2014. You can subscribe to the V2 Marketing Blog and be notified right away of new marketing tips and articles, or select to receive them in a monthly round-up on the V2 Marketing Launch Pad.

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