Our version of the March challenge – SEO vs PPC

Sure, who wins the basketball tournament is vital to the American way of life, but even more important, when it comes to getting your business found online, is which is better… SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or PPC (Pay-Per-Click — aka Search Engine Marketing, or SEM). Take a look at the infographic below to see who comes […]

Free Guide: Ride the Summer Wave to Small Business Success

Not to rain on your summer, but it turns out that a vast majority of businesses have incorrect information online – 85%!* So… I’m sorry to say that there’s a very good chance that your business information is wrong – the wrong company name, the wrong address, or the wrong phone number. It’s not hard […]

5 Things You Need To Know About… SEO

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the keystone to marketing a business online, because SEO is what gets you seen. Without effective SEO, you’re pretty much just talking to yourself. Here are 5 key facts about SEO… The goal of SEO is to get the attention of the search engines – You want the search engines […]

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6 SEOmens that are bad news for your small business website

Search engine optimization (SEO) is an essential part of any online marketing campaign. And with 85% of consumers using the Web to find businesses in their local area1, it’s important that you get it right to get found. The problem is, as a small business owner, it’s incredibly difficult to keep up with constantly shifting […]

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The SEO Solar System: Different Spheres of Influence

You can’t talk about marketing your business online today without hearing the word “optimized” — specifically Search Engine Optimization (or SEO). But SEO is a broad term that covers some very specific — and very different — online practices. On-Page SEO On-Page SEO is everything that’s built into your actual website: your site content, metadata and code quality. On-Page SEO […]

10 Reasons to Celebrate Twitter’s 10th Birthday

10 Reasons to Celebrate Twitter’s 10th Birthday

Twitter turns 10 today, and if you’re not already using this powerhouse social media to help grow your business online, here are 10 important Twitter facts you should consider… 5 big stats about Twitter and small business: 70% of small businesses are on Twitter 85% of followers feel more connected with a small business after […]

5 Fast Ways to Leap Over Your Competition in Search

5 Fast Ways to Leap Over Your Competition in Search

In honor of Leap Year, here are five things you can do to help you leap ahead of your competition in the search rankings… Claim your Google+ page – This might be the most important thing you can do to establish your business on Google. If you don’t have a Google+ listing, you can create […]

Is FLASH Making Your Website Invisible?

WARNING: If your website is still running FLASH, 94% of mobile users can’t see critical content on your site – and they may see nothing at all. CAUTION: Most of the major browsers – Chrome, Safari, and Firefox – have trouble with FLASH or don’t run it at all. BEWARE: Google has started encouraging visitors […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Google “packs” less local punch

Google goes from a “7-Pack” of local business results to just a “3-Pack” Google’s most recent update could be making it harder for your business listing to be seen on Page 1 of the search results. As Moz has noted, instead of the traditional “7-pack” of local business listings, most searches now return just a […]

Small Business FAQ: SEO | hibu

Small Business FAQs: SEO

Get answers about small business SEO – from questions that other local business owners just like you have asked us! Q: What can you promise with a hibu Website? A: With a hibu Premium Website, we can promise you four things: Your site will be live at the agreed upon domain name Your site will […]

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