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The 3 R’s of Online Success for SMBs

“Back to school” basics for marketing your business online For as long as most of us can remember, “Back to School season” has been a time to start thinking about the “3 R’s”: reading, writing and arithmetic. But if you’re a local business looking to boost your online visibility, there’s a different set of R’s you should be focused on. […]

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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The 30-Minute Business Turnaround

When you’re running a small business, marketing can seem mysterious. It has its own language, and it always seems to be changing, and it’s way too complicated to try to keep up with all that mumbo jumbo. Right? Except that effectively marketing your business is the path to more customers and more revenue. So, if you […]

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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 importance of online reviews… including our hibu reviews

5 Reasons Why Online Reviews are Important to Your Business and Ours Build Trust and Credibility: a recent study shows that 61% of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision. As one marketing guru put it, “What others say about you and your product, service, or business is at least 1000% more convincing […]

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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 […]

Your Digital Goals Guide

The roadmap to getting more clicks, more calls and more customers We can’t say it enough: taking your business online is a process, not an event. Where you should be spending your time and money marketing your business online depends on your goals. Different strategies, services and campaigns will deliver different results and help you reach important […]

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 […]