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Respond to Reviews on Google Places

By | 2010-08-18T09:58:53+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Categories: Local Search|

I often get asked, when teaching the Local Search (Google Places) class if a business owner should and can respond to reviews as there are often times where the owner wants to explain a situation or give their side of the story. Recently Google announced that business owners can now respond to reviews left on Google [...]

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How well does Social Media work for a B2B business?

By | 2010-06-15T07:41:38+00:00 June 15th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Online Marketing|

I teach a number of classes and in every class I get asked how important is it to be on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. I advise students that they first need to work on organic search for their website - make sure that their website looks professional and then work on expanding into the social media [...]

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Domain Registry of America – solicitations

By | 2010-06-07T15:46:16+00:00 June 7th, 2010|Categories: Blog|

There are a number of clients I work with where I manage renewals of their domain name. Recently a letter was send from Domain Registry of America informing a client that their domain name was going to expire, they passed the letter onto me so I could take care of it for them.  This domain was [...]

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Find Keywords as You Blog

By | 2010-05-13T10:58:24+00:00 May 13th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Online Marketing, WordPress|

Need help finding keywords to add to your blog posts? Here is a great blogging tool from Wordtracker.  You can compare words while you are editing your posts, see how many times you have used a keyword and do a little research without having to forget your train of thought.  It is quick an easy to [...]

New Features in Google Analytics

By | 2010-05-13T10:47:53+00:00 May 13th, 2010|Categories: Analytics, Blog|

This recently came across my email and I know that many clients are looking for information on how to customize Google Analytics and track and set goals. Here is the recent email sent from Google Analytics Analytics Intelligence with Custom Alerts Using an algorithmic driven Intelligence engine, Analytics Intelligence monitors data patterns over daily, weekly and [...]

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CFU Classes for 2010

By | 2010-04-29T18:20:00+00:00 April 29th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing, WordPress|Tags: , , |

All our classes are structured toward the complete beginner so if you don’t know anything about these topics this is a great place to start.  Even if you have some knowledge things are always changing so there is always something new to learn. Here is a list of our upcoming CFU classes for 2010 – check [...]

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Effectiveness of Local Search 2008 vs 2009

By | 2019-03-17T21:02:49+00:00 April 5th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing|Tags: , , |

A new chart out today by Marketing Sherpa shows that 39% of businesses find local search highly effective, while another 34% find it somewhat effective, so 73% of businesses are pretty much reporting that Local Search is working for them.  (Click images for larger view.) For those that are not really aware of what Local Search [...]

Optimizing Video for YouTube

By | 2009-10-16T08:41:23+00:00 October 16th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Online Marketing|Tags: , , |

Optimization your online video is just as important as optimizing your home page and interior pages on your website.  Recently comScore reported in their September 2009 U.S. Search Engine Rankings report, that YouTube is the second-largest search engine, higher than Yahoo or Bing accounting for 3466 mm searches in  September 2009, so creating online videos and [...]

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.