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Adding Your Business to Google Places – step by step

By | 2011-10-20T19:13:30+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Categories: Local Search|

(click to view larger image) Collect all your information for your profile. Go to http://local.google.com/. Click on “Put your business on Google Maps”. Click on add a new business. Google will look for your business, and if it is there will give you the option to claim the listing. You are then taken to an area [...]

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FreeU – Website Marketing Classes for August

By | 2011-07-19T12:34:47+00:00 July 19th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing|

If you are looking to learn more about internet marketing and how to make your website search engine friendly then these upcoming marketing online classes in August will give you a lot of information that you can then use on your own website.  To sign up for a class just click on the class link and [...]

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CFU Classes for Jan – May 2011

By | 2011-01-10T13:59:11+00:00 January 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing|

Come along to a CFU class to enhance your skills or get a better understanding of your WordPress website.  We offer a number of classes on how to get your website into the search engines, blogging and Google Tools.  The classes are as follows – sign up on the CFU website by clicking on the class [...]

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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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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 | 2010-04-05T08:36:59+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 [...]

CFU Classes for 2009 – Pay Per Click

By | 2009-10-05T13:19:49+00:00 October 5th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Local Search|

Grow Your Business on Google with Pay-Per-Click Join me for a class on beginner Pay Per Click. Small businesses can't afford to wait for folks to wind their way to the website. Pay-per-click (PPC) ads can bring customers to your site immediately. An effective campaign can cost as little as $25 per month. Learn what it [...]

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CFU Classes for 2009 – Local Search

By | 2009-10-05T13:16:38+00:00 October 5th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Local Search|

A Crash Course in Local Search: Don't Let Your Business Be Left Behind Join me for a class on Local Search at Colorado Free University.  Pick one of the dates listed below that will work for you, the class is 3 hours and covers a bunch of material for you to go home and start working [...]

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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.