Category Archives: Small Business Tips

Top 5 Online Marketing Questions Asked by Small Business Owners

2 Oct 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the Small Business Tips section(s)

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If online marketing were a restaurant, it would definitely be a buffet. After all, there are all sorts of different strategies to choose from. There’s social media marketing, paid search marketing, content marketing, email marketing, search engine marketing … get my drift? To get the right online marketing mix for your business, there are a few online marketing questions you can ask to make the wisest marketing choices. Consider asking the following questions before delving too deep into your marketing strategy. Read On

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The Poor Man’s Guide to Creating an Editorial Calendar

30 Sep 2013 | written by Cari Thompson for the SEO, Small Business Tips section(s)

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In case you haven’t been paying attention, effective SEO is all about having great, current content on your site. The easiest way to up your content marketing game is to get new content posted on the regular through your blog. All you have to do is come up with tons of blog post ideas and publish them at the most relevant times during the year. Simple enough, right? Not really. Read On

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3 Tips to Managing Online Feedback

25 Sep 2013 | written by Kevin Wunder for the local internet marketing, Small Business Tips section(s)

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Public profiles are scary to business owners. Having a profile in networks like Yelp and Google+ Local (formerly Google Maps) can be a tough thing for business owners to handle. They want the exposure but are afraid of the ever-looming public review. I know a handful of small business owners who completely shy away from addressing Yelp and/or Google+ Local because the thought of negative online feedback causes serious psychological damage. The fear is that negative reviews will drive customers away. Read On

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Typical Marketing Solutions for Small Businesses

20 Sep 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the online marketing, Small Business Tips section(s)

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Here’s the situation: you’re a small start-up business with a desire to get your company name on the map and start generating leads. There’s only one problem: you don’t quite have the marketing budget you wish you had, and you’re not sure how to get the ball rolling. Sound familiar? This situation is common for a lot of new entrepreneurs. The good news is that there is always a place to start—even if you have to stick to a strict budget. Here are some typical marketing solutions for small businesses on a limited budget. Read On

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5 Steps to Writing Content for Your Target Audience

11 Sep 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the SEO, Small Business Tips section(s)

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Writing content is definitely not easy. For some people, it can bring back traumatizing memories of high school or college writing course of pulling out hair and staring at a blank page. Thankfully, while it can be difficult to generate content that resonates with your readers, there are a few steps you can follow to make the writing process much easier. Read On

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The 3 Online Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses

9 Sep 2013 | written by Derek Miner for the Small Business Tips section(s)

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I’m preparing for an interview to be on The Browser, a Salt Lake tech radio TV show, and they’ve asked what this crazy shift to mobile means for business owners. The shift to mobile means business owners have more marketing essentials to care about than ever before. To get started, here are what I’m calling “The 3 Be’s.”
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What Small Businesses Should Look for in SEO Packages

9 Sep 2013 | written by Dan Garfield for the Small Business Tips section(s)

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Despite the industry maturing, SEO still varies greatly from provider to provider. Don’t be fooled by cheesy names like ultra-platinum SEO package. Here’s what you need to look for. Read On

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5 of the Most Missed SEO Tips for Websites

28 Aug 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the SEO, Small Business Tips section(s)

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Participating in legitimate SEO practices is one of the best ways to get noticed by top search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo!. But some online marketers are missing out on some of the easiest SEO strategies. Take a moment to review the following 5 SEO tips to make sure you are getting the most out of your SEO optimization strategy. Read On

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3 Reasons You Should Use SEO Experts

27 Aug 2013 | written by Kevin Wunder for the SEO, Small Business Tips section(s)

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The search world is ever changing. We’ve probably all heard the stats before that Google considers 200+ factors when determining a search result and the algorithm that makes that determination changes between 500-600 times each year. Some updates are more significant than others, but all changes are made to provide the best search result possible. Read On

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Holiday Parties on a Budget

26 Aug 2013 | written by Brandi Mensinger for the Small Business Tips section(s)

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Here’s the scenario: you cherish your employees and want to show them your appreciation by throwing them an amazing holiday bash complete with a five-course gourmet meal, expensive gifts for everyone, and a musical appearance by U2. Here’s the thing, you’re a small business in a not-so-great economy. How can you show your employees how you feel without breaking the bank with outrageous holiday parties? Read On

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