I got a note the other day from my good friend Ben Saren about CitySquares expanding its tent pegs. From the press release: (you can download/read the full release here) “CitySquares.com, the premiere hyper-local search site serving Boston and its metropolitan area, is expanding into all of New England and …Read More »
Local Search Standards?
One of the biggest “problems” with on-line marketing is that there is no set standard to what we do. I have mentioned this before but today, I had lunch with my friend and associate Nick Stamoulis of Brick Marketing and we were talking about it. Because of this, small businesses …Read More »
SanGabe.biz – Local Business Center
Today we have a nice interview with Dan Vigil of San Gabriel Valley Newsgroup. Q. Tell the readers a little about yourself and your background. A. Most of my experience has been in advertising sales and small business development. I’ve helped start several companies here in the Southern California area …Read More »
New Local Search Service From Brick Marketing
Just got done talking with my good friend Nick Stamoulis over at Brick Marketing about a new service his company has set up–Local Search Engine Marketing Submission Service. I have worked with Nick; he and his company do fine work. In addition to Brick Marketing, Nick runs a number of …Read More »
Local Search Basics
Wanted to bring your attention to a few articles that I have had sitting on my stack of stuff. The Ten Commandments of Online Marketing for Small & Local Businesses by David Mihm is a great piece on what small business need to do with their website. Some of what …Read More »
Understanding Online Marketing
I think the biggest issue facing small business owners, who are not very Internet savy, is what Internet marketing is all about. Educating my clients and potential clients is done on a daily basis. I do not mind explaining things to folks but it can be frustrating. Unrealistic expectations is …Read More »
When can't you do local search?
Well…when you are at a hotel for a week and you need to pay for Internet access. I was in St Louis this week and if I wanted to use the Internet in my room, I had to pay for it. Now I could get free Internet in the lobby. …Read More »
Yokld.com Announces their Beta Launch
Yokl’d is a “Best Of” local business ranking social platform that is 100% compiled and commented on by users. The idea behind Yokl’d is simple, the more times a business gets voted for, or against, the higher or lower in the Yokl’d rankings it will be listed. Below are a …Read More »
Internet Marketing Quandary
The other day I was speaking with a client (I helped her finish a web site). She wanted to do some SEO for her new business web site. She knew she needed to market on-line and that the search engines were important. [Hooray!] Her question to me was “who to …Read More »
Time To Celebrate!
Today begins LocalBizBits second year! Man time flies. As I look over the first year, I must say blogging has been a lot of fun (and a lot of work). I have meet a lot of neat folks and learned quite a bit myself about local search marketing. So today, …Read More »