Every small business owner understands that networking is very important, often critical to survival. I can speak from personal experience; the off-line networking that I have done and continue to do, has produced a lot of new business, connections, and new friends. Today I wanted to write about on-line networking. …Read More »
How Local Business Can Win with Search
The article, How Local Business Can Win with Search by David Vazdauskas provides a nice summary of the whole local search picture. The crux of the article is something that I have been talking about, to my clients, for years. David wrote: “A lot of entrants in the online local …Read More »
MySpace to the Rescue!
A while back, a friend asked me about online networking sites that he could use to build his business. I had mentioned this briefly earlier in a post “It is not What you know, but Who you know!” and was going to spend some more time on the subject but …Read More »
Geothingy.com -New Local Search Directory (Part 2)
Today we finish up our interview with Jason Stubblefield, President of Flatland Industries and Geothingy.com. Before we continue today Jason, can you tell us a little about yourself. A. I have over 20 years of experience with computing, programming and networking. I have owned several business in my life, prior …Read More »
Geothingy.com -New Local Search Directory (Part 1)
Local search is growing daily and new sites and services are emerging. One of those sites is Geothingy.com. Recently I met up with Jason Stubblefield, President of Flatland Industries and Geothingy.com. Jason was kind enough to sit down and answer some questions for us. Q. What is the goal of …Read More »
An excellent article for those starting a new business is 10 Lessions Learned from Starting a Small Business by Steve Woodruff. Great advise! I am in the process of setting up a website and Local Internet marketing to two new clients-one has a brand new business and the other, has …Read More »
Which is the best Search Engine?
Most everything that is done to a website to make it better is because of the search engines. They are what drive the Internet. That is why there are tons of websites/businesses specifically dedicated to search engines and marketing. Years ago I found the website Search Engine Showdown.com which gives …Read More »
Jennifer Laycock posted the other day “Don’t Overlook Reviews in Your Social Media Strategy” at Search Engine Guide. It was about a new report, “Social Technographics” by Charlene Li at Forrester Research. I followed the link provided to the Forrester website but the report costs $279 to read so all …Read More »
Defining Local Search
I was really tired last night when I posted so I want to continue with some comments on the article from Chris Linnett, I mentioned (and linked to) yesterday. This article got me thinking. As I mentioned the other day, at the Rocky Creek Spring Fest, I had about 2 …Read More »
Local Search Is….
I really like the article written by Chris Linnett at Search Engine Land entitled Just Imagine: Local Search Without Maps. He really gets down to the core on local search. “Local search is about decision making.” says Chris. He goes on to say that maps are good and useful but …Read More »