Yesterday I took place part of the 2nd Annual Rocky Creek Spring Fest. It is a small business expo held outdoors, with the goal of promoting the southside of Augusta GA. There were a good number of businesses, service organizations, food vendors, music acts, and kids activities. It was a …Read More »
Don't forget about Link Building
One of the things that really excites me about local search (and social, mobile, etc components) is how much it can really help your website. In addition to listing pertinent business information, it is a quick and easy way to get links pointing to your website. By now, I assume …Read More »
Jeremiah Owyang, Web Strategist posted a very informative piece on Corporate Media Strategy. Now if you run a small business, you probably will not have to deal with all that he discusses but one section I thought was relevant to us here: “Use Social Media as Sales Tools. “ He …Read More »
As I was doing my daily reading, I came across this article and had to comment on it. Trust is at the Core of the New Web Marketing by Eric Enge is a great article. The article talks about the web (particularly the marketing field) and how and why it …Read More »
As I said last time, as are the “experts” saying , social marketing can be a very good marketing and networking technique for small business. I did a bit of research this weekend and boy, there are a ton of social related sites and services out there, more than I …Read More »
Hope everyone had a great weekend. My beloved Mets lost 2 out of 3 from the Braves (URGH)! I found this video a while back. Since we are covering social search/marketing, I thought it fit in well. I would not recommend becoming this guy…LOLRead More »
It is not What you know, but Who you know!
I love to talk. Anyone who knows me, knows I am rarely at a loss for words. Despite this, I have been rather slow getting onto the on-line social bandwagon. Social is one of the new phrases on-line. Social networking, search, bookmarking, sharing videos and photos and so on, is …Read More »
What are your on-line goals?
When I first saw the title of the article “Small Businesses Should Know Their Place Online” by Stoney deGeyter at Search Engine Guide, I raised an eyebrow. But then I sat down and read a very good article. If you are a mom and pop business, I recommend you read …Read More »
Everybody is an expert
The one thing you will find is that there are no shortage of opinions, ideas, and theories on-line, regarding the search engines and on-line marketing. One reason, there really is not any industry standard or “manual” on how to do things. One of the things I do is web design …Read More »
Have you hugged your Local Search today?
A while back, I read a series of very interesting interviews with Internet professionals about local search. One of the questions asked was, “how do you use local search”. Well they did not ask me (that’s ok) so I thought I would answer here. My whole family uses local search …Read More »