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Qualifying An Inbound Internet Marketing Consultant For Your Small Business

Qualifying An Inbound Internet Marketing Consultant For Your Small Business

Hiring a marketing consultant has long been a strategic option to increase small business exposure. Sometimes new expertise, experience and a fresh set of eyes is all that is required to put wood back on a stagnating fire. With the Internet becoming an increasingly important


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Small Business And Twitter – Get A Grip On Your Tweets Will Ya?

Small Business And Twitter – Get A Grip On Your Tweets Will Ya?

Lately I’ve been focusing a little more time on organically building my small business network on Twitter. In a previous post (How Should I Build My Network On Twitter?), I get into how I am going about it and why I made the decision to


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Google +1 and Small Business

Google +1 and Small Business

I’m not going to get into to much depth of what Google +1 is and how it works here. I’ll let Danny Sullivan, the editor-in-chief from Search Engine Land do that for you. Reading his article Meet +1: Google’s Answer To The Facebook Like Button


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Small Business – Create Genius Content, Not Necessarily Original

Small Business – Create Genius Content, Not Necessarily Original

I frequently hear small business bitch and complain about not being able to come up with original ideas for their blog. That’s one of the most common arguments against creating or maintaining one. “Why would someone want to read a regurgitation or plagiarization of what


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Small Business Local Search Ranking Factors – Part 4

Small Business Local Search Ranking Factors – Part 4

This is the fourth installment of Small Business Local Search Ranking Factors. To catch up on previous posts please see the following parts: 1, 2, 3. In this post, I continue to simplify the details reported through David Mihm’s Local Search Ranking Factors Survey project


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Dear Small Business Website, It’s Over

Dear Small Business Website, It’s Over

My heart was broken by a small business website recently. I thought I’d share the break up letter I wrote so that others can learn from my mistakes. Here it goes… Dear Small Business Website, I’m pretty upset that I have to do this through


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