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Social Media Fragmentation

The Enemy, Social Media Fragmentation Fragmentation, whether it’s traditional media fragmentation or social media fragmentation, it is marketing enemy #1 for the small business owner.  For the small business owner fragmentation means more for less.  More work , more money, and reach less people. I have addressed social media fragmentation a few times but with… Read More

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A Few Things To Take From 2011

Social Media can Change the World: We’re starting to see that social media really can change the world.  The Egyptian uprising was accelerated by social media and posting on Facebook and Twitter… We have also seen and felt how social media can create a new economy, books speaking engagements, in essence a new business category.  2011… Read More

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SEO: Google Places

The first blog in this series on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) covered just some of the reasons why SEO is important for any small locally owned business.  Some of the best things in life are free and one of the best things you can do to help people find you if you are a brick… Read More

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SEO: The Importance Of Search Results

This is the first of a series of blogs that I’ll be doing addressing SEO with local small businesses.  I know when I say SEO you probably say huh?  SEO is an acronym for ‘Search Engine Optimization.’  Why is it important?  Over 40% of consumers won’t shop at a business or brand if they can’t… Read More

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SEO For The Small Business Owner

SEO (search engine optimization) can be a confusing three letters to a small business owner.  Most understand how important a Google search is, most want to be at the top, but with a business to run.  Their spending extra time with social media, or their being told they need to be in social media and… Read More

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The Google+ SEO Effect

It does not take a rocket scientist or an expert to know that the advantage that Google has over Facebook as social media platforms go is ‘search engines.’ While Bing continues to make strides, Google is still king of the search. Over the past 12 to 18 months businesses of every nature have added Facebook… Read More

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What Does Google+ Mean To The Local Business Owner

So you are a business owner, maybe a small brick and mortar store.  Over the past year or so, you developed a business page on Facebook.  You’ve invested  time in posting and replying to posts, worked hard to built ‘Likes’ and done what’s necessary to develop a relationship and engage with your community on your… Read More