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Memetracking – not just for techies anymore

Memetracking has taken on a bit of a full blown well, meme. First, the definition of meme from wikipedia. Sites that cluster and track trends, topics and news will become very important this year and offer the average small business marketer some of Continue Reading

You Can Offer Blogging As a Service

Nobody asks me what a blog is these days but, they still want to know how they can use a blog to benefit their business. The software that runs the entire blogging universe offers you some very powerful tools if you can start to think outside the box Continue Reading

Sales Contacts with Jigsaw

Jigsaw calls itself an online directory of business contacts and company information. It's more like data meets eBay. Jigsaw users buy, sell and (this is a big one) maintain contact information on millions of executives and purchasing folks Continue Reading

Yahoo to Help Hurricane Katrina Entrepreneurs

Yahoo has an innovative event planned to help some of the 200,000 plus small business owners impacted by hurricane Katrina. Billed as Back in Business, the all day event to be held Friday, April 7 in New Orleans will allow small business owners to Continue Reading

A Great Way To Learn About Google AdWords

The Google AdWords advertising program is a very good small business advertising option when employed correctly - even for local small businesses. One of the keys is to learn as much as you can about how the program works. It can be a bit Continue Reading

Only If You’re Stuck On Duct Tape

Forbes has a nice piece on the history and usefulness of duct tape as a tool. I couldn't resist picking this up on the Duct Tape Marketing blog. And a round-up of some other useful duct tape links: The Duck Tape Club - lots of fun stuff from Continue Reading

Small Business Podcasting Demystified

I wrote a fairly comprehensive podcasting 101 primer with lots of links to podcast resources in my weekly email newsletter. The issue generated lots of buzz so I thought my blog readers might want to have a look - Podcasting Demystified Continue Reading

Guide to CSS support in email systems

If you are sending HTML emails in your marketing campaigns (and there's lots to support that you should) you have probably come across some serious design issues when it comes to using CSS styling. I ran across a very comprehensive article over at Continue Reading