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Weekend Favs January 21
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
5 Local SEO Mistakes to Avoid in 2017
As you begin to gear up for a successful 2017 for your business, one very important thing you need to address is your local SEO. Here are a few key local SEO facts you should know: The Google 2-pack (which is Google’s organic listing of two local businesses) appears at the top of 93 percent […]
Online Business Directories: How to Use Citations to Build a Successful Local SEO Strategy
Gone are the days of the usefulness of printed phone books. The only use for them these days is for your grandparents (who may not even have a cell phone), to raise your computer monitor, hold open a door or prop up your feet. (Go ahead, look around your office!) The modern-day online equivalent of […]

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Weekend Favs January 14
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
The Marriage of Content & Images for Local SEO
When we think of search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM), we usually focus on online traffic. However, at the Google Performance Summit this past May, the search engine giant shared several important statistics in terms of local search: Nearly a third of mobile searches are related to location. Location-related searches have been […]

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5 Ways to Monetize Your Content in the Age of Facebook and Google Dominance
Smart marketers know they need to build a presence on the information giants, Facebook and Google, to remain relevant in today’s digital age. Facebook and Google currently dominate online advertising, search, and traffic. The problem many businesses face is that the two companies constantly change their algorithms making it difficult for businesses to be found. […]
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Why You Need a Side Hustle
iTunes | Android | RSSMarketing Podcast with Chris Guillebeau Everyone today is talking about starting a business, but the fact is not everyone is suited to start, run and grow a business – not everyone is or needs to be a true entrepreneur. But, everyone today needs a side hustle. Even if you love […]
The Awesome Power of Daily Rituals
Habits are a powerful force of human nature – for good or for bad. Much like animals in the wild, our habits cause us to behave in instinctive ways, often overriding the knowledge that we should act otherwise. A lot is asked of you as an entrepreneur, and it’s amazing how easy it is to […]
Weekend Favs January 7
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]

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