The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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How to Use BuzzSumo to Smooth the Content Ride
Content and SEO go hand-in-hand. You really can’t have one without the other if you want to be successful. One of the tools I use to improve my results is BuzzSumo to ensure I’m on the right track when it comes to content strategy in an efforts to improve my search engine results. Now, I’ve […]
Weekend Favs May 13
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 […]
6 On-page SEO Mistakes that Marketers are Doing (And how to avoid) in 2017
How do you find any information today? Let’s say you hear about a fashion trend that’s happening across the nation. What would you do to get more information about this fashion trend? Chances are, you will go online and enter your query into a search engine, such as Google & Bing. A lot of people […]

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Tips for Attracting Local Clients
Marketing Podcast with David Mihm Podcast Transcript Perhaps the hottest area in the world of search today is local. I’ve been writing about this topic for about ten years, but Google is finally taking it seriously. The reason? Plain old AdWords search revenue is starting to shrink and Google is looking to monetize the map […]
How to Get the Most Out of Pay Per Click Advertising
To get immediate search engine visibility, there is no better advertising opportunity than Google AdWords. While this may not be news to you, it is news to some, as it’s rare to see people get the most out of their pay per click (PPC) advertising efforts, which is why I thought I’d bring it up today. […]

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Weekend Favs May 6
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 […]
Case Study: 40% of Sales from SEO
Search engine optimization (SEO) is changing fast. It used to be that you could use keyword stuffing and other such techniques to boost your rankings. No longer. Google and other search engines are committed to rewarding quality content that clearly and precisely answers a browser’s question. So our SaaS company SendOwl decided to focus our […]
Traffic from your competitors; good or bad for business?
Competitor analysis seems to be one of the hot topics at the moment in the world of marketing. People are obsessed with what others are doing; so obsessed at times that they forget to focus on their own actions. Being too engaged in what competitors are doing often leads to business owners and marketers becoming […]
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Should Chatbots Be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy?
Marketing Podcast with Ben Beck Podcast Transcript You know the topic of bots is a hot one when the Internet marketing crowd starts selling courses on making millions with chatbots! But, there’s reason for small business owners to start paying attention to this category as it’s probably here to stay. Facebook is pushing bots in messenger […]

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