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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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 […]
8 Ways Local Businesses Can Get Started with Link Building
I work with clients and consultants all over the world, and a common theme I see is that many local businesses don’t know where to get started when it comes to local search, and with that, comes not understanding the importance of link building and how to get started. Link building has been, and remains […]
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Why Local SEO is an Important Lead Generation Channel
Marketing Podcast with Justin Sturges Podcast Transcript SEO tools and strategies are constantly changing. All the while, it’s never been more important that you get found online when people go out there searching – particularly if you’re a local business. Your website is the foundation for how you get ranked and found locally. It’s important […]

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Why Link Building is the New Networking
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Link Building Despite what you may have heard, link building is not some technical SEO-type of under-the-hood tactic. It is the new networking, and no matter what Google does to try to devalue backlinks, they remain an important factor in terms of your site showing up when people search […]
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A Systematic Approach to Creating Meaningful Goals
Marketing Podcast with Colin Gray Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Colin Gray. He is a speaker, teacher, podcaster, and founder of The Podcast Host, among other things. He and I discuss his effective approach to goal setting. Gray creates and produces his own podcasts, helps others to […]

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How to Create Local Content for Local SEO
Pre-internet days, it didn’t take a lot for local businesses to notify a prospect that they are located in the same city. Handing them a flyer with business details and an address was pretty much a giveaway as to where you did business. Running an ad in the local daily newspaper or the Yellow Pages […]
Weekend Favs December 23
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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How to Use Google AdWords for Local Businesses
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Google AdWords Today I’m going to address Google AdWords for local businesses. This is going to be pretty prescriptive. I’m not going to try to teach you everything there is to know about AdWords today. I’m going to outline what I think is the best approach for small local businesses, […]
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How to Market a Product Idea That Nobody Has Heard Of
Marketing Podcast with Jonah Lupton Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Jonah Lupton. He is an entrepreneur, advisor, and podcaster who has started numerous companies, including his current company, SoundGuard. He and I discuss his journey of creating a product in a category of its own. […]

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