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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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AT&T OnwardSmallBiz
I am helping AT&T build their small business advice portal called OnwardSmallBiz. The growing resources being made by the Fortune 500 aimed at the Fortune 1,000,000 set is a very encouraging recent trend. I am acting as AT&T’s small business marketing expert so stop by and ask me a marketing question here.
My Daughters Are So Pissed
Here’s how it all started. Hey girls, “I just signed up for a Facebook account.” “Dad, that is so lame, what are you a stalker?” “No girls, Facebook just opened up their API to third party developers and now businesses and application developers have unprecedented access to their 20 million users.” “Whatever” The move by […]
WordPress Small Business Blog Theme
The folks at WordPress have convinced me to make the switch to the WordPress blogging platform and everything should be ready to migrate very shortly. (Just a few bugs to work through.) In collaboration with Cory Miller, a talented WordPress theme design, and in anticipation of my move to WordPress as my blogging platform, I’m […]

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Google Analytics Evangelist Talks V2
I wanted to dig in a bit and help listeners understand more about the power of Google Analytics so I interviewed Avinash Kaushik, currentedly listed as Google’s Anaylytics Evangelist and author or Occam’s Razor blog. on the Duct Tape Marketing podcast. Kaushik is the also the author of the book Web Analytics: An Hour A […]
Scott, you make your own luck, Ginsberg
Scott Ginsberg, the nametag guy, hit a marketing home run with this little piece that ran on 20/20 last week. Way to go Scott! Scott is experiencing tremendous success, but listen to the part where he talks about hard work and persistence. Scott appeared on my podcast a few months ago – are the two […]

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Small Business, Big Dreams
Super hot retailer IKEA just launched a web site for business folks – IKEA Business – a better life at work. To generate interest in the property and have a little fun they are holding a Main Street makeover contest that asks small businesses to send in a video nominating their business for a make […]
I Think The New York Times Gets It
It’s sad to see how hopelessly lost many print newspapers are as they grapple with how to hang on to the changing way in which news is created, reported, and, certainly, consumed. The New York Times seems to get it better than most. This month they introduced something I’ve been after for a while. It’s […]
Great Meetings at eBay Live
One of the things I love about going to conferences is the chance to sit down with service providers and learn about new stuff. I presented a marketing workshop at eBay Live today then had some great meetings with a number of providers exhibiting at this very large trade show of eBay sellers. (Those eBay […]
Note To Self
There was a great movie years ago called Night Shift (1982). In it, Michael Keaton’s character carried around a mini tape recorder to capture his brilliant business ideas. One of my favorites was “Feed Mayonnaise to Tuna Fish” – something about making better tuna sandwiches – but I digress! I’ve been playing around with a […]

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