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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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The Local Search War Just Got Interesting
Google and Yahoo have launched the next killer app. Not sure if it really qualifies as an app but I was a bit nostalgic today. Local search, the ability to use your website around the corner, took a big step forward in the last couple of weeks when Google and Yahoo both unvelied some of […]
Two Weblogs You Should Know About
There are two weblogs that I myself love to visit and would recommend to you as well. (Actually you can find an entire list below) 1) Seth Godin’s – Seth’s Blog 2) Kevin Kelly’s – Cool Tools
Marketing Never Ends
For too many small business owners, marketing is advertising or lead generation and that’s about it. Sure without leads you have much but, marketing is so much more than that if done correctly. What good is a bucket of leads if you don’t sell anything?

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AdSense Adds Some Cool Tracking
I love the adsense program and apparently a whole bunch of other folks do to as it is changing the face of Internet advertising. But…like so many things…it could get better. One knock is that there really isn’t any way for a publisher to track the program.
Fire Your Clients And Grow
One of the best things most small business owners could do is fire some of their clients. I know, I know, that wouldn’t be nice would it. Look there are lots of really good reasons to dump some clients. I’m sure you’ve got some clients that drive you crazy and make you run in circles […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Every Client
The most powerful way to build a small business is to find a way to be unique and then promote the heck out of it. Of course, I hope it goes without saying that you must be unique in a way that someone wants. If you are just different for different sake it might not […]
Do The Website Two Step
Every small business owner knows that they need a website, right? Well the truth is what they really need is at least two websites. One website that is specific to their business, product, service, name, etc. and…
This One Just Makes Good Sense
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last year or so, you probably know that Google has become the king of the search engine hill. There are many reasons for this but number one in my opinion is that above all else they put value on content. Today I want to introduce […]
Google AdWords Is A Killer Small Business Tool
I’ve already talked about those ads you see on websites, well those ads need to come from somewhere don’t they. AdWords is Google’s program for advertisers. Any site that wishes to participate bids for “keywords” that are relevant to their product, service, or site and then creates ads to attract hits. These ads show up […]

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