How Smartphone Users and Tablet Users Act Differently on Websites

This video shares data about the actual way people are using smartphones and tablets today. Great info for small business owners making decisions about how to market their business to mobile internet users. The information in the video was from Adobe’s State of Mobile Benchmark report Q2 – 2013. In this video you’ll learn whether […]

Two Civil War Generals Teach Me an Important Lesson on Leadership

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I wrote this after a weekend when the streets in my neighborhood were iced over, slick and dangerous. Okies hibernate on weekends like this. Thank God for Netflix. Instead of my usual Sci-Fi fix, I started watching the Ken Burns documentary series, The Civil War. I’m glad I did. You can find several leadership lessons […]

The Search Engine Secret Most Small Business Owners Are Missing

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The other day a client called me with a problem; their phone wasn’t ringing. They weren’t getting as many leads from their website as they used to. When Leads Generated By Your Website Slow Down: Sniffing Out the Problem First, I pulled up my client’s Google Webmaster account and looked at some of the numbers. You’ll […]

Social Media and Search Engine Overwhelm: What’s a Business Owner to Do?

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Your prospects are bombarded with messages and distractions like never before – Can anyone simplify all that’s happening online and produce effective marketing? You know, marketing that brings-in new clients day-in and day-out. Frantically posting to Facebook, LinkedIn, your blog, your YouTube channel, Pinterest, Instagram and tweeting whenever you get a chance will make a […]

Pinterest, Small Business and Women CAN Equal Retail Sales

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On January 27, 2012 I wrote on my Facebook wall, “Looked at Pinterest today. Just what I thought. I have no interest in Pinterest.” Within a few minutes several people I respect told me I should look into Pinterest  further. They were right. Then Kelly Kinkaid shared this: You can find the whole article on Mashable […]

The 10 Commandments of using Pinterest for Business

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Recently I was asked for advice on using Pinterest. I know people are having great success driving traffic to their websites and blogs with Pinterest. So I’m digging around and finding out what’s working for small business success and sharing it with you. This is the first post in a series on how to use […]

What Should Small Business Owners Know About Facebook Changes in 2012?

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This is the 3rd post in a four part expert series about marketing your small business online in 2012. In today’s post Melanie Nelson, author of Facebook All-in-One For Dummies and of the popular blog Blogging Basics 101, talks about the Facebook activities you should focus on for maximum growth in 2012. What Activities Should Small Business […]

Online Marketing Expert Series: What Should Small Business Owners Focus on in 2012?

This is the second post in a four part series about marketing your small business online. We asked several marketing experts about what activities business owners should focus on in 2012 for maximum growth in their business. Today we’re spotlighting Allen Gibson‘s answers. What Marketing Activities Should Small Business Owners Focus On? Good question! And, of […]

Online Marketing: What Should Small Business Owners Focus on in 2012?

This is the first in a four part series about marketing your small business online. We asked several experts about what activities business owners should focus on in 2012 for maximum growth in their business. Today we’re spotlighting Becky McCray’s answers. 1. Change your attitude. Talk less about you and more about them. No matter […]