Want People Ready to Buy on Your Website? Try This . . .


Yesterday, while I was researching keywords for a client, I found “Top 12 (client’s keywords)” in a web page title on Google. I stopped. I had to click on the link. I was hooked. How many times have you searched for the best something-or-other on a search engine? What Happens When Your Prospect is Ready […]

Smart Twitter Tips from a Pro, @partyaficionado

Twitter Tips from Cheryl Lawson, The Party Aficionado

A friend of mine put together this great list of Twitter tips. I recommend you bookmark this page. Add it to your favorites. Then put Cheryl’s advice to work for you. Here’s a tip Cheryl missed. Follow Cheryl, http://twitter.com/#!/partyaficionado. Watch what she does. You’ll be glad you did. Links to Resources: TweetDeck - Client or Application Hootsuite - Client or […]

Can Social Media like Twitter and Facebook Help You Get Better Search Engine Rankings?

Check out this recent video from Google’s Matt Cutts. In the video below Matt talks about how Google uses Twitter and Facebook links as ranking signals. Testing and Signals of Influence When Matt talks; search engine experts listen. Everyone wants to know what Google is “really up to.” Here are my 3 major takeaways from this talk: 1. Google is still testing how […]

Is There a Small Business Revolution Building for Brave Business Owners?

Large businesses build brands through repetition and consistency. Commercials are repeated. Stores look the same. Packages look like the “brand.” People know what they’ll get with a brand. People trust the brand. On the other hand small businesses are built on personal relationships and word of mouth. Small business owners take notice – Regus, a provider […]

Interview Lineup for Thursdays in August

Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer for MarketingProfs

TOPICS: August Interviews Are About Blogging for Your Business Interview with Ann Handley Ann is the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, a rich and trusted resource that helps businesses market their products and services smarter and better. Entrepreneurs, small-business owners and marketers in the world’s largest corporations make up its 361,000 subscribers, making it the largest in […]

Using Social Media Correctly Gives Your Customers and Community More Power

  Recently I read “The Whuffie Factor” by Tara Hunt. Tara has consulted several well known businesses about building communities. Her finger is on the pulse of social media. She understands how to use it to harness the power of your company’s fans and your company’s evangelists. The main premise of “The Whuffie Factor” is that your social capital, the value […]