In Episode 14 of my podcast, Don Purdum asks; "Should your local business have a blog?"

You will not only discover his answer is this 15 minute podcast, you will also learn:

* Why blogging for a local business is important
* Why you shouldn't stop doing the offline m Read More
HubShout is about to do a update on its web grader and wants to hear from SEO professionals and other in the digital marketing industry. What would you like to see in a free web grader tool in 2015? Read More
How did an underachiever build a $50 million business?Mark Fackler, the founder and CEO of Stellcom, started out as an underachiever yet managed to build a company with 500 employees. In this interview, Mark Fackler shares the story of taking his business of one to hundreds of employees with a Fort Read More

7 Simple Ways to Embed Social Content

7 Simple Ways to Embed Social Content Avatar Posted by brianjensen7982 under Social Media
From 6 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on April 24, 2015 10:37 pm
While high quality images, memes and graphics all serve this purpose, did you know that most major social networks all provide options to embed public social content published?

In this post you'll not only learn why embedded social content can enhance your posts, but also how to embed social con Read More

SBA Preparing for National Small Business Week

SBA Preparing for National Small Business Week Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Marketing
From 6 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on April 24, 2015 10:15 pm
National Small Business Week is being held from May 4-8 this year. For one week every year since 1963, the President of the United States has declared a national recognition for small businesses and their importance to the economy. Read More
“I am Groot.” Those are the only three words Groot says through most of the Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy film. Rocket’s the only character who “gets” Groot. While it certainly makes for an element of humor in the film, it’s Read More
Apple’s iBeacons are creating new opportunities for businesses, particularly for retail stores. The iBeacon is an Apple device that uses GPS and Low-frequency Bluetooth connections to provide location-based information to smartphones and tablets. It holds a great promise for businesses by offering Read More

Is SEO Simply Good Writing? - Wood Street, Inc.

Is SEO Simply Good Writing? - Wood Street, Inc. Avatar Posted by jonmikelbailey under Online Marketing
From 6 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on April 24, 2015 4:44 pm
I have been running my own business for about seven years now and creating online content about the same amount of time. The genesis of my business — 2008 — probably represented the apex of the traditional notion of SEO – elaborate schemes for backlinks, keyword stuffing, and jamming links into ev Read More
Too many customers have long felt distanced from many successful brands, seeing them as closed and mysterious environments, focused only on profits and killing competitors. They may not have noticed the wave of “open businesses,” spawned by the Internet and social media. These are responding to the Read More

Call to Action: Encouraging Your Followers To Make A Move

Call to Action: Encouraging Your Followers To Make A Move Avatar Posted by divahound under Marketing
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on April 24, 2015 11:39 am
Great content is the gateway to getting and keeping customers via social media. But actually getting your fans and followers to take action will be the best way to move your company’s bottom line forward. If content is king, then conversions are “the help” that keep the castle running. Check out th Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …

Joanie Mann @JoanieMann Makes Sense of Business Technology

Many business owners find the changes in technology confusing. Cloud hosting, web-based accounting, online business … More
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