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Good blogs on a small business website provide a crucial component that helps soft-sell your business. Today’s customers need to be sold, not only on your products and services but on your business as a whole.

Here are five reasons why every small business website needs a blog if they plan on gr Read More
An ancient proverb says “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays and for the last three he stays”. That’s what concerns cats. What about inanimate things, such as social media, for instance?

Did you know that your profile can also live 9 different lives? I bet you did not. Read More
While there are many critical factors that you need to look at when formulating an effective SEO strategy, let’s agree that finding out the best techniques, that are still relevant to SEO can be a daunting task. From content to meta tags, to keywords and article submission, the number of ranking fa Read More

15 Best Practices For Twitter, YouTube And Instagram

15 Best Practices For Twitter, YouTube And Instagram Avatar Posted by smpayton under Social Media
From 9 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on July 22, 2016 6:37 am
Chances are you’re familiar with these social networking and sharing sites: Twitter for quick exchanges with real and digital friends; YouTube for watching stand-up comedy and cute cat videos; and Instagram to get your dose of mouthwatering foodie photos and pictures of exotic locations.

However Read More

Using Tone In Your Marketing Content Starts Here

Using Tone In Your Marketing Content Starts Here Avatar Posted by smpayton under Online Marketing
From 12 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on July 19, 2016 11:35 am
On a recent trip across the country, I piece-mealed my travel between a few airlines and I was struck by how different brands use tone across their content. Tone gives products or brands a personality that people can relate to while simultaneously communicating the brand itself. Read More
SEO can be hard to understand, even for experienced marketers.

For one, there is precious little information available on how1 search engines actually rank pages. Nearly two decades after its birth, the Google ranking algorithm is still largely a mystery. If we do know anything about it, it’s mo Read More
When it comes to brand building or rebranding, customer service is often the last and most ignored piece of the puzzle. Neglecting customer care is a huge mistake and a missed opportunity to attract and retain customers, differentiate the business and strengthen brand loyalty. Read More
Content marketing is one such tool that is applicable in Sales and Marketing departments and is often successful regardless of where it is applied. The Content Marketing Institute defines content marketing as a strategic approach targeted at creating and disseminating valuable, relevant and consist Read More
Online video marketing can offer many benefits to businesses of all sizes; whether it be a YouTube ad or a promotional video for your website, if you get it right, you can reach thousands of people as well as get them interested in your product. Read More
By Norman Arvidsson

There are always best practices that will help you to get the most out of your efforts. Here are 15 rules for using social media as a digital marketing tool Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

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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