Want More People to View your Content? Improve your Page Load Speeds

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How and Why to Make Your Pages Load More Quickly If one of your goals is to best optimize your site for search, then you might be aware of the importance placed on having your pages load quickly. There are a variety of good reasons why you’ll want to make sure this is so, among them… It’s definitely a Google ranking factor. Average human attention span is now down to 8 seconds. The typical retail site loads at longer than … Continue reading


What You Should Focus on for Local SEO in 2015 To Grow Your Business



In this post I want to talk about the best Practices for Local SEO in 2015 The first page of Google is where you need to be when potential prospects are searching for your business online.  As Google keeps refining their local algorithm, we’re finding that local SEO is taking on even more hats we need to wear. You truly need to be mindful of an ever-growing number of aspects that make up local SEO. While that is true, what’s … Continue reading


4 Tools to Help You With Your Online Marketing

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Today I wanted to share 4 Tools Designed to Save you Loads of Time Most of us really enjoy tools, particularly when they save you loads of time and money. That’s the best and highest use of these tools, to give us the info we need to make changes that will have a real difference in our businesses. Below are some tools that I have used with some of my online marketing and I hope that you like them. Every … Continue reading


What is Social Proof and How Can You Use It?

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What is Social Proof and How Can You Use It? If you really have no clue what the concept of social proof is all about, let’s define it right now. Social proof is the idea that people will shape and conform their ideas and beliefs to the prevailing wisdom of the crowd, as long as it is believable. This profoundly popular and powerful tactic is admittedly very appealing. Getting large numbers of people to cast votes in your favor, merely … Continue reading


The Mobile First Mindset Business Owners Must Adopt

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When it comes to search on mobile devices, users should get the most relevant and timely results, no matter if the information lives on mobile-friendly web pages or apps. As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, Google’s algorithms have to adapt to these usage patterns. In the past, Google has made updates to ensure a site is configured properly and viewable on modern devices. Click here to watch this video: Google has made it easier for users … Continue reading


5 Choices for an E-Commerce Solution



See these 5 E-Commerce Solutions that Can Work for You! How many of us are born knowing how to set up and implement an e-Commerce system? I thought so. But really, selecting and setting up an e-Commerce solution for your small business doesn’t need to be such a daunting endeavor. It just takes finding the right system, and we’re going to take a look at several of those right here, right now. When comparing solutions make sure you keep your … Continue reading


Are You Making Any of These SEO Blunders?



Learn How Not to Commit These SEO Blunders Getting ranked well in the search engines is not an easy task, so shooting yourself in the foot by making costly SEO mistakes is, well; not advised. Many times it’s unintentional, and other times it merely misguided. However it occurs you can be sure the results are exactly the same: lost rankings, penalties and lost revenue. So to help you avoid these expensive and foolish mistakes, let’s take a peek at 5 … Continue reading


14 Google Tools For Small Business Owners



Google has an amazing array of tools for small business owners and I personally use many of them to help me run my various businesses.  I put together a list of 14 tools that may help you run your small business more effectively. Here they are: 1.  Google My Business What it is: Google My Business connects you directly with customers, whether they’re looking for you on Search, Maps or Google+.  Google My Business puts your business info on Search, Maps … Continue reading


Vince Vaughn & Co-stars Use Viral Marketing Stunt To Promote New Movie – Check Out These Hilarious Stock Photos

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I’m a movie buff (my parents owned a movie store when I was a kid) and a fan of Vince Vahn so this viral marketing promotion caught my attention.  On March 6th their new movie “Unfinished Business” is being released and iStock by Getty Images and 20th Century Fox are celebrating the fun side of corporate life with a series of free stock images showcasing the film’s stars: Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco. As mentioned above, the actors have … Continue reading


What Are the Current Trends in Small Business Web Design

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Want to Know What’s Trending in Website Design for Small Business? If you are looking to redesign or possibly put up your first small business web site, it is a good idea to take a quick look at what is trending now as regards web design for small businesses. Some have come about due to advances in technology, and others are just cosmetic or related to user experience. Nevertheless, judge each with an eye open as to their best uses … Continue reading