Should You Write Your Blog Posts For Google or Social Media?

Should You Write Blog Posts For Social Media or Google

The question of whether to write for Google or social has been banging around in my head a lot lately when thinking about content marketing. The happy, friendly answer of course is that you can write great content that does BOTH…big smiley face. But I am not really sure it is possible to do Google […]

Public Speaking, Blogging and Email Marketing – What Is Your Voice?

Public Speaking, Blogging and Email Marketing - What Is Your Voice?

When you are public figure (and I am feeling like everyone in business is moving in that direction with the advent of blogging and social media), you have to be interesting. Your blogs, emails and speeches have to convey something that ads to the conversations that are happening online and in the real world. Back […]

Where Should You Share Your Blog Posts?

Web visits from social sharing sites

Today’s question comes from reader Rae Ann Dougherty of Green Cleaning Products LLC. Rae Ann asks…where should you share your blog posts in late 2013 or early 2014? She mentioned sites like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Digg, De.i.cio.us, Stumble Upon, Technorati, Yahoo Buzz!, Blink List and Tumblr. The landscape has changed so much that […]

Guest Post Blogging – I was rejected by Social Media Examiner and I am okay!

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Guest post blogging is the new black. Finding authority sites that will publish your works is as old as the hills, but has turned into one of the only true-blue ways to get backlinks that Google likes. First Off, What Is Guest Post Blogging? This is where you find a site that would have comparable […]

Small Business Internet Marketing – RSS Feeds

Small Business Internet Marketing RSS Feeds

I am a small business internet marketing kind of gal. Notice the small business part? While I try to keep my posts non-techy so that my peeps can implement most of the concepts themselves, this RSS Feeds post is going to be a little technical BUT worth reading if you want free traffic to your […]

Badly Executed Small Business Marketing – Commenting On Blog Posts

Small Business Marketing Commenting on Blog Posts

Commenting on blog posts is one of the ways internet marketers recommend to use to get traffic to your website. Unfortunately most of these campaigns are badly executed small business marketing! Let us start with WHY you want to comment on blog posts. There are any number of reasons but in general it is to: […]

How To Write A Blog Post That Will Rank In Google

How to write a blog post that will rank on google

It is amazing how many bits go into writing a blog post that will rank in google. While there are a million different posts out there on this topic, this post is laser focused on one of the more practical aspects – keyword marketing. When you sit down to write a blog post, the first […]

Website and Blog Design – The Wrong Things

Website and Blog Design

When small business owners having a website or blog designed, they are all happy and ready to start. They have been thinking about this for while and know just what colors and fonts they want. Sigh. Website and Blog Design – So What Are The Wrong Things? Looks – Looks are important…BUT! Spending time on […]

Blogging Success Stories for Small Biz

Blogging success stories

Blogging success can sometimes be hard to judge and having goals is vital to knowing whether you are doing well or just spinning your wheels. When you are blogging (or for that matter doing any marketing that takes time away from your real work), you MUST know what you are trying to accomplish. Here are […]

How to Choose the Right Keywords for Your Small Business

Keywords Small Business Marketing

How to choose the right keywords for your small business is one of the most important things that you can do with your marketing efforts. This post features guest author Reid Peterson, Internet Marketing Educator at growthinharmony.com! For those of you that don’t know by now – your keywords do matter. That doesn’t mean to […]

Small Business Marketing – How To Get More Traffic

All small business marketers want more traffic to their website, blog or facebook pages. These are where you can actually make content and build a brand and a following rather than just talking to your readers. So how can you get more traffic? This is NOT a get traffic quick scheme! This is a slog […]

Thesis For WordPress – How To Videos

This 18 VIDEO course will walk you through all of the steps on how to use your Thesis for WordPress blog to grow your business. This course is perfect for the beginner who needs to know where to start and for the more advanced user that wants to increase thier blogging knowledge! BUT wait…:) If […]

Social Networking and Blogs – How Do They Get You More Business?

Join Twitter and get a tons of money, be a Facebook user and get a million clients, get LinkedIn and EXPLODE your business, or build your blog and get a gagillion readers!!! If that is how you think it works then this is probably not the post for you! You WILL be disappointed. Using the […]

Where should you spend your time?

Time is money. I know, it is trite but true! I had a client ask me today if I thought she should spend some of her time on adding her real estate listings to a website. (See my response on Active Rain) It made me think about what I spend my precious time on. Sometimes […]