E-Commerce Implementation Options

Making your products or services available for sale online can quickly generate new revenue for many types of businesses. Even selling just a few items can have an impact on your bottom line. A couple of years ago, my father’s birthday was approaching and I decided to get him a gift certificate to his favorite […]

Community Marketing Methods

When aiming your marketing efforts at communities, the first consideration is your niche audience. You want to figure out where they spend their time, what their interests are, and where you can find them. Following are some places to begin your search. Online Communities  Since the advent of the internet, online communities have made it […]

Press Releases and the Internet

Traditionally, a press release is sent directly to media outlets or sent through a distribution service. One of the most popular online distribution services is http://prweb.com. For a fee, your release can be distributed to hundreds of online news sources, including industry-specific journalists. You can also access press release distribution via http://gebbiepress.com. Not only can […]

Elements of a Media Kit

A media kit is a collection of information and facts about your business that the media can access to learn about your company. In the past, media kits were traditionally delivered by postal mail in hard-copy format, but access to the internet has led to more and more businesses making their media kits available online. […]

Google Search Tips

Exact Keyword Search: You can specify exact keywords by putting a plus sign (+) in front of the word. For example, if you search for the word “publish,” Google search results would include “publishing” and “publisher.” Adding a plus sign to the beginning of the word (+publish) will ensure that you only receive exact matches. […]

Content Marketing Tactic: Podcasts and Audio Recordings

Have you noticed that more and more websites have audio built right into the pages? Some start talking as you land on the page (something I don’t recommend), while others offer a control box where you can decide if you want to hear the recorded message. Keep in mind that we all learn differently. Some […]
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    Whitney Keyes, Author of Propel: Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate Business

    Book Title: Propel: Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate Business Website URL: http://www.whitneykeyes.com/ Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/whitneykeyes; https://twitter.com/WhitneyKeyes; https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitneykeyes; https://www.youtube.com/user/whitneykeyes What is your book about? Need more customers to find your website? Want to get your name in the news? Need more revenue? Propel: Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and […]

  • Froswa Booker Drew

    Froswa’ Booker-Drew, Author of Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last

    Book Title: Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last Website URL: Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last Social Media Links: @Froswa (Twitter) https://www.facebook.com/froswa.bookerdrew http://www.linkedin.com/in/froswabookerdrew What is your book about? “Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last” shares my experience of building lasting personal and professional relationships with others.  The book explores how many businesswomen and mothers don’t […]

  • Rob Bellenfant

    Entrepreneur Interview: Rob Bellenfant, TechnologyAdvice

    Business Name: TechnologyAdvice Website URL: http://technologyadvice.com Social Media Links: http://twitter.com/robbellenfant https://www.facebook.com/techadvice http://www.linkedin.com/in/robbellenfant Year Founded: 2014 (previously Thrive Marketing Group) Business Partners: None. Number of Employees: 44 What does your company do? TechnologyAdvice is dedicated to educating, advising, and connecting buyers and sellers of business technology. As a trusted resource in a variety of technology verticals, […]

  • Tracey Fieber

    Entrepreneur Interview: Tracey Fieber, Tracey Fieber Business Solutions

    Business Name: Tracey Fieber Business Solutions Website URL:   http://traceyfieber.com/ Social Media Links: https://twitter.com/@TraceyFieber www.facebook.com/TraceyFieber ca.linkedin.com/in/traceyfieber https://www.youtube.com/user/trfieber Year Founded: 2009 Business Partners: None Number of Employees: 8 What does your company do? We help companies grow through online and offline marketing; help with operations, streamlining and automating; team building, sales & management training Was there a […]

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  • ecommerce implementation options

    E-Commerce Implementation Options

    Making your products or services available for sale online can quickly generate new revenue for many types of businesses. Even selling just a few items can have an impact on your bottom line. A couple of years ago, my father’s birthday was approaching and I decided to get him a gift certificate to his favorite […]

  • community marketing methods

    Community Marketing Methods

    When aiming your marketing efforts at communities, the first consideration is your niche audience. You want to figure out where they spend their time, what their interests are, and where you can find them. Following are some places to begin your search. Online Communities  Since the advent of the internet, online communities have made it […]

  • press releases and the internet

    Press Releases and the Internet

    Traditionally, a press release is sent directly to media outlets or sent through a distribution service. One of the most popular online distribution services is http://prweb.com. For a fee, your release can be distributed to hundreds of online news sources, including industry-specific journalists. You can also access press release distribution via http://gebbiepress.com. Not only can […]

  • elements of a media kit

    Elements of a Media Kit

    A media kit is a collection of information and facts about your business that the media can access to learn about your company. In the past, media kits were traditionally delivered by postal mail in hard-copy format, but access to the internet has led to more and more businesses making their media kits available online. […]

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    Quick and Easy Social Media Cheat Sheet

    Recently I was asked to give a short talk on social media with a local business group. Since I didn’t have a lot of time for a formal presentation, I put together a quick social media cheat sheet and opened it up for discussion. It was a great session! Here’s the summary for your own […]

  • Understanding Social Proof and How it Can Work for Your Business

    Understanding Social Proof and How it Can Work for Your Business

    The term “social proof” has gained popularity in recent years, but it’s really just a fancy phrase for “testimonials.” However, people often underestimate the power of social proof. It’s a way of providing evidence that other people like your products or services, and this is far more important than you might realize. As consumers we […]

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    7 Essential Steps to Build an Online Presence for Your Business

    I’ve been speaking about the topic of online marketing for many years now, yet I still come across people every day who are struggling to put the pieces together. It can sound overwhelming to build a brand online, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Following are some important and effective steps you can […]

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    20 Ways to Generate Blog Content Without Writing it Yourself

    For years I have been preaching the value of blogging for small business owners and anyone who wants to build an audience online. When you update a blog regularly (at least twice per week, though more is better), your website traffic should increase over time. Google gives higher priority to websites that update content frequently, […]

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