The Problem With Marketing

Problem With Marketing

So I’ve been doing a lot of research lately.  Reading articles, interviewing “Gurus”, watching videos, and everything else you can think of.  In doing all this I found a HUGE problem with marketing! I’ve talked to a lot of people both in the marketing realm and just small mom and pop businesses.  It’s sad, in [...]

Beat Your Competition the Right Way

Beat Your Competition

Want to know how to beat your competition?  We are all in the “Eyeballs and Ears business”, which means if a person can see or hear something … we want to be there! But, we don’t want to be spammy! What I plan on sharing with you today is a few tips to beat your [...]

Why You Need a Business Blog

Business Blogging

A business blog has nothing to do with you.  This is not about showing off.  Blogging on behalf of your business is about increasing your visibility on the internet and acquiring new customers. Here are five reasons why every small business should think about writing a blog.   A business blog can back up what [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 7 – Final

SEO Tips For Small Business Owners   While there are a variety of ways to increase targeted website traffic, every business owner should consider optimizing their website for the search engines. Instead of putting all of your eggs in one basket, it’s best to drive website traffic through several sources. This way, you can cast [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 5

Website Factors That Affect SEO Search Engine Optimization is generally comprised of two distinctly different activities… optimizing the website itself , referred to as “on page” optimization, and increasing the authority of the website in the eyes of the search engines, referred to as “off page” optimization. While both strategies must be employed for best [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 4

SEO for Small Business Tutorial

Keyword Selection For Search Engine Optimization   Search Engine Optimization really isn’t rocket science but there is a lot to know and consider when optimizing one’s website. At the forefront is the understanding of keywords/keyword phrases and what affect they have on your ability to get targeted website traffic. What is a keyword/keyword phrase anyway? [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 3

 Don’t Most Web Designers Know SEO? The world of web design is complex and fraught with misinformation. Chief among them is the belief that most web designers have a solid understanding of Search Engine Optimization (aka SEO). In truth, the exact opposite is true. Most web designers know very little about SEO and this includes [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 2

SEO Terminology – 5 Terms You Should Know One of the reasons Search Engine Optimization seems so complex is that it there are so many foreign terms used. In this short article, I’ll list some of the most common terms and will try my best to give you “geek free” definitions. 1. SEO SEO stands [...]

SEO Basic Tips for Small Business Owners – Part 1

SEO Small Business Search Results

  (Screenshot of for the keyword phrase, “denver auto repair.” A – The top three ads in the shaded area are paid ads. They have been created through Google’s Adwords program and are Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ads. B – As I conducted a “local search,” Google is showing me a Google Map relevant to my [...]

What is a Good Website?

For years people have been led to believe that a good website is one that simply looks good. But now you have to ask yourself again… What is a Good Website? I’ve been studying webdesign and websites in general over the last 3 years heavily.  I’ll tell you what I’ve found.  I’ve seen websites that [...]