85 Reasons Why Website Designers/Developers Keep SEOs in Business

May 21, 2009

85 Reasons Why Website Designers/Developers Keep SEOs in Business.

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Customer Service – Why Circuit City Failed, and Why B&H Thrives

May 19, 2009

Focus less on profit-making and more on pleasing your customers, and they will reward you with loyalty. Why Circuit City Failed, and Why B&H Thrives | from Inc magazine.

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Businesses small and large are finding customers via Google

May 6, 2009

Bananas at Large, a music store in San Rafael, California, isn’t advertising in the local paper or the yellow pages. Instead, Sharp says, someone looking for a guitar is more likely to go online and use Google. “It’s the new yellow pages,” he explains. via Good Times For Google Advertising : NPR.

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5 Reasons Why Search Rankings Are A Poor Measure Of Success

April 23, 2009

Great advice on why search engine rankings don’t always equal business success.  Tell your CEO you are trying to target customers, not everyone. 5 Reasons Why Rankings Are A Poor Measure Of Success.

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Best Places for Business: Raleigh first, Durham third in U.S.

March 30, 2009

In its annual Best Places for Business and Careers rankings, Forbes said no metro area in the U.S. can compare to Raleigh. It was the third year in a row that Raleigh topped the list.  Durham took third, so the Research Triangle area (the metro area is now called “Raleigh-Cary” by the US Census) took […]

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North Carolina second nationally for business climate, CEOs say

March 19, 2009

North Carolina is second in the U.S. for business climates, according to a new survey from Chief Executive magazine. via Carolinas, Georgia in top 10 for business climate, CEOs say :: WRAL.com.

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Internet Marketing Research Blog Brought To You By Marketing Experiments

March 6, 2009

Internet Marketing Research Blog Brought To You By Marketing Experiments.

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Give SEO Time! – Search Engine Watch (SEW)

March 2, 2009

For a new Web site trying to compete in one of the most competitive areas of SEO, the answer for “how long” might be two years, or more. via Give SEO Time! – Search Engine Watch (SEW).

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Teaching Executives the Value of Search Engine Optimization

February 23, 2009

Internet and search engine marketing is not a fad or a short term project; it is a cultural business evolution! via SEO Newsletter – FEATURE: Wondering About the Value of Search Engine Optimization?.

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Local Marketing through Google – Get it Now

February 19, 2009

Search Marketing Standard Blog | Your Local Business SEM Market Just Got Hotter .

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Small Businesses Not Satisfied with Web Presence

February 19, 2009

Small Businesses Not Satisfied with Web Presence Though less than half of small businesses do have a website, the ones that do are not necessarily seeking to get traffic to it, and are not happy overall with their online marketing. Among those small businesses that have a website: 51% believe both the quality and ability […]

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SMB’s Use Search Engines Then Ignore Them in Their Marketing Plans

February 19, 2009

From Frank Thinking: 8% of small business owners dedicate 10% or less of their budget to marketing Of those, 30% do no Internet advertising via SMB’s Use Search Engines Then Ignore Them in Their Marketing Plans –. Your customers are using search to find products and services; your business should market where your customers are […]

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SEO Results Take Time

February 11, 2009

Regardless of the scope of the SEO campaign you are undertaking, you will have to wait for results. Just how long you need to wait however, will depend on a large number of factors. via SEO Results Take Time .

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Best Cities to Start a Small Business

February 7, 2009

BizJournals analyzed the 100 largest metropolitan areas to find the best places to start a small business.  Only one ranked among the top 10 in four key categories: growth rates for small businesses and population, and one- and five-year increases in employment: Best Areas to Start a Small Business – National Business News – Portfolio.com.

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Generating Keywords from the Inside Out

January 26, 2009

Long Tail Keywords plus a list of some strong keyword research tools – Lyris | HQ – Marketing Headquarters – Generating Keywords from the Inside Out.

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SEO :Evaluating Inbound Link Relevancy

January 26, 2009

Bruce Clay uses Google Webmaster Tools to show how to determine which links to our site are the most valuable for SEO – SEO Newsletter – BACK TO BASICS: Evaluating Inbound Link Relevancy.

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