Entries Tagged as 'Small Business Marketing'

“The SEO Butcher Is Not Working Anymore…”

February 5th, 2014 · 11 Comments

This gem just landed in the inbox. Remember when you thought serving SMBs would be cool? From: [REDACTED] Subject: SEO Message Body: I do not mean to waste anybody’s time, nor do I wish to ask a taxi to drive me home for free, I have questions and spend countless hours thinking I have something […]

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Anatomy of a Local SEO Campaign

January 30th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Barbie Doll Stuck Up Butt X Ray

Source: The Internet Client Information Intake Research > Strategy Recommendations Site Audit > Upgrade NAP/Citation Audit > Fix Issues On Site Content Creation Off Site Content Creation Review Generation Link Research > Link Outreach Clean Up Link SPAM From Previous SEO Firms Rinse Repeat  

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Tags: Linkbuilding · Local Search · Online Reviews · Small Business Marketing

The Small Business SEO Agency Reseller Model

June 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Red Pill or The Blue Pill?

I tend to get a lot of calls from start-ups trying to go the small business SEO agency reseller route to get their services in the hands of SMBs.  Often they are looking for feedback on their service, introductions to potential resellers, or a SEO strategy to get in front of potential customers.  I have […]

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Are SMBs Impossible To Serve Well, Google Et Al?

November 30th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Train Wreck

Mike Blumenthal’s instant classic Google Local: Train Wreck at the Junction has spawned a lively Google Plus thread where various Localistas have been wringing their hands as to why oh why can’t Google stop screwing SMBs. While I am in agreement that Google Plus Place Local Multi Merge for Business Dashboardgate has been absolutely no […]

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Tags: Google · Small Business Marketing · Yellow Pages

NewsFlash: SMB Websites Suck

December 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This was my favorite piece of data that came out of the BIAKelsey ILMWest show:   (For the bots) Only 13% have a local phone number on their homepage #insane Only 24% have an email address on the site #alsoinsane 36% of these sites are single page #couldbeofficial

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · Small Business Marketing