We attended the Dallas SEO/SEM Meetup last night regarding Tips and Tools to Help Small Businesses Succeed. Christine Churchill from KeyRelevance was able to recommend several tools for online marketing that small business owners can use to gain more traction online. Here are just a few of them:
Finding material that can be used by graphic designers to help ease workflow is sometimes hard. According to a recent article by Template Monster, the best place to start looking, of course, is online. Anything from fonts and icons, to color schemes and custom forms can be found. These online tools, found on Adam’s post, […]
Content curation, often known as re-blogging, is the sharing and redistribution of blog posts, social media, and other forms of online publication to your network of users with your commentary, praise, or critique. Almost everyone has done it, just by sharing a Facebook picture or retweeting your favorite quote.
It looks like Google is testing a new version of their image search preview function. Please note that you may not experience the same visual experience, as it appears they are only rolling this out to certain users (A/B Testing).
If you are trying to add your business (or a client’s business) to CitySearch, you may notice that there is no visible option (at this time, at least). Luckily, Phil over at Local Visibility System got hold of a solution, which he details in this article, How to Add a Free CitySearch Business Listing. Basically, […]
We’ve got a quick tip today. If you are using WordPress or another PHP based platform, you can place the following code in your footer, next to a copyright ( © ) symbol and it will always display the current year. Note: The code in the snippets below needs to be in php tags. Not […]
If you have purchased a theme from TemplateMonster or another WordPress theme site, it is likely that some of the custom post types used to create things like portfolio, client, or testimonial pages, as well as the URLs that those pages write to, may not be named optimally. Most recently for us, we had a […]
Every Facebook personal or business page’s status feed has its own RSS feed that you can tap into for various purposes. You may want to see your friend’s feeds in your feed reader (rather than actually logging in to Facebook and dealing with the ever increasing clutter), or you may want to pull your own […]
Online business profile services (directories) such as Google Places, Bing Local and Yahoo Local, among many more, are a great, free services that can bring you new customers, more traffic, and more interactivity with your clients. A properly optimized and complete profile gives your enterprise a better chance of being found in map and directory […]
Sitemaps are often overlooked when creating a website, largely because most are unaware of the benefits and process. Having a properly formatted sitemap index and sitemap files that are also submitted to Google WebmasterTools will result in increased indexed pages, which means Google (and other search engines) have greater visibility of your website that they […]