Business Tips

A collection of articles that offers tips for businesses.

Why doesn't your website work on my iPad & iPhone?

Why doesn’t your website work on my iPad & iPhone?

In March 2011 TechCrunch reported that 100 million iPhones have been sold and in June 2011 MocoNews reported that 25 million iPads have been sold. 125  million people and the numbers grow everyday! I am surprised at how many websites do not work on my iPad and iPhone. I am shocked that it has not […]

 5 Q&A's with Alan K'necht - Business Social Media and Marketing Tips

5 Q&A’s with Alan K’necht – Business Social Media and Marketing Tips

Businesses are getting non-stop advice on online marketing. I would say most is bad advice. Have any tips for businesses in seeking valuable advice? Stop thinking of online marketing as something new. The tool is new and tried and prove tactics are what works. To avoid snake oil type salesmen avoid firms that tell you […]

Perception is Everything

Perception is Everything

Unfortunately, we talk to businesses all the time that do not understand how devastating bad online reviews, website complaints and negative word-of-mouth can be for a business. Your reputation is EVERYTHING, both online and off. If one person perceives that your business has done something wrong or is insulted or disagrees with your practices this […]

Home Address (es) on SPOKEO.com? How to Remove It

Home Address (es) on SPOKEO.com? How to Remove It

This info can be removed and I will tell you how. It appears there is a limit of how many you remove a day. Steps to remove: Go to http://spokeo.com Search for your name – my be broken down into state and city. CLICK on your name and then COPY the URL. Click on “SPOKEO” […]

8 Questions Every Website Should Answer

8 Questions Every Website Should Answer

Here are some questions every website needs to answer for users if you are hoping to create trust and make a sale. They should be answered on every page, with the exception of #7 (which need to be page specific). You can answer these questions with content, graphics and images. Why should I like you? Tell […]

2011 Must Have #6 Analytics - W/Simple Examples and a Tiger

2011 Must Have #6 Analytics – W/Simple Examples and a Tiger

I am not going to make this an in depth post about Google analytics because there are tons of them out there. This is a post for those that haven’t looked at analytics, have never heard of it or denied someone that highly recommended analytics. (I also don ‘t need comments on what I didn’t […]

Why You Need an SEO and Internet Marketing Consultant

Why You Need an SEO and Internet Marketing Consultant

We are doing more consulting than ever before and we enjoy it Here are some reasons why you need an SEO consultant and what they can do for you. #1 – You can find out what you are wasting your money on and what you should keep investing in! Businesses are sold everything under the […]

2011 Must Have #3 and #4 - Off Site Optimization & Local Search

2011 Must Have #3 and #4 – Off Site Optimization & Local Search

Many businesses are starting to understand that their websites need to be optimized. They understand that things must be done to their actual website for them to be optimized. What they often don’t understand is that things need to be done off the website (off-site) to support the on-site optimization strategy(ies). Link building is a […]

5 Online Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in 2011

1 – Assuming You Don’t Need to Be Concerned With Your Online Presence I  still meet people all the time that don’t believe they should be worried about their presence and findability online. The first place I look for a business is online. If I can’t find you than no one else can either. More […]

Thinking About Creating a Website? What You Need to Know

Thinking About Creating a Website? What You Need to Know

Here are some quick tips followed by articles that should help you choose the right web designer and SEO team: If you look at a portfolio and all the sites look very similar you can’t expect a unique or dynamic site If they offer SEO and their clients’ site have “About us”, “Our site”, “Home” […]

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