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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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A Fox In the Logs
You’ve got to love a good underdog story. Well, they don’t get much bigger than Godzilla vs Mozilla (Firefox) I’ve been seeing a lot of folks hitting my site with the Firefox Browser and I’ve been having fun playing with it myself. The coolest feature (although I’m sure power users will laugh) is the tabbed […]
Do the Ping Thing
Blog directories let you tell them to come on down and feed on your newest entries by way of something called a ping or pinging. It’s like this little eletronic alarm that goes off when you make a new entry. That way they know to visit your site, only when you have updated. Maybe you […]
Partner for Referrals and Everybody Wins
Conference Calls Unlimited just sent me a very powerful referral marketing promotion. CCU provides audio and web conference services and finds that to beat through the clutter of the Internet and PPC price shopping they can do much better by way of referral – (lesson for anyone in that nugget) CCU sent me a plastic […]

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I've got a funny feeling about MSN
Everyone talks about Google and Yahoo as though they are the only search engines out there. And that’s because in terms of traffic for your web site they really have mattered most. MSN has long played third wheel but all of a sudden they are starting to make some real noise and, as far as […]
Ads or Articles – It’s a matter of trust
Many times when someone sees what he or she believe Is advertising, the radar screen goes up. Immediately, a bit of mistrust comes into play. When they read an article that speaks about the very same subject, often times, they begin to develop a bond of trust with the expert who authored the piece. In […]

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Referral Marketing Is Target Marketing At Its Best
Most small business owners miss the boat when it comes to getting a constant flow of referrals because they start off looking in all the wrong places. If they seek referrals at all, most small business owners think only of their clients. Now, your existing clients can be a good source of referrals. And when […]
Feedster :: RSS Search Engine
No Need to Click Here – I’m just claiming my feed at Feedster
It's All About the Cool Little Buttons
Oh sure, every self-respecting blog publisher know they need to syndicate their feed in a variety of manners. Just scroll down the left side of this blog and you will find several of the hottest feed syndication services listed along with my own RSS feed. But, notice the cool button for my feed. I made […]
Do You Know What Your Clients Are Looking For?
One of the best ways to stay on top of trends is to make a habit of studying what people are searching for. Recently, I uncovered a free service called NicheBOT.com this keyword service helps you uncover hot keyword markets and allows you to check your search engine ranking on Google, and much, much more.

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