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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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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 […]
Beginner's Guide to Business Blogging
Seth Godin’s latest project Change This is offering a free download titled the Beginner’s Guide to Business Blogging. Debbie Weil put the guide together and I contributed an article on blogs and traffic. Debbie did a nice job pulling together a very practical guide for new and old bloggers alike. Go get one and pass […]
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 […]

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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
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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 this keyword service helps you uncover hot keyword markets and allows you to check your search engine ranking on Google, and much, much more.
Google AdSense – New Feature
A while back Google allowed AdSense advertisers the ability to set up what they called channels. This let you track AdSense clickthroughs and the like to specific pages. Cool feature – Trouble was you had to go back to each of those pages and insert some new code. Not the end of the world but […]
Best Blog Directory and RSS Submission Sites
Want to get more readers for your blog? Visit Robin Good’s comprehensive list of Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites As is becoming more and more obvious, blogs are forcing a bit of a shift away from the major search engines. Oh, you still need to do your work there too, but your weblog will […]

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