Archive for July, 2006

Can small businesses market on MySpace?

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on July 31, 2006 4 Comments
Can small businesses market on MySpace?

I hope the traffic level here on SBS has reached the point where I can make a blatant call for comments…. Here’s the deal: I’m about halfway through writing up an article about MySpace marketing, specifically as it relates to my target audience: small businesses. The focus of what I’m writing is this: Can small […]

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Ready for SES…

Filed in Miscellaneous, Site News by Matt McGee on July 30, 2006 0 Comments
Ready for SES…

Whew. Finally finished the presentation for SES, which is coming up fast. Talk about being a fish out of water — not only will it be my first time attending an SES, but it’s also my first time speaking at any conference/event about SEM/SEO stuff. I think my biggest audience in the past for a […]

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Yahoo SERPs on steroids

Filed in Yahoo by Matt McGee on July 28, 2006 0 Comments
Yahoo SERPs on steroids

So I was jogging laps through the Big 4’s SERPs today, checking on a few queries of interest to see what, if anything, is new since the last time I looked. And … whoa. Yahoo!, indeed. Is it just me, or are Yahoo’s SERPs on steroids? Look at this: Look at that title. I cut […]

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Free tele-seminar on Local Search / Small Biz

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Local Search, Yahoo by Matt McGee on July 27, 2006 0 Comments
Free tele-seminar on Local Search / Small Biz

This might be of interest to some SBS readers…. Small Business Commandos is hosting a tele-seminar next Wednesday, August 2nd, at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT. It’s all about how small businesses can use Local Search to “blow the doors off your competition.” First 300 sign-ups are free, courtesy of Yahoo! — which […]

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Using del.icio.us as a PR hub

Filed in PR/Media Relations, Social Media by Matt McGee on July 27, 2006 0 Comments
Using del.icio.us as a PR hub

I don’t know how helpful this might be to the typical small business (is there such a thing? probably not), but it’s really a great read. At PR-Squared, Todd Defren explains how his company has been using del.icio.us as a sort of “PR hub” to contact journalists who cover a client’s industry (namely, word of […]

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Web project pricing

Filed in SEM, SEO, Web Design by Matt McGee on July 25, 2006 0 Comments
Web project pricing

Oddly, I’ve seen two discussions this week about project pricing — which is generally a no-no in terms of public discussion. Not oddly, I’m going to comment on what’s being discussed with a couple (hopefully) salient points for small business owners. First there was a post about SEO/SEM project pricing that Rand wrote on SEOmoz.org. […]

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