Archive for August, 2008

August ’08: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on August 31, 2008 2 Comments
August ’08: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Happy Labor Day weekend to my U.S.-based friends and peers. Kinda strange posting in the middle of a long, holiday weekend, but it is the end of the month, so what can you do? Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts during August. If you’re new to SBS, this is a monthly feature. You […]

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Hyperlocal Blogging: Successes and Failures So Far

Filed in Blogging by Matt McGee on August 29, 2008 0 Comments
Hyperlocal Blogging: Successes and Failures So Far

This is Part Five of a series on Starting a Hyperlocal Blog. Please visit that page for links to the full series of articles. How do you measure the success of your blog? There are lots of ways to do it: number of feed readers, number of comments, unique visitors, page views, and many more. […]

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Marketing A Hyperlocal Blog

Filed in Blogging by Matt McGee on August 28, 2008 0 Comments
Marketing A Hyperlocal Blog

This is Part Four of a series on Starting a Hyperlocal Blog. Please visit that page for links to the full series of articles. Marketing any blog involves getting active in the blogosphere, leaving quality comments on other blogs in your niche, and basically sticking your neck out for other bloggers and blog readers to […]

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Content Development for Our Hyperlocal Blogs

Filed in Blogging by Matt McGee on August 27, 2008 0 Comments
Content Development for Our Hyperlocal Blogs

This is Part Three of a series on Starting a Hyperlocal Blog. Please visit that page for links to the full series of articles. With a plan in place, domains purchased, hosting taken care of, and blog designs selected, the next focus is content. In part three of this series, it’s time to talk about […]

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Two Days Left to Get SBMU Discount

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on August 27, 2008 1 Comment
Two Days Left to Get SBMU Discount

Early-bird registration ends this Friday for the upcoming Small Business Marketing Unleashed Conference in Columbus, Ohio. If you register by Friday, the cost is an astonishingly low $750 … after Friday, it goes up to $975. The conference is set for September 22-23 — but events actually begin the evening of September 21, and I […]

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MSN’s Local Listings Center = Down

Filed in Bing, Local Search by Matt McGee on August 27, 2008 1 Comment
MSN’s Local Listings Center = Down

I’d really like to suggest to clients that they add their business to MSN’s Local Business Listings Center, but it’s down for some reason. And it’s not coming back in the immediate future. “Please try again after Labour Day.” Say what? And what’s with the UK spelling? Anyone know what’s going on? Big upgrades, perhaps? […]

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