Archive for September, 2009

Talking Social Media & Small Businesses

Filed in Interviews by Matt McGee on September 28, 2009 2 Comments
Talking Social Media & Small Businesses

I recently had the pleasure of guesting on the Trademark Productions Web Talk radio show, and the audio of that is now available online. I spoke for about a half hour with host (and company president) Dwight Zahringer about small businesses and social media, but we also went a bit into hyperlocal blogging, too. You […]

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Light Posting

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on September 20, 2009
Light Posting

This is just a heads up that posting may be a bit slower than normal during the coming week or two. I’m beyond swamped at the moment, so if you’re trying to reach me please be patient.

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SBS Flashback: September 2008

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on September 20, 2009 1 Comment
SBS Flashback: September 2008

For those of you who are new SBSM readers & subscribers, here’s a list of noteworthy posts you probably missed from one year ago. I try to put together a post like this each month to introduce new readers to old content that might be worth reading. New E-book: How to SEO Your Site in […]

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Should a Small Business have a Wikipedia article?

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, Reputation Mgmt. by Matt McGee on September 17, 2009 41 Comments
Should a Small Business have a Wikipedia article?

Let’s talk reputation management. When someone types your company name into Google, you want to own as many of the results as possible. Your company web site, your blog (if it has a different URL), your Facebook business page, your Yelp listing, and other business profile pages will often rank highly. This is good. You […]

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I Think Yahoo Neighbors Could Be Huge

Filed in Local Search, Yahoo by Matt McGee on September 8, 2009 9 Comments
I Think Yahoo Neighbors Could Be Huge

Another collision of local search and social conversation: It’s called Yahoo Neighbors, and I think it has the potential to be really big and really important in the local/small business space. That link points to my fairly lengthy overview on Search Engine Land. Yahoo Neighbors is essentially a forum or message board for every town […]

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