Archive for September, 2010

Why We Like & Follow Businesses Online

Filed in Featured, MY BEST POSTS, Social Media, Statistics by Matt McGee on September 8, 2010 21 Comments
Why We Like & Follow Businesses Online

Here’s the million dollar question: Why would anyone “like” your company on Facebook or follow you on Twitter? I’m one of countless marketing consultants that helps clients use social media to connect with new customers. I’ve written countless articles on this blog and elsewhere about the benefits of social media for small business owners. At […]

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Recently on Hyperlocal Blogger

Filed in Blogging, Link Roundups by Matt McGee on September 7, 2010 0 Comments
Recently on Hyperlocal Blogger

In addition to this blog, I also write regularly about local blogging at Hyperlocal Blogger. Every so often, I like to share links to some of the articles that I think SBSM readers might also find interesting over there. It’s been a couple months since I’ve done a link roundup for HLB posts, so here’s […]

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Google Dangles Carrots in Front of Small Biz Owners

Filed in Featured, Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on September 2, 2010 5 Comments
Google Dangles Carrots in Front of Small Biz Owners

Google made two announcements this week that, while not being targeted toward small business owners (yet?), essentially serve as a dangling carrot for future local search visibility. One is about better visibility on Google Maps; the other is about expanding the availability of product inventory listings in Google’s search results. So, whether you’re a service-based […]

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