Archive for January, 2011

January ’11: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Featured, Link Roundups by Matt McGee on January 31, 2011 2 Comments
January ’11: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts I found and read during January. If you’re new to this blog, this is a monthly feature that began way back in 2007. You can find earlier “Best Of”s for each month in the Link Roundups category archive. I never include my own posts in these end-of-month […]

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How to Be a Great Client

Filed in Featured, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on January 30, 2011 6 Comments
How to Be a Great Client

Small business owners: You want/need to find a great marketing consultant. You interview several people/companies and choose the one that best fits your needs. But finding a great advisor is only half of the equation. The other half? You need to be a great client, too — someone that consultants want to work with, want […]

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Thank You, Sponsors

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on January 28, 2011
Thank You, Sponsors

Every month I like to give a shout out to the sponsors who are supporting me and this blog. These are companies that value you, my readers, enough to want to have their names in front of your eyes. I hope you’ll read their messages below and, if interested, click through to learn more about […]

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Google: Goodbye to Real Estate Search

Filed in Featured, Google by Matt McGee on January 26, 2011 9 Comments
Google: Goodbye to Real Estate Search

I can’t really explain enough how shocked I am that Google is ditching the real estate listings that currently show in Google Maps. Amazing. Real estate is, in some ways, a pre-cursor to what we’re seeing now more generally with local search itself. Today, we often talk about how the yellow pages books are being […]

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Quick Way to Find Interesting & Influential Twitter Users

Filed in Featured, MY BEST POSTS, Social Media by Matt McGee on January 24, 2011 9 Comments
Quick Way to Find Interesting & Influential Twitter Users

One of the tenets of marketing on Twitter is to find and connect with the most influential users in your industry. There are several sites and directories that claim to offer an easy way to find those users. But, in my experience, none those sites/tools alone is adequate to really find who you should be […]

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GetListed.org Local University Lands in Birmingham Next Week

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
GetListed.org Local University Lands in Birmingham Next Week

2011 should be a big year for GetListed.org Local University. This year’s series of local workshops begins next week in Birmingham, Alabama: Wednesday, January 26th with one workshop running from 8:00 am to Noon and repeating from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Sadly, I won’t be there. But I can still you offer a coupon code […]

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