Archive for March, 2011

Thank You, Sponsors

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on March 30, 2011 0 Comments
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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Try Delicious.com for Blog Content Ideas

Filed in Blogging, Featured by Matt McGee on March 28, 2011 4 Comments
Try Delicious.com for Blog Content Ideas

I bet you didn’t know that I built a successful blog almost entirely by using Delicious.com to get ideas for what I should be writing about. It’s true. Which blog I’m referring to doesn’t matter, but I’m not exaggerating when I say that more than half of my articles on that blog came from watching […]

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No SEMMY Awards for 2011-2012

Filed in Featured, SEMMY Awards by Matt McGee on March 27, 2011 1 Comment
No SEMMY Awards for 2011-2012

It’s probably obvious by now, but just to confirm: There will be no SEMMY Awards this year. As I mentioned in early January, I’ve had too much on my plate so far this year to work on the SEMMYs. I hoped they might only be delayed for a month or two, but it looks like […]

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SBSM Flashback: March 2010

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on March 18, 2011 1 Comment
SBSM Flashback: March 2010

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.

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Don’t Be One of These Small Businesses

Filed in Small Biz Marketing, Social Media, Statistics by Matt McGee on March 18, 2011 11 Comments
Don’t Be One of These Small Businesses

According to the recent “Network Solutions State of Small Business” report, 9% of small business owners will spend less on their website, or forgo a website completely, in favor of using social media. (The stat is buried a bit in that page/link.) That’s not all…

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Bing Drops “Write a Review” Link; Good Move or Bad?

Filed in Bing, Featured, Local Search by Matt McGee on March 17, 2011 12 Comments
Bing Drops “Write a Review” Link; Good Move or Bad?

If you have one of those pages or links on your site that asks customers to “review us on Bing,” go ahead and take it down. Your customers can’t do that anymore. At some point in the last few months, Bing removed the “write a review” link that appeared on local business listings and disabled […]

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