Archive for March, 2011

SMBs: Do You Know What “Web Equity” You Control?

Filed in Featured, Local Search, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on March 15, 2011 0 Comments
SMBs: Do You Know What “Web Equity” You Control?

If you were at the GetListed.org Local University workshop in Spokane last month, you got a sneak peek at this already. Everyone else, this is really great. Mike Blumenthal has created an infographic that he’s calling “Web Equity: Owning Your Local Web Presence.” It shows the various elements of a successful online presence in light […]

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NCAA Hoops: SEO Madness 2011 is here!

Filed in Featured, Off-Topic by Matt McGee on March 13, 2011 4 Comments
NCAA Hoops: SEO Madness 2011 is here!

Your office pool is fun, but how about competing against fellow search marketers far and wide? It’s time for the 5th Annual “SEO Madness” College Hoops Pool, where we all make our March Madness picks, and the winner gets the links. Teams and brackets have just been announced and you can sign-up now. Here’s what […]

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Why Fans Stop Liking & Following You on Facebook & Twitter

Filed in Featured, MY BEST POSTS, Social Media by Matt McGee on March 7, 2011 21 Comments
Why Fans Stop Liking & Following You on Facebook & Twitter

Ever wonder if you’re boring your followers to tears on Twitter? Or wonder if your Facebook fans think you’ve become just a bit too spammy? Those are questions any business owner that’s active in social media should be asking. It’s hard enough to get customers to like/follow you, but once they do you also have […]

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Micro Businesses & Social Media: VistaPrint Stats

Filed in Featured, Small Biz Marketing, Statistics by Matt McGee on March 2, 2011 4 Comments
Micro Businesses & Social Media: VistaPrint Stats

A healthy number of micro businesses say they’ll expand, explore, or maintain their social media marketing presence in 2011. VistaPrint surveyed more than 750 uber-small businesses in late January and early February and, of that group, 40% say they plan to explore social media or maintain their current presence. Another 34% indicated that they plan […]

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PHOTOS: GetListed.org Local U in Portland, Spokane

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Featured by Matt McGee on March 1, 2011 0 Comments
PHOTOS: GetListed.org Local U in Portland, Spokane

We had a great week last week with two GetListed.org Local University workshops — one in Portland, and the second in Spokane. (Sandwiched around an excellent SearchFest event, too.) In Spokane on Friday, we tried something new: our first full-day workshop. From all the feedback I picked up during the day, the attendees found it […]

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