Archive for September, 2011

Thank You, Sponsors

Filed in Featured, Site News by Matt McGee on September 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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Welcome GetListed Local University – Burley Attendees

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Featured by Matt McGee on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
Welcome GetListed Local University – Burley Attendees

If you’re reading this while at the GetListed Local University workshop, a big welcome to you. Thanks for visiting SmallBusinessSEM.com. In my presentation, I mention a couple dozen web sites, articles, and other links that you may not have had time to jot down while I was speaking. If that’s the case, here are all […]

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B&H Photo Shows How To Convert Customers Into Fans & Followers

Filed in Featured, MY BEST POSTS, Social Media by Matt McGee on September 23, 2011 7 Comments
B&H Photo Shows How To Convert Customers Into Fans & Followers

Question: Are you a fan/follower of every business you patronize? I’m guessing not. Do you follow your local grocery store on Twitter? Have you fanned the local shopping mall on Facebook? Converting customers into social media fans and followers isn’t always easy. I’d say there are six things, at minimum, that you have to do […]

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On OPEN Forum: A Crash Course in Search Marketing

Filed in Conferences/Educ., PPC Advertising, SEO by Matt McGee on September 22, 2011 1 Comment
On OPEN Forum: A Crash Course in Search Marketing

My latest contribution at the American Express OPEN Forum is now online, and it’s a two-parter that’s geared toward small business owners who are relatively new to SEO and PPC. I’ll explain:

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Very Interesting: Avvo Shifts Focus to Q&A

Filed in Directories, Featured, Social Media by Matt McGee on September 20, 2011 4 Comments
Very Interesting: Avvo Shifts Focus to Q&A

Not two hours ago, I was on the phone doing an SEO consultation call with a doctor to whom I suggested checking out Avvo as a good industry-based place to be listed/seen. Avvo has long been considered a trusted industry directory site for lawyers and it recently expanded to include doctors, too. Now, it’s changing […]

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Nielsen: Social Media Reaches 80% of US Internet Users

Filed in Featured, Social Media, Statistics by Matt McGee on September 19, 2011 5 Comments
Nielsen: Social Media Reaches 80% of US Internet Users

Social networking continues to grow in the U.S. and now reaches four out of five active Internet users. That’s one of the stats that came out last week when Nielsen published its Social Media Report for Q3 2011. And, as the chart below shows, social networking is also the primary way we spend time online.

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