Archive for March, 2012

Social Media Disconnect: It Matters, But We Have No Strategy

Filed in Social Media, Statistics by Matt McGee on March 21, 2012 7 Comments
Social Media Disconnect: It Matters, But We Have No Strategy

Have a look at this chart that Facebook recently shared: Those stats are from a Forrester survey of major brands — companies with Chief Marketing Officers and Marketing VPs and the like. There aren’t a ton of small businesses with employees holding those titles. Seventy-six percent of the bigwigs surveyed recognize the value of social […]

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SBSM Flashback: March 2011

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on March 17, 2012 0 Comments
SBSM Flashback: March 2011

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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College Hoops: SEO Madness 2012 Is On!

Filed in Off-Topic by Matt McGee on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
College Hoops: SEO Madness 2012 Is On!

I’m not sure how long I’ve been doing this, but our big annual March Madness tourney for SEOs and online marketers around the world is open again! As always, we’re using Yahoo’s tourney pick-em game to run our SEO Madness group, so you’ll need a Yahoo account to play. If you’re ready to go, the […]

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Why Small Businesses Need BOTH Social & Search

Why Small Businesses Need BOTH Social & Search

It’s an unfortunate question: “Should we be spending money/time on search or social media?” I’d like to answer that question with some data from recent surveys that address how consumers use search and social networks in terms of small and local businesses. And I’ll make the point that, since consumers use search and social so […]

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GetListed Local University: Six New Workshops On Tap

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
GetListed Local University: Six New Workshops On Tap

Tell your friends and family: GetListed.org’s Local University is hitting the road again beginning next month, and continuing with six workshops planned through mid-June. All of the workshops will be up to GLU’s regularly excellent level, but there’s one on tap that should be very special: Local University: ADVANCED, which is happening on June 7th […]

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