Like pretty much everyone else who writes, I’ve been looking back at what I published here over the past 12 months. And like pretty much everyone else, I put together a list of my best articles of the year.
These aren’t the ones with the most comments, page views or whatever; they’re my personal picks as the best across several categories. And to keep it interesting, I’ve limited myself to three articles per category … and then I allowed myself to break that rule in the Local Search category. I’m hoping to do a more stats-oriented recap soon, but for now here are my personal picks for the best of Small Business Search Marketing in 2011.
- It’s Official: Static, Brochure-Ware Websites Are Dead
- A Simple Sample Editorial Calendar to Keep Your Blogging on Schedule
- Series: 5 Ways To Find New Blog Content
- No, Local SEO Isn’t Dead … But It Is a Wee Bit Harder
- Google, Yelp and Why Review Counts are Meaningless
- Google Places Turns 1: What’s Working, What’s Not
- Complete Guide to Bing’s New Local Business Portal
- SEO’s Three Stages of Keyword Success
- Two Simple Website Metrics for Small Businesses to Monitor
- Keyword Research: Did You Dive Deep Enough?
Small Business Marketing
- Are You Lying to Your Customers?
- Creative Small Business Marketing, Episode 7
- In 2011, Online Success Is As Simple As This
- Photos Draw Most Facebook Interactions, Links Draw the Least
- B&H Photo Shows How To Convert Customers Into Fans & Followers
- Why Fans Stop Liking & Following You on Facebook & Twitter
The articles above are listed in reverse chronological order in each category, in case you’re wondering.
Thanks to all who’ve read my articles in 2011! I don’t take your time and attention for granted. There are a lot of great websites and blogs you can read, and it means a ton to me that you visit/subscribe/follow or whatever it is you do to keep in touch with me.
Best wishes for a great 2012!