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Do Local Businesses Need Social Media?

By Craig Daniels | Feb 26, 2013

Local Business & Social Media “In the past few weeks, I’ve been confronted multiple times by the question of whether social media is truly worthwhile for local businesses.” “Of course, just the fact that a service has a huge audience doesn’t automatically equate to worth in business promotions. For instance, a video game service isn’t …

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You Have A SEO Playbook For 2013, Right?

By Craig Daniels | Dec 27, 2012

Many of the tricks to getting your small business website to show up on page one of the search engines have dried up and blown away. Today even the smallest business or nonprofit needs to engage it’s customers through building strong new content, content that’s useful, informative and engaging. A playbook can be an invaluable …

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Social Media Marketing Snowballs into 2013

By Craig Daniels | Dec 15, 2012

Social Media is poised to continue its runaway momentum snowballing into 2013. The new year will see thousands of small businesses get in on the fun that up until now was dominated by businesses with deep pockets and consumers. It’s no surprise small business has struggled to see exactly where the payoff was before they …

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Hiring A Web Designer

By Craig Daniels | Sep 3, 2012

Hiring A Web Designer: A Few Tips I’ve recently run across a few small businesses that are still paying huge amounts of money to be in the yellow pages and these same businesses balk at spending money to build a decent website or create a modest content building strategy. I ask myself the question, do …

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Prevent Premature Content Failure

By Craig Daniels | Jul 5, 2012

Prevent Premature Content Failure A great Content Title will dramatically slow the Inevitable Content Oxidation often occurring when no one views your content. The Anti-Oxidant effects of a well written Title are well known in both writing circles and within the Prevent Premature Content Failure (PPCF) association. In my last post titled Beat The Big Brands …

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Beat The Big Brands In Search

By Craig Daniels | Jul 3, 2012

Beat The Big Brands In Search It’s no surprise that Big Brands have an edge within the search results. Google and Bing love Starbucks and JC Penny for lots of reasons not the least is the big brands are already trusted by millions of people. In spite of the scales tipping in their direction it’s …

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Your Website Is No Brochure

By Craig Daniels | Jul 2, 2012

Your Website Is Not A Brochure Even though it’s been said many times, “your website is no brochure” many small businesses still have a web design firm create a website that never gets updated, that never engages the customer in meaningful conversation. It’s time to think differently about how you interact with your customers. Not …

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