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Small businesses have plenty of challenges to face. They don’t have as much manpower as larger businesses, and they certainly don’t have the same size budget. One great tool that small businesses can utilize to help them find success is online review websites. These sites, which include Yelp, Citysearch and Google+ Local, can be a […]

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@blogactionday12 #PowerOfWe #BAD12 Those Twitter user handle and hashtags represent Blog Action Day 2012 discussing the Power Of We – internet blogging community action, bringing thousands of bloggers together to discuss a single topic on October 15. The topic this year is “The Power of We” which is about how bloggers, social media and individual […]

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Brick-and-mortar stores are under siege with so many online retail stores proliferating in the web. There are a number of reasons for why consumers choose to buy online rather than from their community grocery store or department store. For starters, one does not have to step out of the house just to purchase an item, […]

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Foursquare social networking has launched a “FourSquare For Business” featured pages to allow local businesses or international brands to gain easier visibility for their customers or clients. They will create a page, even for businesses without web sites, to connect via FourSquare and highlight their products and services on the site and through the application. […]

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More than once in the six years that I have been providing SEO services for websites, I have had the opportunity to discuss with individual business owners their search engine optimization needs. Now and again, I run across an individual business owner who is quick to say that SEO is absolutely worthless. When confronted with […]

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If you have a brick and mortar store, and rely on walk-in traffic for your survival, you may be wondering what the Internet can do for your business. Believe it or not, a lot – and you don’t even need a website. In the “old days”, the bulk of businesses relied on the Yellow Pages […]

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Near Me Now: Google???s Mobile Homepage is Location Aware Go to Google.com in your iPhone or Andriod browser and you???ll see a small new addition to the homepage: a tiny Near Me Now option below the search box. The new functionality turns your location into an automated search query and makes finding or learning about […]

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