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102 Things I’ve Learned About Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing is an extremely new industry. Heck, Google is just 14 years old. So what does that mean about me and my two years working in this industry? It doesn’t make me ancient, but it sure doesn’t make me newbie either. Two years is a long time in SEO when you take into consideration…

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5 Reasons Your SMB Should be Using Quora

If you’re looking for a platform that will help broaden your online visibility, Quora is a great place to invest some time. Quora is a Q&A community that’s highly underrated and underused in my opinion. This platform is all about building your authority on a specific topic and building relationships by answering questions with people who…

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Small Business Social Media 101: How To Get Started

Are you a small business owner that is currently not using social media effectively to market your business? You’re not alone. A whopping 76% of small business owners are not using social media, according to this study. That’s an unfortunate statistic because small businesses have a huge opportunity to retain customers and build relationships with new prospects through…

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How To Grow Your Business With REAL Social Media Goals and KPIs

So you’ve started to invest time and money in social media. Your followers are increasing and so is your website traffic. Your social media strategy is working, right? Well sort of. There’s no doubt that more followers, re-tweets and traffic are all good signs. But it’s easy for marketers and small business owners to walk blindly without…

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8 Things I learned about Entrepreneurship at the UTC Event

I went to an awesome event today called, the Utah Technology Council (UTC) Small Business Summit with NY Times reporters Jay Goltz and Loren Feldman. Jay Goltz writes The NY Times, Thinking Entrepreneur column and Loren Feldman is the Small Business Online Editor. I’m looking forward to keeping tabs on their “You’re The Boss” blog. …

How To Become More Visible on Facebook’s NewsFeed

Now that I’m the social media manager at SEO.com I’ve started to blog a lot more about social media. Facebook has their own algorthim that determines which of your friends and companies you follow updates show up on your newfeed. Personalization is what makes Facebook so great. But brands are certainly at a disadvantage when…

5 Ways SEOs Say, “I love you”

As a marketer, I’m always hyper aware of “seasonality,” and trying to capitalize on holidays, events, trends and pop-culture. Valentine’s Day is the most dissenting holiday of all time. I wanted to create something fun for SEO.com to promote on Feb. 14, but also didn’t want to turn anyone away from our brand by being…