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Getting New Customers

Do you pay enough attention to getting new customers? If you’re reading this, you probably run a small business or are thinking of starting one, have you asked the question ‘where are my potential customers to be found?’ In this

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Posted in Sales and Selling

Why should you do SEO and SMM?

Is it necessary to do SEO and SMM This is a question often asked by small and medium business owners/managers. They see the giants like Nike and Coca Cola doing amazing stuff and decide without trying that they can’t do

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Posted in Marketing On Line

How reviews impact your small business

Reviews – Their Power As a small business owner you obviously want to either increase your customer base or, keep existing customers loyal. It can be hard sometimes to link reviews with both of these goals. After all, surely existing

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Google Plus 1 vs Facebook Smart Lists

Is Facebook fighting back against Google +1? Once again the fight is on between two Internet giants. On one side we have the ‘daddy’ of the search engines, Google. On the other side, we have the ‘daddy’ of social networking,

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Posted in Social Media

How Search Engine Optimization is like Quantum Physics

A strange title you may think but wait – haven’t you ever wondered what’s so mysterious about SEO that only ‘specialists’ can do it? Well let’s see if we can clear the mists of confusion shall we? In quantum physics

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Posted in SEO for small businesses

20 seconds can destroy 20 years of reputation

Passengers flying back to the UK from India have been ‘held to ransom’ by their airline. Comtel Air stopped in Vienna to refuel; passengers were then told they had to come up with nearly 25,000 Euros between them to enable

Posted in Social Media

Keywords, keywords we all want the best keywords.

What are the best types’s of keywords? A conundrum that confuses many people, it’s very tempting to go for the most popular industry keywords on the basis that if you get on page one you’ll get loads of buyers to

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Posted in SEO for small businesses

Why Are You doing SEO?

Why do you have a website? Do you ever ask either of these questions? I mean, do you have a website for the same reason you first got a fax machine? Is a website what all businesses should have? Don’t

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Social Media For Small Business

Small Businesses – Using Social Media I’m pretty sure that you, as a small business owner, have heard about social media and its importance to your business. You may even use sites like Facebook and Twitter already – do you

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The penguin update explained – infographic

Are you wondering what a penguin has to do with your site? Google updates are often missed because they change very little if anything on the search results page. Sometimes however Google does something that really does upset the apple

Posted in SEO for small businesses
Re-Generating Local Economies

Small businesses today need to be marketing their local business on-line, on social media sites as well as with internet marketing. Unless they do, more and more will suffer.
If you have an idea you'd like to share that may help local economies survive and thrive, please feel free to post.