Category: Online

What Are the Best Designs for a Customized eCommerce Website?

Though there are thousands of “gurus” online that are more than willing to sell products about how to make money online, the truth is that there are no simple ways to get things done. Starting a legitimate online business requires plenty of planning and products/services that…

Free And New Business Listings: 30+ Online Business Directories

Free local business listings on search engines, internet yellow pages (IYP’s), interactive business directories, local business directories, and vertical directories are the foundation of a comprehensive l ocal search marketing campaign for your small business. Four Reasons To Optimize Your Free Business Listings Now There are…

Does Yelp Own More Local Search Market Share Than SuperPages.com?

Maybe. According to Google Trends, Yelp gets more unique daily visitors than SuperPages & Dex combined: Yellowpages is right behind Yelp and if AT&T Interactive were to act on Greg Sterling’s insight, they could create quite a powerhouse. Citysearch and SuperPages are neck and neck. Is…

How Google Should Improve Local Listing Ads

The inspiration for this article emanates from emails and phone calls I have received from a few local businesses. They want to know how they can remove sponsored listing ads from their Google business listings (Google Place Pages). While it may be wrong for Google to…

Google Taps Judy’s Book For “Reputation Trend”

While the yellow pages are creating a reputation as the fastest recycled paper product in America, Google is driving the evolution of local business marketing online with a blistering pace of updates to local search, local business listings, and local online advertising in 2009. Google Displays…

Small Business Website Tips: How To Convert More Local Business With Trust

The success of your ability to convert desired actions (phone call, registration form submission, pdf download, directions search, coupon download, gift certificate purchase, etc.) and generate local business online will hinge on a handful of factors—here are three: 1. Creating a professional web presence 2. Establishing…

18 Small Business Tips For Local Business Reviews Online

Get a step-up on your local competitors with a proactive strategy for local online business reviews. Online interactivity has changed the landscape of local business marketing. The stage is rapidly moving online and the consumer plays a supporting role. Local brand marketers and small businesses need…

Brand Marketers: Did You Know Your Legal Department Is A Potential SEO Partner?

Many of the legal departments for successful companies have a well defined domain strategy to manage brand assets, facilitate go-to-market initiatives, and halt trademark infringement and criminal activities. Part of this process is to monitor the registration of domains that contain a trademark, determine if the…