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The Friday Small Business Roundup: Social Media Marketing and More
eCommerce, internet marketing, Search Engine Optimization
forum.web.com
13 July 2012

Check out this week’s Friday Small Business Roundup for tips and ideas to help grow your business. To keep up with Google’s latest changes and how they affect your website’s SEO, check out Your Guide to the Newly Updated Google Analytics by Monika Jansen. It’s not too early for retailers to plan for back-to-school marketing. Read more…

SEO Best Practices for Small Business Success
Search Engine Optimization
SEO Best Practices for Small Business Success
11 July 2012

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a powerful tool for any online marketing strategy. So as more small businesses—including your competitors—promote their products and services on the Web, it’s more important than ever that your SEO efforts help customers find your site first. In a recent article on the Solid Cactus blog—one of the Web. Read more…

July’s Guest Expert for the #WGBIZ chat is Amy Vernon (@AmyVernon)
Business,Women In Business
July's Guest Expert for the #WGBIZ chat is Amy Vernon (@AmyVernon)
9 July 2012

For July’s monthly Women Grow Business chat, we’re excited to have Amy Vernon, digital strategist and the General Manager of Social Marketing for Internet Media Labs. As our guest expert, Amy’s going to be talking to us about Creating and Maintaining Genuine Connections in Social Media. With an extensive background in traditional media, as well as one of the most accomplished and popular digital personalities, she has a unique perspective on what works in social media, as well as the track record to back it up. Read more…

Friday Small Business Roundup: Local Search Secrets and More
internet marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Web Design
forum.web.com
6 July 2012

Check out this week’s Friday Roundup for tips and ideas to help grow your business. Local search is becoming vital to small business success, but have recent changes to Google affected your marketing results from local search? Read Rieva Lesonsky’s What Factors Influence Local Search Results? to find out. Then read Monika Jansen’s 7 New Tips for Your Location-Based Marketing Strategy to delve deeper into how to boost your local search results. Read more…

Summary of June #WgBiz Chat featuring Sally Falkow
Business, Events, sally falkow
Summary of June #WgBiz Chat featuring Sally Falkow
5 July 2012

On June 12, 2012, we were pleased to have PR Legend Sally Falkow (@salllyfalkow)  join us for our monthly Women Grow Business Twitter chat. The turnout was impressive – there were more than 80 people  in the chat including people passing the word along to their audience and active participants. Our lively conversation revolved around getting press releases not just distributed, but read, or more exactly: ““How to Get People to Care About Your News. Read more…

Want to Build Your Customer Base? Speak at Conferences.
Small Business Development
Want to Build Your Customer Base? Speak at Conferences.
3 July 2012

For anyone in the B2B (business-to-business) space, a great way to build your customer base is to speak at conferences. But not the conferences related to what you do. Let’s say you have a corporate IT management business. Read more…

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