Should Twitter Be Worried About Facebook's New Feature? One of the most popular Twitter features, the @Mention, is about to be released on Facebook.  The new feature called tagging, will allow you to tag friends in your Facebook status and post updates.  @Mentions are heavily used within the Twitter world and Facebook has decided it
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Metrics that Matter – Conversion Rate

Are your SEO metrics relevant and useful? One of your duties as a SEO is provide meaningful KPIs (key performance indicators) for your clients.  And when I say meaningful I mean something that: Reveals an underlying insight to their business; and Provides information that can help affect positive change Google Analytics are great for statistics

An Advertisement You Cannot Ignore

A Marketing Dream: Advertisement Captchas Everyone has come across the Captcha when signing up for a website.  They are designed to block automated programs from signing up for services and spamming users. It's based on a theory that, if answered correctly, the respondent must be a real human being. CAPTCHA actually is a acronym for
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Installing GA Tracking Reveals Valuable Ecommerce Metrics Although there are many ecommerce hosting solutions out there, from a SEO and small business perspective, Volusion is a tough act to beat.  I’m a firm believer that a small business should focus on its core competency and only take on what’s absolutely necessary.   I think hosting an
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Google Continues Search Dominance

Google Tops 100 Billion Searches in July 2009 To no one's amazement, Google continues it's virtual monopoly of internet searches. In the latest Comscore study of global search market growth, Google's search engine traffic grew 58% from July 2008 to July 2009 and has captured a whopping 67% of the entire search market. Yahoo was
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Do you believe social media isn’t relevant to your small business? Most small business owners I talk to fall into one of these three categories: They do not understand what “social media” is and is not; or They believe it’s not a real business tool and will fade away; or They believe their business cannot
For many of you, search engine optimization (SEO) makes perfect sense for your business while for others it’s a new concept. For you newbies out there or for those of you looking to justify the expenditure for a SEO project, here are just a few of many reasons why SEO for small businesses is critically

Is Your Website Cheating on You?!

7 Classic Signs You and Your Website need to Talk Ah, remember the rush you had in the beginning?  The thrill of the first time you laid eyes on her and thought, “Oh yeah, just wait till everyone sees her…they’ll be so envious.”  You’d tell people at the gym or at a party about her