SEO / SEM

Why You Should Verify Your Facebook Business Page Now

  Are you too busy running your business to keep up with all the changes on social media? Well, you can relax because as an online marketing expert that’s my job! When I come across something you need to know about I post it here on my blog. I recently discovered something really powerful that I recommend…

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4 Reasons Why Your Blog Must Be Part Of Your Website

  The Case Of The Missing Blog   “Do you have a blog?”   Whenever I sit down with a new client that’s one of the first questions I ask. You may thinking…”Betsy, you should have checked the client’s website before the meeting.” And you’re right. But read on:   At our first meeting I have…

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What Is Search Engine Optimization?

If you own a website you have probably heard the phrase Search Engine Optimization (or SEO). According the dictionary, SEO is “the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.” Rare is a website owner…

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Bing For Schools – 3 Reasons It's Brilliant

Last night I saw a commercial for Bing For Schools. I don’t know if you saw it, too, but it ran before the president’s speech about Syria. Let me tell you why I think it’s a brilliant concept. Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has never been able to gain a significant share of search because users have…

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One Thing You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your Online Visibility

A reported 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. Have you ever Googled yourself or your business? If you’re not so pleased with the results, not to fear:  here’s a suggestion for you to improve your online visibility right now: Set up your Google Plus (Google+) Local profile page It’s Google so it will appear in Google…

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4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs To Be On Google+

Google+ is Social Media’s sleeping giant. Claiming over 100 million users, this Google product is quickly being integrated into every aspect of Google’s service offerings – from search to Gmail to Google Places and everything in between. Yet lots of users still perceive Google+ as a ghost town, citing that their friends aren’t there to…

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The New Google Analytics

Anyone who works with me knows that I love analytics. Messing around on Google Analytics is what I think is fun. But up until now the data from Google Analytics left a lot of stones unturned. Google announced today that they are unrolling a new Google Analytics platform that promises to be really effective at…

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Getting Email Pitches from Internet Marketers? What to do!

The number of companies that provide Internet marketing services is growing in leaps and bounds and many of them are using email to reach out to their target market: your business! Every day businesses receive unsolicited emails from Internet marketers promising to make your website appear on the first page of Search Engine results for…

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Google Page Rank: What is it? Is it Important?

Question: What is Google PageRank? Google PageRank (PR) is a number that represents the importance of an individual web page in the eyes of Google. Generally it is believed that when one web page links to another, it is actually casting a vote of confidence. That means good stuff to Google because their ultimate goal…

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