Posts Categorized: Internet Marketing

5 Ways To Use LinkedIn To Get More Local Business

Many small businesses shy away from social media, thinking there’s no way a global platform can be effective for promoting a local company. Nothing could be less true. Your customers aren’t turning to the yellow pages to find you anymore – they’re using search engines and social networking to find what they need. LinkedIn has… Read more »

7 Ways to Generate Traffic Without Google

If you’re like me, you’re probably fed up with how Google is always calling the shots. Not long ago, getting online traffic was as easy as “build it, and they will come.” Build a website, and Google would send traffic. But after recent Google updates starting with Panda, Google is tightening the noose; the fight… Read more »

Grabbing Free Traffic by Identifying Trending Topics

Once you understand how to do basic keyword research for a campaign, it can become more of a tedious task than a challenging one. You check the Google Keyword tool, find out what’s working for your competitors, maybe use Wordtracker, etc. But a lot of people don’t realize that traditional keyword research could be holding… Read more »

Can Little Guys Survive Google’s Commercial Intent?

Is Google making search better with all their recent changes? If you ask 100 people, you’re probably going to get 100 different answers. But there is a lot — and I mean a lot — of evidence to suggest that Google’s real intention may be to increase their bottom line. Do you think it’s coincidental that… Read more »

Facebook Cracking Down on Fake Likes

Facebook is increasing their crack down on fake likes. Here’s what I have to say about that… What do you think? Is it all a show? Is Facebook doing a good enough job of filtering out spammy likes?