Once You Build It, Then What?

By Mike Linville
Marketing A Website

So you’ve finally done it! You’ve made the leap online and now find yourself with a clean, professional, and just plain awesome website. The only problem is that since your website is so new there’s little to no traffic. Now what do you do?

Don’t worry, this is a phase that almost all new websites go through. And to help you through this rough patch, here are some tips on how to take your website traffic from bad to rad!

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Can Article Marketing Seriously Hurt Your Business?

By admin
Office Hours

Welcome again to Office Hours, where you can pick our brains on topics ranging from web development, SEO, social media, and more!

Since you are a savvy small business owner you know blogging can be great for marketing and search engine optimization. But there has been a lot of buzz in the online marketing world on how article marketing can damage your online presence. If blogging is helpful, but article market can be harmful, this begs the question:

“What is article marketing?”

To lend a helping hand, Mike gives some insight into the good, the bad, and the ugly of article marketing in this week’s installment of Office Hours.

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What You MUST Know About Facebook Marketing

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Facebook

Facebook has become a powerful force in the online marketing world, because it allows for small businesses to get their message out into the world in a big way.

But we feel before we can talk strategy, we need to talk foundation. In order to make sure everyone is on the right page; Mike explains the differences between Facebook personal profiles and business pages. There aren’t a lot of differences between them, but building your presence on the wrong platform can bring your online marketing efforts to a screeching halt.

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Do Gift Certificates & Gift Cards Really Work?

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Welcome again to Office Hours, where you can pick our brains on topics ranging from web development, SEO, social media, and more!

With this joyous holiday season upon us, many small business owners are asking the question:

“Do Gift Certificates & Gift Cards Really Work?”

In this week’s installment of Office Hours, Mike discusses 3 ways small business owners can benefit from the sale of gift certificates and gift cards this holiday season.

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Think Local, Act Global

By Mike Linville
Local Search Marketing

In the early days of the Internet, the unthinkable happened. Reach expanded globally and the costs associated with marketing to new prospects plummeted. Small companies were now able to market and sell to users all across the globe at a greatly reduced rate. This one invention leveled the playing field for all businesses and for those who took advantage of this early on have reaped the rewards. Fast forward 15 years – now there are over 230 million websites online and everybody wants to be on the first page of Google, and competition is fierce.

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