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Google Places Primer

Just wanted to pass on a great post from Get Simplifized! Local search is vital to small businesses…why not harness the power of Google to help you with that? There’s a few techniques to rank toward the top of your area that I’ll discuss in a later post. For now, I’ll let Vanessa explain…enjoy! From […]

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So, Social Media is a “Fad”?

If you have a business you need to watch this. If you are not using social media to enhance your reach, you REALLY need to watch this! Everywhere you turn you’re told you need to integrate social media into your business strategy. How do you do all that and still run a business? You call […]

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Staying Productive on the Road

Here’s a quick 2-minute video from Fast Company tht may help you stay a little more productive while on the road. What’s your secret? How do you maintain your productivity when you’re away from your office?

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It’s All In The Design

Gizmodo ran this post yesterday about a proposed bridge between Hong Kong and mainland China. OK, so what does this have to do with anything tech?  Nothing…and everything. The key here is design. The bridge is designed with the user in mind.  The challenge, having to transition drivers from left-hand driving to right-hand driving (or vice […]

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Marketing in a Web 2.0 World

OK, small business owners, here’s another great article worth a read on marketing in the digital age. Marketing is on a MUCH more level playing field now than it has ever been.  Remember the old sayings “the power of the press” and the “pen is mightier than the sword”?  Well, today, we all have that […]

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Mashable Blogging Statistics

Here’s an interesting post on Mashable about blogging stats.  While it covers general blogger demographics (men vs. women, age groups, etc), I think it missed a HUGE relevant demographic slice…Businesses!  C’mon, Mashable!  You can’t swing a wired mouse these days without hitting an article on the importance of blogging to businesses.  The age of the […]

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Is Your Business Keeping Pace With The World?

Technology, advertising, social media…it’s how we do business.  We all need a better understanding of the changing nature of our world and the need to keep up. Or, we can just hop off…I guess.  As a business owner who needs to remain competitive, you feel the direct impact of the break-neck speed at which change is […]

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