How To Name A Website – 8 Things You Probably Didn’t Think Of!

You’ve heard the phrase “location, location, location” when talking about the importance of real estate? Just as companies want to ensure their storefront is easy to find, how to name a website is one of the most critical factors in your online success. You have to make sure people can find you virtually. A lot can go wrong with choosing … Read More

19 Ways to Get More Customers

  How to get more customers – it’s what many entrepreneurs are thinking about all the time. The key for many businesses is to create a mix of strategies so you are reaching them both online and offline. But to do that, you have to figure out who that ideal client is – and where they are hanging out. Once … Read More

My Favorite Free Keyword Generator Tool for Finding Keyword Gold

  If you’re looking for a free keyword generator, you can always use the Google Keyword Planner.  But, if you want another option that provides many of the features paid tools do, my pick hands down is Jaaxy with its 30 searches for free offer. I now subscribe because I spend a big part of my day on keyword research, … Read More

How to Get on the First Page of Google

New clients frequently ask me how to get on the first page of Google. A perfect example is my dry cleaner.  He spent a small fortune every month with an SEO “specialist” who kept telling him to be patient when he said he didn’t seem to be getting any more customers or calls to his business. I asked him what … Read More

Use Instagram for Business the Right Way

We all know Instagram is growing like crazy, but it’s not all just tweens and Katy Perry fans. Use Instagram for business the right way and you’ll discover it’s a great place to to not only increase your brand presence, but actually get your ideal clients to buy. Not just once, but over and over again. We talk a lot about … Read More

The Power of Marketing Words that Sell

It’s an age old problem — with all the marketing message clutter out there, what are the marketing words that sell? As our potential customers are increasingly bombarded with messages — from emails to native advertising to blog posts and other content – we need to make sure each word shines to grab their attention, and then, even more importantly, … Read More

The Best Stock Photo Sites on the Web… Seriously!

A picture is worth a thousand words. This simple sentiment sums up one of the most powerful opportunities you have in your marketing arsenal, and I’d love to share what I find to be the best stock photo sites. Using the perfect photo in your blog or social marketing posts is one of the top ways to ensure that your … Read More

My Top Picks for Free Stock Photo Images

Need great images for your content? I always advocate including a high-quality image with your blog posts and social media efforts and have compiled a list of some of my favorite free stock photo sites. I’ve provided a little commentary on each, and also did a standard search for the same word — office — on each to see what … Read More

Pinterest Business Marketing: Your 10 Step Pinterest Business Checklist

How to Start Using Pinterest for Business Marketing and Audience Engagement If you hang out with me long enough, you’ll soon learn that I love a checklist.  🙂  So here I go again with a Pinterest Business checklist too! Using Pinterest for business, doesn’t have to be hard.  All you need is a solid Pinterest business marketing plan of action … Read More

Need SEO Help? | 10 Step Free SEO Checklist

Search engine optimization can be confusing.  A lot of people who need SEO help simply don’t know where to start. It’s discouraging when you search using words related to your topic and your site is nowhere to be found in the results.  What’s worse is the frustration you feel when you don’t know what to do about it. Maybe you’ve … Read More