Multiple Websites – Don’t do it!

Over the years I have had new clients express frustration that their competitors have built multiple websites for the same business/company and they want me to do the same for them.  I always strongly urge them to reconsider. Why?  Because unless you have two different businesses selling different services or products there is no need […]

Google’s Keyword Blacklist

There are actually words that Google “blacklists”. Why does Google block these words? The reason is simple, they want to try omit offensive results showing up in your “instant” searches. Blacklisting is when Google omits your pages from appearing in their Google Instant search. This usually happens as a result of bad-practice SEO.  You can see a […]

The Google privacy dilemna

Have you read that ‘Google Chrome steals your privacy’??? I tend to “mash” my technologies together whenever possible. For instance, I’ve linked my Google Voice to my home phone and cell phone so I can read my voice mails and then SMS back to any callers without leaving my computer or simply use Skype if […]

What is Twitter, why and how to use it

I read this good article on the benefits and uses of Twitter and how it relates to business owners and marketing departments. The author lists 17 ways to utilize Twitter for your business and branding. If you are in the dark about what Twitter is, why you should use it and how to maximize your […]

SEO article you should read

The article below is a helpful (and quick) read that can you give a nice and easy primer on the art and science of SEO. Many of my clients and friends have asked me about different techniques they have picked up on the internet or by talking to their friends/co-workers… be careful and take your […]

Why you NEED to be blogging and “tweeting”

I have decided that I need to be helping my clients navigate through the murky waters of their internet marketing with the occasional bit of homework and “assigned reading”. Why???  Because many clients want more control of their online image but do not know how to start, and many of them (could be you!) do […]

How to seo for the small business owner

With the economy proving to be a much more difficult environment for the business owner to navigate and keep afloat, a good marketing campaign is more important than ever. However, the old style of advertising is costly and is being replaced by a new generation of media that is more powerful and provides a way […]

Questions to ask when building a website with SEO

Here’s the thing, I have been immersed for days in building/adding/deleting/creating my new site and I have come to realize that I sometimes forget to ask the important questions first.  The questions that are the impetus for a great website.  The kind of site that entices the user to come back, to want to stay, […]