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May 17, 2013
This post will give you some insights into ranking higher in Insider Pages search results. Insider Pages is an online local search service that was founded in 2004 was later bought in 2007 by IAC, the owners of CityGrid Media who also own CitySearch and Urbanspoon.
Now to what you really want to know, how to get your business found by potential customers looking on Citysearch. Being at the top of a search result will drive leads to your business and increase your brand awareness. We've compiled a list of the top factors in optimizing your Citysearch profile page.
May 03, 2013
Blogging can be a huge part of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and is very helpful in growing your business online. Whether you seek to become a thought leader in your industry or just want to give some interesting tidbits to your local consumers, it's a great habit to get into.
The most difficult part about blogging is coming up with ideas for topics to blog about. Here are a few quick tips on finding a topic for your next blog.
Apr 26, 2013
I've created a video outlining how to create a custom email in campaign monitor using a custom design. Campaign monitor has great templates but if you want a custom high quality feel this is another option. It's a little bit more designintensive but it really makes for a beautiful experience. We have extremely high click through rates because of this method of email marketing.
Here's the video describing the process.
Apr 08, 2013
Considering how crazy useful LinkedIn can be, it's surprising how little strategy people apply to using it. If you're one of those people trying to figure out the best way to use LinkedIn for marketing, here are some LinkedIn marketing strategies that will help you get the most out of this tool.
Apr 05, 2013
Chrome is my browser of choice. I have nothing against the others. In fact, I still use them quite a bit - as an internet marketer, I often need to have three different browsers open simultaneously. But I choose to use Chrome for the vast majority of my work. Chrome offers many extensions that help me to accomplish a variety of tasks with increased efficiency. Whilst there are many Chrome extensions that are extremely useful for internet marketing and SEO, I personally find these five to be the most useful. Here's why:
Mar 15, 2013
These are a few helpful development add-ons for Chrome.
Feb 27, 2013
Learn how to increase traffic to your local business through Citysearch optimization. After reading this post you will have the information to rank higher in Citysearch results.
Jan 18, 2013
This month Bonsai Seattle is helping residents at Bayview Retirement Center in Seattle Washington connect with loved ones without pen and paper. Most kids these days dread the thought of their parents on facebook let alone their grandparents, but the reality is we're more likely to post to their facebook wall or like a picture they post than to get out the ol' pen and paper and write a letter like I used to do with my grandparents. Enter our Social Media for Silver Foxes event where Jason LaBaw leads a team of ninjas to help attendees connect with loved ones in the digital age. The event is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.
Jan 15, 2013
As the use of smart phones, tablets, and other mobile Internet devices continues to increase, web developers are faced with the issue of creating standardized web content that is accessible across multiple platforms.
Enter Responsive Design.
Jan 14, 2013
In this blog posts I will discuss actionable strategies for increasing the traffic to your website. If your goals for blogging are to increase traffic to your website this blog post is for you!