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Google update

I rarely post on SEO stuff (because it changes almost daily) but this is kind of an important update for my friends who are business owners or otherwise depend on the Web for new clients or sales.

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More Complaints About Yelp Advertising Practices

http://6abc.com/archive/9528445/ This isn’t the first we’ve heard about Yelp allegedly targeting small businesses – sadly, it’s not likely to be the last.  The BBB currently gives them A+ status – even with 1400+ complaints! So, the claim is that you’re penalized if you don’t advertise. But – what if you DO advertise? Here’s an example … Continue reading More Complaints About Yelp Advertising Practices

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Getting Over Facebook

Truth be told, your actions make us feel like you don’t respect us….All we do is give, and all you do is take. We give you text posts, delicious food photos, coupons, restaurant recommendations… and what do you do in return? You take them and you hide them from all our friends. …But the bigger … Continue reading Getting Over Facebook

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Local Marketing

Local marketing can be a challenge, especially if you’re entrenched in traditional thinking on the subject.  All too often, I’m approached by frustrated business owners that just aren’t getting results because they’re doing “what they’ve been told” – spending hundreds on “Yellow” or other flavors of directories, television, radio, newspaper ads, etc., etc. Not that … Continue reading Local Marketing

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