Category Archives: Business

10 Benefits of having a website for your business

10 Benefits of Having a Website for your Business

In today’s economy a website is great investment for any business venture. A business website can be very versatile in that it can be used as not only as a form marketing but as a market research tool. Having these tools allow many business to gain the upper hand over their competition. I have talked to many business owners over the years, and every once in a while I come across one that thinks having a website is not good enough of an investment to benefit their business. Here are 10 benefits of having a business website.

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Step by Step Tutorial on Writing SEO Content for your Small Business

SEO (Search Engine Optimization), you hear this word a lot when you are talking about marketing and web design. SEO is one of the most fundamental techniques used to draw visitors to your site, which in return, generates revenue either by selling more product or by selling add space. Most people today use some sort of search engine to find websites, SEO is basically marketing to the search engine itself. Your goal is to make the search engine think you are the most valuable and thus put you on top. One of the best ways to help your SEO is to produce valuable content that visitors would like to see and create links to. But you ask how do I optimize/market my content for the search engines? Quite easy, just takes a little bit of planning ahead of time. Below are some steps to help you write great SEO content to attract search engines and visitors to your site.

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10 Tips for Building a Strong Online Community Around Your Startup

I just came across this a few minutes ago and thought I should take the time to post it here on the site. take a look at what Megan Berry Senior Marketing Manager for Klout has to say about online influence. You can also follow her twitter at @meganberry.

10 Tips for Building a Strong Online Community Around Your Startup

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Free Business Phone Number Via Google Voice

When you first start up your business one of the first things you should think about is how your customers will contact you. One thing that all business should have is a business phone number. Having a private business phone number along with the multiline system can cost hundreds of dollars month not including having to lease the equipment. I’m going to show you how to do it for free using your existing cell phone.  

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Marketing Like MacGyver -A Guide for Small Business

Marketing is one of thoses things small business don’t do enough of, or in many cases they believe it is too expensive for them to do. When it comes to getting yourself out there and attracting customers, your average small business doesn’t have the money to hang with the big boys.

That’s why you need to market like MacGyver, you need to make something out of nothing. For those of you who are not familiar with this 80′s hit icon, MacGyver was agent who used his vast practical knowledge of science to get himself out of any situation. He would come up with a solution to any situations using just the mundane items around him. Here is a few ways you too can be like MacGyver with your business marketing.