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We thought our clients and readers could use a little encouragement, so we came up with 101 of our favorite motivational quotes for small and mid-size business (SMB) owners.
Email marketing is highly effective when done right. But, if you’re not doing email marketing (or it’s not working), consider these email marketing tips for your small or medium-size business or startup in 2023 and beyond.
Test your knowledge of email marketing with this quiz.
Promotional marketing is not dying with the rise of content marketing, but it is changing. Here’s what you should consider for your business.
Product, price, promotion, and place. Here’s what you should consider when pricing your product or service.
Optimize in 2022! Google has made a LOT of SEO updates. SMB web designers need to be aware of recent SEO changes and adapt web designs and content.
Want more shoppers in your online store? Tired of paying big bucks for ads? Here’s how to pay less for ecommerce traffic. Google’s Roadmap. We summarize Google’s ecommerce guidelines for business owners, marketers, and other mere mortals.
Don’t accept every available business opportunity! We discuss 20 reasons to turn away B2B business. You can afford it in these 20 situations.
What belongs in a marketing plan? It depends who you ask. Here’s what we deem most important.
We highlight a rebranding case study that divulges our process for building a brand identity and differentiating it from competitors.
Video: SEO 101 for Business Owners and Executives. Learn about SEO at a high level. What is it? Why do it? How does it work? SEO is like making pizza!
Discover 20 easy ways your business can add value for your customers and why it’s important for business owners, marketers, sales people, and customer service representatives.
Expect these Google algorithm updates in the first half of 2021: Passage Ranking, Mobile-first Indexing, and the Page Experience Update–a group of website benchmarks and signals that will affect your rankings. Is your business prepared?
Get Definitive Answers to SEO questions about content, crawling, indexing, web and ranking. Highlights of Google’s answers from John Mueller, Search Advocate at Google.
What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know About Content Marketing: A Quick & Comprehensive Guide
Many small business owners have begun implementing a content marketing strategy for their businesses. But what is content marketing? And how can you be successful at it?
Check out these totally unsexy, FREE SEO tools to learn how your site is doing, how you can improve your search rankings, and transform your business.
Check out 65 inspiring social media content ideas. Engage with your prospects and customers, generate more brand awareness.
Read six mini-case studies about companies whose brands are at risk online. Discover branding solutions and learn how an online brand identity is created.
Lies! 10 SEO lies you may have been told or believe. Discover the truth about search engine optimization (SEO) for your website. How is your website really doing?
Read about current, emerging, and classic SEO mistakes.
How does SEO work? Learn how we “do” SEO, our SEO process, and how we’re different from other local SEO agencies.
See how our website design process differs from other web design and marketing companies. Learn about our 8 steps and how we use SEO and writing best practices to help you get found on Google.
This SEO case study describes a small business owner’s search engine optimization (SEO) journey with Nancy Burgess Strategic Marketing, Inc.SEO is a series of web best practices that enable websites to be crawled and indexed by Google and other search engines. It...
Learn strategies for web writing with this royal business advice, based on solid research.
Each month about 24,000 business owners and entrepreneurs ask how to get your business or website on Google. Not only is it a popular question “to Google” but also it’s a question without a single simple answer.
There’s no point in having a website if nobody finds it. Here’s how to garner website traffic.
Most business owners couldn’t predict the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that we’re in this situation, how should your marketing efforts pivot to reflect the times?
We created a new brand look, feel, and messaging for a company’s website. And we extended it to other marketing tactics.
Read how we generated leads and grew revenue for a large corporation.
We created a new brand look, feel, and messaging for a manufactuer’s brand. We updated their messaging, imagery and website. Then we extended it to other marketing activities.