Three tips for using web analytics tools

Sponsored Post Business owners need data to scale. We need it for inspiring stats about the growth of certain industries. We need it to deepen our relationships with our customers, to figure out what works for them and what doesn’t. Perhaps the need for data is what drives so many of my Google Digital Coach […]

7 Ways to Drive Organic Search Traffic to Your Small Business Website

With Google changing the algorithm frequently and keyword changing every 4-6 weeks depending on what you sell, it’s a cutthroat world when it comes to climbing to page one of search results these days. Your small business is competing with bigger brands with deeper pockets who can afford major SEO budgets. The big boys spend […]

7 Local Link Building Tips

By now, hopefully, everyone knows that links are not bad things—if they are the right links. Done right, links can get you more visibility and build a healthy link profile. If you have a local business, you can take advantage of some unique ways to get the links that can ultimately help you. Links specifically […]

How to Hire an SEO Firm for Your Small Business

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Cody Jensen, @searchbloom. Cody is the founder of Searchbloom, a Utah-based search engine optimization (SEO).  Cody began his career working for […]

3 SEO Tactics Could Get You Kicked Out of Google

Guest Article Ever dabbled in SEO before? You know, Search Engine Optimization? It’s a way to use content to try to get more organic traffic from search engines like Google. If you have, you might have experience with the spectrum that is everything you can do to allegedly help your site rise in the search […]

What You Need to Know About SEO as a Small Business Owner

Guest Article If you’re a business owner ready to make a big splash in the online world, then you need to know a thing or two about SEO. Maybe you already know that SEO is good for your website because it can get your business more leads. But there’s a few key details you need […]

Understanding the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @bskogrand. Brant Skogrand, APR, MBC, is the chief communications officer of Skogrand PR Solutions, a public relations, social media and search engine […]

5 Ways to SEO Power Your Blog

Guest Article You are taking all levels of effort to make sure your blog is branded, engaging and consistent, but are you powering it with SEO tactics to fuel an engagement from the most important of Internet entities – Google? Google loves to scour blogs and is happy (yes, happy) to reward genuine ‘white hat’ […]

How Google+ Transforms Google Search for Small Businesses

Guest Article Let me ask you a question to get us started: when was the last time you used Google? I don’t just mean, I mean YouTube, Google Drive, Google Maps, have Android on your smartphone, use a Google Calendar, Google Hangouts, and Gmail etc. When you take all of Google’s products and services into […]