Category Archives for Online Marketing

How to Get More Traffic to Your Website

Video Transcript: How Do I Get More Traffic To My Website? How do I get more traffic to my website? Does this question sound familiar? We hear this from small business owners all the time, and given the

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Content Marketing Explained (The Right Way)

Resources Covered in This Video: Google Analytics Geek Free Marketing Video Transcript: What is Content Marketing? What is content marketing? Welcome to Geek Free Marketing. This is another Geek Free

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How to Quickly Get 10X More Online Reviews

Unlike in the real “offline”, brick and mortar world, where patrons might walk into an empty restaurant and stay for a meal anyway (for fear of embarrassment or lack of alternate plans), online

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How to Write a Perfect Blog Post

Resources Covered in This Video: Guy Kawasaki Facebook Social Media Video Transcript: How To Write A Perfect Blog Post? How to write a blog post. You don’t. You make a video. No, I’m just

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Is Blogging Really Good For Your Business?

Resources Covered in This Video: Blogging SEO Pay-per-Click Video Transcript: Is Blogging Good for Business? Is blogging good for businesses? Well, on one hand the answer would be ‘yes’

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5 Awesome Marketing Lessons From Superbowl Commercials

With an average of 108 million viewers, the Super Bowl was a “lights out” hit this year. Beyonce (with a whole lot of leg) lit up the half time show, the entire stadium was left in shadows

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7 Lessons You Need to Know Before Launching a Product

You’re thinking about launching a product that everyone must have. It’s amazing. Life changing, really.  All you have to do it put it out there and it will start flying off the shelves. Right?

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30 Careless Marketing Mistakes That Can Ruin Your ROI

We’ve all done it. Clicked the “send” button on a really important email only to notice a major typo in the last second. Or how how about sending an email to the wrong recipient all

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30 Ways to Market Your Business When You’re Broke

Have Top Ramen and peanut butter sandwiches been a staple of your diet recently? Do moths tend to fly out of your pockets when you reach for your wallet? Let’s be honest, starting a small business

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7 Bad Marketing Habits You Should Keep This Year

It’s time to say goodbye to 2012 (and to your in-laws living on the couch, halaluea!) and reflect on what the last year has provided for us. It’s also a time to look forward into the new year

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10 Awesome Ways to Fine-Tune Your Content Marketing Strategy

It’s free. It drives quality traffic to your website. It connects and builds relationships with your consumers. It expands the reach of your brand. It helps your conversion. It grows your business.

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Increase Your Traffic in 5 Not-So-Easy Steps

For most entrepreneurs, starting a small business is a roll up the sleeves, all-in, do-it-yourself, type of job. You must be able to set aside a significant amount of time and bear the weight of a tremendous

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Be Successful By Helping Others: The Zig Ziglar Way

Sadly, we lost a legend last week. Zig Ziglar, passed away after battling a short case of pneumonia at the young age of 86. He was known for his motivation speeches, positive attitude and self made success. Zig

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The Best Small Business Marketing Books

The following is my curated list of must-read small business marketing books. Please note the category navigation on the left, as I have listed recommended titles for each topic related to online marketing.

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5 Great Tips For Holiday Online Marketing Campaigns

It’s the day before Christmas and you find yourself wrestling a stranger for the last Flying Super Grover 2.0 (your 5 year old will disown you if you come home without it). As your face is being

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How to Beat Writer’s Block: 22 Great Content Sources

Writer’s block. On occasion, these two little words somehow posses the power to make me want to pull out my hair and shot-put my computer across the backyard. It’s safe to say we’ve

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What to Blog About: 7 Great Sources of Inspiration

Content is king. The more you have of it, the larger your kingdom. I’m not talking about generic or spun articles either. I’m talking about the real deal. You need to have quality content

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5 Common Landing Page Design Mistakes to Avoid

A landing page  is the first web page a visitor arrives at or “lands on” when they come to your website.  The goal of each landing page is to promote or prompt  a specific action from each

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How to Use Facebook: Master Facebook Marketing in 10 Days

Still struggling with how to use Facebook to connect with your audience? Worry not, young Jedi. As a follow up to our recent article: How to Set Up a Facebook Timeline Small Business Page, I am passing

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Write Better Blog Posts With a Banging First Paragraph

Imagine being swooned on a first date in a fancy restaurant. There’s champagne, engaging conversation and a menu too good to display a single price. Now imagine the second date at some dodgy fast

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