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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Listen Up: The Top 10 Small Business Marketing Podcasts of 2013

If there are two certainties that come along with being an entrepreneur, they are: 1) the struggle against time and 2) the need for reliable information. Podcasts are extremely valuable in their unique

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[Infographic] The Top 10 Online Time Killers

We’re all time wasters. Poor, innocent victims of distractions. Let’s talk about Facebook for example. You’re just minding your own business, working on a report (your boss asked for

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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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Deck the Website with Free Holiday Plugins..Fa La La La La

Do you ever find yourself getting carried away when the holidays come around (the dog is wearing a red flannel sweater, the kids are eating gingerbread houses for dinner)? I opened our Christmas decorations

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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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The 10 Best Marketing Infographics of 2012

I’m about to get graphic. And I don’t mean the kind of graphic that turns eyes towards the two dollar tabloids (think: “Britney exits taxi”). I’m referring to the type of

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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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