Social Networking on Steroids

I think my favorite posts to write are the ones that I share my personal experiences with SEO and social networking.  It never ceases to amaze me when something out of the ordinary happens. Although I guess being surprised about some of what I consider to be extraordinary in the world of social networking is a little like when […]

Social Media is the New SEO or is it?

It’s really no wonder that many businesses, especially small businesses are confused about how to think about social media marketing and search engine optimization.  There is so much information available it makes my head spin and unfortunately it’s not all good information.  One of my favorite buzz word phrases to pick on is that, “Social media is […]

Why I Decided to Give Pinterest a Try

I swore I wouldn’t do it, I swore I’d never bother setting up a Pinterest page for my business but, I changed my mind.  I have been questioning the value of Pinterest for a business like mine even more than I’ve been questioning the value of Facebook.  I know I’m in the minority when it […]

How Search Engines Find Your Content

Although the title of this post is “How Search Engines Find Your Content” (and you won’t be disappointed, spoiler: there’s a slideshow at the end); what I also wanted to share was my latest social networking adventure. I know I’ve mentioned before that I really underestimated the power of social media marketing and networking and I’m […]

Does Social Media Influence Search Engine Rankings?

There are days where I wish I could turn off my brain and stop thinking about all of the nuances associated with search engine optimization and social media marketing, but I can’t.  For me, the two subjects are almost equally interesting and the interplay between them is downright fascinating. There’s a lot of debate within […]

How to Get Found on Google: Tips for a New Blogger or Website Owner

Have you recently launched a website or started a blog?  Are you checking Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools, and your social media stats daily? If you answered yes to the first question, you also more than likely answered yes to the second question and you may be frustrated if you’re not seeing instant results. It seems […]

Social Media Marketing Doesn’t Work (unless you have a strategy) – 8 Tips for Success

As much as I hate to say it, the reality is that for many companies, social media marketing is a waste of time, but it doesn’t have to be. The internet is littered with company pages that haven’t been updated in six months or more, meaningless posts and tweets, and abandoned blogs. My guess is […]

Social Media Marketing Doesn’t Work (unless you have a strategy) – 8 Tips for Success

As much as I hate to say it, the reality is that for many companies, social media marketing is a waste of time, but it doesn’t have to be. The internet is littered with company pages that haven’t been updated in six months or more, meaningless posts and tweets, and abandoned blogs. My guess is […]

Social Media Marketing – What’s the best platform?

In almost every group or forum I participate in there’s at least one discussion related to which social media platform works best for businesses. The opinions and advice range from they all work and you need to be active in every channel to social media marketing is a complete waste of time. I personally fall […]

Social Media Networking is a Waste of Time

Are you in the camp that believes social media marketing networking is a waste of time?  If you are, you’re not alone.  I regularly talk to people who don’t believe social media networking works and it is too time consuming to bother with.  Often-times they have tried ‘doing’ social media and have a blog on […]