Tag Archives: Search Engine Optimization

Plan ahead for message continuity

Editorial Calendar – Social Media Strategy Must-Have

Keeping the message on target and timely is one of the biggest challenges I hear from community managers. How do you keep the content flowing in a way that makes sense to the community? Take a note from this former journalist’s toolbox and build yourself an editorial calendar …

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Tips for Starting a Small Business: Your Digital Assets

Starting a business on your own has it’s challenges – purchasing the business licence and registration, choices on sole proprietorship vs incorporation, setting up the accounting, drafting business contracts for clients, meeting with banks …

blogging as a marketing strategy

6 Keys to Writing for Your Small Business Blog

If you’re a small business owner and haven’t yet considered starting a business blog, hopefully if you’re reading this post, you’re already rethinking that. Blogging takes a commitment and is undeniably time-consuming – but it’s also one of the most powerful, valuable ways to market your business …

hiring a social media professional

How to Hire a Social Media Expert

If you’re a small business owner just venturing into social media, the learning curve is overwhelming. To hire the right person for the job, you have to know the right questions to ask. And to know the right questions, you’ve got some research ahead of you. The good news is, there a lot of people willing to help – myself included …

creating the content strategy

How to Rock Your Content Marketing Strategy

Companies that have embraced content marketing have been awarded a strong, loud voice. It’s allowed them to reach directly into the hearts of their consumers, long before the buying process begins. I’ve had some clients see more than a 300% growth in website traffic in less than 3 months …

Don't be shy about your SEO strategy

50 Shades of SEO

Curiosity titillated by what SEO can do for your bottom line? Start by checking your inhibitions at the door and checking into a new way of doing business online.

how not to seo

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the SEO Galaxy

Search engines are big business and they have a responsibly to online searchers. If they don’t deliver relevant content, they lose searchers to their competitors. Getting found online is all about understanding what the search engines want …

share a piece of yourself

How to Write Great Content

Whether you call it content marketing or blogging, reaching out with stories humanizes companies. It makes big companies feel more approachable and small companies stronger. Free, easily shareable content attracts prospects …

Stand out in a crowd

SEO Copywriting & Blogging Best Practices

Get your blog on with these tips & tricks Confession: I’m a word junkie. The choice of one word over another can change our perception of issues, products and other people. As a former journalist and communications director and now professional blogger and social media strategist, words – and how I use them – are […]

strength and power

Building Your Site’s Popularity & Relevance

You’ve invested money, resources and creativity into building your great idea of a site, yet no one’s coming. You need to be found. The concept of FINDABILITY needs a strategy as part of your company’s SEO (Search Engine Optimization) program …

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