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Website Optimization 101

As a small business owner, you know that you need to have a website. You’ve gone through the steps of creating a website for your business and now you’re just waiting for the customers to start pouring in. Since you want your website visitors to find you when they search in Google, you’ll need a…continue reading …

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Which Brands are Most Popular in Your State?

Brands communicate characters traits of who we are and what we value as individuals. Using a list of 200+ top brands, the folks at Direct Capital analyzed Google trends to determine the most popular brand searches in each of our 50 states. The results are fascinating and show which brands win the battle for top-of-mind…continue reading …

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How to Rid Your Blog of Comment Spam

It’s a pain that any blogger knows all too well. You get a notification that one of your blog posts has received a comment. Excited that someone was willing to take the time and energy to respond to your online brilliance, you click over eagerly to see what they had to say. And there it…continue reading …

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Social Media Holiday Marketing Trends for 2014 [Infographic]

It’s true, the 2014 holiday marketing season is already here! The majority of businesses are probably already in full swing planning out holiday campaigns and sales. And social media has become an important tool for businesses and brands for driving sales and extending reach. Our friends at Offerpop put together this great infographic that details the…continue reading …