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Chris is a content coordinator and staff writer for SmallBusinessNewz and the iEntry Network. Subscribe to SmallBusinessNewz RSS Feeds.
Providing Could-Be Customers With What they Seek Via Twitter
Using the Right Queries Can Increase the Value of Twitter Search Marketing
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There’s a good chance that by this point you have found a way to incorporate Twitter into your marketing efforts. …

Mobile App Lets Anyone Accept Credit Cards
Square Launches Mobile Credit Card Apps, Gives Away Card Readers
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Square, which whose CEO is also one of the co-founders of Twitter, has released apps for the iPhone, iPad, and …

Facebook Location Features Will Unlock More Potential for Businesses
Facebook Location Features Coming Soon
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We’ve talked about multiple ways Facebook can help your business online, and that is not limited to online businesses, although …

Blogs, Social Media Will Now Have a Greater Impact on Your Google Traffic
Google SERP Redesign Means Evaluating the Options
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As you’ve probably noticed and/or read about, Google has rolled out its newly redesigned search results pages after experimenting for …

Customer Support From the Facebook Page
App Adds Support Tab to Facebook Pages
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Businesses have found Facebook to be a great platform for customer support for some time now, but more companies are …

Is Print Marketing Still in Your Mix?
Study Suggests Businesses Sticking with Print
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FedEx Office released the results from its annual Signs of the Times national small business survey, finding that small business …

Study Looks at Small Business International Expansion
International Orders Grew 11% from '08 to '09
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Shipwire has revealed the results of an interesting study on small business online retailer trends in global expansion. The firm …

Google Patent Has Implications for Small Businesses
Navigator App May Get Beneficial Feature Additions
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We’ve been discussing the importance of being listed in Google Places a lot lately, particularly since the company changed the …

Ignoring Social Media May Have Long-Term Effects
Without a Social Presence Now, You May Be Behind Later
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If you’re still not in the social media game, and you’re making things work, then more power to you. However, …

Google Optimizes Place Pages for Mobile
Android/iPhone Users Can Access Mobile Version
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This week Google announced that it has launched mobile versions of Place Pages, which the company has been developing since …

Facebook Making Important Moves Small Businesses Should Pay Attention To
Are You Part of Facebook’s Version of the Web?
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We’ve been talking a lot about Google Places on SmallBusinessNewz lately, and while I’ve been writing a great deal about …

Get the Most Out of Your Google Places Listing
Resources for Making Sure Your Listing is Up to Snuff
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About a week ago, Google announced that it had changed the name of the Google Local Business Center to Google …

Report: Most Small Businesses Still Not Sold on Social Media
Many Businesses Still Ignoring Social Networks
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Citibank put out a new report indicating that most small businesses still are not leveraging the social media tools available …

Report Looks at Online Advertising in Q1 Compared to Q4 ’09
Online Video Doing Well
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The Webvisible Report: State of Small Business Online Advertising Q1 2010, which examines trends among Webvisible’s U.S. advertisers finds that …

A Way to Get Facebook Fans to Actually Buy
Facebook App Gives Retailers/Fans Incentive Opportunity
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As you’ve probably figured out by now, there a lot of reasons social media, and Facebook in particular can be …

Google Adds iPad Targeting for AdWords
iPad Option Added to Device Targeting
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This week, we looked at a survey from Kit Digital, which found tha most marketers are intersted in reaching iPad …

Twitter @Anywhere Gets Twitter More Integrated Into Your Site
Twitter @Anywhere Now Available for Site Owners
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Twitter has made a lot of headlines this week, beginning with its new Promoted Tweets advertising platform, and then with …

Twitter Gives 3 Huge Reasons for Businesses to Use Twitter
19 Billion Searches Per Month, 105 Million Users, 100,000 Apps
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If you truly feel that not using Twitter for your business is the way to go, then don’t use it. …

Survey Finds Businesses Mostly Confident to Neutral for 2010
Most Expect Business Growth This Year
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This week Constant Contact released findings from a survey, indicating that 79% of small business have a confident to neutral …

An Equation for Improving Your Forms and Conversions
Check Out Form Error Rate
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The other day, we discussed the importance of not wasting you customers’ time when trying to get them to buy …

Don’t Waste Your Customers’ Time with Your Site
If it's Not Easy, They'll Just Leave.
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If you’ve ever analyzed your website’s bounce rate, you may have found problems with people leaving before they get through …

Family Can Put Strain on Business Decision-Making
Conflicts Regarding Roles May Arise

Is your business a family business? Are you considering going into business with family members? If your answer to either …