SBA Launches First Government-Sponsored Online Community
A Subdomain of
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The US Small Business Administration‘s (SBA) Business Gateway Program has launched the first government-sponsored online community for small businesses. It …

News from Google Businesses Should Pay Attention To
Behavioral Targeting, Google Checkout Fees, Image Search

There’s been a lot of new coming out of the Google camp over the last day or two, but a …

Social networks/Blogs Overtake Email in Global Popularity
According to Research from Nielsen

It seems Internet users are more likely to send you a poke than an email these days as Nielsen reveals …

The Good and Bad of Marketing with Twitter
Pros and Cons of This Fast Growing Network

Like most channels, Twitter has its good qualities and its flaws when it comes to marketing. Why don’t we look …

Social Media Questions for Businesses to Consider
Which Goals are Your Social Media Marketing Efforts Helping You Achieve?

Should you or shouldn’t you use social media for business? It’s a topic that to some may feel a little …

In-House SEO, On/Offline marketing, and Social Media
Some Useful Marketing Videos

Over at WebProNews, we have a few videos from the recent SMX West show that we’ve just posted and that …

Survey Indicates Social Meida Effectiveness
Branding Over Direct Marketing

Though Vertical Response reported a couple months ago that 85% of startups and 75% of established businesses use social media …

Ad Storylines of the Week
Looking at Different Trends
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Naturally in writing for publications like SmallBusinessNewz and WebProNews, I come across a fair amount of advertising stories. So I …

You Don’t Need A Presence On Every Single Social Media Network

If you’re a business owner, do you have a social media presence yet? Set up your Twitter account, added a …

Promotion Through Facebook
Using the Popular Network to Market Your Business

Social media has opened up many new doors for marketing. While it pays to be smart in how you actually …

Blurring the Lines Between Ads and Content
Engage Your Audience, Give Your Ads Wheels

The importance of how you spend your online advertising dollars has never been stressed as much as it should be …

Businesses Will Turn to Technology to Combat Economic Issues
Will You?

As you may have heard, our economy is not in the best shape, and small businesses are making many efforts …

SBMU: Thin Line Between Playing Social Media and Utilizing Social Media
Is it really that thin of a line?

Everyone involved in the Internet marketing space struggles. It is difficult especially when trying to implement social media into brick …

SBMU: Getting Started in Social Media
It's not hard... I promise
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Everywhere we turn we see a social media presence. Look at the recent Presidential election and how social media was …

SBMU: Reputation Management for Social Media
Protect your brand!

Social media allows for many lines of communication to be opened, but it also opens the door for negativity to …

eCommerce, Business Blogging, SEO, and Marketing: Tips and Tools
From experts at the Search Engine Strategies Conference in Chicago

A couple of our WebProNews reporters are in Chicago attending the Search Engine Strategies conference, and as a result, they’re …

Small Business Social Media Adoption
A Look at Startups and Their More Established Counterparts

Last week Vertical Response discussed results from a survey it conducted, which looked at how startups fare in adoption of …

Need Some Valuable Business-Building Info?

An inexpensive online PR campaign can be a highly effective way to market and promote your business. After all, few …

Small Businesses And Social Media

I am in transit coming back to NC from Las Vegas following my trip to PubCon which is presented by …

LinkedIn May Be Right for Your Business
The Social Nework of Choice for Many Business Owners

LinkedIn is the preferred social network of many business professionals. It’s not the only one by any means, and some …

Transparency Leads to Trust
Keep This In Mind Online
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Businesses are often hesitant to operate blogs and social media personas. They are also wary of how their reputations will …

Over Half Of Top 100 eTailers Use Facebook
Study Looks at Online Retail and Social Networks

Social media marketing is one of those things that just continues to spark debate no matter how well some businesses …