Search Guru Laments Small Business Web Practices
Danny Sullivan Looks at Some Examples
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Danny Sullivan has posted a very intriguing article at Search Engine Land regarding small businesses and search. For those of …

Online Advertising Will Thrive in Weak Economic Times
Are You Advertising a Need?
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If you’ve been reading SmallBusinessNewz for a while, you may recall an article I wrote earlier this year about branding …

Text Ads May Get More Clicks, But…
Some Interesting Findings from iPerceptions
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A recent study shows some noteworthy stats about consumer preference when it comes to different forms of online advertising. Hightlights …

Which Online Promotion Method is the Most Important to Your Business?
Most seem to favor site search.
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Most U.S. retailers consider site search, SEO, and email marketing to be the most important tools for promoting their ecommerce …

Make Sure Your Site’s Ready for Holiday Traffic
Regardless of What Research Shows
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New data released from Hitwise indicates that online retail traffic has begun to slow and suggests that it will continue …

Comparing Shopping Cart Solutions
A Few Resources to Help You Choose
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eCommerce is an evergrowing industry, and the need for a website is as important as ever. Arnie Kuenn offered his …

Social Media Marketing and Blogging Advice from BlogWorld
Don't Overlook the Power of New Media
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Reporters for our sister site WebProNews spent the weekend in Las Vegas, attending the BlogWorld Expo, as I mentioned here. …

Your Web Site Problems Can Really Cost You!
Customers and Money
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Customer Experience Management (CEM) software company Tealeaf recently conducted a survey regarding online customer experiences. The biggest stat to come …

Target Case Sparks Site Accessibility Controversy
eCommerce businesses may want to pay attention.
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Those of you selling online may want to start paying closer attention to the accessibility of your site if you …

Want to Boost Your Readership?
Get off to the right start...
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Article marketing can be one of the most effective forms of Internet marketing, whether you write for established publications, have …

Don’t Look Past Your Local Internet Audience
They might be your best customers...
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When it comes to Internet marketing for small businesses, it can be easy to get caught up in the enormous …

Where Does Security Fall Into Your Budget?
Hopefull it's there somewhere...
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As I talked about last week, security is one very important factor in gaining customer trust, particularly online. So where …

7 Steps to Earning Customer Trust Online
Nobody said it was going to be easy...
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Keeping in theme with my recent article about ingredients to surviving in online business, let’s talk about earning customer trust. …

Washington Tax Laws Affect Small Businesses

The growth of Internet sales is causing some interesting tax issues for small business owners and casual sellers. My bookkeeper …

5 Key Ingredients to Surviving in Online Business
You may actually have to do some work.
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This is a basic list of key things that are critical to having a successful online business. This article is …

Cheap Small Business Web Sites

In today’s Small Business section of the Wall Street Journal is an article called Creating a Successful Site for Almost …

Find People with Twitter Directory Twellow

Much has been written in recent months about the allure of Twitter and why people stick with it through thick …

Selling Online? Don’t Forget Taxes.
The IRS will make sure.
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Keeping in the spirit of watching out for the IRS, you might be interested to know that President Bush is …

Advanced Blog Optimization

I introduced you to blog optimization in S E O 101 – Blogs and Feed Optimization Tips. Hopefully, you’ve got …

Stand Out in Their Feed Readers
Don't get ignored.

If you publish a business blog, chances are you have RSS feeds as well. There is also a good chance …

Choosing the Best E-Commerce Software for Your Business

The quality of your e-commerce software can have a major impact on how successful your online store is.  Here are …

E-Commerce Today: The Evolution of the Online Store

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Online stores have come a long ways from the mid-nineties, when major companies such as Amazon and eBay entered the …