Google to Release New and “Softer” Panda Update for Small Businesses Soon!
Google Is Planning to Help Small Businesses

Google is working its way to the “next generation” Google Panda algorithm updates.

7 Ways to Increase Engagement on Your Website
Get Them To Dig In And See What You've Got

It can be a chore to drive traffic to your website. So, once you do gain a click through organic …

Getting Back Into Google’s Good Graces
Google improves the reconsideration process

A lot of businesses have struggled with search, and sometimes make mistakes that pretty much render them invisible in the …

Google: Search Ads Drive 89% Incremental Traffic
Google talks recent research

Google recently ran over 400 studies on paused AdWords accounts to figure out whether or not paid search campaigns cannibalize …

Google Looks to Lure More Local Businesses with AdWords Express
Google: We'll manage your campaign for you

Google really wants you to start advertising if you’re a local business, and is trying to make it as easy …

Google + Business Profiles and Updates to Place Pages
Google encourages reviews

Small businesses should be aware of two major developments from Google. For starters, I don’t know if you’ve been keeping …

New Google Features Small Businesses Should Know About
From City Pages to Chromebooks

Google has been pretty busy launching products and features this week. As Google is an essential part of any online …

Search Gets More Social
…whether you like it or not

One thing is clear. For better or for worse, the major search engines are going more social in their quest …

Google Does a “Street View” for Inside Your Small Business
Google Sends Out Photographers for Store Interiors

Google has officially launched a program it started testing last year, in which the company sends photographers around to small …

Noteworthy Tech News for Small Businesses
Search, Deals, and Productivity
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This week, there were several major items announced by big companies that could in turn have tremendous impacts for small …

Blekko Partners With MerchantCircle On Small Business Search
Blekko aims to improve small business search
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  Blekko, the search engine that is using human curation to reduce spam in search results, and MerchantCircle, an online …

Yahoo Looks At Why People Start A Small Business
New year brings more small business interest

Traditionally Yahoo! Small Business sees an uptick in people starting their own online business in the first quarter of the …

Google Crafts Search Advertising Tutorial
Company produces free "True Value of Search" vid

Google’s market cap is right around $185 billion at the moment, making the search giant a pretty good authority on …

Should SMBs Look Beyond Just Google?

As the local component of the online space continues to heat up, it is starting to get very crowded. There …

Small Biz Search Spending Still On The Rise
WebVisible documents 43 percent YOY increase

Search is how everyone finds everything anymore; people even inexplicably search for terms like "Google," "Yahoo," and "Bing" on occasion.  …

A Bunch of Search Marketing Tips from the Experts
Some Highlights from Search Engine Strategies

We went to the Search Engine Strategies conference in Chicago this week and brought back a lot of good advice …

Amex Launches New Tools For Small Businesses
Amex reaches out to small businesses

American Express Open, the small business division of the financial services company, has launched a campaign for small businesses called …

Blogs, Social Media Will Now Have a Greater Impact on Your Google Traffic
Google SERP Redesign Means Evaluating the Options

As you’ve probably noticed and/or read about, Google has rolled out its newly redesigned search results pages after experimenting for …

Twitter Gives 3 Huge Reasons for Businesses to Use Twitter
19 Billion Searches Per Month, 105 Million Users, 100,000 Apps

If you truly feel that not using Twitter for your business is the way to go, then don’t use it. …

The Online Yellow Pages Undergo Some Changes Switches to

Is a significant source of business for you? If so, you may be interested to know that the site …

AdWords Account Organization Can Help Conversions
Google Shares Quick Video on Getting Organized

Google has posted a video with some common sense (but probably commonly overlooked) tips for AdWords account organization, which may …

Optimizing for Media Coverage
Think of Bloggers and Journalists as Customers

Lee Odden of TopRank Online Marketing recently spoke on a panel at the Online Marketing Summit about the intersection of …