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

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. …

The Online Yellow Pages Undergo Some Changes
YellowPages.com Switches to YP.com
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Is YellowPages.com 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
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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
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Lee Odden of TopRank Online Marketing recently spoke on a panel at the Online Marketing Summit about the intersection of …