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How to Increase Website Traffic: 10 Tips to Follow

August 24, 2022

There are a lot of different ways to increase your website’s traffic. The methods you choose will depend on your goals and resources. Here are ten tips to follow and five FAQs and answers about this important subject.

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5 Compelling Reasons Why Blogging is Still Relevant for Businesses in 2023

July 11, 2022

Small business blogging is still an incredibly effective way to reach your target audience, build thought leadership, and drive sales. In fact, it’s arguable that blogging is more important than ever for businesses in the age of digital marketing.

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Google’s Core Updates: 4 Ways to Future Proof Your Content Today

July 5, 2021

Rather than scramble to adjust your existing content every time Google releases core updates, focus on the consistencies – user experience and content value.

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How to Set Up an Effective SEO Content Strategy in 4 Steps

June 7, 2021

The saying, “content is king” has become a cliché in marketing circles — but it still holds true. In order to attract customers to your business, you need to first attract them to your website. And in order to attract them to your website, you must first have some valuable content in place. Developing an…

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12 Effective Ways to Improve Your Business’s Online Presence in 2021

February 8, 2021

Maintaining an active online presence can do wonders for your business, website traffic & popularity. Here are 12 ways to work on your digital presence today.

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Why You Should Care About Customer Marketing – and 8 Ways to Do it Right

January 11, 2021

Your existing customers are one of your best marketing resources, and by engaging with them properly, you can turn them into brand ambassadors who will bring you even more revenue. Here are 5 reasons to invest in customer marketing and 8 ways to do it well.

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Why SEO Copywriting is Critical for Success & 7 Tips to Get You Started

January 4, 2021

In 2021, SEO copywriting is a marketing method that your company can’t afford to be missing. Here’s what SEO copywriting is and how you can start leveraging it.

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6 Content Marketing Strategies for Small Business Growth in 2020

December 2, 2019

So, how do you feel when you’re keen on playing a YouTube video, but first there’s that video ad?  You really get into that ad, right?  Kidding.  You know the drill. You look to the bottom right, hoping against hope the old “Skip this ad” pops up, the faster the better.  Oh, by the way, how…

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How to Blog About Your Business Even If You’re not a Writer

February 19, 2017

Every small business owner should be blogging If you’ve been following and reading our blog, you know that I believe it’s imperative as a small business owner that you have a blog about your business you contribute to regularly. The value and benefits of small business blogging cannot be overstated enough! Did you know that Richard…

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