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The True Value of Link Building

Too many people started building backlinks just for SEO purposes. Not only has Google caught on but you also quickly loose credibility. The only true value of link building is to build a real network. This in turn will benefit you with SEO and link juice. Amplify’d from www.seobook.com Develop Real Networks, Not Just Link [...]

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Online Reviews and Your Business

The bottom line is you need people talking about your business! Set up a review system and be proactive. Amplify’d from www.confluencedigital.com Key benefits of online reviews Online reviews can increase search engine rankings as well as drive business through visits from online shoppers. Many review sites allow you to add a link to your [...]

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Google announces Search by Image and Voice Search for desktop, revamped mobile search

I like the search by image feature however was disappointed that they would not be doing facial recognition – imagine the possibilities for that… Also not sure that voice search will make that big a difference – we all thought voice dictaion into Word would have been much better by now as well! http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/14/google-announces-search-by-image-search-by-voice-for-desktop/ Google [...]

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The Google +1 Button

The fact that Google have just created the +1 button which is similar to Facebook’s Like button should be enough proof that they take this seriously. Does Google Use Facebook Shares to Influence Search Rankings? http://www.seomoz.org/blog/does-google-use-facebook-shares-to-influence-searc…   Related Reading: Social Media Marketing (Internet Marketing Cheat Sheets) The Social Media Bible: Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for [...]

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The Business Puzzle

How to put the pieces together and make ANY business more profitable and more valuable!” With all of the latest and greatest concepts, seminars, webcasts, and “How-To” books vying for your attention, you would think that growing your business was as complicated as building the space shuttle. The fact is, there are only three ways [...]

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Increase Sales

There are only 3 ways to increase your sales – whatever business you’re in: 1. Increase your customers 2. Increase the frequency of transaction 3. Increase the transaction size These 3 apply whether you’re a solopreneur, have a professional practise, you’re a retailer, distributor or manufacturer, a service business, you’re business is online or offline. [...]

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Increase profit percentage

Related Reading: Built for Growth: Expanding Your Business Around the Corner or Across the Globe (paperback) Marketbusters: 40 Strategic Moves That Drive Exceptional Business Growth The Physics of Business Growth: Mindsets, System, and Processes (Stanford Briefs) Profitable Growth Is Everyone’s Business: 10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Entrepreneurial [...]

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Increase value

Related Reading: Built for Growth: Expanding Your Business Around the Corner or Across the Globe (paperback) Marketbusters: 40 Strategic Moves That Drive Exceptional Business Growth The Physics of Business Growth: Mindsets, System, and Processes (Stanford Briefs) Profitable Growth Is Everyone’s Business: 10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Entrepreneurial [...]

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Action & Implementation

“Strategy” overrated, simply “doin’ stuff” underrated. See Kelleher and Bossidy: “We have a ‘strategic plan,’ it’s called doing things.”—Herb Kelleher. “Execution is a systematic process of rigorously discussing hows and whats, tenaciously following through, and ensuring accountability.”—Larry Bossidy & Ram Charan/ Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done. Action has its own logic—ask Genghis Khan, [...]

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A Fish Sandwich

You all may have heard this saying: If you give a man a fish he eats for a day. If you teach him to fish he eats for a lifetime. As a small business owner – do you have time to learn how to fish or do you want someone just to give you a [...]

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