A very wise business owner I know frequently talks about search volume and
search trends when discussing Internet marketing and in particular search
engine optimization. He is a data guy, an entrepreneur, and a highly
technical individual who always looks beyond simple numbers to peek behind
them or even in front of them. [...]
Last week Google officially announced their newly formed partnership with
Twitter. The officially statement indicates this partnership will allow
social media updates on Twitter to appear in Google’s search results.
Google also demonstrated their new Social Search feature at the Web 2.0
conference to really get Internet marketing consultants excited. Although
this new feature isn’t live yet, Social Search will be launching soon on
Google Experimental and Google Labs.
What does Social Search mean to you?
If you use Twitter for business, it means you’ve just had your world expand... (more)
If you’re considering embarking on a website design project, you’re most
likely venturing into unchartered territory. Or, at the very least, headed
down a path you only travel down every five or so years. Because of this
“path not taken”, the road is many times bumpy and it is easy to get side
tracked or completely lost along the way.
Each week I receive a lot of incoming requests for web design quotes and
proposals. I ultimately work with a lot of different small business and
personality types. Regardless of the industry, business age, or business
owner, many entrepreneurs and ... (more)
A common question small business owners ask themselves is when their business
is ready to implement an ERP software application that will replace their
existing small business software. Fortunately for the small business owner,
there are a number of small business ERP software solutions on the market
today that serve as a viable replacement for QuickBooks, Peachtree, and other
small business accounting software packages. In my experience, there are
three telling signs of when a small business is ready to migrate from its
existing small business software to a more sophisticated ER... (more)
Responsive WordPress themes are the current craze in the open source world.
But are they a true requirement or just a bunch of hype thrown out to sell
more premium themes to unsuspecting buyers? Do WordPress users really need
to consider upgrading their existing themes to one that is responsive and
At first I was a bit skeptical, but responsive websites have grown on me and
it is now a part of daily life for me and my coding team. I will admit that
I considered it hype at first, but once I understood what responsive was all
about, I now consider it a requirem... (more)