Many readers of this blog know that I began my small business about two years ago, after having lost a job in the IT industry that I’d had for 12 years. Starting a small business any time is hard, but starting one when you no longer have an income is almost impossible. How do you […]
As the owner of a small business, you may ask yourself, “Do Google reviews matter?”. Well, let’s face it — in this day and age, Google is very often the first point of contact between a prospective new customer and a business. If you want to find a business nearby, if you’re planning an upcoming trip, […]
This morning, over coffee with my friend Casey Hart from Informer Messages, we got to talking about how we spend most of our time each day — a fitting discussion, because today marks the two year anniversary of the end to my commute to work on Long Island, and it was one year ago that […]
Internet Presence for Small Business is a marketing strategy that allows companies to compete with one another by leveling the playing field for all. When small businesses leverage Internet presence, they can more easily be found by people who are looking for the products and services they provide, and they will be more likely to […]
Earlier this month, in preparing its story on the email server that Hillary Clinton was discovered to be operating from her home, The Washington Post found Internet Presence client WCA Technologies on page one of Google and contacted the company for an interview.
This week, I’d like to tell you about two clients – both of whom I admire very much – whose views on Internet presence could not be more opposite. Understanding the differences in their ways of thinking reveals why some business owners are seeing the rewards of online marketing while others “don’t get it”.
Is Internet Presence important for lawyers? Here’s a true tale… Recently, I had the privilege of chatting with a New York State police trooper not far outside the town of Roscoe, New York, heading toward Binghamton.
Do you think that ongoing website maintenance is necessary? Read on to find out what I discovered. Last month, I received a call from someone who attended a presentation I had given on Internet Presence Marketing in Greenwich, Connecticut.