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Your Website Sucks! (maybe) - and how to fix it

Posted by Keith Jolie on Monday, September 15, 2014, In : Content Marketing 
After attending a technology briefing sponsored by Microsoft, I had met a number of great microsoft partners and received their business cards, so I took some time to review their company websites to learn about their companies. I had one general conclusion....

(NB: Before you read this and think that it doesn't apply to you because you don't run a technology site - it does)

Their websites were awful. These companies were mostly small to medium sized businesses that provided some kind of networ...

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Local Business Found on Google!

Posted by Keith Jolie on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, In : local business 
As a business owner you want to be found on the web. More and more, the web means mobile and it means people finding businesses in their neighborhood, or the neighborhood they are visiting that meets their immediate needs (that means they want to buy!) 
If you have a local business (retail / business to consumer)  there have been quite a few changes that have rolled out from Google across many of their applications that you should be paying attention to.  I'm going to touch on a few of them he...

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Boost your Internationalization with Facebook Global Pages

Posted by Keith Jolie on Thursday, November 22, 2012, In : Higher Education 

Do you struggle with how to use facebook as part of your international marketing strategy?  If your strategy focusses on several countries then you may be looking for easier ways to localize content and obtain measurements related to engagement from those countries.  Up until now the only real way to tailor content for a specific region is to build separate pages to address those markets.  This can mean maintaining several pages and it makes consolidated analytics challenging. Well, facebook ...
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Paying a little attention to google pays off big for local business

Posted by Keith Jolie on Monday, October 29, 2012, In : local business 
So by now we've all probably realized that Google has taken the lead over Alta Vista (90's joke for some of you to chuckle at). Doing what you can to be found on google search is no doubt important when you're promoting your products or services, but many smaller businesses may not realize how paying a little attention to Google can pay off for you.

Google has a number of free tools and services that local businesses can take advantage of to ensure that they are found by the people who are c...
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