Perfessional (This is not a misspelling.) How can you be personal and professional at the same time when communicating in the business world? With an emphasis on social media, visual content, and tools that allow the public to develop their own voice and essentially become grass-roots journalists, the way we [...]
Google continues to promote Google Places for Business, its business listings for local businesses, with the roll-out...
Google announced via their blog this past Wednesday that they will be shutting down their Reader service on July 1,...
Restaurant listings on OpenTable are about to get a visual boost with their acquisition of Foodspotting. OpenTable,...
Quora, the Silicon Valley-based questions and answer site, has introduced a major new feature release that should have business owners and marketers jumping for joy. Quora members can now create their own blog and write as many blog posts as they’d like. Why should businesses care about another blogging platform? [...]Read more ›
If you’re a restaurant owner, it’s time to get serious about keeping your kitchen and dining areas in tip-top shape. Yelp has added publicly available health inspection data as a business attribute to local restaurant reviews, which will enable diners to view a restaurant’s inspection history and violations. The new health [...]Read more ›
Small businesses in need of an SEO boost can check out the new SEO platform from UpCity (formerly DIYSEO). If you’re wondering what happened to DIYSEO, they changed their name to UpCity and launched a brand new SEO platform that helps small businesses get traffic to their website. After the Chicago-based tech [...]Read more ›
Creating and then maintaining a strong brand is an ongoing process in the life of a business — whether big or small. Brand identity marketing begins with the visual aspect of your brand, how its look distinguishes it from other brands; and the communication of the brand, why it [...]Read more ›
photo credit: aquopshilton via photopin cc If you own a website, you likely have a place on your site where visitors can fill in their contact information and send you a message – this is your contact form. As a small business owner, having a contact form is a [...]Read more ›
MediaGraph continues to simplify the public relations process by helping small businesses prioritize the journalists they’d like to approach. Small business PR management platform, MediaGraph continues to roll out new features that make it as simple as possible for businesses to contact journalists. After rolling out competitor media mentions, [...]Read more ›