Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bing Webmaster Guidelines Updated To Include Demotions For Keyword Stuffing

By Barry Schwartz. Bing has quietly updated their Webmaster Guidelines to include a stern warning to webmasters who think they can use keyword stuffing techniques to manipulate their rankings and get away with it. The warning says Bing may demote the site or delist the site … Continue reading

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46 Small Business Facebook Pages to Follow

By Annie Pilon. Some people are claiming that Facebook is dead. But we still see businesses using Facebook daily, including members of our small business community. There’s a wealth of knowledge to be found from some of those Facebook business pages, so … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Consider Using Vine in 2014

By Andrew Hutchinson. With the increased emphasis on content in social media marketing this year, video has emerged as one of the key areas of focus. Even last year, Forbes was touting the strengths of utilising video content, highlighting the significant … Continue reading

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5 common mistakes to avoid in mobile commerce

By Matt Winn. Our current culture is riddled with mobile junkies addicted to their tablets and smartphones. While this newfound obsession has had quite the negative impact on dinner conversation, it does present a great opportunity for retailers to take advantage … Continue reading

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Apple iBeacon Is a New Location Tracking Alternative to GPS

By Joshua Sophy. Apple’s new iBeacon and other future beacon technology could transform how your business communicates with customers and employees. Beacons use low-powered radio signals to allow smart devices to communicate with them. The iBeacon, specifically, allows iPhones to communicate via … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy SEO Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

By G.B. Oliver. Search Engine Optimization or SEO is one of the most important marketing aspects of the online business. But not everyone can afford to hire SEO services. The big retailers can, so lucky for you, your online business … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

By Mark Hayes. As an online merchant, making your first sale is as symbolic as it is necessary. Completing the first sale sounds straightforward enough, yet the optimism and reassurance it brings can make it the biggest turning point in the … Continue reading

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