8 Ways Blogging Can Supercharge Your Business Website

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I have found that publishing a regular blog can give you an edge in making all this happen. One of these is blogging, to let people know about your brand, provide links to supportive articles, and generate back-links to your content from other sites.

SEO for Startups

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I recently had a conversation with an pre-launch startup where they discussed how SEO was going to be really important for them. And to me, there seems to be a lot of confusion by founders of startups around search engine optimization (SEO) and how it works for a startup.

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7 Recommendations For Building Your Brand With A Blog

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

ReachLocal Launches New SEO Offering

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ReachLocal''s SEO product includes keyword identification and optimization, content optimization and publishing, social media integration, local search tools, and more. The offering starts at $999 per month for six motnhs, and provides one blog post created per week as part of the content optimization.

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8 Ways That Blogging Will Kickstart Your Startup

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Blogging is one of the best ways to do this and build a brand, even before you have a product or service. Thus I recommend that every entrepreneur start blogging in parallel with solution development for the following benefits: Get customer idea feedback before you commit resources.

7 Keys To Utilizing A Blog To Drive Your Business

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

6 SEO Mistakes You Should Never Make

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The basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) are really quite simple. Blogging SEO Social News Website Flash Link building Search Engines TagsIf you build a site that is both readable and understandable to the search engines, you're halfway there. Visit TechZulu for full story.

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7 Reasons to Start a Blog Before Shipping a Product

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I can attest from experience that publishing a regular blog to properly showcase your offering, even before you have it, is a most cost effective approach in time and money. For blogging to work, you need to do it consistently and frequently, at least once a week, or the value evaporates.

Should You Blog? (yes, and here’s how …)

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I recently wrote a piece for Mashable on how to create a company blog. Since it’s already written (and since I promised not to republish on my blog other than a summary) if you’re interested please have a read over there. What should you blog about? Most blogs are.

Kick-Start Your Consulting Startup With Your Blog

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

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In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. There are four types of blogs; written blogs, video blogs, photo blogs and a combination of these. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs. How to make money with a written blog.

About this Blog

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 About this Blog Ive been thinking about doing a blog with my thoughts on technology and whats happening in the Los Angeles area technology scene for a while, but it was Ben Kuos recent start of a blog that inspired me to actually go ahead and do it. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

Every Consultant Needs a Blog More Than a Website

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

Chartbeat is to Blogs as Google Analytics is to Print Newspapers

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I’ve been using Chartbeat for over a month now to track performance of my blog and I find myself looking at Google Analytics much less these days. The next users after that is reading a blog post that I wrote nearly 9 months ago.

For a Services Business, a Blog Trumps a Website

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

A Blog Can Be A Startup’s Most Valuable Investment

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I can attest from experience that publishing a regular blog to properly showcase your offering, even before you have it, is a most cost effective approach in time and money. Most of the people you would want as co-founders are now cruising the relevant blogs for ideas and partners.

Start With a Business Blog as Your Website

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your business and gaining valuable online exposure, ultimately bringing in more customers. Anchor blog in your domain name. Leverage blog content.

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. Its also been interesting to see the interaction of tools involved - Social Networking, Blogging and a Discussion Group. to help bloggers and blog readers with comments.

8 Ways To Ensure That Your Website Is Winning For You

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In fact, very few website owners even track their website activity, or use Search Engine (SEO) or Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) tools now available. seo website winning business

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Startups Stick with Organic vs Paid Search Results

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Probably every one of you who has a business and a website have been approached through email or personal contact, and asked to spend money on paid search results (appear on the first page of search results, right hand column, despite low SEO rank). seo startup ppc SEM organic search busines

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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Over 50,000 journalists use HARO to find experts to interview for TV, newspapers, books, magazines and blogs. Blogs and Forums. Spend time in Blogs and Forums to get to know your potential customer. For blogs go to Gravatar so that your photo and bio will appear in blog comments.

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Many Websites Look Like Zombies to Google Search

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The solution is keeping your site alive and vital, and following basic search engine optimization (SEO) suggestions. These days, the best way to provide fresh content is to attach your blog to the website, and add new entries at least a couple of times a month.

Get Your Website Out of the Internet Dead Zone

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The solution is basic search engine optimization (SEO). Initiate a business blog. Be sure the blog is on a sub-domain or sub-directory of the main website. Completion of these tasks is not the full SEO job, but will keep your company out of the Internet dead zone.

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Marketing The Funniest Site On The Internet With Patrick Starzan of Funny or Die

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We focus on developing strong distribution channels through social media, search, blog outreach and email programs to accelerate the discovery, sharing and engagement with Funny Or Die content. TechZulu gets some questions answered for all you marketing folks out there.

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How To Build Startup Credibility Before Your Brand

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I can attest from experience that publishing a regular blog to properly showcase your brand value, even before you have it, is a most cost effective approach in time and money. For blogging to work, you need to do it consistently and frequently, at least once a week, or the value evaporates.

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How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

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One of the many things you become expert at when you launch your own company and have no money is SEO. Tracy studied SEOMoz and several other online sources of SEO tips. So Tracy began keeping a blog about … (what else?)

LA CEOs

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Whether you have a personal blog or e-commerce website, search traffic is a crucial aspect for you to grow your business. Learn the ins and out of SEO from our featured speaker SEO expert, Rex Freiberger, so you know how to hire a team or do it in house. Thursday, August 4, 2011 -- LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs presents: Free Traffic From the Search Engines Do you have a beautiful startup or established website for the world to see.

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What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?

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By far the most popular post on this blog is 32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder. Is SEO important? Google told us back in 2010 that site speed was important for SEO. These will have many individual web pages, with specific URLs, optimized for SEO.

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Why The Haters are Wrong About Growth Hacking

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In essence Muhammad thinks the “growth hacking” is a charlatan term for online marketing that consists of a bunch of everyday tasks that all online businesses should be doing: SEO, SEM, Content Marketing, Social Media, Referral Marketing, etc.

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7 Steps To A Winning Social Media Marketing Campaign

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More important than finding a community, is creating one, with your blog and other social media engagement. Good action plans include a listening plan, channel plan, SEO plan, and a content creation plan, with activities and metrics.

Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

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SEO / SEM are promotional techniques for marketing through the Google distribution channel, which have yielded huge benefits to many companies – Yelp being a prime example. When I first started blogging Digg was still at its peak. How do people drive SEO growth?

This Week in Venture Capital with Jason Calacanis

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Q&A delivers amazing SEO juice that I’ve seen at several recent companies so I get that. And SEO juice of sites with no value makes searching for real product feedback suck. My blog and what it’s done for my deal flow. -

The Power of Quora & Why Benchmark was Right to Pay Up

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Take AVC.com, the blog by Fred Wilson. He wrote a blog post that always stuck with me about how there are regulars on his blog who hang out there a bit like “Cheers&# just having a chat with a metaphorical beer in hand. They ARE blog posts.

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Mafia Sourcing – How Insider’s Game User Generated News

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Here’s how I learned: When I first started blogging 18 months ago or so I started asking people the best way to get distribution. I had a few friends help with the initial distribution and explained how to do that in this post on how to blog effectively. The Web.

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Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

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I can be found on LinkedIn , have a blog Holocognics and my firm’s website is www.SolutionsLLP.com. In other words, instead of accepting that “SEO is good,” let's explore what the point of SEO is and when it is actually “good” (that is, promoting a goal).