An increasing number of people are searching online for local events, news, businesses and entertainment venues. Local SEO plays the crucial role to connecting customers with the immediate community. Locality Terms Local search engine optimization (SEO), depends heavily on using the proper keywords. Keywords are terms describing your business and when narrowing in to the local aspect, the location of your business. Examples of efficient keywords defining your locality include your city, county, state and country. Effective Keywords Keyword optimization is crucial for your online success. In addition to the local aspect, you need to determine which terms effectively define your business. These words or phrases, plus the local terms, need to be included in your page titles, byline, links and Meta tags throughout your [&hellip

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There are millions of bloggers in US and outside of US. Some are professional bloggers and some blog just for fun. Is it possible that you and your blog will be held liable for publishing content and possibly a lawsuit? Yes its is! It is common that bloggers use exaggerated reviews to attract the audience to their blogs. You can be held liable for what you publish online. In short, a skilled intellectual property attorney can advise you on each case. However, there has been too much talk recently regarding SOPA and PIPA that will give an immense power to companies to take direct action against blogs. If the bills are passed, then there would be no blogging and no blogger. I guess the only [&hellip

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You might hear a lot of time many expert bloggers forcing you to join social media and create your strategy on Facebook, twitter, Google Plus and many more. Is it a right choice for you to go social? No, It is not a right choice if you are a start-up and newbie blogger. Why? Simple answer is in my question that how you will bring Facebook page likes and twitter followers without having anything? First, you have to create a brand for your blog and bring subscribers to your blog. When there are no readers of your blog who will like your Facebook page and who will follow you on Twitter? On the other hand, if you have a good number of subscribers on your [&hellip

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In 2012, the success of your online business depends on interactive marketing tactics. I have gathered 5 effective tips to illustrate how you can win customers. SMS Text Marketing More and more people are now accessing web and using smart-phones to purchase products. In holiday season (end of 2011), sales, sky rocketed with more purchases were made from cell phones. Local businesses, online entrepreneurs and local shops can reach customers by text marketing and offering them special discounts. People often look for discounts and FREE offers. You can make your SMS marketing successful by offering lucrative offers. Going Mobile As the trends show in holiday season people made purchases using mobile phones. The increase of QR codes for mobiles and websites increases the sales. You [&hellip

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Are you facing problem writing creative content that brings quality readers? Blogging can be very frustrating when you see no results. Not everyone is God gifted with charismatic writing to engage readers, but there are chances of improvement. I recently posted tips on how to make your visitors fall in love with your blog? It was related to making your blog look attractive, but how to learn the art of blogging? Here’s how. Elevator Pitch Don’t know about elevator pitch? It is very important for every person to write an elevator pitch for their blog. Elevator Pitch is actually short and concise idea about your blog. It is like setting a guideline what you intend to offer to the readers. You might have learned it [&hellip

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First impression is the last impression! How do you apply this to your blog? Each month, we visit thousand of websites, but we remember only few. Why? It is same like you are watching TV switching channels and you find advertisement or a TV show that strikes your mind. On the other hand, if you are walking down the subway station, you find a beautiful girl. The same principle applies to your blog. If a new visitor visits your blog, he has only few seconds to decide whether to stay or leave. The design, look and content should appeal to the visitor otherwise you will notice higher bounce rate. I did some analysis via Google Analytics on my blogs. Blogs with easy and simple design [&hellip

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Getting twitter followers and keeping them subscribed as well as engaged in what you have to say can result in massive amounts of traffic. This traffic can be converted into new customers or evangelists that will further your marketing message. The following 10 tips will give you some ideas on how you can leverage this powerful tool. 1. Be Consistent and update regularly with valuable info Tweet on a regular basis and be consistent about tweeting valuable content from other bloggers or content providers within your chosen niche. This helps you become a trustworthy source of information. Adding value will get you more subscribers and help you keep the ones you already have. 2. Partially automate tweets and retweets Automate tweets and retweets for content [&hellip

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Most of the people lose hope when we are in tough situation in business. How many times you take risks and dive in to solve the problem? Do you take initiative or sit back and wait for everything to come back to normal? It is normal in any business that you have to enjoy good times and tackle the worse situations. If your customer is un-happy and takes all his business from your company, it may strike you with a bolt. Alternatively, a good client goes bad and takes all his business from your company. Are you going to let Murphy’s law to happen or take some steps? Here are few tips on how to stop neglecting business on tough situations and take steps: 1. [&hellip

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I am mostly involved in SEO, writing and proofreading the content on a daily basis. I see common mistakes that everyone makes in their blog, whether they are start-ups, small businesses or sometimes established companies. Here is the list of 5 mistakes that every blog owner makes: 1. Keywords Bashed into Content With increasing demand of SEO, every blog owner wants good results and rankings, ignoring the fact that extra SEO may harm your blog. Content is the life-blood of every blog and when it comes to writing valuable content, I see most of the writers use too many keywords to rank the blog post. We often ignore readability and natural flow of the article while using keywords. Using too many keywords without making any [&hellip

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First of all my apology to everyone who subscribed, participated and reading my blog. I took long time off from my own websites because I have to establish my SEO Company launched in November. As a Director of SEO Company I have to set-up office in my city and now having 15 full-time employees working on some good projects. Lets cut the long story short! I have sweeten the deal! instead of one winner I have got 2 winners for the giveaway. YES!! Two FREE licenses. Winners are chosen via www.random.org results. Holiday Season Gifts! The winners are. . . D Thomas (riftplaneleveling[at]gmail.com) Salah Messaoud (salah.mesaoud[at]gmail.com) Congratulations! You will receive the confirmation email soon from the CommentLuv! I will follow-up with Andy Bailey to setup [&hellip

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