Yodle Expands Local Search Marketing Reach

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Local online marketing leader Yodle has announced its acquisition of ProfitFuel, creating the largest independent provider of local search marketing in the United States. Yodle, which has developed an integrated approach to signing up and serving local businesses that are transitioning their marketing budgets online, is the fastest-growing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full …

Groupon: We're the Savior for Small Businesses

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Legend has it that Groupon turned down a $6 billion offer from Google, which if accepted would have been Google’s biggest acquisition to date. Time will tell if this was a smart move or not, but Andrew Mason, Groupon’s CEO seems fairly confident in the company’s future. Do you think Groupon will remain independent? Will the Internet giants be able …

Google Talks Local Search Relevance Factors

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Google is placing a great deal of emphasis on local in its search results these days. In fact in many cases, it would appear to significantly reduce the importance of ranking in the regular organic results.  Google talked a little about how local search ranking works today in a blog post on its Lat Long Blog, which included the below …

Search and Social Media: Who Can You Trust?

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The New York Times published a very interesting (and very long) article over the holiday break that raises a lot of questions about Google and search in general. I’ll let you read the 8-page story yourself if you want all the details, but what it boils down to is that Google doesn’t always point you to the best possible results.  …

Facebook Group Works Great for Small Businesses

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A couple of weeks ago, we got really excited about how Facebook’s revamped group would be like and look like. As soon as it was launched, @stooffi (a potential world’s coolest intern) created a group for us. It didn’t take us long to figure out how to use it. It’s that simple. In short, the new […] Related posts: Twitter …

What do you do if your're going on TV in twelve hours and your website doesn't work?

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Sounds like an impossible situation, but that is exactly what happened last week.
Although I cannot tell you who this public figure is, I can tell you that we were contacted to finish their website, get it working so that people could view their video and fill out a form showing their support.

Yada Yada Marketing Newsletter March 4, 2010– The more things change, the more they stay the same..Marketing, social media and a cute cat and a monkey

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