What is “Marketing”? Hint: It’s NOT SALES!

What is “Marketing”?  Hint:  It’s NOT SALES!

What is Marketing?  Is It More than Selling? Hint:  Start With A Deep Dive on Why Your Company Exists! Somebody on LinkedIn recently asked me for advice for a startup.  I took a look at their company page and it appeared to me that they specialized in sales, although the word “marketing” comes up in the company profile as well.  A lot of companies and…

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Questions About Managing and Training Freelancers or Employees?

Questions About  Managing and Training Freelancers or Employees?

What’s the Best Way to Manage and Train Freelancers or Employees? Hint:  Start With A Deep Dive on Why Your Company Exists! Somebody recently asked me for advice for a startup regarding freelancer and employee training and management. I took a look at their company page and it appeared to me that they specialized in sales, although the word “marketing” comes up in the company…

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How long before I start seeing results from my SEO effort?

How long before I start seeing results from my SEO effort?

Neil Patel, a thought leader in the SEO space, said it so well, in a recent video, that I am posting the transcript for the benefit of my SEO clients. Source:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wc_uo1prLg8 How Long Does SEO Take to Work For a New Website? “This is by far my most frequently asked question that I get, “Hey Neil, my website is new and I’m still not…

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How Can You Educate Potential Customers About Your Product?

How Can You Educate Potential Customers About Your Product?

I Fielded a Marketing Question on Another Forum Recently.   You may not be selling anything related to the product in question, but my answer applies to all businesses.  Read on! Q. )  “How Can I Educate Potential Customers To Buy My Antimicrobial Copper?   “The product is an Antimicrobial Copper coating that can be applied to common household metal surfaces like doorknobs, faucet handles, and…

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How To Choose the Best SEO Provider for Your Business?

How To Choose the Best SEO Provider for Your Business?

What is the Best SEO Provider for Your Business? How Do You Choose? The best SEO service provider is one that can rank their own website for search terms like organic SEO, organic SEO provider, or organic SEO service. You might want to also spell out SEO as Organic Search Engine Optimization. SEO for Nationwide or Global Audiences If your audience is nationwide or global, then…

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Organic Search Engine Optimization And You!

Organic Search Engine Optimization And You!

Notes About SEO Service Worth Sharing: adapted for a wider audience from an email I sent to a prospective client this week. SEARCH ENGINES ARE WHERE YOU AND YOUR AUDIENCE MEET Can your prospects find you when using search engines? If not, then a lot of business is getting away!  Organic on-page Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can definitely help win site traffic by ranking highly…

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How A Google Ads Campaign WORKED For Lead Generation For A Real Estate Agent Team

How A Google Ads Campaign WORKED For Lead Generation For A Real Estate Agent Team

Do Google Ads Work For Realtors or Real Estate Teams? Earlier this year, a leading Toledo Real Estate Team wanted to enter a new market area. A Google Ads campaign was created and managed around SEO research and buyer interests generated traffic and leads. We started in March and ended in August. Every month got stronger! A picture is worth a thousand words, so here…

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Can Your WordPress Website Provider Rank Themselves #1 on Google, Yahoo, and Bing… All at the same time!

Can Your WordPress Website Provider Rank Themselves #1 on Google, Yahoo, and Bing… All at the same time!

Can Your WordPress Website Provider Rank Themselves At Top on Google, Yahoo, and Bing… All at the Same Time! This website, my own website for my digital marketing services, for my company BIG Marketing Solutions LLC  is currently ranking #1 – 3 on Google, Bing, and Yahoo for keywords like toledo wordpress website design. Can your SEO provider or local search provider do this for…

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What Is The BEST Size SEO Agency To Get YOU On Page One at Google?

What Is The BEST Size SEO Agency To Get YOU On Page One at Google?

What Is The BEST Size SEO Agency for YOUR Company to Get You On Google Page One Search Results? Spoiler Alert: I think small SEO agencies do better work.  Here’s Why: Large agencies are slower, cost more, and assign the work to mediocre hacks for the most part. “Eagles Don’t Flock” Maybe you have heard this before? The bigger the SEO agency, the more salespeople…

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SEO Rank and Directory Site Listings: Be Careful!

SEO Rank and Directory Site Listings:  Be Careful!

Adding your website to legitimate industry directory sites is a good move to create inbound links from sites with ‘related’ content. This alone won’t push your site down, and in fact will raise the volume of your ranking signals to Google. If the squeaky wheel gets the oil, then go ahead and make some noise! Let’s take a real estate website for example. When desiring…

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