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Forum: Chat 13th September 2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By Matt McGee
Happy birthday, Robert! So nice of the NFL to...

Happy birthday, Robert! So nice of the NFL to start the season in your honor. :-) Hope you have a wonderful day!
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 18th March 2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,781
Posted By Matt McGee
I think it depends on your industry to a large...

I think it depends on your industry to a large degree. If you tend to get a lot of leads/customers online, then you should be spending more time marketing online. My wife's a real estate agent, and...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 20th November 2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By Matt McGee
Have you considered giving out free samples? Or...

Have you considered giving out free samples? Or deeply discounting your cards for corporate customers? Lots of businesses send out cards to their customers during the holiday season -- insurance...
Forum: Social Media 21st October 2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,367
Posted By Matt McGee
It's gotta be the best social networking site for...

It's gotta be the best social networking site for professionals. I enjoy the group discussions, the Q&A, etc.
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 19th September 2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By Matt McGee
Hi Kim -- Akismet catches most of it, and the...

Hi Kim -- Akismet catches most of it, and the ones that make it through I just manually label as spam. But it's really not much - maybe 4-5 per week? I also have a plugin that uses nofollow on links...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 19th September 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By Matt McGee
Same thing happened to me back when I forced...

Same thing happened to me back when I forced people to register to leave comments. And as ktaylor310 and torka suggested, it's usually spammers.

I know open commenting is not for everyone, but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,606
Posted By Matt McGee
Why would you want people to visit your site that...

Why would you want people to visit your site that isn't finished?

Finish it, then keep adding great content. SEO is never finished. You have to constantly be creating content, attracting links,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th June 2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By Matt McGee
Logan's answers are really great, esp. the one...

Logan's answers are really great, esp. the one right above me about some software including bots, and others not including them.

In any case, there's no reason NOT to use more than one analytics...
Forum: Website Development 22nd May 2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,519
Posted By Matt McGee
Hi HardworkinMom - welcome. :) Have you...

Hi HardworkinMom - welcome. :)

Have you tried sites like elance and others that let you bid on projects and offer your services to interested parties? That might be worth trying.

I'd also...
Forum: Small Business Trends Forum 11th April 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,464
Posted By Matt McGee
Cal - I believe there are some tools out there...

Cal - I believe there are some tools out there which allow you to post from any one of multiple accounts. Do some searches for "twitter tools" and such.

Staci - maybe someday. Now that there's a...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 9th April 2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,749
Posted By Matt McGee
Jackieb53 - I'm curious if you can answer torka's...

Jackieb53 - I'm curious if you can answer torka's question. Did a yellow pages salesperson suggest to you that such a law exists?
Forum: Small Business Trends Forum 9th April 2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,464
Posted By Matt McGee
I'm trying to avoid it still. Not enough time in...

I'm trying to avoid it still. Not enough time in the day for such micro-conversations.

But I'm also realizing there are benefits I'm missing out on in terms of networking, exposure, etc. So it's...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 21st March 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,887
Posted By Matt McGee
Congrats, Karon -- I'll be a subscriber for sure....

Congrats, Karon -- I'll be a subscriber for sure. :)

Diane's advice is spot on. I see you're signed up for Feedburner, so good job there. But you don't need to put your own RSS feed in your blog's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,396
Posted By Matt McGee
Sometime last year, Google put in a tweak to the...

Sometime last year, Google put in a tweak to the algorithm which aimed to stop Googlebombing - but they focused on negative words, not positives. So, while George Bush stopped ranking for "miserable...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 4th February 2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,638
Posted By Matt McGee
I agree with torka above -- the last thing I'm...

I agree with torka above -- the last thing I'm thinking about, or wanting to talk about, in the mall, is financial planning. If branding is all you care about, so be it -- a lot of people will see...
Forum: Social Media 23rd January 2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,902
Posted By Matt McGee
When it comes to social media, a good...

When it comes to social media, a good avatar/thumbnail image is an absolute must. It's part of your image/branding. It's how people recognize you. It's how they connect with you, which is the whole...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 26th September 2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,465
Posted By Matt McGee
Business Cards: Style Or Function?

There's an interesting article here (http://www.edithyeung.com/2007/09/21/12-reasons-why-anyone-want-to-keep-your-business-card/) titled "12 Reasons Why People Want to Keep Your Business Card". That...
Forum: Chat 18th September 2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,261
Posted By Matt McGee
Nicely done, Earl. That falls squarely under the...

Nicely done, Earl. That falls squarely under the "be remarkable" mantra we talk about so often. Hopefully the attention also helps grow the business, too. :)
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 18th September 2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,790
Posted By Matt McGee
Well done, Miriam - good to see you here on SEG....

Well done, Miriam - good to see you here on SEG. :)
Forum: Social Media 18th September 2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,577
Posted By Matt McGee
I would suggest you go with "blog" whether you...

I would suggest you go with "blog" whether you like it or not, because the term has a certain meaning and growing level of acceptance among the general population. As a user, I'm not likely to click...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 7th September 2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,948
Posted By Matt McGee
There's a fairly popular article that was written...

There's a fairly popular article that was written a month or two ago by one of the well-known search marketers, Stephan Spencer. He wrote about how his 15-year-old daughter is pulling in almost...
Forum: Social Media 24th August 2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,510
Posted By Matt McGee
1.) Start a blog where you write informative,...

1.) Start a blog where you write informative, engaging posts about tax problems. Use the blog to give your knowledge away, and in doing so, position yourselves as experts.

2.) Look for other blogs...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By Matt McGee
Hehehehe ... good SEOs are the main reason Google...

Hehehehe ... good SEOs are the main reason Google SERPs are as relevant as they are. If business owners and webmasters were allowed to create the garbage that usually passes for web site content,...
Forum: Small Business Trends Forum 24th August 2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,286
Posted By Matt McGee
What a great list that is, and for future...

What a great list that is, and for future list-makers, note that she makes it very user-friendly by categorizing and describing each podcast. :)
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 29th June 2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,660
Posted By Matt McGee
There are lots of great ones, but if you're...

There are lots of great ones, but if you're asking strictly for opinions on Marketing blogs (as opposed to search blogs), I'll say Pat Schaber's Lonely Marketer:

http://www.lonelymarketer.com/
...
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