SEO In 2012: The End Of Quick, Cheap Keyword Rankings

Posted by Mike Munter on November 21, 2012 / Posted in Blog

With the holiday season upon us and 2012 nearing a close, I’m reflecting on the big change in SEO this year: There is no longer a quick and affordable way for small businesses to achieve high rankings in Google for their target keywords. Much has been written about Google’s assault on webspam this year.  Whether it be Panda updates, Penguin … More

6 Tips For Creating Quality Content On Your Website

Posted by Mike Munter on November 19, 2012 / Posted in Blog

Google’s quality guidelines point out a lot of the things you shouldn’t do with your website.  However, when it comes to what you SHOULD do with your site, their advice is pretty simple: Of the four basic principles listed here, I want to focus on the fourth one, and specifically the second sentence: “Make your website stand out from others … More

How Many Leads Are You Missing By Not Having A Website?

Posted by Mike Munter on November 18, 2012 / Posted in Blog

A few weeks ago I had my carpets steam cleaned.  I used the same guy I’ve always used; I keep his business card handy.  When he came to the house, we got to talking and he asked what I did for a living and I told him “online marketing”. Then I asked him how business was for him.  He said … More

Is Your Sales Process Working?

Posted by Mike Munter on November 17, 2012 / Posted in Blog

About a week ago, I signed up for AWeber – a top email marketing service.  Since some of my clients were using it with success, I decided it was time I get with and get to work on building my own email list of interested prospects.  Since I get a lot of miscellaneous inquiries, it will be nice to funnel … More

Email Marketing: Selling To The Unexpected

Posted by Mike Munter on November 16, 2012 / Posted in Blog

When I was working in minor league baseball, we’d do a magnet schedule giveaway every season.  The 4” x 6” magnet would feature our season schedule and the logo of our sponsor.  Fans loved it because they could put it on their refrigerator at home or on their file cabinet at work.  Sponsors loved it because it put their name … More