Scaling social media in ten steps.

Image by Getty Images via Daylife In a hurry? The ten steps for scaling social media are in list-format at the bottom of this post. One of the common laments of companies trying to leverage social media is that it can take a lot of time and resources. If you or your employees are on […]

Getting started with a website on the cheap.

Image via Wikipedia Note: If you already know a lot about your customers, your corporate design sense, your product and your broader marketplace this article is obviously not for you. If, on the other hand, you’re just starting a business and want to get going on the right foot but aren’t sure how to do […]

Google Adwords Grants for Non-Profits

Many non-profit organizations would be able to realize their mission goals better with a little more traffic to their websites. Google Adwords, those little ads on the sidebar of Google search engine result pages, are designed to increase website traffic. Google has a grant program available to non-profits that gives the non-profit free advertising via […]

SEO nineball and other emergency search engine optimization tactics

Image by m.toyama via Flickr This weekend a friend here in Burlington, Vermont emailed and described a situation involving SEO woes. Perhaps it’s a situation that sounds familiar: A brand new website has been created in anticipation of an important event and the site isn’t ranking or even showing up in Google. The event is […]