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Google+ Business Pages – What You Need to Know

In early September, Google+ opened up to the general public, inviting an influx of millions of users—eager to try out the newest feature from Google. However, many users noticed a distinct problem with the site right off the bat—where were the Google+ business pages? Two months later, the pages have finally opened to the public, […]


A Google Doodle Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Celebrate by stuffing yourselves silly and spending time with family and friends. And while you’re taking time off to relax, check out a few of the past Google doodles… Thanksgiving style! From 1998 – 2010, Google has made some great Thanksgiving doodles, and you can see them all here! For a complete […]


How to Choose the Right SEO Strategy

We have talked about the importance of SEO maintenance previously about how you need a monthly active SEO plan to stay ahead of competition and rank high on the search engine results page (SERP). To help you choose the right SEO strategy, we will focus on what should be included in the SEO maintenance plan. […]


Choosing the Right Business Name – from an Internet Marketing Perspective

What’s in a name?  Frankly, a LOT.  Any marketing and branding agency can go through the important details of naming a new business or one that is renaming from a brand perspective.  It’s fascinating how business naming research is performed, tested and consumer analysis is created – in fact I totally respect it.  However (and […]


Bend Blogging Panel – SmartGroup Recap Notes

Thanks to those who attended this past week’s September SmartGroup on Blogging.  It was an energetic discussion and our panelist did an excellent job on speaking to the do’s and don’ts of both business and personal blogging.  Below are the presentations from Andre Jensen and Meg Thompson as well as the notes from Jake Ortman […]


GetListed.org: Have you claimed your local listings?

We often work with small business looking for easy ways to gain exposure for their local specific business. We offered a Local specific SmartGroup recently to help small business owners get up to speed and own their local listings. Not sure if you have claimed your local listings? Recently released, GetListed.org (http://getlisted.org), is a SIMPLE, easy […]