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Forum: Social Media 24th November 2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,320
Posted By GoingLocal
when someone "likes" you or your page, or when...

when someone "likes" you or your page, or when someone comments on something you wrote, then that gets seen by everyone who is caring about that person, effectively providing free advertising for...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 16th November 2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,349
Posted By GoingLocal
Google adwords has been the Monkey's a** for the...

Google adwords has been the Monkey's a** for the last year or so. I'm not sure they know what they're doing anymore. I know a guy who had his campaign setup by the Google ad team, just to have their...
Forum: New Member Introductions 15th November 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By GoingLocal
My Intro..

Hey All,
:standingw:
I'm an SEO / digital marketing guy from Ontario who's decided to join your party. :)

I'm thinking if we :bonk: a little, we can :cheers: a better result in the end!
...
Forum: Insurance 12th November 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,172
Posted By GoingLocal
any possession can usually be added to your...

any possession can usually be added to your homeowners/apartment insurance for an added fee.
contact your current insurance person for a quote, or just contact a local broker (or 2) to find you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th November 2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,713
Posted By GoingLocal
PR is not broken, it's just not as important as...

PR is not broken, it's just not as important as many people want to think. If you look at any Google result you'll see some PR3 sites are ranked higher then a PR6. 3 in-bound links from an .edu can...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 12th November 2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,049
Posted By GoingLocal
someone needs to tell that to "W"... He's...

someone needs to tell that to "W"... He's defending that waterboarding crap with his silly book. I'm already imagining how other silly people will use that as a 'good example' for results. :(
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 11th November 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,695
Posted By GoingLocal
alexandrabrian, I suggest you read this:...

alexandrabrian, I suggest you read this: http://www.problogger.net/archives/2009/02/01/how-to-guest-post-to-promote-your-blog/
Forum: Reviews 11th November 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,035
Posted By GoingLocal
Generally, I think you site is good clean layout....

Generally, I think you site is good clean layout.

regarding the email thing, captcha is a good idea, or if you want to leave the email there you can use an email cloaker. they just break the...
Forum: Social Media 11th November 2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,320
Posted By GoingLocal
500+ Million people ... including CEO's, business...

500+ Million people ... including CEO's, business owners, high school students, joe the plumber's, a couple crooks, and everyone else. Nearly every major brand is now on FB .. there is a reason for...
Forum: Chat 11th November 2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,802
Posted By GoingLocal
My Ideal vacation would be spending time with my...

My Ideal vacation would be spending time with my extended family where where ever they are... but that's because I'm ideal life lives at no fixed address and is always traveling. ...getting...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11th November 2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By GoingLocal
jesmou brings up a great point. If you're...

jesmou brings up a great point.

If you're weak in sales, partner with someone strong in sales,
If you're weak in marketing, partner with someone strong in marketing,
If you're weak in equity,...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 10th November 2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,049
Posted By GoingLocal
for sure Logan, strong stance is like tough...

for sure Logan, strong stance is like tough love.
I guess it's about how you try to engage understanding.

jhcesi, no intent to sound crass there. :)
maybe it was a test question for the...
Forum: Local Marketing 10th November 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,787
Posted By GoingLocal
MaineCopywriter has the right idea (just look at...

MaineCopywriter has the right idea (just look at his handle!)

Writing a top 10 or review is a great idea. Then try to get a link to it from a local paper by commenting on a relevant article if...
Forum: Direct Mail 10th November 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,461
Posted By GoingLocal
check out http://www.kunaki.com easy to use,...

check out http://www.kunaki.com

easy to use, provides drop shipping to customers (with your name on them), and can get volume discounts for several units (100's - 10000's) all sent to you for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th November 2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By GoingLocal
BeTheBest .. I love that door knob example! ...

BeTheBest .. I love that door knob example!
'intuitively obvious" is so important, not only for the user, but Googlebot too!

he's right about the keyword thing too ... trying to target "on time"...
Forum: Small Business Brief Archives 10th November 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,049
Posted By GoingLocal
Are you asking a question or trying to start a...

Are you asking a question or trying to start a debate?

A bully is never a good leader.
Leaders create inspiration. Bullies create fear.
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 10th November 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,110
Posted By GoingLocal
Wish I had seen this thread earlier... ...

Wish I had seen this thread earlier...
BeTheBest said a lot of good things here. You need a way to build a relationship with your prospects and customers. Not only is it easier to make special...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 10th November 2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,769
Posted By GoingLocal
thanks for this update Karen... taxes are the...

thanks for this update Karen... taxes are the single biggest cash suck for anybody, especially the non self-employed.

I'm also not an advocate of people doing their own taxes. I tested this once...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 9th November 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,934
Posted By GoingLocal
What methods are you using to promote your site? ...

What methods are you using to promote your site? how long have you been using them for? ...and I guess the main question is are you using more then one strategy to promote and tracking the results...
Forum: New Member Introductions 9th November 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By GoingLocal
We look forward to getting to know you Paul! ...

We look forward to getting to know you Paul!

I'm pretty new here too ... and like what I've seen here quite a bit :)
the interaction is wonderful
Forum: New Member Introductions 9th November 2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By GoingLocal
Take action on what you already know and become...

Take action on what you already know and become your own bank!

If you want to start a business then you should already have some great skills in some field... it's only a time investment to make...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 9th November 2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,467
Posted By GoingLocal
I'm not an attorney either ... but I think it has...

I'm not an attorney either ... but I think it has to do mostly with copyright and backup protection.
Here in Canada our laws are the reason so many DVD's and CD have had crap protection on them...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 8th November 2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,159
Posted By GoingLocal
I believe you should spend your time focusing on...

I believe you should spend your time focusing on what you are good at most.

When you're a small company will little money or don't want to trust other people then learning it for yourself may be...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 5th November 2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By GoingLocal
I have some good sources that still believe gold...

I have some good sources that still believe gold could reach $5k medium term (calculations go way higher). They've been slowly lapping up gold each week/month for the past 3 years...

but like...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd November 2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By GoingLocal
Is Google trying to Adwords?

I think this is a great thing for content sites!

If you look at recent eye moment heatmaps on SERP's something interesting becomes noticeable... ad fatigue. Eyes are skipping over where they used...
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