SEO

11 Internet Marketing trends to watch for in 2012

New years is fast approaching, so I felt like it would be a good time to go over some of the hottest topics in the internet marketing world that will be able to help increase your business for 2012.   1 ) Mobile Marketing – This just might be the biggest increase that you see […]

How to: Plan your small business SEO Strategy

  Everyday I meet with businesses across South Florida (Miami, Ft Lauderdale, West Palm Beach) who know they need an SEO strategy, are sick of their competitors taking away all of their business using internet marketing and search engines, but most of the time they are confused or unsure about where to start or what […]

SEO for beginners: How to use Meta Tags to Increase your Organic Search Ranking

If you have a rudimentary knowledge of SEO, this post may be review for you. But if you are a local business owner trying to optimize your website, than this page will teach you “SEO 101: How to use Meta Tags”. First off, what are meta tags? Meta Tags are bits of information in the […]

17 Reasons why your Local Business Should be Blogging

Blogs:  You’ve probably either read a blog, have written a few posts, don’t understand them, don’t see the value, are intrigued but don’t know where to start, or think its for the kids.  But very few business owners I’ve come across understand the reasons WHY you should be blogging, and actually commit to blogging successfully.  […]

9 free SEO tools to help improve organic search engine ranking for local businesses

1 ) Adwords Keyword Tool – Use Google’s Keyword Tool, and type in a few key terms pertaining to your industry.  The keyword tool will then give you a list of other relative terms and the search volume for the search.  This will help you to make sure you are using terms on your website […]

Changes to Google PageRank algorithm to improve quality of local listings

While the exact Google algorithm has always been a mystery, it has been widely known that the secret “Google juice” for PageRank to get your business to the top consists of keyword relevant content, inbound links coming from across the web that give your page authority, along with social bookmarks from sites like StumbleUpon and […]

Bret Talley | Florida Internet Marketing

Hello and welcome to my blog. I am Bret Talley, Florida based Internet Marketer (Ft Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach). If you are a local business owner in Florida, this blog is for you. I have adopted a new approach to marketing, and feel that you should be able to gain the majority of your […]

3 easy ways for local business owners to find potential customers using Twitter

Use Advanced Search to find people interested in what you offer It would be amazing to be able to find consumers who are currently in need of your product/service, are in your target area, and referencing your business and competitors.  Traditional media focuses on outbound marketing, and interrupting peoples day to serve up a message […]

Even a monkey can get you on Google… but are they making your Search Engine Marketing dollars work?

With the ever rising percentage of advertising being moved online, everyone seems to want a piece. It seems like any unqualified person with an internet connection wants a piece of the action of the Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization pie. When I’ve spoken to business owners, most of them say they have met […]

How and why to claim your Google Map listing for your local business