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In the last five years, I've attended dozens of marketing conferences, events and seminars. During each of those shows, I've spent time talking to the small business owners who've come to try and learn a little more about how to market their business online. Time and time again, the message I hear is the same. "The information is incredible, but I have no idea where to start!" It was that line that caused Robert and I to sit down several months ago and brainstorm all the things we'd do if we were planning a marketing conference for small business owners. It was Stoney deGeyter who said "so why don't you do it?" It was a good question and we didn't have a good answer. So I've spent the last three months busting tail and wracking my brain to come up with a small business marketing conference designed to address all those comments and concerns I've listened to over the years. One that focuses on depth of information rather than breadth. One that not only tells you the "what", but walks … [Read more...] about Designing the Perfect Small Business Marketing Conference (Houston, Texas 2008)
As the price of gasoline is speeds toward $5.00, it’s no surprise that tools helping consumers find less expensive gas are gaining visibility and popularity. Search Engine Journal and Google Maps Mania both have had nice roundups recently. Below, a look at some of the tools from them plus some additional ones and whether the search engines are missing out by not doing more. Gas Price Resources GasBuddy is a long-standing resource for checking on gas prices. Coming to the home page, you can see which US state has the lowest prices (right now, Missouri at $3.83) or the cheapest US city (Wichita at $3.75). Color coded maps also show highest prices (green is highest — I think it should be red). Using the search box, you can enter a city, state, or ZIP code to get local information. I tried for 92663, a Newport Beach ZIP code. Looks like I’ll be paying $4.39 at the lowest in the area. Getting me the local information also jumps me to a different site — … [Read more...] about Looking For Stations With Cheap Gas Prices? Search Tools To The Rescue!
Almost 4 million people work from home at least half of the time, according to FlexJobs research. A majority of managers report that telecommuting employees are actually more productive when they work from home. Not only are remote workers more efficient, but 82% of telecommuters report feeling less stress – which led to higher morale and lower absenteeism. It’s a great option for companies, employees, and the environment. But working from home presents its own challenges to employees – from physical and mental health to work and professional obstacles. Here are some tips to help you feel more productive when you telecommute and to keep your body and mind healthy. Create a Schedule 1. Establish a Routine Part of what makes working from home so freeing is being able to establish your own schedule. There’s so much agency in feeling like you can do what you want when you want. Remember back in college when you had two classes a day and spent the rest of the time … [Read more...] about Working from Home: 31 Tips to Be More Productive & Successful
Earlier this month, we learned Better Homes and Gardens ranked in the top five brands for Pinterest boards with the most repins, likes and comments. Generating more than a million repins, BHG’s Blogger Recipes We Love board won the top spot for Pinterest board with the most repins. The Blogger Faves from BHG.com board claimed the No. 2 spot for most repins and No. 4 spot for most comments. The boards also ranked in the No. 2 and No. 3 positions for boards with the most likes. According to Better Homes and Gardens digital editorial manager Kaelin Zawilinski, BHG started growing their Pinterest audience early on when a few team members received beta Pinterest accounts. Employees from both the print and digital side of the magazine formed an internal group that led the charge to get BHG on Pinterest. “We knew it was a good fit for the brand,” said Zawilinski. As the digital editorial manager, Zawilinski believes BHG’s brand is always evolving and focused on growing … [Read more...] about How To Get A Million Repins On Pinterest: 5 Questions With Better Homes & Gardens