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by Jo Shaer, on November 30, 2011

One of my clients had a query from a liker of his Facebook Business Page as to why they could no longer see his posts in their newsfeed. I've banged …

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Topics:FacebookSocial Media For Marketingfacebook business pages listSocial Media For Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 29, 2011

Whilst there are concerns over the value of a Facebook Business Page when it comes to its ability to engage with new customers, with a domain authority of 100, one …

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Topics:Social Media and SEO

by Jo Shaer, on November 28, 2011

At a time when Google Places Pages are dependent upon keeping a consistent phone number across the board and putting huge emphasis on local numbers, I found it rather strange …

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Topics:Google Places

by Jo Shaer, on November 27, 2011

It wasn't long in coming but, after Mike Blumenthal pointed them out earlier this week and then went on to highlight some of the more inappropriate Google Places bubble ads, …

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Topics:Google Places

by Jo Shaer, on November 26, 2011

Really enjoyed this post on the Hubspot blog about designing a website, 76% of consumers say that the most important factor in a website's design is "the website makes it …

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Topics:Web Designwebsite-designMobile Website Design

by Jo Shaer, on November 25, 2011

A bit late to this but this bill was under consideration in the House of Representatives in America last week and this graphic from Mashable explains to the less enlightened …

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Topics:social mediastop online piracy actWeb Designinternet blacklist bill

by Jo Shaer, on November 24, 2011

Further to yesterday's post about Setting Up Google Plus Business Pages, lost in all the hype around last week’s announcement of the launch was the following paragraph from Google’s blog: …

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Topics:GoogleGoogle PlacesGoogle Plus Business Pages

by Jo Shaer, on November 23, 2011

When setting up Google Plus Business Pages, choose your email carefully. It's not like Facebook where you can have an account purely for business nor can you set up multiple …

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by Jo Shaer, on November 21, 2011

The most recent FSB magazine has drawn my attention to a new report by ACAS into the role of social media and industrial relations. Social Media and Industrial Relations Social …

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Topics:social mediaLocal Business MarketingSocial Media in the Workplace

by Jo Shaer, on November 19, 2011

So, how long will it take to get a Front Page on Google? Well, that depends upon the SEO cycle - how long it takes for a site to start …

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Topics:SEO For BusinessSocial Media and SEO

by Jo Shaer, on November 18, 2011

Interesting article from Mashable about the reaction of British people to the role of Social Media in our recent riots Of the 973 British adults polled by Unisys after the …

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Topics:social media

by Jo Shaer, on November 17, 2011

My iPhone had been asking me to upgrade to the new OS5 operating system for weeks. Every time I plugged in to the computer to recharge, up would come the …

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Topics:iphoneMobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on November 16, 2011

Back in the middle of October, Google Mobile Marketing revenue was reported as having increased by a massive 250% over the previous year to $2.5bn. Since Google generates 97% of …

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Topics:Mobile Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 14, 2011

Back when I first started doing Social Media for Business and creating Facebook Business Pages, you used to have to create the page and Facebook username using the personal profile …

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Topics:Facebookfacebook usernameSocial Media For Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 13, 2011

This week I finally got to do an online local mobile search. You see, there was a tragedy chez Lolly earlier this week when the kettle decided to give up …

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Topics:Mobile MarketingGoogle PlacesMobile PhonesOnline Local Mobile Search

by Jo Shaer, on November 10, 2011

Whilst discussing using Facebook for business, a client asked me recently whether they would be better off having a Facebook Page or a Facebook Group. The problem is that, since …

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Topics:FacebookSocial Media For BusinessFacebook for Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 9, 2011

Online Reviews Affect Human Choices Online reviews are important because they help people to select your business from the hundreds of other search results. Even if someone is looking on …

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Topics:online reviewsSocial Media For BusinessGoogle PlacesLocal SEO

by Jo Shaer, on November 7, 2011

Found these great slides covering a talk on internet marketing strategy for small business by Josh Braaten and transcribed by the Rasmussen College Blog Administrators. If you follow the link, …

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Topics:Social Media For Marketinginternet marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 6, 2011

By chance I found a great questionnaire about my F Score which allows you to assess your own hidden talents of persuasion and could have huge implications on the focus …

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Topics:Social Media For MarketingWeb DesignLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 3, 2011

We work with a lot of Business to Business companies and many are unsure why they should target local business, a fact which was borne out by stats in a …

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Topics:Google PlacesLocal Search MarketingLocal SEO

by Jo Shaer, on November 2, 2011

When I first looked at this section of the infographic on Local Search Images by MDG, I rather glossed over the section at the bottom that discussed what many companies …

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Topics:Google PlacesLocal SEO

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