Monthly Archives: March 2012

Local Search Tips

We’ve done several postings in the past on local search, but we’ve always focused on the many tools Google provides to improve local search results for your business. The local search market has evolved and now has more ways for … Continue reading

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Phone Call, Email, or Social Media?

How the world of communication has changed in the last 42 years. I use that number because in the year 1969 CompuServe became the first major public Internet service provider in the United States. By the way, if you have … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Daily Deals

It looks like Spring is here to stay in St. Louis (not that we had much of a winter) and it is about a month early,¬† so it will soon by time to get out the old lawnmower for the … Continue reading

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Keeping Good Employees

It appears that the economy is finally starting to improve and that means more job openings and less pressure for an employee to stay in a job they don’t really like. So what can a small business owner do to … Continue reading

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How to Protect Personal and Business Assets

I”m lucky enough to live close enough to work that I can go home for lunch occasionally and I usually watch a local TV station to get caught up on the news and weather. One thing I’ve noticed over the … Continue reading

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New Facebook Tools

It seems that Facebook is constantly adding new features or making changes to their user interface, the latest being Timeline launched late last year and rolling out to everyone this year. Facebook has a blog about it here for more … Continue reading

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A Business that Provides a Great Experience

My wife and I have a favorite small local breakfast place that we absolutely love and recommend to all our friends, The Boardwalk Cafe in Webster Groves, MO. Over the years it has become a favorite place for all of … Continue reading

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Time Saving Tips

This Saturday (well actually Sunday morning at 2 in the morning) one of my favorite events of the year happens, Daylight Saving Time begins and we get one more hour of daylight in the evening. I know some people don’t … Continue reading

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Taming the Paper Monster

My company decided to replace all the carpeting in our main office this year and thought¬† replacing the old worn out carpeting with carpet squares would minimize the trauma of moving every piece of furniture and all the cubicles in … Continue reading

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