In this post, I’m going to briefly talk about building a Twitter following. Of all the social media sites, Twitter is one of the most important when it comes to SEO. Tweeters are more active in connecting with strangers and sharing links than Facebook or other social media sites.
I read this post earlier this week about how to tell if you are a consultant or want to become one:
What’s interesting about freelancing or running a professional services business is that as you work more and learn more about your trade, you start to gain expertise in your field and people start asking you questions. For example, for my web design business, people often end up asking me about internet marketing and designing for conversion and usability.
Customer reviews can make or break your local business and with the growth of online review sites like Yelp, it is easier than ever for people to share their opinions about your business.
Most businesses don’t really do anything to proactively get more reviews, but there are some things you can do to get more positive reviews. At the same time, you should also be aware of some guidelines.
When I was learning about local SEO, I learned about a free online tool that basically tells you what you need to do to get more search engine traffic for your local business.
The Bright Local SEO tool creates and easy to read report with visual elements that tells you your strengths and weaknesses and where you can put more effort if you want to get more traffic from Google.
If you are a web designer, graphic designer, or artist, then here is a list of websites where you can post a free online portfolio. Even if you are in a different profession, if you have images to upload that can represent your work skills, then check out these sites: