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PPC: Sometimes “set it and forget it” works!

Filed in PPC Advertising by Matt McGee on August 20, 2017 0 Comments
PPC: Sometimes “set it and forget it” works!

This has historically been an SEO-focused blog, but that hasn’t stopped me from writing a few PPC posts over the years … and for the first SBSM article in a looooong time, I’m gonna share a little PPC story. As a reminder, my wife, Cari, is a successful real estate agent here in Tri-Cities, Washington. […]

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Sometimes, It’s the Little 4×6 Marketing Things That Matter

Filed in Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Sometimes, It’s the Little 4×6 Marketing Things That Matter

I stopped using national flower services years ago, mainly after reading some of the articles on FloristDetective.com — like this one, but really, just click all the links in the left nav that catch your eye. You’ll never order flowers from a middleman again. So, over the years, as friends have lost loved ones, or […]

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Everything You Need to Know About SEO, You Can Learn on Twitter (Part 1)

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on October 17, 2014 4 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About SEO, You Can Learn on Twitter (Part 1)

Alright peeps, little did you know, but I’ve been faving and bookmarking your SEO tweets for like the past two years or so. Maybe more. (I’ve also been faving and bookmarking your social media marketing tweets, and those’ll show up in a future article.) The thing I’ve learned most from this exercise? You can learn […]

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This Just In: “Deconstructing Pigeon” Session Added to @SMX East (Speakers Wanted)

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
This Just In: “Deconstructing Pigeon” Session Added to @SMX East (Speakers Wanted)

In light of last week’s news about Google’s new “Pigeon” local algorithm update, we’ve decided to add a session about it at SMX East: Deconstructing Pigeon, Google’s New Local Search Algorithm I’ll be coordinating that session, and I’m looking for speakers right now! It’s scheduled for day two of the conference, which is October 1st, […]

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What I’m Looking For in My Sessions at SMX East 2014

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
What I’m Looking For in My Sessions at SMX East 2014

We’ve just published the SMX East 2014 agenda and I have two sessions that I’m coordinating this year — one on local search, and the second on Pinterest as a search engine and e-commerce marketing opportunity. The Speaker Pitch Form is also open, so if you’d like the chance to be part of either of […]

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Flat Tires & Pouring Concrete: A Marketing Lesson for Small Businesses

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on May 16, 2014 1 Comment
Flat Tires & Pouring Concrete: A Marketing Lesson for Small Businesses

What would you do if you’d gone 35 years without changing a flat tire on your bike? On Wednesday, I decided to call an expert. Mike Watkins and his small business — Roundabout Cycling, a mobile bike repair service — had just been featured in our local paper earlier this week. I told him I […]

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