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Getting Social With Small Business: Content, Community and World Domination

I recently spoke at a fantastic workshop put on by Fikriyyah George – the thinker and doer behind Brooklyn’s own SUPER HARBOR.

We covered a lot of ground in this presentation:

-figuring out which channels make sense for which businesses
-how to establish metrics and track your progress
-what a content strategy looks like, and where inspiration comes from
-where to find the conversations meaningful for you!
-how to reach an influencer (and their audiences!)

The entire presentation is linked below, or follow it over on Slideshare.

Getting Social With Small Business: Content, Community and World Domination from jamesfacts

22. September 2014 by jamesfacts
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New Site Live For Meurice Garment Care

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of one of my favorite projects in 2012 – an all-new web site for Meurice Garment Care. It’s the result of months of work, and is built on key insights from traffic on the previous Meurice site as well as feedback from mangment, staff, and of course, customers.

The new look for garmentcare.com

The new look for garmentcare.com

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15. October 2012 by jamesfacts
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What’s in a (Domain) Name?

With most of my clients, the first challenge in building an online presence is choosing a domain name. While new social networks and Web 2.0 platforms sprout like weeds, the anchor of your web properties should always be your very own dotcom.

Your very own dotcom

Picking a domain is more art than science, but that won’t stop me from offering a few general tips:
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06. September 2012 by jamesfacts
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Google Plus For Local Businesses

As if there wasn’t enough for small business owners to stay on top of in the web already, Google+ continues to shake up the world of local business internet marketing. Google Places plays a critical role for many small businesses, so it’s important to pay attention whenever the rules of the game change.

New layout for Google Local pages with Google Plus

New layout for Google Local pages with Google Plus

Google Local pages are now transitioning to Google Plus Local pages, which means a new layout and content sections. Plus Local listings still appear in the organic search results in the traditional SERP views and map results, which account for the bulk of many small businesses’ web traffic.

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15. August 2012 by jamesfacts
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