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SEO – Where To Begin

SEO - Where To Begin

SEO – Where To Begin SEO is confusing, particularly for beginners, so knowing what is SEO and where to begin is all about learning the basics. Start with an SEO friendly website, learn keyword research and the importance of keyword placement in your content. Discover your MOZ ranking, Google analytics figures and put these tools …
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Pages or Posts for SEO?

Pages or Posts for SEO

Pages or Posts for SEO? The short answer: Your key to SEO success lies with both pages and posts. Search engines don’t mind which you use. It’s what you do with your pages and posts that counts. Pages and blog posts can perform as well as each other if you play your cards right. As …
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Why Use WordPress For Small Business?

WordPress for small business

Why Use WordPress For Small Business There are an increasing number of website platforms available, this makes choosing the right one for your business confusing. Finding a user friendly platform that with a wide range of plugin options and themes isn’t as hard as you think. WordPress for small business is the only way to …
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Open Site Explorer – What Does It All Mean?

How to use OSE Inbound LInks BOx

I recently did 600 keyword reports for the Australian women’s business network Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine – aka LMBDW.  LMBDW is a group of female entrepreneurs in both start ups and more established businesses.  Needless to say, 600 reports trigger a lot of questions.  Open Site Explorer came up. After recommending Mozbar and Open Site Explorer …
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The quick way to tell if you’ve been whacked by the pop-up penalty

Whack a Mole Pop Up Penalty Diagnosis

Ok so it’s early days so it’s hard for website owners to determine if they’ve been hit by the pop-up penalty.  It’s too soon for conclusive evidence BUT this is a quick and dirty way to keep one eye on it!  (Learn more about the penalty) Using Google Analytics 101 The quickest, easiest way to …
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The Ultimate How-To Guide To Cheap Start-Up Marketing

Can you start a business from nothing?  Next to nothing?  Is it a fairy tale / pipe dream? Nope. I did it, I started Talk About Creative from less than nothing… I used the money from my first ever job to register my URL.  It’s not easy. Start-up marketing is not for everyone but if you’ve …
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Putting the CRM into ChRistMas

CRM Christmas

Putting the CRM into ChRistMas Ho ho ho and a bottle of rum….that’s right isn’t it? Christmas is here again and it’s the time of year when people feel a little more generous, a little more giving and have a little more faith in human kind (except when in shopping centre car parks apparently). So, …
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Six Million in Grants for Queensland Small Business

Small Business Grants

The State Government has announced $6 million in grants for Queensland small business to increase their digital presence.  The money will be used to help business to get educated on digital marketing and make their mark in search results and on social media.  A whopping 55% of Queensland small businesses are not yet online and many that …
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Get More Comments on Facebook

Get more comments on facebook

Get More Comments on Facebook Start up struggling with FB? Click here. With Facebook Edgerank Algorithm updates turning busy pages into ghost towns, eliciting comments is just about the only way to grow your FB  reach.  Talk About Creative is here to share our top tips to help you get more comments on Facebook! First, …
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How to Navigate the Facebook Branded Content Minefield

Facebook branded content rules – holy mother of pearl – what a complicated mess they’ve made of sponsored posts.  If you’re a business or community owner nurturing your network via Facebook, the rules have changed… substantially. Facebook Branded Content is, in a nutshell “Content originating from page owner that features third party products, brands or sponsors …
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