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Top Tools We Use for Business

Periodically, I like to post the top tools I use for business. Some of the list stays the same; some change as I learn new things, algorithms update, the services I offer evolve, etc. Here’s my updated list for March 2021. Apple ProductsIt’s no secret that I’m an Apple fan girl. I love that I…

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Apple iOS 14 vs Facebook

The time is nigh for the gloves to come off between Apple and Facebook. An Apple iOS14 update that is planned for sometime in early 2021 will require all apps to explicitly ask for users’ permission to gather data and track them across mobile apps and websites. This includes Facebook’s app, and as such, it…

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Lessons to Learn from Donald Trump

I will start by saying that headline is not one I would’ve thought I’d ever write. But events of the last week or so showed me there was something all marketers could learn – or at least be reminded of – from Donald Trump. What should we all glean from Trump? Don’t depend on outlets…

Last Minute MArketing for the Holiday Season | SBN Marketing | SEO & Social Media Solutions for Small Businesses

Last-Minute Marketing for the Holiday Season

There are over 20 holidays celebrated worldwide between Thanksgiving and the New Year. As we’re already at the first week of November, so a lot of your holiday marketing plans are probably already in place, if not already being implemented. But if you’re not in that camp, all is not lost. Here are a few…

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Tips on Deciding Where to House Your Blog

I’m often asked about where a blog should be housed – on a business’ website or on a separate domain. There’s no “right” answer, but there are definite things to consider. Personally, I prefer a blog housed on the website. I’ve found it’s easier to get SEO results this way. Your anchor links in your…

Tips for Using an Editorial Calendar | SEO & Social Media Management | SBN Marketing | Stephanie Nelson

Tips for Using an Editorial Calendar

If you’re anything like me, you like having a plan, and you like sticking to it. When it comes to social media marketing and content marketing, that plan oftentimes comes in the shape of an editorial calendar. Sticking to that calendar can be a bit of a beast, though. So here are a few tips…

Tips for Communicating Changes During the Pandemic | SEO & Social Media Management | SBN Marketing | Stephanie Nelson

Tips for Communicating Changes During the Pandemic

These days, the old adage “the only constant is change” is truer than ever. Between CDC updates, state-by-state and city-by-city stay at home orders, and just general best practices in dealing with and slowing the spread of the Coronavirus, information is updated very frequently. As such, the way businesses run, the services they offer, and…

Pandemic Social Profile Tips | SBN Marketing | SEO & Social Media Management

Pandemic Social Profile Tips

Social profiles such as Yelp and Google My Business are an important part of a business’ online marketing strategy on any given day. But given the current state of affairs, they’re crucial. Your Google My Business info shows on search results pages, and folks are turning to Yelp to find out what’s still open and…

Tips for Prioritizing Marketing Efforts Right Now | SEO & Social Media Management | SBN Marketing

Tips for Prioritizing Marketing Efforts Right Now

These are strange times. Stay at home orders and such have most of us getting information and news in different ways than we would under “normal” circumstances. As business owners, we need to consider this change in a variety of ways, too. Economic changes make looking at where are dollars are going crucial. But where…