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Jan
16
Tue
6:30 pm Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Shelby Area Business Association... @ Hamlin Pub
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This networking opportunity happens at the same time, same place each month to keep things simple. Visit the website for details.
Jan
17
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jan
18
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jan 18 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.
Jan
24
Wed
11:30 am Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Power Through Networking – Ann A... @ The Sports Bar Westside
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come out for networking every Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Details here.
Jan
25
Thu
7:00 am BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
BEN Morning Networking – Birmingham @ Emagine Palladium 4th Floor
Jan 25 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join BEN for morning networking every Thursday in Birmingham. More info here.
12:00 pm Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Novi/Northville Professional Net... @ Black Rock Bar and Grill - Novi
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow your business by reaching other business owners that do business around Novi. Bring your business cards and arrive 15-20 minutes early for extra networking time. Register online.

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SEO Does Not Stand for SEE EVERYTHING ONLINE

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Now, I’m not judging, but if you see “SEO” and think it means “see everything online,” hold up a bit. There are some things I need to break down for you. First, SEO actually means search engine optimization, which encompasses the steps you take to get your website ranked higher so that your target audience can [...]

Is Wix Website Builder Good for SEO?

2015-08-22T06:04:55+00:00 November 8th, 2014|Marketing Insights, SEO Insights|

I’m sure you have seen the commercials for Wix Free Website Builder. There is no doubt that it looks like a great tool for building a website, especially for those who want an easy site builder that will eliminate the need for complicated HTML coding. AND “free” is always appealing to those on a tight budget. [...]

The FTC on Search Engines and Advertisements

2015-08-22T06:51:20+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Marketing Insights, SEO Insights|

The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection is calling for changes in the way Internet companies display search results. Often, paid online ads are displayed prominently on pages that also include regular search results. This close proximity makes it easy for consumers to mistake paid ads for the natural results of their Internet searches. Citing [...]

Online Directories, Yes or No?

2015-08-22T07:08:11+00:00 November 17th, 2012|SEO Insights|

Does your website benefit from directory submissions? This has been a point of contention among SEO experts and, while I doubt I can settle it once and for all, I figured it would still be good to address it here. As business owners, most of you need to understand a few do’s and don’ts when it [...]