Five Tips for New Small Business Owners

This morning, I stopped by the event, Get Your Business Online, to check it out with other small business owners and interested parties. The event was held all morning at one of the conference rooms at the beautiful Fairmount Hotel in Vancouver. There was a nice spread of pastries including croissants, muffins, coffee and tea available. We had a packed house with a couple of hundreds of attendees from the area. Here are some basic takeaways for small business owners to grasp: 1. Your customers are online This is the main factor why you need to have a strong presence online. Per the ...
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Add Your Website to Local Search

If you are having a hard time targeting your keyword on the major search engines such as Google, Microsoft Bing or Yahoo, consider submitting to their local search categories. A local search would be something like this on Google I search for the term "thai restaurant, vancouver, bc" and Google returns a local map of Vancouver with Thai restaurants including their telephone numbers. As you can see, these rank higher than the normal search results. To get listed in this category, you can register your website by going to the following URLs: Google Local Business Listing Signup ...
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