Tweet Advice on Upping Google Rankings, and I’m a Small Business, Man!

By Gene Marks Features FOXBusiness


GDP took a tumble, the Fed keeps pumping and will Beyonce lip sync again? These are a few of the things that caught this small business owner’s attention on Twitter last week.

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Review UR website, printed collateral and verbal messaging for consistency - customer service & future biz depend upon it!

#trainers recent research shows having video on your home page of your blog/website increases exponentially chance of great google rankings

55% of firms surveyed in 2012 use #socbiz to improve learning effectiveness; will reach 73% within 2 years IBM IBV

This damned internet. I've become a fan of cat films.

Why did the scarecrow get a promotion? Because he was outstanding in his field.

OK, I feel a little dirty after going to that redonkulous #superbowl media party. It was like a money bonfire.

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Today I woke up and realized I have as many Tour de France wins as Lance Armstrong.

Best joke ever: "Apparently there is some football game at the #Beyonce concert next week"


I'm not a small businessman, I'm a small business, man!


Nothing makes me happier than giving people chocolate. I think I've chosen the wrong career.


Who knew. Today is the 5th annual Data Privacy Day. (Maybe it was a secret.)


I was stressing about putting my 3 kids through college but then I watched them attempt the word scramble on a kids menu.


time to 'fess up: i’ve been lip syncing in the shower


Forever rushed, always on time but often stressed. Yep. This sums me up quite well. 


Poll: 72% of small business owners say they're suffering under govt regs. Other 28% too busy filling out govt paperwork to respond.



Leveraging Social Media Marketing is simply plain shrewd if you're a small business on a limited budget



If you don't know why you're doing it, the how is kind of silly.

Outstanding. #CMAD is now trending topic in United States, Finland, France. Community Managers are the most powerful group online.

Underneath the bad GDP report, we see solid growth in consumption and investment. Actually, it looks like private spending was humming along


Only a matter of time before print editions lose prestige. Everyone has their noses buried in mobile or tablets. Mobile is the new print.

First they insult you, then they whine about you, then they block you, then you win. (Apologies to Gandhi.)

These rumours about a 128GB iPad aren’t dispelled in the least by this Apple PR announcement saying it’s offering precisely that.

The computer does the work for you and not vice versa. The second option is the stuff of bad distopian sci-fi.

Facebook is down. I wonder if anyone is tweeting about it.

Two kinds of people, those who want to pay you money and those who don't. Focus on those who do.

Acer bought Gateway, Packard-Bell, and eMachines. Just think about that for a minute or two.

Having the ability to change with the times will help your #business be much more successful.

Social business transformation success factors (order matters) is: culture, people, process and lastly tech. 

Most Americans appear to have been surprised by reduced after tax income due to resetting of payroll tax. Will impact spending and growth.$$

“Just please yourself,” may be an excuse for lazy, self-indulgence. But, unchecked people-pleasing destroys people.

Stagnation puts you out of business; subscribe to a program at least once per year to advance quickly

The Fed says the "unexpected" negative Q4 is an anomaly and we're on track - SO therefore they're pushing stimulus. Hello?

To succeed, modern PR Agencies must advise on content creation, not just act as media pimps.

Who here thinks the BlackBerry Q10 (with the real keyboard) should have been the first new phone?

Maybe I'm not like other humans, but in no way do I feel honored to watch Superbowl commercials ahead of time.

In response to Blackberry's rebranding, Microsoft plans to rename itself Zune.

In 1939, The New York Times predicted that TV would fail because people wouldn't have time to stare at a screen.

My prediction for the Super Bowl? Lip Syncing.