How to get the Adwords Keyword Planner Back!

You need to set up an account here: https://www.google.com/adwords/manager-accounts/ Here are the steps, for the most part. It’s detailed in the above video. 1) Use a different email account 2) Select the option to Manage Other People’s Accounts 4) Notice that I skipped point 3 5) Requestion permission from this new account to connect to […]

My New Favorite Tool: StartAFire

A Tale Of Two (or Three) Links I just read a neat article about the 15 most attractive employers for business students over at Forbes.com.  Now I want to share it in social media. Here’s the regular link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2016/06/29/the-15-most-attractive-employers-for-business-students-in-2016/#2abc77bdbf97 But here’s the better link to share. http://www.forbes.stfi.re/sites/kathryndill/2016/06/29/the-15-most-attractive-employers-for-business-students-in-2016/?sf=gelpvez#2abc77bdbf97 They’re almost indistinguishable, but one has stfi.re tacked […]

Mobile-pocalypse: Why Google’s About To Slap You Harder Than 4 Penguins, 3 Pandas, and a flock of Hummingbirds…

NOTE: See the update below this article. The above message appeared on the Google Webmaster official blog.  The whole internet went CRAZY a few months back when Google merely hinted that a secure https connection could play some role in ranking.  Now Google is flat out saying that this other new change will have a significant impact on […]

12 SEO Tips for 2016

12 SEO Tips on a $100 Bill

1) Is your website mobile friendly? Google prefers sites that pass their mobile-friendly test, since it provides a better overall experience for their search engine users. Pause the video and google “Google Mobile-Friendly Tool”, or check the link in the description, or type out  Http://google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/ Run the test on your own website and see if […]

What Keywords Should I Use In A PPC or SEO Campaign?

  If you could rank for just ONE keyword / phrase, what would it be?  Sure “Lawyer” would get you a lot of luke-wark traffic, but very little of that would convert.  That could easily be kids typing in “what is a lawyer” or folks wondering “who played the attorney on CSI: Miami last week?” […]

How Search Works…

The Lovely Folks over at Google just put together an Interactive Infographic all about how search works, and I couldn’t help but pass it on! Incidentally, we DO offer “Search Engine Optimization” (SEO) services, which can help you rank higher in Google.  We’re particularly good with video (e.g., search for the Best Minnesota Roofer and you’ll […]

Email Marketing 101

Email Campaign

Disclaimer: This post falls under “the one eye’d man is king in the land of the blind,” for while I understand the overall importance of email marketing, we don’t make good use of it (because we’re too busy serving our clients and THEIR needs!).  But we’re in the process of correcting that. Are you interested […]

Obtain Additional Clients Via Blogging

It ought not to be a surprise that blogging correctly can amass you focus, and such attention could place you “leading of thoughts” when individuals come around to thinking about specific topics. And being top of mind could help you acquire even more customers, duration! When I think of tales I appreciate, like the Lord […]

#TLCTuesday – Go See Your Dentist!

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]

HuffPo Get’s Text Message Marketing

Playing REAL Miniature Golf

You know an idea’s time has come when the main-stream media is talking about it. The Huffington Post just ran a piece about Mobile Text Message Marketing here. The key points are as follows: I) Mobile Marketing Allows for HYPER-Accurate Targeting SMS messaging is, first and foremost, permission based marketing, where people have asked you to contact […]

The Pay Per Click Iceberg

Danmark O, Fohn Fjord,  Renodde.70°N/26°W

Playing with a new piece of software, and we now have the ability to do these amazing videos for our clients! I figured we’d tackle the tough issue of Key Word Tricks when doing Pay-per-click advertising. Let us know what you think! And if you need help with your PPC, visit us at ppc.hundredsofcustomers.com

#TLCTuesday – The Buck Stops…Somewhere…

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]

#TLCTuesday – Cat’s LOVE This Commercial

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]

#TLCTuesday – The Repo Man Has COMMERCIALS?!

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]

#DeckWisely 2.0

Dickens Village 2010

It’s July. Barbecue. Fireworks. Swimming. And…Christmas? Yes, it’s that time again. Time for all of the “Christmas In July” sales and specials. Whether this is an ingenious turn of events or merely an annoying sales practice is up to you. But the truth of the matter is, there is a lot less chatter about the […]

#TLC Tuesday – BUTT Drugs

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]

ZMOT+2: The Zero Moment of Truth, Two Years Later…

The Zero Moment of Truth It was almost exactly a year ago that Google began discussing a marketing strategy called the “ZMOT,” or “Zero Moment Of Truth,” which is essentially the moment when a customer is trying to figure out if they’re going to buy a particular product or service, and they stop and research […]

TLC Tuesday: Terrible Local Commercials!

Here at Hundreds of Customers, we’re big fans of small businesses, and we love seeing them succeed. Of course, one of those universal experiences we all know and love is the TERRIBLE LOCAL COMMERCIAL. A commercial SO TERRIBLE it’s amazing at the same time, in a terrible, terrible way. Share these amazing gems, and tag […]