Fewer than 5000 People in 700 of 900 Minnesota Towns

While at the local Downtown Merchants Association membership meeting this morning, I was talking to Virgil. He said he was at a state government meeting a couple days ago and learned that 500 of the 700 total towns in Minnesota have a population of less than 5000 people. It’s an interesting statistic. It reminded me…

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4 Things to Boost Your Business On the Web

So you have a website. That’s good. But maybe you don’t know what good it really is doing. So maybe you need to do some online advertising. Or some SEO or PPC or whatever. Just like most things, you need to get some things set up correctly. That’s why I put together a little outline…

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Is Your Website Broken?

Maybe your website isn’t broken but maybe it’s just not working for you. If it’s up and running that’s good. But there are many common mistakes seen on so many websites. Like being too cluttered, too unclear, too flashy, too confusing, and too boring. Let’s take a look at some easy things you can to…

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How I Reached 1850 People Online for 71 Cents

Would you like some very cheap advertising? My Ad reached 1850 people for 71 cents. It’s not hard to get this to work. Keep reading to find out how! This was a Facebook Ad. But not all Facebook Ads will do this. There’s one main setting you have to apply to make that Ad reach…

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Get More Local Business from the Web – 3 Simple Steps

Why do your competitor’s websites show up before yours on the Google search page? Why do they show up ahead of you on the Google Maps page? What can you do to change it and get your business showing up higher on the search results so more people will find you? Most of what needs…

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Should Alexandria Businesses use Facebook Ads?

If you own or work in a business in the Alexandria area you may have wondered about or even tried using Facebook for advertising. That’s a wise thing to do because certainly there are many people on Facebook and it’s a great way to reach them. Some advantages are that you can control who sees…

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5 Online Marketing Steps for Local Business

To help your business get more exposure online you need these 5 things. Basic but extremely powerful. They matter a lot! We’ll go through these 5 steps and explain how and why they matter so much when it comes to getting your business found online. It’s more important than ever in 2016 and the years…

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Why It’s Vital To Have A Mobile Friendly Website

Why It’s Vital To Have A Mobile Friendly Website Guest post by Jessica Kane… One of the major problems traditionally facing web developers has always been a consistent appearance for their site from device to device and browser to browser. This has never been a bigger issue than now, when the web is being viewed…

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Website Problems in Alexandria

Actually, it’s not just Alexandria, it’s everywhere. This is good information for local businesses and organizations who might be thinking about improving their websites. So here’s some really important things to know about your website. Your website should contrast you from your competition both visually and in terms of what you offer. It should connect…

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How to use Facebook Audiences and Why

When you use Facebook Ads you will have audiences to show your ads to. When creating a Facebook Ad you’ll select your targeting. For example a geographical area, gender, age, interests and other parameters. When you do that Facebook automatically creates an audience from your selections. You can also create audiences directly by going into…

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