5 of the Best Local SEO Blogs on the Internet

Carmen Rane HudsonSmall Business SEO


Here on the TVS Internet Marketing Blog we do our best to provide you with a lot of great information about helping local small businesses get more visibility and sales online. However, there are six other really great local SEO blogs that I wanted to take a moment to share with you–a nice round-up to wrap up the month of … Read More

New Developments in Google Local Marketing: Google Carousel

Carmen Rane HudsonSmall Business SEO


If there’s any truism about Google Local marketing, it’s this: sooner or later, Google’s going to decide to change something. Staying on top of those changes and figuring out what to do about them is one of the biggest hurdles for small business owners who are trying to stay visible online. The latest development is a feature called Google Local … Read More

How to Write a Craigslist Ad

Carmen Rane HudsonSmall Business SEO


In my last post I talked about some of the pros and cons of using free local classified ads like Craigslist to market your business. Today, I’ll talk about how to write a Craigslist ad that gets good results. This is important for more than just conversions. Writing a really good ad will help customers see you as legitimate even … Read More

Should a Small Business Use Free Local Classified Ads?

Carmen Rane HudsonSmall Business SEO


Several people on various small business forums that I’ve spent some time on have asked whether or not free local classified ads like Craigslist are helpful for lead generation. Sometimes they are, sometimes they aren’t. Locally-focused businesses that sell real products and services can indeed pick up some good leads to this medium. So I thought I’d take a moment … Read More