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Tips for Effective School Websites

Schools should have web sites for a couple of reasons: inform parents, inform students, and showcase its talent (both students and teachers) and its community contribution. The importance and priority of these differs with each school, school board, and community…

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What’s wrong with traditional media?

A discussion of failings of "traditional" media including newspapers, television and radio. Opinion, by Mark Ruthenberg G.M. It’s not that consumer expectations have risen out of reach of these well-established media, but that the executives have found cost-effective shortcuts for…

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SEO Basics: META Tags and Content

Basic tips and techniques for improving a website's findabilty by search engines and your customers Before trying more labour intensive and sometimes more expensive ways to raise your traffic from search engines, every web site owner should look at the…

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Are We There, Yet?

How to see which of your locations are already entered in the FoundLocally.com directory. Many small businesses have previously entered themselves into FoundLocally's database and may potentially repeat that effort as part of their periodic web marketing. FoundLocally now makes…

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Pre-selected Category Templates added

FoundLocally has added a number  of templates for pre-selecting categories for many businesses frequently added onto FoundLocally. Each of our listings goes through a 'human review' to ensure both localness and that appropriate categories are selected, consistent with the listings's…

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What is Web Marketing?

Overview of web marketing tools & techniques. Consider a mix on online meothods including having a website, organic directory and search engine listings, paid submission directories, cost-per-click SEO advertising, as well as display/banner advertising.  Web marketing is the process for…

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