How to Share and Import Google Analytics Dashboards

October 28, 2014 Timothy Online Presence

Earlier today, one of my colleagues at the Arkansas SBTDC asked about a Google Analytics report I had emailed to them. I explained that I could share the dashboard settings with them and then they could change the date ranges to extract the data they needed to write some reports. I copied the URL for […]


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Google Analytics App Released

July 31, 2014 Timothy Mobile Apps

Do you obsess over your search engine optimization? Great news! You can increase your obsession with Google’s newly released Google Analytics app for the iPhone. This sharp, easy-to-read app allows you to monitor all your web and app data anywhere, anytime. The three sample screens on the iTunes description have me thinking this may become […]


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Free Search Engine Optimization Training

April 22, 2014 Timothy Online Presence

The Arkansas SBTDC has updated its popular Search Engine Optimization (SEO) seminar and attendance is currently free, courtesy of ConnectArkansas. The biggest change in the updated course is the new student workbook. ASBTDC has adopted Google’s Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, the definitive guide for how to optimize a website without violating any Google policies. […]



Podcast: Search engine optimization

April 25, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

A new audio podcast summarizing the recent series of blog posts on SEO is available below. Topics covered in the podcast and┬ásearch engine optimization series: What is SEO Benefits of SEO Free SEO Report How to SEO SEO for Bing SEO for Google – Part 1 SEO for Google – Part 2 Podcast: Search Engine […]


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SEO for Bing

April 4, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

Last fall, I attended a workshop by Duane Forrester, Bing’s key search evangelist. Duane presented a one and a half hour workshop on how to SEO for Bing. Why SEO for Bing? Duane highlighted that 57 million people search exclusively on Bing. Individuals using Bing for searches typically spend 23% more than for other search […]



SEO courses

April 2, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

The Arkansas SBTDC offers a basic SEO course as part of its comprehensive small business training program. The seminar is taught by ASBTDC staff who have received extensive SEO training and who also work with Arkansas businesses on optimizing their websites. Basic SEO courses cover keyword research and selection, how to optimize specific parts of […]



SEO for Google – part 2

March 30, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

In SEO for Google – Part 2, I continue sharing SEO for Google tips received from Google search staff at the 2011 ASBDC Fall Conference. If you haven’t already, read SEO for Google – Part 1. 7) Optimizing links – Anchor text should be short. 8) Optimizing images – Use filenames that describe the image. […]



Mobile optimization: How do search engines compare?

March 27, 2012 Liz Mobile Marketing

Most small businesses understand the importance of search engine optimization to their website. But in the rapidly evolving digital landscape of 2012, what does that mean? The number of mobile devices is expected to exceed the world’s population this year. And research shows that users search on mobile devices with a greater urgency than those […]


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SEO for Google – Part 1

March 26, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

Many of our clients don’t realize that Google is a major corporate sponsor of the Association of Small Business Development Centers. One of the benefits of that sponsorship is Google having a large presence at our conferences and training our staff on search engine optimization, or SEO. I attended sessions on SEO offered by both […]


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How to SEO

March 22, 2012 Timothy Online Presence

How to SEO? That is the question being asked by over 1.8 million Google users each month. Interestingly enough, Google, Bing and the other search engines provide simple, straight-forward advice and tips on how to do SEO properly. Their SEO instructions boil down to: 1) Use titles. Many web pages don’t have well written titles. […]



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