Conducting a Corporate LinkedIn Audit

Here is a major LinkedIn tip for all small business owners and social media managers: Conduct an audit of your corporate LinkedIn presence. With the 4th fastest growth rate by new member signups, LinkedIn has fully entrenched itself as the premier business oriented social media platform in the world and whether organizations love it or […]

Facebook Call To Action

Facebook recently announced a change to its business page platform that will enable page owners to add a Facebook call to action button to their page for the first time. What this means in nutshell is that a Facebook user could traffic to a business page and click on a button to request service, book […]

The importance of engaging a negative Yelp review

Yelp is currently the 31st most visited website in the United States, according to, with 138 million unique monthly visitors. Contrary to popular belief, Yelp is not just for restaurants, which make up only 20% of the total reviews on the site. Consumers are now reviewing all types of businesses, and monitoring your company’s Yelp reviews is […]

Are you monitoring your online reviews?

Review sites have some of the highest page ranks on all major search engines, so knowing what they say about your business is a critical component of any reputation management strategy. If you search “AltaVista Strategic Partners” on Google, Yahoo, or Bing, our Yelp Page is one of the first 5 results. On Google, a […]

Google+’s new polling feature

This question, made famous by the game show, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ allowed contestants to poll the audience for their answers to a specific question, with the hope that their general knowledge pointed to the right option. Now anyone with a Google+ account can essentially do the same with the new poll-posting feature. […]

Have you claimed your business listing on Manta?

Manta is one of the fastest growing and largest online directories for small businesses, yet many organizations profiles still go unclaimed on the site. Over 30,000 small business listings are being added each month and the site gets over 30,000,000 hits each month. Have you Googled your businesses name lately? Manta sources fairly well on […]