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Yelp – Liars, Cheats and Thieves

I spoke to a prospective customer the other day. This is his problem with Yelp. And sadly, he is not the only one. Yelp – Liars, Cheats and Thieves So this nice fellow we will call “Bill”, during our conversation asked me what he could do to battle bad reviews. His Google reviews were generally […]

New SAM Registration Scam

New SAM Registration Scam

There is a new SAM registration scam hitting business owners who have just been awarded a Cage Code from the DLA and it’s a big one!  New SAM Registration Scam We are sure that you know that government registrations are all free. Right? RIGHT?  Those free registrations include; FEMA SAM GSA As a matter of […]

TABB Solutions Liars, Cheats and Thieves

This is our 4th in a yearlong series on Liars, Cheats and Thieves. This is a quick look at LinkedIn, although you’ll see it on other social networks and even on webpages. TABB Solutions Liars, Cheats and Thieves – LinkedIn   Wow… I really need to connect with this guy. He has been interviewed or […]

Liars, Cheats, and Thieves – Twitter

This is the 3rd in a year-long series of post on Liars, Cheats and Thieves. Does your business have a Twitter Account? Beware. Liars Cheats and Thieves – Twitter Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Then other users can “like” and “re-tweet” your […]

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6 Solid Reasons to Avoid DIY Website Builders

6 Solid Reasons to Avoid DIY Website Builders If you clicked on this link, it’s very likely you are… A new business in need of “web presence” (not to be confused with a website) An existing business with outdated, “I hate mobile” website coding. Have an OK website, but need an increase in “Web Presence” […]

Wix and Squarespace Spent over $10 Million to Lure Users

During the 2016 Superbowl, we find Wix and Squarespace Spent over $10 Million to Lure Users. Last year there were more Online DYI Website ads than soda (or pop), beer or cars. This year some notables are sitting it out, like Go-Daddy is a no-show. Maybe businesses are catching on. With game-time prices “just north” […]

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TABB Solutions – Liars in Online Reviews

TABB Solutions discusses liars in online reviews, our second in a yearlong series on liars, cheats and thieves. TABB Solutions – Liars in Online Reviews Consumer reviews are now part of everyday decision-making. Yet, the credibility of these reviews is fundamentally undermined when businesses commit review fraud, creating fake reviews for themselves or (against) their […]

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Small Business Guide to Responsive Websites

Small Business Guide to Responsive Websites It’s been over 3 years since Google recommended responsive website design in their guide to responsive websites and 9 months since they changed the mobile algorithm to favor responsive websites, and still nearly half of small businesses have “desktop only” sites. Currently, more than 60% of all internet connections […]

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TABB Solutions on Liars Cheats and Thieves

This is the first of a yearlong series by TABB Solutions on Liars, Cheats and Thieves. These are the predators that prey primarily on small business owners. It may start with an email, or a phone call, and it ends up costing you time, aggravation, reputation, money and more. Liars, Cheats and Thieves by TABB Solutions […]

The Secret to SEO in 2016

The real secret to SEO in 2016 is not easy. But If the SEO emails about “first page results guaranteed” (you can learn the fine print here) or “top rankings”, #1 results, etc. have left a bad taste in your mouth, know that I am with you. Even we get those emails here at TABB, […]

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DIY Website Builders – What You Need to Know

DIY Website Builders – What You Need to Know – This is a list of the most common disadvantages of DIY website builders that you easily find online. The importance of an effective web presence in 2016 cannot be understated. Walk down any street and you’ll see people asking their phone (either Siri or Google […]

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10 Content Marketing Myths

We don’t know everything about content marketing – no one does. What we do know is, it works. It vastly increases your digital footprint in web searches on Google and Bing and also through an increased presence on social media channels. There are also plenty of content marketing myths out there as well. Content Marketing […]

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Small Business Mobile Websites

Since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, smart phones, tablets, and mobile devices have permeated every aspects of our lives. These devices allow for communication, e-commerce, and social interaction on a level never previously seen. This creates tremendous opportunities for every business owner. Today’s typical consumer owns at least one mobile device, and according […]

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6 Marketing Trends Small Businesses Must Not Ignore

It might be time to forget all the marketing rules you learned as a business owner. The new rules that allow you the capability to market your business without having to beg or pay for attention (TV, Radio, Newspapers) is nothing short of unprecedented. This is a great time to be a business owner. You […]

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Digital Marketing Checklist

We have created a digital marketing checklist for business owners. Here’s what prompted us getting it done. Not long ago I attended a networking event with local business owners. One fellow was talking about the new website he built himself (janitorial firm). I pulled it up on my phone direct from his new business card, […]

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Real Estate Agent Website

People turn to the internet when looking for new homes in today’s real estate world. A few years ago, you looked them up online on a desktop, got a map, and drove out to see a potential residence. Today, you grab a smartphone and go, because anything after that, you can look up on your […]

Google Doesn’t Rank Websites

If you own a small business, we are pretty certain your voicemail and email are filled with “Your Website needs this or that.” TABB would like to take a moment during “Digital Marketing Month” and point something out that these ‘black hat’ firms don’t talk about. Google Doesn’t Rank Websites. Google and Bing use web […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Changing a Website Domain

October is “Digital Marketing Month” and TABB starts the month with The Do’s and Don’ts of Changing a Website Domain. So you’ve had a website for a few years and you keep getting calls and emails about updating your site. You finally bite, maybe even getting a new domain name, since the domain list has vastly […]

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Google Sues SEO Company in California

Google Sues SEO Company in California Google is stepping up to take on businesses that claim affiliation with the company in order to prey on small businesses. Google filed suit on Wednesday against an SEO company for calling on businesses and “guaranteeing first page placement” with such statements as; “We are a Google Subcontractor” “We’re […]

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Search Engine Marketing Myths (everyone thinks are true)

TABB knows your inbox is full of Search Engine Marketing Myths. There is an old adage that states if you say it enough, people think it’s true. That’s the case with all the black hat and scams in your e-mail box. Here are the top SEM myths that everyone seems to think are true. Search […]

How Does Google Define Quality Content

Google is increasingly favoring ‘quality content’ when it comes to search rankings, according to a new report from Search Metrics out in August 2015. So how does Google define quality content? This isn’t exactly news to most of us in the industry, but the way in which Google determines quality is evolving with each subsequent algorithm […]

Submit Your Website to Over 300 Search Engines-EXPOSED

We received not 1, but 4 emails here today that offered to “Submit Your Website to Over 300 Search Engines” for the reduced, order today price of $47. (Reg $315). We figured we can’t be the only one getting emails and calls. Here is the email…. If your website isn’t in the top search engines […]

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How Much Does My Current Website Cost?

If you’ve thought about a mobile responsive website but don’t want to spend the money, you should be asking yourself “how much does my current website cost?” Imagine that a customer walks into your physical retail store and can’t find what they’re looking for on the shelf. As a store owner you try ensure there […]