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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TABB Solutions Guide to Responsive Websites

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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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, […]

Why every Real Estate Agent needs their own website

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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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 […]

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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 […]

Build Your Own Website Company Hacked – 93,000 Cards and Counting

Florida-based web builder/hosting company Web.com on Tuesday night announced that it had suffered a data breach and payment card and personal information belonging to 93,000 customers was accessed. The company did not say in a statement or press release how the stolen data was accessed. Web.com said that it will be offering a year of […]

Small Business Guide to Content Marketing

Search, Social, And Content Marketing The TABB Small Business Guide to Content Marketing  Nothing matters more in Content Marketing than SEO. Nothing.  Everyone knows what search is and why it’s important to your business. Everyone knows what social media is and why that’s important. But what exactly is content marketing? Content Marketing is any marketing that involves […]

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Local SEO is a Start, Not a Solution

It’s important for small businesses to know that local SEO is a start, not a solution. Big companies typically aren’t more nimble than small ones. But there’s one area in particular where the big guys are speedier. It is in reaching the large and growing number of consumers who use digital resources, such as mobile […]

Can You Smell The Bullshit?

If you are a small business owner, like TABB, it’s very likely that your inbox and voicemails are full of “Guaranteed Top Rankings in Google” Bullshit. If you have a website, or even a blog, the comments are full of SEO spam. We get the calls and our first response is “did you even take […]

SEO – Google Rankings Don’t Matter

It may seem odd to say that when it comes to SEO – Google rankings don’t matter. That being said, make no mistake. Traffic to your website and conversions to sales is the bigger picture that so many “SEO” firms miss. Yesterday morning, I received an email with a familiar topic, “First Page Google Guaranteed”. […]

Mobile First Marketing and the Millennial Wave

Mobile First Marketing is a fairly new catchphrase going around the marketing sphere as it relates to a brand’s customer journey though the proverbial sales funnel. Mobile First is intended to mean that as a company thinks about its website or its other digital means of communications, it should be thinking critically about the mobile […]

SEO – The Power of Long Tail Search

What many ‘SEO Gurus’ miss in SEO – The power of Long Tail Search. In an annual survey conducted by NetCraft last December, there were 915,780,262 websites, and about 45 billion webpages. It’s commonly accepted that in summer of 2015 there are over 1 billion websites. It’s likely that no matter what product or service […]