SEO can seem very complicated, confusing and many business owners don't understand what it is, or what the benefits are. Here is our collection of articles, tools, templates and expert advice on SEO to help small business owners understand SEO better and learn how to do it.

5 Free SEO Tools For Small Business Owners

Let's face it, marketing isn't cheap. On average, small businesses spent 10.4% of revenues on marketing in 2012. 46% of those marketing

7 Local SEO Tips Your Small Business Can’t Survive Without

Photo credit:  hollykl (Flickr) One of the things I tell anyone who is a small business owner is that, if you have a place of business with

Why SEO is like a woman

I was complaining the other day about how SEO is so fickle and changes on a day-to-day basis. And then some smart-aleck man who shall remain

8 surefire ways to boost your Klout score

Let's face it. Everyone loves getting new notifications, likes, favorites, @replies, comments, RTs, shares, and +1s. Especially if we're

A 5-Step Guide to Social Media Analytics

It’s time we put to rest the idea that social media results can’t be measured. Yes they can be measured and we don’t have to resort to

Content marketing should be a habit

  In order to get "found" on the internet, you need to put yourself out there. How do you put yourself out there? By creating

How Google+ can help your business

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is a non-profit you should know about. They provide help and support to keep businesses growing

Online marketing will grow your business. Period.

How that’s for getting to the point? There’s a lot of talk about using online marketing and social media to promote your business, but many

How SEO Can Help Grow Your Business

  In a case study format, we brought in experts to talk about fictitious small business owner, "Al" of Al's Bakery (played by Brad

Webinar: How Online Marketing Can Grow Your Sales Pipeline In our recent survey, we found out that filling the sales pipeline is one of the biggest concerns among small