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Jun 17, 2010

SEO, Shots & Steak Sandwiches In Philadelphia

The title might mislead you to think I went to a wild party, but the shots are not of the adult beverage nature.  I did consume a few cheese steak sandwiches. This week I had the opportunity to speak on search engine optimization at a conference put on by the Immunization Action Coalition out in Philadelphia.  The conference is called the Social Media Summit and focuses on helping the medical and health community bring awareness to vaccinations, ...

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Jun 14, 2010

Web Design Project: Joe Mauer’s Quickswing

The most recent web design project to hit the Five starting line-up is for the Minnesota Twin’s own Joe Mauer and his Quickswing baseball training product.  This e-commerce website sells the signature Joe Mauer baseball hitting aid and other batting tools to develop an All-Star swing. A Focus On E-commerce Fundamentals Mauer’s Quickswing has been selling their baseball training products online for years, but their former ...

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Jun 7, 2010

2010 Local Search Ranking Factors Released

I’m excited to have taken part of an incredible group of local search panelists for David Mihm’s 2010 Local Search Ranking Factors . For the last three years, David has sough out, compiled and published his Local Search Ranking factors that are the read in local search.  In bringing together a great group of local search experts together you get more than one opinion, rating and thoughts on over 60 elements that are part of local ...

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May 27, 2010

Double Your Search Rankings: Local & Organic

I wanted to share one of the local search examples I shared while presenting at Local University earlier this month.  A small business can gain a solid edge by ranking well with their local listing as well as their general organic search ranking. Here is one of our clients, a CPA firm with 2 offices that have earned top rankings in both the local and organic results.  Their positions are boxed in red. Consider that the user not only has 2 links to ...

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May 14, 2010

Local University Twin Cities Event Recapped

The dust has settled and Local University Twin Cities is in the books.  Thursday was a jam packed day of Internet marketing information, tips, data, tools, how-to’s and more from a fantastic panel of local search, SEO, analytics and social media experts. Two packed sessions of Minnesota business owners, marketers, web designers and more soaked up an incredible amount of Internet marketing knowledge from leading experts as well as staff from ...

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May 3, 2010

A Search Engine Optimization & Internet Marketing Seminar For All

In less than 2 weeks, Local University will descend on the Minneapolis and St Paul area bringing a wealth of SEO, local search and Internet marketing information.  You can still register for the May 13th event that features speakers from Google, Bing and other national Internet marketing experts . Who is this conference for? This has been a big question I get when talking about the event.  I thought I would offer a small summary of what I feel ...

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Apr 30, 2010

Web Design Project: Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. Accounting Firm

The latest web design project from Five Technology is for the accounting and cpa firm of Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. located in Buffalo and Waconia, Minnesota. Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. provides accounting and tax services to businesses, non-profits and individuals. Their old website was just a handful of pages in a stale accounting industry template.  The new website is clearly organized with multiple routes of navigation to find what ...

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Apr 6, 2010

Sold On The Minneapolis & St Paul Real Estate Bar Camp

I had a great time today sharing some of my web design and Internet marketing experience and knowledge with hundreds of real estate professionals at the Minneapolis & St Paul Real Estate Bar Camp event today. It was great to be around and interact with people truly wanting to learn, improve, share and take steps to trying new things.  I met and talked with so many Realtors, Brokers and Mortgage professionals that are excited and dedicated to ...

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Mar 29, 2010

You’re Invited: Twin Cities Thursday Happy Hour Event With Five Technology

Five Technology is proud to sponsor the Twin Cities Thursday Happy Hour Event on April 15th, 2010 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  Join us at Shorewood Bar & Grill in Fridley just off 694 for FREE appetizers, drink specials, networking and talks on mobile web design and mobile marketing. Limited space, Register now – FREE Mobile Web Design & Marketing I will be giving a short presentation on mobile web design covering the basics ...

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Mar 28, 2010

Mobile Marketing & Technology Has Its Day

Mobile March was a first time event held in Minneapolis on March 27th.  The event was a day long focus on mobile , offering multiple sessions on mobile marketing, technology, development, apps and more. It’s no secret the continued rise of mobile in every aspect.  In many ways it is the new darling in marketing, and has the touch of “the Internet 10 years ago”.  Challenges, opportunities and ideas all coming together in ...

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