New Blog Project – Florist SEO

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With so much of our work at Strider being tied to the floral industry (I’m a fifth-generation florist, I can’t help myself!) it only seemed natural to start a new blog to support our work in that area.

Online Business Interview Series: EmbroidMe-Woodbridge

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Company: EmbroidMe – Woodbridge Owner: Don Soars Product / Service: Promotional clothing and products In business since: Oct. 2006 What made you decide to start your own business? My partner and I wanted to have more control over our destiny. Is this your first time operating your own business? Yes   How would you describe the products you offer? Of  the highest quality. We always run a sample before a production run so there are NO SURPRISES! Customers like the “hands on” control  In your words, what makes your business unique? We’re part of the largest such organization in the …

Online Business Interview Series: It’s Up To You

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Company: It’s Up To You Owner: Teresa Salerno Product / Service: Health & Wellness In business since: 2007 How would you describe the products you offer? Our nutritional cleansing products unlock the miracle of the human body. What made you decide to start your own business? I have always had a passion to help people. When Isagenix changed my life I made it my mission to impact world health. Is this your first time operating your own business? Yes. In your words, what makes your business unique? We have improved upon the ancient health practice of cleansing by creating a …

Online Business Interview Series: The Ardent Sparrow

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To celebrate and promote the unique and wonderful world of small business, we are beginning an interview series with small business owners. We will be discussing the nature of their business, what they are doing to set themselves apart from competitors, and looking at the internet marketing tactics they employ. I am very excited to present our first interview in the series, with Rebecca Wagler, owner of The Ardent Sparrow.

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Father’s Day for the Strider Dad

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It was almost a month ago I sat down with our two children, Wesley and Jaedyn.  We needed to decide what to do for Ryan for Father’s Day.  We talked about all the things Daddy “loves.”  Among the list were hockey, hockey fights (thanks Wes) and ‘puters (thanks Jae).  With that knowledge in hand I went to my computer to do some research.  Hockey season is finished by now… I’m not up for any hockey fights… so that left us with ‘puters 🙂

What Went Wrong With My SEO?

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When small businesses begin to recognize the incredible value of web marketing, the next major challenge is to find and agency to actually do the work.  And it is a challenge.  Several hundred web searches are performed every day for “ethical SEO.”  My guess would be that most of these are by people who have used or heard about others using “unethical SEO’s.” Since it is an unregulated industry, many companies dabble in search optimization without recognizing its depth and complexity.  It becomes an ethical issue when poorly executed SEO starts negatively affecting clients.  Here are some ways that can …

Small Business Marketing Unleashed Conference

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Our month of travel is at an end. Ryan and I just flew in from Houston Texas Wednesday afternoon after attending the first Small Business Marketing Unleashed conference hosted by Search Engine Guide. The last few days have felt more like being on a retreat. It was fairly informal, the speakers were accessible and everyone was very friendly. The “speed networking” event at the charity dinner on Sunday night helped everyone to get acquainted and set the tone. The conference had small business owners in mind from beginning to end The speakers gave solid, actionable recommendations, bearing in mind that …

Travel Plans – Spring 2008

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It’s Strider on the Go! We have a busy two months ahead of us. As if launching a new business, moving into a new office and winning an international SEO contest weren’t enough to keep us hopping, there are three SEO events coming up where Strider team members will be attending.

Launching a Small Business

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I am truly convinced that one of the strongest reasons for a small business to trust Strider with their SEO needs is that we are a small business as well. We understand the long days, the lost sleep and the ups and downs of running your own business.

Toronto SEO Firm Wins International SEO Contest By Supporting Disabled Children

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The newly formed Strider Inc. captured the Grand Prize in the annual Bruce Clay Inc. Charity SEO Contest. The winning submission was a proposal to optimize the website of The Elisha Foundation, a charity supporting families with disabled children. Toronto, ON February 26, 2008 – Toronto based online marketing firm Strider Inc. has been awarded the Grand Prize in the annual Bruce Clay Inc. SEO Charity Contest. The contest paired SEO companies with a charity of their choice, and the winning proposal was selected by the team at Bruce Clay Inc.