Better SEO with Google My Business

Looking for better local SEO? Google Adwords are good but can be tricky given your competition and price per keyword. Google My Business is a free tool that plays a great role in local SEO search especially for brick and motor businesses. Google My Business Statistics Detailed and completed GMB listings are 2X more likely to be trusted Adding photos to your GMB regularly will drive: 42% more direction requests 35% more clicks 72% of

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Tech Tools for Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis

This is the second blog of a four-part series from Alkaloid Networks member, Matt Schwartz of Inspry, a digital web design agency specializing in web site design, web development, and e-Commerce in Joomla, WordPress, and Shopify. Matt and his team develop and maintain the sites for many Alkaloids including Alkaloid Networks, ArtsATL, and the Atlanta Coworking Alliance to name just a few. In an effort to help other Alkaloid Networks members minimize disruption, we offer

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Keeping Branding Visible During SIP

Noelle Jackson of EllePR and Alkaloid member, reviews three key areas to connect your branding and discuss how your business can make the greatest impact with: Owned Media Shared Media Earned Media With the SIP and continuing pandemic, many of your customers or prospects will want to know what you are doing for your employees, customers and community. Keeping visible is just as important now as it ever has been in the past, if not

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Coworking Precautions Post-COVID19

Stay Safe and Do Amazing Work Alkaloid COVID-19 Guidelines Alkaloid is open again. We missed you! If you are considering returning, I welcome you back. This post has two sections: What I’m doing to keep our community space safe What I ask of every member and visitor to keep our community space safe Section 1: Alkaloid Networks Precautions (What I’m Doing) Surface Cleaning More Frequent Cleaning All common spaces each time with special attention to

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Tips to Improve SEM

In this session, former Alkaloid member Andrew Humphrey reviews SEM (Search Engine Marketing) basics. You’ll walk away with some good information and tips about: What is SEM? PPC (Pay Per Click) vs. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Local SEO Position Zero Improving SEO Title Tags & Meta Descriptions SEO is a Long Game Black Hat SEO Hiring a PPC Manager Free Tools such as: Google Analytics Google Search Console Keyword Research SEO Plugin Title Tag Preview

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I Heart Coworking People

I heart coworking people. All of them. I’m a fan girl of coworking. For the past 5 years, I’ve owned a coworking space. However, when I first opened, I must admit that I knew very little about what made “coworking” work. I originally opened the coworking space because I needed to cover the cost of a space I had recently acquired for another venture. I formed the business, did some minimal marketing on Craigslist—and within

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Improving Productivity While WFH

Need to increase your productivity? Feeling overwhelmed and unproductive while working from home? Take a deep breath. Alkaloid member, Mark Wolgemuth of RescueTime shares his best strategies for improving productivity and prioritizing your time while WFH. The Big Takeaways Create structured time by scheduling with the others in your home Break up big tasks into smaller chunks Use technology solutions to allow focus Isolate yourself as much as possible to avoid audible distractions Create time

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Making Work-From-Home Work

If you’ve been working in an office for much of your career, the idea of work-from-home (WFH) sounds like a dream come true. Working from the couch? No problem. A commute from your bedroom to your desk? No work pants needed! However, as many people have now found out over these past weeks, there are pros and cons to working from home. Once the excitement wears off, you need to work. Without your office and

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7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Minimize Pandemic Disruption

This is the first of a four-part series from Alkaloid Networks member, Matt Schwartz of Inspry, a digital web design agency specializing in web site design, web development, and e-Commerce in Joomla, WordPress, and Shopify. Matt and his team develop and maintain the sites for many Alkaloids including Alkaloid Networks, ArtsATL, and the Atlanta Coworking Alliance to name just a few. In an effort to help other Alkaloid Networks members minimize disruption, we offer his

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Katharine Chestnut, Founder of Alkaloid Networks coworking on the Atlanta Beltline

Founder and connector extraordinaire, Katharine Chestnut reflects while celebrating five years of making dreams a reality at Alkaloid Networks. She shares her gratitude of being able to watch the success of members and meeting new people everyday. And making changes as life changes, like keeping members connected and making the shift to more virtual events during Atlanta’s SIP order. “Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making Alkaloid Networks a very special place.”

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