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SEO As a Marketing Strategy

SEO could mean cost savings and Some Extended Opportunities for your marketing budget. This article is about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as a strategy for small to medium sized business to get your site to show up effectively in searches. While the process is not simple, it can be executed on a do-it-yourself basis, saving considerable money … money you can invest in other marketing communications tactics, like print advertising, collateral material, trade shows and the like.

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Search Capital Spending Data You can now register for an account that will allow you to search Gardner's capital equipment spending data.
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GR_CS14_MEDIAUSAGE_IN-MFG.jpg Now in its fourth year, the results of our annual media survey reveal the demographic characteristics and media usage trends of today’s manufacturing technology buyer.
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GR_CS14_TReport_WrldMachTool.jpg This is the 49th edition of an independent annual survey that collects statistics from machine-tool-producing countries and compares them in U.S. dollars.
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GR_CS14_TReport_Banners.jpg Gardner Research's Plastics Capital Spending Survey & Forecast is the largest, most comprehensive survey detailing future spending on primary processing equipment, auxiliary equipment and molds and related supplies, by U.S. plastics processing facilities. The 2014 survey forecasts spending on equipments, molds and suppliers to be $3.001 billion.
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Economic News

Real Fed Funds Rate Unchanged in June This is the third month in a row that the real rate has slowly fallen. And,the year-over-year change in the Fed funds rate ticked up for the first time since April 2013.
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Housing Permits Return to Growth in June Housing permits increased of 8.9% compared to one year ago. Housing permits returned to growth in June after contracting last month for the first time since July 2011.
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Durable Goods Capacity Utilization Highest Since April 2008 Durable goods capacity utilization was 77.3% in June 2014. It grew at the fastest rate of annual growth since June 2013.
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