Chamber Blog

Welcome to the Barton County Chamber of Commerce Blog. You'll find information about our area, articles about our members, news and information about business that you can use every day in your own business endeavors. If you have a suggestion for the Chamber Blog, or would like to submit something to us to share, contact us at info@bartoncounty.com

Small business owners are a crucial part of our economy. According to a recent Forbes report over 120 million people are employed by small businesses. Small businesses create around 70% of the jobs each year in the U.S. according to a report released by the Small Business Administration. If you add in solopreneurs and the growing freelancing movement, the numbers are even larger.

Search engine optimization is like weather forecasting without models and data. You open up your window and look around. You make plans and try things and look for patterns. There are people who are happy to give you tips, and there are best practices, but ultimately it’s something that’s always evolving as algorithms are anything but constant. However, optimizing your content and site to place well is essential to minimizing your marketing spend on getting found. Here are a few tips to make your small