Miles Burke

Startups, digital marketing, small business & more.



Interview with Chris Winchester

Two weeks ago, I made the journey to New Zealand to attend the well-known web conference, Webstock. On my first day there, I spotted a man wearing a bright yellow T-shirt which read: Remember me? I met you at Webstock… Continue Reading →

Tacos on Twitter

I love discovering social media being used in interesting ways, and here’s a great one. In Los Angeles, California, there are two trucks that serve Korean BBQ Tacos from the roadside. For many parts of the world, this is common… Continue Reading →

Link Up with LinkedIn

Boasting over 39 million users from around the globe, LinkedIn is certainly a web site that’s worth looking at for anyone looking to do business. Similar in some ways to other social networks like Facebook, the LinkedIn difference is that… Continue Reading →

More Low- or No-cost Marketing Strategies

We’ve discussed Facebook, but there are plenty of other affordable, grass roots-style marketing strategies you can implement to build your business during lean times. Many online marketing strategies boil down to having the time to work on them. They are… Continue Reading →

Using Facebook Pages to Market Your Business

In a recent Tribune, I suggested looking at Facebook Pages as a free marketing medium for your business. Love or hate Facebook, it will be around for a while yet, and it’s very likely that many of your target audience… Continue Reading →

Google AdWords trickery

I’ve previously written blog posts and articles about some ethical dilemmas that face small businesses, particularly web companies, in the last few years, such as my posts about design theft particularly around websites copying our work. There’s another topic that… Continue Reading →

Social media for artists

Tonight I had the great opportunity to speak at the City of Stirling’s ‘Mind Your Arts’ workshop series. It’s always great to impart some knowledge, and although I seriously dislike the term ‘social media expert’, it was fun speaking about… Continue Reading →

Spread that Christmas Cheer!

Christmas is just around the corner, and whether you celebrate it or not, the event happens to coincide nicely with the end of the calendar year — a great time to thank those who have supported your business over the… Continue Reading →

Book Review: Online Marketing Inside Out

The great thing about writing your own book, is when it comes to reading other books, you have a new found appreciation to what effort has gone in to create what you’re holding. There’s certainly some effort put in on… Continue Reading →

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