March Minnesota Meetup Biz Blogging Blastoff

Business owners, marketers, and blogging specialists based in Minnesota gather to exchange Web 2.0 strategies, network, and have fun; first meeting March 3rd.

Minneapolis, MN, February 28, 2008 --( Small Business Mavericks, a division of Melberg Marketing, today announced the launch of the Minnesota Biz Blogger Meetup Group. Already boasting 16 members, the group is scheduled to meet for the first time on Monday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m. at:

Latuff's Pizzeria
11333 Highway 55
Plymouth, MN
(763) 545-2914

Interested business owners, marketers, and bloggers in the Minneapolis area are encouraged to visit to learn more, RSVP for Monday’s meeting, and introduce themselves to fellow bloggers.

“Blogs can dramatically improve your search engine ranking, increase Web site traffic, drive sales, build existing customer loyalty, and pre-empt crises,” said Caroline Melberg, Small Business Mavericks founder and CEO. “We thought it would be a great idea to sponsor a Meetup group for everyone in the local area who either has a blog, wants to have a blog, or just wants to learn more about blogging.”

Meetup members can learn from each other, discuss best practices, share strategies and simply have fun, Melberg says.

Small Business Mavericks is preparing for the launch of a major new product release, Biz Blogging Basics, which is a complete D-I-Y Blogging kit you can learn more about at In preparation for the launch, Melberg has conducted a tremendous amount of research and testing on various blogging strategies.

Each month, she’ll share her latest tips and research with the group for free, and members can ask her any questions they want about blogging or Internet Marketing in general. The Meetup group provides access to a $300 per hour consultant for free.

Small Business Mavericks combines marketing and technology to create sales-oriented websites for small and medium-sized businesses, and provides website promotion services resulting in improved search engine ranking and increased traffic & sales.

The company’s site offers tips on podcasting, mobile search, viral marketing, article marketing, email marketing, blogging and RSS, social bookmarking, maverick copywriting, creative public relations, creating and using E-books, pay-per-call and pay-per-click marketing, web design, website promotion, search engine optimization, and more.

About Small Business
Mavericks Headquartered in Wayzata, Minnesota, Small Business Mavericks is the leader in teaching small business owners and managers how to market their businesses on the Internet and increase sales. Contact Small Business Mavericks today by calling 952-473-1007, writing or visiting the company’s web site at

About Melberg Marketing
Headquartered in Wayzata, Minnesota, Melberg Marketing is a full-service virtual, integrated marketing firm dedicated to bringing blue-chip marketing experience to today’s small business owners.

Small Business Mavericks
Caroline Melberg
Dave Dix
Melberg Marketing / PR