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Reviews and Ratings: Why They Matter and How to Encourage Your Customers to Write Them

Posted by on Sep 19th, 2019

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Online reviews play a pivotal role in terms of helping customers decide whether or not they want to support your business. Whether you own a brick-and-mortar business, an e-commerce enterprise, or both, most customers will inevitable research your company online before placing an order or scheduling a consultation. It’s no longer enough to simply have excellent online marketing strategies that allow you to reach a widespread audience. Nowadays, you need to prove that you can deliver top-notch products and… Read More

Twitter Marketing Tips for SMBs in 2019

Posted by on Sep 12th, 2019

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All social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, are a powerful tool for your online marketing campaigns, but there’s one in particular that really allows your brand to get up close and personal with your online followers. Listed as a news and magazine app on Google Play and in the Apple Store, Twitter is the quintessential online marketing platform. It allows you to take control of the level and types of interactions you want followers to have with your… Read More

Mobile Business Web Site Vs. App: What Should You Focus on More?

Posted by on Sep 5th, 2019

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Every business in this day and age needs to have a strong online presence, exceptional online marketing prowess, and convenient customer service. Creating and maintaining an informative, up-to-date web site is a great place to start—but it’s not enough anymore. Twenty years ago, web sites were all the rage and businesses that didn’t have one were passé. While that’s still the case, the standards have changed quite a bit. Nowadays, having a mobile-friendly web site, as well as a… Read More

Apple Maps: What You Need to Know about Apple Listing Optimization and How to Make It Work for Your Business

Posted by on Aug 22nd, 2019

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Digital marketing moves so quickly, that it can sometimes be difficult for some businesses to update their online marketing strategies accordingly. Nowadays, the key is to make your business available across a wide variety of digital platforms rather than simply focusing on one medium. To facilitate strong business growth, customers need to be able to easily find your business regardless of the devices they’re using. Apple Maps is just one of many digital tools you can and should already… Read More

What to Do if Google My Business Doesn’t Understand Your Business

Posted by on Aug 13th, 2019

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Google My Business (GMB) is an excellent platform that can help you manage the e-commerce portion of your business, online marketing campaigns, customer outreach and interactions, and so much more. It relies on specific information about your business in order to ensure that its portrayal is completely accurate and up-to-date. Your Google listing should include your contact information, your location, a brief description of products and services, a link to your web site, a link to directions on Google… Read More

8 Reasons Why Your Web Site Is Underperforming and How You Can Fix It

Posted by on Aug 1st, 2019

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Your business’s web site is an online representation of your brand. As such, it should reflect all of your brand values, products, and services in a clear and easy-to-understand manner without overwhelming potential customers with too much information all at once. This can lead to sensory overload, frustration, and lost conversions. Creating a user-friendly web site with universally responsive designs is the key to increasing your online staying power. If you’re wondering why your web site isn’t living up… Read More

SERP Features: 6 SEO Trends Your Small Business Should Know in 2019

Posted by on Jul 23rd, 2019

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As a digital marketer, you should already know that Google is constantly changing and updating its search algorithms to make search results more easily accessible and useful to online users. Search results should offer specific, yet nuanced information that directly correlates with each specific search query. Google implements a variety of different methods and Search Engine Results Page (SERP) features to ensure that users find value-added information that directly relates to their search queries in record time. The most… Read More

SEO or No SEO: Why Digital Marketing Matters and How It Can Boost Your Online Business

Posted by on Jul 16th, 2019

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Search engine optimization (SEO) is the cornerstone of gaining and maintaining quantifiable online success for businesses of all sizes. Think about it: in order for people to purchase your products and services, you need to give your brand that extra flare that makes it more noticeable than your competitors. That’s why all businesses that operate online should consistently update their digital marketing practices. How can you do that? While not all small- to medium-sized businesses have the budget to… Read More

Why Building a New Web Site for Your Business Is a Great Idea

Posted by on Jul 4th, 2019

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On any given day, it’s estimated that Google receives and processes approximately 63,000 searches per second. This translates to roughly 5.6 billion searches per day globally. If these statistics don’t convince you of the undeniable benefits of building a new web site and cultivating a strong online presence for your business, then you need to rethink your entire online marketing and e-commerce strategy. The fact of the matter is that Google—and consumers—favour web sites that are up to date,… Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Google Guarantee and Local Services Ads

Posted by on Jun 18th, 2019

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Sometimes, searching for a quality and renowned service-based business on Google can be challenging, frustrating, and overwhelming. There are just too many businesses that offer the same or similar services to choose from. That’s why it can be hard to decipher which ones offer the best services for your needs. If you’ve ever searched for specific services online and notice a little green checkmark next to a local listing, that’s called the Google Guarantee. It’s basically a stamp of… Read More