Are you properly prepared for mobile marketing?

Are you properly prepared for mobile marketing?

Back in 2011 Google released this video called The Mobile Movement: Understanding Smartphone customers. It has some interesting statistics, which have I suspect in almost all cases increased significantly over the past three years. If you don’t have time to watch the...
Why you must build a list for your business

Why you must build a list for your business

The term “the money is in the list” is so often used that it is almost a cliche, but no matter your website, it is crucially important that you build a list. Why is it so important that you have a list? As you develop your business one of the most...

Why Your Business Needs A Blog

Earlier this morning I had a call from a friend wondering what was the point of blogging for their new business. We logged into their analytics and discovered that blogging had been responsible for 300 visits to their website this month. Of those a significant number...
Maximizing Your Facebook Presence

Maximizing Your Facebook Presence

Currently, Facebook offers the greatest source of traffic to your website, with an estimated 500 million users who spend an average of 55 minutes per day on it which is more than the time they spend on any other webpage even Google or YouTube.   There are two ways to...
Keeping Your Social Media Fans Happy

Keeping Your Social Media Fans Happy

The secret to keep your Facebook fans, your YouTube viewers, Twitter followers, Linkedin partners, Blog friends happy is summed up in one word: CUSTOMER SERVICE. It really doesn’t get much simpler than that. What works to keep your customers happy offline, works just...
Local Businesses Online Marketing: Success Stories

Local Businesses Online Marketing: Success Stories

We can always get inspired and understand things better by reading success stories of other people we can identify with and that’s why I decided to round up a few stories about fellow local business owners who have successfully boosted their business even in this time...
Checklist for Business Listing Information

Checklist for Business Listing Information

Listing your business information across the web is a great way to build backlinks that improve your search engine rankings. However it is crucial to keep your business information consistent and accurate all across the different directories, websites, blogs and...
Backlinks: Quality is what matters, not quantity

Backlinks: Quality is what matters, not quantity

Before we dive into how to get quality backlinks for your website, let me take a minute to explain what backlinks are. First of all links is the term used to describe how all the web pages on the internet are connected to each other. Backlinks are...
Is Your Website Design The Culprit In Lost Sales?

Is Your Website Design The Culprit In Lost Sales?

A business website takes time and money to set up, so it’s really frustrating when it just doesn’t seem to be bringing in the bacon. What most local business owners often overlook are the basic facets that convert traffic into cash. This article takes a look at the...
Which AutoResponder Should You Use?

Which AutoResponder Should You Use?

What is an Autoresponder? An autoresponder is an easy to use, web-based email marketing software that delivers your messages, marketing campaigns, offers, newsletters, follow-ups and any other correspondence that you would like to deliver to your list.  And it does it...