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4 Tips for Getting Local Online Reviews

You’ve claimed and optimized your Google Places business listing. You’ve claimed your business profile on other local online directories, such as Yelp, Yellow Pages, and Superpages. But you still haven’t made it to the top of the search results for your market. Or maybe you’re on the first page, but …

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Google Search Engine Results Explained

When speaking with our clients about search engine optimization and local search optimization, we often have to explain the various parts of the Google search engine results page so that they understand what part of the page we are targeting and why. So I thought I would put it in …

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How to Use Facebook for Local Search Marketing

Facebook is easily considered to be the number one target for social media marketing for businesses of all sizes. But how do you really target a local audience using Facebook? Here are a few ideas. Optimize Your Facebook Page If you haven’t yet created your business page, you can create …

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Buffer: A Social Media Time Saver

One of the biggest complaints I get about social media, is that it can be a complete time-suck. That can definitely be true, especially for the ADHD types like myself. But let me tell you about a great little tool that I use to save time, and increase my reach …

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How to Create a Facebook Page Vanity URL

You’ve got a Facebook business page setup and you’re rockin the social media marketing now. However, you see other businesses with a url like facebook.com/businessname, but your Facebook url is more like facebook.com/page/yourbusiness/435256256. Why is it a good idea to have a Facebook “vanity url?” 2 reasons. First, it looks …

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Facebook Timeline for Business is Here

In a few days, Facebook is forcing all business pages into the new Timeline format. This provides some really great opportunities for you to engage with your audience in new ways, but first you have to make sure your page is setup properly. Here are the important things you need …

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Top 50 Citation Sources For Local Businesses

I’m not sure how we missed this post from SearchEngineLand.com back in December, but we’re bringing it to you now. As you may know, a huge factor in ranking well on Google Places is the quantity of citations, or business listings, you have in online directory sites. There are literally …

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Beginners Guide to Marketing on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the largest professional social network on the internet and can provide valuable opportunities for your business. If you’re not using LinkedIn to it’s full potential, you could be losing out on potential business. This post is meant to give you a beginning guide to getting started with marketing …

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5 Dirt Cheap Mobile Marketing Tips

Social commerce is sweeping the nation in terms of how businesses need to market effectively. While social commerce is a big part of the “always connected” population, mobile commerce is considered the next big thing. The question that all businesses are asking is “How can I cut through the noise …

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Call To Action: The Most Important Object on Your Website

Why does your website need a call to action? You need to make sure that your readers know what to do once they’ve viewed all of your information. Otherwise it may be unclear to them what action they should take. A call to action will focus your site, give you …

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Above the Fold: To Scroll or Not to Scroll

This is often because someone told them that users don’t know to scroll down on a web page and that content “below the fold” will never be seen. So we wanted to clear up the confusion on this subject. First, what does “above the fold” mean? It’s a term that …

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Google+ Launches Business Pages

Finally, Google+ has launched their business pages for everyone! This is great news for all you marketers out there looking for another avenue to market your business online. Go try it out! https://plus.google.com/

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