Local Business Marketing Online: 3 Reasons You Should Build Your Presence Online to Increase Income

March 22, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Over the years, people go online to search for products and services rather than picking up the yellow pages or heading straight into their local markets like they use to. They want information before getting into the car and drive towards the direction of the address they found online. For that (read on...)



Local SEO: What Every Child Care Owner Needs To Know

February 27, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

For a local business, such as a childcare center, it is critical to both understand Local SEO and to maximize the search engine optimization. The reality is that, unlike other businesses found on the web, your business must be visible to local clients. That means finding ways to be visible on (read on...)

Times Have Changed, Stop Marketing Your Business Like It’s 1955!

December 24, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Consumers don’t search for local business information like they used to and it you want to attract those consumers to your business you need to be where they are searching. Many of you are not old enough to remember “let your fingers do the walking”, we know how to Google it or (read on...)

Why You Must Have a Google Places Page for Your Local Business

November 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Google Places is a place to showcase your local business. It’s especially important if you don’t have your own website. You can add photos, videos, descriptions of your business, contact information, special offers, a map for your clients to locate you, and company operating hours. A (read on...)

Your Reputation – The Key to Profitability

October 6, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

There are literally hundreds of ways we could define what constitutes the best local business, but the reality is that businesses are in business to generate long term profits and so it is logical to identify the best local businesses as those that are able to repeatedly generate profits. So what (read on...)

Does Size Matter For Local Business Marketing?

September 9, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

One of the things that many small business owners find is that it’s difficult to compete against the big, branded companies. Would you be surprised if I told you that you can turn this around and make being small an advantage? There really are people out there who prefer to do business with (read on...)

How Daily Deals Are Hurting Local Merchants

August 11, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Daily deals like Groupon and Livingsocial promise local businesses hundreds, even thousands of new customers, exposure, and ROI overnight. Offering deals that typically range from 50% off and up for restaurants, spas, skydiving and everything else you can think of, it seems like a win for (read on...)

Local Online Marketing – Google Places, Is Your Business Listed? MUST Be Listed In Google Places!

July 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

One of the great things about Google Places is that it’s replacing the Yellow Pages and it’s free. How many times have you yourself gone and used the Yellow Pages or are you like the majority of the people out there, you just simply “Google it?” Here are five benefits for (read on...)

How Can a Local Business Get on the First Page of Google?

July 6, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Google Places and Local business listings, and how they can help. How can a local business get on the first page of Google? This question is one of the most asked about, and at the same time, one that is most misunderstood by business owners, so I will do my best to answer it in this (read on...)

Local Lead Generation – Not Quite a Wander in the Past

June 28, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Can you remember back, not quite so long ago, when local lead generation simply meant wandering down to companies that you may have been doing business with in the past, and asking them when they were going to be sending their next order through to you? Times have changed a little since then, (read on...)

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