Get Optimized for 2020 - Your Local SEO Resource! seo small business owner Feb 16, 2020

I talk a lot about local SEO and if you’ve recently updated your site, you may roll your eyes at the appearance of another article about local SEO.

I get it. Believe me, I do. I don’t want to sound like a broken record.

But…

The truth is that local SEO is changing all the time....

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Top Marketing Tools to Check Out in 2020! marketing small business owner Feb 10, 2020

The world of marketing is constantly evolving.

What worked in the past may not be effective now – and if you never update your methods and tools, the chances are good that you’re missing out on opportunities to engage your audience and grow your business.

Since we’re at the...

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5 Ways to Engage Customers on Instagram – That Work! engagement instagram Feb 03, 2020

Is your Instagram feed bringing in leads or has it turned into another marketing effort that just doesn’t deliver a good return on the time and money you put into it?

If it’s the latter, it’s time to get serious about customer engagement on Instagram. Instagram, like all social...

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10 Marketing Ideas You Can Implement for Free marketing social media Jan 27, 2020

Is your marketing budget tiny – or non-existent? It’s a common problem with local businesses who put everything they make into inventory and payroll.

If you don’t have much to spend on marketing, you might wonder how you can ever grow your business. The good news is that there...

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How to Target Local Customers Using Geolocation Marketing geolocation marketing small business owner Jan 20, 2020

Local businesses have special marketing challenges. Namely, it’s your job as a business owner to make sure that the people who are most likely to patronize your business – the people who live in your service area – know what you have to offer and where to find you.

One way to...

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How to Bring Your Social Media Presence Back from the Dead social media Jan 13, 2020

How long has it been since you did anything with your company's Facebook page (or Twitter or Instagram)?

If it’s been a long time, then you might feel stuck.

How can you resurrect your social media presence?

Is it possible?

Should you bother?

The short answer is yes, it’s possible....

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The Top Content Marketing Tools You Should be Using in 2020! content marketing social media Jan 06, 2020

Content marketing is all about content. That’s obvious. What isn’t obvious to many local business owners is that they don’t need to be the ones to create every piece of content they share.

The term for using content created by someone else for marketing purposes is called...

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How your Business can Benefit from Chatbots in 2020! Dec 30, 2019

2019 has been the year of the chatbot.

Businesses who have adopted the chatbot trend have been able to support and scale their business operations by offering convenient and efficient communication to their customers.

Implementing chatbots has also helped businesses increase their sales, by...

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How to Create Killer Local Content for Your Business content creation social media Dec 09, 2019

In the days before the internet, local marketing was simple. You paid for a listing in your local Yellow Pages, printed flyers, and maybe took out an ad in the local paper. People knew who you were and where you were.

Then web marketing came along and changed everything. At first, the...

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8 Smart Ways to Power Your Business with Automation automation small business owner Dec 02, 2019

Before automation was possible, people had to do everything by hand.

It took a long time – and once we realized that we could automate repetitive tasks, we never looked back.

So, the question I have for you about automating your business is a simple one:

What are you waiting for?

The numbers...

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Why Your Free Consultation Offer Sucks (And How To Fix It!)​ engagement lead magnet small business owner Dec 02, 2019

When deciding what type of lead magnet will attract the most signups (leads) for your business it’s natural to want to go right to your best offer – the thing that’ll convince first-time visitors to your site to dive right in and hire you, retain your services you or purchase...

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How to Create an Amazing Logo for Your Online Brand logo design Nov 26, 2019

If you want to make a big impact on social media, one of the key factors is to have strong branding and an excellent logo.

One of the big roles of social media is to help you promote your brand and increase visibility. At the same time though, a great logo will also help to make your brand appear...

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