3 Digital Marketing Strategies That Reach Nearby Consumers

Local business needs to attract local consumers. It sounds like a simple goal, but reaching the right consumers at the right time can have many challenges, especially as consumer searching behavior shifts toward journeys – meaning consumers may search the same phrase over the course of a month or so but expect different results as they progress in their buying journey. This solidifies the fact that consumer want personalized results, including results that are near them. In fact, Google found…

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7 Ways To Show Your Customers You Love Them

Any business will tell you that retaining customers is easier than acquiring new ones. And, it can be at least five times more costly to acquire a new customer than to keep one, making customer acquisition an important focus for any local business owner. So what can you do to build customer loyalty and show your customers you love them? 1. Create a Customer Loyalty Program Develop and execute a loyalty program that will keep your best customers coming back…

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Best Practices for Creating Landing Pages that Convert

You’re probably doing everything you can to attract new consumers online, but what are you doing to get consumers to convert into a lead, either by calling, emailing, filling out a web form, or taking some other action? Because you only have a few seconds to capture consumers’ interest online, it’s critical that you present a quality landing page – the page that appears when a consumer clicks on an online ad – to help drive more conversions for your…

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5 Things You Should Be Saying to Prospects When They Call

What Local Businesses Should Say to New Callers

A phone call is the number one conversion many local businesses want from their prospects. But, when they do call you, does someone answer the phone? And when your staff does speak to prospects, are they asking the right questions to qualify them and move them toward a purchase? For best practices on how to talk to prospects, here are the five call handling best practices every local business should follow. 1. Hello! The simplest answer is often the right…

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How To: Google Yourself (and Boost Your Results)

Have you ever Googled yourself? If you’re like the majority of internet users, you’ve probably done this a time or two to see what shows up in organic search results for your own your name, just out of curiosity. Chances are, if you have a fairly unique name and have published content on the web, like a public Facebook profile, Twitter page, or personal blog, some of it will show up when you search. If you Google yourself fairly regularly,…

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3 Digital Marketing Tactics to Beat Your Competitors

try these digital marketing tactics to beat your competition online

Competition for online space is growing. You may already be using search engine marketing to get your business in front of local consumers, but if that’s all you’re doing, you could be missing out on a treasure trove of people in your market who want to do business with you. In addition to pay per click ads, here are a few more digital marketing tactics to consider that can help you reach new audiences online and influence purchase decisions –…

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3 Reasons to Add Instagram Ads to Your Facebook Marketing Plan

Using Facebook ads to reach and engage active Facebook users should be a core part of your digital marketing strategy. But how can you grow reach, brand awareness, and even leads from your target audience beyond Facebook? Instagram ads are an integral part of Facebook’s goal to help businesses grow online. Here are three good reasons you should take advantage of this platform for your marketing. 1. Expand Your Message to Instagram’s 800M Users Facebook’s ownership of visual platform Instagram…

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[VIDEO] Get More from Facebook Ads with ReachLocal

Getting your business seen on Facebook is more challenging than ever, now that over 5 million businesses and 2 billion users are all competing for attention. As a Facebook marketing partner, we are proud of the exceptional results we deliver to help local businesses cut through the noise and grow on Facebook every day. One way we do this is through our full-service Facebook advertising solution, ReachSocial Ads. With Facebook ads, we help businesses get in front of the right…

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How to Pick the Right Facebook Advertising Objective [Infographic]

What’s the hardest part of starting Facebook advertising? For many businesses, it’s simply deciding which objective is the best one to start with. It may seem complicated, but it’s as simple as answering a few questions about your business, like: How many website visitors do you have? What does your sales cycle look like? And, most importantly, what is the goal of your Facebook advertising? Try out our decision tree Facebook infographic below to see which advertising objective makes the…

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Take a Break from Your Marketing: 3 Ways ReachLocal Can Help

Summer is here! And what better time of year to take a break from one huge aspect of your business: your digital marketing? I’m not talking about stopping your marketing activities or reducing your advertising spend – but it is a good idea to let someone else take the reins on your digital marketing efforts. Whether you want to take a vacation, focus on other business operations, or simply worry less, investing in a digital marketing partner can help you get…

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