Spooky Marketing Mistakes You May Be Making

Do you know what’s scarier than zombies, skeletons, and haunted houses? Not investing your marketing budget in strategies that work to grow your business, or focusing your efforts in the wrong places. Find out five spooky marketing mistakes you may be making and how you can avoid them. 1. Focusing on Keyword Reports for SEO Success Too many local businesses focus on keyword reports to measure the success of their SEO strategy. Keyword reports only tell you where your business…

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Digital Marketing Trends & Strategies to Fall For

When you think of trends, you probably don’t think of something that will have a long-lasting impact on your life or your business. But, the truth is, digital marketing trends can quickly turn into the norm. Take social media, for example. In just two years, from 2014 to 2016, social media marketing and advertising budgets doubled. What started as an opportunity for larger businesses and brands has expanded into the local space, with millions of local businesses now active on…

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3 Digital Marketing Tips for Seasonal Businesses

Are you a seasonal business struggling to figure out the best digital marketing strategy to keep your business in front of prospects and customers all year? As we move into the fall and winter seasons, some business owners find themselves wondering what to do until it warms up again, while other businesses are preparing to ramp up business. Use these three tips to market your seasonal business year round. 1. Build a Solid Online Presence A solid online presence comprising…

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How to Spot Fake Business Reviews Online

You know what they say: not everything you read on the internet is true. And while online review sites are a great place to look up a business or a product for more information, there is a possibility that what you are reading online may not be true. For example, did you know that up to 15% of online reviews are fake? That’s why you should always be on the lookout for fake business reviews, both as a business owner…

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How to Eclipse Your Competitors

Do your competitors shine as bright as the sun? Are you looking for a way to block them out so your customers and prospects give you all their attention (and business)? Here are three ways to eclipse your competitors. 1. Be Everywhere (Online) Just like the #Eclipse2017 has been everywhere – from the news to social media – your business needs to be everywhere online, too. A comprehensive digital marketing strategy that includes a paid and organic approach is your…

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4 Digital Marketing Lessons You Can Learn from Real SMBs

Venturing into the world of digital marketing can seem overwhelming for small and local businesses. You know you need to be online to grow your business, but how do you get started? What tools do you need to be successful? One of the easiest ways to answer these questions is to learn from real SMBs who have been successful in digital marketing. So, here are four digital marketing lessons you can learn from real SMBs. Build on a Solid Foundation…

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I’m Doing Search Advertising, Now What? 4 Tips for Success Beyond PPC

Some advertisers think search advertising is all they need to be successful, a belief that stems from its fast, demonstrable results. Running a PPC campaign can yield great results alone, but diversifying your marketing strategy can enhance its performance overall. A comprehensive strategy includes a blend of components across several different tactics that target consumers at various stages in tandem to drive a higher ROI. Get the most out of your digital marketing by incorporating these four strategies into your…

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4 Digital Marketing Tips to Keep Your Business Hot this Summer

This summer is hot! But is your business? Summer is a great time to reach out to more local prospects, so don’t let your online presence or digital marketing suffer in the heat. Instead, get your business on this summer’s hot list with these quick tricks. Update Your Web Presence Updating your social media pages is a quick and effective way to reach your target audience. Remember to keep posts relevant, and maybe even change things up by posting seasonal…

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Summer-Ready Social Media Post Ideas to Steal

Ah, summer. The weather is warmer, the days are longer, and people are taking breaks from school or work. But, you know what they’re not taking a break from? Social media! So, your business shouldn’t either. To make it a little easier on you this summer, here are four social media post ideas to steal. 1. Hold a Summer Social Contest If you’re looking for an easy way to increase engagement on social media this summer, why not let your…

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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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