Web Marketing

From Businesses to Users, Yelp is Losing its Appeal

From Businesses to Users, Yelp is Losing its Appeal

Poor Customer Service and Increased Competition Take a Toll on Yelp An active community of users and businesses makes Yelp valuable. Community members are individuals. As Yelp matures as a business, the temptation to de-humanize the community while developing cookie-cutter…

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Are Your Google Ads Working, or Wasting You Money?

Are Your Google Ads Working, or Wasting You Money?

“Search Terms” Show You What Customers Are Really Searching For Google Search Ads are fueled by your chosen list of keywords. Everyone knows that. Reports for a veterinary client show that “emergency vets” resulted in 128 clicks, and “animal hospital”…

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5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle

[VIDEO] 5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle

Get longer video views and improve engagement when you add some sparkle to your videos. Try one or more of these video marketing tips in your next video. Watch the video: 5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle Captions…

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Email Marketing: Give Your Customers Something to Click On

Email Marketing: Give Your Customers Something to Click On

Create Content Complimentary to Both Your Audience’s Interests and Your Business Needs My client TriState Water Works has two important business seasons for irrigation maintenance: Spring Start-Up and Fall Winterization. Email marketing is an important part of helping our customers…

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When to Boost Facebook Posts (And When Not To)

When to Boost Facebook Posts (And When Not To)

This Popular Facebook Ad Type Gets Results – When Used Strategically Boosting a post is likely the most well-known of Facebook ad types because it is so ubiquitous. Every business receives notifications from Facebook encouraging them to boost individual posts.…

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Once Upon a Child's New Marketing Strategy Blends Online and In-Store Experiences

Once Upon a Child’s New Marketing Strategy Blends Online and In-Store Experiences

Small Business Marketing Case Study My favorite resale shop for kids clothes, toys and gear took a risk last year when it shifted focus from its popular Facebook brand page in favor of creating individual pages for each local store.…

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5 Tips for Marketing with Video

[VIDEO] 5 Tips for Marketing with Video

Marketing with video makes a lot of sense for small businesses. Customers love watching videos. Having videos on your website helps SEO. And video advertising gets better results than ads with text or images. Here are my five basic tips…

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Why Have a Website When Your Customers are on Social Media?

Why Have a Website When Your Customers are on Social Media?

Some small businesses hope to save marketing budget by relying on their Facebook, Yelp, Houzz or other social media presences to represent them on the Internet. Often, these are service-based, local businesses like restaurants, salons, groomers, etc. But there are…

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