Google My Business Experiments With Chat Messaging In Search Results

Recently, Google has been making some interesting changes to their Google My Business platform. Not too long ago they introduced the Posts feature that allows businesses to promote discount offers, events, new offerings, content pieces, and other incentives to online ...

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How To Use Google My Business Posts To Bring In New Customers

If you're a small business owner, you already know that getting your message in front of new prospective customers is hard. Luckily, the folks over at Google just released a tool that makes it a bit easier. They call them ...

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5 Ways That Facebook Reviews Help Small Businesses

Facebook is the most popular social media website with 1 billion active daily users around the world. In November 2015, it even trumped Google for having the most amount of visitors (18.4 billion versus 15.3 billion according to SimilarWeb). That is ...

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7 Local Marketing Ideas To Bring In Customers Now

When it comes to online marketing strategies, many tactics are designed to help you steadily build traffic in the long run. These tactics include organic search optimization, content development, organically growing your audience on social media networks, and listing your business on local business directories.While these tactics are essential for business growth, businesses that need an infusion of local customers immediately may need to invest in tactics that produce faster results. In this post, we're going to share 7 local marketing ideas that will help your business bring customers to ...

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The Importance of NAP For Your Local Business Listings

Before you go out and start registering your small business with the top online directories, maps, GPS devices, social networks, and search engines, it's important to stop and think about NAP. NAP simply stands for Name, Address, and Phone for your local business. In this post, we're going to look at what it is and why it matters, how to ensure you do it correctly, and what happens if you don't keep it in mind when marketing your small business.Why NAP MattersThe Name, Address, and Phone you use for each location of your business should stay consistent across the web ...

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How to Come Up with Blog Topics Your Local Audience Will Love

Do you have a blog for your local business, or plan to start one for the new year? If so, you will need some great topics that will appeal both to your local audience and search engines. In this post, we'll look at some ways you can come up with blog topics your local audience (and search engines) will love.Turn local headlines into blog postsStart your day out by looking at your local newspapers and stations to see what the big stories are and what events are coming up. Then look for ways to adapt them to your business. For ...

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