Reviews are one of the most influential factors when customers are making a purchasing decision. Even in an emergency situation, customers are looking at reviews to determine if they want to use your services. According to the BrightLocal 2018 Local Consumer Review Survey, 95% of customers between 18 and 34 read reviews before making a decision. The survey also found that 57% of consumers will only use a business if it has 4 or more stars.Read More
Reviews are one of the most effective ways to generate more leads. Unfortunately, the key to getting more reviews isn’t just asking, it’s knowing where to ask your customers to leave a review. We take a look at the best places to ask customers for reviews and outline some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Reviews Are One Way to Get More Jobs. Buying Leads is Another Method. Book a Free Demo Now.Read More
How to setup your GMB page The Right Way
There are many things that you can do to boost your online presence, and setting up your Google My Business page is one of the best—and easiest! Learn How to setup your GMB page the easy way.
If you have not already done so, this is a good time to consider taking the time to list your company with Google My Business. Here are some tips and tricks that will help to make your GMB page shine!Read More
Reviews on third party sites are critical for you to get more business, but you also need to learn how to add a link to Google reviews to your website.
If you are not showcasing reviews on your website, you are doing you and your business a disservice. Getting reviews can be extremely challenging so when you have reviews you should showcase them as much as possible.
There are two simple ways to start getting reviews on your website. Depending on your skill level you might need to call whoever is managing your website. However, if you know a thing or two about websites you should be able to do it yourself.Read More
Not All SEO Reports Are Truly Honest
As a small business owner, you have no doubt become accustomed to the constant barrage of sales calls from a slew of marketing agencies promising you the world and asking for your money. As you well know many of these companies will use various tactics and technical information to try and trick you into buying their services. Sadly, this type of sales tactic isn’t going away and is used by many of our competitors.Read More
Are you using on the job photos and videos as part of your Local Online Marketing? If not you need to start now!
Pictures are worth 1000 words. Sure, it may sound cliché and overused, but in today’s online environment nothing captures the imagination—and the customers—like a great picture.
Today, pictures are worth a thousand views, and it’s crucial that you remember this as you develop your local marketing strategy.Read More
No Longer Wait For Verification
Anyone who has gone through the process of verifying a Google My Business listing knows the pain and frustration it can cause. While it sometimes is seamless many times to requires a patience and telling all of your employees not to throw away junk mail for a few weeks.
However, for those who haven’t yet verified their business, have had issues in the past, or have new locations to add to GMB can rest easy.Read More
Pokemon Go, at this point you have played it, know someone who is playing it, or heard about it on the news.
I was out to dinner with friends last night and I saw endless amounts of 18 to late 20-year-olds walking around with phones out, stopping at seemly random businesses and landmarks trying to catch Pokemon.
At first I thought this was silly, and even mocked some of these players but I then reluctantly downloaded it and started playing –Read More
What is the point of doing all of the correct things in Google My Business if you are not measuring your success? Today, learn how to dig into the insights page within your account to learn the health of your listing.
Insights For Google My Business
In our opinion, measuring data is the most important step in Local SEO success. If you do not measure and account for trends in data then you will never be able to fully optimize your account.Read More
Still need some help with Google My Business after watching the first video? Want more of Mike McGeady (and who doesn’t)? Looking for help setting up your account correctly?
Get Your Google My Business Setup Correctly
Our last video Mike went into the basics of Google My Business. Now in our latest video, Part 2 of the Ultimate Video Guide to Google My Business, Mike goes into more detail about the proper setup of your account.Read More