Local email marketing is a powerful tool for a local business owner. It amazes me how many choose not to use this as a fundamental building block to grow their business. If I think about the local businesses I’ve given my email address to, it’s pretty well aligned to best practices about how to acquire customer emails – namely, offer … Read More
Getting found on Yelp can make or break your local business. And managing your Yelp profile is critical to getting found. So how best to manage your profile to bring new business through your doors? Just ask Yelp. Yelp is hosting a 23 city tour for local business owners to talk to their social media savvy peers who will share … Read More
Local business owners have a lot of options when it comes to marketing their business online. And the predominant theme I hear is around having a measurable return, preferably in business growth and revenue, of time and marketing dollars spent. When it comes to Facebook marketing, a very common question I get is, “What’s the point of having more Facebook … Read More
With over 100 million users, Instagram has fast become a social media giant. Its image-based content provides the perfect opportunity to engage and impress your customers. But how can you use instagram for your local business to gain an advantage? How can you stand out? Here are 5 creative ways to use your Instagram account.
Bodycentre Wellness Spa, wanted to increase their online presence, gain reviews and boost their reputation on Google. In one month, we helped Bodycentre Wellness reach these goals and boost their google reputation. Our Google Plus campaign did something difficult for SEO to achieve: find a way for our client to gain more exposure, more reviews and more recent interaction than … Read More
Facebook recently featured LocBox and our client, Happy Head Massage, in a Case Study! Click Here to Read all About it. Our client, Happy Head Massage, had a proven track record of driving revenue through the Email Marketing channel (they are able to generate several thousand dollars in Revenue from existing customers via LocBox’s email platform). Our primary goal was … Read More
If you needed another reason to use Google Plus Local, it’s here. Last year, tablet users were introduced to a new design for several local Google search results and now the feature has moved to the desktop. The update allows users an even easier way to view multiple local businesses on one page. Results include each business’ photo, Zagat rating, … Read More
Take care of your business from the palm of your hand! Times are changing and it’s easier than ever to contact clients, manage your business and get your name out there when potential customers are browsing establishments in your area. Smartphone use is constantly expanding and mobile users are increasing their use of local business searches. Yelp and Facebook are … Read More
From: “…definitely my girlfriend and I wouldn’t return again.” To: “Best pedi/mani ever!” Why you should read this post ASAP: You are a small business owner wanting to attract new customers utilizing the excellent resource that is Yelp! Yelp is a powerful community of consumers sharing their experiences at thousands of businesses by word-of-mouth and 1-5 star ratings. Whether you … Read More
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