The Optimal Way to Convert Clicks to Dollars

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According to Google, the web is made up of over 60 trillion individual pages. For local businesses looking to grow their online sales, making a good first impression is vital. The most important thing to think about is how to make it easier for people to take action. Imagine you are browsing the web and you see an advertisement for … Read More

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Collecting Emails to Grow Your Local Business

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“I haven’t done a good job of collecting emails.” I’ve talked to hundreds of small business owners across different industries and it still surprises me how often I hear that. As we’ve mentioned before on our blog, email marketing is critical to local businesses. And when it comes to email marketing for your small business, one of the most important … Read More

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6 Tips to Maximizing Pinterest for Small Businesses

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Pinterest promotion isn’t only about fancy recipes and pretty wedding dresses. The business benefit of the social site is the power to drive traffic to websites within any industry. There’s a reason that Pinterest is worth nearly $4 billion and drives the second-most traffic to sites across the web. It’s responsible for driving more traffic than LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and … Read More

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Groupon – Is it killing your business?

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I talk to a lot of local business owners (Restaurants, Spas, Salons, Auto Detailing, Hospitality, Active Life, and many others) who are frustrated with Groupon.  One customer in particular equated Groupon to crack cocaine, explaining that with one hit you are hooked, even though you know it’s bad for you and can eventually kill your business (steep discounts, high commissions, … Read More

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How to Succeed on Yelp – Managing Your Online Reputation

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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

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5 Creative Ways to Use Instagram for Your Local Business

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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.

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Boost Your Google Reputation and Exposure with LocBox – BodyCentre Wellness

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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

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